My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Data Presentation: Understanding our First-Year Students to Support Success

Sara Rothman

Posted: February 28, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the offices of the Vice President Academic, Institutional Analysis, Student Services, and Experiential Education as we learn about UNB Fredericton's first-year students' experience with recruitment, orientation, and first year of study. Using campus data from a variety of surveys (BCSSE, First-Year Student Survey, NSSE, CUSC, and Year-End Survey), this presentation will be followed by a...

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How to Be Career Ready - Monday, March 9

Kyra Arthur

Posted: February 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Being career ready means having the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Most employers hire people who can demonstrate they are career-ready. But, what does it mean to be "career ready?" In this workshop, we will explain the 8 core competencies needed for career readiness and how to acquire them during your studies. We will share resources available to you on and...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?  Do you think you have made such a contribution?  Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, or to apply yourself, you should write a letter outlining in detail contributions made to student life...

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Third edition of the President’s Newsletter- February 2020

Office of the President

Posted: February 27, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to read the third edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. There have been many great stories on our campuses over the past few months and we’re happy to share a few of those with you today. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 27, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?  Do you think you have made such a contribution?  Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, or to apply yourself, you should write a letter outlining in detail contributions made to student life...

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Reduced Hours at Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: February 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closing at 9:00 PM daily from Sat., February 29th to Sat., March 7th, 2020.  Regular hours resume on Sun., March 8th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Registration opens for Summer Term March 1!

Dawn Dignam

Posted: February 26, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Picture yourself at UNB this Summer! Choose from over 300 courses in a wide range of topics and levels. On-campus – New classes begin May 4, June 1, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as 3 or 6 weeks! Online – Learn anywhere with UNB Online! Choose from open entry and term-based courses. Check out featured courses below or visit the UNB Timetable for a...

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Physics Seminar: "Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere"

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 27, 2020 @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dustin Fraser, UNB Topic: Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere “Gravity or buoyancy waves are generated by various processes in the atmosphere and at Earth’s surface. Their evolution is affected by ambient...

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Deloitte Days at the University of New Brunswick on March 10!

Kyra Arthur

Posted: February 26, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Deloitte Days at the University of New Brunswick on March 10! Have you heard about Deloitte Days? This is not your typical information session! Deloitte Days is a series of awesome on-campus events, which enable students to meet the Deloitte team and chat with them about how they can make an impact across the organization.  Students from all academic programs are welcome – if you...

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NB Power Corporation | Control Room Operator Paid Internship Program

Kyra Arthur

Posted: February 26, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


This is an information session at UNB Fredericton for Engineering graduates looking for a full-time career as a Control Room Operator at Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station. The information session will provide an overview of the Control Room Operator Paid Internship Program. Location: Head Hall Room 102 March 13th 2020, 2pm-3pm Please click on this link to...

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Planned electrical shutdown at the HIL (Sat., Feb. 29th)

Jeannie Bail

Posted: February 26, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to a planned power shutdown to upgrade its electrical infrastructure, Harriet Irving Library will be closed on Saturday, February 29th. 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...

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Part-Time Student Awards: Application Deadline- April 1, 2020

Shannon Waite

Posted: February 25, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning administers several awards each term. These awards are open to part-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies. If you were a full-time student in the previous academic year, you are not eligible for a part-time award for Summer 2020. Please visit the following website for the various award descriptions and the online application...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 25, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?  Do you think you have made such a contribution?  Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, or to apply yourself, you should write a letter outlining in detail contributions made to student life...

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Harriet Irving Library - Scheduled Power Outage

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: February 25, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that a power outage is scheduled at the Harriet Irving Library starting Friday, February 28th at 9:00pm continuing to Saturday, February 29th at 10:00am. If you have any questions please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cynthia...

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UNB and PSAC Local 60551 reach tentative agreement

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB and PSAC Local 60551, which represents over 370 members who work for both campuses have reached a tentative agreement. These employees provide a broad range of services to students, faculty and other staff. Both parties have been working toward this first collective agreement for close to six years.     Union members will have an opportunity to decide whether they accept the...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry, who passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1 in Fredericton, NB. Born in Asyut, Egypt in 1938, Sam completed his PhD in photogrammetry and surveying at University College London in 1966. Shortly thereafter, he immigrated to New Brunswick to work as a researcher, and eventually professor, for...

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Call for valedictorian candidates

Sara Rothman

Posted: February 24, 2020 11:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Graduating?  Interested in being considered for Valedictorian?  Know a classmate who would be an excellent representative for your class? A valedictorian will be selected for each of the four graduation ceremonies at Encaenia to write and deliver an address to fellow graduates, faculty, honoured guests, friends and family. This is a special role where one graduate speaks on behalf of...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program Today!

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: February 24, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) will enhance your degree and help you gain valuable personal and professional experience across six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility, Proudly UNB. Co-curricular activities are an extension of your formal learning and contribute to your overall life experience....

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VOTE! General UNBSU Election Polling Period is Open! Feb. 24 - Feb. 28.

Ella Wiggins

Posted: February 24, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The voting period for the UNBSU general election is now open! Polls will remain open from Feb. 24 at 12:01 AM to Feb. 28 at 11:59 PM. Vote for a chance to win Apple AirPods Pro. So do your democratic duty to your campus and be informed when you vote for your future leadership. How to vote:  Go onto your eServices Click the voting tab at the top Click the tab that reads "Student Union...

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MusicUNB FREE noon-hour Concert - Boomerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert – Bommerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars (Wednesday, February 26, 12:00 pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Stephen Peacock (guitar) & Gerry Van Wart (guitar) This noon-hour concert will feature a sampling of newly-published works for the infinitely varied textures of music for two guitars, including Boomerang and Nuit blanche by...

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Potential May 2020 Graduating Students

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: February 21, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for May 2020 is March 1st, 2020.  All potential graduating students MUST apply to graduate by this date to be considered for spring graduation.  All Undergraduate students who have not already done so are urged to fill out the application to graduate form.  This form is available from the UNB homepage; Academics...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 21, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?  Do you think you have made such a contribution?  Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, or to apply yourself, you should write a letter outlining in detail contributions made to student life...

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Celebrating Black History Month What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions.  Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment...

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BioTalks: A framework of associative Brain-computer Interface (aBCI) and its application in stroke neurorehabilitation

Christine Ritchie

Posted: February 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is invited to join us at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering  for the next installment of BioTalks with Dr. Ning Jiang, who will present “A framework of associative Brain-computer Interface (aBCI) and its application in stroke neurorehabilitation” Please join us on: Monday, February 24th at 12:00PM in the IBME conference room Ning Jiang, Ph.D. is the Director of...

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Invite others to MEET, STAY and CELEBRATE at UNB and the City of Fredericton!

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: February 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Invite others to MEET, STAY & CELEBRATE at UNB and the City of Fredericton! Is there a conference, workshop or event that you would like to come to Fredericton?  We want to help you bring it here!   Please reach out to us with the group information and we will take care of the rest. We will show you how easy it will be for you to showcase research and academic successes, provide...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ:  https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/questions.html or send us an email,...

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Summer @ UNB Information Booth

Dawn Dignam

Posted: February 20, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There are lots of reasons to take a course during the summer months. Catch up on a course you missed, lighten your academic load for fall and winter, and stay on track for graduation! Learn about on-campus or online classes offered at UNB during Summer Term! Visit our information booth Tuesday, February 25, from 11 am - 1 pm in the Student Union Building. Learn more Category: News and...

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Annual Report: Proudly UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year’s outstanding achievements of UNB alumni were celebrated at the annual Proudly UNB Awards in April 2019. The Proudly UNB Awards honour alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities and beyond.  “Our alumni are doing great things. Near and far, we are so proud of our graduates,” said Jill Jollineau,...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Kanza Hashmat

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: February 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Friday, Dr. Kanza Hashmat from the University of New Brunswick will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Barriers to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) amongst the immigrant population in New Brunswick (NB)". The colloquium will take place on Friday, Feb. 21, at 3:00 pm in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


March Bus Passes are available now at the UNB Student Union Welcome Center. Please note that the Welcome Center will be closed March 2nd-6th, and will re-open on March 9 for regular business hours. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Capital projects underway at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The freshly restored windows at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall were unveiled at a public celebration in October 2018. While the work officially began in 2016, UNB Art Centre director Marie Maltais had been searching for a qualified conservator and raising funds since 2011. Essential to the project was a stained glass artist who had the knowledge and expertise to work with old glass on an...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) will enhance your degree and help you gain valuable personal and professional experience across six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility, Proudly UNB. Co-curricular activities are an extension of your formal learning and contribute to your overall life experience....

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Math and Stats Department Open House

Cindy Thomas

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be hosting an Open House on Friday, February 21 at 2:30 - 4:00 PM in Tilley Hall, Room 5.  This is an invitation to all students to learn about programs and courses in mathematics and statistics at UNB become informed about the actuarial certificate and data science options To meet professors and fellow students, have some...

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Information Regarding 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:03:00 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, https://my.unb.ca/Pages/default.aspx go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information’. The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have...

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UNB Law Tax Clinic helps students navigate the world of income tax

Ed Bowes

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the 2020 tax season just around the corner, the Law Tax Clinic at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton is ready to open its doors to students. Led by a team of law students and guided by a faculty member, the clinic offers regular information seminars and provides students the opportunity to obtain advice and assistance in preparing and filing their income tax returns. The clinic is...

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UNB Law hosts the 2020 Canadian National Negotiation Competition

Ed Bowes

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Law is proud to host the fourth annual Canadian National Negotiation Competition (CNNC) at the Wu Conference Centre, Feb. 21-22, 2020. Founded in 2017, the CNNC promotes consensual dispute resolution and builds networks among Canadian law schools and their students. The event also serves as a qualifier for the annual International Negotiation Competition, which will be held...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations - Session 1 Describing and Comparing Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:01:00 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.     March 12 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations...

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UNB launches new Bachelor of Health program

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: February 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has launched a new, four-year interdisciplinary Bachelor of Health program on its Saint John campus. The innovative program will welcome its first intake of students in Fall 2020. The program is a unique collaboration between three UNB Saint John faculties; the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering, and will be supported by...

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Annual Report - Nursing students receive scholarship targeted at improving care for elderly

UNB Communications

Posted: February 18, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Three University of New Brunswick nursing students who showed promise in the area of gerontological nursing were awarded Shannex New Brunswick Scholarships at the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships, each valued at $3,750 a year, were awarded to nursing students at each of UNB’s three New Brunswick sites – Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton. Selection was based on...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 18, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. "Who Becomes a Jihadi Terrorist, How and Why?" will be presented by Prof. Lorne L. Dawson from the University of Waterloo. The threat of domestic terrorism is a new and ever-present reality, even in Canada. Countering this threat is difficult for many reasons....

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Fair Dealing Week 2020 - February 24-28

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 18, 2020 11:01:00 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! https://lib.unb.ca/news/fair-dealing-week-2020 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Susan...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: February 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training.  We are looking for children between (aged 7 to 15 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend 2-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department...

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Student Tech Survey Extended - Win UCard Cash

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 18, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to take the Student Tech Survey for your chance to win 1-of-3 $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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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ:  https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/questions.html or send us an email,...

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Annual Report: Building a better lifejacket

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A group of four University of New Brunswick engineering students with close personal and working ties to the marine industry have developed a smart-lifejacket they believe could save more lives. The LifeTrack Outlast lifejacket was designed by fourth-year engineering students Amy Andrews, Bridget McCloskey, Kaitlin MacIsaac and Phoenix Bard-Cavers through UNB’s Technology Management and...

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Celebrating Black History Month What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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General Elections Executive Debate - Feb.19, 7-9pm Student Union Building

Ella Wiggins

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention students! The UNBSU General Election will be hosting in partnership with the Brunswickan, the executive debate on Feb.19, 2020 in the Student Union Building in the Atrium from 7-9 pm. Come see your future representatives tell you why they should have your vote, and what their vision is for UNB. There will also be a draw for prizes done at the end of the debate for audience...

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Final Defense for Mr. Li Tong

Sylvia Demerson

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mr. Li Tong will present his Final Defense for the MScE Degree on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall. "Nanocellulose Application for the Production of Oil and Grease Resistant Paper" Abstract With more and more demands for green and renewable materials to replace plastics, cellulose paper is back on the central stage as the preferred choice for packaging...

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Register for winter session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for winter session II programs at URec opens Tuesday, Feb. 18. Session II programs begin the week of March 9 and continue until April 30. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including: Yoga for Power & Grace - Mondays at 12 noon CORE Operate - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Pilates Barre - Thursdays at 9:30...

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Theatre UNB Presents Some Girls by Neil LaBute, Feb. 20-22

John C. Ball

Posted: February 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB presents Some Girl(s), Neil LaBute’s topical play about dating culture and toxic relationships.   In a series of five compelling scenes, five women are unexpectedly reunited with a man they once dated whom they thought they’d never speak to again. As Guy looks to right the wrongs of previous relationships and put his past behind him before finally tying the knot...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 13, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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UNB appears on Forbes top Canadian employers list

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has been named one of Canada's best employers by Forbes Magazine. This follows UNB's recent appearances on Canada's Top 100 Employers and Atlantic Canada's Top Employers lists. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to determine the list. Statista surveyed 8,000 Canadians working for businesses with at least 500 employees. All the...

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Annual Report: Putting knowledge to work

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year the Office of Experiential Education, led by director Dr. Sarah King, worked to develop a number of meaningful partnerships and initiatives for students in the public, private and non-profit sectors to expand the experiential educational opportunities available at UNB. UNB partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen and grow our...

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Early look at the MyUNB Intranet design

Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The old myUNB platform will be coming to an end at the end of 2020; a new platform (the name will be the same but everything else will be different!) is being designed and developed that will provide an efficient, streamlined ‘front door’ to content.  Check out our initial design concept for the new MyUNB  to get an early look at where we are headed over the...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: February 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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Annual Report: Securing our future

UNB Communications

Posted: February 12, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB, a leader in cybersecurity, continues to undertake innovative research and training to tackle the challenges of the cyber age. In October 2018, the university hosted the Standing Senate Committee of Banking, Trade and Commerce (BANC) as they released the report "Cyber Assault: It should keep you up at night." According to the report, Canada's infrastructure is currently vulnerable to...

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THE CASE OF LUKE ELWOOD A documentary screening & discussion (Feb 12th 1PM)

Matt Rogers

Posted: February 12, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


2017 marked the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1987 Luke Elwood case that was prepared for a hearing by the Nova Scotia Supreme court as a constitutional challenge on the right to education. Luke Elwood was an elementary student with an intellectual disability whose family challenged his placement in a Special Education class rather than a placement with his grade-level peers at his...

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Eighth Annual Cyclethon - Friday

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to cycle, sweat and support at the eighth annual URec Cyclethon on Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 7 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (URec membership is not required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where:...

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Annual Report - Facing the challenges of a changing climate

UNB Communications

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers are continuing to tackle the challenges of a changing climate with ground-breaking research. Dr. Thierry Chopin, a professor of marine biology at UNB, was one of 19 international researchers and policy analysts who prepared a cutting-edge report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, held in New York in September 2019. The report, “The Ocean as a Solution to Climate...

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Physics Seminar: Data Assimilation and lonospheric Modelling at High Latitudes

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 13, 2020  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Ben Reid, UNB Topic: 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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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on February 19

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall Room 102, UNB Fredericton. "Who Becomes a Jihadi Terrorist, How and Why?" will be presented by Prof. Lorne L. Dawson from the University of Waterloo. The threat of domestic terrorism is a new and ever-present reality, even in Canada. Countering this threat is difficult for many...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:01:00 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: http://bit.ly/NBIRDTRegressionModels.     March 12 - Workshop 1:...

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LEARN TO DEADLIFT

Walker Blizzard

Posted: February 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Saturday, Feb. 22 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. |  $11 members / $13 non-members The barbell deadlift is one of the best exercises for developing full body strength. Join us for a workshop to start experiencing the benefits of this effective lift. During this workshop we also cover some of the common drawbacks, caused from improper techniques. The workshop will be led by Sam Jenkins. Sam is a...

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Final week to take the Student Tech Survey for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students – time is running out to take the UNB technology survey for your chance to win 1 of 3 - $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:...

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UNB to host invertebrate paleontologist for Darwin Day lecture

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:05:00 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. 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...

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Reminder - Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff February 22, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of February 22, 2020. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next RBC Student Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 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...

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Public Research Presentation by Thuy Nguyen-FR

Jodi O'Neill

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics is hosting a public research presentation by Thuy Nguyen, candidate for the CIHR TIER 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Healthy Aging position. Research Presentation: How do Opioid Prescribing Restrictions Affect Pharmaceutical Promotion? Lessons from the Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Building: Tilley...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Winds of Moravia (Wednesday, February 12, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton 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...

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Golf in the Dome

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices, Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Wednesday Feb. 12, practice your swing on the range inside the BMO Centre Dome. Golf in the Dome will be held Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. until mid-April. Prices start at just $15 for a 30 minute session. For more information, or to arrange a booking, e-mail dome@unb.ca.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 7, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


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

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Need Help Getting Those Great Marks?

Janice Gange

Posted: February 7, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Midterms are upon us and the term is well underway.  Maybe it's time to get serious about your courses and achieving those marks you want.  Make an appointment with UNB's Learning Strategist, for support in study strategies, time management, note taking, test taking strategies, etc.  Janice Gange is located in Room 212 Marshall D'Avray Hall.  Call or e-mail for an...

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Celebrating Black History Month What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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Climate Change Adaptation Open House

Mike Hardy

Posted: February 7, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability, in collaboration with Dillion Consulting, have been working on the development of a Climate Change Adaptation Plan for UNB’s Fredericton Campus. This plan will help to identify campus vulnerabilities and outline specific preventative and adaptive measures to help make the UNB Fredericton campus more resilient in the face of climate change impacts. An Open House will...

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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 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a student looking to make the most out of your spring break? Then the FutureReadyNB Super Saturday Social might just be the thing for you! Join over 40 like-minded students from across the province (UNB, STU, MTA and UdeM) and support a community project in Saint John. Over the two days, you will attend a cultural competency training session and work in partnership with the Saint John...

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Research Talks: Immigrant Attraction and Retention in NB-FR

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) host Research Talks occur the Wednesday of the third full week of each month. Feb. 19, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Carleton Hall, Room 106 Dr. Ted McDonald 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...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 6, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Public Forum: Can science save New Brunswick?

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We expect physicians to use evidence when they treat us. We expect judges to weigh evidence when they rule on issues before the courts. We expect governments to consider evidence when they make decisions that affect us, don't we?  Dr. Herb Emery of UNB's Atlantic Institute for Policy Research invites you to join in a public discussion about the realities, barriers, and possibilities...

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Exploring Jesus and Experiencing Jesus

Michael Bravener

Posted: February 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Campus Ministry has added another component to the weekly Wednesday meetings held at The Alumni Building. "Exploring Jesus" held Wednesdays 12:30-1:15 in The Alumni Lounge is an informal place for students, faculty and staff to explore this historical figure, Jesus. On Wednesday evenings from 8-10 pm, students, faculty and staff are welcome to come and "Experience Jesus".  This...

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Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair 2020

Maggie Green

Posted: February 5, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair 2020 Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020 Time: 11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. Location: Richard J. Currie Center Whether you are seeking a full-time opportunity post-graduation, searching for summer employment or just looking to connect with people working in your field, the Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair is a MUST ATTEND event....

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Annual Report: Leading the way for health and social innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: February 5, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is making a tangible difference in the lives of New Brunswickers every day, and one of the most visible ways that we do this is through health and social innovation. In April 2019, Dr. Martin Sénéchal, an associate professor in kinesiology, and Dr. Yang Qu, an assistant professor in chemistry and chemical engineering and UNB’s Cannabis Health Research Chair, received funding...

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UNB to host Techstars Startup weekend

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 5, 2020 11:01:00 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, 2020, 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....

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Ph.D Candidate Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov Oral Examination Notice

Carol Ann Hatheway

Posted: February 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov, PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education, Oral Examination will be held on February 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 235. 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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UNB graduate students conducting research on climate change

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Two graduate students from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton were eager to spend a portion of last summer wearing winter jackets. Both students spent their summer in the Arctic, where they conducted research on climate change and oceanography. PhD candidate Joshua Evans travelled through the North Water (NOW) polynya and Nares conducting field sampling for...

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Changes to SEED Program

Anita Connolly and Dave Decker

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note there have been important changes to the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program, which affect universities. These changes are being made in order to support the non-profit groups, First Nation communities and municipalities which rely upon the SEED funding to help maintain valuable community programming. Unfortunately, under the new program requirements,...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


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

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UNBF Office of the Registrar Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on Thursday, February 6, from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., to allow staff to participate in a staff meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Revolutionizing the construction industry

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Throughout 2018-19, UNB took steps to revolutionize the construction industry, establishing a new Centre for Off-site Construction and a new OSCO Chair in Off-site Construction. In April 2019, Dr. Zhen Lei took up the research chair position with funding support from Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). ACOA invested $634,434 through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation...

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UNB joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:02:00 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...

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Cycle, sweat, support at the eighth annual URec Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's eighth annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 7 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no URec membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (1st floor, CURRIE...

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Healthy Cooking on Budget Workshop

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All students are invited to take part in a new “Healthy Cooking on a Budget” workshop with URec! Led by UNB’s Registered Dietitian, this workshop will be a fun, convenient and informative way to learn that eating well doesn’t necessarily require that you have a lot of money.    Students will not only leave this workshop knowing how to prepare two new (and...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for children (between ages 7 to 15 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend 2-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB campus.  His/her participation is completely voluntary...

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MusicUNB Concert - Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars (Sunday, February 9, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Nadia Francavilla (violin), Norman Adams (cello), Carmen Braden (piano), & Mark Adams (percussion) Hailed as “a talented, bold musician” (Up Here Magazine), Carmen Braden’s vocal, instrumental, and electroacoustic music is greatly...

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A Conversation on Our Climate Future

Brad Ackerson

Posted: February 3, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, February 6, the UNBF Faculty of Arts in collaboration with The Brunswickan present Moving Forward: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on Our Climate Future. 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 for this event are Dr. Audrey Limoges (Earth...

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Have you completed UNB’s cybersecurity training?

Erik Denis

Posted: February 3, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB, so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. Get started on the training now: Register at go.unb.ca/beauceron_students (first year students, you’re already registered), then use the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’...

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TechTalks - Software Development Trends in 2020

Kyra Arthur

Posted: February 3, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

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! Join TechImpact, Siemens, Bulletproof Solutions, and Beauceron Security to learn more about the Atlantic Canadian tech scene! Learn how these...

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Win UCard Cash through the Student Tech Survey

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 3, 2020 11:00:00 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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