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Forest Ranger leaves 1 34 million to UNB

Communications

Posted: July 30, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Second World War veteran, forest ranger and public servant Joseph Flanagan left a bequest of $1.34 million to the University of New Brunswick. The gift will support the Joseph A. and Kathleen A. Flanagan Memorial Scholarships for students from New Brunswick in science or engineering programs at UNB. Valued at $5,000, seven scholarships have been awarded for the upcoming academic year. Hillary...

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Fairweather and McCain appointed to new position on UNB s Board of Governors

Communications

Posted: July 29, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Roxanne Fairweather, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Innovatia, has been appointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for a two-year term, beginning July 1. First appointed to the board in 2003, she most recently served as vice-chair of the Board. Roxanne Fairweather replaces David Stevenson, founding partner with Stevenson & Partners LLP, who completed...

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Neville-Jones House to close for 2010 2011 academic year

Communications

Posted: July 22, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Neville-Jones House residence will be closed for the 2010-11 academic year. Neville-Jones is one of two all-male residences at University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus. Over the past decade, there has been decreased demand for all-male residence accommodation, not just at UNB Fredericton, but also at universities in general, says James Brown, executive director of Residential Life,...

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A determined agent of change - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

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

Category: In the Media


Leah Levac pauses in mid-sentence and then drops this thought into a conversation. The thing about New Brunswick, is that it is so small that we could get everything right." That's one of those thoughts that once a person picks it up and starts rolling it around the mind, it's hard to put it down. Levac is a 32-year-old teacher and researcher at the University of New Brunswick's Renaissance...

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Graduate determined to get education - The Daily Gleaner

Communications

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

Category: In the Media


All Alicia Walker wanted to do was prove everyone wrong. The Fredericton woman completed her degree from the University of New Brunswick in May after attending university for six years. Unfortunately, she was nine months pregnant when the graduation ceremony was scheduled and couldn't attend. Her stepfather, Steve Gilliland, thought his stepdaughter should be rewarded for six years of...

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Fiddlehead wins national magazine award

Communications

Posted: July 8, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


The Fiddlehead has won a National Magazine Award for the publication of Stephen Heighton’s story, Shared Room on Union. The literary journal also received two honourable mentions for fiction for Back to Disney by Jeff Park and The Spanish Hour by J. M. Villaverde; and two honorable mentions for UNB's Anne Compton’s poems, Stepping Off, It starts with names, and We waited; and Vanessa Moeller’s...

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Englehart and Albert Receive NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Communications

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

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UNB's Kevin Englehart and Wayne Albert are two of the New Brunswick recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Accelerator Supplement, valued $120,000 over three years. The announcement was held at UNB Fredericton on June 22. Below is the Government of Canada news release. Minister Gary Goodyear announces investment in world-leading...

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Fredericton Loyalist Gives over 100 000 to UNB

Communications

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

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Charles and Pat MacDonald have established a $4,000 annual scholarship at the University of New Brunswick.Although neither attended UNB, their son received scholarships while completing two degrees at UNB so the couple understands the importance of financial support.“Our kids are doing well and I was quite successful in my investments,” explains Mr. MacDonald, as reasons why the couple decided...

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The Sir James Dunn Foundation contributes 500 000 to UNB Saint John University Commons project

Communications

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

Category: UNB Saint John


The Sir James Dunn Foundation – a private foundation based in southern New Brunswick – announced today its plans to contribute $500,000 to the $25-million University Commons fundraising campaign at UNB Saint John.“We are so pleased the Dunn Foundation decided to get involved in this terrific project,” says Eddy Campbell, President of the University of New Brunswick. “Their generous contribution...

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UNB to help children of fallen soldiers attend university

Communications

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

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The University of New Brunswick is the first public university in the province to join Project Hero, a program that provides a special four-year undergraduate award to children of Canada’s fallen soldiers.“Our soldiers make sacrifices every day for freedom and basic human rights,” said UNB President Eddy Campbell. “Many have made the ultimate sacrifice with their lives. This award is one way...

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Shad Valley offers experiences that students can t get in the classroom - The Daily Gleaner

Communications

Posted: July 2, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


High school students from across Canada descended upon the University of New Brunswick's campus this week to participate in Shad Valley. Sixty high-achieving students from grades 10 to 12 will spend one month broadening their minds and learning about science, technology and entrepreneurship. The summer program is also taking place at nine other university campuses across the country. Read the...

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