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Steven Galloway to read at UNB Fredericton

UNB Newsroom

Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by acclaimed Canadian writer Steven Galloway, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UNB's Fredericton Campus. Galloway is the author of three critically-acclaimed novels including his latest international bestseller, The Cellist of Sarajevo. This third novel was a finalist for the BC Book Prize's Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Set against the backdrop of war, it is the...

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Posted: June 8, 2017 12:00:00 AM ADT

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Engineering student first-ever UNBer selected as DAAD Young Ambassador

Communications

Posted: August 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB


On the heels of the 10th anniversary celebrations to mark a successful partnership between the University of New Brunswick and Furtwangen University (HFU) in Germany, UNB chemical engineering student Kirsten Melnyk was named UNB’s first-ever German Academic Exchange Service’s (DAAD) young ambassador for 2014-15. [caption id="attachment_4029" align="alignright" width="203"] Kirsten Melnyk stopped for a photo in the town of Hechingen, where she worked last year. The castle is called Burg...

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Proliferation of rock snot algae may be linked to climate change

Communications

Posted: March 4, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media , UNB Fredericton , myUNB , UNB Saint John , UNB


An algal species commonly known as didymo or “rock snot” has been found to be non-invasive after a collaboration between University of New Brunswick (UNB) graduate student Michelle Lavery and researchers from Queen’s University, l’Institut national de la recherché scientifique (INRS), and Brock University found remains in lake sediments dating back to 1970. The discovery debunks the commonly held assumption that didymo—a nuisance algae that may threaten juvenile salmon because of habitat...

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Breakfast panel discussion to tackle economic growth

Communications

Posted: February 28, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB , Events , UNB Homepage , UNB


Join EY for breakfast and a panel discussion to learn more about “the power of three”. See how together, governments, entrepreneurs and corporations can spur economic growth in Canada. Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Location: 40 Charlotte Street, UNB Grand Hall, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB The breakfast and panel discussion will focus on how the combined power of governments, entrepreneurs and corporations can stimulate economic growth and put Canada...

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Hans W Klohn Commons receives LEED gold certification

Communications

Posted: February 25, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB , UNB Saint John


The Hans W. Klohn Commons building on the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus has achieved LEED gold certification.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an industry building rating system that is recognized as the international mark of excellence for green buildings in over 132 countries.  "We are striving to design and operate our buildings in an efficient way," said UNB President Eddy Campbell. "This project was an opportunity to demonstrate in a very public...

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Rainbow flag flies on UNB campuses

Communications

Posted: February 11, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB , UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John


All four universities in New Brunswick will be flying the iconic rainbow flag this month, in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities. The flag will fly on all campuses for the duration of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 7 through Feb. 23. Please direct media inquiries to Heather Campbell. 

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Thom Workman delivers prestigious Woodrow Lloyd Lecture

Communications

Posted: February 11, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media , UNB Fredericton , UNB


Dr. Thom Workman, professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick, will deliver the 2014 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture at the University of Regina this week. In “The Hedgehog, the Fox and Canadian Austerity,” Dr. Workman will discuss how issues as seemingly diverse as rising family indebtedness, falling rates of unionization or the gutting of the unemployment insurance regime can be regarded in terms of their shared social and political features, especially their relationship to the...

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