From left: Shelley Zimmerman, Sarah Jarvis, Carly Smith, Mike Fleming, Morgan Hornibrook, Trish Meng, Hannah Meneley, Scott Bateman, Rick Wightman, Paul Cook and Wei Song. In this technology-driven world, there’s almost no limit to what can be achieved or how computer science can be applied to our everyday lives. This opportunity for advancement, innovation and… Read More »

Computer science is not just what you see on the show Silicon Valley – nerdy geeks, late nights and ping-pong tables. Natalia Stakhanova, assistant professor of computer science and NB Research Chair in Cyber Security at UNB, is changing the way young females view the IT world through an initiative she launched called Cyber Girlz.… Read More »

Dr. Christopher Baker was one of three finalists vying to be named “Canadian Open Data Leader of the Year,“ at the Canadian Open Data Summit this week. “Open Data is the path forward to giving citizens access to information and enabling data-driven debates on issues of public concern,” says Baker. “Open Data has already received… Read More »

Over 30 high school teams from across New Brunswick are expected to arrive on our Saint John campus on May 6, 2016 for the 10th annual NB High School Programming Competition. Designed to provide a computer programming challenge for students in grades 9 – 12, contestants test their computer programming skills and problem solving abilities… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is hosting a major computer science research expo this week that will focus on opportunities in cybersecurity, featuring remarks from Premier Brian Gallant, the Israeli ambassador to Canada and a high-tech entrepreneur from Israel. The Faculty of Computer Science at UNB is hosting the 2016 Research Expo at the Wu… Read More »

Dr. Paul Cook’s research was recently mentioned in the Oct. 4 edition of the New York Times. Dr. Cook, an assistant professor in the faculty of computer science, works in the areas of computational linguistics and natural language processing – particularly as it applies to lexicography for building better dictionaries. He was featured for his… Read More »

The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) has announced the finalists for its 2015 Breakthru competition and all five people are affiliated with the University of New Brunswick as students, alumni or adjunct faculty. In one of the most anticipated events of the season, Samuel Jesso, Keith Brunt, Josh Ogden, Keelen Gagnon and Elaheh Biglar will compete… Read More »

Universities across North America – and even Google – are participating in Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) from December 9-15, 2013. Held annually in recognition of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper’s birthday (December 9, 1906), this thematic week is dedicated to raising awareness about the computer science field.  The University of New Brunswick’s faculty… Read More »

Animator and visual effects expert Andre LeBlanc (BCS’99) is striking out on his own in Hollywood as a writer and director.  The University of New Brunswick computer science and engineering grad’s work has been featured in some of Hollywood’s biggest animations, including Shrek and, most recently, The Croods. Read the full Times and Transcript article… Read More »

Sixty-seven students in the faculty of computer science at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2012-13. The dean of computer science, Ali Ghorbani, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the… 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 »

Joel Violette, UNB student and former guitar player with Woods Of Ypres, won a Juno in the Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year category for the album Woods 5: Grey Skies and Electric Light. Just before starting exams, Violette traveled to Regina, SK, to accept the award on behalf of the group.  Although Woods of… Read More »

April 11-12 UNB’s faculty of computer science will showcase the province’s most progressive research in computer science from the public and private sectors along with some impressive student research as well. UNB’s Annual Lecture in Computer Science will be held at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton, on Thursday, April 11, at 7pm. Keynote speaker,… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick, British Columbia’s Thompson Rivers University and Memorial University of Newfoundland are first in Canada to offer a new online IT security awareness course for students, faculty and staff. Recently three Canadian universities have gone beyond the usual methods for increasing awareness about hackers, malware and other IT dangers by launching… Read More »

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Departmental Awards for Teaching Excellence (DATEs) were presented by the Dean at Faculty Council. Four faculty members were recognized for this important achievement: Mohammad Hamdan (Mathematical Sciences), Cathy O’Brien-Larivee (Nursing and Health Sciences), Jack Terhune (Biology) and Marion McLean (Computer Sciences and… Read More »