The University of New Brunswick and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Local 3339 are pleased to announce they have ratified a four-year renewal Collective Agreement. Considering the current fiscal environment both parties were pleased to be able to reach a mutually beneficial settlement. CUPE Local 3339 represents approximately 55 support staff employees… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick Board of Governors has approved the university’s 2017-2018 budget, which represents the first of a three-year plan to balance the operating budget by the 2019-2020 fiscal year. “The UNB 2017-2018 budget focuses on continued investments in our academic mission and research, while realizing cost savings through expenditure controls,” said Dr.… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick is showcasing items today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, that will soon be sealed in a time capsule to be opened in 50 years. To celebrate the new kinesiology building project currently underway on UNB’s Fredericton campus and to commemorate the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium – home of UNB’s faculty of kinesiology… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick is forging a formal partnership with a major Israeli cybersecurity initiative to spur greater innovation, economic development and collaboration in the field of cyber research. UNB is the first Canadian university to sign a collaboration agreement with CyberSpark, Israel’s cyber innovation arena – a move both sides herald as a… Read More »

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Graduation is a time when communities come together to celebrate the accomplishments of both students and faculty. At the University of New Brunswick’s graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John this week, four valedictorians will address UNB’s graduating class of 2017. The university will also honour seven outstanding professors. UNB’s 188th Encaenia will be celebrated… Read More »

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The faculty of nursing at the University of New Brunswick has received a significant software donation that will help prepare student nurses for success in the workplace. The global electronic medical records company, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., with Canadian head office located in Richmond, B.C., has donated an experiential learning subscription, Allscripts Sunrise™ electronic medical… Read More »

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Four Atlantic Canadian high school students are winners of the prestigious Currie Scholarships at the University of New Brunswick, saluting their dedication to the community, leadership skills and academic performance in their high schools. The Currie Scholarships were established by Dr. Richard J. Currie, UNB Chancellor Emeritus and one of Canada’s most accomplished business leaders… Read More »

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The 35th Annual Mathematics Competition for grades 7, 8 and 9 will take place at the University of New Brunswick this Friday, May 12, 2017. About 1,200 New Brunswick students will travel to the Fredericton and Saint John campuses of University of New Brunswick as well as the Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan campuses of l’Université… Read More »

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Middle and high school students from across New Brunswick will put their computer programming skills to the test at two annual competitions hosted by the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus. “As a leader in computer science, UNB is proud to be hosting these events again this year,” said Ruth Shaw, professor of computer… Read More »

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The University of New Brunswick will grant four honorary degrees during its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John on May 17, 18 and 19. The recipients are: Heidi Shyu will receive a doctor of science degree in Fredericton on May 17 at 10 a.m. Heidi Shyu, who earned a bachelor of science degree… Read More »

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick was recently named the province’s Innovation Champion at the Knowledge and Innovation Recognition Awards, continuing a legacy of more than 50 years of leading-edge research. The awards, known as the KIRAs, were presented May 4, 2017 at a gala event at the Fredericton Convention… Read More »

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University of New Brunswick alumnus Dr. Chris Watson and UNB PhD candidate David Themens have each won a prestigious international award for their research of the upper atmosphere in the Canadian Arctic. Both recently found out they will be receiving the Union of Radio Science Young Scientist Award. The Young Scientist Awards will be presented… Read More »

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Researchers at the University of New Brunswick and the Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Saskatchewan and partners in Saskatchewan, are developing online training for early childhood educators based on findings from their recent study that saw improvements in nutrition and improved gross motor skills among preschoolers… Read More »

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Dr. Luigi Benedicenti will soon be joining the University of New Brunswick as professor and dean of computer science. Dr. Benedicenti is currently professor and program chair at the University of Regina. He has previously held positions as associate vice-president academic and associate dean of engineering at Regina. He is a Fellow of Engineers Canada… Read More »

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University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds hockey player Philippe Maillet has been named winner of one of two 2017 BLG Awards, recognizing the top male and female university athletes in Canada. “I had to take a breath and get up slowly,” Mr. Maillet said about hearing his name called at a ceremony in Calgary on… Read More »

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