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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

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

From the rink to the boardroom (Comments Off on From the rink to the boardroom)

10/10/11 •

UNB alumnus Jason Campeau compares his success in the business world to winning a national championship with the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds hockey team.

Staying Connected (Comments Off on Staying Connected)

9/19/11 •

Its name is the University of New Brunswick, and alumna Carey Ryan notes the university’s impact goes far beyond its provincial namesake. “Sometimes, I think people don’t realize that UNB has students and connections all over the world now, Continue reading

Building a friendly firm (Comments Off on Building a friendly firm)

7/18/11 •

Mike Sherrard has built one of the top employment and labour law firms in Canada applying a key value he learned at the University of New Brunswick — putting people first.

Giving back (Comments Off on Giving back)

7/18/11 •

The audience at the UNB’s 182nd Encaenia was expecting Graham Farquharson to accept an honourary degree and give a speech during the graduation ceremony. What they didn’t expect was the $2 million donation that Farquharson made Continue reading

From seafood to Seadogs (Comments Off on From seafood to Seadogs)

6/29/11 •

Wayne Long recalled a piece of advice one of his UNB Saint John professors gave him: pursue your dreams. “He told me there’s nothing out there that you can’t achieve,” Long said.  “It’s been my motto Continue reading

Sense of adventure (Comments Off on Sense of adventure)

4/11/11 •

It’s been a busy 15 years since Vaughn MacLellan graduated with his bachelor of laws degree from the University of New Brunswick.

Life-changing experience (Comments Off on Life-changing experience)

2/15/11 •

Author and Emmy winner Kwame Dawes says much of the work he does today is the result of the opportunities offered to him at the University of New Brunswick.

Preferable prescriptions (Comments Off on Preferable prescriptions)

8/18/10 •

A team of University of New Brunswick alumni are working to serve up just what the doctor ordered – literally.

Todd Murphy, a recent UNB Saint John MBA graduate, is working hard to launch the company MedRunner, which he founded with computer science student Kevin Garnett and alumni Stephen Breen.

Programming for the love of it (1)

7/20/10 •

Human beings know to take a step back from someone who’s stressed – but who would expect that from a machine? Paul Saulnier has designed a robot that can do just that. A 2008 graduate of Continue reading