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 the support offered by the citizens of New Brunswick through their government, not to mention the fees paid by… Read More »

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 that works out of 11 towns and cities, but it began modestly in Fredericton, N.B. with the hope of… Read More »

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 cause electrical coils to move relative to magnetic masses suspended on springs. UNB alumni may recall an old seismograph… Read More »

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 story “A Compassionate Retelling.” The David H. Walker Prize, worth $1000, has been awarded each year since 1997 to… Read More »

Following a thorough review, the University of New Brunswick has decided not to sign a license agreement with Access Copyright, recently negotiated with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC). This decision reflects UNB’s concerns about academic freedom and the cost of higher education, supported by taxpayers and students. Along with several other… Read More »

Sixty remarkable high school students from across the country have descended on the University of New Brunswick’s campus in Fredericton to embark on an exciting summer adventure. For four weeks in July, the teens are living in residence at UNB to attend the Shad Valley program, taking advanced lectures on science, engineering and technology while… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick reached one of its highest fundraising totals in the 2011-12 fiscal year.  All told, UNB received more than $25 million in donations – up from $13 million in the previous year – with the majority of gifts coming from alumni totalling approximately $21 million, an indication of the strong bond… Read More »

More than 100 students and faculty from the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education participated in a workshop entitled “Teaching for the Future: Computational Thinking in Teaching and Practice” recently. The workshop, hosted by UNB’s faculty of computer science, was sponsored by Google’s Computer Science for High School program. It introduced future teachers from… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick and partners received a $2.5 million grant that they will be using to address key aboriginal rights issues. Chief Candice Paul of Saint Mary’s reserve, and UNB President Eddy Campbell spoke about how this new resource will help researchers, students, the government and First Nations communities. 

June 19, 2012 UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK – I am pleased to announce that David H. Burns has accepted the position of Vice-President (Research) and will begin his new role at the University of New Brunswick on August 1, 2012. In the interim, Dr. Gregory Kealey will continue as Vice-President (Research). Dr. Burns will provide… Read More »

To: UNB Community  From: Eddy Campbell, President and Vice-Chancellor  As some of you may have already heard, there was a shooting incident following what appears to have been an attempted armed robbery at the University of Alberta in Edmonton last night.  Three people are dead and a fourth is in critical condition. Police are still… Read More »