February 2016

Geoffrey Lee-Dadswell – From the National Ballet of Canada to Physics

For CBU associate professor, Geoffrey Lee-Dadswell, ballet is something that was passed down to him by his mother. After starting ballet at the age of eight, Geoffrey made his way to auditioning to the National Ballet School of Canada (NBS) and was accepted in grade six. A highly competitive atmosphere, Geoffrey spent three years at More »

Alison Keough CIS Female Athlete of the Week

CAPERS Women’s Basketball player Alison Keough from Cape Breton University is the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS female athlete of the week for the period ending Jan. 31, 2016. Keough, a third-year science student from Marion Bridge, N.S., averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game as she helped the Capers improve to 9-4 in league play More »

CBU Professor Publishes New Book: Viola Desmond’s Canada

February is African Heritage Month and a Cape Breton University professor has published a new book that may change the way we think about Black history in Canada. Graham Reynolds, Professor Emeritus and the Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice at CBU, has written a groundbreaking book, Viola Desmond’s Canada: A History of Blacks and Racial More »