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Cultivating Natural Talent

Great things can happen when you draw inspiration from those around you. Jinsung Kim’s story shows how natural talent, coaxed forward and cared for by teachers and mentors, can blossom into a promising future for the young musician. The celebrated piano student is currently in his final year of a Masters Degree program at Brandon […]

Photo Exhibition Shows Evolution of Brandon

National Recognition for Founder of Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – One of the founders of Brandon University is celebrated in the newest volume of the prestigious Dictionary of Canadian Biography, an award-winning database containing biographies of significant national figures. Samuel James McKee was an educator and early settler of the Canadian west, moving from Ontario to Rapid City, MB, in 1882, and […]

Free Day at Healthy Living Centre

BRANDON, MB – Year after year, people cite losing weight as their top New Year’s resolution. Make good on your plan in 2015, starting with a free workout during this week’s open house at western Manitoba’s state-of-the-art Healthy Living Centre (HLC) at Brandon University. On Thursday, January 8, from 6 am to 11 pm, area […]

Student-led Garden Project Wins Community Award

BRANDON, MB – An urban garden project spearheaded by students at Brandon University (BU) has been recognized as a top community-building initiative. The Healthy Campus Community Garden was deemed the best beautification project in 2014 by the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (BNRC), which awards leading ventures in the categories of youth, community, culture and beautification. […]

Science Dean Honours Fallen Soldier

BRANDON, MB – A senior administrator at Brandon University with strong connections to the military and police is honouring the solider killed on Parliament Hill in October, with a commemorative seat in the University’s gymnasium. “Corporal Nathan Cirillo helps us to put a name and face to the thousands who don uniforms in Canada and […]

Clarinet Students Hit High Notes in 2014

BRANDON, MB – Clarinet players at Brandon University’s School of Music demonstrated in 2014 that they are among the best in North America, with exceptional showings in important festivals in Canada and the US. Four of the seven clarinets selected for the 2014 National Youth Band of Canada were Brandon University (BU) students, says Dr. […]

National Conference Planned on Civilian Internment

BRANDON, MB – An historic discussion on civil liberty and national security will be held this coming June in Winnipeg, MB, and all Canadians touched by civilian internment are invited to take part. Dr. Rhonda Hinther, organizer and nationally-awarded history professor at Brandon University (BU), says Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies is the […]

Campus Christmas to Bring Joy Once Again

BRANDON, MB – Students at Brandon University (BU) are making Christmas a special time for classmates unable to return home for the holidays, with the 3rd annual Campus Christmas. Originally conceived for BU’s growing population of international students, Campus Christmas immediately became a campus-wide gathering with food and events for all students and University staff. […]

New Course Examines Journalism in the Digital Age

BRANDON, MB – Anyone who turns to the internet for news will be interested in an innovative course starting in January at Brandon University (BU). Digital Journalism will examine the current structures, organization, and practices of internet reporting, exploring whether we are shaping the tools in this field or the tools are now shaping our […]

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