Tag archive for ‘UNB’
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 [...]
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 [...]
Inspiring entrepreneurs (Comments Off)
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.
UNB Merit Awards for 2011-12 Announced (Comments Off)
The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers.
Here to help (Comments Off)
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 [...]
Robots to the rescue (Comments Off)
A team of University of New Brunswick researchers – and their robots – are leading the way in the field of unmanned vehicles.