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Dr. Andrew Parnaby wins prestigious AAU Award

Dr. Andrew (Andy) Parnaby says that he chose a career in education when it became clear to him that he was never going to play second base for the New York Yankees. In what proved to be a wise move, he is now thriving in academia and is the 2017 recipient of the Association of More »

Dr. Beth Mason of CBU’s Verschuren Centre Named a Clean50 Award Honouree

Canada’s 2018 Clean50 Awards were announced today and Cape Breton University is proud to report that Dr. Beth Mason, Verschuren Centre CEO (Interim) and Industrial Research Fellow Bio-products, is among this elite group. “I am very honoured to be selected to receive this prestigious award and share the recognition with my Verschuren Centre team.  I More »

Psychology Student Helping Foster Change for Mental Health System

Sheryl Fogarty is a fourth-year Psychology student with a passion for studying mental health. She is co-president of the CBU Psychology Society and has first-hand experience in working with people who struggle with their mental health. For this reason, Sheryl is helping organize an upcoming event at CBU where community groups will come together and More »

CBU Student Organizes “Café” with Hope to Improve Mental Health System

 Lynn Harvey is a third-year Bachelor of Arts student, Honouring in Psychology. As Co-President of the CBU Psychology Society, she is helping organize a “Psychology Café,” to be led by Todd Leader who is an author, Glace Bay native and CBU alumnus. The Café aims to encourage students and attendees to think critically about how Cape Breton More »

Classes Focused on Story of Viola Desmond Being Offered as Facebook Live Event

As part of Cape Breton University’s commitment to open online learning, three classes from Viola Desmond’s Canada, a history course being delivered on campus this semester, will be streamed live through CBU’s Facebook page. The course is being offered by Dr. Graham Reynold, the Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice and a Professor Emeritus at More »

Community Town Hall Date Set to Discuss Next President of CBU

The CBU Board of Governors’ Search Committee tasked with finding the next President of Cape Breton University is hosting a community town hall session on Monday, September 18 at 7 pm in CS-104 in the Verschuren Centre at Cape Breton University.  Members of the community are invited to join committee representatives to share insights and More »

CGS M – Canada Graduate Scholarships: Research Portal to Receive Applications Now Open

CGS M – Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s The Research Portal is now open to receive applications for the Canada Graduate Scholarship Program at the Master’s level. Application deadline is December 1st, 2017 before 8:00 p.m. (ET). To apply, applicants must complete and submit an application using the Research Portal. If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications must be More »

Nova Scotia Innovation and Research Graduate Scholarships (NSIRGS) December 2017 Competition Now Open

Nova Scotia Innovation and Research Graduate Scholarships This scholarship is open to research graduates at Nova Scotia universities for innovative work aligned with or advancing Nova Scotia priorities. The objectives of this award are to attract and retain top-quality research graduates, as well as to encourage exploration, discovery, and innovation. Current Nova Scotia Innovation & More »