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Virtual celebration recognizes UNB Saint John Graduating Student Leaders

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 25, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni, UNB Saint John



Twenty four graduating students from the UNB Saint John campus have earned 2021 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...

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Maria Boyle: Five reasons to move your body

Maria Boyle (BScKin'16)

Posted: March 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, UNB Fredericton, Insights, Kinesiology



Photo: Lilian Archer Photography A chiropractor at Town Health Solutions in Saint John, N.B., and at Align KV Wellness in Quispamsis, N.B., Dr. Maria Boyle (BScKin'16) has been very engaged in her community and in the profession since joining the NBCA in 2018. She currently serves on the NBCA external affairs committee, and maintains a prominent and active social media presence promoting...

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Tips and trends for reinventing your career search in 2021

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Insights



Whether you are a recent graduate beginning your career or a mid-career professional looking to make a change due to the pandemic, consider these job search strategy tips shared by UNB alumni Adam Creaghan (BBA’12) and Sheri Mersereau (BA'90) in our February UNB Talks Online: Professional Development webinar session. Read highlights from their tips and trends, and watch the full...

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Slaying your taxes

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Young Alumni, Insights



Filing your taxes can be overwhelming, particularly when if you're not sure whether you have to file or what you can claim. UNB alumna Anne Jewett (BBA’76) addressed some of the top tax questions during our March UNB Talks Online: Personal Interest webinar session for students and young alumni. A former partner at Deloitte with more than 32 years’ experience working in...

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Returning to New Brunswick to propel entrepreneurs to great heights

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 16, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories



Kathryn Lockhart (BPHIL ’04) has an MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked around the world - from Toronto to Munich to St. John’s – but feels that coming back home to New Brunswick is where she can make the biggest impact. Growing up in Bath, N.B. with parents who met at UNB and siblings that attended UNB, Kathryn thought she’d break the mould by accepting a...

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Q&A: Hannah Sharpe, UNB Alumni Student Leadership Recipient

UNB student, Hannah Sharpe

Posted: March 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni



Recipient of a 2020-21 Alumni Student Leadership Award, UNB Fredericton student Hannah Sharpe shares how the award has positively impacted her UNB experience and how she contributes to student life amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout her time on campus, Hannah has thoroughly enjoyed her studies in the environmental geochemistry program and  is excited to be starting her Masters this...

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From hardware to software: proof that skills are transferable

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Inspiring Stories, Computer Science, Engineering, UNB Fredericton



When Lan Liu (MScEE’03) and her husband Richard Liu (MCS’02) came to Fredericton from Beijing, it was a bit of a culture shock. “We flew in on a tiny plane from Montreal and all I saw was trees,” Lan laughs. “I had no idea what I was getting myself into! It was a hot summer week when we arrived, and in China we often use an umbrella to shade ourselves from the sun...

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Learning technical and soft skills in a multi-cultural environment through co-op

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Computer Science, Inspiring Stories, UNB Fredericton



We chatted with 2nd-year Computer Science graduate student Priyal Chandrakant Jawale, who has been working at an 8-month co-op term with Teledyne-CARIS in Fredericton since September 2020, to find out more about her experience.  Q1. Why did you choose to study CS? As a child, I loved solving puzzles and playing board games. During high school, I developed an application on a large...

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A flavourful journey for Christina Jeffrey

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Saint John



The first thing you see when you visit the Urban Baker Co. website is the adage “Every flavour tells a story.” The owner of this artisanal online shop, Christina Jeffrey (BBA’96), has a story too. Christina grew up in Woodstock, New Brunswick and learned to cook from her mother, who loved to entertain and serve very flavourful food. Christina started cooking family meals and...

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UNB alumnae #ChooseToChallenge

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

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



On International Women's Day, March 8, 2021, we celebrate all women, including these 10 incredible UNB alumnae who are changemakers and disruptors, and who #ChooseToChallenge. While this is just a small sample of the great work being done by alumnae all over the world, we acknowledge the work of these women and celebrate the strides they have recently been making in their...

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