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Leap day recital highlights BU Clarinet Festival

BRANDON – To mark this month’s additional day and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Brandon University (BU) Clarinet Festival, the pro series will present a recital featuring famed clarinetist Franklin Cohen on Saturday, Feb. 29. This concert will be Cohen’s premiere performance in the BU School of Music’s pro series. “We are very fortunate to have a […]

Les Voix humaines offer fresh interpretation of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

BRANDON – Montreal’s Les Voix humaines Consort of Viols is the next ensemble to perform in the pro series season. Founding Les Voix humaines members Margaret Little and Susie Napper are joined in the viol quartet by Mélisande Corriveau and Felix Deak. They will take to the stage in Brandon University’s (BU’s) Lorne Watson Recital […]

Brandon University upgrades research facility to support clean technology in Manitoba

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release Brandon University is upgrading its Micro-analytical facility with the help of the Government of Canada February 12, 2020 – Brandon, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Brandon University (BU) is the third largest university in Manitoba with an annual enrolment of approximately 3,000 students. It boasts five faculties and three […]

BU beading group returns from Winnipeg to lead Indigenous Awareness Week session

A unique beading club will provide introductory lessons on Friday as part of Indigenous Awareness Week at Brandon University (BU). Knowledge keeper Barb Blind will lead the session as the club, which calls itself the BU Beading Babes, teaches the basics of beading from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The activity will take place at […]

Brandon University prepares to host Indigenous Awareness Week

Five full days of music, dance, presentations and cultural exchanges are planned as Brandon University (BU) prepares to celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week from Monday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 14. Events will take place at various locations around campus, beginning on Monday with the start of the Brandon University Indigenous New Music Festival. The three-day […]

Indigenous artists to be highlighted at festival

Under the auspices of the pro series and the School of Music, the Brandon University Indigenous New Music Festival will take place from Monday, February 10 to Wednesday, February 12. This year’s lineup includes two guest artists-in-residence—Juno Award–nominated Cree ‘cellist and composer Cris Derksen, Anishinaabe violist, media artist, grass dancer, and arts educator Melody McKiver—along […]

Brandon University will use compassion, collaboration to build a culture of academic integrity

BU statement on compromised nursing exam Brandon University is working to build a collaborative culture of ethical and empathetic behaviour in the wake of a significant recent challenge to academic integrity on campus. Academic integrity is paramount, and deeply valued at Brandon University. We have a commitment to our community and to our students that […]

BU Visual and Aboriginal Art hosts guest speakers

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art will present a pair of public talks in Brandon next week. On Monday, Feb. 3, Sherry Farrell Racette will visit the Manitoba Métis Federation — South West Region building at 656 Sixth St. for her presentation “Beads, Silk and Quill: Métis Women’s Art.” The free […]

Brandon University selects new Chief Information Officer

Following an extensive international search, a librarian and information management expert with experience in the private, public and academic sectors will join Brandon University as Chief Information Officer. Melanie Sucha comes to BU from Calgary, where her career at Suncor Energy led her through multiple IT management positions before moving to the provincial Alberta Energy […]

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