A series of special 225th anniversary events — held on campus and off — gave us the opportunity not only to celebrate our past but also to examine UNB's role today and into the future. Browse the links for details, photos and video.
Sept. 23 A Celebration of Canadian Spirit, Toronto
Oct. 1 Parade of Presidents, Fredericton
Oct. 1 Book Launch - Building A University: The Architecture of UNB, Fredericton
Oct. 28 Book Launch - Building A University: The Architecture of UNB, Saint John
Nov. 4 & 5 Celebrating the Spirit of Generosity, Fredericton
Nov. 4 A Conversation: Lord Beaverbrook's Legacy, Fredericton
Dec. 13 Petition Celebration, Saint John
Dec. 13 A Conversation: The Future of Our Universities, Saint John
Jan. 13 William Brydone Jack Celebration, Fredericton
March 1 A Conversation: How the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet Peoples are Key to Our Future, Fredericton
April 12 A Conversation: The Challenges We Face in Governing New Brunswick, Fredericton
The Big Finish
UNB's 225th anniversary culminated with a flurry of major events:
- the 2011 spring graduation ceremonies and the introduction of a new tradition, the UNB coin;
- UNB co-hosting the largest academic gathering in Canada, the 80th Congress of the Humanities and Social Science;
- and the official opening of two showpiece buildings: the Hans W. Klohn Commons in Saint John and The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER in Fredericton.
Other UNB anniversaries
In addition to the University of New Brunswick’s 225th anniversary, we’re marking a number of significant milestones on our Fredericton and Saint John campuses in 2010-11. More..