Month: September 2018

David Robertson
The Brandon University library is teaming up with the Brandon Public Library to present a celebrated Winnipeg graphic novelist and writer at a number of events next month.
David Alexander Robertson will first present in the Gathering Space at the John E. Robbins Library at BU on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 4, starting at 10:30 a.m.

BRANDON – A generous $50,000 donation has given Brandon University (BU) another big reason to celebrate as it marks its 50th year as a chartered university.
Brandon University alumnus and current Board of Governors member Kerry Auriat is partnering with National Bank Financial – Wealth Management, to make a $50,000 commitment to BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC).

BRANDON – An extensive new research partnership looking at families’ experience with early childhood disability services will be introduced to the community at an event on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Brandon University (BU).

Tickets to the Chris Hadfield keynote at Brandon University’s 50th-anniversary Homecoming next month have sold out. Tickets to the event went on sale Monday at noon and the last one was snapped up by mid-afternoon on Wednesday.
“All of us at Brandon University are thrilled by the strong support for our Homecoming keynote speaker and for the many other events we have planned during this expanded four-day celebration.

BRANDON – Decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot Col. Chris Hadfield will launch Brandon University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming celebrations with a public keynote on Friday, Oct. 12.
“I am over the moon to welcome Col. Chris Hadfield to our Homecoming stage,” said Dr. Steven Robinson, Interim President of BU. “Every Canadian has been inspired by Col. Hadfield’s feats, and I look forward to hearing the academic, social and scientific insights he has gleaned from the rare perspective of Earth orbit.”
At the Friday evening keynote, Hadfield will speak on “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,” showing the Brandon audience how to “think like an astronaut.

BRANDON – Two Toronto-based jazz musicians — saxophonist Tara Davidson and her spouse, trombonist William Carn — are back in Brandon after a three-year absence to kick off both the 2018–19 pro series and their Western Canadian tour.
They won’t be alone when they play at Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall on Tuesday, Sept.