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Three Prairie universities team up for joint Snowden lecture

WINNIPEG, LETHBRIDGE and BRANDON — The University of Winnipeg, University of Lethbridge and Brandon University have come together to create an extraordinary opportunity for their students and communities, partnering to present U.S. intelligence officer and whistleblower Edward Snowden in a special live conversation via web-link from Russia, where he is currently living with asylum status. […]

Hockey coach Andy Murray to receive honorary degree from Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. – One of Canada’s most accomplished hockey coaches will receive an honorary degree from Brandon University (BU) this month. Andy Murray will be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation on Friday, May 26 at the BU Healthy Living Centre. Currently the coach of the Western […]

Pugh taking quantum leap

Courtesy of the Brandon Sun By Ian Froese Maybe, when Brandon high school students read about quantum information decades from now, they’ll come across the name of one of this city’s own. It’s a lofty vision to even think about, Christopher Pugh admits when asked, but lofty too was what the 28-year-old and his team […]

Brandon University to host live Snowden webcast

Edward Snowden will speak live to a Brandon University (BU) audience on May 9, discussing the ethics of mass surveillance and the role of public institutions like universities. “This is an incredible opportunity for the people of Brandon and Westman to hear from one of the most provocative and thought-provoking individuals of recent years, in […]

Photo Gallery: Power of Ideas

Students from across western Manitoba are visiting Brandon University this week to explore science through the Innovation150 Power of Ideas Tour. The tour will visit more than 60 communities this year. Learn more at Innovation150.ca.

Power of Ideas Tour visits Brandon to inspire students

BRANDON, Man. – From subatomic particles to vast black holes, close to 1,000 Westman students will be immersed in a science experience unlike anything ever seen in the city next week at Brandon University (BU). Celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Innovation150 is bringing the Power of Ideas Tour to Brandon University on Tuesday, April […]

Brandon University students win $1,000 prize for business pitch

BRANDON, Man. – A business proposal put together by a pair of Brandon University (BU) students had a nice ring to it. By combining wedding planning and technology, Linaya Davis and Catherine Dubois found a match at the Manitoba New Venture Championships this month at the University of Manitoba. Davis and Dubois were awarded third […]

British pianist to conclude Pro Series season with performance at Lorne Watson Recital Hall

BRANDON, Man. – A Pro Series first will conclude the season on Tuesday, April 18 as pianist Murray McLachlan’s North American tour brings him to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University (BU) for a performance. For his Pro Series debut, McLachlan will present his own transcription of Bagatelles for clarinet by Gerald Finzi, […]

BU students recognized for outstanding research presentations

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) students are the first-ever BU Senior Colloquium award recipients. The Colloquium, which was first held in 2009, features presentations from third- and fourth-year students on their research, covering a wide range of topics. The event included a new twist this year as funding from the offices of the […]

Brandon University will host conference to boost research collaboration

About the Hutcheons Linda Hutcheon holds the rank of University Professor Emeritus in the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. She is author of 9 books on critical theory and contemporary postmodern culture in Canada and around the world. She has edited 5 other books on cultural […]

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