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UNB’s fourth annual Data Visualization Competition to focus on sustainable development

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Posted: Nov 21, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) will host the fourth annual Data Visualization Competition on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Wu Conference Centre in Fredericton. This year’s competition will see participants from across Atlantic Canada use their analytical skills and imagination to create visual presentations and infographics...

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UNB hosts Global Entrepreneurship Week events

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Posted: Nov 20, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


The University of New Brunswick Entrepreneurship Working Group is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from Nov. 18-24, 2019, on the Fredericton campus. By connecting a vibrant ecosystem of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions in more than 170 countries, GEW 2019 brings together more than 10 million people participating in 35,000...

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UNB assistant professor to showcase video essay on creative housing solutions

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Posted: Nov 20, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


A University of New Brunswick faculty member’s video essay focusing on creative solutions to affordable housing will be shown at the New Brunswick Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Dr. Eric Weissman, an assistant professor of sociology at UNB’s Saint John campus, will show “Subtext – Real Stories” as part of the national housing day event “Creative Housing...

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Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

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Posted: Nov 19, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23, as part of the UNB Saint John Lorenzo Reading Series. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through...

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UNB launches New Brunswick Innovation Map

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Posted: Nov 19, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Who are the drivers of innovation in New Brunswick, and how does this compare to the rest of the country? These were some of the questions answered on Tuesday at the launch of the New Brunswick Innovation and Ecosystem Map. UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul Mazerolle said answering these questions will help New Brunswick secure a more prosperous future. “As New Brunswick’s...

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Bridging program to educate nurses expanded

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Posted: Nov 18, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


The Province of New Brunswick has reached 10-year funding agreements with the University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton to implement bridging programs for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The programs help educate LPNs to become registered nurses. “This commitment builds on our announcement in July, which reintroduced the program at the Saint John campus of...

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UNB’s FutureReadyNB Gala winners announced

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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick would like to congratulate students, educators and partners who received awards at the 2019 FutureReadyNB (FRNB) gala. Winners were announced during the gala on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Delta Beauséjour Moncton. The gala was held in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton’s Workforce Summit 2020 event. Hosted by RBC, the FRNB gala...

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UNB researchers launch art-based study on the health of seniors

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Posted: Nov 15, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John


Researchers from the faculty of business at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John are seeking participants for a study that will examine the impact of creative activities on the health and well-being of older adults and their communities. For this study, UNB has partnered with Art4Life Inc., a for-profit social enterprise committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being...

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Writer Natalie Morrill to read as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series

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Posted: Nov 13, 2019

Category: UNB Saint John , myUNB


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum as part of UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Reading Series. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and 1940s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper...

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University of New Brunswick announces artist-in-residence for fall 2019

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Posted: Nov 12, 2019

Category: UNB Fredericton , myUNB


Multimedia designer and University of New Brunswick graduate Rebecca Goodine has returned to the Fredericton campus for the fall 2019 term as artist-in-residence. Ms. Goodine graduated from the media arts and cultures program at UNB Fredericton in 2016. She is returning after spending time as researcher-in-residence at the Zurich University of the Arts and working on several independent and...

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