For the second year in a row, Rocmaura Nursing Home’s wellness committee and UNB Saint John’s Information Services and Systems team collected much needed school supplies over the summer months for the Promise Partnership. As a direct result of the sheer volume donated, students from Hazen-White St. Francis (HWSF) and Lorne Middle School received six… Read More »

It may be summer session on university campuses, but students from grades 1 & 2 descended upon the UNB Fredericton campus today.  For the next 10 days, these eco heroes will learn about the atmosphere and pollution, and find ways to make the earth a cleaner place. Eco Heroes, which runs from July 2-12, is… Read More »

The principal researcher for the largest study ever conducted on the impact of preschool education on children will give a free public lecture at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus on Wednesday, May 1. For the past 16 years Dr. Edward Melhuish has followed 4,000 children in the UK and Northern Ireland, matching their… Read More »

How do we teach children to be literate in today’s world?  With changing modes of communication, does ‘being literate’ mean something different than it used to?  These are a couple of the questions researcher Jennifer Rowsell will touch on during her talk at the University of New Brunswick. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, UNB’s faculty of education will… Read More »