Winners of the annual Wallace McCain Institute Growth Awards recognize some of the Atlantic region’s most accomplished business leaders for significant success in expanding their companies over the past 12 months. This year, the awards celebrated companies that grew in various ways: organically through expanding their geographical service footprint in Atlantic Canada, increasing material sales… Read More »

University of New Brunswick alumnus Alex DeLorey will find out on Canada Day if he is going to be one of this nation’s newest astronauts. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to reveal the Canadian Space Agency’s two successful candidates on Saturday on Parliament Hill, bringing the year-long selection process for two new astronauts to a… Read More »

Two-year pilot project will help businesses with research and development in smart grid innovation The Smart Grid Innovation Network (SGIN) and Ignite Fredericton are joining forces to provide funding to help small- and medium-sized businesses in this region conduct smart grid research, development and testing to help increase their growth potential in this fast-growing sector.… Read More »

First cybersecurity firm incubated at UNB’s Energia Ventures accelerator launches public early adopter program for its innovative technology Beauceron Security Inc. a startup founded at the University of New Brunswick, has secured more than $500,000 in equity funding from private and public investors. “We are thrilled to launch New Brunswick’s newest fully funded cybersecurity firm… Read More »

As the demand grows for professionals working with people that have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, the University of New Brunswick’s College of Extended Learning is holding a public session next week led by one of Canada’s foremost experts in the field. Dr. Michelle Stewart, strategic research lead with Canada FASD Research Network and director of… Read More »

J.D. Irving, Limited and the University of New Brunswick are pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the JDI NB Scholarship at UNB. Desiree Pictou, above, left, currently lives on Ugpi’Ganjig, Eel River Bar First Nation in northern New Brunswick, and will be starting her degree in business administration in September at UNB’s Fredericton campus.… Read More »

Over the past 12 years, six Canadian provinces have implemented bans on the sale of junk food on school property to address child health issues like obesity. Philip Leonard, with the department of economics at the University of New Brunswick and a health economist at UNB’s New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training, recently… Read More »

Dear Members of the UNB Community, Today, as Canada marks National Aboriginal Day, I am reminded of the treaties our ancestors signed in the 18th century, and that still bind us today. These treaties brought our peoples together in a spirit of peace and friendship, and even today these ideals provide the right direction for… Read More »

A University of New Brunswick engineering professor has been saluted nationally for his work in improving the safety of roads and highways. Dr. Eric Hildebrand, a professor of civil engineering at UNB and the co-ordinator of UNB’s Transportation Group, has received the prestigious Sir Sandford Fleming Award from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for his… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce that Sarah Hilworth has been named head coach of its women’s varsity hockey team. Ms. Hilworth joins the UNB Varsity Reds after two seasons as head coach of the Broncos at Olds College in Alberta. There, she built the Broncos women’s hockey program up from its… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is playing host to the country’s best in women’s hockey. The 28 players named to Hockey Canada’s Olympic centralization roster are participating in a training camp at UNB’s Fredericton campus until June 12. The camp is focused on off-ice training, concentrating on fitness-testing, dry land training as well as physical… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick will be bringing some of the nation’s strongest creative voices to Fredericton from June 9-11 when it hosts Canada’s Writing Conference, an annual event for the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs organization. UNB English professor and writer Dr. Sue Sinclair sits on the organization’s board, and was tasked with… Read More »

University of New Brunswick professors Dr. Robert Gray (English), Dr. Matt Rogers (Education) along with UNB graduate and filmmaker Jon Dewar have secured $127,500 in funding from Telefilm Canada and The Talent Fund along with Bell Media and Corus Entertainment, to produce an original feature-length film. “We all cheered when we heard, the three of… Read More »

For more than a decade, Dr. P.T. Jayachandran, chair of the physics department at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, has been building a research network across the Arctic. Known as the Canadian High Arctic Ionospheric Network, it has grown to be the largest ionospheric research network in the Arctic. Dr. Jayachandran’s work and… Read More »

Backed by a prestigious research award, a University of New Brunswick student is embarking on a study to determine how exercise can help soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. Lieutenant Terry Fitzpatrick, a kinesiology student at UNB, has a deeply personal interest in the subject – he suffers from PTSD himself after a tour in Afghanistan… Read More »