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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 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

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.

UNB Merit Awards for 2011-12 Announced (Comments Off on UNB Merit Awards for 2011-12 Announced)

5/08/12 •

The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers.

A transformational education (Comments Off on A transformational education)

10/25/11 •

Students from European and Canadian universities are learning about New Brunswick forestry and environmental management through a specialized degree program offered by the University of New Brunswick.

UNB professor receives high honour (Comments Off on UNB professor receives high honour)

9/03/11 •

A University of New Brunswick engineering professor has joined the ranks of Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers. Dr. Liuchen Chang, an electrical and computer engineering professor on the Fredericton campus, was named a Fellow of the Canadian Continue reading

Making the private public (Comments Off on Making the private public)

8/04/11 •

Sandra Byers’ work has impacted – intimately – the lives of thousands of people in New Brunswick and around the world.

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.

A better human condition (Comments Off on A better human condition)

4/11/11 •

Enrico DiTommaso studies psychology because he wants to know how to make people happier.

Joyful Teaching – Video (Comments Off on Joyful Teaching – Video)

4/11/11 •

Diana Austin says the kind of teaching she aspires to is a collaborative ‘joyful dialogue’.

“Simply put, my teaching strategies start with students, evolve with students, and, I hope, continue with students, because I see students as the key to their own education.”

Information integration (Comments Off on Information integration)

12/20/10 •

Imagine a search engine that didn’t just use what you typed— it understood it, and gave you the results you needed. With semantic searching, that’s possible.