Brandon University marks Armistice Day centennial with display of historic Honor Roll

Brandon University is encouraging reflection and remembrance as the world marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. Because Remembrance Day falls on a Sunday this year, the university will remain closed on Monday, Nov. 12 to honour the day. As well, a special display will recognize and honor those from Brandon […]

Brandon University to tackle testicular cancer with Movember campaign

BRANDON – Brandon University is encouraging staff and students to sprout a new look up top while also checking what’s down below in a month-long Movember promotion to raise awareness for testicular cancer and other men’s health needs. Movember is an annual global campaign to support men’s health initiatives through November, and is best known […]

Juno Award winner Ethan Ardelli performs free concert for Music students and Pro Series subscribers

BRANDON – A Juno Award winner and rising star on the Canadian jazz scene will bring his distinctive drumming style to the Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s pro series. On Monday, Nov. 5, Ethan Ardelli will perform his newly released compositions with his Toronto-based quartet, which includes alto saxophonist Luis Deniz, pianist Chris Donnelly, […]

Pianist Eve Egoyan brings work of Maria de Alvear to pro series stage

BRANDON – The 2018-19 pro series continues with a piano recital featuring Toronto-based musician Eve Egoyan. Egoyan will perform on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Brandon University’s (BU’s) Lorne Watson Recital Hall. An explorer of sounds and textures, and one who pushes the limits of the keyboard, she returns to Brandon, having last performed a solo recital here […]

Brandon University geography faculty bring home awards

BRANDON – Two Brandon University faculty members in the Department of Geography have been recognized with awards from the Canadian Association of Geographers. Professor Emeritus Roderick McGinn and Dr. Rachel Herron were presented with the awards from the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (PCAG) at its 42nd annual meeting, held Sept. 29 […]

2018 Homecoming the ‘best yet’ as Brandon University celebrates golden anniversary year

BRANDON – The Brandon University is still basking under the golden glow of this past weekend’s special BU50 Homecoming celebrations. “What an incredible, exciting four days of fun, inspiration and entertainment as we all came together to celebrate Homecoming and to mark 50 years since Brandon College became Brandon University,” said BU Interim President Dr. […]

Brandon University ranks 18th in annual Maclean’s survey

Brandon University continues to be ranked as a national leader in providing undergraduate students with faculty facetime and educational supports. This year’s Maclean’s magazine rankings of Canadian universities again placed BU near the top in faculty per student, class sizes and budget for student services, as well as for library support. The rankings were released […]

Stars of space and sport align for fantastic Friday at BU Homecoming

BRANDON – The stars will be out tonight for the second day of Homecoming 2018 at Brandon University. As part of its BU50 community celebration, marking 50 years as a university, BU will welcome Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield to the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium to speak to a pair of full houses. This afternoon, Col. […]

New joint program in Public History off to a strong start

BRANDON – The newest joint program between Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College might be making history as much as studying it. The Public History program, which launched this term, pairs academic history courses at BU with practical media arts programs at Assiniboine, giving students a total of four options to earn combined degrees. “Enrolment […]

Conference to strengthen community bonds with Brandon University research

Brandon University (BU) is bringing its research out of the academic journals and into the community with a new conference. The New Beginnings Community Connective Research Conference will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will showcase research projects from across BU through three-minute presentations by alumni, students and faculty members. Participants will also […]

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