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Assessing the Efficiency of Canadian Universities – Dr. Leslie J. Wardley

Dr. Leslie J. Wardley, Marketing Professor in CBU’s Shannon School of Business, says she is proud to work at a university with goals that align not only with her research and work experience but also her personal beliefs. “CBU has come to be known as a university that strives to inspire multicultural, creative, innovative and More »

Empowering Women in Chemistry Event to be Held at CBU

On Tuesday, February 12, women in the field of Chemistry will gather at CBU to network and celebrate the achievements of strong and talented women across the world. The breakfast event, hosted by CBU Professor Dr. Stephanie MacQuarrie and Senior Laboratory Instructor Judy MacInnis, is entitled Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Networking Event and More »

Working Together for Positive Mental Health

Bell Let’s Talk Day was Wednesday, January 30, and BACS student Bailey O’Neil was eager to highlight the event, along with other mental health initiatives here on campus. When Bailey and her classmates Curtis Brown, Todd Graham, Arden Bernard, Chelsie Alleyne, Kyle Whiffen and Xioxu Cui were brought together in Professor John Hudec’s Community Action Project More »

Celebrating in Style: Adam Le Hoan Invites You to Lunar New Year

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management student Adam Le Hoan is excited to bring his Vietnamese traditions to CBU at this year’s Lunar New Year festival. The event, taking place on February 1, will feature student performances, delicious food, interactive cultural displays and a stunning fireworks show. Adam, along with his classmate Brittany, will be More »

From Iran to Cape Breton: Visiting PhD Student Ali Shafiee

Ali Shafiee grew up in Shiraz, one of the largest and oldest cities in Iran. As a teen, he dreamed of a life in Canada, and now as a visiting PhD student at Cape Breton University, that dream has become a reality. Ali had been studying analytical chemistry at Damghan University when he discovered the More »

Brittany Zhu: Celebrating Cultural Diversity Through Collaboration

MBA student, Xlnyu (Brittany) Zhu, can’t wait for this year’s Lunar New Year celebration at Cape Breton University. Brittany will be one of the two emcees for the February 1 event, which will include exciting cultural performances, delicious authentic food, interactive displays, fireworks and more “What I’m most excited for is that the student performers More »

Machinal takes the stage at the Boardmore

A stylish, entertaining, and deeply moving theatrical Valentine’s gift from Boardmore Theatre Inspired by one of the most sensational trials of the 1920’s, Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal shattered the American tabloid image of a “ruthless murderess” and replaced it with a moving theatrical parable of a young woman trapped in an automated, materialistic society. All her More »

CBU Student Selected to Attend Canadian Nursing Students Association National Conference

Nursing student Margaret MacPherson is currently representing CBU at the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA) National Conference in Calgary. The theme of the conference, which runs from January 22-26, is “Aspire to Inspire: Celebrating Student Leadership and Advocacy.” A Cape Breton local, Margaret says she grew up knowing that CBU had an amazing Nursing program More »

Jason Callaghan: Starting Off Strong

Jason Callaghan was born into a basketball family. He and his brothers grew up on the court, with their father coaching the high school team and their mother supporting from the stands. When Jason earned the opportunity to play for the CBU CAPERS, there was no hesitation. He couldn’t wait to represent Cape Breton as More »

Hannah Brown: Making the Most of Her Last Year as a CAPER

By the time she was in seventh grade, basketball lover Hannah Brown knew she would become a CBU athlete one day. As she sat in the stands watching the CAPERS dominate the court, Hannah promised herself that she would do whatever it took to experience that excitement firsthand. Hannah says she was lucky to be More »