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Faculty of nursing s Advanced Standing Program stream relocated to Moncton campus

Communications

Posted: March 31, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of nursing will be relocating its Advanced Standing Program (ASP) to the Moncton campus in the fall of 2015. “This decision was made late last year and is the Faculty’s response to reviews by the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) and accreditation by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN),” explains Gail Storr, dean of the...

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Writer Rawi Hage to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Communications

Posted: March 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media


Rawi Hage will read from Carnival on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the UNB Saint John campus. Rawi Hage is a writer, a visual artist and curator. His debut novel, De Niro’s Game, won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was translated into several languages. Cockroach, his second novel, was a finalist for many prestigious awards, including the Scotiabank...

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UNB s Kevin Englehart leads the world in prosthetic research

Communications

Posted: March 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, In the Media, UNB Homepage, Events, UNB Fredericton


Dr. Kevin Englehart, director of University of New Brunswick’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, is one of three New Brunswick researchers to be honoured at this week’s New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s R3 Gala. Dr. Englehart’s work has led to the development of hardware and software that allows people with artificial limbs to operate them with advanced utility and dexterity. Englehart...

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UNB honours top students

Communications

Posted: March 12, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Involvement in their university and community, plus excellent grades, has earned 16 University of New Brunswick students the distinction of being inducted into the Sir Howard Douglas Society. The award recipients are all dean’s list students who volunteer their time and talents in a number of ways, both locally and internationally. “Our students are the future and I am very proud of what they...

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Author and UNB s Writer-in-Residence Douglas Glover to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Communications

Posted: March 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Douglas Glover will read from Savage Love on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the UNB Saint John campus. Douglas Glover worked in the newsrooms of daily papers in Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec, before publishing Precious in 1984. His byline later appeared in the book pages of The New York Times, The Globe and Mail,...

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Internationally renowned expert to discuss myth and memory of the Titanic

Communications

Posted: March 11, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Dr. Leon Litvack, professor of Victorian studies at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland, will deliver the 2014 W. C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, March 18 in Saint John and Wednesday, March 19 in Fredericton.  He will present “Titanic, Myth, and Memory” on both University of New Brunswick campuses at 5:30 p.m. with a reception beginning at 5 p.m. Saint John: Tuesday,...

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Proliferation of rock snot algae may be linked to climate change

Communications

Posted: March 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

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


An algal species commonly known as didymo or “rock snot” has been found to be non-invasive after a collaboration between University of New Brunswick (UNB) graduate student Michelle Lavery and researchers from Queen’s University, l’Institut national de la recherché scientifique (INRS), and Brock University found remains in lake sediments dating back to...

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