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CBU and Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey Sign Agreement to Expand Access to Education

June 10, 2020

Yesterday, Cape Breton University (CBU) and Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase access to post-secondary…

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Development of Rapid COVID-19 Detection System based on Surface Acoustic Wave Technology Platform

May 19, 2020

This press release was written by Research Nova Scotia. “Our goal is to develop a point-of-care rapid COVID-19 virus detection…

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Cape Breton University Alumni Association Make $50,000 Gift to Perseverance: Student Relief Fund as part of #GivingTuesdayNow

May 4, 2020

Today, the Cape Breton University Alumni Association is announcing a $50,000 gift to the CBU Perseverance: Student Relief Fund to…

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Federal Funding Leaves International Students Behind

April 23, 2020

Cape Breton University President David Dingwall is calling on the Federal Government for more support for international students currently studying…

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CBU Celebrates Staff & Faculty for their Participation in New Indigenous Learning Experience

March 12, 2020

Cape Breton University recently celebrated the first cohort of staff and faculty to complete a new Indigenous learning experience, “Learning…

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Cape Breton University to host community Suicide Prevention Session

March 3, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, Cape Breton University will welcome Registered Nurse, Author, and Mental Health Advocate Janet MacDonald to campus…

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CBU Celebrates African Heritage Month with playwright Leslie McCurdy and Social Activist Wanda Robson

February 19, 2020

In celebration of Canada’s African Heritage Month 2020, Cape Breton University’s Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice, the Glace Bay…

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CBU and NSHA Eastern Zone sign Memorandum of Understanding

February 10, 2020

Cape Breton University (CBU) and the Nova Scotia Health Authority Eastern Zone (NSHA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to…

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Lauchie, Liza and Rory debuts at the Bordmore Theatre

January 20, 2020

Sheldon Currie’s play Lauchie, Liza and Rory makes its debut at CBU’s Boardmore Theatre Playhouse on January 21, 2020. “He…

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Cape Breton University Researchers Awarded $850,000 Research Grant for the Re-Discovery of an L’nu Traditional Medicine

December 11, 2019

Working alongside Elders and knowledge-holders in Membertou First Nation, Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel, Professor of Chemistry at Cape Breton University, has…

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CBU and CBUFA Reach Tentative Agreement

November 15, 2019

Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association are pleased to jointly announce that a tentative collective agreement…

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CBU to Honour Veterans and those currently serving

November 4, 2019

Cape Breton University will honour veterans and those currently serving our country with a Remembrance Day tribute on November 9,…

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