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Bondar receives CBU’s highest honour

Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site
Elizabeth Patterson, The Cape Breton Post

Image of Roberta Bondar with award and two people in graduation gowns

From her view of Bell’s Silver Dart replica hanging above the ceremonies representing Canada’s first powered flight to her own memory of orbiting the Earth in STS Discovery — and all within 80 years of each other — the vision of Cape Breton University‘s special convocation in this most appropriate of Canadian aviation sites was never lost on Dr Bondar.


July 21 2017
Nancy King, Cape Breton Post
Canada’s first woman in space to receive honorary CBU degree in Baddeck Roberta Bondar encourages students to explore a more liberal education.

June 12 2017
Cape Breton Post
First neurologist in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar, will receive an honorary CBU doctorate of letters “for her pioneering contribution to space medicine research” during a special convocation ceremony at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.