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Brandon University will host a local business conference, titled “Reimagining Entrepreneurship,” this Friday, November 24, 2023, at the university’s campus. As Canada”s Finest Regional University, Brandon University is thrilled to bring together local business leaders, entrepreneurs, and scholars to explore innovative solutions and celebrate the resilience of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the face of unprecedented challenges.
The School of Music and the Faculty of Arts at Brandon University (BU) will come together this week for a performance reflecting on truth, reconciliation, the power of words and all that we have in common.
A week of events, including movies, music, art and discussions, are being planned to mark Truth and Reconciliation Week at Brandon University (BU).
The week is a time to reflect on the harm done by Canada’s residential school system, as well as to learn about Indigenous perspectives, culture and history.
Brandon University will welcome a speaker to defend the presence of queer and trans content in schools and public libraries.
Professor Melissa Adler, from the University of Western Ontario, will be at BU Thursday evening.
Brandon University religion professor Dr. Alison Marshall will be a member of the Winnipeg mayor’s newly-announced Multi Faith and Culture Liaison Circle.
Dr. Marshall teaches and researches Asian religion, migration and history at BU, helped create a Labyrinth of Peace at the Brandon Riverbank Discovery Centre to celebrate the varied cultures and religions in Brandon, and received the provincial William Norrie Arts and Culture Award in 2021 in recognition of her longstanding volunteer & academic work with the Chinese, Muslim, Filipino and Jewish communities.
When Brandon University professor Dale Lakevold attended an on-campus reading of The Seat Next to the King four years ago, he felt right away that the play should be given a full production for Manitoba audiences.
Steven Jackson’s play explores the politics of being gay in the 1960s and will be given that full production at this year’s Winnipeg Fringe Festival, where it opens this Friday, July 21.
Jackson, a former drama student at BU, first had his play produced at the Toronto Fringe Festival in 2017.
Brandon University (BU) and community supporters honoured 19 new educators on Friday evening.
The students have completed PENT, a community-based program that trains educators, most of them from rural and remote communities.
Congratulations to Dr. Eftihia Mihelakis, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Francophone Studies and Languages at Brandon University. Dr. Mihelakis was recently appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of the journal @nalyses : revue des littératures franco-canadiennes et québécoise.
The latest play by the Brandon University writing team of Dr. Darrell Racine and Prof. Dale Lakevold was recently named Best Full Length Play in Theatre BC’s Canadian National Playwriting Competition for 2022.