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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 […]

From bees to French poetry: BU Faculty of Arts present series of talks

A series of events presented by the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Arts offers a timely opportunity for lovers of learning. Thanks to opportune scheduling, the Faculty of Arts Speaker Series is presenting and co-hosting four separate events over the next two weeks. Members of the public are welcome to attend all talks. The first […]

Cafeteria II: BU art professor examines the culture of the university cafeteria

Cafeteria II Until April 8, 2017 Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg campus Brandon University Visual Arts Assistant Professor Lisa Wood has a unique perspective on university cafeterias, and she’d like to share it with you. Her exhibit, Cafeteria II, is on display at the University of Winnipeg from now until April 8, in Gallery 1C03. […]

Math Pack raises $2,000 for Samaritan House

The numbers added up to major success for the Math Pack, a team organized by Brandon University (BU) Mathematics and Computer Science Professor Susan Roddy for the Coldest Night of the Year. The Math Pack met its goal of raising $2,000 for the walk in support of Samaritan House, which provides shelter and meals for […]

Consultation begins for BU sexualized violence protocol

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) will begin wide campus and community consultation this month on its draft sexualized violence protocol. The protocol, developed by BU’s Sexual Assault Advisory Group (SAAG), grew out of BU’s draft stand-alone sexualized violence policy, which was introduced in November and refined after months of consultation. While the policy lays […]

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 […]

New display at BU highlights contributions of Canada’s Black community

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is celebrating Black History Month with a display in the John E. Robbins Library. The display, in the library’s Gathering Space, features biographies of 12 prominent Black women and men who have made great contributions from Canada’s history to present day. Among those profiled in the display are Viola […]

Hundreds to get taste of university life Tuesday at BU

Brandon University (BU) will throw open its doors on Tuesday to welcome hundreds of high school students, their parents, and others curious about exploring the possibilities of a university education. “Whether you’re pretty sure you know what path you want to pursue, or whether you haven’t figured it out just yet, we’ve got all the […]

Brandon University Theatre presents Canadian debut of celebrated British play

Brandon University (BU) Theatre is preparing to stage the Canadian debut of Boy, a play by Leo Butler that was named one of the top 10 plays of 2016 by The Daily Telegraph in London. The production will run from March 2 – March 5 at the Evans Theatre at BU. Boy follows a day […]

BU researcher looking for WW1 internment stories

A Brandon University (BU) researcher is tracking down stories from the Brandon First World War internment camp to use in a virtual reality project. “I’m hoping to find pictures or stories of people who were there — or near there,” says Joe Dauphinais, a recent BU grad who has been brought on as a researcher for […]

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