Month: January 2016

Both recipients of the second-annual IANE bursaries were once again Brandon University students this year.
The bursaries, which first awarded a year ago, are presented annually to post-secondary students of Aboriginal descent in Westman, by the Westman chapter of the Inter-provincial Association of Native Employment.

The answer is that Dr. J. Edward Chamberlain has written books about all three and how they have shaped our civilizations, our world and our culture.
Today, Brandon University is pleased to host Dr. Chamberlain in the Gathering Space of the library for a lecture that will kick off the 2016 Faculty of Arts Speaker Series.

Brandon Man. – The North American touring art project Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) is coming to Brandon from February 22 to March 6. The commemorative exhibition will be hosted at Brandon University’s Down Under space below the Harvest Hall dining room.
The Walking With Our Sisters exhibit, commemorating missing and murdered Indigenous women, will be in the Down Under space at Brandon University from Feb. 22 to March 6.
The project features 1,808 pairs of moccasin vamps (also called “uppers” or “tops”) created and donated by hundreds of caring and concerned individuals to draw attention to 1,200 women and girls who have been murdered or gone missing across Canada since 1980.

BRANDON, Man. – The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s pro series will shine the spotlight on some old friends on Sunday afternoon: Former Dean of Music Michael Kim returns to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage with the Fine Arts Quartet.
Kim, who is now the Director of the University of Minnesota School of Music, will be back for one performance with violinists Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez and cellist Robert Cohen.

A Brandon University Bobcat got a different sort of on-court assist over the lunch hour on Wednesday, when she was presented with the Pallister Women’s Athletic Award.
Kaela Cranston, a fifth-year guard/forward on the BU women’s basketball team, was presented with a certificate from Brian Pallister, who established the scholarship in 2014.