Thesis exhibition by BU student focuses on experiences of newcomers to Canada

Albyn Carias is a Salvadoran immigrant completing his studies in the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art. His thesis exhibition, El Gallery, will open on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at BU’s Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art, and will feature a performance at 7:30 p.m. This exhibition will display artwork created by Carias, as […]

BU hosts discussion of Islamic culture, community

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is honoured to partner with Westman Immigrant Services and the Brandon Islamic Centre to host Walking Forward with Muslims, on Friday, March 24, 2017. The event will provide an introduction and exploration of Islamic culture and Muslims in Brandon, featuring a panel discussion regarding current challenges, film presentation by […]

BU welcomes new members to Board of Governors

On behalf of the entire Brandon University (BU) community, President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gervan Fearon extended a warm welcome to incoming members of the Board of Governors. “I am extremely pleased to welcome these four outstanding individuals to our Board of Governors,” said Dr. Fearon. “Their experience and insight will be invaluable to our institution and […]

Homesickness subject of BU student’s exhibition at Sutherland Gallery

The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art and The Brandon University (BU) Fine Arts Student Association are pleased to host Nostalgica, a thesis exhibition by international fine arts student Lori Ore. Nostalgica is about Ore’s personal experience with homesickness since she’s moved to Brandon from Miami, Fla. Ore explores the nature of nostalgia through portraiture, installation and video […]

University OPEN for Wednesday, March 8

Brandon University is OPEN today (Wednesday, March 8). However, many highways in the area are still closed — do not drive on a closed highway. Please stay safe and use your own discretion in deciding whether to attend. Plan for extra travel time. Please be cautious and stay aware of the slippery and snow-drifted sections that […]

BU recognizes outstanding female students during Women’s Week

BRANDON, Man. – A tuba player from Germany, a homegrown volleyball star, and a woman who has been an instructor in both astronomy and judo are just a few of the outstanding female students at Brandon University (BU) who will be honoured next week. The celebration will help mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March […]

From bees to French poetry: BU Faculty of Arts present series of talks

A series of events presented by the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Arts offers a timely opportunity for lovers of learning. Thanks to opportune scheduling, the Faculty of Arts Speaker Series is presenting and co-hosting four separate events over the next two weeks. Members of the public are welcome to attend all talks. The first […]

Cafeteria II: BU art professor examines the culture of the university cafeteria

Cafeteria II Until April 8, 2017 Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg campus Brandon University Visual Arts Assistant Professor Lisa Wood has a unique perspective on university cafeterias, and she’d like to share it with you. Her exhibit, Cafeteria II, is on display at the University of Winnipeg from now until April 8, in Gallery 1C03. […]

Brandon University Theatre presents Canadian debut of celebrated British play

Brandon University (BU) Theatre is preparing to stage the Canadian debut of Boy, a play by Leo Butler that was named one of the top 10 plays of 2016 by The Daily Telegraph in London. The production will run from March 2 – March 5 at the Evans Theatre at BU. Boy follows a day […]

BU researcher looking for WW1 internment stories

A Brandon University (BU) researcher is tracking down stories from the Brandon First World War internment camp to use in a virtual reality project. “I’m hoping to find pictures or stories of people who were there — or near there,” says Joe Dauphinais, a recent BU grad who has been brought on as a researcher for […]

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