January 2013

New Exhibit By High School Students Opens at CBU Art Gallery

A new exhibit, entitled Small Town Beginnings, will open with a free public reception on January 30 at 6 p.m. at the Cape Breton University Art Gallery. The exhibit features works created by Glace Bay High School senior art students, including paintings, sculptures and dynamic installations. Unique to the exhibit is that it was developed More »

CBU Library Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service

Cape Breton University Library has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) to provide an easy to use and powerful discovery tool that will search its entire collection. The discovery solution from EBSCO will be known as One Search and will be used to search all of the library’s databases as well as the library’s catalogue in one powerful and More »

CBU Art Gallery Opens People’s Exhibition with Record Numbers

The Cape Breton University (CBU) Art Gallery is set to open one of its most popular annual exhibitions – ProletariART: The People’s Exhibition. The opening reception is being held on Friday, January 25 from 6-8 p.m., with the exhibit running until February 22. This is the second year for this annual community art event and More »

Two-Eyed Seeing Model developed in Cape Breton Drives New national Grant for Aboriginal Health Research

A new, nationally available research grant draws upon leadership that Cape Breton University has demonstrated in bringing together Indigenous and Western approaches for science studies and research. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced in December 2012 that it is launching an open operating grant for Aboriginal health research based on the Two-Eyed Seeing More »

Cape Breton University Appoints Dr. David Wheeler as Sixth President

(Sydney, NS) – David Wheeler returns to Nova Scotia pledging to put Cape Breton University (CBU) at the heart of the regional economy and international thought leadership on sustainable energy. Today, during a special meeting held by the Cape Breton University Board of Governors, the Board confirmed the appointment of Dr. Wheeler as the next More »

Cape Breton University Welcomes New Principal of Unama’ki College

With his record of scholarly achievement and deep understanding of traditional knowledge combined with diverse professional experience and a vision of Aboriginal education, Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to welcome the new Principal of its Unama’ki College, Stephen Augustine.  Augustine will build on CBU’s 35 year history of excellence in Aboriginal post-secondary education and More »

Calling All Artists! Cape Breton University Art Gallery Hosts 2nd Annual Community Exhibition

For the second year running, the Cape Breton University Art Gallery is opening up its doors and clearing off its walls to host a community exhibition called ProletariART. The exhibition is an opportunity for the art-makers, crafters and all-around-creative types in the community to publicly display what they’ve been working on over the last year. More »