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Seaweeds a part of our everyday life Video

Communications

Posted: April 27, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


An informative video on the roles, applications and values of seaweeds in marine ecosystems, our economy and society has been created by researchers at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John and at the Fisheries and Oceans Canada St. Andrews Biological Station, in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the NSERC Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network,...

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University of New Brunswick presented with Mayor s Environmental Award

Communications

Posted: April 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick was awarded the Mayor’s Environmental Award tonight during a City Council meeting at Fredericton City Hall. The award was presented to Dr. Tony Secco, UNB's Vice-President (Fredericton),  for UNB’s continued stewardship of the city’s protected wellfield area. It is so important that we honour those in our community that are helping with our effort to reduce...

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UNB Saint John s Hans W Klohn Commons featured in Library Design Showcase

Communications

Posted: April 17, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


UNB Saint John's Hans W. Klohn Commons has recently been featured in the Library Design Showcase 2012 published by American Libraries Magazine This annual review showcases the best in new and renovated library facilities.  The Hans W. Klohn Commons is included in the Green Facilities and Service Flexibility sections of the review

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UNB achieves balanced budget in 2012-2013

Communications

Posted: April 13, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, In the Media, UNB Saint John


The Board of Governors of the University of New Brunswick has approved a balanced operating budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year. The $178.4-million budget represents an annual increase of $4.47 million, or 2.6 per cent. It is the third budget in a multi-year series designed to ensure the university’s long-term financial stability, following the dramatic effect of recent downward trends in...

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UNB MBA students raise 6 000 for CNIB New Brunswick

Communications

Posted: April 12, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


University of New Brunswick Fredericton Master of Business Administration (MBA) students raised $6,000 during the recent Dining in the Dark event held earlier this month.  Dining in the Dark Fredericton was organized as part of an MBA professional development class project on social entrepreneurship. It was the first time such an event had been hosted in the capital. The students’ aim was not...

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UNB releases economic impact assessment

Communications

Posted: April 12, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB


The University of New Brunswick commissioned an Economic Impact Assessment (EIA) in the fall of 2011 to better understand the many ways in which the university impacts the provincial economy. Among the high-level findings from the study: Return on Investment: UNB returns $1.06 to the province for every dollar it invests in the institution. Expenditures: In 2009-10 UNB’s expenditures included...

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Award-winning author Peter Behrens will read from his new novel The O Briens

Communications

Posted: April 10, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


Awarding-winning author Peter Behrens returns to the Lorenzo Reading Series to close out the 2011-12 season with a reading from his new novel, The O’Briens on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. Peter Behrens’ debut novel, The Law of Dreams (2006), won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and was...

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Canadian water policy expert to speak in Fredericton

Communications

Posted: April 10, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton


Perhaps no province in Canada has faced more water issues than Alberta.  And Kim Sturgess, founder and CEO of Alberta WaterSMART, has dealt with them all.  She is an expert on the often competing demands of agriculture, industry, environmentalists and the household user. On Tuesday, April 10, Ms. Sturgess will speak on “Water Security:  Global Problem – Local Solutions.”  Hosted by the...

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CBC Co-host of CBC TV s fifth estate Linden MacIntyre to read from Why Men Lie

Communications

Posted: April 5, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media


Canadian journalist, broadcaster and novelist Linden MacIntyre will read from Why Men Lie on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. Novelist Linden MacIntyre is a co-host of CBC TV’s fifth estate and the winner of nine Gemini Awards for broadcast journalism. His bestselling first novel, The Long Stretch, was...

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From the Maritimes game developer builds bridge to Silicon Valley

Communications

Posted: April 2, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton, In the Media


George Donovan, owner of Gogii Games Corp., a Moncton-based developer of interactive games, knew that the choice of location for his company was one challenge that would never change. Disruptive technologies had changed the way the video-gaming industry worked, moving away from large video-game developers to independent producers spread around the globe. This shift had empowered individuals...

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