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Collaborative Work of Storytellers Featured in International Museum Exhibit

The Sunjata Story: Glimpse of a Mande Epic produced by Canada Research Chair Marcia Ostashewski, is being featured at London’s British Museum exhibit West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song. When visitors arrive at the exhibit, after proceeding through the introduction area, they will see and hear a large projection with ambient sound filling the front section. On More »

Internationally-Renowned Social Innovator to Visit Cape Breton

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to welcome internationally-renowned social innovator, Marty Donkervoort, to Cape Breton later this week. Donkervoort is also the author of Inner City Renovation: How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities. His book chronicles the emergence and impacts of a Winnipeg-based company that does renovations and new construction, of which Donkervoort was More »

CBU Professor Takes Home Best Conference Paper

Princely Ifinedo, an associate professor of management information systems (MIS) and management sciences in CBU’s Shannon School of Business recently won Best Paper Award at the 2015 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM) in Ottawa. Conf-IRM was held May 18-20, 2015 and is an affiliated conference of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), which More »

Chemistry Students Win Awards at Science Atlantic Chemistry Conference

The 40th annual Science Atlantic ChemCon Conference was recently held at the University of New Brunswick and three Cape Breton University students won big. Ceilidh MacDonald, Matthew Tobin and Doug Richards all presented at the conference and all took home awards. “ChemCon is a great opportunity for our undergraduate students to present their exciting research More »

CBU Turns Science into a Community Event

Cape Breton University will host its fifth annual Mall of Science Event on Saturday, May 30, at the Mayflower Mall. The event will run from 12-4 p.m. and include a little something for every age group and interest. With hands-on, inquiry-based science activities, exciting demonstrations, giveaways, and interactions with CBU Professors, Lab Instructors and students, More »

PSA: Thursday, March 27 event POSTPONED

Due to the uncertainty about the weather on the evening of Thursday, March 27 and keeping everyone’s safety as our main priority, Cape Breton University is postponing tomorrow evening’s event until Thursday, April 24, same time and location that are detailed on the invitation below.