2015 - Re-Imagining the Internet

New Directions in TechnologyThe Andrews Initiative presents its first event of the 2015-16 academic year!

New Directions in Technology: A Panel Discussion with Local Researchers

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015; 7:30PM
Location: Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus

This is a free public event. A reception will follow the panel discussion.

The panel will feature discussions on big data and agriculture, the use of social media to share research findings, and the potential for video games to inspire social change. Speakers will include Dr. Lucia O’Sullivan from the UNB department of Psychology, Dr. Kelly Bronson of St. Thomas University’s Science, Technology, and Society Studies program, and Nathan Thompson, a PhD Candidate in UNB’s department of Sociology. The three researchers will share their experiences, followed by a moderated question and answer period.

For more information please contact Sarah King, Andrews Initiative Program Assistant, 506-453-4623 or sking@unb.ca

Beginning the Spiritual JourneyThe Whitney Initiative for Spirituality at UNB presents…

Beginning the Spiritual Journey

A workshop featuring:
Freeman Patterson, Photographic artist
David Maginley, Chaplain QEII Hospital, Halifax
Michael & Joel Miller, Musicians
Moderated by Dr. John McLaughlin, President Emeritus UNB

Featuring the premiere screening of a biopic celebrating Dr. Norman Whitney

Date: Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1
Location: Killarney Lake Lodge & Memorial Hall, UNB
Cost: $75

For more information please contact Susan Montague, Senior Campaign Advisor, 506-452-6180 or montague@unb.ca

Register now!

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Quality Learning Opportunities in Contemporary Topics

Launched in 2011 and evolving, the Andrews Initiative was conceived as an intellectual journey for mature learners (and anyone else) interested in exploring substantive subjects of current importance.

Featuring prominent subject experts drawn from international, national and local communities, the Andrews Initiative explores national and local communities, the Andrews Initiative explores topics of relevance in the 21st century. Through a variety of formats– lectures, seminars, discussion groups and on-line, the Andrews Initiative is intended to stretch the mind and test the intellect.

Let the Andrews Initiative be your guide.