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UNB business student wins $45,000 Frank H. Sobey Award

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 18, 2024

Category: UNB Fredericton



A third-year business student at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) is one of this year’s winners of the Frank H. Sobey Awards For Excellence in Business Studies. Muhammad Jahanzaib, enrolled in the bachelor of business administration program with majors in accounting and finance, is one of eight winners at Atlantic Canadian universities, each of whom will receive $45,000. They were...

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Students showcase innovations at 10th annual Engineering Design Symposium

Tim Jaques

Posted: Apr 16, 2024

Category: UNB Fredericton



Creativity took centre stage at the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) 10th annual Engineering Design Symposium, showcasing students' inventive approaches to tackling practical challenges. The symposium was held April 4 at the Wu Convention Centre, with 181 students taking part in 46 projects. During their final year, engineering students work in teams to develop capstone projects under...

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UNB named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers (2024)

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 15, 2024

Category: Press Releases



For immediate release. For the 12th consecutive year, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers. Organized by MediaCorp, the annual competition awards organizations across the four Atlantic provinces that provide Maritimers with exceptional places to work. This year, Atlantic Canada was recognized for helping employees and their families...

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Student story on mental health and physical activity a finalist for national award

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: Apr 12, 2024

Category: UNB Fredericton



A University of New Brunswick (UNB) student is a finalist in this year’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Storytellers contest. But, beyond winning one of the top five spots, she hopes her video will help inspire and educate people near and far. Growing up, Taylor McAulay learned a lot as a student athlete. She learned how to play sports; learned about the...

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‘A match made in heaven’: UNB students and Port Saint John tackle decarbonization

Tim Jaques

Posted: Apr 11, 2024

Category: UNB Saint John



An innovative experiential learning partnership between the faculty of business on the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Saint John campus and Port Saint John has allowed 150 students to propose solutions to environmental challenges faced by a real-world industry. “The real goal of the experience was the idea of what could the future look like? How could you influence the future...

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Housing Futures: Solutions for homeless and affordable housing

Tim Jaques

Posted: Apr 10, 2024

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



Leaders highlighted the urgency of finding sustainable solutions to homelessness and ensure access to affordable housing at the Shaping the Debate: Housing Futures symposium on April 4 and 5 hosted by the University of New Brunswick (UNB). UNB’s Shaping the Debate initiative enables important conversations with the goal of building a more prosperous and just future for New Brunswick....

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The “GlobalChild” Child Advisory Board meet with UN Special Rapporteur

Kathleen McLaughlin

Posted: Apr 10, 2024

Category: UNB Saint John



This past Saturday, April 6, saw the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) GlobalChild team and their Child Advisory Board (CAB) engage in an important meeting with a United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur. Mama Fatima Singhateh from Gambia, the Special Rapporteur (UNSPR) on the sale, sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children, met virtually with GlobalChild and CAB to engage in a...

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UNB celebrates ‘Skitqomiqewi Kcicihtuwinut’ Dr. Charles Sacobie

Tim Jaques

Posted: Apr 8, 2024

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



A University of New Brunswick (UNB) assistant biology professor was recognized as a keeper of both Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge in a ceremony held at the Wu Conference Centre on March 21. Dr. Charles Sacobie, whose research interests are fish ecophysiology and bioenergetics, holds the title of Indigenous science scholar or Skitqomiqewi Kcicihtuwinut (Skit-goh-mee-gewi...

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Eclipse researchers give N.B. students out of this world education

UNB News

Posted: Apr 4, 2024

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



Students and teachers from across New Brunswick are about to get an out of this world education in the unique effects of a total solar eclipse on the Earth’s atmosphere and space environment thanks to a new partnership between the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and public schools across the province. The UNB Radio and Space Physics Laboratory (RSPL) has helped 15 schools across the...

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How do students learn about intelligence briefings? How about briefing a former CIA intelligence officer

Tim Jaques

Posted: Apr 3, 2024

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



How do you teach students to prepare and deliver a high-level intelligence briefing to a senior political leader? Dr. Sarah-Jane Corke (PhD’00), an associate professor in the department of history on the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Fredericton campus, has her students brief a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) intelligence briefer, a highly stressful but effective...

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