Dr. Robert Viau, a professor of French at the University of New Brunswick, is receiving one of the highest civic orders bestowed by France for his outstanding contributions to education. In a special ceremony to be held Friday, March 24, Dr. Viau will be named a Knight of the Order of the Academic Palms. The… Read More »
I’m writing to the University of New Brunswick and greater Fredericton communities today to provide an update with regards to the future of the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium and the Sir Max Aitken Pool. Last fall, the university received tremendous news from the federal and provincial governments that they would join us in constructing a new… Read More »
This Thursday, March 23, the University of New Brunswick will celebrate the achievements of nine alumni and one dedicated staff person at a gala event at the Delta Brunswick in Saint John. Among the UNB graduates being honoured are a physician tackling some of the most pressing and controversial medical issues of our time, a… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick has recycled more than 50,000 pounds of electronic waste over the past three years, the equivalent weight of three elephants, according to the 2015-16 UNB Green Review. This annual report, published by UNB Sustainability, highlights sustainable initiatives happening at the university, green champions on campus and suggestions on how to… Read More »
Stewart McKelvey, Atlantic Canada’s first regional law firm, today announced it is furthering its commitment to UNB law students with a leadership gift of $200,000. This donation will support the Frank Covert and Stewart McKelvey scholarships and create a new scholarship to promote and encourage diversity among the entering class. UNB Dean of Law John… Read More »
Students from eight Atlantic Canadian universities are set to take part in the 2nd Annual MoodCheck Challenge. From March 20 to the 24, students are encouraged to sign up and track their mood using the MoodCheck app. “At Counselling Services, we work to help students understand how their environment and behavior impact their mental wellbeing,”… Read More »
Award-winning illustrator, graphic novelist and stop-motion animator Meags Fitzgerald will read from Photobooth: A Biography on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on UNB’s Saint John campus. For almost a century, chemical photo booths have occupied public spaces, giving people the opportunity to quickly take inexpensive, quality photos. In… Read More »
As part of an engineering design course at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, fourth-year chemical engineering students toured McCain Foods in September, with little idea that they would soon uncover an innovative way to recycle its waste streams. After some research and investigating however, the group of students created a design that could… Read More »
When Aly Pickard-Tattrie applied to University of New Brunswick, she knew that she wanted to travel abroad. What she didn’t know was that she was about to embark on an internship that would inspire her career. “I chose to go to UNB, actually, because of its international program,” she says. “I knew coming out of… Read More »
A new study, co-authored by a University of New Brunswick professor, shows that eruptions on the sun’s surface not only contribute to the famous northern lights, but also disrupt radio communications and GPS navigation systems on Earth, in a previously unknown way. Dr. Richard Langley, professor of geodesy and geomatics engineering at UNB, worked with… Read More »
Today, the Policy Studies Centre at the University of New Brunswick released a report along with 10 key recommendations that emerged from the Symposium on Carbon Pricing in New Brunswick held in January,which was organized through the Policy Studies Centre at the University of New Brunswick in partnership with the New Brunswick Business Council. The… Read More »
When Dr. Matt Sears planned a tour of the battle fields of Western Europe with his father and father-in-law last May, he didn’t expect that what he saw would influence his research on Ancient Greece. The associate professor in the department of classics and ancient history, will present a lecture exploring the connections he’s observed… Read More »
A key teaching and community resource for UNB Fredericton’s Faculty of Nursing now has a larger, improved home thanks to a partnership with Horizon Health Network and the Government of New Brunswick, as well as support from numerous donors. The Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre (FDCHC) delivers an integrated program in which primary health-care services,… Read More »
Fourth-year civil engineering student Maria Thomas has gained a lot of valuable knowledge this year about her field of study that couldn’t be taught within the walls of a classroom.
She is one of eight students who have partnered with the City of Fredericton to find a solution to the Campbell Creek Dam — a 100-year old dam that was originally built for the Marysville Cotton Mill that has quietly resided there until a failure of a water control mechanism last year.
Dr. William Cook The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Terrestrial Energy, a vendor of Advanced Reactor power plants, have partnered for integral molten salt reactor (IMSR) validation and verification work. This is part of Terrestrial Energy’s program of regulatory activities required for IMSR power plant deployment. Molten salts are high-temperature ionic fluids with an… Read More »