Everyone Eats boosts capacity for Thanksgiving Dinner

Everyone Eats Brandon, which is brought together in partnership by John Howard Society of Brandon and Brandon University Food Services, is ramping up for Thanksgiving. The popular program, which provides curbside and volunteer delivery meals three evenings a week, is adding extra capacity to provide loads of turkey and all the trimmings this weekend. “Normally, […]

Brandon University advisor named one of world’s best

Brandon University students are getting some of the best advice in the world when it comes to their education. Trent Gill has been recognized as one of the top academic advisors in the NACADA Global Awards Program for Academic Advising. It’s the first time someone from Brandon University has received the recognition, which is presented […]

New online option for mental wellness at Brandon University

Brandon University students, plus faculty and staff, now have access to a new app and online resource for mental wellness known as TAO, or Therapy Assistance Online. The TAO resources online include more than 150, brief, effective, educational sessions covering 50 common topics and skills related to mental health, wellness and substance abuse issues. They […]

BU professor contributes to High Plains Book Awards finalist

A book by a former Brandon University (BU) instructor, and featuring an essay by a current BU professor, is once again receiving critical acclaim. Perception: A Photo Series, by artist KC Adams, who previously taught in BU’s Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art, was chosen as a finalist for the High Plains Book Awards in […]

Brandon University extends online learning through Winter Term

Brandon University will continue to deliver mostly online learning through the Winter Term this year, to help keep the community as safe as possible from the Covid-19 pandemic. This decision was made yesterday by the BU Senate, and affects courses that are offered from January through April 2021. This continues the cautious and prudent approach […]

BU offers new reporting option to support survivors of sexualized violence

Brandon University is pleased to announce our participation in a province-wide initiative to address campus sexual violence in Manitoba. We have partnered with REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors): a trauma-informed and survivor-centred online platform for reporting sexual violence on campus. REES provides increased reporting options for students, staff and faculty that include Anonymous Report, Connect to My Campus and […]

BU marks Orange Shirt Day this week, to recall legacy of Residential Schools

Brandon University will mark Orange Shirt Day this Wednesday, Sept. 30 and is asking everyone to show their support by wearing orange, by using an orange background on Zoom, and by taking advantage of the many university resources gathered to teach the legacy of residential schools. For those who don’t know the story, Orange Shirt […]

BU professor’s research aims at safer music festival experiences for women

Investigating women’s experiences in very masculine environments — heavy metal concerts — should help festival and concert planners provide safer and more inclusive practices in the future. That’s one aim of Dr. Christopher Schneider’s new research, with Dr. Stacey Hannem of Wilfrid Laurier University, which recently was awarded a significant federal funding grant through the […]

Brittany Rae wins 43rd E-Gré National Music Competition in Voice

The 43rd Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (E-Gré) for the performance of Canadian and contemporary music is pleased to announce its 2020 prize winners: 1st Prize Brittany Rae (with pianist Jesse Plessis) 2nd Prize Jennifer Routhier (with pianist Natasha Fransblow) 3rd Prize Virginie Mongeau (with pianist Jesse Plessis) City of Brandon Prize for the Best Performance […]

BU professor studies refugee policy in power-sharing governments

While power-sharing is a road to overcoming ethnic conflict in some countries, not everyone who lives in those nations is effectively represented in government. Brandon University researcher Dr. Allison McCulloch is leading a study on the policy responses to refugees and asylum-seekers in countries with power-sharing arrangements. Dr. McCulloch will be joined by Dr. Tamirace […]

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