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A message from Dr. Petra Hauf

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 22, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


As the recently appointed Vice-President of UNB Saint John, I want to assure the community that we unequivocally condemn racism and misogyny, and do not support the dissemination of any kind of hate speech, or ideas that promote or inspire hatred. It’s important to me that members of our community are aware that we have zero tolerance for racism and discrimination of any kind. At UNB, we...

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UNB to host the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantic 2019

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 22, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Version française The University of New Brunswick is hosting the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantics 2019 from June 3 to 7, bringing experts from across the field to Fredericton. Academics, practitioners, vendors and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community will share knowledge under the theme of common perspectives and NewSpace, a movement...

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Statement from UNB President

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 20, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB , UNB Saint John


At the University of New Brunswick, we have a commitment to our students, staff and faculty to provide an educational experience that is aligned with our institutional integrity. We have an obligation to ensure that the rights and freedoms of our university community are respected and protected. For this reason, UNB is reviewing allegations with respect to one of our faculty members. We take...

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Housing and mental health lab launched

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 17, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick has launched a laboratory to create solutions for that will help those who experience poverty and health disparities. The Laboratory for Housing and Mental Health in Saint John (LHAMH-SJ) was opened on May 1, 2019, and will be housed in the department of social sciences in UNB Saint John’s faculty of arts. Researchers will investigate the relationship...

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Pond-Deshpande Centre’s director receives Frank McKenna Award

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 16, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Karina LeBlanc, executive director of UNB’s Pond-Deshpande Centre, has received the Frank McKenna Award in Public Policy to recognize her significant achievements and contributions to the field. Ms. LeBlanc received the honour on May 15 for demonstrating leadership through fostering collaboration with experts and stakeholders on projects as well as spearheading fundraising initiatives...

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UNB Welcomes the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 15, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


On May 11, the University of New Brunswick opened its doors to nearly 500 regional science fair finalists from across country. Students between the ages of 12-17 are competing for close to $1 million in cash prizes and university scholarships at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). For some finalists, it is long road to the CWSF as some students spend years developing their projects, while...

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Valedictorians and distinguished professors to be honoured at UNB graduation ceremonies

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Posted: May 14, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Graduation is a time when communities come together to celebrate the accomplishments of both students and faculty. At the University of New Brunswick’s graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, five valedictorians will address UNB’s graduating classes of 2019. The university will also honour two outstanding professors. UNB Fredericton’s 190th Encaenia will be...

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database features instructions for making wine, catching rats and curing cancer

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 13, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


A professor at the University of New Brunswick wants to change the way people think about historical Maritime recipes – and teach them how to catch a rat. “In the Settler society of the eighteenth-century Maritimes, recipes were used for all kinds of things, including food and drinks, but also medicines, household items like shoe polish, and construction and agricultural products...

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UNB students attend Daughters of the Vote event

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Posted: May 10, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB , UNB Saint John


Three students from the University of New Brunswick were selected to attend the second annual Daughters of the Vote summit in Ottawa in April. Ashley MacLean, Madison Kenny and Emma Green represented three of 338 young women, between the ages of 18 and 23, who were selected to represent their federal ridings at the event, which took place April 1-4 on Parliament Hill. Daughters of the Vote was...

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UNB hosting 37th Annual New Brunswick Math Competition

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 9, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick will be hosting the 37th Annual New Brunswick Mathematics Competition on Friday, May 10, putting the math skills of Grade 7, 8 and 9 students to the test. “This is an excellent opportunity for students to practice math and see its beauty,” says Dr. Caroline Purdy, a UNB mathematics professor. “This competition is an enriching experience that...

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