Music Students Benefit from Corporate Gift

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce that Toronto-based Heathbridge Capital Management is committing $40,000 towards an endowment for music students, a fund which will swell to $100,000 using contributions from the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative (MSBI). The Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. Scholarship in Jazz Studies was established in 2008 with […]

Gates Foundation Funds BU Researcher

BRANDON, MB – A top researcher at Brandon University (BU) hoping to cure devastating tropical diseases is getting help from a multi-billion dollar fund established by the co-founder of Microsoft. Biology professor Dr. Bernadette Ardelli is a co-principal investigator with Dr. Robert Greenberg from Penn State in a project that will study tropical diseases including […]

BU Prof Tapped for World Conference

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor will be a keynote speaker at the first-ever international  conference on spiritual tourism,  the United Nations World Trade Organization (UNWTO) Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Development, later this month in Viet Nam. Dr. Daniel Olsen, Chair of BU’s Geography Department, is one of a handful of scholars in […]

BU To Offer Master of Science Degree

BRANDON, MB – A new Master of Science degree will be offered at Brandon University (BU) beginning in 2014, benefitting student success and the economy in southwestern Manitoba. Minister of Education and Advanced Learning, James Allum, made the announcement today in a science lab on the BU campus. BU President and Vice-Chancellor Deborah Poff asserts, […]