Russian Masterpieces to be focus of season finale

The music of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other significant Russian composers will resound in Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall on Saturday afternoon, as pianist Dmitry Rachmanov makes his premiere appearance in the pro series. Currently the chair of the piano department at California State University, Northridge, Professor Rachmanov is a busy recitalist as well as […]

BU graduate chosen as Manitoba’s next premier

The surge of Progressive Conservative blue that covered Manitoba in Tuesday’s provincial election has some Brandon University blue and gold behind it. Brandon University (BU) alumnus Brian Pallister is Manitoba’s Premier-designate after his provincial conservatives stormed into power by winning a majority government. Pallister holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees from BU […]

BU artist and instructor earns spring residency at Brooklyn institution

A Brandon University visual art instructor will spend the next two and a half months in Brooklyn, New York, as artist-in-residence at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP). Kevin Ei-ichi deForest, an assistant professor in the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art, will be creating a new series of paintings during his residency, as […]

Brandon University student earns prestigious award for Geographic Information Systems research

A Brandon University (BU) science student has earned a significant scholarship due to her project on the use of Geographic Information Systems in wildlife management. Brandice Hollier, a Geography major, received an Esri Canada GIS Scholarship in the form of a $900 cash award as well as $6,000 worth of software, textbooks and online training, […]

Brandon University announces key initiatives to accelerate work and consultation on sexual violence prevention and response

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is undertaking decisive actions and initiatives to accelerate the development, consultation and implementation of sexual violence, assault and harassment policies and protocols at BU. “It is even more evident and urgent that the prevention and response to sexual violence be a top priority – every day and on every […]

Brandon University Big Band ready for five-day residency in Las Vegas

Related: Michael Cain’s new album is receiving rave reviews from jazz listeners across North America. “Sola” features tracks that were produced in two different places — New York and Las Vegas — with two different sets of musicians, but still manages to be a cohesive whole, held together by Cain’s unique blend of jazz with […]

Brandon University responds to reported sexual assault

Brandon University has been and remains significantly concerned by the reported sexual assault on campus in September 2015. Brandon University used a Student Behavioural Contract, which we now recognize to be inappropriate in this case. We are reviewing the use of Student Behavioural Contracts under any circumstance and will no longer be using them in […]

Brandon University to deliver face-to-face first-year university courses in Dauphin this September

DAUPHIN, MB. — Residents of the Parkland region now have the opportunity to take first-year Brandon University (BU) courses through classes delivered in Dauphin this fall. Recognizing that education is central and crucial to the region’s continued growth and social well-being, over the past six months, BU has been working with the City of Dauphin […]

BU professor’s new book follows police on social media

BRANDON, Man. – Police have added social media as a friend, and it’s complicated. Brandon University (BU) professor Christopher J. Schneider, an internationally recognized expert in the area of technology and policing, has followed this relationship closely and shares his findings in his new book, Policing and Social Media. Set to be released on April […]

Brandon University Chorale selected to perform at national conference in May

The Brandon University (BU) Chorale has been selected to perform at Podium, the biannual National Choral Conference and Festival, this May in Edmonton. The BU Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Andrée Dagenais, was chosen along with 13 other choirs from a pool of 42 choral ensembles. “This is a rare occasion for the Brandon […]

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