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Green Party leader Elizabeth May delivers 2019 Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

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Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and its first elected Member of Parliament, delivered UNB Law’s Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture on Feb. 14. Her well-attended lecture entitled, “One point five to stay alive – How we find hope and honesty in dangerous times,” explored the potentially devastating effects of climate change and how we can act to make...

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UNB professor shares expertise on Albanian independence

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


On the anniversary of Albania’s independence from the Ottoman Empire in November 1912, the Albanian newspaper Dielli interviewed Dr. Sarah-Jane Corke, associate professor in history at UNB Fredericton and the author of US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy: Truman, The CIA and Secret Warfare. The Dielli article reflects on the influence of important personalities in Albanian history...

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Second World of Talent showcase to highlight students’ skills

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Feb 12, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


UNB’s International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is hosting its second annual World of Talent showcase, which will feature performances by international students from the university’s Fredericton campus. “Last year’s World of Talent show was so fantastic,” says Nancy O’Shea, director of the ISAO. “The performers were beyond talented and...

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UNB receives $500,000 funding from ARC Nuclear for technology development

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Posted: Feb 12, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick has received a $500,000 contribution from ARC Nuclear Canada Inc. for the advancement of its ARC-100 technology development and engineering studies. The contribution forms part of the collaborations initiated through the Small Modular Reactor Research and Development Cluster that was announced by the Government of New Brunswick in the summer of 2018 and is...

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Michael V. Smith to deliver annual W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at UNB

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Posted: Feb 11, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Michael V. Smith, a queer writer, performer and associate professor of creative writing at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, B.C., will deliver the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at the University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, Feb. 12. In a hybrid performance-lecture entitled “This Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s...

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UNB post-graduate chemistry students published

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Posted: Feb 6, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Post-graduate chemistry students from the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus have been published in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN). C&EN is a comprehensive and authoritative magazine publication providing professional and technical information in the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering. Mr. Jayden Price, a master’s candidate in organic chemistry, and Ms....

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UNB launches Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program

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Posted: Feb 4, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB


Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples was officially launched on Monday on the UNB Saint John campus. The Ally & Safe Space Program is an innovative project intended to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. “This program was developed in close collaboration...

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UNB signs accreditation with CPHR

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Feb 1, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


The University of New Brunswick has reached an agreement with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources New Brunswick (CPHRNB) to provide accreditation for students enrolled in the bachelor of business administration program on the Saint John campus. The accreditation means that graduates of UNB Saint John’s BBA program, with a major in human resources, will be conditionally...

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Siemens Canada joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

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Posted: Jan 31, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Siemens Canada has announced its corporate membership with the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) housed at the University of New Brunswick. In May 2018, Siemens announced the creation of a Cybersecurity Centre in Fredericton with support from OpportunitiesNB (ONB). The centre is now operational, focusing on research and development, consulting and managed services, and creating...

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This is my mental health story. I think you should share yours, too.

Kyle Brookes

Posted: Jan 30, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Three years ago, on Bell Let’s Talk Day, I shared my mental health story with my Facebook friends for the first time. Today, I’m sharing it with you. Ever since high school, I knew something was off, but I continued living like nothing was wrong. I was in my second year studying history at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., when I started having suicidal thoughts. I was...

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