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UNB Saint John to Host ACAA Soccer Championships

Communications

Posted: October 27, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John, Events


ACAA Soccer Championships update The men's soccer championship game has been rescheduled to tomorrow night (Tuesday) at the Canada Games Stadium at 5:30 p.m. UNB Saint John and Holland Collage are in the final. UNB Saint John will host the 2011 Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association (ACAA) men’s and women’s soccer championships on Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Canada Games...

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Author Lorna Goodison to read from By Loved Possessed

Communications

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

Category: UNB Saint John, Events


Lorna Goodison will read from her new book of short fiction, entitled By Love Possessed on Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. Born in Jamaica, Lorna Goodison lives in Toronto and Ann Arbor. A professor at the University of Michigan, she is the author of two story collections and eight books of poetry. I am Becoming My Mother, her 1986...

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University of New Brunswick and Cisco Collaborate to Drive IT Innovation and R D

Communications

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

Category: myUNB


Collaboration includes creation of Cisco Endowed Chair, technology and funding support for manufacturing research TORONTO, ON and FREDERICTON, NB - October 25, 2011 - The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Cisco Canada today announced two agreements aimed at helping the university become a world leader in technology innovation. The agreements were signed at a meeting of the Premier’s...

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604 students receive degrees at UNB s fall graduation ceremonies

Communications

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

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The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 604 graduates from across Canada and around the globe at its fall graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, Oct. 20 and 21. This year’s ceremonies saw 352 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 230 earn master’s degrees and 22 achieve the highest level of academic achievement, the PhD. Andreas Kreienbuehl of Ettiswil,...

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Leading scholar in Atlantic Canadian literature to deliver MacNutt lectures at UNB

Communications

Posted: October 20, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, myUNB


The work of University of New Brunswick Alumnus and nationally renowned scholar, Herb Wyile, displays a deep interest in and commitment to Atlantic Canadian Studies.  The University of New Brunswick is pleased to welcome Dr. Wyile as the guest speaker for the 2011-2012 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture. Dr. Wyile will visit both UNB campuses to deliver a talk, entitled No Left Turn at Tim...

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UNB received 5 million from two prominent alumni to establish Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre

Communications

Posted: October 20, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick has received $5 million from two of its prominent alumni, Gururaj (Desh) Deshpande and Gerry Pond, to establish an entrepreneurship and innovation centre. The Pond-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UNB will act as a catalyst to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in New Brunswick by facilitating collaboration among entrepreneurs, young...

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UNB and IBM Collaborate to Bring IBM Centre for Advanced Studies to Atlantic Canada

Communications

Posted: October 14, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The demand for faster access to large volumes of data through computers, mobile phones and cameras is on the rise.  To address this issue, UNB and IBM are teaming to establish an IBM Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS Atlantic) on the UNB Fredericton campus. Physicians, government organizations and retailers alike must be ready to handle the big data flood being generated every single second...

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Author Antanas Sileika to read from new novel Underground

Communications

Posted: October 13, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Saint John


Author Antanas Sileika will read from his new novel, Undergound on Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. Artistic Director for the Humber School for Writers, Antanas Sileika is the author of two previous novels and a collection of linked short stories, Buying on Time, finalist for the City of Toronto Book Award and a Stephen Leacock Award...

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Author Antanas Sileika to read from new novel Underground

Communications

Posted: October 13, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Saint John


Author Antanas Sileika will read from his new novel, Undergound on Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. Artistic Director for the Humber School for Writers, Antanas Sileika is the author of two previous novels and a collection of linked short stories, Buying on Time, finalist for the City of Toronto Book Award and a Stephen Leacock Award...

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UNB to recognize two outstanding teachers

Communications

Posted: October 13, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Saint John


Drs. Emin Civi and Christopher Gray are the 2011 recipients of the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching at the University of New Brunswick.  Both are from the Saint John campus. They will be recognized at the 29th Convocation in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  Dr. Civi is an associate professor in the faculty of business and Dr....

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UNB to grant honorary degrees to two outstanding individuals

Communications

Posted: October 11, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to two outstanding individuals during its fall graduation ceremonies. The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 57th Convocation at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Oct. 20, at 4:30 p.m.  During the ceremony Tim Brodhead, social innovator and volunteer, will be recognized with an honorary doctor of letters degree and deliver the...

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UNB Celebrates Official Opening of the Richard J CURRIE CENTER

Communications

Posted: October 7, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, Events, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick celebrated the official opening of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER in Fredericton today. The world-class fitness and wellness facility is now open to the university community and general public. An architectural gem, the $62.5-million centre includes a human performance laboratory with state-of-the art equipment, free-weight and selectorized equipment rooms, a...

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UNB officially opens Quartermain Earth Science Centre

Communications

Posted: October 6, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is home to the Quartermain Earth Science Centre thanks to a $1-million contribution by UNB alumnus and mining executive, Bob Quartermain.  An event was held Wednesday on campus to officially open the centre. Located in UNB’s forestry and geology building, the centre includes dinosaur replicas, a large-scale display showing a journey to the centre...

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Acclaimed author Cynthia Holz to read from her new novel Benevolence

Communications

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

Category: UNB Saint John, Events


Acclaimed author and former journalist Cynthia Holz will read from her new novel, Benevolence on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. The Canadian correspondent for Business Week, New York City journalist Cynthia Holz came to Canada in 1976 and stayed. Moving from journalism to fiction, Holz has published a short story collection and four...

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