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CBU Faculty present at Folklore Studies Association Meeting

Friday, June 26, 2015

CBU had a notable presence at this year’s Folklore Studies Association of Canada (FSAC) meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the congress of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The conference was held at the University of Ottawa from May 30 - June, 2015.

Mining Legacies Opens at the CBU Art Gallery

Monday, June 15, 2015

Mining histories, personal stories and environmental legacies emerge in an exhibition opening June 26 at the CBU Art Gallery. Mining Legacies incorporates a variety of artistic styles and approaches to explore the impact of mining on our community. This multi-generational exhibition reflects on the history of mining and looks at the legacies of the industry in Cape Breton today.

Carl (Bucky) Buchanan- A Role Model On and Off the Ice

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Congratulations to Carl (Bucky) Buchanan for being one of the first coaches to be inducted into the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Hall of Fame!

Exhibiting Sound from Cape Breton to Alberta

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Cape Breton University (CBU) professor and Canada Research Chair in Communities and Cultures, Dr. Marcia Ostashewski, is part of an international research team that has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant in the amount of $62,745. The funding will support Exhibiting Sound, a joint project between the University of Alberta and CBU, focused on digital media, arts, heritage and culture. Ostashewski leads the project together with University of Alberta ethnomusicologist Dr. Michael Frishkopf.

#StartupCapeBreton 3.0 Comes to CBU on June 5th

Friday, June 5, 2015

Startup Cape Breton — aka #StartupCapeBreton — is an event to highlight, promote, and encourage new thinking, activities, and opportunities in technology, business, and education.

Ecosystem Research the focus for Bras dOr Institute Team

Friday, June 5, 2015

Humans now have the power to destroy many ocean ecosystems. If we do not change our behaviour that will inevitably happen. But we also have the power to avoid those outcomes, so let us exercise that power both individually and collectively...

For Bruce Hatcher, University Chair in Marine Ecosystem Research, Director of the Bras d'Or Institute and Associate Professor of Biology at Cape Breton University, exercising an individual and collective power to preserve important marine ecosystems is something that he and his team live by.

CBU Professor Takes Home Best Conference Paper

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Princely Ifinedo, an associate professor of management information systems (MIS) and management sciences in CBU’s Shannon School of Business recently won Best Paper Award at the 2015 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM) in Ottawa. Conf-IRM was held May 18-20, 2015 and is an affiliated conference of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), which is the premier professional association that promotes and advances the study of information systems worldwide.  

CBU Faculty to Teach in China

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Two Cape Breton University (CBU) business professors are off to China this week to teach CBU courses at Henan Agricultural University (HAU). Dr. Robert Campbell, an Associate Professor of Management, and Derrick Hayes, an Associate Professor of Accounting, will spend three weeks at HAU delivering courses in Accounting and Organizational Behaviour. Campbell and Hayes are the first CBU faculty to teach official CBU courses in China.

iCreate Cape Breton to host Youth Showcase

Thursday, June 4, 2015

This Friday, June 12 the members of the iCreate Cape Breton Pilot Project will host a Youth Showcase.

Chemistry Students Win Awards at Science Atlantic Chemistry Conference

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The 40th annual Science Atlantic ChemCon Conference was recently held at the University of New Brunswick and three Cape Breton University students won big. Ceilidh MacDonald, Matthew Tobin and Doug Richards all presented at the conference and all took home awards.

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