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Breakfast panel discussion to tackle economic growth

Communications

Posted: February 28, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB, Events, UNB Homepage


Join EY for breakfast and a panel discussion to learn more about “the power of three”. See how together, governments, entrepreneurs and corporations can spur economic growth in Canada. Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Location: 40 Charlotte Street, UNB Grand Hall, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB The breakfast and panel discussion will focus...

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Hans W Klohn Commons receives LEED gold certification

Communications

Posted: February 25, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


The Hans W. Klohn Commons building on the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus has achieved LEED gold certification.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an industry building rating system that is recognized as the international mark of excellence for green buildings in over 132 countries.  "We are striving to design and operate our buildings in an...

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Rainbow flag flies on UNB campuses

Communications

Posted: February 11, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


All four universities in New Brunswick will be flying the iconic rainbow flag this month, in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities. The flag will fly on all campuses for the duration of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 7 through Feb. 23. Please direct media inquiries to Heather Campbell. 

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Thom Workman delivers prestigious Woodrow Lloyd Lecture

Communications

Posted: February 11, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media, UNB Fredericton


Dr. Thom Workman, professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick, will deliver the 2014 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture at the University of Regina this week. In “The Hedgehog, the Fox and Canadian Austerity,” Dr. Workman will discuss how issues as seemingly diverse as rising family indebtedness, falling rates of unionization or the gutting of the unemployment insurance...

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Non-fiction writer Don Gayton to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Communications

Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


Popular non-fiction writer Don Gayton will read from Man Facing West and Okanagan Odyssey on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the UNB Saint John campus. Don Gayton’s books include Interwoven Wild, Kokanee, Landscapes of the Interior and The Wheatgrass Mechanism. He writes for Canadian Geographic as well as writing technical articles on grasslands, climate change...

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UNB spinoff Green Imaging Technologies declares dividends

Communications

Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


A University of New Brunswick (UNB) spinoff company that provides nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) solutions for the oil and gas sector has celebrated nearly a decade of growth by declaring dividends for the first time. Green Imaging Technologies' (GIT) CEO Jill Green and President and Chief Technology Officer Derrick Green presented the University of New Brunswick with a cheque for $14,000 on...

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Will C van den Hoonaard featured in National Geographic

Communications

Posted: February 3, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Dr. Will C. van den Hoonaard's newest book, Map Worlds: A History of Women in Cartography (Wilfred Laurier University Press) was recently the subject for an interview by the National Geographic.   Dr. van den Hoonaard's other research interests include research ethics, for which he was presented with an Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Health Improvement Institute’s Awards for Excellence...

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