The City of Fredericton announced yesterday that it is forming a partnership with the YMCA to explore development of an indoor pool and field house. We congratulate them on this development and wish them well. UNB has a long history of providing a pool to the greater Fredericton community – for nearly 100 years, citizens… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus is hosting its annual Summer Job and Graduating Student Career Fair this Friday, Feb. 2 at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students and alumni from UNB, St. Thomas University and New Brunswick Community College are invited to meet with more than 40… Read More »

In recent weeks, UNB has seen the appearance of several posters representing views that are, in my view, contemptible. They do not reflect UNB’s values or our commitment to diversity. The messages conveyed in the posters that appeared on the UNB Fredericton campus are the opinions of a small group that has no official affiliation… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus will be giving high school students the unique opportunity next week to experience the life of a university student. The campus will be opening its doors on Monday, Jan. 29 and Tuesday, Jan. 30 to high school students from all grades for Student for a Day. The… Read More »

Last year, we announced that the Lady Beaverbrook Gym, which houses the Sir Max Aitken Pool, would be decommissioned in September, 2018. As many of you know, the City of Fredericton recently committed to taking a leadership role in finding a solution to the city’s aquatic needs. Over the past few months, we’ve been working… Read More »

Author Janie Chang will read from her novel Dragon Springs Road on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus. Ms. Chang’s first novel, Three Souls, was a finalist for the 2014 B.C. Book Prizes’ Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, which is awarded… Read More »

Students from three provinces will descend on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus this week as they vie for more than $19,000 in cash and prizes in a business plan competition. BMO Financial Group, in partnership with the University of New Brunswick’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC), will be hosting the BMO Financial… Read More »

University of New Brunswick business students will this week be competing to solve real-world issues for a local company in the first undergraduate business case competition hosted by the Saint John campus. The Faculty of Business undergraduate competition on Friday and Saturday gives third and fourth-year business students a chance to work on cases shared… Read More »

As he walks the halls of the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus, business professor Emin Civi is rarely without a smile, a cheerful hello or a word of encouragement to students. His enthusiasm and passion for his job shines. “Emin Civi is much admired and respected by his faculty colleagues, staff and students… Read More »

Two projects led by a University of New Brunswick physics professor are enabling the development of next-generation sensors and systems to enhance surveillance and detection capabilities for continental defence. The projects are part of the Department of National Defence (DND) All Domain Situational Awareness (ADSA) program and will provide valuable information about the Canadian Arctic… Read More »

Writer Susan White will read from Maple Sugar Pie on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus. Ms. White was born in New Brunswick, eventually moving to the Kingston Peninsula. After retiring from teaching, she began writing full time. Her first… Read More »

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are turning to the campus hockey arena to seek recruits for a novel new study testing whether male bonding and passion for sport can bolster the health of overweight sports fans. Kinesiology and psychology researchers at the university are on the lookout for middle-aged men who are avid… Read More »

Funding of more than $4.3 million will help refine technology to promote renewable energy Investing in next-generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada’s efforts to build a clean economy, meet the world’s future energy needs and help realize our climate change goals. Thanks to an investment of more than $4.3 million from the… Read More »

Four University of New Brunswick researchers are being hailed as among Canada’s top emerging innovators. The national not-for-profit organization Mitacs is saluting 150 researchers from all across Canada who it says are shaping the future of the country. The researchers highlighted represent various academic disciplines, and mirror Canada’s diversity and innovative spirit. “For Canada’s sesquicentennial,… Read More »

The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of New Brunswick has recruited a new executive who brings additional might to its efforts to propel new startups. Prior to his appointment as managing director, accelerator programs, Joe Allen served as director of investments for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. “I… Read More »