May 2015

Chemistry Students Win Awards at Science Atlantic Chemistry Conference

The 40th annual Science Atlantic ChemCon Conference was recently held at the University of New Brunswick and three Cape Breton University students won big. Ceilidh MacDonald, Matthew Tobin and Doug Richards all presented at the conference and all took home awards. “ChemCon is a great opportunity for our undergraduate students to present their exciting research More »

CBU Turns Science into a Community Event

Cape Breton University will host its fifth annual Mall of Science Event on Saturday, May 30, at the Mayflower Mall. The event will run from 12-4 p.m. and include a little something for every age group and interest. With hands-on, inquiry-based science activities, exciting demonstrations, giveaways, and interactions with CBU Professors, Lab Instructors and students, More »

Sustainable Happiness Basis of Danish Report

Imagine living your life in a way that not only makes you happy, but also contributes to the well- being of everyone and everything around you. The type of individual happiness that does not exploit the well-being of other people, the environment or future generations is known as sustainable happiness. Sustainable happiness goes beyond just More »

Nursing Students Fundraise to Save Lives

When Kim Lake and Helen Fraser began to teach the Leadership in Nursing course this past fall to the fourth-year CBU nursing students, they never dreamed what an impact it would have on their students’ lives and the lives of children on the opposite side of the world. Designed to connect the students with leadership More »

CBU Celebrates Spring Convocation

Cape Breton University (CBU) will celebrate the achievements of nearly 630 students during its Spring Convocation Ceremony being held on May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Canada Games Complex, CBU Campus.  This year, graduates represent 19 countries including Canada, Norway, United States, Kuwait, France, Ghana and more. The 2015 Spring Convocation valedictorian is Bachelor More »

CBU Appoints Canada Games Complex Task Force

Cape Breton University (CBU) is pleased to announce the formation of a community-led task force to help guide a community conversation on the repurposing of the Canada Games Complex.  Co-Chaired by Anita DeLazzer, Publisher, Cape Breton Post and Kirk MacRae, President, RKM Investments Ltd., and with support of Carl (Bucky) Buchanan, the group will reach More »

CBU Releases Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot Project: Next Steps Report

Today, Cape Breton University (CBU) launched the Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot Project: Next Steps Report. The report outlines the current issues surrounding immigration to Cape Breton and recommends steps to be taken to increase permanent settlement and enhance community support and awareness surrounding immigration to the Island. “Based on comprehensive research, a list of recommendations has More »