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Civics on celluloid: Public invited to learn about local history from local filmmakers

A Brandon University (BU) professor is inviting members of the general public to come see local history through the lenses of local filmmakers. Dr. Rhonda Hinther is opening up her Intro to Public History class on Tuesday to the general public as she hosts a panel discussion called “History on Film.” She has invited a […]

Brandon University ready to welcome high school students for February Open House

We are throwing open our doors at Brandon University (BU) to Grade 11 and 12 students from across the province this month. “This is our first-ever Open House of this nature and we are really excited to welcome students, parents and family members to BU,” said Tom Brophy, Associate Vice-President (Student Services and Enrolment Management) […]

BU professor Eric Platz releases debut album, Life After Life

BRANDON, Man. – A veteran performer with more than 20 recording credits to his name, Brandon University (BU) School of Music professor Eric Platz makes his debut as a composer and leader today with the CD and digital release of his new work, Life After Life, on the Allos Documents label. Platz, a percussionist, was […]

BU Workplace Wellness Task Force launches web page

The Brandon University Workplace Wellness Task Force (WWTF) is excited to unveil a new website at brandonu.ca/wellness. The new web page includes valuable content for faculty and staff, such as: Brandon University and community wellness resources and links Workplace Wellness Task Force updates Related campus initiatives and events The Workplace Wellness web page will continue to […]

Brandon University scholars shed legal light on Winnipeg General Strike trials that resonate today

BRANDON, Man. — When leaders of the Winnipeg General Strike were arrested and placed on trial for seditious conspiracy in 1919, who was really leading the prosecution? Why? Who paid the bills? And why does it still matter today? Two members of the Brandon University (BU) faculty have traced the murky legal history of this […]

Brandon University to host Walking With Our Sisters exhibit

Brandon Man. – The North American touring art project Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) is coming to Brandon from February 22 to March 6. The commemorative exhibition will be hosted at Brandon University’s Down Under space below the Harvest Hall dining room. The project features 1,808 pairs of moccasin vamps (also called “uppers” or “tops”) created […]

Former Dean of Music returns to BU to share stage with internationally renowned chamber music quartet

BRANDON, Man. – The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s pro series will shine the spotlight on some old friends on Sunday afternoon: Former Dean of Music Michael Kim returns to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage with the Fine Arts Quartet. Kim, who is now the Director of the University of Minnesota School of […]

Bobcat picks up assist from former player

A Brandon University Bobcat got a different sort of on-court assist over the lunch hour on Wednesday, when she was presented with the Pallister Women’s Athletic Award. Kaela Cranston, a fifth-year guard/forward on the BU women’s basketball team, was presented with a certificate from Brian Pallister, who established the scholarship in 2014. The scholarship is […]

BU New Music Festival pushes pro series to Edge

BRANDON, Man. – The New Music Festival returns to Brandon University (BU) this week with Manitoba: Edge. This year’s edition of the annual pro series event will focus on Manitoba composers. Festival director Megumi Masaki and the Brandon University New Music Ensemble (BUNME) will stage two free concerts, on Thursday, Jan. 21 and Friday, Jan. […]

Brandon University students ready to help local small businesses succeed

Do you run or own a business? Then you’re faced with plenty of challenges every day. From how to increase sales, whether to hire or expand, or how much to spend on marketing or to reinvest in equipment, these questions take time, money and expertise to answer. Now, Brandon University (BU) business students are ready […]

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