My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Participants wanted for perception research

Corinna D. McFeaters

Posted: April 29, 2020 11:00:00 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, Fredericton. The study will...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Allan Ezra Gotlieb

Communications Office

Posted: April 28, 2020 11:00:00 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, 2020 in Toronto, ON. He was 92. Originally from Winnipeg, Allan was a Rhodes scholar, who graduated from University of California, Berkeley, the University of Oxford and Harvard University. He held various senior positions with the Canadian public...

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

Cat Squires

Posted: April 27, 2020 11:01:00 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 & UNBSJ) Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate UNB students, faculty...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Hans Walter Klohn

Communications Office

Posted: April 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of PhD student Joseph Wendell Blades

Communications Office

Posted: April 26, 2020 11:05:00 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, 2020. He was 58.  Originally from Halifax, Joe grew up in Elmsdale and Dartmouth, NS. He received a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in...

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Add Leadership to your Degree

Josie Seely

Posted: April 24, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Adding leadership studies to your degree will prepare you to meet future challenges and opportunities and will help you to become a leader in any sector, profession or location you choose to work or volunteer. All organizations and situations need people who know the fundamentals of leadership, so expand your options. The Leadership Minor and Certificate will help build your leadership...

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Reminder The McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: April 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Reminder:  The McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation 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...

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UNB Libraries Planned Website Outage – Tuesday, April 28

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries' main website and other library-hosted sites will be offline Tuesday, April 28, beginning at 7:00 AM, 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...

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Picture yourself learning with UNB this summer!

Dawn Dignam

Posted: April 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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The UNB Art Centre’s Leisure Learning Courses Go Online

Lori Quick

Posted: April 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB nursing grads join the COVID-19 fight

UNB Communications

Posted: April 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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New Course: SUMMER 2020 BA3101 Intro to Public Administration

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: April 21, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Summer 2020 BA2503 Urban Development and Sustainability

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: April 21, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Design Works Wednesdays: Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: April 20, 2020 11:00:00 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, Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am with our new ‘Create at Home’ series. 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...

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New Term-based online courses available

Dawn Dignam

Posted: April 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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New IT Services website - ITS website now retired

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 15, 2020 11:00:00 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 has replaced ITS’s previous website, which is now fully retired except the ITS homepage (www.unb.ca/its). The homepage does not require login and contains general information, new account activation, forgot password links and a link to...

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Providing UNB with banking information

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 14, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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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 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: April 8, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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Application Deadline for Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program Extended

Michael Palmer

Posted: April 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Call for Nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellow in Innovation

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: April 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: April 6, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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CETL Offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program - Virtually!

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In these extraordinary times, we have decided to offer the DUT a new way. We will use virtual face to face classes using “Zoom” video conferencing. We feel confident that you will learn everything you would learn in the traditional DUT, and with the extra benefit of becoming familiar with a new way of teaching. During this program, you will develop new knowledge and skills in all...

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How is COVID-19 affecting you?

Renee Audet-Martel for Moira Law

Posted: April 6, 2020 11:00:00 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....

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: April 3, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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Last day to apply for scholarships...

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: April 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


April 15th is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Gabriel Campbell...

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Reminder Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff – April 18, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Register for an online course today!

Dawn Dignam

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:05:00 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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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Counselling Services - Online Student Support

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services is offering a variety of online support programs and initiatives for students for the month of April.  Groups include Road to Resilience, Beyond Breathing, Feel Your Best Fridays & GSD (Get Sh*t Done).  We also have a Healthy Active Living at Home section. For more information, please visit our website or join our Microsoft Team Group.   Category: News...

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Call for Nominations! Allan P. Stuart Award fort Teaching Excellence

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:02:00 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...

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New IT Services website

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:01:00 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, forgot...

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UNB Art Centre Virtual Exhibition: ATTENDING THE APOCALYPSE

Lori Quick

Posted: April 1, 2020 11:00:00 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 5:00 pm by launching the catalogue in a virtual space rather than an actual...

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