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Social Enterprise Development Dialogue attracts talent from Toronto to Boston

Communications

Posted: April 23, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Pond-Deshpande Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Saint John Community Loan Fund are proud to present ecosystem2enterprise: ideas for a new economy, the 2nd Annual Social Enterprise Development Dialogue, April 24 and 25, 2014, in Saint John, New Brunswick. The dialogue is for community-minded citizens from all sectors, the general public, business, technology, science,...

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Faculty and staff honoured at 2014 University Awards ceremony

Communications

Posted: April 17, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Now in its 14th year, the University Awards ceremony will see several faculty and staff members honoured for their contributions to the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The recipient of the 2014 President's Medal is Maureen Sparks of the faculty of kinesiology.  Open to both faculty and staff, this prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research, or service over the span of a...

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President Campbell sends condolences to University of Calgary community

Communications

Posted: April 16, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John, myUNB, UNB Fredericton, Commentary, UNB Homepage


We were deeply shocked and saddened upon hearing of the tragic events that unfolded in Calgary on Tuesday. We have learned that the lives of five students were taken as they celebrated the end of term together off campus. As administrators, educators and students, we know that safety is a necessary condition for our learning communities to thrive. And we know, too, that these communities...

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Engineering students showcase design work

Communications

Posted: April 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage, myUNB


FREDERICTON--The University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) faculty of engineering will showcase the capstone design projects of its final-year civil engineering students on Tuesday, April 15. The symposium is part of a two-week spotlight on engineering design projects from students in chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and software engineering.   On Wednesday, April 9 teams from the new J....

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Mi kmaq Maliseet Institute presents Two-Eyed Seeing

Communications

Posted: April 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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FREDERICTON– On Wednesday April 16, the Mi’kmaq Maliseet Institute (MMI) at the University of New Brunswick will hold its final event of the 2013-14 “Welcome to Our Talking Circle” speaker series. To close the series for the year, MMI is honored to host Dr. Cheryl Bartlett along with distinguished Mi’kmaw Elders Albert and Murdena Marshall from the Institute for Integrative Science and Health...

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Transatlantic graduate program wins innovation award

Communications

Posted: April 14, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick’s TRANSatlantic FORestry Masters (TRANSFOR-M) program, a two-year master’s program leading to dual degrees in forestry and environmental management, recently won an Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Education from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) and Educational Testing Service (ETS).  The TRANSFOR-M program is the first...

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Pioneering biomedical-imaging research gets nod

Communications

Posted: April 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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In the digital world we rely on machines to get any information we need. Images, however, are opaque to machines so finding the right image can be very slow. Tagging images to make them machine readable and reusable for researchers, or clinicians, is the focus of pioneering work conducted by Ahmad C. Bukhari, PhD candidate at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John (UNBSJ).  Why is this...

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UNB Summer Institute seeks artistic entrepreneurs

Communications

Posted: April 10, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media, UNB Fredericton, UNB Homepage, myUNB


Entrepreneurship is thriving at the University of New Brunswick (UNB)—and not just in its faculties of business. The Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship on the Fredericton campus has launched an innovative and intensive summer program for entrepreneurs with background ranging from arts to engineering. Dhirendra Shukla, chairman of UNB’s Dr. J. Herbert...

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UNB celebrates alumni at Proudly UNB Awards

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Posted: April 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick will recognize some of its most celebrated alumni at the 2014 Proudly UNB Awards dinner in Fredericton on Thursday, April 3. Marc Bedard (BBA’74), president of the UNB Associated Alumni, will recognize ten UNB alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province, country and beyond.  Read the 2014...

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UNB holds open house on revised boundaries of Creighton Conservation Forest

Communications

Posted: April 2, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is inviting the public to attend open house events on April 9 & 10, 2014 to learn more about proposed revisions to the boundaries of the Creighton Conservation Forest in the UNB woodlot. The University of New Brunswick and the Creighton Conservation Forest Advisory Committee are preparing to submit a Municipal Plan Amendment application to have the new...

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