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Oct
25
Tue
Dr. Sophie Rousseaux: Synthetic approaches to C-N bond formation in biologically active molecules @ CBU: A228
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

The Department of Chemistry welcomes Dr. Sophie Rousseaux for a research seminar from 2:30-3:45 pm in A 228 on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The research seminar is followed by a recruitment talk for students with refreshments provided.

Dr. Sophie Rousseaux has a research group with the Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Ontario. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Oct
26
Wed
Andrew Reynolds: The inaugural lecture event @ Verschuren Centre Lecture Theatre
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm

Please join us in celebrating the recent promotion of Dr. Andrew Reynolds to the rank of Professor. All are welcome.

Oct
27
Thu
Tracey Harris: “The Tiny House Movement: Challenging our Consumer Culture” @ Cape Breton University, CS101
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nov
2
Wed
Details of the contract agreement @ CS104
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A tentative agreement on a new three year contract was reached. The tentative agreement is subject to ratification by our members and the university board of governors.  Details of the agreement will be presented to members at this meeting in the CS-104 (Verschuren Centre) lecture theatre.

Ratification voting will be held in CS-101 from 5:00 – 7:00 that evening and from 10:00 – 4:00 the following day (also in CS-101).  The results of the ratification vote will be communicated shortly afterward.

Nov
4
Fri
Dr. Doug Lionais: “Labouring in Carboniferous Capitalism: Impacts of mobile oil workers on Cape Breton”. @ Cape Breton University, CS101
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nov
8
Tue
Dr. Ronald Labelle: “An Invisible Minority: Acadians in Industrial Cape Breton @ CBU: CS101
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nov
18
Fri
Jamie Swift: The Vimy Trap: Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War @ CBU: CE265 (Sydney Credit Union Room)
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join Historian and Peace Activist Jamie Swift for a presentation on his new book, The Vimy Trap: Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War, co-authored with Ian McKay.

Nov
25
Fri
Dr. Stephanie Inglis: “L’nu (Mi’kmaq) and the Euskualdunak (Basque): centuries of linguistic contact. What does it imply?” @ CS101 (Verschuren Centre)
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dec
2
Fri
CBUFA Holiday Special @ Verschuren Centre Atrium
Dec 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Please join us in extending best wishes to our December retirees.

Please RSVP by November 28th.

Dec
15
Thu
CBUFA membership meeting @ Royal Bank Theatre
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The purpose of the meeting will be to provide an update on where we are in terms of discussions with the employer and to provide information on strike planning.

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