Brandon University celebrates longtime employees (photo gallery)

More than 1,100 collective years of commitment to Brandon University was recognized on Thursday, during BU’s annual Long Service Recognition event at Harvest Hall. During the event 63 members of the BU faculty, staff and administration were presented with pins in appreciation of there service for terms ranging from 10 to 45 years. Please see […]

New joint program in Public History off to a strong start

BRANDON – The newest joint program between Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College might be making history as much as studying it. The Public History program, which launched this term, pairs academic history courses at BU with practical media arts programs at Assiniboine, giving students a total of four options to earn combined degrees. “Enrolment […]

BU launches historic Homecoming on Thursday with arts, athletics, authors and more

BRANDON – Brandon University’s (BU’s) biggest Homecoming yet begins with a full evening of activities this Thursday, Oct. 11. With the theme Forever Blue & Gold, Homecoming 2018 is a four-day community celebration, capping a year of events that mark the 50th anniversary of BU’s first year as a university. The Class of 1968, the […]

Work of BU artist Lisa Wood on display in Regina

BRANDON – After a successful opening recently, an exhibition by Brandon University (BU) faculty member and visual artist Lisa Wood will run until November 17 at a Regina art gallery. Wood’s exhibition, Openings, presents a unique perspective of an exhibition opening at Neutral Ground. In October 2017 Wood documented the opening of the exhibition Canada’s […]

Medical Humanities Symposium brings emerging field to BU

BRANDON – Public talks by a pair of internationally renowned academics will be among the highlights of the Medical Humanities Symposium, taking place this week at Brandon University (BU). Dealing with the connection between the arts and medicine, the symposium will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21. On Thursday, Dr. Daniel […]

Grant will help faculty and students develop interactive virtual reality look at Brandon’s WW1 internment camp

A joint project bringing together instructors and students from Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College has received a grant of nearly $30,000 to begin building a virtual reality exploration of a First World War internment camp in Brandon. Research for the project was completed last year, with more than $4,300 in funding from the Canadian […]

Artist Kilpatrick wins BMO 1st Art! regional prize

Courtesy of The Brandon Sun. By Jillian Austin For the first time, a Brandon University fine arts graduate has been named the regional winner in the BMO 1st Art! competition. Jimmie Kilpatrick, also known as “Shotgun Jimmie,” won $7,500 for his rock-and-roll inspired submission, entitled “Quality Control.” “It’s incredible. So often we put so much […]

BU hosts Boissevain School biology students

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Emily Holland recently opened the anthropology lab at BU to a group of students from Boissevain. Visiting BU as part of their Grade 12 Biology class at Boissevain School, the students learned about identifying human remains, discerning a primate from a non-primate and how the environment can affect […]

Brandon University celebrates success as graduates receive degrees at Convocation

With the symbolic shift of a tassel from one side of their mortarboards to the other, nearly 600 Brandon University students became Brandon University graduates, receiving their degrees at today’s Convocation ceremonies. It was Brandon University’s largest graduating class in six years. The pair of ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre conferred degrees on 583 […]

High school students take part in Manitoba Case Competition at BU

Brandon University (BU) hosted 65 Grade 10, 11 and 12 students from Manitoba and Saskatchewan on Friday, May 18 for the Manitoba High School Case Competition. Organized by BU alumnus Kyle Prevost, who is now a teacher at Birtle Collegiate, the Case Competition featured teams of students competing in two streams: Entrepreneurship and Personal Finance. […]

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