October 2015

Honorary Degree Recipient Dr. Arthur McDonald wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Congratulations to Dr. Arthur McDonald, co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on tiny particles called neutrinos, specifically the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass. Dr. McDonald is a native of Sydney, NS. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Cape Breton University in 1999. Inspired by his More »

CBU to Host Two-day Meeting of National Aboriginal Business Educators

From October 5- 6, Cape Breton University’s Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies is hosting more than 20 national leaders in Aboriginal business education and industry. The group will have an important, urgent discussion regarding the Indigenization of business and academia. Attendees have also expressed interest in establishing a Canadian Consortium of Aboriginal Business More »

Tuma Young – Leading the Way in Aboriginal Learning

Tuma T.W. Young believes that Cape Breton University is a leader in Aboriginal education because of its unique ability to create new courses, new programs and new directions that incorporate L’nu worldviews. The assistant professor of Indigenous Studies says, “By investing and fostering critical Indigenous perspectives in all of its offerings, CBU can continue to More »