November 2010

CBU Biology Professor Recognized as Leading Science Communicator

Last night at the Eighth Annual Discovery Awards for Science and Technology, CBU biology professor, Dr. Martha Jones, was recognized with the 2010 Science Champion Award. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of talented individuals and outstanding companies in Nova Scotia for their national and international work in the fields of science and technology. “I am More »

Works by Inverness Artist on Display at the CBU Art Gallery

Cape Breton University Art Gallery is opening a collection of new works by artist Doug Fraser on Friday, December 3 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit, titled The Colour of Light III, is the artist’s third public exhibition of paintings on this theme. The reception is open to the public and the artist will be in More »

Cape Breton University Professor Named To A Pan Canadian Research Team

Cape Breton University congratulates Corrine McIsaac, Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Graduate and Professional Studies, on her recent appointment to the Pan Canadian Research Team. The team has been awarded $1 million to identify safety risks associated with care to patients in homes. McIsaac will be part of the research team led by Dr. More »

CBU Students’ Union Hosts Annual Honours Banquet

On Friday, November 26, Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Students’ Union will host their annual Honours Banquet. The banquet will begin at 6 p.m. and will take place in the Cape Breton University Commons (cafeteria area). CBU holds the annual banquet to recognize students who have worked continuously to achieve academic excellence. More »

Cape Breton University Marks International Education Week

International Education Week is recognized from November 15-19 in more than 100 countries throughout the world, and Cape Breton University has plenty of reasons to join the celebration. President John Harker notes that international education can take many forms “CBU continues to build on its long standing tradition of building international programs and partnerships. One More »

Local Authors Appearing Weekly Leading Up To Christmas

Seven Cape Breton authors will be reading from their work at Coles bookstore in Sydney in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Every Thursday evening, between November 18 and December 16, Coles will feature Cape Breton University Press published authors who will read from their latest books and be available to sign copies. The promotion More »

CBU Student Receives J.B. McLachlan Scholarship

The James Bryson McLachlan Commemorative Society has announced that Kaitlyn Reid, a first year Bachelor of Arts student at Cape Breton University, has been awarded the J. B McLachlan Scholarship valued at $10,000. The scholarship, honouring legendary Cape Breton labour leader Jim McLachlan (1869-1937), is made available through the generosity of his grandson, James Bryson More »

New Book Looks at Militarization of Everyday Life

A special double issue of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies is also being published as a book by Cape Breton University Press. It examines the role that militarization plays in our lives and its effects on civic culture, a conflicting combination of secrecy and spectacle that shapes public feelings, opinions and fears. Cultures of More »