Brandon University students, professor present research at international science conference

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) was represented by Biology Professor Dr. David Greenwood and his graduate students at a recent international scientific conference in Utah. Greenwood was joined at the Climatic and Biotic Events of the Paleogene 2017 conference (CBEP2017) by Markus Sudermann and Alex Lowe, students in BU’s Master of Science (Environmental and […]

Cecilia String Quartet prepares for Pro Series farewell

BRANDON – A return engagement by the Cecilia String Quartet will also be the final Pro Series appearance for the ensemble. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, the group returns to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage with a programme that includes a favourite standard of the quartet repertoire – Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18 No. 3 – as […]

Brandon University, Minot State meet for 65th political science conference

BRANDON – Students from Brandon University (BU) and Minot State University (MSU) are meeting today at the International Peace Garden to renew a tradition that dates back to the college days for both institutions. More than 35 students and five faculty members are taking part in the 65th annual political science conference between BU and […]

Brandon writer honoured at special reading: A Tribute to Laurie Block

BRANDON – A writer’s life in poetry, prose, and drama. That’s what will be featured this month in Brandon at “Coming to My Senses: A Tribute to Laurie Block.” The English & Creative Writing Literary Exchange at Brandon University (BU) pays tribute to beloved Brandon writer and storyteller Laurie Block at a special reading of […]

Fully redesigned Brandon University magazine hits mailboxes — watch for Clark

BRANDON – Brandon University has a glossy new face to show to the community. A fully redesigned university magazine is now hitting alumni mailboxes, and is already available at locations around campus. Called Clark, the new magazine boasts a bold new style, and emphasizes expanded features that tell the story of Brandon University through profiles […]

From Paris to the Prairies: A Concert of Métis Song

BRANDON – Few Prairie music lovers know that they live amid a rich repertoire of songs from medieval France, from Parisian dance halls, from Quebec, and some created right here in the Northwest Territories. On October 29, 2017, you will have opportunity to hear Ray St. Germain, Brandon University students, Garry Lepine, Conlin Delbaere-Sawchuk (of […]

Hundreds of alumni celebrate BU Homecoming

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) alumni wrapped up four days of Homecoming celebrations on the weekend. The 2017 Homecoming was BU’s largest in several years, with more than 200 people attending Saturdays’ Dinner and Awards at Harvest Hall. Additionally, hundreds more took part in the Dick and Verda McDonald Sports Wall of Fame Brunch and […]

Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre on exhibit at BU

BRANDON – A travelling exhibit of images from the former Brandon Indian Residential School will be on display for the public in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) until Friday, Oct. 20. The Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre is designed to educate and promote next steps on the journey of […]

Brandon University improves in 2018 Maclean’s magazine rankings

Where Brandon did best Brandon is ranked as one of 19 “primarily undergraduate” universities by Maclean’s magazine. Student/Faculty Ratio BU ranked No. 1 in the country, with 12 students per faculty member. This is the best score of any institution in all categories. Social Studies and Humanities Grants BU ranked No. 6 in the country […]

Elder Doris Pratt to receive BU Senate Lifetime Achievement Award at Homecoming

BRANDON – Doris Pratt will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brandon University (BU) Senate this weekend during BU’s Homecoming celebration. This year’s expanded Homecoming festivities begin tonight, and Pratt will be recognized at the annual Homecoming Dinner and Awards banquet on Saturday. An Elder from Wikoza Wakpa (Sioux Valley Dakota Nation), she is […]

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