The first building that students at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John will see when they arrive on campus will be the Hans W. Klohn Commons. The commons, a state-of-the-art, student-centered learning and social space, officially opened today, Sept. 7. The $25-million project was made possible through financial contributions from all three levels… Read More »

SAINT JOHN – When students return to the University of New Brunswick Saint John this week, they’re going to see a very different campus, vice-president Robert MacKinnon said. Renovations are finished at the Canada Games Stadium, the New Brunswick Community College Allied Health Building opened Thursday and the Hans W. Klohn Commons building opens Wednesday.… Read More »

SAINT JOHN – On Sept. 7, University of New Brunswick Saint John students will pound the pavement for a good cause. The students will scour the Saint John area, handing out stickers and looking for shoes to shine. The aim of the shoe shining is to collect donations and raise awareness about cystic fibrosis. It’s… Read More »

SAINT JOHN – UNBSJ is determined to ensure that money is not an obstacle preventing Hazen-White/St. Francis School students from attending university. Very quietly over the past couple of years, campus vice-president Robert MacKinnon and Peter McGuire, who co-ordinates the relationship between that school and UNBSJ, have been working to ensure children feel at home… Read More »

The Saint John Construction Association Honorary Life Membership Dinner, honouring the career of Bernardo Rocca, has raised $25,845 in support of the Bernardo & Giovanna Rocca Bursary at UNB Saint John.

In honour of their business associate and friend, Hans W. Klohn, the families of Arthur Irving and Jack Irving have donated $3-million to the University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus for the new University Commons—a major facility currently under construction.

With a gift of $50,000 in support of the University Commons Writing Centre, the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception have furthered their 156-year focus on education and young people.

Poet John Barton will read from his novel, Hymn on Monday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the Faculty-Staff Club (Ward Chipman Library Building) on the Saint John campus. Hymn is Barton’s ninth collection of poetry. His earlier work has earned him three Archibald Lampman Awards, an Ottawa Book Award and a National Magazine Award.… Read More »

SAINT JOHN – It took the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves almost two quarters to get rolling, but once they got the blue and white machine moving the Seawolves bulldozed the University of Dalhousie Tigers 40-6 to win the Moosehead Cup Saturday. Some 600 people braved the near-freezing temperatures at the Canada Games… Read More »

Rebecca Snow says she feels honoured to have received the inaugural Robin Rocca Memorial Scholarship because it means she personifies what the ambitious young man stood for. “He led such a rich life and to be compared to that feels really good,” Snow said. Rocca was an electrical engineer who died of acute myeloid leukemia… Read More »

Close to 100 graduates paraded through the autumn colours in King’s Square Friday afternoon, on their way to receive degrees after years of hard work. “I wish my family back home could see me,” said Wael Bader, one of many international students graduating from the University of New Brunswick Saint John, before marching into the… Read More »