Month: April 2012

BRANDON, MB — Next Saturday evening, three members of Brandon University’s jazz faculty—saxophonist Greg Gatien, bassist Gilles Fournier and drummer Eric Platz—will collaborate in an unprecedented concert event. Six other musicians from Winnipeg and Saskatoon will be joining them to revive the music that launched a whole new approach to jazz.

BRANDON, MB — Dr. Renee Robinson of the School of Health Studies and Dr. Karen Rempel of the Faculty of Education were each awarded funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy. The total value of the research funding for these two Brandon University projects is more than $103,000.
“The Government of Canada is committed to helping Canadians with housing needs and people seeking to break free from the cycle of homelessness and poverty,” said Merv Tweed, Member of Parliament for Brandon–Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

April 24, 2012
BRANDON, MB — The 101st Convocation at Brandon University this spring will not only celebrate the accomplishments of 675 new graduates, but will also acknowledge the contributions of two distinguished Canadians. One of them is internationally accomplished musician, Anton Kuerti.

Faculty of Education: Graduate Studies & Field Research is offering the following elective this summer:

07.798 Topics:  Negotiation & Alternative Dispute Resolution: Theory & Practice
Term:  Summer term 1
Dates (on-campus):  July 3 – 7, 2012
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

BRANDON, MB — Third-year music student, Jinsung Kim recently won first place in the Young Artist Series CFMTA Western Tour Competition held in Winnipeg. Thanks to this achievement, the young pianist will embark on a recital tour of various cities throughout Western Canada during the upcoming academic year.