Westman invited to ‘Walk Through’ local history exhibition

Key moments from history in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba are highlighted in an engaging new public history exhibition coming to Brandon University. Everyone is welcome to attend the free opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4:30–6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. “Walking Through Westman: Uncovering Our Past” will be on display until the […]

‘Use Your Brain’ student art exhibit open to public at BU’s Curve Gallery

A student art exhibition at Brandon University is taking a thought-provoking look at dementia, by focusing on interpretations of the brain. “Use Your Brain” will be on display for the next few weeks in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery, on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at BU. It was a class […]

Brandon University to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum for public presentation

Brandon University is honoured to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum to give a public presentation next week. Dr. McCallum, a First Nations woman of Cree heritage who was appointed in 2017 to represent Manitoba in the Senate, is a dentist who devoted most of her career to providing dental and medical services to northern and […]

Brandon University continues series of public talks at Brandon Public Library

Free public talks at the Brandon Public Library continue to bring Brandon University research to the community. The inaugural season of talks kicked off in the fall, with a series of well-received presentations on museums and rural tourism, university impact and community relations, music composition, and loneliness. “These events have been extremely well attended so […]

BU Co-op program expands to include all Science programs, more in Arts

Students at Brandon University now have Manitoba’s fullest selection of experiential learning options through Co-operative education. Late last year, the Brandon University Senate approved the addition of Co-op programs to eight new majors, nearly doubling the number of majors with Co-op across the Faculties of Arts and Science. This means, that starting next fall, every […]

BU recognizes longtime employees

A remarkable 50 years of service by Dr. Nancy Stanley was among the highlights as Brandon University recognized the efforts of longtime members of its faculty and staff on Thursday. The University held its annual Long Service Employee Recognition Event, honouring those who reached benchmarks of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or […]

Brandon University students join art showcase

BRANDON – Visual arts students from Brandon University (BU) will have their work displayed in at a Winnipeg studio this month. Five students from BU’s Printmaking I class will take part in a print exchange and showcase, organized by Martha Street Studio in Winnipeg. The exchange, called Trio, will also include five students from the […]

Award-winning author to speak at BU

Brandon University (BU) will host novelist, poet, and writer Larissa Lai next week for two events open to the public. On Monday, Nov. 25, Lai will read from her work. On Tuesday, Nov. 26 she will lead a creative writing workshop. Lai’s talk and workshop are the first instalments of this year’s Literary Exchange Speaker […]

Brandon University professor testifies in human rights case

A Brandon University professor gave expert witness testimony in front of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, which led to a ruling that the Manitoba government begin allowing gender-neutral designations on birth certificates. Dr. Corinne Mason, an Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and in Sociology, testified as an expert on gender studies, queer identity, […]

Journalist brings global experience to BU as visiting professor

An award-winning journalist and professor has joined Brandon University (BU) as this year’s Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor (SKDVP). A veteran journalist, who has travelled the world to report on major conflicts, Kiran Nazish will share her experiences through public talks as well as lectures in BU classes. Nazish is also planning to conduct research […]

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