Month: November 2009

BRANDON, MB – In his debut pro series performance, jazz drummer Eric Platz will be joined by his departmental colleagues, saxophonist Greg Gatien and pianist Michael Cain. The trio will offer a programme of jazz standards and originals, on Tuesday, December 1, in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall.

Brandon, MB – Brandon University’s World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Club will be honoring World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1 with two events.
First, students at Brandon University will be holding an HIV/AIDS Vigil from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

BRANDON, MB – The Faculty of Arts at Brandon University is delighted to announce the inauguration of a nine-month Aboriginal Writer-in-Residency, generously co-sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and Brandon University. This Residency will hopefully become an annual program, with a different featured author each year.

BRANDON, MB – MacLeans’s magazine has released their annual university rankings, Thursday, November 5, and Brandon University placed 13 out of 22 institutions in the in the primarily undergraduate category.
Brandon University’s relatively strong showing was supported by having the best student to faculty ratio in the nation and the smallest average class sizes.

Britain’s birds have seen a dramatic reversal of fortune over the last decade, with once threatened species now thriving and previously common sightings becoming increasingly rare.
A major report from several of Britain’s leading conservation groups and led by the RSPB says rare birds such as the osprey have fared much better than common counterparts.