Three evenings of performance coming to BU for annual ‘New Music Festival’

Brandon University’s annual celebration of newly composed works – the New Music Festival, under the auspices of the School of Music and the pro series – returns this week. Dubbed “CANADA150: Mosaic of VISIONS” this year, the three-day event will feature evening performances by established, accomplished interpreters of contemporary music. As well, the Brandon University […]

BU welcomes new members to Board of Governors

On behalf of the entire Brandon University (BU) community, President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gervan Fearon extended a warm welcome to incoming members of the Board of Governors. “I am extremely pleased to welcome these four outstanding individuals to our Board of Governors,” said Dr. Fearon. “Their experience and insight will be invaluable to our institution and […]

University OPEN for Wednesday, March 8

Brandon University is OPEN today (Wednesday, March 8). However, many highways in the area are still closed — do not drive on a closed highway. Please stay safe and use your own discretion in deciding whether to attend. Plan for extra travel time. Please be cautious and stay aware of the slippery and snow-drifted sections that […]

BU recognizes outstanding female students during Women’s Week

BRANDON, Man. – A tuba player from Germany, a homegrown volleyball star, and a woman who has been an instructor in both astronomy and judo are just a few of the outstanding female students at Brandon University (BU) who will be honoured next week. The celebration will help mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March […]

Manitoba Trombone Collective makes Pro Series debut

BRANDON, Man. – The Pro Series premiere of the Manitoba Trombone Collective will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Brandon University’s (BU’s) Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Comprised of top-notch trombonists, the group will present a programme of chamber music in a range of styles and genres. “It will be a lot of fun for […]

Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

Canada’s Research Support Fund bolsters research infrastructure at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Research at Brandon University (BU) is benefiting from $328,897 in federal funding this year from the Research Support Fund (RSF). Funding from the RSF is used to help universities in Canada cover some of the costs of conducting research and maintaining world-class research environments. Among the expenses that the RSF helps to […]

Flûte Alors! recorder ensemble to perform at BU on Prairie Debut tour

Recorder ensemble Flûte Alors!  will perform at Brandon University (BU) this month as part of the BU School of Music’s Pro Series. Flûte Alors! began an extensive tour through nine communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta this week under the auspices of Prairie Debut. Their BU performance will take place on Tuesday Jan. 31, beginning […]

BU welcomes expert on multiculturalism in the arts for public lectures and performances

BRANDON, Man. – An expert in the relationship between multiculturalism and arts funding is visiting Brandon University (BU) this semester. The BU School of Music is hosting Dr. Parmela Attariwala as this year’s Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor. Dr. Attariwala will conduct three free public lectures at BU in conjunction with the Institute for Research […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

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