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Worried About Its Future, This Former East German City Recruited Syrian...

Golzow mayor Frank Schütz, left, leans over to whisper a question to Rasha Haimoud during a holiday concert. She and her husband, Ahmad Haimoud,...

Time Banking: It’s About Time!

Exchange and barter in the not so distant past were common occurrences in New Brunswick. At times, it enabled people to subsist during financial...

A Bangladeshi Man Who Knows Hunger All Too Well Provides Affordable...

Bidyanondo students enjoying their one-taka meal. Photo via 1-Taka Meal Facebook page. Used with permission. Lunch is served. For just one buck. Surprised? Have we...

NBCC Wellbeing app

New Brunswick Community College Wellbeing committee and the Mobile First Technology Initiative have developed a mental wellbeing app that provides trusted information about mental...

A Documentary Shows Macedonian Students Are Still Living in Dismal Conditions,...

“Green Walls, Black Food” screenshot. A documentary called “Green Walls, Black Food,” published online two years after the Macedonian government promised to improve the conditions in...

How More and More Schools in Brazil Are Teaching Kids to...

Sixth-graders at the Leão Machado school in Sao Paulo. School gardens have become a popular way to help kids learn to eat healthier in...

A Struggling Economy Means New Taxes and Belt-Tightening for the People...

“Calculating Taxes Up And Down.” image by Ken Teegardin. CC 2.0. Consumers’ nightmares have come to life in Trinidad and Tobago as they struggle to...

Philosophy and The News

Knowledge, Communication, and Time There are recurring news stories expressing concern over literacy rates among the citizens of New Brunswick and the performance of New...

How School Lunch Plays a Central Role in Education in Japan

As anyone who has ever attended or taught at a Japanese school can tell you, school lunch (給食, kyuushoku) is the most important part...

Skepticism Follows Arrest of Four Philanthropists Who Care for Bangladeshi Street...

Feature photo by Md. Manik. Copyright Demotix (23/01/2014) Police raided an apartment in Dhaka's Rampura area on Saturday, 12 September, and claimed to have rescued 10...

Fredericton Community Foundation invests in Science East

(June 23, 2015) Science East is pleased to announce it has received a five thousand dollar grant from the Lillian E. Covey Fund, held...

Get the creative juices flowing! Science East introduces Mini Mak-r camps

A new Science East summer camp promises to get your kids thinking outside the box – literally! Mini Mak-r is a camp for children...

Postcards from Mars Exhibit at the UNB Art Centre

The Postcards from Mars exhibition features work by more than 1,500 students representing close to 40 schools (both English and Francophone) across the province. Students...

O’Town Funk parody video from OHS

Staff at Oromocto High did a fine parody of Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk and it's getting a lot of views on YouTube: about 20,000...

Support Connaught Street School

Until May 31st, 100% of the proceeds from purchase of the Grand Theft Bus song "It's on Fire" will go to Connaught Street School's...

Canada Wide Science Fair 2015

From May 14th to 16th, Thursday to Saturday, hundreds of students from across Canada gathered at the Richard J. Currie Center on UNB Campus...

Working Overseas – China

After travelling overseas to China, I would recommend this experience to anyone who has the opportunity to do so. The experience not only helped me make...

Town Hall Presentation at STU

Get Science Right On April 23rd, 2015  a panel discussion was hosted at St. Thomas University by the Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations and...

Architectural Attraction

Last night well over 300 people filled to overflowing a basement gallery in Fredericton's Beaverbrook Art Gallery to hear and see presentations from Maritime...

UNB Hosts Therapy Dog Session to Boost Student Well-being

The end of the semester is drawing near and with that comes added worry. To help students de-stress, UNB is providing a venue for them to...

UNB Digital Center Opens, Prints Cronin Book

UNB's Center for Digital Scholarship officially launched it services with a series of presentations on the myriad services it provides to faculty, staff, students,...