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UNB to host first Atlantic Collegiate Dance Competition

Communications

Posted: January 31, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick’s Dance Team, a Varsity Reds club sport, will host the first Atlantic Collegiate Dance Competition for university-level dance teams and clubs from Atlantic Canada on Sunday, February 5, at 10 a.m., in the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium. Matt Marr, UNB dance alumnus and So You Think You Can Dance Canada second runner-up, will provide a choreography workshop beginning...

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Acadian language topic of next Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar

Communications

Posted: January 30, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage


The public is invited to attend the fifth presentation in the 2011-2012 Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Wlad Cichocki, a French and linguistics professor at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, is the speaker. His presentation, Identifying Regional Dialects of Acadian French from PhoneticVariation, takes place on Tuesday, Feb....

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Invest in a smarter New Brunswick

Communications

Posted: January 30, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Commentary


The biggest challenges facing our province are well known; we have an aging population and a sluggish economy. At the same time, we don't have enough opportunities to retain young New Brunswickers, creating a dangerous cycle that only makes our government's struggles to pay for our hospitals, roads and schools even more difficult. There are no easy ways out of this problem - but there are...

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Alexander MacLeod to read from Light Lifting at UNB Saint John

Communications

Posted: January 25, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


Alexander MacLeod will read from, Light Lifting, on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. Born in Inverness, Cape Breton and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Alexander MacLeod’s debut story collection, Light Lifting (2010), was shortlisted for two Atlantic Book Awards, a Commonwealth Prize, the Frank O’Connor Award,...

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Inaugural Dr Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture

Communications

Posted: January 25, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Events


The University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Education will hold its first Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education and Social Justice on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. This inaugural lecture will be given by Carla L. Peck from the University of Alberta who will present a talk titled “I’m Stuck! “Social Justice” and other Labels that Shape our World”. This event takes place in Marshall...

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UNB researcher given funding boost

Communications

Posted: January 24, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

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A University of New Brunswick professor has received $140,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to advance his research. Dr. P. Thayyil Jayachandran, UNB physics professor and principal investigator for the Expanded Canadian High-Arctic Ionospheric Network (ECHAIN), was recognized through the foundation’s Leaders Opportunity Fund. The funding will be used to add 15 Global Positioning...

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UNB student among six chosen for major award

Communications

Posted: January 18, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

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A University of New Brunswick student will receive $15,000 after being chosen for the 2012 Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. Kyle McDowell, a fourth-year UNB business student, was selected from 28 finalists based on his academic standing, entrepreneurial interest, extracurricular and community activities, and career aspirations. “It’s an honour to receive this award,...

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UNB Alumni News - Winter 2012

Communications

Posted: January 17, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

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New cancer research chair at UNB Saint John

Communications

Posted: January 12, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


The University of New Brunswick Saint John is now home to a Canadian Cancer Society Research Chair. Dr. Anthony Reiman, a practising oncologist and researcher, will be focused on bringing researchers, clinicians and cancer survivors together to find new ways to help reduce the burden of this disease. “My research revolves around the people I see every day who have been diagnosed with...

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UNB researcher helping lead citizen engagement in learning project

Communications

Posted: January 12, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


A University of New Brunswick researcher is helping lead an initiative aimed at increasing citizen engagement in learning and innovation. A series of public dialogue sessions on learning were launched in Fredericton this week. The sessions are part of the second phase of public dialogues for a citizen engagement initiative on learning and innovation entitled Learning: Everybody's...

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UNB s faculty of arts hosts Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series

Communications

Posted: January 9, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton, In the Media, UNB Saint John


The public is invited to attend the fourth presentation in the 2011-2012 Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series. Bonnie Huskins, a history professor at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, is the fourth speaker. Her presentation, Looking at the Loyalists of the American Revolutionary War through a Different Lens: Sociability and Community Formation in Shelburne, Nova...

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UNB to help train next generation of European scientists and engineers about solar threats to satellite positioning and navigation systems

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick is an official partner in a major European program to train the next generation of scientists and engineers to counter solar threats to satellite positioning and navigation systems. One of the major threats to the world's ever-increasing dependence on GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) comes from the sun. Solar-related phenomena and their...

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