March 2011

B. W. BioEnergy Inc. and CBU Awarded ACOA Atlantic Innovation Fund to Demonstrate Green Energy Technology

BioEnergy Inc., in partnership with Cape Breton University’s Centre for Sustainability in Energy & the Environment (CSEE) and Target Hydraulics and Machine Works, was awarded an Atlantic Innovation Fund investment on March 20, valued at $1.7 million over a 3-year period, from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). With this investment, BioEnergy Inc. will construct, More »

CBU Professor Honoured With L’Ordre de la Pléiade

An international honour bestowed by the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie (Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie ) has been bestowed upon Cape Breton University professor Laurent Lavoie. Professor Lavoie is a recipient of the Ordre de la Pléiade. The honour recognizes the merits of people who have distinguished themselves in serving the ideals of ‘la More »

CBU Celebrates Research Week

Excellence in research is being celebrated at Cape Breton University with Research Week from March 21-27.  There are a series of research forums taking place throughout the week allowing faculty and students to present their research to colleagues, classmates and the public. A sabbatical presentation by Dr. Edwin MacLellan titled Improving the Environment to Improve More »

SIFE Cape Breton Recognized for Community Impact

This past weekend, 16 members of SIFE Cape Breton travelled to Halifax for ACE Canada Atlantic Regional Exposition. This two-day event provided a platform for Atlantic Canadian universities and colleges to showcase their hard work and dedication to projects they have or will implement in their community. SIFE Cape Breton, which was formed only 15 More »

Annual Harmony Breakfast at Cape Breton University

‘Stop Racism: A Community Dialogue’ is the focus of the 12th Annual Harmony Breakfast – an event highlighting issues of racial discrimination and harassment in celebration of March 21 Annual Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou and CBU honorary degree recipient is the keynote speaker for the event. Chief More »

CBU Celebrates Annual Cultural Evening of Food and Wine

Cape Breton University is hosting its annual Cultural Evening of Food and Wine on Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m.  Presented by the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the evening will offer tastings of wine and a delicious selection of hor d’oeuvres from six different countries. The evening is a part of the Bachelor More »

CBU Biology Student Receives Highest Award at APICS Undergraduate Biology Conference

Cape Breton University student Jeff Clements received top honours at the Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences (APICS) Undergraduate Biology Conference held in Halifax, N.S., March 11-13.  The conference highlights the scientific contributions of outstanding undergraduate students. Clements’ presentation titled Feeding Ecology of the Northern Moonsnail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia was awarded Best Oral Presentation More »

One Act Play Festival Returns to Boardmore Theatre

The Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival returns to Cape Breton University March 21-25. The annual celebration will feature five plays over five nights, highlighting the accomplishments of theatre students, teachers, professionals and community aficionados who gather to produce live theatre. This year, four original works will be showcased: The Voice of Metal, written and More »