Month: December 2015

An apple a day is good for a lot of things, and for Brandon University students who are cramming for exams this week, it’s a nice boost of fresh nutrition while they hit the books.
Putting a fresh spin on the old apple-for-teacher idea, one BU instructor has partnered with the Alumni Association to deliver fresh fruit throughout the university’s study areas during evenings all this week.

Some fun holiday baskets are up for grabs next week in the Mingling Area.
There are two more chances for people to buy a raffle ticket and a chance to win one of the many theme baskets put together by Brandon University faculty and staff.

Municipal councilors discuss what is needed to grow rural communities during a session at the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) convention in Brandon. Rural development is a complicated issue where jobs and business retention and expansion, need to be linked to housing, and infrastructure investment.

Posted to: RDI

A Brandon University artist is attracting media attention for an exhibit in Winnipeg that was inspired by his Japanese-Swiss roots.
“Alleys, Records, Parents” is being exhibited at Lantern Gallery by Kevin DeForest, an Assistant Professor in Aboriginal and Visual Art at BU.
In an interview in French with Radio-Canada, DeForest said that it was important to create a artistic representation of Eurasian culture.

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) has dedicated chemistry labs in honour of two former faculty members. The Dr. Bruce & Mrs. Jane Forrest Laboratory for Physical Chemistry and the Dr. Peter Letkeman Laboratory for Analytical & Inorganic Chemistry have been dedicated in recognition of their distinguished careers and their generosity to the institution.