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New Cortana daily briefing sent to your UNB email

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 26, 2020 11:01:00 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...

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Register today for Introduction to Logic, Reasoning and Critical Thinking

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 26, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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English Language Programme Summer Term course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 25, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Academic English as a Second Language (AESL 1011 for Undergraduate students and AESL 6021 for Graduate students) will be offered July 7 – August 13 using alternative delivery methods.  Please email ELP@unb.ca or call 447-1324 for further information. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Hudson-Brading Email Address: ELP@unb.ca

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

Communications Office

Posted: June 25, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB graduate students earn $2.5 million in federal scholarships

Communications Office

Posted: June 25, 2020 11:01:00 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...

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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 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Recognizing National Indigenous History Month

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB graduate students earn $2.5 million in federal scholarships

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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New Online Student Opinion Survey (SOS) Pilot

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: June 23, 2020 11:02:00 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...

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Office 365 now called Microsoft 365

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Recruiting participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants 19+, struggling to maintain a healthy body weight to take part in an exercise study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free six-month exercise program with an exercise professional. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance...

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New credit courses starting in July

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 22, 2020 11:02:00 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 3 weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete! Here are featured courses running in July: July 2 ECE 1813 - Electricity and Magnetism ADM 2166 -...

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IBEC Speaker Series Online with Brian Flood

Nandi Kaul

Posted: June 22, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: June 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


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

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

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 18, 2020 11:00:00 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...

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UNB Libraries’ Curbside Pickup Service

Susan Oliver

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries is pleased to make our print collections available again to UNB students, faculty, and staff.  We are 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...

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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 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Catherine Foster

Posted: June 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


THE 9TH ANNUAL ATLANTIC EDUCATION GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE ENTANGLEMENTS OF LEARNING The aim of this conference is to showcase current graduate student research in education in the Atlantic region and beyond. This year, the AEGSC is collaborating with The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference will take place online in...

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IT service interruption on Saturday, June 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 15, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 27 from 6:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. (6 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus 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...

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DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series June 17, Flower Fairies

Lori Quick

Posted: June 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series June 17, 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...

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Treatment at Higher Weights In New Brunswick For Newcomers

Allie Turner

Posted: June 15, 2020 11:00:00 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 5 years?  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 2-3 months. You will be asked...

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UNB Music Camps go Virtual

Mark Kleyn

Posted: June 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From their beginning, nearly 26 years ago, UNB Music Camps have adapted and reshaped to fit the needs and interests of young musicians in the province.  This year, in order to provide music education safely, the UNB Music Camps are going 100% virtual. Camps will include Band, String, and Songwriting camps for ages 11 – 17, Recorder camp for ages 6 – 12, and Youngsters...

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Reshaping the NB workforce in a post-pandemic recession

UNB Communications

Posted: June 12, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB researcher part of $1.65-million project to develop expertise in earth observation data

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: June 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Today’s students will be tomorrow’s experts, but they need training opportunities to reach that point. This September, University of New Brunswick researcher Dr. Brigitte Leblon will take part in a $1.65-million, multi-institution NSERC CREATE project to give more students access to research experience and mentorship in the area of earth observation and big data. Dr. Leblon is a...

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Virtual Town Hall - Thank You from President Mazerolle

UNB Communications

Posted: June 11, 2020 11:00:00 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...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: June 10, 2020 11:01:00 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 first year of a healthcare profession program with a $2,500...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? Do you want to become more active? UNB Fredericton’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free seven month...

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UCard services unavailable on Sunday, June 14

UNB Card Office

Posted: June 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 14 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (9 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...

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English Language Programme Summer Term course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 8, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Academic English as a Second Language (AESL 1011 for Undergraduate students and AESL 6021 for Graduate students) will be offered July 7 – August 13 using alternative delivery methods.  Please email ELP@unb.ca or call 447-1324 for further information. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Hudson-Brading Email Address: ELP@unb.ca

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UNB Art Centre DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - A New Format and a New Instructor!

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Design Works Camps go virtual to provide at-home learning opportunities for your kids and teens this summer!

Lori Quick

Posted: June 8, 2020 11:00:00 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, 2020, Design Works will offer a variety of online camps each week. Taught by our professional instructors, MasterClass Camps will...

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Construction of rose garden in honour of Harriet Irving to begin outside of Harriet Irving Library on Monday, June 8

UNB Communications

Posted: June 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Construction of the Harriet Irving Rose Garden, funded by the Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation, will commence on UNB’s Fredericton campus on Monday, June 8. The Harriet Irving Rose Garden will be located between Kierstead Hall and the Harriet Irving Library. It is scheduled for completion by early Fall 2020.   During this period, pedestrian traffic to the west side of the Harriet...

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Looking for Canadians to help out with COVID-19 survey

Stephan Dombrowski

Posted: June 5, 2020 11:01:00 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. https://psychodpt.fra1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7OR1zC18IB4OCC9 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Stephan Dombrowski Email Address: Stephan.Dombrowski@unb.ca

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Summer boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec’s popular summer boat rental program returns for the 2020 season! From June 10 until Sept. 2020, URec members receive 50% off rentals at all Second Nature Outdoors locations. Online reservations are required and need to be made in advance of rental time. Rental availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Members must present their URec ID card (or UNB UCard) at the time of...

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Standing together against racism and injustice

Communications Office

Posted: June 4, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Virtual Town Hall recording now online

UNB Communications

Posted: June 4, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Watch all of the graduation congratulatory videos

Communications Office

Posted: June 4, 2020 11:03:00 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 all 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...

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New LPN to BN pathway at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Libraries Virtual GEAR sessions

Susan Oliver

Posted: June 4, 2020 11:00:00 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: •11am to 12pm, June 15th. Scholarly Profiles and Sharing your Work: This session will review a number of the myriad platforms available to researchers and serve as a primer on selecting the right platforms within your...

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REVELATIONS: SELECTIONS FROM THE UNB PERMANENT COLLECTION - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


REVELATIONS: SELECTIONS FROM THE UNB PERMANENT COLLECTION Episodes Online 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...

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2020 Annual Heating Plant Steam Shutdown

Tom Gilmore

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

Category: News and Notices


This notice shall serve as reminder that the 2020 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours on June 7, 2020, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 11, 2020, on the Fredericton campus. Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours on June 11, 2020. The shutdown is necessary in order...

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Student Health Centre services AVAILABLE!

Patricia Eagan

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

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB Student Health Centre has appointments available Monday to Friday throughout the summer?  We are currently conducting phone appointments, fully staffed and available to support students.  The majority of our services, testing and referrals remain accessible to students.   Call us to get your appointment at 453-4837, or email us at shc@unb.ca with any...

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UNB Libraries Research Tool Kit

Susan Oliver

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Campus Pharmacy Open

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: June 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Campus Pharmacy is open regular hours to serve customers. If you have any questions, please call 506-455-2325. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Campus Pharmacy Email Address: campuspharmacyunb@gmail.com

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