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 »
Spray, Elliott and Thompson team up with NASA Following a tense and delicate – yet ultimately successful – landing on Mars last August 6, NASA’s Curiosity rover almost immediately began sending information back to Earth. On that early Monday morning, John Spray was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, one of numerous scientists unable… Read More »
Ninety-five students in the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John have earned a place on the Dean’s list for 2011-2012. The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Joanna Everitt, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or… Read More »
New Brunswick Day is upon us once again. While the long weekend marks an opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate, this unique holiday also provides us with a chance to reflect on our collective past and, just as importantly, glance ahead to our future.
The level of enthusiasm of the people working on the campus, and their passion for Saint John, impressed Dr. Laurelle LeVert, the new associate vice-president at the University of New Brunswick (Saint John) even before she started her new role. “The people I have met so far are absolutely great,” says LeVert. “They really clinched… Read More »
Ever since he helped establish a new strategic direction for the University of New Brunswick in November of 2010, President Eddy Campbell’s focus hasn’t wavered from the five key goals that were developed at the time. While providing an exceptional and transformative experience to its students is first among UNB’s five priorities, and with progress… Read More »
In eliminating almost 50,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the same as planting four million mature trees, the University of New Brunswick’s energy management program has saved more than money; it has helped save the environment. Committed to cutting its CO2 footprint by 30 percent come 2016, UNB is currently on track to exceed that goal… Read More »
With the support of its alumni, and friends, the University of New Brunswick raised the second largest sum in its history last year. Thanks to the contributions of 5000 alumni, UNB collected $25 million in 2011-12. “Beyond the gifts themselves, the implicit message behind them is deeply encouraging,” said Eddy Campbell, president of UNB. “That’s… Read More »
By Eddy Campbell, President of UNB Our post-secondary institutions exist to transform lives, to transmit and create knowledge, and to create prosperity. With these roles comes the important responsibility to make good and effective use of the support offered by the citizens of New Brunswick through their government, not to mention the fees paid by… Read More »
After creating a recreational gymnastics business for an entrepreneurship assignment at the University of New Brunswick in 2006, Kara Hachey has since turned that assignment into a career. Go-Go Gymnastics is a mobile recreational gymnastics club that works out of 11 towns and cities, but it began modestly in Fredericton, N.B. with the hope of… Read More »