Brandon University Chorale selected to perform at national conference in May

The Brandon University (BU) Chorale has been selected to perform at Podium, the biannual National Choral Conference and Festival, this May in Edmonton. The BU Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Andrée Dagenais, was chosen along with 13 other choirs from a pool of 42 choral ensembles. “This is a rare occasion for the Brandon […]

Brandon University and Saint George’s University sign education agreement for medicine and veterinary medicine

BRANDON, MB. — Students will have new options to get a degree in medicine or veterinary medicine, thanks to a new agreement between Brandon University (BU) and Saint George’s University. The two institutions today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow students to obtain medical or veterinary degrees at Saint George’s, in Grenada, after […]

BU donors and student award recipients meet at reception

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University’s (BU) outstanding students and the generous donors that help them reach their goals were celebrated on Wednesday night at the annual BU Awards Reception. In the 2015-16 academic year BU offered 589 scholarships and bursaries, many of which provide funding for multiple students. This has resulted in $1.4 million in […]

Photovoice Project Exhibit on display Thursday

BRANDON, MB. — “Success Through Our Eyes: A Photovoice Project” opens at the Gathering Space in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. The exhibit accompanies the launch of the Success Through Our Eyes booklet in which First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth from across […]

Freedman ends tour with pro series performance at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Internationally lauded bass clarinetist and contrabass clarinetist Lori Freedman will perform on the Lorne Watson Recital Hall (LWRH) stage at Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, March 29. The concert, part of the BU School of Music’s pro series, will be Freedman’s final stop on her “Virtuosity of Excess” North American tour. She […]

Marshall examines Manitoba’s unheralded multicultural history

BRANDON, Man. – While the arrival of Syrians in Manitoba is a major news topic today, significant Syrian migration to the province was once widely unnoticed, says a Brandon University (BU) professor. Alison Marshall, a professor in the Department of Religion at BU, has extensively studied the ways religion and migration affect one another. She […]

BU Choral Ensembles to host NDSU Concert Choir on Monday

Fans of choral music in Westmen will get a rare treat on Monday as the Brandon University (BU) Choral Ensembles host the North Dakota State University (NDSU) choirs in a concert event entitled Share the Music! Under the direction of Dr. Jo Ann Miller and Dr. Eric Saari, the NDSU Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers […]

Business community rallies behind Bobcats, CIS Women’s Volleyball Championship

BRANDON, Man. – The President of Brandon University (BU) thanked the local business community today for their support and for rallying behind the BU Bobcats as they prepare to host the city’s first-ever Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship. University President Gervan Fearon spoke to the Brandon Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, the day before the […]

Brandon University salutes outstanding female students

BRANDON, Man. – In recognition of International Women’s Day, Brandon University (BU) is spending the week saluting some of its outstanding female students. Members of BU’s faculty and staff were asked to nominate students who have excelled in their studies and provided meaningful contributions to the community. Based on the nominations, 16 female students are […]

Strength of BU music faculty showcased in pro series concert

BRANDON, Man. — One of the highlights of past pro series—the faculty concert—returns on Tuesday with an unparalleled programme for music lovers in Brandon. Highlighting the proficiency of several of the talented musicians in the Brandon University School of Music, the line-up is made up of compositions ranging from the early 20th century to newly […]

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