August 2013

CBU Students Recognized by Canadian Psychological Association

Three Cape Breton University students have each been awarded a Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence for an Honours Thesis. The certificate is awarded to recognize outstanding achievements made by students at all levels of study in each Canadian department of psychology.  The range of research that the students conducted was diverse, with each More »

Research at CBU – CBC Series

Listen to CBU faculty and students as they share their interesting research with CBC Information Morning Cape Breton. Check back monthly for a new segment. How Mountain Belts are Formed Professor Deanne van Rooyen discusses the interesting work she's doing in the field of geology.  She's working with the Geological Survey of Canada to analyze More »

CBU Faculty Co-authors Book on Ghanaian Statesman

Never Say Die! The Autobiography of a Ghanaian Statesman has been launched in Accra, Ghana. The book, published by the Ghana Universities Press, is coauthored by Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, a prominent Ghanaian political leader, and the CBU Communication Department's Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington. It chronicles Nyaho-Tamakloe's challenging experiences as a soldier, medical practitioner, sports administrator, politician, More »

First CBU Chapter of Global Brigades Heading to Ghana

The 18 members of the Cape Breton University (CBU) chapter of Global Brigades are preparing for their first trip to Ghana, Africa for humanitarian work with departure set for August 14. In only one year, co-organizers Julie-Anne Wrobleski and Jeff MacDonald have created the chapter from the ground up, and have planned the upcoming trip More »

Cape Breton University Launches New Global Social Justice Journal

The Centre for International Studies (CIS) is pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the Global Social Justice Journal. The journal seeks to transcend the academic/social activist divide through the dissemination of peer-reviewed research on normative global social justice issues including economic globalization, human rights, indigenous peoples, the environment, education, gender, class, More »