Graeme Powell is a 2014 University of New Brunswick Fredericton graduate in science and electrical engineering that has developed a product to help improve recovery from a hip or knee surgery. As part of their rehabilitation, hip and knee replacement patients need to offset a percentage of their body weight to an assistive mobility aid… Read More »
The City of Fredericton will be celebrating all things scientific this May in honour of the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF)! The national science fair competition is being held in New Brunswick’s capital this spring, marking the first time this event has ever been held in New Brunswick. The hosts of the CWSF are Youth… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of nursing will be relocating its Advanced Standing Program (ASP) to the Moncton campus in the fall of 2015. “This decision was made late last year and is the Faculty’s response to reviews by the Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) and accreditation by the Canadian Association of Schools… Read More »
Entrepreneur and smartphone app developer Patrick Malone has his sights set on Fredericton. He has taken his smartphone app, iTendr, to the popular CBC television show Dragon’s Den. While Malone has been living in Vancouver for five years, he says the company is eyeballing Fredericton, which has a high profile in the tech community. And… 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 »
Dr. Michael Haan, Canada research chair in population and social policy at the University of New Brunswick, says that New Brunswick should look at its rapidly aging population as an opportunity, not a problem. Haan was interviewed by Chris Morris of the Telegraph Journal following a recent Statistics Canada report that NB’s population is greying… Read More »
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 break from everything that came before – a break from your childhoods, a break from your family and friends,… Read More »
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 an opportunity to officially welcome new students to the Fredericton campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. This… Read More »
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 that early Monday morning, John Spray was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, one of numerous scientists unable… Read More »
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. While providing an exceptional and transformative experience to its students is first among UNB’s five priorities, and with progress… Read More »
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.
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 to cutting its CO2 footprint by 30 percent come 2016, UNB is currently on track to exceed that goal… Read More »
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. “Beyond the gifts themselves, the implicit message behind them is deeply encouraging,” said Eddy Campbell, president of UNB. “That’s… Read More »
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.