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New technology enables researchers to study cerebral palsy in children

Communications

Posted: August 30, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick’s state-of-the-art Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Lab is enabling researchers and surgeons in Atlantic Canada to develop treatment strategies for children living with cerebral palsy. Dr. Victoria Chester, professor in the faculty of kinesiology, is conducting gait analysis trials with surgeons from the Horizon Health Network and partners at the Stan...

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UNB s Wallace McCain Institute supports new software company in Miramichi

Communications

Posted: August 30, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The Miramichi Technology Fund, managed by UNB's Wallace McCain Institute, recently unveiled plans to support the creation of a new software development company in northern New Brunswick. Eggroll Digital Studios Incorporated will use the investment to help launch its new mobile and software development company, one of only a few companies in Atlantic Canada doing similar work. "I am very excited...

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UNBF Faculty of Business announces Dean s List for 2012-2013

Communications

Posted: August 29, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


One hundred and seventy-three 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 2012-13. The dean of business administration, Devishas Mitra, 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 2012-13...

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UNBF Faculty of Engineering announces Dean s List for 2012-13

Communications

Posted: August 29, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Three hundred and twenty-one students in the faculty of engineering at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the dean's list for 2012-13. 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 2012-13 academic year, 1287...

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UNB welcomes new students at Commencement ceremony in Fredericton

Communications

Posted: August 23, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Fredericton


Commencement, an inaugural ceremony to welcome new University of New Brunswick students, will be held on Tuesday, September 3, at 10:15 a.m. in 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. Commencement and Encaenia (UNB’s graduation ceremony) are ceremonies...

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UNBF Faculty of Computer Science Announces Dean s List for 2012-13

Communications

Posted: August 22, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage, UNB Fredericton


Sixty-seven 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 2012-13.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 2012-13 academic year, 342 students were...

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Craig Kielburger talks to educators about creating compassionate kids

Communications

Posted: August 21, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


The faculty of education, along with the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association (Anglophone West branches) and the Anglophone West School District, will host a presentation with Craig Kielburger, “The World Needs your Kid: How to Raise / Mentor Kids Who Care and Contribute,” on Tuesday, Aug. 27, for over 2000 invitees from schools and districts across New Brunswick. Kielburger’s message will...

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Don Wilcox creates Rosemary A Wilcox Memorial Scholarship in Earth Sciences

Communications

Posted: August 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage


Don Wilcox (Class of ’47) found his true calling after his university experience, but the United Kingdom native never forgot his days at the University of New Brunswick – both as a student and then through his interaction with campus officials as a businessman. Those fond recollections, coupled with his desire to salute the memory of his wife, led Don to create the Rosemary Wilcox Memorial...

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Forestry with an international flavour

Communications

Posted: August 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


Students from European and Canadian universities are learning about New Brunswick forestry and environmental management through a specialized degree program offered by the University of New Brunswick. The Transatlantic Forestry Master dual degree program (TRANSFOR-M), which started in 2010, allows students to spend one year working on their degree in Canada and one year working on their degree...

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Engineering student launches pay-by-phone parking company in Fredericton

Communications

Posted: August 13, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage


Pay-by-phone parking is now available at downtown Fredericton businesses, parking garages and metered parking spaces thanks to Phillip Curley, a civil engineering student at the University of New Brunswick—so long as they are branded with the red and black HotSpot Parking logo, that is. HotSpot generated a buzz in tech and start-up circles earlier this year when Curley won the 2013 East Coast...

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UNB website gets a fresh new look

Communications

Posted: August 11, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Starting this past Saturday all UNB websites will get a facelift as we move to a more responsive web design. "It will take several days to fully implement all the changes - after all, over 20,000 pages are being refreshed - but there will be very little actual downtime. When complete, the revised website will still provide users with everything they need to know about UNB, but will also have a...

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UNB Executive Education Centre programs give senior business leaders a competitive advantage

Communications

Posted: August 7, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Running a business is complicated. The Executive Education Centre at the University of New Brunswick's College of Extended Learning is making it a little easier. The Executive Education Centre (EEC) brings renowned industry experts to New Brunswick to share proven best practices, methodologies, and real-life business lessons, in order to provide business leaders in the region with the framework...

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University boot camp boosts student performance

Communications

Posted: August 2, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


Incoming engineering and science students were able to get a glimpse of their future-selves last week at this summer’s first round of UNBetween camps. UNBetween is an innovative transition-to-university camp that allows students out of high school to experience campus life and the demands of academia. The program simulates the fifth week of a student’s first year, when workloads peak and...

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Welcome to myUNB News

Communications

Posted: August 2, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage, UNB Saint John, myUNB


Announcing my UNB News, the new way to share UNB notices within the UNB community.  myUNB News is for UNB-related notices only within the following categories: - Athletics, Recreation and Wellness - Employment News - Financial Aid - News and Notices - Student Organizations  All events are to be submitted to the events calendar at https://es.unb.ca/apps/eventscalendar/post-event/  All of the...

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