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Caitlin Doyle (BScKin’11) is supporting chronic health in the community

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Inspiring Stories, Kinesiology, UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni



UNB alumna Caitlin Doyle (BScKin’11) didn’t stray far after graduating from UNB’s Faculty of Kinesiology in 2011. As the Recreation Services’ (URec) Clinical Exercise Physiologist on our Fredericton campus, Doyle supports individuals with chronic health conditions in her community, while also collaborating with the faculty that impacted her career. In addition to...

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UNBeknownst Episode 15: Alexandra Pope on Canadian Geographic, life balance and the polarization of media 

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Podcast, UNB Fredericton



Alexandra Pope (BPhil’06) graduated from UNB’s Renaissance College Bachelor of Philosophy in Leadership program and went straight to work in social media and journalism for local newspapers. She jumped to The Weather network and then joined Canadian Geographic as digital editor – a dream job. Recently, she was named Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Geographic magazine and its...

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UNB alum building a bridge to Asia for New Brunswick company

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

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



Jay Yang (BBA’16, MBA’18) is a prime example of why recruiting international students is a good growth strategy for New Brunswick. After working in a plywood export company in China, Jay decided to study in Shanghai, where he ran into a teacher from Montreal who had spent time in Oromocto. He encouraged Jay to apply to UNB for a business degree program, and Jay ended up travelling...

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UNB Associated Alumni celebrates the UNB Saint John 2022 Graduating Student Leaders

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni



Twenty one graduating students from the UNB Saint John campus have earned 2022 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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Q&A: Reid Sutherland, UNB Alumni Student Leadership recipient

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 21, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, Inspiring Stories, Young Alumni



Recipient of a 2021 Alumni Student Leadership Award, UNB Fredericton student Reid Sutherland shares how the award has positively impacted her UNB experience, how she contributes to student life on campus and why she enjoys studying in the faculty of science. Throughout her time on campus, Reid has immersed herself in campus activities, starting as a peer mentor in the Faculty of Science,...

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UNB alumnae strive to #BreakTheBias

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Inspiring Stories, UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



On International Women's Day, March 8, 2022, we celebrate all women, including these incredible UNB alumnae who are changemakers and community builders, and who strive to #BreakTheBias.  While this is just a small sample of the incredible work being done by alumni all over the world, we acknowledge these outstanding women and celebrate the impact they are making on their communities...

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UNB Menstrual Health Society bolstering program with support from UNB Alumnae Association

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 7, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Young Alumni, Inspiring Stories



The UNB Menstrual Health Society is a brand-new society working to reduce period poverty on the UNB Fredericton campus and in the community. The society was co-founded by UNB students Caroline Stephen and Kate Palmer. Their vision is to promote safe and inclusive spaces on campus by working to eliminate stigma around menstruation through promotion, initiatives, and projects.  The...

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UNBeknownst Episode 14: From Artsy to Shopify, Ash Furrow on compassionate software development and separating yourself from your work

UNB Alumni

Posted: March 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, Computer Science, Podcast, Young Alumni, Inspiring Stories



Ash Furrow (BCS’09) is a compassionate software developer from the small town of Woodstock, New Brunswick. He started building iPhone apps in 2009 while still a computer science student at UNB, which launched his career as a mobile software developer. After graduating, Ash and his partner moved to Toronto, then Amsterdam, and then New York, where he joined Artsy as it was just beginning...

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