To Chris Baker, the World Wide Web’s existence has been “like the birth of a new planet.” Two decades in, the web – which helps Internet users access information – has billions of pages, links and other resources that make up the largest information repository in human history. Baker, a University of New Brunswick researcher,… Read More »

Even with huge investments in infrastructure for biomedical research, a key challenge is the time it takes to find the right data and identify how to analyze it. In many ways, the web world is becoming more cluttered and it can be difficult to isolate that elusive, yet critical, piece of information that can unlock… 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 »

The University of New Brunswick in Saint John received $150,000 today for 24 student internships through the Small Business Internship Program (SBIP), launched by the federal government last year. SBIP allows businesses to hire a student for a 12-week period to help them establish an e-commerce project related to their business. The program helps small… Read More »

The collapse of the wild cod fishery off the east coast of Canada has led to a surge of interest in Atlantic cod farming. Cod aquaculture has the potential to stimulate Atlantic Canada’s economy through research and innovation, economic diversity and employment, especially in communities that relied heavily on the wild cod fishery. However, as… Read More »

Author Beth Powning will read from The Sea Captain’s Wife on Friday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre as part of UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Reading Series. When Sussex, New Brunswick novelist Beth Powning published her first novel, The Hatbox Letters –described as “a stunning debut” by The Globe and… Read More »

After a three-game sweep against the Holland College Hurricanes in front of a packed gymnasium at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, the Men’s Seawolves Volleyball Team was declared ACAA champions and had secured a spot at nationals for the second year in a row. Chika Ikejiani, the Seawolve’s captain and fourth year… Read More »