Honorary degree recipient Graham Farquharson surprised the University of New Brunswick community with a $2-million donation Wednesday during the university’s 182nd convocation. The donation will be split into four parts. The geology department, faculty of science, faculty of nursing and the university as a whole will each receive $500,000. Farquharson, who addressed students after receiving… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 502 graduates from across Canada and around the globe at its 56th Convocation in Fredericton on Oct. 21, 2010. The fall graduation ceremony at the Aitken University Centre saw 340 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 133 earn master’s degrees and 29 achieve the highest level of academic… Read More »

All Alicia Walker wanted to do was prove everyone wrong. he Fredericton woman completed her degree from the University of New Brunswick in May after attending university for six years. Unfortunately, she was nine months pregnant when the graduation ceremony was scheduled and couldn’t attend. Her stepfather, Steve Gilliland, thought his stepdaughter should be rewarded… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 1,831 graduates from across Canada and around the world at its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, May 19-21. This year’s graduation ceremonies saw 1,604 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 200 earn master’s degrees and 27 achieve the highest level of academic achievement, the PhD.… Read More »

Because of the weather forecast, students graduating from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton this morning, Thursday, May 20, are advised to go to the South Gym to pick up their cards for the ceremony and for graduation orientation. The cards will be available from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. The graduation orientation begins… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to seven outstanding individuals during its spring graduation ceremonies. The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 181st Encaenia with three ceremonies at the Aitken University Centre on May 19 and 20. The Saint John campus will hold its 36th Spring Convocation on May 21 at the G.… Read More »

Eight professors who have had distinguished careers at the University of New Brunswick will receive honorary designations for their outstanding contributions. At UNB’s spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton, May 19 and 20, professor emeritus designations will be awarded to John DeDourek in computer science, Anne Klinck in English, Sally Rehorick in education and Arun Valsangkar… Read More »

This year’s valedictorians at the University of New Brunswick may come from different parts of the country but what they have in common is their top marks, leadership and volunteerism. Kailynn Anthony of Russell, Ont.; Oliver Gorman-Asal of Fredericton, N.B.; Chris Samuel of Edmonton, Alta., and Taryn O’Neill of Saint John, N.B. will help to… Read More »