Month: September 2017

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is proud to announce that current Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Jimmie Kilpatrick is the recipient of a Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary award for the 2017-18 school year.
This $2,000 award celebrates and supports the completion of his graduating thesis year, which includes a solo exhibition at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery.

BRANDON, Man. – A significant milestone will be recognized at Brandon University’s (BU’s) expanded 2017 Homecoming celebration, which takes place from Oct. 12–15.
Among those who will be recognized at the Homecoming Dinner and Awards on Saturday, Oct. 14 will be the Class of 1967, the final class to graduate from Brandon College before the institution was chartered as a degree-granting university for the 1967–68 academic year. Graduates from Brandon College were awarded degrees through other universities, including McMaster University and the University of Manitoba.

Brandon University invites members of the university community to wear orange this Friday, September 29, 2017 in a show of support and reconciliation with all those who have been harmed by the residential school system in Canada.
Wearing orange on Friday, Sept.

Brandon University (BU) is hosting a visiting national exhibition that explores the ongoing impacts of the Residential School System among Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) Peoples in Canada.
The exhibit, 100 Years of Loss: The Residential School System in Canada, will be placed in the Gathering Space on the first floor of the John E. Robbins Library at BU, where it will be open to the public throughout normal library hours from now until Oct. 20.
“We are honoured to bring this important and thought-provoking exhibition here to Brandon, and we encourage everyone to take some time to visit, to view, and to consider its message,” said BU Interim President Steve Robinson.

BRANDON – The Let’s Talk Science outreach team at Brandon University (BU) will host a Science Day for children tomorrow at the Brandon Public Library. The science-focused Saturday, also supported by Mini U, is the culmination of Science Literary Week at BU.
Additional space has just been added, and there is still time to register.

BRANDON – With thousands and students, faculty and staff back into the full swing of the fall term, Brandon University (BU) is asking everyone to familiarize themselves with the many safety and security features on campus.
“Brandon University is a compact, safe and welcoming environment, filled with many caring people, and we are proud to have generally a very safe campus,” said Physical Plant director Gordon Neal.

BRANDON – Science-loving students at Brandon University (BU) will soon be sparking new learning in schools around the region.
Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that offers science, technology, engineering and math programming at no charge to kids from preschool through Grade 12. At BU, the Let’s Talk Science outreach team is made up of both undergraduate and graduate student volunteers who are trained to engage youth in interactive learning experiences that are fun, creative, and exciting.

BRANDON, Man. – The Ensemble Exchange, a chamber music group from Winnipeg, will launch the 2017-2018 Pro Series at Brandon University.
Clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn, violinist Elation Pauls, cellist Minna Rose Chung and pianist Madeline Hildebrand will grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage on Tuesday, Sept.