BU researcher’s project featured by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The work of a Brandon University (BU) researcher has been highlighted by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Rachel Herron, the Canada Research Chair in Rural and Remote Mental Health at BU, is the Manitoba lead for Sharing Dance, a joint project with researchers at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., Canada’s National Ballet School […]

Pro series showcase of Canadian diversity includes music composed by BU grad

The much lauded piano quartet Ensemble Made In Canada (EMIC) will perform the next concert in the pro series season at Brandon University (BU). The pro series concert will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m., at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building. Continuing their concert tour […]

Brandon University report details Indigenous economic impact in Manitoba for the first time

Indigenous people in Manitoba make strong contributions to the provincial economy, which have been detailed for the first time in a comprehensive report released today. Indigenous spending in Manitoba totaled $9.3 billion in the year 2016, the equivalent of contributing 3.9% to the provincial GDP — greater than oil and gas (including mining), food and […]

BU Geology students host major western Canadian conference

Brandon will be a hub for the study of the geosciences in Western Canada this week as Brandon University (BU) students host the Western Inter-University Geosciences Conference (WIUGC). The Department of Geology at BU is bringing the annual student-run conference to Brandon for the first time, with the event beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and […]

BU faculty and staff spread holiday cheer

The faculty and staff of Brandon University are ready for the holiday season. Members of the Faculty of Health Studies took time out of their hectic December schedules and showed off their creativity by decorating their office doors in the spirit of the season. The Department of Nursing and Department of Psychiatric Nursing went a […]

New BU class will put students to work in local food

A new class next term at Brandon University will send students into the community to learn about and participate in local food initiatives. And if you’re involved with food in Westman, there’s an opportunity for you to get involved, too. “I am eager to see what students decide to explore and what lessons they bring […]

BU Holiday Luncheon raises record amount for Christmas Cheer

Brandon University’s annual Family & Friends Holiday Luncheon welcomed more than 150 people to a decked-out Harvest Hall on Friday afternoon, to enjoy a holiday meal, celebrate the season, and to show off their best ‘ugly’ holiday sweater. The luncheon also helps raise money for Christmas Cheer, with a theme this year of “A Season […]

Brandon University celebrates longtime employees (photo gallery)

More than 1,100 collective years of commitment to Brandon University were recognized on Thursday, during BU’s annual Long Service Recognition event at Harvest Hall. During the event 63 members of the BU faculty, staff and administration were presented with pins in appreciation of their service for terms ranging from 10 to 45 years. Please see […]

BU named 2021 U SPORTS nationals host for men’s volleyball

Student Accessibility Services teams up with BUSU to present Access Awareness Week

In recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday, Dec. 3, the Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) and Student Accessibility Services at BU are celebrating Access Awareness Week. Events have been planned for Dec. 3—5, with the theme this year of “empowering persons with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” So that […]

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