MyUNB Student News Saint John

Travel and face mask policy update

UNB Communications

Posted: October 19, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Public Health has revised their advice and requirements for travel to orange zones within the province.  N.B. Travel advisory New Brunswick Public Health advises to avoid all non-essential travel to orange zones. If you enter a yellow zone after travelling to an orange zone, you must: Wear a mask when in public. Be vigilant in self-monitoring for symptoms and get tested as...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office and Associated Alumni

Posted: October 19, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, once again the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although our graduation ceremonies will be held virtually this fall, we want all members of the UNB community to have an opportunity to celebrate our graduates and to welcome...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Genevieve Graham

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Genevieve Graham will discuss her book, The Forgotten Home Child on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). The Home for Unwanted Girls meets Orphan Train in this unforgettable novel about a young girl caught in a scheme to rid England’s streets of destitute children, and the lengths she will go to find her way home—based on the true story of the British Home...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Music and Film

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 19, 2020 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB LIVE - Music and Film presentation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. via YouTube Live. Artists: Nadia Francavilla (violin), Carl Gionet (piano) Enjoy an evening of music from the great film composers of the 20th century performed by violinist Nadia Francavilla and pianist Carl Gionet. The program includes John Williams’ Schindler’s List and features...

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Concurrent Education Program Application Packages Available

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are thinking of a Career in Education, please note that application packages are now available for potential entry in the Fall 2021 Intake of the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Degree Program), offered at UNB Saint John.   If you are in the First year of the BA degree, and will have 10 successfully completed BA courses by the end of Winter 2021 term, you may be eligible to...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Upcoming sessions and more

Erik Denis

Posted: October 16, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We’ve reached the halfway mark of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but there are still lots of ways to get involved: 1. Add a Cybersecurity Awareness Month image to your background in Teams Find out how. 2. Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) Click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal to get started or attend one of our upcoming...

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Faculty of nursing and FDCHC host N4 webinar

UNB Communications

Posted: October 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three members of the faculty of nursing at UNB Fredericton will be hosting a live webinar through N4 (the National Newcomer Navigation Network) on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. )ADT).  Tracey Rickards, Kelly Scott-Storey and Joan Kingston will speak on the unique collaborative model of the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre, in particular the symbiotic relationship...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 16, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Reducing food waste one mushroom at a time

UNB Communications

Posted: October 16, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Experts estimate that $49.5B worth of food is lost or wasted in Canada alone each year. Recognizing the growing concern around food safety, UNB science graduate, Natasha Dhayagude (BSc'14) and her co-founder David Brown, looked to nature to find a solution. The answer came in the form of an extract from white button mushrooms. The founders of Chinova Bioworks are pioneering the use of mushroom...

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UNB face mask policy update

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As you may be aware, there have been changes to GNB recovery levels within the province as well as an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout New Brunswick. Effective immediately, masks must be worn at all times on UNB campuses, both indoors and outdoors, for the next 14 days.  Previously masks could be removed indoors in conference rooms and teaching spaces that accommodate 10 or fewer...

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UNB announces Valedictorians

Communications Office

Posted: October 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will celebrate the accomplishments of its 2020 graduates at virtual graduation ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 7. Two valedictorians will virtually address UNB’s graduating class of 2020. Two valedictorians will virtually address UNB’s graduating class of 2020. Kathryn Magee Valedictorian Kathryn Magee will address graduates in the faculties of arts; science, applied science and...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Barbara Ann Fisher-Townsend

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of faculty member Barbara Ann Fisher-Townsend, who passed away on October 11, 2020. She was 70. Born in Hamilton, ON, Barbara graduated from UNB Fredericton with her PhD in sociology in 2006. Barbara’s research was in the area of domestic violence and religion. With other colleagues at UNB, and abroad, she co-authored several...

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COVID Alert app available in NB

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The more people who use it, the more effective it will be in helping to protect each other and our communities. The app is available for free download through the Apple or Google Play app stores.  About COVID Alert app: Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and...

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Discount program offered by strategic partner

Sandra Howland

Posted: October 15, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Irving Energy is offering UNB students, faculty, staff and alumni special employee pricing on their home heating needs:  discounts of seven cents per litre on heating oil and 15 cents per litre on propane.  Participants in this program can also earn AIR MILES Reward Miles.     To take advantage of this offer, call 1-888-310-1924 and mention code 9005.   This...

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UNB Fall Convocation Ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: October 14, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Fall Convocation ceremonies are now scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7.    The schedule for the virtual ceremonies is as follows:   University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus 66th Convocation Ceremonies 9 a.m. - Ceremony A - Faculties of Forestry and Environmental Management; Nursing; and Science. 11 a.m. - Ceremony B - Faculties of Management;...

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Research Study: Drug Usage at UNB

Alexandra Michelina Reurink

Posted: October 14, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A research project coordinator would like to learn more about your experiences as University of New Brunswick students, trying to understand why students both have or have not used prescription stimulants (commonly known as study drugs- such as Adderall and Ritalin). I am looking for people who are between the ages 19-24; speak and understand English; and are interested in discussing stress,...

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Speaker Series Online with Kathy Malley

Nandi Kaul

Posted: October 14, 2020 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In this episode, Kathy Malley (BEd'79), Vice-President of Malley Industries Inc, talks about "Embracing Change and Building Relationships." Kathy attained a Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick following studies in fashion merchandising and design at Ryerson. Among the many hats she wears as Vice-President of the family-owned business, Kathy contributes to the...

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Connecting students with sustainable experiential educational experiences

UNB Communications

Posted: October 14, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick student in Saint John was one of many who participated in experiential learning programs during the summer, making a major impact for community groups and leading the way toward a sustainable future. With support from the Office of Experiential Education’s many funding programs, students from all faculties and disciplines were able to partner with local...

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The Fiddlehead Free Online Poetry and Prose Reading

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: October 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020, The Fiddlehead is hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The third of these events will be happening on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. (EST). The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. Join...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Ross Leadbetter

Leslie Harquail

Posted: October 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ross Leadbetter will present on Friday, Oct. 23, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m., in Teams.  All are welcome. (Teams link is located at the bottom of the page.) Dr. Ross Leadbetter holds an interdisciplinary PhD in the development of high-performance teams and the creation and conversion of authentic knowledge for competitive organizational, team, and individual advantage. In his current role...

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Beyond the Bare Minimum; Sexual Coercion in 2SLGBTQIAP+ Lives

UNB Communications

Posted: October 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocates (CSASAs) will be hosting the first conversation in their Deconstructed Panel series called "Beyond the Bare Minimum" on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 12:30 p.m. This live lunch and learn event will be held on Teams and will feature Dr. Erin Fredericks, professor of sociology at St. Thomas University and Cassidy...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 13, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Free Webinar: Managing the New Normal

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s College of Extended Learning would like to invite the UNB community to attend the free webinar, Managing the New Normal. UNB Occupational Health and Safety instructor, Glyn Jones, will discuss: • A framework for establishing new norms for businesses to successfully and safely reopen in the post-COVID Canadian workplace. • The shift in work culture. • Expected...

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RBC Leadership Conference: The Future of Innovation

Ashlee Donaher

Posted: October 13, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Ideas, Bold Solutions, and Exploration - this is The Future of Innovation. On Friday, Oct. 16, UNB’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology, Management and Entrepreneurship is hosting its annual RBC Leadership Conference, The Future of Innovation [Disrupted]. In this year’s virtual conference, we will be bringing together leaders from around the world to discuss trans-border...

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Promoting self-care for World Mental Health Day

UNB Communications

Posted: October 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In recognition of World Mental Health Day, the University of New Brunswick is highlighting a few of the various ways our instructors have promoted wellness and self-care practices within various course offerings across our campuses over the past year. World Mental Health Day is a campaign created by the World Health Organization (WHO) that takes place every year on Oct. 10 to raise awareness of...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB Fall Convocation Ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: October 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Fall Convocation ceremonies are now scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7.    The schedule for the virtual ceremonies is as follows:   University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus 66th Convocation Ceremonies 9 a.m. - Ceremony A - Faculties of Forestry and Environmental Management; Nursing; and Science. 11 a.m. - Ceremony B - Faculties of Management;...

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Office of the Registrar Counter Service Hours

Carla Lavigne

Posted: October 8, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar would like to notify the UNB Saint John campus community of a change in hours of operation for a two-week period beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 13, resuming regular hours on Monday, Oct. 26. The current process to access services available at the Office of the Registrar counter is to book an appointment online During the period from October 13 - 26, the...

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Fall in Love with Running!

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you been looking to start running, but don't know where to start?  Our Fall in Love with Running program is just for you!  This 10-week program, hosted by Brenda Guitard, will teach you the joys of running from start to finish. The series consists of online webinars, on-site progress checks, a "Graduation Run" and a support group offering information on injury...

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Don't miss the APAC 2020 keynote sessions!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 8, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We’re very pleased to have so many presenters on the program to join us virtually for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference next month. Mark your calendar for November 5 and tune into these thought-provoking keynote sessions: Science and Pseudoscience in Autism:  Selling Hype or Giving Hope Dr. Thomas Zane will discuss the hot topic of autism treatment.  In this session you...

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Travelling during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: October 7, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is important to remember that if you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you must follow rules in place at your destination(s) as well as New Brunswick Public Health requirements when you return. If you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days when you return to New Brunswick. Travel within the four Atlantic provinces will not require...

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Learning Community Module 2: Dates and Changes in delivery methods for one session

Dave Decker

Posted: October 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you miss module 1 of the Learning Community program?  Fear not, you can still participate and get up to four bonus marks in one participating course. In addition, we have some great supplementary sessions coming up for ALL students at UNB Saint John.  Read on for more detail: Module two will cover academic culture and learning in the university setting.  Adjusting to campus...

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Virtual Drop-In Study Sessions

Matthew MacLean

Posted: October 6, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Getting everything done while working from home can be difficult. Come get motivated, get some work done and be reminded that we are in this together! Check out the TEAMS link below. Supported by the UNB Peer Support Centre: FB: www.facebook.com/UNBPSC INSTAGRAM: unb_psc October 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. (ADT) Session: https://bit.ly/3ljXbrK October 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (ADT)...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Genevieve Graham

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Genevieve Graham will discuss her book, The Forgotten Home Child on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). The Home for Unwanted Girls meets Orphan Train in this unforgettable novel about a young girl caught in a scheme to rid England’s streets of destitute children, and the lengths she will go to find her way home—based on the true story of the British Home...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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CCAA FIFA Gaming Challenge PS4 & XBOX One

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Think you're the best FIFA player at the UNB Saint John? Want a chance to represent your school on the Varsity Collegiate level? Sign up today for the UNB Saint John - CCAA FIFA Qualification. https://ccaa.unitinggamers.com/leagues Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Research Study: Drug Usage at UNB

Alexandra Michelina Reurink

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I would like to learn more about your experiences as University of New Brunswick student, trying to understand why students both have or have not used prescription stimulants (commonly known as study drugs- such as Adderall and Ritalin). I am looking for people who are between the ages 19-24; speak and understand English; and are interested in discussing stress, coping, and use or non-use of...

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Yoga Class

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: October 5, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Feeling off balance? We've got just what you need! Make sure to sign up for our Virtual Yoga classes Monday and Friday, 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. with Tara (Microsoft Teams) Increase balance, stability and inner strength through this 45-minute session. This class blends a variety of yoga traditions, and combines breathing techniques with postures to foster a focused, alert and calm mind. You are...

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Are you interested in getting your opinion heard on LGBTQ+ Identity Issues? (Article Interview for The Baron)

Devin Connelly

Posted: October 2, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you're interested in voicing your opinion on how UNB Saint John has no current recognition of non-binary individuals in its internal system (you can only select Male or Female as your gender), you could be a source for The Baron news article.(You can also voice your opinion anonymously if you would like). Please email me below for more information to give your opinion! Category: News and...

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UNB Sustainability Week

Danielle Smith

Posted: October 2, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is hosting its third annual Sustainability Week. Due to COVID-19, the week will be exclusively virtual! Follow along with a variety of partnering UNB social media accounts from Oct. 13 – 16, 2020 as they share how they are celebrating sustainability.  There will also be several virtual events throughout the week. These will include a Green Business Panel and an...

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Research Project on the Role of Cannabis in Eating Disorder Recovery

Kathryn Weaver

Posted: October 1, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to take part in a study about the use of cannabis by persons who want help with an eating disorder? No medical diagnosis is needed. To be eligible for this study, you must be at least 19 years old, English speaking, a student at UNB or STU, living with an eating disorder for six months or more, and willing to participate in two individual interviews. The interviews will take place by...

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Get involved in cybersecurity awareness month at UNB

Erik Denis

Posted: October 1, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM)? Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October: Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron)  Click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal to get started or attend one of our upcoming Beauceron credit sessions to have your Beauceron courses marked as complete (see below...

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The APAC 2020 early registration deadline is almost here!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 1, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out for your chance to win your conference registration fee for the fully online Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) on November 5.  Register by October 5 and your name will go into a draw to win your conference registration fee FREE -- a value of $149+HST! View the conference schedule and see what we have planned!  A bonus for this year’s APAC attendees...

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Travel requirements during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: September 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The fall 2020 term is well underway and all of us are adapting to our new environment. The health and safety of the UNB community continues to be our top priority as Thanksgiving weekend and the fall reading week are quickly approaching. This is typically a time when we travel to spend time with family and friends, however, this year is far from typical.     It is important to...

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Reminder: Mi'kmaq Treaty Day online event at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 30, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In honour of Mi’kmaq Treaty Day on Oct. 1, UNB and the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre will be hosting an online event via Microsoft Teams from 6 to 8 p.m. This is one of the first events to initiate the president-sponsored series that elevates Indigenous and Black voices. Mi’kmaq Treaty Day commemorates the key role of treaties in the relationship between the...

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Research Study: Nursing Student Participants Needed

Karen Ursel

Posted: September 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


“Living on the Edge” ~ Understanding Your Teaching-Learning Journey ... Researcher Karen Ursel is looking for nursing students who are willingly to share an experience of living on the edge in a teaching-learning situation. Are you 19 years of age or older? This is an opportunity to participate in a nursing research study which will contribute to the shaping of...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 30, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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First-Year Student Survey - Share Your Feedback

Sara Rothman

Posted: September 29, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The annual First-Year Student Survey is now underway.  New students should have received an email with a link to participate.    We want to know about your experience while choosing a university and starting your studies at UNB.  Your feedback will help us to ensure that our recruitment materials and events and orientation programming (like SOAR and Fall Orientation) are...

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Important dates in October

Communications Office

Posted: September 29, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students should be aware of the following important dates in October: October 12 – Thanksgiving Day – University holiday – no classes. October 23 – Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with prorated refund. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day

UNB Communications

Posted: September 29, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Sept. 30, every member of the UNB community is being encouraged to wear their orange shirt in honour of Orange Shirt Day. This annual event grew out of Phyllis' story, a survivor who was six when she had her orange shirt taken away from her the first day she was in Mission Residential School. Orange Shirt Day compels everyone to be reflective and commemorate the...

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Observing Orange Shirt Day and Mi'kmaq Treaty Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 28, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Sept. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 1, UNB’s community will be observing Orange Shirt Day and Mi’kmaq Treaty Day. On Sept. 30, every member of the UNB community is being encouraged to wear their orange shirt in honour of Orange Shirt Day. This annual event grew out of Phyllis' story, a survivor who was six when she had her orange shirt taken away from her the first day...

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Voices of UNB Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: September 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Orientation leaders held a TED Talks inspired event for new students earlier this month featuring three UNB Saint John alumni and a current faculty member. Alaina Lockhart, BBA'98; Shona Cole, BA'02, MBA'12; Wayne Hansen, BA'09; MIS'14; and assistant professor in Sociology, Dr. Eric Weissman shared their incredible stories about the power of strength...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution!  The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards:    • Barry Hoyt Student Leadership...

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Speaker Series Online with Anne-Marie Gammon

Nandi Kaul

Posted: September 28, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In this episode, Anne-Marie Gammon (BBA'83) talks about "building a sustainable career." Born and raised in Penobsquis, N.B., Anne-Marie, MBA, FCPA, FCMA is the inaugural President & Chief Executive Officer of CPA Atlantic School of Business. Watch the full episode here Bringing over 25 years of senior financial management experience within diverse industries including education, real...

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Speaker Series Online with Terry Malley

Nandi Kaul

Posted: September 28, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In this episode, Terry Malley (BA'81), President and CEO of Malley Industries Inc, talks about the "Freedom and satisfaction in growing your own business." Watch the full episode here Born and raised in Moncton, NB, Terry holds Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Crandall University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New Brunswick, a Masters Certificate in Project...

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Fall in Love with Running!

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 24, 2020 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you been looking to start running, but don't know where to start?  Our Fall in Love with Running program is just for you!  This 10-week program, hosted by Brenda Guitard, will teach you the joys of running from start to finish. The series consists of online webinars, on-site progress checks, a "Graduation Run" and a support group offering information on injury prevention,...

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UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation & Wellness Gear Up for Fall

Athletics, Recreation & Wellness

Posted: September 24, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation and Wellness is excited to announce that it will be offering our students, faculty and staff many unique opportunities to engage in activities during this COVID-19 altered setting on campus. Get outdoors! Everyone can enjoy “Walking with Dave” from 12:15 -1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays (rain days Monday and Friday).  Show up...

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UNB becomes first Canadian university to offer phone services through Microsoft Teams

Nicki Violette

Posted: September 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff at the University of New Brunswick now have full access to their office phone services when working remotely or on campus following the successful migration of UNB’s phone system to Microsoft Teams on Aug. 27. UNB is the first Canadian university to move to a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone system run entirely through Teams, a Microsoft app known best for its video meeting,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Graduate Student Volunteers Needed For Peer-Based Support

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to contribute to a supportive and safe community for graduate students at the University of New Brunswick? The UNB School of Graduate Studies and UNB Counselling Services are collaborating to offer a new peer-led graduate student support program for graduate students at both campuses. The program consists of ongoing meetings led by a pair of trained peer moderators drawn from the...

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Fall Convocation moving to virtual-only ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: September 22, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear Students, as we have learned over the past six months, life with COVID-19 is nothing if not unpredictable. At UNB, it has taught us that creativity and adaptability are essential. In planning Fall Convocation our top priority has always been to provide UNB’s Class of 2020 with a graduation experience to celebrate and recognize all that our students have accomplished. After a great...

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Learning Communities (SJ) Launch

Dave Decker

Posted: September 22, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fall Learning Communities program, in Saint John, will launch on Tuesday, Sept 29. Are you interested in getting bonus marks in one of the participating first-year courses?  Do you want to better integrate to the campus community?  Interested in becoming a more well-rounded student, both academically and socially?  Then the Fall Learning Community program is for you. Offered...

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UNB alumni recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards

Natasha Rego

Posted: September 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards recently recognized seven UNB alumni.  Crown Corporation or Post-Secondary Institution Dr. Gaëtan Thomas (BScE’82, DSc’18): President & CEO, NB Power, Fredericton, N.B. For-Profit with 1-250 Employees Lydia Bugden (LLB’91): CEO & Managing Partner, Stewart McKelvey, Halifax,...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution! The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards:    •  Barry Hoyt Student Leadership...

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COVID Alert app now available in NB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The more people who use it, the more effective it will be in helping to protect each other and our communities. The app is available for free download through the Apple or Google Play app stores.  About COVID Alert app: Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Bach to Benny Goodman

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 21, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Livestream Concert - Bach to Benny Goodman - will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. LIVE through YouTube. Artists: Michael Bridge (accordion, piano) & Kornel Wolak (clarinet) Kornel Wolak (clarinet) and Michael Bridge (digital accordion) are an internationally acclaimed duo, pushing the limits of their instruments and musical styles into the 21st Century. With deft...

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Register now to watch The Summer Institute Demo Day 2020

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: September 21, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you have been following our progress all along or have yet to meet our entrepreneurs, we welcome you to the Summer Institute community. After three months of thoughtful design, prototyping, and business development, the cohort will share their stories of achievement and officially launch their new ventures. Join us to celebrate the hard work and vision of New Brunswick’s latest...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As UNB continues to follow New Brunswick Public Health safety measures, The Lorenzo Society on the Saint John campus will be introducing the Lorenzo at Homes series for Fall 2020. The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will host an author a month, beginning on September 23, 2020. The book club will be a moderated discussion with 12-15 registrants.  The conversation will take place on Microsoft...

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Commons Cafe

Cory Brown

Posted: September 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Commons Cafe will open in the Hans W Klohn Commons beginning Monday, Sept. 21, from 8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Monday to Friday (on a trial basis).   Apologies for the delay in opening as there were technical challenges that have since been resolved. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB Centre for Musical Arts Presentation

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 17, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Centre for Musical Arts will present MusicUNB 2020 Fall LIVESTREAM Concerts! MusicUNB 2020 Fall Season is going LIVE! MusicUNB is excited to continue the proud tradition of bringing music to the university and the broader community. As always, MusicUNB has an interesting array of concerts for you as well as its 2nd Contemporary Music Festival. The only thing different this season is...

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UNB is here for you

UNB Communications

Posted: September 16, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We understand that healthy bodies and minds are the foundation for student success at university. There are a number of resources available to anyone who requires support during the transition to university life.  If you are feeling overwhelmed, please contact the UNB Student Services team for the most up-to-date information about the support available. UNB Saint John UNB Student...

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NSTP call for applications 2021-2022

Heather Major

Posted: September 16, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Polar Knowledge Canada's Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) has released its call for applications for the 2021-2022 year. For more information and to apply please use the link. Applications must be received by November 10, 2020. Best, Heather Major Chair, UNB Northern Studies Committee   Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Major Email...

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UNB partners with Family Plus Life Solutions to expand mental health services

UNB Communications

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John has signed a memorandum of understanding with counselling provider Family Plus Life Solutions, Inc., strengthening its mental health services for students. The agreement will allow students who require more intense psychotherapy, beyond what UNB counselling services provide, to do so in a way that works within their personal budget.  Family Plus is a not-for-profit...

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UNB Saint John Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note, the 'grace period' for parking on the UNB Saint John campus will end as of Sunday, Sept. 20. Permits are required for all vehicles utilizing campus parking. "Hotspot" parking is available at $1.25/hour with a max-out at $5/day. Pay and Display machines will accept credit cards or coins for a flat rate of $5/day. Parking permits are available for online purchase at the Safety &...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution!  The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards:   ...

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Register to attend The Fiddlehead 75th Anniversary Events

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020 The Fiddlehead will be hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The second of these events will be happening on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. (EST). The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. The...

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Walking Club

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking to get some fresh air and exercise? We have the perfect activity! Join our walking club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for an easy activity that has some powerful health benefits!  Check out our website to register. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Virtual Tabata Class

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: September 15, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join the virtual Tabata classes with Lori - conditions and strengthens the body aerobically and anaerobically. Check out our website to register. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Register now and join UNBSJ Counselling Services’ virtual groups on improving mental health

Communications Office

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Get your semester off to a great start and take part in a virtual group skill session run by UNBSJ Counselling Services. There are still spaces available to join our two virtual groups this September. Skills to Chill – Join us online as we look at mindfulness, distress tolerance and how to improve mental health. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 1:30 p.m. (ADT) for five weeks. How to Say...

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UNB is here for you

Communications Office

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In recent weeks, we have provided updates on what to expect when you return to campus. We understand that preparing for fall term is a stressful time. We understand that healthy bodies and minds are the foundation for student success at university. There are a number of resources available to anyone who requires support during the transition back to university life. If you are feeling...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Last chance to register for the FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out to register for UNB’s FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program.  Remember, this program is completely online so you can study at your own pace, at your convenience!  The deadline to register is September 25. If you’d like to increase your knowledge and ability to affect change and improve services for individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum...

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Supreme Court of Canada Justice Thomas Cromwell to Judge 58th Harrison Shield

Ed Bowes

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 58th edition of UNB Law’s in-house moot will be like no other in the law school’s history. In addition to the Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench, The Hon. Tracey DeWare (LLB ’94) and The Hon. Madame Justice Kathleen Quigg (LLB ’89) of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell has agreed to help judge this...

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UNB PhD student to become specialized population analyst

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A PhD candidate from the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus has been selected as a trainee for the Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) Program: Developing Talent for Population Analytics in Aging Societies. Spurred by the fact that the population of Canada is aging at an unprecedented rate, CAnD3 is the first Canadian multidisciplinary...

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Tutors Needed!

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 11, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is seeking dedicated students who would be interested in tutoring other students.  We are updating our tutor database for all subjects.  If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please complete the registration form.  For further information, contact the Academic Development Coach at sjacadcoach@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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The full schedule for APAC 2020 is now available!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) 2020 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 so start planning your virtual conference journey! The full schedule of concurrent sessions, complete with descriptions and presenter information, is now available. Here are highlights of what your registration at the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference includes: • A full day of access to experts in the...

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UNB senior leadership update

UNB Communications

Posted: September 10, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bob Skillen, UNB’s Vice-President Advancement, has decided to retire on Dec. 4 of this year.  Bob has been the inaugural Vice-President Advancement at UNB, after serving as Director of UNB’s Alumni Association. His responsibilities as Vice-President Advancement include a number of very important externally facing activities for UNB, including alumni relations,...

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Signage

Communications Office

Posted: September 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To ensure physical distancing, we will direct traffic through our buildings by using directional signage on doors, walls and floors. Always remember to look for markings denoting the traffic flow and follow these directions. Signage will be posted on elevators denoting the maximum occupancy and/or temporary closures unless there is a need for use. To maintain the safety of students, faculty and...

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 10, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Location tracking at UNB Saint John

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff.  Although we have made great progress in reopening our campuses, there are additional necessary steps we need to take to keep each other safe as we work together to reduce the risk of COVID-19 cases in our community.  UNB will collect location information for the purposes of supporting New Brunswick...

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Study spaces and food services on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We will rely on each other to maintain a healthy community by taking simple actions such as physical distancing, wearing face coverings, frequent hand washing, staying home when sick and covering coughs and sneezes. Study spaces Bookable study spaces that adhere to physically distancing guidelines have been set up on campus. Wi-fi is...

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Saint John Food Service

Cory Brown

Posted: September 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the food service hours on the Saint John campus.  The Baird Dining Hall hours are as follows: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. (closed from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. for additional cleaning) Weekends and Holidays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Beginning on Thursday, Sept. 10, the Commons Cafe will be open Monday to Friday, from 8:15 - 10:15 a.m., for coffee and breakfast treats. Please note,...

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Register for the 2021 Apex Hybrid Business Plan competition

Nandi Kaul

Posted: September 9, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's International Business & Entrepreneurship Centre is proud to host the annual Apex Hybrid Business Plan Competition taking place from January 25 - 29, 2021. Why Hybrid? For the past 10 years, UNB’s Apex Business Plan Competition has attracted more and more entrepreneurial students from across Canada to campus! Despite restrictions and uncertainties imposed...

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Academic success at UNB Saint John

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you’re studying by ADM or taking in-person classes this semester, UNB ITS created a list of IT services, tools and information to get you IT-ready this fall, including how to download MS Office for free and how to sync all your files on OneDrive.    Study strategies, time management skills and self-discipline will help you succeed in a blended learning...

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Spaces on campus - classrooms and lecture halls

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We will rely on each other to maintain a healthy community by taking simple actions such as physical distancing, wearing face coverings, frequent hand washing, staying home when sick and covering coughs and sneezes. Health and safety requirements Workspaces, lecture theatres, classrooms and kitchenettes that remain open for use will...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution!  The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards: Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award: one @...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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Engineering and Science Co-op Orientations: Undergraduate and Graduate Sessions

Catherine Wilson

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to get a job in your field next summer (2021)? Give yourself an edge in the work world when you graduate?  Gain valuable work experience through co-op?  If so, attend one of the orientation sessions via Microsoft Teams (be sure to add to your calendar!) to learn more: UNDERGRADUATE SESSIONS: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at 07:30 (ADT) Add iCalendar event:...

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Would you be interested in participating in a Study?

Melanie Richard

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to take part in a study about the use of cannabis by persons who want help with an eating disorder? No medical diagnosis is needed. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must be at least 19 years old, English speaking, a student at UNB or STU, living with an eating disorder for six months or more, and willing to participate in two individual interviews. The interviews will take...

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New Leisure Learning Online Courses Starting Soon

Azza Seif-El-Nasr

Posted: September 8, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Find our more about our great new Leisure Learning Online courses happening this fall!  Here's the link to check out our virtual Evening & Weekend Classes. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Azza Seif-El-Nasr Email Address: Azza.S@unb.ca

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New safety measures on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: September 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB takes the health and safety of our community very seriously. We continue to work with New Brunswick Public Health and WorkSafeNB to ensure UNB’s reopening is managed and phased appropriately. Our goal is to protect the health and safety of our community while mitigating the risks of spreading the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of the UNB community is our top priority as we...

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COVID-19 Student Safety Orientation

UNB Communications

Posted: September 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To understand the new safety procedures implemented on campus, all students returning to UNB are required to complete a COVID-19 student safety orientation before returning to campus. The safety orientation provides important information on New Brunswick Public Health requirements and UNB guidelines to maintaining a safe environment for the UNB community.   We take the health and...

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Important dates in the month of September

Communications Office

Posted: September 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Academic Calendar contains important dates of which students should be aware.  Those in the month of September include: Wednesday, Sept 9 - Start of classes for both campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd). Monday, Sept. 14 - Last day for payment of University tuition and fees. Friday, Sept. 18 - Last day for adding Fall Term and full-year courses. Fall term and full-year...

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Community face masks at UNB Saint John

UNB Communications

Posted: September 3, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Community face masks are required in the presence of others, in common areas and shared spaces. Everyone must maintain a 2-metre physical distance and properly wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces in UNB buildings including hallways, elevators, lobbies, and classrooms. Why should I wear a face mask? Wearing a community face mask is an additional preventable health measure people...

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Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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The UNB Art Centre presents its first exhibit since the COVID-19 lockdown

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 3, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Attending the Apocalypse by Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney, an exhibit that was cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the exhibit was presented virtually, it will now actually be on view in the gallery spaces from Sept. 13 to Oct. 25, 2020. In keeping with COVID-19 requirements for physical distancing and contact tracing, the exhibit will be...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Lloyd Waugh using 3D imaging to slow virus spread on construction sites

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: September 2, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. In the Department of Civil Engineering in Fredericton, Dr. Lloyd Waugh is leading one of 13 projects funded by a joint, province-wide call. Working with Cody...

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Join us November 5th for the 2nd Annual Atlantic Provinces' Autism Conference (APAC)

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 2, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Great news!  The Atlantic Provinces' Autism Conference is back – except this year, we’re bringing the conference to you!  APAC 2020:  A Spectrum of Resources With this special virtual edition of the conference, APAC 2020 offers a full day of informative and thought-provoking breakout sessions and keynote addresses by experts in the field of assessment, treatment,...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: September 1, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution!  The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards: Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award:  one @...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 1, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be...

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There is still time to register for a course this fall

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 1, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Download the fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable and explore all available learning options. Choose from open entry or term based online credit courses. Featured courses: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ED 4012 - Diversity and Inclusion in Adult Learning • ECE 4133 –...

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UNB Chorale Registration Open

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 1, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After a few months of re-planning and preparation, we’re very excited to announce that, in Fredericton, the UNB Chorale Fall 2020 Registration is now open.  As we are getting ready for a new term as none before, a different ensemble experience is being expected. The UNB Chorale will be starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14 at Memorial Hall auditorium. A maximum...

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Students, Staff & Faculty - have your say, and win a $200 prize pack

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 31, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Saint John Department of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness is looking for students, staff and faculty to complete an online survey about their health and wellness habits and interests. The survey takes under five minutes to complete and all information will be kept confidential. Participants will be entered to win a prize pack valued at $200 with goodies from Simply for Life, The Feel...

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Eleven new members appointed to UNB’s Board of Governors

UNB Communications

Posted: August 31, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Larry Hachey, chair of the Board of Governors for the University of New Brunswick, is pleased to announce the appointment of eleven new members to the Board. The eleven individuals represent a wide range of interests and experiences. Among them are four UNB academics, a philanthropist, a telecommunication professional, a president of infrastructure development, two UNB students, the CEO of the...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Janie Chang

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: August 31, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As UNB continues to follow New Brunswick Public Health safety measures, The Lorenzo Society on the Saint John campus will be introducing the Lorenzo at Homes series for Fall 2020. The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will host an author a month, beginning on September 23, 2020. The book club will be a moderated discussion with 12-15 registrants.  The conversation will take place on Microsoft...

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UNB TME start-up disrupts blockchain and cryptocurrency analytics

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Born out of the University of New Brunswick’s Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Centre (TME) in February of 2019, Gray Wolf Analytics has since begun to transform the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency analytics. Initially, Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, chair of the J Herbert Smith Centre for TME sold student entrepreneurs on the need to help financial and intelligence organizations...

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Get IT ready for 2020-21

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you’re studying by ADM or taking in-person classes this semester, there are a number of resources available to get you IT-ready this fall.   ITS has put together a webpage of all the IT services, tools and information you will need to study in UNB’s blended learning environment. Get to know key services and software available, check your tech is ready to...

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COVID-19 research: NB-IRDT and the economics of post-COVID NB

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 28, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Herb Emery (Economics, Fredericton and New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT)), Dr. Philip Leonard (NB-IRDT and Economics,...

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Office of the Registrar - Counter service

Rebecca Gray

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar in Saint John's counter is open for pre-booked, In-person appointments.  Please visit our website for details on services available In-person and remote.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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This fall, keep your academic goals on track with online credit courses!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need help completing your fall schedule? Check out the wide selection of courses in our fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing.   This fall, complete your coursework with a term based course: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ED 4012 - Diversity and Inclusion...

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At the Point of Care: Exploring and Reimagining High-Support Housing from the Ground Up

Noha Eshra

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Social Science would like to invite you to attend a virtual public talk “At the Point of Care: Exploring and Reimagining High-Support Housing from the Ground Up” by Dr Tobin LeBlanc Haley, a candidate for a SSHRC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Resilient and Sustainable Communities. This is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The talk...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Rob Moir

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Rob Moir (Faculty of Business, Saint John) is leading one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects.  His research aims to support a group of students...

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Respectful Workplace Week Webinar Series: The Evolving Workplace

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A respectful workplace is a prerequisite for building a healthy and successful organization; not only do they foster productivity, they also contribute to employee health and well-being.  As part of Respectful Workplace Week, the Workplace Violence and Abuse Research Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research will be hosting a webinar series exploring the...

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Foundation extends support for Beaverbrook Scholars Award

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation will continue its support of the University of New Brunswick’s Beaverbrook Scholars Award for a further two years, matching donations from Beaverbrook Scholars to a maximum of $100,000 per year. This will bring the foundation’s total contribution to the award to $500,000 over five years. In 2018, the foundation announced a commitment to match...

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UNB announces new communication studies certificate in social media

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 26, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the communications studies program on the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus, UNB Saint John is proud to offer a new certificate program in social media beginning in fall 2020. The certificate, which is designed to be completed in one academic year of full-time study, is compatible with online learning and provides students...

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Virtual Town Hall Session & much more!

Communications Office

Posted: August 25, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hello UNB students, Thank you to those of you who were able to participate in last week’s Virtual Town Hall. The engagement of students, faculty and staff was encouraging, and I appreciate all of you who shared your thoughts and questions.  I appreciate the opportunity to come together virtually as a community as we reopen campuses and prepare for the fall term.  For those...

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Make sure your face mask is safe and effective

UNB Communications

Posted: August 25, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Community face masks are required in the presence of others, in common areas and shared spaces. Everyone must maintain a 2-metre physical distance and properly wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces in UNB buildings including hallways, elevators, lobbies, classrooms, washrooms and other common use areas. There are steps you can take to ensure your mask is safe and effective. Masks with...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: August 25, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As UNB continues to follow New Brunswick Public Health safety measures, The Lorenzo Society on the Saint John campus will be introducing the Lorenzo at Homes series for Fall 2020. The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will host an author a month, beginning on September 23, 2020. The book club will be a moderated discussion with 12-15 registrants.  The conversation will take place on Microsoft...

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Face masks required at UNB

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: August 24, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility and we will rely on each other to take important actions to maintain a healthy community. We all need to ensure we are physical distancing, wearing face coverings, washing hands frequently, staying home when sick and covering our coughs and sneezes. Effective immediately non-medical face masks are required in the presence of...

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After Poverty: Understanding, Establishing, and Evaluating Neighbourhood Wellbeing

Noha Eshra

Posted: August 24, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Social Science would like to invite you to attend a virtual public talk "After Poverty: Understanding, Establishing, and Evaluating Neighbourhood Wellbeing" - by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, a candidate for a SSHRC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Resilient and Sustainable Communities. This is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The talk will take place...

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Voting in the Provincial Election

UNB Communications

Posted: August 24, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Elections New Brunswick will not be setting up voting places on campus during this election. So, how can students vote in this Election? Vote before you leave for UNB. Vote at the returning office near UNB, which allows you to vote for your home riding. Vote by Mail.  Contact the Returning office. Vote at the polling station in the area where you are...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Felipe Chibante

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Felipe Chibante (Chemical Engineering, Fredericton) is one of those; he’s researching the use of nano-coatings to kill airborne pathogens. His is...

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It has never been easier to plan your fall schedule!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This fall, take advantage of UNB’s flexibility and accessibility and find the courses you need to complete your degree. Let us be your guide.  Download the fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing! Take a term based online course this fall or register for an open entry online course and start anytime. Featured courses we think you’ll love: • CCS...

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The Fiddlehead 75th Anniversary Events

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: August 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020 The Fiddlehead will be hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. Join us in celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share...

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COVID-19 research: Occupational disruption and adaptation

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Shelley Doucet (Nursing and Health Sciences, Saint John) and Dr. Kerrie Luck (Centre for Research in Integrated Care postdoctoral fellow, Saint John) are...

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COVID-19 research: Public education reform

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 19, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Matt Rogers and Dr. Casey Burkholder (Education, Fredericton) are researching the changes in New Brunswick’s education system during and after the...

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Annual Fire Alarm testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 19, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm testing at UNB Saint John on August 19, 20, 21 and 27.  You may experience intermittent alarms, please ignore them.  In the case of an emergency during this time frame, occupants will be verbally warned to evacuate and/or if an alarm signal persists for longer than one minute, occupants should react as in an actual fire...

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Visit Ready, Set, UNB Saint John webpage

Dave Decker

Posted: August 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fall term is just a few short weeks away and we couldn't be more excited.  Starting university is an exciting time and we want to make sure you know how courses will work at UNB Saint John.  Courses at UNB Saint John will be delivered using a variety of different methods to ensure that you receive a quality education in a safe environment. If you need help from an academic...

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You're invited to the Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: August 14, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is...

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Preparing for fall - keeping yourself safe

UNB Communications

Posted: August 14, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Preparations to reopen our campuses are well underway. Staff and faculty are working hard to ensure safety measures in place to protect the UNB community. Keeping our community safe will be a collective effort. Each of us must take responsibility and follow Public Health guidelines. There are steps you can take to keep yourself and others safe. Please make sure you’re ready for the start...

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Orientation volunteers needed

Dave Decker

Posted: August 13, 2020 10:53:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in helping new students adjust to campus? We are looking for assistance on Sept. 7-9 in helping students find their way around campus. Activities include: helping students meet one another, tours on campus, tracking student events, working at an ask me table. If interested, please reach out to Dave.Decker@unb.ca (You do not need to reach out if you have already volunteered to...

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Plan your fall term

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 13, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fall classes are just around the corner. Let CEL help you organize your fall term with our selection of online courses that cross a wide range of faculties and topics. Term based online courses typically include weekly scheduled learning activities or assignments through web-based delivery and are completed within the term.    Featured courses: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Sandra Magalhaes

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 12, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Sandra Magalhaes (Sociology and NB Institute for Research, Data and Training, Fredericton) is researching COVID-19 risk indicators to support community...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty offices. The deadline for nominations is 10...

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You're invited to the Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: August 11, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is...

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Speaker Series Online with Habib Dable

Nandi Kaul

Posted: August 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the UNBF Faculty of Management's Speaker Series Online! In this episode Habib Dable (MBA'94, BBA’91) talks about managing a publicly traded company. Habib Dable joined Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ: XLRN) in December 2016 as the company’s president and CEO and member of its board of directors. Mr. Dable is also currently a member of the board of directors of Millendo...

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Campus Tour Guides needed!

Dave Decker

Posted: August 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Campus tour guides are required to assist with Orientation!  UNB Saint John is looking for a group of student volunteers to help show new students around campus at various times on September 8 and 9.   Tours will be done in a one-on-one ratio.  This means one tour guide and one student being toured--no tagalongs will be permitted.  During the tour, a community face mask/face...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Gobinda Saha exploring nanocomposite virus-neutralizing materials

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Gobinda Saha, a professor of mechanical engineering in Fredericton and the director of the Nanocomposites and Mechanics Laboratory, is leading one of 13...

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Preparing for Fall: Understanding COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: August 5, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With so much being written about COVID-19, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the volume of information out there. Knowing some key facts about COVID-19 can help us protect ourselves and others and contribute to slowing the spread. What is novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how is it spread? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which cause diseases ranging from the common cold to more...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: August 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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COVID-19 research: Clinical nursing education

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 4, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Members of the Faculty of Nursing in Moncton and in Fredericton are working to implement and evaluate a virtual-remote clinical delivery model designed to...

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Attention MATLAB Users: Steps to update your MATLAB installation

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 31, 2020 10:57:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has renewed our campus-wide license for MATLAB & Simulink for one year, effective July 1, 2020. To continue to access MATLAB, you may need to update the license file. Open MATLAB. If you are prompted to activate a new license file: Click on ‘Activate Software’.  Choose to ‘Activate using Internet’.  Once the reactivation is complete, restart...

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COVID-19 research: Remote Breathing Therapy

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 31, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. PhD student Aaron Tabor is researching the use of mobile devices in facilitating breathing exercises for recovery and rehabilitation. He is working with Dr....

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New Saint John residence honours trailblazing couple

UNB Communications

Posted: July 30, 2020 10:57:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s newest student residence in Saint John will honour two key figures in the campus’s history, Dr. Barry Beckett and the late Flora Beckett. The Becketts joined UNB Saint John in 1966. Barry became a chemistry professor and campus registrar. Flora became a mathematics professor and director of the Math Help Centre. They helped build an identity for the campus based upon research...

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Looking ahead to fall

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:56:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to keeping our community informed with the latest COVID-19 updates and advice. Whether you are a returning student or future student, we are here to help you navigate this unprecedented moment in time. As we continue to prepare and look forward to the fall semester, there are a number of public health guidelines that you need to be aware of.  Over the coming weeks as we...

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You're invited to UNB's Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10...

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UNB researchers providing science expertise to new Ocean Supercluster project

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Tommi Linnansaari, UNB’s Atlantic Salmon Research Chair and an associate professor in the department of biology and in the faculty of forestry and environmental management in Fredericton, is contributing his knowledge of Atlantic salmon to Ocean Aware, a new $29-million project announced on July 28, in hopes of better understanding ongoing population decline. Ocean Aware is a...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet (Business, Saint John) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects. They will be investigating the...

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COVID-19 research: Antigen production

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Shawn MacLellan, Dr. Michael Duffy and Dr. Aurora Nedelcu (Biology, Fredericton) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects,...

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Are you looking for an interesting upper-level elective to complete your fall schedule?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are new to the subject or are considering a minor or major in Sociology, add Women and Nonviolence (SOCI 3668) to your schedule and take an in-depth look at how women from around the globe have worked to make the world a better place through nonviolent strategies. This term-based online course is open to students who have completed 30 ch of university courses or by permission...

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UNB MTME students showcase their startups

Communications Office

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students in the UNB Master of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (MTME) program pitched their start-ups to more than 100 venture capitalists, government officials, angel investors, mentors and supporters on July 16 – all together via Zoom. The MTME is a rigorous year-long program through the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship that equips students...

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Thesis Proposal Discussion

Tricia Canning

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to attend MN student Hanin Omar's thesis proposal discussion which will take place on Friday, July 24 at 9:30 a.m. The title of Hanin’s work is, Health Resilience of Arabic-Speaking Refugees with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus during COVID-19 Pandemic Mitigation Measures. Her supervisor is Dr. David Busolo and committee members are Dr. Jason Hickey and Dr. Neeru...

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UNB COVID-19 research profile: Dr. Anna Ignaszak

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Anna Ignaszak (Chemistry, Fredericton) is leading one of 13 recently-announced COVID-19 research projects; her lab is working on a portable and...

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SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty

Olivia Hanson

Posted: July 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for software to help with data management and analysis? SAS software is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute Inc. for data management and advanced analytics, with applications for topics like multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics.   The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that there will be a shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (approximately). This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for the work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email...

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13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB Communications

Posted: July 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have been awarded $409,854 by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 13 projects investigating the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support researchers in disciplines ranging from nursing to education to chemistry who are contributing to pandemic response...

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BOGO ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 17, 2020 10:51:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning offers Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers, an array of online courses covering different topics based on the principles of ABA.  Designed for busy parents and caregivers, participants can work at their own pace, one course at a time, while networking and learning from others who are facing similar challenges. Choose from the...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Paediatric to Adult Healthcare

Kaelin Barry

Posted: July 8, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care is currently seeking participants for a study on improving transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth/young adults with complex care needs in New Brunswick. Participants may be entered in a draw to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! We are recruiting youth/young adults with complex care needs between the ages of 14-30 years who are...

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Anywhere. Anytime. Earn your FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program online at UNB

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Considered an invisible disability, FASD impacts an estimated four per cent of Canada’s population. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FASD diagnosis, intervention, and support.   The UNB College of Extended Learning’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)...

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Canada Student Service Grant

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


In response, the Government of Canada has created the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG), a program that will provide post-secondary students and recent graduates with volunteer opportunities to help with the response to COVID-19 at Canadian not-for-profit organizations. Participating post-secondary students and recent graduates will be eligible to apply for a grant, which will provide from...

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Natasha Simon named MWC Director

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Natasha Simon has been named Nikanahtpat (Director) of the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, effective July 1, 2020. Nikanahtpat is a Wolastoqey term meaning “one who leads by mind, body and spirit.” Natasha is Mi’kmaq from Elsipogtog, N.B. In her personal and professional lives, she has worked tirelessly to center Indigenous knowledge systems and history in her work. Natasha...

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Speaker Series Online with Muthu Singaram

Nandi Kaul

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the UNBF Faculty of Management's Speaker Series Online! In this episode, Muthu Singaram talks about building a start-up, as a career, and shares his journey as an entrepreneur. Muthu Singaram is the CEO of the IIT Madras Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre Incubator, and founder of multiple start-ups including VibaZone and Start-up Podium. A lifelong learner and an author of two...

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UNB cybersecurity training for students

Erik Denis

Posted: July 3, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB, so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. Get started on the training now: Enroll at go.unb.ca/beauceron (see the 'Getting Started' section), then use the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: July 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention all students entering first year studies in healthcare programs: CIBC is graciously donating $500,000 over the next two years to help the next generation of health care workers realize their ambition of having a career in health care.  This two-year initiative will support 300 students like you entering their first year of a healthcare profession program with a $2,500 bursary....

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New Cortana daily briefing sent to your UNB email

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students – you may have noticed a new email in your UNB inbox today entitled "Your daily briefing," sent from Cortana (cortana@microsoft.com). This email is a new service provided by Microsoft to everyone with Microsoft 365 (M365) and is intended to help you make the most of your workday. This new service is private and confidential and is provided only to...

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Register today for Introduction to Logic, Reasoning and Critical Thinking

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 26, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Don’t miss out, register for Introduction to Logic, Reasoning and Critical Thinking (PHIL 1053).    This course provides an introduction to informal logic.  Learn the importance of logic and critical reasoning in our personal lives, in the workplace, and the public forum.  Fallacies in reasoning, moral and ethical arguments are two of the many topics covered as you...

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The UNB Art Centre hosts a special social media exhibit to honour Aboriginal Artists in the UNB Permanent Collection

Lori Quick

Posted: June 25, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 21, the UNB Art Centre marked National Indigenous Peoples Day by paying homage to the late Roger Simon and featuring his work We Stand On Guard For Thee (1999). Roger Simon honours the traditions of his ancestors and the history of his people but brings a contemporary edge to his message.  His paintings often present symbols of culture, not only of his own people but of his...

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UNB graduate students earn $2.5 million in federal scholarships

UNB Communications

Posted: June 25, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick enjoyed unparalleled success in the 2020 spring competitions for scholarships with the Government of Canada Tri-Agencies (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR).  Topping the list of awards was an unprecedented three Vanier Scholarships, which is Canada’s most competitive and prestigious national scholarship for graduate students. The awards are...

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UNB Makerspace partners with NB Power to 3D-print COVID-19 relief materials

Communications Office

Posted: June 25, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


NB Power and UNB are no strangers to working together on innovative and impactful projects. The Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart-Grid Technologies was formed in 2017 to create synergies and research partnerships, and the Smart Grid Innovation Network has been a collaboration with the two partners, along with others, since 2016. The team at NB Power work hard every day to keep the...

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Recognizing National Indigenous History Month

Communications Office

Posted: June 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. This represents a time where we honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous Peoples, and recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, is an opportunity for the broader community to learn, appreciate and acknowledge the contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis...

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New Online Student Opinion Survey (SOS) Pilot

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: June 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The pilot of the new online Student Opinion Survey (SOS) is now underway. Courses falling under Sessions C through F of the Summer Term are included in the pilot. The new online SOS features: Enhanced online accessibility for students. A revised survey questionnaire that includes the University-wide core questions, Instructor-chosen questions tailored to individual courses, and default...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: June 23, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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Office 365 now called Microsoft 365

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This spring, Microsoft renamed Office 365 (O365) – the suite of productivity tools used by UNB faculty, staff and students that includes email, Teams, OneDrive and more - to Microsoft 365 (M365). To reflect this change, the UNB O365 resource site is now called Microsoft 365 Resources and the site links have been updated to: quick link: go.unb.ca/m365 full link:...

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Revelations: Selections from the UNB Permanent Collection - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

Posted: June 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are many hidden gems among the 2,300 works of art in the UNB Permanent Collection.  Known as a “working” collection, it can be seen throughout the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. It brings the work of New Brunswick artists into daily life, both outdoors in the green spaces and indoors in the hallways, lounges, offices of the university. There are, however, some works...

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UNB Saint John Mailroom

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Saint John Mailroom will resume regular operational hours effective immediately. Mailroom hours: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., with lunch from 1 - 2 p.m. Access can be gained via the loading dock doors, social distancing and travelling alone are encouraged. Thank you and we appreciate your cooperation. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: June 22, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Attention all students entering first year studies in healthcare programs.  CIBC is graciously donating $500,000 over the next two years to help the next generation of healthcare workers realize their ambition of having a career in healthcare.  This two-year initiative will support 300 students like you entering their first year of a healthcare profession program with a $2,500...

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New credit courses starting in July

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 22, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Earn credit toward your degree this summer from the comfort of your home, cottage, or the beach! New classes start on July 2 and July 22.  Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to six months to complete! Here are featured courses running in July: July 2 ECE 1813 - Electricity and Magnetism ADM 2166 -...

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IBEC Speaker Series Online with Brian Flood

Nandi Kaul

Posted: June 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre’s (IBEC) Speaker Series Online! Previously the Speaker Series platform has hosted numerous individuals from the business community in person, on campus. But now, guest speakers will be sharing their experiences online via interviews, live events or webinars. Subscribe to IBEC Speaker Series Online channel on...

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UNB professor elected president of Canadian Political Science Association

Communications Office

Posted: June 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Joanna Everitt of UNB’s Saint John campus has been elected as president of the Canadian Political Science Association, an organization representing political science faculty and students across the country. She is the first president from an Atlantic Canadian university in more than 20 years. Dr. Everitt is a professor of political science and the director of the UNB Urban and...

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UNB launches program connecting students and NB businesses for COVID-19 relief

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 18, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the launch of Catalyst, a program designed to support communities as they adapt to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Catalyst will give New Brunswick businesses access to some of UNB’s brightest and most talented students for assistance in immediate COVID-19 recovery and long-term strategy development. Through this program,...

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UNB Libraries’ Curbside Pickup Service

Susan Oliver

Posted: June 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries are pleased to make their print collections available again to UNB students, faculty, and staff; offering a contactless, curbside pickup service for on-shelf, circulating materials that are not available electronically. For more information:https://lib.unb.ca/news/curbside-pickup-service Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email Address:...

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IT service interruption on June 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 16, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 27, from 6:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. (six hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's firewall. As a result, the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time:   From off campus: UNB email & related O365 services (Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.)  UNB’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) myUNB Portal Network drives (P:...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for...

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The 9th Annual Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference: Entanglements of Learning

Catherine Foster

Posted: June 16, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The 9th Annual Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference: Entanglements of Learning will showcase current graduate student research in education in the Atlantic region and beyond. This year, the AEGSC is collaborating with The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference will take place online in an asynchronous format. Some...

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Treatment at Higher Weights in New Brunswick for Newcomers

Allie Turner

Posted: June 15, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever been labelled obese (Body Mass Index ≥ 30 kg/m2)? Have you moved to Canada in the past five years?  If so, UNB researchers want to learn from you about your experiences in healthcare and throughout New Brunswick. We are looking for people who speak and understand English. You will be interviewed twice over the phone or through a video call every two to three months. You...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series - June 17

Lori Quick

Posted: June 15, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series will be held on Wednesday, June 17, from 10 - 11 a.m., and will feature Flower Fairies! This workshop will be posted on our UNB Art Centre Facebook Timeline. Do you daydream about being a princess? Do you believe in fairies? Bring your sense of whimsy as we make colourful, beautiful, unique dolls! Learn how to use simple materials like...

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UNB Music Camps go Virtual

Mark Kleyn

Posted: June 15, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


From their beginning, nearly 26 years ago, UNB Music Camps have adapted and reshaped to fit the needs and interests of young musicians in the province.  This year, in order to provide music education safely, the UNB Music Camps are going 100 per cent virtual. Camps will include Band, String, and Songwriting camps for ages 11 – 17, Recorder camp for ages six  – 12, and...

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Reshaping the NB workforce in a post-pandemic recession

UNB Communications

Posted: June 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A year ago, I returned to New Brunswick after working in Australia and the United States over a thirty-year period. At the time, I remarked to people that the values that I was taught here proved to be valuable in the global context. Growing up in New Brunswick shaped me in how I see the world, underlined by the values of teamwork, loyalty and commitment. Back then, few of us would have...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: June 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Attention all students entering first year studies in healthcare programs.  CIBC is graciously donating $500,000 over the next two years to help the next generation of health care workers realize their ambition of having a career in health care.  This two-year initiative will support 300 students like you entering their first year of a healthcare profession program with a $2,500...

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Virtual Town Hall - Thank You from President Mazerolle

UNB Communications

Posted: June 10, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students, faculty and staff,    I wanted to thank those of you who took the time to participate in last week’s Virtual Town Hall. There were more than 800 of you who were able to join us and we received more than 250 questions during the Q & A . The engagement of our students, faculty and staff was encouraging and I appreciate all of you who shared your thoughts and questions....

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UCard services unavailable on June 14

UNB Card Office

Posted: June 9, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 14, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (nine hours), some UCard services will be unavailable while our vendor performs upgrades. This outage will affect the following UCard services: UCard Online UCard App UCard Gift Deposits UCard Photo Upload Printing to UNB lab printers UCard PHIL stations (located in the HIL & HWK Commons) Purchases with UCard Cash on and off campus (see the full...

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UNB Saint John - Fire Hydrant Flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 11, 2020.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water, which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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UNB Design Works Camps go virtual!

Lori Quick

Posted: June 8, 2020 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Design Works has gone virtual to provide at-home learning opportunities for your kids and teens this summer! We’ve adapted our approach so your child can learn and develop skills from the comfort and safety of home. Starting June 15, Design Works will offer a variety of online camps each week. Taught by our professional instructors, MasterClass Camps will run Monday to...

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UNB Art Centre Design Works Wednesdays

Lori Quick

Posted: June 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series is moving to a new format and new Instructor! A huge thank you to Jody McCleary who taught our first run of workshops! We are not saying goodbye to Jody as she is now going to be teaching for our Design Works Online Drawing Master Class camps and private online sessions! Our new instructor: Meghan Loch (some of you...

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Career Talks Online: Free Webinar for Students

Mary Duffley

Posted: June 5, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following complimentary webinar for UNB students and recent graduates. June 10 at 12 p.m. (ADT): Career Conversation with Alumni – Q&A alumni panel • Facilitated Q & A session with a panel of HR professionals. Register online for the session.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email...

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Looking for Canadians to assist with COVID-19 survey

Stephan Dombrowski

Posted: June 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers are part of an international COVID-19 survey about hand washing and need your help by participating. The survey only takes 15 minutes.   Thanks for considering this request. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Stephan Dombrowski Email Address: Stephan.Dombrowski@unb.ca

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Standing together against racism and injustice

Communications Office

Posted: June 4, 2020 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The events of the past few days, sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, illustrates the important work --yet still largely undone --in fighting racism in all its forms around the world. At UNB we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we condemn all forms of racism. Racism and racial bias have no place and is not tolerated at UNB. As a community we need to...

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Watch graduation congratulatory videos

Communications Office

Posted: June 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During the week of graduation, UNB sent many congratulatory video messages to its graduating students.  If you would like to view these videos, they appear on the graduation website. They include: Congratulations to the UNB Class of 2020!; a message from The Honourable Brenda Murphy, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick; and, under each campus's heading, a link to Congratulations Class of...

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UNB Libraries Virtual GEAR sessions

Susan Oliver

Posted: June 4, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention graduate students! Looking to boost your research skills this summer? Check out our online Graduate Essentials of Academic Research (GEAR) sessions this June: •11 a.m. - 12 p.m., June 15. Scholarly Profiles and Sharing your Work: This session will review a number of the myriad platforms available to researchers and serve as a primer on selecting the right platforms within your...

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New LPN to BN pathway at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 4, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus will launch a new pathway to nursing education in September 2020. Funding from the Province of New Brunswick’s Nursing Resource Strategy was provided to the faculty of nursing to create the LPN-BN pathway courses so the program would be ready for admission in fall 2020. This is one year earlier than anticipated. Licensed Practical...

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Virtual Town Hall recording now online

UNB Communications

Posted: June 3, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you missed the Virtual Town Hall with President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle and his Executive Team on June 3, the video recording of the event is now online at unb.ca/president/townhall.html. Please note a UNB login is required to view the video. Thank you to everyone who attended and raised questions about UNB's plan to return to campus in the fall. While we weren't able to get...

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Revelations: Selections from the UNB Permanent Collection - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

Posted: June 3, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are many hidden gems among the 2,300 works of art in the UNB Permanent Collection.  Known as a “working” collection, it can be seen throughout the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. It brings the work of New Brunswick artists into daily life, both outdoors in the green spaces and indoors in the hallways, lounges, offices of the university. There are, however, some works...

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Bi-Campus 2019-20 Virtual Town Hall on June 3

UNB Communications

Posted: June 2, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Wednesday, June 3 with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our community has faced some unprecedented challenges, and the important opportunities we normally have to come together haven’t been possible this spring. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle, and other members of UNB’s executive team, as he provides an...

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UNB Libraries Research Tool Kit

Susan Oliver

Posted: June 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Learn the basics of library use and academic research at UNB. UNB Libraries’ Research Toolkit features introductions to: - library services (including course reserves and document delivery), - academic research (including evaluating sources), and - databases (including effective search strategies). UNB Libraries’ Research Toolkit is available as a free course in D2L. Find it in the...

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Career Talks Online: Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: June 1, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer complimentary Zoom webinars to the Class of 2020. Brought to you by our affinity partners TD Insurance, Manulife, and MBNA. Registration is required. June 3 at 12 p.m.: Networking on LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • How to not be awkward when networking. • Three types of people with whom you should network. • Creating...

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Career Talks Online: Free Webinars for Students

Mary Duffley

Posted: June 1, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following complimentary webinars for UNB students and recent graduates. June 3 at 12 p.m. (ADT): Networking on LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • How to not be awkward when networking. • Three types of people with whom you should network. • Creating scripts and templates to get you in touch with target contacts. ...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Nada Stojanac

Communications Office

Posted: June 1, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Nada Stojanac, who passed away on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Nada was born in 1935 on the island of Krk, in Croatia. She received her PhD in organic chemistry in 1965 from the University of Zagreb. She worked as a well-respected and highly inventive research scientist at UNB Fredericton with her husband, Zarko...

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Bi-Campus 2019-20 Virtual Town Hall on June 3

UNB Communications

Posted: May 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Wednesday, June 3 with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our community has faced some unprecedented challenges, and the important opportunities we normally have to come together haven’t been possible this spring. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle, and other members of UNB’s executive team, as he provides an...

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UNB celebrates the Class of 2020

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This week, the University of New Brunswick will celebrate the accomplishments of its more than 1,600 graduates from across Canada and around the world. Although unable to hold its annual graduation ceremonies as a result of COVID-19, the university wants to congratulate its students on achieving this significant milestone. UNB is proud of the 1,278 students receiving their bachelor’s...

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Highlighting some of our graduates

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we often say at UNB, graduation is a time when communities join to celebrate the work and accomplishments of students and faculty. While this year’s graduates are experiencing a different form of send-off due to COVID-19, they remain as accomplished, determined and driven as ever. We’ve chosen four students whose stories are a snapshot of some of the incredible work happening...

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you're a graduating student, this week the university is celebrating your accomplishment! We are pleased to let you know that the names of UNB’s Class of 2020 will be printed in the May 30th editions of both the Telegraph Journal and Daily Gleaner. We hope this will be a keepsake for reflection, and allow you to review the names of all those who completed their degrees alongside of...

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Associated Alumni Champagne Toasts

Natasha Rego

Posted: May 27, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Although we could not be together this spring, the Associated Alumni is happy to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of UNB’s Spring 2020 graduates through virtual champagne toasts. The Associated Alumni Champagne Toast has been a 30-year tradition on the Saint John campus. Tune into the UNB Young Alumni Facebook page for special live toasts, delivered by members of the...

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Learn Spanish this Summer at UNB

Dawn Dignam

Posted: May 27, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Summer, UNB is offering two Spanish courses: June 1-22, 2020: SPAN 1203 - Introductory Spanish I July 2-20, 2020: SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Courses also provide a background in Hispanic culture. Learn more or register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dawn Dignam Email Address: dawnd@unb.ca

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places - Phase One recommendations

UNB Communications

Posted: May 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since its establishment in 1785, UNB has had a rich, long-standing history in New Brunswick. With many of UNB’s buildings and other spaces named after historical and contemporary leaders, conversations surrounding named places are happening within our university community, just as they are at many universities across North America. Shortly after I began my term as president of UNB,...

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Spotlighting essential staff - UNB libraries

Communications Office

Posted: May 25, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As students adapt to a new way of studying since the outbreak of COVID-19, UNB’s library staff have been hard at work to ensure a seamless transition.  With courses now being delivered by alternative methods of learning, students are relying on electronic resources more than ever and UNB’s librarians and library staff have been working to make sure they have everything they...

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Let's Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Human Rights and Postive Environment Office

Posted: May 25, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: May 25, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series will be held on Wednesay, May 27, from 10 - 11 a.m. (ADT), and will feature 3D Pet/Family Portraits. Join Jody and her kids as they take an hour to pay homage to the things that give us comfort - our pets!  Don't have a pet - neither do we, but we love animals.  So, we will draw inspiration from the pets of friends and...

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Impact of giving

Communications Office

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of COVID-19, many UNB students lost their part-time and summer employment that is vital for covering the cost of student fundamentals such as tuition, textbooks, rent, food and childcare. In response to this pressing student need, UNB created the COVID-19 Student Relief Fund and sought financial support from the university’s extended community. Thanks to the...

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Job opportunities for students in New Brunswick

Office of Experiential Education

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


These past few months have been unpredictable for all of us and, in addition to the disruption in our personal and academic lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant negative impacts on employment, food security and certain sectors of the economy Employers around the province are looking for people to help in recovery efforts and contribute to a stronger New Brunswick. Due to the...

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Career Talks Online: Free Webinars for Students

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following complimentary webinars for UNB students and recent graduates. June 3 at 12 p.m. (ADT): Networking on LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • How to not be awkward when networking. • Three types of people with whom you should network. • Creating scripts and templates to get you in touch with target contacts. ...

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Two UNB athletes named CCAA Academic All-Canadians

Communications

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Two student-athletes from the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus have been announced as 2019-20 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Academic All-Canadians. Dayna Alexander and Logan Perry received the award with 191 other student-athletes across the country. The recipients have achieved combined excellence in collegiate athletics and academics. Alexander is a...

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Michael Marin named acting dean of law

Communications Office

Posted: May 22, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce that Michael Marin has been named acting dean of law at UNB.    Mike joined UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law as an assistant professor in 2016. He was promoted to associate professor and appointed associate dean in 2018. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, an MA in public policy from Carleton University and an LLM from the University of...

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Let's Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Cat Squires

Posted: May 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group Meeting

Monique Cassidy

Posted: May 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area.  Membership currently represents a broad range of qualitative research expertise, interest across various disciplines (e.g. nursing, business, sociology, psychology,...

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Revelations: Selections from the UNB Permanent Collection - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

Posted: May 21, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are many hidden gems among the 2300 works of art in the UNB Permanent Collection.  Known as a “working” collection, it can be seen throughout the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. It brings the work of New Brunswick artists into daily life, both outdoors in the green spaces and indoors in the hallways, lounges, and offices of the university. There are, however, some...

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A clarification to student parking refunds

UNB Communcations

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic limiting access to our campuses, President Mazerolle has approved a prorated parking refund for students who purchased a 10-month or 12-month parking pass. The refund is based on the unused portion of the pass, minus an administrative processing fee. The refund amount per pass will be credited to student accounts: $29.21 for the 10-month pass and $59.60 for...

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Approved Bachelor of Health program accepting applications

Communications Office

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Admissions to the new, four-year interdisciplinary Bachelor of Health program at UNB have now begun for fall 2020, with approval from the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Council. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to combine the precision of science with the creativity and critical thinking of the social sciences and humanities, plus the strategic vision...

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Associated Alumni Champagne Toasts

Natasha Rego

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Although we could not be together this spring, the Associated Alumni is happy to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of UNB’s Spring 2020 graduates through virtual champagne toasts. The Associated Alumni Champagne Toast has been a 30-year tradition on the Saint John campus. Tune into the UNB Young Alumni Facebook page for special live toasts, delivered by members of the...

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Reminder: submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, members of the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of...

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Spotlighting essential staff – UNBSJ mailroom staff

Communications Office

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Despite the campuses being closed to most, a skeleton staff has been working hard to minimize disruption at UNB caused by COVID-19.   UNBSJ shipper, receiver and mailroom clerk Tammy Hicks has been one of those key staff members who have been ensuring that students, faculty and staff have access to what they need to continue their work, despite not being able to come to campus. The...

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Aquatic Facility in Bailey Hall - Essential work during COVID-19

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding campus closure, the aquatic facility in Bailey Hall on UNB’s Fredericton campus has remained open to care for various species of fish.  The facility, which mainly functions to raise salmonids and specific strains of zebrafish for teaching and research purposes, is managed and operated by aquatic facility manager Heather Burke and...

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Free Webinar: Creating an Ergonomically Healthy Workspace at Home

Diane McAdam

Posted: May 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you suddenly find yourself working from a makeshift desk at home? Learn how to create a healthy workspace using what you already have around you, and discover free tools and resources that can help.  Following an approximately 20-minute presentation, Annie Barnwell will be available for a Q&A session to answer your questions about working from home healthily and effectively. Join us...

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A letter on behalf of students affected by COVID-19

Development & Donor Relations

Posted: May 19, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Patrick Hickey, fourth-year bachelor of science student and president of the Students’ Representative Council on UNB’s Saint John campus, takes a moment to reveal some of the ways his fellow UNB students are being affected by the COVID-19 crisis. More insights, inspiring stories and things to do, can be found on the Alumni News website.     Category: News and...

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Two UNB researchers honoured by NBIF

Communications Office

Posted: May 19, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kenneth Kent, professor of computer science at UNB Fredericton, has been named by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) as UNB’s 2020 Star Mentor, recognizing him as the province’s top research mentor at a New Brunswick university. Rémy Rochette, a professor of biological sciences at UNB’s Saint John campus, was recognized by the NBIF with a Mitacs Honourable...

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UNB spotlight on health and well-being

Communications Office

Posted: May 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Health is a priority for the entire UNB community, and for those charged with providing health and well-being support, their expertise has never been more important. On the Saint John campus, nurse practitioner Terry-Lynne King is usually found in the Student Health Centre providing care and advice on a whole host of health problems. “Our focus has shifted and is now very much on dealing...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: May 15, 2020 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series will be held on May 20, from 10 - 11 a.m., and will feature Creative Egg Carton Gardens. Join us for a salute to the sunshine as we learn about planting from seed, making planters from your household supplies - and the most important - accessorizing!  We will be marking our indoor plants to prepare for the day they can live...

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The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation

Lori Quick

Posted: May 15, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation. The UNB Art Centre is pleased to acknowledge the support and recognition received by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation (SHMF) for a 2020 Signature Grant given to organizations showing leadership in technological responses to closed galleries and cancelled programming. Executive Director Kathryn...

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Recognizing our heroes during National Nursing Week

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The following commentary is from Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor. It’s unlikely that any of us could have predicted the current global situation when, in December, the World Health Assembly designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in honour of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. This unintentionally timely designation...

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Career Talks Online: Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 14, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer complimentary webinars to the Class of 2020. Brought to you by our affinity partners TD Insurance, Manulife and MBNA. Registration is required. May 20 at 12 p.m.: The Fundamentals of LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • Understand the purpose of this platform. • Easy tricks to create a professional and beautiful profile....

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy, who passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He was 85.   Born and raised in Saint John, Emery graduated from UNB’s B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) program in 1957. He attended Imperial College in London, England, and was awarded an Athlone Fellowship. Over the years, Emery worked...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 13, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, members of the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of...

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Free Webinar: Creating an Ergonomically Healthy Workspace at Home

Diane McAdam

Posted: May 13, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you suddenly find yourself working from a makeshift desk at home? Learn how to create a healthy workspace using what you already have around you, and discover free tools and resources that can help.  Following an approximately 20-minute presentation, Annie Barnwell will be available for a Q&A session to answer your questions about working from home healthily and effectively. Join us...

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UNB spotlight on residences

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


While most of our students travelled home at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, it was not possible for some. To assist the students who are still living on both campuses, a number of staff members have stayed on-site to offer advice, support and to ensure our residences are running safely. Residence life coordinator Cassidy Collins and residence and conference services manager Cory Brown are...

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UNB and JDI announce 2020 scholarship recipients

Communications Office

Posted: May 12, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and J.D. Irving, Limited are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the JDI NB Scholarship at UNB. New Brunswick students Tamara McDougall of Odell and Keegan Pickard of Piercemont will both attend UNB Fredericton to pursue degrees in engineering. The entrance scholarship is valued at $8,000 and is renewable each year up to a total of $32,000, based on...

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UNB Spotlight on Food Services

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 11, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since UNB switched over to essential services to align with provincial guidelines as a result of COVID-19, UNB’s campus food services had to quickly adapt to the necessary changes to prioritize the health and safety of students and employees.  Sodexo continues to serve students left in residence on our Fredericton campus. Leanne...

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Project Reveal - Design Works Wednesdays

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Project Reveal: Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series This will be held on Wednesday, May 13, from 10 - 11 a.m. and will feature Printmaking Bookmarks! This week, join Jody as she gives you a tiny glimpse into the life of a print maker while creating your own unique bookmarks.  Once you have mastered this, we will move on to another art form, origami, and make bookmarks.  It...

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UNB Art Centre is looking for Design Works Summer Instructors

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for Creative Educators to teach this Summer! Are you creative and have some mad skills you want to share? Are you looking for a fun Summer job? Do you love working with kids & teens? Do you pride yourself in providing the highest quality instruction? Then UNB Design Works is looking for you! We are looking for instructors to deliver fun, creative, and educational courses for...

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UNB Libraries - STEM Virtual Office Hours

Susan Oliver

Posted: May 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Summer term, librarians Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian, UNBF), Saran Croos (Engineering & Computer Science Librarian, UNBF) and Barry Cull (Teaching & Learning Librarian, UNBF) will be offering Virtual Office Hours using MS Teams, in addition to being available for research help via email, and by appointment via MS Bookings. Alex Goudreau (Science & Health Sciences Librarian, UNBSJ)...

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UNB’s manufacturing research initiative goes online in response to COVID-19

Communications Office

Posted: May 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick, an economic policy research initiative at the University of New Brunswick, has announced changes to the 2020 program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our 2020 program was very much centered around our flagship event, the JDI Roundtable Forum,” says research director Dr. Herb Emery, the Vaughan Chair in...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, members of the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of...

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UNB essential service spotlight on security

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 7, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The safety of UNB’s campuses and the wellbeing of campus users have remained top priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Roger Foucault is just one of a number of security officers who have continued working to keep UNB’s Saint John campus secure, and the staff and students who remain on campus, safe.  “The security team is still looking after UNB 24-hours a day, and...

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Grade 12 students can get early start on post-secondary studies at UNB

Kelsey Pye

Posted: May 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with the provincial government, is providing Grade 12 students an opportunity to get an early start on their post-secondary education by enrolling in remote learning offered through spring and summer intersession courses. “We are committed to exploring all avenues to help our students succeed,” said Paul Mazerolle, UNB president and...

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UNB essential service staff keep university running during COVID-19

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: May 6, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It’s been far from business as usual at the University of New Brunswick since a state of emergency was declared by the Province of New Brunswick on March 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19. UNB’s campuses quickly closed to most of the university community and, with the exception of a few students who were unable to travel home, the only staff who have remained are those carrying out...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin

Communications Office

Posted: May 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin, who passed away on April 21, 2020 in Chester, NS. She was 82. Originally from Wolfville, NS, Joy received her BSc from University of Toronto (’60), and her MScN (’68) and PhD (’80) from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). She also received an honorary DSc from...

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Mourning the passing of staff member Kevin Mott

Communications Office

Posted: May 5, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of UNB staff member Kevin Mott, who passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Fredericton. He was 59. Originally from Fredericton Junction, Kevin worked in the carpentry shop at facilities management on the UNB Fredericton campus for over 19 years. Kevin will be remembered as a highly skilled carpenter and cabinetmaker. In fact, he made a...

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Tax Forms now on Colleague Self Service Only

Richelle Corey

Posted: May 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 4, 2020, all T2202's and T4A's will be found in Colleague Self Service, located on the My UNB Portal.  The option of accessing these via eServices is longer available.  Moving these to Colleague Self Service will mean one easy and convenient location for all of your tax forms. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address:...

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Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following webinars to the Class of 2020. Register for one or all of the sessions here. May 13: Get Career Clarity – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • The five steps to achieve career clarity • Success in the current job market • The video interview May 20: The Fundamentals of LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole...

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Design Works Wednesdays : Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: May 4, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series. Join the UNB Art Centre on Facebook for a series of FB LIVE workshops, Wednesdays 10 – 11 a.m. (AST) with our new ‘Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home’ series. The Next Project Reveal for Wednesday, May 6 is...TP Super Heroes! Join us on a super hero adventure! We are using something very...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching (Deadline May 8)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 1, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time!  Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 8. Make sure your excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: April 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 12, from 3 - 4 p.m., by Zoom link. This session will feature Methodological Focus: Using Qualitative Description to Explore Perceptions, Experiences and, Behaviors of Healthcare Providers (Dr. Kerrie Luck, University of New Brunswick). QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across...

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Participants wanted for perception research

Corinna D. McFeaters

Posted: April 29, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Individuals 19 years of age and older with normal vision (or corrected to normal) are invited to participate in an online experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of the University of New Brunswick on the Fredericton...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Allan Ezra Gotlieb

Communications Office

Posted: April 28, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Allan Ezra Gotlieb, who passed away on Saturday, April 18, in Toronto. He was 92. Originally from Winnipeg, Allan was a Rhodes scholar who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Oxford and Harvard University. He held various senior positions with the Canadian public...

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Call for Applications for Sandra Irving Scholarship (Students majoring in Political Science)

Julia Bachman

Posted: April 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a way of helping, encouraging and inspiring students, Sandra Irving, a graduate of UNB Saint John in Political Science, established the Sandra Irving Scholarship, valued at $10,000.  The scholarship applies to students at UNB Saint John, majoring in Political Science, who have completed a minimum of 15 term courses.  Other criteria considered include academic achievement,...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Hans Walter Klohn

Communications Office

Posted: April 27, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Hans Walter Klohn, who passed away on April 15, 2020 in Saint John, NB. He was 92. Originally from Kiel, Germany, Hans immigrated to Canada in 1952 to oversee a structural steel contract for Irving Pulp and Paper. He was appointed as the mill’s construction manager by K.C. Irving shortly thereafter....

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Online Workshop - Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB

Cat Squires

Posted: April 27, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB and the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online workshop titled, Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB. (Open to both UNBF and UNBSJ.) Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate UNB students,...

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Reminder: The McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: April 27, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


2020 Call for Nominations There is a current need for recent PhD graduates to possess both skills and experience in academia and industry/innovation.  To address this need and to help bridge the gap between academia and industry The McCain Foundation has graciously agreed to sponsor the McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation.  Those who are selected to become McCain...

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Mourning the passing of PhD student Joseph Wendell Blades

Communications Office

Posted: April 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of UNB PhD student Joseph (Joe) Wendell Blades, who passed away on Wednesday, April 22. He was 58.  Originally from Halifax, Joe grew up in Elmsdale and Dartmouth. He received a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1988 and a...

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UNB Libraries Planned Website Outage – April 28

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries' main website, and other library-hosted sites, will be offline Tuesday, April 28 beginning at 7 a.m. to allow maintenance to our IT infrastructure. The outage will include the main library website, proxy server, access to electronic resources, reserves system, repositories, and other library-developed/hosted projects. We expect that access will be restored before noon. If you need...

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UNB’s Promise Partnership continues to support local schoolchildren

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: April 24, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Promise Partnership initiative has continued to support local youth in the community throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. The Promise Partnership runs an ongoing program that pairs children from Hazen White-St. Francis School with UNB volunteers to provide educational support through structured literacy activities. Although now unable to meet in person, the mentors continue...

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Congratulations to 2020 Graduating Student Leaders

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We couldn’t be together for our annual UNB Saint John Graduating Student Leadership Awards Dinner, so we wanted to recognize a group of students who have so positively impacted and shaped our community. We are so proud of the voluntary contributions and outstanding leadership our graduating students have shown to their academic program, to initiatives on campus or to UNB Saint John as a...

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Student Health Centre - Virtual Visits

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The  Student Health Centre Saint John Campus has transitioned to virtual operations in response to COVID-19. We are working remotely and are responding to student requests via email and telephone.  The Nurse Practitioner is available for virtual e-visits via video, phone or email consultation for common illnesses, injuries, common health concerns and questions and prescription...

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UNB nursing grads join the COVID-19 fight

UNB Communications

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fourth-year nursing students from the University of New Brunswick graduated earlier than usual this year to allow them to join the fight against COVID-19. The Nursing Association of New Brunswick has provided UNB graduates with a temporary license, which means they can be hired to work in healthcare immediately. While the application process remained the same, the license approvals were...

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Anthony Enman Unsung Hero Award Recipient

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Montanna Meyer is the 2020 recipient of the Anthony Enman Unsung Hero Award as part of the UNB Associated Alumni Graduating Student Leadership Awards program. The honor values outstanding contributions to the Saint John campus, and those who place community causes ahead of oneself, all while demonstrating successful academic performance. An incredible ambassador for UNB Saint John,...

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Picture yourself learning with UNB this summer!

Dawn Dignam

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All on-campus summer term courses are now being offered through alternative delivery methods. A wide variety of online open entry and term-based courses are also available. Earn credit hours from the comfort and safety of home! Featured courses starting May 4: ADM 4815 - Training and Development BIOL 1001 - Biological Principles I BIOL 1006 - Applications in Biology Part I ED 5011 -...

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Dr. Carol J. Nemeroff named dean of Renaissance College​

Communications Office

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Carol J. Nemeroff has been named dean of Renaissance College at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Dr. Nemeroff is currently a professor of social and behavioral sciences at the University of Southern Maine (USM), as well as a co-founder and principal at the Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center (MeRTEC) at USM. She is a licensed psychologist in Arizona, former...

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The UNB Art Centre’s Leisure Learning Courses Go Online

Lori Quick

Posted: April 23, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre’s Leisure Learning Courses Go Online Social distancing doesn’t have to mean the end of learning together. Try our fun, educational and creative Leisure Learning courses – offered conveniently online. Since COVID-19 has required that we suspend all of our in-person Leisure Learning courses, we have been hard at work looking into alternative delivery methods....

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New Course (Summer 2020) BA3101 Intro to Public Administration

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: April 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there'd be a shortage of sand.” - Milton Friedman, Nobel Laureate in Economics, BUREAU-SCEPTIC Is this a fair critique of government efficiency? How do public sector organizations operate? Should government be run like a business? This course is an introduction to public administration in...

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Summer 2020: BA2503 Urban Development and Sustainability

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: April 22, 2020 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you curious about your community’s issues? Do you want to address a local or global challenge through a sustainable plan? What is your response to the COVID-19 crisis as a sociologist, businessperson, scientist, or planner? Do you want to learn how to make short-, medium-, and long-term plans for your community-based business ideas? This course will provide you with the knowledge and...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time!  Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be...

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New Term-based online courses available

Dawn Dignam

Posted: April 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in taking courses during Summer Term? We are pleased to announce UNB is expanding its online offerings to make it easier for you to work toward your degree from the comfort and safety of your home! Check out these new Term-based courses now available: Starting May 4 BA 2504  Introduction to Organizational Behaviour BA 3328  Consumer Behaviour ENGL 3709 ...

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Dates for Postponed Spring Graduation Ceremonies

Registrar's Office

Posted: April 20, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On March 25, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of New Brunswick announced that the Spring Convocation and Encaenia ceremonies scheduled for May 2020 would be postponed. We recognize that this decision has caused concern for some graduates, and we appreciate your continued patience and understanding throughout this challenging time. As determined by the Office of the...

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Online Workshop - Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB Saint John

Cat Squires

Posted: April 20, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB and the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online workshop titled Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB Saint John. Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate UNB students, faculty and staff who wish to support members...

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Design Works Wednesdays: Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: April 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series Join the UNB Art Centre on Facebook for a series of FB LIVE workshops, with its new ‘Create at Home’ series - Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Jody McLeary will be your teaching guide sharing a number of creative, fun, and easy skills for kids and kids at heart. With a passion for art and learning, Jody’s spunky style and...

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Beware of increased phishing activity

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 16, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You have undoubtedly seen or heard about a high number of phishing emails targeting UNB recently. This is a very deliberate campaign to gather usernames and passwords by tricking people to click on a link in the email and then fill out a form. Unfortunately, over the last two weeks, several individuals have provided their information within the form—those accounts were quickly locked by...

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Providing UNB with banking information

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to advise students that we have launched an easy, secure method for providing UNB with banking information so that we can process refunds by Direct Deposit.  This can be accessed via Colleague Self Service, which can be found on the Launch Menu of the MyUNB portal. 1. Select Student Refund Banking Information 2. Select "+Add an Account" 3. Select "Activate" 4. Change the...

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New IT Services website - ITS website now retired

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 15, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS has launched a new website for IT service information focused on its internal faculty, staff and students.  This new website requires login and has replaced ITS’s previous website, which is now fully retired except the ITS homepage (www.unb.ca/its). The homepage does not require login and contains general information, new account activation, forgot password links and a link to...

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Last day to apply for scholarships

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 14, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The date of April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, go to the website.   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes Email Address:...

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Application Deadline for Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program Extended

Michael Palmer

Posted: April 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The application deadline for the Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program has been extended to May 31, 2020. Those applying for the on-campus program (starting fall 2020) may submit their applications up to the start of the fall semester; however, positions in the on-campus program are considered competitive and students are encouraged to apply early. The mission of the Certificate in...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 9, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details...

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Call for Nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellow in Innovation

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: April 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is a current need for recent PhD graduates to possess both skills and experience in academia and industry/innovation.  To address this need and to help bridge the gap between academia and industry, The McCain Foundation has graciously agreed to sponsor the McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation.  Those who are selected to become McCain Fellows will enjoy the...

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Last day to apply for scholarships

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 8, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The date of April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, check out the website.   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes Email...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group

Monique Cassidy

Posted: April 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, April 14, from 3 - 4 p.m., by Zoom link. This session will feature: "Ethnographic Research of Migration, Mobility, and Wellbeing: Methodological Discussion of Two Projects" with Dr. Natasha Hanson, Horizon Health Network. QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and...

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How is COVID-19 affecting you?

Moira Law

Posted: April 3, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are wondering how COVID-19 is affecting you. They have developed a short questionnaire to assess your beliefs about the pandemic and how you have changed your behaviours. The questionnaire will take less than 10 minutes to complete and will provide us with information about how we deal with these unique uncertainties. Please...

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Last day to apply for scholarships

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The day of Wednesday, April 15 is the last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more information?   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes Email Address:...

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Reminder: Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff – April 17, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 2, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Easter holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of April 17, 2020. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Wednesday,...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Jay Leblanc

Posted: April 2, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide UNB undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of their program.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students from...

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Last day to apply for scholarships

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 2, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The date of Wednesday, April 15 is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Further information is available here.    Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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New IT Services website

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS has launched a new website for IT service information focused on our internal faculty, staff and students.  This new website requires login and is replacing ITS’s previous website, which is being retired on April 15. Only the ITS homepage (www.unb.ca/its) will remain after April 15 - it will not require login and will contain general information, new account activation, forgotten...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Jay Leblanc

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide UNB undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of their program.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students from...

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Register for an online course today!

Dawn Dignam

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Work toward your degree with an online course! Registrations are open for open-entry and online term-based courses. Online professional development opportunities are also available. https://www.unb.ca/cel/online/index.html Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dawn Dignam Email Address: dawnd@unb.ca

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Mailroom on the Saint John campus

Angie Robichaud

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Saint John Campus Mailroom Procedures: Please be advised the Saint John campus mailroom is operational between the hours of 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., with full service and the ability to pick up mail entering and exiting immediately through the mailroom loading dock doors only.  A specific day of the week has been allotted for residence student pick up, which is Wednesdays at the same...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details...

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UNB Art Centre Virtual Exhibition: Attending The Apocalypse

Lori Quick

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre Virtual Exhibition: Attending The Apocalypse The UNB Art Centre presents its newest exhibition on-line. Attending The Apocalypse  by Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney is eerily prophetic as we face-down the COVID-19 pandemic.  The exhibition will open Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. by launching the catalogue in a virtual space rather than an actual...

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Candidate Presentation

Kim Booker

Posted: March 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to attend a virtual presentation on Thursday, April 2 at 2 p.m. by Dr. Matthew Stephenson, a candidate for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The presentation will be followed by a short Q&A period.  We hope you can join us at the following link: Join Microsoft Teams...

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Webinar on Senior Design and Masters Program

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: March 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre has an upcoming webinar on April 1st focusing on the programs offered by the Centre. Learn more about TME 4025, Product Design and Development, the capstone engineering course which can count for most engineering undergraduates. This course will teach students about the process of creating a product for a verified problem while pursuing their engineering...

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UNBSJ & UNBF Webinar on Stress Management for COVID-19

Trish Pendleton

Posted: March 23, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of COVID-19 and the many changes we are experiencing, it is common to feel stressed and anxious. You may notice changes in mood, sleep disturbances, and loss of concentration and motivation. To support students through this, Guard.me's keep.meSAFE program is offering a free, one-hour live webinar for all students, regardless of insurance coverage. They will share simple tips, practices...

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Learning Community Bonus Grade Selection required

Dave Decker

Posted: March 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Good morning students, If you participated in the Learning Communities program, please read below and take action if you have not already done so. Complete the following form:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=0m5OJJoz80e5XORTUcGYt4YcC6gPXsFHp_l9XLazLexUOFg3NVpHSVBYUTU2NzhPRjQ5UlY4Wko0Ty4u That’s it.  I will check your attendance on the rosters and then email...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of COVID-19 email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of growing news and concern around Coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers are launching fraudulent email campaigns attempting to take advantage of COVID-19 information and support. About COVID-19 email scams Ask you to open an attachment or click a link to donate to support efforts or see COVID-19 information.  Claim to come from trustworthy sources like: Employers Governments The...

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Review of Dean of Libraries

Trina Calhoun

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Lesley Balcom’s term as Dean of Libraries ends on June 30, 2020.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from July 1, 2020. Lesley Balcom is eligible for reappointment and has expressed interest in serving for a further term.  The first responsibility of the Committee is to review the performance of...

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Engineering Design Symposium Cancellation Notice

UNB Communications

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of the Public Health Agency’s recommendations concerning COVID-19, the Annual 2020 Engineering Design Symposium scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Fredericton Convention Centre has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled at a later date. Thank you for your understanding. For more information, please contact Heather Jones at drhez@unb.ca.  Category: News and...

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Cancellation of Strategic Plan Launch

President's Office

Posted: March 16, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Unfortunately, due to the recent COVID-19 situation, and in an effort to keep our community safe, we are cancelling the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030.  Celebrations were to be held on each campus on: Fredericton:   March 17, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall  Saint John:    March 18, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in the...

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We are recruiting couples to participate in a two-part online study on romantic relationships

Charlene Belu

Posted: March 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sex and Relationship Lab at UNB is recruiting couples for a two-part online study about your romantic relationship. Both parts of the study are completed online, and you AND your partner will be answering these questions separately. All responses are strictly confidential of course. Both you and your partner would be compensated for your time. The first part of...

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Earnings Statement

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: March 13, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message serves as a reminder that Earnings Statements for your payroll payments can now be viewed by accessing the Colleague Self-Service tab on your myUNB portal.  After March 20th, earning statements will only be available through Colleague Self-Service.  Note: Seven years of earning statement history is available through Colleague Self-Service.   Please click here to...

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Travel for students

President's Office

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the health and safety of our community. To keep our students travelling abroad safe as well as our campus communities, we are imposing travel restrictions effective immediately.  Travel is restricted for all UNB undergraduate and graduate students travelling under UNB supported programs which include exchanges, travel study, summer schools, field schools, research,...

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Co-op Information Booth

Erin Gillespie

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the Co-op Program at UNB Saint John?  If so, drop by the information booth on Tuesday, March 17 or Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., in the Tim Hortons foyer of the Ward Chipman Building. First and second-year students studying Arts, Business, or Computer Science are encouraged to drop by our booth outside Tim Hortons.  You can...

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Application Deadline for Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program

Michael Palmer

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The application deadline for the Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program is a few weeks away for students wishing to complete the program on-campus. The deadline is March 31, 2020 for admission in the fall 2020 semester. Follow the link for more information about the program and links to the application page. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Michael...

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Registration Now Open for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium 2020

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, April 15 in the Kent Auditorium, Wu Centre, on the Fredericton campus.  Subtitled To Know Ourselves, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students Hilary Pond and Michael On will be held on Friday March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. All are welcome. MScKin student Hilary Pond will present, "The Cross-Validation of the Dynamic Strength Index and the Force Velocity Profile in High Performance Varsity Athletes.” Abstract: The objective of this study was to...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths. By working together, we can make a major difference toward 2030.  By facing the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB will build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more...

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Lorenzo Reading with award-winning author Sarah Henstra - CANCELLED

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Recipient of the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award, author Sarah Henstra will read from The Red Word on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. A smart, dark, and take-no-prisoners look at rape culture and the extremes to which ideology can go, The Red Word is a campus novel like no other. It captures the feverish binarism of campus politics and the...

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Submissions for Valedictorian

Mary Duffley

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Candidates interested in being considered for the 2020 Valedictorian must submit a transcript (unofficial); resume, detailing extracurricular and volunteer activities; and a statement on why you should be selected (min. 500 words). Submission should be emailed to mary.duffley@unb.ca before midnight on Monday, March 16. The successful candidate will be required to address his/her fellow...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium - CANCELLED

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium on Friday, March 20 at 10:45 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 (BMO room). Session 1:  10:45 - 11:15 a.m.  Presenter: Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair, Economics, Faculty of Arts, UNB Fredericton Title: Universities and the growth of the New Brunswick economy   Session 2:  11:45 a.m. –...

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Employment Workshops

Athena Grillakis

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


UNB Saint John and UNB Fredericton are collaborating to conduct employment workshops at the Saint John Campus to help students gain the skills and tools needed to find employment. These will occur Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., daily that week. They will be taking place in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (Potash Room). The schedule is as follows: Monday: Career...

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Free public talks on small modular reactors

Rob Moir

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gordon Edwards, president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility will be giving three talks this week about the potential risks and costs of small modular reactors (SMRs). Dr. Edwards will be speaking in Saint John on Thursday, March 12 in UNB’s K.C. Irving Hall, 107, at noon. He will also speak later that evening at the New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, beginning...

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Psychology Colloquium: Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?

Elaine Perunovic

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. E. Sandra Byers, UNBF,  is a licensed clinical psychologist who teaches, conducts research, and provides therapy, primarily related to sexuality and sexual well-being. She will deliver a colloquium entitled "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?" on Friday, March 13 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105) on the Fredericton campus. All are welcome...

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Recruiting couples for a two-part, online study

Charlene Belu

Posted: March 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sex and Relationship Lab at UNB is recruiting couples for a two-part, online study. Both parts of the study are completed online, and you AND your partner will be answering these questions separately. All responses are strictly confidential of course. Both you and your partner would be compensated for your time. The first part of the study is a longer online survey...

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A COVID-19 reminder to the UNB community returning from March Break

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the safety and well-being of the UNB community. As March Break ends and students return to classes, UNB’s COVID-19 Response Team would like to provide a few important reminders how we can prevent and limit the potential spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across our campuses.   All members of the UNB community have a responsibility and a role to play in...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths.   By working together to face the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB can make a major difference toward 2030 and build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more UNB....

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Food service changes on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning today, March 10, you may notice a few changes in food service on our campus. With the health and safety of our community as our top priority, we are eliminating many self-serve food stations and menu items to reduce the risk of spreading communicable diseases, specifically COVID-19. All self-serve items that remain in effect will undergo frequent sanitation processes which...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Tabi Cocuzzoli

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.   Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi...

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IBEC Speaker Series features Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC's next Speaker Series will feature Stephanie Fox speaking on the "Business of Philanthropy," and will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED Talk as a background to...

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Tech Talk: The Power of Data in 2020

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Atlantic Canada’s tech industry is growing, and we saved you a spot. TechTalks bring industry leaders to you to share details on opportunities and emerging trends that are changing how they build and work with technology. All students welcome! Register here Join TechImpact, Second Spring Digital and Off the Charts Consulting to learn more about the Atlantic Canadian tech scene! Learn how...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:14:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, we are pleased to invite you to attend the RBC Student Pitch Competition. Join us on March 31st at the Wu Conference Center in Fredericton to watch students deliver their ideas for exciting new products and services.   To reserve your spot please follow the link Register as an...

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UNB launches a new Coronavirus website

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the heightened global awareness surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), UNB is taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously. UNB has created a website to provide information, supports, resources and the latest updates on COVID-19. You will also find links to general health precautions and frequently asked questions regarding communicable diseases, in particular COVID-19, at...

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Beyond A Single Day: Recognizing the Women of UNB

Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day was acknowledged on March 8th as a day of unity, celebration, reflection and advocacy, and though we know much work remains, we want to extend this commitment to celebration. Women across the globe were celebrated for their achievements, their contributions, and their leadership within our lives, and reflections were made on the progress we’ve achieved...

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Spring Orientation - Volunteers needed

Dave Decker

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Manager, Student Success, is looking for volunteers to help with Spring Orientation, Advising, and Registration on Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Volunteers would also be needed for the days leading up to the event to help prepare the campus and packages for students.) General duties include:  Touring students around campus; Helping students with the UNB online registration...

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Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Payroll Office, Fredericton campus, will be closed the afternoon of Wednesday, March 11 for staff training. It will reopen Thursday, March 12 at 8:15 a.m. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. If you wish to reach us, please email payroll@unb.ca or leave a voicemail at 506-453-4632 and we will respond when we reopen. Category: News and...

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Celebrating International Women's Day 2020

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day brings together communities from across the globe to celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women, and calls us all to action to accelerate women’s equality in our communities. Recognized for well over a century, International Women’s Day held its first celebrations in 1911. This year, International Women’s Day...

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UNB to host American Congressmen

Sarah-Jane Corke

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, March 18, the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host an event featuring two American congressmen. This event, which is titled “Let’s Talk American Politics!” will take place between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. In Tilley Hall, 203. During this event, Florida Republican Congressman Dennis Ross (2011-2019) and Oregon Democratic Congressman Mike Kopetski (1991-1995)...

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IBEC Speaker Series features Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 5, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


IBEC's next Speaker Series will feature Stephanie Fox speaking on the "Business of Philanthropy," and will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED Talk as a background to...

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Peace and Friendship Treaty Days

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting Thomas Berger at its 5th Peace and Friendship Treaty Days on March 12 and 13 at the Wu Conference Centre. The theme for this year’s event is “You Cannot Own Another Life Form – Integrating Indigenous Understandings of Sharing into Land and Resource Use Decisions.” This is a timely topic, especially given the national protests...

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Academic Coaching

Jay Leblanc

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Pressed for time?  Feeling overwhelmed?  Curious about new study strategies?  Excited to meet your academic goals? Appointments are available for students to learn and improve skills needed to succeed in University.  To schedule a one-on-one appointment, send an email to: sjacadcoach@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jay Leblanc Email...

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Employment Workshops

Athena Grillakis

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Saint John and UNB Fredericton are collaborating to conduct employment workshops at the Saint John Campus to help students gain the skills and tools needed to find employment. These will occur Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., daily that week. They will be taking place in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (Potash Room). The schedule is as follows: Monday: Career...

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UNB students win big at Atlantic Engineering Competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students from the University of New Brunswick recently competed and took home first and second place prizes in the 2020 Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC). This year’s competition, which was hosted by UNB Fredericton from Jan. 23 - 26, brought together engineering students from 12 Atlantic Canadian universities to compete in a variety of technical competitions. During the event,...

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Reserve Regalia for Graduation

Registrar's Office

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on participating at the 2020 Spring Convocation ceremony on May 29, you MUST wear traditional regalia (gown and hood).  You can reserve your regalia between March 1 and May 8. For additional information specific to the Saint John campus, go to the Convocation website.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address:...

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Submissions for Valedictorian

Mary Duffley

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Candidates interested in being considered for the 2020 Valedictorian must submit a transcript (unofficial); resume, detailing extracurricular and volunteer activities; and a statement on why you should be selected (min. 500 words). Submission should be emailed to mary.duffley@unb.ca before midnight on Monday, March 16. The successful candidate will be required to address his/her fellow...

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Research Data Management (RDM) Day 2020

Siobhan Hanratty

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is an advance notice to faculty, students and researchers of a Research Data Management (RDM) Day to be held on Thursday, April 2 at the Harriet Irving Library on the Fredericton campus. The event will bring together UNB scholars, students, and service providers, and will be focused on the new Tri-Agency Data Management Policy, with an anticipated release in spring 2020.   The theme...

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MusicUNB Concert + Masterclass - From Russia with Love

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert, From Russia with Love, will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Fredericton campus. Artists: Paul Merkelo (trumpet) and Serhiy Salov (piano) In this exciting concert, powerhouse duo Paul Merkelo (trumpet) and Serhiy Salov (piano) explore some of the greatest works by Slavic composers by embracing the many personas of the trumpet – from...

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Final Feedback Requested

Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The working group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places is seeking final feedback from students, faculty and staff with respect to Ludlow Hall.  The working group is nearing the end of Phase One of its work, which is to assess the history of how Ludlow Hall was named, to consider concerns regarding the named building, Ludlow Hall, and to investigate Ludlow’s own...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Research Talks - Does Preventative Care Reduce Acute Care?

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host this Research Talk on Wednesday, Mar. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 106. Does reducing the cost of preventive health care lower the use of acute health care? Dr. Herb Emery will present his research on the impact of cost-effective preventive health care services and whether more accessible preventive care...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: February 28, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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UNB Residence Life Leadership Opportunity: Residence Fellow

Krysta Lee Kinney

Posted: February 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Residence Life, on the Fredericton campus, is searching for its 2020-2021 Residence Fellow. Residence Life, a division within Student Services, contributes to the creation of a campus environment that supports student success and student engagement in both academic pursuits and co-curricular life. As the Residence Fellow, the incumbent will be responsible for focusing on the academic needs...

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Employment Workshops

Athena Grillakis

Posted: February 27, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Saint John and UNB Fredericton are collaborating to conduct employment workshops at the Saint John Campus to help students gain the skills and tools needed to find employment. These will occur Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., daily that week. They will be taking place in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (Potash Room). The schedule is as follows: Monday: Career...

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March 1st is the deadline to apply to Graduate

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation ceremony on May 29, you MUST apply to graduate by March 1, 2020. For additional information specific to the Saint John campus, go to the Convocation website. The next deadline will be to reserve your regalia.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Third edition of the President’s Newsletter- February 2020

Office of the President

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to read the third edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. There have been many great stories on our campuses over the past few months and we’re happy to share a few of those with you today. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Planned electrical shutdown at the HIL on February 29

Jeannie Bail

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to a planned power shutdown to upgrade its electrical infrastructure, the Harriet Irving Library will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 29. Access to many electronic services such as the Library website, e-resources, research guides and document delivery will be affected during this outage for all library users on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. The electrical shutdown is scheduled...

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Important dates for March, 2020

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Important dates for March, 2020 March 2 – March 6 – Winter Term break – no classes Monday, March 9 - Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses without academic penalty. A grade of “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date, a grade of “WF” (withdraw fail) will apply. Thursday, March 26 - Last day in Winter Term to hold...

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Submissions for Valedictorian

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Candidates interested in being considered for the 2020 Valedictorian must submit a transcript (unofficial); resume, detailing extracurricular and volunteer activities; and a statement on why you should be selected (min. 500 words). Submission should be emailed to mary.duffley@unb.ca before midnight on Monday, March 16. The successful candidate will be required to address his/her fellow...

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Physics Seminar: Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNB Fredericton Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204.   Dustin Fraser, UNBF, will present Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere. “Gravity or buoyancy waves are generated by various processes in the atmosphere and at Earth’s surface. Their evolution is affected by ambient...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry, who passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1 in Fredericton, NB. Born in Asyut, Egypt in 1938, Sam completed his PhD in photogrammetry and surveying at University College London in 1966. Shortly thereafter, he immigrated to New Brunswick to work as a researcher, and eventually professor, for...

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Learning Community Schedule Change

Dave Decker

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that there has been a change to the Learning Community schedule.  Sessions scheduled for the week of Feb 24-28 will be moved to March 9-13.  The updated schedule can be found on the Learning Community website.   If you have questions or concerns, please contact Dave.decker@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave...

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UNB and PSAC Local 60551 reach tentative agreement

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB and PSAC Local 60551, which represents over 370 members who work for both campuses, have reached a tentative agreement. These employees provide a broad range of services to students, faculty and other staff. Both parties have been working toward this first collective agreement for close to six years.     Union members will have an opportunity to decide whether they accept the...

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Spring Orientation - Volunteers needed

Dave Decker

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Manager, Student Success, is looking for volunteers to help with Spring Orientation, Advising, and Registration on Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Volunteers would also be needed for the days leading up to the event to help prepare the campus and packages for students.) General duties include:  Touring students around campus; Helping students with the UNB online registration...

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The deadline for Graduating Student Leader Award nominations is March 1

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year and have demonstrated a commitment to UNB Saint John through your involvement in extracurricular activities on campus? If so, consider nominating yourself for a Graduating Student Leader Award.   The program, created by the Associated Alumni in partnership with the SRC and Student Services, celebrates its 15th anniversary this...

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Creating Space: Building LGBTQ+ Positive Spaces Training

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment is hosting a two-hour workshop - Creating Space: Building LGBTQIA2S+ Positive Spaces at UNB on Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 126. Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate, and promote dialogue between, UNB students, faculty and staff who wish to support members of the...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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UNB Saint John Bookstore Hours

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Bookstore will be closed for March Break (March 2 - 6). The Bookstore will re-open Monday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our regular hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Saint John Food Service

Cory Brown

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Food service operations will be curtailed during the March reading week.  Tim Hortons and the Common's Cafe will be closed.  The Baird will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.  Operations will return to normal on March 9, 2020. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ. or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNBSJ - Facilities Management Survey

Angie Robichaud

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thank you very much for those of you that participated in our survey earlier this year. For those of you who have not had an opportunity to participate, you will find the link here. We appreciate your input! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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MusicUNB Concert - Boomerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert entitled, Bommerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Fredericton campus. Artists: Stephen Peacock (guitar) and Gerry Van Wart (guitar) This noon-hour concert will feature a sampling of newly-published works for the infinitely varied textures of music for two guitars, including Boomerang and Nuit blanche by...

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Varsity Basketball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's the final home basketball games of the regular season, and we want to see you there! On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Seawolves host HC with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Then, after the games, we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and...

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Submissions for Valedictorian

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Candidates interested in being considered for the 2020 Valedictorian must submit a transcript (unofficial); resume, detailing extracurricular and volunteer activities; and a statement on why you should be selected (min. 500 words). Submission should be emailed to mary.duffley@unb.ca before midnight on Monday, March 16. The successful candidate will be required to address his/her fellow...

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Celebrating Black History Month: What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions.  Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment...

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Vehicle Rental Update

Megan Hasson

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has a negotiated contract through ISI (Interuniversity Services Inc.) with Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  The pricing and contract information is available on our Procurement website UNB employees should be attempting to rent a vehicle through Enterprise Rent-A-Car before other car rental agencies are considered.  In the case that Enterprise does not have any...

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The Underground Railroad to New Brunswick

Chris Doran

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Tomlinson Lake Hike to Freedom represents a little known part of New Brunswick history. In the mid-1800s, people trying to escape slavery used the Underground Railroad to head north to Canada. Canada had abolished slavery in 1834, 30 years prior to the US, so Canada was seen as a safe place, and an inviting one.   But even after they reached the Tomlinson lake border, life would...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline is March 1.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Annual Report: Proudly UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year’s outstanding achievements of UNB alumni were celebrated at the annual Proudly UNB Awards in April 2019. The Proudly UNB Awards honour alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities and beyond.  “Our alumni are doing great things. Near and far, we are so proud of our graduates,” said Jill Jollineau,...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Kanza Hashmat

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Kanza Hashmat, UNB, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Barriers to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) amongst the immigrant population in New Brunswick (NB)" on Friday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105) on the Fredericton campus. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Barriers to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder...

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Information Regarding 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information’. The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have access when logging in with your UNB...

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The Underground Railroad to New Brunswick

Chris Doran

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Tomlinson Lake Hike to Freedom represents a little known part of New Brunswick history. In the mid-1800s, people trying to escape slavery used the Underground Railroad to head north to Canada. Canada had abolished slavery in 1834, 30 years prior to the US, so Canada was seen as a safe place, and an inviting one.   But even after they reached the Tomlinson lake border, life would...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a workshop series beginning on Thursday, Mar. 12, from 9 - 4 p.m., in the Wu Conference Centre. There is one full day of training per month from March to May, each covering different related topics described on the registration page.     March 12 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations...

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Annual Report: Capital projects underway at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The freshly restored windows at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall were unveiled at a public celebration in October 2018. While the work officially began in 2016, UNB Art Centre director Marie Maltais had been searching for a qualified conservator and raising funds since 2011. Essential to the project was a stained glass artist who had the knowledge and expertise to work with old glass on an...

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UNB Law hosts the 2020 Canadian National Negotiation Competition

Ed Bowes

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Law is proud to host the fourth annual Canadian National Negotiation Competition (CNNC) at the Wu Conference Centre, Feb. 21-22, 2020. Founded in 2017, the CNNC promotes consensual dispute resolution and builds networks among Canadian law schools and their students. The event also serves as a qualifier for the annual International Negotiation Competition, which will be held...

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Apply to Graduate - deadline approaching

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation ceremony on May 29, you MUST apply to graduate by March 1, 2020. For additional information specific to the Saint John campus, go to the Convocation website. The next deadline will be to reserve your regalia.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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UNB launches new Bachelor of Health program

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has launched a new, four-year interdisciplinary Bachelor of Health program on its Saint John campus. The innovative program will welcome its first intake of students in Fall 2020. The program is a unique collaboration between three UNB Saint John faculties; the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering, and will be supported by...

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Student Tech Survey Extended - Win UCard Cash

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to take the Student Tech Survey for your chance to win one of three $50 UCard Cash prizes. Take the survey now for your chance to win and let us know how we can make your UNB IT services even better. Survey closes Friday, Feb. 21. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca

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Nomination Open for Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year and have demonstrated a commitment to UNB Saint John through your involvement in extracurricular activities on campus? If so, consider nominating yourself for a Graduating Student Leader Award.   The program, created by the Associated Alumni in partnership with the SRC and Student Services, celebrates its 15th anniversary this...

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In Charge: Women Talk Entrepreneurship

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries are excited to announce that Judith Mackin (Tuck Studios, Tuck Interiors) will be the featured speaker for the next In Charge: Women Talk Entrepreneurship event! Join us at Tuck Studio in Saint John on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. to hear Judith explore how she proudly calls herself an entrepreneur, and discuss her company’s commitment to its customers, community and...

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Fair Dealing Week 2020 - February 24-28

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Every year libraries and educational institutions across North America celebrate the rules that allow sharing of portions of published works for research and education possible. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week 2020 please join us for one of the following events! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email Address: suoliver@unb.ca

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Volunteers Needed: Connecting with Students Early Project

Dave Decker

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Connecting with Students Early Project - Student Volunteers Required! Are you interested in sharing your stories about UNB Saint John?  Want to share all that is great and exciting?  Looking for an easy but fun way to get involved on campus?  The Manager for Student Success is looking for student volunteers to help connect with newly admitted students at UNB Saint...

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Annual Report - Nursing students receive scholarship targeted at improving care for elderly

UNB Communications

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Three University of New Brunswick nursing students who showed promise in the area of gerontological nursing were awarded Shannex New Brunswick Scholarships at the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships, each valued at $3,750 a year, were awarded to nursing students at each of UNB’s three New Brunswick sites – Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton. Selection was based on...

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Volleyball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 17, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As our Seawolves volleyball teams wind down the regular season, we want to see you at the final home games of the year! On Saturday, Feb. 22, they host USA with women's matches at 5 p.m. and men's at 7 p.m. After the games, we have grad presentations we are giving to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults, and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and...

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Cybersecurity Alert: UNB Wi-Fi (eduroam) vulnerability

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


ITS was recently made aware of a world-wide security vulnerability for devices connecting to eduroam (UNB’s Wi-Fi and also used by other institutions around the globe).  This vulnerability was identified during regular security testing by another institution and can be avoided by connecting to eduroam using the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT).   To our knowledge,...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca. Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel...

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Celebrating Black History Month - What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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Lorenzo Music Series Presentation

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Borodin String Quartet in D Major on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Admission is free and all are welcome to bring lunch and enjoy the performance. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Building a better lifejacket

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A group of four University of New Brunswick engineering students with close personal and working ties to the marine industry have developed a smart-lifejacket they believe could save more lives. The LifeTrack Outlast lifejacket was designed by fourth-year engineering students Amy Andrews, Bridget McCloskey, Kaitlin MacIsaac and Phoenix Bard-Cavers through UNB’s Technology Management and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Early look at the MyUNB Intranet design

Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The old myUNB platform will be coming to an end at the end of 2020; a new platform (the name will be the same but everything else will be different!) is being designed and developed that will provide an efficient, streamlined ‘front door’ to content.  Check out our initial design concept for the new MyUNB  to get an early look at where we are headed over the...

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UNB appears on Forbes top Canadian employers list

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has been named one of Canada's best employers by Forbes Magazine. This follows UNB's recent appearances on Canada's Top 100 Employers and Atlantic Canada's Top Employers lists. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to determine the list. Statista surveyed 8,000 Canadians working for businesses with at least 500 employees. All the...

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Annual Report: Putting knowledge to work

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year the Office of Experiential Education, led by director Dr. Sarah King, worked to develop a number of meaningful partnerships and initiatives for students in the public, private and non-profit sectors to expand the experiential educational opportunities available at UNB. UNB partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen and grow our...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium on Friday, Feb 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, room G16 (BMO room). Session 1:  10:30 - 11:15 a.m.  Presenter: Chelsea Driscoll, Social Researcher, Human Development Council Title: New Brunswick’s 2019 Child Poverty Report Card   Session 2:  11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presenter: Dr. Hadi Eslami,...

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Annual Report: Securing our future

UNB Communications

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB, a leader in cybersecurity, continues to undertake innovative research and training to tackle the challenges of the cyber age. In October 2018, the university hosted the Standing Senate Committee of Banking, Trade and Commerce (BANC) as they released the report "Cyber Assault: It should keep you up at night." According to the report, Canada's infrastructure is currently vulnerable to...

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Apply to Graduate - deadline approaching

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation ceremony on May 29, you MUST apply to graduate by March 1, 2020. For additional information specific to the Saint John campus, go to the Convocation website. The next deadline will be to reserve your regalia.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Annual Report - Facing the challenges of a changing climate

UNB Communications

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers are continuing to tackle the challenges of a changing climate with ground-breaking research. Dr. Thierry Chopin, a professor of marine biology at UNB, was one of 19 international researchers and policy analysts who prepared a cutting-edge report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, held in New York in September 2019. The report, “The Ocean as a Solution to Climate...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204, on the Fredericton campus.   Speaker, Ben Reid, UNB, will discuss 'Data Assimilation and Ionospheric Modelling at High Latitudes.' Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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Varsity Home Games This Weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


There is a weekend jam packed with home games coming up and we don't want you to miss out! On Saturday, Feb. 15, varsity basketball hosts CU with women's tip off at 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m. Later on, women's volleyball will take the floor against UKC with matches starting at 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 16, we start the day with women's volleyball again as they host MSVU at 12 p.m. To finish...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a workshop series beginning on Thursday, Mar. 12, from 9 - 4 p.m., in the Wu Conference Centre. There is one full day of training per month Mar. to May, each covering different related topics described on the registration page here.     March 12 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations...

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Reminder: Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff for February 22, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of February 22, 2020. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Final week to take the Student Tech Survey for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students – time is running out to take the UNB technology survey for your chance to win one of three $50 UCard Cash prizes! Take a few minutes to complete the survey before this Friday (Feb. 14). You’ll not only be entered for a chance to win, but also be providing us with valuable feedback on how we can make your UNB IT services even better.  Start the survey...

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Lorenzo Reading with Douglas Gary Freeman

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Douglas Gary Joseph Freeman will read from Exile Blues on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, (1 Market Square). In Exile Blues, when Preston Downs, Jr., aka Prez, slides down the emergency chute onto the frozen tarmac at the Montreal airport, little does he know that never would he return home to Washington D.C. or to his adopted city, Chicago. Events had...

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Annual Report: Studying right whale movement

UNB Communications

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Baleen whale populations in the Gulf of St Lawrence were the focus of two multi-institutional and multi-national projects led by UNB researcher Dr. Kimberley Davies. Davies, assistant professor on the Saint John campus, led an ocean expedition taking a deeper look at why the North Atlantic right whale is shifting away from traditional summer feeding grounds in the Bay of Fundy in favour of...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next RBC Student Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 31, from 1 - 5 p.m. The application deadline is 11:30 p.m. on March 16. The finalists for the SPC will have three minutes to pitch their idea to a panel of judges - vying for cash prizes.  Register now You'll need to submit an executive summary (max. 600 words) as part of the registration, by the March 11 deadline. We...

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UNB to host invertebrate paleontologist for Darwin Day lecture

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of Darwin Day, the biology department at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host Dr. Jean-Bernard Caron, Richard M. Ivey curator of invertebrate palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 6:45 - 8 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146, on the Fredericton campus. Dr. Caron’s talk is entitled “Darwin's dilemma: The origin of animals...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia - will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.   Artists: Atlantic Sinfonia (wind group) In the late 18th century, musicians and composers flooded into Vienna from nearby Moravia and heavily influenced the development of classical music. Atlantic Sinfonia will perform as a wind octet (or Harmonie) — a popular ensemble of...

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Celebrating Black History Month: What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNB students invited to participate in alternative spring break event at Saint John Newcomers Centre

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a student looking to make the most out of your spring break? Then the FutureReadyNB Super Saturday Social might just be the thing for you! Join over 40 like-minded students from across the province (UNB, STU, MTA and UdeM) and support a community project in Saint John. Over the two days, you will attend a cultural competency training session and work in partnership with the Saint John...

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Research Talks: Immigrant Attraction & Retention in NB-FR

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a Research Talk on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 1 - 2 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 106 on the Fredericton campus. Dr. Ted McDonald will present his research methodology and findings on the rates of immigrant landings and retention in NB. How many immigrants are landing in NB? And how many are staying? Using population-based...

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24/7 Mental Health Support for UNB Saint John students

Sheldon MacLeod

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students on the UNB Saint John campus can now access 24/7 advice and support in all areas of university life, including mental health.  UNB Saint John Student Services, with the support of the Student Representative Council, has partnered with Real Campus, an online resource offering mental health services such as therapy, counselling, courses, tools and events to improve students’...

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Apply to Graduate - deadline approaching

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation ceremony on May 29, you MUST apply to graduate by March 1, 2020. For additional information specific to the Saint John campus, go to the Convocation website. The next deadline will be to reserve your regalia.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Nomination Open for Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year and have demonstrated a commitment to UNB Saint John through your involvement in extracurricular activities on campus? If so, consider nominating yourself for a Graduating Student Leader Award.   The program, created by the Associated Alumni in partnership with the SRC and Student Services, celebrates its 15th anniversary this...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline is March 1.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Annual Report: Leading the way for health and social innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is making a tangible difference in the lives of New Brunswickers every day, and one of the most visible ways that we do this is through health and social innovation. In April 2019, Dr. Martin Sénéchal, an associate professor in kinesiology, and Dr. Yang Qu, an assistant professor in chemistry and chemical engineering and UNB’s Cannabis Health Research Chair, received funding...

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PhD Candidate Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov Oral Examination Notice

Carol Ann Hatheway

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Oral Examination for Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov, PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education, will be held on Monday, Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 235 on the Fredericton campus. Title: A constructive Grounded Theory Study of Interconnected Frameworks of Health and Inclusive Schools. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Ann Hatheway Email...

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Annual Report: New NB-IRDT satellite location launched

UNB Communications

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new satellite location of the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) launched on the UNB Saint John campus in December 2018. It was one of two locations, the other is located at Université de Moncton, to become the first data facilities of their kind in Canada to house both federal and provincial administrative data securely. UNB Fredericton hosts the main...

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UNB graduate students conducting research on climate change

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Two graduate students from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton were eager to spend a portion of last summer wearing winter jackets. Both students spent their summer in the Arctic, where they conducted research on climate change and oceanography. PhD candidate Joshua Evans travelled through the North Water (NOW) polynya and Nares conducting field sampling for...

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MusicUNB Concert - Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert, Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars, will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton campus (9 Bailey Drive). Artists: Nadia Francavilla (violin), Norman Adams (cello), Carmen Braden (piano) and Mark Adams (percussion) Hailed as “a talented, bold musician” (Up Here Magazine), Carmen Braden’s vocal, instrumental, and...

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children/youths (ages five to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require one to two hours and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNB. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information,...

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UNB to host Techstars Startup weekend

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with the City of Fredericton and Planet Hatch, will be hosting a Techstars Startup Weekend from Feb. 21 - 23, on UNB's Fredericton campus. Techstars Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active community leaders and entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Startup...

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Changes to SEED Program

Anita Connolly and Dave Decker

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note there have been important changes to the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program, which affect universities. These changes are being made in order to support the non-profit groups, First Nation communities and municipalities which rely upon the SEED funding to help maintain valuable community programming. Unfortunately, under the new program requirements,...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNB joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In conjunction with the Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places and UNB’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, UNB has joined 59 academic institutions across five countries in the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) consortium. Based out of the University of Virginia, participating universities work together by addressing...

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Annual Report: Revolutionizing the construction industry

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Throughout 2018-19, UNB took steps to revolutionize the construction industry, establishing a new Centre for Off-site Construction and a new OSCO Chair in Off-site Construction. In April 2019, Dr. Zhen Lei took up the research chair position with funding support from Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). ACOA invested $634,434 through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation...

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Have you completed UNB’s cybersecurity training?

Erik Denis

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. Get started on the training now: Register at go.unb.ca/beauceron_students (first year students, you’re already registered), then use the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’...

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Important dates for February, 2020

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Important dates for February, 2020 Monday, Feb. 17 – NB Family Day – University Holiday – no classes Friday, Feb. 21 – Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Mawoluhkhotipon: Togetherness in space

UNB Communications

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples was officially launched in February 2019 on the UNB Saint John campus. The Ally & Safe Space Program is an innovative project intended to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. “This program was developed in close collaboration...

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Win UCard Cash through the Student Tech Survey

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A short survey is now available to students about the technology services we offer you at UNB.  Take the survey now for your chance to win $50 UCard Cash and give us your feedback on how we can make your IT services even better.   Survey closes Feb. 14. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca

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A Conversation on Our Climate Future

Brad Ackerson

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with The Brunswickan, will present, Moving Forward: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on Our Climate Future on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. This free and public panel event aims to tackle some of the most difficult questions on surrounding the climate crisis by looking at them from several unique perspectives. The panelists include:...

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Men's Volleyball at home this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Saint John men's volleyball squad is gearing up for two matches against USA this weekend! They play on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and then again on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article...

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Celebrating Black History Month: What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. We stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on these shared...

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Undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 31, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15, 2020. Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Annual Report: International Year of Indigenous Languages

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNESCO declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB Fredericton marked the occasion with a number of events. The first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born) was hosted by the...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Marisa Young

Noha Eshra

Posted: January 31, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canadian Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, Dr. Marisa Young will present The 'Canadian Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being' Study: An Advanced Approach to Studying Residential Effects on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239. Marisa Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at...

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Annual Report: Welcoming Piluwitahasuwin

UNB Communications

Posted: January 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In 2018, Amanda Reid was named Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) at UNB. Piluwitahasuwin [pronounced BILL-WEE-DUH-HUZZ-WIN] is a Wolastoqey word meaning “one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.” Piluwitahasuwin shares roots with piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, a Wolastoqey word that means “allowing your thinking to change so that action will...

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2020 SEED Program Changes

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the government has made changes to the 2020 SEED Program.  In short, universities are being excluded from the program with the exception of Co-op Programs, which are still eligible. *Students who wish to participate in the program will no longer enter a voucher system but will apply to positions directly.  News Release Further Information For more information, and...

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New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 29, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations. NB-IRDT Workshop Series       Feb. 13 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations     Mar. 12 - Workshop 2: Selecting a Regression Model     Apr. 16 - Workshop 3: Building a Regression Model Tickets:...

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Graduating International Students looking for Job Searching Strategies

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Graduating International Students looking for job searching strategies can attend the event on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 6 - 8 p.m., in the President's Room, Alumni Memorial Building, on the Fredericton campus. For additional details and to RSVP, go to Eventbrite.  Free pizza and beverages.  UNB Career Services (506) 453-4712 or employment@unb.ca Category: Student Organizations Article...

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Annual Report: Cheering on the hometeam

UNB Communications

Posted: January 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether on the court or field, in the classroom or community, 2018-19 was a successful year for UNB’s athletes.  UNB Reds enjoyed a number of successes including the return of women’s hockey to the university. The young Reds team finished fourth in the eight-team Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference, with a 13-11-4 record. UNB beat UPEI two-games-to-none in the first...

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Winter Career Fair 2020

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The UNB Fredericton campus ​is ​hosting ​a ​professional, ​high-energy ​Summer ​Jobs ​and ​Graduating ​Student ​Career ​Fair. ​ This ​career ​fair ​provides ​an ​opportunity ​for ​employers ​to ​recruit ​for ​summer ​and ​full-time...

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Take a short survey for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want a chance to win one of three – $50 UCard Cash prizes? A short survey has been created for students about the technology services we offer you at UNB. Take the survey now and you’ll not only have a chance to win $50 UCard Cash, but also have the opportunity to give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your IT services even better. The survey is open until Feb. 14 and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Annual Report: Celebrating UNB students

UNB Communications

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 2018-19 Annual Report is now available online. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing with you a selection of stories about members of the UNB community and their accomplishments. These stories were featured in the 2018-19 Annual Report.  Outstanding students recognized Nine students were recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic...

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Annual Report: Achievements to be celebrated

UNB Communications

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year, UNB reached some key milestones which have been recognized and celebrated in the recently released Annual Report.   The appointment of Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle as the university’s 19th president and vice-chancellor was announced in January 2019.  He assumed the position in July 2019, when UNB’s 18th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Eddy Campbell, stepped down at...

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PhD Candidate Jennifer M. Straub Oral Examination

Carol Ann Hatheway

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer M. Straub's PhD Oral Examination will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 235. (Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Citizenship.) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Ann Hatheway Email Address: hatheway@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN students Alex Dodgshon and Courtni Soucy will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  All are welcome. MScKIN student Alex Dodgshon will present on the topic: “The Dynamics of Interpersonal Coordination and its’s Application to Individual and Team Sports.” Abstract; "Interpersonal...

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MusicUNB Concert - Strings in the Woods

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 28, 2020 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A MusicUNB Concert - Strings in the Woods - will be held on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Artists: Atlantic Sinfonia (strings) Over the centuries, composers have looked to nature for musical inspiration. Rivers, mountains, valleys, and more have been popular themes composers use in their music. Through the music of Antonin Dvorak and Edward McDowell, trees and woodlands will be...

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB Fredericton

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 27, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Preferred Mailing Address for 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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Undergrads...apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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2020 Spring Convocation website

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you're planning on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 29 check out the website!  Make yourself aware of the deadlines you will need to meet - applying to graduate, reserving regalia for the ceremony, etc. Also, Photograph Flewwelling will be available to take graduation photographs on the following dates. Book an appointment by calling 633-0045 Ext. 1,...

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Public Talk by Dr. Marisa Young, McMaster University

Noha Eshra

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canadian Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, Dr. Marisa Young will present The 'Canadian Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being' Study: An Advanced Approach to Studying Residential Effects on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239. Marisa Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at...

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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We have a packed weekend of volleyball and basketball at UNB Saint John, starting with our volleyball teams hosting STU on Friday, Jan. 31 with women's matches at 6 p.m. and men's at 8 p.m. Then, on Saturday, Feb. 1, we have our basketball squads facing UKC at home, women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. Finishing off strong on Sunday, Feb. 2, varsity basketball again faces UKC with...

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Panel Discussion at the UNB Art Centre: TRACE - Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis

Lori Quick

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre will host a panel discussion, TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis, on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. At the UNB Art Centre Join us for a panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibit TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis which runs until February 14, 2020 at the UNB Art Centre. This panel discussion is free and will be held in the Memorial Hall...

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Be careful using the auto-complete feature in your email

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Email programs like Outlook and Apple Mail have many convenient features, including “auto-complete” – a feature that pre-populates email addresses as you start typing in a recipient’s email address. While this feature is efficient and saves time, there is a risk of mistakenly selecting the wrong recipient, which can lead to a privacy breach. In fact, sending email...

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Stay safe this winter - register for campus closure alerts

David Gillespie

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter has well and truly arrived, and with that comes the potential for some wild weather over the coming weeks. Be the first to know about any campus closures by registering your details now with UNB Saint John’s security team. In the event of a campus closure, or any potential emergency, security will be able notify you quickly with an automated message through SMS or email. Your...

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You're invited to the Bi-Campus 2019-20 Budget Conversation - January 27

UNB Communications

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, Jan. 27 with President and Vice-Chancellor, Paul J. Mazerolle and Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham.    The event will feature an update on UNB’s 2019-20 budget and a brief outlook on UNB’s 2020-21 budget.  The conversation will...

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HR Day on the Saint John campus

Morris Mendelson

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will host a panel of Human Resource Management Professionals on Friday, Jan. 24, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. A panel of six Human Resource Management Professionals will be discussing the exciting career opportunities in Human Resources, the kind of work they engage in, challenges and opportunities in the field as well as to...

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Research Study on Opioid Use

Lillian MacNeill

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you used opioids in the past year? Are you 19-25 years old? Do you currently live in New Brunswick? If you answered yes to these questions, you are eligible to participate in this voluntary survey. What would you need to do? Complete an anonymous 20-minute online survey about opioid use, beliefs, and resources so we can explore the experiences and needs of young adults using opioids in New...

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Learning Community Launches for Winter 2020

Dave Decker

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services at UNB Saint John is pleased to announce the dates and times for the Winter offering of Learning Communities.  This winter, 15 courses have agreed to participate in the Learning Community program.  Students who complete the program are eligible for up to four bonus marks in one of the participating courses.  The program will run four sessions over an eight week...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Marisa Young

Noha Eshra

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canadian Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, Dr. Marisa Young will present The 'Canadian Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being' Study: An Advanced Approach to Studying Residential Effects on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239. Marisa Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 23, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charlene Shannon-McCallum, faculty member in the Faculty of Kinesiology, will present “Developing a Writing Habit: Promising Practices for Moving Writing Projects Forward” on Friday, Jan. 24, from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: While academic writing can be a pleasurable and satisfying task, it can also be very challenging and lonely. Finding time...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 21, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students across Canada are once again being targeted by scam emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Be on the lookout for tax refund scams - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account...

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Final Call for Strategic Planning Feedback

UNB Communications

Posted: January 21, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community.   The UNB community is encouraged to email feedback, comments and concerns to strategic.planning@unb.ca.  Feedback will be collected until the end of day...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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MusicUNB Concert - Meeting Points

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 21, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A free MusicUNB Concert entitled, Meeting Points will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Memorial Hall, on the Fredericton campus. Artist(s): Emily Kennedy (cello) & Mark Kleyn (viola) In the space between morning and afternoon, this noon-hour concert will blur the boundaries between the familiar and unique. Pallmer is a New Brunswick based duo, consisting of Mark Kleyn (viola)...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Eric Weissman

Noha Eshra

Posted: January 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Eric Weissman will present a public lecture on Friday, Jan. 24, from 4 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232, entitled, Public Ethnography and Public Sociology: addressing social problems in the 21st Century. Homelessness, addictions and poor mental health are pervasive matters of extreme public concern. In order to address these kinds of lived experiences, sociologists must employ a number of...

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Reminder: UNB simulated phishing campaign begins this week

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting this week, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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Join us in celebrating the official relocation of UNB Saint John’s MBA program Uptown

Communications

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come tour our new space and hear about an announcement on an important new partnership that will enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the region.   Join UNB President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB Vice-President Saint John, Dr. Petra Hauf, MP Wayne Long, EDGSJ Chair Andrew Oland and Mayor Don Darling for this historic announcement.   The event will take place on Thursday,...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  The RBC Student Pitch Competition is a takeoff of the elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is designed to give a concise overview of a product, service, or idea taking no longer than the duration of an elevator ride.  The next RBC Student Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 31, from 1 - 5 p.m. The application deadline is 11:30 p.m. on March 16.  The...

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Election interference is focus of UNB’s next cyber lecture

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host a public lecture focused on election interference presented by Dr. David Thaw, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, on Thursday, Jan. 23. Dr. Thaw is also founding director of the CyREN Laboratory and an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity, blockchain and related law and technology issues. This lecture, which...

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UNB’s Summer Institute seeking applications for 12-week paid accelerator program

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) is seeking early stage companies with innovative ideas that are interested in participating in the Summer Institute’s 2020 cohort. The Summer Institute, a 12-week interdisciplinary accelerator program that was developed in 2014, accepts five to seven companies each year....

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel Laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Varsity Basketball hosts STU

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Varsity basketball is gearing up for an exciting match up at home this weekend, as the Seawolves host STU on Sunday, Jan. 26. Women's tip off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article...

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Quality Assurance Review of Student Services - UNBF

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: January 20, 2020 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of UNBF's Student Services, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s operations.  Input from faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s operations. External consultants will visit campus on January 20 & 21 when they will meet with members of the...

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UNB Saint John Special Bursary - Final Notice To Apply!

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 16, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Full-time undergraduate students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary (maximum award $1,000).  The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Eligibility Criteria: Registered full-time as an undergraduate student at UNB Saint John from September 2019 – April 2020 inclusive.  Part-time students with documented disabilities may...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Amanda Lee

Posted: January 16, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered across the province. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program at any location they choose in New Brunswick. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25 participants. The classes involve a mixture of aerobic training, resistance exercises, balance...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 15, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1, 2020.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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3rd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium: Time’s Up

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: January 15, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium: Time’s Up will be held in Saint John on March 27 and 28, 2020.  The genesis of the harm reduction symposium was a call to action in addressing the large number of opioid-related overdoses that have become a crisis in Canada, as well as dealing with related issues of blood-borne infections, secondary health concerns (e.g....

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 15, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN students Benjamin Colpitts and Oscar Ortiz will be held on Friday Jan. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. MScKin student Benjamin Colpitts will present, “Plasma Irisin Secretion in Youth: is Exercise Intensity Important? The PACE Study.” Abstract; Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in youth has...

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: January 15, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204 on the Fredericton campus. Dr. Dennis Tokaryk, UNBF, will present, New experiments in the laser lab: laser-induced fluorescence combined with Fourier transform spectroscopy. “The UNB laser spectroscopy laboratory specializes in studying gas-phase molecules...

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UNB Saint John - Facilities Management Survey

Angie Robichaud

Posted: January 14, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In an effort to improve the customer service level within the Facilities Management Department at UNB Saint John, we would like your opinion!    We value your input and appreciate spent answering a few questions for us. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE

Lori Quick

Posted: January 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On the Fredericton campus, The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE. TRACE: Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis opens at the UNB Art Centre on Friday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m. and will be on display until February 14. This exhibition features 14 large format digital prints and a documentary film that examine the 2015 European refugee crisis of 2015. The Documentary film was awarded Best...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community. All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Halls that will be held on each campus this week. Saint John: Wednesday, Jan. 15,...

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In light of concern from the UNB Law Students’ Society with respect to the naming of Ludlow Hall, and as a post-secondary institution committed to Truth and Reconciliation and equity, diversity and inclusion, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul Mazerolle has established the Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places. In an effort to keep the process...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, Jan. 17, from 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239. Session 1 (10:45 – 11:30 a.m.) Addressing Social Issues through Identification and Application of Smart Cities Initiatives Presenter: Milad Pirayegar Emrouzeh, Ph.D. Candidate, IDST, UNB Saint John Session 2 (11:45 a.m. – 12:30...

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UNB Special Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Full-time undergraduate students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary (maximum award $1,000).  The application deadline is January 17, 2020. Eligibility Criteria: Registered full-time as an undergraduate student at UNB Saint John from September 2019 – April 2020 inclusive.  Part-time students with documented disabilities may be...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ or send an email to awards@unb.ca.  Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Guided writing retreat for faculty and graduate students at UNB Saint John

David Ross

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and graduate students, on the Saint John campus, are invited to attend a guided writing retreat taking place on Friday, Jan. 17, in the Hans W. Klohn Commons. The session will run from 8:45 a.m. until noon and is part of a new, ongoing Friday morning co-writing group which launched at the beginning of the semester. Dr. Charlene Shannon-McCallum, professor in the faculty of kinesiology...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Ian Fraser

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: January 13, 2020 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ian Fraser, St. Thomas University, will deliver a colloquium entitled, "Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony?"  on Friday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony? In the seminal case of R. vs McIntosh (1997), Daniel Yarmey...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next MusicUNB Concert will present Quartet for the End of Time on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall, on the Fredericton campus. Featured artists include: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist). Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings,...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning

Communications Office

Posted: January 10, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning, who passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5 in Fredericton, NB. He was 81. Originally from Quidi Vidi, Nfld., Walter began studying at the University of New Brunswick in 1957. After receiving his BA in philosophy, he completed a master of arts at UNB in 1963 and then a PhD at the Australian National...

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Student Abroad Information Session about Summer 2020 opportunities and eight $2,500 available scholarships

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: January 10, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Abroad Program provides students with many options of travel abroad to take courses with UNB’s international partners. For Summer 2020, there are eight scholarships of $2,500 available to interested students. Summer programs are short-duration opportunities and easy to combine with program requirements as well as with work/family obligations. They are the perfect...

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Crisis Support Line Available due to Recent Traumatic Event in Iran

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: January 10, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are saddened and devastated by the news of those who lost their lives in the plane crash in Iran. This unfortunate event led to the loss of many Canadians, and our hearts are with the victims, their loved ones and all those affected by this tragic event. A crisis or traumatic event can trigger overwhelming emotional responses.  People are affected in their hearts and minds which can...

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2020 Spring Convocation website

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you're planning on graduating at the 2020 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 29 check out the website!  Make yourself aware of the deadlines you will need to meet - applying to graduate, reserving regalia for the ceremony, etc. Also, Photograph Flewwelling will be available to take graduation photographs on the following dates. Book an appointment by calling 633-0045 Ext. 1,...

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UNB-wide simulated phishing campaign starting Jan. 20

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Jan. 20, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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Has your TD1 personal tax credit eligibility changed?

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you’ve had a change in eligible personal tax credits, such as you’ve had a change in eligible dependent benefits, you have another employer or you have additional changes or exemptions; you must complete new TD1 and TD1NB forms for 2020.  Please note that on the 2020 TD1NB form Line 4, (Tuition Amounts) has been added. If this credit applies to you and you wish to claim an...

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Mailing Address for 2019 Employee Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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Social Insurance Number required on tax document T2202

Richelle Corey

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Effective the 2019 tax year, all post-secondary institutions are required to provide the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) on Form T2202 (Education and Textbook Amounts Certificate).  A T2202 is produced for all students at The University of New Brunswick who are registered in all credit courses and eligible non-credit courses. To ensure UNB has your Social...

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Important Dates for the month of January

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Important dates for the month of January include: Thursday, Jan. 9 - Last day for payment of Winter term fees for new students - Last day for payment of University fees for full-time students paying by installments Friday, Jan. 17 - Last day for adding Winter Term courses. Winter Term courses dropped up to and including this date not shown on academic transcript. After this date, a notation of...

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SafeRide Drivers Needed

Students' Representative Council

Posted: January 8, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Students' Representative Council is hiring* Saferide Drivers for Mondays (6 p.m. - 12 a.m.) and Tuesdays (4 - 8 p.m.). To apply, email your resume to Josh at finance@unbsrc.ca.  The full job description is located here. *three years clean drivers abstract required Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Students' Representative Council Email...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Towards 2030, was made available to the UNB community.  All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Halls that will be held on each campus next week. Saint John: Wednesday, Jan....

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.   UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships...

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Now Hiring: 2020-2021 Resident Assistants

Cassidy Collins

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The University of New Brunswick Saint John Residence is beginning the hiring process for New Resident Assistants for the 2020-2021 academic year!  As a Resident Assistant, you will be a leader in a welcoming and vibrant campus community, gain valuable work experience and have one of the highest paying student jobs on campus! Qualifications: - one year of current or past experience living...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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Student Abroad Information Session about Summer 2020 opportunities and eight $2,500 available scholarships

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Abroad Program provides students with many options of travel abroad to take courses with UNB’s international partners. For Summer 2020, there are eight scholarships of $2,500 available to interested students. Summer programs are short-duration opportunities and easy to combine with program requirements as well as with work/family obligations. They are the perfect...

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UNB Paris Travel Study Info Session - Last Chance to Apply!

Natalie Fournier

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is your last chance to register for our Travel Study 2020! A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 3 to 23, 2020) will take place Friday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 239. Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses - in Comparative Cultural Studies (cinema of...

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Kick off the new year with new skills - Behaviour 101 - Disponible en français!

Rachel Watters

Posted: January 7, 2020 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for ways to navigate the Autism Spectrum with your child? We can help. Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers courses offer possible solutions to everyday challenges faced by individuals on the Autism Spectrum. This program is also available in French. The online courses cover various topics and teach skills based on the principles of Applied Behaviour...

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UNB Special Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 6, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Full-time Undergraduate students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary (maximum award $1,000).  The application deadline is January 17, 2020. Eligibility Criteria: Registered full-time as an Undergraduate student at UNB Saint John from September 2019 – April 2020 inclusive.  Part-time students with documented disabilities may be...

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Tutors Needed!

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is seeking dedicated students who would be interested in tutoring other students.  We are updating our tutor database for all subjects.  If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please complete the registration form.  For further information, please contact the Academic Development Coach at sjacadcoach@unb.ca or by visiting Oland Hall,...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 6, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert will feature a Quartet for the End of Time on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The featured artists include: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano) and Stephen Hutchings (artist). Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla...

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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: January 6, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's the first weekend of home varsity sports after the break, and the Seawolves could not be more stoked! On Saturday, Jan. 11, varsity basketball hosts MTA with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. On Sunday, Jan. 12, women's volleyball is hosting DAC with matches beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition...

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UNB Special Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 3, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Full-time undergraduate students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary (maximum award $1,000). The application deadline is Jan. 17, 2020. Eligibility Criteria: Registered full-time as an undergraduate student at UNB Saint John from September 2019 – April 2020 inclusive. Part-time students with documented disabilities may be considered based...

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Travel Study Program - Greece information session UNBSJ

Angela Peters

Posted: January 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Greece 2020 travel study trip provides a three-week field-trip to Greece, which combines the study of central aspects of Greek antiquity with an experience of modern Hellenic society. We visit both well known sites—such as the Acropolis of Athens, the Stadium of Olympia, and the Oracle of Delphi—and a selection of important, but less-frequented sites (including some not yet open...

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