Month: January 2010

BRANDON , MB – This year, BU students will have a “shot” at one free term tuition just for being a Bobcat fan.
Each time a student attends a Bobcat home game, their name will be entered into a draw to be held at the final Bobcat home game this season. That evening, one lucky student will be selected randomly and have the opportunity to sink a half-court shot and win one term worth of tuition at Brandon University.

Churchill and the Manitoba Coastal region field course, offered during the summer session (August 16-26, 2010) at the University of Manitoba. See attached poster for more details.

BRANDON, MB – The 2009-2010 pro series welcomes the father-daughter duo of pianist Dr. Lawrence Jones and cellist Laura Jones to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage Sunday, January 24, at 3:00 p.m.
The pair has graced the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage in past recitals, but had done so on their own steam.

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) will host the second annual Remediation and Prevention Conference at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg, MB on February 25, 2010. This conference will offer insight into todayʼs issues surrounding remediation, arming attendeeʼs with new problem solving perspectives as provided by peer case studies and examples.

BRANDON, MB – This Friday evening, many of the talented musicians who make up the School of Music’s faculty will have the opportunity to shine in the spotlight during the annual pro series Faculty Concert.
The program includes faculty members Heather and Glen Carruthers, violinist Kerry DuWors, cellist Leanne Zacharias, guitarist Paul Madyrga, baritone David Playfair, pianists Lawrence Jones and Kyung Kim, and flutist Nancy Hennen.

BRANDON, MB – The Canada West conference schedulers have given Bobcats fans and Brandon University an early gift for 2010. This weekend all four Bobcat teams will play at home, highlighted by four straight games in the BU Gymnasium on Saturday.

BRANDON, MB – Wednesday, the author of the graphic novel, The Life of Helen Betty Osborne, took the time to speak to BU Faculty of Education students about making Aboriginal history more accessible and engaging in the classroom.
David Robertson is an author who now lives in Winnipeg, but grew up in the same northern community as Helen Betty Osborne, a young aboriginal woman that was abducted and brutally murdered near The Pas, Manitoba in November of 1971.