My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Fall 2020 CR/NCR Online Request Form

Office of the Registrar (Fredericton Campus)

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

Category: News and Notices


Fall 2020 CR/NCR Online Request Form A new online form has been created to support student CR/NCR requests. Students wishing to submit CR/NCR requests for Fall 2020 term courses can do so online (https://es.unb.ca/forms/cr-ncr-request/). Please note that a single form for Fall 2020 courses should be submitted, when possible. The deadline to submit Fall 2020 CR/NCR requests is Friday, January 8,...

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Student Union Building - Holiday Closure

Matthew Theriault

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the SUB will be closing on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 5pm. Regular hours will resume on Monday, January 4, 2021. Happy Holidays from everyone at the SUB office. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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UNB Centre for Musical Arts brings you seasonal music selections

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


Season’s greetings from all of us at the UNB Centre for Musical Arts! We've prepared something special for our music friends this year. Starting Dec. 21, we're going to be posting seasonal music selections on Facebook for a "12-day Christmas Celebration". Enjoy a musical treat every day during the holiday break! We're starting with “An English Choral Melody” performed by the...

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Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is just around the corner

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


If you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to pre-register for MFA* before the holidays - it will make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact the IT Service Desk or your Level 1 right away. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) Already registered? Learn more about what to expect when MFA is turned on at...

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LPN-BN Pathway program for licensed practical nurses adds 24 seats

Communications

Posted: December 18, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Province of New Brunswick is providing funding to help licensed practical nurses (LPNs) apply directly to the bachelor of nursing program on the UNB Fredericton campus with the addition of 24 academic seats. This is a direct result of the New Brunswick Nursing Resource Strategy and will double the capacity of the program to 48. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Speaker Series Online with William Stanley

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Alumni William Stanley (BScEE'62), co-founder of Fundy Cable and Atlantic Hydrogen, talks about innovations in the cable industry and climate change in the 10th episode of the Faculty of Management Speaker Series Online.  Watch the full episode on YouTube. William Stanley is a pioneer in the Canadian cable industry, with 36 years of cable television communications experience, including...

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Latest issue of Alumni News is online

Alumni Office

Posted: December 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Read about some of our health heroes, the impact our researchers are making, UNB's response to the pandemic and more is this issue of Alumni News, now in a new web format. Check it out.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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New leadership for the Canadian Rivers Institute: Dr. Michelle Gray appointed director in July

UNB Research

Posted: December 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this year, Dr. Michelle Gray officially assumed the role of director of the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), a network of 22 scientists at 14 institutions across Canada and internationally housed here at UNB. “Dr. Gray reflects CRI’s commitment to strong, innovative research, to using science for the good of all, and to inspiring and educating future experts,” said Dr....

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Renaissance College Holiday Closure

Jessica Bourque

Posted: December 16, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Renaissance College administrative offices will close for the holiday on Monday, December 21st and will re-open on Monday, January 4th. Thank you and happy holidays! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center, Holiday Hours

Karen Miner

Posted: December 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Union Welcome Center will close at noon on Friday, December 18th, and will re-open on January 6, 2021.  We would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Session

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is pleased to be offering the Diploma of University Teaching (DUT) program starting in January 2021. As in previous sessions, 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, with the extra benefit of becoming familiar with a...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be...

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There is still time to register for the Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis information session!

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


If you have a keen interest in Psychology, want to work with individuals with complex behaviour needs, or your future plans include becoming a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA®), this program is for you. On December 17, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a free information session about the online Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis program.  Join...

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Student Accounts January Office Hours

Richelle Corey

Posted: December 11, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Accounts on the Fredericton campus, located in the IUC Physics Building, will be open in January on reduced hours beginning Monday, January 11, 2021. Monday, January 11th – 9:00–12:30 Wednesday, January 13th – 9:00–12:30 Friday, January 15th 9:00–4:00 Tuesday, January 19th – 9:00-12:30 Wednesday, January 20th – 9:00-4:00   There is a...

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There is still time to pre-register for multi-factor authentication (MFA)

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Before you’re off for the holidays, don’t forget to pre-register for MFA* - it will make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact the IT Service Desk or your Level 1 right away. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) *Starting January 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required...

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Winter parking lot plowing changes for Fredericton campus

Capital Planning & Operations

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

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations Fredericton campus wishes to advise of changes to plowing for winter 2020/21.   Due to the reduced number of vehicles on campus portions of some parking lots will not be plowed.  The map indicating the changes can be found here. Signage will be posted. If you have any questions please contact work control at 1 (506) 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.  ...

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UNB going smoke-free on Sept. 1, 2022

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of our commitment to advancing health and societal wellbeing through research, teaching and community service, the University aims to promote a healthy and safe environment to the community and on its campuses. UNB’s commitment extends to the health and wellbeing of students, staff and faculty, and the communities we serve. For the past three years, UNB has been carefully...

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There is still time to Give the Gift of Learning this holiday season!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Wrap up your holiday shopping with a unique and meaningful gift from CEL.  That’s right!  Contact us today and you can cross that hard-to-buy-for person off your list with an online Leisure Learning class.   From writing to yoga, Spanish to photography, or knitting to drawing, you can gift an experience that will make your special someone’s 2021 a year...

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Student Drop-In Session - COVID/Holidays

Communications office

Posted: December 8, 2020 11:10:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have questions about what the COVID-19 guidelines are in NB, wondering about self-isolation??  Are you confused about when classes start in January?   If you answer yes to these questions you should plan to attend a virtual student drop-in session being held on Dec. 10 at 12:30 pm. As we prepare for the holiday season, and to spend time with our friends and families,...

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Before you're off for the holidays pre-register for multi-factor authentication (MFA)

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Pre-register for MFA* before the holidays to make your transition easier plus, if you need help during registration, you’ll be able to contact your Level 1 or the IT Service Desk right away. It only takes 5-10 minutes to register. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register (login required) *Starting January 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access all UNB Microsoft...

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Leeeeeet's GET STUFF DONE!

Matthew MacLean

Posted: December 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's almost the end of term! We just have to get through final papers, projects and exams! No big deal! But, hey, you don't have to work alone! One of the best ways to get work done is in a supportive community! And, this is where we (and you!) come in! Matt MacLean, Mental Health Strategist, and Janice Gange, Learning Strategists are here to help you GET STUFF DONE! That's TWO STRATEGISTS for...

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Countdown to the new MyUNB

Isil Flynn

Posted: December 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's exciting to think that a year from now we'll have a new, modern intranet in place. We look forward to delivering to you an easy to use, mobile-friendly interface that brings together the services you currently access to eServices, InsideUNB and the myUNB portal to one place and also connects you to our UNB administrative and service departments in the M365 environment. The new MyUNB...

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Attend the Virtual Energia Ventures Demo Day

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


Energia has adapted to the difficult times that we find ourselves today and moved our 3-month intensive accelerator completely online. This was not without challenges, but the cohort of Five Talented Startups from around the world in the Cleantech, Greentech, and Energy Sectors, were able to attend and make significant progress with their businesses.  This year’s cohort was...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

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, using a blend of virtual face-to-face classes and independent learning, are available to students of all proficiency levels - beginner to advanced: Intensive English for Academic Purposes (January 11 – April 15, 2021) is an excellent choice for...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Forestry Geology – Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the front stairwell of the Forestry Geology building will be closed for approximately two weeks to allow for construction upgrades.  Please use alternate stairways and entrances during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Nathan Ward at Capital Planning & Operations by calling...

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Webinar - Government of Canada: Student Research in the Public Service

Anita Connolly

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

Category: Employment News


Date: Dec 7th, 2020 Time: 12 PM - 1 PM Did you know some UNB students have summer or coop work terms in federal labs? Some even earn Master and Doctoral degrees with public servant mentors. Three local science-based departments will talk about research in the region and answer your questions. Dr. Alexa Alexandra-Trusiak, Environment and Climate Change Canada Christy Arseneau, Natural...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Moving Images

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Live - Moving Images (Sunday, Dec 6, 7:30pm) Online via YouTube Artists:Nadia Francavilla (violin), Carl Gionet (piano) & Philippe Léonard (media artist) Music, film, and video have been partners since the advent of moving pictures. More recently, musicians have exploited the visual medium as inspiration and collaboration. In this performance, our resident musician, Nadia...

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UNB Virtual Maritime Kitchen Party

UNB Communications

Posted: December 2, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Friday afternoon is the perfect time to relax, unwind and join us for a Virtual Maritime Kitchen Party. Everyone is welcome to join the fun! The event is hosted by UNB Fredericton Student Services for the UNB Fredericton community and musical guests will include: Wilfred Langmaid, Student Advocate, who has a long history of performing music in public, including in the...

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Who wants a chance to win a free gift card from Amazon?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 2, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you’ve ever enrolled in a course or program through the UNB College of Extended Learning, we want to hear from you!  We are gathering student success stories and would love to hear your thoughts about your learning experience!   Until January 8, 2021, share your story and we’ll enter your name into a draw to win a $100 gift card from Amazon!  If that...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

Posted: December 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” from UNB (oia@unb.ca). This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check your e-mail for more information. If you have questions regarding this e-mail and survey, you may...

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Interdisciplinary Health Case Competition

Sarah Ann Balcom

Posted: December 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s first Health Case Competition will take place in mid-January, 2021, and will provide undergraduate students the opportunity to solve New Brunswick’s health care challenges. This interdisciplinary competition will allow participants to develop an awareness of the interconnectedness that exists between disciplines and the real world application of knowledge. The...

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Strategic Vision: UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past nine months, the UNB community has risen to unprecedented challenges, shown courage, and embraced change, exemplifying the spirit of the university’s new strategic vision, UNB Toward 2030.      Yesterday, we shared this bold new vision with our community and partners. If you haven’t already, we encourage you to watch this video, which...

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211 New Brunswick

UNB Communications

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Help starts here.  As the province navigates the second wave of COVID-19, people who need support are often unsure where to turn. Whether it is help obtaining food, mental health support or other non-emergency programs and services in the community, residents are advised to dial 2-1-1. 211 is a free, bilingual, confidential resource to help New Brunswickers navigate the network of...

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Send Holiday Greetings to the UNB Community

Carly Jenkins

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This year, many of us will be celebrating the holidays differently than we ever have before. But no matter how different these holidays may be, we hope they will still be a time of rest, rejuvenation and joy, no matter where you find yourself.   Although we are not able to celebrate as we...

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Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s online Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) program is designed to produce proficient, compassionate, committed, and ethical mid-level practitioners and consultants. Join us on December 17 for a free information session that will include an overview of the program, how to apply, a Q&A period, and more.  The one-hour session begins at 2 pm...

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BEd 10-month Program Information Session

Kim Landine

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thinking about pursuing an education degree after your undergrad?  Begin your journey as a great educator here at UNB Fredericton.  Join us for a virtual information drop-in session on Wednesday, December 2 at 6:30-7:30pm.  To access the Zoom link please email Kim at klandine@unb.ca. See you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Landine Email...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer...

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Student Abroad - Go Global Update and Program Overview

Dave Andrews

Posted: December 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Student Abroad Go Global 2021-22 Information Session  Updates and Important information, Programming options, Choosing your program, etc. Please join us next week virtually on Teams  December 7 at 7pm  OR December 8 at 11am Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave Andrews Email Address: dandrews@unb.ca

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There is still time to register for winter term courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Make 2021 the year you pursue your creative interests, advance your career, or work on your degree! Download the winter schedule or visit the UNB Timetable to explore all available learning options. You can choose from a wide variety of online credit courses, like these: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace Learning...

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New Brunswick Public Health Measures

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We acknowledge and understand recent COVID-19 developments are causing concern for members in our community. We must be diligent in following New Brunswick Public Health measures and requirements to reduce the risk of spread and maintain a healthy and safe environment.   We have a responsibility to keep each other and our community safe by taking simple actions including:  Wear...

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NB travel and COVID public advisory for Nova Scotia

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We strongly encourage you not to travel outside of New Brunswick. Effective as midnight on Nov. 26, people travelling into New Brunswick, including all of the Atlantic provinces, are required to self-isolate for 14 days and you must register your travel into New Brunswick.     Travelling outside of New Brunswick may affect in-person course work as self-isolation requirements mean...

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Health and wellness supports available

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's okay if you feel more anxious than usual, this is a stressful time for you, for your family and for your roommates. It is natural to worry and feel anxiety during stressful situations.  If you are feeling overwhelmed, there are supports available to you. Please reach out if you are feeling anxiety about recent developments: UNB Fredericton Counselling Services offers free,...

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Celebrating our Proudly UNB Award recipients!

Alumni Office

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


While the 2020 Proudly UNB Alumni Awards were not able to be celebrated in person this year, we are celebrating the honourees through a week of digital recognition.  The seven award winners are outstanding and truly deserving of this celebration - they represent UNB well with their commitment to their fields, to their communities and to our institution. They are leaders in bettering...

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Multi-factor authentication required for UNB M365 services starting Jan. 5

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting January 5, 2021, multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint.  ACTION REQUIRED:  Pre-register* your account before Jan. 5 to make your transition to MFA easier. It will take 5-10 minutes to complete. Instructions: go.unb.ca/mfa-register  *Pre-registering your account gets...

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BEd 10-month Program Information Session

Kimberly Landine

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thinking about pursuing an education degree after your undergrad?  Begin your journey as a great educator here at UNB Fredericton.  Join us for a virtual information drop-in session on Tuesday December 2nd at 6:30-7:30pm.  To access the Zoom link please email Kim at klandine@unb.ca. See you there!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kimberly...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Abby Pond

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: November 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Abby Pond, Chief Executive Officer of Queen of Cups Lingerie. Abby Pond is the founder and CEO of Queen of Cups Lingerie Inc., launched in 2016. She builds custom-fit lingerie for people that are as individual as the products she makes. She is a passionate community builder- one of the founders of...

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New Brunswick Alert Levels

UNB Communications

Posted: November 26, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the situation changing daily, there are many updates on the potential health risk to our community being issued.  We encourage you to stay informed on the phases of recovery and the current public health alert level.  To learn more about the alert level and health measures, visit frequently asked questions. Under the orange level, face masks must be worn at all times in public...

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UNB Virtual Maritime Kitchen Party

UNB Communications

Posted: November 26, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton Student Services is hosting a Virtual Maritime Kitchen Party for the UNB Fredericton community!  The event will be held on Microsoft Teams and everyone is invited to relax, unwind and join the fun.   Musical guests will include: Wilfred Langmaid, Student Advocate, who has a long history of performing music in public, including in the classes he teaches. Mike...

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Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All UNB Fredericton and Saint-John undergraduate and graduate students should have received an e-mail titled “UNB wants to hear from you!” dated November 23, 2020 from the sender “University of New Brunswick (oia@unb.ca)”. This e-mail contains details inviting you to participate in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). Please check this e-mail for more...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer...

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JDI Roundtable Forum Webinar Series: “Manufacturing Technological Maturity, ” Nov. 27, 2 p.m.

JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick

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

Category: News and Notices


How are the province's manufacturers doing in their drive towards Industry 4.0? Join Herb Emery and Martin Davis for a first look at data describing the maturity of our province's manufacturers in this third instalment of the JDI Roundtable Forum Webinar Series. The presenters will lead a discussion about opportunities for improving manufacturing competitiveness based on data from a survey...

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Changes to the Atlantic bubble

UNB Communications

Posted: November 25, 2020 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We’ve been working closely with federal, provincial and local health authorities and we are committed to keeping our community informed. Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador have recently announced changes to the Atlantic bubble.  Avoid non-essential travel.   All travellers entering Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are required to...

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COVID-19 Exposure Notifications

UNB Communications

Posted: November 25, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The health, well-being and safety of our students, staff and faculty is our primary concern. With COVID-19 cases and public exposures on the rise in our province, it is vital that we do our part to minimize and limit the potential spread of COVID-19 across our campuses and within our community.  New Brunswick Public Health has absolute authority in this matter.  When a person is...

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4-Person Study Stations Now Available in the SUB

Becky Sullivan

Posted: November 25, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We can now accommodate up to 4 people at one study station.  To reserve your Study Station, simply email studyinthesub@unb.ca, wait for the auto-response and follow the steps in the link provided. We look forward to seeing you.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program please refer...

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Looking for a unique & meaningful gift to give this holiday season?

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


Give the Gift of Learning! This year, gift that special someone an experience with an online class from UNB’s lineup of Leisure Learning courses.   With our wide variety of topics, we just may have something for everyone on your list: • Arts & Crafts • Culture • Health & Wellness • Languages • Lifestyle • Photography • Writing &...

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Live Talk on Nov 30: "Bubble Boy" - What a Mental Performance Coach Learned While Living in the Bubble with the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning

Tabatha Armstrong

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join the UNB Fredericton Faculties of Arts and Kinesiology on Monday, Nov 30 at 4pm (Atlantic time) for a live presentation & conversation with Psychology faculty member Dr. Ryan Hamilton & Kinesiology faculty member Dr. David Scott. Join us via this link: https://tinyurl.com/y2xbbbj2 Dr. Hamilton recently spent 65 days in the NHL "Bubble" with the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium Guest Speakers Meaghan Donahue Wies and Ken Morrison from The Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Friday, Nov. 27th at 10:30 a.m. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Title:  Practical applications of research in a performance sport organization. Abstract:  Research and data play an important role in the innerworkings of any organization, and the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic is no exception. The Centre is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on supporting athletes and coaches in...

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Magee House Temporary Playground Closure – Extended

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations on the Fredericton campus wishes to advise that the temporary playground closure at Magee House that started on Nov. 19, has been extended until further notice to allow for necessary ongoing work. Caution/flagging tape and signage will remain in place. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Nathan Ward at Capital Planning & Operations at 506-453-4889...

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Get the new UNB App

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


A new UNB App (Ellucian GO) is now available for download. The UNB app gives you easy access to your class and exam schedules, grades, UNB news and events and more.  Start using the new UNB App now: Download the Ellucian GO app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).  Search and select 'University of New Brunswick' from the list of available institutions.  Click the...

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Keep your academic goals on track with online credit courses!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Need help completing your winter schedule?  Check out the wide selection of courses in our winter term schedule or visit the UNB Timetable for an up-to-date listing. Here are a few courses we don’t want you to miss: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace Learning ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Finding Your Inner Leader - Register today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There is still time to register for this free webinar!   On November 26, join UNB instructor and consulting occupational health and safety professional, Glyn Jones, as he hosts Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic. In this one-hour webinar Glyn will discuss: • The key roles safety leaders play in driving positive change within organizations • The...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Dr. Mahdi S. Hosseini

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: November 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Dr. Mahdi Hosseini to our Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Mahdi S. Hosseini is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a joint appointment at the Dr. J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Hosseini...

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Webinar: Student and Graduate Recruitment Programs in Government of Canada

Anita Connolly

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

Category: Employment News


The Public Service of Canada is the largest employer in the country, employing more than a quarter of a million employees in areas such as health, technology, administration, environment, law enforcement and more. Interested in knowing how you can make a difference to thousands of Canadians while having a career that lives up to your passion? The Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) is...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns - Final Week

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

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

Category: News and Notices


The final week of Family Violence Prevention Month in New Brunswick is coming up, and the MMFC Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) continue this week in addressing a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue.  Coming up this week, on  Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 12 - 1...

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Panel event: 50 years after the Royal Commission on the Status of Women

Tabatha Armstrong

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for a special online panel event on Monday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. (AST) reflecting on the 50 years that have passed since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (RCSW). This event is co-hosted by the faculties of arts at UNB Fredericton and Saint John and will feature the following speakers: • Dr. Gillian Thompson, Professor Emerita of History, UNB Fredericton Talk title:...

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Gaming events to have fun and meet other students!

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: News and Notices


Want to get nerdy, play some games and meet some other cool folks? The UNB Esports Society in collaboration with UNB Student Services are hosting a series of fun gaming events: Don't be afraid to come alone, each event is hosted by a super nice moderator who will make sure you feel welcome! November 19: Among Us 7-10PM November 20: Jackbox Social Night 7-10PM November 21: League of Legends 1v1...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 19, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html DEADLINE: ...

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Webinar on New IB Certificate Program Available to Incoming B.Ed Students at UNBF

Alan M. Sears

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

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, November 30, 2020, from 12:30-1:30 pm, the Faculty of Education at UNB Fredericton will host a public webinar on a new opportunity available to B.Ed students beginning in the fall term of 2021.  Students entering the 10-month B.Ed (School Years) program have the opportunity to apply to be included in a cohort to earn an International Baccalaureate (IB) Certificate in...

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UNB Hosts Online Panel Discussing Women’s History and Gender Inequality

Kathleen McLaughlin

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB invites members of the community and media representatives to attend a special virtual panel event on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (RCSW). The panel event will feature four experts on women’s history and gender equality: • Dr. Gillian Thompson, Professor Emerita of History, UNB Fredericton, Introduction: The RCSW in Fredericton • Dr. Gail Campbell,...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Kristi Allain, PhD

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Kristi Allain, PhD., will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, Finding Pleasure in the Contradictions: Aging and Physical Activity, Beyond Neoliberal Pressures and Burdens of the State on Friday Nov. 20, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Kristi Allain Biography: Kristi is a Canada Research Chair in Physical Culture and Social Life and an...

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Volunteers Needed

Jeremy Foss

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

Category: News and Notices


Want to take part in a study about the use of cannabis by persons who want help with an eating disorder? No medical diagnosis is needed. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must be at least 19 years old, English speaking, a student at UNB or STU, living with an eating disorder for 6 months or more, and willing to participate in two individual interviews. The interviews will take...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: November 18, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

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, using a blend of virtual face-to-face classes and independent learning, are available to students of all proficiency levels - beginner to advanced: Intensive English for Academic Purposes (January 11 – April 15, 2021) is an excellent choice for...

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Free Webinar: Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s College of Extended Learning invites the UNB community to attend the free webinar, Finding Your Inner Leader in the Midst of the Pandemic. UNB Occupational Health and Safety instructor, Glyn Jones, will discuss: • The key roles safety leaders play in driving positive change within organizations • The foundational skills of safety leadership • How you can best...

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Join a Study on Transitions to Adult Healthcare for New Brunswick Youth/Young Adults with Complex Care Needs

Lillian MacNeill

Posted: November 18, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care at the University of New Brunswick is currently recruiting participants for research to improve transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth and young adults with complex care needs in our province. (Complex care needs can refer to health and/or social care needs that can come with or without an official diagnosis or...

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Bookstore Continuing Online Operations and now serving the Saint John Campus

Shelley Nowlan

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

Category: News and Notices


With the closure of the brick and mortar store on the Saint John Campus all textbooks will now be showing on the Fredericton website www.unbshop.ca under textbooks, click enter courses and  under program select your campus. If your course says that materials are still being finalized, please click the notify me when button to be informed when a text has been selected. Textbooks...

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Magee House - Temporary Playground Closure

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise of a temporary playground closure at Magee House, starting Thursday, November 19th and reopening on Tuesday, November 24th.   This closure is necessary to allow for ongoing work.  Caution/flagging tape and signage will be in place. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Nathan Ward at Capital...

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Tell us your Success Story for a chance to win!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you had a positive learning experience through the UNB College of Extended Learning?  If so, we would love to hear from you!   Your participation in a CEL course or program may have been to advance your career, pursue a new direction, earn a degree, or learn for the pure joy of it.  Whatever your reason for learning, we want to hear how the experience has made a...

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Winter term is coming!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 17, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Don’t be disappointed!  Register early for the courses you need to complete your degree.  Take a term based online course or register for an open entry online course and start anytime. Here are just a few of the many courses available in the 2021 winter term: ECE 2214 - Digital Logic Design  ECE 2215 - Digital Logic Design Laboratory ED 3114 - Introduction to Workplace...

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Student Union Orientation Chair and Vice-Chair Positions Open

Gillian McLean

Posted: November 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in taking your leadership skills to the next level? Do you love building community on campus? If you answered yes to these questions, then apply to be the next Student Union Orientation Chair or Vice-Chair. Applications are due on Wednesday, November 18 at midnight. Visit unbsu.ca/jobs to find out more about the positions and about how to apply.  Category: News and...

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Guest Lecture - Fluid Mechanics Research at DRDC Atlantic by Dr. Rob Doyle (20th November 2020)

Siddharth Raval

Posted: November 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the Department of Mechanical Engineering class ME3511 (Fluid Mechanics) for a guest lecture with Dr. Rob Doyle (DRDC) on 20th November 2020 between 10:30 AM - 11:20 PM. The lecture will take place virtually via MS Teams (link below) and is titled "Fluid Mechanics Research at DRDC Atlantic".  Link: Join via MS Teams  Abstract Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC) is an...

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UNB Alumni Host Career Talks Online

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and expertise, as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events, live via Zoom. Saint John: Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. (AST) Fredericton: Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30-8 p.m (AST) Students and alumni will sit in designated ‘break out rooms’ to discuss professional development related topics...

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50 Years after the Royal Commission on the Status of Women: Where do we stand now? A Special Panel Event

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: November 16, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for a special online panel event on Nov. 23 at 4pm (Atlantic time) reflecting on the fifty years that have passed since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women (RCSW). This event is co-hosted by the Faculties of Arts at University of New Brunswick Fredericton and Saint John and will feature the following speakers: • Dr. Gillian Thompson, Professor Emerita of History,...

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You’re invited: “5G in Fredericton: The future is now” webinar on Nov. 17

UNB Communications

Posted: November 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join Rogers and the Fredericton Innovation Partnership as they discuss 5G network technology, and how it will drive innovation and business transformation. Experts will discuss the evolution of 5G, the opportunity it creates, and the innovation it will foster in Fredericton. Date: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 Time: 3:00 - 4:00 AST Register:...

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A Faculty of Education Panel Series Panel Questions: What are educators’ responsibilities in our climate emergency?

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday November 19, the UNB Faculty of Education presents: Questioning Education: A Faculty of Education Panel Series Panel Questions: What are educators’ responsibilities in our climate emergency? Panel Question: What are educators' responsibilities in our climate emergency? The public is invited to UNB Fredericton on Thursday November 19 at 7:00 - 8:30pm for this free public...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

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

Category: News and Notices


Family Violence Prevention Month in New Brunswick continues and so do the MMFC Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) addressing a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue. Coming up this week, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., is "Domestic Violence: It’s Your Business - A...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Alicia Sharp

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Alicia Sharp, CEO of Upfront Cosmetics to our Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. We take an active, unbiased, and curious approach to everything we do. We do the research, so you won’t have to, and we’ll always make the truth of our creations accessible for your discovery and...

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Last chance to take advantage of our BOGO special on ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you know someone who would benefit from learning practical skills and techniques to help cope with a loved one’s challenging behaviours? This holiday season, you can make a difference by giving the gift of learning.  The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Training for Families and Caregivers program includes a suite of introductory-level courses designed for parents, family members...

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UNB recognizes Remembrance Day

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


For the eighth year in a row, UNB is recognizing the effect of war on students, faculty and staff. UNB Remembers, an event that is typically held each November on campus, brings the university community together to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifices that UNB members made in wartime and beyond. Due to the pandemic, this year’s event moves to an online format, running from Nov....

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html DEADLINE:  November 15th,...

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Now hiring: Campus Activities Coordinators

Student Services

Posted: November 9, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Student Services is hiring one or two students who are passionate about UNB and want to foster a strong sense of campus community through student events. Campus Activities Coordinators will gain start-to-finish experience in event planning as they generate virtual and in-person program ideas; identify partnership opportunities; and plan, promote, and host events in consultation with the...

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Mental Health Treatment Preferences

Taylor MacKinley

Posted: November 9, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT PREFERENCES SURVEY Looking for UNB undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a ​30-minute online survey about mental health treatment.  We would love to hear from all students whether or not you have used mental health services before! TO FIND OUT MORE, CLICK...

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SUB Closed Wednesday, Nov. 11

Matthew Theriault

Posted: November 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Student Union Building will be closed on Remembrance Day - Nov. 11 Regular hours will resume on Thursday, Nov. 12 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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The Fiddlehead Free Online Poetry and Prose Reading - November 25

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: November 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020 The Fiddlehead is hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The fourth of these events will be happening on November 25 at 6:00 pm EST. The series highlights writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. Join us in...

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The UNB Art Centre Presents Fredericton's Fibre Arts Network Online and In-person

Oliver Flecknell

Posted: November 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton’s Fibre Arts Network (FAN) will feature their latest group exhibit entitled Craft 2020: Reflections at the UNB Art Centre from November 1 – December 13, 2020.  As we adjust to the “new” normal, members of the public can view this exhibition that is installed in the gallery space by appointment on Sundays by signing up at...

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Reminder: Submit your Student Technology Fee ideas by Nov. 13

Student Technology Fee Committee

Posted: November 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your ideas for the Student Technology Fee is Friday, Nov. 13. Have a say in how your tech fee is spent – submit your ideas today: email stf@unb.ca or use our online suggestion form.  The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNBF that is used to improve information technology services for student use. You have probably benefited from...

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UNB Licence Plates

Alumni Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Be #ProudlyUNB wherever the road takes you! With front licence plates no longer required in NB, UNB's Associated Alumni now has #ProudlyUNB licence plates available for purchase, in support of the UNB Alumni Legacy Award.   Recipients of the award, like Laura Palmer, exemplify the #ProudlyUNB spirit on campus and in their communities. As faculty, staff, and alumni, your support matters...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: Michael Justason

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting McMaster Assistant Professor, Michael Justason, on November 10th from 12:00 -12:50 PM.  Michael teaches courses in geotechnical engineering, engineering economics, communications, and senior design project courses. He is a graduate of McMaster in Civil Engineering and Management (’93) and a Masters in Engineering (’95)....

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Fall Convocation Ceremonies to be held November 7

Communications Office

Posted: November 5, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Fall Convocation Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 and all are invited to watch! The Fredericton campus's ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the UNB Fredericton Facebook page. The Saint John campus's ceremony is scheduled for 5 p.m. and can be viewed at either the Graduation website or on the...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html DEADLINE:  November 15th,...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Psychology Colloquium: Graduate Student Research Symposium

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, November 13th, the University of New Brunswick's Department of Psychology will be hosting a Graduate Student Research Symposium! We have four wonderful Psychology graduate students who will be with us to present their respective research activities. The colloquium will take place at 10:00 am via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend! Please click "HERE" to join!   Danie...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 4, 2020 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: November 4, 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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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

Virtual Cafe

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

Category: News and Notices


Introducing the Virtual Cafe! We encourage you to practice social distancing and stay at home to keep safe, but don't forget to log on, plugin, and engage with one another remotely. Take a break from social media, online classes, assignments and deadlines to join UNB Student Services and other departments for a variety of fun and interactive virtual activities on Microsoft...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking to boost your resume and gain experience volunteering in the community? Visit the UNBF Volunteer Fair today. There are a variety of not-for-profit organizations that need your help on a one-time and longer term basis. In person and virtual experiences are available.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNBF Volunteer Fair Email...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be closed November 9th - 13th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Reminder: UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy Consultation Sessions on Nov. 5

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


We encourage all members of our community to participate in one of two consultation sessions being held to provide faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about UNB’s proposed Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy.  The draft policy outlines a process for students, faculty and staff to operate within the University using a chosen...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

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

Category: News and Notices


November 1st marked the start of Family Violence Prevention Month here in New Brunswick. Over the month of November, in partnership with researchers, collaborators, and stakeholders, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research will be hosting a series of Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) around a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and...

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Marshall d'Avery Water Shut Down

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: November 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations wishes to advise that the water at Marshall d'Avery will be shut off on Wednesday, November 4th from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to allow for repairs. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Capital Planning & Operations at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address:...

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Mourning the passing of UNB student Aidan Burbank

UNB Communications

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of UNB student Aidan Joseph Burbank, who passed away on Oct. 15, 2020. He was 21. Born in Richmond Hill, ON, Aidan was a second-year student in the faculty of forestry and environmental management who loved archeology and history.  Many of Aidan’s family and friends will remember him as a gifted musician who was...

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Reminder: UNBF flu immunization clinics this week

UNB Communications

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season.  There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of drop-in appointments...

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How to Apply to Federal Jobs

Hilary Marks

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Online Event hosted by UNBF Career Development and Employment Centre UNB students and alumni are invited to take part in a webinar session on How to Apply for Federal Jobs as part of a Government of Canada employment information series. • Are you interested in learning more about federal jobs? • Are you looking for summer or co-op positions? • Have you recently graduated or...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html DEADLINE:  November 15th,...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:05:00 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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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

Virtual Cafe

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Introducing the Virtual Cafe! We encourage you to practice social distancing and stay at home to keep safe, but don't forget to log on, plugin, and engage with one another remotely. Take a break from social media, online classes, assignments and deadlines to join UNB Student Services and other departments for a variety of fun and interactive virtual activities on Microsoft...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking to boost your resume and gain experience volunteering in the community? Visit the UNBF Volunteer Fair today. There are a variety of not-for-profit organizations that need your help on a one-time and longer term basis. In-person and virtual experiences are available.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNBF Volunteer Fair Email...

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Reminder: UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy Consultation Sessions on Nov. 3 and 5

UNB Communications

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We encourage all members of our community to participate in one of two consultation sessions being held to provide faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about UNB’s proposed Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy.  The draft policy outlines a process for students, faculty and staff to operate within the University using a chosen...

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UNB Alumni Host Career Talks Online

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Saint John: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. (AST) Fredericton: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6:30-8 p.m (AST) Current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and expertise, as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events, live via Zoom. Students and alumni will sit in designated ‘break out rooms’ to discuss professional development related topics that include:...

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You are invited: UNB and Parks Canada make a first-ever research announcement on Nov. 5

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: November 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 1 pm for a special announcement from UNB and Parks Canada. This announcement will celebrate a research partnership between the two organizations, and will include remarks and information as well as a question and answer session that will be of particular interest to students studying or working in coastal biology and ecology. The event will be held on...

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Student Technology Fee - How do you want it spent?

Student Technology Fee Committee

Posted: October 30, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know you can have a say in how your Student Technology Fee is spent? Submit your ideas by November 13: email stf@unb.ca or use our online suggestion form. The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNBF that is used to improve information technology services for student use. You have probably benefited from Tech Fee funded projects, even if you aren’t...

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The Spirit of Memorial Hall

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The following story is a tale told by Angie Deveau, a communications officer at the University of New Brunswick. Have you ever wondered if any spirits drift through the halls of the University of New Brunswick late at night? Well, Terry Parsons, a patrol officer on UNB Fredericton’s security team, knows the answer to that question. Established in 1785, UNB is the oldest English-language...

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Apply to Graduate in 2021

Communications Office

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students who plan to graduate at the Spring Convocation ceremony in May 2021, must apply to graduate here.  The deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2021.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

Virtual Cafe

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Introducing the Virtual Cafe! We encourage you to practice social distancing and stay at home to keep safe, but don't forget to log on, plugin, and engage with one another remotely. Take a break from social media, online classes, assignments and deadlines to join UNB Student Services and other departments for a variety of fun and interactive virtual activities on Microsoft...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking to boost your resume and gain experience volunteering in the community? Visit the UNBF Volunteer Fair today. There are a variety of not-for-profit organizations that need your help on a one-time and longer term basis. In-person and virtual experiences are available.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNBF Volunteer Fair Email...

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Accessing Services – Office of the Registrar (Fredericton Campus)

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the Office of the Registrar, Fredericton campus, is adjusting our walk-in hours, effective Monday November 2, 2020.   The Office of the Registrar continues to offer virtual service to support student needs and will offer walk-in services in Sir Howard Douglas Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. See UNB Fredericton Office of the Registrar...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - The Impact of COVID-19 on The Everyday Lives of Atlantic University Sport Student-Athletes, Dr. Cheryl A. MacDonald

Leslie Harquail

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friday Nov. 6, 2020 10:30am - 11:50am.  All Are welcome.  http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Abstract This sociological study will map out the impact of the novel coronavirus (also known as the global COVID-19 pandemic) on the everyday lives of Atlantic University Sport student-athletes. Atlantic University Sport (AUS) houses eleven member institutions and over 2,500 student-athletes...

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Research Study on Drug Usage

Alexandra Michelina Reurink

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I would like to learn more about your experiences as University of New Brunswick student, to try and understand why students have or have not used prescription stimulants (commonly known as study drugs- such as Adderall and Ritalin). I am looking for people who are between the ages 19-24; speak and understand English; and are interested in discussing stress, coping, and use or non-use of study...

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Speaker Series Online Livestream with Curtis Kennedy

Nandi Kaul

Posted: October 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Curtis Kennedy (TME'18) joins us online to share his experiences as an entrepreneur on the first ever Speaker Series Online Livestream. Join the conversation on the Faculty of Management Facebook page at 12 noon on October 30, ask questions, and support your local entrepreneur making a global impact! Curtis started working on inventions at the age of seven and filed his first patent...

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Reminder: UNBF flu immunization clinics this week

UNB Communications

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season. Two will be held this week. There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of...

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You’re Invited to UNB’s Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy Consultation Sessions on Nov. 3 and 5

UNB Communications

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We encourage all members of our community to participate in one of two consultation sessions being held to provide faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback about UNB’s proposed Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy. The draft policy outlines a process for students, faculty and staff to operate within the University using a chosen...

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Study Strategies Session

Rebecca Ward

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the Most of Your Reading Week IF YOU ARE: Reading your texts again and again without much information uptake Spending more time making notes than understanding the material Unsure of how to even begin reviewing course content for exams THEN YOU CAN: Join the Learning Strategist, Janice Gange, for an hour-long session on evidence-based learning strategies to get the most out of your...

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Accessing Services – Office of the Registrar (Fredericton Campus)

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the Office of the Registrar, Fredericton campus, is adjusting our walk-in hours, effective Monday November 2, 2020.   The Office of the Registrar continues to offer virtual service to support student needs and will offer walk-in services in Sir Howard Douglas Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. See UNB Fredericton Office of the Registrar...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Oct 30 last day to apply!

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars... Can I apply?  If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB to present teaching and research awards at fall convocation

Communications Office

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick will honour three outstanding individuals for their accomplishments and commitment to teaching and research at its virtual fall convocation ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 7. Two UNB Saint John faculty members will be recognized with Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Excellence in Teaching Awards. This award recognizes outstanding teaching on the basis of nominations...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 28, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html  DEADLINE: ...

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Student Abroad - Go Global Update and Program Overview

Dave Andrews

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

Category: News and Notices


 Please join UNB Global Learning and Engagement for important updates and an overview of your Student Abroad options as a UNB student!   Two virtual sessions to choose from using Microsoft Teams (click the date to join the session):   Tuesday November 3 at 2pm Wednesday November 4 at 7pm  To receive a direct invitation to the link for the Teams session, please...

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UNB professor elected to the Royal Society of Canada

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Dr. Gary Waite has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the senior national, bilingual council of distinguished Canadian scholars, humanists, scientists and artists. Currently the acting chair of the history and classics departments in UNB Fredericton’s faculty of arts, Dr. Waite joins 86 others as new Fellows in the...

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Last chance to register for APAC 2020.

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss out on the chance to join like-minded professionals, individuals on the Autism Spectrum, and their families for the 2nd annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference on November 5!  Check out the full schedule and start planning your virtual conference journey!  With this special online edition of the conference, APAC 2020 offers a full day of informative and...

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Mourning the passing of former writer-in-residence Richard “RM” Vaughan

UNB Communications

Posted: October 27, 2020 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of former writer-in-residence Richard “RM” Vaughan, who passed away on Oct. 23, 2020. He was 55. Born in Saint John, NB, Richard was a successful creative writer and journalist who completed his BA (‘87) and MA (‘91) in English from UNB. After graduating, he moved to Toronto and became well-known in the...

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Add Leadership Studies to your Degree

Josie Seely

Posted: October 27, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Leadership Minor and Certificate programs are designed for any student enrolled at UNB and will prepare you to meet future challenges and opportunities in any sector, profession, or location you choose. The  Leadership Minor and Certificate will help build your leadership knowledge and skills, increase your innovation capacity, and deepen your understanding of society's...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 27, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html DEADLINE:  November 15th,...

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Professor Greg Marquis to read as part of Lorenzo Society series

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Greg Marquis, professor of history and politics at UNB Saint John, will launch his new book, John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Year Canada Was Cool on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. ADT, as part of the Lorenzo Society’s virtual series. In 1969, at the height of John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono’s popularity, they visited Canada. Recounting the story of events which took place while in the...

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Recruiting Men Living with Extra Weight for an Exercise Study

Mohammad Keshavarz

Posted: October 27, 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 health/ fitness assessment and a free 12 weeks exercise program with an exercise professional delivered online at home without need any equipment. Taking part in this study will...

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Reminder: UNBF flu immunization clinics Oct. 27 and 29

Communications Office

Posted: October 26, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season.   There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of drop-in appointments...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 26, 2020 11:03:00 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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure excellent teachers get the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be...

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How to Apply for Federal Jobs

Anita Connolly

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

Category: Employment News


UNB students are invited to join the Career Development and Employment Centre for a webinar session on How to Apply for Federal Jobs! Are you interested in learning more about federal jobs? Are you looking for summer or co-op positions, or are you graduating this year and seeking employment? ​Take part in this virtual event Oct. 28 noon – 1 p.m. to ask questions and learn more...

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UNB is Here: Dive Deep into Marine Biology

UNB Marketing

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

Category: News and Notices


Whether you choose to study marine biology on UNB’s Fredericton or Saint John campus, you can expect to get your hands dirty.  The programs equip students with a broad marine biology education and immersive, in-field learning opportunities.  Immersive marine semesters  One of the most exciting aspects of the programs are the marine semesters offered on each campus. The...

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Digital launch of Unicorn in the Woods

Alisha Bainbridge

Posted: October 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join Goose Lane Editions on Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. (ADT) for the digital launch of Gordon Pitts’s highly anticipated new book,Unicorn in the Woods. Journeying back to the origins of Radian6 and Q1 Labs — two New Brunswick companies with strong connections to UNB, that sold for a combined $1 billion — in the basements and offices of a group of geeks and dreamers, Pitts...

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UNB Fredericton winter term delivery methods

UNB Communications

Posted: October 23, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The delivery methods for UNB Fredericton winter term courses are now listed in the course registration system.  The UNB course timetable indicates if courses are offered through in-person instruction, alternative delivery method or a combination of the two. The delivery method for each course is specified by the classroom assignment. If the winter term course delivery method is not listed,...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Beyond Breathing - An Online Mindfulness Group

Tanya Jones

Posted: October 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beyond Breathing:  An Online Mindfulness Group - Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm, November 13th, 20th & 27th  Mindfulness is defined as a state of open attention to the present moment in a non-judgemental way. Learning how to cultivate this type of awareness has been scientifically proven to provide numerous benefits including, stress reduction, better focus, improved physical health...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. E. Sandra Byers

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. E. Sandra Byers (University of New Brunswick) will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?". The colloquium will take place on Friday, October 30th, at 10:00 am via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend! Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet? Sexual well-being has a strong personal...

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UNB is Here: Reducing Food Waste One Mushroom at a Time

UNB Marketing

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

Category: News and Notices


Experts estimate that $49.5B worth of food is lost or wasted in Canada alone each year. Recognizing the growing concern around food safety, UNB science graduate, Natasha Dhayagude (BSc'14) and her co-founder David Brown, looked to nature to find a solution.  The answer came in the form of an extract from white button mushrooms. The founders of Chinova Bioworks are pioneering...

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UNB is Here: Where Health Care Meets Social Justice

UNB Marketing

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

Category: News and Notices


Founded by the UNB faculty of nursing, the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre is leading the way in primary health care in Canada. It’s the only teaching facility of its kind in the country, and the only health clinic in Canada with a Community Access Room, an accessible, low barrier space offering laundry services, a shower, a fresh cup of coffee and friendly conversation....

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html  DEADLINE:  November...

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Cellar Pub & Grill is Open for Business

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a warm meal on these cool days? Stop by the Cellar Pub and Grill in the SUB - you won't be disappointed with our menu options or our prices! The Cellar Pub opens at 11:30am Monday - Friday & 4:30pm on Saturdays. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Ross Leadbetter

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Friday Oct. 23 at 10:30am - 11:50am  All are welcome!  http://Join Microsoft Teams Meeting Dr. Ross Leadbetter- Dr. Ross Leadbetter holds an interdisciplinary PhD in the development of high-performance teams and the creation and conversion of authentic knowledge for competitive organizational, team, and individual advantage. In his current role as the Executive Director and CEO...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 21, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars... Can I apply?  If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for NB Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate student that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY be qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Student (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Chaplaincy is online!

Michael Bravener

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

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that Campus Ministry is available online? The office at C.C. Jones is closed for now but our Chaplain, Mike Bravener is available at chaplain.fredericton@unb.ca, or through Facebook at UNB Campus Ministry page. We are looking to begin a weekly series entitled "The Chaplain's Inn" on Wednesday evenings 7:00 pm. This online gathering is a place to ask questions, share thoughts, poems...

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9th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with a panel discussion: How can education systems in Atlantic Canada best respond to calls to combat systemic racism and to adopt anti-racist principles?

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday October 29th, the UNB Faculty of Education presents the 9th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with a panel discussion: How can education systems in Atlantic Canada best respond to calls to combat systemic racism and to adopt anti-racist principles? Panel discussion: How can education systems in Atlantic Canada best respond to calls to combat...

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Group Support for Eating Disorders

Morgan Rogers

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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SUB Study Spaces

Becky Sullivan

Posted: October 20, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


SUB Study Spaces have expanded to include more 2-person stations in the Cafeteria/Atrium with ALL stations having access to power. To book your Study Space simply email studyinthesub@unb.ca and follow the link provided in the auto-response. We look forward to seeing you.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Managing the New Normal - Register Today

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time to register for this free webinar!   On October 22, join UNB instructor and consulting occupational health and safety professional, Glyn Jones, as he hosts Managing the New Normal. In this one-hour webinar Glyn will discuss: • A framework for establishing new norms for businesses to successfully and safely reopen in the post-COVID Canadian workplace •...

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You will not want to miss these presenters at APAC!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2nd annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) is almost here!   On November 5, join us for an exciting online conference that is jam-packed with speakers who are passionate about autism and are keen to share their knowledge and experiences with you.  Keynote speakers, Dr. Thomas Zane and Dr. Mary Jane Weiss, will provide insight into evidence-based treatments and the...

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Travel and face mask policy update

UNB Communications

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Public Health has revised their advice and requirements for travel to orange zones within the province.  N.B. Travel advisory New Brunswick Public Health advises to avoid all non-essential travel to orange zones. If you enter a yellow zone after travelling to an orange zone, you must: Wear a mask when in public. Be vigilant in self-monitoring for symptoms and get tested as...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office and Associated Alumni

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, once again the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although our graduation ceremonies will be held virtually this fall, we want all members of the UNB community to have an opportunity to celebrate our graduates and to welcome...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Tabitha Cocuzzoli

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html  DEADLINE:  November...

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UNB continues connecting students with sustainable experiential educational opportunities

UNB Communications

Posted: October 19, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Community-engaged learning, a form of experiential education, helps students connect what they’re learning in the classroom to what’s happening in their communities and give them skills to think about solutions to some of the grand challenges in our world. Environmental, economic and social sustainability are just a few of these challenges, and students from the University of New...

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Apply for a Social Media Coordinator position

Marketing Office

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

Category: Employment News


Looking for student employment? UNB's Marketing Office partners with faculties and units to create opportunities for students to gain valuable experience contributing to an organization’s social media presence while developing relationships, contacts and transferable skills. Social Media Coordinators are responsible for promoting the hiring unit through official unit and university social...

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Last chance to see The UNB Art Centre Exhibition, Attending the Apocalypse

Oliver Flecknell

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Attending the Apocalypse by Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney, an exhibit that was cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the exhibit was presented virtually it will now actually be on view in the gallery spaces from September 13- October 25. In keeping with COVID-19 requirements for physical distancing and contact tracing, the exhibit will be...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Music and Film

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB LIVE – Music and Film (Wednesday, October 21, 7:30pm) via YouTube Live Artists: Nadia Francavilla (violin), Carl Gionet (piano) Enjoy an evening of music from the great film composers of the 20th century performed by violinist Nadia Francavilla and pianist Carl Gionet. The program includes John Williams’ Schindler’s List and features music from Erich Korngold,...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Upcoming sessions and more

Erik Denis

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

Category: News and Notices


We’ve reached the halfway mark of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but there are still lots of ways to get involved: 1. Add a Cybersecurity Awareness Month image to your background in Teams Find out how. 2. Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) Click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal to get started or attend one of our upcoming...

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Reminder: UNBF flu immunization clinics 2020

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season. There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of drop-in appointments...

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Reminder: UNB to host HPV and other immunization clinics for UNB and STU students

UNB Communications

Posted: October 16, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton is hosting an immunization clinic for UNB and St. Thomas University (STU) students who would like immunization for HPV (Gardasil-9) and/or other immunizations required for degree programs, such as bachelor of nursing and bachelor of social work. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will be a limited...

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Reducing food waste one mushroom at a time

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Experts estimate that $49.5B worth of food is lost or wasted in Canada alone each year. Recognizing the growing concern around food safety, UNB science graduate, Natasha Dhayagude (BSc'14) and her co-founder David Brown, looked to nature to find a solution. The answer came in the form of an extract from white button mushrooms. The founders of Chinova Bioworks are pioneering the use of mushroom...

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UNB announces Valedictorians

Communications Office

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will celebrate the accomplishments of its 2020 graduates at virtual graduation ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 7. The ceremonies for graduates on the Fredericton campus will take place at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., with the Saint John event being held at 5 p.m. Information regarding the degrees to be distributed at each specific ceremony can be found on UNB’s graduation...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Barbara Ann Fisher-Townsend

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of faculty member Barbara Ann Fisher-Townsend, who passed away on October 11, 2020. She was 70. Born in Hamilton, ON, Barbara graduated from UNB Fredericton with her PhD in sociology in 2006. Barbara’s research was in the area of domestic violence and religion. With other colleagues at UNB, and abroad, she co-authored several...

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UNB face mask policy update

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As you may be aware, there have been changes to GNB recovery levels within the province as well as an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout New Brunswick. Effective immediately, masks must be worn at all times on UNB campuses, both indoors and outdoors, for the next 14 days.  Previously masks could be removed indoors in conference rooms and teaching spaces that accommodate 10 or fewer...

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COVID Alert app available in NB

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The more people who use it, the more effective it will be in helping to protect each other and our communities. The app is available for free download through the Apple or Google Play app stores.  About COVID Alert app: Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking to boost your resume and gain experience volunteering in the community? Visit the UNBF Volunteer Fair today. There are a variety of not-for-profit organizations that need your help on a one-time and longer term basis. In-person and virtual experiences are available.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNBF Volunteer Fair Email...

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Faculty of nursing and FDCHC host N4 webinar

UNB Communications

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three members of the faculty of nursing at UNB Fredericton will be hosting a live webinar through N4 (the National Newcomer Navigation Network) on Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. ADT.  Tracey Rickards, Kelly Scott-Storey and Joan Kingston will speak on the unique collaborative model of the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre, in particular the symbiotic relationship between Horizon...

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Launching UNB Fredericton’s Campus Sustainability Plan

Danielle Smith

Posted: October 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the new Strategic Vision, the University of New Brunswick plans to become a leading institution in sustainability. UNB Fredericton’s Campus Sustainability Plan (CSP), is the first of its kind for a post-secondary institution within New Brunswick and provides a road map of how UNB will meet this goal.   The plan focuses...

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UNB Makerspace opening October 19th

Robert Moss

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

Category: News and Notices


Just a quick note that the UNB Makerspace is opening this year this Monday, October 19th! We are in Head Hall (new) room B8 and hope to see you there! We are open to UNB undergrad students, grads, staff and faculty. We have limited room capacity this year in accordance with COVID-19 protocols and make sure to bring your mask! Our new hours for the Fall term 2020...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/ DEADLINE:  December 5,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

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

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/ PLEASE NOTE:  Deadline is November 15th,...

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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

Virtual Cafe

Posted: October 14, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Introducing the Virtual Cafe! We encourage you to practice social distancing and stay at home to keep safe, but don't forget to log on, plugin, and engage with one another remotely. Take a break from social media, online classes, assignments and deadlines to join UNB Student Services and other departments for a variety of fun and interactive virtual activities on Microsoft...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Ross Leadbetter

Leslie Harquail

Posted: October 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at 10:30am - 11:50am Teams link at bottom of the page  All are welcome. Dr. Ross Leadbetter- Dr. Ross Leadbetter holds an interdisciplinary PhD in the development of high-performance teams and the creation and conversion of authentic knowledge for competitive organizational, team, and individual advantage. In his current role as the Executive Director and CEO of the...

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Speaker Series Online with Kathy Malley

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


In this episode Kathy Malley (BEd''79), Vice President of Malley Industries Inc, talks about the "Embracing Change and Building Relationships". Kathy attained a Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick following studies in fashion merchandising and design at Ryerson. Among the many hats she wears as Vice President of the family-owned business, Kathy contributes to the...

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The Fiddlehead Free Online Poetry and Prose Reading - October 28

Kelsey Hovey

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

Category: News and Notices


Over the final months of 2020 The Fiddlehead is hosting a series of free online readings featuring the writers whose work appears in the 75th anniversary issue. The third of these events will be happening on October 28 at 6:00 pm EST. The series will highlight writers from across the country as we tour through the issue, beginning on the east coast and moving west. Join us...

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Reminder: UNB to host HPV and other immunization clinics for UNB and STU students

UNB Communications

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season. There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of drop-in appointments...

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Reminder: UNB to host HPV and other immunization clinics for UNB and STU students

UNB Communications

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton is hosting an immunization clinic for UNB and St. Thomas University (STU) students who would like immunization for HPV (Gardasil-9) and/or other immunizations required for degree programs, such as bachelor of nursing and bachelor of social work. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will be a limited...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Beyond the Bare Minimum; Sexual Coercion in 2SLGBTQIAP+ Lives

UNB Communications

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocates (CSASAs) will be hosting the first conversation in their Deconstructed Panel series called "Beyond the Bare Minimum" on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 12:30 p.m. This live lunch and learn event will be held on Teams and will feature Dr. Erin Fredericks, professor of sociology at St. Thomas University and Cassidy...

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Free Webinar: Managing the New Normal

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s College of Extended Learning would like to invite the UNB community to attend the free webinar, Managing the New Normal. UNB Occupational Health and Safety instructor, Glyn Jones, will discuss: • A framework for establishing new norms for businesses to successfully and safely reopen in the post-COVID Canadian workplace • The shift in work culture • Expected changes...

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RBC Leadership Conference: The Future of Innovation

Ashlee Donaher

Posted: October 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Ideas, Bold Solutions, and Exploration. This is what The Future of Innovation is.  Coming up on Friday, Oct. 16, UNB’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology, Management and Entrepreneurship is hosting its annual RBC Leadership Conference, The Future of Innovation [Disrupted]. In this year’s virtual conference, we will be bringing together leaders from around the world...

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UNB Fall Convocation Ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: October 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Fall Convocation ceremonies are now scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7.    The schedule for the virtual ceremonies is as follows:   University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus 66th Convocation Ceremonies 9 a.m. - Ceremony A - Faculties of Forestry and Environmental Management; Nursing; and Science. 11 a.m. - Ceremony B - Faculties of Management;...

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Promoting self-care for World Mental Health Day

UNB Communications

Posted: October 9, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In recognition of World Mental Health Day, the University of New Brunswick is highlighting a few of the various ways our instructors have promoted wellness and self-care practices within various course offerings across our campuses over the past year. World Mental Health Day is a campaign created by the World Health Organization (WHO) that takes place every year on Oct. 10 to raise awareness of...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: News and Notices, Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For complete details on the program and for the application, please refer to...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year, MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00). For the application and complete details on the program, please refer to - https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html   Category:...

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UNB flu immunization clinics 2020

Communications

Posted: October 8, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will be hosting a series of publicly funded immunization clinics for the 2020-2021 influenza season. There is no cost for the vaccine, and it is available for all faculty, staff, students and their families. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will also be a limited number of drop-in appointments...

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UNB to host HPV and other immunization clinics for UNB and STU students

UNB Communications

Posted: October 8, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton is hosting an immunization clinic for UNB and St. Thomas University (STU) students who would like immunization for HPV (Gardasil-9) and/or other immunizations required for degree programs, such as bachelor of nursing and bachelor of social work. Please call the UNB Student Health Centre at 453-4837 to book an appointment. There will be a limited...

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Flu shots available at the Campus Pharmacy

Campus Pharmacy

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

Category: News and Notices


Flu shots are now available at the Campus Pharmacy in Fredericton ahead of the flu season. With a New Brunswick Medicare card, there is no cost for the shot. Everyone is welcome and no appointment necessary! Visit the pharmacy in the UNB Bookstore to get yours. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Campus Pharmacy Email Address: campuspharmacyunb@gmail.com

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Do not miss out on the APAC 2020 keynote sessions!

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


We’re very pleased to have so many presenters on the program to join us virtually for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference next month. Mark your calendar for November 5 and tune into these thought-provoking keynote sessions: Science and Pseudoscience in Autism:  Selling Hype or Giving Hope Dr. Thomas Zane will discuss the hot topic of autism treatment.  In this session you...

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SUB Closed Monday, October 12

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Student Union Building will be closed on Thanksgiving Day - Monday, Oct. 12 Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 13 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Travelling during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: October 7, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is important to remember that if you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you must follow rules in place at your destination(s) as well as New Brunswick Public Health requirements when you return. If you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days when you return to New Brunswick. Travel within the four Atlantic provinces will not require...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 7, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Thanksgiving Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will be open on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, Oct. 12) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members who would like to workout or swim at URec are reminded that bookings are required, either online or by phone at (506) 453-4579, prior to arrival. A full list of available workout and swim times can be found on our website. Booking a workout (or swim) time online using our member portal can be completed in just...

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Sodexo Hot Lunch Specials Wednesday, Oct. 14 & Friday, Oct. 16

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Hot Lunch Specials  Oct. 14: Zesty Meat Chili and a Roll + Bottle Water.  Price $7.00 tax included Oct. 16: Chicken Pesto Pasta with Garlic Bread + Bottle Water. Price $9.00 tax included Come see us in the SUB Atrium 11:30am - 1:00pm   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Closure of Tim Horton’s in the SUB

UNB Communications

Posted: October 6, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since September, the university has supported the operation of the Tim Horton’s outlet by our Fredericton food service partner, Sodexo Canada, so that, during these difficult times, there was a friendly place on campus for UNB staff, faculty and students to purchase coffee, snacks and lunch. Both UNB and Sodexo have worked hard and invested significant amounts of money to try to ensure...

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Book Returns to the Campus Bookstore (Fredericton)

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: October 6, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In response to popular demand and with a huge thank you to Facilities Management, the UNB Fredericton Bookstore recently took steps to make the return of textbooks (either purchased or rented) a much simpler process. Two drop boxes were installed in the lobby of the Bookstore building. Students seeking to return books may do so from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through the use...

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Virtual Drop-In Study Sessions

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: News and Notices


Getting stuff done while working from home can be hard. Come get motivated, get some work done and be reminded that we are in this together! Check out the TEAMS link below. Supported by the UNB Peer Support Centre: FB: www.facebook.com/UNBPSC INSTAGRAM: unb_psc October 12th 3:30-4:30PM ADT Session: https://bit.ly/3ljXbrK October 13th 6:30-7:30PM ADT Session: https://bit.ly/3d1KgaZ Category:...

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UNB Special Bursary Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate full-time students who are registered full-time at UNB and meet the eligibility criteria for the 2020-2021 academic year, MAY qualify for the UNB Special Bursary Program (maximum award $1,000.00).  For the application and for complete details on the program, please refer to...

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Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Undergraduate students that are full-time at UNB for the academic year 2020-2021 and meet the eligibility criteria MAY qualify for the Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students (awards up to $2,000.00). For complete details on the program and for the application, please refer to...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

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

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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UNB Sustainability Week

Danielle Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is hosting its third annual Sustainability Week. Due to COVID-19, the week will be exclusively virtual! Follow along with a variety of partnering UNB social media accounts from Oct. 13 – 16, 2020 as they share how they are celebrating sustainability.  There will also be several virtual events throughout the week. These will include a Green Business Panel and an...

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Apply Now to Be a Tutor

Sara Rothman

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

Category: Employment News


Are you a good student? Do you like to help others to learn? If yes...then we need you! Student Services is adding new tutors to the Inventory of Tutors. Graduate and senior undergraduate students who enjoy teaching others are invited to apply to be included in the Inventory. Tutors are paid $12 - $20 per hour based on experience and qualifications. Application forms are available online. For...

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Get involved in cybersecurity awareness month at UNB

Erik Denis

Posted: October 1, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM)? Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October: Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron)  Click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal to get started or attend one of our upcoming Beauceron credit sessions to have your Beauceron courses marked as complete (see below...

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UNB Final Exam Schedule (Fall 2020) Posted

Bryan Price

Posted: October 1, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Final Exam Schedule for Fredericton Campus will be posted for October 2nd 2020.  Click to view the schedule online. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Bryan Price Email Address: price.b@unb.ca

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Research Project on the Role of Cannabis in Eating Disorder Recovery

Kathryn Weaver

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

Category: News and Notices


Want to take part in a study about the use of cannabis by persons who want help with an eating disorder? No medical diagnosis is needed. To be eligible for this study, you must be at least 19 years old, English speaking, a student at UNB or STU, living with an eating disorder for 6 months or more, and willing to participate in two individual interviews. The interviews will take place by...

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The APAC 2020 early registration deadline is almost here!

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out for your chance to win your conference registration fee for the fully online Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) on November 5.  Register by October 5 and your name will go into a draw to win your conference registration fee FREE -- a value of $149+HST! View the conference schedule and see what we have planned!  A bonus for this year’s APAC is...

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Reminder: Mi'kmaq Treaty Day online event at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 30, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In honour of Mi’kmaq Treaty Day on Oct. 1, UNB and the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre will be hosting an online event via Microsoft Teams from 6 to 8 p.m. This is one of the first events to initiate the president-sponsored series that elevates Indigenous and Black voices. Mi’kmaq Treaty Day commemorates the key role of treaties in the relationship between the...

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Travel requirements during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: September 30, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The fall 2020 term is well underway and all of us are adapting to our new environment. The health and safety of the UNB community continues to be our top priority as Thanksgiving weekend and the fall reading week are quickly approaching. This is typically a time when we travel to spend time with family and friends, however, this year is far from typical.     It is important to...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 30, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Research Study: Nursing Student Participants Needed!

Karen Ursel

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

Category: News and Notices


“LIVING ON THE EDGE” ~ UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEACHING-LEARNING JOURNEY… I am looking for nursing students who are willingly to share an experience of living on the edge in a teaching-learning situation. Are you 19 years of age or older? This is an opportunity to participate in a nursing research study which will contribute to the shaping of teaching-learning experiences in...

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Observing Orange Shirt Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 29, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Sept. 30, every member of the UNB community is being encouraged to wear their orange shirt in honour of Orange Shirt Day. This annual event grew out of Phyllis' story, a survivor who was six when she had her orange shirt taken away from her the first day she was in Mission Residential School. Orange Shirt Day compels everyone to be reflective and commemorate the...

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First-Year Student Survey - Share Your Feedback

Sara Rothman

Posted: September 29, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The annual First-Year Student Survey is now underway.  New students should have received an email with a link to participate.    We want to know about your experience while choosing a university and starting your studies at UNB.  Your feedback will help us to ensure that our recruitment materials and events and orientation programming (like SOAR and Fall Orientation) are...

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Important dates in October

Communications Office

Posted: September 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students should be aware of the following dates: October 12 – Thanksgiving Day – University holiday – no classes. October 23 – Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with prorated refund. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Observing Orange Shirt Day and Mi'kmaq Treaty Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: September 28, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Sept. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 1, UNB’s community will be observing Orange Shirt Day and Mi’kmaq Treaty Day. On Sept. 30, every member of the UNB community is being encouraged to wear their orange shirt in honour of Orange Shirt Day. This annual event grew out of Phyllis' story, a survivor who was six when she had her orange shirt taken away from her the first day...

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Speaker Series Online with Terry Malley

Nandi Kaul

Posted: September 28, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In this episode Terry Malley (BA'81), President and CEO of Malley Industries Inc, talks about the "Freedom and satisfaction in growing your own business". Watch the full episode here Born and raised in Moncton, NB, Terry holds Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Crandall University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New Brunswick, a Masters Certificate in Project...

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Speaker Series Online with Anne-Marie Gammon

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


In this episode Anne-Marie Gammon (BBA'83) talks about "building a sustainable career". Born and raised in Penobsquis, N.B., Anne-Marie, MBA, FCPA, FCMA is the inaugural President & Chief Executive Officer of CPA Atlantic School of Business. Watch the full episode here Bringing over 25 years of senior financial management experience within diverse industries including education, real...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: September 28, 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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Road to Resilience - Online Group for Students

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services is offering our Road to Resilience Group online for the Fall 2020 Term.  This will be offered on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 pm starting October 7th. This group will be open to students experiencing a range of common difficulties such as anxiety, depression, stress and interpersonal challenges. The group will operate from a strength-based lens with a focus on...

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UNB becomes first Canadian university to offer phone services through Microsoft Teams

Nicki Violette

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

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff at the University of New Brunswick now have full access to their office phone services when working remotely or on campus following the successful migration of UNB’s phone system to Microsoft Teams on Aug. 27. UNB is the first Canadian university to move to a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone system run entirely through Teams, a Microsoft app known best for its video meeting,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Student Accounts Office Hours

Richelle Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


The Student Accounts office will be open Tuesday, September 29th from 9:00am - 12:30pm and Wednesday, September 30th from 12:30pm - 4:00pm.  After this time, the office will be closed for in person transactions. Please see below for contact information: Payment Plans or Extensions - finserv@unb.ca Student Loan Paperwork - studentloan@unb.ca Special Statements and Letter Requests -...

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Graduate Student Volunteers Needed For Peer-Based Support

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Would you like to contribute to a supportive and safe community for graduate students at the University of New Brunswick? The UNB School of Graduate Studies and UNB Counselling Services are collaborating to offer a new peer-led graduate student support program for graduate students at both campuses. The program consists of ongoing meetings led by a pair of trained peer moderators drawn from the...

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Fall Convocation moving to virtual-only ceremonies

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Dear Students, As we have learned over the past six months, life with COVID-19 is nothing if not unpredictable. At UNB, it has taught us that creativity and adaptability are essential. In planning Fall Convocation our top priority has always been to provide UNB’s Class of 2020 with a graduation experience to celebrate and recognize all that our students have accomplished. After a great...

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Tertulia – Tom Beckley on Wendell Berry

Tracy Glynn

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

Category: News and Notices


Our first tertulia this fall features Tom Beckley on the American writer, environmentalist and cultural critic Wendell Berry this Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7:00pm (ADT) on Zoom.  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/228397161933521/ Join online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81648496876?pwd=UlJpMVh5alptZ1JibzJFSVh3bWxEZz09 Join by phone:  +15873281099 or +16473744685 Meeting ID: 816...

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COVID Alert app now available in NB

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The more people who use it, the more effective it will be in helping to protect each other and our communities. The app is available for free download through the Apple or Google Play app stores.  About COVID Alert app: Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask...

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Register now to watch The Summer Institute Demo Day 2020

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


Whether you have been following our progress all along or have yet to meet our entrepreneurs, we welcome you to the Summer Institute community. After three months of thoughtful design, prototyping, and business development, the cohort will share their stories of achievement and officially launch their new ventures. Join us to celebrate the hard work and vision of New Brunswick’s latest...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Bach to Benny Goodman

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Livestream Concert - Bach to Benny Goodman Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. LIVE through YouTube Artists: Michael Bridge (accordion, piano) & Kornel Wolak (clarinet) Kornel Wolak (clarinet) and Michael Bridge (digital accordion) are an internationally acclaimed duo, pushing the limits of their instruments and musical styles into the 21st Century. With deft virtuosity, and endless...

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UNB alumni recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards

Natasha Rego

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

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards recently recognized seven UNB alumni.    Crown Corporation or Post-Secondary Institution Dr. Gaëtan Thomas (BScE’82, DSc’18): President & CEO, NB Power, Fredericton, N.B.   For-Profit with 1-250 Employees Lydia Bugden (LLB’91): CEO & Managing Partner, Stewart...

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Student Employment Opportunities – apply now! (Work-Study 2020-2021)

Hilary Marks

Posted: September 18, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Work-Study program at UNB Fredericton campus is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy student with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study is completed in collaboration with career...

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Academic Accommodations and other Support for Fredericton Students With Disabilities

Kelley Bird

Posted: September 18, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Student Accessibility Centre (SAC) on the Fredericton campus is committed to facilitating an inclusive learning environment for students with disabilities and works collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to realize this commitment.  The SAC provides a variety of  services to students with disabilities including: Supporting instructional, classroom, and...

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UNB Work-Study – Is now open

Hilary Marks

Posted: September 17, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Work-Study program at UNB Fredericton campus is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy student with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study is completed in collaboration with career...

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The SUB is Open & Back in Business

Becky Sullivan

Posted: September 17, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Subtowne is offering 20% off on all Herschel backpacks and accessories until September 30. SUB Styles is open and taking appointments.  To schedule your hair cut please call 452-6900 Stop by the Campus Convenience shop for all your convenience store needs.  They're open from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.   Tim Hortons is open and is now offering dine-in seating.   Category:...

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UNB Centre for Musical Arts Presents MusicUNB 2020 Fall LIVESTREAM Concerts

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Centre for Musical Arts Presents MusicUNB 2020 Fall LIVESTREAM Concerts MusicUNB 2020 Fall Season is going LIVE! MusicUNB is excited to continue the proud tradition of bringing music to the university and the broader community. As always, MusicUNB has an interesting array of concerts for you as well as our 2nd Contemporary Music Festival. The only thing different this season is that you...

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NSTP call for applications 2021-2022

Heather Major

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

Category: Financial Aid


Polar Knowledge Canada's Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) has released their call for applications for the 2021-2022 year. For more information and to apply please use the following link: https://nstp-pfsn.smapply.io Applications must be received by November 10th, 2020. Best, Heather Major Chair, UNB Northern Studies Committee   Category: Financial Aid Article Contact...

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UNB Work-Study – Is now open

Hilary Marks

Posted: September 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Work-Study program at UNB Fredericton campus is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy student with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study is completed in collaboration with career...

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Individual Student Study Stations in the SUB

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


If you find yourself on campus and are in need of a place to study, we have individual student study stations available in the Cafeteria, the Atrium and the Blue Lounge. For more information or to book your table - simply email studyinthesub@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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UNB is here for you

Communications Office

Posted: September 14, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In recent weeks, we have provided updates on what to expect when you return to campus. We understand that preparing for fall term is a stressful time. We understand that healthy bodies and minds are the foundation for student success at university. There are a number of resources available to anyone who requires support during the transition back to university life. If you are feeling...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 14, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Last chance to register for the FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Deadline to register is September 25. Time is running out to register for UNB’s FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program.  Remember, this program is completely online so you can study at your own pace, at your convenience!  If you’d like to increase your knowledge and ability to affect change and improve services for individuals living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum...

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Smile Cookies are back at Tim Hortons!

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Smile Cookie Week Sept. 14 - 18 When you buy a Smile Cookie for $1.00 - your full $1.00 goes to support your local food bank! Stop by today and pick up your Smile Cookie. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: September 14, 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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UNB PhD student to become specialized population analyst

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


A PhD candidate from the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus has been selected as a trainee for the Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) Program: Developing Talent for Population Analytics in Aging Societies. Spurred by the fact that the population of Canada is aging at an unprecedented rate, CAnD3 is the first Canadian multidisciplinary...

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Supreme Court of Canada Justice Thomas Cromwell to Judge 58th Harrison Shield

Ed Bowes

Posted: September 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 58th edition of UNB Law’s in-house moot will be like no other in the law school’s history. In addition to the Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench, The Hon. Tracey DeWare (LLB ’94) and The Hon. Madame Justice Kathleen Quigg (LLB ’89) of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell has agreed to help judge this...

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Online Webinar: Does Liberalism Need Christianity?

Alan M. Sears

Posted: September 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Does Liberalism Need Christianity? An online webinar delivered by Dr. Tom Bateman, Professor of Political Science at St. Thomas University. Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7-8 p.m. Liberalism owes a great debt to Christianity, having grown out of Christian theological ideas and moral commitments.  The talk will explore whether liberalism therefore may not be intelligible or sustainable outside...

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The full schedule for APAC 2020 is now available!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) 2020 November 5, 2020 Start planning your virtual conference journey! The full schedule of concurrent sessions -- complete with descriptions and presenter information -- is now available. Here are highlights of what your registration at the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference includes: • A full day of access to experts in the areas of Autism...

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UNB Work-Study – Is now open

Hilary Marks

Posted: September 10, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Work-Study – Is now open The Work-Study program at UNB Fredericton campus is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy student with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study is...

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UNB senior leadership update

UNB Communications

Posted: September 10, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bob Skillen, UNB’s Vice-President Advancement, has decided to retire on Dec. 4 of this year.  Bob has been the inaugural Vice-President Advancement at UNB, after serving as Director of UNB’s Alumni Association. His responsibilities as Vice-President Advancement include a number of very important externally facing activities for UNB, including alumni relations,...

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UNB English Language Programme Tuesday night course

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 10, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1011, 2011), a graduate course (AESL 6021) and non-credit offerings (CELP 1001, CELP 1003) are...

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Partial Road Closure on MacKay Drive by BMO Centre

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that there will be a partial road closure on MacKay Drive starting on Monday, September 14th until approximately Thursday, September 17th, weather permitting.  Signage and barricades will be in place, as well as a Flagger to direct traffic. This partial road closure is necessary to allow for essential construction upgrades...

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Signage

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


To ensure physical distancing, we will direct traffic through our buildings by using directional signage on doors, walls and floors. Always remember to look for markings denoting the traffic flow and follow these directions. Signage will be posted on elevators denoting the maximum occupancy and/or temporary closures unless there is a need for use. To maintain the safety of students, faculty and...

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COVID-19 Student Safety Orientation

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To understand the new safety procedures implemented on campus, all students returning to UNB are required to complete a COVID-19 student safety orientation before returning to campus. The safety orientation provides important information on New Brunswick Public Health requirements and UNB guidelines to maintaining a safe environment for the UNB community.   We take the health and...

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Study spaces and food services on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We will rely on each other to maintain a healthy community by taking simple actions such as physical distancing, wearing face coverings, frequent hand washing, staying home when sick and covering coughs and sneezes. Study spaces Bookable study spaces that adhere to physically distancing guidelines have been set up on campus. Wi-fi is...

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Location tracking at UNB Fredericton

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our faculty and staff.  Although we have made great progress in reopening our campuses, there are additional necessary steps we need to take to keep each other safe as we work together to reduce the risk of COVID-19 cases in our community.  UNB will collect location information for the purposes of supporting New Brunswick Public...

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Tim Hortons is Open!

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Tim Hortons has reopened!   Due to the designated Enter/Exit doors & the directional movement through all buildings, you may find the quickest route is to either enter the SUB using the Pacey Drive entrance or by using the Cellar Landing entrance (northwest entrance). Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm We look forward to seeing you!   Category: News and...

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Academic success at UNB Fredericton

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:10:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you’re studying by ADM or taking in-person classes this semester, UNB ITS created a list of IT services, tools and information to get you IT-ready this fall, including how to download MS Office for free and how to sync all your files on OneDrive.    Study strategies, time management skills and self-discipline will help you succeed in a blended learning environment....

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You’re Invited to UNBF Commencement 2020

Sara Rothman

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:09:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Wednesday, September 9.  This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to UNB and celebrate their entry into higher education.   Commencement will include messages from our President, Vice-President Academic, Piluwitahasuwin, and a welcome from the Student...

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Important dates in the month of September

Communications Office

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Academic Calendar contains important dates of which students should be aware.  Those in the month of September include: Wednesday, Sept 9 - Start of classes for both campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd). Monday, Sept. 14 - Last day for payment of University tuition and fees. Friday, Sept. 18 - Last day for adding Fall Term and full-year courses. Fall term and full-year...

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New safety measures on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB takes the health and safety of our community very seriously. We continue to work with New Brunswick Public Health and WorkSafeNB to ensure UNB’s reopening is managed and phased appropriately. Our goal is to protect the health and safety of our community while mitigating the risks of spreading the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of the UNB community is...

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Spaces on campus - Classrooms and lecture halls

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We will rely on each other to maintain a healthy community by taking simple actions such as physical distancing, wearing face coverings, frequent hand washing, staying home when sick and covering coughs and sneezes. Health and safety requirements Workspaces, lecture theatres, classrooms and kitchenettes that remain open for use will...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: September 8, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars...   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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New Leisure Learning Online Courses Staring Soon

Azza Seif-El-Nasr

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

Category: News and Notices


Great New Leisure Learning Online courses happening this fall!  Here's the link to check out our virtual Evening & Weekend Classes: https://www.unb.ca/cel/enrichment/leisure-learning/online/index.html   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Azza Seif-El-Nasr Email Address: Azza.S@unb.ca

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Engineering and Science Co-op Orientations: Undergraduate and Graduate Sessions

Catherine Wilson

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

Category: News and Notices


Engineering and Science Co-op Orientation Sessions Want to get a job in your field next summer (2021)? Give yourself an edge in the work world when you graduate.  Gain valuable work experience through co-op.   Attend ONE of the orientation sessions via Microsoft Teams (be sure to add to your calendar!) to learn more: UNDERGRADUATE SESSIONS: Tuesday September 15, 2020 at...

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Fire Drills

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


Instruction for: All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the Emergency Procedures Booklet posted on bulletin boards (also available from the Safety Office and on the web at...

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Would You Be Interested in Participating in a Study?

Melanie Richard

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

Category: News and Notices


Want to take part in a study about the use of cannabis by persons who want help with an eating disorder? No medical diagnosis is needed. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must be at least 19 years old, English speaking, a student at UNB or STU, living with an eating disorder for 6 months or more, and willing to participate in two individual interviews. The interviews will take...

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Community face masks at UNB Fredericton

UNB Communications

Posted: September 3, 2020 11:02:00 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. Why should I wear a face mask? Wearing a community face mask is an additional preventable health measure people can take to...

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The UNB Art Centre presents its first exhibit since the COVID-19 lockdown

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Attending the Apocalypse by Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney, an exhibit that was cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the exhibit was presented virtually, it will now actually be on view in the gallery spaces from Sept. 13 to Oct. 25, 2020. In keeping with COVID-19 requirements for physical distancing and contact tracing, the exhibit will be...

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Join us November 5 for the 2nd Annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC)

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


APAC 2020:  A Spectrum of Resources Great news!  The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference is back – except this year, we’re bringing the conference to you!   With this special virtual edition of the conference, APAC 2020 offers a full day of informative and thought-provoking breakout sessions and keynote addresses by experts in the field of assessment, treatment,...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Lloyd Waugh using 3D imaging to slow virus spread on construction sites

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: September 2, 2020 8:00:00 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. In the Department of Civil Engineering in Fredericton, Dr. Lloyd Waugh is leading one of thirteen projects funded by a joint, province-wide call. Working...

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Labour Day hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will be open on Labour Day (Monday, Sept. 7) from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members who would like to workout or swim at URec are reminded that bookings are required, either online or by phone at (506) 453-4579, prior to arrival. A full list of available workout and swim times can be found on our website. Booking a workout (or swim) time online using our member portal can be completed in just a...

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There is still time to register for a course this fall

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 1, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Download the fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable and explore all available learning options. Choose from open entry or term based online credit courses. Featured courses: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ED 4012 - Diversity and Inclusion in Adult Learning • ECE 4133 –...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! 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 only at this time. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be...

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Exercise Study Targeting Men

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: September 1, 2020 8:00:00 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. We are working to get back after the COVID-19 shut down and are active again! Contact us to secure your...

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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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COVID-19 research: Remote Breathing Therapy

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 31, 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. PhD student Aaron Tabor is researching the use of mobile devices in facilitating breathing exercises for recovery and rehabilitation. He is working with Dr....

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Attention MATLAB Users - Steps to update your MATLAB installation

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB has renewed our campus-wide license for MATLAB & Simulink for one year, effective July 1, 2020. To continue to access MATLAB, you may need to update the license file. Open MATLAB. If you are prompted to activate a new license file: Click on ‘Activate Software’.  Choose to ‘Activate using Internet’.  Once the reactivation is complete, restart MATLAB. For issues related to...

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You're invited to UNB's Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:10:00 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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Looking Ahead to Fall

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:09:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to keeping our community informed with the latest COVID-19 updates and advice. Whether you are a returning student or future student, we are here to help you navigate this unprecedented moment in time. As we continue to prepare and look forward to the fall semester, there are a number of public health guidelines that you need to be aware of. Over the coming weeks as we finalize...

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Booking a workout or swim time at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


When URec reopens on Tuesday, Aug. 4, members will notice many changes at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER and SMA Pool that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most notable changes will be the requirement to book a workout (or swim) time in advance of accessing the facilities. Booking a workout (or swim) time will allow us to adhere to and maintain capacity...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 29, 2020 11:03:00 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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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: July 29, 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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UNB researchers providing science expertise to new Ocean Supercluster project

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Tommi Linnansaari, UNB’s Atlantic salmon research chair and an associate professor in the department of biology and in the faculty of forestry and environmental management in Fredericton, is contributing his knowledge of Atlantic salmon to Ocean Aware, a new, $29 million project announced today, in hopes of better understanding ongoing population decline. Ocean Aware is a...

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COVID-19 research: Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 27, 2020 8:00:00 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. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet (Business, Saint John) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects. They will be investigating...

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Are you looking for an interesting upper-level elective to complete your fall schedule?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are new to the subject or are considering a minor or major in Sociology, add Women and Nonviolence (SOCI 3668) to your schedule and take an in-depth look at how women from around the globe have worked to make the world a better place through nonviolent strategies. This term-based online course is open to students who have completed 30 ch of university courses or by permission...

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COVID-19 research: Antigen production

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Shawn MacLellan, Dr. Michael Duffy and Dr. Aurora Nedelcu (Biology, Fredericton) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects,...

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UNB MTME students showcase their startups

Communications Office

Posted: July 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students in the UNB Master of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (MTME) program pitched their start-ups to more than 100 venture capitalists, government officials, angel investors, mentors and supporters on July 16 – all together via Zoom. The MTME is a rigorous year-long program through the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship that equips students...

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Equipment Pool Opening

Debbie Goguen

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note: The Equipment Pool, (located in Marshall d’avray Hall) will open on limited basis, for appointment only beginning Monday, July 20th.  The schedule will be as follows: Monday 10am -2pm Pick up and return Wednesday 10am-2pm Pick up ONLY  Friday 10am -2pm – Pick up and return Please note the following steps to pick up and drop off equipment: To reserve equipment...

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URec set to reopen August 4

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4, URec will be ready to welcome back members at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool. As URec reopens, members will notice many changes that have been implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these implemented changes include the following: All URec programs, services & facility access will follow a phased reopening approach. As an added safety...

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Orientation Week Coffee House

Niko Coady

Posted: July 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hello everyone! This year, UNBSU Orientation is hosting a Coffee House as one of our events for virtual orientation week. We are putting out a call for talent submissions, as we know there are many talented folks in the UNB community! If you would like to submit a talent (singing, dancing, poetry, juggling...and more!), please send a video under 5 minutes to viceorientation@unbsu.ca before...

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CETL Media Lab Re-Opens (Appointments Only)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


The Media Lab in Marshall d'Avray Hall (Room 234) is open by appointment only. To set up a meeting, please contact medialab@unb.ca or leave a message at 447-3400. We will contact you as soon as possible. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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Thesis Proposal Discussion

Tricia Canning

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note that you are invited to attend MN student, Hanin Omar’s, thesis proposal discussion which will take place on Friday, July 24th at 0930.  The title of Hanin’s work is, Health Resilience of Arabic-Speaking Refugees with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus during Covid 19 Pandemic Mitigation Measures. Her supervisor is Dr. David Busolo, and committee members...

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UNB COVID-19 research profile: Dr. Anna Ignaszak

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 21, 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. Anna Ignaszak (Chemistry, Fredericton) is leading one of 13 recently-announced COVID-19 research projects; her lab is working on a portable and...

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UNB’s Summer Institute welcomes nine Canadian companies

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The Summer Institute at the University of New Brunswick has accepted nine companies from across Canada into its intensive entrepreneurship program, the largest cohort yet in its seven-year history. The program, offered through UNB’s J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, is a three-month accelerator for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and the passion to...

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Graduate Student Support Group

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This group is designed specifically for the graduate student experience. Common difficulties will be explored through a focus on resilience, connection, skill building and peer support. This is a dynamic, responsive, process-oriented group, which invites participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a facilitated setting. This group is confidential and facilitators ensure...

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SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty

Olivia Hanson

Posted: July 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty   Looking for software to help with data management and analysis? SAS software is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute Inc. for data management and advanced analytics, with applications for topics like multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics....

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Job Opportunity: Part-Time Research Assistant

Leanne Skerry

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

Category: News and Notices


Would you or someone you know like to be part of the research team for an exciting project on spiritual care screening and assessment for hospitalized patients in New Brunswick? We are seeking a motivated individual within New Brunswick for part-time employment (flexible hours) at a competitive rate ($25.00 per hour) with Horizon Health Network over an approximate 6-month period. Employment is...

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 20, 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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Share with your friends and family - Buy 1 get 1 Free ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning offers Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers, an array of online courses covering different topics based on the principles of ABA.  Designed for busy parents and caregivers, participants can work at their own pace, one course at a time, while networking and learning from others who are facing similar challenges. Choose from the...

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13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have been awarded $409,854 by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 13 projects investigating the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will support researchers in disciplines ranging from nursing to education to chemistry who are contributing to pandemic response...

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Equipment Pool Re-Opening!

Debbie Goguen

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

Category: News and Notices


The Equipment Pool, located in Marshall d’Avray Hall, will open on limited basis, for appointment only, beginning Monday, July 20th.  The schedule is as follows:  Monday 10am -2pm Pick up and return  Wednesday 10am-2pm Pick up ONLY Friday 10am -2pm – Pick up and return Please note the following steps to pick up and drop off equipment:  To reserve...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Paediatric to Adult Healthcare. Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Kaelin Barry

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

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care is currently seeking participants for a study on improving transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth/young adults with complex care needs in New Brunswick. Participants may be entered in a draw to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! We are recruiting youth/young adults with complex care needs between the ages of 14-30 years who are...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare. Chance to Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Kaelin Barry

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

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care is currently seeking participants for a study on improving transitions from pediatric to adult healthcare for youth/young adults with complex care needs in New Brunswick. Participants may be entered in a draw to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! We are recruiting youth/young adults with complex care needs between the ages of 14-30 years who are...

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Anywhere. Anytime. Earn your FASD Intervention Support Certificate Program online @ UNB

Shawna Kirkbride

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

Category: News and Notices


Considered an invisible disability, FASD impacts an estimated 4% of Canada’s population. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FASD diagnosis, intervention, and support.   The UNB College of Extended Learning’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Intervention...

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Canada Student Service Grant

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In response, the Government of Canada has created the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG), a program that will provide post-secondary students and recent graduates with volunteer opportunities to help with the response to COVID-19 at Canadian not-for-profit organizations. Participating post-secondary students and recent graduates will be eligible to apply for a grant, which will provide from...

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Natasha Simon named MWC Director

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Natasha Simon has been named Nikanahtpat (Director) of the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, effective July 1, 2020. Nikanahtpat is a Wolastoqey term meaning “one who leads by mind, body and spirit.” Natasha is Mi’kmaq from Elsipogtog, N.B. In her personal and professional lives, she has worked tirelessly to center Indigenous knowledge systems and history in her work. Natasha...

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Speaker Series Online with Muthu Singaram

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


Welcome to the UNB Faculty of Management's Speaker Series Online! In this episode, Muthu Singaram talks about building a start-up, as a career, and shares his journey as an entrepreneur. Muthu Singaram is the CEO of the IIT Madras Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre Incubator, founder of multiple start-ups including VibaZone, & Start-up Podium. A lifelong learner and an author of two books...

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Mac users on Fredericton campus: Pop-up window appearing asking for credentials

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Some Mac users working on the Fredericton campus are seeing a pop-up window appear every 15-20 minutes asking you to enter your credentials. Please ignore this window and, instead, make the following change to your Mac to stop the pop-up window from appearing again. If you are working from home, you do not need to make this change but should once you return to campus. You must be on campus and...

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 6, 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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UNB cybersecurity training for students

Erik Denis

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB, so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. Get started on the training now: Enroll at go.unb.ca/beauceron (see the 'Getting Started' section), then use the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB portal...

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Virtual Social for Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) students: July 16, 2020

Lindsey Gilbert

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

Category: Student Organizations


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) program are invited to participate in our very first virtual social! It will take place on Thursday, July 16th, at 7:30 pm Atlantic time (UTC-4:00). Come say hi, introduce yourself, and chat about your experiences as a student in the BIS program! If you are interested in attending, or can't make this event but would be...

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CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Jay Leblanc

Posted: July 2, 2020 11:01:00 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 research focuses on life satisfaction after traumatic spinal cord injury

Fiona Hendrie

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

Category: News and Notices


A study, conceived and designed by a University of New Brunswick PhD candidate, is examining the perceptions and reality of life satisfaction following traumatic spinal cord injuries. “An Examination of Life Satisfaction Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Induced Quadriplegia and Paraplegia: Comparing Society’s Expectations to Patient Reported Life Satisfaction” was...

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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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You are invited to the Bi-Campus 2019-20 Virtual Town Hall on June 3

UNB Communications

Posted: May 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall with UNB’s President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle on Wednesday, June 3.   Our community has faced some unprecedented challenges, and the important opportunities we normally have to come together haven’t been possible this spring. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle, and other members of UNB’s executive...

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UNB celebrates the Class of 2020

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


This week, the University of New Brunswick will celebrate the accomplishments of its more than 1,600 graduates from across Canada and around the world. Although unable to hold its annual graduation ceremonies as a result of COVID-19, the university wants to congratulate its students on achieving this significant milestone. UNB is proud of the 1,278 students receiving their bachelor’s...

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Highlighting some of our graduates

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


As we often say at UNB, graduation is a time when communities join to celebrate the work and accomplishments of students and faculty. While this year’s graduates are experiencing a different form of send-off due to COVID-19, they remain as accomplished, determined and driven as ever. We’ve chosen four students whose stories are a snapshot of some of the incredible work happening...

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you're a graduating student, this week the university is celebrating your accomplishment. We are pleased to let you know that the names of UNB’s Class of 2020 will be printed in the May 30th editions of both the Telegraph Journal and Daily Gleaner. We hope this will be a keepsake for reflection, and allow you to review the names of all those who completed their degrees alongside of...

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Learn Spanish this Summer @ UNB

Dawn Dignam

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

Category: News and Notices


This Summer, UNB is offering two Spanish courses: June 1-22, 2020: SPAN 1203 - Introductory Spanish I July 2-20, 2020: SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Courses also provide a background in Hispanic culture. Learn more or register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dawn Dignam Email Address: dawnd@unb.ca

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places - Phase One recommendations

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Since its establishment in 1785, UNB has had a rich, long-standing history in New Brunswick. With many of UNB’s buildings and other spaces named after historical and contemporary leaders, conversations surrounding named places are happening within our university community, just as they are at many universities across North America.   Shortly after I began my term as president of UNB,...

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English Language Programme Summer Term course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you a full-time undergraduate or graduate student whose first language is not English?  Would you like to enhance your English skills?  Academic English as a Second Language courses may be the right fit for you.  AESL 1011 (for Undergraduate students) and AESL 6021 (for Graduate students) will be offered July 7 – August 13 using alternative delivery methods. ...

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Lets Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Human Rights and Postive Environment Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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Associated Alumni Champagne Toasts

Natasha Rego

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

Category: News and Notices


Although we could not be together this spring, the Associated Alumni is happy to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of UNB’s Spring 2020 graduates through virtual champagne toasts. The Associated Alumni Champagne Toast has been a 30-year tradition on the Saint John campus. Tune into the UNB Young Alumni Facebook page for special live toasts, delivered by members of the...

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Job opportunities for students in New Brunswick

Office of Experiential Education

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


These past few months have been unpredictable for all of us and, in addition to the disruption in our personal and academic lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant negative impacts on employment, food security and certain sectors of the economy Employers around the province are looking for people to help in recovery efforts and contribute to a stronger New Brunswick. Due to the...

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Career Talks Online: Free Webinars for Students

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following complimentary webinars for UNB students & recent graduates. June 3: Networking on LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • How to not be awkward when networking • 3 types of people you should network with • Creating scripts and templates to get you in touch with target contacts June 10: Career Conversation...

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Impact of giving

Communications Office

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of COVID-19, many UNB students lost their part-time and summer employment that is vital for covering the cost of student fundamentals such as tuition, textbooks, rent, food and childcare. In response to this pressing student need, UNB created the COVID-19 Student Relief Fund and sought financial support from the university’s extended community.  Thanks to...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series May 27, 10:00 - 11:00 (AST)

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 27, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT) 3D Pet/Family Portraits Join Jody and her kids as they take an hour to pay homage to the things that give us comfort - our pets!  Don't have a pet - neither do we, but we love animals.  So, we will draw inspiration from the pets of friends and family.  Grab some inspiration and have a...

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Michael Marin named acting dean of law

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce that Michael Marin has been named acting dean of law at UNB.    Mike joined UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law as an assistant professor in 2016. He was promoted to associate professor and appointed associate dean in 2018. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, an MA in public policy from Carleton University and an LLM from the University of...

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Revelations: Selections From the UNB Permanent Collection - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

Posted: May 21, 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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Lets Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Cat Squires

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

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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A clarification to student parking refunds

UNB Communcations

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic limiting access to our campuses, President Mazerolle has approved a prorated parking refund for students who purchased a 10-month or 12-month parking pass. The refund is based on the unused portion of the pass, minus an administrative processing fee.  The refund amount per pass will be credited to student accounts: $29.21 for the 10-month pass and...

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Aquatic Facility in Bailey Hall- Essential work during COVID-19

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding campus closure, the aquatic facility in Bailey Hall on UNB’s Fredericton campus has remained open to care for various species of fish.  The facility, which mainly functions to raise salmonids and specific strains of zebrafish for teaching and research purposes, is managed and operated by aquatic facility manager Heather Burke and...

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Reminder: submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, members of the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of...

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Two UNB researchers honoured by NBIF

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Kenneth Kent, professor of computer science at UNB Fredericton, has been named by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) as UNB’s 2020 Star Mentor, recognizing him as the province’s top research mentor at a New Brunswick university. Rémy Rochette, a professor of biological sciences at UNB’s Saint John campus, was recognized by the NBIF with a Mitacs Honourable...

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UNB spotlight on health and wellbeing

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: May 15, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Health is a priority for the entire UNB community, and for those charged with providing health and wellbeing support, their expertise has never been more important. On the Saint John campus, nurse practitioner Terry-Lynne King is usually found in the Student Health Centre providing care and advice on a whole host of health problems. “Our focus has shifted and is now very much on dealing...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series May 20, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT)

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 20, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT) CREATIVE EGG CARTON GARDENS Join us for a salute to the sunshine as we learn about planting from seed, making planters from your household supplies - and the most important - accessorizing!  We will be marking our indoor plants to prepare for the day they can live outside and then moving ahead, we...

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The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation The UNB Art Centre is pleased to acknowledge the support and recognition received by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation for a 2020 Signature Grant given to organizations showing leadership in technological responses to closed galleries and cancelled programming. Executive Director Kathryn McCarroll...

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Recognizing our heroes during National Nursing Week

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The following commentary is from Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor. It’s unlikely that any of us could have predicted the current global situation when, in December, the World Health Assembly designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in honour of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. This unintentionally timely designation...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy, who passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He was 85.   Born and raised in Saint John, Emery graduated from UNB’s B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) program in 1957. He attended Imperial College in London, England, and was awarded an Athlone Fellowship. Over the years, Emery worked...

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Career Talks Online: Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer complimentary webinars to the Class of 2020. Brought to you by our affinity partners TD Insurance, Manulife and MBNA. Registration is required, events.eply.com/unbcareertalksonline May 20: The Fundamentals of LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • Understand the purpose of this platform • Easy tricks to create a professional...

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UNB spotlight on residences

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


While most of our students travelled home at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, it was not possible for some. To assist the students who are still living on both campuses, a number of staff members have stayed on-site to offer advice, support and to ensure our residences are running safely. Residence life coordinator Cassidy Collins and residence and conference services manager Cory Brown are...

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Free Webinar: Creating An Ergonomically Healthy Workspace At Home

Diane McAdam

Posted: May 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you suddenly find yourself working from a makeshift desk at home? Learn how to create a healthy workspace using what you already have around you and discover free tools and resources that can help.  Following an approximately 20-minute presentation, Annie Barnwell will be available for a Q&A session to answer your questions about working from home healthily and effectively. Join us...

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UNB and JDI announce 2020 scholarship recipients

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and J.D. Irving, Limited are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the JDI NB Scholarship at UNB. New Brunswick students Tamara McDougall of Odell and Keegan Pickard of Piercemont will both attend UNB Fredericton to pursue degrees in engineering. The entrance scholarship is valued at $8,000 and is renewable each year up to a total of $32,000, based on...

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UNB Spotlight on Food Services

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since UNB switched over to essential services to align with provincial guidelines as a result of COVID-19, UNB’s campus food services had to quickly adapt to the necessary changes to prioritize the health and safety of students and employees.  Sodexo continues to serve students left in residence on our Fredericton campus. Leanne...

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UNBF Campus Pharmacy open

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Project Reveal Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 13, 10:00 - 11:00 (AST) PRINTMAKING BOOKMARKS: This week, join Jody as she gives you a tiny glimpse into the life of a print maker while creating your own unique bookmarks.  Once you have mastered this, we will move on to another art form - origami and make bookmarks.  It is almost time for Summer Reading Club with...

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UNB Art Centre is looking for Design Works Summer Instructors

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for Creative Educators to teach this Summer! Are you creative and have some mad skills you want to share? Are you looking for a fun Summer job? Do you love working with kids & teens? Do you pride yourself in providing the highest quality instruction? Then UNB Design Works is looking for you! We are looking for instructors to deliver fun, creative, and educational courses for...

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UNB’s manufacturing research initiative goes online in response to COVID-19

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick, an economic policy research initiative at the University of New Brunswick, has announced changes to the 2020 program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our 2020 program was very much centered around our flagship event, the JDI Roundtable Forum,” says research director Dr. Herb Emery, the Vaughan Chair in...

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UNB essential service staff keep university running during COVID-19

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It’s been far from business as usual at the University of New Brunswick since a state of emergency was declared by the Province of New Brunswick on March 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19. UNB’s campuses quickly closed to most of the university community and, with the exception of a few students who were unable to travel home, the only staff who have remained are those carrying out...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, the UNB Class of 2020 has continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of encouragement, or...

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Grade 12 students can get early start on post-secondary studies at UNB

Kelsey Pye

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with the provincial government, is providing Grade 12 students an opportunity to get an early start on their post-secondary education by enrolling in remote learning offered through spring and summer intersession courses. “We are committed to exploring all avenues to help our students succeed,” said Paul Mazerolle, UNB president and...

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UNB Libraries - STEM Virtual Office Hours

Susan Oliver

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

Category: News and Notices


This Summer term, librarians Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian, UNBF), Saran Croos (Engineering & Computer Science Librarian, UNBF) and Barry Cull (Teaching & Learning Librarian, UNBF) will be offering Virtual Office Hours using MS Teams, in addition to being available for research help via email, and by appointment via MS Bookings. Alex Goudreau (Science & Health Sciences Librarian, UNBSJ)...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin

Communications Office

Posted: May 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin, who passed away on April 21, 2020 in Chester, NS. She was 82. Originally from Wolfville, NS, Joy received her BSc from University of Toronto (’60), and her MScN (’68) and PhD (’80) from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). She also received an honorary DSc from...

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Mourning the passing of staff member Kevin Mott

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of UNB staff member Kevin Mott, who passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Fredericton. He was 59. Originally from Fredericton Junction, Kevin worked in the carpentry shop at facilities management on the UNB Fredericton campus for over 19 years. Kevin will be remembered as a highly skilled carpenter and cabinetmaker. In fact, he made a...

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Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


THE UNB ASSOCIATED ALUMNI IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING COMPLIMENTARY WEBINARS TO THE CLASS OF 2020. Register for one or all of the sessions here, events.eply.com/unbcareertalksonline May 13: Get Career Clarity – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • The five steps to achieve career clarity • Success in the current job market • The video interview May 20: The...

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Tax Forms now on Colleague Self Service Only

Richelle Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 4, 2020, all T2202's and T4A's will be found in Colleague Self Service found on the My UNB Portal.  The option of accessing these via eServices is longer available.  Moving these to Colleague Self Service will mean one easy and convenient location for all of your tax forms. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address:...

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Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series, May 6, Project Reveal

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series Join the UNB Art Centre on Facebook for a series of FB LIVE workshops, Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am (AST) with our new ‘Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home’ series. The Next Project Reveal for Wednesday, May 6 is... TP Super Heroes! Join us on a super hero adventure! We are using something...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching (Deadline May 8)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 1, 2020 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 Friday, May 8th. 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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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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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


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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Candidate Presentation

Kim Booker

Posted: March 27, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to attend a virtual presentation on April 2 at 2pm by Dr. Matthew Stephenson, a candidate for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The presentation will be followed by a short Q&A period.    We hope you can join us at the following link: Join Microsoft Teams...

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Departmental Deliveries

Carol Anne Booker

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

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management Stores is now accepting departmental deliveries on a very limited basis. In order to assist the UNB community during this unusual time, FM Stores is offering to accept and store shipments that departments currently have in transit and need to have delivered to campus.  If you are expecting a delivery to arrive on campus and are unable to receive it in person, FM...

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Webinar on Senior Design and Masters Program

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre has an upcoming webinar on April 1st focusing on the programs offered by the Centre. Learn more about TME 4025, Product Design and Development, the capstone engineering course which can count for most engineering undergraduates. This course will teach students about the process of creating a product for a verified problem while pursuing their engineering...

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UNBSJ & UNBF Webinar on Stress Management for COVID-19

Trish Pendleton

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

Category: News and Notices


In light of COVID-19 and the many changes we are experiencing, it is common to feel stressed and anxious. You may notice changes in mood, sleep disturbances, and loss of concentration and motivation. To support students through this, Guard.me's keep.meSAFE program is offering a free, one-hour live webinar for all students, regardless of insurance coverage. They will share simple tips, practices...

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Review of Dean of Libraries

Trina Calhoun

Posted: March 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Students: Lesley Balcom’s term as Dean of Libraries ends on June 30, 2020.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from July 1, 2020. Lesley Balcom is eligible for reappointment and has expressed interest in serving for a further term.  The first responsibility of the Committee is to review the...

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Forestry & Geology Building

Ted Needham

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

Category: News and Notices


As a result of Public Health recommendations concerning COVID-19, Forestry & Environmental Management’s annual Capstone Presentations, scheduled for Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Forestry & Geology Building, have been cancelled. For more information, please contact Ted Needham at needham@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ted Needham Email...

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Cancellation: Strategic Plan Launch

President's Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Unfortunately, due to the recent COVID-19 situation and in an effort to keep our community safe, we are cancelling the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030.  Celebrations were to be held on each campus on: Fredericton:   March 17 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall  Saint John:     March 18 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of COVID-19 email scams

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


In light of growing news and concern around Coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers are launching fraudulent email campaigns attempting to take advantage of COVID-19 information and support. About COVID-19 email scams Ask you to open an attachment or click a link to donate to support efforts or see COVID-19 information.  Claim to come from trustworthy sources like: Employers Governments The...

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CANCELLED: Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


Please know that in light of recent developments and concerns associated with public gatherings we, at the UNB Art Centre, have decided to do our part by postponing the March 22nd World Water Day event, Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy.       Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lori Quick Email Address: lquick@unb.ca

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Engineering Design Symposium Cancellation Notice

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


In light of the Public Health Agency’s recommendations concerning COVID-19, the Annual 2020 Engineering Design Symposium scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Fredericton Convention Centre has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled at a later date.   Thank you for your understanding.   For more information, please contact Heather Jones at...

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We are recruiting couples to participate in a two-part online study on romantic relationships

Charlene Belu

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

Category: News and Notices


The Sex and Relationship Lab at UNB (https://www.facebook.com/sexandrelationshipsUNB) is recruiting couples for a two-part online study about your romantic relationship. Both parts of the study are completed online, and you AND your partner will be answering these questions separately. All responses are strictly confidential of course. Both you and your...

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Important Change to Valedictorian Candidates Meeting

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 13, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Valedictorian Candidates Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 16 will not take place.  Valedictorian Candidates will receive information regarding next steps in the selection process via email on Tuesday, March 17. Questions can be directed to valedictorian.fredericton@unb.ca Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Sara Rothman Email Address: srothman@unb.ca

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Final Call for Valedictorian Candidates

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 13, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

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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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program (Summer Term)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering The Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2020 Summer Term: May 2 – May 27:  DUT will be held in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring your own lunch where applicable. (REGISTRATION...

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Earnings Statement

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: March 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message serves as a reminder that Earnings Statements for your payroll payments can now be viewed by accessing the Colleague Self-Service tab on your myUNB portal.  After March 20th, earning statements will only be available through Colleague Self-Service.  Note:  7 years of earning statement history is available through Colleague Self-Service.   Please click here...

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Travel for students

Hannah Classen

Posted: March 12, 2020 11:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the health and safety of our community. To keep our students travelling abroad safe as well as our campus communities, we are imposing travel restrictions effective immediately. Travel is restricted for all UNB undergraduate and graduate students travelling under UNB supported programs which include exchanges, travel study, summer schools, field schools, research, and...

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Call for valedictorian candidates

Sara Rothman

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

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

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

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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Application Deadline for Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program

Michael Palmer

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

Category: News and Notices


The application deadline for the Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program is a few weeks away for students wishing to complete the program on-campus. The deadline is March 31, 2020 for admission in the fall 2020 semester. Follow the link for more information about the program and links to the application page:...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students Hilary Pond and Michael On

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday March 13, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building room 208.  All are welcome. MScKin student Hilary Pond will present, "The Cross-Validation of the Dynamic Strength Index and the Force Velocity Profile in High Performance Varsity Athletes.” Abstract: The objective of this study was to investigate the association between the Dynamic...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths. By working together, we can make a major difference toward 2030.  By facing the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB will build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more...

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Food service changes on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed a few changes in food service on our campus. With the health and safety of our community as our top priority, we are suspending the use of reusable mugs at Tim Horton’s and all beverage stations on campus.  UNB is actively planning precautionary measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 for a variety of scenarios.  We will increase and enhance the cleaning...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. E. Sandra Byers

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: March 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Friday, Dr. E. Sandra Byers from the University of New Brunswick will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?". The colloquium will take place on Mar. 13, at 3:00 pm in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Sexual Well-Being: Are You There...

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Recruiting couples for a two-part online study (compensation up to $75 per participant)

Charlene Belu

Posted: March 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sex and Relationship Lab at UNB is recruiting couples for a two-part online study. Both parts of the study are completed online, and you AND your partner will be answering these questions separately. All responses are strictly confidential of course. Both you and your partner would be compensated for your time. The first part of the study is a longer online survey...

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Registration Now Open for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium 2020

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: March 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the Kent Auditorium, Wu Centre.  Subtitled To Know Ourselves, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New Brunswick.  In its third...

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A COVID-19 reminder to the UNB community returning from March Break

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the safety and well-being of the UNB community. As March Break ends and students return to classes, UNB’s COVID-19 Response Team would like to provide a few important reminders how we can prevent and limit the potential spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across our campuses.   All members of the UNB community have a responsibility and a role to play in...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths.   By working together to face the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB can make a major difference toward 2030 and build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more UNB....

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Tabi Cocuzzoli

Posted: March 9, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

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, awards@unb.ca....

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Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB

Cat Squires - Communications Officer | Human Rights & Positive Environment Office

Posted: March 9, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment is hosting a 2-hour workshop - Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB. Participants will be engaged in an interactive session designed to further educate UNB students, faculty and staff who wish to support members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community by creating welcoming, safe and barrier free environments and services....

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Plan Your Summer @ UNB

Dawn Dignam

Posted: March 9, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Take a course at UNB this summer! Get ahead in your program, catch up on a missed course, or lighten your fall/winter course load. On-campus classes run for 3 or 6 weeks or learn anywhere with UNB Online courses. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dawn Dignam Email Address: dawnd@unb.ca

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Faculty of Management: MBA Info Session

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


Further your career through the Master of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Learn about how you can tailor the program directly to your field of work, whether that's accounting, quant, finance, or entrepreneurship. Meet with faculty, students, and staff to find out why it’s never business as usual at UNB! Register for the upcoming MBA Info...

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Psychology Colloquium: "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?"

Elaine Perunovic

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. E. Sandra Byers from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton Campus, is a licensed clinical psychologist who teaches, conducts research, and provides therapy, primarily related to sexuality and sexual well-being. She will deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?" on Friday, March 13th, at 3:00 pm in Keirstead Hall's...

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IBEC Speaker Series features Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


IBEC's next Speaker Series will feature Stephanie Fox speaking on the "Business of Philanthropy," and will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED Talk as a background to...

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Join The Atlantic Student Research Journal Team

Atlantic Student Research Journal

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

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Student Research Journal (ASRJ) is looking for new members to join the team! Positions are open for both the ASRJ executive team and the Reaching Higher Conference organizing committee. From publishing articles on local research and fostering partnerships with industry leaders to hosting events that engages students and researchers from across all disciplines, the ASRJ aims...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

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

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, we are pleased to invite you to attend the RBC Student Pitch Competition. Join us on March 31st at the Wu Conference Center to watch students deliver their ideas for exciting new products and services.    To reserve your spot please follow the link...

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Tech Talk: The Power of Data in 2020

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


Atlantic Canada’s tech industry is growing, and we saved you a spot. TechTalks bring industry leaders to you to share details on opportunities and emerging trends that are changing how they build and work with technology. All students welcome! Register here Join TechImpact, Second Spring Digital and Off the Charts Consulting to learn more about the Atlantic Canadian tech scene! Learn how...

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UNB launches a new Coronavirus website

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the heightened global awareness surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), UNB is taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously. UNB has created a website to provide information, supports, resources and the latest updates on COVID-19. You will also find links to general health precautions and frequently asked questions regarding communicable diseases, in particular COVID-19, at...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 6, 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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Beyond A Single Day: Recognizing the Women of UNB

Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights

Posted: March 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day was acknowledged on March 8th as a day of unity, celebration, reflection, and advocacy, and though we know much work remains, we want to extend this commitment to celebration. Women across the globe were celebrated for their achievements, their contributions, and their leadership within our lives, and reflections were made on the progress we’ve...

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Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Payroll Office – Fredericton Campus will be closed the afternoon of March 11th for staff training.  We will reopen Thursday March 12th at 8:15 am. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. If you wish to reach us please email payroll@unb.ca or leave a voice mail at 506-453-4632 and we will respond when we reopen. Category: News and...

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RBC Lunch and Learn Speaker: Asif Hassan

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

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

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Asif Hassan, co-founder of SimpTek, as our next our Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Asif considers himself a global citizen since he was blessed to be born in Bangladesh, studied in India, started and growing a company in Canada. He co-founded an innovative technology company, SimpTek,...

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UNB to host American Congressmen

Sarah-Jane Corke

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

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, March 18, the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host an event featuring two American congressmen. This event, which is titled “Let’s Talk American Politics!” will take place between 7 and 9 p.m. In Tilley Hall, Room 203. During this event, Florida Republican Congressman Dennis Ross (2011-2019) and Oregon Democratic Congressman Mike Kopetski (1991-1995)...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 5, 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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Control Room Operator Paid Internship Program – Information Session

Kyra Arthur

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

Category: Employment News


NP Power Corporation will be in UNB on Friday, March 13 from 2pm-3pm at Head Hall. They are looking 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. Click Forms to register. Category: Employment News Article...

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Peace and Friendship Treaty Days

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick Hosting Thomas Berger at 5th Peace and Friendship Treaty Days The University of New Brunswick is hosting its fifth Peace and Friendship Treaty Days on March 12 and 13 at the Wu Conference Centre on the University’s Fredericton Campus. The theme for this year’s event is “You Cannot Own Another Life Form – Integrating Indigenous Understandings...

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Call for Valedictorian candidates

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 4, 2020 11:04:00 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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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 4, 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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UNB students win big at Atlantic Engineering Competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students from the University of New Brunswick recently competed and took home first and second place prizes in the 2020 Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC). This year’s competition, which was hosted by UNB Fredericton from Jan. 23 to 26, brought together engineering students from 12 Atlantic Canadian universities to compete in a variety of technical competitions. During the event,...

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IBEC Speaker Series - Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series is Wednesday, March 11, at 12 p.m. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Stephanie speaks on the "Business of Philanthropy". Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED...

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MusicUNB Concert + Masterclass - From Russia with Love

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – From Russia with Love (Wednesday, March 11, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Paul Merkelo (trumpet) & Serhiy Salov (piano) In this exciting concert, powerhouse duo Paul Merkelo (trumpet) and Serhiy Salov (piano) explore some of the greatest works by Slavic composers by embracing the many personas of the trumpet – from the expressive...

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Faculty of Management: MBA Info Session

Nandi Kaul

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

Category: News and Notices


Further your career through the Master of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Learn about how you can tailor the program directly to your field of work, whether that's accounting, quant, finance, or entrepreneurship. Meet with faculty, students, and staff to find out why it’s never business as usual at UNB! Register for the upcoming MBA Info Session!...

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Research Data Management (RDM) Day 2020

Siobhan Hanratty

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

Category: News and Notices


Dear faculty, students and researchers! This is an advance notice of a Research Data Management (RDM) Day to be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at the Harriet Irving Library. The event will bring together UNB scholars, students, and service providers, and will be focused on the new Tri-Agency Data Management Policy, with an anticipated release in spring 2020.   The theme of this full-day...

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Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy

Lori Quick

Posted: March 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WATER MUSIC: FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BAY OF FUNDY, World Water Day at the UNB Art Centre World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management.  Since its inception in 1993, the project has gathered momentum and participants from all over the world, each inspired to educate and activate their...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: March 2, 2020 11:03:00 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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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 2, 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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Final Feedback Requested

Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

Posted: March 2, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The working group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places is seeking final feedback from students, faculty and staff with respect to Ludlow Hall.  The working group is nearing the end of Phase One of their work, which is to assess the history of how Ludlow Hall was named, to consider concerns regarding the named building, Ludlow Hall, and to investigate Ludlow’s own...

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Employment Opportunity: Swim Instructor

Lauren Rogers

Posted: March 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is hiring part time swim instructors for the spring session (May-June) on Saturdays from 9:30am-1:30pm. For any inquiries please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or lrogers@unb.ca Full details are available on our website: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/_assets/documents/swim_instructorposting.pdf   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article...

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RESEARCH TALKS: Does Preventative Care Reduce Acute Care?

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: March 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host this Research Talk on Wednesday, Mar. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 106. Does reducing the cost of preventive health care lower the use of acute health care? Dr. Herb Emery will present his research on the impact of cost-effective preventive health care services and whether more accessible preventive care...

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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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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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Annual Report: International Year of Indigenous Languages

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNESCO declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB Fredericton marked the occasion with a number of events. The first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born) was hosted by the...

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Annual Report: Welcoming Piluwitahasuwin

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In 2018, Amanda Reid was named Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) at UNB. Piluwitahasuwin [pronounced BILL-WEE-DUH-HUZZ-WIN] is a Wolastoqey word meaning “one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.” Piluwitahasuwin shares roots with piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, a Wolastoqey word that means “allowing your thinking to change so that action will...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:04:00 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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Celebrating Black History Month What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Climate Change Adaptation Open House

Mike Hardy

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability, in collaboration with Dillion Consulting, have be 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 be...

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New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NB-IRDT Workshop Series       Feb. 13 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations     Mar. 12 - Workshop 2: Selecting a Regression Model     Apr. 16 - Workshop 3: Building a Regression Model Tickets: http://bit.ly/NBIRDTRegressionModels   Series Description: In this workshop series, learners will gain an understanding of how...

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Subject: GEAR – Academic Research Workshops For Graduate Students

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Upcoming sessions are scheduled at the Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab #112: February 11th, 10am - 11:30am, Submitting and Formatting Your Thesis/Dissertation February 27th,2pm - 3:30 pm, Copyright and Scholarly Publishing For more information,...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: January 31, 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: Achievements to be celebrated

UNB Communications

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year, UNB reached some key milestones which have been recognized and celebrated in the recently released Annual Report.   The appointment of Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle as the university’s 19th president and vice-chancellor was announced in January 2019.  He assumed the position in July 2019, when UNB’s 18th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Eddy Campbell, stepped down at...

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2020 SEED Program Changes

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the government has made changes to the 2020 SEED Program.  In short, universities are being excluded from the program with the exception of Co-op Programs, which are still eligible. *Students who wish to participate in the program will no longer enter a voucher system but will apply to positions directly.  News Release Further Information For more information, and any...

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Annual Report: Cheering on the hometeam

UNB Communications

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether on the court or field, in the classroom or community, 2018-19 was a successful year for UNB’s athletes.  UNB Reds enjoyed a number of successes including the return of women’s hockey to the university. The young Reds team finished fourth in the eight-team Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference, with a 13-11-4 record. UNB beat UPEI two-games-to-none in the first...

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Graduating International Students Looking For Job Searching Strategies In Fredericton

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


GRADUATING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS LOOKING FOR JOB SEARCHING STRATEGIES IN FREDERICTON  JANUARY 30, 2020 6 PM-8 PM ALUMNI MEMORIAL BUILDING PRESIDENT'S ROOM FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO RSVP HEAD TO EVENTBRITE:  Click Here FREE PIZZA AND DRINKS! Contact UNB CAREER SERVICES (506) 453-4712 EMPLOYMENT@UNB.CA Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

Co-Curricular Program

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WHAT IS THE CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM?  The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) will help you enhance your degree and gain personal and professional experience across six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility, Proudly UNB.  WHAT IS A CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY?  A co-curricular activity...

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Winter Career Fair 2020

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton Campus ​is ​hosting ​a ​professional, ​high-energy ​Summer ​Jobs ​and ​Graduating ​Student ​Career ​Fair. ​ This ​career ​fair ​provides ​an ​opportunity ​for ​employers ​to ​recruit ​for ​summer ​and ​full-time...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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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ISAO World Of Talent

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is excited to be hosting the third Annual “World of Talent” on Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Union Building.  ISAO World of Talent will showcase the talented international students we have studying on the UNB Fredericton campus, and feature performances from singing, dancing...

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New swim lesson programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


URec is pleased to announce three new swim programs beginning Sunday, Feb 2. The new programs include: Bronze Star: Sundays, 7 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m. (Feb. 2 – March 29) This program is a prep course for the Bronze Medallion. Participants of this program will learn how to problem solve and make lifesaving decisions. Participants will also develop CPR skills. This program...

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Early closure of SUB Cafeteria/Atrium on January 31, 2020

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Cafeteria/Atrium will be closing at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 31st, due to the Faculty of Engineering Awards Banquet.  Tim Hortons will remain open until 3:00 pm and will be take-out only. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Free Restorative Yoga at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All are welcome to participate in a new Restorative Yoga class at URec. This free class will have a slow flow style and incorporate a variety of different postures that facilitate relaxation. Participants will leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the rest of the semester. The class will be suitable for beginner to advanced participants.   Class details: Date: Tuesday,...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium with MScKIN Students Alex Dodgshon and Courtni Soucy

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN students Alex Dodgshon and Courtni Soucy will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  All are welcome. MScKIN student Alex Dodgshon will present on the topic: “The Dynamics of Interpersonal Coordination and its’s Application to Individual and Team Sports.” Abstract; "Interpersonal coordination...

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Marshall d’Avray Room 116 Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that construction at Marshall d’Avray Hall in room 116 is scheduled to begin the first week of February and will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks to complete. Minimal disruption is expected, however, if you have any concerns or questions, please contact Nathan Ward at Facilities Management 506-453-4889 or...

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Annual Report: Celebrating UNB students

UNB Communications

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 2018-19 Annual Report is now available online. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing with you a selection of stories about members of the UNB community and their accomplishments. These stories were featured in the 2018-19 Annual Report.  Outstanding students recognized Nine students were recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic...

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Take a short survey for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Want a chance to win 1 of 3 – $50 UCard Cash prizes? A short survey has been created for students about the technology services we offer you at UNB. Take the survey now and you’ll not only have a chance to win $50 UCard Cash, but also have the opportunity to give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your IT services even better. The survey is open until Feb. 14 and takes...

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Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Pp Exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition Opening Reception: Monday February 10, 7pm , Room 103 Student Union Building, University of New Brunswick Fredericton Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition The University of New Brunswick’s Creative Writing Program, in co-operation with the UNB Art Centre, Student Union Building, Arts NB and the Jack Layton Chair at Ryerson University are pleased to...

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MusicUNB Concert - Strings in the Woods

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Strings in the Woods (Sunday, February 2, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Atlantic Sinfonia (strings) Over the centuries, composers have looked to nature for musical inspiration. Rivers, mountains, valleys, and more have been popular themes composers use in their music. Through the music of Antonin Dvorak and Edward McDowell, trees and...

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Public Research Presentation by Philip Leonard

Jodi O'Neill

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

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics is hosting a public research presentation by Philip Leonard, candidate for CIHR TIER 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Healthy Aging position. DATE: Friday, January 31st LOCATION: Tilley Hall, Room 205 TIME: 1:30pm RESEARCH PRESENTATION: Does my Surgeon’s Experience Level Matter for my Procedure? All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Category: News and...

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PhD Candidate Jennifer M. Straub Oral Examination

Carol Ann Hatheway

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

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer M. Straub PhD Oral Examination on January 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 235. (Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Citizenship) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Ann Hatheway Email Address: hatheway@unb.ca

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 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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Changes to SEED Program, 2020

Anita Connolly

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the government has made changes to the 2020 SEED Program.  In short, universities are being excluded from the program. *Students who wish to participate in the program will no longer enter a voucher system but will apply to positions directly.  News Release Further Information For more information, and any inquiries, please call 1-833-971-7333 or email...

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Work at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


HEY UNB! Conference Services is looking to hire students who are passionate about UNB to work in our Summer Accommodations unit. Gain valuable work experience right here on campus this summer. To see our summer opportunities and testimonials from past and current staff visit our website at go.unb.ca/conferences-jobs Applications are due February 18th, 2020 at 12pm. Category: Employment...

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Panel Discussion at the UNB Art Centre: TRACE - Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


Panel Discussion:  TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis, Wednesday, February 5, 7:00 pm At the UNB Art Centre Join us on February 5 at 7:00 pm for a panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibit TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis which runs until February 14, 2020 at the UNB Art Centre. This panel discussion is free and will be held in the Memorial Hall...

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Preferred Mailing Address for 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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UNB Engineering Awards Dinner, Friday, January 31st, 2020

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Engineering Awards Dinner, Friday January 31st, 2020 at the Student Union Building Reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The Engineering Awards dinner is to recognize student in our Faculty who have won prizes, scholarships, bursaries and other awards, as well as achieved Dean’s list status in the past year.  This year we will also be celebrating Bill Cooper, BScCE...

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Cellphilm Workshop for Students of African Descent TODAY

UNB Communications

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In honour of and leading up to Black History Month, UNB’s Black History Month Committee is hosting a Cellphilm Workshop for students of African descent. The workshop is taking place today, Friday, Jan. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Marshall D’Avray Hall, room 123.    During the workshop, students will be asked to share their experiences by creating their own films on their...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Charlene Shannon-McCallum, faculty member will present on the topic: "Developing a Writing Habit: Promising Practices for Moving Writing Projects Forward."

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charlene Shannon-McCallum, faculty member in the Faculty of Kinesiology will present on the topic: “Developing a Writing Habit: Promising Practices for Moving Writing Projects Forward.” DATE Friday Jan. 24, 2020 BUILDING Kinesiology Building, 208 TIME 10:30am-12 pm ALL ARE WELCOME Abstract: While academic writing can be a pleasurable and satisfying task, it can also be very...

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Marshall d’Avray Room 116 Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that construction at Marshall d’Avray Hall in room 116 is scheduled to begin late January, early February and will take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete. Minimal disruption is expected, however, if you have any concerns or questions please contact Nathan Ward at Facilities Management 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News...

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Research Study on Opioid Use

Lillian MacNeill

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Research Study HAVE YOU USED OPIOIDS IN THE PAST YEAR? Are you 19-25 years old? Do you currently live in New Brunswick? If you answered yes to these questions, you are eligible to participate in this voluntary survey. What would you need to do? Complete and anonymous 20-minute online survey about opioid use, beliefs, and resources so we can explore the experiences and needs of young adults...

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Youre invited to the Bi Campus 2019 20 Budget Conversation January 27

UNB Communications

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB's 2019-20 budget on Monday, Jan. 27 with President and Vice Chancellor, Paul J. Mazerolle and Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham.     The event will feature an update on UNB's 2019-20 budget and a brief outlook on UNB's 2020-21 budget.  The conversation will be video...

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Indigenous student wellness | Hand drumming & Powwow drumming

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you always wanted to try drumming but never knew where to begin?   Drop in and try hand drumming and powwow drumming as part of our holistic approach to Indigenous student wellness. All skill levels are welcome and there is no experience necessary. MWC is thrilled to announce that  beginning January 12, 2020 to February 20, 2020 every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm –...

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Unsold Textbooks will be sent back to the publishers from the Bookstore starting the week of 01/27

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Bookstore is preparing to return the unsold textbooks from the Winter term back to the publishers starting the week of January 27th  Books can be purchased in store at 29 Dineen Drive weekdays 830-430 and Saturdays from 10-2 or on our website at www.unbshop.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address:...

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Education Career Fair

Anita Connolly

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's that time again to network with educators across the globe!  Bring your resumés, your "elevator pitch," and introduce yourselves to a potential employer! 2020 Education Career Fair Date: Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: UNB Student Union Building, 21 Pacey Drive, Fredericton, NB Category: Employment News Article Contact...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? 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 7 month exercising program with an exercise...

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children/youths (ages 5 to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require 1-2 hours and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNB. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information, parents should...

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Final Call for Strategic Planning Feedback

UNB Communications

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community.   The UNB community is encouraged to email feedback, comments and concerns to strategic.planning@unb.ca.  Feedback will be collected until the end of day...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 21, 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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Mental health peer support training

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you want to learn the skills to become a mental health peer supporter? Join our 6-week training session beginning January 29th. It will run Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 on the 2nd level of CC Jones. The training is free and open to all students. Topics will include: Core supportive skills, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. To register email...

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Be careful using the auto-complete feature in your email

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Email programs like Outlook and Apple Mail have many convenient features, including “auto-complete” – a feature that pre-populates email addresses as you start typing in a recipient’s email address. While this feature is efficient and saves time, there is a risk of mistakenly selecting the wrong recipient, which can lead to a privacy breach. In fact, sending email...

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Theatre UNB Presents The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow Jan. 29 to Feb. 1

John C. Ball

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

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB presents the highly energetic and wonderfully silly spy-parody The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow. After a chance encounter at the theatre, Richard Hannay suddenly finds his boring life filled with espionage and intrigue. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt. Chock full of hilarious spy antics and...

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Quality Assurance Review of Student Services - UNBF

Kimberly Macklin

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

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of Student Services, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s operations.  Input from faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s operations. External consultants will visit campus on January 20 & 21 when they will meet with members of the...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students across Canada are once again being targeted by scam emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Be on the lookout for tax refund scams - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account...

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Bring your conference home!

Beth Wallace

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

Category: News and Notices


Let's invite others to MEET, STAY & CELEBRATE at UNB! Is there a conference, workshop or event that you would like to come to Fredericton?  We want to help you bring it here!   Reach out to us and tell us the group and we will relay how easy it will be for you to showcase research and academic successes, provide networking and educational opportunities for students and staff, and...

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Election interference is focus of UNB’s next cyber lecture

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host a public lecture focused on election interference presented by Dr. David Thaw, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Dr. Thaw is also founding director of the CyREN Laboratory and an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity, blockchain and related law and technology issues. This lecture,...

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Reminder: UNB simulated phishing campaign begins this week

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Starting this week, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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MusicUNB FREE Noon-Hour Concert - Meeting Points

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert – Meeting Points (Wednesday, January 22, 12 pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artist(s): Emily Kennedy (cello) & Mark Kleyn (viola) In the space between morning and afternoon, this noon-hour concert will blur the boundaries between the familiar and unique. Pallmer is a New Brunswick based duo, consisting of Mark Kleyn (viola) and Emily...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

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

Category: News and Notices


RBC Student Pitch Competition      The RBC Student Pitch Competition is a takeoff of the elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is designed to give a concise overview of a product, service, or idea taking no longer than the duration of an elevator ride.  The next RBC Student Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00...

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Reduced hours at Card Office on Jan. 21

UNB Card Office

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

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be open for reduced hours to allow our staff to attend training. Jan. 21 hours: OPEN: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. CLOSED: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. OPEN: 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. If you need immediate assistance while the office is closed, please email ucard@unb.ca; this email will continue to be monitored. For information on...

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UNB’s Summer Institute seeking applications for 12-week paid accelerator program

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) is seeking early stage companies with innovative ideas that are interested in participating in the Summer Institute’s 2020 cohort. The Summer Institute, a 12-week interdisciplinary accelerator program that was developed in 2014, accepts five to seven companies each year....

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Quality Assurance Review of Student Services - UNBF

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: January 16, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of Student Services, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s operations.  Input from faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s operations. External consultants will visit campus on January 20 & 21 when they will meet with members of the...

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Exploring Jesus

Michael Bravener

Posted: January 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Beginning Wednesday January 29th from 12:30 -1:15 p.m. Campus Ministry invites you to Exploring Jesus - A Weekly Worship Experience. These 45 minute gatherings are a safe place to ask questions and use your creative talents and gifts to explore who Jesus is. These gatherings will happen every Wednesday with the exception of the study break in March.  For more information email...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community. All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Hall on January 16 from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, room 105. The Town...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 15, 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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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students Benjamin Colpitts and Oscar Ortiz

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday Jan. 17, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building room 208.  All are welcome. MScKin student Benjamin Colpitts will present, “Plasma Irisin Secretion in Youth: is Exercise Intensity Important? The PACE Study.” Abstract; Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in youth has substantially increased in Canada over the...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Amanda Lee

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


  Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered across the province. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program at any location they choose in New Brunswick. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25 participants. The classes involve a mixture of aerobic training, resistance exercises, balance...

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Seminar: New experiments in the laser lab: laser-induced fluorescence combined with Fourier transform spectroscopy

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Jan 16, 2020  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dr. Dennis Tokaryk, UNB Topic: New experiments in the laser lab: laser-induced fluorescence combined with Fourier transform spectroscopy “The UNB laser spectroscopy laboratory specializes in studying gas-phase...

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Caroline Purdy appointed as Director of Teaching and Learning Services, CETL

Kathy Wilson

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

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the Search Committee, and pending approval of the UNB Board of Governors, I am pleased to announce that Caroline Purdy has been appointed as the Director of Teaching and Learning Services, within the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL).  The three-year term commenced Jan. 1, 2020.  The role is central to CETL’s mission to promote effective and engaging...

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE TRACE: Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis opens at the UNB Art Centre on January 17 at 5 pm and runs through February 14. This exhibition features 14 large format digital prints and a documentary film that examine the 2015 European refugee crisis of 2015. The Documentary film was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Santorini...

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URec Orientations

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new or returning to the gym? Want to learn how to use certain equipment? Sign up today for a FREE Strength Centre Orientation at URec! An orientation provides: Guidance while you begin or continue your fitness journey. Direction for correct use of strength training equipment. Information on pre-set machine programs. Instruction for proper use of cardio equipment. Demonstration of...

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Undergrads...apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:04:00 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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safeTalk

Tanya Jones

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


safeTALK At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.  Participating in the workshop is an important layer in building capacity for suicide prevention in any community.  This is a free workshop available to UNB students held in the Kinesiology...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Ian Fraser

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ian Fraser, from St. Thomas University, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony?" The colloquium will take place on Friday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony? In the seminal case of...

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


In light of concern from the UNB Law Students’ Society with respect to the naming of Ludlow Hall, and as a post-secondary institution committed to Truth and Reconciliation and equity, diversity and inclusion, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul Mazerolle has established the Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places.   In an effort to keep the...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla (violin),...

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Potential May 2020 Graduating Students

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:05:00 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 in order to be considered for spring graduation.  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...

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Kelley Bird named Director of the Student Accessibility Centre (Fredericton)

Sara Rothman

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

Category: News and Notices


Student Services, Fredericton Campus, is pleased to announce the new Director of the Student Accessibility Centre, Kelley Bird. Kelley has been a dedicated staff member with the centre for more than two decades.  Most recently, Kelley was the centre’s  Accessibility Resource Coordinator and prior to that was the Assistant to the Director.  Kelley completed her Master...

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Crisis Support Line Available due to Recent Traumatic Event in Iran

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


We are saddened and devastated by the news of those who lost their lives in the plane crash in Iran. This unfortunate event led to the loss of many Canadians, and our hearts are with the victims, their loved ones and all those affected by this tragic event. A crisis or traumatic event can trigger overwhelming emotional responses.  People are affected in their hearts and minds which can...

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UNB English Language Programme Tuesday night course

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB English Language Programme Tuesday night course Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1012, 2012), a graduate course (AESL 6022)...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning, who passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5 in Fredericton, NB. He was 81. Originally from Quidi Vidi, Nfld., Walter began studying at the University of New Brunswick in 1957. After receiving his BA in philosophy, he completed a master of arts at UNB in 1963 and then a PhD at the Australian National...

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Work at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


HEY UNB! UNB Conference Services is looking to hire students who are passionate about UNB to work in our Summer Accommodations unit. Gain valuable work experience right here on campus this summer. To see our summer opportunities and testimonials from past and current staff visit our website! Applications are due February 18th, 2020 at 12 pm. Category: Employment News Article Contact...

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Stay at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


HEY UNB! Applications for Summer Residence are open for any students looking to stay in Fredericton over the summer. Enjoy the convenience of being on our beautiful campus without the hassle of monthly bills. For more information and to apply, visit our website! Room assignments are made on a first come first serve basis and applications are open until March 30th at 12pm! Category: News...

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Mailing Address for 2019 Employee Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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Has your TD1 personal tax credit eligibility changed?

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you’ve had a change in eligible personal tax credits, such as you’ve had a change in eligible dependent benefits, you have another employer or you have additional changes or exemptions; you must complete new TD1 and TD1NB forms for 2020.  Please note that on the 2020 TD1NB form Line 4 (Tuition Amounts) has been added. If this credit applies to you and you wish to claim an...

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UNB-wide simulated phishing campaign starting Jan. 20

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Jan. 20, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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Get into the History of Jazz in new Short-Course at UNB

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Well-known Fredericton musician and educator Don Bossé explores the story of jazz from its formation to its current state as an art form. Discover key players in the game, like Canada's Oscar Peterson, and enjoy curated listening experiences. Dates: Mondays, Jan. 20 to Feb. 10, 2020 Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Fee: $99 (+HST) Instructor: Don Bossé Location: Memorial Hall R27 Learn...

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Learn Guitar in Group Classes at UNB

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Pick up that dusty guitar and learn the basics of guitar playing with the guidance of an instructor. By the time you’re done the 10-week series, you’ll know proper technique, picking and strumming patterns, and all the chords you’ll need to start playing your favorite songs! Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 23 to April 2, 2020 Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Fee: $150 (+HST) Instructor:...

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Learn the History of Canadian Fiddle Music in New Short-Course

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come explore fiddling from across Canada!  Over this 4-week workshop we will look at fiddle styles from different regions, where these styles came from, and what makes each one unique. Let’s explore how we as Canadians have taken fiddle music and made it our own! Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 29 to Feb. 19, 2020 Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Fee: $99 (+HST) Instructor: Katherine Moller Location:...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? 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 7 month exercising program with an exercise...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Towards 2030, was made available to the UNB community.  All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Halls that will be held on each campus next week. Saint John: Jan. 15 from...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 7, 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.  The deadline to apply is March 1.   UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued...

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Help is Here. Student Toolkit and Support Directory

Neil Cole

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Need help but don't know where to find it or who to ask? Are you wondering if a particular service is even available? We have resources to help you find and access academic, career, and personal support on campus. These three platforms are here to help to learn about and access the tools that help maximize your student experiences at UNB. Student Toolkit for Academic Advising (STK) The Student...

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UNB Paris Travel Study Info Session - Last Chance to Apply!

Natalie Fournier

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is your last chance to register for our Travel Study 2020! A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 3 to 23, 2020) will take place Friday, January 10, at 2:00 p.m. in Tilley 239.         Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses - in...

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Kick off the new year with new skills - Behaviour 101 - Disponible en français !

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


Looking for ways to navigate the Autism Spectrum with your child? We can help. Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers courses offer possible solutions to everyday challenges faced by individuals on the Autism Spectrum. This program is also available in French. The online courses cover various topics and teach skills based on the principles of Applied Behaviour...

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE TRACE: Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis opens at the UNB Art Centre on January 17 at 5 pm and runs through February 14. The exhibition features 14 large format digital prints and a documentary film that examine the 2015 European refugee crisis of 2015. The Documentary film was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Santorini...

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*UPDATED* MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla (violin),...

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Winter pool schedule

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The winter schedule at the SMA Pool is now underway and continues until April 26, 2020. Patrons are also invited to take advantage of our free drop-in week, which runs until this Sunday, Jan. 12. During drop-in week try a lap swim, open rec swim and/or join in on our popular Deep Water Aqua Express program for free! Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Work-Study Job Opportunity - MusicUNB Concert Assistant

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: Employment News


Work-Study Open Application Jan 2-10, 2020 The UNB Centre for Musical Arts (CMA) is looking for a Marketing Assistant to help us promote MusicUNB concert series. Working closely with the CMA administrator and director, the student will assist in designing and implementing marketing strategies to get the word out about our MusicUNB events and help with concerts at the door. All MusicUNB...

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Work-Study Winter 2020

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. Deadline for a "Financial Assessment"...

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Greece 2020 Travel Study Program - Information Session

Angela Peters

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

Category: News and Notices


The Greece 2020 travel study trip provides a three-week field-trip to Greece, which combines the study of central aspects of Greek antiquity with an experience of modern Hellenic society. We visit both well known sites—such as, the Acropolis of Athens, the Stadium of Olympia, and the Oracle of Delphi—and a selection of important, but less-frequented sites (including some not yet...

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Public presentation by Nadège Compaoré, tenure-track candidate

Zabrina Hamilton

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

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Political Science is hosting a public presentation by Nadège Compaoré, candidate for a tenure-track position in comparative politics with a focus on environmental politics.  The presentation will take place on Thursday, Jan 9 from 9am – 10am in Tilley Hall, room 303. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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safeTALK Workshop

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.  Participating in the workshop is an important layer in building capacity for suicide prevention in any community.   This will be a free workshop available to UNB Students and is being held in the...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to...

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UNB Student Abroad - Application Deadline and Information Session

Dave Andrews

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Student Abroad will host an information session for any students interested in an International Experience for 2020-21. Come learn about your options, program details and how to apply. When: Thursday January 9th from 4pm-6pm Where: Tilley Hall 124 *Please note* Student Exchange application deadline is January 15th 2020...

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CubeSat NB Seminar VIOLET: Space-Weather Exploration Mission

Danielle Jewett

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

Category: Student Organizations


Want to learn how to get involved in space exploration? CubeSat NB is a student-led team that is building New Brunswick's first-ever cube satellite at UNB Fredericton. CubeSat NB is one of the 15 projects in the Canadian CubeSat Project, sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). We are looking for UNB student members in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this winter, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week has you covered! Try any general population program for free during the week of Jan. 6 - 12. General population programs available for drop-in include: Beginner Ballroom Dance CORE-Operate Hip Hop Jazz Dance Pilates Barre Pilates with Props Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

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

Category: News and Notices


KINKIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 11 week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided play and physical activity. Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of fun and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. When and...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - January 2020

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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UNB’s Career Café on Ten Thousand Coffees CONTEST TIME!

Kyra Arthur

Posted: July 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are giving away a $50 Amazon and a $50 Tim Hortons digital gift card to two UNB students or alumni!  Winners will be selected on July 31st, 2020 @10kcoffees. To Enter Click this Link🔗: https://www.unb.ca/initiatives/tenthousandcoffees/  

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