Newsroom
News at the University of New Brunswick

UNB celebrates traditional Wolastoqey and Mi kmaq stories at book launch

Communications

Posted: January 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Homepage, myUNB, UNB Fredericton, Events


The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) is proud to host Gwen Bear’s Memorial, “Celebrating Our Traditional Stories” a book launch of four traditional Wolastoqey and Mi’kmaq stories. The public is invited to UNB Fredericton on Thursday Jan. 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. for a reception with traditional food and at 7 p.m. sharing of our traditional stories that convey teachings, values and...

Read the full post

Stop Over-Thinking Your Money Free public talk

Communications

Posted: January 28, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


Come listen to Preet Banerjee, well-known Canadian personal finance and investing expert, Globe and Mail columnist, host of OWN’s TV show Million Dollar Neighbourhood, and author of the popular blog WhereDoesAllMyMoneyGo.com speak about the five simple rules of financial success. Thursday, February 12Grand Hall, 40 Charlotte Street, Uptown Saint John, NB7:00 p.m. Free to attend, this event is...

Read the full post

Applications start for J D Irving Limited NB scholarships at UNB to be awarded in May 2015

Communications

Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


J.D. Irving, Limited and the University of New Brunswick are pleased to announce that applications for the JDI NB Scholarships are now being accepted until March 1, 2015. The scholarships will be awarded for the first time in May 2015 and include: Two (2) renewable JDI NB Scholarships to incoming first-year UNB students. The total value of each scholarship is $32,000. In addition for the 2015...

Read the full post

Faculty of education kicks off Early Childhood Speaker Series

Communications

Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


The Margaret &Wallace McCain Family foundation, UNB Early Childhood Centre and the UNB Faculty of Education are proud to host the Early Childhood Speakers Series. “The Promise of Pedagogical Documentation” Presenter, Carol Anne Wien, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Education, York University Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015 at 7:00pm, Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 261, 10 Mackay Dr., UNBF Campus This is...

Read the full post

Federal government invests in UNB MRI and unmanned aircraft research

Communications

Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


This week, Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced more than $35 million in research infrastructure funding for 156 university research projects across the country. These federal funds, made through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), will support UNB research infrastructure needs of scientists pushing the boundaries of knowledge in magnetic resonance imaging...

Read the full post

The Lorenzo Society Celebrates

Communications

Posted: January 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


On Thursday, Jan. 29, the Lorenzo Society is celebrating 40 years of art, music, reading and theatre and the 50th anniversary of UNB Saint John. The festive evening will feature an exhibition of artwork from the university's permanent collection; a reading by Dr. Mark Blagrave from his latest book, “Salt in the Wounds”; a theatrical performance, “Lorenzo” with Scott Thomas; musical performances...

Read the full post

Award-winning host journalist and novelist Linden MacIntyre to read at UNB

Communications

Posted: January 14, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: In the Media, UNB Saint John


Linden MacIntyre will read from his fourth novel, Punishment on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Bailey Auditorium, room 102 of Tilley Hall (UNBF) and on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre (UNBSJ). In this new novel, MacIntyre presents a powerful exploration of justice and vengeance, and the peril that ensues when passion replaces reason in a small town shaken by...

Read the full post

UNB Law student embarks on coveted internship with the International Criminal Court

Communications

Posted: January 13, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


Last week, Hind Masri, a second-year UNB law student embarked on an historic, life-changing internship at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands.  Dr. Jeremy I. Levitt, UNB’s new dean of law and a distinguished international law jurist, organized the four-month internship for Ms. Masri and hopes to facilitate more experiential learning opportunities for UNB law...

Read the full post

Varsity Reds set to ThinkPink in biggest weekend of 2015

Communications

Posted: January 10, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


The UNB Varsity Reds raised over $7,000 at one of their biggest events of the year - the annual Stewart McKelvey #ThinkPink Weekend.  The UNB Fredericton campus played host to nine games across basketball, volleyball and hockey. From pink ice and hockey socks to pink jerseys and hair, the theme was constant - raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research. On Friday night, four UNB...

Read the full post

UNB named among top 25 employers in Atlantic Canada

Communications

Posted: January 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

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


For the third consecutive year, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) has been recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 25 Employers by Atlantic Business Magazine. This year, more than 3,250 applications from across the country were scrutinized by Mediacorp editors in eight areas: (1) physical workplace; (2) work atmosphere and social; (3) health, financial and family benefits; (4) vacation...

Read the full post

Writer and novelist Kathleen Winter to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Communications

Posted: January 5, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media


Writer and novelist Kathleen Winter will read from The Freedom in American Songs on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Born in England and raised in Newfoundland, Kathleen Winter has a diverse background that includes scriptwriting for Sesame Street and writing a regular newspaper column for The Telegram in St. John’s. Her first short story collection, boYs,...

Read the full post