FREDERICTON – When John Abernethy (BSE CE ‘57) made the switch from studying forestry to engineering at the University of New Brunswick, he couldn’t have known the journey he was about to begin. His work in the field of construction engineering, managing projects both large and small, led him from remote parts of the Canadian… Read More »

With the support of its alumni, and friends, the University of New Brunswick raised the second largest sum in its history last year. Thanks to the contributions of 5000 alumni, UNB collected $25 million in 2011-12. “Beyond the gifts themselves, the implicit message behind them is deeply encouraging,” said Eddy Campbell, president of UNB. “That’s… Read More »

George Donovan, owner of Gogii Games Corp., a Moncton-based developer of interactive games, knew that the choice of location for his company was one challenge that would never change. Disruptive technologies had changed the way the video-gaming industry worked, moving away from large video-game developers to independent producers spread around the globe. This shift had empowered… Read More »

University of New Brunswick students who have made outstanding extracurricular contributions to their academic program, department or to the Saint John campus as a whole were recognized at the seventh annual UNB Saint John Graduating Student Leaders’ Award event held at Grand Hall last night. The awards program was created in 2005 by the UNB… Read More »

The Challenge As Erik Gingles watched a world junior hockey tournament live on TV last January, the camera froze at a crucial moment in the game. He could hear the commentary but see no action. Frustrated, he thought it would be great if someone was streaming the game live from the arena using a smart… Read More »

Originally posted by the White House on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012: WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Bill Baer – Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division, Department of Justice Marcilynn A. Burke – Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, Department of the Interior… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to two distinguished alumni during its fall graduation ceremonies. The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 56th Convocation at the Aitken University Centre on Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m.  During the ceremony Dawn Sharpe, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, will be recognized with an honorary doctor of science… Read More »

He was one of only three people who registered from the Class of 1945, but Cape Cod, Mass., resident Don Adamson figured he’d still have a good time at the University of New Brunwick’s 225th anniversary celebration and fall homecoming. While a jazz band played under a white-topped tent on the lawn at UNB, Adamson,… Read More »