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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

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

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

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.

Inspiring entrepreneurs (Comments Off on Inspiring entrepreneurs)

5/10/12 •

Students from all faculties and programs at the University of New Brunswick had a chance to showcase their innovative ideas for entrepreneurial endeavors this spring.

Here to help (Comments Off on Here to help)

3/30/12 •

Imagine this: You are 19 and you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Finding your meds, your socks, let alone your notebooks, your textbooks, your cell phone, and your wallet is a struggle of epic proportions Continue reading

Building bridges (Comments Off on Building bridges)

2/12/12 •

A new initiative at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John is building bridges between students, alumni and the greater community. Called the Bridge Network, this project offers current students informative workshops and mentoring opportunities, Continue reading

UNB student’s research connects with Xbox Kinect (Comments Off on UNB student’s research connects with Xbox Kinect)

12/19/11 •

A University of New Brunswick Master’s student has been kinecting with the gaming world as part of his research.