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Mahone Bay Artist Showcased at CBU Art Gallery

Cape Breton University Art Gallery is opening an exhibition of new work by Mahone Bay, N.S. painter, Winston (Win) Leonard Seaton. The opening reception for W.L Seaton: Changing Tack, will be held on Friday, March 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Seaton has been painting since he graduated in 1963 from the Vancouver School of More »

CBU Recognized Among the 2011 REBRAND 100 Global Awards Winners

Cape Breton University was named one of the world’s most effective rebrands in the seventh annual REBRAND 100® Global Awards. This prestigious accolade is the highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning, and is the first and only global program of its kind. CBU’s rebrand of CAPERS Athletics included the evolution of the Cape Breton More »

Celebrating Women in Science

As part of CBU’s International Year of Chemistry (IYC) celebration the planning committee is hosting a Women in Science luncheon on Saturday, March 5 at the Delta Sydney. The goal of the event is to educate young females on the fascinating careers a science background supports. Female professionals from the University as well as the More »

Mi’kmaq Cultural Hero, Social Media and Coastal Erosion Focus of Student Research Internships

During the 2010-11 academic year the Department of History at Cape Breton University introduced three new positions to its internship program. The program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to do research in the social sciences. Initially, launched in 2009, the Department works with several partners including the Beaton Institute, Louisbourg Institute, Parks Canada and More »

CBU Celebrates African Heritage Month

 In honour of African Heritage Month, Cape Breton University’s Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice, Dr. Graham Reynolds, is hosting an educational presentation titled, The Many Faces of Jim Crow: A Documentary History of Racial Discrimination & Segregation in Nova Scotia, on Monday, February 28 from 2-4 p.m. in CE-265. Wanda Robson, Viola Desmond’s sister, More »

Oklahoma! Opens at the Boardmore Playhouse

Oklahoma! is set to hit the stage on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. as part of the CBU Boardmore Theatre 40th Season of Plays. The musical takes place in Oklahoma Territory and tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. Directed by Bruce Cathcart and based on More »

CBU Alumni Association Celebrates 7th Annual CBU Night at the Nest

Screaming Eagles’ fans can expect a sea of orange to take over Centre 200 for the 7th Annual CBU Night at the Nest on Wednesday, February 16. Joined by the Orange Army, CBU alumni and friends will boisterously support the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles as they battle the Shawinigan Cataractes starting at 7 p.m. Cape More »

Updates from Canadian International College (CIC) in Egypt

February 14th, 2011…As the historic events of the past few weeks have unfolded in Cairo, Cape Breton University has watched and worried, hoped and cheered, along with the 2,400 students at our partner campus, the Canadian International College (CIC) in New Cairo, Egypt, and approximately 100 Egyptian students studying here in Sydney. On the day More »

CBU Participates in Three Highly Recognized Surveys

To build on Cape Breton University’s ongoing commitment to enhance the student educational experience, the University is participating in three well-established student surveys – National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the Canadian University Survey Consortium (CUSC) and the Globe and Mail Survey.  “Tell the Real CBU Story” is the platform for internal messaging to students More »

15th Annual Student, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Exhibition

The Cape Breton University Art Gallery is launching its 15th Annual Student, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Exhibition with an opening reception on Friday, February 4 from 4-6 p.m. All members of the university community have been invited to submit artwork in any medium including drawing, painting, photography, performance, sculpture and new media. This year, the exhibit More »