Good as gold: Brandon University kicks off 50th anniversary year

Brandon University is celebrating a golden anniversary all this year, marking 50 years since the transition from Brandon College to Brandon University. “When we were chartered as Brandon University, we took a significant and ambitious step in our continuing growth. It was a period of progress, with new buildings and new programs laying the foundations […]

Brandon University mourns passing of longtime professor and renowned mathematician Dr. Susan Roddy

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Susan Roddy. Dr. Roddy was a long-standing member of the Department of Mathematics, where she taught set theory, algebra and advanced integration. “Dr. Roddy will be remembered and missed for her valuable contributions to the Brandon University community,” said Acting Dean of […]

BU graduate participating in residency in France

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is delighted to celebrate Colleen Granger (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2016, Honours Painting) as the first Brandon University (BU) participant in its graduate exchange program with the École supérieure d’arts et medias de Caen/Cherbourg in the Normandy region of France. Granger was selected from a group of BU […]

BU professor honoured at herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Pamela Rutherford got more than she expected out of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS) Annual Conference, held this month at Brandon University (BU). Rutherford, the Chair of BU’s Department of Biology, was also the recipient of the prestigious Blue Racer Award. Named after an endangered type of snake, the Blue Racer […]

Special Pro Series concert to open BU Homecoming

BRANDON, Man. — The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s Pro Series has a special treat planned for Homecoming Weekend guests. On Thursday, Oct. 12, two of the School of Music’s talented musicians will give a concert to kick off this year’s edition of the BU Homecoming Weekend. Saxophonist Greg Gatien, who is the Dean […]

‘Great Chemistry’ reaction excites students, community

With September having drawn to a close, Western Manitoba’s two post-secondary institutions are thrilled with the reaction to this year’s “Great Chemistry” campaign to welcome students for the fall term. Businesses, community organizations, staff, faculty, and many more enthusiastically embraced the campaign again this year. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural initiative, Assiniboine […]

BU student receives Manitoba Arts Council award

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is proud to announce that current Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Jimmie Kilpatrick is the recipient of a Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary award for the 2017-18 school year. This $2,000 award celebrates and supports the completion of his graduating thesis year, which includes a solo exhibition […]

Final Brandon College graduating class to be celebrated at expanded BU Homecoming

BRANDON, Man. – A significant milestone will be recognized at Brandon University’s (BU’s) expanded 2017 Homecoming celebration, which takes place from Oct. 12–15. Among those who will be recognized at the Homecoming Dinner and Awards on Saturday, Oct. 14 will be the Class of 1967, the final class to graduate from Brandon College before the […]

Wear orange this Friday to show your support

Brandon University invites members of the university community to wear orange this Friday, September 29, 2017 in a show of support and reconciliation with all those who have been harmed by the residential school system in Canada. Orange Shirt Day grew out of an event commemorating the impact of the St. Joseph Mission residential school, […]

Exhibition at Brandon University explores legacy of Residential School System

Wear Orange on Friday Members of the BU community are encouraged to wear orange on Friday, as the university marks Orange Shirt Day. Wearing orange is a show of support and reconciliation with all those who have been harmed by the residential school system in Canada Brandon University (BU) is hosting a visiting national exhibition that […]

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