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University Commons Unveiled

Communications

Posted: February 24, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


The new University Commons, unveiled today during an announcement at the UNB Saint John campus, is set to break ground. Construction will begin in April with significant infrastructure funding now in place from three levels of government, as well as donations from the private sector and many individuals. The signature building will transform the entrance to the campus, complementing tens of...

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Fred Stenson to read from his new novel The Great Karoo

Communications

Posted: February 23, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


Award-winning writer and Novelist-in-Residence at UNB for 2009-10, Fred Stenson will read from his new novel, The Great Karoo on Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series.Fred Stenson is the author of seven works of fiction and eight non-fiction pieces. The Great Karoo, published in 2008, was a finalist for the Governor...

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Joint News Release - Status of AUNBT UNB Collective Bargaining for Full-time Academic Employees

Communications

Posted: February 18, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB's approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians.On Feb. 18, 2010, the New Brunswick Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour announced the formation of a conciliation board to...

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Official opening of C C Jones Student Services Centre

Communications

Posted: February 11, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Today the University of New Brunswick celebrated the rededication of Jones House and the official opening of the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre on the Fredericton campus. After extensive renovations and upgrades, the building will now be the central location for student services on campus."As a university, we are committed to providing a quality learning environment that will enable...

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Governor General s award winner speaking at UNB

Communications

Posted: February 9, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events


Guy Vanderhaeghe, a Fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and two-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, will give a free public lecture at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton on “Apprehending the Past: History versus the Historical Novel” on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., at the Wu Centre, UNB. He will be introduced by writer, artist, and former Lieutenant...

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Joint News Release - Status of AUNBT UNB collective bargaining for contract academic instructors and librarians

Communications

Posted: February 8, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for a first collective agreement for UNB's nearly 550 contract academic instructors and librarians.Negotiations have resulted in agreement on several issues while others remain outstanding. Both parties wish to continue discussions.On Feb. 5, 2010 the AUNBT applied to the...

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Margaret Sweatman to read at UNB Fredericton

Communications

Posted: February 8, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by acclaimed Canadian writer Margaret Sweatman.It will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Lounge on the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus.She will read from her latest novel, The Players. This witty historical novel examines the high-stakes lives of actors and probes the...

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Two UNB-led research projects awarded over 10 million from NSERC

Communications

Posted: February 5, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Thierry Chopin from the University of New Brunswick in Saint John and Ying-Hei Chui from UNB Fredericton are two of 11 Canadian researchers who will be leading Strategic Research Networks recently awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).Dr. Chopin is the scientific director of the NSERC Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network (CIMTAN),...

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Joint News Release - Status of AUNBT UNB Collective Bargaining for Full-time Academic Employees

Communications

Posted: February 3, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB's approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians. On Jan. 11, 2010, the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour appointed a conciliator, at the request of both the AUNBT and...

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UNB Student Investment Fund raises bar with best performance yet

Communications

Posted: February 2, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


University of New Brunswick Student Investment Fund (SIF) students ended 2009 with their best investment performance to date, closing at $2.4 million in funds under management. The students were in Toronto last month, promoting the SIF program and their outstanding investment performance. They, along with SIF and UNB alumni, opened the Toronto Stock Exchange. The TMX Group, owner and operator...

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UNB Celebrates International Development Week

Communications

Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John, Events


There are several events and activities planned at the University of New Brunswick’s campuses next week in celebration of this year’s International Development Week. The keynote event in Fredericton will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, Room 105, with author and humanitarian advocate James Orbinski. Dr. Orbinski was the international president of Doctors Without...

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