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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture

Join UNB Fredericton’s Faculty of Arts for the W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture, which will be given by historian Dr. Daniel Samson, Associate Professor at Brock University. Dr. Samson will deliver “Fashioning a Modern Man: James Barry of Six Mile Brook” on March 16.

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New bio-psych program offers students experiential-learning opportunities

So widespread is racist abuse from the stands that ignoring it is seen as part of a college athlete’s job. I just remember that there was like a consistent chant of ‘stand up, N-words’ during the anthem and right after. And when brought to the attention of the BYU coaching staff there was no real response or sense of, like, alarm.”

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From fashion to faculty: How a UNB psychology scholar is creating a safer and healthier world

Dr. Emilie Lacroix is a new faculty member at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) who is using her research to create healthier and more positive outcomes for people suffering from eating disorders. We spoke with her about how she came to study the psychology of eating disorders and what she hopes to contribute with her research.

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UNB PhD student Fawn Parker’s novel lands on Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist

With her third novel longlisted for the Giller Prize, her fourth is set to be published in 2024 and a fifth already drafted, Fawn Parker’s literary career seems to be in full bloom.

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Federal funding supports new Canada Research Chair in Healthy Aging at UNB

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of more than $102 million in support of 119 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) across the country, along with more than $1.7 million in research infrastructure funding for nine of the new and existing chairs. Among the new CRCs is UNB researcher Dr. Catherine Bigonnesse.

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