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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 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

Building a smart(er) New Brunswick (Comments Off on Building a smart(er) New Brunswick)

5/01/11 •

The following excerpt are from a speech given by UNB president Eddy Campbell to the Saint John Board of Trade on Thursday, April 28th.  I dream about the future of our province and what it will Continue reading

Balancing education, research and development (Comments Off on Balancing education, research and development)

2/15/11 •

The University of New Brunswick’s Heritage Lands in Fredericton have been taking on a new look in recent years.

Planning for the future (Comments Off on Planning for the future)

2/14/11 •

Students at UNB are pursuing some very impressive goals. The University of New Brunswick’s new strategic plan will help them get there.

The plan will guide the university’s actions over the next several years. It’s the result of vigorous discussion and debate and the input of thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community organizations that care deeply about the future of their university.

Remembering Beaverbrook (Comments Off on Remembering Beaverbrook)

12/02/10 •

The following speech was given by journalist and auther Jacques Poitras during an event in honour of Lord Beaverbrook, UNB’s first modern-era chancellor during an event on Nov. 4 titled Celebrating the Spirit of Generosity.

The force that through the green fuse (Comments Off on The force that through the green fuse)

11/22/10 •

The following lecture was delivered by Desmond Green, a prominent UNB alumnus, entrepreneur, philanthropist and community volunteer. Green gave the lecture as part of the Chemical Engineering department’s 50th anniversary celebrations this fall. Good evening. It Continue reading

Forest policy can foster growth (Comments Off on Forest policy can foster growth)

10/25/10 •

Forest policy in New Brunswick is a complex mix of economic development and environmental policy. This is a demanding porfolio, and there are several issues that require attention from the new government.

Message to students from UNB President Eddy Campbell (Comments Off on Message to students from UNB President Eddy Campbell)

9/21/10 •

As I have walked our two main campuses over the past couple of weeks, it has been uplifting to see so many new and returning faces at UNB. All of you are part of a 225 Continue reading

Should laptops be banned from class? (7)

8/19/10 •

Another week sees another fulmination against laptops in the classroom by a teacher.

Feat Tweets August Summary (Comments Off on Feat Tweets August Summary)

8/18/10 •

The following “tweets” were promoted on UNB’s Feat Tweets account (www.twitter.com/unbfeats) between July 20 and August 18, 2010:

UNB Feat Tweets July summary (Comments Off on UNB Feat Tweets July summary)

7/20/10 •

The following “tweets” were promoted on UNB’s Feat Tweets account (www.twitter.com/unbfeats) between June 18 and July 20, 2010:

UNB Feat Tweets June summary (Comments Off on UNB Feat Tweets June summary)

6/18/10 •

The following “tweets” were promoted on UNB’s Feat Tweets account (www.twitter.com/unbfeats) between May and June 18th, 2010: Congratulations to Dr. Heather Sears on her appointment as Acting Assistant Dean of UNB’s School of Graduate Studies. http://bit.ly/bCnaMj Continue reading

An investment in the future (Comments Off on An investment in the future)

5/25/10 •

UNB Saint John’s class of 2010 will step into the next chapter of their lives, having left this campus a better place.