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UNB researchers partnering with industry - Progress magazine

Communications

Posted: December 22, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media


Kevin Englehart’s research is changing lives, one person at a time. A professor of electrical and computer engineering and the associate director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Englehart and his team create “myoelectric” artificial arms and hands for amputees and those born with limb deficiencies. Clients have ranged in age from...

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Friends family and colleagues create scholarship in memory of Ashoki Sujanani

Communications

Posted: December 17, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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A scholarship has been created at the University of New Brunswick in memory of Ashoki Sujanani (BSE SE, ’78), a highly respected and successful engineer nicknamed ‘Santa Shoki’ because of his giving nature. Sujanani passed away in November, 2010. The Ashoki Sujanani Scholarship is being spearheaded by Chris Gilliss (BBA ’75) and his wife, Karen Perry, who were long-time friends of...

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New program at UNB aimed at baby boomers

Communications

Posted: December 15, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Certainly not the Andrews Initiative at the University of New Brunswick.  Aimed at turning this adage on its ear, the Andrews Initiative will offer an “intellectual journey” for Baby Boomers nearing or in retirement. John McLaughlin, president emeritus of UNB, chairs a small steering committee overseeing the Andrews Initiative.  “We don’t mean to...

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Travel study programs offer many benefits

Communications

Posted: December 13, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) offers curious travellers of all ages unique, international opportunities to travel and learn. Anyone who is interested in taking a different approach to travel can sign up for travel study programs to France, London, New York City, or Rome during spring 2011. University students can earn credit toward their degrees. Non-students can enjoy a foreign...

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Inaugural Art for New Spaces painting unveiled

Communications

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

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick is pleased to exhibit the first work of art to be featured as part of the university’s Art for New Spaces program. New Brunswick artist Glenn Priestley today unveiled The Hill, a 64- by 90-inch oil on canvas painting that now hangs in the foyer of the C.C. Jones Student Services on the UNB Fredericton campus. Priestley titled the painting The Hill after...

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Eleven new members appointed to UNB Board of Governors

Communications

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

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The University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the appointment of 11 new members to the Board of Governors. Among them are six leaders in academia, business and law: G. Robert Basque, Q.C., lawyer; Barry Cooper, chairman of BMO Asset Management; Hans Klohn, president of OSCO Construction Group; Carol Loughrey, semi-retired president of Ashfields Ltd.; Sharon MacFarlane, retired...

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