A team of four chemical engineering students from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton has claimed first place in the 2013 SNC-Lavalin Undergraduate Plant Design Competition held by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE). Each year, chemical engineering departments from across Canada are invited to submit their top capstone design project to the… Read More »

Summers at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus are far from dull for dozens of high school students from across Canada. Students entering grades 10 to 12 are at UNB to participate in Shad Valley, a youth leadership and entrepreneurship program hosted by 12 universities across Canada.  The robotics competition – Friday, July 12… Read More »

Four UNB Saint John MBA students won the Cervus Equipment business case competition held May 27 at UNB Saint John. Five teams were shortlisted from 130 students in UNB Saint John’s one-year MBA program. The winning team, comprised of Mirko Crevatin, Bernard Hache, Pierre Urier-Cattoire and Alexandre Legret, received $3,000. The company chose to bring… Read More »

Tasked with developing a UAV to support forest fire fighting, UNB’s Collaboration Based Robotics and Automations (COBRA) team won the design phase and placed third in the operational phase of the 5th Annual Unmanned Systems Canada UAV Student Competition. Held recently in Alma, Quebec, 10 university student teams from across Canada competed in the event… Read More »

The Department of Computer Science & Applied Statistics at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, is holding the seventh annual New Brunswick high school programming competition on Saturday, May 11. The competition is designed to provide a computer programming challenge for grade 10, 11, and 12 students from around the province. Contestants will test… Read More »

The 31st Annual New Brunswick Mathematics Competition for Grade 7, 8 and 9 will take place on Friday, May 10, 2013. Nearly 1,200 students from across the province will travel to both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses of the University of New Brunswick and the Moncton, Edmundston and Shippigan campuses of l’Université de Moncton… Read More »

J.D. Irving, Limited is partnering with UNB to provide students with an opportunity to solve real-life business scenarios. J.D. Irving, Limited, is hosting competitions at five Maritime universities where student teams are given details of a real-life supply chain, logistics or accounting-related event that occurred at JDI. The Fredericton and Saint John campuses of University… Read More »

Online voting for the CBC Viewers’ Choice award for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s (NBIF) Breakthru competition is now open. UNB is showing its research and entrepreneurial strengths at this year’s Breakthru competition with four of the five finalists being UNB groups. James Stewart, a PhD student in information technology at UNB Saint John, is… Read More »

Orientation to Running an Entrepreneurial Organization (O.R.E.O.), a business management competition for high school students, will be held at UNB Saint John on February 15. During the competition, students are permitted to seek advice from consultants, who are faculty, senior students, and business community partners. Entrepreneurs judge team performance, strategy and business leadership during afternoon… Read More »

Greg Connell (BScEE 2012), and his four partners who started the business Groupnotes, were the winners of the 2012 Global Startup Battle – an international competition with more than 1,000 teams from 60 different countries across the globe. The international contest is all about launching a startup in just 54 hours. It’s made up of… Read More »

UNB recently had two teams compete at the Northeast North America Regional Programming Contest—part of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. The competition, which is attended by top performers from the Atlantic competition held in October, involved a team of three students, who have five hours and a single computer to write programs to solve… Read More »

The 30th annual New Brunswick Mathematics Competition for grades 7, 8 and 9 students will take place on Friday, May 11, 2012. The competition is organized by the mathematics and statistics department at the University of New Brunswick and the faculty of science and the school of engineering at l’Université de Moncton, with the sponsorship… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Dance Team has proven it has all the right moves. Ten members of the UNB Fredericton Varsity Reds club sport team recently competed at CheerExpo in Halifax, a national cheerleading competition with a dance-focused division. They won 1st place in the jazz category and 2nd place in hip-hop. Both wins… Read More »