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Young alumna showcases local entrepreneurs through curated gift boxes.

UNB Young Alumni

Posted: November 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, Young Alumni, Inspiring Stories



UNB young alumna, Ingrid Munroe (BA ’13), combines the many business ideas of New Brunswick entrepreneurs into one small package – the NB Box. Dedicated to supporting local business owners, these curated gift boxes offer unique, high quality products like kitchen items, household goods, and bath, body or baby products from small businesses in New Brunswick. Munroe’s boxes are...

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Problem-solving in an exciting high-profile career

UNB Alumni

Posted: August 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton, Engineering



Ian Naish (MEng’71) has a face that might seem familiar. That’s because as a transportation consultant and former director at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, he’s a media go-to spokesperson for train derailment and other major transportation news stories. Ian’s been in the transportation field since 1969 when he came to UNB fresh off a civil engineering degree...

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Desk Diaries: Q&A with Client Solutions Managers at Facebook Canada

Young Alumni

Posted: July 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



Our young alumni have transformed their UNB degrees into careers around the world. Whether their office is at a desk, on stage, in the outdoors or always on the move, we love taking a glimpse into their daily life. As Client Solutions Managers in the Global Sales Organization at Facebook Canada located in Toronto, two of our very own UNB young alumni, Farhad Aghaie Mibody (BBA'09) and Bobby...

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2018 Graduating Student Leaders honoured at UNB Saint John

Young Alumni

Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Saint John, Inspiring Stories



Twenty eight UNB Saint John students have earned Graduating Student Leadership Awards for the remarkable initiative they’ve taken during their time at UNB. The award recognizes students in their final year of studies, who have made outstanding voluntary and extracurricular contributions to the campus, their academic program, and the university community. “I am proud to be part of...

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Desk Diaries: Q&A with Canadian Geographic's digital editor

Young Alumni

Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Fredericton



Our young alumni have transformed their UNB degrees into careers around the world. Whether their office is at a desk, on stage, in the outdoors or always on the move, we love taking a glimpse into their daily life. As digital editor for Canadian Geographic magazine at their head office in Ottawa, young alumna Alexandra Pope (BPhil’06) tells us about her always-interesting (and Instagram...

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Recognizing exceptional young alumni with Proudly UNB Awards

Young Alumni

Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni


Two remarkable young alumni will be celebrated at this year’s Proudly UNB Awards dinner on April 6 for their outstanding service and achievements. In the short time since graduating, Kaitlyn Adair (BN’11) and Firat Güder (BScCMPE'06) have taken the world by storm in their respective fields of nursing and engineering.    Kaitlyn Adair graduated from UNB's Faculty of...

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Combining their love of travel, food and blogging

Young Alumni

Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Fredericton


  Taking their UNB degrees across the globe shortly after graduating, Luke Martin (BSc’16) and Sabrina Davidson (BSc’16), embraced more than just their love of travel. While teaching English as a foreign language in Taiwan, the New Brunswick couple explored the diverse Taiwan food scene, documenting their discoveries on their blog. Chopstick Travel, Martin...

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