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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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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 19, 2020 8:00:00 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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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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Group Support for Eating Disorders

Morgan Rogers

Posted: October 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I hope you are staying safe during these times of uncertainty. I am a fourth-year nursing student at UNBF. I am currently working on a project with Dr. Kathryn Weaver, about peer education and support for persons who want help with eating disorders/issues. No medical diagnosis is needed; however, you must be eligible for or already receiving care from a health care professional. I am reaching out to you today, as we are looking for volunteers. Volunteers will be asked to: 1) Regularly...

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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 engage in an open discussion...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and staff. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address:...

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Security Alert - Recent scams targeting UNB students

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two scams (details below) have recently targeted UNB students, trying to collect personal information like your banking details and social insurance number (SIN). Never share personal information like your SIN, banking information or passwords online, via email or over the phone. Please see below for more tips to protect yourself and your information and steps to take if you’ve fallen for a scam.  About the scams Job ad scam – ‘Avis Budget Group Inc., Part-time Book...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 21, 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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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:20:00 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. 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 aural presence. Tickets...

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Learn German in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grant Information session

Anette Guse

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Learn German in Germany! International Summer University programs provide a unique intercultural and intensive learning opportunity! Learn about funding opportunities through the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) and come to the information session on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 05. Former Grant recipient Matthew Gracie speaks about his experience in Leipzig. Dr. Anette Guse talks about the Bamberg International Summer University and provides information about costs and...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 18, 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 Sir Howard...

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Become Inspired- Creative Connections Conference

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Become inspired at the second Creative Connections Conference taking place at UNB Fredericton from October 24 - 26.   The event will include fascinating and inspiring keynotes topics: community based social innovation, collaborative creativity and Stem vs Steam  and exceptional  presentations and workshops on creativity and  innovation. To see the conference program and register, dealine is Monday, Oct. 21. The Second Creative Connections conference features...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and staff. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address:...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 17, 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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NaviCare/SoinsNavis Family Advisory Council presents their inaugural 'Navigating your Journey' workshop

Krystal Binns

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


NaviCare/SoinsNavi's Family Advisory Council is holding the first ever Navigating your Journey workshop! This event would not be possible without the Royal Society of Canada (Atlantic chapter), who has provided funding for this exciting event. Caregivers with a child or youth with complex care needs are welcome to attend this free event whether their child has an official diagnosis or not. Lunch is also included! The workshop is based on the Journey Map, a tool that the Family Advisory...

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The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year!

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the mission of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) being to enhance educational opportunities for women attending post-secondary institutions, CFUW Fredericton is proud to announce that it has provided close to $1,000,000 in scholarships for women through endowed funds raised through its annual book fair. To celebrate, they invite you to share in a gala event on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. There will be music by Gerry Zhang, youth...

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Red Shawl Campaign exhibition opens at Saint John Free Public Library

Communications Office

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick student-led educational exhibition “Red Shawl Campaign: Honouring Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” has opened at the Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square. The exhibition has been organized by a second-year undergraduate class of education and history students with the aim of creating awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women in New Brunswick and across Canada. The project was officially opened on October 16...

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University-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, for 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 session will include: Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) and Chair of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Dr. George MacLean - update on Strategic Planning process  President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Paul Mazerolle - aspirations and priorities for...

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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 29, US Consul Andrea JP Wiktowy will be on 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: October 29 Time: 11 a.m. - noon Location: K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Fredericton Date: October 29 Time: 2 - 3 p.m. Location: Marshall...

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Report phishing emails easily from your UNB email starting Oct. 16

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 15, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, as part of cybersecurity awareness month at UNB, there will be a new ‘Report a Phish’ button in your UNB email* to make it easier to report suspicious emails to the IT Service Desk. *if you use the Outlook web app (accessed via the email link in your myUNB Portal) or the Outlook desktop client. If you receive an email that seems “phishy,” simply click the ‘Report a Phish’ button, provide any additional details or comments in the...

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Concurrent Education Program Applications for Fall 2020 Intake

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications for Fall 2020 start in the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) are available for pick up starting October 21, 2019. If you are presently in your First Year of a BA program and will have 10 courses completed with a CGPA of 2.7 by the end of Winter 2020 term, you are eligible to apply.  Please see Dr. B. Keyes in Hazen Hall, 202 for an Application starting the week of October 21st.  Completed application packages are due by January 31, 2020.  If you have questions...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 15, 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 Sir Howard...

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UNBSJ - Fire Hydrant Flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: October 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting in the morning on Thursday, Oct. 17.  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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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is designed to appeal to students, faculty, administrators, and community members involved in a wide range of...

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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Information Session

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message is bilingual. (English text is below.) Une séance d’information sur le très populaire programme Voyage d’études à Paris de l’UNB (du 3 au 23 mai 2020) aura lieu le mercredi 16 octobre à 16h00 au Tilley 239. Venez découvrir ce programme exceptionnel qui offre aux étudiants l'occasion de vivre et d’étudier à Paris, tout en suivant deux cours : - en Études françaises (3 cr.) et - en Études...

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Conference announcement

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 43rd annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association (APLA43) will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Wu Centre. Contact person: Christine Horne, Department of French chorne@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natalie Fournier Email Address: french@unb.ca

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Public Lecture with Dr. Albert Katz

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Albert Katz (Western University) will give the A. Murray Kinloch Memorial Lecture on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:45 a.m. at the Wu Centre, 204 at UNB Fredericton. In this interdisciplinary talk, titled “Are Conceptual Metaphors Psychologically Real?" Dr. Katz will explore the intersection of linguistics and psychology as they pertain to non-literal language. This lecture is the keynote address of the 43rd annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association. It will be followed...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) available starting October 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Oct. 30, UNB’s current Virtual Private Network (VPN), Pulse Secure, is being replaced with a new VPN solution – FortiClient – that is more reliable, stable and secure.   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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Learning Community Thanksgiving Week Schedule

Dave Decker

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are reminded that the schedule for the Learning Community program will be different during the week of October 13 - 16, 2019. In observation of the Thanksgiving day holiday, there will be NO session held on Monday.  An additional session has been added to Friday, Oct. 16 to accommodate the change in the schedule.  Session three will be hosted on the following days: Tuesday, 2 - 3 p.m ( HWK Commons G 16) Wednesday, 3 - 4 p.m. (K.C. Irving Hall 107) Thursday, 3 - 4 p.m. (...

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UNBF Physics Seminar - What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Shasha Zou, University of Michigan, will discuss the topic, 'What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?' “The ionosphere is not a still body of plasma Similar to the ocean conveyor belt, there is constant motion in the ionosphere forming the ionosphere conveyor belt Unlike the ocean counterpart, the ionosphere conveyor belt exhibits greater variability...

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UNB Saint John students interviewed in an episode of Ridings to Watch by CPAC

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from UNB Saint John's POLS 1201 (Canadian Politics I) class were recently interviewed in an episode of CPAC's Ridings to Watch. POLS 1201, which is taught by J.P. Lewis, is a survey course focusing on Canadian government and politics at the national level. In this episode, CPAC’s Bill Kendrick visits the Saint-John-Rothesay and Fundy Royal ridings to discuss the upcoming federal election.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: October 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

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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Meet Paul, Eat Pizza

Judith Currie

Posted: October 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All UNB Saint John students are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know UNB's new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the foyer of K.C. Irving Hall. See you then! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 7, 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 Sir Howard...

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Creative Connections 2019 - October 24-26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) will be hosting the second Creative Connections Conference at UNB Fredericotn from October 24 - 26, 2019. The ACC promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and forming connections and partnerships across the university of New Brunswick and the Atlantic region it organizes at least one yearly event. The events are open to anyone wishing to learn...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial long poems, this fifth book by the winner of the 2017 Walrus Poetry Prize recasts the political,...

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Meet Paul, Eat Pizza

Judith Currie

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On October 7th and 9th, all students on the UNB campus are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Monday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. in the Blue Lounge, Student Union Building, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the foyer of K.C. Irving Hall. For more information, or to RSVP to either event, please email president@unb.ca.  See you then! Category:...

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Attend a cybersecurity info session this October for a chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). You could even win UNB swag!  Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions to be entered to win. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join us: 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. and noon in K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Session...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date October 18, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Thanksgiving 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 October 18, 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, Oct. 10, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia - has been postponed

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB concert "Winds of Moravia" originally scheduled for the Fredericton campus on Wednesday, Oct. 9 has been postponed. New date is to be determined. Stay tuned! Check out all MusicUNB concerts.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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Deadline to reserve regalia for Fall Convocation

Communications Office

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are planning on graduating at UNB Saint John's 37th Fall Convocation Ceremony, you must reserve regalia by Friday, Oct. 4. Information on how students can reserve regalia can be found at the Convocation website. The ceremony will be held on October 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Change of Parking Space Allocation

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that as of Thursday, Oct. 3, the parking area adjacent to the fence along the east side of the Colin B. Mackay residence will be re-designated for parking by residents of the two on-campus residence buildings. All vehicles parked in this area must display a valid residence parking permit. Signage indicating this change will be posted in the affected area. Questions and concerns can be directed to the Environmental Health, Safety & Security Operations Supervisor, Aaron...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know someone who is deserving of a Proudly UNB Award, consider submitting a nomination at unb.ca/proudlyunb. Nominations close Nov. 11. Eligible categories are: Alumni Award of Distinction – Recognizes significant contributions made by UNB alumni in their local communities and beyond Young Alumni Achievement Award – Acknowledges achievements of University of New Brunswick alumni aged 35 years or younger Alumni Group of the Year – Presented to...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features historian for the US Cyber Command

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host Dr. Michael Warner, the historian for the US Cyber Command and an adjunct faculty member at John Hopkins University, for the second instalment of its cyber lecture series on Monday, Oct. 7, from 7 - 9 p.m., in Toole Hall, 3. This free public lecture series is organized by the North American Society for Intelligence History, UNB’s faculty of law, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and the UNB Saint John faculty of arts. The event...

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Patients' Den - Last chance to get free tickets!

Krystal Binns

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student prizes of $2,500 cash awards to research teams that respond to the NB PIHCI...

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC

Ali Corrigan

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are excited to announce our next series of online webinars hosted during the Cybersecurity Awareness Month of October.  Topics range from Security in Smart Grid, International Enforcement of Cybercrime, and Security and Privacy Challenges of IoT to Big Data Security. We are showcasing the expertise of researchers, academics and industry professionals.  Click on the link to reserve your seat and meet cybersecurity experts. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 1, 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 Sir Howard...

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is designed to appeal to students, faculty, administrators, and community members involved in a wide range of...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in democratic deliberation and citizenship. Moscrop is a regular writer for Maclean’s, a...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


TThe next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Engaging Patients in Qualitative Research: Engaging patients as partners rather than subjects is ever increasing in qualitative research. Lauren Cook, a Clinical Research Assistant with the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), will provide an informal session on the value of engaging patients in qualitative research and how to...

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day on Monday, Sept. 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To mark Orange Shirt Day, all are invited to attend a gathering on Monday, Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Harriet Irving Library, 109. The event will include prayer, smudging, and a ceremony to commemorate survivors of Indian residential schools, as well as those who didn't survive. All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear orange shirts or have a piece of orange cloth pinned to their clothing. More information about the event can be found on Facebook.  Orange Shirt Day...

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Mourning the passing of student Andrew Pickard

Communications Office

Posted: September 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, it is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Andrew Pickard, a student on our Fredericton campus. Andrew passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at the age of 22. Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Andrew’s family, friends, colleagues and peers. From Temperance Vale, NB, Andrew was a first-year transfer student in Renaissance College’s bachelor of philosophy in interdisciplinary leadership (BPhil) program. He began...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial long poems, this fifth book by the winner of the 2017 Walrus Poetry Prize recasts the political,...

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UNB Launching I-STEM Program

Dominic Blakely

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To maximize the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) potential in commercializing new technologies, UNB’s Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME) is excited to be launching its first I-STEM cohort this coming October. I-STEM uses a Lean Startup training program to enhance the ability of researchers and graduate students to bring their innovations to market. This highly experiential training program will be delivered in collaboration with...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in democratic deliberation and citizenship. Moscrop is a regular writer for Maclean’s, a...

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Wear orange for Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear their orange shirts on Monday, Sept. 30, to mark Orange Shirt Day.  Orange Shirt Day is a day of reflection that grew out of Phyllis' story. Phyllis, then aged six, had her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the St. Joseph Mission residential school in British Columbia. Since 2013, it has since become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects of residential schools happening...

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Register Now for Round-table conversations

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register now to engage in round-table conversations which will help us to shape a preferred future for UNB.  Members of the UNB community are invited to attend any of the four sessions we are hosting: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 9 -11:30 a.m., Student Union Building Ballroom, 203, Fredericton Friday, Oct. 4, 2 - 4:30 p.m. Thomas J. Condon Student Centre Whitebone Lounge, Saint John Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 - 11:30 a.m., Wu Conference Centre, Fredericton Saturday, Oct. 5, 2:30 - 5 p.m., Ward Chipman...

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The BIG Math Networking event

C. Hope Alderson

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you ever wonder what career opportunities await you in the mathematical sciences? If so, attend the BIG Math Event on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Learn about the connection of Mathematical Scientists in BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, and academia. A diverse group of professionals will give brief talks about their careers in math-related fields, offering tips and strategies for success. Following the talks, participants will have an...

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Win UNB swag for cybersecurity awareness month

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cybersecurity Awareness Month is just around the corner! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October. Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions for a chance to win UNB swag!  Open to all students, faculty and staff. 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 Session Topics: How...

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Celebration of Women Speaker Series featuring Cynthia Banks

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join fellow alumnae and friends for the second instalment of the Celebration of Women Speaker Series, featuring international award-winning documentary producer Cynthia Banks for a film and discussion of the challenges of caring for family members with dementia. Cynthia steps inside the lives of four families as they navigate caring for family members with heartache and humour. Attend the New Brunswick premiere screening, listen to Cynthia’s personal story of caregiving and...

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Important dates for the month of October

Patty O'Brien

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in October: October 14 - Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes October 18 - Fall Convocation October 18 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with pro-rated refund October 28 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses without academic penalty. A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date, a grade of "WF" (withdrawn fail) will apply. Category: News and Notices

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8th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education and Social Justice

Catherine Foster

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education and the First Nations’ branch at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will present the 8th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Professor James A. Banks, from the University of Washington in Seattle, on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261.   At this free public lecture, Professor James A. Banks will present, “A Transformative Civic Education Curriculum for...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

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 signs MOU with Siemens

Communications Office

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Siemens Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enrich student experiences and ensure they’re job-ready when they graduate. Through the MOU, UNB becomes an official partner in Siemens Canada’s Dual Educational Program under the Siemens Canada Engineering & Technology Academy (SCETA).  UNB is the first university in Atlantic Canada to become a partner in this Siemens initiative. Select graduates of the 16-month...

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UNBF Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Robert Turgeon (UNB alum, class of 1969)

UNB Biology Seminar Series

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Robert Turgeon, from Cornell University, will present a research seminar titled, "Plants have no heart. How do they transport food and developmental signals?" on Friday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Department of Biology (Loring Bailey Hall, 146) on the Fredericton campus. Dr. Turgeon is a UNB alum (class of 1969). All are welcome to attend. Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Please contact for more information on the seminar or to meet with the speaker.  Category: News and...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Randi Doyle

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Randi Doyle, from Minerva Schools at KGI, will deliver a colloquium entitled, "The effect of gender stereotypes on emotional intelligence test performance." The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Abstract: The studies presented investigate the effects of gender related stereotype threat on emotional intelligence (EI) performance and the utility of implicit theories of...

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Register now for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference and save!

Rachel Watters

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) before September 30 to take advantage of current pricing. Only one week left before the registration fee increases! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best practices and strategies Breakout sessions that will give actionable material to implement Register now Group...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Organizers from the University of New Brunswick are holding a series of lectures to initiate a dialogue in the area of cyber operations that includes government agencies, the private sector and educational institutions within the province. UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law, the North American Society for Intelligence History, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and the UNB Saint John faculty of arts have partnered to present four free public...

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Reserve regalia for Fall Convocation Ceremony

Registrar's Office

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you’re planning on graduating at the 2019 Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18, you must reserve your hood and gown (regalia) by Friday, Oct. 4.   The fee for renting regalia is $50. This is the only fee associated with graduation. Gowns, caps and hoods will be available for pick up at UNB Grand Hall, 40 Charlotte Street on Friday, Oct. 18 from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. prior to the champagne toast for the graduates. Gowns and hoods must be returned immediately following the...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award Application open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you live by the motto 'Not for Ourselves Alone,' you may be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! 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. Apply by completing the application form found in your eServices (Academic...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake knows well, can be a tricky, quicksilver thing. Craig Davidson has published four previous books of...

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sisters Standing Together Campaign is an official collaborative between UNB – MWC’s Red Shawl Campaign (RSC) and the Wolastoqiyik Sisters in Spirit (WSIS), which is devoted to bringing awareness to the missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA in Canada. In previous years, these campaigns were organized as separate, but mutually supportive, endeavours.   Now our aim is to increase public education and commemoration. As both of these campaigns work...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bin Jian, NRC, will present "The NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock: primary frequency standard of Canada" on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “The definition of SI second is based on the transition frequency of the hyperfine ground states of 133Cs and is realized by primary frequency standards. The next generation of NRC’s primary frequency standards, NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock, has been developed over the last few years....

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UNB research published in top marine ecology journal

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from University of New Brunswick’s Atlantic Laboratory for Avian Research (ALAR) find that seabirds have a lot to say about the state of oceans. Their research was recently published in Marine Ecology Progress Series, one of the world’s most important marine journals. The article, which was written in collaboration with researchers from the Seabird Restoration Program at the National Audubon Society, examines long-term changes in the diet of seabirds nesting...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to Pacific.  Emily Davidson’s poetry has appeared in publications including Arc, CV2, The Fiddlehead, Poetry...

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UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series

Sarah-Jane Corke

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the course of this semester, UNB will host the UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series featuring four speakers. The first three speakers and the times and dates of their appearance are: Dr. Nasim Memon, Vice Dean for Academics and Student Affairs and a Professor of Computer Science at New York University will be giving a talk titled, "Seeing is Believing: Media Integrity in a Post Truth World," on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 7 - 9 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146, UNB Fredericton campus. Dr. Michael...

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ENGLISH - Majors / Double Majors / Minors / Honours Information Session​

Miriam Jones

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There will be an open information session for those already in one of our programs, or just thinking about it, on Friday, Sept. 27, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106. Come out, meet some of the faculty, and ask questions! (And did we mention the free coffee?)​ Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Miriam Jones Email Address: jones@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in democratic deliberation and citizenship. Moscrop is a regular writer for Maclean’s, a...

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2019 Patients' Den - Register now

Krystal Binns

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den in Moncton, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Styled similarly to the popular television series, Dragons' Den, the panel will be granting cash awards to research teams and students.  Come witness a fast-paced and...

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on September 25th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.   This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  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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Triplets receive UNB entrance scholarships

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As the dust settles after a busy and exciting University of New Brunswick orientation week, the Wiley triplets are adapting to their new lives on the Fredericton campus. While Isabel, Justin and Elizabeth Wiley are triplets, they each have very separate interests. Isabel is entering the bachelor of science program, with an interest in biology; Justin is a bachelor of business administration student interested in marketing and finance; and Elizabeth is beginning her bachelor of arts, hoping to...

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In University Affairs, Dr. Emin Civi talks about a memorable moment in his teaching career

Communications Office

Posted: September 18, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


University Affairs recently covered Memorable Moments In One’s Teaching Career. Seven of this year’s 3M National Teaching Fellows recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do. One of these is our very own Emin Civi.  Read the story.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Part-time fee tuition change

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to offering a high-quality education to all of our students.  We recently completed our first comprehensive review of tuition in over a decade.  Part of the implementation involved recommendations on addressing UNB’s existing part-time academic and financial definitions.   What we discovered is that all New Brunswick universities, except for UNB, consider nine credit hours, or more, full-time both academically and financially. As a result, effective...

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Early Alert for Student Success - What to do if you get referred?

Dave Decker

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students may sometimes get contacted by the Student Success Advisor or their Academic Advisor based on a referral by a professor.  This program is not punitive, but only attempts to provide students with support and resources to ensure they are academically successful.   How it works As we move toward the end of September, professors will often meet with students who they believe could be at-risk when it comes to academic performance.  During these meetings, the professor and...

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Learning Communities launches for the 2019 Fall term

Dave Decker

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Fall term Learning Communities program, launched on September 16, has hired two returning leaders from 2018 and has six new Learning Communities Leaders.  This fall, the program will connect students in 26 courses across all three faculties, as they learn together in workshops designed to help students integrate both academically and socially to the UNB Saint John campus.  The first session hosted 40 students and we except each subsequent session to see similar...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host a public lecture, featuring Dr. Nasir Memon, vice dean for academics and student affairs at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, a professor in its department of computer science and engineering and the founder of its cybersecurity program—one of the first in the United States. This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. The title of Dr. Memon’s lecture will be:...

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Department of Sociology's Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wu Centre Auditorium. Her talk is titled, "Preventing Domestic Violence: It’s about more than changing individuals, it’s about changing our communities and society."  The lecture is free and all are welcome to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tracy McDonald Email Address: tmcdonal@unb.ca

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Dr. Kimberley Davies on Quirks and Quarks

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Assistant professor Dr. Kimberley Davies was on CBC's Quirks and Quarks this weekend discussing her research expedition tracking North Atlantic right whales.  Catch the full episode here [⏱42:30]: http://ow.ly/ptZt50wbqHs Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204 on the Fredericton campus. Shahla Ahmadi, UNBF Physics, will discuss "Measurement of the velocity of fast flows inside small structures with Tagged MRI." “Velocity is one of the most important parameters to study in complex fluid flow systems. Information about velocity distributions enhances our understanding about fundamental knowledge of complex fluid...

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Strategic Planning Roundtable Conversations - Register Now!

Michelle McNeil

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Strategic Planning Steering Committee is seeking feedback from the UNB community to help it develop a series of position papers as we work toward a new strategic plan.  We have two documents posted on our website which may help community members to frame their feedback: Phase 1 Summary Report - previously released to the UNB community in June  Overviews of position paper topics - developed over the summer months and released to UNB community in September Feedback is welcome...

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Ending Gender-Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change

Silke Brabander

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting a two-day conference at the Wu Centre in Fredericton on October 9th and 10th. Themes will include Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Homicide, Intercultural Approaches to Prevention, Child Protection, Masculinity & Trauma, Sexual Violence, and much more. For the full agenda and link to register, please visit this website. The deadline to register is September 24.   Category: News and Notices Article...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominate deserving alumni for a 2020 Proudly UNB Award! Proudly UNB is an annual awards ceremony that recognizes the success of our alumni. We’d like your help to find UNB alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to UNB, their local community, their country, and beyond. Recipients will be honoured at a gala dinner in Fredericton on April 3, 2020. Nominations close November 1. Visit unb.ca/proudlyunb for a nomination form and list of past recipients. Category: News and...

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UNB researchers part of Canada’s largest dementia research network

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Four researchers from the University of New Brunswick are participating in Canada’s largest dementia research network. Drs. Chris McGibbon, Shelley Doucet, Alison Luke and Sandra Magalhaes will explore a wide range of topics related to dementia falling under three main themes: prevention, treatment and quality of life. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address: Angie.Deveau@unb.ca

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Making more affordable and accessible electronic devices

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Barry A. Blight, an associate professor from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, is interested in taking advantage of the fundamental assembly of molecules in nature to develop more efficient, affordable and accessible electronic devices. The interactions and assemblies that he’s focusing on are similar to those found in protein folding and DNA assembly. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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Welcoming new staff members to student services

Sheldon MacLeod

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There have been a number of new and exciting changes to Student Services here UNB Saint John. Staff and students should be made aware of all the new changes when seeking the support of the department. In March, 2019, we welcomed a new Mental Health Counsellor, Catherine Paulin to the department. Catherine has been a great addition to the team. Having two counsellors in student services has reduced wait times significantly. We also gained a new role to the department in March 2019, which...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake knows well, can be a tricky, quicksilver thing. Craig Davidson has published four previous books of...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are invited to participate in JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17.  J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  Register online for the evening networking sessions.  Arrive at 6 p.m. sharp for a chance to win door prizes, get LinkedIn advice, network and perhaps be...

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity

Scott Ronis

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or staff member at UNB or STU? Do you affiliate or have family members who affiliate with a cultural, ethnic, or religious Jewish identity? Are you interested in linking up with other Jewish-affiliated individuals? We are looking into establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing and fun. If you would like to be included in communications about future events, please send an email to Scott Ronis...

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Creative Connections Conference 2019

Communications Office

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity, in collaboration with the University of New Brunswick and the Pond-Deshpande Centre will be holding its second biennial Creative Connections Conference from Oct. 24 to 26, 2019 at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Students, staff, faculty, administrators, government officials and members of the public are strongly encouraged to attend. The central goal of the Atlantic Centre for Creativity and the Creative Connections Conference is to increase...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to Pacific.  Emily Davidson’s poetry has appeared in publications including Arc, CV2, The Fiddlehead, Poetry...

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Temporary Parking Lot Closure

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Sept. 13, the gravel overflow parking lot located behind the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence will be closed for the night to accommodate the First Class Bash fireworks display. All vehicles will need to be moved out of this lot by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The lot will return to normal use following First Class Bash. Questions or concerns can be directed to Aaron Chisholm-Keith, Safety & Security Operations Supervisor, at 648-5675. Your assistance is appreciated. Category: News...

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Public Talk on Mental Health in Developing Countries

Matthew Dickson

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over 270 million people in developing countries have no mental health care. Some countries have only one psychiatrist per million people. How can you help? Mental health advocate Matthew Dickson will be giving a public talk on this topic on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas Condon Student Center. Everyone is welcome! Also being discussed are some tips to help you improve your own mental health. Find out more at www.MindAid.ca. Free event (although optional cash...

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Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse

Athena Grillakis

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee Presents, in association with World Suicide Prevention Day, The Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse. The Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Whitebone Lounge. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event officially takes place from 7 - 9 p.m. This is a free public and UNB event featuring free food, bands, poetry, and stories to build awareness of mental health and illness, and the supports in our community. For more...

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Classics & Ancient History Public Lecture - Dr. Ben Akrigg - Migrants and Migration in the Classical World

Angela Peters

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ben Akrigg (University of Toronto) will speak on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Provincial Archives on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His talk is titled, 'Migrants and Migration in the Classical World.' Abstract: Classicists often take for granted that there was a lot of personal mobility in Greek and Roman antiquity. Literary texts from Homeric epic onwards are full of people on the move. Mobility is intimately connected to chattel slavery and a high level of urbanisation,...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are invited to participate in JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17.  J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  Register online for the evening networking sessions.  Arrive at 6 p.m. sharp for a chance to win door prizes, get LinkedIn advice, network and perhaps be...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program - Upcoming Fall Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program provides insights to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. This program is...

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Congratulations to Dr. Constantine Passaris for winning the NBMC Legacy Award

Communications Office

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to University of New Brunswick Fredericton economics professor Dr. Constantine Passaris, who recently won the New Brunswick Multicultural Council’s Legacy Award for his work on multiculturalism and immigration. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author and filmmaker Shandi Mitchell will read from The Waiting Hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. and later that evening at 7 p.m. The earlier event will take place at the Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex) Saint John, while the latter reading will be held at the Kennebecasis Valley Public Library. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. In The Waiting Hours, when tragedy erupts on a stifling summer night, three ordinary people, with...

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Physics Seminar: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNB Fredericton Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept, 12, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker:  Tingyu Yan, UNB/Institute of Space Optics, Xi’an Jiaotong University Topic: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer - - Lab Experiment “Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer (MIMI) is an imaging Michelson interferometer for measuring wind velocities passively from Doppler-shifted atmospheric airglow emissions in...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us to start off the new semester 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!)  All are welcome on Friday, Sept. 13, from 9 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park in Fredericton. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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Biological Science Seminar

Stacey Hines

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Thierry Chopin and the Department of Biological Sciences will be hosting three seminars from visiting scientists from Brazil: Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16   Speaker:   Dr. Walter Quadros Seiffert (Director of Agrarian Sciences Center) – Possibilities of cooperation with the Agrarian Sciences Center of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil.  and Monday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. in the...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  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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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: September 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Health Grant Proposal Writing (Samantha Frampton, UNB) 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,...

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Cybersecurity advisory: phishing email claiming to come from UNB president

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A phishing email scam has recently targeted UNB, claiming to come from UNB President Paul Mazerolle with the subject line “professionl development oppourtunity” and asking you to review an attached document. Don’t get caught up in a phishing scam. Always check for these common signs of a phish before clicking any links or opening attachments in unexpected emails:  UNB’s external email warning message at the top of the email. Spelling mistakes and/or poor...

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UNBSJ: Sprinkler and fire alarm testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: Aug. 29, 2019: Philip Oland Hall, Dalhousie Medicine NB, Canada Games Stadium, Ganong Hall tunnel, Hazen Hall Annex, Sir James Dunn and Colin B. MacKay Residence Aug. 30, 2019: Hans W. Klohn Commons, (delayed opening at 9:30 a.m.), KC Irving Hall and Canadian Rivers Institute You may experience intermittent alarms; please ignore them. In the case of an emergency during this time frame,...

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Notice of late opening: Hans W. Klohn Commons

Jenny Palk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Hans W. Klohn Commons on the Saint John campus will be opening at 12 noon on Friday, Aug. 30, due to sprinkler and fire alarm testing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenny Palk Email Address: jenny.palk@unb.ca

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UNB participating in equity, diversity and inclusion pilot program

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has been selected as one of 17 universities across the country to participate in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Dimensions: equity, diversity and inclusion Canada pilot program. The Dimensions: EDI pilot program aims to foster transformational change within the research community and the entire research landscape at Canadian post-secondary institutions through eliminating obstacles and inequities, including access, admissions, career development and...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Sept. 6 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour 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 Sept. 6, 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, Aug. 29, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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Important dates for the month of September

Patty O'Brien

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in September: September 2 - Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes September 4 - Start of classes (not including Law and 11 month B.Ed.) September 9 - Last day for payment of University tuition and fees September 13 - 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 notation of "W" (withdraw, no academic...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date is Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 26, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour 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 Sept. 6, 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, Aug. 29, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date is Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour 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 Sept. 6, 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, Aug. 29, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through WebTimeEntry by...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! 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...

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2019 Seawolves Women's Soccer tryouts

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in playing women’s soccer? The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions. If you would like the opportunity to showcase your soccer skills, join us at the Canada Games Stadium as follows:   Women’s Soccer Open Training Sessions August 23: 5:30 - 7 p.m. August 24: 12 - 1:30 p.m. August 25: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. August 26: 7 - 8:30 p.m. August 29: 5:30...

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2019 Men's Soccer Tryouts announced

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in playing men’s soccer? The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training. If you would like the opportunity to showcase your soccer skills, join us at the Canada Games Stadium as follows:   Men’s Soccer Open Training Sessions: August 23:  7 - 8:30 p.m. August 24: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. August 25: 12 - 1:30 p.m. August 26: 5:30 - 7 p.m. August 29: 7 -...

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Deadline to submit abstracts to 2019 Patients' Den extended to Aug. 23-FR and SJ

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3, for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student prizes of $2,500 cash awards to research teams that respond to the NB PIHCI...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. come out and enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new president, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, in the Baird Dining Hall of the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. All members of the UNB community are welcome. See you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - temporary water shutdown on Aug. 23

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Friday, Aug. 23, between 8 a.m. and noon, you may experience a temporary water shutdown in the following buildings: Philip Oland Hall, Hazen Hall, Sir James Dunn Residence and Athletic Centre. The water outage should not last longer than an hour in each building. This is required for routine maintenance and we apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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College of Extended Learning closing afternoon of Aug. 23

Ann Smith

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning will be closing at noon on Friday, Aug. 23, to allow staff to attend a College function. The College will reopen on Monday, Aug. 26, at regular office hours. We apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Register today for Understanding the Adult Learner, an online term-based course-FR and SJ

Rachel Watters

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for Understanding the Adult Learner (ED 3024). This course explores the characteristics of adult learners in different education settings and teaches you how to identify learning processes and conditions and how they influence adult learning. Starts Sept. 4, 2019. Register now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel Watters Email Address: rachel.watters@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Brandon Richards

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 19, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Motor Unit Recruitment Patterns in Traditional Strength Loading and Peak Average Power Loading Protocols," will be defended by Brandon Richards on Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building,  214.  All are welcome. ABSTRACT Peak average power (PAP) loading demonstrates similar strength responses when compared to traditional strength (TS) loading methods. The motor unit recruitment strategies of peak average power loading (PAP) have yet to be...

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UNB Saint John 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: August 16, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John parking permits are available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit this website.  There are three options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/purchase UNB parking permit”. Here you can select to have your permit sent through campus mail or pick-up at the security office...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21,  from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. For more information, or to RSVP to either event, please email president@unb.ca.  See...

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Presentation and Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary Care: Understanding Research Paradigms’ will be followed by insights into the future of SPOR 2.0...

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Reminder - deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student prizes of $2,500 cash awards to research teams that respond to the NB PIHCI...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from noon - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. For more information, or to RSVP to either event, please email president@unb.ca.  See you...

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Deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student prizes of $2,500 cash awards to research teams that respond to the NB PIHCI...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Session

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding a full-day training session on Friday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the UNB Saint John campus. If you are interested in attending this session, or require further information, please contact us at allyprogram@unb.ca  Space is limited, but there will be additional sessions scheduled throughout the Fall and Winter. The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program is an...

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Reminder - New wireless certificate for eduroam on August 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in your device’s list of wireless networks and click “disconnect” or “forget...

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UNB Saint John 2019-20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Your 2019-20 UNB Saint John Parking Permit will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit the UNBSJ Security website. There are three different options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and Staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/Purchase UNB parking permit”. Here you can select to have your permit sent through campus mail or pick-up at...

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization Sessions

David Gillespie

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EPI) mounted throughout the Saint John campus.  Due to the generous support of the Risk Management Office, we have purchased two new AED and seven EPI cabinets. Locations: HWK Commons ground floor – one AED & one EPI GH Ground Floor – one AED by room 1 & one EPI by Quad entrance HH Ground Floor – one EPI by HHLT Entrance Athletics Ground Floor – one AED & one EPI by Gym centre entrance...

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Studying women and LGBTQ politics at UNB Saint John

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor from UNB Saint John is making a difference in the lives of women and members of the LGBTQ community who hope to take on leadership positions. Dr. Joanna Everitt, a political scientist and research methodologist from the faculty of arts at UNB in Saint John, is focusing her research on identity and the role it plays in terms of political engagement. As a methodologist, Dr. Everitt uses a diverse range of methods to collect data for her research, such as large-scale primary and...

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Presentation/Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary Care: Understanding Research Paradigms’ will be followed by insights into the future of SPOR 2.0...

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Participatory visual research at UNB to address social change

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Casey Burkholder, an assistant professor in the faculty of education at UNB Fredericton, is currently working on two unique research projects that seek to address the inclusion and exclusion of queer, trans and non-binary people within schools, social studies classrooms and curricula, in particular. Working with both youth and pre-service teachers, Dr. Burkholder’s research aims to impact the practice of teaching LGBTQ+ inclusive histories in social studies within New Brunswick and...

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Provide your input on the UNB Identity and Access Management policy

Erik Denis

Posted: August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is seeking input from faculty, staff and students on UNB’s draft identity and access management (IdAM) policy.  IdAM refers to the set of business policies, processes and supporting infrastructure for managing how we create, maintain and use IT accounts at UNB. It enables us to: Secure access to resources; Efficiently manage this access; Respond faster to changing relationships; and Protect confidential information from unauthorized users. Have a say in the final version of...

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New wireless certificate for eduroam (UNB Wi-Fi) on Aug. 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in your device’s list of wireless networks and click “disconnect” or “forget...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding two full-day training sessions: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at UNB Fredericton campus Friday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at UNB Saint John campus If you are interested in attending either of these sessions, or require further information, please contact us at Ally Program Space is limited for each session, but there will be additional sessions scheduled throughout the...

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UNBSJ 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John parking permits are available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit this website. There are three options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/purchase UNB parking permit.” Here you can select to have your permit sent through campus mail or pick-up at the security office (minimal line-ups)....

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New wireless certificate for eduroam (UNB Wi-Fi) on Aug. 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in your device’s list of wireless networks and click “disconnect” or “forget...

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2019 Patients' Den

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student prizes of $2,500 cash awards to research teams that respond to the NB PIHCI Priorities. This...

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Mourning the passing of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta, who passed away on July 20, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 92. Born in Havlíčkuv Brod, Czechoslovakia, Denny completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the E.T.H. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, Switzerland in 1950. Upon graduation, he moved to Fredericton to attend UNB, where he studied under Dr. Karel Wiesner in the department...

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UCard services unavailable on August 11

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. (six 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 Student printing to UNB 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 you have...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date August 9, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick 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 August 9, 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, August 1, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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Feedback Requested - Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As Phase One of the strategic planning process concludes, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These themes will be further explored during Phase Two through a series of white papers. Proposed white...

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Is your business idea investment ready?

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is recognized as a place where great ideas can be turned into successful businesses. We have the creative minds, business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to make this happen.  Now, thanks to the recently established Fraser Student Venture Fund (FSVF), members of the UNB community have access to real money to help take their early stage startups to the next the level.  The FSVF was established within the Faculty of Management so that UNB students could experience...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur L. Pottle

Communications Office

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur (Art) L. Pottle (DLitt ’16), who passed away on July 14, 2019, in Saint John. He was 98. Born in Saint John, NB, Art left school in eighth grade to enlist in the Canadian army, where he eventually became a member of the Canada US First Special Service Force in 1943, serving in Italy and southern France. As a member of this elite force, also known as the Devil’s...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As Phase One of the strategic planning process concludes, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These themes will be further explored during Phase Two through a series of white papers. Proposed white...

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UNBSJ - Backflow Prevention Testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that from Monday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 24, we will be conducting required testing on our backflow devices on the Saint John campus.  This testing will require shutting down water supply intermittently throughout these days in various locations.  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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Second annual Industrial Problem Solving Workshop being held at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is hosting its second Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus from July 15 to 19. The goal of the IPSW is to connect researchers in industry, non-profit organizations and academia. During the workshop, six organizations from Atlantic Canada and elsewhere will present problems and participants will break into teams to explore solutions to these...

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UNB Board of Governors reappoints chair and vice-chair

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Larry Hachey, a well-known community leader from Quispamsis, N.B., has been reappointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July 1. Robyn Tingley, founder and president of diversity group GlassSKY Inc., has also been reappointed vice-chair of UNB’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July 1. To read more, visit the UNB Newsroom. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Important update to ZOOM app for Mac users only

ZOOM Support @ UNB

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This notice is only relevant to Mac users of ZOOM web conferencing (instructors and students). ZOOM support recently notified us that the Mac version of the desktop app (not the Windows version) has an identified security vulnerability related to video.  You can read about the issue at the link below, but an update to the app is available immediately that removes the vulnerability. To install this update, simply open the app and you will be automatically prompted to upgrade or you can...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  As we conclude Phase One of the strategic planning process, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These themes will be further explored during Phase Two through a series of white...

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UNBSJ Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on July 10, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m. This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this 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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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969, paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar landing and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing at the Quartermain Museum with fun...

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Last chance to register for summer courses and finish your degree faster

Rachel Watters

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Complete a 3-credit hour course in three weeks and earn credit toward your degree! Classes start July 22. Here’s a sampling of available courses: MUS 2114 - Introduction to Music Appreciation SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses. Register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel Watters Email Address: rachel.watters@unb.ca

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Student Recruitment Office being painted

Student Recruitment Office

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the week of July 8, the Student Recruitment office will be undergoing some painting. As a result their office space will be closed for day-to-day operations.   Staff will be relocated to Irving Hall 106 for the week and are also reachable by calling 648-5900, or by contacting tellmemore@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Student Recruitment Office Email Address: tellmemore@unb.ca

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Keep an eye out for Google Calendar scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Calendar? If so, be wary of invitations from unknown senders. Cyber-attackers are using Google Calendar invites with malicious links to try and infect devices and steal personal information. How to protect yourself from calendar scams: Don’t open messages from unknown senders Don’t accept invitations from people you don’t know Don’t click links in messages you weren’t expecting Don’t open attachments you weren’t expecting Learn...

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Learning the benefits of quantitative investment methods first-hand

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hats off to five faculty of management students for performing so well in the global Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Investment Challenge this year! Members of the first cohort of the Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program, Huang Xu, Jiaji (Justin) Feng, Justin Arsenault, Lowry Zhu and Joseph MacCallum, applied the knowledge and tools they learned in their courses to managing a portfolio and placed 6th out of 48 schools from all around the world. Among the Canadian...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo!

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the The Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 Years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar landing and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing at the Quartermain Museum with fun...

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Seeking Indigenous Input for Orientation

Adam Kelly

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Student Services is looking for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who are interested in helping its staff shape 2019 Fall Orientation. For more information, please contact Adam Kelly at sjacadcoach@unb.ca or by phone at (506) 648-5580. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Adam Kelly Email Address: a.kelly@unb.ca

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Starts Soon - MUS2114 Introduction to Music Appreciation

Yunjia Dai

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Another summer session music course MUS 2114 Introduction to Music Appreciation starts on July 22 - still time to register! This course covers elements of music, performing media, and historical music periods from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. The students will be introduced to music terminology, important composers and will develop listening skill. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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UNB Saint John student wins Startup Canada pitch competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A co-op student from the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, won a pitch competition at the Startup Canada awards ceremony on June 11. Ashley Vaughan, who will enter her fourth year in the faculty of business at UNB Saint John this September, is completing her final co-op term at Millennia TEA at the end of August. Millennia TEA is an early stage company based out of Saint John with a unique product. Instead of heating and drying tea leaves like conventional processors, its tea...

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UNB alumna wins prestigious international literary award

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 28, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick graduate has received the International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s largest literary prize awarded to a single novel. Emily Ruskovich, a UNB master of arts (’09) graduate, won the award for her debut novel, Idaho. The prize is worth €100,000 and has previously been awarded to such notable writers as Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk. Ms. Ruskovich’s novel was selected from a list of 141 books, which were nominated by libraries in...

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Farewell message from Dr. Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friends and colleagues, I write to you today for the last time as your President. This is a bittersweet moment for me. There is an element of sadness to leaving the place I’ve called home for the last decade and bidding farewell to people who have become far more than colleagues or friends. But I also feel pride in how much we’ve accomplished together, humbled by the talent and dedication I’ve been surrounded by and above all, I feel hopeful about our future. As President, I...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! 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...

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Tribute to Dr. Eddy Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I’m writing today to thank UNB’s 18th President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Eddy Campbell for his tremendous contributions to our university, communities and beyond during his 10-year tenure at UNB. This week marks his final week as our president and although he will no longer be located here in New Brunswick, he has grown to be and always will be Proudly UNB.  As chair of UNB’s Board of Governors, it has been my extraordinary privilege to have played a small part in...

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, June 28, Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will close for the remainder of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Hortons will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Hortons and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at the Baird Dining Hall. In addition to coffee, freshly made grab and go sandwiches, as well as menu items...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to support the mandate of UNB’s Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan. Our next Level 1...

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Summer term courses starts July 2. Register today!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin July 2 and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Here's a listing of courses starting July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 - Managerial Accounting ADM 3216 - Intermediate Accounting II ED 6163 - Educational...

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Deadline approaching! UNB Dalhousie Medical Scholarship Application

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.  Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentation by candidate Dr. Jon Sensinger, UNB, for the director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). The presentation will take place on Friday, July 19, from 1 – 2 p.m., in (new location) Gillin Hall level C, Room 122, 540 Windsor Street.   The session will consist of a 20-30 minute presentation by the candidate with a question and answer period to follow. All are welcome to attend.   If you wish to view...

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Share your thoughts: Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we conclude Phase One of the strategic planning process, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date.  It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These themes will be further explored during Phase Two through a series of white papers. Proposed...

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Treatment des Personnes de Poids Élevé dans le Nouveau-Brunswick

Julia Sheehan

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Avez-vous jamais été classé(e) dans la catégorie obèse (indice de masse corporelle > 30 kg/m2)? Considérez-vous le français comme votre langue natale? Les chercheurs de l’UNB voudraient parler avec vous de votre expérience des soins de santé dans l’ensemble du territoire du Nouveau-Brunswick. Nous cherchons des personnes âgées de 18 ans ou plus et qui parlent et comprennent l’anglais. Vous serez...

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Meet 2019 APAC/CAPA Keynote Speaker Isabel Smith

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to announce that Isabel Smith will be joining the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) speaker list! Isabel is a clinical-developmental psychologist and is active in many research areas, including the Preschool Autism Treatment Impact (PATI) study, designed to generate data to guide the delivery of effective, acceptable services to preschoolers with ASD. Isabel’s keynote will compare Preschool Autism Intervention Programs across provinces and will share...

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There's still time to register for courses starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You still have an opportunity to earn credit toward your degree this summer and complete a 3-credit hour course in just three or six weeks! You can find courses in Business, Computer Science, History, Media Arts & Culture, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and more! Here’s a sampling of upcoming courses beginning July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 - Managerial Accounting ADM 3216 - Intermediate Accounting II ED 6163 - Educational Gerontology HIST 3775/MUS 3775 -...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 17, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John this Fall 2019, submit an application for one of UNB's Dalhousie Medical scholarships! Scholarship descriptions and the application can be found here: https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Online course: History of Music

Yunjia Dai

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register early! The History of Music online course starts on July 2. Begin with an examination of the stylistic background of music of the Baroque Period and follow the development of musical form and style through the late Baroque and Classical eras. Some attention will be given to the role of the musician in the context of the social history of the time. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - fire hydrant flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 17, 2019. 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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IT service interruption on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6 30 p.m.

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (2 hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus firewall. As a result, access to the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time. From on campus: CANARIE & ECN services Non-UNB websites and services (ex: Gmail, Facebook, etc.) D2L Brightspace UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift Deposits UCard App From off campus: All UNB email myUNB Portal UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard...

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Participants needed: Treatment at higher weights in New Brunswick for older adults

Allie Turner

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever been labelled obese (Body Mass Index > 30 kg/m2)? Are you 65 years of age or over? 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 every two to three months. You will meet the researcher at a public place of your choice and at a public site that has affected your wellbeing. You will be asked about your thoughts on how to improve New...

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: June 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 10, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity announced a new partnership with the National Research Council of Canada. The newly formed CIC-NRC Cybersecurity Collaboration Consortium (CNCCC) will lead to discoveries and advances in cybersecurity including publications, patents, and the commercialization of technology, as well as provide training opportunities for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. For the full story, please visit the UNB Newsroom.  Category: News...

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UNBSJ water shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised in order to install new meters we will require shutting down the water in the following buildings: Hazen Hall on Tuesday, June 11, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Athletics Centre, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre,  Annex A&B and the Student Health Centre on Wednesday, June 12, at 9 a.m - 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 28, Tim Horton’s on the Saint John campus will close for the rest of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Horton’s will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Horton’s and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at the Baird Dining Hall. In addition to coffee, freshly made grab and go sandwiches, as well as menu...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this fall? Apply for scholarships

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enrol in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found at http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html  Deadline is June 30. If you have questions, please email awards@unb.ca  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address:...

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Office of the Registrar - counter services

Rebecca Gray

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, Saint John, will have a delayed opening of counter services on the following days: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7. Counter services on the above noted days will be available between 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Undergraduate Awards Office Closure

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Undergraduate Awards Office will be closed on Wednesday, June 12 for meetings. If you wish to reach us during this time, you can email awards@unb.ca or leave a voicemail at 506-453-4894 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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#APAC2019CAPA early bird deadline is almost here!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out for you to save with our early bird pricing for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA). Register by June 30 and save $50! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support. Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best practices and strategies. Breakout sessions that will give actionable material to implement. We look forward to seeing you in...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.   Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Phantom Pain Study

Wendy Hill

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you or does someone you know suffer from phantom pain from amputation of an arm or leg? Phantom pain is a debilitating condition that is common after amputation surgery and can be difficult to treat. The institute of Biomedical Engineering is currently recruiting amputee subjects for a study aimed at treating phantom pain using virtual reality. For more information about the study, please contact Wendy Hill at whill@unb.ca. (REB # 2017-016) Category: News and Notices Article...

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New Classes Starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for something to do this summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes starting in July. Take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin July 2 and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks! Register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to six months to complete. Here is a sampling of courses starting in July: ADM 2223 - Managerial Accounting ADM 3216 - Intermediate Accounting II ADM 4686/MBA 6686 - Project...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution; been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers six times; established...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2218. This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Demystifying Literature Searching and Librarian Involvement in Research (Alex Goudreau, UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health...

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Measles update

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: May 30, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's MMR clinic is postponed based on the advise of Public Health. The Department of Health, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Office is now advising that the current vaccine supply is earmarked for the most vulnerable populations. During this time, the MMR vaccination is for the individuals who have had direct contact of a confirmed case.  It does NOT currently include those born 1970-1995 or those with no vaccine documentation UNLESS they have had direct contact of a...

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Keep track of all your passwords with a password manager

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Having a hard time remembering all your passwords? All passwords should be unique and complex, but keeping track of dozens of them can be challenging to say the least.  That’s where a password manager can help.  A password manager is an application that safely stores and creates complex, unique passwords for your convenience. There are many available, but UNB recommends Dashlane and LastPass – they’re free and can be used for all types of devices and...

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MMR Vaccine Clinic

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John supports a healthy campus community. Given the increasing number of measles cases in the Saint John region, all faculty, staff and students are encouraged to review their vaccination history to ensure they have two documented MMR vaccinations as per Public Health's recommendations.  The Student Health Centre will be offering a free MMR clinic on Tuesday, June 4, from 1 - 3:30 p.m., for individuals born in 1970 and after who have only received one previous dose of...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here. Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar with Kris Poduska

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, June 6, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the UC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Kris Poduska, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will discuss, 'Earthquakes, rocks, and water: physics in nonlinear acoustic waves.' During earthquakes, the travelling speeds of seismic waves can change due to the heterogeneous nature of the earth’s crust. However, it remains an open...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution; been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers six times; established...

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Campus Store Website upgrade - May 29 to June 1

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are entering a very exciting time here at the Bookstore as we get ready to launch the first release of our eCommerce Transformation project. Our websites: unbshop.ca for our Fredericton campus and unbsjshop.ca for our Saint John campus will have new, easier to use searches and a simplified shopping experience to help you find everything you need. To make the final transition to your state-of-the-art campus store website, there will be an outage period prior to the launch. We apologize in...

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Take time for digital spring cleaning

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the span of a year we can accumulate a lot of digital “clutter," from apps we don’t use anymore, to unorganized files we plan on sorting through later, to email trash bins overflowing with junk mail.   A bit of digital spring cleaning can go a long way in helping you not only feel more organized, but also keep your personal information and accounts secure.  This spring, give these digital cleaning tips a try: Make sure all your software and apps are up to...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website.  Delegate registration will open soon. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and forming connections and partnerships across the university of New Brunswick and the Atlantic region, it...

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Storytelling National Conference June 5-9 2019

Catherine Foster

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education is proud to co-host the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) National Conference, June 5-9, 2019. It is exciting that New Brunswick will have storytellers from across Canada here in Fredericton to share their stories, but equally or perhaps more exciting, to be able to share New Brunswick’s stories! As a city and province we have rich sources of stories and we genuinely embrace what Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) values,...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort to enhance the UNB student experience. You will also be entered to win one of two mini Bose...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here. The deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 22, 2019 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 she/he...

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Physics Seminar: Dawn Meredith - Physics for the Life Sciences

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Dawn Meredith, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, University of New Hampshire, will speak on 'Physics for the Life Sciences.' Dawn Meredith's research in Physics Education focuses on topics such as problem solving, uncovering students' initial ideas about physics, the role of active learning and conceptual understanding, and how beliefs about knowledge and learning...

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Meet APAC Keynote speaker Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA), you’ll have a chance to hear from renowned experts in the area of Autism Intervention. We are thrilled to announce sexologist and psychologist, Dr. Isabelle Hénault will be speaking at this year’s conference. She is passionate about providing diagnosis, education and support to children, adolescents, adults, and couples living with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Dr. Hénault will present The Female Profile of...

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Take a course on-campus or online!

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 17, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? If so, take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin May 28. Complete a 3-credit hour course on-campus or sign up for an Open Entry course and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses! Register today! Looking for an elective? Earn four credits in seven days with BIOL 1846 – New Brunswick Plants & Their Habitats! August 24-30, 2019 Category: News and Notices Article...

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Honorary Degree Recipients

Communications Office

Posted: May 16, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 190th Encaenia Cermonies and UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation Ceremony, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony include: UNB Fredericton Ceremony A: Susan Montague Ceremony B: Stephen G. Wetmore Ceremony C: Kathryn McCain Ceremony D: David Perley and Imelda Perley UNB Saint John Ralph Thomas Their profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort to enhance the UNB student experience. You will also be entered to win one of two mini Bose...

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Features of Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database-FR

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor at the University of New Brunswick wants to change the way people think about historical Maritime recipes – and teach them how to catch a rat. “In the Settler society of the 18th century Maritimes, recipes were used for all kinds of things, including food and drinks, but also medicines, household items like shoe polish, and construction and agricultural products like paint and fertilizer,” says Dr. Edith Snook, a professor in the UNB Fredericton department of...

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NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network are pleased to hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network will hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg, from May 21 - 23, at the Wu Centre. A Collaborative Evaluation Planning workshop will take place May 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people who need to plan an evaluation but don’t know where to start. No prior knowledge of evaluation is required. The two-day workshop will lead learners through a step-wise process for collaboratively developing...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial Post-Secondary Institution; been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers six times; established...

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Watch out for fake CRA tax refund emails

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This time of year, cyber criminals often send emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) letting you know your tax refund is available and to click a link to claim your 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 messages within your...

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Professor Emerita/Emeritus Honourees

Communications Office

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The designations of professor emerita and professor emeritus will be bestowed upon the following professors for their accomplishments and commitment to teaching, research and administration. Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark will receive the ranking of professor emerita in sociology at UNB’s 190th Encaenia. Dr. John Johnson will receive the ranking of professor emeritus in biological sciences at UNB Saint John’s Spring Convocation Ceremony. You can go to the Encaenia website and the Spring...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build...

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UNB students attend Daughters of the Vote event

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three students from the University of New Brunswick were selected to attend the second annual Daughters of the Vote summit in Ottawa in April. Ashley MacLean, Madison Kenny and Emma Green represented three of 338 young women, between the ages of 18 and 23, who were selected to represent their federal ridings at the event, which took place April 1-4 on Parliament Hill. To read more, click here.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address:...

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Name change to the faculty of business administration in Fredericton

Communications Office

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Administration is changing its name to Faculty of Management, effective July 1, 2019. The name change was approved by UNB’s Board of Governors at this time last year. While the names of its degrees will remain the same (Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master of Quantitative Investment Management) this new name was chosen to reflect how graduates of the faculty are using their business knowledge and skills not only to run...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort to enhance the UNB student experience. You will also be entered to win one of two mini Bose...

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Physics Guest Lecturer: David Phillips, Climatologist, Env. & Climate Change Canada

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Physics Guest Lecture with David Phillips, Climatologist Env., Climate Change Canada will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wu Conference Centre. Speaker David Phillips will present the topic, Weather and Climate: Not What our Grandparents Knew. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: Physics@unb.ca

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Physics Guest Lecturer: Chitra Rangan, University of Windsor

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chitra Rangan, Professor, Dept of Physics, University of Windsor, will present the topic, A theoretical model of the `Transverse Optical Magnetism" phenomenon' on Tuesday, May 14 at 1:15 p.m. in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “In famous scattering experiments [1,2], high-intensity, short-duration, electromagnetic pulses were scattered off dielectric liquids such as water and carbon tetrachloride. The observed pattern of the scattered light led the authors to propose that...

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45th Spring Convocation Valedictorian

Communications Office

Posted: May 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Min Ji Kim, from Saint John, NB, will address students at UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation ceremony on May 31. Min Ji is an honours student graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biology-Psychology, with a minor in Chemistry and Statistics. While at UNB Saint John, Min Ji has been a dean’s list student, a Learning Community Leader, a Teaching Assistant and a Let’s Talk Science volunteer. Vice-President of the Golden Key Society on campus, she has been...

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A quick and easy way to check if any of your online accounts are at risk

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 9, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We use our email addresses to sign up for countless online services, from loyalty reward programs for our favourite shopping sites, to social media accounts, to subscriptions to eNewsletters and more. Unfortunately, these sites are also popular targets for cyber criminals trying to steal user information. So how can you know if your email address or other personal information is at risk?  Visit haveibeenpwned.com and enter any email address(es) you use to sign up for online...

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New classes starting on campus May 28

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 9, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes in Fredericton. Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus May 28: HIST 3414 Imperial America FR 1015 French JPNS 1013 Japanese PHIL 2206 Environmental Ethics (offered using distance technology) PSYC 1023 Introduction to Psychology II Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus July 2: AD2223 Managerial Accounting CHEM1012 General Chemistry II PSYC3033 Health Psychology SPAN1203...

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Deadline to reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony approaching

Convocation Committee

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with graduation. Gowns, caps and hoods will be available for pick up on Friday, May 31, from 10 a.m. – 12...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on this link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Once you click on the link above, you will be taken to a secure website survey with more...

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Water shutdown in Oland Hall - May 9

Angie Robichaud

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBSJ's Facilities Management dept. will be shutting the water off to Philip. W. Oland Hall on Thursday, May 9, from 1 - 5 p.m., for the installation of a water meter. Due to this work, there will be no water to this building for the duration of the shutdown. All toilets and sinks will not have water.   If you are looking to use the restrooms, all others throughout the campus are available for use. The closest connecting restroom would be Hazen Hall (ground floor).  ...

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Participate in a hands-on course that explores the floristic diversity NB

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have an interest being outside? When you take a walk in a park are you curious about the plants you see? If so, consider enrolling in NB Plants and Their Habitats: - Intensive seven-day course offered at UNB’s Fredericton campus. - Open to anyone looking to explore the topic as a special interest. - Students in any faculty can earn elective credit (4 credit hours). - Includes daily field trips to seashores, lake shores, bogs, and different hardwood ridges around the Fredericton...

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Qualitatives Conference 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 6, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 that will take place May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference  program and register online at https://www.qualitatives.ca/. You can also register in person at the registration table at the Crown Plaza Hotel. The theme of the conference is...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort to enhance the UNB student experience. You will also be entered to win one of two mini Bose...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, room 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition Launch

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please notify your Dean as soon as possible of your intention to apply, copied to Renee Audet-Martel in the Office of the Vice-President Research (rmartel@unb.ca). The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality...

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Last chance to take online survey - Does your partner or spouse have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: May 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouses' chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance to enter a draw for a $25 Amazon gift card (one in 12 odds). Partners are eligible to participate if...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on this link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Once you click on the link above, you will be taken to a secure website survey with more...

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Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 from May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference program and register online. You can also register in person at the registration table at the Crown Plaza Hotel. The theme of the conference is the Transdisciplinary Efficacy of Qualitative...

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Volunteers for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the Canada-Wide Science Fair from May 11-18.  Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone and provide a unique opportunity to interact with some of the brightest young scientific minds in our country.  CWSF requires 200 volunteers to participate in the day-to-day tasks and events.  Volunteers will assist with a wide range of activities and tasks throughout the week including scientific and cultural experiences, social...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Justine Henry

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled "What is the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Sexual Activity in Men" will be defended by Justine Henry on Friday May 3 at 9 a.m. in the Kinesology Building, 214. ABSTRACT Physical activity and sexual activity are both important aspects of quality of life. Anecdotal evidence suggests there is a relationship between these two variables, but research is limited. The objective of the current study is to explore the relationship between physical activity and sexual...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time!  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...

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Tick identification platform expands to New Brunswick

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two faculty members at the University of New Brunswick have partnered with the New Brunswick government and researchers from universities in Quebec and Ontario to help expand a tick identification platform, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address: angiedeveau@gmail.com

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Reminder: You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be video-conferenced between campuses. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. When: Monday,...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept. Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Reminder: Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options > Account Login History Students: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > Computing > Account Login...

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You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be video-conferenced between campuses. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. When: Monday,...

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with graduation. Gowns, caps and hoods will be available for pick up on Friday, May 31, from 10 a.m. – 12...

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There is still time to register for summer term courses starting May 1

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing! Register today! Courses running May 1 to May 23: CCS*2024 - So You Think You Know Dance CHNS*1013 - Intro Chinese I HIST*1325 - Canada since...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept. Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Last chance to register for the Diploma in University Teaching program

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next DUT session starts on Saturday, May 4; deadline to register is Wednesday, May 1. This course helps you develop confidence that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to consider a career in university teaching. If you have already begun your career, you will learn innovative and effective new approaches to reinvigorate your teaching. Visit the Diploma in University Teaching website for further information about the course, and how to register. Category: News and Notices Article...

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Evaluation workshops

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the New Brunswick SPOR Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) are pleased to announce they will be hosting a series of Evaluation Workshops, facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg. Collaborative Evaluation Planning – May 21-22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people who need to plan an evaluation but don’t know where to start. No prior knowledge of evaluation...

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Complete the 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey for a chance to win

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Once you click on the link, you will be taken to a secure website survey with more detailed instructions....

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Nursing Research Day - May 24, 2019 - POSTPONED

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Nursing Research Day, which was to take place on May 24th, has been postponed.  It is hoped that this event can be rescheduled for the Fall. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian Email Address: efryrahm@unb.ca

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. Summer term courses give you an opportunity to pick up an extra course and lighten your course load during the fall and winter terms. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Explore the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses!...

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Big Data in New Brunswick: Exploring the Research, Policy Development and Community Planning Opportunities

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are hundreds of data sets available at the federal level related to health, vital statistics, physical activity, nutrition and food security, consumer finances, child health, health promotion, labour force, literacy skills, and more. At the provincial level, there are linkable data sets relating to hospitalizations, outpatient visits, healthy toddler assessments, vital stats, breast cancer screening and more. On May 1 at Hazen Hall, on the UNB Saint John campus, come and hear from the...

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UNBSJ offering cannabis courses this summer

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Instructors at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus have incorporated cannabis-related topics into their programs to reflect the impacts of cannabis legalization. A new course in the faculty of business will begin in intersession 2019. In this class, students will examine the effect that cannabis legalization has had on the Canadian business landscape. “Our course is a survey course looking at the many facets of cannabis as an industry,” said Dr. Shelley...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time!  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...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept. Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Summer Courses at UNB Saint John

Tracey Chiasson

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Don’t lose momentum over the summer – take a Summer Course! Summer session at UNB Saint John begins in May and runs throughout the summer.  Visit our website for more details!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tracey Chiasson Email Address: tchiasso@unb.ca

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It Begins Here campaign report

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It Begins Here has been the largest fundraising campaign in UNB’s history, bringing together more than 16,500 donors and raising more than $125 million.  While the total amount raised is significant, the impact that it will have for each new generation of students and faculty on our campuses is even more profound.  An overview of the tremendous results can be found in the campaign report.  Thank you for your remarkable support for our students, our faculty...

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Volunteers needed for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is coming to UNB Fredericton in less than 25 days!  The fair provides the university the opportunity to display its rich history and culture, and introduce Canada’s brightest youth to the UNB Fredericton community.   Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone. CWSF requires 200 volunteers to assist in the day-to-day tasks and events from May 11 through to May 18.  In addition to the science and...

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Micas workshop for graduate students and professors

Danielle Connell

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Micas is an organization that connects scholarly research with private industry on a variety of issues. The UNB Mitacs representative will hold two workshops on Thursday, April 18 in Oland Hall, 203. A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A.  Following each workshop, participants are welcome to sigh up for 15 minute private sessions with the representative. When: Morning session:  10 - 11 a.m.  Open to current or future graduate students interested in...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Art Centre is celebrating World Water Day with a number of events for the community. “Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right.” These are the words that describe this year’s World Water Day theme and Sustainable Development Goal 6: Water for all by 2030. World Water Day is an international day of action that recognizes the billions of people who continue to live without safe drinking water. It’s also a...

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Register now for Summer Term courses starting May 1

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Take a course on campus or online! Courses will begin on May 1. Finish these on-campus courses by May 23: •    CCS 2024 - So You Think You Know Dance •    CHNS 1013 - Intro Chinese I •    HIST 1325 - Canada since 1945 •    HIST 3403 - The Loyalists •    KIN 2032 - Intro to Sport & Leisure Psychology •    KIN 4993 - Sport, Animals and...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Once you click on the link above, you will be taken to a secure website survey with more detailed...

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Students engaging with community-based organizations

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 8th, fourth-year sociology students from the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John presented findings from their research collaborations with community organizations to educate on issues of health, substance use, social inclusion poverty and homelessness. The event, held in collaboration with Saint John Free Public Library, Romero House, New Brunswick Association for Community Living, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Avenue B, was part of a fourth-year sociology seminar course...

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Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options > Account Login History Students: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > Computing > Account Login...

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Last day to apply for undergraduate scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Monday, April 15 is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information?  Questions?  Email: awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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UNB Sustainability launches Green Event Certification

Emily Blaney

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you hosting an event? Consider ‘going green’ and apply online for your Green Event Certification. The goal of the Green Event Program is to provide resources and support to campus groups on how they can incorporate sustainable choices into their event and reduce their impact on the planet. Whether you are a student, staff or faculty, all are welcome to pursue a green event certification. There are so many reasons to make your next event green. Some of the...

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Call for Papers - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research Conference

Silke Brabander

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a call for papers for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference from October 9-10 at the Wu Conference Centre.  The conference theme is “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change,” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Myrna Dawson, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy in Criminal Justice and Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence at the University of...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days) in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED ,attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be billed back to your department so prior approval may be required. Space is limited - RSVP to dgill@unb.ca...

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with graduation. Gowns, caps and hoods will be available for pick up on Friday, May 31, from 10 a.m. – 12...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept. Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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UNBers receive prestigious YMCA awards

UNB Communications

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two members of the University of New Brunswick community will be honoured for their community dedication at the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s 2019 Red Triangle Award Gala on April 11. Dr. Shelley Rinehart, faculty of business professor and MBA director on the Saint John campus, will receive the Red Triangle Award, which recognizes long and meritorious service, outstanding contributions and achievement in the community. Jennifer Brown will be recognized with the YMCA’s Leader to...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation deadline approaching

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful candidate will be required to address his/her fellow classmates at...

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Exam Preparation on the Saint John campus

Adam Kelly

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services will hold a Test Taking Techniques Workshop on Friday, April 12, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106 to help students prepare for their upcoming final exams.  Assistance is available at other times for these and related areas such as studying techniques, test-related anxiety/stress, test-taking techniques, and managing your studying schedule. For personalized help, reach out to Adam Kelly by email at a.kelly@unb.ca, phone (506) 648-5580 or drop by his office...

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Student Helpers Needed! UNB Saint John hosting Spring Orientation

Dave Decker

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will host its Spring Orientation, Advising and Registration event for new students on Saturday, May 25!  And we need your help to ensure it is a success.   We need student help for about six to eight hours between Thursday, May 24 and Saturday, May 26.   Assistance is required: Students are needed to help with our Registration table. Providing campus tours to students and parents. Guiding students groups around campus. Helping students use the electronic...

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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals, approaches and specific details of that draft policy. Part of that consultation process is the creation...

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Economics professor re-examining technological advancements

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF economics professor has made it his mission to re-examine the concept of globalization by considering the evolution of recent technological advancements and how they relate to modern day business practices. Gone are the times that individuals need to leave their homes to buy even the most basic of goods and services. With a click of a button, people can get groceries delivered, prescriptions refilled and even get their taxes filed. The new economy, which is known for its...

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High school students compete in annual neuroscience competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s department of psychology in Fredericton recently hosted the annual Regional Brain Bee competition. The competition, which tests participants’ understanding of neuroscience, is open to high school students from New Brunswick and surrounding areas. Similar to a spelling bee, the Regional Brain Bee competition tests students’ knowledge by way of timed quizzing and diagnostic challenges. Throughout the day, competitors also toured research labs...

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Lecture and Panel Discussion on Plastic in the Environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A lecture and panel discussion on Plastic in the Environment will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall -  UNB Art Centre Our rivers, oceans and streams are being polluted with the plastic that we use and discard. Every week a news story features seabirds, turtles and other creatures washed ashore tangled up in plastic, their bellies filled with plastic litter. This is not just happening out there, but here as well. UNB grad student Krista Beardy will deliver the...

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Mourning the passing of student Kourtney Creamer

Communications

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of student Kourtney Creamer. Kourtney was known, and loved, by many. As an advocate for mental health reforms, she was a founding member of Creating Conversations, a program intended to start discussions as well as generate awareness and acceptance. She was a kind and generous person who inspired others to stand up for what they believe in.  A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. from the...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link below, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. https://surveys.unb.ca/secure/index.php/441299/lang-en Once you click on the link above,...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Carolyn Bassett

Communications Office

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of faculty member Dr. Carolyn Bassett, an associate professor in the department of political science on our Fredericton campus. Carolyn died on April 2 following a battle with cancer. She was 54. Carolyn joined the UNB community in 2008, having taught previously at York University’s Atkinson College. In addition to her teaching and research at UNB, she also served as the coordinator of the International Development...

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar with Mark Moldwin (University of Michigan)

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely impact modern technological society? Risk assessment often uses "worst-case" scenarios in assessing...

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Deadline approaching for undergraduates to apply for scholarships

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application is Monday, April 15. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, go to the website.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Register for Summer Term courses and make the most of your summer

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Now that the Winter term is almost over it is time to get serious about planning your summer. Summer is a great time to get ahead on your degree. Take a class on-campus or online from a distance. Summer courses run from May through August. New classes begin on May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Choose from over 200 credit courses including Arts, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, English, History, Math, Media Arts and Culture,...

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Reminder: New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is safe.  What if I forward my...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date April 19, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:43:00 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 19, 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, April 11, 2019. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 5, 2019 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 she/he...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB electrician Malcolm Cammack

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

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