CBU Researchers Receive Funding for State of the Art Infrastructure

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) recently announced that it will fund 12 projects across Nova Scotia that aim to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians while building further capacity for innovation. Among the recipients are Cape Breton University’s Marcia Ostashewski, Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology and Tier Two Canada Research Chair in Communities and Cultures and Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Assistant Professor of Community Health and Tier Two Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities.

CBU’s Women in Science Event Aims to Help Bridge Gender Gap

Friday, March 21, 2014

Cape Breton University is hoping to help bridge the gender gap in science and engineering by encouraging young women to get involved in the sciences early. The 4th annual Women in Science Event aims to introduce junior high and high school aged young women, as well as those in first year university programs, to career options that result from a science based post-secondary education.

Cape Breton University and NSCC to collaborate on Island Sandbox

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Cape Breton University and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will build upon an already strong partnership by collaborating on what will be known as the Island Sandbox.

International Happiness Day - March 20, 2014

Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Day of Happiness campaign is a global celebration to mark the UN International Day of Happiness.

Cape Breton University to Highlight World-Class Research with Weeklong Event

Friday, March 14, 2014

Cape Breton University will celebrate the world-class research it conducts during the 3rd annual Research Week being held from Monday, March 17 to Saturday, March 22, 2014. This weeklong event showcases the high quality research happening at CBU and includes presentations, speaking engagements and other forums as a way of making research accessible to all members of the University, as well as the broader community.

Alison Keough Claims Kathy Shields Award

Friday, March 14, 2014

A two-sport athlete at Riverview High School, Keough quickly made an immediate impact in the lineup after joining her hometown Capers this past fall.

CBU Students Take Top Prize in Business Competition

Friday, March 14, 2014

Saint Mary's University, Halifax, recently hosted their 7th annual Business Case Competition on March 7 and 8, 2014, where a team of Cape Breton University students took top prize.  All Bachelor of Business Administration students, Nicholas MacNeil, Matt Oliver, Justin Cashin and Patricia McCann came out on top.

CBU Press book shortlisted for Book of the Year

Monday, March 10, 2014

The Canadian Library Association has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Book of the Year for Children Award. Among the top ten is Nova Scotia writer Philip Roy’s Me & Mr. Bell, published by Cape Breton University Press. 

Annual One-Act Festival to Grace the Boardmore Stage

Monday, March 10, 2014

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Playhouse is currently preparing to raise the curtain for the 2014 edition of the Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival. The stage is set for opening night on Thursday March 20 and will run until Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Cape Breton University Appoints Dr. Arja Vainio-Mattila as next Dean of the School of Arts and Social Science

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Dr. Arja Vainio-Mattila joins CBU from Huron University College, London, Ontario where she currently holds an appointment as an Associate Professor of Global Development Studies and a Docent of Development Studies at the University of Helsinki. Her academic interests focus on connections between higher education and community development.

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