Brandon to host Ukraine support march on invasion anniversary

With the country of Ukraine still bravely battling against a Russian invasion, residents of Brandon are invited to join the world in showing solidarity and support. This Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, the one-year anniversary of the start of the invasion, Brandon will once again host a community march and rally. The march is based on […]

The Grand Valley Local-Manitoba Métis Federation and Brandon University to welcome Louis Riel Day community celebration

Monday, February 20, 2023 12 noon – 4 p.m. Knowles–Douglas Students’ Union Centre The Grand Valley Local-Manitoba Métis Federation and Brandon University (BU) are proud to host a fun family celebration for Louis Riel Day. The afternoon celebration will include free hot dogs, bannock, and coffee or tea, along with kids’ activities. Make sure to […]

Brandon College alumnus tops up donations to more than $650,000

Three major gifts over the past three fiscal years will support science students at Brandon University for generations to come, thanks to Brandon College science grad Barrie Burch. Burch’s most recent donation, this past month, was worth more than $245,000. Combined with about $363,000 given the past two years, as well as consistent giving for […]

Brandon University welcomes soprano Elin Rombo for performance, guest lectures

A highly accomplished and internationally renowned School of Music alumna is returning to Brandon University (BU) this month for a performance and a weeklong residency as a guest lecturer. Swedish soprano Elin Rombo’s unique voice and intelligent interpretations have won acclaim in Europe’s great opera houses. A 1998 BU graduate, Rombo will be in Brandon […]

Brandon University to unveil ‘napping pod’ to help boost energy, alertness

Feel like you need a quick break? A new EnergyPod being unveiled this week in the Brandon University library will offer a private space for napping on campus — helping restore energy and focus with a little bit of shuteye. Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time: 2 p.m. Location: John E. Robbins Library The EnergyPod is […]

BU at the Public Library returns

The popular BU at the Public Library Speaker Series is back! The series features monthly talks by Brandon University (BU) faculty, staff, students, and community partners. All talks and presentations are designed to take the exciting research and work that is happening at BU and to share it with the Westman community. BU has partnered […]

Department of Geology hosts Member of Parliament

Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire got a first-hand look at the high-quality work being done by Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology students on Wednesday. Maguire paid a visit to two labs: a third-year Sedimentary Petrology lab and a first-year Historical Geology lab. “The geology area is not just fossil fuels. There are so […]

Short film reveals joy of dance for those living with dementia

Date: January 25, 2023 Time: 4:30 pm Location: Evans Theatre, Brandon A new short film that celebrates creativity, joy, playfulness, community, and connection — for people living with dementia and their carers — will make its Brandon debut next week. The film springs from a long-running research collaboration with Brandon University, and the free public […]

BU students plan professional development conference for music education

The 17th annual Da Capo Conference is coming soon! The Da Capo Conference is an all-day workshop of professional development opportunities for pre-service and current music educators, which is organized annually by the Brandon University Student Music Educators Association. This year’s conference will be held on January 21, 2023 at the Brandon University School of […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Professor Emeritus Dr. Bev Nicholson

The flag is being lowered to half-mast at Brandon University (BU) to mourn the passing of Dr. Beverley (Bev) A. Nicholson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Nicholson passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Dr. Nicholson was not only a faculty member at BU, but also an alumnus. He graduated […]

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