National Conference on Civilian Internment

BRANDON, MB – A historic discussion on civil liberty and national security will be held this week from June 17-19 in Winnipeg and all are invited to take part. Organized by the Canadian Society for Ukrainian Labour Research and Dr. Rhonda Hinther, history professor at Brandon University, Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies is […]

Report on Innovation in Manitoba’s Food Processing Industry

The full report, highlight sheet and individual case study reports are all available within the RDI publication repository. Brandon, MB – The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) has released a report into the growth opportunities from innovation in the bulk food processing industry in Manitoba. This research fills an important gap in understanding how innovation […]

Drag the Red Searchers get Forensics Crash Course from BU Professor

Sports Community and University Mourn Loss of Frank McKinnon

BU Celebrates 2015 Spring Convocation 

Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered today at Brandon University (BU) to celebrate the success of graduating students at the 2015 Spring Convocation ceremonies held at the Healthy Living Centre.  Five hundred and thirty-seven graduates received their degrees during two Convocation ceremonies.  The Faculties of Arts, Science and Health Studies were celebrated during the morning […]

New Award Established at BU in Honour of Guru Nanak Dev

BRANDON, MB – Brandon’s Sikh community has established a new scholarship at Brandon University (BU) in honour of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. The Guru Nanak Dev Scholarship will award approximately $1,400 each academic year to a continuing BU student on the basis of academic merit and a record of significant community service […]

Creative Process in the Digital Age

“ I’m also using DJ techniques in my live performace, so I now have a traktor setup that I’m experimenting with,” says BU Associate Professor and Composer Michael Cain. Music manuscripts have long been a source of information on how composers work. Mozart appears to have written his music out perfectly the first time, while […]

BU Celebrates Donors and Volunteers at Foundation Annual Luncheon

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) celebrated its generous donors, outstanding volunteers and new inductees into the Order of the Sheaf at the Brandon University Foundation Annual Luncheon held on Friday, May 22nd. Also announced at the Luncheon were the recipients of the Brandon University Foundation’s major awards for 2015. Verda and Dick McDonald are […]

Brandon Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Triples Support for BU Nursing Students

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon Regional Health Centre (BRHC) Auxiliary is tripling their financial support for students enrolled in Brandon University’s (BU) Faculty of Health Studies Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing programs. The BRHC Auxiliary endowment fund will increase from $70,000 to $140,000 when matching contributions are received from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI). […]

Mini U to Receive MTS Future First Grant

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Mini University (Mini U) summer camp program will receive a $10,000 grant from MTS Future First, a community investment initiative that sought online voting support for a number of community-based organizations working on behalf of youth in Manitoba. MTS Future First announced Mini U’s top ten placement this morning based […]

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