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CS Square Pitch Competition encourages students to make their ideas a reality

Communications

Posted: December 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


UNB’s Computing Science Creative Space Centre (CS Square) held their Student Pitch Competition recently, awarding three prizes for the top business ideas. The Student Pitch Competition has become increasingly popular among computer science students this year, with the number of submissions doubling those of last year. Rizwan Ali, master of computer science student, won first place in the...

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Three faculty in UNB s department of political science release books

Communications

Posted: December 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


UNB's department of political science recently honoured three of its faculty members who have newly published books. Postcolonial Struggles for a Democratic Southern Africa, published by Routledge, was co-edited by Carolyn Bassett, UNB associate professor in the department of political science, and Marlea Clarke, University of Victoria assistant professor in the department of political science....

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Engagement survey ranks UNB high in collaborative learning and quality of interactions

Communications

Posted: December 15, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


Undergraduate students at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) outrank their Canadian peers when it comes to markers like collaborative learning and quality of interactions, according to recent results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The NSSE results ranked undergraduate students at UNB’s Fredericton campus among the top ten per cent of all institutions in North America...

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Dog rooms lead to petting the stress away for UNB students

Communications

Posted: December 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


UNB students are putting their stress on pause with some friendly paws. Students on UNB campuses had the chance to take a break from studying by petting some furry faces this week.  In Fredericton, students came to the end of semester De-Stress Fest Dog Room, which was held for two days in the Student Union Building Ballroom. Students on the Saint John campus cuddled up to some therapy dogs in...

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UNB Fredericton marks White Ribbon Day

Communications

Posted: December 3, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


The University of New Brunswick’s Women in Engineering Society, University Women’s Centre and the faculty of engineering invite the public to join them in marking White Ribbon Day – a national day of remembrance and action on violence against women. This is an annual event commemorating the victims of the Montreal Massacre. This year the commemoration will also look towards the future of women...

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