On Wednesday, Feb. 18, the UNB faculty of education, the UNB Early Childhood Centre and the Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation is proud to present the second public presentation as part of the Early Childhood Speaker Series.   Dr. Jane Hewes presents “Thinking Differently about play…… and Pedagogy.” The public is invited to UNB… Read More »

Scientists, engineers and students at universities across Canada will receive significant support from the Government of Canada to find solutions to key industry challenges over the next decade. By addressing these challenges, these projects will create new jobs, opportunities and improve the quality of life of Canadians. The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) held its inaugural “UNBeatable Ideas Contest” in December, 2014. Open to UNB students on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, students were encouraged to upload a one-minute video pitching their business idea. A total of 12 entries were received… Read More »

Social entrepreneur, author and change-maker Craig Kielburger will speak at UNB’s Fredericton campus on Thursday, Feb. 5 as part of International Development Week at UNB. The university will welcome over a thousand school-aged and university students from from across the region. The event, hosted by UNB’s Global Learning and Engagement office, is also an opportunity… Read More »

UNB hosts Canada Wide Science Fair, May 11-16 in Fredericton The countdown is on for Canada’s premier youth science event! The University of New Brunswick and Science East have partnered with Youth Science Canada to bring the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) to New Brunswick for the first time ever.  As the national championship round… Read More »

In celebration of Black History Month, the UNB Art Centre is pleased to welcome Sylvia D. Hamilton to Memorial Hall for a poetry reading on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. She is an award-winning filmmaker and acclaimed poet. Dr. Hamilton’s films have been screened on CBC, TVO, the Knowledge Channel, and on university campuses… Read More »

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) is proud to host Gwen Bear’s Memorial, “Celebrating Our Traditional Stories” a book launch of four traditional Wolastoqey and Mi’kmaq stories. The public is invited to UNB Fredericton on Thursday Jan. 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. for a reception with traditional food and at 7 p.m. sharing of our traditional stories… Read More »

Come listen to Preet Banerjee, well-known Canadian personal finance and investing expert, Globe and Mail columnist, host of OWN’s TV show Million Dollar Neighbourhood, and author of the popular blog WhereDoesAllMyMoneyGo.com speak about the five simple rules of financial success. Thursday, February 12Grand Hall, 40 Charlotte Street, Uptown Saint John, NB7:00 p.m. Free to attend, this… Read More »

The Margaret &Wallace McCain Family foundation, UNB Early Childhood Centre and the UNB Faculty of Education are proud to host the Early Childhood Speakers Series. “The Promise of Pedagogical Documentation” Presenter, Carol Anne Wien, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Education, York University Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015 at 7:00pm, Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 261, 10 Mackay Dr.,… Read More »

This week, Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced more than $35 million in research infrastructure funding for 156 university research projects across the country. These federal funds, made through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), will support UNB research infrastructure needs of scientists pushing the boundaries of knowledge in magnetic resonance imaging… Read More »

On Thursday, Jan. 29, the Lorenzo Society is celebrating 40 years of art, music, reading and theatre and the 50th anniversary of UNB Saint John. The festive evening will feature an exhibition of artwork from the university’s permanent collection; a reading by Dr. Mark Blagrave from his latest book, “Salt in the Wounds”; a theatrical… Read More »

The UNB Varsity Reds raised over $7,000 at one of their biggest events of the year – the annual Stewart McKelvey #ThinkPink Weekend.  The UNB Fredericton campus played host to nine games across basketball, volleyball and hockey. From pink ice and hockey socks to pink jerseys and hair, the theme was constant – raising awareness… Read More »

Three UNB Saint John students were members of a top team that competed in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest 2014. Brandon Smith, Jessica Blanchard and Alec Gordon, all Bachelor of Science Computer Science students placed second in the Science Atlantic Programming Competition held at UNB Saint John in October 2014, competing with 17 teams… Read More »

UNB’s newly formed Computing Science Creative Space (CS Square) Centre announced Catlin O’Donnell, software engineering freshman, as the winner of its first-ever student pitch competition.  O’Donnell received $2,000 in cash to develop his business idea with the help of business advisors and potential investors.  He also received free entry into the Startup Weekend Fredericton taking… Read More »

Recent UNB computer science graduate, Dizhi Zhou, has been named this year’s recipient of the Governor General’s Gold Medal at UNB. The Governor General’s Academic Medal is a prestigious award presented to the highest-ranking student at UNB. The gold medal is reserved for demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level. Zhou received his Ph.D. degree… Read More »