Brandon University’s ‘Let’s Talk Science’ team brings fun science sessions to Brandon Public Library

BRANDON – The Let’s Talk Science outreach team at Brandon University (BU) will host a Science Day for children tomorrow at the Brandon Public Library. The science-focused Saturday, also supported by Mini U, is the culmination of Science Literary Week at BU. Additional space has just been added, and there is still time to register. […]

Author and scholar visits Brandon for French and English talks on seriality

Version français suit BRANDON, Man. – A renowned scholar, author, and activist from Montreal will visit Brandon next month for a unique pair of speaking engagements. Dr. Martine Delvaux will lead two free, public lectures. She has ingeniously used the concept of seriality to analyze the many gendered assumptions that underlie modern culture in her […]

Brandon University community urged to note Blue Phone locations

BRANDON – With thousands and students, faculty and staff back into the full swing of the fall term, Brandon University (BU) is asking everyone to familiarize themselves with the many safety and security features on campus. “Brandon University is a compact, safe and welcoming environment, filled with many caring people, and we are proud to […]

Brandon University launches ‘Let’s Talk Science’ outreach team

BRANDON – Science-loving students at Brandon University (BU) will soon be sparking new learning in schools around the region. Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that offers science, technology, engineering and math programming at no charge to kids from preschool through Grade 12. At BU, the Let’s Talk Science outreach team is made […]

Winnipeg quartet kicks off Pro Series season

BRANDON, Man. – The Ensemble Exchange, a chamber music group from Winnipeg, will launch the 2017-2018 Pro Series at Brandon University. Clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn, violinist Elation Pauls, cellist Minna Rose Chung and pianist Madeline Hildebrand will grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The programme will include works […]

BU to host national herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – A large-scale event for Canadian herpetologists is coming to Brandon University (BU) this week. About 70 people from across Canada will take part in the fourth Annual Conference of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS), from Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17. The participants will include representatives from universities, government agencies and […]

BU Music professor to perform Beethoven with WSO

Courtesy of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Brandon’s own Kerry DuWors opens the 2017-2018 Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) in Brandon Series at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Sep 17 at 3:00 pm. DuWors will play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major with WSO, the same program that opens the 70th Anniversary Season in Winnipeg with legendary violinist […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

Three new BU research projects funded by federal Discovery Grants

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) research projects in sub-atomic physics, vascular biology and fractional calculus have received significant federal funding through the Discovery Grant program. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Discovery and Discovery Development Grants, totaling $360,000 of support, to three projects led by BU faculty members. […]

Master of Psychiatric Nursing students gather at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Scattered across Canada for the bulk of their studies, Master of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) students gathered at Brandon University (BU) recently for three important days of orientation. The students converged at BU for a series of seminars, research presentations and networking, forming key relationships before returning home to continue their coursework. Using […]

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