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The changing landscape of nurse-client relationships

Communications

Posted: May 28, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Dr. Karen Furlong is a one of two nursing faculty from the Atlantic Provinces who are doing what they can to help universities in preparing nursing students to care for clients using informatics tools. As members of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) Digital Health Nursing Faculty Peer Network, Furlong and her counterpart - Dr. Diane Duff, St. Francis Xavier University – are...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton establishes new scholarship at UNB

Communications

Posted: May 26, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton (CFUW) recently established a new award at the University of New Brunswick. The Dr. Nora Ni Chuiv CFUW Fredericton Graduate Scholarship is an endowed scholarship that will provide $2,000 annually for women pursuing graduate studies in UNB’s Interdisciplinary Studies program. This will bring the CFUW Fredericton’s scholarship endowments at...

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New UNB program helps graduates take their ideas to market

Communications

Posted: May 21, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


After 27 years of offering an undergraduate diploma in Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, the J. Herbert Smith Centre at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton has launched a new Master in Engineering, Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (MTME) degree. Set to start in September 2015, the master’s degree will build on the undergraduate program’s record of success that has...

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The University of New Brunswick is set for graduation 2015

Communications

Posted: May 20, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The University of New Brunswick will award degrees to more than 2,000 students at its spring graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28 in Fredericton and Friday, May 29 in Saint John.   Fredericton The 186th Enceania will be held on May 27 and 28 at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on UNB’s Fredericton campus. Honorary Degree Recipients Professors...

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UNB Saint John community garden opens

Communications

Posted: May 20, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage, UNB Saint John, myUNB


The community garden at UNB Saint John, located beside the Canada Games Stadium, will open tomorrow.  The garden, which sprang to life in the spring of 2014, has grown to 31 full-sized plots - including three raised beds for persons with reduced mobility - and eight half-plots.   “Annual plants of any sort are welcome,” said Sean Haughian, UNB Saint John community garden chair.  “In addition to...

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Canada-Wide Science Fair public viewing starts today

Communications

Posted: May 14, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The top 500 science projects in the country are on display during the Canada-Wide Science Fair at UNB's Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for the next few days and the community is invited to come check them out.  CWSF represents a celebration of Canada’s brightest minds in Grades 7-12 and this year it’s in New Brunswick for the first time ever where finalists are competing for more than $1-million in...

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Not the cookie

Communications

Posted: May 14, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media, myUNB, Events, UNB Homepage


For 12 high-school Maritime teams, O.R.E.O. doesn’t mean the cookie; it was their chance to test out their entrepreneurial skills. The teams descended on the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus on April 24th to compete in the annual Orientation to Running an Entrepreneurial Organization (O.R.E.O.), a long-standing competition. Working with faculty, staff and students from the faculty...

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UNB CEL holds free information session on mentorship training in Moncton

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Posted: May 13, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick, College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL) in partnership with Saint Mary’s University Division of Continuing Education is hosting an information session on Mentorship Training for Mentors & Mentees on Thursday, May 12 in Moncton. There has been a lot of talk of mentoring lately—most organizations claim to be doing it, or want to be doing it. At the same time, there...

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President Eddy Campbell among top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada

Communications

Posted: May 8, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


For the third year in a row, University of New Brunswick President and Vice-Chancellor Eddy Campbell has been named one of the top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada. The winners of this year’s Atlantic Business Magazine competition were celebrated at an awards gala held on May 7 at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax. 2015 Top 50 CEO Award Winners Kathryn McCain, chair of the university’s...

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UNB Saint John - celebrating 50 years

Communications

Posted: May 8, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media, UNB Homepage, Events, myUNB


Throughout the last 50 years, UNB Saint John has developed and maintained strong connections with the community of Saint John, and has contributed significantly to the cultural, economic and social well-being of the region. The 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner, held on April 30th, celebrated a half century of excellence at UNB Saint John while assuring its future by raising funds for the 50th...

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UNB welcomes the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Communications

Posted: May 8, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The 54th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) 2015, is getting underway this weekend at the University of New Brunswick. This marks the first time this prestigious national event has been held in the province. Every year, over 500,000 young Canadians across of the country create science projects and present their work at local and regional science fairs. The 500 top projects from across the...

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Student entrepreneurship pilot project launched

Communications

Posted: May 7, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage


A three-year pilot project designed to help international students who wish to start businesses in New Brunswick was launched today, May 7. The Student Entrepreneurship Pilot Project will help graduates from UNB’s J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology and Entrepreneurship apply for permanent residence in Canada through the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. “This pilot project will help...

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Annual NB high school programming competition to be held at UNB

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Posted: May 6, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Twenty-seven high school teams from across New Brunswick will arrive on UNB's Saint John campus this Friday for the annual UNB Saint John’s High School Programming Competition.This competition is designed to provide a computer programming challenge for grade 10, 11 and 12 students. Contestants will test their computer programming skills and problem solving abilities for an opportunity to win a...

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V-Reds walk the Walk So Kids Can Talk

Communications

Posted: May 6, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Some heroes walk. That's the message behind Walk So Kids Can Talk, an annual event presented by BMO in support of Kids Help Phone. This Sunday, May 3, thousands of people across Canada laced up their sneakers and took part in a 5km walk. Here in Fredericton, the Varsity Reds track and field and cross country teams were out in full force to do their part as well. In addition to the walk, there...

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New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training launched today at UNB

Communications

Posted: May 5, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training represents a partnership between the provincial government and The University of New Brunswick that will allow researchers across the province to have access to data from departments to help them identify trends and analyze policies. It is intended that their research will result in more effective government decision-making.    “Our...

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