COVID-19 pandemic provides backdrop for returning BU course

BRANDON – Students will get a global view of an event they are all experiencing in a Medical Anthropology course returning to Brandon University (BU) in January 2021. Anthropology of Global Public Health (BU course No. 12:456) has been re-introduced because of its relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic and added to BU’s Winter Term schedule. […]

BU professor wins 2020 Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award

A research paper by Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Christopher J. Schneider has been recognized with an international award from one of the world’s largest academic publishers. Schneider was the recipient of a 2020 Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award announced in November, recognizing his contribution to updating sociological frameworks for the 21st century. The […]

Brandon University launches search for next Chancellor

Following two successful terms under Chancellor Michael Decter, Brandon University is looking for the next person to step into the role as titular head of the University. “Michael Decter has exemplified the very best of Chancellorship, and on behalf of the entire Brandon University community, I extend to him my deepest thanks for his service […]

BU launches ‘Season of Giving’

Donate Today and be a part of Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday is a global movement and considered the opening day of the giving season. Today, in recognition of Giving Tuesday, we are sharing a few Reasons for Giving and asking you to consider your own. Why do you choose to support Brandon University? Whether your connection to BU is […]

BU offers resources ahead of Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Although a traditional in-person vigil is impossible this year, Brandon University and the BU Status of Women Review Committee is again partnering with the YWCA and the Women’s Resource Centre on ways for people to honour the Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Every Dec. 6, the country pauses […]

What do you #LookForwardTo? BU kicks off future-focused social campaign

What do you #LookForwardTo? In a time of stress, it can help to have something to look forward to. So… what are you looking forward to when the pandemic is over? That’s the question that Brandon University is asking with a new social media campaign that encourages you to think optimistically about the future. “I […]

Voluntary Withdrawal deadline extended to Wednesday, Nov. 25

Brandon University has extended the deadline for Voluntary Withdrawal from the current Fall 2020 term to Wednesday, Nov. 25. The two-day extension reflects ongoing and intermittent network outages that have affected students’ ability to submit their withdrawal. If you determine it is best not to continue in a course at this time, you must officially […]

Brandon University extends Pass/No Credit grade options for Fall and Winter terms

Brandon University will extend Pass or No Credit grading options to students in the current Fall 2020 and coming Winter 2021 terms. These grade options were also previously extended to students last year, who were affected by the sudden onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is a time for compassion,” said BU Registrar Andrea McDaniel, […]

Brandon University student nets pair of prestigious arts awards

A Brandon University Fine Arts student has earned two prestigious awards this month. Eleni Kilbride was presented with a Recognize Scholarship from the Manitoba Arts Council, and was named winner of the C.D. Howe Scholarship for Art and Design from the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. The scholarships, which are valued at $2,000 for the […]

School of Music live-streams performance by E-Gré competition winner Brittany Rae

E-Gré National Music Competition winner Brittany Rae and accompanist Jesse Plessis will conclude their Winner’s Tour with a live-streamed performance on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The concert, beginning at 7:30 p.m. CDT, will be streamed on the Brandon University (BU) School of Music Facebook and YouTube pages. In September Rae won the 43rd E-Gré Competition, which featured […]

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