March 2015

Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival Award Winners

The 2015 Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival came to a close on Saturday evening, March 21, with its final performances and annual award ceremony.  Congratulations to all the winners at this year’s annual festival. With more than 75 participants and near sellout crowds, this year’s eight play festival has once again demonstrated a strong support More »

CBU Multiversity Celebrates First Gala

It was an evening that showcased the best of Cape Breton, the best of the world and the best of Cape Breton University (CBU).  On March 21, joined by nearly 800 people, CBU celebrated its first Multiversity Gala. Emceed by CBC Information Morning Host, Steve Sutherland, the evening put Cape Breton’s growing multicultural community centre More »

CBU Art Gallery to Show Works From The Permanent Collection

Inside the Collection: Selected Works from the CBU Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection, reflects the Cape Breton University (CBU) Art Gallery’s diverse and eclectic collection. Surveying more than forty years of collecting activity at CBU, this exhibition is organized to highlight significant works and areas of strength in the collection. The opening reception is being held More »

Cape Breton University Awarded $1 Million Grant to Address Maternal and Child Health Issues in South Sudan

Working with Dr. JenipherTwebaze of non-governmental organisation BRAC South Sudan and Dr. Ahmed Julla of the Ministry of Health, Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Kevin McKague of the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University (CBU) has been awarded $1 million to conduct research into how community health workers can become more effective in More »

Beaton Institute Launches Digital Archive

Leading into Cape Breton University’s (CBU) 2015 Research Week, CBU is excited to announce the launch of the Beaton Institute Digital Archive website. The Digital Archive is the result of years of initiatives aimed to provide global access to the documentary heritage of Cape Breton Island held in stewardship by the Beaton Institute. This exciting More »

In.Business Launches in Winnipeg

Sixty First Nations, Metis, and Inuit youth will start their business careers this Friday when Cape Breton University (CBU) kicks off its Central Region Program of In.Business – A Business Network for Indigenous Youth, at a two-day conference in partnership with the University of Winnipeg. From March 13-14, 60 students and 13 mentors from Winnipeg More »

2015 One-Act Play Festival On Stage at Boardmore Theatre

The 2015 One-Act Play Festival will be front and centre at the Boardmore Playhouse from March 18-20, with showtimes at 7 p.m. nightly. Named after Elizabeth Boardmore, the festival provides an opportunity for the many players of the theatre – playwrights, directors, technicians, actors and more – to showcase their talents on the big stage. More »

Birth of a Nation Focus of Talk at CBU

D.W. Griffith’s epic film Birth of a Nation will be the focus of a presentation being held by Dr. Graham Reynolds, Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice and Dr. Andy Parnaby, Associate Professor of History, on March 10 at 12 noon in CE 265 at Cape Breton University. The influence of Birth of the Nation More »

NSCC and CBU join forces to strengthen student opportunities

An agreement signed between Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and Cape Breton University (CBU) earlier this week will add another pathway for graduates with diplomas to enter university and receive credit for their prior learning. "A challenge raised within the OneNS Report was a call to all post-secondary institutions in the province to find more More »