May 2012

A+ First Year for Business Network for Aboriginal Youth

On June 1-2, the Business Network for Aboriginal Youth is concluding a highly successful first year, with a gathering in Millbrook First Nation to celebrate the achievements of the program’s first graduates.  The program, which is an initiative of Cape Breton University’s (CBU) Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies, is exemplary of CBU’s commitment More »

Successful Chemistry Conference at CBU

The Science Atlantic ChemCon 2012 chemistry research student conference held at CBU concluded successfully on Thursday, May 17. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students from Atlantic universities presented their research in posters and oral  presentations. ChemCon is hosted by students for students and a group of 12 CBU chemistry students organized all the events More »

National Recognition announced for CBU Faculty and Student Researchers

At Cape Breton University (CBU) research matters, and today, three CBU faculty members and two students proved that their research also matters nationally, as the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced this year’s research grants and scholarships. CBU mathematician, Dr. Scott Rodney, received a $75,000 grant for his research on the More »

CBU Professor Named to Science Atlantic Hall of Fame

CBU Chemistry professor and Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. C. Dale Keefe has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for Science Atlantic (formerly APICS) as an outstanding member for chemistry. For more than 15 years, Dr. Keefe has been active in supporting Science Atlantic and promoting both science research and chemistry research More »

Haiti: Where Did The Money Go?

Michele Mitchell, a documentary film maker from New York, will be showing her film, Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?, at CS104, in the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, Cape Breton University, Thursday, May 17 at 7pm. Ms Mitchell, by documenting two visits to Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, examines and More »

Cape Breton University Celebrates Achievements of More Than 650 Graduates

Send Grads Congratulatory Messages on Twitter #CBUGrad12 The accomplishments of more than 650 Cape Breton University (CBU) graduates are set to be celebrated this Saturday, May 12, starting at 2 p.m. in the Canada Games Complex. The students will walk across the stage to receive diplomas, degrees and certificates in various disciplines, and will be More »

Internship Provides a Look into the Past

What do the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and Beaton Institute have in common? History students! The Department of History and Culture at Cape Breton University has continued its internship program into its third year. Supervised this year by Dr. Andy Parnaby and Dr. Scott Moir, the internship provides students with graduate level research More »

CBU Hosts Mall of Science Event for Local Youth

Eye balls, Edible Insects and Much More On Saturday, May 5, Cape Breton University is hosting a Mall of Science at the Mayflower Mall from 1-5 pm, which will engage youth in hands-on science activities and exciting demonstrations. The Mall of Science is part of the national Science Rendezvous initiative to promote science awareness within More »

Unama’ki College Dedicates Language Lab To Prominent Mi’kmaw Leader

Today, Cape Breton University’s Unama’ki College formally named its language lab in honour of the late Kji-keptin Alexander Denny (1940-2004). The dedication ceremony took place at 11 a.m., beginning in the Boardmore Playhouse and continuing into the newly named Kji-keptin Alexander Denny L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kuom (Alexander Denny Language Lab) for an official ribbon cutting presentation.  “At Cape More »