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 […]

BU graduate participating in residency in France

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is delighted to celebrate Colleen Granger (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2016, Honours Painting) as the first Brandon University (BU) participant in its graduate exchange program with the École supérieure d’arts et medias de Caen/Cherbourg in the Normandy region of France. Granger was selected from a group of BU […]

BU student receives Manitoba Arts Council award

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is proud to announce that current Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Jimmie Kilpatrick is the recipient of a Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary award for the 2017-18 school year. This $2,000 award celebrates and supports the completion of his graduating thesis year, which includes a solo exhibition […]

Author and scholar visits Brandon for French and English talks on seriality

Version français suit BRANDON, Man. – A renowned scholar, author, and activist from Montreal will visit Brandon next month for a unique pair of speaking engagements. Dr. Martine Delvaux will lead two free, public lectures. She has ingeniously used the concept of seriality to analyze the many gendered assumptions that underlie modern culture in her […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

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