Journal of Rural and Community Development receives national funding

BRANDON – A long-running and influential journal based at Brandon University (BU) will benefit from a three-year extension in support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The investment by SSHRC will provide $22,000 per year to assist with the continued publication of the Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRCD). […]

Brandon University welcomes American Men’s Studies Association for 2019 Conference

Scholars and researchers from around the world are at Brandon University this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing men and the latest research about masculinity as BU hosts the 2019 American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) annual conference. This is the 27th annual conference, which has previously has been held in cities […]

Brandon University Convocation concludes with Faculties of Arts, Science, Health Studies, and School of Music

BRANDON – Tassels were moved from one side of their caps to the next, as Brandon University’s newest alumni marked the symbolic moment when they moved from student to graduate. Convocation concluded today at BU with two ceremonies, as hundreds of graduates received their degrees from the Faculties of Arts, Science, Health Studies and the […]

BU artist brings exhibition to Brandon’s AGSM

Following a successful debut in Regina, an art exhibition by a Brandon University (BU) faculty member will be coming to Brandon this week. Openings, by visual artist Lisa Wood, will be on display in the Main Gallery of the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM), located in the Town Centre, beginning on Thursday, May 16. […]

Centenary of 1919 Winnipeg General Strike highlights work of BU faculty

Brandon University’s historians are front-and-centre as Manitoba marks 100 years since the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Brandon University History Professor Jim Naylor is the chair of the committee organizing the Winnipeg General Strike Centenary Conference (WGSCC) this week at the University of Winnipeg, while BU Associate Professor Rhonda Hinther is also a member of the […]

Brandon University appoints Dr. Lisa Robson as Acting Dean of Arts

A scholar with deep roots at Brandon University has been selected to lead the Faculty of Arts as Acting Dean. Dr. Lisa Robson will begin June 1 and will hold the position through 2019–20 while the University conducts a thorough search for a new permanent Dean of Arts. Dr. Robson is currently an Associate Professor […]

From page to stage: New work by Brandon University student playwright receives reading and workshop

Have you ever wondered how a play goes from the page to the stage? Then you will be interested in attending “Playwriting in Action: A Dramaturgy Workshop with Rory Runnells” on Wed. March 27, 2019, on the BU campus. The workshop will include a reading of two short plays by BU student Lindsay Michiels followed […]

BU team victorious at business and accounting competition

BRANDON – As the Winter Term winds down at Brandon University (BU) a group of students from the Business Administration program can look back with pride. Yojie Hou, Cale Lewis, Kyla Menard and Meagan Wruth formed the BU team that won the Business and Accounting Students Case (BASC) Competition hosted by the Asper School of […]

Green Party leader will discuss climate change during BU visit

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May will discuss climate change and take part in a question-and-answer session when she visits Brandon University (BU) for a public talk on Friday, March 15. May’s lecture, “One Point Five to Stay Alive: Finding Honest Hope in Dangerous Times,” will take place at 2 p.m., in Room 4-47 of […]

What’s in your attic? BU student researchers look for local labour history ahead of 1919 strike centennial

Student researchers at Brandon University are putting together a labour history exhibition to mark the centennial of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike and Brandon Sympathy Strike and they are casting a wide net to find new photos and other visual materials. The exhibit will be displayed in the Brandon General Museum and showcased in Winnipeg […]

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