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Brandon University mourns passing of Chancellor Emeritus Ron Bell

The entire Brandon University community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of its most decorated members. The Honourable Ron Bell was BU’s Chancellor Emeritus, having served as Chancellor from 1990 to 1996. Originally from Deloraine, he was a Brandon College graduate in 1951. He received the Alumni Award for exceptional service […]

Significant donation will help Brandon University support Indigenous student success

A new program this fall will help Indigenous students at Brandon University make a successful transition to post-secondary life, and it is thanks to a large and generous donation. Daphne Wagner and her husband David Green, along with their children Lita and Michael, have committed funding to launch the program, which will help Indigenous students […]

BU prof to share research on autism in education in public talk

A Brandon University professor who is an international speaker on disability and inclusion will share her research on autism in education during a public talk this Thursday evening at the Brandon Public Library. Dr. Patty Douglas received more than a quarter-million dollars in federal research funding to conduct the research, which is both international in […]

Volleyball star Seth Friesen earns prestigious award as one of nation’s best

Brandon University continues series of public talks at Brandon Public Library

Free public talks at the Brandon Public Library continue to bring Brandon University research to the community. The inaugural season of talks kicked off in the fall, with a series of well-received presentations on museums and rural tourism, university impact and community relations, music composition, and loneliness. “These events have been extremely well attended so […]

Popular Faculty Concert marks return of Pro Series

Talented professional musicians from the Brandon University (BU) School of Music will perform the first pro series concert of 2020 on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall. The annual Faculty Concert will feature inspired interpretations that survey both musical periods and styles. “For more than two decades, the Faculty Concert has been a favourite […]

BU Co-op program expands to include all Science programs, more in Arts

Students at Brandon University now have Manitoba’s fullest selection of experiential learning options through Co-operative education. Late last year, the Brandon University Senate approved the addition of Co-op programs to eight new majors, nearly doubling the number of majors with Co-op across the Faculties of Arts and Science. This means, that starting next fall, every […]

Brandon University student claims international education award

A Brandon University student has been named one of Manitoba’s top international students — and now she wants to make an impact on the volleyball court. Kaoane Loch has been named the 2019 Manitoba Council for International Education (MCIE) International Student Awards in the language program category. She won as a student in BU’s English […]

‘Miracle on 18th Street’ raises thousands for Christmas Cheer

Brandon University’s annual Family and Friends Holiday Luncheon has once again raised thousands of dollars for Brandon and Westman Christmas Cheer. Ahead of the luncheon, many departments and areas on campus put together gift baskets stuffed with goodies — everything from a mini fridge to an Instant Pot — and sold raffle tickets. There was […]

BU recognizes longtime employees

A remarkable 50 years of service by Dr. Nancy Stanley was among the highlights as Brandon University recognized the efforts of longtime members of its faculty and staff on Thursday. The University held its annual Long Service Employee Recognition Event, honouring those who reached benchmarks of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or […]

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