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An architect of poverty reduction strategy to speak at UNB

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


One of the architects of the province’s poverty reduction strategy will be taking centre stage at two upcoming events hosted by the Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB’s Saint John campus that are examining the role of government intervention in reducing social ills. James Hughes, a Crabtree Visiting Scholar in New Brunswick Public Policy at the University of New Brunswick and a...

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Three acclaimed playwrights to read at UNB

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Award-winning playwrights Anna Chatterton, Len Falkenstein and Colleen Murphy will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. The readings introduce Ms. Murphy as UNB’s writer-in-residence and launch the book publication of two plays – Lac/Athabasca by Dr. Falkenstein as...

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Top students from across Canada descend on Fredericton for grueling law competition

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Law students from across the country will be descending on Fredericton today for the national round of a highly competitive international law competition. Up to 200 students, judges and volunteers will be convening for the Canadian finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition today through Saturday, hosted by the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law. Competing...

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UNB taking strides in green initiatives

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick showcases its efforts to make its campuses even more environmentally friendly with the third annual The Green Review by UNB Sustainability. The publication highlights initiatives, projects, practices and research that departments and faculties are implementing across UNB’s Fredericton and Saint John campuses as well as surrounding communities to reduce their...

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UNB to host international student talent showcase

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The International Student Advisor’s Office at the University of New Brunswick is hosting its first World of Talent showcase, tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 21. World of Talent will include performances from singers, dancers, musicians and more – all students who have come from around the world to study at UNB’s Fredericton campus. “We decided to host the event to showcase the many talents that our...

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UNB professor helps Canada earn gold at World Juniors

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


A University of New Brunswick professor and alumnus helped Team Canada achieve a gold-medal victory at the IIHF World Juniors Ice Hockey Championship in Buffalo, N.Y. by keeping their minds focused and confidence high. Dr. Ryan Hamilton, an associate professor of psychology at UNB’s Fredericton campus since 2013, served as mental performance coach for Canada’s world juniors from Dec. 10 to Jan....

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Authors Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer to read at UNB

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Writers Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. Steven Heighton is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. His most recent work, the 2017 novel entitled The Nightingale Won't Let...

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Innovative UNB story mapping unearths new insights into Loyalists

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


In an innovative digital story-mapping project, librarians and students at the University of New Brunswick are plotting the lives and far-flung travels of Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick in the 18th century. Staff and students at the Harriet Irving Library on UNB’s Fredericton campus are building a new dimension to the library’s renowned collection of historical documents on Loyalists...

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Two new members appointed to UNB Board of Governors

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John, myUNB


Larry Hachey, chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Board. Catherine Prosser and Deanna Graves-Brown have begun three-year terms as members of the Board of Governors. Together, they have more than 25 years of experience in a variety of industries, including government as well as not-for-profit and private...

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Author Steven Heighton featured at Lorenzo Reading Series

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John


Steven Heighton, novelist, short story writer and poet, will read from his latest book, The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep, on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus. Mr. Heighton is the author of 14 books, including three short story collections, three novels and six poetry collections. His poetry collection The...

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UNB opens safe space for LGBTQIA2S students faculty and staff

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity opens today at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. Run by an advisory board comprised of UNB students, faculty and staff, it provides LGBTQIA2S+ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered, queer, intersex, asexual, two-spirit) students, faculty and staff with a welcoming, safe, and comfortable place to gather and socialize. “The...

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UNB offers to extend life of Sir Max Aitken Pool

UNB Newsroom

Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton


The City of Fredericton announced yesterday that it is forming a partnership with the YMCA to explore development of an indoor pool and field house. We congratulate them on this development and wish them well. UNB has a long history of providing a pool to the greater Fredericton community – for nearly 100 years, citizens have been able to enjoy the Lady Beaverbrook Residence Pool and then the...

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