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Two UNB grad students receive 50 000 Vanier scholarships

Communications

Posted: May 31, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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University of New Brunswick graduate students Julie Bull and Catherine Holtmann have each received a 2010 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, valued at $50,000 annually for up to three years.Ms. Bull is a PhD student in UNB’s interdisciplinary studies program. Her research is rooted in Aboriginal and rural health and education. In particular, it focuses on the authenticity in relationships with...

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UNB Fredericton to host lecture on math and music

Communications

Posted: May 31, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


On Thursday, June 3, the University of New Brunswick will host a free public lecture by Jason Brown, and his band, who will talk about the connections between math and music. The lecture entitled A Hard Day's Math will take place at 6 p.m. at UNB Fredericton’s Student Union Building. A reception will follow. Jason Brown is a professor of mathematics at Dalhousie University and frequently talks...

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An investment in the future

Communications

Posted: May 25, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Commentary


UNB Saint John's class of 2010 will step into the next chapter of their lives, having left this campus a better place. Their potential, their leadership and their tenacity have inspired many to invest in UNB's Saint John campus so that others may follow in their footsteps. The campus to which they will return as alumni will be a much different place than the one they attended as students. A...

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1 831 students receive degrees at UNB s spring graduation ceremonies

Communications

Posted: May 21, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick celebrated the accomplishments of 1,831 graduates from across Canada and around the world at its spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton and Saint John, May 19-21.This year’s graduation ceremonies saw 1,604 students receive bachelor’s degrees, 200 earn master’s degrees and 27 achieve the highest level of academic achievement, the PhD.The university’s top...

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AUNBT UNB negotiations for contract academic employees move to binding arbitration

Communications

Posted: May 21, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have agreed to binding arbitration as they negotiate the final issues in reaching a first collective agreement for UNB’s nearly 550 contract academic instructors and librarians.UNB and the AUNBT have agreed that the matter will be heard by a three-person arbitration panel. Andrew Sims of Edmonton has...

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Urgent UNB graduation notice

Communications

Posted: May 20, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Because of the weather forecast, students graduating from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton this morning, Thursday, May 20, are advised to go to the South Gym to pick up their cards for the ceremony and for graduation orientation. The cards will be available from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. The graduation orientation begins at 9 a.m.UNB’s Encaenia Ceremony B will begin at 10 a.m. in the...

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UNB to grant seven honorary degrees during spring graduation ceremonies

Communications

Posted: May 18, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick will grant honorary degrees to seven outstanding individuals during its spring graduation ceremonies.The Fredericton campus will celebrate its 181st Encaenia with three ceremonies at the Aitken University Centre on May 19 and 20. The Saint John campus will hold its 36th Spring Convocation on May 21 at the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. UNB Fredericton At...

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UNB to honour eight with emeritus distinctions

Communications

Posted: May 18, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Eight professors who have had distinguished careers at the University of New Brunswick will receive honorary designations for their outstanding contributions.At UNB’s spring graduation ceremonies in Fredericton, May 19 and 20, professor emeritus designations will be awarded to John DeDourek in computer science, Anne Klinck in English, Sally Rehorick in education and Arun Valsangkar in civil...

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UNB Announces Valedictorians for Spring Graduation Ceremonies

Communications

Posted: May 13, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


This year’s valedictorians at the University of New Brunswick may come from different parts of the country but what they have in common is their top marks, leadership and volunteerism. Kailynn Anthony of Russell, Ont.; Oliver Gorman-Asal of Fredericton, N.B.; Chris Samuel of Edmonton, Alta., and Taryn O’Neill of Saint John, N.B. will help to make the spring graduation ceremonies memorable for...

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Status of AUNBT UNB collective bargaining for full-time academic employees

Communications

Posted: May 10, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have achieved significant progress in negotiations for a new collective agreement with UNB’s 600 full-time academic employees, by agreeing to treat the upcoming conciliation board report as binding.On Feb. 18, 2010, the New Brunswick Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour announced the...

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UNB Graduates Among Winners Selected to Participate in Entrepreneurial Leaders Program

Communications

Posted: May 5, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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University of New Brunswick graduates are among the 15 successful entrepreneurs selected to participate in the Wallace McCain Institute’s prestigious Entrepreneurial Leaders Program (ELP). The announcement was made this week after an intense two-day process of interviews and interaction.“The finalists emerged from 228 nominations that were received over the last four months,” said Nancy Mathis,...

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Tony Bates to visit UNB Fredericton

Communications

Posted: May 4, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events


The University of New Brunswick is pleased to invite the public to attend an address by Dr. Tony Bates who will be visiting UNB Fredericton on May 10. Dr. Tony Bates specializes in e-learning in higher education. His blog on resources for e-learning receives over 10,000 hits a month. He has written nine books on distance education and learning technologies, and consulted in over 35 countries....

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