Category: Arts One

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly.
“This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon.

Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy, now in draft form.
The draft policy, related information, resources, and details about the consultation process have been posted to a new website at BrandonU.

BRANDON, Man. — How true the New Democratic Party (NDP) remains to its roots is an eternal political debate, and now a new book by a Brandon University (BU) History Professor shakes loose some common beliefs about those roots.
James Naylor’s new book, The Fate of Labour Socialism, reveals the previously unknown history of the CCF.
James Naylor, the Chair of the Department of History at BU, is the author of the recently released book, The Fate of Labour Socialism: The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the Dream of a Working-Class Future.

The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art at Brandon University (BU) will welcome back recently retired professor Steve Gouthro for the opening of a new exhibition of his work on Wednesday, Oct. 27.
The oil painting “The Church and the Word” is an example of Steve Gouthro’s photorealism style.
Presence – Steve Gouthro features the work of Gouthro, who taught painting, drawing and art fundamentals in the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art at BU for 10 years.

BRANDON, Man. — Language barriers and transportation are some of the common challenges for refugees settling in rural Manitoba based on case studies by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) that looked at five communities.
The case studies were carried out in conjunction with the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO) through funding from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

BRANDON, Man. — Past and current students of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies (ADES) department will gather this weekend to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the department’s creation.
In conjunction with BU’s Homecoming events, the attendees will meet in a series of participant-driven sessions to discuss current issues in emergency management and the connections to higher education.

BRANDON, Man. — Although the end of Mental Illness Awareness Week in Canada is near, the conversation will continue with the Mental Health on the Prairies (MHP) conference next week at Brandon University (BU).
Hosted by the BU Faculty of Health Studies as well as Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living, the conference will take place from Wednesday, Oct. 12 to Friday, Oct. 14 with nearly 35 presentations from top-notch speakers.