Brandon University prepares for one of its largest Convocations ever

Brandon University returns to an in-person Convocation this week with one of its largest graduating classes ever. A total of 641 students will receive their degrees at Spring Convocation 2022, a two-day celebration of academic achievement with four separate ceremonies. It’s the largest graduating class since 2010 and one of the largest ever. “We couldn’t […]

Graduating Fine Arts students showcased by AGSM

The incredible art of three members of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Class of 2022 will be on exhibition this summer at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM). Nicole Brasseur, Carly Morrisseau and Faith Rae will be featured in the joint exhibition Reclaiming Our Narratives, from May 26 to July 16. All three are Bachelor of […]

Valedictorians represent Class of 2022 at Brandon University Convocation

A total of six valedictorians, representing top academic achievement and community commitment from Brandon University’s graduating students, will be lauded at BU’s Spring Convocation 2022 later this month. Valedictorians have been selected from every faculty and the School of Music, with the Faculty of Education selecting two this year. They will address their fellow graduates […]

Excellence will be recognized at Brandon University Convocation 2022­­­­

Some of Brandon University’s best will be honoured at Convocation 2022 later this month. “Teaching, research, and service to community are at the fundamental core of Brandon University, and we’re proud to celebrate those who exemplify those traits,” said BU President Dr. David Docherty. “It is inspiring to work every day with people who bring […]

Heather Coulter will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at Brandon University Convocation 2022

A longtime Brandon University library worker known for her devotion to information literacy, to supporting her colleagues, and to being there for the community, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation later this month. Heather Coulter’s career as a specialized information literacy professional showed her tremendous commitment to equipping others for […]

Gender and Women’s Studies grants fund community projects, student employment

Four community organizations will benefit from grants from the Gender and Women’s Studies (G&WS) program at Brandon University (BU) this year. The G&WS program is providing $18,000 in funding through the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund. The Manitoba Harm Reduction Network and the Women’s Resource Centre will both benefit from $6,000 Work-Study Grants. Bear Clan Brandon […]

Student Fine Arts thesis exhibition examines life with chronic pain

Nicole Brasseur’s Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis exhibition is encouraging others to consider disabilities beyond those they can see. An artist from southwestern Manitoba, Brasseur is a student in the IshKaabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg Department of Visual Art, centring her practice around mixed media sculpture and installations. Brasseur has been showing her exhibition, a chronic […]

RESCHEDULED: Student research in spotlight with Senior Colloquium, Three-Minute Thesis

UPDATE: Due to the storm, which has closed campus and is expected to cause power and internet outages, the Senior Student Colloquium and Three-Minute Thesis event scheduled for Thursday, April 14 has been postponed to Thursday, April 28th. The program and Zoom link remain the same are accessible here: www.brandonu.ca/colloquium A pair of Brandon University […]

Brandon University students present virtual Dungeons and Dragons adventure

Despite the ongoing challenges of creating art during a pandemic, students at Brandon University (BU) have persevered to present She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms – an online performance where adventure and mayhem can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and five-headed dragons, acclaimed […]

Latest Disney/Pixar animated hit draws on BU knowledge

“Spot the Canadiana” is a fun game for viewers of the latest Disney/Pixar movie, “Turning Red,” which is set in Toronto. But it’s not just about spotting the CN Tower on the skyline — panda-eyed viewers may also spy a Manitoba connection when reading the credits. Brandon University professor Dr. Alison Marshall is listed as […]

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