September 2013

Research and Industry Meet to Create Mutually Beneficial Partnership

Collaborative research underway between Cape Breton University (CBU) and BW BioEnergy Inc. that will help clean the environment and drinking water through the production of biomass using sustainable harvested and underutilized hardwoods has been awarded $45,000 from Mitacs. The funds will assist Dr. Stephanie MacQuarrie, an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry, and Barrie Folek, CEO More »

Researchers at CBU Receive National Funding Awards

Research at Cape Breton University (CBU) continues to gain recognition by national funding bodies, as Dr. Peter MacIntyre and Dr. Princely Ifinedo both receive grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.  Dr. MacIntyre, a professor of psychology, has been awarded an Insight Grant in the amount of $163,555, over five More »

Beaton Institute Launches Through Her Eyes

Katharine McLennan virtual exhibit launched at KMCLENNAN.COM Through Her Eyes is collaborative project of the Beaton Institute archives, Cape Breton Regional Library, Fortress Louisbourg Association, and Parks Canada.  It was designed to digitize the personal collection of photos, artworks, and diary entries of Katharine McLennan enabling broader public access to these unique and rare documents.  More »

Dr. Stephanie Inglis Named 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities’ Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award Recipient

Cape Breton University (CBU) is proud to announce that the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) has recognized Dr. Stephanie Inglis with the Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award.  Dr. Inglis is an Associate Professor of Mi`kmaq Studies, Chair of the Department of Indigenous Studies and the Director of the Kji-keptin Alexander Denny L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kuom (Mi’kmaq Language More »

Start Smart puts more than 200 First-Year Students on Path to Success

On Tuesday, September 3 more than 200 first-year students chose to Start Smart. The day-long event was designed to help first-year students with their transition to university by introducing them to the many support services available at CBU.  Students were welcomed by CBU President David Wheeler and Unama'ki College Principal Stephen Augustine. A highlight of More »

Beaton Institute Internship Offers Rich Learning Experiences

The Beaton Institute in partnership with the Department of History and Culture has amazing internship opportunities for upper-level students.  These opportunities will help propel students into successful careers in the heritage field, gain practical and hands-on experience at an undergraduate level and give them an edge on graduate school applications. Now in its fourth year, More »

Extended Hours for the CBU Library

The CBU Library as extended Library hours for fall semester. The Library will be open: Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to midnight Friday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. to midnight Extended hours will also be offered during exam periods. Please note on days the Library More »