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    Opening Ceremony for new UNB-F students to be held Sept 5 (Comments Off on Opening Ceremony for new UNB-F students to be held Sept 5)

    8/28/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNB joins search for life on Mars (Comments Off on UNB joins search for life on Mars)

    8/17/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNBSJ nurses lend a hand in nicaragua (Comments Off on UNBSJ nurses lend a hand in nicaragua)

    7/26/12 •

    Eight third-year nursing students from the University of New Brunswick (Saint John) recently volunteered to provide healthcare assistance in Nicaragua.  When they embarked on their voyage they expected to learn about healthcare in the area, but what Continue reading

    UNB takes lead in going green (Comments Off on UNB takes lead in going green)

    7/24/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNB enjoys banner year for fundraising (Comments Off on UNB enjoys banner year for fundraising)

    7/23/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNB Alum turns school assignment into thriving business (Comments Off on UNB Alum turns school assignment into thriving business)

    7/19/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNB’s new seismograph to enhance research, learning opportunities (Comments Off on UNB’s new seismograph to enhance research, learning opportunities)

    7/19/12 •

    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 Continue reading

    UNB welcomes new Vice President of Research (Comments Off on UNB welcomes new Vice President of Research)

    7/16/12 •

    On August 1, 2012, the University of New Brunswick will welcome Dr. David Burns as its new vice president of research. As a member of UNB’s senior management team, Dr. Burns will help shape UNB’s strategic research direction Continue reading

    Shoes make a difference (Comments Off on Shoes make a difference)

    7/09/12 •

    According to Cinderella, a pair of shoes can make all the difference in the world. UNB students found a way to use two-inch stilettos to help make a difference to those fighting cystic fibrosis. UNB’s Student Continue reading

    Addressing issues affecting urban aboriginal communities (Comments Off on Addressing issues affecting urban aboriginal communities)

    6/21/12 •

    More and more Aboriginal people are choosing to live outside of First Nations communities and are migrating to Canada’s cities.

    Indie-published author (Comments Off on Indie-published author)

    6/19/12 •

    After ten years, and multiple drafts, Computer Science Professor at the University of New Brunswick, Andrew McAllister, publishes his debut novel, a thriller entitled “Unauthorized Access.” With the publishing industry bowing to financial pressure and choosing a very limited Continue reading

    A human connection (1)

    6/18/12 •

    Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Brunswick, and proud alumnus Kevin Englehart is giving a hand to those who need it the most – literally.

    Making waves in the world (Comments Off on Making waves in the world)

    6/13/12 •

    NASA senior research scientist and principal investigator and University of New Brunswick graduate Attila Komjathy is using GPS for an entirely new application, which can track and monitor tsunamis. The early days of his dissertation research at UNB, specifically Continue reading

    Rust and bone (Comments Off on Rust and bone)

    6/11/12 •

    With a newborn by his side and a movie made out of his short stories, University of New Brunswick master’s in English graduate Craig Davidson is making a name for himself. With part of his master’s thesis “28 Continue reading

    It gets better (Comments Off on It gets better)

    6/07/12 •

    University of New Brunswick students are trying to show the Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) community that even though it is hard now, it gets better.