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Statement on recent Quebec City Mosque Shooting and U S Executive Order Travel Ban

Communications

Posted: January 31, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton


Dear Members of the UNB Community: I would like to begin by expressing condolences to the families of those fatally shot and injured in the recent attack on a Quebec City mosque. We live in an open and inclusive society and acts of terror such as this severely compromise our collective sense of security. UNB remains firmly committed to diversity, inclusion and equity in our institution. Our...

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UNB computer science piques middle school students interest in STEM

Communications

Posted: January 30, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


From left: Shelley Zimmerman, Sarah Jarvis, Carly Smith, Mike Fleming, Morgan Hornibrook, Trish Meng, Hannah Meneley, Scott Bateman, Rick Wightman, Paul Cook and Wei Song. In this technology-driven world, there’s almost no limit to what can be achieved or how computer science can be applied to our everyday lives. This opportunity for advancement, innovation and creativity is what the faculty...

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Become a university student for a day UNB opens classes to the public

Communications

Posted: January 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton


If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be a university student, now is your chance. The University of New Brunswick is inviting high school students and community members to experience life on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses Jan. 30 and 31. On the Fredericton campus, the faculty of arts is hosting an open classroom event. They are opening more than 20 classes to the public over...

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Emera funds Centre for Smart Grid Technologies at the University of New Brunswick

Communications

Posted: January 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Emera Inc. is investing $6.2 million in the University of New Brunswick (UNB) to establish the Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies. The contribution will support an Emera Chair in Smart Grid Technologies at UNB, as well as provide direct funding for smart grid research. The Smart Grid Centre will facilitate industry partnerships and innovative applied research. "Smart...

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UNB welcomes two appointments to the faculty of law

Communications

Posted: January 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


New additions to UNB Law – “Canada’s great small law school” -- professors Michael Marin and Jane Thomson (Rob Blanchard Photo UNB) John Williamson, dean of the faculty of law at the University of New Brunswick, is pleased to welcome Jane Thomson and Michael Marin, two young and accomplished legal scholars, to “Canada’s great small law school.” “I’m delighted to have such high-quality...

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Conversations about time Effects on society climate change and politics

Communications

Posted: January 25, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


In our fast-paced society, it can seem as if our lives are governed by time. In the second installment of the University of New Brunswick’s Conversations on Time Speaker Series, Dr. Steven Turner, professor emeritus of history at UNB, will propose that time has a much deeper and profound effect on our society than just our daily schedules. During this interactive event, Dr. Turner will engage...

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UNB researchers release findings of Sexual Assault Climate Survey

Communications

Posted: January 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick have released results of the UNB Sexual Assault Climate Survey that will give the university a better understanding of both attitudes towards and experiences of sexual violence among students at UNB Fredericton. The survey, developed by Dr. Rice Fuller, Dr. Lucia O’Sullivan and PhD graduate student Charlene Belu, was launched in the fall of 2015...

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Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity opens at the University of New Brunswick

Communications

Posted: January 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, an innovative hub for research, training and industry collaboration, opened at the University of New Brunswick today with more than $4.5 million in funding and the establishment of a research partnership with a global technology firm. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, was joined by officials with the federal and provincial...

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Wanted Aspiring entrepreneurs for the summer institute

Communications

Posted: January 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Photo credit: Gracen Johnson The Summer Institute in collaboration with the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) at the University of New Brunswick is now accepting applications for their next cohort of aspiring entrepreneurs. The accelerator offers a three-month intensive for passionate people who want to take their innovative ideas and turn them into...

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New centre for children with complex health conditions launched

Communications

Posted: January 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


A new centre set up to aid children with complex health conditions and their families has been launched by researchers at the University of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University. NaviCare/SoinsNavi is a virtual centre that will help young patients and their families navigate the maze of health care needs and professionals they often confront. Funded by a generous $750,000 donation by the...

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Acclaimed author Lisa Moore to read as part of UNB Saint John s Lorenzo Reading Series

Communications

Posted: January 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


Photo credit: Nathalie Marsh Acclaimed author Lisa Moore will read from Flannery on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Written in Lisa Moore’s exuberant and inimitable style, Flannery is by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing — often all on the same page. It is a novel whose spell no reader will be able to resist. Lisa Moore is the acclaimed...

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UNB named one of Atlantic Canada s top employers

Communications

Posted: January 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton


UNB has been named one of the top 25 employers in Atlantic Canada for 2017. This is the fifth consecutive year UNB has been recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the region’s top employers. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, said fostering a rewarding and fulfilling work environment benefits all aspects of the university. “Our staff and faculty are a vital part...

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