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University of New Brunswick Announces 2023-2024 Primrose Scholars Recipients

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Posted: February 13, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

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For immediate release. The $40,000 Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarships reward outstanding local students The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is proud to announce the 2023-2024 recipients of the Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship at UNB Saint John. This year’s recipients are Kate McLeod and Avery Thomas. Valued at $40,000 over four years, the Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievement, community...

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University of New Brunswick announces new Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Track and Field Scholarships

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Posted: February 6, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Press Releases


For immediate release A new scholarship opportunity will now be available to student athletes in the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) REDS Track and Field Program thanks to a $200,000 leadership gift from The Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation. The $4,000 Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation Track and Field Scholarship will be bestowed upon one member of the REDS women's track and field team and one member of the REDS men's track and field team each year. Students on both the...

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UNB kicks off Black history month with bi-campus events

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Posted: February 1, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Press Releases


For immediate release February is Black history month and beginning on Feb. 1, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) is kicking off a series of events across our campuses to acknowledge and celebrate the lives and achievements of Black Canadians. All month long, UNB is partnering with community organizations to present a series of dynamic and interactive initiatives. These include film series, art exhibits, sporting events and the department of history’s eighth annual Black History...

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UNB and Royal University of Bhutan extend collaboration with five-year renewal agreement

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Posted: January 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

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For immediate release Dr. Paul Mazerolle, president and vice-chancellor of the University of New Brunswick (UNB), and Dr. Nidup Dorji, vice-chancellor of the Royal University of Bhutan, have signed a five-year renewal of their exchange and collaboration agreement. The two universities have maintained a partnership for 21 years, dating back to the Royal University of Bhutan’s inception. The renewed agreement will explore ways to enhance collaboration through faculty exchange, pathway...

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UNB joins forces with global nuclear energy provider

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Posted: January 25, 2024 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Press Releases


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kinectrics Inc, a global provider of nuclear lifecycle management services, to help drive innovation in the nuclear energy sector. Leveraging the collective expertise of UNB and Kinectrics, this collaboration creates a framework for engagement in several innovation areas, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, small modular reactors and advanced reactors, as well as hydrogen applications and...

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