Blues Band Film To Raise Funds For Scholarships

BRANDON, MB — A documentary about an iconic Canadian blues band entitled Flip Flop and Fly: 40 Years of The Downchild Blues will be premiered on December 4 at 6:30 p.m. EST on TMN and Movie Central. However, before that, a special screening will take place at the Royal Theatre in Toronto, tomorrow. During that […]

Senior Business Students Need to Link to Community Businesses for Projects

BRANDON, MB — The fourth-year Bachelor of Business Administration students in Associate Professor Michael Malazdrewicz’s Small Business Management class will be digging into real-life situations in February, for a six week project. However, to do so, they will need to collaborate with Brandon businesses. “We are looking for local businesses to turn a problem over […]

Rural Development Professors Launch Books

BRANDON, MB — Two new tomes have been added this fall to the Rural Development Institute’s publishing arm. Dr. Doug Ramsey was one of the editors of Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change, while Dr. Kenneth Beesley edited The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict & Controversy. “As publisher of these two publications, the Rural Development […]

Brandon University Native Studies Major Receives Award

BRANDON, MB — Audrey Cook, a fourth-year Native Studies major at Brandon University recently received the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Award for Personal Achievement. Originally from the Bloodvein River reserve, she is the first individual in her father’s family to attend university. This award served to underline her academic commitment. “Receiving the award was very overwhelming,” […]

MP Merv Tweed Announces Federal Government Support for Youth Project

BRANDON, MB — Federal government funding for Skills Link, an initiative focusing on youth, was announced today by MP Merv Tweed. With Brandon University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Deborah Poff along with Career and Employment Youth Services (CEYS) representative Richard Greer on hand, MP Tweed underlined the critical need to ensure that youth have access […]

Dino Arrives At Brandon University, Naming Contest is Launched for K. To Gr. 6 Students

BRANDON, MB — Some 65 million years ago, the Dromaeosaurus was a feathered carnivore, with razor-sharp teeth, sickle-like claws on its feet, and a tail that plumed several feet behind it. Today, a skeleton of this creature has made its home in the geology department of Brandon University. “ Our latest recruit, yet to be […]

Canada Research Chair Renewed at Brandon University

BRANDON, MB — On behalf of the Government of Canada, the Honourable Tony Clement announced on Wednesday that $275.6 million has been invested in the Canada Research Chairs Program. This comes as the program marks its tenth anniversary. Among the new or renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) at 53 universities is Dr. Di Brandt, Canada […]

Brandon University Alumnus Helps Isolate Anti-matter at CERN

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University alumnus, Tim Friesen has been conducting research at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) while working toward his PhD. He was a member of the international team that was able to trap antimatter atoms. In the timeframe during which those atoms were captured, the scientists involved were able “to […]

Bobcats to Host Dinos in Volleyball Home-opener

BRANDON, MB – After playing four games on the road, the Bobcats men’s and women’s volleyball teams are happy to be playing at home this weekend. Both Bobcats teams are hosting the University of Calgary Dinos in their 2010-2011 home-opener on Friday, November 19. The women hit the court at 6 p.m., and the men […]

UNESCO World Philosophy Day Celebrated on Campus

BRANDON, MB – The faculty members of the philosophy department at Brandon University will host an event to mark the annual UNESCO World Philosophy Day, on November 25. “I think the reason UNESCO created this is because they were convinced that philosophy has a particularly useful capability of building dialogue and it trains people to […]

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