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 […]

BU Political Science to host ‘Crisis in Ukraine’ online forum

Political scientists at Brandon University have their eyes on Ukraine, and are coming together to share their knowledge, understanding, and advice with the community this Monday from 7–8:30 p.m. “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has launched a terrible war and a growing humanitarian disaster in Eastern Europe. This is a critical moment for the world, […]

Brandon University celebrates Women’s Week

Brandon University (BU) is honouring some of its outstanding female students in celebration of International Women’s Day on Tuesday. The Status of Women’s Review Committee (SWRC) at BU will hold a virtual awards ceremony to recognize 14 students on Tuesday. Additionally, the Office of International Activities will hold a drop-in meet-and-greet for students in its […]

Brandon University will delay start of Winter Term by one week

What you need to know: Brandon University opens as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 4 New student Orientation held virtually Tuesday, Jan. 11 First day for most classes will be Wednesday, Jan. 12 Classes to be mostly online to end of January Brandon University’s Senate has voted by an overwhelming majority to delay the start of […]

BU student publishes article to encourage all ‘force ripe’ girls

Brandon University (BU) student Amanda Hutchinson is helping to lead the way for a new generation of Sheroes. A Sociology major at BU, Hutchinson had the opportunity this year to have her writing featured by the Caribbean Sheroes Initiative. Hutchinson’s essay was published in a toolkit produced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]

BU employees and alumnae honoured as Women of Distinction

Several Brandon University (BU) alumnae and employees were in the spotlight last week as the YWCA Brandon celebrated the accomplishments of area women at the annual Women of Distinction Gala. Brandon University partnered with Assiniboine Community College to sponsor the Education and Mentorship award, which was presented to Deidre Gregory, the Indigenous Student Transition Co-ordinator […]

Brandon University to maintain existing Covid precautions for Winter 2022 Term

Next term at Brandon University will look a lot like the current term, as the university continues its strong precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and keep students, faculty, and staff as safe as possible. The Winter 2022 Term, which begins in January 2022, will continue existing restrictions and mandates that have proven effective […]

BU professor joins noted Huron-Wendat author Georges Sioui for online discussion

Dr. Denis Combet, Professor in Brandon University’s (BU’s) Department of Classical and Modern Languages, will be a participant in an online event hosted by the Association of French Manitoban Authors and the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Université de Saint-Boniface this Thursday evening. Dr. Combet will be joined by Dr. Georges Sioui and moderator Martine […]

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