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National Recognition for Armed Forces Grad Student

Kyle

Posted: December 18, 2017 11:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



A Kinesiology graduate student, Terry Fitzpatrick, has recently been recognized nationally for his proposed research on the influence of exercise on soldiers suffering from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Terry’s research is wholly novel and will recruit soldiers from across the nation. The work will entail a phenomenological approach to understanding soldiers...

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Happy Holidays from SGS!

Kyle

Posted: December 18, 2017 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty Focus



The School of Graduate Studies would like to extend our sincerest well wishes to you and your families over the upcoming Holiday Season. It has been a great 2017, full of inspiring graduate student success stories and exciting new changes around our graduate community including the addition of new and friendly faces to the team at the Grad School, to hosting UNB's first rendition of the Three...

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NBIF Award Recipients Gather

Kyle

Posted: December 11, 2017 6:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories, Money Matters, News and Events



The School of Graduate Studies, with support from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, recently celebrated recent NBIF award recipients with a luncheon in the Great Hall of the historic Sir Howard Douglas Hall building on the UNB Fredericton campus. Students were joined by faculty and staff as well by NBIF's President and CEO, Calvin Milbury, and its Director of Research, Lindsay Bowman...

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Focus on Research

Kyle

Posted: December 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



Save the date! This year's Graduate Research Conference (GRC) will take place Friday, March 23rd, 2018. Graduate research will take over the Wu Centre in March when UNB graduate students, as well as keynote speakers, take the stage to share their research stories! Last year's GRC involved more than 60 presenters, and the GSA (Graduate Student Association) hopes to best that this year, which...

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Unique Glimpse on the Past

Kyle

Posted: December 4, 2017 6:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



A team of UNB Anthropology students descended upon the historic Rochefort Point, a narrow peninsula extending just beyond the east gate of the Fortress of Louisbourg in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Rochefort Point was a primary burial ground in Louisbourg, with an estimated number of burials in the thousands in a period after 1739, and is currently under threat of coastal erosion. Dr. Amy Scott --...

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IDST Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Leadership Award

Kyle

Posted: December 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



Kanza Hashmat, a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Studies program on the Fredericton campus, has been recognized nationally with a Canada 150 Community Leader Award. Communities nation wide were invited by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Melanie Joly, to nominate a community member who embodies leadership characteristics and advocates for  diversity and inclusion, our young...

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MTME Welcomes New Professor

Kyle

Posted: November 27, 2017 5:59:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Faculty Focus



One of ourfastest growing graduate programs, Technology Management Entrepreneurship, has attracted a preeminent scholar as a new Adjunct Professor at UNB. Dr. Jonathon Calof, from the University of Ottawa is an expert in competitive intelligence, technical foresight and business analytics. Dr. Calof has authored more 150 publications, and delivered over 1000 seminars, keynote addresses,...

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UNB Students Recognized Nationally

Kyle

Posted: November 27, 2017 5:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories, Money Matters



Amelia Thorpe, a Ph.D candidate from the Faculty of Education, has recently been recognized nationally for her thesis research exploring the erasure of gender diverse identities through the language of student documentation, adminstrative procedure and institutional policy. Recognized as a 2017-18 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, Amelia's award recognizes her exceptional academic...

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Frederick and Catherine Eaton Travel Support

Kyle

Posted: November 20, 2017 6:59:00 AM AST

Category: Student Stories



Bethany Daigle (at right above) will be heading overseas this fall with the support of the Frederick and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowship to make use of the extensive Faculty and Library resources offered at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her SSHRC CGS funded project is a natural outgrowth of her MA work: an ambitious and topical comparative analysis of religion and religiosity in South...

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Farewell and Welcome!

Kyle

Posted: November 20, 2017 6:58:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Faculty Focus



We recently paid farewell to Mrs. Janet Amirault  (at right below with Dr. George MacLean, Vice-President Academic). Janet served for many years as Graduate Program Officer in the SGS and as Graduate Secretary to the Interdisciplinary Studies and Applied Health Services Research programs. Janet was treasured by the countless students she supported and by the Faculty and Staff alike …...

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