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Four Arts students inducted to the Sir Howard Douglas Society

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) inducted fifteen students as 2024 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars yesterday evening at an event on the Fredericton campus. This induction recognizes students’ outstanding involvement at UNB and in their local and international communities.

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Researchers uncovering the hidden struggles of Canada's queer community

In a world where the spotlight often highlights progress and acceptance, Canada's queer community has its own set of unique challenges. The need for increased understanding and support is at the heart of their journey.

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UNB alum Sarah Bernstein wins 2023 Giller Prize

Sarah Bernstein (MA’12) has been named the winner of the coveted 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Study for Obedience.

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UNB director of drama will receive Playhouse award, debut new play

This evening, Oct. 23, Len Falkenstein will receive an award for nearly 25 years of contributions to the Fredericton theatre community, but it is not a lifetime achievement award that means he is slowing down. In two weeks, he has a new play being staged, a testament to a supportive local theatre community, he says.

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W. C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Join the Faculty of Arts for the W. C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture, which will be given by political scientist Dr. Matthew Hoffmann, Professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough and co-director of the Environmental Governance Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Dr. Hoffmann will deliver "The Politics of Decarbonization" on Thursday, March 21, 2024.

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