One of UNB's distinguished research centres, The Milton F. Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society is devoted to excellence in the study of war as a complex social phenomenon. With the goal of increasing understanding of the cause, course, and consequence of armed conflict, the Gregg Centre is internationally recognized for its graduate program, undergraduate and graduate teaching, public outreach, popular and scholarly publications, and its expertise in all aspects of modern conflict.
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 [...]
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 that early [...]
UNBSJ nurses lend a hand in Nicaragua (Comments Off)
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 [...]
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 to cutting its [...]
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. “Beyond the gifts [...]
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 that works out [...]
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 [...]
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. As a member of UNB’s senior management team, Dr. Burns will help shape UNB’s strategic research direction [...]
Shoes make a difference (Comments Off)
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 [...]
Addressing issues affecting urban aboriginal communities (Comments Off)
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)
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 [...]
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)
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 [...]
Rust and bone (Comments Off)
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 [...]
It gets better (Comments Off)
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.