Brandon University welcomes soprano Elin Rombo for performance, guest lectures

A highly accomplished and internationally renowned School of Music alumna is returning to Brandon University (BU) this month for a performance and a weeklong residency as a guest lecturer. Swedish soprano Elin Rombo’s unique voice and intelligent interpretations have won acclaim in Europe’s great opera houses. A 1998 BU graduate, Rombo will be in Brandon […]

Brandon University to unveil ‘napping pod’ to help boost energy, alertness

Feel like you need a quick break? A new EnergyPod being unveiled this week in the Brandon University library will offer a private space for napping on campus — helping restore energy and focus with a little bit of shuteye. Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time: 2 p.m. Location: John E. Robbins Library The EnergyPod is […]

BU at the Public Library returns

The popular BU at the Public Library Speaker Series is back! The series features monthly talks by Brandon University (BU) faculty, staff, students, and community partners. All talks and presentations are designed to take the exciting research and work that is happening at BU and to share it with the Westman community. BU has partnered […]

Department of Geology hosts Member of Parliament

Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire got a first-hand look at the high-quality work being done by Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology students on Wednesday. Maguire paid a visit to two labs: a third-year Sedimentary Petrology lab and a first-year Historical Geology lab. “The geology area is not just fossil fuels. There are so […]

Short film reveals joy of dance for those living with dementia

Date: January 25, 2023 Time: 4:30 pm Location: Evans Theatre, Brandon A new short film that celebrates creativity, joy, playfulness, community, and connection — for people living with dementia and their carers — will make its Brandon debut next week. The film springs from a long-running research collaboration with Brandon University, and the free public […]

BU students plan professional development conference for music education

The 17th annual Da Capo Conference is coming soon! The Da Capo Conference is an all-day workshop of professional development opportunities for pre-service and current music educators, which is organized annually by the Brandon University Student Music Educators Association. This year’s conference will be held on January 21, 2023 at the Brandon University School of […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Professor Emeritus Dr. Bev Nicholson

The flag is being lowered to half-mast at Brandon University (BU) to mourn the passing of Dr. Beverley (Bev) A. Nicholson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Nicholson passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Dr. Nicholson was not only a faculty member at BU, but also an alumnus. He graduated […]

One-year business certificate program returns at Brandon University

Brandon University is re-launching its one-year certificate program in Business Administration. Admissions to the certificate program are open now. The Certificate in Business Administration is offered through the Department of Business Administration of the Faculty of Arts at Brandon University. The program is designed to provide a strong foundation of business concepts in general management, […]

Duo526 takes Brandon audience on musical journey

Performances with duo526 have taken Brandon University (BU) School of Music professor Kerry DuWors around the world, and, for the next pro series concert, she will take a hometown audience on a journey of their own. DuWors, on violin, and her duo526 partner Futaba Niekawa, on piano, will perform a 60-minute-long program of sonatas from […]

BU brings back English for Academic Purposes

A program that gives students the English-language skills they need to pursue post-secondary education is returning to Brandon University (BU). English for Academic Purposes (EAP) will resume for the 2023-24 academic year, beginning in September 2023. Typically, three EAP sessions are held each year, but BU has not offered the program since the January 2022 […]

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