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. Melnyk, who interned in Germany for about eight months, will leave… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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. 

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… Read More »