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Annual Report

Outstanding students recognized

Students at UNB are recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic successes and innovation.

Announcing Beaverbrook Scholars

The 2019 year marks the 100th anniversary of Beaverbrook Scholarships and the commitment to shaping future leaders at UNB. The Beaverbrook Scholars Award is awarded to New Brunswick's most exceptional students for their academic abilities and community involvement. The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation continues to support UNB's Beaverbrook Scholars Award for a further two years, matching donations to a maximum of $100,000 per year. 

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UNB students invited into the Sir Howard Douglas Society

Involvement in their university and community, plus excellent grades, have earned nine UNB students the distinction of being invited into the Sir Howard Douglas Society.

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UNB students receive Canada’s largest STEM scholarships

Students from UNB have been named two of the 100 students to receive the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship, recognizing the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators.

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UNB graduate students earn federal scholarships

Graduate students have enjoyed unparalleled success in the 2020 spring competitions for scholarships with the Government of Canada Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR).

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Achievements to be celebrated

Milestones are meant to not only be recognized but celebrated. Read a sampling of the ones that took place this past year at UNB.

Dr. Kenneth Kent named NBIF’s 2020 Star Mentor

UNB’s computer science professor Dr. Kenneth Kent is the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) 2020 Star Mentor for being one of the province’s top research mentors.

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UNB ranked among Canada’s top 50 research universities

UNB has been named one of Canada's Top 50 Research Universities in a list released by Research Infosource Inc. UNB was ranked in 28th place overall and was the highest ranked university in New Brunswick.

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Dr. Gary Waite elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Currently the acting chair of the history and classics departments in UNB Fredericton's faculty of arts, Dr. Waite joins 86 others as new Fellows in the Academies of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, announced by the Royal Society of Canada in September.

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UNB’s Julia McDevitt named professional of the year

Julia McDevitt, senior director of conference services at UNB Fredericton, was named professional of the year at the 2019 Unique Venues Annual Member Conference in Dallas, TX.

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MRI Centre at UNB celebrates 25 years

Known as one of the largest material science MRI laboratories in the world, UNB's MRI Research Centre is the leading university-based laboratory of its type in North America, and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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Dr. Joanne Wright named SSHRC leader

Dean of Arts at UNB Fredericton and political science professor Dr. Joanne Wright joined the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council as UNB’s leader for a three-year term.

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Cheering on the home team

Whether it’s on the court or field, in the classroom or community, our athletes demonstrate a commitment to success.

UNB Reds – Fredericton

2019-20 was another extraordinary year for the UNB Reds. Although a portion of the season was cancelled because of COVID-19, the UNB Reds had a number of successes.

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Seawolves – Saint John

Over the 2019-20 season, the Seawolves proved hard work and resilience reap rewards.

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