Cheer from here! BU to host free viewing parties to cheer on Bobcats championship run

Brandon University will host free viewing parties this weekend, giving hometown Bobcats fans a chance to watch live as the men’s volleyball team pursues a national championship. Bobcat fans have been enthusiastic this season, filling the Healthy Living Centre for home games and cheering loudly as the Bobcats went on a record-setting season. The free […]

Green Party leader will discuss climate change during BU visit

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May will discuss climate change and take part in a question-and-answer session when she visits Brandon University (BU) for a public talk on Friday, March 15. May’s lecture, “One Point Five to Stay Alive: Finding Honest Hope in Dangerous Times,” will take place at 2 p.m., in Room 4-47 of […]

What’s in your attic? BU student researchers look for local labour history ahead of 1919 strike centennial

Student researchers at Brandon University are putting together a labour history exhibition to mark the centennial of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike and Brandon Sympathy Strike and they are casting a wide net to find new photos and other visual materials. The exhibit will be displayed in the Brandon General Museum and showcased in Winnipeg […]

BU marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month with series of events

A pair of film screenings will highlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Brandon University (BU). On Wednesday, March 6, a screening of “The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at its Roots” will be held at the Evans Theatre at 7 p.m. The film is the latest documentary by Dr. Jackson Katz. It will be followed […]

Brandon University proud to support the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier

Brandon University will be cheering on a former BU Bobcat as an Official Partner at the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier this week in Brandon. BU will be on-site at the Keystone Centre during all three draws on Tuesday, March 5. The BU booth, featuring giveaways and a free draw, will be located at the east […]

Workshops help Indigenous men develop wellness “survival skills”

BRANDON – In partnership with Brandon University (BU) researchers, the Brandon Friendship Centre (BFC) and Brandon Urban Aboriginal People’s Council (BUAPC) are hosting a new series of wellness workshops for Indigenous men. The workshops will take place at the Cultural Resource Centre (A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex, 638 Princess Avenue) every Thursday from March 7th to […]

Polaris Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher to perform and speak at BU

BRANDON – Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher will visit Brandon University (BU) to conclude the 2018-19 pro series season on Tuesday, March 5. The Toronto-based musician will also take part in a workshop on Monday, March 4, presented by the Institute for Research in Music and Community at BU. A former artist in residence […]

BU to recognize diverse group of female students

BRANDON – The community is invited to help Brandon University (BU) kick off International Women’s Day celebrations early by honouring 19 outstanding female students at a reception next week. The students will be presented with a certificate of commendation at a reception on Thursday, March 7. The reception will begin at 4:30 p.m., in the […]

Brandon University report highlights economic potential of urban reserves

Urban reserves in Manitoba hold great potential for both First Nations communities and municipalities, according to a groundbreaking report released by Brandon University’s Rural Development Institute (RDI). The report, Indigenous Contributions to the Manitoba Economy, was formally unveiled earlier this year, and explores Indigenous economic impact in detail. A local launch held today at Brandon […]

First-place Bobcats sweep season finale

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