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Creating space: A collective journey toward a culture of inclusion

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 28, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



Members of the University of New Brunswick community have been working hard toward the implementation of the new Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy. Over the last few months, the Policy Working Group and Implementation Team have been busy preparing multiple educational tools and social media pieces designed to inform the UNB community about the various ways they can create and encourage a...

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Lessons learned from NaviCare/SoinsNavi as project concludes

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 26, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



After four-and-a-half years of exploring the impact of patient navigation for children and youth with healthcare needs and their families, the University of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University-led NaviCare/SoinsNavi project has come to an end. The UNB research team is looking back on the experience and moving toward their next opportunity to build on that knowledge in new directions. In...

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UNB announces Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship recipients for 2021-22

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 22, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John



The University of New Brunswick is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship at UNB Saint John. This year’s recipients are Colby Arsenault, Benjamin Talbot and Patrick Talbot. The Arthur and Sandra Irving Primrose Scholarship, valued at $40,000 over four years, recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievement, community...

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Second cohort of Scale Up Atlantic Canada finding success despite pandemic

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 21, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton



For the nine companies involved in the Scale Up Atlantic Canada program, the global pandemic hasn’t stopped them from achieving growth and success. The second cohort, which launched in February, has been completing the program through 100 per cent virtual means. This has allowed companies from across the four Atlantic provinces to connect through monthly workshops designed to help them...

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Student completes UNB Saint John’s first-ever clinical psychology field placement with Indigenous clinician

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 21, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John



A University of New Brunswick psychology student spent the winter 2021 semester being mentored by Mi’kmaq clinician Stephanie Francis – an historic moment for UNB psychology and experiential learning. Gabrielle Benoit, a third-year bachelor of science student majoring in psychology on UNB’s Saint John campus, undertook the clinical placement as part of Field Placement in...

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PhD candidate receives national Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Category: UNB Saint John , UNB Fredericton



Patricia Morris (BN'15, MN'21), a PhD candidate in interdisciplinary studies at the University of New Brunswick, has received a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to continue her doctoral studies. The recipients were announced on July 15 by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and several federal funding agencies: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the...

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UNB’s Gregg Centre receives funding from Veterans Affairs Canada for research and education project

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton



The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society has received $486,000 over three years from Veterans Affairs Canada to support a project which will capture the modern experience of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The funding was announced on July 20 at an event held at UNB Fredericton by the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National...

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Five New Brunswick start-ups complete UNB’s Summer Institute program

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 15, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton



Cohorts of the University of New Brunswick’s Summer Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship (SITE), delivered by the J. Herbert Smith Centre (TME), took part in a virtual demonstration day on July 15 to mark the completion of their three-month program. For the past seven years, the SITE program has helped entrepreneurs looking to turn their innovative ideas into sustainable...

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UNB’s Energia Ventures continues to offer entrepreneurs support with help from ACOA

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 13, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton



The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Regional Economic Growth Innovation program, has provided a non-repayable contribution of $655,500 to the University of New Brunswick to support the development of start-ups via the Energia Ventures accelerator program.  Energia Ventures, the accelerator for energy, cleantech, cybersecurity and artificial...

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Skill Up for Success program prepares international students for the Canadian workforce

UNB Newsroom

Posted: Jul 9, 2021

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John



Since 1990, six million people have immigrated to Canada. Newcomers are critical to not only the economic and population growth in New Brunswick and across the country, but they also introduce diverse cultures and experiences into our communities. The Office of Experiential Education at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the Saint John Newcomers Centre (SJNC) recognize the value...

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