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Math Students Go Everywhere! Meet Dr. Scott Rodney

For Dr. Scott Rodney, his work on partial differential equations (PDEs) is about much more than just numbers. An Associate Professor of Mathematics in Cape Breton University’s School of Science and Technology, Dr. Rodney uses functional, harmonic and classical real analysis to search for solutions. “I study classes of PDEs connected to Geometry and Physics More »

CBU Researchers Awarded $300K in NSERC Discovery Grants

Four Cape Breton University researchers recently received Natural Science Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants to continue and expand important research projects.  Dr. Martin Mkandawrire received $140,000 for his work on Tunable Nanocomposites for Smart Materials and a Technology Platform; Dr. Stephanie Macquarie received $120,000 for her work, Incorporating Molecular Diversity into BioChar for Further More »

Cape Breton University Launches Welcome to Winter Coat Drive

Today, Cape Breton University launched a Welcome to Winter Coat Drive with the goal of ensuring that CBU students and their families are prepared for the upcoming winter season. With a large recent influx of international students from hot-climate countries, some will be experiencing their first east coast Canadian winter and may not be prepared More »

CBU Signs MOU with SIAS International University

The President of Cape Breton University, the Honourable David C. Dingwall signed an MOU with SIAS International University on Nov. 13th, in Henan, China.  SIAS International University is the most globalized institute in Henan province, China; it has over 30,000 full- time students. CBU and SIAS  agreed to work together to provide better education services to More »

CBU to Host 20th Annual J.B. McLachlan Memorial Lecture

Internationally renowned journalist and author Gwynne Dyer will be giving the 20th annual J.B. McLachlan Lecture on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Cape Breton University. The annual lecture honours the life and legacy of J.B. McLachlan, a Scottish immigrant and coal miner who arrived in Cape Breton in 1902 and helped lead District 26 of More »

Come From Away Ceilidh: Not Your Typical Kitchen Party

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (BHTM) students at Cape Breton University will be hosting Come From Away Ceilidh: Not Your Typical Kitchen Party, on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Students in the Meetings & Event Management course offered at CBU have organized the Come From Away Ceilidh as an end-of-term project fusing together the seven More »

CBU Students Win National Awards

Two students from Cape Breton University’s Psychology Department have been awarded 2018 Certificates of Academic Excellence by the Canadian Psychological Association, the national association for psychology in Canada. The awards, which recognize their outstanding research achievements, were presented to the Sarah Williams and Sheryl Fogarty on Friday, November 2, 2018. “Producing a thesis is challenging More »

Two CBU Honorary Degree Recipients Inducted into Order of Nova Scotia

Cape Breton University is proud to celebrate two of its honorary degree recipients who received the Order of Nova Scotia today. Mr. John Bragg and Ms. Clotilda Adessa Coward Douglas Yakimchuk were inducted into the Order of Nova Scotia at a ceremony at Province house on November 6th, 2018. Born in Springhill, NS, Dr. Bragg More »

CBU to Host Indian Festival of Lights: Diwali Night

Cape Breton University will host the Indian Festival of Lights: Diwali Night on Wednesday, November 7, at the CBU campus. Diwali, or Dipawali, is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year and will be celebrated with an evening of student-led cultural performances, dancing, music, traditional foods and a fireworks show. The event will More »