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UNB unveils website update

Communications

Posted: January 30, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University of New Brunswick is proud to unveil the latest upgrade to its website. The 2010 refresh for the UNB website builds on the work first introduced in December 2008. It was developed based on continued research, analysis of our site usage trends, new technologies and emerging best practices among universities and colleges. The work was done in-house by UNB's web operations group,...

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UNB research gets a boost from AIF funding

Communications

Posted: January 29, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Three researchers at the University of New Brunswick received a total of $5.8 million from Round VII of the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) delivered through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). For UNB researcher Kenneth Kent, this means the creation of a new centre that will work to make computer systems faster. The demands for faster processing speeds are important today in...

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CURRIE CENTER occupancy slated for May 2011

Communications

Posted: January 26, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


* The following message was sent to the UNB community Tuesday, Jan. 26. Construction of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER has progressed tremendously over the past few months. December marked the installation of the glulam beams, which are the building's large wooden roof trusses. The roof will be finished this winter, which will move the majority of the construction inside the building. The...

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UNB s successful travel study program offers exciting opportunities for 2010 - London China France Italy Turkey

Communications

Posted: January 21, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Students can make the world their classroom with the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Art's Travel Study Program.The program offers six three-week adventures that blend discovery of world-class cultural destinations with the opportunity to earn credits toward a degree. It is open to university students from across the country and to anyone with a passion for learning through...

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Update on 2010-2011 budget

Communications

Posted: January 19, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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The following message was sent to the university community today, Jan. 19, at 1:30 p.m. UNB President Eddy Campbell would like to share with you an update about UNB's budget process for 2010-2011. Please click here for the memo: www.unb.ca/president/memos/budgetjan2010.html. UNB is piloting a new approach to communicating university-wide and campus-specific messages to the UNB community. This...

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UNB sends condolences to those affected by earthquake in Haiti

Communications

Posted: January 18, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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The following message was sent to the university community today, Jan. 18, at 4 p.m. by UNB President Eddy Campbell. Last week an earthquake hit just outside the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, and more than three million people were affected. Relief efforts have been pouring into the country and effects are being felt across the globe, including here in our community. I would like to send my...

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Joint News Release - Status of AUNBT UNB Collective Bargaining for Full-time Academic Employees

Communications

Posted: January 11, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers and the University of New Brunswick have been negotiating since June 2009 for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB's approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians. The previous collective agreement, which was for the period July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2009, remains in effect. AUNBT and UNB share the...

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Mi kmaq-Maliseet Institute to create first-of-its kind degree

Communications

Posted: January 7, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick has received $550,000 from the province to further develop programs and services directed to potential and current Aboriginal students. This funding is part of a more than $1-million Government of New Brunswick initiative to recruit and retain Aboriginal students to the province's post-secondary institutions. Donald Arseneault, Post-secondary Education,...

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Author Steven Galloway to read from his novel the Cellist of Sarajevo

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


Author Steven Galloway will read from his novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo on Monday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. Steven Galloway's debut novel, Finnie Walsh, was shortlisted for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Ascension (2003) was nominated for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and his third, The Cellist of...

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Centre for Financial Studies partners with LeeSide Capital

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick's Centre for Financial Studies has created a new partnership with LeeSide Capital Management Inc. (www.LeeSideCapital.com ). As LeeSide grows, it will need more employees, and a partnership with UNB will help the company to prepare future employees. LeeSide will assist the centre with readying students for various university business competitions; providing...

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Novelist and playwright Margaret Sweatman to read from her novel The Players

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


Winnipeg novelist and playwright, Margaret Sweatman, will read from The Players on Monday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series.  Sweatman is the author of three previous novels. When Alice Lay Down With Peter (2001) won numerous fiction awards: the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the...

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Visiting professor works to make history a part of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Robert Knight Barney, a world-renowned Olympic historian will speak at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., at the Wu Conference Centre. Dr. Barney's talk is titled Mountains Moved, Men of Substance, Memories: The Cornerstone of Canada's Olympic Experience. In his talk, Dr. Barney will discuss how up until now little has been done to investigate the...

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Sandra Byers receives international award

Communications

Posted: January 4, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick's Sandra Byers is an internationally renowned expert on human sexuality, sexual health and intimate partner relationships. Her research has influenced public policy and her work as a practicing clinical psychologist has changed people's lives. She has also received numerous awards, accolades and acclamations, both internationally and here at home. Last November,...

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University Community Mourns Death of UNB Fredericton Student

Communications

Posted: January 4, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


Message to UNB students, faculty and staff From: Eddy Campbell, President Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 It is with great sadness that I write to inform the UNB community of the untimely death of one of our students, Michael Joseph McAloon. Michael died on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, in a car accident. He was in his second year of a master of science degree in physics at UNB Fredericton. Michael had a...

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