Fine Arts students, BU Theatre Club collaborate for exhibition on mental health

BRANDON – Members of the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art and the BU Theatre Club are teaming up to launch a new exhibition at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Fine Art. Coinciding with Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) Mental Health Week, the exhibition is titled “Drawing the Truth, Erasing Stigma: […]

Joint program in Public History will help students future-proof their careers

There’s a future in history, and a new Public History program will prepare students to take full advantage of that future by accessing the unique strengths of both Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College. The new program is the first undergraduate program in Public History in Western Canada and gives students a total of four […]

Public invited to presentation, writing workshop in Brandon

About Melanie Schnell Melanie Schnell’s first novel, While the Sun is Above Us, has been called “powerful,” “moving,” and “profound.” The novel won the Saskatchewan First Book Award and the City of Regina Award, and a review in The Globe and Mail praises the book for “providing insight into one of the most fascinating and […]

Valuable new bursaries introduced at BU

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) students will benefit from $330,000 in additional support this year through two valuable new bursaries approved on Tuesday by the BU Senate. The bursaries were created to realize the benefits of changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative (MSBI). Through the MSBI the Government of Manitoba contributes provincial support […]

Public education and outreach efforts earn BU professor national award

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) Sociology professor Dr. Christopher J. Schneider has received national recognition for his efforts in public education. Schneider is this year’s recipient of the Public Education Award, given by the Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA), presented in recognition of his “longstanding commitment and contribution to criminal justice public education.” The award […]

Reform party: Professor Deanna Smid finds wry new ways to tell an old tale

Reformation Playlist The Reformation Playlist is hosted by the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary. To download the plays, please click the links below: Reformation Playlist (all 5 plays in one document) Martin Luther, I presume?  Foxe’s Book of Martyrs and the Intrepid Joyce Lewes Theodore Beza’s Fruitful Poetry  Anna Bullinger and the household of faith A […]

Brandon University, Minot State meet for 65th political science conference

BRANDON – Students from Brandon University (BU) and Minot State University (MSU) are meeting today at the International Peace Garden to renew a tradition that dates back to the college days for both institutions. More than 35 students and five faculty members are taking part in the 65th annual political science conference between BU and […]

Brandon writer honoured at special reading: A Tribute to Laurie Block

BRANDON – A writer’s life in poetry, prose, and drama. That’s what will be featured this month in Brandon at “Coming to My Senses: A Tribute to Laurie Block.” The English & Creative Writing Literary Exchange at Brandon University (BU) pays tribute to beloved Brandon writer and storyteller Laurie Block at a special reading of […]

Brandon University improves in 2018 Maclean’s magazine rankings

Where Brandon did best Brandon is ranked as one of 19 “primarily undergraduate” universities by Maclean’s magazine. Student/Faculty Ratio BU ranked No. 1 in the country, with 12 students per faculty member. This is the best score of any institution in all categories. Social Studies and Humanities Grants BU ranked No. 6 in the country […]

Good as gold: Brandon University kicks off 50th anniversary year

Brandon University is celebrating a golden anniversary all this year, marking 50 years since the transition from Brandon College to Brandon University. “When we were chartered as Brandon University, we took a significant and ambitious step in our continuing growth. It was a period of progress, with new buildings and new programs laying the foundations […]

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