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UNB and the McKenna Institute announce McKenna Fellow in Digital Education

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



The McKenna Institute at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) announced the launch of the McKenna Fellow program and the appointment of the inaugural McKenna Fellow in Digital Education, Matt McGuire. The McKenna Fellow program supports collaboration across industry, academia and government, engaging stakeholders, faculty and graduate students to ensure good ideas are examined and executed...

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UNB students selected to be Zenith Fellows

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 25, 2022 3:00:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton



Students from the University of New Brunswick have been selected for a national fellowship program to work with industry professionals at an innovative Canadian space company. The Zenith Canada Pathways Foundation (ZCPF) is a registered not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in Canada’s space sector. UNB students Jagriti Luitel (mechanical...

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UNB celebrates Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning Month

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



Throughout the month of March, the University of New Brunswick (UNB), along with Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL), have been recognizing CEWIL Month. This year’s CEWIL theme, #inspiredWIL, celebrates the successes and promotes awareness as we build and expand the capacity for co-op and work-integrated learning opportunities. UNB’s commitment to...

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UNB engineering students develop 3D printer recycling system to reduce plastic waste pollution

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 22, 2022 2:50:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Four engineering students from the University of New Brunswick are developing a recycling system for the UNB Makerspace to reduce the amount of plastic discarded and negatively impacting the environment. The recycling system works as an industrial sized shredder, plastic extruder and filament winder. After traveling through a cooling loop, the filament is coiled onto a spool and ready to be...

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UNB and Province of New Brunswick enter 10-year nursing funding agreement

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Posted: March 21, 2022 1:00:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John



The University of New Brunswick and the provincial government have entered into a 10-year funding agreement focused on increasing the number of graduates from UNB’s bachelor of nursing programs. Through the agreement with Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour (PETL), UNB will receive $35,000 for each nursing graduate above the current yearly baseline of 155, to a maximum of 206...

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The New Brunswick cybersecurity ecosystem

Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle

Posted: March 21, 2022 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John



The threats associated with cybercrime are many, varied and impactful. Each and every day millions of individuals and organizations are affected by cyberattacks. The losses associated with these threats are now described beyond billions. A recent report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts the annual costs of cybercrime will exceed $10 trillion USD by 2025. The actual impact of the attacks...

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New Brunswick’s economic future is digital

Adrienne O’Pray

Posted: March 18, 2022 12:50:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



The last thing any of us wants to read is another article starting with, “The last two years have been…” I get it. These years have been challenging– but also enlightening and inspiring. We’ve had a chance to assess what matters most in our lives–at home, at work and in our public spheres. We’ve seen incredible resilience, ingenuity, and adaptability...

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UNB’s NB-IRDT part of a renewed regional project that focuses health research on patients’ priorities

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 17, 2022 2:55:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton



The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, announced on March 17 an investment of $16.1M in funding and in-kind contributions from the Government of Canada and the provincial governments of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to support the work of a Maritime hub for patient-oriented research. The funding has been provided as part of Strategy for Patient-Oriented...

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New UNB partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories cements nuclear research leadership

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 16, 2022 1:00:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton



A new partnership between the University of New Brunswick and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) will enable closer research and training collaboration between UNB’s Centre for Nuclear Energy Research (CNER) and the nation’s premier nuclear science and technology organization. The partnership will leverage CNER’s expertise in specialty areas related to water-cooled nuclear...

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Lorenzo Society’s Virtual Book Club to feature author Lauren B. Davis

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 10, 2022 1:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Saint John



UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature author Lauren B. Davis reading from her novel, Even So, on Wednesday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Even So explores the challenge and necessity of loving difficult people. Angela Morrison has it all. She’s married to a wealthy man, adores her son, grows orchids, and volunteers at Our Daily Bread Food Pantry. What more could she...

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Nurse instructor receives Teaching Innovation Award

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 9, 2022 11:35:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John



Kimberly Wilbur, a nurse instructor and clinical lead for programming in the department of nursing and health sciences at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, has received the 2020-2021 Teaching Innovation Award from UNB’s Senates Teaching Awards Committee. Ms. Wilbur (BN'04, MN'20) received the award in recognition of her successful experiential learning techniques...

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UNB symposium highlights Indigenous Knowledges and history education

UNB Newsroom

Posted: March 1, 2022 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education, Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre and Thinking Historically For Canada’s Future will present the symposium “Indigenous Knowledges and History Education” on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. AST. The purpose of this symposium is to explore the ways in which Indigenous Knowledges (IK) can and do inform the teaching of the...

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