Involvement in their university and community, and high academic standing has earned 16 University of New Brunswick students the distinction of being inducted into the Sir Howard Douglas Society. The award recipients are all dean’s list students who volunteer their time and talents in a number of ways, both locally and internationally. “The Sir Howard… Read More »
Of the 1,900 scholarships recently offered to universities across Canada through the new Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program, the University of New Brunswick was awarded 67 scholarships, which will provide its students with the opportunity to gain hands on experience in their field of expertise, while earning academic credit. UNB received close to… Read More »
Today, 14,000 New Brunswickers have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Nationwide, the number is 747,000. This number will nearly double to 1.4 million in less than 20 years. The Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, in partnership with the University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning, and Loch Lomond Villa, will be hosting a provincial… Read More »
The City of Fredericton will be celebrating all things scientific this May in honour of the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF)! The national science fair competition is being held in New Brunswick’s capital this spring, marking the first time this event has ever been held in New Brunswick. The hosts of the CWSF are Youth… Read More »
Commencement, an inaugural ceremony to welcome new University of New Brunswick students, will be held on Tuesday, September 3, at 10:15 a.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is an opportunity to officially welcome new students to the Fredericton campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. Commencement and Encaenia (UNB’s graduation… Read More »
At the core of Dr. Ronald (Ron) B. Kelly’s teaching was his ability to inspire students. Dr. Barry Beckett knows first-hand the positive impact Dr. Kelly – a Professor Emeritus of the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus – could have on a student. “I was given the opportunity to study under the supervision… Read More »
The University of New Brunswick has engaged a renowned expert to examine best practices in autism treatment. Dr. David Celiberti is president of the Association for Science and Autism Treatment. His report, commissioned by UNB’s College of Extended Learning (CEL), examines program quality indicators already in place in other jurisdictions. The findings will be used… Read More »
The public is invited to attend the fourth presentation in the 2011-2012 Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series. Bonnie Huskins, a history professor at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, is the fourth speaker. Her presentation, Looking at the Loyalists of the American Revolutionary War through a Different Lens: Sociability and Community Formation… Read More »
One hundred and fifty-seven students in the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton have earned a place on the Dean’s List for 2010-11. The dean of business administration, Robert Austin, announced that the students who qualified for the list attained a sessional grade-point average of at least 3.7 or… Read More »
When Mac Watson graduated from The University of New Brunswick in 1959 with a bachelor of science degree in geology and returned to his native Quebec, he left a piece of his heart in New Brunswick.
Water experts are seeking public opinion and input for the recently published report on the health of the Saint John River through a series of workshops across the province. The Rivers Tour Series, which kicks off on Monday, Nov. 14, in Hammond River, will visit eight communities over two weeks.
The University of New Brunswick is pleased to host the launch of biography of Roméo LeBlanc by Naomi E. S. Griffiths. Entitled The Golden Age of Liberalism: A Portrait of Roméo Leblanc, the book will be launched Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Room at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton.
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA) of Canada signed an articulation agreement today in which both organizations signify their intent to work together to establish academic programs that support Aboriginal Peoples.
Dr. J. David Allan is coming to the University of New Brunswick to deliver the Canadian Rivers Institute’s H.B.N. Hynes Lectures on Nov. 7 and 8. Dr. Allan was the 2009 recipient of the Award of Excellence of the North American Benthological Society and the author of two widely used textbooks on stream ecology. He… Read More »
The work of University of New Brunswick Alumnus and nationally renowned scholar, Herb Wyile, displays a deep interest in and commitment to Atlantic Canadian Studies. The University of New Brunswick is pleased to welcome Dr. Wyile as the guest speaker for the 2011-2012 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture.