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UNB finance students help invest university money

Communications

Posted: August 31, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Through Halifax-based LeeSide Capital Management Inc., the University of New Brunswick has partnered with its Faculty of Business Administration Student Investment Fund (SIF) Program to give student finance experts a chance to invest real university money. In September, LeeSide will manage $2.5 million of UNB’s endowment funds and it will engage SIF students in the investment process.  The...

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Students ready to shine - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

Posted: August 26, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


SAINT JOHN - On Sept. 7, University of New Brunswick Saint John students will pound the pavement for a good cause. The students will scour the Saint John area, handing out stickers and looking for shoes to shine. The aim of the shoe shining is to collect donations and raise awareness about cystic fibrosis. It's the 43rd year the university has participated in the fundraiser, called...

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Pincombe s Legacy includes both History of Moncton and Aid for Students

Communications

Posted: August 24, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John, myUNB


Alex Pincombe, BEd’61, BA’66, MA’69, is well-known as a historian in New Brunswick, but he should also be remembered as a generous benefactor of education. In his will, he included significant support for the C. Alexander Pincombe Memorial Fund to help UNB students in financial need. “This has been an extremely positive resource for the Financial Aid Office,” says its director, Shelly Clayton....

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UNB obesity research team receives health research grant

Communications

Posted: August 22, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


For more information on the study, please contact healthstudy@unb.ca or 1-866-323-1833. A research team, led by the University of New Brunswick’s Stacey Reading and Bo Miedema, has received a research grant of $386,726, over three years, to carry out work directed at improving the health of obese adults in New Brunswick. The funding was awarded through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research...

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UNB researchers leading study on provincial obesity - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

Posted: August 21, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


FREDERICTON - A research team led by the University of New Brunswick will aim at reversing the obesity epidemic in the province with a new study that targets the province's overweight people before they begin suffering from chronic diseases. Stacey Reading, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research-funded researcher, says the province's rising health care costs as a result of rising...

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UNB hosts artificial limb researchers

Communications

Posted: August 18, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Fredericton, myUNB


FREDERICTON - It looks eerily like a scene from a science fiction movie, but the dangling arms, robotic hands and silicone skin covers on display at the University of New Brunswick this week are the star attractions of a symposium on upper limb prosthetics. The MEC - myoelectric control - symposium is bringing together researchers, clinicians and industry officials to share latest...

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UNB obesity research team to receive health research grant

Communications

Posted: August 17, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


A research team, led by the University of New Brunswick’s Stacey Reading and Bo Miedema, has received a grant from the federal and provincial governments to continue work directed at improving the health of obese adults in New Brunswick.  Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, will make the official announcement on Aug. 19 at UNB. Media are invited to attend. DATE:           ...

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Photos from Mars ignite questions for life - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

Posted: August 8, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, In the Media


Satellite photos of the arid, desert surface of Mars may show signs of a creeping oasis, according to research from a team of scientists in the United States. The photos show dark, slow-moving stains of what appears to be liquid flowing down the sides of martian craters. The red planet has two domes of ice and barren canyons that suggest water once flowed across its surface. New evidence...

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UNB wrestlers off to Romania - Daily Gleaner

Communications

Posted: August 4, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Five UNB wrestlers are in Romania this week, competing in the 2011 Ion Corneanu Memorial tournament against teams from 17 eastern European countries. Shawn Daye-Finley, Eric Feunekes, Samantha Stewart, Vince Cormier and Promise Mwenga are travelling to the city of Targoviste, where they will train with the Romanian national team before competing in the Saturday tournament. The weekend...

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