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UNB ranked as second-best workplace in the country

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 27, 2022 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John



Forbes has announced their annual list of Canada’s Best Employers (2022), placing the University of New Brunswick as the second-best workplace in the country. “Being named the second-best place of employment on Forbes’ Canada’s Best Employers list is a huge achievement for the entire UNB community,” says Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB's president and vice-chancellor....

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UNB announces cybersecurity training program with TD

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 27, 2022 11:30:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick (UNB) has announced a cybersecurity training program focused on offering experiential learning opportunities for graduate students completing their master of applied cybersecurity (MACSec), with financial support from TD, as well as internship opportunities at the Bank. The Research Intensive Cyber Knowledge Studies (RICKS) program enables students to focus on...

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The McKenna Institute at UNB receives $750,000 grant from 2021 TD Ready Challenge

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 26, 2022 1:50:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



The McKenna Institute at UNB, the Joint Economic Development Initiative Inc. (JEDI) and the Ulnooweg Education Centre’s digital acceleration program has been named one of the 15 recipients of the 2021 TD Ready Challenge presented by TD Bank Group. The 2021 TD Ready Challenge will support The McKenna Institute at UNB and partners to address the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the loss...

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Student-led initiative Kreating Conversations offers mental health support for peers

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 26, 2022 8:45:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick joins the Bell Let’s Talk campaign in support of mental health illness awareness across the country. This is the 12th year Bell has brought together all of Canada to donate to mental health initiatives and is committed to making a positive change in the lives of Canadians. UNB Saint John psychology honours student Kaydie Surette has created a safe and...

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UNB’s research publications and community engagement highlighted in rankings placement

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 25, 2022 4:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John



Research Infosource has announced their Top 50 Canadian Research Universities rankings for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Among comprehensive universities, the University of New Brunswick maintained its top rank in not-for-profit funding, and maintained its position as one of Canada’s top 30 research institutions. Among all Canadian universities, including the U15 Group of Canadian Research...

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UNB partners with Holland College to renew bachelor of science in environment and natural resources pathway program

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 25, 2022 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick and Holland College have renewed their degree pathway program that enables graduates of the college’s environmental applied science technology and wildlife conservation technology programs to earn a bachelor of science in environment and natural resources from UNB. Eligible graduates from the wildlife conservation technology program may receive up to 63...

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Bell Let’s Talk announces funding for post-secondary student mental health

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 19, 2022 3:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton, UNB Saint John



Bell Let’s Talk has awarded $1 million in grants from the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to 16 Canadian colleges and universities, including the University of New Brunswick, to support them in initiatives that align with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. UNB received a $100,000-implementation grant from the fund to...

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UNB and Mariner announce partnership to deliver change management training

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 14, 2022 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL), the university’s continuing education and professional development provider, and premier professional services firm Mariner are partnering to provide training for organizations to build upon their change management capabilities. The collaboration will deliver virtual, instructor-led courses related to change...

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New research chairs promote scholarly excellence in marine additive manufacturing and housing security

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 13, 2022 3:58:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Saint John, UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick is officially home to two new Canada Research Chairs (CRC), recognizing and bolstering the institution’s research excellence. The chairs were announced as part of a larger research funding announcement by the Government of Canada on Jan. 12, which included $151 million in funding for 188 new and renewed chairs at 43 institutions across...

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UNB announces new co-chairs for UNESCO project

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Posted: January 12, 2022 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Fredericton



The University of New Brunswick’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship has announced new United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) co-chairs in Anticipatory Systems for Innovation and Venture Creation. Dominic Blakely and Dr. Jonathan Calof have accepted the co-chair positions, where they will engage in research, learning...

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Lorenzo Society’s Virtual Book Club to feature bestselling author Wayne Johnston

UNB Newsroom

Posted: January 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Saint John



UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature bestselling author Wayne Johnston reading from his novel, The Mystery of Right and Wrong, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. In the novel, Wade Jackson, a young man from a Newfoundland outport, wants to be a writer. In the university library in St. John’s, where he goes every day to absorb the great books of the world, he...

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