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UNB s Renaissance College announces Dean s List for 2010-11

Communications

Posted: November 28, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Forty-six Renaissance College students at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2010-11. The dean of Renaissance College, Ted Needham, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the 2010-11 academic year, 64 students were enrolled in the...

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David Adams Richards to read from his new novel Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul

Communications

Posted: November 22, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, Events


Award-winning author David Adams Richards will read from his new novel, Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at UNB Saint John. David Adams Richards is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction, five works of non-fiction, and several screenplays. The recipient of two Governor General’s Awards – one for fiction and one for...

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Prospector of the Year Establishes Bursary

Communications

Posted: November 22, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB


Mac Watson donates $100,000 for Geology bursaries When Mac Watson graduated from The University of New Brunswick in 1959 with a bachelor of science degree in geology and returned to his native Quebec, he left a piece of his heart in New Brunswick.  In the more than 50 years since that time, he has become a respected mentor in his field of mineral resource exploration, building numerous junior...

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New high-speed network will improve education and research in New Brunswick

Communications

Posted: November 19, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media


Partners in the Optical Regional Advanced Network say the launch of a high-speed network will improve New Brunswick's capacity for research and educational collaboration. A group of approximately 50 university representatives, partners, stakeholders and government officials involved in the project from across the province gathered at the NRC Institute for Information Technology on Friday...

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New high-speed network improves NB s research and educational capacity

Communications

Posted: November 18, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB, UNB Homepage


The partners in the Optical Regional Advanced Network (ORAN) gathered today in Fredericton to unveil a new high-speed network and the latest iteration of the technology partnership, and to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the NB/PEI Educational Computer Network (ECN). The ORAN is a joint initiative among CANARIE Inc., The Province of New Brunswick (PNB), the New Brunswick universities,...

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Award-winning author Helen Humphreys to read from The Reinvention of Love

Communications

Posted: November 15, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, Events


Award-winning author Helen Humphreys will read from The Reinvention of Love on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. Helen Humphreys is the author of four poetry collections and the novels Leaving Earth (1997), winner of a City of Toronto Book Award; Afterimage (2000), winner of a Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize; The Lost Garden...

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Saint John River workshop series invites community input

Communications

Posted: November 10, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, Events


Water experts are seeking public opinion and input for the recently published report on the health of the Saint John River through a series of workshops across the province. The Rivers Tour Series, which kicks off on Monday, Nov. 14, in Hammond River, will visit eight communities over two weeks. The Saint John River: A State of the Environment Report, released by the Canadian Rivers Institute...

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Panel Discussion at UNB to Honour Ottilia Chareka

Communications

Posted: November 9, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Events, myUNB


The public is invited to the University of New Brunswick on Monday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. for a commemorative panel called Educators as change agents: What educators can do about violence.  It will take place at Marshall d’Avray Hall, 10 Mackay Dr., UNB Fredericton, in Room 261. The panel honours Ottilia Chareka, – an educator and a change agent – a woman who in both her personal and professional...

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Public invited to Nov 21 launch of Romeo LeBlanc Biography

Communications

Posted: November 7, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB


The University of New Brunswick is pleased to host the launch of biography of Roméo LeBlanc by Naomi E. S. Griffiths.  Entitled The Golden Age of Liberalism:  A Portrait of Roméo Leblanc, the book will be launched Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor's Room at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. Journalist, politician,...

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UNB Saint John partners with Project Management Institute - NB Chapter

Communications

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

Category: UNB Saint John


A new partnership between the University of New Brunswick Saint John and the provincial project management association will provide students and working professionals with new opportunities. The partnership between UNB Saint John and the Project Management Institute – New Brunswick chapter (PMI-NB) - allows Masters of Business Administration (MBA) students at UNBSJ to participate in...

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University of New Brunswick and Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada Sign Agreement

Communications

Posted: November 3, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA) of Canada signed an articulation agreement today in which both organizations signify their intent to work together to establish academic programs that support Aboriginal Peoples. “Education is the cornerstone of our successes in life and AFOA is very proud to grow our relationships with educational...

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Author Timothy Taylor to read from The Blue Light Project

Communications

Posted: November 2, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, Events


Vancouver novelist Timothy Taylor will read from The Blue Light Project on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at UNB Saint John. Taylor is the author of Story House (2007), Silent Cruise (2002), and the Giller-nominated Stanley Park (2001), which was also a selection for Canada Reads in 2007. His short fiction has earned a National Magazine Award and the Journey Prize....

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UNB Faculty of Computer Science to Honour Students

Communications

Posted: November 2, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Computer Science in Fredericton will honour dean’s list students, along with the winners of student prizes, scholarships, bursaries and other awards during its upcoming 2011 awards ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Fredericton Convention Centre. The evening starts with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner...

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Panel to encourage students and promote career and volunteer opportunities

Communications

Posted: November 1, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


Students from the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University will benefit from a panel being offered at UNB this week. The Department of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour, UNB and STU student employment services, and Enterprise Fredericton have partnered to educate students from the faculty of arts about career and volunteer opportunities available in the region. The...

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Renowned stream ecologist coming to UNB Fredericton and Saint John to talk about the health of the rivers and watersheds of North America

Communications

Posted: November 1, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, Events


Dr. J. David Allan is coming to the University of New Brunswick to deliver the Canadian Rivers Institute’s H.B.N. Hynes Lectures on Nov. 7 and 8.  Dr. Allan was the 2009 recipient of the Award of Excellence of the North American Benthological Society and the author of two widely used textbooks on stream ecology. He is a world-renown scientist who is similarly known for his collaborative...

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