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President welcomes Class of 2016

Communications

Posted: August 30, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John


Greetings new students, This week marks not only the official beginning of your careers as undergraduates, it marks the beginning of a new phase in your lives. For many of you, this new beginning represents a break from everything that came before - a break from your childhoods, a break from your family and friends, and a break from your home communities. It is an opportunity to continue...

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Opening Ceremony for new UNB-F students to be held Sept 5

Communications

Posted: August 28, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


FREDERICTON – The official Opening Ceremony for new students at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 11:15 a.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is an opportunity to officially welcome new students to the Fredericton campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. This ceremony, along with Encaenia (UNB’s...

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UNBF Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management Announces Dean s List for 2011-12

Communications

Posted: August 28, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


  Twenty-five students in the faculty of forestry and environmental management at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2011-12. The dean of forestry and environmental management, Don Floyd, 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...

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UNBF Faculty of Kinesiology Announces Dean s List For 2011-12

Communications

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

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Ninety-four students in the faculty of kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2011-12. The dean of kinesiology, Wayne Albert, 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 2011-12 academic year, 518 students were enrolled in...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers and UNB Saint John renew unique partnership

Communications

Posted: August 23, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


Every child who needs a mentor – has a mentor.It’s the goal of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John, but despite its straightforward premise, achieving it can be difficult. The biggest hurdle is recruiting enough volunteers to serve on the board of directors and work as mentors with children in the community. “Recruiting volunteers is a key for us,” said Laurie Collins, executive director of...

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UNB joins search for life on Mars

Communications

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

Category: In the Media, UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Spray, Elliott and Thompson team up with NASA Following a tense and delicate – yet ultimately successful – landing on Mars last August 6, NASA’s Curiosity rover almost immediately began sending information back to Earth. On that early Monday morning, John Spray was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, one of numerous scientists unable to contain his excitement. Having worked on the...

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UNBSJ Faculty of Arts announces Deans List for 2011-2012

Communications

Posted: August 15, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


Ninety-five students in the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John have earned a place on the Dean’s list for 2011-2012. The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Joanna Everitt, 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.

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UNBF Faculty of Business Administration Announces Dean s List for 2011-12

Communications

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

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


One hundred and sixty-six students in the faculty of business administration at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2011-12. The dean of business administration, Robert Austin, 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 2011-12...

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UNBF Faculty of Computer Science Announces Dean s List For 2011-12

Communications

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

Category: myUNB


Sixty-five 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 2011-12. 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 2011-12 academic year, 301 students were...

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UNBF Faculty of Engineering announces Dean s List for 2011-12

Communications

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

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Two hundred and seventy-six students in the faculty of engineering at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2011-12. The dean of engineering, David Coleman, 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 2011-12 academic year, 1174 students...

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Happy New Brunswick Day from UNB

Communications

Posted: August 3, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Happy New Brunswick Day from UNB Greetings, New Brunswick Day is upon us onceagain. While the long weekend marks an opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate, this unique holiday also provides us with a chance to reflect on our collective past and, just as importantly, glance ahead to our future. While we no doubt face challenges - such as an aging population and the...

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UNBSJ welcomes new associate vice-president

Communications

Posted: August 3, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


The level of enthusiasm of the people working on the campus, and their passion for Saint John, impressed Dr. Laurelle LeVert, the new associate vice-president at the University of New Brunswick (Saint John) even before she started her new role. “The people I have met so far are absolutely great,” says LeVert.  “They really clinched the deal for me.” Wide variety of disciplines  After her time...

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Building a Better Province President provides update on UNB s ambitious plan

Communications

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

Category: myUNB


Ever since he helped establish a new strategic direction for the University of New Brunswick in November of 2010, President Eddy Campbell’s focus hasn’t wavered from the five key goals that were developed at the time.  While providing an exceptional and transformative experience to its students is first among UNB’s five priorities, and with progress being made on goals two through four of the...

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McCain and Baxter appointed to new positions

Communications

Posted: August 1, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB, In the Media


Kathryn McCain, chair of the McCain Foundation, has been appointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for a two-year term, which began July 1. She was previously vice-chair of the board. Ms. McCain has been a member of UNB’s Board of Governors since 1998. During this time, she has served on a number of board committees including, the Advancement Committee (chair),...

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