National award for play about residential school survivors

A pair of Brandon University professors have earned a national award for their new play, called IAP, which follows two members of an Indigenous family from Winnipeg who go through the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for former Residential School students. Darrell Racine, an Assistant Professor in Native Studies, and Dale Lakevold, an Associate Professor in […]

To Blame or Not to Blame: BU professor profiled by Research Manitoba

Dr. Cameron Boult is conducting research into the divisive discourse that is an emerging trend in our society. An Assistant Professor and Department of Philosophy Chair at Brandon University, Dr. Boult is an expert in the area of epistemic blame. His research examines how much people should be blamed when their opinions are based on […]

Faculty of Health Studies and Faculty of Arts at BU celebrate graduates

On the final day of Brandon University’s expanded Convocation 2022, this year’s graduates from the Faculties of Health Studies and Arts officially received their degrees. Convocation also welcome back graduates from 2021 and 2020 to a long-delayed in-person celebration. “Convocation is particularly poignant this year as we are celebrating in person for the first time […]

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 […]

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