Month: April 2017

Edward Snowden will speak live to a Brandon University (BU) audience on May 9, discussing the ethics of mass surveillance and the role of public institutions like universities.
“This is an incredible opportunity for the people of Brandon and Westman to hear from one of the most provocative and thought-provoking individuals of recent years, in his own words” says Dr. Steve Robinson, BU’s Vice-President (Academic & Provost).

BRANDON, Man. – From subatomic particles to vast black holes, close to 1,000 Westman students will be immersed in a science experience unlike anything ever seen in the city next week at Brandon University (BU).
Celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Innovation150 is bringing the Power of Ideas Tour to Brandon University on Tuesday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 26.
Students will team up to guess what’s happening in this mystery tube as part of the Power of Ideas tour.

BRANDON, Man. – A business proposal put together by a pair of Brandon University (BU) students had a nice ring to it.
By combining wedding planning and technology, Linaya Davis and Catherine Dubois found a match at the Manitoba New Venture Championships this month at the University of Manitoba. Davis and Dubois were awarded third place in the category of Best Business Plan Presentation for their pitch for Before I Do, an online and app-based business that would provide wedding planning services to the general public.

BRANDON, Man. – A Pro Series first will conclude the season on Tuesday, April 18 as pianist Murray McLachlan’s North American tour brings him to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University (BU) for a performance.
For his Pro Series debut, McLachlan will present his own transcription of Bagatelles for clarinet by Gerald Finzi, as well as the Canadian premiere of a work by British composer, Ronald Stevenson.