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Cape Breton University Professor Wins Canada’s Top Teaching Honour

Dr. Patrick Maher, associate professor of Community Studies, Cape Breton University (CBU) has been awarded a 2014 3M National Teaching Fellowship. This award is considered Canada’s top teaching honour. The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada partner to recognize exceptional contributions to teaching and learning at Canadian universities. The More »

CBU Researchers Part of Team that Receives CIHR Grant Grounded in Two-Eyed Seeing

Two-Eyed Seeing, a guiding principle for transcultural work, was pioneered by Mi’kmaw Elders and researchers at Cape Breton University (CBU).  It emphasizes learning to recognize the best in each of the Indigenous and Western knowledges when a collaborative approach is used for science education and research, and it is the foundation of a national, priority, More »

Three Cape Breton University Psychology Students Recognized With National Awards

Jillian Polegato, Meghan Taylor and Tonya Sifnakis are being presented with the awards on Friday, August 6 at 11:45 a.m. in CC 254. Polegato and Taylor have each been awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) in the amount of $17,500 and Sifnakis received the Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence. “My research at More »