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UNB Alumni News - Spring 2012

Communications

Posted: May 30, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


Read the latest issue of the UNB Alumni News. 

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Education trumps EI - Telegraph Journal

Communications

Posted: May 28, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, Commentary, myUNB


We know how much angry mail politicians are going to receive on the subject of EI reform. So we'd like to pose a couple of provocative questions: What if New Brunswickers do not need better Employment Insurance benefits? What if the people of this province would benefit more from better access to effective education? Some very great New Brunswickers have subscribed to the notion that education...

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Royals visit UNB Saint John Promise Partnership project

Communications

Posted: May 25, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


On Monday, May 21, their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, toured New Brunswick, stopping by a school in Saint John that UNB has been involved with through a program called the Promise Partnership.  The Promise Partnership is a close collaboration between UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff as well as teachers and staff at Hazen White / St. Francis...

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UNB alumnus featured in Globe and Mail business case study

Communications

Posted: May 25, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


In a short span of two years, Rivers Corbett and his business partner, chef Ray Henry, have seen their entrepreneurial venture take off, growing to five locations, and two more opening in July, with presence in three Atlantic provinces. Their venture, Fredericton-based Relish Gourmet Burgers, was built around creating an experience that customers would “relish” along with their food. The Relish...

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UNB Saint John s promise partnership garners Royal attention

Communications

Posted: May 25, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


On Monday, their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, toured New Brunswick, stopping by a school in Saint John that UNB has been involved with through a program called the Promise Partnership.  The Promise Partnership is a close collaboration between UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff as well as teachers and staff at Hazen White / St. Francis School. As...

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1 649 Students Receive Degrees at UNB s Spring Graduation Ceremonies

Communications

Posted: May 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage


The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 1,649 graduates from across Canada and around the world at its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, May 16 to 18.This year’s graduation ceremonies saw 1,384 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 241 earn master’s degrees and 24 achieve the highest level of academic achievement, the PhD.The university’s top...

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UNB grants six honorary degrees during spring graduation

Communications

Posted: May 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage


The University of New Brunswick granted honorary degrees to six outstanding individuals during its spring graduation ceremonies, May 16 to 18. UNB Fredericton held its 183rd Encaenia on May 16 and 17. Susan Chalmers-Gauvin received an honorary doctor of letters degree at Encaenia
 Ceremony A, on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 a.m. A senior executive with 20 years of management, consulting and...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2012

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


It was my great pleasure this past May to watch so many students I have come to know and admire over the years cross the stage to receive their degrees. The following is my address to UNB's Class of 2012. Eddy Campbell.  University of New Brunswick's Encaenia and Convocation Ceremonies President's Address to GraduatesMay 2012  Your Honour, members of government, Mr. Chancellor, Members of the...

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Two UNB faculty among 5 newly-elected municipal leaders to watch

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


New Brunswick voters shook up the province's political landscape on Monday night, electing many new faces to council positions and turning to new mayors. Almost every council across the province will have some new faces around the table when the next session is called to order in the next month. There are some candidates who were elected in the first election where they could actually vote....

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UNB projects receive 4 8 million

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


Three research projects at the University of New Brunswick have received funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency in the latest competitive round of the Atlantic Innovation Fund. Dr. Yun Zhang, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing in UNB’s geodesy and geomatics engineering department, received more than $1.9 million from ACOA. He and his team will use...

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A Victoria Day celebration

Communications

Posted: May 18, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


In celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, a Victoria Day celebration will be held May 21 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Hazen White/St. Francis (HWSF) School.  The royal couple is visiting HWSF to observe first-hand how students are benefitting from the school's work with...

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University of New Brunswick s response to recent online comments

Communications

Posted: May 17, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


FREDERICTON - The University of New Brunswick is concerned about recent comments made about certain services available to its students. While our responsibility to respect student privacy prevents us from sharing details of individual cases, we can offer the following comments: We are aware of this particular individual’s concerns. We take all student concerns very seriously, and we are proud...

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Former UNB president publishes book about Lord Beaverbook and the Kennedys

Communications

Posted: May 16, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


When James Downey became the 14th president and vice-chancellor of the University of New Brunswick in 1980, he knew very little about Lord Beaverbrook and his many gifts to the university and the province of New Brunswick. But he soon became as fascinated with the “Beaver” as most New Brunswickers. I often found myself telling stories of Beaverbrook’s relations with New Brunswick, stories not...

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Book by former UNB president James Downey to be launched May 15

Communications

Posted: May 7, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Lord Beaverbrook and the Kennedys, written by former UNB president James Downey, will be officially launched on Tuesday, May 15, at 4:00 p.m., in Memorial Hall at UNB Fredericton.  Dr. Downey has long been interested in the connection between Lord Beaverbrook, UNB’s greatest 20th century benefactor, and the Kennedy family, starting with Beaverbrook’s contemporary on the world stage, Joseph...

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UNB and Shad Valley renew partnership

Communications

Posted: May 7, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick and Shad Valley have renewed their partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding recently. UNB, in partnership with the provincial government, has committed to supporting students who attend the Shad Valley program. Shad Valley 2012 begins Sunday, July 1 and run until July 27. UNB is proud to be one of the host campuses for the program...

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UNB to co-host 30th annual provincial math competition

Communications

Posted: May 7, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


The 30th annual New Brunswick Mathematics Competition for grades 7, 8 and 9 students will take place on Friday, May 11, 2012. The competition is organized by the mathematics and statistics department at the University of New Brunswick and the faculty of science and the school of engineering at l'Université de Moncton, with the sponsorship of the New Brunswick education department. Students...

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