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UNB student project examines the sustainability of the St. John River’s muskie population

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Posted: May 10, 2021

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton



A team of environmental management students at the University of New Brunswick have completed a project looking at the sustainability of the muskellunge in the St. John River. Fourth-year students Abby Culberson, Darren Greeley, Riley Lavender and Emily Ruttan carried out the research as part of this year’s 4020 Capstone Practicum course at UNB. The course requires multidisciplinary...

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UNB hosts virtual public dialogue: Shaping the Debate

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Posted: May 6, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , myUNB



The University of New Brunswick held a virtual public dialogue to discuss the province’s biggest health care challenges and contribute to the development of a five-year provincial health plan that is responsive to patients, providers and communities, now and into the future. “We know that New Brunswick faces significant challenges that may affect the quality of life and overall...

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UNB’s Whitebone Lounge to reopen as Whitebone Pizzeria

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 30, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB



The University of New Brunswick in Saint John and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) have announced the relaunch of the campus’s Whitebone Lounge as the Whitebone Pizzeria following an extensive refurbishment. The new pizzeria-style eatery will open in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre in the coming months, located in the space which was previously the Whitebone Lounge...

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UNB announces 2021 valedictorians for spring graduation ceremonies

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Posted: Apr 23, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick will be celebrating the achievements of its 2021 graduates at virtual graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 5. The Fredericton campus’ 191st Encaenia will be held at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saint John’s 46th spring convocation ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. See unb.ca/graduation for information on the ceremonies and associated...

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Bell Let’s Talk boosts funding for post-secondary student mental health

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Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , myUNB



Bell Let’s Talk announced that $3,075,000 in grants from the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund has been awarded to 123 Canadian colleges and universities, including the University of New Brunswick, to support them in the initial implementation of the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. “Bell is committed to enhancing...

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UNB Fredericton improves campus sustainability rating

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 15, 2021

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus is a rising star in sustainability, showing considerable improvement in the worldwide ranking of sustainable practices among institutions of higher learning. This is the second time that UNBF has submitted data to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) program run by the Philadelphia-based Association for the...

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Lorenzo Society’s Virtual Book Club to feature Carla Gunn

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 14, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB


The next Lorenzo Virtual Book Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) and will feature Carla Gunn, a professor at the University of New Brunswick, discussing her novel, Amphibian. In Amphibian, nine-year-old Phineas William Walsh has an encyclopedic knowledge of the natural world and he is the narrator. As Quill & Quire wrote, “[He]… is the kind of kid...

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UNB's J Herbert Smith Centre announces winner of 2021 RBC Product Design and Development Competition

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Apr 14, 2021

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick's J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship has announced the winner of the RBC Product Design and Development Competition, which took place virtually on April 8 as part of the 7th Annual Engineering Design Symposium. UNB’s annual Engineering Design Symposium gives final-year engineering students the opportunity to work together...

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NB-IRDT report shows how COVID-19 affects mental health in province

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Posted: Apr 13, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB



A new report by the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) reveals how New Brunswickers’ mental health has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The team, led by principal investigator Dr. Sandra Magalhaes from the UNB Fredericton department of sociology, analyzed responses to an online survey asking New Brunswick residents to indicate the impact...

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Engineering students work with Kingsclear First Nation on capstone design project

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Posted: Apr 9, 2021

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of engineering in Fredericton hosted its 7th annual Engineering Design Symposium virtually on Thursday, April 8, recognizing the hard work of its students. Each year, fourth-year engineering students from all disciplines display projects they’ve worked on through the Capstone Design course. Students are guided by industry mentors and their...

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