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UNB researcher and alumnus recognized nationally

Communications

Posted: July 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


One of the University of New Brunswick’s leading researchers and one of its most successful alumni have been honoured nationally for their contributions to engineering. Dr. Yun Zhang, a Canada Research Chair and professor of geodesy and geomatics at UNB, and Dr. Marcel LeBrun, a UNB engineering graduate and honorary degree recipient, have been inducted as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of...

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UNB welcomes new Chiropractic Health Research Chair

Communications

Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation and the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation have announced a partnership of $1 million over five years in the establishment of the Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Chair in Best Practices for Musculoskeletal Health at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Jeff Hebert, who is joining UNB’s faculty of kinesiology from Murdoch...

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Summer Institute participants accelerate startups

Communications

Posted: July 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Ten aspiring entrepreneurs from across Canada have gathered at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus to launch various startups through the Summer Institute program. Hosted at the J. Herbert Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at UNB, the Summer Institute is a three-month long accelerator. The program helps bring business ideas to life through education,...

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New chair and vice-chair named to Board of Governors at UNB

Communications

Posted: July 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


Larry Hachey, president of Bluechip Leasing Atlantic, has been appointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for a two-year term, effective July 1. Mr. Hachey, of Quispamsis, N.B., has served on UNB’s Board of Governors since 2011, most recently serving as vice-chair. Robyn Tingley, a Rothesay-based social entrepreneur, author and adviser to companies across North...

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Aspiring entrepreneurs at UNB pitch to the best in business

Communications

Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


A single business pitch can skyrocket a startup to success or send countless hours of work spiraling down the drain. Master of Technology Management & Entrepreneurship students at the University of New Brunswick are learning how to make the perfect pitch with help from some of the most-established and well-known business figures in Atlantic Canada. Every Thursday morning at the J. Herbert...

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Incubating raw talent 80 top young innovators and entrepreneurs at SHAD New Brunswick this summer

Communications

Posted: July 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Loren Condie comes from Waterville, N.S., a town with 928 people, and has already shown she can be quite the change maker. Ms. Condie led an initiative to open her school’s first gender neutral washroom for transgender students. “My dream is to help the earth to stop its destruction and to help us recover and grow once more,” Ms. Condie says. She adds, “I hope SHAD can teach us how to be...

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UNB s Wallace McCain Institute salutes entrepreneurial successes with latest awards

Communications

Posted: July 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Winners of the annual Wallace McCain Institute Growth Awards recognize some of the Atlantic region’s most accomplished business leaders for significant success in expanding their companies over the past 12 months. This year, the awards celebrated companies that grew in various ways: organically through expanding their geographical service footprint in Atlantic Canada, increasing material...

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