Tag archive for ‘UNB’
President welcomes Class of 2016 (Comments Off)
Greetings new students, This week marks not only the official beginning of your careers as undergraduates, it marks the beginning of a new phase in your lives. For many of you, this new beginning represents a [...]
Opening Ceremony for new UNB-F students to be held Sept 5 (Comments Off)
FREDERICTON – The official Opening Ceremony for new students at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 11:15 a.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is [...]
UNB joins search for life on Mars (Comments Off)
Spray, Elliott and Thompson team up with NASA Following a tense and delicate – yet ultimately successful – landing on Mars last August 6, NASA’s Curiosity rover almost immediately began sending information back to Earth. On [...]
New Brunswick Day is upon us once again. While the long weekend marks an opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate, this unique holiday also provides us with a chance to reflect on our collective past and, just as importantly, glance ahead to our future.
Ever since he helped establish a new strategic direction for the University of New Brunswick in November of 2010, President Eddy Campbell’s focus hasn’t wavered from the five key goals that were developed at the time. [...]
McCain and Baxter appointed to new positions (Comments Off)
Kathryn McCain, chair of the McCain Foundation, has been appointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for a two-year term, which began July 1. She was previously vice-chair of the board.
UNB takes lead in going green (Comments Off)
In eliminating almost 50,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the same as planting four million mature trees, the University of New Brunswick’s energy management program has saved more than money; it has helped save the environment. Committed [...]
UNB Enjoys Banner Year for Fundraising (Comments Off)
With the support of its alumni, and friends, the University of New Brunswick raised the second largest sum in its history last year. Thanks to the contributions of 5000 alumni, UNB collected $25 million in 2011-12. [...]
Improving rehabilitation (Comments Off)
The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited with UNB’s Dr. Chris McGibbon, where he highlighted how federal investments are helping strengthen healthcare across the country.
Universities and Colleges offer good value for taxpayers (Comments Off)
By Eddy Campbell, President of UNB Our post-secondary institutions exist to transform lives, to transmit and create knowledge, and to create prosperity. With these roles comes the important responsibility to make good and effective use of [...]
UNB Alum turns school assignment into thriving business (Comments Off)
After creating a recreational gymnastics business for an entrepreneurship assignment at the University of New Brunswick in 2006, Kara Hachey has since turned that assignment into a career. Go-Go Gymnastics is a mobile recreational gymnastics club [...]
The University of New Brunswick is studying earthquake activity in the Maritimes thanks to the recent purchase of a seismograph. Seismographs record the arrival of seismic waves from earthquakes by measuring voltages generated when ground movements [...]
UNB Welcomes New Vice President of Research (Comments Off)
On August 1, 2012, the University of New Brunswick will welcome Dr. David Burns as its new vice president of research.
Katherine Murray receives David H. Walker Prize for fiction (Comments Off)
Katherine Murray wins the David H. Walker Prize for Fiction The department of english is proud to announce that this year’s winner of the David H. Walker Prize for Fiction is Katherine Murray for her short [...]
A University of New Brunswick professor of forestry and environmental management is tackling questions about New Brunswick’s energy policy.