Brandon University names Dr. Wayne Kelly to lead Rural Development Institute

A familiar face is returning to lead the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University. Dr. Wayne Kelly has been named Interim Director of the research centre, which is a leading source of information on issues affecting rural communities in Western Canada and beyond. “We are beyond pleased to welcome Dr. Kelly back to RDI, […]

Rejuvenated jazz festival arrives at BU next month

The return of Brandon’s biggest jazz celebration is less than a month away. The Brandon University (BU) Jazz Festival will take place from March 16 to 18, 2023 at the BU School of Music and the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium (WMCA), with tickets to the showcase concerts now available at The event marks the […]

Brandon to host Ukraine support march on invasion anniversary

With the country of Ukraine still bravely battling against a Russian invasion, residents of Brandon are invited to join the world in showing solidarity and support. This Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, the one-year anniversary of the start of the invasion, Brandon will once again host a community march and rally. The march is based on […]

The Grand Valley Local-Manitoba Métis Federation and Brandon University to welcome Louis Riel Day community celebration

Monday, February 20, 2023 12 noon – 4 p.m. Knowles–Douglas Students’ Union Centre The Grand Valley Local-Manitoba Métis Federation and Brandon University (BU) are proud to host a fun family celebration for Louis Riel Day. The afternoon celebration will include free hot dogs, bannock, and coffee or tea, along with kids’ activities. Make sure to […]

Brandon College alumnus tops up donations to more than $650,000

Three major gifts over the past three fiscal years will support science students at Brandon University for generations to come, thanks to Brandon College science grad Barrie Burch. Burch’s most recent donation, this past month, was worth more than $245,000. Combined with about $363,000 given the past two years, as well as consistent giving for […]

Brandon University welcomes soprano Elin Rombo for performance, guest lectures

A highly accomplished and internationally renowned School of Music alumna is returning to Brandon University (BU) this month for a performance and a weeklong residency as a guest lecturer. Swedish soprano Elin Rombo’s unique voice and intelligent interpretations have won acclaim in Europe’s great opera houses. A 1998 BU graduate, Rombo will be in Brandon […]