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UNBers announced as FutureReadyNB gala 2019 finalists

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 16, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB , UNB Saint John


The University of New Brunswick would like to congratulate students, educators and partners who have been nominated as FutureReadyNB (FRNB) gala 2019 finalists. Winners will be announced during the gala on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Delta Beauséjour Moncton. The gala will be hosted in concert with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton’s Workforce Summit 2020 event. The summit,...

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Red Shawl Campaign exhibition opens at Saint John Free Public Library

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 15, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB


A University of New Brunswick student-led educational exhibition “Red Shawl Campaign: Honouring Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” will open on Oct. 15 at the Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square. The exhibition was organized by a second-year undergraduate class of education and history students at UNB with the aim of creating awareness about missing and...

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UNB to install new president and honour three outstanding professors

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 15, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick will install its 19th president, recognize three outstanding faculty members and graduate more than 500 students at its fall convocation ceremonies. The 65th Convocation in Fredericton will take place on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 4:30 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The 37th Fall Convocation Ceremony in Saint John will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, at 4:30 p.m....

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Bruce Ziff talks environmental protection and the law at the 2019 Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 11, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The UNB faculty of law will host Prof. Bruce Ziff, law professor at the University of Alberta, for the 25th installment of the Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Prof. Ziff will present his lecture, “Environmental Protection and the Abject Failures of the Common Law.” The protection of the natural environment is a principal concern of contemporary Canadian law,...

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UNB to host Creative Connections conference

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 10, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity is holding its second biennial Creative Connections Conference, in collaboration with the University of New Brunswick and the Pond-Deshpande Centre for Social Innovation. The conference, which will run from Thursday, Oct. 24, to Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Wu Conference Centre on UNB’s Fredericton campus, will feature approximately 45 presentations and...

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MAMCE unveils revolutionary 3D technology

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 10, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE) has unveiled new 3D technology that revolutionize manufacturing in Canada. MAMCE, located at Custom Fabricators and Machinists (CFM) in Saint John, is the first centre of its kind to combine research and commercialization, as well as workforce development and training in innovative 3D metal manufacturing. CFM is the site of the new...

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Experts gather at UNB to discuss strategies to end gender-based violence

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 9, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


More than 100 experts and researchers are gathering at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton to discuss the ways they can end gender-based violence. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 10, approximately 115 researchers, students, service providers and activists will participate in the conference, “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social...

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UNB’s Sustainability Week focuses on single-use plastic as it returns for a second year

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 8, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The second annual Sustainability Week is underway at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus with a program of events encouraging sustainable choices in everyday life. Sustainability Week, which runs from Oct. 7-11, aims to build on the success of its inaugural year by offering an updated series of events and new partnerships. This year focuses on single-use plastics and is...

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UNB hosts inaugural Sisters Standing Together Campaign

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 7, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The Sisters Standing Together Campaign brings two powerful movements together to unify and strengthen our community efforts in acknowledging and honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women in New Brunswick. The Sisters Standing Together Campaign is an official collaboration between the Wolastoqiyik Sisters in Spirit Campaign and UNB’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre’s Red Shawl...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features historian for the US Cyber Command

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Oct 3, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


On Monday, Oct. 7, the University of New Brunswick will host Dr. Michael Warner, the historian for the US Cyber Command and an adjunct faculty member at John Hopkins University, for the second instalment of its cyber lecture series. This free public lecture series is organized by the North American Society for Intelligence History, UNB’s faculty of law, the Canadian Institute for...

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