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CBU’s Boardmore Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre is proud to present William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Brimming with music and mayhem, Twelfth Night is Shakespeare’s beloved comedy of mistaken identity and around-the-clock romance. "This is going to be an accessible, fun-filled production,” says Todd Pettigrew, Director and Associate Professor of English. “Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's most More »

Shannon School of Business Professor and Students Win Best Paper Award

Princely Ifinedo, Associate Professor of MIS/Management Sciences in CBU’s Shannon School of Business and two of his research students, Ope Ojo and Justin Cashin, have won Best Paper Award at the 44th Annual Atlantic Schools of Business Conference. The conference was held in Halifax, NS, at Mount Saint Vincent University from September 26-28, 2014. The More »

CBU Nursing Students Shortlisted for Spark Competition

Innovacorp‘s Spark Cape Breton competition, which launched in September of 2014, has released its shortlist of competitors. With an impressive 28 submissions, the shortlist of 10 features a young, dynamic group from Cape Breton University’s nursing program. Chris Walker, Tanas Sylliboy, Kate MacEachern, Kelsey Robertson and Taylor Sibley have been chosen as finalists. As part More »

CBU Hosts #StartupCapeBreton 2.0 and Kicks-off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Cape Breton University is re-booting for #StartupCapeBreton 2.0. The event will continue open dialogue and serve as an update on the many action items that developed as a result of the inaugural event, held in July. The 2.0 event will seek and support business and entrepreneurial minded community members and organizations with the goal of More »

CAPERS Soccer stars take home AUS MVP Titles

Atlantic University Sport (AUS) 2014 women's and men’s soccer all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's 10 head coaches following regular season play at Thursday night's awards banquet, hosted in Halifax by Dalhousie University. Fourth-year Cape Breton Capers striker Karolyne Blain was named the AUS most valuable player for women’s soccer for More »

Beaton Institute celebrates World Day for Audio-visual Heritage

From October 27 – 30, Cape Breton University’s Beaton Institute will be celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audio-visual Heritage 2014. The Beaton will be showcasing several rare recordings and videos from the Institute’s Audio-visual Collection through social media. Highlights include a 1929 newsreel of the first landing of a transcontinental flight in Cape Breton, a More »

16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture Focuses on a More Just Globalization

Terry Gibbs, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Cape Breton University, will explore the human rights and environmental consequences of Canadian mining operations in Latin America during the 16th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture. The lecture will take place on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Sydney More »

Sweet 16 for Karolyne Blain

CBU sniper sets AUS scoring record Fourth-year striker Karolyne Blain of the Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer team etched her name into the AUS record books Sunday. The Sudbury, ON native scored twice in a 5-1 road victory over the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers Sunday giving her an AUS single season record More »

CBU Celebrates the Success of Graduates with Fall Convocation Ceremony

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the accomplishments of more than 230 graduates at its Fall Convocation ceremony. In addition to recognizing the academic achievements of the Fall 2014 graduating class, CBU will bestow honorary degrees on two strong community leaders. Aboriginal leader and youth mentor, Wabanakwut Kinew will receive a Doctor of Letters, honoris More »