The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 623 graduates from across Canada and around the globe at its fall graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, Oct. 21 and 22.
Lord Beaverbrook’s legacy of generosity to the University of New Brunswick, the City of Fredericton and the province began in 1920 and continues to this day. On the occasion of UNB’s 225th anniversary, the university is proud to host Beaverbrook: A Celebration of Generosity. The two-day commemoration will recognize some of Lord Beaverbrook’s most significant… Read More »
Second World War veteran, forest ranger and public servant Joseph Flanagan left a bequest of $1.34 million to the University of New Brunswick.
Roxanne Fairweather, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Innovatia, has been appointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for a two-year term, beginning July 1.
Charles and Pat MacDonald have established a $4,000 annual scholarship at the University of New Brunswick. Although neither attended UNB, their son received scholarships while completing two degrees at UNB so the couple understands the importance of financial support. “Our kids are doing well and I was quite successful in my investments,” explains Mr. MacDonald,… Read More »
UNB’s Kevin Englehart and Wayne Albert are two of the New Brunswick recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Accelerator Supplement, valued $120,000 over three years.
The announcement was held at UNB Fredericton on June 22.
The University of New Brunswick is the first public university in the province to join Project Hero, a program that provides a special four-year undergraduate award to children of Canada’s fallen soldiers. “Our soldiers make sacrifices every day for freedom and basic human rights,” said UNB President Eddy Campbell. “Many have made the ultimate sacrifice… Read More »
Nine of the brightest young scientific minds from India are at the University of New Brunswick this summer, working with some of the university’s leading national researchers and their laboratories. The students are at UNB Fredericton for a three-month research internship, as part of the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Globalink program.… Read More »
University of New Brunswick graduate students Julie Bull and Catherine Holtmann have each received a 2010 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, valued at $50,000 annually for up to three years. Ms. Bull is a PhD student in UNB’s interdisciplinary studies program. Her research is rooted in Aboriginal and rural health and education. In particular, it focuses… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have agreed to binding arbitration as they negotiate the final issues in reaching a first collective agreement for UNB’s nearly 550 contract academic instructors and librarians. UNB and the AUNBT have agreed that the matter will be heard by a three-person… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 1,831 graduates from across Canada and around the world at its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, May 19-21. This year’s graduation ceremonies saw 1,604 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 200 earn master’s degrees and 27 achieve the highest level of academic achievement, the PhD.… Read More »
Because of the weather forecast, students graduating from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton this morning, Thursday, May 20, are advised to go to the South Gym to pick up their cards for the ceremony and for graduation orientation. The cards will be available from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. The graduation orientation begins… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to seven outstanding individuals during its spring graduation ceremonies. The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 181st Encaenia with three ceremonies at the Aitken University Centre on May 19 and 20. The Saint John campus will hold its 36th Spring Convocation on May 21 at the G.… Read More »
Eight professors who have had distinguished careers at the University of New Brunswick will receive honorary designations for their outstanding contributions. At UNB’s spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton, May 19 and 20, professor emeritus designations will be awarded to John DeDourek in computer science, Anne Klinck in English, Sally Rehorick in education and Arun Valsangkar… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have achieved significant progress in negotiations for a new collective agreement with UNB’s 600 full-time academic employees, by agreeing to treat the upcoming conciliation board report as binding. On Feb. 18, 2010, the New Brunswick Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and… Read More »