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CBU Multiversity Celebrates First Gala

Monday, March 23, 2015

It was an evening that showcased the best of Cape Breton, the best of the world and the best of Cape Breton University (CBU).  On March 21, joined by nearly 800 people, CBU celebrated its first Multiversity Gala. Emceed by CBC Information Morning Host, Steve Sutherland, the evening put Cape Breton’s growing multicultural community centre stage, providing an opportunity for cultural exchange and celebration between communities.

CBU Art Gallery to Show Works From The Permanent Collection

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Inside the Collection: Selected Works from the CBU Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection, reflects the Cape Breton University (CBU) Art Gallery’s diverse and eclectic collection. Surveying more than forty years of collecting activity at CBU, this exhibition is organized to highlight significant works and areas of strength in the collection. The opening reception is being held on Friday March 20, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition runs until June 12.

Cape Breton University Awarded $1 Million Grant to Address Maternal and Child Health Issues in South Sudan

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Working with Dr. JenipherTwebaze of non-governmental organisation BRAC South Sudan and Dr. Ahmed Julla of the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Kevin McKague of the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University (CBU) has been awarded $1 million to conduct research into how community health workers can become more effective in one of the poorest countries in the world.

Canada's Great War, 1914 -1918: How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation

Friday, March 13, 2015

A book that tells of Canada’s role in the First World War through the experiences of Canadian and American soldiers is the focus of a new publication by Dr. Brian Tennyson, Professor Emeritus, Department of History and Culture at Cape Breton University (CBU). 

Beaton Institute Launches Digital Archive

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Leading into Cape Breton University’s (CBU) 2015 Research Week, CBU is excited to announce the launch of the Beaton Institute Digital Archive website.

In.Business Launches in Winnipeg

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sixty First Nations, Metis, and Inuit youth will start their business careers this Friday when Cape Breton University (CBU) kicks off its Central Region Program of In.Business – A Business Network for Indigenous Youth, at a two-day conference in partnership with the University of Winnipeg.

2015 One-Act Play Festival On Stage at Boardmore Theatre

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The 2015 One-Act Play Festival will be front and centre at the Boardmore Playhouse from March 18-20, with showtimes at 7 p.m. nightly. Named after Elizabeth Boardmore, the festival provides an opportunity for the many players of the theatre – playwrights, directors, technicians, actors and more – to showcase their talents on the big stage. This year, the festival is being adjudicated by Sydney native, Ron Jenkins.

Dr. Ron Stewart Receives National Award for Work in Emergency Medicine - First International Physician to be Honoured

Friday, March 6, 2015

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Stewart, an Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Sciences and Emergency Management at CBU, has been awarded the James O.

NSCC and CBU join forces to strengthen student opportunities

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

An agreement signed between Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and Cape Breton University (CBU) earlier this week will add another pathway for graduates with diplomas to enter university and receive credit for their prior learning.

Birth of a Nation Focus of Talk at CBU

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

D.W. Griffith’s epic film Birth of a Nation will be the focus of a presentation being held by Dr. Graham Reynolds, Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice and Dr. Andy Parnaby, Associate Professor of History, on March 10 at 12 noon in CE 265 at Cape Breton University. The influence of Birth of the Nation on Canadian racial attitudes and as a catalyst for the unprecedented growth of the Ku Klux Klan in Canada during the 1920s will be discussed. All are welcome to attend.

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