There is growing worldwide demand to monitor and protect against hazards such as ground movement and security threats to critical infrastructure such as dams, power plants, bridges, airports, mines, pipelines and oil and gas installations. By combining new survey technologies with integrated analysis of structural and ground deformation, a new research initiative at the University… Read More »

Message to students, faculty and staff From: Eddy Campbell, President April 19, 2010 It is with great sadness that I write to inform the UNB community of the untimely death of one of our students, Ahmed Alshamrani. Ahmed, who is from Ras Tanurah, Saudi Arabia, died suddenly this past Saturday. He was in his second… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors has approved a tight but balanced operating budget for 2010-11. The budget is marked by a freeze in student tuition for the third year in a row, modest revenue growth thanks to contributions from the provincial government and tight control over expenses. “The 2010-11 budget represents the… Read More »

Aitken House at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton was the winner of The Atlantic University and College Electrical Consumption Reduction Energy Challenge, which is a regional challenge for residences across the Atlantic Provinces. There were 37 residences from seven campuses that participated in the challenge with more than 6,000 students involved in reducing… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick will host a reading by R. W. Gray on Monday, March 22, at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Lounge at UNB Fredericton. Gray will be reading from his new short story collection, Crisp. The stories meditate on characters caught in isolation and struggling to make sense of grief, disappointment,… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a reading by Robyn Sarah, one of Canada’s foremost poets and critics. The reading will be held on Monday, March 8, at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Lounge at the UNB Fredericton campus. Sarah will be reading from her new poetry collection, Pause… Read More »

The Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host its annual lecture on Wednesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium at Head Hall, 15 Dineen Drive. This year’s lecturer will be Colin Ware, director of data visualization research lab at the Centre for Coastal and Ocean… Read More »

Today the University of New Brunswick celebrated the rededication of Jones House and the official opening of the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre on the Fredericton campus. After extensive renovations and upgrades, the building will now be the central location for student services on campus. “As a university, we are committed to providing a quality… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by acclaimed Canadian writer Margaret Sweatman. It will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Lounge on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. She will read from her latest novel, The Players. This witty… Read More »

University of New Brunswick Student Investment Fund (SIF) students ended 2009 with their best investment performance to date, closing at $2.4 million in funds under management. The students were in Toronto last month, promoting the SIF program and their outstanding investment performance. They, along with SIF and UNB alumni, opened the Toronto Stock Exchange. The… Read More »

There are several events and activities planned at the University of New Brunswick’s campuses next week in celebration of this year’s International Development Week. The keynote event in Fredericton will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, Room 105, with author and humanitarian advocate James Orbinski. Dr. Orbinski was the… Read More »

* The following message was sent to the UNB community Tuesday, Jan. 26. Construction of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER has progressed tremendously over the past few months. December marked the installation of the glulam beams, which are the building’s large wooden roof trusses. The roof will be finished this winter, which will move the… Read More »

Students can make the world their classroom with the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Art’s Travel Study Program. The program offers six three-week adventures that blend discovery of world-class cultural destinations with the opportunity to earn credits toward a degree. It is open to university students from across the country and to anyone with… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick has received $550,000 from the province to further develop programs and services directed to potential and current Aboriginal students. This funding is part of a more than $1-million Government of New Brunswick initiative to recruit and retain Aboriginal students to the province’s post-secondary institutions. Donald Arseneault, Post-secondary Education, Training and… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Centre for Financial Studies has created a new partnership with LeeSide Capital Management Inc. ( ). As LeeSide grows, it will need more employees, and a partnership with UNB will help the company to prepare future employees. LeeSide will assist the centre with readying students for various university business competitions; providing… Read More »