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Business faculty announces MBA student award recipients

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


MBA candidates from the faculty of business at UNB Saint John recently received awards for academic excellence, entrepreneurial pursuits and service to their community. Kristen Duplessis, Obiechina Azubike and Paul Logan each received the Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Award, worth $5,000. Daniel J. Mello received the Kerry McLellan scholarship, worth $1,000. Ms. Duplessis, originally...

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UNB’s Red ‘n Black Revue marks 70 years as New Brunswick’s premier variety show

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 19, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick show where Anne Murray got her start as a musician is celebrating 70 years of entertaining the Fredericton community. The UNB Red ‘n Black Revue is the longest-running show in New Brunswick and brings together students, faculty, staff and alumni to celebrate the university’s rich history, diverse cultural mosaic and talented community members....

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Engineering student a semi-finalist in national NSERC competition

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 15, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Wesley Finck, a fourth-year electrical engineering student from the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, is a semi-finalist in a national competition called Science, Action! The competition, which features videos made by post-secondary students from across the country, is hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC). The 25 videos with the most views by March 27...

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UNB engineering students develop rebuild plan for busy Sussex bridge

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 14, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Five UNB engineering students are redesigning an essential piece of transportation infrastructure in downtown Sussex. A plan for the Trout Creek Bridge, built in 1935 and which has far exceeded its expected service life, is being developed by civil engineering students Kate Guravich-Thompson, Rachel Hogge, Nic McCarthy, Greg Moran and Dawson Warman. The student group, working alongside mentors...

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UNB releases fourth Green Review highlighting campus sustainability

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 13, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick has published the fourth edition of its Green Review, the only university publication of its kind in Atlantic Canada, showcasing UNB’s efforts to make its campuses even more environmentally friendly. The report, published by UNB Sustainability, highlights sustainable initiatives and green champions on both the Fredericton and Saint John...

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UNB to host Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration with guest Buffy Sainte-Marie

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 13, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will host the first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born)” from Friday, April 5, to Sunday April 7, at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, UNB...

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UNBers go for the experience and come home with internships from DraftKings

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 12, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


Mr. Thomas Bobyn, Mr. Grant Frey and Mr. Micah Hesman were thrilled to attend the DraftKings conference with the class of 2020 MBA Sports and Recreation Management with the support UNB's business administration and kinesiology faculties. During the planning process they discovered DraftKings was holding an international business pitch competition in conjunction with the conference. The three...

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Scale Up Atlantic Canada announces first official cohort

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick’s J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME) is pleased to announce Scale Up Atlantic Canada’s first official cohort.  Scale Up Atlantic Canada will provide start-up companies the expertise to grow quickly and learn how to increase sales by either 25 per cent or $1 million or more. The 15 companies selected...

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Accomplishments of UNB women celebrated on International Women’s Day

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 8, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB , UNB Saint John


Successful women from UNB in various roles and stages in their career have been selected for publications celebrating International Women’s Day. Canada Foundation for Innovation highlights a new generation of Canadian women researchers in their #IAmInnovation campaign for International Women’s Day. Dr. Shabnam Jabari, assistant professor of geodesy and geomatics engineering, is...

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UNB engineering students develop marine lifejacket with built-in tracking system

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


A group of four University of New Brunswick engineering students with close personal and working ties to the marine industry have developed a smart-lifejacket they believe could save more lives. The LifeTrack Outlast lifejacket was designed by fourth-year engineering students Amy Andrews, Bridget McCloskey, Kaitlin MacIsaac and Phoenix Bard-Cavers through UNB’s Technology Management and...

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