The University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University faculty and students have collaborated to host Queer Research Day on Friday, March 31, 2017, coinciding with International Transgender Day of Visibility. Queer Research Day is a one-day conference, hosted by the UNB faculty of arts, designed to provide a unique opportunity for faculty and students… Read More »

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On Wednesday April 5, 2017, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick will host the third annual UNB Powwow, Askomiw (Beyond) 150: Celebration of Resilience, at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, UNB Fredericton from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free public event, and everyone is invited to attend. The UNB… Read More »

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We would like to thank the UNB community for their patience and cooperation during the past few days with respect to the water main break on the UNB Fredericton campus. Our crews worked diligently to address the issue and the broken water main has been repaired, however as a precautionary measure, we are planning to… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of engineering is hosting its third annual Engineering Design Symposium (#UNBDesign) on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Fredericton Convention Centre from 8:20 a.m. to 5 p.m. The symposium, one of the faculty’s premier annual events, will showcase the designs of 300 final-year engineering students in all disciplinary capstone… Read More »

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In the third installment of the University of New Brunswick’s Conversations Speaker Series, Dr. Ellen Rose, UNB professor of education, will explore how technology is affecting our ability to manage time and to think clearly. During this interactive event, Dr. Rose will engage the audience with the idea that increases in the amount of information… Read More »

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Involvement in their university and community, plus excellent grades, has earned 12 University of New Brunswick students the distinction of being inducted into the Sir Howard Douglas Society. The award recipients volunteer their time and talent in a number of ways, both locally and internationally, and are all dean’s list students. “Our students are the… Read More »

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It can be difficult for a city to appropriately assess the best spot to build social housing. Three University of New Brunswick students have developed a new way for a municipality to determine where to place low-income houses to help people thrive. Geodesy and geomatics engineering students Andrew Al-Assadi, Mobene Tahershamsi and Stefan Bazar designed… Read More »

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Greg Marquis, professor of history and politics at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, will read from Truth & Honour on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Truth and Honour explores the 2011 murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland, of the prominent family that owns Moosehead Breweries,… Read More »

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Seaweeds could hold the key to a cure for Parkinson’s disease, says a researcher at the University of New Brunswick. Thierry Chopin, a professor of marine biology and scientific director of the Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network based at UNB Saint John, was one of the authors of a study published recently in the journal… Read More »

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An institute at the University of New Brunswick dedicated to advancing public policy research will be greatly enhanced by an announcement from the provincial government today. Through its highly secure facility on the university’s Fredericton campus, the New Brunswick Institute of Research, Data and Training has been on the forefront of data-driven research on health… Read More »

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** Updated March 28 at 7:10 a.m. ** A water main break occurred at UNB on March 27, impacting several buildings on campus. The Print Shop at Marshall d’Avray Hall will be closed until further notice, however all other offices and buildings have reopened with a Boil Water Order in effect until further notice. Boil… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick and Kent Building Supplies are helping a small community in France celebrate its Year of Canada. UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and Kent have sent 500 Canadian flags to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, a small farming village in France. The mayor of Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Pierre Senechal, has declared 2017… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick’s entrepreneurial spirit shined Thursday night as students, alumni and staff were among contestants vying for the top prize at the 2017 New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s Breakthru Competition. Four UNB-connected companies came away as prize winners in the provincial category. The top prize in the category went to Pfera, which will… Read More »

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Dr. Robert Viau, a professor of French at the University of New Brunswick, is receiving one of the highest civic orders bestowed by France for his outstanding contributions to education. In a special ceremony to be held Friday, March 24, Dr. Viau will be named a Knight of the Order of the Academic Palms. The… Read More »

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I’m writing to the University of New Brunswick and greater Fredericton communities today to provide an update with regards to the future of the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium and the Sir Max Aitken Pool. Last fall, the university received tremendous news from the federal and provincial governments that they would join us in constructing a new… Read More »

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