MyUNB Student News Saint John

Drop-in tutoring help available over Reading Week

C. Hope Alderson

Posted: February 26, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Math and Science Help Centre will be offering free drop-in tutoring throughout Reading Week, Sunday to Friday, 5 - 9 p.m. To access this service, visit the Math and Science Help Centre (Saint John)'s D2L under "Free Course Registration."   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: C. Hope Alderson Email Address: Hope.Alderson@unb.ca

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Remember to add @unb.ca to your login ID when logging in

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 26, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Following the upgrades to UNB’s login services on Feb. 27, you must now use your loginID@unb.ca (not just login ID) when logging in to most* UNB IT services. Most UNB IT services also now: have a new login screen require multi-factor authentication (MFA), working the same as your M365 services  *See a list of exceptions  Need help logging in? Contact the UNB IT Service Desk at: 506-457-2222 (Fredericton)  506-657-2222 (Saint John)  itservicedesk@unb.ca Category:...

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Lunch and Learn: Program Evaluation Primer

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 26, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you preparing to enter the workforce and looking for skills to increase your employability? Do you have a good working knowledge of program evaluation? Get a leg up and join us on March 17 for a virtual Lunch and Learn for a primer in program evaluation. Program evaluation is becoming increasingly popular as public and private sectors look to understand the impact of the programs they implement. This introductory-level talk will provide information on what program evaluation is...

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Healthy Eating On a Budget webinar

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 26, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics is hosting a Healthy Eating on a Budget Webinar via Microsoft Teams on Thursday, March 4, from 2 to 3 p.m. Join Simply for Life nutrition consultant, Scott Anderson as he discusses eating well on a budget, meal planning and finding the balance. At the end of this free session, you will have tips and tricks for getting your health on track and learn about the great Simply for Life @ Work program.     Registration is open to UNB...

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COVID-19 travel requirements

UNB Communications

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As the travel risk associated with COVID-19 continues to increase, we strongly encourage you not to travel outside New Brunswick during the winter term or during spring reading week. If you travel outside the province, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days when you return.  Travel outside New Brunswick should only occur in exceptional circumstances and students must have their self-isolation plan approved by UNB in advance of such travel. If you travel you are required...

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Paid Summer Student Research Positions: Applications Open!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, and Moncton...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021 - Deadline is March 1

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Summer Term registration opens March 1!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ready. Set. UNB.  It’s your future, get to it faster with online learning this summer. Browse the online summer schedule today and start planning your summer.  Choose from  400+ courses in a wide range of topics and levels. Did you know you can complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks? Term-based courses begin as early as May 5.  Visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and up-to-date listing of courses and start dates! Featured Courses: May 5...

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Register today to attend the Certificate in Adult Education Virtual Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On March 17, representatives from the UNB Faculty of Education are hosting a FREE information session about the Certificate in Adult Education.   Join us at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern) to learn how this certificate program can augment your degree and position you for a career that involves teaching and training adults.   Sign up today!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker - Dr. Luke Potwarka

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 25, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At the next Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium, Dr. Luke Potwarka, University of Waterloo, will present "In Search of Inspiration: A Realist Synthesis Approach to Understanding Demonstration Effects.” This event will be held on Friday, Feb. 26 at 10:30 a.m. via Teams. Interested in attending? If so, please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: Jonathon.edwards@unb.ca https://blogs.unb.ca/faculty-of-kinesiology/ Bio: My research focuses on consumer behaviour related to sport events. It...

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Amended T2202s

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 24, 2021 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An error was discovered on the months of study on some 2020 T2202s and this issue has been fixed.  Your T2202 is found on the MyUNB Portal under Colleague Self Service. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Reminder: Must add @unb.ca to your login ID starting Feb. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 24, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, Feb. 27, from 6:30 - 9 p.m., ITS will perform necessary updates to UNB's login services. During this time, you may be unable to access UNB services that require you to log in. Once these upgrades are complete you will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID – UNBloginID@unb.ca – when logging in to most UNB IT services. What other changes will I notice after the Feb. 27 upgrades?  Most UNB IT services will: have a new login screen require multi-factor authentication...

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2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 24, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year? Nominations are now open for the 2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Alumni, UNB-SRC and UNB Saint John Student Services.The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. Since 2005, the awards program recognizes and honours graduating students who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions at UNB Saint John. Students can self-nominate or be nominated by faculty, staff or alumni. For more...

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Deadline to apply to Graduate in 2021 is March 1

Communications Office

Posted: February 24, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 24, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: February 23, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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How you register for your courses is changing

UNB Registrar Offices

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On March 1, 2021, you will begin to use Colleague Self-Service in the myUNB Portal to select and register for your courses.   Registration for Summer 2021 will be available starting on March 1 and Fall 2021/Winter 2022 course registration will be available on March 15. Colleague Self-Service is replacing WebAdvisor. Orientation for UNB community You are invited to attend the upcoming Colleaque Self-Service orientation session on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Details...

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Strategic Vision - Research Impact website launch

UNB Communications

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of our strategic vision, UNB Toward 2030, please visit the newly launched Research Impact website, which showcases some of the amazing research happening at UNB. While impossible to sum up the work of our hundreds of researchers in just a handful of stories, this site provides a snapshot of the breadth and depth of the important work happening on our campuses, and an introduction to some of the pioneers who endeavor to pull these ideas into focus and...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ:  https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/questions.html or send us an email, awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address:...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? If so, The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. The 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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UNB Talks Online: Slaying Your Taxes

UNB Alumni

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At this free webinar for current UNB students and young alumni (U35), you will learn about your taxes and get answers to the top questions from an alumni tax expert. You will receive a better understanding of your taxes and filling out your income tax returns; how to claim any COVID-related payments received; know more about contribution limits and non-taxable income; and gather additional information on deductions and credits. Register now for this free event. The webinar will be led by UNB...

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Summer Institute Information Session

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Summer Institute Online information session will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 12 p.m. Are you ready to make your passion your career? The Summer Institute is a 12-week accelerator that will help you to take your passion project and turn it into a sustainable business. We offer our cohort members an intensive set of courses that will provide you with education and mentoring to make the best decisions for your business. In addition, we provide funding and design work during your time...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions - Register Today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to register for tomorrow’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, Q&A, and...

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Cine Club: Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

Emily R Lefloch

Posted: February 22, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for this UNB Saint John winter 2021 film series screening of Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner, directed by Zacharias Kunuk (2001), on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. The film will be introduced by Dr. Greg Marquis, Professor, History and Politics, and you are invited to stay after the screening for the discussion. Open to all members of the UNB community. Running time: 172 min. SCROLL DOWN FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS URL. ABOUT THE FILM: Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner is an epic film made by and about...

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UNB BLSA presents Advancing Racial Diversity in the Judiciary

Alysha-Rae Weekes

Posted: February 19, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of Black History Month, UNB Black Law Students’ Association will be hosting a panel of Atlantic judges of colour to discuss their experiences navigating race in the judiciary. Judge Ronda van der Hoek, Judge Aleta Cromwell, and Judge Perry Borden of the Provincial and Family Courts of Nova Scotia will be our panelists for the Teams event. All students and staff are welcome to attend. Date: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. AST Event link:...

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EFT Climate Adaptation Report

Matt Bishop

Posted: February 19, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick - Saint John campus is completing a Campus-Wide Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. The objective of this session is to prioritize adaptation strategies of interest in response to the climate change risks and vulnerabilities identified in the campus risk and vulnerability assessment. The strategies focus on University infrastructure, core services, and natural elements. The goal of the project is to develop strategic adaptation options to build climate...

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Tax forms are now available on Colleague Self Service

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 19, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


2020 T2202's and T4A's are now available on Colleague Self Service (under the Tax Information section) found on your MyUNB portal. Subsequent years can also be found there if required. If you did not provide consent for UNB to post your T4A online, a paper copy was mailed on Feb. 19, 2021. If you provide consent on Colleague Self Service under the Tax Information section, you will be able to obtain your T4A immediately. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle...

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Using Tor browsing and torrents safely for academic purposes

Erik Denis

Posted: February 19, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you need to use Tor browsing or torrent tools as part of your research or studies? While these tools can serve legitimate purposes in academia and research, they are also often used for illegal and nefarious activities and when not accessed or used securely, can put you at risk of identity theft, extortion, malware being installed on your device, and more.  If you need to access these tools for academic or research purposes, please contact Erik Denis (Senior Cybersecurity Officer,...

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2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 18, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year? Nominations are now open for the 2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Alumni, UNB-SRC and UNB Saint John Student Services.The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021. Since 2005, the awards program recognizes and honours graduating students who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions at UNB Saint John. Students can self-nominate or be nominated by faculty, staff or alumni. For more...

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Paid Summer Student Research Positions: Applications Open!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 18, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, and Moncton site,...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: February 18, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, March 9, from 3 - 4 p.m. [link sent by request to quest-sj@unb.ca] This session will feature:  Methodological Focus: “One organization’s experience integrating mixed-methods designs into their research.”  Kate Ellis, BA., MA., Research & Quality Coordinator at Loch Lomond Villa, will share experiences integrating mixed-methods models into long-term care research and discuss some of the...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Information Regarding 2020 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services has posted the 2020 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, https://my.unb.ca/Pages/default.aspx 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 user name and password.  PLEASE NOTE: As per new Canada...

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Must add @unb.ca to your login ID starting Feb. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of the necessary updates to UNB’s login services on Feb. 27, you will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID - UNBloginID@unb.ca – when logging in. What else do I need to know about the updates on Feb. 27? Once the upgrades are complete you will see a new login screen on most UNB IT services Most IT services will require multi-factor authentication (MFA), working the same as your M365 services  Questions? To learn more about the changes on Feb. 27, visit...

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SAS Software Licences Available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

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 from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to “Big Data” and relational...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium will be held on Friday, Feb. 19, from 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., via Zoom. Two very interesting presentations regarding diabetes screening and community well-being in New Brunswick are scheduled. Session 1 (10:45 – 11:30 a.m.)  Title: Improving Pre-Screening Tool of Diabetes Using Artificial Neural Network  Presenters:  Dr. Dongmin Kim, Professor, Management Information Systems and Electronic Commerce, UNB Saint John Dr. Brian...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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UNB Go CODE Girl

Grace Ashfield

Posted: February 17, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host Go CODE Girl, a one-day conference being held virtually on Saturday, March 6. Open to girls in grades 7-10 across New Brunswick, Go CODE Girl programs are designed to introduce participants to the wide range of career possibilities available in the rapidly-growing fields of technology, computing and software engineering. At Go CODE Girl, participants will discover the digital skills that will drive tomorrow’s coolest communications, most imaginative innovations and most...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students should once again be on the lookout for emails from cyber criminals claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Don’t fall for a tax refund scam - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account directly from the CRA website and you’ll be able to see any legitimate statements or refund...

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How you register for your courses is changing

UNB Registrar Offices

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The way you register for your courses is changing. In the past, WebAdvisor was used to select and register for your courses.  As of March 1, 2021, you will now use Colleague Self-Service in the myUNB Portal to register.  This new system will improve the course registration process by providing a modern interface that will make it much easier to use. Starting March 1, you will be able to register for Summer 2021 courses using the new Colleague Self-Service registration system....

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? If so, The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1, 2021. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. The 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Feb. 19, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials.  Join us at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. Eastern) to learn more about this competency-based training program. Sign up today! Can’t make it on Feb. 19?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • Mar. 19, 2021 • Apr. 23, 2021 • May 14, 2021 Category: News and...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Fergusson Foundation Calls for Award Nominations

Fergusson Foundation

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fergusson Foundation is calling for nominations for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award. Created in 1992, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions toward preventing and eliminating family violence in Canada. The Award, presented annually, will be presented at the Foundation’s 2021 Award Ceremony. In addition to the award, a donation is made, in the name of the recipient, to a registered...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Cine Club: The Lady in Number 6

Emily R Lefloch

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. for the third screening of the UNB Saint John Winter 2021 Film Series, open to all members of the UNB community. The film, The Lady in Number 6, directed by Malcolm Clarke (2013) will be introduced by Dr. Cheryl Fury, History and Politics, and you are invited to stay after the screening for the discussion. Running time: 39 min. Scroll down for Microsoft Teams URL. ABOUT THE FILM: "The Lady in Number 6 is one of the most inspirational and uplifting...

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MIDAS (Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Arts Seminar) Webinar Series

Rose Torres

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Maritime Inter-disciplinary Arts Seminar (MIDAS) Webinar will feature Dr. Chris 'Nob' Doran and Dr. Joseph Galbo (UNB Saint John) on Friday, Feb. 26, from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Learning from five-year-old Joanne: Lessons For theorists, methodologists and activists - Dr. Chris  ‘Nob’ Doran/UNB This paper (an extract from `doran, nob {forthcoming} “Codifying Parrhesian Bodies”, Oxford: Routledge’) examines the contributions to social science  that can be...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Uzma Jalaluddin

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 16, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next Lorenzo Virtual Book Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) and will feature author Uzma Jalaluddin discussing her debut novel, Ayesha at Last. Ayesha at Last is a revamped Pride and Prejudice set in a close-knit Toronto Muslim community.  The book has earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal and Kirkus. Ayesha at Last was named the 2019 Cosmopolitan UK Book of the Year, long-listed for the Stephen...

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Virtual Lunch & Learn: Program Evaluation Primer

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 11, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you preparing to enter the workforce and looking for skills to increase your employability? Do you have a good working knowledge of program evaluation?  Get a leg up on your peers and join us on March 17th for a virtual Lunch and Learn for a primer in program evaluation. Program evaluation is becoming increasingly popular as public  and  private sectors look to understand the impact of the programs they implement. This introductory-level talk will provide information on...

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Darwin Day 2021 Lecture

Brian Hayden

Posted: February 11, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charles Darwin was born on the 12th of February 1809, a date which is now celebrated by biologists across the globe as ‘Darwin Day.’ To mark this milestone, the Department of Biology at UNB Fredericton will be holding a special public lecture on Friday, Feb. 12, from 7 - 9 p.m. Dr. Andrew Hendry, a Professor of Evolutionary Biology at McGill University will deliver the lecture titled, “Darwin in The Machine: Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics In Nature.” Please join us for a...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Certificate in Adult Education Virtual Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you seeking a career that involves teaching, training, or counselling adults? Consider adding UNB’s Certificate in Adult Education (CAE) to your resumé. Join us on Wednesday, Mar. 17 to learn how the CAE program can help you understand adult education principles and develop skills to be an effective teacher, trainer or counsellor. The one-hour session begins at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern) and will include an overview of the CAE program, how to apply, and more. Sign up...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB College of Extended Learning has been offering Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) training since 2001 and is a leader in online OHS education? Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 24 for free information sessions about our fully online training programs and learn how OHS can be part of your career path. Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS)...

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Applications Open: Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton and Saint John campuses and Moncton site...

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Guest Lecture by Dr. Aaron Persad (MIT)

Siddharth Raval

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the Department of Mechanical Engineering class ME3433 (Heat Transfer) for a guest lecture with Dr. Aaron Persad, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, entitled, On the Physical Mechanisms of Evaporation: A look at theories experiments and controversies. This lecture will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, between 1 – 2 p.m., via MS Teams (link below). Link:  MS Teams  Speaker Bio: Dr. Aaron H. Persad is a Research Scientist in the Microfluidics and Nanofluidics...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker - Dr. Katherine Tamminen

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 10, 2021 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Katherine Tamminen will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, "Processes of Coping and Communication between Parents and Athletes in Youth Sport" on Friday, Feb. 12, from 1:30 - 2:50 p.m. https://blogs.unb.ca/faculty-of-kinesiology/ If you are interested in attending, please email Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: jonathon.edwards@unb.ca. Talk overview/description: In this presentation, Dr. Tamminen will provide an overview of her research in the area of youth sport....

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: February 9, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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The Palgrave Handbook of Gender, Sexuality, and Canadian Politics

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 9, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's department of history and politics will host a book launch for The Palgrave Handbook of Gender, Sexuality, and Canadian Politics edited by Joanna Everitt and Manon Tremblay. This event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 5 - 7 p.m. (ADT). Speakers include: Joanna Everitt (UNB), Manon Tremblay (U of Ottawa), Roberta Lexier (Mont Royal U), J.P. Lewis (UNB), Angelia Wagner (U of Alberta), Taryn Husband-Ceperkovic (U of Ottawa) and Melissa Haussman (Carleton...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 9, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Uzma Jalaluddin

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 8, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next Lorenzo Virtual Book Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) and will feature author Uzma Jalaluddin discussing her debut novel, Ayesha at Last. Ayesha at Last is a revamped Pride and Prejudice set in a close-knit Toronto Muslim community.  The book has earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal and Kirkus. Ayesha at Last was named the 2019 Cosmopolitan UK Book of the Year, long-listed for the Stephen...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Session on Feb. 10

Catherine Foster

Posted: February 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions - are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. Join us online via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you’d like to attend please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA  for the Zoom link and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 8, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? If so, the Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. The 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from either UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 8, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Cine Club: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Emily R Lefloch

Posted: February 8, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for the second screening of the UNB Saint John winter 2021 film series, open to all members of the UNB community, featuring the film Beasts of the Southern Wild, directed by Benh Zeitlin (2012). The film will be introduced by Dr. Miriam Jones, Associate Professor, Humanities and Languages, and you are invited to stay after the screening for the discussion. Date and time: Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. Running time: 1:33 min. SCROLL DOWN FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS URL. ABOUT THE FILM: "In...

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Reminder: Early TimeEntry Cutoff - Feb. 19, 2021

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 5, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the TimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Feb. 19, 2021. Employee TimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using TimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through TimeEntry by 11 a.m.,...

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Climate Change Adaptation Consultation

Brad Nason

Posted: February 5, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick - Saint John campus is completing a Campus-Wide Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. The objective of this session is to prioritize adaptation strategies of interest in response to the climate change risks and vulnerabilities identified in the campus risk and vulnerability assessment. The strategies focus on university infrastructure, core services, and natural elements. The goal of the project is to develop strategic adaptation options to build climate...

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Calling all Queer and Trans Artists

Sofia Mehlitz

Posted: February 5, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 203 Centre is looking for an LGBTQIA2S+ artist to design a large mural piece for the physical centre on the UNB Fredericton campus (located in the SUB). Any artist living in New Brunswick and is self-identified as a member of the LGBTQIA2S+ community can apply.  The artist will be given a commission honorarium of $250 CAD and will be provided with all necessary materials to complete the project. If you wish to apply, please direct your applications to the203@unb.ca and include...

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Career Talks Online: Job Search and Networking Strategies

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 5, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want to be more effective in securing summer work or your first job after graduation? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how our alumni panelists and employers fill job openings. Learn how to find hidden opportunities and build relationships that will maximize your job search efforts. Date: Tuesday, Feb 23, 12 - 1 p.m. (AST) via Zoom Register here. Featured alumni panelists include: Jennifer Forbes (BBA): Human Resources Business Partner, Transportation &...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Registrar's Office

Posted: February 4, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021 in Saint John, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Health & Environment Research Experience Award

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Rosemary Aicher Health & Environment Research Experience (HERE) Award will provide an opportunity for UNB Saint John students to be involved in research that investigates how environmental factors affect health outcomes.  The award is intended to provide support toward employment of a promising student during the summer term (minimum 14 weeks), with additional funds available to continue research activity during the academic year.  The HERE Award is intended to be...

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The UNB Art Centre Celebrates Black History Month

Lori Quick

Posted: February 4, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre celebrates Black History Month with a special project that brings portraits of Black New Brunswickers to the streets of Fredericton. In partnership with UNB’s Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights and the City of Fredericton, this project recognizes the achievements and experiences of remarkable individuals. These banners will be displayed on Regent and Westmorland Streets throughout the month of February. As well, posters from...

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Changes to how you log in to UNB services starting February 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 3, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s existing authentication services have reached their end of life and must be upgraded by March 2021 to ensure continued, secure login services for the university. On February 27, ITS is performing necessary updates to UNB’s login services. Once these upgrades are complete, you will see a new login screen on most UNB IT services and: You will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID - UNBloginID@unb.ca  As part of this update, most IT services will now require multi-factor...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Uzma Jalaluddin

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 3, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next Lorenzo Virtual Book Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) and will feature author Uzma Jalaluddin discussing her debut novel, Ayesha at Last. Ayesha at Last is a revamped Pride and Prejudice set in a close-knit Toronto Muslim community.  The book has earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal and Kirkus. Ayesha at Last was named the 2019 Cosmopolitan UK Book of the Year, long-listed for the Stephen...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 3, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15, 2021. Questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email, awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 3, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline is March 1, 2021. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. The 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental...

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Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It’s never too early to plan for your future.  If you aspire to move into a supervisory or management position, consider making UNB’s Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) part of your plan.   Join us on Friday, Feb. 19 to learn how the online CME can equip you for a career in management. The one-hour session begins at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Category: News and...

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UNB honours Black History Month

Communications Office

Posted: February 2, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, UNB celebrates and commemorates Black History Month by honouring and acknowledging the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and people of African descent – achievements that have far too often been erased or ignored. At UNB, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB and acknowledge the violent histories of Black dispossession in Canada. Black History Month also serves as a reminder for non-racialized people to stand in...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 2, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: February 2, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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SIN Required for Income Tax form T2202

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 1, 2021 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Getting ready to file your income tax for 2020?  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires a student’s Social Insurance Number (SIN) be included on the form that is required for the Tuition and Education Tax Credits (T2202).  Please login to your eServices and select Update My SIN on the Financial Tab before February 12th to confirm that your SIN is on file.  If it isn’t, please up-date this information so that there are no delays with CRA in processing your return...

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Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Miriam Jones

Posted: February 1, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of Black History Month, please join us for the first screening of the UNB Saint John winter 2021 film series, open to all members of the UNB community: I Am Not Your Negro, directed by Raoul Peck (2016). The film will be introduced by Dr Joe Galbo, Professor, Social Sciences, and you are invited to stay after the screening for the discussion. ABOUT THE FILM: "I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using...

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The Palgrave Handbook of Gender, Sexuality, and Canadian Politics

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 1, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's department of history and politics will host a book launch for The Palgrave Handbook of Gender, Sexuality, and Canadian Politics edited by Joanna Everitt and Manon Tremblay. This event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 5 - 7 p.m. (ADT). Speakers include: Joanna Everitt (UNB), Manon Tremblay (U of Ottawa), Roberta Lexier (Mont Royal U), J.P. Lewis (UNB), Angelia Wagner (U of Alberta), Taryn Husband-Ceperkovic (U of Ottawa) and Melissa Haussman (Carleton...

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Sawyer Hannay, CEO of Country Liberty, at the RBC Lunch and Learn

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: February 1, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting an innovative business leader, Sawyer Hannay, CEO of Country Liberty, online on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 12 - 1 p.m.  Sawyer has a wealth of knowledge about growing a nationally recognized brand from right here on the East Coast. With his recent appearance and deal from Dragon's Den, Sawyer is an energizing business leader whose expertise can help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Tune in on Facebook...

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2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: January 29, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you graduating in May or October of this year? Nominations are now open for the 2021 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Alumni, UNB-SRC and UNB Saint John Student Services. Since 2005, the awards program recognizes and honours graduating students who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions at UNB Saint John. Students can self-nominate or be nominated by faculty, staff or alumni. For more details, and to apply online, please...

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Department of History’s 5th Annual Black History Month Lecture

Department of History

Posted: January 29, 2021 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to join the UNBF Department of History for Dr. Melanie J. Newton's lecture, “’This island’s mine, by Sycorax my mother:’ Afro-Indigeneity, Gender and Survival in the Lesser Antilles.” Thursday, Feb.11, 2021 at 7 p.m. (AST) Please join us for this live online event. All are welcome to attend. Link to lecture:             https://tinyurl.com/y3xc2ode  Category: News and Notices Article...

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UNB mental health strategist encourages the community to connect as part of Bell Let’s Talk Day

Communications Office

Posted: January 28, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past year, the world has changed. The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the globe and has drastically changed the way we live, study, work and socialize. On Jan. 28, UNB mental health strategist Matthew MacLean joined millions of Canadians in recognizing the importance of talking about mental health as part of this year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day. “The entire world has been impacted by the pandemic, with everyone experiencing challenges of some sort that...

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Applications Open: Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: January 28, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Moncton site and the Fredericton and Saint John...

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Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Miriam Jones

Posted: January 28, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of Black History Month, please join us for the first screening of the UNB Saint John winter 2021 film series, open to all members of the UNB community: I Am Not Your Negro, directed by Raoul Peck (2016). The film will be introduced by Dr Joe Galbo, Professor, Social Sciences, and you are invited to stay after the screening for the discussion. ABOUT THE FILM: "I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using...

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Manage and protect your passwords with LastPass

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a hard time remembering all your passwords or creating strong, unique passwords for all your different accounts? UNB’s password manager (LastPass) can help. LastPass provides a secure spot to create, store and manage unique passwords for all your online accounts and services. Use it to: Access your passwords while on the go with the LastPass app on your mobile device. Securely save and access passwords in your web browser using the LastPass browser plug-in. Generate...

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Need to talk? Support services at UNB Saint John

Student Services

Posted: January 27, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past year, the world has changed. The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the globe and has drastically changed the way we live, study, work and socialize. It’s more important than ever that we spend time working on our mental health and well-being, and for many, the first step toward this is to share how we are feeling. Today, as part of this year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day, we want to remind you of the student support services available at UNB Saint John. If you...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 27, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: January 27, 2021 10:30:00 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 virtually over Microsoft Teams. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information, parents should contact Dr. Scott Ronis, Department of Psychology at 458-7804 or sronis@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Introduction to Stats Course

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: January 27, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Training in Basic Statistics: Describing Data course will be held. Dates:  Part 1, Friday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Part 2, Friday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.    Course Summary:  Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to gain insight and answer practical questions using data, which always begins with describing data. This course (i) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic tools used to explore and describe data, and (ii)...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker - Dr. Cory Kulczycki

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 26, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Cory Kulczycki will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, "A mixed methods approach to understanding the recreational climbing industry," on Friday, Jan. 29, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. If you are interested in attending, please email Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: jonathon.edwards@unb.ca. Biography: Dr. Cory Kulczycki is an Assistant Professor within the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. He has an academic and...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: January 26, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? If so, the Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1, 2021. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at $10,000. The 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Launch featuring Hepzibah Munoz-Martinez

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society and the department of history and politics will host a book launch on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) via Microsoft Teams.   The book is entitled, Uneven Landscapes of Violence by Dr. Hepzibah Munoz-Martinez and will include the artist of the book cover Javier Dragustinovis who will talk about the book cover and what it means to be an artist on Mexico’s northern border. He is an artist and museum curator based in Matamoros,...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WIPS are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. Join us online via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you’d like to attend please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA  for the Zoom link and passcode. Wednesdays, 12 - 1...

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The Fiddlehead and FROSTival: Free Online Poetry and Prose Readings

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fiddlehead will be hosting a free online poetry and prose reading in partnership with Fredericton FROSTival and Odd Sundays. The event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. AST and will feature readings by Elise Thorburn, the winner of our 2020 short-fiction contest, and poet Phoebe Wang. Fiddlehead Editor, Sue Sinclair will also be reading from the selection of Don Domanski poetry that was published in a memorial section of the Winter issue.  The readings will be...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions - Register Today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to register for the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions taking place on Wednesday, Jan. 27.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, and...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: January 25, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear students, this notice is being posted on behalf of Sociology Graduate student Jo-Anne Fullerton.  You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how...

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Saint John Drop-in Study Space Suspended in Red Phase

Danielle Fairweather

Posted: January 22, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In a continued effort to ensure the health and safety of our community, drop-in use of common study spaces will be suspended while we remain in the red phase of COVID-19 recovery. This affects the following locations: WC 31, HH 127, HH 236, IH 101/102 and IH 105. During this time, student study space can still be reserved in the following locations: Breakout Rooms: https://bookings.unb.ca/portal/ Hans W Klohn Commons Library: https://lib.unb.ca/services/bookings Category:...

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Tutors needed

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 22, 2021 10:52:00 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, contact the Academic Development Coach at sjacadcoach@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jay Leblanc Email Address: jay.leblanc@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Launch featuring Hepzibah Munoz-Martinez

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: January 21, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society and the department of history and politics will host a book launch on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT) via Microsoft Teams.   The book is entitled, Uneven Landscapes of Violence by Dr. Hepzibah Munoz-Martinez and will include the artist of the book cover Javier Dragustinovis who will talk about the book cover and what it means to be an artist on Mexico’s northern border. He is an artist and museum curator based in Matamoros,...

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UNB Backgrounds for Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 20, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a new background for your next Teams class or meeting? UNB backgrounds for Teams are now available so you can attend your next class or meeting from your favourite campus views. See the available backgrounds. How to change your background in Teams Before a meeting: After clicking ‘Join’ on your meeting, you will be prompted to choose your video and audio options Select ‘Background filters’ Click ‘+ Add new’ Browse and select the background you...

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Summer Institute Application Now Open

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: January 20, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Companies interested in participating in The Summer Institute’s 2021 cohort are strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the February 15th deadline. The Summer Institute is a 12-week accelerator based in Fredericton that accepts five to seven companies each year to participate in its intensive, globally recognized program. The 2020 program will run from April 27th until July 16th. Successful applicants receive stipends for living expenses, prototyping grants, access to their downtown...

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Directional signage on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The health and safety of the UNB community is our top priority. 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 is posted on elevators denoting the maximum occupancy and temporary closures of spaces. To maintain the safety of students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, do not alter the...

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Bookable study spaces during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Bookable study spaces that adhere to physically distancing guidelines are available to registered students. Wi-fi is available on campus.  Study space is available in the Hans. W. Klohn Commons (HWK) library as well as classrooms that are not being used for teaching. All posted rules and New Brunswick Public Health requirements apply to drop-in classroom space. Book your preferred type of study space at HWK Commons using our online booking system or contact at...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Jan. 22, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials. Join us at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. Eastern) to learn how this competency-based program will help you develop the leadership attributes and skills organizations seek. Sign up today! Can’t make it on January 22?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • February 19, 2021...

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Reminder - upcoming Application Deadline for BA/BEd Program UNBSJ

Beth Keyes

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder that the Application Deadline for the Fall 2021 intake in the Concurrent Education Program (BA/BEd) at UNB Saint John is January 31, 2021. If you have any questions about the Application process, or the BA/BEd program itself, please contact Dr. B. Keyes, Program Coordinator [email: bkeyes@unb.ca].   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address: bkeyes@unb.ca

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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The Faculty of Education & NB Association for Community Living presentation

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 19, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education and NB Association for Community Living will present: “The Case of Luke Elwood,” A Documentary screening and discussion with panelists: Luke Elwood, Maureen Elwood, Gordon Porter and Wayne MacKay. This free public event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. ADT, Facebook Live stream https://www.facebook.com/UNBFEduc The year 2017 marked the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1987 Luke Elwood case that was prepared for hearing by the Nova...

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Final Reminder: UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: January 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the unexpected closure of the physical Campus Bookstore at UNB Saint John, plans are underway for a new independent campus store for fall 2021.   We understand that losing the bookstore has impacted our campus community, and that there is a strong need and desire for something uniquely “ours” to meet the needs of our students, faculty, staff and alumni.   Please complete the UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey by Wednesday, Jan. 20, and let us know what...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 18, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1. In the past, UNB has awarded two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at $10,000. 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from either UNB campus.  Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 18, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is Thursday, April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ, or send us an email, awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: How can the Centre help you?

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: January 18, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to present a session to help people start something new this year.    Do you have an idea that you want to make a business? Do you have the ability to make that happen? Do you need help getting off the ground? Tune in to learn about the many options available to community members from a variety of sectors. Our two accelerator programs, Energia Ventures, and The Summer Institute provide entrepreneurs...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: January 18, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear students, this notice is being posted on behalf of Sociology Graduate student Jo-Anne Fullerton.  You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how...

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Mailing Address for 2020 Employee Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 15, 2021 10:54:00 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 2020 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 preferred mailing address, log into e-Services, click the Personal tab, and choose Demographic Info. To correct...

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COVID safety measures for classrooms and lecture halls

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We 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 have room-specific operational health and safety requirements: Face masks must be worn in all indoor...

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Location tracking during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. We will collect location information for the purposes of supporting New Brunswick Public Health. We will provide New Brunswick Public Health with the names and contact information of people in our buildings to support contact tracing in the event of an outbreak. The information collected will not be used for any other purpose.  Undergraduate students Undergraduate student location tracking will be...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 14, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021 in Saint John, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices  

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 14, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB College of Extended Learning (CEL) is home to the largest Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) program in Canada?   Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 27 for free information sessions about our fully online OHS training programs and learn how the discipline of OHS can enhance your future employment prospects. Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session Diploma in Occupational Health &...

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UNB COVID-19 Student Safety Orientation

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


To understand the health and safety procedures implemented on campus, all students are required to complete a COVID-19 student safety orientation before entering campus. The COVID-19 student safety orientation explains why the safety measures are important and what to expect on campus.  UNB Fredericton COVID-19 student safety orientation UNB Saint John COVID-19 student safety orientation Although every effort has been taken to implement New Brunswick Public Health requirements on...

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COVID Alert

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick encourages all New Brunswickers to download the COVID Alert app.  COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to protect yourself. COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection and notifies people of possible exposure before any...

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Webinar: Working Together To Shatter the Holy Hush

Alan M. Sears

Posted: January 13, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Anglican Diocese of Fredericton and the Muriel McQueen Ferguson Centre for Family Violence Research at UNB are cosponsoring a webinar on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 7 - 8 p.m., featuring UNB Professor Emerita Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark.  She will speak on the topic, "Working Together to Shatter the Holy Hush: Personal Reflections on 25 years of Research and Activism on Intimate Partner Violence in Families of Faith." To find out more or to register visit nb.anglican.ca/holy-hush Category:...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: January 13, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Student Abroad 2021-22 Application Deadline Extension

Dave Andrews

Posted: January 12, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that while all Student Abroad programs remain suspended, the university is continuing to move forward and the Global Learning and Engagement office will be accepting applications for Student Abroad - Exchange programs for Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 semesters.   The deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended to February 1, 2021 and the deadline for Winter 2021 remains April 1, 2021. Please note that you may apply now for Winter 2022 semester.   All students that...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 12, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, Jan. 13th, our Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions - Winter 2021 starts! Join us via Zoom for these sessions.  WIPS are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. LOCATION online via Zoom. These sessions will...

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UNB Conservatory Announces Online Workshops

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 12, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past few years, the UNB Conservatory has offered workshops for a wide array of musical tastes and ability levels.  This winter, the Conservatory is moving its workshops online so participants can enrich their musical lives from home.  The workshops are open to the public and are geared towards amateur, student, and professional musicians alike.   This year’s lineup includes a variety of workshops, aimed mostly at musician wellness and at giving...

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Premier's Council on Disabilities: Students with Disabilities Survey

Ally Buchanan

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A student consultation group from UNB’s Renaissance College is currently working with the Premier's Council on Disabilities regarding a survey that it has developed. The group members are aiming to research the barriers faced by individuals with disabilities or varying abilities regarding the post-secondary education system, with the goal of reducing these barriers at a provincial level.  The group is looking for New Brunswick residents to complete the survey, including temporary...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is Thursday, April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ or email us at awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Applications Open for 12 paid Summer Student Research Positions

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring author Gerard Collins

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Award-winning author Gerard Collins will read from The Hush Sisters on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT). SPOILER ALERT:  The discussion assumes that every participant has read the book.  If you have not read it, or have not finished it, please be prepared to hear plot twists and perhaps the ending.   The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of Canada Council for the Arts, the League of Canadian Poets, UNB Saint John, and its private reading sponsors....

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Graduate Student Peer Support Groups

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join a supportive community designed by and for UNB Graduate Students. Weekly meetings in a safe and confidential space will help you build connection and resilience as a member of an encouraging and understanding community. Groups are moderated by trained UNB Graduate Student volunteers. Each week introduces a different topic of discussion exploring issues and ideas that matter to you. Come prepared to listen, share and learn. Group begins on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Choose from one of...

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Intro Stats Course

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Training in Basic Statistics: Describing Data Dates: Part 1, February 10, 2021, 10 -12 a.m. Part 2, February 17, 2021, 10 -12 a.m.   Course Summary  Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to gain insight and answer practical questions using data, which always begins with describing data. This course (i) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic tools used to explore and describe data, and (ii) provides an overview of methods to generate and present summary...

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UNB computer science faculty member wins teaching innovation award

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 11, 2021 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari, assistant professor at the UNB’s faculty of computer science and research coordinator for the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), recently won a 2019-2020 UNB teaching Innovation Award for his new teaching technique, Think-Qcussion. Dr. Lashkari believes that every classroom has its own unique community, especially when international students are exhibiting multicultural learning styles. To cater to diverse classroom environments and learners' needs,...

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UNB Special Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 8, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Full-time undergraduate Saint John campus students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary (maximum award $1,000). The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2021. Eligibility Criteria: Registered full-time as an undergraduate student at UNB Saint John from September 2020 – April 2021 inclusive. Part-time students with documented disabilities may be considered based on student aid guidelines. Open to all undergraduate students regardless of...

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Indspire - Bursaries, scholarships and awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: January 8, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 educates, connects and invests in First Nations, Inuit and Métis students so they will achieve their...

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Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 8, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


When it’s time to start your career, stand out from the competition with UNB’s Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) on your resumé.   Join us on Jan. 22 to learn how the online CME can prepare you for entry level supervisory or management positions. The one-hour session begins at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Call for Papers: Sport, Animals and Ethics Conference

Gabriela l. Tymowski-Gionet

Posted: January 8, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


From May 25 to May 29, 2021, the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB in Fredericton and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA, will host a virtual conference on Sport, Animals and Ethics. We are inviting papers focused on ethical issues related to the involvement of animals in the context of sport, recreation, or leisure. We welcome a wide spectrum of submissions; e.g., from direct use such as hunting animals to indirect involvement; e.g., the environmental/animal impact of golf courses.  We...

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Borrow snowshoes and get outside at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 8, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you'd like a fun winter activity, look no further! Contact UNB Saint John Athletics to borrow some snowshoes and/or Nordic Walking poles. Contact Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca for more information. Must provide student, staff or faculty ID.   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Download the COVID Alert app

UNB Communications

Posted: January 7, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick encourages all New Brunswickers to download the COVID Alert app. COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to protect yourself. COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection and notifies people of possible exposure before any symptoms...

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Tabata classes resume at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: January 7, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keep up your health and wellness routine with our Tabata classes. Start date is Monday, Jan. 11, at 4:30 p.m.  Register now for second term! https://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/athletics/fitness/classes.html Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Reminder: UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: January 6, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the unexpected closure of the physical Campus Bookstore at UNB Saint John, plans are underway for a new independent campus store for fall 2021.   We understand that losing the bookstore has impacted our campus community, and that there is a strong need and desire for something uniquely “ours” to meet the needs of our students, faculty, staff and alumni.   Please complete the UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey by Wednesday, Jan. 20, and let us know...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: January 5, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Multi-factor authentication now required to access all UNB M365 services

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 4, 2021 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of Jan. 5, multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like Teams, email, OneDrive and SharePoint.   Visit our website for MFA help at www.unb.ca/its/mfa (no login required) for:   Instructions on how to set up MFA if you haven’t already done so FAQ and helpful information like:   What to expect when logging in to services with MFA   Tips to help reduce how often you’re prompted for...

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Recruiting men living with extra weight for exercise study

Mohammad Keshavarz

Posted: January 4, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the faculty of kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+ struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free health/fitness assessment and a free 12-week exercise program with an exercise professional delivered online at home without any equipment. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance training exercises. Contact us to secure your...

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Holocaust survivor and UNB honorary degree recipient appointed to Order of Canada

Angie Deveau

Posted: December 23, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick honorary degree recipient and Holocaust survivor Vera Schiff was recently named a member of the Order of Canada for her distinguished career as an author, well-known historian and public speaker. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1926, Schiff, along with her father, mother, sister and grandmother, was deported to Theresienstadt, a Nazi concentration camp located in the town of Terezin in what is now the Czech Republic. During her three years of...

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CR/NCR Online Request Form

Wahkuna Lisik

Posted: December 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new online form has been created to support student CR/NCR requests. Students wishing to submit CR/NCR requests for Fall 2020 term courses can do so online. Please note that a single form for Fall 2020 courses should be submitted, when possible. The deadline to submit Fall 2020 CR/NCR requests is Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. Please note due to the start of Winter term and high request volumes, longer processing times can be expected. Once your request is processed, changes will be reflected...

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UNB Centre for Musical Arts brings you seasonal music selections

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 21, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Season’s greetings from all of us at the UNB Centre for Musical Arts! We've prepared something special for our music friends this year. Starting Dec. 21, we're going to be posting seasonal music selections on Facebook for a "12-day Christmas Celebration." Enjoy a musical treat every day during the holiday break! We're starting with “An English Choral Melody” performed by the UNB Chorale at the 2019 Christmas concert. Let's sing along! Category: News and Notices Article...

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Multi-factor authentication is just around the corner

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 18, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to pre-register for MFA* before the holidays - it will make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact the IT Service Desk or your Level 1 right away. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) Already registered? Learn more about what to expect when MFA is turned on at go.unb.ca/mfa (click the ‘What to expect with MFA’ button)  *Starting Jan. 5,...

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Speaker Series Online with William Stanley

Nandi Kaul

Posted: December 18, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Alumni William Stanley (BScEE'62), co-founder of Fundy Cable and Atlantic Hydrogen, talks about innovations in the cable industry and climate change in the 10th episode of the Faculty of Management Speaker Series Online.  Watch the full episode on YouTube. William Stanley is a pioneer in the Canadian cable industry, with 36 years of cable television communications experience, including five years in Kansas, before returning to New Brunswick in 1970 to co-found Fundy Cable, which grew...

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New leadership for the Canadian Rivers Institute: Dr. Michelle Gray appointed director in July

UNB Research

Posted: December 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this year, Dr. Michelle Gray officially assumed the role of director of the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), a network of 22 scientists at 14 institutions across Canada and internationally housed here at UNB. “Dr. Gray reflects CRI’s commitment to strong, innovative research, to using science for the good of all, and to inspiring and educating future experts,” said Dr. David MaGee, vice-president (research). “I know she will accomplish great things as its...

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Latest issue of Alumni News is online

Alumni Office

Posted: December 17, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Read about some of our health heroes, the impact our researchers are making, UNB's response to the pandemic and more is this issue of Alumni News, now in a new web format. Check it out.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Exam Deferral Process

Carla Lavigne

Posted: December 15, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A reminder to students about the regulations and process for exam deferral: “Students, who by reason of illness or extenuating circumstances, are unable to write a final examination at the posted times may apply to the Registrar for permission to write a final examination at an alternate time. Applications for a final examination at an alternate time, supported by health certificates or other supporting documentation, must reach the Registrar within two weeks of the posted date of the...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Session

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 15, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is pleased to be offering the Diploma of University Teaching (DUT) program starting in January 2021. As in previous sessions, we will use virtual face-to-face classes using "Zoom" video conferencing. We feel confident that you will learn everything you would learn in the traditional DUT, with the extra benefit of becoming familiar with a new method of teaching. More details about the program are available here.  The course schedule is as...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: December 15, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 14, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy...

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Pre-register for multi-factor authentication

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 14, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Before you’re off for the holidays, don’t forget to pre-register for MFA* - it will make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact the IT Service Desk or your Level 1 right away. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) *Starting Jan. 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint.  What...

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There's still time to register for the Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis information session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 14, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you have a keen interest in Psychology, want to work with individuals with complex behaviour needs, or your future plans include becoming a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA), this program is for you. On Dec. 17, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a free information session about the online Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis program. Join us at 2 p.m. AST for an overview of the program, how to apply, and more.   Sign up today! Category: News...

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Pick up your winter term textbooks at UNB Saint John

Vice-President (Saint John) Office

Posted: December 14, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to get a jump on winter term and order your textbooks ahead of time?   You can order your books online through the UNB Bookstore website and have your books delivered directly to your home or pick-up the books from the HWK Commons.  Pick-up service at the HWK Commons is available from Monday, Jan. 4 - Friday, Jan. 22.  There is no charge to pick-up your textbooks at the HWK Commons. A flat rate delivery fee of $7.50 will be charged for direct...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

Posted: December 14, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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On-campus breakout rooms for writing AD exams

Danielle Fairweather

Posted: December 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Breakout Rooms will be used on the Saint John campus during the FA/2020 Exam Period to support students seeking on-campus space to adequately complete their alternate delivery (AD) exam(s). Breakout Rooms must be reserved for this use and will be subject to availability based on demand. To reserve a space, please email conf@unb.ca with the: Course Name Exam Date Exam Time Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Danielle Fairweather Email Address:...

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UNB going smoke-free on Sept. 1, 2022

UNB Communications

Posted: December 9, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of our commitment to advancing health and societal wellbeing through research, teaching and community service, the University aims to promote a healthy and safe environment to the community and on its campuses. UNB’s commitment extends to the health and wellbeing of students, staff and faculty, and the communities we serve. For the past three years, UNB has been carefully considering the issue of smoking on campuses. In late 2017 our Smoking Policy Review Committee was...

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UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: December 9, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the unexpected closure of the physical Campus Bookstore at UNB Saint John, plans are underway for a new independent campus store for fall 2021.   We understand that losing the bookstore has impacted our campus community, and that there is a strong need and desire for something uniquely “ours” to meet the needs of our students, faculty, staff and alumni.   Please complete the UNB Saint John Campus Bookstore Survey and let us know what you want from the new...

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Concurrent Education Program Application Packages Available

Beth Keyes

Posted: December 9, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in becoming a teacher? UNB SJ offers the Concurrent Education Program, wherein you complete both a BA and the BEd program at the same time. The application packages for the fall 2021 BA/BEd intake are available now, with a submission deadline of Jan. 31, 2021. Please contact Dr. B. Keyes, Program Coordinator, if you have questions or if you wish to access the application package.  As this term winds down, it is a great time to start the application process,...

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There's still time to give the gift of learning this holiday season

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Wrap up your holiday shopping with a unique and meaningful gift from CEL. That’s right! Contact us today and you can cross that hard-to-buy-for person off your list with an online Leisure Learning class.   From writing to yoga, Spanish to photography, or knitting to drawing, you can gift an experience that will make your special someone’s 2021 a year they’ll never forget! Let them choose their creative pursuit with a $50, $75 or $100 gift certificate. As an added...

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How to return rented text books on the Saint John campus

Vice-President (Saint John) office

Posted: December 8, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a student on the Saint John campus? Did you rent the textbooks this term?  Are you wondering how to return them?  With the recent closure of the Saint John bookstore, an alternate ‘drop off’ location has now been designated to return your rented textbooks.  Rented textbooks must be returned by Monday, Dec. 21. The Registrar’s Office in Oland Hall is the temporary drop location for rented textbooks this term for students on the Saint John campus. Hours...

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Before you're off for the holidays, pre-register for multi-factor authentication (MFA)

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Pre-register for MFA* before the holidays to make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact your Level 1 or the IT Service Desk right away. It only takes five to 10 minutes to register. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) *Starting January 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint.  What happens if I...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: December 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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UNB announces new diploma in engineering at UNB Saint John

Kathleen McLaughlin

Posted: December 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is proud to announce a new diploma in engineering foundations program that will be offered on the UNB Saint John campus in September 2021. The diploma in engineering foundations is an entry-level program that will provide students with formal recognition upon the completion of two foundational years in engineering.    With a diploma in engineering foundations, students will have several options:  Complete...

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Countdown to the new MyUNB

Isil Flynn

Posted: December 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's exciting to think that a year from now we'll have a new, modern intranet in place. We look forward to delivering to you an easy to use, mobile-friendly interface that brings together the services you currently access in eServices, InsideUNB and the myUNB portal to one place and also connects you to our UNB administrative and service departments in the M365 environment. The new MyUNB intranet will be the hub from which you start your day. We can't wait for you to see it! You are...

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Attend the Virtual Energia Ventures Demo Day

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: December 7, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Energia Ventures has adapted to the difficult times that we find ourselves in today and moved its three-month intensive accelerator completely online. This was not without challenges, but the cohort of Five Talented Startups from around the world in the Cleantech, Greentech, and Energy Sectors, were able to attend and make significant progress with their businesses.  This year’s cohort was comprised of: envoPap - envoPAP creates sustainable packaging and paper...

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Webinar - Government of Canada: Student Research in the Public Service

Anita Connolly

Posted: December 3, 2020 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Dec. 7 from 12 - 1 p.m. for a webinar with the Government of Canada. Did you know some UNB students have summer or coop work terms in federal labs? Some even earn master and doctoral degrees with public servant mentors. Three local science-based departments will talk about research in the region and answer your questions. Dr. Alexa Alexandra-Trusiak, Environment and Climate Change Canada Christy Arseneau, Natural Resources Canada – Canadian Forest Service Bonnie Robertson,...

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MusicUNB Live - Moving Images

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 3, 2020 10:53:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join MusicUNB Live - Moving Images on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. on YouTube. It will feature Nadia Francavilla (violin), Carl Gionet (piano) and Philippe Léonard (media artist). Music, film, and video have been partners since the advent of moving pictures. More recently, musicians have exploited the visual medium as inspiration and collaboration. In this performance, our resident musician, Nadia Francavilla, with the help of long-time collaborator Carl Gionet and multidisciplinary...

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Interdisciplinary Health Case Competition

Sarah Ann Balcom

Posted: December 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s first Health Case Competition will take place in mid-January 2021, and will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to solve New Brunswick’s health care challenges. This interdisciplinary competition will allow participants to develop an awareness of the interconnectedness that exists between disciplines and the real world application of knowledge. The idea for this competition emerged from the University of British Columbia’s Health Care Team...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

Posted: December 2, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” from UNB (oia@unb.ca). This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check your e-mail for more information. If you have questions regarding this e-mail and survey, you may contact: Survey administrators: Matthew MacLean, Mental Health Strategist; macleanm@unb.ca; (506) 447-3128...

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Share your success story and enter to win a gift card

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 2, 2020 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you’ve ever enrolled in a course or program through the UNB College of Extended Learning, we want to hear from you! We are gathering student success stories and would love to hear your thoughts about your learning experience!   Until Jan. 8, 2021, share your story and we’ll enter your name into a draw to win a $100 gift card from Amazon! If that isn’t enough, your story may even be featured in an upcoming publication, on our website, or on social...

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Sara OLeary

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Sara O’Leary will discuss her first novel The Ghost in the House on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). About the novel: What if a ghost were haunting your house? What if you were the ghost? Everything in Fay's life is perfect – living in the house she dreamed of as a child, married to a man she loves, and planning her life as an artist. Her life seems full of possibility. Then, late one night, Fay realizes that something has gone wrong. Sara O'Leary is a Canadian children's...

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211 New Brunswick

UNB Communications

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Help starts here.  As the province navigates the second wave of COVID-19, people who need support are often unsure where to turn. Whether it is help obtaining food, mental health support or other non-emergency programs and services in the community, residents are advised to dial 2-1-1. 211 is a free, bilingual, confidential resource to help New Brunswickers navigate the network of community, social, non-clinical health and government services.  It can be accessed 24 hours a day, in...

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Strategic Vision: UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past nine months, the UNB community has risen to unprecedented challenges, shown courage, and embraced change, exemplifying the spirit of the university’s new strategic vision, UNB Toward 2030.    Yesterday, we shared this bold new vision with our community and partners. If you haven’t already, we encourage you to watch this video, which illustrates some of the incredible work that is propelling UNB toward the future. Together, we will shape UNB to...

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Concurrent Education Program Application Packages Available

Beth Keyes

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are presently in the First Year of a BA Degree and are considering becoming a Teacher, please contact Dr. B. Keyes for details on the Concurrent Education Program (BA/BEd) offered at UNB Saint John.  The new application package is now available, and the deadline for submission of applications for a possible Fall 2021 Intake is January 31, 2021. Please contact Dr. Keyes at:  bkeyes@unb.ca  or 506-648-5994. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s online Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) program is designed to produce proficient, compassionate, committed, and ethical mid-level practitioners and consultants. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 17 for a free information session that will include an overview of the program, how to apply, a Q&A period, and more.  The one-hour session begins at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern).   Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Send Holiday Greetings to the UNB Community

Carly Jenkins

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This year, many of us will be celebrating the holidays differently than we ever have before. But no matter how different these holidays may be, we hope they will still be a time of rest, rejuvenation and joy, no matter where you find yourself.   Although we are not able to celebrate as we normally would, we wanted to give you the opportunity to send a video message to...

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Student Abroad - Go Global Update and Program Overview

Dave Andrews

Posted: December 1, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB Student Abroad Go Global 2021-22 Information Session will be held featuring updates and important information, programming options, choosing your program, etc. Please join us next week virtually on Teams  December 7 at 7 p.m.  OR December 8 at 11 a.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave Andrews Email Address: dandrews@unb.ca

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NB travel and COVID public advisory for Nova Scotia

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We strongly encourage you not to travel outside of New Brunswick. Effective as of midnight on Nov. 26, people travelling into New Brunswick, including all of the Atlantic provinces, are required to self-isolate for 14 days and you must register your travel into New Brunswick.     Travelling outside of New Brunswick may affect in-person course work as self-isolation requirements mean you will miss in-person class instruction and course materials that are not offered remotely. We...

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New Brunswick Public Health Measures

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We acknowledge and understand recent COVID-19 developments are causing concern for members in our community. We must be diligent in following New Brunswick Public Health measures and requirements to reduce the risk of spread and maintain a healthy and safe environment.   We have a responsibility to keep each other and our community safe by taking simple actions including:  Wear a face mask at all times.  Face masks should not be removed when indoors on our campuses except...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

Posted: November 30, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Abby Pond

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: November 30, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Abby Pond, Chief Executive Officer of Queen of Cups Lingerie, on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 12 p.m. Abby Pond is the founder and CEO of Queen of Cups Lingerie Inc., launched in 2016. She builds custom-fit lingerie for people that are as individual as the products she makes. She is a passionate community builder- one of the founders of Startup St. Stephen in 2017 and town councillor from 2014-2016. She is a...

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BEd 10-month Program Information Session

Kimberly Landine

Posted: November 30, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thinking about pursuing an education degree after your undergrad?  Begin your journey as a great educator at UNB Fredericton.  Join us for a virtual information drop-in session on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  To access the Zoom link please email Kim at klandine@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kimberly Landine Email Address: klandine@unb.ca

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Multi-factor authentication required for UNB M365 services starting Jan. 5

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 27, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Jan. 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint.  ACTION REQUIRED:  Pre-register* your account before Jan. 5 to make your transition to MFA easier. It will take 5-10 minutes to complete. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register  *Pre-registering your account gets you ready for MFA, but MFA will not be turned on until Jan. 5.  What happens if I don’t...

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Health and wellness supports available

UNB Communications

Posted: November 27, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's okay if you feel more anxious than usual, this is a stressful time for you, for your family and for your roommates. It is natural to worry and feel anxiety during stressful situations. If you are feeling overwhelmed, there are supports available to you. Please reach out if you are feeling any anxiety about the recent developments: UNB Saint John Counselling Services offers free, individual, confidential virtual or in-person counselling. Email sjcounsellor@unb.ca, call 506-648-5501,...

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Celebrating our Proudly UNB Award recipients!

Alumni Office

Posted: November 27, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


While the 2020 Proudly UNB Alumni Awards were not able to be celebrated in person this year, we are celebrating the honourees through a week of digital recognition. The seven award winners are outstanding and truly deserving of this celebration - they represent UNB well with their commitment to their fields, to their communities and to our institution. They are leaders in bettering society. Please check out this year’s recipients and join us on our social media channels to celebrate...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 27, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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There is still time to register for CEL winter term courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 27, 2020 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Make 2021 the year you pursue your creative interests, advance your career, or work on your degree! Download the winter schedule or visit the UNB Timetable to explore all available learning options. You can choose from a wide variety of online credit courses, like these: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace Learning ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in...

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New Brunswick Alert Levels

UNB Communications

Posted: November 26, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the situation changing daily, there are many updates on the potential health risk to our community being issued. We encourage you to stay informed on the phases of recovery and the current public health alert level. To learn more about the alert level and health measures, visit frequently asked questions. Under the orange level, face masks must be worn at all times in public spaces, both indoors and outdoors. If you travel to an orange level zone or Halifax, you are required to wear a...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

Posted: November 26, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” dated Nov. 23, 2020, from the sender “University of New Brunswick (oia@unb.ca)”. This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check this e-mail for more information. If you have questions regarding this e-mail and survey, you may contact: Survey administrators:...

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JDI Roundtable Forum Webinar Series: Manufacturing Technological Maturity on Nov. 27

JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick

Posted: November 26, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


How are the province's manufacturers doing in their drive towards Industry 4.0? Join Herb Emery and Martin Davis for a first look at data describing the maturity of our province's manufacturers in this third instalment of the JDI Roundtable Forum Webinar Series. The presenters will lead a discussion about opportunities for improving manufacturing competitiveness based on data from a survey instrument built from Martin Davis's 6-dimension model describing the path to Industry 4.0. Register now...

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Partnership cements vision for Health and Technology District Saint John

UNB Communications

Posted: November 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Coming soon to Atlantic Canada: a place where innovators and entrepreneurs, students and faculty will work alongside scientists, clinicians and health care practitioners to develop new technologies and improve health outcomes, patient experiences and the economics of health care delivery in the region and beyond. This is the ambitious vision for the Health and Technology District Saint John, a joint partnership between the University of New Brunswick, Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB) and...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: November 26, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next QUEST-SJ meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 3 - 4 p.m. This session will feature - Methodological Focus: “Practical Coding Application.”  Dr. Kerrie Luck, a registered Occupational Therapist who recently completed her post-doctoral fellowship with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at UNB, will present practical tips on qualitative research coding with an applied example from the project titled: Occupational...

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COVID-19 Exposure Notifications

UNB Communications

Posted: November 25, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The health, well-being and safety of our students, staff and faculty is our primary concern. With COVID-19 cases and public exposures on the rise in our province, it is vital that we do our part to minimize and limit the potential spread of COVID-19 across our campuses and within our community.  New Brunswick Public Health has absolute authority in this matter.  When a person is diagnosed with COVID-19, Public Health engages in rigorous contact tracing. This is taken very seriously....

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Changes to the Atlantic bubble

UNB Communications

Posted: November 25, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We’ve been working closely with federal, provincial and local health authorities and we are committed to keeping our community informed. Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador have recently announced changes to the Atlantic bubble.  Avoid non-essential travel.   All travellers entering Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. The new rules come into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 24 for...

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"Bubble Boy" - What a Mental Performance Coach Learned While Living in the Bubble with the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: November 25, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join the UNB Fredericton Faculties of Arts and Kinesiology on Monday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. (Atlantic time) for a live presentation and conversation with Psychology faculty member Dr. Ryan Hamilton and Kinesiology faculty member Dr. David Scott. Join us via this link: https://tinyurl.com/y2xbbbj2 Dr. Hamilton recently spent 65 days in the NHL "Bubble" with the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning. During this virtual event, Dr. Hamilton will outline the lessons he learned about the...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 25, 2020 10:26:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium guest speakers Meaghan Donahue Wies and Ken Morrison from The Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic will present on Friday, Nov. 27 at 10:30 a.m. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Title:  Practical applications of research in a performance sport organization. Abstract:  Research and data play an important role in the innerworkings of any organization, and the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic is no exception. The Centre is a not-for-profit organization that focuses...

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Looking for a unique and meaningful gift to give this holiday season?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 25, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Give the Gift of Learning! This year, gift that special someone an experience with an online class from UNB’s lineup of Leisure Learning courses.   With our wide variety of topics, we just may have something for everyone on your list: • Arts & Crafts • Culture • Health & Wellness • Languages • Lifestyle • Photography • Writing & Literature Not sure which class to choose?  No problem -- let them decide!  We have $50, $75 and...

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Get the new UNB App

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new UNB App (Ellucian GO) is now available for download. The UNB app gives you easy access to your class and exam schedules, grades, UNB news and events and more.  Start using the new UNB App now: Download the Ellucian GO app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).  Search and select 'University of New Brunswick' from the list of available institutions.  Click the ‘sign in’ button in the main menu and enter your UNB login ID and...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: November 24, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Revised face mask policy in the Orange zone

UNB Communications

Posted: November 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the revised Orange phase of recovery, wearing face masks is mandatory in public spaces, both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor public spaces include parks, playgrounds, markets, festival sites, dog parks, and walking trails. A mask is not required while walking, jogging or cycling with people in the same bubble, where they are unlikely to encounter people, or risk coming within two metres of people from outside their bubble. Learn more about face mask guidelines at UNB. Category:...

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Keep your academic goals on track with online credit courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 23, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Need help completing your winter schedule?  Check out the wide selection of courses in our winter term schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing. Here are a few courses we don’t want you to miss: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace Learning ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in Canada:  Working to Overcome the Legacy of...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Dr. Mahdi S. Hosseini

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: November 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Dr. Mahdi Hosseini to its Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Mahdi S. Hosseini is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a joint appointment at the Dr. J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship. Dr. Hosseini received his B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A.Sc and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Tabriz,...

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Discount program offered by strategic partner

Sandra Howland

Posted: November 23, 2020 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Irving Energy is offering UNB students special pricing on home heating:  discounts of 7 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 special offer is extended in recognition of UNB's strategic partnership with Irving Oil. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sandra Howland Email Address:...

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Finding Your Inner Leader - Register today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Nov. 26, join UNB instructor and consulting occupational health and safety professional, Glyn Jones, as he hosts Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic. In this one-hour webinar Glyn will discuss: • The key roles safety leaders play in driving positive change within organizations. • The foundational skills of safety leadership. • How you can best prepare yourself and position yourself to lead in these difficult times. • How to recognize...

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Panel event: 50 years after the Royal Commission on the Status of Women

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: November 20, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for a special online panel event on Monday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. (AST) reflecting on the 50 years that have passed since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (RCSW). This event is co-hosted by the faculties of arts at UNB Fredericton and Saint John and will feature the following speakers: • Dr. Gillian Thompson, Professor Emerita of History, UNB Fredericton Talk title: “Introduction: The RCSW in Fredericton” • Dr. Gail Campbell, Professor Emerita of...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns - final week

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The final week of Family Violence Prevention Month in New Brunswick is coming up, and the MMFC Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) continue in addressing a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue.  Coming up this week, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 12 - 1 p.m. - «Une culture de consentement dans nos écoles : Où en sommes-nous en 2020 ?» with...

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Virtual film screening and panel discussion of Voices from the Barrens, Native People, Blueberries and Sovereignty

Faculty of Arts, UNB Saint John

Posted: November 20, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculties of arts at UNB Saint John and Fredericton are pleased to partner with St. Stephen's University (SSU) to present a free virtual screening of the documentary film Voices from the Barrens: Native People, Blueberries and Sovereignty on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. The screening will be followed by a live panel discussion featuring Nancy Ghertner, Donald Soctomah, Brian J. Francis and Brian Altvater. This event is being hosted via Microsoft Teams and is open to all...

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Gaming events: Have fun and meet other students

Matthew MacLean

Posted: November 19, 2020 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want to get nerdy, play some games and meet some other cool folks? The UNB Esports Society in collaboration with UNB Student Services are hosting a series of fun gaming events. Don't be afraid to come alone, each event is hosted by a super nice moderator who will make sure you feel welcome! Nov. 19: Among Us 7-10 p.m.Nov. 20: Jackbox Social Night 7-10 p.m.Nov. 21: League of Legends 1v1 Event 1-3 p.m.Nov. 22: Online Board Games 7-9 p.m. Join the discord to participate, as well meet and discuss...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker Kristi Allain, PhD

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 19, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kristi Allain, PhD, will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled "Finding Pleasure in the Contradictions: Aging and Physical Activity, Beyond Neoliberal Pressures and Burdens of the State" on Friday, Nov. 20, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Biography: Kristi is a Canada Research Chair in Physical Culture and Social Life and an Associate Professor of Sociology at St. Thomas University. Her work examines the intersections of physical activity and...

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Saint John walking club

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: November 19, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation & Wellness is excited to announce that we are moving our walking club inside for the winter! Effective Monday, Nov. 23, the gymnasium will be open from 12 -1:30 p.m. for walking. Once a month a calendar will be sent out to our registered members to advise on which days the club will be active. To note: The COVID-19 questionnaire at the entrance of the gymnasium will be available. Please ensure that you are not experiencing any...

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Webinar on new IB Certificate Program for incoming BEd students

Alan M. Sears

Posted: November 19, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, Nov. 30, from 12:30 -1:30 p.m., the Faculty of Education at UNB Fredericton will host a public webinar on a new opportunity available to BEd students beginning in the fall term of 2021.   Students entering the 10-month BEd (School Years) program have the opportunity to apply to be included in a cohort to earn an International Baccalaureate (IB) Certificate in Teaching and Learning at one of three levels – Primary Years Program, Middle Years Program, and Diploma...

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Free webinar: Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 18, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s College of Extended Learning invites the UNB community to attend the free webinar Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic. UNB Occupational Health and Safety instructor Glyn Jones will discuss: • The key roles safety leaders play in driving positive change within organizations • The foundational skills of safety leadership • How you can best prepare yourself and position yourself to lead in these difficult times • How to recognize your...

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Study on transitions to adult healthcare for New Brunswick youth with complex care needs

Lillian MacNeill

Posted: November 18, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care at the University of New Brunswick is currently recruiting participants for research to improve transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth and young adults with complex care needs in our province. Complex care needs can refer to health and/or social care needs that can come with or without an official diagnosis or medical condition. Children/youth with complex care needs often require more medical, social and/or education...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

Posted: November 18, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Bookstore continuing online operations and now serving the Saint John campus

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: November 17, 2020 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the closure of the brick and mortar store on the Saint John campus, all textbooks will now be shown on the Fredericton website at www.unbshop.ca. Under textbooks, click "enter courses" and under "program" select your campus. If your course says that materials are still being finalized, please click the "notify me" when button to be informed when a text has been selected. Textbooks that show "backordered" just mean they are on the way to us and will ship out to your as soon...

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CEL winter term is coming

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 17, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Don’t be disappointed! Register early for the courses you need to complete your degree. Take a term based online course or register for an open entry online course and start anytime. Here are just a few of the many courses available in the 2021 winter term: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace Learning ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in Canada: ...

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Tell us your success story for a chance to win!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 17, 2020 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you had a positive learning experience through the UNB College of Extended Learning? If so, we would love to hear from you!   Your participation in a CEL course or program may have been to advance your career, pursue a new direction, earn a degree, or learn for the pure joy of it. Whatever your reason for learning, we want to hear how the experience has made a difference in your everyday life.  What’s in it for you? Submit your success story between now and Jan....

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UNBSJ Flu Shot Clinics

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: November 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Health Centre is offering Flu Shot Clinics on the Saint John campus. When: Thursday, Nov. 19, 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Where:  The Ping Pong Table Room, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre By appointment only this year.  Book online at behealthy@unb.ca Masks are mandatory for the appointment and please have your Medicare or Provincial Health Card with you.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: November 17, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Guest Lecture: Fluid Mechanics Research at DRDC Atlantic by Dr. Rob Doyle

Siddharth Raval

Posted: November 17, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the department of mechanical engineering class ME3511 (Fluid Mechanics) for a guest lecture with Dr. Rob Doyle (DRDC) on Nov. 20 between 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. The lecture will take place virtually via MS Teams (link below) and is titled "Fluid Mechanics Research at DRDC Atlantic." Link: Join via MS Teams  Abstract Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC) is an agency of the department of defence, which provides scientific and technical expertise to the Canadian Armed...

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UNB Alumni Host Career Talks Online

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 16, 2020 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and expertise, as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events, live via Zoom. Saint John: Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. (AST) Fredericton: Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 - 8 p.m (AST) Students and alumni will sit in designated ‘break out rooms’ to discuss professional development related topics that include: • Resumes and interviewing in a digital space. • How to network during...

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Panel event: 50 years after the Royal Commission on the Status of Women

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: November 16, 2020 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for a special online panel event on Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. (AST) reflecting on the 50 years that have passed since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (RCSW). This event is co-hosted by the faculties of arts at UNB Fredericton and Saint John and will feature the following speakers: • Dr. Gillian Thompson, Professor Emerita of History, UNB Fredericton Talk title: “Introduction: The RCSW in Fredericton” • Dr. Gail Campbell, Professor Emerita of History,...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 13, 2020 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Family Violence Prevention Month in New Brunswick continues and so do the MMFC Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) addressing a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue. On Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., is "Domestic Violence: It’s Your Business - A Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit" with Silke Brabander discussing domestic and intimate partner violence in...

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Questioning Education: What are educators' responsibilities in our climate emergency?

Catherine Foster

Posted: November 13, 2020 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Nov. 19, the UNB Faculty of Education presents Questioning Education: A Faculty of Education Panel Series. The panel will be asked: What are educators’ responsibilities in our climate emergency? The public is invited to join this free event via livestream on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 7 - 8:30 p.m.  The Facebook livestream can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/UNBFEduc  Moderator: Dave Wagner, PhD Panelists: Carolyn Barnhart Carolyn has been...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Alicia Sharp

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: November 13, 2020 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Alicia Sharp, CEO of Upfront Cosmetics, to our Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Join us on the UNB - Technology Management & Entrepreneurship Facebook page on Nov.17 at 12 p.m. to hear from Alicia and her journey as an entrepreneur! "We take an active, unbiased, and curious approach to everything we do. We do the research, so you won’t have to, and we’ll...

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Last chance: BOGO on ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 13, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know someone who would benefit from learning practical skills and techniques to help cope with a loved one’s challenging behaviours? This holiday season, you can make a difference by giving the gift of learning. The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Training for Families and Caregivers program includes a suite of introductory-level courses designed for parents, family members and caregivers of children with behavioural challenges and special needs.   Best of all, until...

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UNB recognizes Remembrance Day

UNB Communications

Posted: November 10, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


For the eighth year in a row, UNB is recognizing the effect of war on students, faculty and staff. UNB Remembers, an event that is typically held each November on campus, brings the university community together to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifices that UNB members made in wartime and beyond. Due to the pandemic, this year’s event moves to an online format, running from Nov. 10 to 13. Over those days, UNB will feature stories through its institutional social media...

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BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) Applications for Fall 2021 Intake Now Available

Beth Keyes

Posted: November 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are interested in becoming a Licensed Teacher in the Province of New Brunswick, UNB Saint John offers the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education) Program. Applications are now available for possible Fall 2021 intake! If you would like to find out if you are presently eligible to apply, or if you wish to access the application package, please email Program Coordinator Dr. B. Keyes at any time - bkeyes@unb.ca.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth...

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UNB Alumni Host Career Talks Online

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 10, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and expertise, as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events, live via Zoom. Saint John: Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. (AST) Fredericton: Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30-8 p.m (AST) Students and alumni will sit in designated ‘break out rooms’ to discuss professional development related topics that include: • Resumes and Interviewing in a digital space. • How to network during the...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: November 10, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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UNBSJ Flu Shot Clinics

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: November 9, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Health Centre is offering Flu Shot Clinics on the Saint John campus. When: Thursday, Nov. 19, 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Where:  The Ping Pong Table Room, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre By appointment only this year.  Book online at behealthy@unb.ca Masks are mandatory for the appointment and please have your Medicare or Provincial Health Card with you.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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The UNB Art Centre Presents Fredericton's Fibre Arts Network Online and In-person

Oliver Flecknell

Posted: November 9, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton's Fibre Arts Network (FAN) will feature its latest group exhibit entitled, Craft 2020: Reflections at the UNB Art Centre from November 1 - December 13, 2020. As we adjust to the “new” normal, members of the public can view this exhibition that is installed in the gallery space by appointment on Sundays by signing. The presentation of works can also be viewed online by visiting our website. Craft 2020: Reflections features work juried by FAN members and presents 40...

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The Fiddlehead Free Online Poetry and Prose Reading - November 25

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: November 9, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

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 fourth of these events will be happening on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. EST. The series highlights 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 their work and answer your...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here (scroll to the bottom of the page).  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNB Licence Plates

Alumni Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Be #ProudlyUNB wherever the road takes you! With front licence plates no longer required in NB, UNB's Associated Alumni now has #ProudlyUNB licence plates available for purchase, in support of the UNB Alumni Legacy Award.   Recipients of the award, like Laura Palmer, exemplify the #ProudlyUNB spirit on campus and in their communities. As faculty, staff, and alumni, your support matters and you can help make a difference for students like Laura while also decking your vehicle out in UNB...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Michael Justason

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting McMaster Assistant Professor, Michael Justason, on Tuesday, Nov, 10, from 12 - 12:50 p.m. Michael teaches courses in geotechnical engineering, engineering economics, communications, and senior design project courses. He is a graduate of McMaster in Civil Engineering and Management (’93) and a Masters in Engineering (’95). Michael also graduated from Western University in 2010 with an EMBA and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in...

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Fall Convocation Ceremonies to be held November 7

Communications Office

Posted: November 5, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB's virutal Fall Convocation Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 and all are invited to watch! Tune in 10 minutes early to each ceremony to join the Associated Alumni Champagne Toast! The Fredericton campus's ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the UNB Fredericton Facebook page. The Saint John campus's ceremony is scheduled for 5 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the UNB...

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Psychology Colloquium: Graduate Student Research Symposium

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: November 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Nov. 13, UNB Fredericton's Department of Psychology will host a Graduate Student Research Symposium! Four wonderful Psychology graduate students who will present their respective research activities. The colloquium will take place at 10 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend! Please click "HERE" to join! Danie Beaulieu - A Cancer Diagnosis Has Longterm Detrimental Effects on Health The general purpose was to determine how a cancer diagnosis affects physical...

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Drop-in Help available during Reading Week

C. Hope Alderson

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

Category: News and Notices


Drop-in help is available at the virtual Math and Science Help Centre throughout Reading Week.  The Centre is open Sunday to Thursday, 1 - 8  p.m. and Friday, 1 - 5 p.m. To access the Help Centre, visit   https://gather.town/app/sCnnonZ0SBpZLMYf/UNB_Saint_John_Commons  (password:  Commons)   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: C. Hope Alderson Email Address: Hope.Alderson@unb.ca

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The Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Samantha M. Bailey

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 4, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Samantha M. Bailey will discuss her debut psychological thriller and national bestseller, Woman on the Edge on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). About the book: A total stranger on the subway platform whispers, “Take my baby.”  She places her child in your arms. She says your name. Then she jumps... Samantha M. Bailey is a Toronto-based novelist, journalist and freelance editor. Her work has appeared in Now Magazine, The Village Post, and Oxford University Press, among...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 4, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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Marine Semester 2021 Information Meeting

Stacey Hines

Posted: November 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An information session for the 2021 UNB Saint John Marine Semester will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m. on Microsoft Teams. Meeting link has been provided below. https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MmY0ZGU4YWItZDc2NS00YjQ1LWIxNmEtMWFjYzdkMzYwZDBl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22244e6ed2-339a-47f3-b95c-e45351c198b7%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f1b8ccc5-bb04-4c58-a433-18b4e23bf603%22%7d Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Stacey Hines Email...

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Your input is required for the UNBSJ Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Danielle Smith

Posted: November 3, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Saint John campus is completing a Campus-Wide Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. The objective of this session is to identify climate change impacts and vulnerabilities present on Campus, with a focus on University infrastructure, core services, and natural elements. The goal of the project is to develop strategic adaptation options to build climate resilience on campus.  The link at the bottom of the page will bring you to the main landing page of the online engagement...

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Student AD Exam Survey - UNB Saint John

Danielle Fairweather

Posted: November 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are a student on the Saint John campus with one or more alternate delivery (AD) exams and are in need of on-campus space to complete your exam effectively, we kindly encourage you to complete this brief survey. The information collected will help to determine how much on-campus space will be required to support those students writing alternate delivery exams, and will be used to secure classroom space accordingly. The deadline to complete this survey is Friday, Nov. 20. Category: News...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: November 3, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 3, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Nov. 1, Family Violence Prevention Month began in New Brunswick. Over the month of November, in partnership with researchers, collaborators, and stakeholders, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research will be hosting a series of Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) around a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue. Wednesday, Nov. 4,...

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Reminder: UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy Consultation Sessions on Nov. 3 and 5

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


We encourage all members of our community to participate in one of two consultation sessions being held to provide faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about UNB’s proposed Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy.  The draft policy outlines a process for students, faculty and staff to operate within the University using a chosen first name and/or middle name that is different from their legal name. When implemented, it will...

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UNB Alumni Host Career Talks Online

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 2, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and expertise, as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events, live via Zoom. Saint John: Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. (AST) Fredericton: Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30-8 p.m (AST) Students and alumni will sit in designated ‘break out rooms’ to discuss professional development related topics that include: • Resumes and Interviewing in a digital space. • How to network during the...

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UNBSJ Flu Shot Clinics

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: November 2, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Health Centre is offering Flu Shot Clinics on the Saint John campus. When: Thursday, Nov. 19, 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Where:  The Ping Pong Table Room, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre By appointment only this year.  Book online at behealthy@unb.ca Masks are mandatory for the appointment and please have your Medicare or Provincial Health Card with you.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Professor Greg Marquis to read as part of Lorenzo Society virtual series

Communications Office

Posted: November 2, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Greg Marquis, professor of history and politics at UNB Saint John, will launch his new book, John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Year Canada Was Cool on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. ADT, as part of the Lorenzo Society’s virtual series. In 1969, at the height of John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono’s popularity, they visited Canada. Recounting the story of events which took place while in the country, historian Greg Marquis offers a unique portrayal of Canadian society in the late sixties,...

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You are invited: UNB and Parks Canada make a first-ever research announcement

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: November 2, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. for a special announcement from UNB and Parks Canada. This announcement will celebrate a research partnership between the two organizations, and will include remarks and information as well as a question and answer session that will be of particular interest to students studying or working in coastal biology and ecology. The event will be held on Microsoft Teams, and is open to the public. We encourage you to share this link with personal and...

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View the Fall Convocation Ceremonies on November 7

Communications Office

Posted: October 30, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Fall Convocation Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 and all are invited to watch! The Fredericton campus's ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the UNB Fredericton Facebook page. The Saint John campus's ceremony is scheduled for 5 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the UNB Saint John Facebook page. Tune in 10 minutes early to each ceremony to join the Associated Alumni...

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Student Health Centre Is Open

Jacqueline Allen

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

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Student Health Centre remains open to all UNB Saint John, Saint John College, Dalhousie Medicine NB and UNB/NBCC combined program students. We offer a wide range of health assessments and treatments provided by our Doctor, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse. Please contact our medical receptionist by phone 648-5656 or email behealthy@unb.ca for a virtual, telephone or in-person visit. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address:...

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The Spirit of Memorial Hall

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The following story is a tale told by Angie Deveau, a communications officer at the University of New Brunswick. Have you ever wondered if any spirits drift through the halls of the University of New Brunswick late at night? Well, Terry Parsons, a patrol officer on UNB Fredericton’s security team, knows the answer to that question. Established in 1785, UNB is the oldest English-language university in Canada. Given our 235 years of history, people are bound to hear a ghost story or two...

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UNB Saint John winter term delivery methods

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The delivery methods for UNB Saint John winter term courses are now listed in the course registration system.  The UNB course timetable indicates if courses are offered through in-person instruction, alternative delivery method or a combination of the two. The delivery method for each course is specified by the classroom assignment. If the winter term course delivery method is not listed, please contact your instructor for more details.  More information on the academic year at UNB...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

Posted: October 29, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Oct. 30 last day to apply

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 29, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your application to be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars is Friday, Oct. 30. 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...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group

Monique Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


Th next QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 3 - 4 p.m. This session will feature:  Methodological Focus: The Pros and Cons of Qualitative Data Management Systems (Dr. Natasha Hanson, Horizon Health Network) In this talk, Dr. Natasha Hanson will discuss the benefits and challenges of several widely used qualitative research data management tools. Tools to be featured will include Microsoft (MS) Word, MS...

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JDI Roundtable moves online, facilitating greater access

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

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

Category: News and Notices


Spurred by necessity and opportunity, the 2020 JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick Forum will be a transformed experience. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and necessary restrictions on gatherings, and seizing an opportunity to open the Forum to even more stakeholders across the province, the 2020 Forum has shifted from an in-person event to a series of webinars. Four webinars will be included in this year’s series, taking place on Friday afternoons at 2 p.m....

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with Dr. Cheryl A. MacDonald

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Cheryl A. MacDonald will present a Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, 'The Impact of COVID-19 on The Everyday Lives of Atlantic University Sport Student' on Friday, Nov. 6, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m.  http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting All are welcome. Abstract This sociological study will map out the impact of the novel coronavirus (also known as the global COVID-19 pandemic) on the everyday lives of Atlantic University Sport student-athletes. Atlantic University Sport (AUS)...

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Last chance to register for APAC 2020

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 29, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss out on the chance to join like-minded professionals, individuals on the Autism Spectrum, and their families for the 2nd annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference on November 5!  Check out the full schedule and start planning your virtual conference journey.  With this special online 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, and...

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You’re Invited to UNB’s Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy Consultation Sessions on Nov. 3 and 5

UNB Communications

Posted: October 28, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We encourage all members of our community to participate in one of two consultation sessions being held to provide faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about UNB’s proposed Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy.  The draft policy outlines a process for students, faculty and staff to operate within the University using a chosen first name and/or middle name that is different from their legal name. When implemented, it will...

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Student Abroad - Go Global Update and Program Overview

Dave Andrews

Posted: October 28, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join UNB Global Learning and Engagement for important updates and an overview of your Student Abroad options as a UNB student!   There are two virtual sessions to choose from using Microsoft Teams:   Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. To receive a direct invitation to the link for the Teams session, please email dandrews@unb.ca. Hope to see you next week!  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave...

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Research Study: Drug Usage at UNB

Alexandra Michelina Reurink

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

Category: News and Notices


I would like to learn more about your experiences as a 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 study drugs. You will be interviewed once over the phone for an hour. Participation in this study in...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 27, 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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply? To be considered for the Sir Howard...

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UNB to present teaching and research awards

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB will honour three outstanding individuals for their accomplishments and commitment to teaching and research at its virtual fall convocation ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 7. Two UNB Saint John faculty members will be recognized with Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Excellence in Teaching Awards. This award recognizes outstanding teaching on the basis of nominations from students and faculty members at UNB.   The 2020 recipients are Drs. Moira A. Law and Lucy Wilson. The UNB Award for...

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Professor Greg Marquis to read as part of Lorenzo Society virtual series

Communications Office

Posted: October 27, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Greg Marquis, professor of history and politics at UNB Saint John, will launch his new book, John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Year Canada Was Cool on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. ADT, as part of the Lorenzo Society’s virtual series. In 1969, at the height of John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono’s popularity, they visited Canada. Recounting the story of events which took place while in the country, historian Greg Marquis offers a unique portrayal of Canadian society in the late sixties,...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: October 27, 2020 10:37:00 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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Mourning the passing of former writer-in-residence Richard “RM” Vaughan

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of former writer-in-residence Richard “RM” Vaughan, who passed away on Oct. 23, 2020. He was 55. Born in Saint John, NB, Richard was a successful creative writer and journalist who completed his BA (‘87) and MA (‘91) in English from UNB. After graduating, he moved to Toronto and became well-known in the city’s art and literary scene. He was a regular arts columnist and critic for several newspapers and...

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Recruiting Men Living with Extra Weight for an Exercise Study

Mohammad Keshavarz

Posted: October 27, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+, struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free health/ fitness assessment and a free 12-week exercise program with an exercise professional delivered online at home without need any equipment. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance training exercises. Contact us to...

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Digital launch of Unicorn in the Woods

Alisha Bainbridge

Posted: October 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join Goose Lane Editions on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. (ADT) for the digital launch of Gordon Pitts’s highly anticipated new book, Unicorn in the Woods. Journeying back to the origins of Radian6 and Q1 Labs — two New Brunswick companies with strong connections to UNB, that sold for a combined $1 billion — in the basements and offices of a group of geeks and dreamers, Pitts tells a story of two remarkable companies and the legacies that continue to this day. But theirs was...

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UNBSJ Flu Shot Clinics

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 26, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Student Health Centre is offering Flu Shot Clinics on the Saint John campus. When: Thursday, Oct. 29, 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Where:  The Ping Pong Table Room, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre By appointment only this year.  Book online at behealthy@unb.ca Masks are mandatory for the appointment and please have your Medicare or Provincial Health Card with you.     Category:...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 26, 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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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UNB is Here: Dive Deep into Marine Biology

UNB Marketing

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

Category: News and Notices


Whether students choose to study marine biology on UNB’s Fredericton or Saint John campuses, they can expect to get their hands dirty.  The programs equip students with a broad marine biology education and immersive, in-field learning opportunities.  Immersive marine semesters  One of the most exciting aspects of the programs are the marine semesters. The intensive 12-week programs take students to ecologically diverse sites throughout the...

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Feeling Stressed? Learning Communities can help

Dave Decker

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

Category: News and Notices


Is the pressure of the term starting to catch-up with you? If so, attend a Learning Community session to learn how stress can be handled in a healthy way. This week, join our Learning Community leaders and Dr. David Creelman as we discuss ways to manage stress and look after yourself.  The third module of Learning Communities is all about stress management and self-care.  Join us next week for a great session that can help you get through the term! Four options are...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 22, 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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply? To be considered for the Sir Howard...

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Child health researcher brings expertise to UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: October 22, 2020 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ziba Vaghri has journeyed the world researching and advocating for children’s health, development and rights. Now, Dr. Vaghri is bringing that passion and expertise to the University of New Brunswick. She was recently appointed as a Senior Research Associate in the department of psychology on UNB’s Saint John campus. “UNB offers a unique opportunity for this work. There is very fertile soil in New Brunswick for developing children’s rights research, particularly...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with guest speaker Ross Leadbetter

Leslie Harquail

Posted: October 22, 2020 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A kinesiology graduate colloquium will be held on Friday Oct. 23, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m.  All are welcome!  http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 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 as the Executive Director and CEO of the not-for-profit research organization, iHub Learning Inc., Ross...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. E. Sandra Byers

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: October 22, 2020 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. E. Sandra Byers (University of New Brunswick) will deliver a colloquium entitled, "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?" on Friday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend! Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet? Sexual well-being has a strong personal significance to most individuals and couples. It also contributes to relationship satisfaction and longevity, quality of life, and psychological adjustment. Although researchers have...

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UNB is Here: Where Health Care Meets Social Justice

UNB Marketing

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

Category: News and Notices


Founded by the UNB faculty of nursing, the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre is leading the way in primary health care in Canada. It’s the only teaching facility of its kind in the country, and the only health clinic in Canada with a Community Access Room, an accessible, low barrier space offering laundry services, a shower, a fresh cup of coffee and friendly conversation. Its many services are guided by a philosophy of harm reduction and focused on vulnerable...

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UNB is Here: Reducing Food Waste One Mushroom at a Time

UNB Marketing

Posted: October 22, 2020 8:00:00 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 fiber to provide consumers and brands with a clean-label solution to food...

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9th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Education will present the 9th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Panel discussion: How can education systems in Atlantic Canada best respond to calls to combat systemic racism and to adopt anti-racist principles? All are invited to this free, public lecture. Facebook Live stream Canadian civic discourse is permeated with deliberation about the reconciliation, or lack thereof, between Indigenous...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

Posted: October 20, 2020 10:37:00 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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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Managing the New Normal - Register Today

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


There is still time to register for this free webinar!   On October 22, join UNB instructor and consulting occupational health and safety professional, Glyn Jones, as he hosts Managing the New Normal. In this one-hour webinar Glyn 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 changes in productivity. • New travel rules for...

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You will not want to miss these presenters at APAC!

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


The 2nd annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) is almost here!   On November 5, join us for an exciting online conference that is jam-packed with speakers who are passionate about autism and are keen to share their knowledge and experiences with you.  Keynote speakers, Dr. Thomas Zane and Dr. Mary Jane Weiss, will provide insight into evidence-based treatments and the importance of collaboration in autism intervention.  Breakout session speakers (12 of them!)...

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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 soon as possible should they develop. Limit your contacts to your two-household bubble. Avoid...

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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 them into the UNB Alumni family.  Our ask of you  If you have advice, words of...

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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 Children. Genevieve Graham is the bestselling author of Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep, Come from Away and At the...

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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 music from Erich Korngold, Nino Rota, and more.. More info and tickets available here...

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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 apply.  Please send all inquiries about the program details, or to request an Application Package, 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 Beauceron credit sessions (more details below). 3. Attend an online cybersecurity information session...

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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 between Horizon Health and UNB when it comes to delivering low barrier health care services to newcomers,...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 fiber to provide consumers and brands with a clean-label solution to food spoilage. The technology...

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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 people, if everyone was stationary and a 2-metre physical distancing between individuals was maintained....

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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 engineering; and business on the Saint John campus. “I am thrilled and honoured to be selected...

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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 articles and books, including Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and...

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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 other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to...

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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 special offer is extended in recognition of UNB's strategic partnership with Irving Oil. Category: News...

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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; Education; and Kinesiology. 1 p.m. - Ceremony C - Faculties of Art; Law; Renaissance College; and...

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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, coping, and use or non-use of study drugs. You will be interviewed once over the phone for an hour....

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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 company’s strategic management through her public relations and human resourced expertise. Watch the full...

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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 organizations where they gained valuable work experience and contributed their talents to the...

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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 us in celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share their work and answer your...

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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 as the Executive Director and CEO of the not-for-profit research organization, iHub Learning Inc.,...

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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 Wilson, LGBTQIA2S+ wellness coordinator at Sexual Violence New Brunswick.  This event, which is free...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 changes in productivity. • New travel rules for work. • The pandemic’s impact on...

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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 travel and migration, and economies. Keynote speakers include Dr. Bayo Akomalafe, Executive...

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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 mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. With...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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; Education; and Kinesiology. 1 p.m. - Ceremony C - Faculties of Art; Law; Renaissance College; and...

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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 counter will be closed daily from 1 - 2 p.m., this time will be unavailable for in-person...

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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 will discover not all treatment strategies are created equal.  Explore how parents and...

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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 14 days of self-isolation upon your return. If you choose to travel outside of the Atlantic bubble,...

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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 and learning in the university can be a big shift in your thinking. This module covers themes of...

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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) Session: https://bit.ly/3d1KgaZ Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew...

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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 Children. Genevieve Graham is the bestselling author of Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep, Come from Away and At the...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@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 study drugs. You will be interviewed once over the phone for an hour. Participation in this study in...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Devin Connelly Email Address: Devin.Connelly@unb.ca

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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 online Sustainable Food Discussion. Tune in, join the conversation, and learn more about how you can...

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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 telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your experiences with...

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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 for more details). Learn more about UNB’s cybersecurity training. Attend an online...

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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 will have on-demand access to most sessions for 30 days following the conference, making it easy to...

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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 remember that if you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you must follow rules in place at your...

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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 Mi’kmaq nation and the Crown, and the continuing importance of these treaties for Canada. This annual...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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 teaching-learning experiences in the nursing program. What does living on the edge mean to you? As a participant you...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 meeting students’ needs. Your input is essential. Please take this opportunity to share your...

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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 experiences of survivors, their families and communities. It also sets the stage for sincere dialogue about...

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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 she was in Mission Residential School. Orange Shirt Day compels everyone to be reflective and...

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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 and resilience. It is times like now when we need encouraging voices to help get us through. You...

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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 estate, automotive, aerospace and oil, Anne-Marie is also the past Director, Operations, Education...

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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 Management through York University and studied Commerce at the Universite de Moncton. As a family...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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 and join in! Natasha Kelly (nkelly@unb.ca) is offering hiking for those who prefer something a...

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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, chat and file sharing features. From anywhere in the world and from any computer or mobile device,...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 graduate student community. These meetings provide a supportive and safe forum for the discussion...

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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 deal of consideration, we have decided to move from in-person Fall Convocation ceremonies to virtual...

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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 over ten weeks, students who participate in one session for EACH of the five modules are eligible...

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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, N.S. For-Profit with 51-250 Employees Dr. Keith McIntosh (DSc’18): CEO, PQA Testing, PLATO...

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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 and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another...

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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 virtuosity, and endless wit, Bridge & Wolak have been called the “Victor Borges of the 21st...

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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 businesses with a global outlook. This year the event will be virtually Live-streamed, so enjoy the...

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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 Teams and will later be featured in a Facebook Watch party.  Important to note is that the...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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 that you will participate VIRTUALLY! All concerts will be livstreamed online via YouTube. Please join...

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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 Services range from personal and career counselling to employment services and financial aid programs....

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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 charitable organization based in Saint John that provides professional counselling, education and...

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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 & Security webpage or by booking an appointment at the Registrar's Office. There are many options...

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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 Fiddlehead 75th Anniversary Events - Register to attend live online poetry and prose readings for free Join...

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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 No… And other skills for healthy relationships – An interactive, virtual group where we will...

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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 overwhelmed, please contact the UNB Student Services team for the most up-to-date information about the...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 Disorder, we’re here to help. Program begins October 5. Register today, or contact us to learn...

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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 year’s competition. “It is always such a pleasure to see talented young lawyers at work and to...

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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 collaborative research experiential training initiative to address a skills shortage in population analytics on...

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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 Information Contact: Jay Leblanc Email Address: jay.leblanc@unb.ca

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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 areas of Autism assessment, treatment, and support. • Two keynote addresses providing insight...

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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, development and donor relations, communications, marketing and strategic partnerships.   Bob has...

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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 staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, do not alter the directional signage in any way. Directional...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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 Public Health. We will provide New Brunswick Public Health with the names and contact information...

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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 available on campus. Study space is available in Hans W. Klohn Commons as well as classrooms that are...

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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, only those with a valid student card will be able to dine in.  Hours and service levels will be...

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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 by COVID-19, we are committed to continue this momentum with the 2021 Apex Hybrid format, a blended...

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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 environment. Adapting and employing strategies for learning using alternative delivery methods can help you...

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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 have room-specific operational health and safety requirements: Mandatory self-screening posters 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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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: https://unbcloud.sharepoint.com/:u:/s/EngineeringandScienceCo-op/ESkUuTxN0lhGsfUHZ6Ey9u8BLTuy7gxAEb51beax7Et1SA?e=e6NJg7...

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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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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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 prepare to welcome our community back to UNB campuses. Students returning to campus will experience...

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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 safety of our community very seriously. Signage is in place to remind people to follow New...

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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 courses dropped up to and including this date not shown on academic transcript. After this date a...

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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 can take to reduce the spread of COVID-19.   Wearing a face mask that covers your mouth and...

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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 Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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 accessible Sundays from 12 - 5 p.m. by appointment only. In Attending the Apocalypse, Jennifer Lee Wiebe...

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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 Bradley (BScE’14, MScE’18) of Bradley Engineering and with recent UNB graduate Allison...

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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, and support of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. What else can you expect? • The benefits...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy...

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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 – Instrumentation Design • MUS 1001 – Music Through the Ages • ED 5164 – Learning with...

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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 of 25 choir members will be allowed in the auditorium at one time, and all health and...

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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 Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick and a retired health...

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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 Teams and will later be featured in a Facebook Watch party.  Important to note is that the...

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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 understand and manage the rapidly evolving landscape of virtual transactions on cryptocurrencies....

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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 go, access IT resources and get help and advice before returning to your studies.  *Note:...

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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, Fredericton), Dr. Ted McDonald (NB-IRDT and Economics, Fredericton) and Dr. Sandra Magalhaes (NB-IRDT...

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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 in Adult Learning • ECE 4133 – Instrumentation Design • MUS 1001 – Music...

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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 will take place on Monday, Aug. 31 at 4:30 p.m. followed by a short Q&A period. We hope you can...

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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 in gaining access to the tools and knowledge they need to thrive in an online, remote learning...

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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 components of respectful, healthy and inclusive, anti-racist work spaces, reflective of 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 gifts to the award up to $300,000 over three years. The renewed commitment of a further $200,000 extends...

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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 with a comprehensive, in-depth exposure to the practical communication issues that both workers and...

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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 of you who were unable to join us, we’ve posted the session held on Aug. 18. We received close...

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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 exhalation valves are not recommended because they don't protect others from COVID-19 and do...

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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 Teams and will later be featured in a Facebook Watch party.  Important to note is that the...

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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 others, in common areas and shared spaces. Everyone must maintain a 2-metre physical distance and...

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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 on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 4:30 p.m. and will  be followed by a short Q&A period.  We...

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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 living while attending UNB.  This option only allows you to vote for candidates...

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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 one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects taking place at UNB. Dr. Chibante is the director of the...

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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 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for...

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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 their work and answer your questions. Click here to learn more and register!  Category: News...

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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 two of those researchers, leading one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects. They will explore...

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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 pandemic; theirs is one of 13 recently funded COVID-19 projects. Dr. Rogers and Dr. Burkholder are...

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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 emergency.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 advisor, our Registrar's Office will be hosting additional sessions on August 19th.  Please visit the...

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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 the exceptional educational experience UNB continues to offer. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle,...

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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 of term by familiarizing yourself with things you can do to protect yourself, others and to reduce...

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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 help with campus tours.)   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave...

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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 and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ECE...

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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 planning and recovery efforts and better inform possible responses in New Brunswick. Her project is...

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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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they...

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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 the exceptional educational experience UNB continues to offer. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle,...

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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 Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MLND), and recently served on the board of directors of the Biotechnology Innovation...

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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 shield must be worn at all times by both the tour guide and the student receiving the...

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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 recently funded COVID-19 projects. He is researching the use of nanocomposite materials to protect...

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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 severe infections of the nose, throat and lungs in animals and humans. COVID-19 is a new disease...

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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 counteract the disruption in clinical education, clinical practice and nurse-client interactions...

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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 MATLAB. For issues related to your MATLAB installation, please contact MathWorks Support.  Category:...

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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. Erik Scheme (Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fredericton, and NB Innovation Research Chair in...

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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 excellence and community engagement. The 40,000-sq.ft., geothermally heated Barry and Flora Beckett...

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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 finalize plans for Fall 2020, we will be sharing the latest information through myUNB News and...

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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 the exceptional educational experience UNB continues to offer. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle,...

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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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they...

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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 collaboration of eight partners that is focused on world-class technology driving new sources of marine life...

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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 effectiveness of the Province of New Brunswick’s public health communication strategies in...

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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, developing a new COVID-19 antigen pipeline, in support of coronavirus research and testing: “Our...

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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 of the instructor.  Register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 with the knowledge, technical experience and grit to manage innovative projects and develop a...

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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 Gupta; Internal Reader is Dr. Tracey Rickards. Please contact Trish Canning at canningt@unb.ca, for...

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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 miniaturized sensor for rapid testing: "Along with Connor Flynn, one of my graduate students, I am working on...

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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 from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to “Big Data” and relational...

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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 Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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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 efforts. “As a leader in research and education, the expertise of our researchers is one of the most vital...

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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 following online courses: • Behaviour 101 • Reducing Challenging Behaviour •...

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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 transitioning (or have transitioned) from pediatric to adult healthcare, their caregivers, and their...

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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) Intervention Certificate Program can help fill the gap. The FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program...

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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 brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience working with post-secondary Indigenous students....

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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 books on entrepreneurship and incubation, Muthu joins us from Chennai, India. Watch the full...

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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 launch menu. What does the training involve? The training consists of four modules with a few short...

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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. More information and the application for the CIBC Future Heroes bursary can be found...

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UNB research focuses on life satisfaction after traumatic spinal cord injury

UNB Communications

Posted: June 30, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A study, conceived and designed by a University of New Brunswick PhD candidate, is examining the perceptions and reality of life satisfaction following traumatic spinal cord injuries. “An Examination of Life Satisfaction Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Induced Quadriplegia and Paraplegia: Comparing Society’s Expectations to Patient Reported Life Satisfaction” was designed by PhD candidate Derek Gaudet. It is being carried out in collaboration with UNB experimental...

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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 you. Items within your personalized email are curated through key words like how spelling and grammar...

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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 explore the logic of ordinary language. Course begins July 6.  Register now! Category: News and...

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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 country as well. Their meanings continue to resonate as Canada struggles to face a shameful history...

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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 valued at $150,000 per student and went to one student each in the faculties of education and arts in...

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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 lights on for New Brunswickers and the COVID-19 pandemic period is no different. So, when NB Power...

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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 people. The University of New Brunswick stands on the unsurrendered and unceded traditional...

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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 Academic unit-chosen questions. Anonymity and increased data security. Timely reporting of results to...

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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: https://unbcloud.sharepoint.com/sites/M365 Please update your bookmarks and online/printed materials accordingly. Note: For...

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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 which are rarely seen. Sometimes it is simply a lack of space, or it may be that the work is too...

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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 Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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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 - Business Communications II July 22 MUS 2114 - Intro to Music Appreciation Download the complete...

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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 YouTube here. In this episode Brian Flood (BBA'83) talks about his journey as an entrepreneur. In 2001,...

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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 Community Studies Institute. She is a former dean of the UNB Saint John faculty of arts. She specializes in...

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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, businesses will submit projects related to COVID-19 recovery, and students will work in...

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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: suoliver@unb.ca

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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: drive, H: drive, etc.) Colleague eServices UCard services Footprints CMS All UNB webpages The UNB...

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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 nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition...

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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 will be asked about your thoughts on how to improve New Brunswick healthcare for people of higher...

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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 thread, beads, and artificial  flowers to create a whole garden of flower fairies in a rainbow of...

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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 imagined that New Brunswick would be challenged by the consequences of a global pandemic, or by the...

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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. Given the lack of on-campus interaction at present, the chance to come together virtually as a...

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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 list of ‘UCard Accepted Here' locations) Note: Secure door access will not be impacted. If...

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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 Friday with live 90-minute sessions (via Zoom) each day. Depending on the camp, your children will...

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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 may remember Meghan from last Summer if you came to any of our Design Works Camps) Our new Format: We...

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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 Address: duffleym@unb.ca

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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 acknowledge the extent of racism experienced by many people from across the community and to re-double...

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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 2020 from your UNB Fredericton Family and UNB Saint John Family. Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 disciplines/communities of practice. •11 a.m. - 12 p.m., June 25. Mendeley: This session gives...

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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 Nurses (LPNs) who wish to become Registered Nurses (RNs) will now be able to take courses from...

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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 through all the questions and comments, each question asked will be posted and answered in...

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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 which are rarely seen. Sometimes it is simply a lack of space, or it may be that the work is too...

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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 update about our upcoming priorities and answers your questions.   When: Wednesday, June 3,...

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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 "Free Course Registration" – under ‘Libraries’ Research Toolkit’ - and...

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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 scripts and templates to get you in touch with target contacts. Category: News and Notices Article...

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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. June 10 at 12 p.m. (ADT): Career Conversation with Alumni – Q&A alumni panel •...

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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 Stojanac, in the department of chemistry.  Family, friends and colleagues remember her as a...

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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 update about our upcoming priorities and answers your questions.   When: Wednesday, June 3,...

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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 degrees, the 290 earning master’s degrees and 36 achieving the highest level of academic...

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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 within, and beyond, the halls of UNB. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 you.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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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 #ProudlyUNB alumni family, and help celebrate UNB’s deserving graduates. We encourage graduates,...

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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, students, faculty, staff and members of the public raised concerns regarding the name of Ludlow Hall on...

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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 need, including online access to textbooks and course materials.  Sciences & Health Sciences...

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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 of mentally healthy environments. By sharing and discussing online resources, participants will...

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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 family.  Grab some inspiration and have a photoshoot with our favourite fury friend, then meet us...

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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 generosity of alumni and friends of UNB, many students have received support through the UNB COVID-19...

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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 pandemic, many students have lost the ability to find or keep part-time and summer...

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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. June 10 at 12 p.m. (ADT): Career Conversation with Alumni – Q&A alumni panel •...

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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 Cambridge. His areas of teaching and research include administrative law, corporate governance, and...

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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 of mentally healthy environments. By sharing and discussing online resources participants will engage...

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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, medicine), and a mix of healthcare and non-profit organizations. The qualitative research group meets monthly...

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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 works which are rarely seen. Sometimes it is simply a lack of space, or it may be that the work is too...

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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 the 12-month pass. Please note, the 8-month parking pass does not qualify for a refund since the...

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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 and accountability of business management.  Read the full story here. Category: News and...

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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 #ProudlyUNB alumni family, and help celebrate UNB’s deserving graduates. We encourage graduates,...

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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 encouragement, or even just a congratulations message for our graduating class, please send us a quick...

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Career Talks Online: Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer complimentary Zoom webinars to the Class of 2020. Brought to students by its affinity partners TD Insurance, Manulife, and MBNA. If you know students who would benefit from participating, please pass along this information. 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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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 mailroom is still opening between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for faculty and staff who prefer to retrieve...

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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 aquatic technician Krista Latimer, as well as their team of dedicated animal care staff. Tillmann...

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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 Friday, May 29, from 12 - 1 p.m.  Moderated by  Michelle McNeil (BBA'03, MBA'09), Executive...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Development & Donor Relations Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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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 Mention prize. To read the complete story, check out this link. Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 with urgent healthcare needs,” explains King. “Routine health testing and appointments...

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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 outside and then moving ahead, we will make permanent garden markers to keep your garden organized all...

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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 McCarroll stated, “We intend this to be both a support for the work you are doing and a recognition...

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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 recognizes the dedication and compassion nursing professionals put into their work. National Nursing Week,...

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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. • Foolproof ways to write a headline. • Bonus tips (that you didn't know existed!). Category:...

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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 as an engineer with New Brunswick Telephone, Canadian General Electric and IBM.   In 1973,...

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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 encouragement, or even just a congratulations message for our graduating class, please send us a quick...

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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 Friday, May 29, from 12 - 1 p.m.  Moderated by  Michelle McNeil (BBA'03, MBA'09), Executive...

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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 continuing to oversee the students in residence on the Saint John campus, making health and safety...

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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 academic performance. “Being a recipient of the JDI NB Scholarship at UNB means I will be able to...

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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 English, an executive chef who has worked at Sodexo UNBF for 22 years, describes the...

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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 is almost time for Summer Reading Club with the NB Public Libraries and we want you to be prepared...

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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 children and teens ages six to14.  You do the teaching and we do the administration - from...

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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) and Sally Armstrong (Entrepreneurship Librarian, UNBF) are also available via email and...

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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 Regional Economics at UNB. The JDI Roundtable Forum is a two-day conference that combines local research...

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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 encouragement, or even just a congratulations message for our graduating class, please send us a quick...

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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 much of what we are doing is the same as what we would usually do in our day-to-day operations, with...

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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 vice-chancellor. “The opportunity for incoming students to begin their post-secondary education...

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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 essential tasks. “Communities across the country have come to truly appreciate and understand...

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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 UNB in 1997.  Over the years, Joy worked in various areas, including pediatric nursing, quality...

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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 lot of the beautiful pieces of furniture that sit in many UNB offices. Kevin’s creations were...

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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: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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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 • Understand the purpose of this platform • Easy tricks to create a professional and...

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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 near and dear to our hearts these days - TP (Toilet Paper) rolls! If you have a creative super hero...

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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 about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) Category: News and...

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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 disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area....

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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 campus. The study will take approximately one hour to complete, and you will be asked to complete a visual...

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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 service, including deputy minister of the department of communications, and manpower and immigration,...

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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, volunteer service, and career aspirations.  How students can apply:  Submit a short essay (300-400...

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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. Three years later, he partnered with K.C. Irving to create Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd., which...

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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, faculty and staff who wish to support members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community on creating safer, welcoming,...

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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 Fellows will enjoy the benefits of becoming highly qualified personnel who possess outstanding...

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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 Certificate in Film and Television from the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative in...

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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 assistance, Research Help Desk staff will be monitoring email as usual, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m....

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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 to support the students at the school by sending them photos, encouraging words, and letters...

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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 whole. Congratulations to our 2020 UNB Saint John Graduating Student Leaders. The awards program,...

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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 renewals.  If you would like to arrange a consultation with the Nurse Practitioner for your health...

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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 expedited. Read the rest of this story in the UNB Newsroom. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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, Montanna is a five-year veteran and team captain with the volleyball program. Through her leadership...

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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 - Preparing For Prior Learning Assessment MAAC 2095 - Introduction to Video Games POLS 3423 - Politics of...

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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 director of the Arizona State University Clinical Psychology Center and the Mind-Body Health Lab....

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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. Our hard work has paid off! We are proud to announce that we are now offering many Leisure Learning...

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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 Canada. It examines the structure and function of public sector organizations and the management of...

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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 approaches to understand and address key concepts of local planning and sustainability.  Topics...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick...

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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  Children’s Literature PSYC 3453  Cross Cultural Psychology PSYC 3803  Industrial...

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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 President and the Bi-Campus COVID-19 Response Steering Committee, Spring graduation ceremonies...

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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 of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community on creating safer, welcoming, and barrier-free environments and...

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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 unlimited creativity will introduce you to a whole new world of art exploration.  All projects...

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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 ITS and owners set new passwords. After careful investigation, we determined no credentials obtained...

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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 date formatting to use slashes and not dashes 5. After selecting "Next," enter your banking...

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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 our new site. Update your material: If you have not already done so, please update your online or...

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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 Applied Behaviour Analysis program is to produce proficient, compassionate, committed, and ethical...

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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 about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca). Category: News and...

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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 benefits of becoming highly qualified personnel who possess outstanding experience in teaching and...

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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 sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area. Membership currently...

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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 share. To participate in the survey, go to the link. This research has been reviewed and approved by the...

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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, April 8, 2020. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through WebTimeEntry by...

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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 password links and a link to our new site. Update your material: Prior to April 15, please update...

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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 time.  We ask that everyone adheres to these times in order to limit traffic in that...

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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 about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca). Category: News and...

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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 space.  In Attending The Apocalypse, Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney provide a...

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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 Meeting If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at...

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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 education.  The Masters in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship is a one-year accelerated master's...

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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 and ideas to support your wellbeing, and help keep yourself empowered and healthy. All students can...

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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 your professor at the end of the month.  NO OTHER ACTION IS REQUIRED ON YOUR PART.  I wish...

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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 World Health Organization (WHO) Financial Institutions Ways to protect yourself Do not click links...

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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 the incumbent.  As such, we are interested in hearing from students on the following...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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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 Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre More information will follow in the coming...

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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 the study is a longer online survey that will take about 25-35 minutes of your time...

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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 view instructions on how to access your Colleague Self-Service Earnings Statement. If you have any...

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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, and conferences.   Until further notice, travel restrictions apply to the following...

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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 hear more about the program, ask questions, and pick up an application for Fall 2020. Category:...

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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 Palmer Email Address: Michael.Palmer@unb.ca

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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 Brunswick.  In its third year, the annual symposium will offer a varied program of speakers on current...

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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 investigate the association between the Dynamic Strength Index (DSI) and the Force-Velocity Profile...

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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 UNB.   Celebrations will be held on each campus on March 17 -18. We hope you can join us....

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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 headlong rush of youth toward new friends, lovers, and life-altering ideas. With strains of Jeffrey...

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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 classmates at the Spring Convocation on May 29. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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. – 12:30 p.m. Presenter: Dr. Dongmin Kim, Professor, Management Information Systems, Faculty of Business, UNB...

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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 at 7 p.m. On Friday, March 13, he will be speaking at Charlotte St. Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte St,...

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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 and encouraged to attend! Abstract: Sexual well-being has strong personal significance to most...

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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 that will take about 25-35 minutes of your time (each partner is paid $10 CAD in an...

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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 maintaining a healthy community by taking simple actions including frequent hand-washing, staying home when...

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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.   Celebrations will be held on each campus on March 17 -18. We hope you can join us.  ...

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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 could potentially impact wait times. As a precautionary measure to limit the spread of COVID-19, we...

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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 the session. An alumna of the University of New Brunswick (BBA’04), Stephanie’s career...

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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 these organizations are innovating and creating solutions today. Speakers will also share their...

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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 ‘Individual’ and select ‘Guest (Competition Only).’ Fill in the requested...

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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 unb.ca/coronavirus.   We will continue to address your concerns and provide the latest information on...

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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 towards gender equality. The 2020 International Women’s Day theme for Canada,...

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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 process; and, Working at a help desk; helping with event registration.  If you will be in Saint...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Joanne Hodgson Email Address: Joanne.Hodgson@unb.ca

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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 was on Sunday, March 8. The Canadian theme for this year, #BecauseOfYou, shines the light on the...

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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) will discuss the upcoming 2020 American presidential election. The event, which is funded by the...

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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 the session. An alumna of the University of New Brunswick (BBA’04), Stephanie’s career...

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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 over the conflict between the Crown and the Wet’suwet’en over the Coastal Gaslink pipeline...

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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 Address: jay.leblanc@unb.ca

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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, attendees had the opportunity to improve upon their technical competency and test their communication...

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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: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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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 classmates at the Spring Convocation on May 29. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 of this full-day event is Building a Community. The event will offer a varied program of invited...

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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 the expressive to the virtuosic. Tickets available online or at the door.  Adult: $30, Senior:...

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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 history. Finally, the group will recommend to the president next steps relating to the name of Ludlow...

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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 decreases hospital admissions, emergency department visits, ambulatory care visits, and the use of...

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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: Office of the President Email Address: president@unb.ca

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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 to begin at closing (9 p.m.) on Friday, Feb. 28, and will extend into the next day (Saturday). As...

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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 class tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term).   Category:...

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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 classmates at the Spring Convocation on May 29. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 changes of temperature and wind in the atmosphere through which they propagate. The waves may be observed...

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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 UNB’s department of surveying engineering, which is now known as geodesy and geomatics...

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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 Decker Email Address: Dave.Decker@unb.ca

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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 tentative deal at an upcoming ratification vote. No details will be released until an agreement has been...

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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 process; and, Working at a help desk; helping with event registration.  If you will be in Saint...

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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 year. More than 325 alumni have received this award since it began in 2005.  To submit your...

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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 LGBTQIA2S+ community by creating welcoming, positive and barrier free environments and...

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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 Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan to affirm, welcome and support Indigenous peoples who work,...

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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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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 Thierry Tisserand, Contrition by Zach Jones, and the image-driven Water Music by Carlo Domeniconi....

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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 classmates at the Spring Convocation on May 29. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 based on these shared values. Throughout the month, a number of informative talks and engaging events...

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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 rentals available, there are other car rental agencies available and the rates are listed...

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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 continue to be difficult. They arrived in a place where they had no land and landowners didn't offer...

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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, UNB Associated Alumni president. “The Proudly UNB Awards gala is our opportunity to pay tribute...

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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 (ASD) amongst the immigrant population in New Brunswick (NB) Autism affects one in 66 children in...

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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 user name and password.   PLEASE NOTE: As per new Canada Revenue Agency regulations,...

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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 continue to be difficult. They arrived in a place where they had no land and landowners didn't offer...

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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     April 16 - Workshop 2: Selecting a Regression Model     May 14 -...

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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 architectural scale. Miraculously, stained glass artist Ned Bowes calls the Fredericton region...

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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 in July at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Montana. The CNNC sees teams of two...

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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 opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in health and social innovation. The...

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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 year. More than 325 alumni have received this award since it began in 2005.  To submit your...

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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 team. Light refreshments will be served. You can register here for the event. In Charge: Women Talk...

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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 John.  Student volunteers are needed from all three faculties (Arts; Business; Science, Applied Science and...

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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 academic achievement and the recipients’ demonstrated excellence in the practice of...

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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, no UNB accounts have been compromised; however, we are asking faculty, staff and students to take...

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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 these shared values. Throughout the month, a number of informative talks and engaging events for...

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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 Entrepreneurship (TME) program. The idea came in response to a 2017 Globe & Mail story citing the...

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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 year.   Feedback is welcome and encouraged.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 surveys were anonymous, allowing participants to openly share their opinions. The respondents were...

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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 commitment to experiential education and help strengthen New Brunswick’s economy and...

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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, Assistant Professor, Marketing, Faculty of Business, UNB Saint John Title: Delayed Discharge of Older...

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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 cyber attacks. With three out of five Canadians having four or more devices connected to the internet...

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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 Change: Five Opportunities for Action,” was written for the High Level Panel for a...

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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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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     April 16 - Workshop 2: Selecting a Regression Model     May 14 -...

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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, Thursday, February 13, 2020. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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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 now. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address:...

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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 sped by after a dust-up with the Chicago police. With a new name and papers, he finds himself in a...

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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 moving north into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A new paper co-authored by Davies suggests the whales may...

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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 recommend typing this up and sending an e-mail to our student coordinators...

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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 explained.” In addition to his position at the ROM, Dr. Caron is also an associate professor at...

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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 the period — and highlight works by Moravian composers including Paul Wranitsky, David Moritz...

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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 these shared values. Throughout the month, a number of informative talks and engaging events for...

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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 Newcomer Centre to organize and host a Super Saturday Social. You will play a key part in preparing...

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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 linked data at NB-IRDT, Dr. McDonald and his research team analyze the landing and retention rates...

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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’ mental wellness. The confidential virtual advice platform can be accessed at any time of the day or...

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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 year. More than 325 alumni have received this award since it began in 2005.  To submit your...

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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 totalling $200,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund...

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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 Address: hatheway@unb.ca

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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 sites of these data centres in the province. Serving as a research data centre for the province, NB-IRDT...

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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 paleogenetic research on marine phytoplankton and sea-ice evolution over the last 4,000 years. This...

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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 electroacoustic music is greatly tied to her soundscape. Born in Whitehorse, Yukon, she draws from the...

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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, parents should contact Dr. Scott Ronis, Department of Psychology at 458-7804 or...

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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 Weekend organizers and facilitators are from hundreds of cities around the world. From Mongolia to...

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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, universities are no longer eligible for the SEED summer program. The University is thankful for the SEED...

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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 key issues surrounding race and inequality in higher education. By joining together and sharing their...

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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 program. When combined with $344,000 from OSCO’s contribution of $2 million in 2018, OSCO and ACOA...

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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’ link in your myUNB portal launch menu.  Earn an activity credit in UNB’s Co-Curricular...

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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 between members of the campus community and Elders and Indigenous community members,” said...

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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: Dr. Audrey Limoges (Earth Sciences), Dr. Donald Wright (Political Science), Dr. Sabine LeBel (Media...

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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 values. Throughout the month, a number of informative talks and engaging events for students, faculty, staff...

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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 Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre in April. The gathering honoured language teachers, learners and language...

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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 McMaster University, an Early Career Fellow at the Work-Family Research Network (formally the Sloan...

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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 follow in a good way toward truth.” Reid, RN, is Dakota-Sioux with family and community...

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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 any inquiries, please call 1-833-971-7333 or email NBSEED@gnb.ca Category: News and Notices Article...

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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: http://bit.ly/NBIRDTRegressionModels   Series Description: In this workshop series, learners will gain an...

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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 round of the playoffs, before losing 0-2 to St. Thomas in the league semi-final. The Reds men’s...

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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 takes five to 10 minutes to complete. Start the survey. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 successes as they were inducted into the Sir Howard Douglas Society.  Nominated by their...

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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 the end of June after 10 years at the helm of the institution. “We are very pleased to be...

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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 coordination plays a vital role in all social systems, not least of which sports. The requirement to interact...

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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 explored in this performance. Atlantic Sinfonia has also commissioned a new piece from composer...

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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 development allowed for the creation of a laser that could deliver short pulses of light with the ability...

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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 preferred mailing address, log into e-services, click the Personal tab, and choose Demographic Info. ...

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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, Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, from...

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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 McMaster University, an Early Career Fellow at the Work-Family Research Network (formally the Sloan...

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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 Auditorium. Members of the panel will put the 2015 refugee crisis into a global context. Panellists...

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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 to wrong recipients is the main cause of breaches across the world.  Always double check the...

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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 information is held in a secure database and is only accessed when an emergency occurs or is expected on...

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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 be video conferenced between campuses.  There will be an opportunity for questions and...

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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 learn more about the professional designation and services provided by the Chartered Professionals In...

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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 Brunswick. Enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Research Study - "Minimizing Harm: Beliefs and...

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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 period.  Topics covered include:  January 27-31: Method of Loci, using memorization to...

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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 McMaster University, an Early Career Fellow at the Work-Family Research Network (formally the Sloan...

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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 to write, writing with regularity, maintaining momentum and concentrating while writing are common...

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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 directly from the CRA website and you’ll be able to see any legitimate statements or refund messages...

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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 today, Jan. 22, 2020.   We thank all of those that attended the Strategic Planning Town Hall held...

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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) and Emily Kennedy (cello). This concert will explore the duo’s classical creativity. Hear...

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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 theoretical and methodological lenses and provide ways for academics and the public to mutually benefit...

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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 providing personal information). These simulated phish are intended to help you better recognize phishing...

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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, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. at Grand Hall, 40 Charlotte Street, Saint John. Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 finalists for the SPC will have three minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges - vying for...

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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 is free and open to the public, will take place in the Mary Louise Lynch Room (2A/2B) in Ludlow Hall,...

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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. This year’s program will run from April 27 until July 16, and the deadline for applications...

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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 development allowed for the creation of a laser that could deliver short pulses of light with the ability...

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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 university administration and representatives of particular constituencies within the unit, including...

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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. endocarditis) and management of addictions faced by the healthcare system.  The symposium will feature...

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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 substantially increased in Canada over the past 40 years. Irisin, a novel myokine, has been suggested to have...

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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 containing a metal atom. These molecules are unstable because they are highly reactive, but play...

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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 Feature Documentary at the Santorini International Film Festival in 2019. There will also be a...

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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, from 2 – 4 p.m., at Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre Fredericton: Thursday, Jan. 16, from 2:30 –...

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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 open and transparent, a website has been created, which houses the group’s membership the Terms...

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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 p.m.) The Role of Customer Validation in Reducing Start-up Risk for Angel Investors Presenters:...

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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 at UNB Fredericton, will deliver a presentation in which she will share some of her thoughts and...

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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 of Guelph University was set to give his expert opinion concerning the fallibility of eyewitness...

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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, musicians Nadia Francavilla (violin), Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Paul Pulford (cello), and Carl Gionet...

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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 University in Canberra.  Once he completed his PhD, Walter came back to Canada, where he...

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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 opportunity for inexperienced travelers. There are many exciting programs and destinations available...

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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 undermine healthy communities and social relationships at home and at work. Your Employee Assistance...

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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, Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, from...

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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 providing personal information). These simulated phish are intended to help you better recognize phishing...

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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 amount, please complete a new TD1NB form.  The completed forms may be dropped off or mailed to...

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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 preferred mailing address, log into e-services, click the Personal tab, and choose Demographic Info. ...

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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 Insurance Number on file, please log into your e-Services account and select the Financial tab. ...

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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 "W" (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript. - Last day to withdraw...

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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 Address: finance@unbsrc.ca

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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. 15, from 2 - 4 p.m., in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre Fredericton: Thursday, Jan. 16, from 2:30 -...

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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 Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan to affirm, welcome and support Indigenous peoples who work,...

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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 opportunity for inexperienced travelers. There are many exciting programs and destinations available...

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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 France) (3 ch.) - in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert guides, discover sites many tourists never...

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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 Analysis. Best of all, they are designed for busy parents and caregivers. You can work at your own pace, one...

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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, G15.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jay Leblanc Email Address:...

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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 (violin), Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Paul Pulford (cello), and Carl Gionet (piano) will perform the...

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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 on student aid guidelines. Open to all undergraduate students regardless of citizenship...

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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 to the public). All of our classes will be held on-site, as we focus on Roman remains across...

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Second issue of the President's Newsletter

Office of the President

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB Community, As the term comes to an end, I invite you to read the second edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. I was very pleased with the response I received from our first issue, and I continue to be inspired by the successes of our faculty, staff and students.  I hope you take the time to read about all the great things that we are doing at UNB.   Wishing you all a safe and...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

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 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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition...

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UNBSJ Bookstore rental due date and holiday hours

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the UNBSJ Bookstore's last day for rental check-in is Thursday, Dec. 19. The Bookstore will be closed for the holidays starting Dec. 24, reopening Jan. 2. Store hours will be Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please visit our website at unbsjshop.ca. Orders received over the holiday will be processed in January. Thank you and happy holidays from the Bookstore. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address:...

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UNB Saint John’s food services director receives top award

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 16, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer Hurley, UNB Saint John’s food services director, has received a top award from Chartwells, UNB’s food service provider. Hurley was named National Associate of the Year in recognition of her hard work and dedication.  Hurley has worked at UNB Saint John for more than five years and oversees the food service provided in the Baird Dining Hall, the Commons Café, Tim Hortons, and at special events and conferences.  “We are proud to work with a food service...

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UNB introduces robotic cleaning on its Saint John campus

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Saint John now has a robot that cleans its floors—increasing efficiency of cleaning services across the campus. UNB’s cleaning contractor SBC Facility Services obtained the new automated machine, the Taski Intellibot 2000 auto scrubber, earlier this semester. This machine is the first of its kind to be used in an educational institution in Atlantic Canada. Representatives from SBC say the robotic scrubber is able to navigate safely by itself and...

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have an incredible opportunity for students to take an adventure and explore Paris while earning credits at the same time! Click on the following link for more information: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/travelstudy/destinations/paris/index.html Deposits should be made as soon as possible as there are only 20 spots available! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natalie Fournier Email Address: french@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there is a scheduled shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall for Monday, Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  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 Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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UNB’s Greg Marquis to launch third edition of Truth and Honour

Angie Deveau

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB professor of history and politics and author Dr. Greg Marquis will launch the third edition of his book, Truth and Honour on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square, Saint John. This updated and expanded edition details the high-profile 2011 murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland and the trial of his son Dennis Oland. The new book includes a chapter on the second trial that resulted in Dennis Oland’s acquittal and an...

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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Jennifer Mazerolle

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services (Fredericton) will be closed for extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Mazerolle Email Address: jenmaz@unb.ca

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times – December 27th Pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder to employees and supervisors:  WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times: Due to the holiday closure the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for the December 27th pay will be as follows: Employee Cut-off:  Sunday, Dec. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Supervisor Cut-off:  Monday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. Manual Cheques/Deposits Due to the short turnaround time and regulatory requirements, Payroll Services staff are unable to process any manual cheques/deposits for hours that were not entered or approved on time...

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UNB Saint John Registrar's Office closure

Rebecca Gray

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Saint John campus, will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Join UNB in honouring the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

UNB Communications

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Memorial events on both UNB campuses will be held today in honour of the 14 women whose lives were lost 30 years ago during the Montreal Massacre at the École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989. To mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, speakers will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss the gender imbalance present in STEM fields. The Saint John ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m....

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UNB Remembers December 6

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thirty years ago, on Dec. 6, 1989, a senseless act of violence took the lives of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montréal. Many of these young women were engineering students.   Each year, on this day of remembrance, we pay tribute to those whose lives were taken, and those whose lives were impacted.   On Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m. in Oland Hall,  104, the UNB Saint John community is hosting its annual memorial event to mark the National Day of Remembrance and...

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Winter Orientation -- Call for volunteers

Dave Decker

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Orientation team at UNB Saint John is looking for student volunteers on January 6, 7 and 8. As a volunteer, we are looking for individuals who can: On the Morning of January 6th Be introduced to the new students as being a ‘buddy’ for the morning; Attend the five things you need to know session.  Your ambassadors could potentially add their own thoughts and perspectives as the presentation is delivered.   Attend the campus tour—be buddied up with a student...

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will take place Friday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., on the main levels of Ganong Hall and K.C....

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from UNB's President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

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 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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations...

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Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Holiday Spectacular - UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, on the Fredericton campus. Come and join us for a cracker of a start to the Christmas season with the UNB Chorale and Concert Band! Don't miss the fantastic festive evening!  Chorale Director: David Steeves Band Director: Hugh Kennedy Tickets at the door: Adults $10      Seniors & Students $5 Category: News and Notices Article...

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Physics Seminar: "Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework"

Penny Davenport

Posted: December 2, 2019 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mustafa Afzal, UNBF, will discuss Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework. “The study of cosmological perturbations at the quantum level is rich and interesting. It potentially explains galaxy creation and the temperature fluctuations in an overwhelmingly-smooth cosmic microwave background (CMB). In this talk, I will review the standard method...

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will take place Friday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., on the main levels of Ganong Hall and K.C....

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Call for Submissions: Cut/Paste/Resist

RM Vaughan

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a Call for Submissions for Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition. In times of protest and social upheaval (and social rejuvenation) artists and activists turn to collage to make their point. Why? Collage is an accessible, fun way to make art. All you need is glue, scissors, and paper. The rest is up to you. Presented in co-operation with the UNB Art Centre, the Student Union Building, and the Creative Writing/Writer-in-Residence program, Cut/Paste/Resist will take place at the Student...

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Christmas Choice Annual Craft Sale

Lori Quick

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It’s that time of year again! The UNB Art Centre is hosting the Christmas Choice Annual Craft Sale on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 12 – 4 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium on the Fredericton campus. Come enjoy an afternoon of festive music, treats, and best of all, beautiful handmade gifts! Live music by Steven Peacock. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lori Quick Email Address: lquick@unb.ca

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition Winners!

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thank you for being a part of the UNBeatable Ideas 2019 Contest.   We at J. Herbert Smith Centre were thoroughly impressed with all the entries, and the students' work. Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who has entered the contest.    First Place: Pique Analytics  Runner up: i-Welcome App Viewers’ Choice: The Outlast    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Samson Odafe Okpara Email...

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CRA Job Opportunities - Drop in Session

Erin Gillespie

Posted: November 27, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This session is for students who are interested in learning more about student and full-time opportunities with the Canada Revenue Agency.  They have opportunities in New Brunswick at their Saint John, Moncton and Bathurst offices. Drop in on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31 to learn more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Erin Gillespie Email Address: emackenz@unb.ca

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Therapy dogs on campus

Campus Ministry

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Campus Ministry will host therapy dogs to provide some pre-exam stress relief and promote taking healthy studying breaks on Monday, Dec. 2, from 12:30 – 3 p.m., in the foyer of the Ward Chipman building above Tim Hortons. The animals are coming from Therapeutic Paws of Canada, which is a non-profit volunteer organization. They offer both dog and cat therapy sessions and are focused on enhancing the quality of life through an animal to human bond. Having a session...

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Important dates for the month of December

Patty O'Brien

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in December: December 6 - Last day of Fall Term classes December 9 - Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled December 10 - Final Examinations begin December 19 - Final Examinations end December 20 - Residence closes for holiday break Category: News and Notices

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will take place Friday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., on the main levels of Ganong Hall and K.C....

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from the President.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address:...

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy the music at Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and the Ceilidh Band Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Strange Work: Literary Testimony in Holocaust Narrative.

Julia Bachman

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ariela Freedman will present the lecture, 'A Strange Work: Literary Testimony in Holocaust Narrative' on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 4:30 – 6 p.m., in Ganong Hall, 115. As James E. Young writes, though violent events seem to stimulate – indeed, demand – “factually insistent’ documentation, being attentive to the poetics of literary testimony allows “a deeper understanding of the interpenetration between events, narrative and historic interpretation.”...

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Real Campus official launch

Athena Grillakis

Posted: November 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of Fall 2019, UNB Saint John Student Services, in collaboration with the SRC, has partnered with Real Campus. Real Campus is a student assistance program that provides therapy, counselling, courses, tools and events to improve students’ mental wellness. It allows students to have 24/7 support and professional care to be instantly accessible.  UNB Saint John students (domestic, international, and regardless of health plan) can access Real Campus 24/7 for care by a licensed...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lesley Crewe

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Multi-talented Lesley Crewe will read from Are You Kidding Me? on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at the Whitebone Lounge. Special guest Port City 5 will join the reading. For the first time, bestselling novelist, columnist, and humorist Lesley Crewe’s finest newspaper columns are collected in one place. The book spans 20 years’ worth of columns for The Cape Bretoner Magazine, Cahoots Magazine, and The Chronicle Herald. Lesley Crewe is the author of 10 novels, including...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Althea Macaulay

Communications Office

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of honorary degree recipient Dr. Althea Macaulay, who passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Fredericton. She was 101. Born in Moncton, NB, Althea was the recipient of the Governor-General’s gold medal, the Alumni Society’s gold medal and the Hebrew Society of Fredericton prize when she graduated from UNB in 1939 with her BA Hons. in Latin and biology. She went on to complete her master of arts in...

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UNB named to Canada's Top 100 Employers

UNB Communications

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


For the seventh time in eight years, the University of New Brunswick has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2020). The Globe and Mail announced its top 100 list for 2020 on Nov. 22. UNB is one of four universities to receive the distinction and is the only university in Atlantic Canada to be recognized. For more about this achievement, visit the UNB Newsroom. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNBSJ Bookstore Textbook Price Match

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Bookstore has many ways to save you money - it will price match with Amazon.ca! See in store for details and/or ask one of our associates how you can save at the Bookstore.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have a great opportunity for students to take an adventure and explore Paris while earning credits all at the same time! With only 20 spots available in this program, this is the time to make your deposit. You can find information and the application form at our website. For more information on this incredible opportunity, please contact the Department of French french@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natalie Fournier Email Address: french@unb.ca

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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Culture and Media Studies proudly presents an exhibition to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall and the Peaceful Revolution in Germany on November 9, 1989.  ‘The Wall. A Border Through Germany’ is an exhibition on the history of the GDR’s border regime along the Berlin Wall and the inner-German border. The exhibition was produced and published by the Federal Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany and...

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CRA Job Opportunities - Drop in Session

Erin Gillespie

Posted: November 21, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This session is for students who are interested in learning more about student and full-time opportunities with the Canada Revenue Agency.  They have opportunities in New Brunswick at their Saint John, Moncton and Bathurst offices. Drop in on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31 to learn more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Erin Gillespie Email Address: emackenz@unb.ca

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy the music at Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and the Ceilidh Band Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:13:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You're invited to the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman will present. Khevyn Gormley Title; Spectator Sports’ Best Friend: An in-depth look at the sports fan and the importance of ‘fan engagement’ in the contemporary marketplace Abstract; The purpose of this presentation will be to explore the concept of sports fandom and the determinants that drive...

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Reminder: Old UNB VPN (Pulse Secure) being shut down on Nov. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s old Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution - Pulse Secure - is being shut down on Nov. 27, 2019. After this date, the Pulse Secure desktop client, mobile app and web app (accessed via the myUNB Portal) will no longer be available.  For continued VPN access, please download UNB’s new VPN (FortiClient).  What is a VPN? UNB’s Virtual Private Network (or VPN for short) provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet,...

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Visual essay of real stories

Julia Bachman

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The  Human Development Council  Saint John  will present  'Subtext - real stories,’  a film about tiny homes, tent camps and  conventional housing for people experiencing homelessness on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Mary Oland Theatre, New Brunswick Museum.  Dr. Eric Weissman, a member of the Institute for Urban and Community Studies at UNB,  made this visual essay on a variety of digital media over the last 20 years in several...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:41:00 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 Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan to affirm, welcome and support Indigenous peoples who work,...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from the President.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address:...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing gratitude, and a return to a different world with new insights, rituals, faith, and hope. Readers,...

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Travel Study Paris 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 France) (3 ch.) - in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert guides, discover sites many tourists never see and receive university credits (or audit courses for special interest). All are invited to meet the professors and see slides on the trip. For more information please contact the Department of French (Tilley...

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Physics Seminar with Eric Hessels

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Eric Hessels, York University, will discuss, Testing fundamental physics with table-top precision measurements: The proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment. The talk will describe measurements of the size of the proton, the fine-structure constant and the electric dipole moment of the electron. Two recently completed...

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Physics Seminar with Stijn De Baerdemacker-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204, on the Fredericton campus. Stijn De Baerdemacker, UNBF Chemistry, will discuss, Geminals and seniority scheme in quantum chemistry: when 2  > 1. A large part of chemical intuition on molecular covalent bonding is based on the concept of Lewis electron pairs. The mean-field theory for electron pairs -rather than single electrons- has been pioneered in the 1950s...

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Reminder Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:26:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder - the UNBF Payroll Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full day training session.  If you need to contact our office, please email at payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open our regular hours Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Joanne Hodgson Email Address: Joanne.Hodgson@unb.ca

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us to end the fall season with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  This event will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, from 7 - 8 p.m., in Queen Square Park. For more information, visit the website. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email...

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Bridging program to educate nurses expanded

Communications Office

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick has reached 10-year funding agreements with the University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton to implement bridging programs for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The programs help train LPNs to become registered nurses. “This commitment builds on our announcement in July, which reintroduced the program at the Saint John campus of UNB,” said Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder....

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2019 UNB Libraries Space Survey

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We want to hear what you think about library space! In order to help UNB Libraries better understand how its physical space is used, we want to collect feedback to help inform our planning, and to create the best possible library experience for our users. The survey will be taking place from November 18-24 at the Harriet Irving Library, the Science & Forestry Library, the Engineering & Computer Science Library and Hans W. Klohn Commons (Saint John campus). Be sure to fill out a survey card...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborate in Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to the 3rd annual QUEST-SJ Jingle Mingle on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Britt's Rockwood at 3 p.m. (networking) and 5 p.m. (dinner; at member's expense).   This is an afternoon to share qualitative health research experiences, research interests and ideas. Save the Date! Ballots will be entered for current members who bring a new attendee. Please RSVP by November 20, 2019 to quest-sj@unb.ca QUEST-SJ is a group of dedicated healthcare and research professionals, motivated...

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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium, C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John campus on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. The lecturer this year is Dr. David Novog, professor and Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Safety at McMaster University.  The title of Dr. Novog's lecture is "The Grand Energy Challenge:  An uncertain future and how nuclear energy can give...

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UNB assistant professor to showcase video essay on creative housing solutions

Dr. Eric Weissman

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A video essay by University of New Brunswick assistant professor of sociology Dr. Eric Weissman will be screened at Saint John’s New Brunswick Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  “Subtext – Real Stories” will be shown as part of national housing day event “Creative Housing Solutions,” organized by the Saint John Human Development Council. Dr. Weissman, a member of the Institute for Urban and Community Studies at UNB, created his visual...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classics Plus

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Classics Plus will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall. in Fredericton. Hailed by International Record Review as “rapturous and glowing”, Polish-Canadian pianist Daniel Wnukowski makes his MusicUNB debut showcasing the work of great classical composers. His music features an ongoing dedication to the works of exiled Jewish composers and lesser-known Black composers (such as Zenobia Powell Perry). He is truly an...

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New IT Service Catalog now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s IT Service Catalog recently got a facelift.   Visit the new catalog for:  More up-to-date content  Enhanced search features and navigation  A more modern look and feel  Improved view on mobile devices  And more  What is an IT Service Catalog?  The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which faculty or department delivers the service. Visit the catalog to:  Browse IT service by category...

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Lorenzo Music Series Presentation

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Dvorak String Quartet in F Major Op. 96 on Thursday, Nov. 21, 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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Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Entrepreneurship Working Group will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from November 18-24, 2019 at UNB Fredericton.   Enjoy the opportunity to navigate the start-up process and network with Fredericton’s entrepreneurship community through interactive workshops, speaker series and competitions including the Data Visualization Competition and UNB IP Hackathon. The speaker series will feature: • Rory Bray, Security Architect, IBM...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing gratitude, and a return to a different world with new insights, rituals, faith, and hope. Readers,...

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UNBF Payroll Office Closure for Training on November 21

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the UNBF Payroll Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full-day training session.  If you need to contact our office, please email payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open our regular hours on Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Joanne Hodgson Email Address: Joanne.Hodgson@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about the terrible choices we make to survive and the powerful connections to communities and friends that...

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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall and the Peaceful Revolution in Germany on November 9, 1989 the Department of Culture and Media Studies proudly presents an exhibition to commemorate this historic event.  ‘The Wall. A Border Through Germany’ is an exhibition on the history of the GDR’s border regime along the Berlin Wall and the inner-German border. The exhibition was produced and published by the Federal Foundation for the Study of Communist...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

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 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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Dr. Krista Wilkins

Communications Office

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, It is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Dr. Krista Wilkins, associate dean and associate professor in the faculty of nursing on the Fredericton campus. Krista passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31 at the age of 44.  Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Krista’s family, friends, colleagues and students. Originally from Saint John, NB, Krista had a BSc Hons. (1997) and a BScN (2002) from Dalhousie University. She also...

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Inaugural issue of the President's Newsletter

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The inaugural issue of the President’s Newsletter is now available. This installment features our community’s recent successes in research and beyond, Homecoming, Oktoberfest, Orange Shirt Day, and much more. You can access the newsletter here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition ends in three days!

Olubukola Adejoke Abiola

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


APPLY NOW!   Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big venture! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) Program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre is holding a University Wide pitch competition. All full-time students, graduate or undergraduate, from both campuses, across all faculties are invited to enter by preparing a one-minute video pitching their idea via YouTube, and submitting the...

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Colleague back online

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All UNB systems have been restored following the Colleaque maintenance shutdown over the weekend.  All services impacted by the outage are now available.      Thank you for your co-operation.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Project FOCUS Email Address: project-focus@unb.ca

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New IT Service Catalog available Nov. 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Nov. 15, the UNB IT Service Catalog is getting a facelift featuring: More up-to-date content Enhanced search features and navigation A more modern look and feel Improved view on mobile devices And more What is an IT Service Catalog? The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which faculty or department delivers the service.  Visit the catalog to: Browse IT service by category or keywords Search for details on specific services,...

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UNBSJ Research Colloquium in Economics and Human Research Management

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium in the areas of economics and human resource management on Friday, Nov. 15 at 10:45 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, room G16. Session 1:  10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Barry Watson, associate professor of economics, will present Mind the Gap: A Decomposition of Earnings & Vulnerability among Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Canadians.  He will examine the disparities in well-being, the annual earnings gap and the job security gap...

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MusicUNB - Contemporary Music Festival

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


THe MusicUNB Contemporary Music Festival will be held November 14 - 18 in Memorial Hall. MusicUNB’s Musician-in-Residence, Nadia Francavilla, presents a new three-concert Contemporary Music Festival during November 14-18, 2019, spotlighting Canadian female composers and performers. Nadia Francavilla, violinist, is a specialist in contemporary musical idioms and women composers in particular. Francavilla’s passion as Resident Musician of University of New Brunswick Centre for...

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big venture! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) Program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre is holding a wniversity-wide pitch competition. All full-time students, graduate or undergraduate, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a 1 Minute Video pitching their idea via YouTube and submitting the link within the application...

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UNB Remembers 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The university's seventh annual UNB Remembers ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Hall auditorium (Fredericton) and Hazen Hall 225 (Saint John). UNB Remembers is a time for our community to come together and reflect on the toll of war on our students, alumni, faculty and staff. This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of UNB alumni Charles E. Kingdon Jones (’12) and Donald W. Moffett (’42) who lost their lives in the...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:48:00 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 Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan to affirm, welcome and support Indigenous peoples who work,...

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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about the terrible choices we make to survive and the powerful connections to communities and friends that...

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Colleague maintenance: Some services unavailable Nov. 9-11

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work will be done on the General Ledger over the upcoming long weekend (Nov. 9 - 11, 2019) which requires Colleague to be shutdown.  During the shutdown, some services will be impacted:  Students will not be able to view marks, student account balances, etc. Students will not be able to make course changes   Employees will not be able to view, enter or approve timesheets  Financial account balances, online payroll advices, vacation balances,...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Google Chrome Zero Day Exploit

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Chrome on your computer or mobile device? World-wide security vulnerabilities have recently been discovered in Chrome that could put your devices at risk. To protect your devices and data, please make sure your Chrome browser is up to date with the latest security patches. To do this: Mac/Windows: Within Chrome, click the three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of the window. Click ‘Update Google Chrome’. If you don’t see this option, your browser...

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New residence ground breaking event

Denise Ryder

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the ground breaking event for a new residence at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. The new 40,000-sq.ft building will have104 beds in adjoining rooms and is the first geothermal heated and cooled residence at UNB.  The event will take place next to the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence, UNB Saint John campus, 100 Tucker Park Rd., Saint John. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to denise.ryder@unb.ca by...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they...

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Lorenzo Reading with Rebecca Fisseha

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Rebecca Fisseha will read from Daughters of Silence on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano fills the skies. Flights are grounded throughout Europe. Dessie, a cosmopolitan flight attendant from Canada, finds herself stranded in Addis Ababa — her birth place. Grieving her mother's recent death, Dessie heads to see her grandfather, the Shaleqa — compelled as much by duty as her own will. But Dessie's...

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Student Technology Fee

Wayne Hansen

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are once again accepting funding proposal submissions for the Student Technology Fee (STF) at UNB Saint John. The mandate of the Student Technology Fee is to directly enhance the innovative use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based teaching, learning, research and administrative services for all students on the Saint John campus. This past year the STF helped fund a number of projects directly related to this mandate including: Hazen...

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UNBSJ Bookstore sale

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us at the UNBSJ Bookstore for the Stock Up and Bundle Up sale! This sale is three days only - Tuesday Nov. 12, to Thursday, Nov. 14. Get 25% off assorted clothing, frames, and drinkware. Store hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Monday to Friday. The Bookstore will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, due to Remembrance Day. It will re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 8:30 a.m.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your resume Networking etiquette training  Optimizing LinkedIn 101 Plus, students will be offered FREE...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Nov. 15, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 2, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Remembrance 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 Nov. 15, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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Public lecture on Cyber Warfare and the State of the Information Age

Communications Office

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a public lecture on Cyber Warfare & the State of the Information Age by Dr. David Fahrenkrug on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Philip W. Oland Hall, Room 104. This presentation will address the changes in conflict brought about by the growing use of computers, networks and communication technologies and is applicable to everyone. Specifically, Dr. Fahrenkrug will offer a framework for understanding cyber power to explain how the information age is changing the way we...

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Concurrent Education Program applications for Fall 2020 intake now available

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now available for the Fall 2020 intake of BA/BEd students! Please see Dr. Keyes for an application (Hazen Hall Room 202). If you have any questions about the program, what is involved in the application process, please drop by or email bkeyes@unb.ca.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address: bkeyes@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with Rebecca Fisseha

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Rebecca Fisseha will read from Daughters of Silence on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano fills the skies. Flights are grounded throughout Europe. Dessie, a cosmopolitan flight attendant from Canada, finds herself stranded in Addis Ababa — her birth place. Grieving her mother's recent death, Dessie heads to see her grandfather, the Shaleqa — compelled as much by duty as her own will. But Dessie's...

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eServices and other internal UNB sites to be updated

Heather Campbell

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the next 16 months eServices, WebAdvisor, InsideUNB, and the myUNB Portal will be updated or replaced to improve functionality, accessibility, and design.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your resume Networking etiquette training  Optimizing LinkedIn 101 Plus, students will be offered FREE...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled by the icy Srebrenka, few have managed to escape the drug and its dealer. But Maggie has. Inspired...

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MRI Centre at UNB celebrates 25 years

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MRI Research Centre at UNB Fredericton recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Known as one of the largest material science MRI laboratories in the world, UNBF’s MRI Research Centre is the leading university-based laboratory of its type in North America. The centre is led by Dr. Bruce Balcom, professor and Canada Research Chair in UNB Fredericton’s faculty of science, in collaboration with Drs. Igor Mastikhin and Ben Newling, professors from UNB Fredericton’s...

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from the University of New Brunswick recently helped uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe. The students were participating in an archaeology field school in Biddeford, Maine. The field school is led by Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, a faculty member in the department of anthropology at the UNB Fredericton, and Dr. Arthur Anderson, a University of New England faculty member and UNB honorary research associate, also in the department of anthropology. The canoe was first identified by...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 29, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s new Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution – FortiClient – is now available to faculty, staff and students to download on UNB-owned and personal devices. Download the new VPN now.    What is a VPN? UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even when you’re not on campus.   Why should I use UNB’s VPN? It’s secure...

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Physics Seminar - Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 29, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204 on the Fredericton campus. Dan Xiao, University of Windsor, will discuss, "Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?" “Exponential analysis is required in numerous areas of physics, such as fluorescence decay analysis, semiconductor deep level transient spectroscopy, radioactive decays, and nuclear magnetic resonance...

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Important dates for the month of November

Patty O'Brien

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in November: November 11 - 15 - Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled November 11 - Remembrance Day November 22 - Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term) Category: News and Notices

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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 29, US Consul Andrea JP Wiktowy will be on the Saint John campus to do outreach around the process of getting a US visa. These sessions are targeted at international students who may need to get a US visa to attend academic conferences, for tourism, etc.  There will be one session held on each of the Saint John and Fredericton campuses. Saint John Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29 Time: 11 a.m. - noon Location: K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Fredericton Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29 Time: 2 - 3...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Richard Kelly Kemick will read from I am Herod on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. On a whim, armchair-atheist Richard Kelly Kemick joins the 100-plus cast of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, North America's largest production of its kind and one of the main tourist attractions in Alberta. By the time closing night is over, Kemick has a story to tell. From the controversial choice of casting to the bizarre life in rehearsal,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 28, 2019 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 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow - will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton. Beverley Johnston and Marc Djokic create an energetic experience you’ll never forget. Combining violin with FX pedals, marimba, vibraphone, hand drums and sometimes a musical saw, the duo display their virtuosity with a down-to-earth approach. This performance will embrace tonal and melodic contemporary compositions, creating a riveting visual and...

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Final week of cybersecurity information sessions

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The week of October 28th is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity information session and win UNB swag as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). We hope you’ll plan to join us: Topic: What to do when you’ve been breached Saint John campus: Thursday, Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. and noon in K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Unable to attend a session? Visit our website to view the presentation slides from all our recent cybersecurity sessions. To learn more about cybersecurity...

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Future Ready Wabanaki Launch

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Get ahead start on your career or find, develop and keep young indigenous talent in your workplace. Future Ready NB is a partnership between NB employers, Universities, Indigenous students and the Government of New Brunswick. It works to ensure that Indigenous university students have equal access to meaningful and valuable work experience with local employers, while connecting employs with top indigenous talent. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 1 - 3 p.m., in the Student Union Building...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that members of the UNB community are invited to participate in a university-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 – 5 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102 and Hazen Hall 239.  The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the planning process President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul Mazerolle will speak to us about his aspirations...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled by the icy Srebrenka, few have managed to escape the drug and its dealer. But Maggie has. Inspired...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your resume Networking etiquette training  Optimizing LinkedIn 101 Plus, students will be offered FREE...

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Concurrent Education Program Applications for Fall 2020 Intake now available

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Application packages are now available for the Fall 2020 Intake for the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) offered at UNB Saint John.  Please see Dr. Keyes in Hazen Hall, 202 to pick up a package.  Or, if you have questions about the Program and/or the Application process please email: bkeyes@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address: bkeyes@unb.ca

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Dalhousie Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Information Session

Amy Witkowski

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in the Dalhousie Dentistry or Dental Hygiene programs?  A representative will present the programs and answer questions regarding the admissions process on Friday, Oct. 25, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Oland Hall, 203. Please register to attend: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=0m5OJJoz80e5XORTUcGYt2WvPcxiYzxJqKlzUOCK-TJUNDFUWlVDQTAyTThVNkNMR0dES1JESTkwWS4u Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Amy Witkowski Email Address:...

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Information session with John Thomas from the Atlantic School of Business

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of business is partnering with the Chartered Professional Accountants on an information session on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 3 - 4 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre with John Thomas from the Atlantic School of Business. Topics will include: Recent changes to the preparatory program leading up to the CPA; Addition of another program semester (moving from four to five semesters); and Addition of another writing of the Common Final Examination (CFE). Breakout rooms with also...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:30:00 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 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 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they...

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Cybersecurity research project releases new dataset

Communications Office

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new dataset to support the development of real-time cyberattack detectors has been released by the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) at the University of New Brunswick. The cybersecurity dataset, named CICDDoS2019, will be used to benchmark Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detectors. The dataset has been created by a CIC team and led by Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari, CIC’s research coordinator and assistant professor at UNB’s Fredericton faculty of computer...

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UNB Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Frédéric Thomas

Joshua Evans

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Frédéric Thomas (Research Director of CNRS, Infectious Diseases and Vectors: Ecology, Genetics, Evolution and Control; Montpellier, France) will be visiting the Fredericton campus on Friday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 to present a seminar titled "An evolutionary and ecological perspective on cancer." Seminar Abstract: Although medical and evolutionary sciences have traditionally developed in relative isolation it is increasingly acknowledged that cancer is a...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 3 – 4 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO room (G16). This session will feature - Student Presentation: The Social Organization of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses Working Together: An Institutional Ethnography. In New Brunswick, nursing care is provided by two categories of nursing professionals, Registered Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Sarah Balcom, a Lecturer with the...

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Reminder - Attend a cybersecurity info session and win UNB swag

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you attended a cybersecurity information session yet for Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October)? You’ll be entered to win UNB swag just for attending.  Don’t miss out:   Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Every Wednesday in October at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Every Thursday in October at 11 a.m. & noon in K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Remaining session topics: How to stay safe on social media (Oct....

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Strategic Planning Steering Committee will host a Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239 and Tilley Hall, 102. The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the planning process. President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Paul Mazerolle will speak to us about his aspirations and priorities. All attendees will be invited to