Rural Innovation in Manitoba research project will provide tools to strengthen agri-food industry

BRANDON, Man. ­­– A new research project at Brandon University (BU) will help rural Manitobans get their good ideas to market. The Rural Development Institute (RDI) has received $182,000 in funding from the Canada and Manitoba governments through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial initiative, for a two-year research project examining Rural Innovation in Manitoba. Focusing […]

Memorial concert planned to mark National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The Brandon University Chorale will present En Souvenir d’elles/In Memory of Them, a memorial performance on Sunday to help mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The concert will be held at St. Matthew’s Cathedral at 13th Street and Louise Avenue, beginning at 3 p.m. This concert is a response […]

Brandon University welcomes record number of graduate students to Department of Rural Development

BRANDON, Man. ­­– More graduate students than ever are furthering their education through Brandon University’s Department of Rural Development. The department welcomed a record 13 new graduate students in September, with two more to arrive in January. In the past, a maximum of six students could be admitted to Rural Development at BU to pursue […]

ACC and BU will explore new joint school of business

BRANDON, MB — Business education in Brandon could look a lot different over the next few years, as the city’s two post-secondary institutions have agreed to explore the concept of a hybrid business program and future joint school of business. “A joint school between ACC and BU would offer significant benefits to learners, employers and […]

Brandon University’s iPad Initiative aids students in the Program for the Education of Native Teachers

BRANDON, MB – Through fundraising efforts over the past year, led by alumnus, Gerald Butler ’63, Brandon University has provided iPads for all students enrolled in BU’s Program for the Education of Native Teachers (PENT). These students hail primarily from Aboriginal, northern, and rural communities across the province and are working towards an Integrated Bachelor […]