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UNB announces new communication studies certificate in social media

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 31, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the communications studies program on the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus, UNB Saint John is proud to offer a new certificate program in social media beginning in fall 2020. The certificate, which is designed to be completed in one academic year of full-time study, is compatible with online learning and provides students...

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UNB Chorale Registration Open

Yunjia Dai

Posted: August 31, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After a few months of re-planning and preparation, we’re very excited to announce that UNB Chorale Fall 2020 Registration is now OPEN. As we are getting ready for a new term as none before, a different ensemble experience is being expected. The UNB Chorale will be starting at 7pm on Monday, Sep 14, 2020 at Memorial Hall auditorium. A maximum of...

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 31, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following options are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: Intensive English for Academic Purposes (September 9 – December 10, 2020) is an excellent choice for people who wish to increase their English for university study. ...

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Eleven new members appointed to UNB’s Board of Governors

UNB Communications

Posted: August 31, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Larry Hachey, chair of the Board of Governors for the University of New Brunswick, is pleased to announce the appointment of eleven new members to the Board. The eleven individuals represent a wide range of interests and experiences. Among them are four UNB academics, a philanthropist, a telecommunication professional, a president of infrastructure development, two UNB students, the CEO of the...

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Student Accounts (FR) September Office Hours

Richelle Corey

Posted: August 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Accounts (FR) located in the IUC Physics Building, will be open in September on reduced hours beginning Tuesday, September 8th. Tuesday, September 8               9:00am – 12:30pm Wednesday, September 9         12:30pm – 4:00pm Thursday, September 10             9:00am – 12:30pm Monday September 14               9:00am – 4:00pm Tuesday, September 15            12:30pm –...

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UNB TME start-up disrupts blockchain and cryptocurrency analytics

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Born out of the University of New Brunswick’s Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Centre (TME) in February of 2019, Gray Wolf Analytics has since begun to transform the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency analytics. Initially, Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, chair of the J Herbert Smith Centre for TME sold student entrepreneurs on the need to help financial and intelligence organizations...

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Get IT ready for 2020-21

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you’re studying by ADM or taking in-person classes this semester, there are a number of resources available to get you IT-ready this fall.   ITS has put together a webpage of all the IT services, tools and information you will need to study in UNB’s blended learning environment. Get to know key services and software available, check your tech is ready to...

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COVID-19 research: NB-IRDT and the economics of post-COVID NB

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Herb Emery (Economics, Fredericton and New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT)), Dr. Philip Leonard (NB-IRDT and Economics,...

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This fall, keep your academic goals on track with online credit courses!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 26, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need help completing your fall schedule? Check out the wide selection of courses in our fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing.   This fall, complete your coursework with a term based course: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ED 4012 - Diversity and Inclusion...

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Respectful Workplace Week Webinar Series: The Evolving Workplace

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: August 26, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Respectful Workplace Week Webinar Series: The Evolving Workplace A respectful workplace is a prerequisite for building a healthy and successful organization; not only do they foster productivity, they also contribute to employee health and well-being. As part of Respectful Workplace Week, the Workplace Violence and Abuse Research Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Rob Moir

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 26, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Rob Moir (Business, Saint John) is leading one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects.  His research aims to support a group of students in gaining...

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UNB’s innovative new program aimed at provincial health care reform

UNB Communications

Posted: August 26, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Integrated Health Initiative (IHI) is a program focused on health education and research, coupled with social innovation and greater collaboration, and its aim is to achieve systemic health care reform in New Brunswick and Canada. This multi-faceted program will be launched on UNB’s Saint John campus in September with the introduction of a new Bachelor of Health degree. A...

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Foundation extends support for Beaverbrook Scholars Award

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation will continue its support of the University of New Brunswick’s Beaverbrook Scholars Award for a further two years, matching donations from Beaverbrook Scholars to a maximum of $100,000 per year. This will bring the foundation’s total contribution to the award to $500,000 over five years. In 2018, the foundation announced a commitment to match...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: August 26, 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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Virtual Town Hall Session posted to website

Communications Office

Posted: August 25, 2020 11:10:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hello UNB students, Thank you to those of you who were able to participate in last week’s Virtual Town Hall. The engagement of students, faculty and staff was encouraging, and I appreciate all of you who shared your thoughts and questions.  I appreciate the opportunity to come together virtually as a community as we reopen campuses and prepare for the fall term.  For those...

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Face masks required at UNB

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: August 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility and we will rely on each other to take important actions to maintain a healthy community. We all need to ensure we are physical distancing, wearing face coverings, washing hands frequently, staying home when sick and covering our coughs and sneezes. Effective immediately non-medical face masks are required in the presence of...

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Make sure your face mask is safe and effective

UNB Communications

Posted: August 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Community face masks are required in the presence of others, in common areas and shared spaces. Everyone must maintain a 2-metre physical distance and properly wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces in UNB buildings including hallways, elevators, lobbies, classrooms, washrooms and other common use areas. There are steps you can take to ensure your mask is safe and effective. Masks with...

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Voting in the Provincial Election

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Elections New Brunswick will not be setting up voting places on campus during this election. So, how can students vote in this Election? Vote before you leave for UNB. Vote at the returning office near UNB, which allows you to vote for your home riding. Vote by Mail.  Contact the Returning office. Vote at the polling station in the area where you are...

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Join the UNB Peer Support Centre

Matthew MacLean

Posted: August 21, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Peer Support Centre (PSC) is looking for volunteers! The PSC provides listening, assistance and outreach to the UNB community. PSC volunteers are trained and supported by members of UNB Counselling Services. To apply, please send along your resume and a short message about why you'd like to be a PSC volunteer to macleanm@unb.ca Check out our facebook page here:...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Felipe Chibante

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

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

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Felipe Chibante (Chemical Engineering, Fredericton) is one of those; he’s researching the use of nano-coatings to kill airborne pathogens. His is...

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After Poverty: Understanding, Establishing, and Evaluating Neighbourhood Wellbeing - Virtual Public Talk by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik

Noha Eshra

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

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Social Science would like to invite you to attend a virtual public talk "After Poverty: Understanding, Establishing, and Evaluating Neighbourhood Wellbeing" - by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, a candidate for a SSHRC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Resilient and Sustainable Communities. This is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The talk will take place...

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It has never been easier to plan your fall schedule!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is your journey.   This fall, take advantage of UNB’s flexibility and accessibility and find the courses you need to complete your degree.  Let us be your guide. Download the fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing! Take a term based online course this fall or register for an open entry online course and start anytime. Featured courses we...

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COVID-19 research: Public education reform

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 19, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Matt Rogers and Dr. Casey Burkholder (Education, Fredericton) are researching the changes in New Brunswick’s education system during and after the...

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COVID-19 research: Occupational disruption and adaptation

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 19, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Shelley Doucet (Nursing and Health Sciences, Saint John) and Dr. Kerrie Luck (Centre for Research in Integrated Care postdoctoral fellow, Saint John) are...

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The Fiddlehead 75th Anniversary Events: Register to attend live online poetry and prose readings, for free!

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: August 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020 The Fiddlehead will be hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. Join us in celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share...

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Employment Opportunity - Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship (GSTA)

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: Employment News


Employment Opportunity Faculty of Kinesiology – UNBF Graduate Student Teaching Assistantship (GSTA) Fall 2020 KIN 3061 Advanced Biomechanics   Positions available: 1 GTA position Hours: 80/term each Rate of pay: $ 26.05 (MSc) / $27.20 (PhD) Employment Date: September 9– December 20, 2020 Class Times (Days & Times): T/Th 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM Course Description:...

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Parking Permit Sales 2020-21

Don Allen

Posted: August 16, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes will go on sale starting August 24th.  Parking passes will be required on campus.  Due to the pandemic we are moving all parking pass sales on-line.   Taking this step will eliminate line ups and in-person contact in order to help keep you safe and keep our staff safe as well.  Please visit the UNB Security and Traffic web page at the following address:...

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Potential October 2020 Graduating Students

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: August 16, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for October 2020 is September 1, 2020.  All potential graduating students MUST apply to graduate by this date to be considered for Fall 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; Academic -...

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Plan your fall term!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 16, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fall classes are just around the corner. Let us help you organize your fall term with our selection of online courses that cross a wide range of faculties and topics. Term based online courses typically include weekly scheduled learning activities or assignments through web-based delivery and are completed within the term.    Featured courses: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women...

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Employment Opportunity

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices, Employment News


Employment Opportunity Faculty of Kinesiology – UNBF Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Fall 2020 RSS 2023 –Sociology of Sport, Physical Activity & Leisure Positions available: 1 GTA position Hours: 80/term Rate of pay: $26.05 (MSc) / $27.20 (PhD) Employment Date: September 8 – December 11, 2020 Class Times (Days & Times): MWF - 11:30 PM-12:20 PM (under Alternative Delivery...

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You are invited to the Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: August 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is the...

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Preparing for Fall – Keeping yourself safe

UNB Communications

Posted: August 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Preparations to reopen our campuses are well underway. Staff and faculty are working hard to ensure safety measures in place to protect the UNB community. Keeping our community safe will be a collective effort. Each of us must take responsibility and follow Public Health guidelines. There are steps you can take to keep yourself and others safe. Please make sure you’re ready for the start of...

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following options are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: Intensive English for Academic Purposes (September 8 – December 10, 2020) is an excellent choice for people who wish to increase their English for university study.  Full-time language...

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You are invited to the Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: August 12, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with UNB's President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle. Our dedicated teams have been working hard to ensure the safety of our campuses as well as adapting teaching and learning strategies to include virtual formats. September 2020 will definitely look different in many ways. One thing that won’t be different is...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 12, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty offices. The deadline for nominations is 10...

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Memorial Hall – Temporary Rear Entrance and Parking Closure

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 12, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise of a temporary closure to the rear entrance and parking area of Memorial Hall located on 9 Bailey Drive.  This is to allow for construction upgrades beginning Friday, August 14 continuing through to approximately the second week of September.   Please proceed with caution when in the area of Memorial Hall, and...

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Speaker Series Online with Habib Dable

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the UNBF Faculty of Management's Speaker Series Online! In this episode Habib Dable (MBA'94, BBA’91) talks about managing a publicly-traded company. Habib Dable joined Acceleron Pharma (NASDAQ: XLRN) in December 2016 as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Dable is also currently a member of the Board of Directors...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Sandra Magalhaes

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

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

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Sandra Magalhaes (Sociology and NB Institute for Research, Data and Training, Fredericton) is researching COVID-19 risk indicators to support community...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Gobinda Saha exploring nanocomposite virus-neutralizing materials

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

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

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Gobinda Saha, a professor of mechanical engineering in Fredericton and the director of the Nanocomposites and Mechanics Laboratory, is leading one of 13...

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Preparing for Fall: Understanding COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: August 5, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With so much being written about COVID-19, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the volume of information out there. Knowing some key facts about COVID-19 can help us protect ourselves and others and contribute to slowing the spread. What is novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how is it spread? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which cause diseases ranging from the common cold to more...

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Drone flights on campus

Greg Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the department of geodesy and geomatics engineering will be conducting UAV (drone) flights on the Fredericton campus for four days between Aug. 10 and Sept. 6. Actual flying dates are dependent on weather and operator availability.  Anyone who may be on campus during this time is asked to be aware of potential flight activity to ensure safety...

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COVID-19 research: Clinical nursing education

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: August 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Members of the Faculty of Nursing in Moncton and in Fredericton are working to implement and evaluate a virtual-remote clinical delivery model designed to...

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