Brandon University welcomes Dr. Jean Moraros as new Dean of Health Studies

An internationally recognized scholar in the fields of epidemiology, public health and preventive medicine and an experienced administrative leader in higher education will become Brandon University’s new Dean of the Faculty of Health Studies. Dr. Jean (John) Moraros will assume the role of Dean for a five-year term on Aug. 1, 2019. “I am thrilled […]

Brandon University alumnus to host philanthropic book launch event at BU library

A celebrated Brandon University alumnus will return to campus for a philanthropic book launch event as part of a national tour. Andreas Souvaliotis is one of Canada’s most unusual, successful and socially conscious businesspeople. He graduated from Brandon University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science. He says his return to Brandon is a special […]

BU will consider three proposals for downtown development

The Brandon University Board of Governors has established an advisory group that will help it consider three detailed proposals for a possible BU development in downtown Brandon. After receiving a pre-development report on the 70,000 square foot parcel last year, the Board of Governors began exploring options with private developers, and invited submissions this winter. […]

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 […]

Join us Thursday for BU Kids Day at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

It will be mini donuts meeting Mini U this year as Brandon University returns to sponsor BU Kids Day on Thursday at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. With a jam-packed family entertainment schedule headlined by the Shopkins Musical, as well as the traditional horse and livestock shows, there’s sure to be something for kids of […]

Brandon University opens multi-faith prayer and meditation space

Members of the Brandon University community have a new space on campus for private prayer, religious reflection and meditation with the opening today of a dedicated multi-faith in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building. “The diverse range of people that we welcome at Brandon University, including people of numerous faiths and beliefs, drives so much […]

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 […]

Sharing Dance Seniors program includes caregivers and persons with dementia

BRANDON – No experience is required to participate in the Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors program, an exciting social opportunity for seniors that includes people living with dementia and their caregivers in the Westman Region. The program is returning for the third phase of a research project being conducted in partnership with Brandon University and […]

BU Concert Choir welcomes alumni to perform Mozart’s Requiem

The Brandon University (BU) Concert Choir will welcome back four of its former members as soloists for a concert this week. Soprano Sharon Rogers, mezzo Erika Rasmussen, tenor Clint McLachlan and bass Nicholas Urquhart will join the BU Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Andrée Dagenais, for a performance of Mozart’s Requiem on Saturday, […]

Bobcats bring back silver from nationals

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