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UNB Alumni News Spring 2017

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For Alison Luke, it began with the desire to make health care more responsive to patient needs. Thanks to the generous support of the family of Purdy Crawford, Stephen Jarislowsky, TD Bank and other donors who committed $2 million, Luke has been named the first Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Policy, one of two Purdy Crawford postdoctoral fellowships at UNB. Luke is helping the families of children with complex health conditions access the services they need. | COVER story | It Begins Here has five important priorities: To give our students a great start. To invest in the university's faculties. To build on its academic strengths. To lead Canada's next wave of innovation. And, to prepare UNB students to succeed in the world. For Nicole Maxwell, third-year arts student, her internship at the Fredericton Region Museum began with the support of philanthropist and former UNB Board of Governors member Nancy McFadyen (BA'67, DLitt'06). Believing that all students should have opportunities to learn outside the classroom, McFadyen has pledged support to expand UNB's faculty of arts internship program, which places up to 30 undergraduate students per year in unpaid, for-credit internships with local non-profit organizations and community partners, including the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the New Brunswick Filmmakers Cooperative and the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. Invest in O ur Faculties > GOAL: $10 MILLION P re pare O ur St ude nts to Succeed in the World > GOAL: $15 MILLION 29 ALUMNI NEWS

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