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Valedictorians and distinguished professors to be honoured at UNB graduation ceremonies

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Posted: May 19, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John


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 2022. The university will also honour two outstanding professors, six professors emeriti and UNB’s Award for...

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Inaugural Digital Innovation Summit sparks big ideas

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Posted: May 18, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



The inaugural Digital Innovation Summit, hosted by the McKenna Institute and the University of New Brunswick, saw big names in New Brunswick industry come together to talk digital transformation. “If we want to maintain our momentum forward, it is necessary to involve all stakeholders in the conversation,” says the Hon. Frank McKenna, founder of the institute. “To at once...

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UNB and McKenna Institute announce Barrett Chair in Entrepreneurship for Digital Transformation

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Posted: May 17, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton



This photo was taken off-campus. All site-specific masking protocols have been followed. The McKenna Institute and the University of New Brunswick are pleased to announce the launch of the Barrett Chair in Entrepreneurship for Digital Transformation, funded by a $2.5-million commitment from Edward (Ed) and William (Bill) Barrett. Based within UNB Fredericton’s faculty of computer...

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UNB earns AACSB International accreditation

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Posted: May 12, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) have announced the faculty of management on the Fredericton campus has earned business accreditation. “Thanks to the faculty of management’s commitment to excellence in research and program delivery, UNB students have the opportunity to attend a business school that...

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J Herbert Smith Centre announces Global Technology Solutions pitch winners

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Posted: May 11, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, in partnership with M-GoK Bioincubator of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Manipal, India), announced the winners of the Global Technology Solutions (GTS) program during the final pitch event, which took place virtually on April 23. GTS is a unique four-month program that unites...

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UNB to grant six honorary degrees during upcoming graduation ceremonies

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Posted: May 10, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John


The University of New Brunswick will award honorary degrees to six outstanding individuals at its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John on May 25, 26 and 27. Dr. HEA (Eddy) Campbell will receive an honorary doctorate of science degree in Fredericton on May 25 at 2:30 p.m. Over his 10-year tenure as president and vice-chancellor of UNB, Dr. Campbell made significant and...

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UNB students give back to the Saint John community

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Posted: May 9, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John



Students from the University of New Brunswick’s business administration marketing management course raised $5,500 for a scholarship fund at the Saint John Newcomer Centre and close to $7,500 to fund bursaries for children and teens to participate in the Discovery Summer Camp program on UNB’s Saint John campus. Dr. Emin Civi, a professor in the faculty of business at UNB, believes...

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UNB part of national Campus Peer Support pilot program

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Posted: May 6, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



On May 6, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, announced on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, an investment of $2 million for a three-year Campus Peer Support pilot project led by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). The University of New Brunswick hosted the announcement of the pilot...

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UNB helping drive digital transformation

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 6, 2022

Category: UNB Fredericton



Supporting digital transformation across all sectors of the economy is key to Canada’s economic recovery. Post-secondary institutions and colleges will play a crucial role in fueling an innovation ecosystem and talent development while building the digital economy of tomorrow. This will help prepare workers for the jobs of the future, support business growth and attract investments right...

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UNB announces new certificate in nursing leadership and management

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 5, 2022

Category: UNB Saint John



The University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus will offer a new certificate program in nursing leadership and management, beginning in fall 2022. This post-bachelor’s certificate is an online term-based program designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals starting their career in, or aspiring towards, leadership positions in health care. To receive the certificate,...

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