February 2018

Food for Fines

February 5th – February 25th Reduce or clear your fines with food. CBU Library will reduce your overdue fines by $3.00 for any non-perishable item donated. For high demand items, CBU Library will reduce your CBU overdue fine by $5.00.  High demand Items include: Canned beans, tuna, chicken, ham and turkey Chicken and tomato soup More »

Home and Away, a hockey musical

Book by Charlie Rhindress, Music and Lyrics by Dean Burry directed by Todd Hiscock musical direction by Barb Stetter February 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 at 7:00pm, 25th at 2:00pm Canadians have a strong love for the game of hockey. Canadians also have a strong love for family. In Home and Away, where the love More »

CBU101 – Cape Breton West

We want to meet you! Join us on Thursday, February 22 at 6:30pm, at the Inverness Centre for the Arts, for CBU 101: a Cape Breton University Meet & Greet. Here’s why you should join us: Ask our reps about our unique programs Learn about our $1.8 million in annual scholarship money Find out more about financial aid and More »

CBU 101

Join us for CBU 101: Everything University Related, on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30pm, in the Verschuren Centre. Here are a few things to get excited about: Free on-site applications Information on financial aid and scholarships Meeting with your future professors Taking campus tour Learning about student life, and so much more! Pre-register by filling out the form on this More »

Lunch and Learn – Degree + Advanced Diploma = Career in Human Resource Management by NSCC

“LUNCH and LEARN” Degree + Advanced Diploma = Career in Human Resource Management  Enjoy a slice of pizza and learn how NSCC’s graduate-level Advanced Diploma program can provide you with the practical skills you need to work in the field of Human Resource Management. Nine month program, including work term Applied projects with industry partners Great career More »

CBU Research Month 2018: Official Launch

On behalf of Cape Breton University and the Office of Research & Graduate Studies we are pleased to invite you to the launch of Research Month 2018. Opening remarks will be given by Dr. Tanya Brann-Barrett, Dean of Research, Teaching and Graduate Studies and Dr. Richard MacKinnon, Interim Vice-President Academic and Provost. Opening remarks will More »

Student Spotlight Panel I

 “Evaluating the Electrochemical Removal of Bacterial Biofilms” Presenter:     David Oakley (Biology) Supervisors: Dr. Shine Zhang and Dr. Ken Oakes   “Online platform facilitating research-based Masters Coaches resources” Presenter: Catalina Belalcazar (Community Studies) Supervisor: Dr. Bettina Callary  “Circadian rhythm and sex-linked differential expression of melanocortin receptor 5 and androgen receptor in the electric organ of Brachyhypopomus gauderio”  Presenter:    Stacey Lee (Biology)  Supervisor:  Dr. Vielka Salazar 

CBU101: Yarmouth

Hey Yarmouth students, we want to meet you! Join us on Thursday, March 1 at 7pm, at the Rodd Grand Yarmouth Hotel, for CBU 101: a Cape Breton University Meet & Greet. Here’s why you should join us: Ask our reps about our unique programs Learn about our $1.8 million in annual scholarship money Find out more about financial aid and More »

Applied Theatre Workshop: Reconnecting with Your Research

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or isolated by your work? Do you struggle to set research goals or to make research a priority in the face of other, more immediate tasks and obligations? Do you wish for a research community, for local relationships that would help you stay on task and inspire you to adopt More »

Perspectives on Health

Monday, March 5 |12:00pm – 1:00pm | CS 101  “The Mi’kmaq Pain Words Project: Understanding the Expression of Pain in Mi’kmaq.“ Presenter:   Ann-Sophie Boily  Supervisor: Dr. Stephanie Inglis  “Challenges to Tobacco-Free Canada“ Presenter:    MD Ahiduzzaman Sharker (Public Health) Supervisor:    Melissa MacDonald   TBA Presenter:    Prof. Janet L Kuhnke (Nursing)