Celebrated BU pianist inducted as Fellow to Royal Society of Canada

Megumi Masaki is today being inducted as a Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada. Masaki is a professor of piano in Brandon University’s School of Music, director of the New Music Ensemble, curator/founder of the annual BU New Music Festival, and Artistic Director, E-Gré National Music Competition. She is in Calgary for the prestigious ceremony, […]

E-Gré winner David Potvin prepares for pro series performance

The winner of the 45th Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, held earlier this year, will perform a pro series concert at Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Montréal-based pianist David Potvin will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building. Potvin released a […]

‘Sausage Party’ will feature BU researchers discussing responsible masculinity

Date: Thursday, Nov. 24 Time: 4:30 – 6 p.m. Location: John E. Robbins Library Gathering Space A group of Brandon University professors and researchers will join community members to talk about responsible masculinity and what that means in a fun, laid-back event that they’re calling a “sausage party.” Everyone is invited to come, ask questions, […]

Award-winning Toronto poet Jacob Scheier offers perspectives on mental illness and disability in reading at Brandon University

Toronto poet Jacob Scheier offers personal perspectives on writing about mental illness and disability in a public reading and talk at Brandon University on Nov. 29. Scheier’s most recent collection of poetry, Is This Scary? (2021), explores chronic mental and physical illness, areas of his writing that emerge from personal experience. According to Anna Mehler […]

Brandon University will develop an EDI Strategic Plan to guide research

Brandon University is developing an EDI Strategic Plan to support equity, diversity, and inclusion on campus, with a particular focus on research. Early outreach to targeted stakeholders has already begun, wrote BU Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Dr. Kofi Campbell in an email to campus. He said that a previous baseline analysis had found that a […]

Brandon University welcomes ‘Canzona’ choir to local performance

Recognizing Brandon Flight Centre learning helps students soar to new heights

Brandon University (BU) and the Brandon Flight Centre (BFC) are working together to ensure that Manitoba-trained pilots shape the future of aviation on the global stage for years to come. Brandon University is proud to announce it is integrating aviation options into several degree programs. Over the last eight months, Science faculty members including Dr. […]

Put a candle in your window for Domestic Violence Awareness month

November is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence can happen to anyone but women, younger adults, people with disabilities, and recently separated women and men are even more at risk. Brandon University’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) and 2SLGBTQIA+ Committee are partnering to raise awareness and show support for “The Light in the Window […]

BU New Music Festival returns with three nights of concerts

The Brandon University (BU) New Music Festival returns live and in-person, with three exciting concerts, from November 14 to 16. The BU New Music Festival was last held in-person in 2020. The 2021 Festival was online. “We have assembled a very talented and diverse group of artists, who are going to help us push the […]

‘A big hairy deal’ — Movember returns to Brandon University

Fun and levity are the best way to get people talking about the hidden men’s health crisis, say Brandon University researchers who are bringing Movember back to campus this year. The moustache celebration, held annually each November, has been curtailed the past couple of years during the pandemic but is returning this year with an […]

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