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UNB's It Begins Here campaign celebrates raising $125 million

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Posted: September 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB, UNB Fredericton


 The University of New Brunswick wrapped up the largest fundraising campaign in its history on Friday, with a bi-campus victory party that gave students 125 million reasons to celebrate. It Begins Here: The Campaign for the University of New Brunswick was launched in November 2016 with the goal of raising $110 million for student support and faculty research. "10,000 alumni worldwide...

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Poets Jim Johnstone and Jeffery Donaldson to read as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series

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Posted: September 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


Jim Johnstone will read from The Chemical Life and The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry, and Jeffery Donaldson will read from Fluke Print as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series on Monday, Oct. 1, in the Whitebone Lounge at UNB Saint John. The Chemical Life - An exploration of mental illness and addiction Praised for his darkly psychological accounts of extreme...

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UNB professor heralded with educational leadership award

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


Dr. Emin Civi, faculty of business at UNB Saint John, has received the 2018 AAU Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award. This award, given to one outstanding educational leader in Atlantic Canada each year, recognizes a sustained commitment over an extended period to the improvement of university teaching and learning, within the nominee's own institution and beyond. Among other...

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UNB to be research hub for RAVEN Rural Action and Voices for the Environment

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


A new research project aiming to strengthen the voices of those living on Wabanaki territory has recently launched at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Susan O'Donnell, researcher and adjunct professor with the department of sociology at UNB, has received $525,000 for her research project, Rural Action and Voices for the Environment (RAVEN). The RAVEN team is composed of UNB faculty and...

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UNB Saint John athletes named national scholars for 2017-18

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Posted: September 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


Fifteen members of the UNB Saint John varsity athletics program received Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Academic National Scholar Awards for the 2017-18 season. They are: Sam Anstey, Basketball Hanna Grossman, Basketball Alannah Hansen, Basketball Kathryn Magee, Basketball Allyson McLaughlin, Basketball Victor Emordi, Soccer Harold Oh, Soccer Logan Perry, Soccer Marina...

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Renowned author to kick off 2018-19 Lorenzo Reading Series

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Saint John


Canadian literary legend David Adams Richards will open the 2018-19 Lorenzo Reading Series with his new novel, Mary Cyr, on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre at UNB Saint John. Mary Cyr opens in Mexico just as a disaster strikes a small town: a coal mine has collapsed with 13 men trapped inside. Less than 48 hours later, the authorities abandon all hope of finding...

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UNB Institute and NB Trauma Program integrate trauma care data into research data repository

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training and the New Brunswick Trauma Program have partnered to educate the province about preventing and caring for traumatic injury. This collaboration will provide researchers, care workers, policy and government decision makers with information that will better serve New Brunswickers in traumatic injury prevention and care. "This is...

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Indspire CIBC launch new bursaries for Indigenous students

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Posted: September 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


Indigenous students enrolling in the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John now have access to a special bursary program, thanks to a $500,000 gift from CIBC to UNB's It Begins Here campaign. The CIBC-University of New Brunswick Indigenous Bursaries will be awarded to undergraduates with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Bachelor...

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OSCO funds research in off-site construction at UNB

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


OSCO Construction Group is investing $2 million in the University of New Brunswick to establish a new Centre for Off-site Construction and to fund research led by the new OSCO Chair in Off-site Construction. In contrast to conventional "stick-built" construction at a jobsite, off-site construction consists of planning, designing and fabricating building elements in a factory-controlled...

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UNB signs MOU with Civilized

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick and Civilized have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to guide their shared interests in cannabis research and public awareness. Civilized, a premium media and lifestyle brand based in Saint John, will facilitate opportunities for research and networking between UNB’s groundbreaking Health Research Chair in Cannabis, only the second position of its kind...

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UNB launches niche master's program in quantitative investment

UNB Newsroom

Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


The University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus has launched a one-year Master in Quantitative Investment Management program.Students are on campus this week for orientation events and are participating in a boot camp to prepare for their classes that will start next week. The program is designed to give students the tools necessary to work in the ever-changing environment of quantitative...

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UNB law graduate named one of Canada's top legal influencers

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: myUNB, UNB Fredericton


UNB law graduate Tom Isaac (LLB '90) has had a profound effect on Canada's legal landscape. Mr. Isaac, a partner with Vancouver law firm Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP, has been named one of Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential in the corporate commercial category for his work as a national leading authority on Aboriginal law. "I'm honoured to have been given the distinction and I...

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UNB welcomes new students

UNB Newsroom

Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton, myUNB


The University of New Brunswick is alive again as another school year begins and new and returning students descend upon the university's campuses. Here are some of the highlights of Orientation 2018. UNB Fredericton Commencement: Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 4 - 5 p.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER The UNB Fredericton campus gathers each fall to officially induct new students into academia....

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