The City of Fredericton will be celebrating all things scientific this May in honour of the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF)! The national science fair competition is being held in New Brunswick’s capital this spring, marking the first time this event has ever been held in New Brunswick. The hosts of the CWSF are Youth… Read More »

Two of the 13 titles on last week’s Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist were penned by graduates of the University of New Brunswick’s master’s program in creative writing – Craig Davidson (MA’03) for Cataract City, and Wayne Johnston (MA’85, DLitt’03) for The Son of a Certain Woman. Shannon Webb-Campbell delved into the “unsung literary hotbed” at… Read More »

Just days into a new 6-year term as the vice-president (Fredericton) of the University of New Brunswick, Anthony (Tony) Secco is already acting on objectives and determining how his campus – the largest in New Brunswick – will meet them. “The aim is to deliver the highest quality education possible at UNB,” said Dr. Secco.… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick was awarded the Mayor’s Environmental Award tonight during a City Council meeting at Fredericton City Hall. The award was presented to Dr. Tony Secco, UNB’s Vice-President (Fredericton),  for UNB’s continued stewardship of the city’s protected wellfield area. It is so important that we honour those in our community that are… 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 »

A University of New Brunswick researcher is helping lead an initiative aimed at increasing citizen engagement in learning and innovation. A series of public dialogue sessions on learning were launched in Fredericton this week. The sessions are part of the second phase of public dialogues for a citizen engagement initiative on learning and innovation entitled… Read More »

Take HEART – a program that offers an introductory level of physical activity as well as nutritional counselling to persons at risk of developing chronic medical conditions – will be available to more people in 2012 as the result of an investment by the provincial government. “We know that many New Brunswickers are at risk… Read More »

Forty-seven Renaissance College students at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2009-10. The dean of Renaissance College, Ted Needham, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the… Read More »

Tony Secco is a busy family man and the vice-president (academic) at The University of New Brunswick Most of Tony Secco’s life has been immersed in academia. His father was a chemistry professor at St. Francis Xavier University and he recalls an active boyhood growing up in and just outside of Antigonish. He spent a… Read More »