The Terry Fox Research Institute today announced an investment of $5 million for New Brunswick researchers and their colleagues at other cancer centres in Canada to study how new precision medicine tools could improve, and potentially save, the lives of patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of the blood and bone marrow. “This… Read More »

UNB’s faculty of computer science is introducing a series of interactive workshops for middle school girls interested in technology. Leah Bidlake, an instructor with UNB’s faculty of computer science, notes that a common barrier between young girls and computer science is a lack of confidence due to the myths surrounding the field. “It’s important to… Read More »

Geoscientist Crystal LaFlamme never imagined that she would have the right stuff to be one of Canada’s next astronauts. She’s pleased to discover that she was wrong. In the highly competitive jockeying to be chosen for this country’s space program, the University of New Brunswick graduate has survived three rounds of cuts and is today… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is hosting speaker Kevin Lamoureux. The associate vice-president of Indigenous affairs with the University of Winnipeg will discuss how universities and communities can work together to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. “Meeting the TRC’s calls to action” will be held at UNB’s Fredericton campus on Tuesday,… Read More »

Photo credit: Shane Nason Author Riel Nason will read from All the Things We Leave Behind on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. All the Things We Leave Behind is about remembrance and attachment, about what we collect and what we cast off. In this highly affecting novel, Riel… Read More »

Digital copy of letter from CGD Roberts to E Smith 10 November, 1926. Evelyn Smith Acquisition 2016.032 (Credit UNB Archives & Special Collections) A collection of romantic letters written by Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, who is considered to be the father of Canadian poetry, has found a new home in the University of New… Read More »

The provincial government announced today that it will seek agreements with publicly-funded universities to fund pilot projects and commit to four-year predictability in both tuition for students and funding provided by government. The government will seek to enter into memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with universities, recognizing each institution’s individual strengths and areas of expertise, to… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is hosting Anishinaabe performer Ryan McMahon as he tackles themes like reconciliation, Canada’s 150th birthday party and the intricacies of moose meat pie. “Two Moccasins, Two Worlds” will be held at UNB’s Fredericton campus on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in room 143 of Marshall d’Avray Hall. With a… Read More »

An expert in population health and former analyst at the World Health Organization has been named to a $1 million health research chair in diabetes at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Neeru Gupta becomes the first person to hold the Canadian Diabetes Association-New Brunswick Health Research Foundation Chair in Diabetes Research. She previously worked… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »