The University of New Brunswick has received $5 million from two of its prominent alumni, Gururaj (Desh) Deshpande and Gerry Pond, to establish an entrepreneurship and innovation centre.

The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to two outstanding individuals during its fall graduation ceremonies. The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 57th Convocation at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Oct. 20, at 4:30 p.m.  During the ceremony Tim Brodhead, social innovator and volunteer, will be recognized with an honorary doctor of… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is home to the Quartermain Earth Science Centre thanks to a $1-million contribution by UNB alumnus and mining executive, Bob Quartermain.  An event was held Wednesday on campus to officially open the centre. Located in UNB’s forestry and geology building, the centre includes dinosaur replicas, a large-scale display… Read More »

An exciting new speaker series presented by the faculty of arts at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton wraps up this week with a discussion on how the history of industrial transformation and the pulp and paper industry can inform the current discussions over the future.

On Sept. 17, BMO Centre was officially opened on the UNB Fredericton campus.  Earlier this year BMO Financial announced a gift of $1.75 million, the largest gift to the university from a single corporate partner, with $1 million of the gift going to enhance the Varsity Reds soccer program. “I’m excited to be a part… Read More »

Major Drilling Group International Inc. has donated $50,000 to the University of New Brunswick to establish the Major Drilling Group Scholarship for geology students. Mineral exploration and mining have long played a significant role in the province of New Brunswick and its economy. The industry provides hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, employs more… Read More »

Five Atlantic Canadian women will represent their graduating classes as this year’s selected valedictorians. Shannon Carmont-McKinley of Hartland, N.B.; Elizabeth Hallet of Florenceville-Bristol, N.B.; Kathy Priscilla Moulton of Saint John’s, N.L.; Julia Madeline Coleman of Fredericton; and Vasiliki Papadopoulos of Quispamsis, N.B.; will help to make the spring graduation ceremonies memorable for their peers. UNB’s… Read More »

An exciting new speaker series presented by the faculty of arts at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton continues this week with a discussion on how the province’s demographics are changing and how that will affect New Brunswick’s economic growth and self-sufficiency.