A new national project has put a face to Canada’s veterans of the World Wars – and brought those faces to Canadian streets. The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick received a contribution from the federal government last year to commemorate the World Wars through their… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society will hold a public information session on the refugee resettlement process on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 7 – 9 pm at the J. Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre on UNB’s Fredericton campus. This town hall event… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is eager to do our part to help refugees settle into our community. We are currently working with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF) and other community groups on a coordinated effort. Dr. Cindy Brown, Program Coordinator and Communications Manager for UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and… Read More »

The attacks in Paris on November 13 captured the attention of Canadians and Canadian media, focussing renewed attention on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Dr. David Charters, a leading authority on modern warfare and senior fellow at UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, offers one perspective on the… Read More »

UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society is pleased to announce the third annual UNB Remembers ceremony, to be held on Friday, November 6, 2015 in Memorial Hall from 12:30 – 1:30pm This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of Charles Lawson (‘03), Royden Morehouse Smith (‘12), and Ernest Moore (’37), to continue… Read More »

The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at UNB is pleased to announce the 2015 Eaton Lecture, Nov. 9, in Toronto. The lecture will be held at the Royal Ontario Museum’s Eaton Theatre beginning at 7 p.m. Entitled Cinderella Army: The Canadians, October 1944, the lecture will be given by Terry Copp,… Read More »

UNB’s 2013 Eaton Lecture is now available online. Entitled “Peaceable Kingdom or Warrior Nation?: Canada’s Identity Crisis,” the lecture was delivered by Lee Windsor, November 13 in Toronto. Dr. Windsor is deputy director of UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society in the faculty of arts in Fredericton. He also holds the… Read More »

One of UNB’s most committed and generous alumni has provided funding that looks to foster a better understanding about the roles and impact of the Canadian Army. Dr. Fredrik S. Eaton, O.C., O.Ont., former chancellor of UNB, and the Catherine and Fredrik Eaton Charitable Foundation have donated $1 million to establish the Fredrik S. Eaton… Read More »

The 2012 Eaton Lecture presented by UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society is now online. Entitled Beyond Remembrance, the lecture was delivered by Gregg Centre Director J. Marc Milner earlier this month at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto. 

The inaugural Eaton Lecture posed the question: What do we make of… Read More »

What will Canadians make of the great wars of the 20th century when all the veterans are gone? That’s the question J. Marc Milner, director of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick, will answer during this fall’s inaugural Eaton Lecture. Dr. Milner’s inaugural talk, entitled… Read More »