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Award-winning author Helen Humphreys to read from The Reinvention of Love

UNB Newsroom

Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, In the Media


Award-winning author Helen Humphreys will read from The Reinvention of Love on Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre on the Saint John campus of UNB. Helen Humphreys is the author of four poetry collections and the novels Leaving Earth (1997), winner of a City of Toronto Book Award; Afterimage (2000), winner of a Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize; The Lost Garden...

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Bestselling author Jane Urquhart reads from her new novel Sanctuary Line

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Saint John


Bestselling author Jane Urquhart will read from her new novel, Sanctuary Line on Friday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ever since The Whirlpool (1986) won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, Jane Urquhart, the author of six novels, has been earning awards and accolades for her work. Away (1993) won the Trillium Book Award; The Underpainter (1997) won a Governor...

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Bestselling author Jane Urquhart reads from new novel Sanctuary Line

UNB Newsroom

Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events, UNB Saint John


Bestselling author Jane Urquhart will read from her new novel, Sanctuary Line on Friday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ever since The Whirlpool (1986) won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, Jane Urquhart, the author of six novels, has been earning awards and accolades for her work. Away (1993) won the Trillium Book Award; The Underpainter (1997) won a Governor...

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Issues with the current ePublications

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Homepage, myUNB


We are currently experiencing issues with the current ePublications system, so therefore you are not able to read or submit an eDaily. A new system has been developed and further information will be communicated as soon as possible.

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Issues with the current ePublications

UNB Newsroom

Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Homepage


We are currently experiencing issues with the current ePublications system, so therefore you are not able to read or submit an eDaily. A new system has been developed and further information will be communicated as soon as possible.

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Saint John campus gets technology upgrade

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


UNB Saint John library, information technology and facilities staff have been busy this past summer helping to ensure our students, and future students, have the best experience possible. Just a couple of the areas where improvements have been made over the summer months: Hazen Hall 326 has 24 brand new touch screen computers; The computer lab in K.C. Irving Hall 102 has 30 new chairs; K.C....

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Steven Galloway to read at UNB Fredericton

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB


The University of New Brunswick would like to invite you to a literary reading by acclaimed Canadian writer Steven Galloway, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the UNB's Fredericton Campus. Galloway is the author of three critically-acclaimed novels including his latest international bestseller, The Cellist of Sarajevo. This third novel was a finalist...

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UNB sustainability project to create wildlife friendly gardens on Fredericton campus

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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


The University of New Brunswick is partnering with Nature NB to create three wildlife friendly gardens on UNB Fredericton’s campus on July 7 and 8. The gardens are one of many initiatives under a project is called “Engaging UNB Fredericton Campus in Sustainability”. The project is partially funded through the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund. “UNB Sustainability aims to increase the...

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UNB s Wallace McCain Institute supports IT firm s expansion into Miramichi

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton


The Miramichi Technology Fund - managed partially by UNB's Wallace McCain Institute - recently unveiled plans to support a Saint John IT company's expansion into northern New Brunswick. Search2Go will use the investment to help open a new development office in Miramichi. “We're very excited by our new presence in Miramichi and what this investment will allow us to do here," says Jason Richard,...

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UNB welcomes new Activator cohort

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


A select group of students on the University of New Brunswick???s Fredericton campus will lead their peers in executing market research, developing viable business plans, and securing funding for four local startup companies. The Activator program, coordinated by UNB???s International Business & Entrepreneurship Centre within the faculty of business administration, is welcoming its new...

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Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Scholarship applications being accepted

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


Applications are now being accepted for the Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Scholarship The Flewellings were lifelong residents and enthusiastic supporters of Greater Saint John.  They admired the strength of local support for UNB Saint John and had a keen interest in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program. As a result they established a fund with the Greater Saint John...

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Students at UNB receive Canada's largest STEM scholarship

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Geoffrey Noseworthy of Lewisporte, Nfld., and Anna Postill of Toronto have been named the University of New Brunswick’s recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship. This year, out of a pool of 350,000 potential candidates across Canada, 1,400 students were nominated, of which 50 received this celebrated award. Mr. Noseworthy, 18, is a recipient of the $80,000 Schulich...

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International study examines the role of athletes parents in doping prevention

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Posted: August 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


What role do parents of young athletes play in preventing doping in sport? This is the question that Dr. Terri Byers and Dr. Gabriela Tymowski-Gionet of the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of kinesiology have teamed up to answer. As part of the research project, Drs. Byers and Tymowski-Gionet are searching for an inside perspective on how parents may influence a drug-free...

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Pride colours light up UNB Fredericton campus

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Posted: August 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus is a little brighter thanks to a new rainbow crosswalk. The crosswalk is the result of a bi-campus effort between the UNB Student Union and the St. Thomas University Students’ Union to increase the visibility and prominence of the LGBTQ+ community on campus. Painted in advance of Pride Week in Fredericton, it is in a high traffic area in...

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UNB graduate student leads community walking group to combat breast cancer one step at a time

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Posted: August 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick’s faculty of kinesiology and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation are teaming up to fight breast cancer with exercise. Twice a week, women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer are invited to take part in a breast cancer walking group. The program is free to attend and aims to support all women touched by breast cancer – from those currently living with the...

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New documentary examines the legacy of Canada s public service LGBTQ purge

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


A new documentary shedding light on a dark piece of Canada’s history is screening at the Fredericton Playhouse as part of Fredericton Pride Week. Presented by the University of New Brunswick and Friends of the Fredericton Playhouse, The Fruit Machine focuses on how LGBTQ+ employees were treated by the Canadian government. Between the 1950s and 1990s, the Canadian government conducted a...

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UNB hosts digital health and technology announcement

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


New Brunswick has been identified by Surrey BC’s Health and Technology District as the site of the first phase of its Atlantic Canadian division. With this initiative, Saint John is set to become the hub for digital health in Atlantic Canada. The announcement was made today on the UNB Saint John campus. Digital health refers to the umbrella of technological advances for health and healthy...

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UNB opens new home for kinesiology

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Posted: August 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick held the official ribbon cutting event for the new Kinesiology Building at UNB Fredericton this morning. This 60,000-sq. ft., $36-million building will create a nationally significant research cluster focused on health, wellness, physical fitness and health promotion that will establish New Brunswick as a leader in preventative health care. “In addition to the...

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