March 2011

Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalist to Read at Cape Breton University

A 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist will be sharing his nominated work during a public reading at Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Playhouse. Alexander MacLeod will read from his first book of short stories, Light Lifting, on Wednesday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m., the event is free and all are welcome to attend. Presented by the More »

East Meets West

One of the East Coast’s best-known writers has been building a following on the West Coast too. Frank Macdonald will travel to Vancouver Island for readings at North Island College (NIC), Comox, and other venues. Macdonald’s novel A Forest for Calum (CBU Press, 2005) was the 2010 winner of the college’s annual NIC Reads contest. More »

Mahone Bay Artist Showcased at CBU Art Gallery

Cape Breton University Art Gallery is opening an exhibition of new work by Mahone Bay, N.S. painter, Winston (Win) Leonard Seaton. The opening reception for W.L Seaton: Changing Tack, will be held on Friday, March 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Seaton has been painting since he graduated in 1963 from the Vancouver School of More »

CBU Recognized Among the 2011 REBRAND 100 Global Awards Winners

Cape Breton University was named one of the world’s most effective rebrands in the seventh annual REBRAND 100® Global Awards. This prestigious accolade is the highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning, and is the first and only global program of its kind. CBU’s rebrand of CAPERS Athletics included the evolution of the Cape Breton More »

Celebrating Women in Science

As part of CBU’s International Year of Chemistry (IYC) celebration the planning committee is hosting a Women in Science luncheon on Saturday, March 5 at the Delta Sydney. The goal of the event is to educate young females on the fascinating careers a science background supports. Female professionals from the University as well as the More »