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Lisa Armstrong to address class of 2014 in Saint John

Communications

Posted: May 29, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage, myUNB, In the Media, UNB Saint John, Events


Lisa Armstrong will address the Class of 2014 as Valedictorian at UNB Saint John’s 40th spring convocation ceremony. She is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Information and Communications Studies and a minor in Linguistics and Philosophy.A mature student and a lifelong Saint Johner, Lisa is the embodiment of the truly transformational opportunities our university...

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Graduation A family affair

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Posted: May 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage, UNB Saint John, myUNB


Karen Furlong will be seated proudly alongside her son Colin as they both await their turn to cross the stage at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John’s Spring Convocation. Education runs in the family Karen, senior teaching associate for UNB Saint John’s department of nursing and health sciences, recently completed her PhD in Education Studies. Colin has completed UNB Saint John’s...

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UNB announces valedictorians for 185th Encaenia

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Posted: May 27, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Four students will represent their graduating classes as this year’s valedictorians at the University of New Brunswick’s 185th Encaenia at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER in Fredericton on May 28-29, 2014. UNB’s valedictorians were nominated by their peers, judged by panelists and finally elected by members of their graduating class. To arrange a media interview or obtain a copy of the valedictory...

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Prestigious Currie Scholarships awarded at the University of New Brunswick

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Posted: May 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Four Maritime high school students who display outstanding leadership skills inside and outside the classroom are the 2014-15 recipients of the prestigious Currie Scholarships at the University of New Brunswick. The Currie Scholarships were established by Dr. Richard J. Currie, one of Canada’s most accomplished business leaders and philanthropists.   Jack Campbell of Saint John, New Brunswick,...

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UNB prepares for spring 2014 graduation ceremonies

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) will award degrees to over 1780 students at its spring graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29 in Fredericton and Friday, May 30 in Saint John. Fredericton The 185th Encaenia will be held on May 28 and 29 at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on UNB's Fredericton campus. Honorary Degree Recipients Professors Emeriti Valedictorians Saint...

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UNB announces new Cisco Systems Chair for Big Data

Communications

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

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


Dr. Monica Wachowicz, the new Cisco Systems Chair for Big Data at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), is developing breakthrough algorithms and services for analyzing information to assist New Brunswick’s tourism, transportation, and municipal planning sectors to extract value from Big Data. Big Data analytics helps organizations make informed decisions by enabling data scientists to...

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UNB and NB Power partner on wind energy initiative

Communications

Posted: May 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


Innovative technology developed by University of New Brunswick (UNB) researchers is helping NB Power create green energy solutions for the province. Industry-leading wind forecasting research The partnership between NB Power and UNB is pioneering industry-leading wind forecasting research created by UNB Professor Dr. Liuchen Chang. This forecasting will identify the best opportunities to use...

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Middle and high school students compete in annual programming competitions

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Posted: May 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This spring the department of computer science and applied statistics at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Saint John is hosting two computer-programming competitions for middle school and high school students. On Saturday, May 10 both the 8th annual New Brunswick High School Programming competition and first annual Scratch Programming competition will be held on the UNB Saint John...

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UNB hosts 32nd Annual NB Math Competition

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Posted: May 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The 32nd Annual New Brunswick Mathematics Competition for grades seven, eight and nine will take place on Friday, May 9, 2014 on campuses across the province. About 1200 students from across the province will travel to both the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton and Saint John campuses, as well as the Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan campuses of the Universite de Moncton to write a...

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UNB student represents Canada at G20 Youth Summit

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Posted: May 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: In the Media


A University of New Brunswick (UNB) Saint John student is in Germany this week to discuss global economics and social problems. Ryan McKay, a bachelor of business administration (BBA) student majoring in economics with a finance concentration, is representing UNB at the Conference of the G20 Youth Forum and Summit in Garmisch – Partenkirchen, Germany from May 7 – 10. The G20 Youth Summit is an...

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SWAAC conference happening today

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

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


The 2014 Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) conference, hosted by UNB Saint John, kicks off today at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre. “Navigating Sea Change” will provide a forum and a collective voice for women in senior administrative roles at various Canadian universities, colleges and technical institutes.  Playing on our location on the Bay of Fundy the theme...

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UNB wins Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution of the Year

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Posted: May 1, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


UNB has won a 2014 Startup Canada Award for Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution of the Year in Atlantic Canada. Congratulations to the Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME), International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC), Pond Deshpande Centre (PDC), Wallace McCain Institute (WMI), and all of the faculty, staff and students on...

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