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Entrepreneurs praise internship program - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

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

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


The federal government's small business internship program, which connects e-commerce students with small businesses, is getting high marks from local entrepreneurs who have taken advantage of the program. "As a business, we did not have the time to learn how to run the Internet and make it work for us," Terry Ann Cormier, owner of the eco-friendly Naturally For Life stores in Rothesay and St....

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UNB s Central Heating Plant reduces atmospheric emissions by nearly one third

Communications

Posted: August 24, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick is continuing to lower its carbon footprint. Last year, UNB Fredericton’s Central Heating Plant reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, generated by fuels burned to produce steam, by 33 per cent, or the equivalent of close to 6,000 tons of CO2. “This was accomplished by transferring 90 per cent of the load traditionally covered by heavy fuel oil, known as Bunker...

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225 years of growth

Communications

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

Category: In the Media


The University of New Brunswick was founded in 1785. It has grown into a world-class university, with alumni, donors and research connections across Canada and programs that reach around the globe. For 225 years, it has been a community- and nation-builder. The success of its graduates has established New Brunswick as an important contributor to Confederation and the community of nations. Read...

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UNB to celebrate 225th anniversary in grand style - Telegraph-Journal

Communications

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

Category: Events, In the Media


Had there been a current affairs class when what is now the University of New Brunswick first opened its doors, the lecture could have focused on constitutional turmoil south of the border and the rise of Gen. George Washington - still four years away from being named U.S. president. UNB, Canada's oldest English-language university, is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year and officials...

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Celebration of UNB Canadian spirit planned

Communications

Posted: August 17, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, In the Media


It's not every day an institution celebrates 225 years, so the University of New Brunswick is kicking off its anniversary in a big way. A special honorary degree ceremony and reception is being held at The Royal Conservatory in the Telus Centre for Performance and Learning in Toronto. The event, dubbed a Celebration of Canadian Spirit, will see five high-profile Canadians receive honorary...

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UNB STU gear up for Congress 2011

Communications

Posted: August 17, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, Events


OK, so you thought organizing your family reunion was a mammoth task Try walking in Michelle McNeil's shoes. The University of New Brunswick staff member is the project manager for one of the biggest conferences to be held in the city. McNeil is working on the logistical details of the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, which will draw more than 6,000 delegates to Fredericton for nine...

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UNB receives funding to further support homeless and at risk of homelessness in Fredericton

Communications

Posted: August 15, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, In the Media


Thanks to support from the Government of Canada, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) can prepare for the establishment of a permanent transitional housing facility for people in need. The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, Minister of National Revenue, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament for Fredericton, made the...

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Faculty of Computer Science announces Dean s list for 2009-10

Communications

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

Category: In the Media, myUNB


Forty-two students in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2009-10. The Dean of Computer Science, Ali Ghorbani, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or A- for the academic year. During the 2009-10 academic year, 248 students were...

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