My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!-FR and SJ

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: September 20, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you may be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars… Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open! If you meet the following criteria, you could be one of the 2022 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars: involved in extracurricular/co-curricular activities, in year 3+ of an undergraduate degree program and made the Dean's List last year. Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. Apply by completing the...

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Celebrate UNB: Red & Black Day-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 17, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Red & Black Day: Tuesday September 21 As we welcome students, faculty, staff and community members back to campus, let's celebrate UNB! UNB President and proud alumnus, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, has declared Tuesday, September 21, Red & Black Day on our UNB campuses. Wear your red and black on September 21 and show your UNB pride! Then visit the Alumni Office team at one of our booths across campus from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to say hi and get some UNB swag! Category: News and...

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Lunch & Learn: Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 17, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It takes on average 17 years for research to be translated into action (i.e., policy or practice). In this session, April English will dive into how researchers can help bridge that 17-year gap through Knowledge Transfer (KT) - the process involved in moving research (what we know) into action (what we do). Traditionally, KT involved sharing results through research papers - but KT is so much more than that. By the end of this session, learners will be able to answer the following...

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Explore the New Era of Real Earth-FR

Grace Sun

Posted: September 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Explore the New Era of Real Earth Participants are invited to help develop the next generation of 3D maps.  Who: Any adult who has an interest in stereoscopic 3D images (with or without 3D experience) Where: E14, Head Hall, UNB Fredericton (CRC Laboratory in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing) How: Share your viewing experience  The first 20 participants have the chance to win one of five $20 gift cards.  For more information, please contact: ganyun.sun@unb.ca This...

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Virtual Event: Last chance to register for the AITP info session on Sept. 21!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 16, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Registration closes soon! Do you have questions about the CCNB/UNB Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP)? Get the answers you seek at our free online information session on Sept. 21!  Learn more and register Can't make it on Sept. 21? Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Please note: A French information session is scheduled for Oct. 19! Questions? Contact us at aba-autism@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Relaunching the Music Conservatory String Ensembles - UNB Fredericton -FR

Richard Covey

Posted: September 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Music Conservatory is excited to be relaunching its String Ensemble programming for 2021-2022.  Adhering to campus safety guidelines regarding masking and distancing, these ensembles will meet once per week starting in September.  There are four separate ensembles available: Little String Orchestra - meeting on Wednesdays from 3-4 pm in Memorial Hall, Room 23. Junior String Orchestra - meeting on Wednesdays from 4-5 pm in Memorial Hall, Room 23. Intermediate...

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Remembering Lady Violet Aitken and Dr. Fredrik Eaton -FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In February 2021, UNB lost two of its former chancellors. Lady Violet Aitken (LLD'90) served as chancellor from 1982 to 1992 and as chancellor emerita thereafter, and Fredrik S. Eaton (BA'62, LLD'83), succeeded her from 1993 to 2003. Both were known for their exceptional dedication to the university, but they shared a great deal more in common. Read more in the Alumni News magazine. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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UNB professor to be honoured by the French Republic-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to Dr. Thierry B.R. Chopin, professor of biological sciences at UNB Saint John, for his promotion of rank to Officer in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques of the French Republic for his valuable service to universities, education and science. The Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is one of the oldest civil orders bestowed by the French Republic and is defined by three ranks: Chevalier (Knight), Officier (Officer), and Commandeur (Commander). This esteemed...

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Sign up for UNBSafe text alerts-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In addition to email and app notifications, UNBSafe can also notify you by text in urgent situations. If you haven't already, sign up for text alerts on the UNB Security website. You can subscribe to alerts from the Fredericton campus, Saint John campus and/or the Moncton site. Your 10-digit number will need to be entered for each alert group that you wish to be in. Text alerts are another way to receive important information and, in certain situations, may reach you faster than email. If you...

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A new academic year brings new cyber-threats – take UNB’s Cybersecurity Awareness Training-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As cyber-threats continuously emerge your best defense is cybersecurity awareness.  UNB has adopted a Cybersecurity Awareness Program designed to help you learn how to protect yourself, your classmates and your families from these threats. Beauceron is UNB's Cybersecurity Awareness Training  provider. It uses surveys, training modules and risk scores to help build cybersecurity awareness. Beauceron also sends everyone at...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Search for what you need in SharePoint-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Not sure where to find that site page or document that you saw last week?  Maybe a classmate or colleague mentioned a site page they saw recently that was helpful and you aren't sure where to find it? The built-in search functionality in SharePoint allows you to enter a name, keyword, or phrase in the search bar of any SharePoint page.  You'll get quick suggestions based on your most recent activity as you type in the search bar.  You can filter your...

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This is one webinar you won't want to miss!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's College of Extended Learning would like to invite the UNB community to attend the free online webinar, Moving Towards Integrated Worker Health as We Return to the New Normal. This is the third in a series of webinars CEL is hosting with UNB instructor and occupational health and safety consultant, Glyn Jones.   Date: Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m. (Atlantic) Platform: Online via Zoom conferencing Learn more or register now.  Can't make it on Oct. 7?...

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Learn how the Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis can benefit your career-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Oct. 7, 2021 2:00 p.m. (Atlantic) The University of New Brunswick's Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) will provide you with skills you can apply in a variety of ways and settings, including treatment of autism spectrum disorders, classroom management and education, common parenting concerns, and more. Sign up for the free information session to learn more. CONTACT US Phone: 506-447-3449 Toll free: 1-866 599-4646 Email: abacredit@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB English Language Programme - Academic English as a Second Language-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


AESL courses provide ongoing language support to full-time graduate and undergraduate students.  Offered through a combination of in-person and asynchronous formats, these credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English.  AESL 6021 is offered for graduate students.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1011, 2011) and non-credit offerings (CELP 1001, CELP 1003) are also available, and are open to the general...

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Participants invited to help develop the next generation of 3D maps-FR

Grace Sun

Posted: September 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Participants are invited to help develop the next generation of 3D maps.  Who: Any adult who has an interest in stereoscopic 3D images (with or without 3D experience) Where: E14, Head Hall, UNB Fredericton (CRC Laboratory in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing) How: Share your viewing experience  The first 20 participants have the chance to win one of five $20 gift card. For more information, please contact: ganyun.sun@unb.ca This project has been reviewed by the Research Ethics...

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

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: September 15, 2021 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 second of these events will be happening on September 30 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 in celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share their work and answer your questions. An ASL...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Update your Apple (iOS) devices-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 14, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Update your Apple (iOS) devices Apple has released a critical software update for iOS devices (iPhone or iPad).  It is strongly recommended that you download and install the latest update as soon as possible to ensure the security of your device(s). ACTION REQUIRED: Update your device(s) On your device, go to 'Settings' Tap 'General' Tap 'Software Update' Tap 'Download and Install' Your devices are protected from viruses by upgrading apps and operating systems (iOS).  Regularly...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!-FR and SJ

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: September 14, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you may be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars… Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open! If you meet the following criteria, you could be one of the 2022 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars: involved in extracurricular/co-curricular activities, in year 3+ of an undergraduate degree program and made the Dean's List last year. Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. Apply by completing the...

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The Art and Science of Program Evaluation-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Program Evaluation is broadly defined as a type of applied research that involves the systematic collection of characteristics and outcomes of a program or policy to measure intended and unintended effects and make improvements. Program evaluators use a toolbox of rigorous methods to generate evidence to determine whether or not a policy or program is effective and operating as intended. These findings can be used to make evidence-based decisions about best practices and inform change. This...

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The UNB Art Centre opens its first exhibit since COVID with weaver Vita Plume-FR

Lori Quick

Posted: September 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre opens its doors and welcomes back the community to in-person exhibits and programs with the first exhibition of 2021, Vita Plume: Patterns & Portraits which opens Friday, September 17 at 5:00 pm. This exhibit runs through October 29.  Patterns & Portraits features several bodies of work produced over 3 decades by master weaver Vita Plume. Working with a digital Jacquard loom, pieces are woven then dyed using a technique known as Shibori, an ancient Japanese method for...

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Learn anytime, anyplace, and at your own pace-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have room in your schedule, but the courses you want aren't offered at times you are available? Are you trying to balance a work schedule on top of your academic schedule? An Open Entry Online credit course from the UNB College of Extended Learning may be the solution to your problem. Open Entry courses: • Cross a wide range of faculties and topics - Course selection includes Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Management, Math, Psychology, Sociology, and more  •...

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Proudly UNB Awards 2022: Nominations open!-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Alumni of the University of New Brunswick are changemakers distinguishing themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province, or country, and beyond. The Proudly UNB Awards recognize these outstanding alumni and demonstrate our pride in their accomplishments. We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 Proudly UNB Awards program. Nominate a distinguished UNB grad for one of the following award categories: Alumni Award of Distinction Young Alumni...

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Meet the APAC 2021 Keynote Speakers-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We're thrilled to introduce our keynote speakers for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) in November! Headlining the opening day of our conference on Thursday, November 4, is Dr. Megan Miller, PhD, BCBA-D, with her session, Centering Autistic Voices and Practicing Flexibility in ABA Interventions: A Panel Discussion. Dr. Miller is the creator of the Do Better Movement and founder of the Do Better Collective.  She started the #dobetter professional development movement in 2018...

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Participants needed to help develop the next generation of earth maps-FR

Ganyun Sun

Posted: September 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Participants are invited to help develop the next generation of 3D maps.  Who: Any adult who has an interest in stereoscopic 3D images (with or without 3D experience) Where: E14, Head Hall, UNB Fredericton (CRC Laboratory in Advanced Geomatics Image Processing) How: Share your viewing experience  The first 20 participants have the chance to win one of five $20 gift card.  For more information, please contact: ganyun.sun@unb.ca This project has been reviewed by the Research...

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Virtual town hall on political literacy -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join Dr. Mazerolle for a virtual public dialogue focusing on the priority issues of the federal campaign that occupy the minds of constituencies across Canada and the policy landscape in New Brunswick. The University of New Brunswick and the Urban and Community Studies Institute are pleased to host a virtual public dialogue that will explore an exchange of views and examine contemporary federal electoral campaign politics. This panel will help you become more informed of the key...

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Science career conversations with McCain Foods Ltd.-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: September 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ten Thousand Coffees Office Hours Event: Science career conversations with McCain Foods Ltd. When: Sept. 22, 12-1 p.m. (ADT) via Zoom Presenter: UNB alumna Sherri Gerrow (BSc'06, MSc'09) - Senior Scientist of Product Development, McCain Foods Ltd. Join two-time UNB alumna Sherri Gerrow (BSc'06, MSc'09), as she shares her career progression from UNB's faculty of science to her current leadership role as Senior Scientist of Product Development with McCain Foods Ltd. Sherri will also answer...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Back to School Immunization 'Blitz'-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: September 9, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering a COVID-19 Back to School Immunization 'Blitz' for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: Campus Pharmacy TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 Friday, Sept. 10   HOW TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!-FR and SJ

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: September 9, 2021 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 2022 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply?  To be considered for the...

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Top Ten IT Tips for New and Returning Students -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Top ten IT tips:  Wifi: Did you know UNB's 'Public' wifi doesn't let you access secure UNB sites? Get access to campus wifi through Eduroam to access all your wifi needs.  MFA: Adding a back-up MFA method allows you to continue accessing your account in case you lose a device or buy a new one.   UCard Mobile ID: Are you based on the Fredericton campus? Get...

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UNB members receive Order of New Brunswick honour -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to members of the UNB community who will be receiving the Order of New Brunswick honour this year. The Order of New Brunswick is the highest honour that can be received in our province. The honour is given to individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement and who have made outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of New Brunswick and its residents. Dr. Constantine Passaris (Professor, Faculty of...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Add shortcuts to shared files in OneDrive-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 8, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking to easily find files that have been shared with you in OneDrive? OneDrive separates your shared files from your personal files (otherwise known as 'My files' in OneDrive).  This makes it easy to determine which files are yours or ones that have been shared with you.  For those times that you need to get to your shared folders fast, add a shortcut to your 'My files' in OneDrive. To access your shared files in OneDrive: Sign in to the MyUNB...

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Develop management skills with UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 8, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's never too early to plan for your future. If you aspire to move into a supervisory or management position, consider making UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) part of your plan.   Join us on Oct. 1 to learn how the fully online CME can equip you for a career in management. The one-hour session begins at 1 pm Atlantic and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Can't make it on Oct. 1? Register for the event and we will...

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UNB English Language Programme - Academic English as a Second Language-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 8, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


AESL courses provide ongoing language support to full-time graduate and undergraduate students.  Offered through a combination of in-person and asynchronous formats, these credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English.  AESL 6021 is offered for graduate students.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1011, 2011) and non-credit offerings (CELP 1001, CELP 1003) are also available, and are open to the general...

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Frank McKenna invests in UNB to transform New Brunswick’s digital future-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Honourable Frank McKenna, PC, OC, ONB, has invested $5 million in the University of New Brunswick to establish the McKenna Institute to make New Brunswick, and Canada, digital trailblazers. The McKenna Institute builds upon McKenna's life's work of moving New Brunswick to a knowledge economy based on bandwidth and brainwidth – the capacity to process information and complete tasks. In his three terms as New Brunswick's premier, McKenna was known for championing compelling and...

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UNB is at the forefront of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, we've taken steps to ensure our OHS training programs are the best they can be. • We serve on multiple Safety Boards.  • Our instructors are active safety professionals. Located across the country, these subject matter experts are well-known, reputable, and ready to help you progress in your career.   • We are 1 of 2 institutions in Canada who has signed the Singapore Accord agreeing to map our programming against the INSHPO OHS Professional Capability...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Back to School Immunization 'Blitz'-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: September 7, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering a COVID-19 Back to School Immunization 'Blitz' for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: Campus Pharmacy TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 Thursday, Sept. 9 Friday, Sept. 10   HOW TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination...

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Positive Mental Health Promotion and Peer Support Team -FR and SJ

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Positive Mental Health Promotion and Peer Support Team is looking to recruit volunteers for this year! The UNB Positive Mental Health Promotion and Peer Support Team plans and operates several positive mental health promotion activities and campaigns each term and provides direct peer support to the UNB student community. Volunteers receive training and support directly from members of UNB Student Services. This opportunity is perfect for students who want to: Build a supportive UNB...

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Supporting others while honouring their chosen name and gender identity-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 7, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Just a reminder that UNB's chosen name and gender identity form is now live.  This form is designed to support all members of the UNB community, regardless of their gender expressions or identities. Given that members of our community will now have the ability to indicate their gender identity and use a first or middle name at UNB without having to legally change their name or provide accompanying documentation, it is extremely important that we foster a caring and safer environment...

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Complement your degree with UNB's online Autism Intervention Training Program-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 7, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP) manager, Francyne Jutras, says New Brunswick leads the country in the way we serve people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The CCNB/UNB AITP contributes to the province's success in making a difference in people's lives.  On Sept. 21, join Ms. Jutras as she hosts a free information session about the AITP. Sign up for this session and you'll learn:  WHO should apply to this program  WHAT the admissions requirements are  WHEN...

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Chosen name and gender identity online form is now live-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 3, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, I am pleased to announce that the UNB chosen name and gender identity online form is now live.  This form is backed by the UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy, which is designed to support all members of the UNB community, particularly trans and non-binary folks or others who use a chosen first or middle name. The UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy, which was approved by UNB's Board of Governors in December 2020, is the result...

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Respectful Workplace Week Webinars - Workplace Wellness: Psychological Health & Safety-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: September 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is Respectful Workplace Week and the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centres Workplace Violence and Abuse research team is hosting a series of webinars in which we hope you will join us in exploring the topic of Workplace Wellness: Psychological Health & Safety The webinars available are as follows:  September 7 | 9am PLEIS NB Presenting 'Safer Places' with Trisha Perry Register September 7 | 1pm Mental Health Pop-Up Café with Shelley Parker Register September 8 | 10 am WorkSafeNB...

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100 Debates on the Environment-FR

Matt Bishop

Posted: September 2, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the recent IPCC report being labeled as a Code Red for Humanity the environment is a top issue for many Canadians in this upcoming election. Join Nature NB and UNB Sustainability Wednesday, September 8 at 7:00 PM for 100 Debates on the Environment. The Fredericton candidates have the opportunity to join a national conversation at the local level, to share actionable policy ideas and how their plan gets us closer to that kind of future. RSVP today Category: News and Notices Article...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Get organized with MS Tasks-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 1, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to stay on top of your never-ending to-do list? Microsoft Tasks is the place to create your to-do list items to help you stay on track.  You can set priority levels, due dates and reminders to ensure you meet your deadlines.  The best part is that Tasks is built right into Microsoft Teams; allowing you to create tasks on the fly from chat messages and channel posts. How do I find my task list? Go to your Teams app either on your desktop...

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Spotlight on transformative education -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 1, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of our UNB Toward 2030 Spotlight Series, we are pleased to share the newly launched Spotlight on Transformative Education, showcasing some of the innovative ways we are shaping our courses and learning methods to meet our changing student and societal needs. By providing a transformative educational experience, students have the opportunity to graduate with the knowledge and skills to be the next generation of change-makers, tackling societal issues both locally and around the...

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UNB Chorale Registration Open Fall 2021-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 1, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Chorale registration is now open for Fall 2021! The UNB Chorale will restart with the first rehearsal on Monday September 13th, 2021, 7-9pm.  ·         Rehearsals begin September 13 from 7 - 9pm.  ·         Masks must be worn as you move throughout the buildings at UNB; however you can take off masks while sitting/standing in place and singing. There will be a...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff, and Faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to 'Big Data' and relational databases. It also...

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Reminder myFiles was decommissioned August 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 31, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, myFiles (used to access your H drive from off campus) was shut down with eServices on August 30 as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet (my.unb.ca).    To access your files: OneDrive: Files saved in your H drive can be moved to OneDrive, allowing you to access your files from anywhere through M365 and the MyUNB Intranet waffle menu. Get tips for...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinic 2021-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 30, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and a Back to School Immunization Blitz for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS 2021 (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab  TIME: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Monday, Aug. 30 BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: Campus Pharmacy TIME:...

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Faculty of management launches new MBA specialization in management analytics-FR and SJ

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: August 30, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new concentration in management analytics offered by the faculty of management at the University of New Brunswick will provide MBA students data-rich decision-making tools to enhance their career potential. 'Business is increasingly digitizing, resulting in the need for organizations to analyze a large amount of data for decision making,' says Devashis Mitra, dean of the faculty of management. 'Management analytic skills are thus becoming critical for graduates.' Students will take several...

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Respectful Workplace Week at UNB-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 30, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Workplace Violence and Abuse Research Team at the University of New Brunswick's Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research invites the public to participate in a series of free Respectful Workplace Week webinars from Sept. 7 to 9, 2021. This bilingual series is sponsored by UNB, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, the Province of New Brunswick, Infopowered, NBPower and WorksafeNB. The theme for this year's Respectful Workplace Week is...

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Coming Back Sustainably -FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: August 30, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Life is beginning to get back to normal, but we now have a unique opportunity to reset and decide what normal means. Therefore, instead of Coming Back Normally, we should be Coming Back Sustainably. UNB Sustainability are calling on the wider UNB community to change these your new normal: Bring Your Own • Globally, 300 million tons of plastic is produced each year, half of which is referred to as single use. • Making simple swaps. A reusable water bottle, cutlery and food from...

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Fall Online Courses in the Certificate of Adult Education-FR

Amanda Benjamin

Posted: August 27, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Good day, Online courses available this fall. If you are interested in a degree or certificate in adult education or just want to take one of our courses, we have online courses with space in them.  Email us adulted@unb.ca.  We are offering the following online term based courses. Fall 2021 ED 3024: Understanding the Adult Learner This course will explore what it means to be an adult learner. We will examine adult learning theories, theories of teaching as well as the practice of...

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Don't Wait to get your books until the first day of classes!-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: August 27, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Bookstore is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., come in or order on line and lets reduce the crowd size in the store.  Returns are accepted 2 weeks from the start of classes with your receipt so there is no risk to shopping early - just reward and many used books (25% cheaper) go quickly. We will hold your order here at the store until you arrive if you select store pick up.  Please bring ID to the window in the lobby to claim your order...Don't delay - Shop...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshop: Sept. 2 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 27, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the new MyUNB Intranet?   Join us for a live virtual workshop, where you'll learn about:  Navigating the Intranet  Useful features and pages  Search tools  And more!  The workshop will be held in Teams Meetings, with no registration required. Simply click on the meeting link and join us for an in-depth tour.   Thursday, September 2  2:30 – 3:30...

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eServices and the old myUNB Portal – Decommissioned on Aug. 30 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 27, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, on Monday, Aug. 30, eServices and the old myUNB Portal will be shut down and decommissioned as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet.   All remaining links and services on these sites will be removed on Aug. 30. You can learn where to find links and services and see updates about outstanding link locations and service changes as we near August...

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Temporary Sidewalk Closure & Partial Road Closure on Dineen Drive -FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise of a temporary sidewalk closure and partial road closure on Dineen Drive by the main entrance of the Law Building.  Construction will begin on August 31, 2021 continuing through to September 30, 2021.  During this time the sidewalk in this area will be fully closed and the Dineen Street main entrance into the Law Building will be closed.  The alternate entrance to access the building will be through the back...

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Potential October 2021 Graduating Students-FR-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for October 2021 is September 1st, 2021.  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; Academics →Graduation → Apply to Graduate or go directly...

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Certificate in Adult Education-FR

Amanda Benjamin

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Good day, The following online courses are be offered during the Fall 2021 term.  They still have space for students who are looking to learn online this term. Fall 2021 ED 3024: Understanding the Adult Learner This course will explore what it means to be an adult learner. We will examine adult learning theories, theories of teaching as well as the practice of adult education. The course takes both an historical and contemporary perspective on adult learning.   ED 4012: Diversity...

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REMINDER: Where you access your unofficial transcript has changed-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students will now view their unofficial transcript in Colleague Self Service.  Colleague Self Service has replaced the unofficial transcript view in eServices which was has been decommissioned.    As of August 16, Colleague Self Service will be available for students to access their unofficial transcript.   • The unofficial transcript will be available through the MyUNB Intranet under 'Academics'. • A 'UNB Unofficial Credit Transcript' link will...

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eServices and the old myUNB Portal – Decommissioned on Aug. 30 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, on Monday, Aug. 30, eServices and the old myUNB Portal will be shut down and decommissioned as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet.   All remaining links and services on these sites will be removed on Aug. 30. You can learn where to find links and services and see updates about outstanding link locations and service changes as we near August...

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College of Extended Learning - New Service Counter Hours-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, August 30, the College of Extended Learning's main office (located on the 2nd Floor of the Wu Conference Centre) will re-open its Service Counter to the public. Please note the new hours below:   Office Operating Hours   August 30 – September 3, 2021 (summer hours) Monday to Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Service Counter: 9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.   September 7, 2021 – May 20, 2022 (winter hours) Monday to Friday: 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m....

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UNB Mail Update-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mail deliveries on the Fredericton campus have returned to the regular schedule.  As such, the mail drop box located at the Bank & Bookstore location will be relocated to the main lobby of the Facilities Management Building at 767 Kings College Road as of Friday August 27th. Staff and Faculty can continue to drop outgoing mail in this location, either stamped or in an outgoing mail envelope.  To assist with making our mail delivery and pick up as efficient as possible, please ensure...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Backup your files with OneDrive -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 25, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a way to back up your personal school or work files? Microsoft OneDrive is the place to store files, backup important work and share it with other people.  OneDrive also stores recordings and chat files from Microsoft Teams and any attachments you've shared through an Outlook email message. How do I access OneDrive? Go to the MyUNB Intranet Click the waffle icon in the top-left corner Select 'OneDrive' How do I transfer...

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Remaining items removed from the old myUNB Portal and eServices on August 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 25, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The transition to the MyUNB Intranet is almost complete. On Monday, Aug. 30, eServices and the old myUNB portal will be shut down.   All remaining links on eServices and the temporary myUNB portal page located at oldportal.unb.ca will be removed and no longer available.  For a small number of links and services, details about new link locations or service...

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South Gym Building – Demolition & Traffic Advisory-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the demolition of the South Gym will begin on Wednesday, August 25th continuing through to Friday, September 3rd.  During this time frame, please follow the directional signage in place as traffic will need to be rerouted in this area to facilitate the removal of the building.   If you have any questions, please contact Capital Planning & Operations at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News and...

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myFiles removed on August 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 24, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access your H drive from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on August 30.    You can continue to access your H drive files via:  OneDrive: Files saved in your H drive can be moved to OneDrive, allowing you to access...

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The UNB Art Centre opens its first exhibit since COVID with weaver Vita Plume-FR

Lori Quick

Posted: August 24, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre opens its doors and welcomes back the community to in-person exhibits and programs with the first exhibition of 2021, Vita Plume: Patterns & Portraits which opens Friday, September 10 at 5:00 pm. This exhibit runs through October 29.  Patterns & Portraits features several bodies of work produced over 3 decades by master weaver Vita Plume. Working with a digital Jacquard loom, pieces are woven then dyed using a technique known as Shibori, an ancient...

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Sign up today for fall term classes!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 23, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time to register for fall classes. Not sure what to take? Choose from one of these featured courses or visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and up-to-date listing of courses and start dates! Open entry courses: • BIOL 1019 Biological Principles, Part II – Online • CS 1103 Introduction to Databases • CLAS 3625 Magic in the Ancient World • PSYC 2703 Foundations of Biological Psychology • FVI/SOCI 2001 Introduction to Family Violence Issues...

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Earn a credential that you can take with you wherever you go in your career.-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 23, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning is one of the few institutions in Canada who offers Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) programming that is internationally recognized.  Learn more at our free online information sessions on Sept. 22! Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Jenna Downey (MSc KIN candidate)-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 23, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The thesis titled, "Elite Sport, Human Suffering & The Role of Mindfulness", will be defended by Jenna Downey on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 1:30 p.m. via Teams. All are welcome Click here to join the meeting ABSTRACT The nature of sport requires athletes to exert their bodies and minds in pursuit of excellence. As part of this pursuit athletes must endure a necessary level of sport-related suffering, including sore muscles, fatigue, and managing pain, fear, and stress. However, within the context...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Daneka Headley (MASRS candidate)-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The thesis titled, "Social Innovation in Non-Profit Sport Organizations in Developing Countries: Focus on Non-Profit Sport Organizations in Barbados", will be defended by Danika Headley on Monday, Aug. 23, at 1:30 p.m. via Teams. All are welcome Click here to join the meeting ABSTRACT Non-profit sport organizations, through the sport for development movement, have been tasked to find innovative ways to provide positive social impacts to communities. Non-profit organizations, including sport...

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Please complete anonymous vaccination status survey-FR and SJ

Communications Office

Posted: August 20, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


An anonymous vaccination status survey was distributed to all UNB students, faculty and staff email accounts on Aug. 19. If you haven't yet filled out the quick survey, please check your email and do so ASAP.   We also encourage all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated and to maintain copies of their vaccination status.  New Brunswick Public Health has various clinics available for anyone needing their first or second dose. Category: News and Notices Article...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinic 2021-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 20, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and a Back to School Immunization Blitz for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS 2021 (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab  TIME: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug. 30   BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION:...

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eServices and the old myUNB Portal – Decommissioned on Aug. 30 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 20, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, on Monday, Aug. 30, eServices and the old myUNB Portal will be shut down and decommissioned as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet.   All remaining links and services on these sites will be removed on Aug. 30. You can learn where to find links and services and see updates about outstanding link locations and service changes as we near August...

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Data Services at NB-IRDT: How Can We Help You?-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: August 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) provides secure access to a variety of New Brunswick administrative data, which is available for world-class research to help inform policy decisions. But where does a researcher start if they want to access NB-IRDT? How can data be shared with NB-IRDT? And how does one go about accessing these data? The NB-IRDT Data Services Team is here to answer these questions and to bridge the gap between a research question and the...

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2021-2022 Parking Permits-FR

Don Allen

Posted: August 19, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking permits for UNB Fredericton Campus will be available for purchase on Aug. 23rd, 2021. The parking regulations can be found on our web page: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/security/index.html   Purchases for Faculty, Staff and Students will be on-line only.  The online parking permit order form can be found on the MyUNB homepage by selecting "I want to..." and then selecting "Purchase a Parking Permit" from the drop down menu. Students will need to use their UCard account....

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Remaining items removed from the old myUNB Portal and eServices on August 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 19, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The transition to the MyUNB Intranet is almost complete. On August 30, eServices and the old myUNB portal will be shut down.   All remaining links on eServices and the temporary myUNB portal page located at oldportal.unb.ca will be removed and no longer available.  For a small number of links and services, details about new link locations or service...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center-FR

Karen Miner

Posted: August 19, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be closed on Friday, August 20th.  September bus passes will be available for purchase on Monday, August 23rd. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Campus Bookstore Re-Opening Monday Aug 23rd for in person shopping!-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: August 19, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are so excited to be re-opening on Monday August 23rd to resume in person shopping!  Our hours of operation will be Weekdays 8:30 - 4:30 and Saturdays starting Sept 11th for the month of September and after Christmas break for the month of January from 10am-2pm.  Orders can still be placed on our website for shipping or now for in person pick up starting next week! We look forward to seeing your masked faces! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley...

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Media Lab opening!-FR

Debbie Goguen

Posted: August 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are ready to welcome back UNB faculty, staff, and students to the CETL Media Lab! The Media Lab will be open from 9am – 12pm and 1-4pm, Monday – Friday, beginning Monday, August 23rd!  Stop by for a visit and check out our new 3D Printer! If you have any questions, please contact medialab@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Debbie Goguen Email Address: dgoguen@unb.ca

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REMINDER: Where you access your unofficial transcript has changed-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: August 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students will now view their unofficial transcript in Colleague Self Service.  Colleague Self Service has replaced the unofficial transcript view in eServices which was has been decommissioned.   As of August 16, Colleague Self Service will be available for students to access their unofficial transcript.   • The unofficial transcript will be available through the MyUNB Intranet under 'Academics'. • A 'UNB Unofficial Credit Transcript' link will...

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Still space left! 2021 EdGeo Teacher Workshop - Earth and Environmental Science-FR and SJ

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: August 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre and the GAIA Project invites NB teachers and BEd students are invited to our 2021 EdGEO Workshop scheduled for August 24th and 25th, 2021at the Quartermain Museum, UNB, Fredericton. Day 1 involves ideas for in-classroom laboratory activities, and Day 2 includes a field trip to explore outdoor science suitable for NB students. Earth and environmental science literacy is relevant to every one of us. Our 2021 EdGEO workshop presents...

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2021 UNB Alumni Legacy Award Recipient - Emma Stephen-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: August 17, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are thrilled to announce the 2021 recipient of the UNB Associated Alumni's Alumni Legacy Award, third-year nursing student Emma Stephen! Emma is an outstanding student, caring community member and fiercely #ProudlyUNB! We are honoured to support her studies at UNB through this two-year scholarship. Only the second time this award has been granted, the Alumni Legacy Award helps provide future generations with the opportunity to benefit from a UNB education, just like our alumni did. The...

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myFiles removed on August 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 17, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access your H drive from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on August 30.    You can continue to access your H drive files via:  1) OneDrive: Files saved in your H drive can be moved to OneDrive, allowing you to access...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Oscar Ortiz-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 17, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The thesis titled, "Activation of Task-Related Cortical Regions Across Multiple Memory Loads and Prehension", will be defended by Oscar Ortiz on Thursday, Aug. 19, at 1:00 p.m. via Teams. All are welcome Click here to join the meeting ABSTRACT This study aims to use electroencephalography (EEG) features during cognitive and motor tasks to study how different regions of the brain are engaged. As a method of quantifying mental workload, the magnitude of alpha activity in the brain was...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinic 2021-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and a Back to School Immunization Blitz for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS 2021 (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab  TIME: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Wednesday, Aug. 18 Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug. 30 BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER &...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Teaching Excellence Award-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 16, 2021 11:01:00 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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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CETL Hours - Wednesday, August 18-FR

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (Marshall d'Avray Hall) will be affected by a planned power outage on Wednesday morning. Staff will be working remotely for the entire day with the exception of the following service areas: Media Lab - open for in-person visits from 1:00 - 4:00 Equipment Services - open for in-person service from 1:00 - 4:00 Regular university hours will resume on Thursday, August 19.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshops: Aug. 18, Aug. 24 & Sept. 2-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 13, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the new MyUNB Intranet? Join us for a live virtual workshop, where you'll learn about: Navigating the Intranet Useful features and pages Search tools And more! The workshops will be held in Teams Meetings, with no registration required. Simply click on the meeting link at your preferred date and time and join us for an in-depth tour. Wednesday, August 18 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join the workshop or add it to your calendar Tuesday, August 24 10:30...

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Scheduled Power Outage - Marshall d’Avray, Aitken Centre, and BMO Centre-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 13, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that a power outage is scheduled for Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. The buildings effected by this temporary outage are Marshall d'Avray, Aitken Centre, and BMO Centre. If you have any questions please contact Capital Planning & Operations at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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English Language Programme's Prep for Fall!-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a rapid and intense blast of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) before you start your academic program in September? The English Language Programme (ELP) is offering a 10-hour virtual program to get you started with confidence at UNB.  The focus will be on EAP reading, writing, listening and speaking, as well as a chance to gain valuable experience in Microsoft Teams and the D2L (Desire to Learn) Brightspace learning platform.  Instruction will be provided by...

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Student Health Centre and Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinic 2021-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and a Back to School Immunization Blitz for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS 2021 (PFIZER & MODERNA): LOCATION: MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab  TIME: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Thursday, Aug. 12 Wednesday, Aug. 18 Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug. 30 BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ'...

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myFiles removed on August 30 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access your H drive from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on August 30.    You can continue to access your H drive files via:  OneDrive: Files saved in your H drive can be moved to OneDrive, allowing you to access...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: New Stream on SharePoint Interface-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know the Stream interface will be changing on August 13? With the new version of Steam on SharePoint, all the videos you have access to are collected across Microsoft 365 into Stream for viewing and stored in OneDrive, SharePoint, or Teams. The new interface has the same look and feel as other M365 apps by allowing you to upload and share files the same way you do in SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams and view by: 'All videos' 'My recent' 'Shared',...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff, and Faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


SAS software licenses 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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats,...

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2021 EdGeo Teacher Workshop - Earth and Environmental Science-FR and SJ

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


NB Teachers and BEd students are invited to our 2021 EdGEO Workshop.  Earth and environmental science literacy is relevant to every one of us.This year both the Quartermain Earth Science Centre and the GAIA Project are presenting science pedagogy on ideas and inquiry-based evidence-based hands-on laboratory activities centred on Earth, Earth Systems and Environmental topics. Each participant will obtain a comprehensive teacher resource kit for their classroom. For questions or to...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Plan your fall term today!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 10, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you completed your fall term course selections? September will be here before you know it. Browse the fall schedule or visit the UNB Timetable to see the wide selection of course offerings.  Open entry courses Flexibility at your fingertips. Start any time and work at your own pace from anywhere! Open entry online courses are open to any UNB student, mature students, program applicants, visiting students, and no-degree students. Courses are offered in Anthropology, Biology,...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Molly Gallibois-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "The Impact of a Standing Intervention on Falls in Long Term Care: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomised Controlled Trial", will be defended by Molly Gallibois on Monday August 16th at 11 a.m. Via Teams:  Click here to join the meeting ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate if a 22-week standing intervention would reduce falls in long term care (LTC). LTC residents were randomized to either a sitting control or standing intervention comprised of up...

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Where you access your unofficial transcript is changing on August 16th-FR

Shawna Bergin

Posted: August 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Currently, students view their unofficial transcript in eServices.  As of August 16th, the unofficial transcript will be accessed in Colleague Self Service.  Colleague Self Service is replacing the unofficial transcript view in eServices.   As of August 16th, Colleague Self Service will be available for students to access their unofficial transcript.  The unofficial transcript in eServices will be decommissioned August 16th. • The unofficial transcript will be...

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Changes are coming to where your Teams meeting recordings are stored-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 6, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Aug. 13, Stream on SharePoint, a new version of Microsoft Stream, will be launching at UNB. In the new Stream on SharePoint, you will be able to access all videos, to which you have access,  across all your Microsoft 365 (M365) apps, including OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, and more. Included with this launch are recent changes to where Microsoft stores your Teams meeting recordings: 1. Private or personal Teams meetings, created from the 'Calendar' area of Teams or via Outlook,...

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UNB Health Research Conference Registration-FR and SJ

Jon Sensinger

Posted: August 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We welcome you to register for UNB's Health Research Conference (HRC), which will take place on 19 August 2021. HRC is a one-day virtual conference to learn about the amazing health research going on at UNB, and to find potential synergies with other groups at UNB across campuses. Presentations will be provided by UNB faculty members and their labs. Researchers, clinical partners, government and community stakeholders, and the general public are all invited to attend. The final schedule is...

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Add a backup MFA method in case of lost or new devices-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 5, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you a have backup Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) method set up for your UNB account? If yes, awesome! You don't need to do anything but perhaps let your colleagues/classmates know how important it is to set up a backup MFA method. If no, please read on and set up a backup MFA method. Did you know if you don't have a backup MFA method and you lose your device (or buy a new device without first transferring your MFA method) you won't be able to access your UNB services until you contact...

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UNB celebrates Pride 2021-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, we believe that Pride should be celebrated year-round. We encourage our UNB community to show their pride, allyship and to show up as their authentic selves. In recognition of this year's Pride celebrations, and in representing our aspirations as an institution, we have raised a Progress flag on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. With the raising of this flag, we reaffirm UNB's commitment to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion across our campuses and beyond. The...

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UNBF launches Transact Mobile Credential for students, faculty and staff-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students, faculty and staff on the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus will benefit from the use of mobile credentials on iPhone, Apple Watch and Android phones this year – making UNB the first Canadian institution to implement Transact's mobile campus ID solution.  Mobile credentials will enhance door access and contactless payment capabilities by putting IDs on the smartphones of students, faculty and staff. The adoption of the technology supports UNB's values...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Catch up on M365 monthly workshops you missed-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Missed this week's M365 monthly workshop giving a spotlight on Teams Meetings? All M365 monthly workshops are recorded and posted on the M365 resources site, so you can catch up on those you were unable to attend live or re-watch sessions you found particularly helpful. Each recording comes with a quick description of the topics covered, so you can easily find topics that interest you most. See all our monthly workshop videos New Features in M365: Changes to where...

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Items removed from the myUNB Portal and from eServices on August 9-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The transition to the MyUNB Intranet continues. On August 9, the following items are being removed from eServices as part of the transition.   Additionally, the old myUNB Portal is no longer accessible. A temporary page has been developed to access any remaining myUNB links until August 31. You can get to this page via the 'Old Portal' button on the MyUNB Intranet homepage or visiting oldportal.unb.ca.  You...

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Want a career that is in demand? Attend this free online information session to learn more!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Skilled professionals who provide ABA services are highly sought after by employers. UNB's Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) can help meet the demand.  This comprehensive, hands-on program is: Flexible. To accommodate different schedules, courses are offered on-campus and online. Online courses are self-paced to meet the needs of all learners. High-quality. Courses are developed and taught by Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA®s) with a diverse range of clinical...

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CEL's Fall Schedule is ready for viewing!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Browse our fall schedule to see all that's waiting for you at the UNB College of Extended Learning. Take a term based online course, register for an open entry online course, or sign up for in-person classes! Featured Courses Here are just a few of the course offerings available this fall: Open entry: • BIOL 1019 Biological Principles, Part II – Online • CS 1103 Introduction to Databases • CLAS 3625 Magic in the Ancient World • PSYC 2703 Foundations of Biological...

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UNB Print Services is ready for your return to campus-FR and SJ

Print Services

Posted: August 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you need new business cards, promotional materials, or course materials as we begin our return to campus? UNB Print Services offers a wide variety of professional print products and options available for all UNB campuses. Quotes and one-on-one consultations are available. Please submit your print requests to UNB Print Services as early as possible to assist with workload and ensure materials are completed on time. Visit the Print Services website to learn more or submit your order...

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Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinics 2021 (Pfizer & Moderna)-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 3, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy will be offering scheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and a Back to School Immunization 'Blitz' for both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Staff, faculty, students, and public are all welcome! COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics 2021 (Pfizer & Moderna): MacLaggan Halls Skills Lab - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.             Wednesday, Aug. 4 Thursday, Aug. 12 Wednesday, Aug. 18 Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug....

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my.unb.ca link is changing on August 3-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 3, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning August 3, visiting my.unb.ca will take you directly to the home page of the new MyUNB Intranet. This change is part of moving UNB services to the new MyUNB, bringing all the information and services you use most into one place. The old myUNB Portal will be available until August 31 by visiting oldportal.unb.ca. Please review and update any webpages, instructions, or other documents you and/or your department/faculty may have that reference the old myUNB Portal.   Get to know...

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English Language Programme's Prep for Fall!-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a rapid and intense blast of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) before you start your academic program in September? The English Language Programme (ELP) is offering a 10-hour virtual program to get you started with confidence at UNB.  The focus will be on EAP reading, writing, listening, and speaking, as well as a chance to gain valuable experience in Microsoft Teams and the D2L (Desire to Learn) Brightspace learning platform.  Instruction will be provided by...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Campus Bookstore to re-open August 23rd for in person shopping-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: July 30, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After many, many months of service to our customers on line, the Campus Bookstore is excited to announce our doors will be open to serve you in person August 23rd! We will resume our business hours of weekdays 8:30am to 4:30 pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm for September and January.  Orders can still be placed on our website www.unbshop.ca and if you would like to do in store pick up please make your delivery address Bookstore, 29 Dineen Drive, Fredericton NB E3B6C2 with a comment at...

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my.unb.ca link is changing on August 3-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 30, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning August 3, visiting my.unb.ca will take you directly to the home page of the new MyUNB Intranet. This change is part of moving UNB services to the new MyUNB, bringing all the information and services you use most into one place. The old myUNB Portal will be available until August 31 by visiting oldportal.unb.ca. Please review and update any webpages, instructions, or other documents you and/or your department/faculty may have that reference the old myUNB Portal.   Get to know...

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Campus - Water Main Flushing Notice 2021-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 30, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the 2021 water main flushing program will take place from Tuesday, August 3rd to Wednesday, August 4th. This work is necessary to ensure a high quality of drinking water on campus. UNBF users may notice discoloured water from their taps during these times.  The effect is temporary and should clear up quickly.   If problems persist with discoloured water or water pressure, please contact Capital Planning &...

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Participants needed for cancer research-FR and SJ

Danie Alyssa Beaulieu

Posted: July 30, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the Centre for Research in Integrated Care at UNB want to learn about your needs for cancer support in New Brunswick!  If you are 19 years or older living in New Brunswick and have been impacted by cancer within the past 5 years (as a person with cancer, caregiver/family member, or care provider), you may participate in a 30-60-minute survey to discuss your experiences with accessing and receiving health and supportive care services and resources in New Brunswick,...

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Alumni Changemaker: Bob Skillen-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 30, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thirty years of dreaming, building and transforming. Retired UNB vice-president (advancement) and former executive director of the UNB Associated Alumni, Bob Skillen (BPE'79, BEd'81, MEd'88) chatted with current executive director, Michelle McNeil (BBA'03, MBA'09) about his thoughts on the role of university advancement and what's next for him. 'UNB's mission is important. We are a university with heart and one that has a deep sense of responsibility to the people of New Brunswick and...

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Creating space: A collective journey toward a culture of inclusion-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Members of the University of New Brunswick community have been working hard toward the implementation of the new Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy. Over the last few months, the Policy Working Group and Implementation Team have been busy preparing multiple educational tools and social media pieces designed to inform the UNB community about the various ways they can create and encourage a more positive and inclusive teaching, working and learning environment for everyone. Last month,...

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SUB Closed Monday, August 2, 2021-FR

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Student Union Building will be closed on Monday, August 2, 2021 for the New Brunswick Day holiday. Regular summer building hours will resume on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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The Campus Bookstore will be re-opening to the public August 23rd-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After working on line for many many months, the Bookstore is excited to announce our doors will be open on Monday August 23rd for in person shopping! Orders being placed on our website currently will still show shipping as the only option, so for those who would like to pick up in person starting the 23rd, please put your delivery address as: Bookstore29 Dineen Drive Fredericton E3B 6C2 In the comment at check out please state "waive shipping, I will pick this up".  We will be reopening...

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Changes are coming to where your Teams meeting recordings are stored-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 13, Stream on SharePoint, a new version of Microsoft Stream, will be launching at UNB. In the new Stream on SharePoint, you will be able to access all videos you have access to across all your Microsoft 365 (M365) apps, including OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, and more. Included with this launch are recent changes to where Microsoft stores your Teams meeting recordings: 1. Private or personal Teams meetings, created from the 'Calendar' area of Teams or via Outlook, will now save to...

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Fall Music Workshops open for Registration!-FR

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Music Workshops open for Registration UNB's music conservatory has opened their lineup of fall workshops.  Students can participate in a variety of workshops for different ages and interests.  After a year of virtual workshops, we are excited to be returning to in-person music-making and exploration.   Workshops include: Group Guitar Group Piano Group Piano for Kids *NEW* Jazz Improv *NEW* Movement for Musicians Songwriting Synthesizers  To learn more...

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UNB Ensembles open for registration-FR

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After a year of alternative delivery methods, we are so excited to host our ensembles in Memorial Hall again this Fall.  We are thrilled to introduce two new options for string students.  Little String Orchestra is for students aged 5 – 7 who are new to the violin.  Junior String Orchestra is for violinists aged 8 – 10 who have one- or two-years' experience.  We are also hosting string orchestras for older students and our Band and Chorale...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Make your images accessible in SharePoint-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 28, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know that SharePoint has built-in tools to improve accessibility? Images are an important part of web content. They can grab attention, provide visual context, and act as navigation buttons. For these same reasons, it is important to consider the accessibility of your images. Alternative ('alt') text or tags provide a short description of the image or text appearing within the image that can be read by assistive technology, such as screen readers, or be...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 27, 2021 11:01:00 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 teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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Last Chance for Students to Provide Feedback on the Sexual Assault Policy and Procedures-FR and SJ

Cathy Holtmann

Posted: July 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union, Student Representative Council and Graduate Student Association are working together to gather student feedback for the Sexual Assault Policy Review Committee. We have created a survey for all students to provide feedback on sexual assault prevention and intervention at UNB, and all results will remain anonymous. Please use this link to access the survey by July 31st to make sure your voice is heard: https://unbsu.typeform.com/to/qLSvB65j#hidden1=xxxxx   Category:...

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Attending Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!-FR and SJ

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: July 26, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John beginning Fall 2021, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html The deadline has been extended until July 30.  To request an application email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 26, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Attention MATLAB Users – Update your MATLAB installation now-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has renewed our campus-wide license for MATLAB & Simulink for one-year, effective July 1, 2021. 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 your MATLAB installation, please contact MathWorks Support.  Category: News and...

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Participants needed for UNB Dual Task Gait Online Validity Study-FR and SJ

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology are recruiting individuals aged 65+ with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions to participate in a research study to validate in person physical assessments with online versions.  Participation in this study includes one phone call and two thirty-minute sessions; one in person testing appointment in the UNB Kinesiology building, and one appointment done over Zoom or Microsoft teams. The tests that will be assessed will mimic movements done during...

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UNB graduates will celebrate in-person Fall Convocation ceremonies!-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 24, 2021 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is proud to announce that we will celebrate our graduates this fall with in-person convocation ceremonies. UNB students have completed their studies during a remarkable and challenging time and this dedication has not gone unrecognized. Graduation is an extremely important academic milestone; and we are thrilled to celebrate this achievement together once again. With the province's 'Path to Green' well underway, UNB will host in-person graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Oct. 14 for...

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Extended Closure Alert: UNB Card Office closed July 26 - Aug. 6 (2 weeks)-FR and SJ

UNB Card Office

Posted: July 24, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Card Office is closed for two weeks starting Monday, July 26 through to Friday, August 6. You can still submit your photo online but UCards with a Fredericton pickup location will not be printed or available for pickup during this closure. Emails will continue to be monitored; if you need immediate assistance, please email ucard@unb.ca.  Voicemails will be reviewed when the office reopens on Monday, August 9. To submit your photo, view details about your UCard services, or to make a...

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IUC Central Core, Science Library – Construction Advisory-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 24, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations wishes to advise that beginning the week of July 26, 2021, construction will begin on the roof of IUC Central Core Science Library. Barricades will be installed at the site to maintain the safety of workers and the UNB community.  Pedestrians should expect restricted areas of travel around the IUC Central Core building for approx. 4-5 weeks.  Thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any questions, please contact Capital Planning & Operations at...

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True Crime Presentation: Saint John’s Boy Burglar of 1914-FR and SJ

Emily R Lefloch

Posted: July 24, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did the 'good old days' ever exist? This and other questions will be explored in this true crime talk on the case that gripped the city of Saint John in the summer of 1914- the case of the Boy Bandit. Guest speaker Prof. Greg Marquis of UNB Saint John will uncover a story of drama, tragedy and redemption that involved the killing of a police officer and the trial of a young offender. This Zoom event, which takes place on July 27, 2021 starts at 7:00 and runs for 90 minutes. Zoom Link: ...

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Reminder Early Time Entry Cutoff – August 7, 2021 pay-FR and SJ

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the Time Entry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 7, 2021. Employee Time Entry Cut-Off - Employees using Time Entry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed, and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, July 29, 2021. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through Time Entry...

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Appointments available at UNB Fredericton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics-FR

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: July 22, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Walk-ins are being accepted for first and second doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) on July 22 on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you arrive early for a walk-in appointment as we cannot guarantee vaccines will be available for the stated end time.  UNB vaccination clinics will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab. Scheduled appointments are available on July 26 and on the following dates: Wednesday, Aug. 4 Thursday, Aug....

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Student Changemakers: Sir Howard Douglas Scholars-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This spring, 17 students were inducted into UNB's Sir Howard Douglas Society. These scholars and all of the scholars before them, exemplify the society's motto, Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. We are proud of these changemakers and have profiled a few of them in our Spring/Summer issue of the Alumni News magazine. Read more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Items being removed from the myUNB Portal and eServices on July 26-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 22, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On July 26, the following items are being removed from the myUNB Portal and eServices as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet. You can get there from unb.ca > UNB Students, Faculty & Staff drop down menu > New MyUNB Intranet. Learn where these links are in the new MyUNB Intranet.  MyUNB Portal Launch menu Colleague Self-Service Colleague Self-Service Test Colleague UI Colleague UI Test eServices Student Personal Part-Time Student Photo ID Request...

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PhD candidate receives national Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: July 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Patricia Morris (BN'15, MN'21), a PhD candidate in interdisciplinary studies at the University of New Brunswick, has received a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to continue her doctoral studies. The recipients were announced on July 15 by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and several federal funding agencies: The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities...

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Dear First Year Me Campaign-FR

Niko Coady

Posted: July 21, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services and the UNB Student Union are working on putting together this year's Dear First Year Me campaign. This is an annual campaign where returning students provide knowledge, advice, and information they wish they would have known in their first year. The information provided will be used for a multi-media campaign, including social media posts, posters, and more. If you are interested in participating or know someone who would be interested, please fill out (or direct others to...

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my.unb.ca link is changing on August 3 -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning August 3, visiting my.unb.ca will take you directly to the home page of the new MyUNB Intranet. This change is part of moving UNB services to the new MyUNB, bringing all the information and services you use most into one place.   The old myUNB Portal will be available until August 31 by visiting oldportal.unb.ca.  Please review and update any webpages, instructions, or...

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Appointments available at UNB Fredericton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics-FR

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: July 20, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Walk-ins are being accepted for first and second doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) on July 22 on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you arrive early for a walk-in appointment as we cannot guarantee vaccines will be available for the stated end time.  UNB vaccination clinics will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab. Scheduled appointments are available on July 22 and on the following dates: Monday, July 26 Wednesday, Aug. 4 Thursday,...

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Report suspicious emails easily with Beauceron’s ‘Report a Phish’ button in Outlook-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 20, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you receive suspicious emails, you can easily report them using Beauceron's (UNB's cybersecurity awareness service provider) 'Report a Phish' button in Outlook. This feature is available for Outlook on your computer desktop (Windows and Mac), the Outlook Web App (OWA) and Outlook apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. Learn how to report a phish by device type by visiting the MyUNB Intranet > IT Account and Email Options page. Beauceron provides cybersecurity training, risk scores,...

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Student Union Welcome Center-FR

Karen Miner

Posted: July 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Student Union Welcome Center will be closed on July 21st, 22nd and 23rd.  August bus passes will be available for purchase on July 28th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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UNB Introduces New Online Certificate in Contemporary Management in Arts & Culture-FR and SJ

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Centre for Musical Arts, in association with ArtsLink NB and the Government of New Brunswick, is proud to offer our brand-new online certificate in Contemporary Management in Arts & Culture (CMAC). The first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, the CMAC certificate is a one-of-a-kind program built specifically for developing the skills and knowledge of people that aspire to be arts leaders in Atlantic Canada and across the country.  The CMAC certificate is fully online and spans...

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UNB Email and Microsoft 365 links removed from old myUNB portal – July 19-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 19, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On July 19, the Email and Microsoft 365 (M365) links will be removed from the old myUNB portal.  These are already available in the new MyUNB Intranet and can be used now. How to access your Email and other M365 services from the MyUNB Intranet: Click the waffle menu The nine small white dots shaped like a waffle located in the top left corner of the MyUNB Intranet and any other internal UNB site. You will see a listing of all apps available to you. If they do not all appear click the...

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Items being removed from the myUNB portal and InsideUNB on July 19-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 19, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On July 19, the following items are being removed from the myUNB Portal Launch menu and InsideUNB as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet. You can get there from unb.ca > UNB Students, Faculty & Staff drop down menu > New MyUNB Intranet. Learn where these links are in the new MyUNB Intranet. myUNB portal Launch Menu UNB cPanel Hosting Access Manager Cascade Virtual Lab Microsoft 365 Register for Classes Change Course Registration Check my Class Schedule Check my Exam...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for UNB Dual Task Gait Online Validity Study-FR

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology are recruiting individuals aged 65+ with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions to participate in a research study to validate in person physical assessments with online versions.  Participation in this study includes one phone call and two thirty-minute sessions; one in person testing appointment in the UNB Kinesiology building, and one appointment done over Zoom or Microsoft teams. The tests that will be assessed will mimic movements...

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Speed Bumps Installed-FR

Don Allen

Posted: July 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the excessive speed of some vehicles traveling between the Aitken University Centre and Marshall d'Avray Hall, two temporary speed bumps were installed on Friday July 16th 2021 as a traffic calming measure.  It is expected that this will increase the safety of all pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the area.  Please keep in mind that the campus has a 30 km/h speed limit. As more people return to campus it is an opportune time to remind everyone to follow posted signage and...

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UNB Alumni and Research Changemaker: Moving things forward for vulnerable populations-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tracey Rickards (BN'86, MN'05) considers herself among an army of 'subtle changemakers' – those who do little things on a constant basis to move the needle.   As an associate professor of nursing at UNB and the UNB manager of the Fredericton Downtown Community Health Clinic, she conducts research to identify transformative solutions to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations in the region. Read this story in the digital version of the Alumni News...

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Appointments available at UNB Fredericton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: July 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Walk-ins are being accepted for first and second doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) on July 15 on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you arrive early for a walk-in appointment as we cannot guarantee vaccines will be available for the stated end time.  UNB vaccination clinics will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab. Scheduled appointments are available on July 15 and on the following dates:  Thursday, July 15 – Walk-in...

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UNB Libraries’ Updated Catalogue Interface to be Released Monday, July 19th-FR and SJ

Joanne Smyth

Posted: July 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


OCLC, the vendors of UNB Libraries' catalogue, have updated their interface.  The new UNBWorldCat Discovery interface offers several improvements, including:   Better accessibility compliance.  Highlighted search terms in search results.  Better relevancy ranking of search results.  Search results include links to open access where available, through the Internet Archive and other repositories.  If you had saved lists in the old interface, these will be...

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Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference 2021 - Online Nov. 4 and 5!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 12, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Who should attend? The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) is for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their family members, behaviour analysts, medical professionals, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, faculty and researchers, teachers, intervention staff, support workers, and all other stakeholders interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders.  With so many sessions to choose from, there is something for everyone!  Full conference fee:...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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my.unb.ca link is changing on Aug. 1-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning on August 1, visiting my.unb.ca will take you directly to the home page of the new MyUNB Intranet. This change is part of moving UNB services to the new MyUNB, bringing all the information and services you use most into one place. The old myUNB Portal will still be available until August 31 by visiting oldportal.unb.ca. Get to know your new MyUNB Intranet with these short...

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UNB Associated Alumnae Semi-Annual General Meeting-FR and SJ

UNB Associated Alumnae

Posted: July 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us for our virtual Semi-Annual General Meeting, July 14, 12-1 p.m. on Zoom. RSVP to alumni@unb.ca if you wish to attend. The UNB Associated Alumnae Council is made up of women graduates and former students of the university. Founded in 1910 and incorporated in 1919, the association's goal is to promote – directly and indirectly – the educational and financial interests of the university, especially those related to the women graduates and undergraduates of...

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Items being removed from the eServices on July 12-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On July 12, the following items are being removed from eServices as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet. You can get there from unb.ca > UNB Students, Faculty & Staff drop down menu > New MyUNB Intranet. Learn where these links are in the new MyUNB Intranet. eServices Student Academic Deferred Exam Request Class Timetable Exam Schedule Confirmation of Enrolment Application to Graduate Residence Apply for Residence Apply for Extended Stay Residential Life (FR) Residences...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff, and Faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: July 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to 'Big Data' and relational databases. It also...

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Appointments available at UNB Fredericton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics -FR

UNB Communications

Posted: July 7, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Walk-ins are being accepted for first and second doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (mRNA-1273) on July 8 on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you arrive early for a walk-in appointment as we cannot guarantee vaccines will be available for the stated end time.  UNB vaccination clinics will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab. Scheduled appointments are available on July 8 and on the following dates:  Thursday, July 8 – Walk-in...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study -FR and SJ

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: July 7, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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Looking for Sustainability Champions-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: July 6, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is looking for people with sustainable experiences and knowledge, to help us organize ways to help create a deeper culture of sustainability throughout the UNB community. With your help, we want to create learning spaces and digital materials, for staff, students, and faculty to learn important tips and tricks to help them on the sustainable journey. These could range from creating short videos to hosting workshops and everything in between. We are looking for people...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Hilary Pond-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: July 6, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "A Cross-Sectional Analysis Investigating the Association of Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour Patterns on Frailty Status in Older Adults Living with Diabetes Mellitus" will be defended by Hilary Pond on Tuesday, July 13 at 9 a.m.  Via Teams Click here to join the meeting  ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Increased physical activity (PA) is as a cornerstone for the prevention and the treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM) and frailty. However, no consensus exists on...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 6, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for UNB Dual Task Gait Online Validity Study-FR

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology are recruiting individuals aged 65+ with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions to participate in a research study to validate in person physical assessments with online versions.  Participation in this study includes one phone call and two thirty-minute sessions; one in person testing appointment in the UNB Kinesiology building, and one appointment done over Zoom or Microsoft teams. The tests that will be assessed will mimic movements...

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UNB Alumni Changemaker: Victoria LaBillois-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a Mi'gmaq entrepreneur and a female in a traditionally male-dominated field, UNB alumna Victoria LaBillois (BA'91, MBA'04), has faced more than her share of barriers. Read how Victoria, a fearless leader and changemaker is creating change, in the Spring Summer issue of our digital Alumni News magazine. Read more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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The Fergusson Foundation Grants Program is now accepting applications for 2021!-FR and SJ

Fergusson Foundation

Posted: July 5, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fergusson Foundation, a joint supporter with UNB of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, is now accepting applications for funding from registered charities! The Fergusson Foundation grants program provides financial contributions to Canadian Registered Charities, based in and serving Atlantic Canada. Charities are eligible if their project aligns with one, or more, of the three pillars of the Foundation: general...

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Revitalizing the Wolastoqey Language-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Like many Indigenous people in his generation, Logan Perley is not a fluent speaker of his traditional language. In this short documentary, Logan explores changes required to revitalize traditional language development among younger generations. Revitalizing the Wolastoqey language — Wabanaki Collection About the Wabanaki Collection The Wabanaki Collection, a website run by the UNB's Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, connects postsecondary educators, grade school teachers, and the general...

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UNB English Language Programme Summer Term Course offerings-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 30, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Academic English as a Second Language 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.  AESL 1011 (for Undergraduate students) and AESL 6021 (for Graduate students) will be offered on Tuesdays during Session D: June 30 – August 09, 2021, as will CELP 1001 (non-credit).  These courses are also available to...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study -FR and SJ

Alison Meng

Posted: June 30, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Microsoft 365 training workshop recordings available -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 29, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about Microsoft 365? Did you miss a M365 Monthly Workshop and want to catch up on the training? All M365 monthly workshops are available as recordings on the Microsoft 365 Resources site. You can also find online training and visit the feature showcase to learn more about M365 apps, new features, and tips and tricks. Follow the Microsoft 365 Resources site by clicking the 'Follow' button in the top right corner of the site page to learn more about monthly...

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Student Accounts Counter Hours-FR

Richelle Corey

Posted: June 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective Monday, July 5th the counter in Student Accounts in the IUC Physics Building will be open from 9:00 to 1:00 Monday through Friday for the remainder of the summer. All payment options can be found on the MyUNB Intranet in the Tuition and Fees section.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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UNB Alumni story: Understanding the historical context of Indigenous Peoples in Canada-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Shelley Francis (BN'91) has spent her entire nursing career lifting the voices of Indigenous Peoples, providing non-judgmental, culturally safe, and compassionate care to all citizens. Read her story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Just released: Alumni News magazine online-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: June 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Alumni News magazine spring/summer 2021 UNB changemakers are everywhere. In this spring/summer issue of Alumni News, we're highlighting alumni, students and researchers who are transforming communities and the lives of others.  Here are some of the changemakers you'll read about. Krista Carr (BBA'95), CEO of Inclusion Canada, is leading a movement for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Mi'gmaq Entrepreneur Victoria LaBillois (BA'91, MBA'04) is breaking...

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Land and Sea: The Mi’kmaq Journey -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 28, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From the deep woods of Nova Scotia to the Smithsonian archives housed in Washington D.C., the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) documented the long journey to protect Mi'kmaq culture for future generations. Land & Sea: The Mi'kmaq Journey — Wabanaki Collection About the Wabanaki Collection The Wabanaki Collection, a website run by the UNB's Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, connects postsecondary educators, grade school teachers, and the general public with a variety of resources that...

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SUB Closed Thursday, July 1st.-FR

Matthew Theriault

Posted: June 28, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Thursday, July 1, for Canada Day. Regular summer building hours will resume on Friday, July 2. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 28, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study -FR and SJ

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 28, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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Peyton Juhnke, UNB Fredericton Valedictorian-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Peyton Juhnke (BPhil'21), UNB's first Indigenous valedictorian, delivered an inspiring valedictory address to the Class of 2021 at UNB Fredericton's 191st Encaenia. Watch her address at 1:09:54 in the Encaenia video. Listen to Peyton on CBC's The Current's special Class of 2021 episode. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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13 Moon Healing Drums -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 13 Moon Healing Drums were conceptualized as a source of healing for mind, body, heart and spirit to be used during the 13 Moon Teaching sessions of Elder Opolahsomuwehs (Imelda Perley). The artwork on the drums depicts the sacred relationships with ourselves, others and that which surrounds us, which correlate with each moon teaching. These drums will continue to bring healing for all who seek, ask, hear and believe. Niponi Kisuhs (June): Summer Moon teaches us the medicine of ceremonial...

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ITS performing Fredericton campus network maintenance July 5 – Aug. 4-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS will be performing regular campus network maintenance between 7 – 7:30 a.m. (30 minutes) at various locations on the Fredericton campus between July 5 and Aug. 4, including: Monday, July 5 – Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Tuesday, July 6 – Kinesiology Building Wednesday, July 7 – NRC Building Thursday, July 8 – Information Technology Centre (ITC) Monday, July 12 – Head Hall (Old Engineering) Tuesday, July 13 – Gillin Hall Wednesday, July 14 –...

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Items being removed from the myUNB portal, eServices and InsideUNB on June 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 30, the following items are being removed from the myUNB Portal and eServices as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet. You can get there from unb.ca > UNB Students, Faculty & Staff drop down menu > New MyUNB Intranet. Learn where these links are in the new MyUNB Intranet. myUNB portal Alerts Nursing CASA Launch Menu – Page 2 Select Courses Quick Course Selection Search and Select Advanced Search and Select Registration Quick Tour Add/Drop Selected...

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TWO Available 4-Year-Old Spaces at College Hill Early Learning-FR

Sarah McConnell

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


College Hill Early Learning located on UNB campus in Fredericton, currently has two available spaces in their 4-year-old program. This space is available from July 1, 2021- August 31, 2022 for those heading to school in the Fall of 2022. For more information please email chelc@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sarah McConnell Email Address: chelc@unb.ca

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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment-FR and SJ

Pascale Michaud

Posted: June 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in challenging your memory and attention in a series of cognitive tests? We are currently recruiting participants to help validate an online brain health assessment in French and in English. You can take the test in either French or English.   Your participation will involve: •    2 online sessions (30 minutes each) taken one week apart •    You will be asked to complete a fluency test once and the Cogniciti Brain Health...

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UNB Fredericton launches UCard Mobile ID-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:07:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the use of UCard Mobile ID on the Fredericton campus for all students, faculty and staff. We are the first campus in Canada to offer university ID on a mobile device. Your university ID, known as the UCard, can be added to Apple Wallet or Google Pay and your iPhones, Apple Watches or Android phones can be used to access campus buildings. While some doors have older readers and are temporarily unable to accept the UCard Mobile...

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13 Moon Healing Drums -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 13 Moon Healing Drums were conceptualized as a source of healing for mind, body, heart and spirit to be used during the 13 Moon Teaching sessions of Elder Opolahsomuwehs (Imelda Perley). The artwork on the drums depicts the sacred relationships with ourselves, others and that which surrounds us, which correlate with each moon teaching. These drums will continue to bring healing for all who seek, ask, hear and believe. Niponi Kisuhs (June): Summer Moon teaches us the medicine of ceremonial...

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UNB Alumni story: Indigenous languages through illustrations-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Breana Andrews (BScKin'21) shares her story of creating a book of illustrations dedicated to the learning and preserving of Indigenous languages of groups in Atlantic Canada. Read her story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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How you update your contact information is changing. -FR

Registrar's Office - Fredericton Campus

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Currently, UNB students use eServices to update personal contact information.  As of Jun. 30th, 2021 Colleague Self Services will be replacing eServices demographics. To update your home or local address, personal email address, home or personal cell phone number, and emergency contact information in Colleague Self Service, go to:  • MyUNB intranet (https://unbcloud.sharepoint.com/sites/MyUNB)   • Navigate to 'I am … student'   • Under...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 24, 2021 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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study -FR and SJ

Alison Meng

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Participants needed for UNB Dual Task Gait Online Validity Study-FR

Mike Carroll

Posted: June 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology are recruiting individuals aged 65+ with no diagnosed muscle or joint conditions to participate in a research study to validate in person physical assessments with online versions.  Participation in this study includes one phone call and two thirty-minute sessions; one in person testing appointment in the UNB Kinesiology building, and one appointment done over Zoom or Microsoft teams. The tests that will be assessed will mimic movements...

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UNB Fredericton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: June 22, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are excited to announce that UNB will be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in partnership with UNB Fredericton Student Health Centre, UNB Campus Pharmacy and New Brunswick Public Health.  UNB vaccination clinics will be available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MacLaggan Hall Skills Lab on the following dates: Monday, June 28 Thursday, July 8 Thursday, July 15 Thursday, July 22 Monday, July 26 Wednesday, Aug. 4 Thursday, Aug. 12 Wednesday, Aug. 18 Book an appointment! There is no cost...

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Wabanaki History, Rights, and Culture -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, the Wolastoqey, Mi'kmaq, and Peskotomuhkati nations negotiated agreements with the British Crown to establish peaceful co-existence. The first peoples of this land have distinct and inherent rights, cultures, and languages that are to be passed from generation to generation. Learn more about the history, rights, and culture of the Wabanaki nations in the Wabanaki Collection.  About the Wabanaki Collection The Wabanaki Collection, a website run...

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There is still time to register for classes starting June 30!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 22, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register now for classes starting next week!  A variety of topics and levels are still available.  Complete a 3-credit hour course in less than 6 weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete! Computer Science CS 3853 – Computer Architecture and Organization CS 3997 – Professional Practice Education ED 3011 – Professional Ethics for Practitioners of Adult Education ED 5022 – Transformative Learning ED 6001 –...

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Fire Hazard-FR

Don Allen

Posted: June 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 21st 2021 there was a small fire in the mulch by the Kinesiology building.  It appears that a cigarette was carelessly discarded and landed in the dry mulch which resulted in a fire.  Cigarettes should be extinguished and then discarded in a proper "butt stop".  Summer heat adds to the risk of a fire starting. Your assistance in helping reduce the risk of accidental fire and keeping campus safe is greatly appreciated. Don Allen - Director of Security & Traffic,...

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UNB Alumni story: Teaching true and detailed Indigenous history is the first step to changing the perception of our people-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 21, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trey Lewis (BBA'18, BEd'20) shares his story of moving from playing hockey for the Halifax Mooseheads and UNB Reds, to finding his calling in education and teaching Indigenous history. Read his story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Changes to NEW UNB login IDs-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 21, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's current process for creating and assigning NEW login IDs has changed. This change supports UNB's recent Chosen Name and Gender Identity policy and IT security standards. Previously, a UNB login ID was generated using an individual's legal name (ex: Jane Doe – jdoe) but, as of June 22, all NEW faculty, staff and students are assigned a randomly generated, five-character login ID consisting of numbers and letters. For example: a1b2c. As usual, when an IT account is activated, the...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 21, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: Significance of June 21-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time to recognize, honour and celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of the first peoples of this land.  In New Brunswick, we live and work on the unceded and unsurrendered homelands of the Wolastoqey, Mi'kmaq, and Peskotomuhkati Nations. They have lived here and have been caretakers of the land and water since time immemorial. June 21 celebrates the arrival of the summer solstice which represents the beginning of summer and is the longest day and...

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Path to Green-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Rollup your sleeves!  New Brunswick Public Health is encouraging all eligible New Brunswickers to book an appointment to receive a COVID vaccine. Green is within reach. When 75 per cent of all New Brunswickers are fully vaccinated, New Brunswick Public Health will remove all remaining health and safety restrictions.  Let's all do all our part and book an appointment today.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address:...

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New Brunswick reaches the first target on the path to Green-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 16, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick announced the province will move to the first phase of the path to Green at midnight on June 15.   UNB joins New Brunswick Public Health in thanking all New Brunwickers for doing your part to keep our community healthy and safe. We encourage those 12 years and older to book an appointment to receive their first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to ensure we continue meeting the targets to further loosen health and safety restrictions.  The...

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Students reflect on 2020-21: Yakoub Al Awabdeh shares his experience-FR and SJ

Communications Office

Posted: June 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It has been over a year since the University of New Brunswick adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite both the expected and unexpected challenges, students have reached out to spread positivity across our campuses, express gratitude and share their stories. Yakoub Al Awabdeh, a fourth-year finance and accounting student at the Fredericton campus, took time to share his experience navigating the new normal as a co-op student.  "My experience last term was primarily as a co-op student....

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Potential October 2021 Graduating Students-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: June 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for October 2021 is September 1st, 2021.  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; Academics →Graduation → Apply to Graduate or go directly to http://www.unb.ca/graduation.  All...

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Walk-in vaccination clinics available

UNB Communications

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Public Health reported that 73.6 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Another 9,664 people need to receive their first dose to reach the 75 per cent mark, which is necessary to begin loosening pandemic restrictions under the province's Path to Green. Anyone eligible for a vaccine who has not already received their first dose can: Book an appointment online through a Vitalité or Horizon Health Network...

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Upcoming changes to NEW UNB login IDs

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's current process for creating and assigning NEW login IDs is changing. This change supports UNB's recent Chosen Name and Gender Identity policy and IT security standards.    Currently, a UNB login ID is generated using an individual's legal name (ex: Jane Doe – jdoe) but as of June 22, all NEW faculty, staff and students will be assigned a randomly generated, five-character login ID...

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UNB English Language Programme Summer Term Course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Academic English as a Second Language 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) will be offered on Tuesdays from July 6 to August 3, 2021.  These courses are also available to the...

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UNB receives $1 million from ACOA for professional sales initiatives

Communications Office

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) have announced a new collaboration to develop proficiency in professional sales across the region. A $1-million contribution from the Government of Canada, through ACOA, was announced on June 10 at an event at UNB's Grand Hall in Saint John's historic uptown. The funding will support a number of professional sales initiatives that will be based within this building, which has been home to the Saint John...

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Exciting changes are coming to APAC 2021!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thanks to feedback from our past participants, we're making improvements to this year's online Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see at APAC 2021: • Shorter conference day No matter how engaging the speaker or interesting the topic, we recognize it is tough to be online for a full day. APAC 2021 will feature two half-days of keynote and breakout session speakers. Join us for one or both mornings! • Longer keynote sessions Keynote...

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Grand National Fibre Exhibition 2021: Crossroads An Exhibition of Canadian Quilt and Fibre Art

Lori Quick

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to join us live and virtually for the final exhibit of the spring season. The East and West Galleries will showcase the Grand National Fibre Exhibition 2021: Crossroads which features some of the best in contemporary fibre art from across the country. Works present a variety of techniques including quilting, needle painting, felting, and rug hooking as well as hand printing and dyeing. This year's exhibit presents 48 works by 43 outstanding artists is a juried...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshop: June 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the new MyUNB Intranet? Join us for a live virtual workshop, where you'll learn about: Navigating the Intranet Useful features and pages Search tools And more! The workshop will be held in Teams Meetings, with no registration required. Simply click on the meeting link at your preferred date and time and join us for an in-depth tour. This workshop will be recorded and made available online for later viewing. Tuesday, June 15 1:30 p.m. – 2:30...

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Support for Electronic Theses and Dissertations @ UNB Libraries

Rob Glencross

Posted: June 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries, in partnership with the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), offers support to graduate students who are preparing their electronic theses and dissertations (ETD). As such, we are pleased to announce a new website dedicated to providing tips and tools for students as they prepare final copies of their work. lib.unb.ca/etd The website includes templates that facilitate adherence to regulations and guidelines for ETD submission, an FAQ which addresses the most common issues students...

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Summer @ UNB - New Online Classes Starting Soon

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 9, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You still have a chance to earn credit toward your degree this Summer!  Don't miss out on classes starting June 30. Complete a 3-credit hour course in less than 6 weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete! Computer Science CS 3853 – Computer Architecture and Organization CS 3997 – Professional Practice Education ED 3011 – Professional Ethics for Practitioners of Adult Education ED 5022 – Transformative Learning ED...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Hard Mute in MS Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to control whether your Teams meeting attendees can unmute their mics? Hard mute prevents meeting attendees from being able to unmute their mics so you can present without interruption. If an attendee needs to speak or it's time for a group discussion, as the meeting organizer or presenter, you can unmute participants' mics as needed. How do I turn on Hard Mute? Hard Mute must be set for each meeting; you can do this before or after the meeting...

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Items being removed from the myUNB portal, eServices and InsideUNB on June 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 14, the following items are being removed from the myUNB Portal and eServices as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet. You can get there from unb.ca > UNB Students, Faculty & Staff drop down menu > New MyUNB Intranet.   Learn where these links are in the new MyUNB Intranet.   myUNB portal Request Tracking eServices Student Personal  Change my Password Change Challenge Q&A Email Set your Display Name Set your Email Address Select Primary Email...

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Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Read about all five funded UNB projects and their teams

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: June 8, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In February, we announced the five UNB projects funded by the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project (HSPP). UNB researchers received nearly $6 million in provincial and federal funding for research to support healthy aging for seniors in their homes, communities and care facilities. Over the last few months, we've been working with the successful teams to share their projects on the Research blog; you can find all the stories here: Dr. Tracey Rickards, faculty of nursing, received more than $1.5...

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UNB Virtual Health Research Conference (HRC)

Shelley Doucet

Posted: June 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A virtual UNB Health Research Conference (HRC) will take place sometime in mid-August or late September 2021. Please fill out our doodle poll by June 18, 2021 to help us choose the best date.    Here are some preliminary details: What: One-day virtual conference to learn about the amazing health research going on at UNB, and to find potential synergies with other groups at UNB across both campuses. Contingent on how many people want to participate, we plan to have each team provide...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants!

Kate MacGregor

Posted: June 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: June 7, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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COVID-19 vaccination appointments available in Fredericton

UNB Communications

Posted: June 3, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick will begin to loosen health and safety restrictions based on 75% vaccination rate of all eligible individuals receiving at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. New Brunswick Public Health encourages anyone who has not yet received their first dose to book an appointment online through participating pharmacies or Horizon Health Network and Vitalité clinics.  The vaccine clinic at Brookside Mall, 435 Brookside Drive, has many openings available.  Friday, June 4:...

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Graduates will be able to obtain a complete list of the Class of 2021!

Communications Office

Posted: June 2, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At a typical in-person graduation ceremony, each person attending the event receives a convocation program. Most graduates, and their loved ones, hold on to the program as a keepsake.  Even though UNB is hosting virtual ceremonies, graduates can still have that memento.  A newspaper supplement listing graduates will be included in the June 5th editions of both the Telegraph Journal and Daily Gleaner.  As well, you will be able to download a PDF file directly from the graduation...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Make scheduling easier

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Are you looking for ways to spend less time on scheduling? M365 has you covered with FindTime for Outlook and Bookings. What is FindTime? FindTime is a free Microsoft scheduling tool that installs directly into Outlook and allows you to quickly and easily insert a poll to find a meeting time that works for everyone (like Doodle Polls). FindTime will also check Outlook's Scheduling Assistant to make sure that the times you propose aren't already filled in your...

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Wondering how to view the Encaenia and Spring Convocation ceremonies?

Communications Office

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss watching this year's graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 5! UNB Fredericton will hold four ceremonies – 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., while UNB Saint John's ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Check out the graduation website for details on what degrees will be awarded at each ceremony. You can view the ceremonies at the graduation website, and on UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John's Facebook pages. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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You’re invited to the Associated Alumni graduation toast

Communications Office

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is excited to celebrate spring 2021 graduates through virtual toasts on Friday, June 4, 2021. Get your toasting beverage of choice ready and tune into UNB Young Alumni on Facebook for your special five-minute live stream toast delivered by a member of the #ProudlyUNB alumni family. We encourage all faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters to tune in and post your messages of congratulations to all graduates! Be sure to 'Like' our Facebook page to be notified...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshops: June 2 and 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the new MyUNB Intranet?   Join us for a live virtual workshop, where you'll learn about:  Navigating the Intranet  Useful features and pages  Search tools  And more!  Workshops will be held in Teams Meetings, with no registration required. Simply click on the meeting link at your preferred date and time and join us for an in-depth tour.   Wednesday, June...

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MBA students help launch one of Fredericton's newest start-ups during the pandemic

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Experiential learning and industry partnerships at UNB provide value on many levels! Thanks to our partnership with Planet Hatch and their Accelerator program, over the past year students in the Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship class taught by David Foord worked with entrepreneurs to help them launch their start-ups. Two of our MBA students, Ada Brzezicki and Preshith Luc Bosco, helped write the business plan that launched Fredericton based Disinfectre Electrostatic Services....

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Nicki MacPherson (BN’14, BScKin'14) chooses to use her skills to provide care and education for students at UNB

Alumni Office

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB alumna Nicki MacPherson (BN'14, BScKin'14) is a registered nurse who currently works at the UNB Student Health Centre on the Fredericton campus and has been instrumental in the COVID-19 student-isolation project since the pandemic began. She took a beat to talk to us about her journey to get here and what it means to her to support students.  Read the Q&A. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNB is looking for participants ages 65+, who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and who have begun to struggle with everyday activities, to take part in the Band-Frail Study.  Participation in this study includes two 45 minutes sessions per week for 16 weeks, which will consist of an education and exercise component. Sessions will be led by an experienced Diabetes Educator and a physical...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: June 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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United Nations Education for Sustainable Development Talk

Catherine Foster

Posted: May 28, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty of Education & Mi'Kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre present:  United Nations Education for Sustainable Development Talk with Mr. Alexander Leicht, Chief of Education for Sustainable Development Sector and Dr. Juan Rodriguez, Assistant Professor Faculty of Education, Mi'Kmaq Wolastoqey Centre, University of New Brunswick.   Thursday, June 17th, 2021 LOCATION Online Event via Zoom TIME 7:00 - 7:30 AM Atlantic Time REGISTRATION https://tinyurl.com/UN-SustainableDev QUESTIONS? Contact Dr....

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MyUNB Intranet Workshops: June 2 and 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 28, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about the new MyUNB Intranet?   Join us for a live virtual workshop, where you'll learn about:  Navigating the Intranet  Useful features and pages  Search tools  And more!  Workshops will be held in Teams Meetings, with no registration required. Simply click on the meeting link at your preferred date and time and join us for an in-depth tour.   Wednesday,...

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Students reflect on 2020-21: Logan Cook shares his experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2020-21 academic year has been different in many ways and all members of the UNB community have had to take steps to adapt to a new way of working and learning. Second year political science student, Logan Cook, took time to share his experience during the 2020-21 academic year. 'As with most students in the fall the transition to online courses was a shock. Overall, my experience was good as I had professors that helped me achieve my full potential even in these odd and unpredictable...

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Jennifer Splane (BSc'11, BN'15) creates her path as a nurse practitioner and healthcare researcher

Alumni Office

Posted: May 28, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer Splane (BSc'11, BN'15) is a current MN.ANP candidate and soon-to-be three time UNB alumna. She recently defended her thesis "Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare: Exploring the Practices and Needs of Care Providers" and takes a moment to share why she is passionate about healthcare. Read our Q&A with Jennifer. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Summer Work on Fredericton Campus

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: May 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations (CP&O) would like to advise that our busy construction season has begun on campus.  The projects, interior and exterior, include but are not limited to masonry, roofing, steps, energy projects and renovations.  There will be multiple projects in the IUC Central core area, please use caution when walking or driving in this area. Signage and barricades will be in place where required.   If you have any question please contact our CP&O work control at...

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UNB aligns with National Standard of Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students

Communications Office

Posted: May 26, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting student mental health by aligning with the National Standard of Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. The National Standard is a set of voluntary guidelines to help post-secondary institutions across Canada support the mental health and well-being of their students. The guidelines were established after significant consultation by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Standards Association. These guidelines...

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MyUNB Intranet – Recommended for You

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 26, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Available on the MyUNB Intranet home page and role pages, the 'Recommended for You' and 'News Recommended for Me' sections show content most likely to be useful to you, based on previous content you and your closest colleagues have viewed. Watch this quick video to learn more. Watch our other MyUNB Intranet videos: Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet The Waffle Menu  Role Pages SharePoint Navigation Bar Searching the Intranet Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Tips for OneDrive

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week:  Do you use OneDrive regularly to store your files?  Or are you just getting started with OneDrive?  Let's look at a few tips that will provide a smoother experience.  OneDrive is a popular tool in the M365 toolkit – providing everyone at UNB with five terabytes of storage space.  It is a great place to store your files but if you leave the university, any files you have saved will be lost.  Any files that other people rely on...

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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment

Pascale Michaud

Posted: May 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in challenging your memory and attention in a series of cognitive tests? We are currently recruiting participants to help validate an online brain health assessment in French and in English. You can take the test in either French or English.   Your participation will involve: •    2 online sessions (30 minutes each) taken one week apart •    You will be asked to complete a fluency test once and the Cogniciti Brain Health...

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A toast to the UNB Spring Class of 2021

Alumni Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is excited to celebrate the UNB Spring Class of 2021 through a virtual champagne toast, June 4 at 3 p.m. (Fredericton toast) and 5 p.m. (Saint John toast). Get your toasting beverage of choice ready and tune into the UNB Young Alumni Facebook page for a special live stream toast, delivered by a member of the #ProudlyUNB alumni family, and help us celebrate UNB's newest graduates! Be sure to 'Like' our Facebook page to be notified of when we go live.   Learn...

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UNB Counselling Services: Scope of Service

Communications Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student mental health is a priority at UNB. Now, more so than ever, it is important to take steps to look after your mental health and ensure that you are prioritizing your well-being. UNB offers a variety of services and supports to help you do that. In late 2019, UNB set up a Student Mental Health Task Force which has worked to consider the needs of student mental health and well-being, based on the latest research and best practices. As part of this work, a Scope of Service has been...

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UNB will award professor emeritus rankings and a posthumous honorary degree at graduation ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, graduation is a time of celebration.  It is an opportunity for the university and community to celebrate the achievements of over 1,600 students who will receive their diplomas at the Encaenia and Spring Convocation ceremonies. In addition, during UNB Fredericton's ceremonies, Drs. Liuchen Chang, Ross Leckie, Marc Milner and Jon Douglas Willms will receive the ranking of Professor Emeritus. At the UNB Saint John ceremony, a posthumous honorary degree will be awarded to Laurie...

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Upcoming workshop - Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB

Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, June 2, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., a two-hour online workshop will be offered to the UNB community to support the implementation of the new chosen name and gender identity policy. The workshop will provide opportunities to ask questions related to the new policy and will further educate UNB faculty, staff and students who wish to support members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in creating safer, welcoming, and barrier-free environments and services. Participants will leave...

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Continue your language learning online @ UNB this summer!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Studies have shown that people who can speak more than one language also have improved memory, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, as well as enhanced concentration and listening abilities. Spaces are still available in these courses: FR 1015 – Basic French II (June 1 – 21) A continuation of FR 1014.  Oral and written exercises will support the development of language skills that focus on vocabulary usage and sentence construction. SPAN 1204 - Introductory...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants

Narissa Byers

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Language Development Laboratory is seeking native English speakers (i.e., English was the first language learned from birth at home with family) aged 18-35, with no history of learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia), language disorders (e.g., stuttering), neurological disorders (e.g., epilepsy, stroke), or psychiatric disorders (e.g., ADD/ADHD, depression, schizophrenia) for a study examining language and personality traits. Participation will include a roughly two-hour long meeting on Teams...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: May 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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UNB Fredericton COVID Update

UNB Communications

Posted: May 21, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We have learned that members of our community may have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 at UNB Fredericton. This exposure is not related to the Magee House outbreak. UNB is working with New Brunswick Public Health and is taking all guidance and direction from them.     If you were in the Residence Administration Building on May 11 and May 12 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on both days, you may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should self-monitor for 14...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 21, 2021 11:01:00 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 teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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Professional backcountry snowboarder Geoff Brown (BSc'02) takes on his next big adventure

Alumni Office

Posted: May 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick may not be surrounded by the towering mountains and snow-packed slopes that are home to our western provinces, but it was exactly here that professional backcountry snowboarder Geoff Brown (BSc'02) first caught a glimpse of the sport that has since fueled his dreams and passion. Now after an exhilarating two-decade-long career as a professional backcountry snowboarder, Geoff is preparing to hang up his board and take on his next big challenge – medical school. Read more...

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UNB alumni recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2021 Top 50 CEO Awards

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 20, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Eleven University of New Brunswick alumni were recently named to Atlantic Business Magazine's 2021 Top 50 CEOs list. Congratulations to these inspiring leaders who are making a positive impact on their organizations and our region. Read more about the alumni winners. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Alumni Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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UNB launches new supports for industry innovation, research partnerships

UNB Communications

Posted: May 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has announced a new initiative supporting innovation, commercialization and partnership activities thanks to support from the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and also made possible with leveraging support from The Molson Foundation. The Fulcrum Initiative is part of the institution's ongoing implementation of UNB Toward 2030, a strategic vision that includes an emphasis on intensifying the positive impact of...

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Stay focused this summer with an online course at UNB

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keep your critical thinking and analytical skills sharp by enrolling in a summer term course.  Choose from Spanish, French, History, Psychology and more!   Register now for classes starting June 1 and you can complete a course in just 4 weeks! Learn more! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Protect your privacy by sharing your OneDrive files safely

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


OneDrive is an easy and convenient way to store and share your files, but it's important to choose the right sharing option to protect your privacy. By default, OneDrive files are only visible to you; however, as soon as you start to share them, you increase the number of people who can find, view and edit your files. This extends to searches. When someone does a search from the MyUNB Intranet, SharePoint app or the M365 dashboard, shared OneDrive files may be included in search results...

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MyUNB Intranet – Search Bar

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need to find a UNB file, person or site quickly? The MyUNB Intranet search bar shows you results from everything you have access to across the entire Intranet. Simply type in a name, keyword or part of a title and the search will do the rest. Watch this quick video to learn more. Watch our other MyUNB Intranet videos:  Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet The Waffle Menu  Role Pages SharePoint Navigation Bar  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Upcoming workshop - Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB

Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB Workshop   On June 2nd, 2021 from 10am - 12pm, a two-hour online workshop will be offered to the UNB community to support the implementation of the new chosen name and gender identity policy. The workshop will provide opportunities to ask questions related to the new policy and will further educate UNB faculty, staff and students who wish to support members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in creating safer, welcoming, and barrier-free...

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Students reflect on 2020-21: Sarah Kelly shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2020-2021 academic year has been a year of adapting to alternative delivery methods, studying from home and connecting with friends and faculty virtually. Third year bachelor of science student, Sarah Kelly, took time to share her experience of the fall semester. 'My experience of the fall term was more positive than expected. I worried about the transition to a new style of learning and, while it had its challenges, I am proud of myself and my peers for powering through and making the...

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OHS Information Sessions - Register today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions on May 26.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, Q&A, and more.   Can't make it...

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SUB Closed Monday, May 24.

Matthew Theriault

Posted: May 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Monday, May 24 for the Victoria Day Holiday. Regular summer building hours will resume on Tuesday, May 25. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: May 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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SR Bootcamp 2021: Writing Systematic Reviews from Beginning to End

Susan Oliver

Posted: May 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Back by popular demand! This fast-paced FREE 5-session series will teach you everything you need to know to write a high-quality, publishable systematic review by the end of the summer.  TOPICS: - Developing a protocol and search strategy  - The importance of grey literature and how to find it - Critical appraisal tools and their application in SRs - And more! Sessions will be held through Microsoft Teams. For more information or to register, visit...

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Students reflect on 2020-21: A computer science student shares their experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This past year has been a new experience for the entire UNB community. Alternative delivery methods have created a different academic experience for all of the university community. Students have taken time to reflect on the academic year and share their experiences adjusting to online learning. 'My overall experience with online delivery method has been great,' says a computer science student. 'The ability to have recorded sessions allows me to listen to lectures a second time and to take...

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Recording of the President’s Awards now available

UNB Communications

Posted: May 13, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, May 11, UNB held the President's Medals, Distinguished Service & Research Scholar Awards. A recording of the virtual ceremony is available at unb.ca/presidentsawards for anyone who could not attend. The President's Medals, Distinguished Service Awards and the University Research Scholars Awards honours current employees, or those who have retired within one calendar year, for their outstanding service to the university over the span of their career. ...

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Nicki MacPherson (BN’14) chooses to use her skills to provide care and education for students at UNB

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 13, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nicki MacPherson (BN'14) is a registered nurse who currently works at the UNB Student Health Centre on the Fredericton campus and has been instrumental in the COVID-19 student-isolation project since the pandemic began. She took a beat to talk to us about her journey to get here and what it means to her to support students. Read more Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Alumni Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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A non-tradition path for Joan Kingston (BN’78) where nothing is unattainable

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 13, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB alumna Joan Kingston's (BN'78) career pathway as a Registered Nurse is neither linear nor traditional. Rather it reflects her character and the results of numerous initiatives that not only changed peoples' lives but altered the landscape of their communities so others could thrive. Her career accentuates the power of what being a Registered Nurse means. This story was written and submitted by Dr. Lorna Butler, Dean of UNB's Faculty of Nursing. Read more. Category: News and...

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Mark your calendar for APAC 2021 this November!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) is returning for a two-day virtual conference on November 4 and 5, 2021.  Save the dates and register early because this conference sells out every year! The theme of this year's conference is 'Building Capacity:  Improve, Expand, Create': • Improve existing support services • Expand support services to cover more of the Autism Spectrum • Create new opportunities to improve the quality of life of Autistic...

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Items being removed from the myUNB portal and eServices on May 17

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 12, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On May 17, the following items are being removed from the myUNB Portal and eServices as part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet:  myUNB portal My To Dos My Week myUNB Poll Launch menu items: CRM Recruit Cybersecurity Awareness Emergency Notifications ExperienceUNB Purchase Print Credits UCard Online UNB Bookings UNB Libraries eServices Purchase UNB Parking Permit Learn where to find these items in the new MyUNB Intranet. Although it won't be fully ready until September,...

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Clinical placements set nursing student up for success

UNB Communications

Posted: May 12, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During her studies in the bachelor of nursing program at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, Elizabeth Vickers learned more about being a nurse – and herself as a person – than she ever thought possible. Vickers, who will graduate in June, has spent the past four years absorbing the theoretical knowledge required to be a nurse and using it to provide care in real-world settings. 'I'm so appreciative of my time at UNB, especially in nursing,' she says. 'It helped me grow a...

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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment

Pascale Michaud

Posted: May 12, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in challenging your memory and attention in a series of cognitive tests? We are currently recruiting participants to help validate an online brain health assessment in French and in English. You can take the test in either French or English.   Your participation will involve: •    2 online sessions (30 minutes each) taken one week apart •    You will be asked to complete a fluency test once and the Cogniciti Brain Health...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: May 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Keeping our UNB community safe during COVID-19

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:04:00 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. It is imperative we continue to follow all Public Health and safety measures on campus.   If you have had contact with a confirmed case or have been asked to self-isolate, you are not permitted on campus. You...

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Get tested for COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We can work together to keep each other safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.  If you or a member of your household are showing any symptoms of COVID-19, you can register to get tested or you can call Tele-Care 811 to make an appointment.  How to register for testing To get tested, complete an online self-assessment or contact Telecare 811 or your healthcare provider. It can take up to 48 hours for a test assessment centre to contact you to schedule an appointment. Please note...

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Register for Summer Term online courses starting June 1

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Summer @ UNB is just a click away!   Check out the online courses starting June 1 or sign up for an Open Entry course and start anytime. Classes starting June 1: • FR 1015 – Basic French II • HIST 1715 – Looking at the Past • HIST 4606 – Topics in History of Disability • PSYC 1023 – Introduction to Psychology - II • SPAN 1203 – Introductory Spanish I Register now for classes starting June 1 and you can complete a course in...

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Students reflect on the 2020-21 academic year: Shaqueilla Seale shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2020-21 academic year has been a new experience for the entire UNB community. Shaqueilla Seale, a master's student in applied cybersecurity at the Fredericton campus, took time to reflect on the Fall 2020 academic semester as she adapted to a new way of studying. 'Fall 2020 was my first semester at UNB and I was a nervous about using alternative delivery methods. I still looked forward to starting my program and I was not disappointed in the quality of the courses I took. The...

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2021 Central Heating Plant Steam Shutdown Reminder - Less than a month away

Tom Gilmore

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This notice shall serve as reminder that the 2021 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours on June 6, 2021, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 10, 2021. 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, June 10 2021. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual repairs.  Steam will not be available for any purpose during shutdown. We recognize the uncertainty...

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Download the COVID Alert app

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: May 10, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The COVID Alert app is secure, reliable and user-friendly and provides an additional tool to help protect yourself and limit the spread of COVID-19. The more people who use the app, the more effective it will be in helping to protect each other and our communities. Learn more about COVID Alert.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Paisley Sibbald Email Address: Paisley.Sibbald@unb.ca

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MyUNB Intranet - SharePoint Navigation Bar

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 10, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a quick way to navigate the new MyUNB Intranet?  Use the SharePoint navigation bar to jump to other UNB Intranet sites, news, files specific to you, or back to the home page. Watch this quick video to learn more. Watch our other MyUNB Intranet videos:  Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet  The Waffle Menu  Role Pages Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session on May 14!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 10, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) will help you to: • Increase your opportunity to break into or advance your management career • Understand yourself as a leader and grow personally and professionally • Gain the insight you need to facilitate people and processes effectively and efficiently within any organization • Set yourself apart from the competition Join us on May 14 at 1 pm Atlantic for a FREE information session to learn more about the fully...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff, and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: May 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you 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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to 'Big Data' and relational databases....

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This Wednesday: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society to host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society

Nancy Day

Posted: May 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society on the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus will host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society. This free virtual event is open to the public and will take place between 7 and 8:30 p.m. through Teams. During his lecture, titled "We Have it Here Too: Politics, Identity, Race and the Question of Far-Right Extremism in Atlantic Canada," Dr. David Hofmann will present and discuss...

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You're invited to the 2021-22 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: May 7, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus virtual conversation with President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, and Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham on Wednesday, May 12. Dr. Mazerolle and members of UNB's executive team will provide on update on the 2021-22 operating position and outline UNB's 2021-22 budget and strategy. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. We hope you can join us.  When: Wednesday, May 12 Time: 1:30...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: Shauryaa Bhardwaj shares his experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 7, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With Winter 2021 term coming to an end, students have taken time to reflect on the academic year so far. Shauryaa Bhardwaj, a bachelor of economics and political science student at the UNB Fredericton campus shared his experience adjusting to alternative delivery methods within the Faculty of Arts. 'Adjusting to studying remotely was a learning experience and made easier by the support given by my professors, the faculty and other resources available at UNB. It changed how my routine...

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Upcoming RedShirt Application Deadline for UNB Fredericton

UNB Student Union Orientation Vice Chair

Posted: May 6, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices , Student Organizations


Important Announcement for UNB Fredericton Students: The deadline for UNB Fredericton students to apply for a RedShirt position for the upcoming 2021 Orientation Week is May 31, 2021. RedShirts play an integral role in ensuring that Orientation Week runs smoothly as they are some of the first faces that incoming students see upon arriving at UNB, whether it be online or in person. They are responsible for welcoming new students to the UNB community and helping out with orientation...

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Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: May 6, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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Students reflect on 2020-21: Maria Hernandez shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2020-21 academic year has been a different experience for the entire UNB community and students have taken time to reflect on their experience. Students are able to access supports including academic advisors, financial aid, health centres, counselling and library services regardless if they are on campus or studying remotely. Maria Hernandez, a bachelor of environmental management at UNB Fredericton campus, took time to share her fall term experience. 'Last semester, my brother and I...

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You're invited to the 2021-22 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: May 5, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus virtual conversation with President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, and Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham on Wednesday, May 12. Dr. Mazerolle and members of UNB's executive team will provide on update on the 2021-22 operating position and outline UNB's 2021-22 budget and strategy. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. We hope you can join us.  When: Wednesday, May 12 Time: 1:30...

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Free Virtual Workshop: When Linking to Administrative Data, is Consent Necessary?

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: May 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Consent requirements must be compliant to ensure timely access and appropriate use of administrative data to inform research. Join us on May 12th for a free, virtual training session that will provide an overview of why and when consent is required with respect to administrative data. Learning Objectives: Understand why consent is required when accessing and using administrative data for research. Identify when during the research project consent should be obtained. Become familiar with...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions - May 26

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 5, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to increase your chances of getting your dream job when you graduate?  The UNB College of Extended Learning can help. Join us on May 26 for free information sessions about our fully online OHS training programs and learn the value employers place on employees who have health and safety education, training, and certification.  COHS student Kaylee H. says, 'There are so many components and areas in this career field. I am excited to learn more and find what direction...

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UNB Board approves Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy

UNB Communications

Posted: May 4, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce the UNB Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy to support all people who choose to work and study at UNB, regardless of their gender expressions or identities.  UNB is committed to provide a welcoming, supportive and safe environment for all members of the UNB community. The implementation of the Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy will help us to create a more inclusive environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors on UNB campuses and...

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MyUNB Intranet - Role pages

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 4, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for services and information specific to your role as a UNB student, faculty or staff member?  Accessed via the 'I am' menu, the role pages in the new MyUNB Intranet provide targeted content and links to help you find what you need most.   Watch this quick video to learn more. Watch our other MyUNB Intranet videos:  Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet The Waffle Menu Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email...

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Students reflect on their academic year: Rehnuma Tabassum

Communications Office

Posted: May 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Alternative delivery methods have created a unique academic experience and have given students in different countries the opportunity to take UNB courses remotely. Rehnuma Tabassum, a Master of Applied cybersecurity student at the Fredericton campus, took time to share her experience: 'It has always been my dream to pursue a master's degree in North America. Coming from Bangladesh, I was nervous about my journey to UNB, but there is a saying, 'a good impression can work wonders.' I was happy...

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Student Statement Now Available!

Richelle Corey

Posted: May 3, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Your student statement is now located in Colleague Self Service located from the launch menu of your MyUNB portal. This new statement is more user friendly, providing you with a quick snapshot of charges and payments.  It also provides you with features such as displaying your course registrations for the term, printing receipt details and breaks down tuition and fees by category. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address:...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 3, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

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. If you would like to learn more about how this program can prepare you to develop your professional repertoire or enter graduate programs, join us on May 10 for a free information session.  The one-hour session begins at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of...

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Reminder: Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society to host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society

Nancy Day

Posted: May 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society on the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus will host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society. This free virtual event is open to the public and will take place between 7 and 8:30 p.m. through Teams. During his lecture, titled "We Have it Here Too: Politics, Identity, Race and the Question of Far-Right Extremism in Atlantic Canada," Dr. David Hofmann will present and discuss...

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Paid Research Participant Opportunity for Undergraduates

Kirsten Brown

Posted: May 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the New Brunswick Institute of Research Data and Training and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Unit at the University of New Brunswick are recruiting undergraduate students who are interested in participating in a study entitled Learning through experience: Assessing the value of experiential education in developing personal and professional competencies in New Brunswick's students and future workforce.    The study...

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You are invited to the President's Medals, Distinguished Service and Research Scholar Awards ceremony

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to attend the President's Medals, Distinguished Service and Research Scholar Awards virtual ceremony on Tuesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will be livestreamed at unb.ca/presidentsawards and a recording will be available to view for those unable to attend. President's Medals, Distinguished Service Awards and the University Research Scholars Awards are awarded to individuals for their outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research,...

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Changes to the myUNB Portal, eServices and InsideUNB starting May 17

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 30, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting May 17, you will begin to see items removed from the myUNB Portal, eServices and InsideUNB and transitioned to their new home – the new MyUNB Intranet. Get dates for when links are being removed and where to find their new locations in the new MyUNB.  With greater security, reliability and an improved mobile experience, the new MyUNB will provide all the information and tools you need to work and study. Although it won't be fully ready until September, many links and sites...

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Are you looking for tools to succeed in your future management career?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 30, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) can help you grow and develop as a leader. Join us on May 14 for a FREE information session to learn how you can personalize the CME to focus on your professional goals and needs.  The one-hour session starts at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, a Q&A period and more. Sign up today! Can't make it on May 14?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the...

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There is still time to register for Summer Term courses starting May 5!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 29, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This summer, fast-track your degree with an online credit course! Term-based classes begin May 5, June 1, June 30, and July 21. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Or register anytime for Open Entry courses and take up to 6 months to complete. Learn more! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Engineering - Nasrin Eshraghi Ivari

Lydia Noble

Posted: April 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Data Stream Affinity Propagation for Clustering Indoor Space Localization Data" will be defended by Nasrin Eshraghi Ivari on Wednesday, May 5 at 10 a.m. via Teams. Click here to join the presentation. Faculty Members and Graduate Students are invited to attend this presentation. ABSTRACT: In the age of Internet of Things, the ability to find spatio-temporal patterns of people and devices moving in indoor spaces has become crucial for developing new applications. In...

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Paid Research Participant Opportunity for Undergraduates

Kirsten Brown

Posted: April 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the New Brunswick Institute of Research Data and Training and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Unit at the University of New Brunswick are recruiting undergraduate students who are interested in participating in a study entitled Learning through experience: Assessing the value of experiential education in developing personal and professional competencies in New Brunswick's students and future workforce.    The study...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 28, 2021 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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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Concepts in... Epidemiology!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 28, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


When diseases like SARS-CoV-2 emerge, epidemiology is key to understanding and controlling the spread of infection. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, 'epidemiology' has become a common term in the public realm, appearing in news articles and interviews worldwide. But what exactly is epidemiology? And what does this field of study entail? Epidemiology is the study of how health is distributed in populations and what factors determine good and bad health. The goals of...

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Faculty of Management wins prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 28, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to Stephanie Mallet of Moncton, New Brunswick, on receiving one of Atlantic Canada's most prestigious awards for business students, the Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies. Candidates of this $30,000 award are selected by the Frank H. Sobey Awards Board of Trustees comprised of Atlantic Canadian business and academic leaders. Nine 2021 winners were chosen from 32 exceptional nominations provided by the Deans of their respective business schools based...

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UNB Alumni Book Club

Alumni Office

Posted: April 28, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We're excited to announce the launch of the UNB Alumni Book Club! In this online community, UNB alumni, faculty, staff and students can connect with each other and enjoy books from a range of genres. There is no cost to participate – you just have to get a copy of the book to enjoy. The sign up window for the May 27 - Jul 29 reading period, will close on May 26th. How it works The book club will connect through a private online forum, where people can discuss the current book and...

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Winter 2021: Late Withdraws and CR/NCR Online Request Form

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: April 27, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Withdraw (W) The deadline to withdraw from a course without academic penalty is April 15, 2021.  You can manage your own course drops through your personal online registration services.  If you experience any issues with course withdrawals, please contact records@unb.ca for assistance. Credit/No-Credit (CR/NCR) You must notify the Registrar's Office by Tuesday, May 4 of any CR/NCR requests.  You must submit your requests through an online form available here...

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MyUNB Intranet - Get to know the Waffle Menu

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 27, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need to access your Microsoft 365 apps like email, Teams or OneDrive? Look to the waffle menu in the top left corner of all M365 apps and pages in the new MyUNB Intranet. Watch this quick video to learn how the waffle menu can help you get things done. Watch our other MyUNB Intranet video:  Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Michelle Leger

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 27, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Does active sitting provide more physical benefits than traditional sitting  and standing workstations?" will be defended by Michelle Leger on Wednesday, April 28, at 2:00 p.m.  Via Teams http://Click here to join the meeting All are welcome. ABSTRACT: This cross-sectional study examined the biomechanical and physiological effects of two active chairs compared to a traditional office chair and standing workstation. Twenty-four healthy participants computed...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Bharat Kant

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Cognitive and Physical Demands of Using Ergonomic Remote Spinner Knobs", will be defended by Bharat Kant on Friday April 30, at 9:00 a.m. Via Teams http://Click here to join the meeting All are Welcome. ABSTRACT:  Six paraplegic participants performance three different diving trials using three RSKs (Spinner Knob, Claw, Joystick). The participants' biomechanical and neuromuscular responses were recorded using electromyography (EMG); near Infrared Spectroscopy...

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Breakthru NBIF International Student Start-Up Competition

Darcy Crowe

Posted: April 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick international student entrepreneurs – are you ready to Breakthru? Applications for Breakthru-Newcomer 2021 are now OPEN! Entrepreneurial New Brunswick based international students and newcomers who are interested in pursuing the development of a new and innovative venture in N.B. are encouraged to enter the competition. Participants will compete for the chance to win prizes from New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Planet Hatch, and the...

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Recruitment of UNB undergraduate students for UNB study

Kirsten Brown

Posted: April 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the New Brunswick Institute of Research Data and Training and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Unit at the University of New Brunswick are recruiting undergraduate students who are interested in participating in a study entitled Learning through experience: Assessing the value of experiential education in developing personal and professional competencies in New Brunswick's students and future workforce. The...

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You are invited to the President’s Medals, Distinguished Service & Research Scholar Awards ceremony  Post Title

Kathleen McLaughlin

Posted: April 23, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to attend the President’s Medals, Distinguished Service & Research Scholar Awards virtual ceremony on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.     The ceremony will be livestreamed at unb.ca/presidentsawards and a recording will be available to view for those unable to attend.      President’s Medals, Distinguished Service Awards...

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Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society to host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society

Nancy Day

Posted: April 23, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society on the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton campus will host the annual Dominick S. Graham Lecture in War and Society. This free virtual event is open to the public and will take place between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. through Teams. During his lecture, titled 'We Have it Here Too:  Politics, Identity, Race and the Question of Far-Right Extremism in Atlantic Canada,' Dr. David Hofmann will...

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OHS Information Sessions on April 28 - Register today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions on April 28.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, and more.   Can't make it on...

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New Student Statement coming May 1st!

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 1, 2021, your student statement will no longer be available on eServices.  The new version will be located in Colleague Self Service located from the launch menu of your MyUNB portal. This new statement is much more user friendly, providing you with a quick snapshot of charges and payments.  It also provides you with features such as displaying your course registrations for the term, printing receipt details and breaks down tuition and fees by category. Category: News...

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Experiential learning opportunity in population analytics for doctoral students

Neeru Gupta

Posted: April 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a doctoral student interested in complementing your formal social sciences training with highly marketable skills in population analytics to support decision-making? Apply to become a fellow of the Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3), a pan-Canadian interdisciplinary training program in population research. The next training cohort runs Sept. 2021-June 2022, and students receive a financial award for participation. Those interested should send a one-page...

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UNB English Language Programme Summer Learning Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 22, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) 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 (May 5 – June 30, 2021) is an excellent choice for people who wish to increase their English for university study.  Full-time language studies...

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Concepts In… Epidemiology

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


When diseases like SARS-CoV-2 emerge, epidemiology is key to understanding and controlling the spread of infection. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, 'epidemiology' has become a common term in the public realm, appearing in news articles and interviews worldwide. But what exactly is epidemiology? And what does this field of study entail? Epidemiology is the study of how health is distributed in populations and what factors determine good and bad health. The goals of...

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Undergraduate and Graduate Summer Term classes - sign up today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time to start planning your summer @ UNB!  Browse the online summer schedule today and choose from 400+ courses in a wide range of topics and levels. Looking for an elective?  Want to focus on a challenging class?  Choose from one of these courses or visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and up-to-date listing of courses and start dates! • ADM 1213 – Financial Accounting • ADM 4686 – Project Management  • ECE1813 –...

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Are you interested in learning how to better manage your stress and improve your well-being? UNB researcher is recruiting participants for a online Mindfulness program

Victoria Lecker

Posted: April 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mindfulness study at UNB study seeking participants (Online, starting April 26th at 8PM, 2021)        Online via Google Meet  When enough participants are recruited, the exact start date of the study will be announced  To enrol in the study: Please email Victoria.lecker@unb.ca   Are you interested in learning how to better manage your stress and improve your well-being? UNB researcher is recruiting participants for a online Mindfulness...

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MMFC Research Development Funding

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: April 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Research Development Grants provide seed funding to support family violence research at its earliest stages, which is why the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre has established a research development fund and are encouraging applications. To qualify, applicants must be researchers formally associated with the MMFC including academic faculty, graduate students, community service providers, members of community organizations/agencies, government personnel, or persons with experiences of...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session on April 23!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 19, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) is designed to fit into your busy schedule.  The CME is: • completely online • self-paced • easy to access Join us on Apr. 23 for a FREE information session to learn more about the benefits of the CME. The one-hour session starts at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the program, how to apply, a Q&A period and more. Sign up today! Can't make it on Apr. 23?  Register for the event and we...

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Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: April 19, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 19, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

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®), UNB's Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) program can help you achieve your goals.  The program is: Flexible. To accommodate different schedules, courses are offered on-campus and online (or through alternative delivery methods as directed by Public Health). Online courses are...

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UNB student investment portfolio managers win global competition

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 19, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On their last day of class in what for many is their last term at UNB, students in the Student Investment Fund (SIF) class learned that one of their teams placed first among universities around the world in the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Challenge. A second SIF team placed fourth. UNB is the only university in Canada that placed in the top twenty. Read more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell Email Address:...

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Join a Study to Help Determine the Research Priorities for Older Adults or Youth with Complex Care Needs and Their Caregivers in NB

Monique Cassidy

Posted: April 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Centre for Research in Integrated Care invites adults aged 65+ or youth (ages 14 to 19) with chronic conditions and complex care needs and their caregivers to participate in a research study to learn about their priorities for research in NB. Participation in this voluntary and confidential study includes attending one virtual focus group. Participants will receive a $20 gift card. If you are interested in participating, please contact grailing.anthonisen@unb.ca UNB and Horizon Health...

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Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 16, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the coming months, the myUNB portal, eServices and InsideUNB will be retiring and their many links and sites transitioned to a new home – the New MyUNB Intranet. With greater security, reliability and an improved mobile experience, the new MyUNB will provide all the information and tools you need to work and study.  Although it won't be fully ready until September, many links and sites are already available in the new MyUNB Intranet for you to start using today. We will keep you...

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Breakthru NBIF International Student Start-Up Competition

Darcy Crowe

Posted: April 16, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International student entrepreneurs – are you ready to Breakthru? Applications for Breakthru-Newcomer 2021 are now OPEN! Entrepreneurial New Brunswick based international students and newcomers who are interested in pursuing the development of a new and innovative venture in N.B. are encouraged to enter the competition. Participants will compete for the chance to win prizes from New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Planet Hatch, and the University of New...

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New Student Statement coming May 1st!

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 16, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 1,2021, your student statement will no longer be accessed via eServices.  The new version will be located in Colleague Self Service located from the launch menu of your MyUNB Portal.  This new statement is much more user friendly, providing you with a quick snapshot of charges and payments.  It also provides you with features such as displaying your course registrations for the term, printing receipt details and breaks down tuition and fees by category. Category:...

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National Volunteer Week: Celebrating alumni volunteers

Alumni Office

Posted: April 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thank you alumni volunteers! April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week and the UNB Alumni Office is celebrating and applauding the incredible dedication of our #ProudlyUNB volunteers. We are grateful to have so many remarkable alumni volunteers who are committed to supporting our UNB community and who have stepped up to take on new volunteer roles during these unique times - without them, much of what we do would not be possible. To the Associated Alumni & Alumnae councillors, the Chapter...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: a business administration student shares their experience

Communications Office

Posted: April 15, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


COVID-19 has been part our lives for over a year. Fall 2020 was a semester of many changes, for students, faculty and staff alike. With the transition to alternative delivery methods (ADM), students' academic experiences were vastly different to previous years. Students have been sharing their stories from Fall 2020, reflecting on a new way of studying. A second-year business administration student, shared their feedback of Professor Dr. Morrie Mendelson's class: 'Dr. Mendelson mentioned that...

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Summer Term classes are filling up! Register now to secure your spot.

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Classes begin in 3 weeks!  Here are just a few of the many courses available to add to your schedule: • ADM 1213 – Financial Accounting • ADM 4686 – Project Management  • ECE1813 – Electricity & Magnetism • ED 5171 – Assessing Adult Learning • HIST 1415 – A History of Native People in Canadian and American Pop Culture • HIST 3403 – The Loyalists • HIST 3615 – History of Slavery • KIN 2082...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: April 14, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The graduating class of 2021 has demonstrated great adaptability and determination having completed their final year of studies amidst global uncertainty and the disruption of traditional, in-person learning models – undoubtably a challenging experience for most if not all UNB students.      With another virtual graduation ceremony planned, we want to celebrate our graduates and their many accomplishments as a community.    Our ask of you  If...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 14, 2021 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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News and...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff, and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to 'Big Data' and relational databases. It also...

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Marshall d'Avray Hall - 2nd floor hall flooring replacement

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: April 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning and Operations would like to advise that Marshall d'Avary Hall, 2nd floor hall, K299 will be closed from Monday, April 26th - Friday, April 30th for flooring replacement. If you have any questions please contact our work control at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Add health and safety training to your skillset and gain a competitive edge over your peers. On Apr. 28, join us for free information sessions about the comprehensive suite of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) programs we offer at UNB and learn how OHS credentials can open doors to your future. COHS and DOHS graduate Clare T. says: 'I have met so many amazing people in this field, I would not want to be doing anything else. Every day is a learning opportunity whether you're helping...

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Important Notice to Government Student Loan recipients

Tracie Cameron

Posted: April 13, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention:  Government Student Loan recipients Student loan regulations indicate that students receiving government student loan funding must maintain a Satisfactory Scholastic Standard (SSS) to maintain interest-free status and remain eligible for future funding. We would like to pass along the following message from New Brunswick Student Financial Services (student loans): When the pandemic started, NB Student Financial Services (SFS) decided not to collect scholastic standing results...

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Apply today to become a Student Union Orientation Leader

Gillian McLean

Posted: April 13, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Gain leadership skills and get involved on campus by becoming a Student Union RedShirt Orientation Leader. RedShirts are essential to the UNB orientation experience for new students. You'll help facilitate events (online and/or in-person), meet new students and get to have the time of your life! Find out more and apply.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Gillian McLean Email Address: glm@unb.ca

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NB-IRDT report shows how COVID-19 affects mental health in province

UNB Communications

Posted: April 13, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new report by the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) reveals how New Brunswickers' mental health has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The team, led by principal investigator Dr. Sandra Magalhaes from the UNB Fredericton department of sociology, analyzed responses to an online survey asking New Brunswick residents to indicate the impact particular factors had on their health. The survey was carried out in August 2020 by Mental Health...

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This Earth Day take part in the Great Global Cleanup

Matt Bishop

Posted: April 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is a program that supports UNB in advancing as a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable institution with a mission is to educate and activate the sustainable movement campus wide, often highlighting key dates for pause and reflection. One of the most significant dates on the sustainability calendar in Earth Day – April 22nd. Earth Day started in 1970 and has since become on the world's largest mobilizers for environmental action, working with more...

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Winter 2021: Late Withdraws and CR/NCR Online Request Form

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: April 12, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Withdraw (W) The deadline to withdraw from a course without academic penalty is April 15, 2021.  You can manage your own course drops through your personal online registration services.  If you experience any issues with course withdrawals, please contact records@unb.ca for assistance. Credit/No-Credit (CR/NCR) You must notify the Registrar's Office by Tuesday, May 4 of any CR/NCR requests.  You must submit your requests through an online form available here...

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Last day to apply for undergraduate scholarships is April 15!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: April 12, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


April 15th is the 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: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Grand National Fibre Exhibition 2021: Crossroads An Exhibition of Canadian Quilt and Fibre Art

Lori Quick

Posted: April 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to join us live and virtually for the final exhibit of the spring season. The East and West Galleries will showcase the Grand National Fibre Exhibition 2021: Crossroads which features some of the best in contemporary fibre art from across the country. Works present a variety of techniques including quilting, needle painting, felting, and rug hooking as well as hand printing and dyeing. This year's exhibit presents 48 works by 43 outstanding artists is a juried...

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Participants needed for Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: April 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: Abbygail Craig shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: April 9, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to COVID-19, this academic year has been unprecedented for students, faculty and staff alike. Over recent weeks, students have been sharing their experiences of studying by alternative delivery methods throughout Fall 2020, reflecting on the challenges they faced and celebrating their successes. Student Abbygail Craig, a first-year bachelor of arts student on Saint John campus, shares her experience: 'Last term was not what I had expected for my first semester of university. I was so...

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RSVP: Engineering Career Conversations with OSCO Construction Group!

Natasha Rego

Posted: April 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ten Thousand Coffees Office Hour Event: Engineering Career Conversations with OSCO Construction Group April 14, 12-1 p.m. (ADT) Join this month's Ten Thousand Coffees Office Hour event as UNB alumnae Rebecca Patterson (BScE'02) and Allison Boyd (BScE'20), two powerhouse engineers, share their experiences in a male-dominated industry, discuss how they navigated their engineering careers from UNB co-op to OSCO Construction Group and the hurdles they've overcome along the way. Joined by...

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Winners: UNB Engineering Design Symposium 2021

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This year marks the 7th Annual Engineering Design Symposium where final-year engineering students showcase their hard work, creativity and talent. Year over year, several of these projects lead to successfully implemented client-oriented solutions or into thriving businesses. Process Design section of ENGG 4000 Reduction of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions and Sludge Disposal Costs Patrick Bowen, Paul Hashem, Andrew Hilborn, Finnegan Kummer Civil Engineering Best Technical Report: Third Choice...

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Mental Health Forum - Sharing strength: Resilience through community

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's that time of year – exams are on the horizon. And this year, the pandemic is adding additional pressure for us all. Let's talk about it! Matthew MacLean, mental health strategist, will host a forum to offer ideas and resources to help manage the complexities of the pandemic's impact on our mental health and wellbeing. This event will offer a space for everyone to reflect as a community on the challenges and growth we have experienced during the past year. 'The pandemic has brought...

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Returning to New Brunswick to propel entrepreneurs to great heights

Alumni Office

Posted: April 8, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB alumna Kathryn Lockhart (BPhil'04) has an MBA from Harvard Business School and has worked around the world - from Toronto to Munich to St. John's – but feels that coming back home to New Brunswick is where she can make the biggest impact. Growing up in Bath, N.B. with parents who met at UNB and siblings that attended UNB, Kathryn thought she'd break the mould by accepting a scholarship to the science program at Queens University and the Royal Military College. But after learning...

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Data Privacy: When Linking to Administrative Data, is Consent Necessary?

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Consent requirements must be compliant to ensure timely access and appropriate use of administrative data to inform research. Join us on May 12th for a free, virtual training session that will provide an overview of why and when consent is required with respect to administrative data.  Learning Objectives: Understand why consent is required when accessing and using administrative data for research. Identify when during the research project consent should be...

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UNB Forestry and Environmental Management Capstone Project 4020 Presentations

Communications Office

Posted: April 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Each year, fourth-year forestry and environmental management students participate in the Capstone Project 4020, a course in which multidisciplinary teams develop integrated solutions to real world environmental or natural resource management problems right here in New Brunswick.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain an understanding of the work that goes into each of these projects, and to see the projects at their end stage.  This year, projects include an urban...

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Winter 2021: Late Withdraws and CR/NCR Online Request Form

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Withdraw (W) The deadline to withdraw from a course without academic penalty is April 15, 2021.  You can manage your own course drops through your personal online registration services.  If you experience any issues with course withdrawals, please contact records@unb.ca for assistance. Credit/No-Credit (CR/NCR) You must notify the Registrar's Office by Tuesday, May 4 of any CR/NCR requests.  You must submit your requests through an online form available here...

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Annual Report: UNB at a Glance

UNB Communications

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, we respond to the changing needs of the world and share knowledge that is essential to push society forward. In the UNB at a Glance section of the 2019-2020 Annual Report, you will learn more about the outstanding achievements of UNB Alumni, capital projects underway and our financial snapshot. UNB is tremendously grateful for the growing community of generous and loyal donors who contribute to our university each year. In this section you will find: UNB and NBCC provide new degree...

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MusicUNB LIVE Free Concert ---- Classics - the Digital Way

Yunjia Dai

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB LIVE - Classics - the Digital Way Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. (via YouTube and Facebook Live) Artist: Atlantic Sinfonia The Atlantic Sinfonia Winds presents music for wind sextet - 2 clarinets, 2 French horns and 2 bassoons from both well-known classical music composers and more obscure ones. The great Beethoven is represented by his Sextet Op.71 which displays his melodic invention and his light-hearted side. W.A. Mozart's ability to create timeless melodies is evident in...

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Concepts in Epidemiology

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Epidemiology is the study of how health is distributed in populations and what factors determine good and bad health. The goals of epidemiological investigations are to control disease and improve health and wellness. Most familiar to most people these days is the need to control and to develop an understanding of the infectious disease SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), with the goal of controlling the spread of infection and improving health outcomes in those who are infected. In this session Dr....

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MUS/CCS 3799 Women in Music Fall 2021 open for registration

Yunjia Dai

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MUS/CCS 3799 Women in Music Fall 2021 OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! Tracing the influences of women involved in music in a range of settings in the western world, this course presents the variety of ways that women have influenced, created and performed music through the ages. Feminist perspectives will be explored through an examination of the roles of selected individuals whether they were composers, performers or patrons. As such the course will include such individuals as Nannerl Mozart,...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Alana Gullison

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 7, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "The Interaction Between Over-Ground Exoskeleton Gait Training and Muscle Spasticity," will be defended by Alana Gullison on Monday, April 12, at 1:30 p.m.  Via Teams http://Click here to join the meeting All are welcome. ABSTRACT: The objectives of this thesis were to establish normative biomechanical and physiological patterns of the lower limb during exoskeleton gait in able-body (AB) users; and to determine if the AB data could aid the interpretation of spinal...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: April 6, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: Jharana Luitel shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: April 6, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


COVID-19 has led to a unique academic year for everyone. Students, faculty and staff have worked hard to adapt to a new normal, leading to a different academic experience.  Over recent weeks, students have been reflecting on their studies and the alternative delivery methods employed in the fall semester.  Student Jharana Luitel, a fourth-year computer science student, shares her experience: 'Last semester was a roller coaster ride for me. The main challenges that I experienced were...

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Annual Report: Community Impact

UNB Communications

Posted: April 6, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the past year, major strides have been made in the areas of experiential education and student-led initiatives across the province. At UNB, we know that we are stronger when we work together to make a difference in our community. The community impact section of the 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights some of the ways UNB protected New Brunswickers during a global pandemic and continues to offer support to our communities. Stories you will find in this section are: UNB launches art-based...

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Register Now for Summer Term Online Classes Starting on May 5

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 6, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Consider taking an online course at UNB this summer.  Get ahead in your program, catch up on a course you missed, or lighten your course load in fall and winter! Earn 3 credit hours in as little as 3 weeks.  Register now for classes starting in May! Featured Courses: • ADM 4425 – Investments • ADM 4686 – Project Management • CLAS 3503 - The Greek Gods and their Cults • ENGL 2197 - Travel Writing • ENGL 3563 – Contemporary British Women...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 6, 2021 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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teacher gets the recognition she/he deserves! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 453-4645. Category: News...

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Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: April 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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Annual Report: Global Reach

UNB Communications

Posted: April 1, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, our researchers are dedicated to help advance our world through discovery The global reach section of the Annual Report showcases some of the breakthrough research being done to help find solutions to global issues. The stories you will find in this section are: • Dr. Ben Speers-Roesch helps refute findings on effects of ocean acidification on reef fish • Dr. Scott Pavey is part of a national project to identify fish species in Canada • Dr. Tommi Linnansaari...

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Alumni Student Leadership Award

Alumni Office

Posted: April 1, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership through involvement in extracurricular activities on campus and in your community? We are now accepting applications for our Alumni Student Leadership Award, valued at $3,500. This award is funded by the Alumni Association but administered by the Office of Undergraduate Awards. Candidates are required to: Submit an application to the undergraduate awards office by April 15, 2021 Complete a supplementary application required by...

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Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session - April 23

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's 10-course Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) is a competency-based program that will provide you with the insight and the tools you need to develop the leadership attributes and behaviours that are critical to success as a leader. On Apr. 23, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the fully online CME.  Join us at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) for an overview of the program, how to apply, a Q&A period and more. Sign up...

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Annual Report: Innovation and Discovery

UNB Communications

Posted: March 31, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers continue play a leading role in making a difference in peoples lives both locally and beyond though innovative technological and environmental advancements. The innovation and discovery section of the 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights some of the achievements in research and innovation UNB faculty members have made this year.  Here is the selection of stories you will find: UNB launches innovative program aimed at provincial health care reform PhD...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: March 31, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The graduating class of 2021 has demonstrated great adaptability and determination having completed their final year of studies amidst global uncertainty and the disruption of traditional, in-person learning models – undoubtably a challenging experience for most if not all UNB students.      With another virtual graduation ceremony planned, we want to celebrate our graduates and their many accomplishments as a community.    Our ask of you  If...

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There is still time to sign up for the ABA Training for Families and Caregivers free information session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 31, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Online, short, and affordable, Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers courses teach basic skills to help manage the day-to-day challenges of parenting a child on the autism spectrum.  Join program representatives for a free information session to learn how the courses can help you. There will be lots of opportunity to have your questions answered. When? April 13, 2021  2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) Where? Online Sign up today! A French information session...

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Seeking Youth Participants Transitioning or Transitioned from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare in NB

Monique Cassidy

Posted: March 31, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a youth recently transitioning or transitioned from pediatric to adult healthcare? We want to hear from you!  The Centre for Research in Integrated Care at UNB is currently recruiting participants to improve pediatric to adult healthcare transitions for youth and young adults with complex care needs (CCN) in our province.    We are recruiting the following NB participants with complex care needs/chronic conditions for confidential 20 mins interviews (by...

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Alumni Legacy Award

Alumni Office

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a #ProudlyUNB student? Apply now for our Alumni Legacy Award valued at two years' tuition (approx. $15,000). Through the Alumni Legacy Award, the Associated Alumni helps provide future generations with the opportunity to benefit from a UNB education, just like our alumni did. We want to support future UNB leaders and alumni ambassadors who share our pride in this great institution. Candidates are required to: Submit an application to the undergraduate awards office by April 15,...

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Annual Report: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon

UNB Communications

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


'Allowing your thinking to change so that action will follow in a good way toward truth.' The Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon section of the 2019-2020 Annual Report illustrates how UNB students, faculty and staff continue to strengthen community relationships and improve opportunities for Indigenous Peoples in New Brunswick.  UNB is committed to walking this path together.  We are all treaty people. The Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre welcomed Natasha Simon as the new Nikanahtpat (Director). UNB...

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March 31 is World Backup Day!

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know March 31 is World Backup Day? Backing up your digital files and photos is an important step in ensuring they won't be lost forever if your device unexpectedly crashes, breaks, gets lost or stolen, or even falls victim to a virus or ransomware. Take some time today to back up files you care about to a second (or even third!) location, like a USB or external hard drive, or cloud storage like your UNB OneDrive (as a faculty, staff or student, you have access to 5TB of OneDrive...

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Introduction to Regression Workshop: Last Chance to Register!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Regression is a powerful statistical tool that is used to understand or to make predictions about the world around us.  Don't miss your chance to join us for a two-part course focusing on what regression is and when and how it is used. The workshop includes a comprehensive introduction to regression methods and its utility. Equipped with this knowledge, participants will feel more confident in their ability to engage in discussions on the use of regression...

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Invitation to participate in Sociology Research Study

Alison Meng

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Alison Meng, and I am inviting young men (ages 19 to 25) in Atlantic Canada to participate in my research on masculinity, gender and intimate partner violence (IPV) for my Master's thesis in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The purpose of this study is to examine how men think about and perceive IPV, how social constructions of masculinity and gender influence their thoughts, and how men learn to use or respond to IPV. Participation in this study will consist of...

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Student Union Building - Easter Holiday Closure 2021

Matthew Theriault

Posted: March 30, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Friday, April 2nd & Monday, April 5th for the Easter Holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: March 29, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: Reid Sutherland shares her experience

Communications Office

Posted: March 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fall 2020 was a new experience for the entire UNB community. With Winter 2021 now well underway, students have taken time to reflect on the academic year so far.  Alternative delivery methods have created a different academic experience and, in some cases, have given students the opportunity to take courses based at a different campus.   Reid Sutherland, a bachelor of science and bachelor of arts student at the UNB Fredericton campus, took time to share her experience of...

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Matt MacLean | RBC Lunch and Learn Series

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: March 29, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting Matt MacLean, Mental Health Strategist for the University of New Brunswick. Join us at 12:00 PM ADT on Tuesday, March 30th for a discussion about mental health, resilience, and finding community.  A Bit about Matt: Matt believes in the power of supportive, open communities and the strength found in connection and sharing. He transforms evidence and research from the worlds of psychology and resilience into practical strategies that...

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Are you interested in learning how to better manage your stress and improve your well-being?

Victoria Lecker

Posted: March 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researcher is recruiting participants for an online Mindfulness intervention What is involved? The intervention consists of four mindfulness sessions of 20 minutes each. Sessions will be carried out synchronously (live) in the evening and recorded Participants are asked to complete pre- and post-session questionnaires This intervention is not intended to be therapeutic in nature: it is focused on general well-being The intervention will run from April into May 2021 If you would like to...

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OHS Information Sessions on March 31 - Register Today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for tomorrow's Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, Q&A, and more.   Glyn...

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Mourning the passing of Pabineau First Nation Elder Gilbert Sewell

Communications Office

Posted: March 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of Pabineau First Nation Elder Gilbert Sewell, who passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, March 21, 2021.  Born in Bathurst, NB, Elder Gilbert was a gifted Storyteller, Medicine Man, Knowledge Keeper, Wisdom Keeper, historian and former Chief of Pabineau First Nation. For many years, he taught a course that was designed to teach Mi'kmaq children their ancestral language. During this annual month-long course, which ran...

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Supporting the Health of Survivors of Family Violence in Family Law Proceedings

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: March 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Healing Trauma: Gender, Trauma, and Paths of Healing in Family Law Disputes Webinar Date: March 31st, 2021 Time: 6:30pm Location: Zoom  Register: bit.ly/HealingTraumaWebinar Language: English with simultaneous Translation to French  Many family law lawyers have clients suffering form trauma due to domestic violence and the family court system often has expectations of witnesses that adversely affect not only the credibility of the trauma victim, but also their overall well...

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Annual Report: Celebrating UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: March 25, 2021 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Even with the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNB students, faculty, staff and alumni continue to thrive. The Celebrating UNB section of the 2019-2020 Annual Report illustrates a sampling of the achievements of some of the leaders amongst the UNB community who are making an impact on this institution and the people around them. Outstanding students recognized Students at UNB are recognized for their contributions to the university and their academic successes. This year, students...

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Call for Valedictorian Candidates

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 25, 2021 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? Graduating university is a significant celebration and we are looking for a student representative from each campus to offer a valedictory address to their fellow graduating students, faculty and guests at the graduation ceremonies. One student from UNB Fredericton and one from UNB Saint John will be selected, and each valedictory address will be...

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Introduction to Regression Workshop

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 25, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Regression is a powerful statistical tool that is used to understand or to make predictions about the world around us. Join us for a two-part course focusing on what regression is and when and how it is used. The workshop includes a comprehensive introduction to regression methods and its utility. Equipped with this knowledge, participants will feel more confident in their ability to engage in discussions on the use of regression analyses and in interpreting results...

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Participants Needed for PhD Apprenticeship!

Jennifer McWilliams

Posted: March 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for recently graduated undergraduate students to participate in a study examining the impact of COVID-19!!! If you recently graduated from an undergraduate degree program at a university in Atlantic Canada (i.e., New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, or Nova Scotia) in 2020, are 19 years of age and older, and have little financial support outside of government programs (e.g., the Canadian Emergency Student Benefit; CESB), then we would love to...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: March 24, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can get recognition for the activities you do outside the classroom if you join the Co-Curricular Program? The Co-Curricular Program 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...

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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

UNB Virtual Cafe

Posted: March 24, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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 Teams. Click here for more information and to join the Cafe. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium - Michelle Denley and Adrian Kinney

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friday, Mar. 26 at 10:30 a.m. Interested in attending? If so, please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: Jonathon.Edwards@unb.ca  All Are Welcome! Michelle Denley, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MScKIN program will present on the topic: 'The History of Body Image and How it is Defined Today' Abstract: Body image is a concept that has remained at the forefront of discussions surrounding how humans view themselves for many years. This has allowed for an incredibly...

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Concepts in Epidemiology

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 23, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Epidemiology is the study of how health is distributed in populations and what factors determine good and bad health. The goals of epidemiological investigations are to control disease and improve health and wellness. Most familiar to most people these days is the need to control and to develop an understanding of the infectious disease SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), with the goal of controlling the spread of infection and improving health outcomes in those who are infected. In this session Dr....

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: March 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Participants needed for Master's thesis

Danie Alyssa Beaulieu

Posted: March 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices , Student Organizations


I need your help! I need participants for my Master's thesis on eating habits and weight status in the general population. Follow this link to complete the survey: https://unbpsychology.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8Af4ktmTE70I4Mm Participation will take 30-45 minutes and you will be entered in a draw for one of six $25 Amazon gift cards. Research such as this is important as body dissatisfaction and its consequences are relevant to all genders and ages. This project has been reviewed...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: March 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 22, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's online Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers (ABA-FC) courses are designed to help you navigate the autism spectrum with your loved one. Join us on April 13 for a free information session that will include an overview of the eight ABA-FC courses and how they are delivered, a Q&A period, and more. The one-hour session begins at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern).   Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions Wed Mar 24 12noon

Catherine Foster

Posted: March 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us for our last WIPS of the Winter session! WIPS are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. Join us online via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you'd like to attend please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA  for the...

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UNB’s 2019-2020 Annual Report

UNB Communications

Posted: March 19, 2021 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB, we are fortunate to have a community that is passionate about our institution and its purpose. The 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights just some of the incredible accomplishments of UNB's students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past year.  This collection of stories demonstrates the important role that our institution plays in a world experiencing significant, rapid change during a global pandemic. From research tackling significant global challenges to initiatives supporting...

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Data Privacy: When Linking to Administrative Data, is Consent Necessary?

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 19, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Consent requirements must be compliant to ensure timely access and appropriate use of administrative data to inform research. Join us on May 12th for a free, virtual training session that will provide an overview of why and when consent is required with respect to administrative data.  Learning Objectives: Understand why consent is required when accessing and using administrative data for research. Identify when during the research project consent should be obtained. Become familiar...

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2020 Tax Forms Available on Colleague Self Service

Richelle Corey

Posted: March 19, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


T2202's and T4A's can be obtained on Colleague Self Service (under the Tax Information section) found on your MyUNB portal. If you did not provide consent for UNB to post your T4A online, a paper copy was mailed on February 19, 2021.  If you provide consent in the section where the tax forms are located, you will be able to obtain your T4A immediately. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar - Signal wavelength dependence of ionospheric scintillation

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 19, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Mar 25, 2021 @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: Virtual - Microsoft Teams (see link below to join) Speaker:  Kaili Song, UNB Physics Topic: Signal wavelength dependence of ionospheric scintillation; An indicator of irregularity spectrum characteristics. Ionospheric scintillation, random amplitude and phase fluctuations of a trans-ionospheric radio signal, is caused by the Fresnel scale electron density irregularities in the...

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The UNB Art Centre launches free app to celebrate World Water Day

Rachel Watters

Posted: March 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Celebrating 10 years of World Water Day Exhibits and Events The UNB Art Centre is launching H20 - An Ocean of Science, which is a free interactive app designed to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management. Developed in collaboration with Spandrel Interactive, a New Brunswick-based game and digital media developer, the app allows anyone with a smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android) to select a Standard or Augmented Reality version and explore...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: March 18, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can get recognition for the activities you do outside the classroom if you join the Co-Curricular Program? The Co-Curricular Program 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...

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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

UNB Virtual Cafe

Posted: March 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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 Teams. Click here for more information and to join the Cafe. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Ted McDonald

Jennifer McWilliams

Posted: March 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, March 26th, Dr. Ted McDonald (University of New Brunswick) will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Working with NB-IRDT: Data access, research collaboration and training opportunities". The colloquium will take place at 10:00 am via Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the meeting). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Working with NB-IRDT: Data access, research collaboration and training...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium - March 19, 10:30 a.m., two presenters, Molly Gallibois and Erin Cunningham

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 17, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friday, Mar. 19 at 10:30 a.m. Interested in attending? If so, please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: Jonathon.edwards@unb.ca  All Are Welcome! Molly Gallibois, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MScKIN program will present on the topic: Sedentary Behaviour and Fall-related Injuries in Middle and Older Aged Adults: Results from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Abstract  Background: Falls are the second leading cause of injury related deaths. They...

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2021 Central Heating Plant Steam Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

Posted: March 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This notice shall serve as reminder that the 2021 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 6th 2021, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 10th 2021.  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, June 10th 2021. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual repairs.  Steam will not be available for any purpose during shutdown. We recognize the...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: March 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Lessons From Covid-19: New Ways of Thinking and Opportunities For Change Panel Discussion

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 16, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Lessons From Covid-19: New Ways of Thinking and Opportunities For Change Panel Discussion The global pandemic has brought chaos, challenge, and loss. It has highlighted inequities, structural gaps, and many other problems. The essence of good leadership is to learn from diversity, transmuting failures into lessons learned to create a better future. As such, COVID-19 presents a critical opportunity to develop new ways of thinking and address systemic issues. All students, faculty, and staff...

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Introduction to Regression Workshop

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 16, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Regression is a powerful statistical tool that is used to understand or to make predictions about the world around us. Join us for a two-part course focusing on what regression is and when and how it is used. The workshop includes a comprehensive introduction to regression methods and its utility. Equipped with this knowledge, participants will feel more confident in their ability to engage in discussions on the use of regression analyses and in interpreting results...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have questions about UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials (CME)? Join us on Mar. 19 for a FREE information session to learn more about this fully online, self-paced training course designed to help people develop management skills. The one-hour session starts at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and concludes with a Q&A period. Sign up today! Can't make it on Mar. 19?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • Apr. 23,...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: March 15, 2021 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Shawn Smith | RBC Lunch and Learn Series

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: March 15, 2021 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting Shown Smith, founder of Don't Dis-My-Ability. Join us at 12:00 PM AST on Tuesday, March 16th for a discussion about Entrepreneurship, harnessing your strengths, and perseverance! A Bit about Shawn: Shawn Smith M.Ed., CCC is the proud founder and CEO of Don't dis-my-ability™ consultation services Inc., an innovative, multifaceted company specializing in the emerging field of Neurodiversity located in Fredericton New Brunswick,...

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UNB Art Centre Launches New Phone App for World Water Day

Lori Quick

Posted: March 15, 2021 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre Launches New Phone App for World Water Day On March 22, to celebrate World Water Day, the UNB Art Centre will launch a free interactive app designed to bring the world to you. Developed in collaboration with Spandrel Interactive, a New Brunswick-based game and digital media developer, H20 - An Ocean of Science will allow anyone with a smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android) to explore climate-impacted water systems around the globe.  Designed to celebrate the UNB Art...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB College of Extended Learning has thousands of graduates in our online Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) training programs?  COHS student Devon C. says: 'I enrolled in CEL's Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety program to help me find a new career I could really enjoy. The tools that I have gained while taking the program have not only allowed me to get a full-time job in my field of study, but I'm also able to immediately apply them to real life scenarios....

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Encaenia/Spring Convocation - Purchase/reserve regalia

Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you will be graduating this spring, and wish to purchase or rent regalia, you can go to the graduation website in order to do so! Although virtual graduation ceremonies will be held, this year graduands are able to purchase souvenir regalia* as a keepsake.  If you would like to rent regalia for the special day, that is also an option.  Regalia information for Fredericton graduands. Regalia information for Saint John graduands. *If you plan on purchasing souvenir regalia, please...

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2021 Valedictorian Nominations

Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Graduating university is a significant celebration and we are looking for a student representative from each campus to offer a valedictory address to their fellow graduating students, faculty and guests at the graduation ceremonies. One student from UNB Fredericton and one from UNB Saint John will be selected, and each valedictory address will be streamed during the events. If you are interested in being selected as this year’s Valedictorian, please complete the nomination Process...

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Manage and protect your passwords with LastPass Premium for free

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a hard time remembering all your passwords or creating strong, unique passwords for all your different accounts? UNB’s password manager (LastPass) can help. LastPass provides a secure spot to create, store and manage unique passwords for all your online accounts and services. Use it to: Access your passwords while on the go with the LastPass app on your mobile device  Securely save and access passwords in your web browser using the LastPass browser plug-in Generate...

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UNB Student Abroad Winter term 2022

Dave Andrews

Posted: March 11, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the deadline to apply for UNB Student Abroad Exchange Program for Winter term 2022 is April 1st 2021. Please visit www.unb.ca/global for more information  If you would like to schedule a virtual information session on UNB Student Abroad programs and important updates, please contact Dave Andrews - Coordinator UNB Global Academic Programs at dandrews@unb.ca    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave Andrews Email...

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UNB Student Abroad Bursary Application - April 1st 2021

Dave Andrews

Posted: March 11, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the deadline to apply for funding through the UNB Student Abroad Bursary is April 1st 2021. All important information on eligibility and application form can be found here: UNB Student Abroad Bursary  If you have any questions, please contact global@unb.ca  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave Andrews Email Address: dandrews@unb.ca

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Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference Call for Breakout Speakers

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: March 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) planning committee is pleased to announce the 2021 Conference call for breakout speakers. We recognize that the COVID-19 Pandemic will still be of concern for many people at the end of this year; thus, this year's conference will again be virtual and held on the mornings of November 4 and 5.   While these applications will determine the conference content, we encourage presentations to focus on the theme "Building Capacity – Improve....

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Paid Summer Research Positions: Last Call for Applications

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU! Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with hands-on...

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Join the Virtual Cafe today!

Virtual Cafe

Posted: March 10, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 Teams. Click here for more information and to join the Cafe.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

Posted: March 10, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program has a current need for volunteers. You don't need to be a tax expert, training and support are provided. 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. Organizations welcome students, faculty...

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There is still time to register for the Certificate in Adult Education Virtual Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On March 17, representatives from the UNB Faculty of Education will host a FREE information session about the Certificate in Adult Education.   Join us at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) to learn how this certificate program can augment your degree and position you for a career that involves teaching and training adults.   Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: March 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - March 12, 10:30 a.m.

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Daneka Headley, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MASRS program will present on the topic: “The Application of Social Innovation in Sport and Recreation" Friday, Mar. 12 at 10:30 a.m. All are Welcome! Interested in attending? Please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: Jonathon.edwards@unb.ca  Social innovations seek to serve humanity and address social/human issues. It can defined as a collective creation of new legitimated social practices aiming at...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: March 9, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Apply for the Alumni Legacy Award

Alumni Office

Posted: March 9, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a #ProudlyUNB student? Apply now for our Alumni Legacy Award valued at two years’ tuition (approx. $15,000). Through the Alumni Legacy Award, the Associated Alumni helps provide future generations with the opportunity to benefit from a UNB education, just like our alumni did. We want to support future UNB leaders and alumni ambassadors who share our pride in this great institution. Candidates are required to: Submit an application to the undergraduate awards office by April 15,...

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UNB Law tax clinic open for students

Ed Bowes

Posted: March 9, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for help filing your income tax return? The UNB Law tax clinic is here to help! The UNB Law tax clinic educates students on Canadian income tax and assists with their income tax returns…for free! The clinic runs from Monday, March 22 to Friday, April 15, 2021, in Room 301B of The Gérard V. La Forest Law Library or virtually (Zoom). Times TBD. Please book in advance. Attend an upcoming information session: March 12 at 11:30 a.m. ADT | Presenters: Patrick Delaney &...

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Lunch and Learn: Program Evaluation Primer

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 9, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you preparing to enter the workforce and looking for skills to increase your employability? Do you have a good working knowledge of program evaluation?  Get a leg up on your peers and join us on March 17th for a virtual Lunch and Learn for a primer in program evaluation. Program evaluation is becoming increasingly popular as public  and  private sectors look to understand the impact of the programs they implement. This introductory-level talk will provide information on...

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MAAC Society Online Game Night

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB Community are welcome! Every Tuesday night, from 7 - 9 p.m., the Media Arts & Cultures Student Society hosts an online game night via its discord server. Each week, a variety of online party and strategy games are organized. Event begins at 7 p.m. but drop in anytime and join a game. No special software or previous experience is required. Join the MAAC discord to participate and follow the MAAC Society’s Facebook page for more information about the games being...

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First-Year Student Survey Fall 2020 presentation of results

Dave Decker

Posted: March 8, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


First-Year Student Survey Fall 2020 presentation of results Please save Thursday, March 11 at 10:00 a.m. to attend a presentation on the results of the Fall 2020 First-Year Student Survey. This survey provides information from our first-year students about recruitment, on-boarding, and orientation activities and is extremely useful in developing and evolving our approaches. Comparative data from both campuses will be shared. Link to attend the presentation will be circulated before the...

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Take an online course @ UNB this summer!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 8, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Fitting learning into a busy summer schedule has never been easier!   Choose from Open Entry or Term Based courses and learn from anywhere.  Check out the featured courses below or visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and current listing: • ADM 4425 – Investments • ENGL 2197 – Travel Writing • ENGL 3563 – Contemporary British Women Playwrights • CLAS 3503 – The Greek Gods and their Cults • HIST 3344 – Exploring the...

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Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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Announcing the retirement of Kim Wade

Caen Squires

Posted: March 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


After almost 28 years with the University of New Brunswick, starting at the Bookstore in 1993, Kim transitioned to the MMFC in 2014 and has been a familiar face and personality on the UNB Fredericton campus. At the MMFC Kim has impacted the lives of many; always warm and supportive to her colleagues, as well as the many undergraduate and graduate students associated with the work of the MMFC, whether through providing emotional support during times of struggle or ensuring that they were paid...

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10 UNB Women #ChoosetoChallenge

Marketing Office

Posted: March 5, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In honour of International Women’s Day, we’re putting the spotlight on 10 UNB women who #ChoosetoChallenge. While this is just a small sample of the great work being done by women at the University of New Brunswick, we’d like to acknowledge the work of these women and celebrate the strides they have recently been making in their fields. Please visit UNB’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram) on March 8, 2021, and tag more UNB women on...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 5, 2021 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 by you or your fellow student.  While past accomplishments are significant, recent...

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Celebrating IWD

UNB Communications

Posted: March 5, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day is the global celebration of the social, economic and political milestones of women throughout history. In 1908, 15 000 women marched through New York City fighting for voting rights, higher wages and shorter working hours for women.  In 1910, Clara Zetkin, Leader of the Women’s Office for the Social Democratic Party of Germany and advocate for...

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Trailblazers: A Road to Resilience Group

Tanya Jones

Posted: March 4, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you the first in your immediate family to go to university? UNB Counselling is offering a wellness and therapy group just for you. As part of our Road to Resilience program, this group will delve into a variety of topics related to mental health, all while keeping a focus on the particular experiences of first-generation students.   With any questions and to register for this 8 week group, email counsel@unb.ca and include your name, student number, phone number & email...

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EVENT REMINDER: UNB Talks Online - Slaying Your Taxes

Alumni Office

Posted: March 4, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Talks Online: Slaying Your Taxes Wednesday, March 10, 2021  7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (AST) At this free webinar for current UNB students and young alumni (U35), you will learn about your taxes and get answers to the top questions from an alumni tax expert. You will receive a better understanding of your taxes and filing out your income tax returns; how to claim any COVID-related payments received; know more about contribution limits and non-taxable income; and gather additional...

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SAS Software Licences Available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to “Big Data” and relational...

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Paid Summer Student Research Positions: Applications Due March 15th

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 3, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Prepare yourself for a career in management!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: March 3, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s online Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) is the perfect program for anyone who wants to develop the skills needed to succeed–and excel–in a management role.  Want to learn more about the CME? Join us on Mar. 19 for a free information session to learn how the Certificate in Management Essentials will benefit you.  The one-hour session starts at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and...

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"Yours in Sisterhood" : An International Women's Day Film ScreeningPost Title

Caen Squires

Posted: March 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of the President’s Diversity Dialogue Series, and in recognition of International Women’s Day 2021, The Human Rights & Positive Environment Office of UNB, in collaboration with the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, invite you to join them for a screening of “Yours in Sisterhood”, a film by Irene Lusztig described as “a collective portrait of the feminist conversation now and forty years ago.” A group discussion about the...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: March 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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MusicUNB LIVE - Where does the "Art" come in?

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB LIVE - Where Does The "Art" Come In? Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Progression series Artists: Nadia Francavilla, Richard Hornsby, Emily Kennedy, Mark Kleyn, Joel LeBlanc What is art? How do you define what music is? Explore these questions with some of music’s most creative and innovative composers. Experience the music of John Cage, Earl Brown, John Stevens, Steve Reich and John White. Featuring music for all your senses, Nadia Francavilla, Joel Leblanc, Emily Kennedy,...

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How you register for your courses has changed

UNB Registrars Office

Posted: March 1, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Effective today, you will use Colleague Self-Service in the myUNB Portal to select and register for your courses.  Colleague Self-Service is replacing WebAdvisor. Registration for Summer 2021 is now available. Fall 2021/Winter 2022 course registration will be available on March 15.  WebAdvisor will continue to be available if you have any issues with the new registration system.  How to Register Quick Reference and FAQs A how to register quick reference guide is available to...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: March 1, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Introduction to Regression Workshop

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: March 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Regression is a powerful statistical tool that is used to understand or to make predictions about the world around us. Join us for a two-part course focusing on what regression is and when and how it is used. The workshop includes a comprehensive introduction to regression methods and its utility. Equipped with this knowledge, participants will feel more confident in their ability to engage in discussions on the use of regression analyses and in interpreting results...

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COVID-19 travel requirements

UNB Communications

Posted: February 26, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As the travel risk associated with COVID-19 continues to increase, we strongly encourage you not to travel outside New Brunswick during the winter term or during spring reading week. If you travel outside the province, you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days when you return.  Travel outside New Brunswick should only occur in exceptional circumstances and students must have their self-isolation plan approved by UNB in advance of such travel. If you travel you are required...

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Remember to add @unb.ca to your login ID when logging in

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 26, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Following the upgrades to UNB’s login services on Feb. 27, you must now use your loginID@unb.ca (not just login ID) when logging in to most* UNB IT services. Most UNB IT services also now: have a new login screen require multi-factor authentication (MFA), working the same as your M365 services  *See a list of exceptions  Need help logging in? Contact the UNB IT Service Desk at: 506-457-2222 (Fredericton)  506-657-2222 (Saint John)  itservicedesk@unb.ca Category:...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship Fundraiser

Dr. Shelley Delano Parker

Posted: February 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The annual book sale of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) has unfortunately been cancelled due to Covid-19. This annual event, to date, has provided over $1,000,000.00 in scholarship funding for women in New Brunswick. We have funded 16 scholarships (renewable) to attend universities in Fredericton, two scholarships for the N.B. College of Crafts & Design as well as the N.B. Community College and four scholarships for grade 12 female students from area high...

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Lunch and Learn: Program Evaluation Primer

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you preparing to enter the workforce and looking for skills to increase your employability? Do you have a good working knowledge of program evaluation?  Get a leg up on your peers and join us on March 17th for a virtual Lunch and Learn for a primer in program evaluation. Program evaluation is becoming increasingly popular as public  and  private sectors look to understand the impact of the programs they implement. This introductory-level talk will provide information on...

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Summer Term registration opens March 1!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 25, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ready. Set. UNB.  It’s your future, get to it faster with online learning this summer. Browse the online summer schedule today and start planning your summer.  Choose from  400+ courses in a wide range of topics and levels. Did you know you can complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as 3 weeks? Term-based courses begin as early as May 5.  Visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and up-to-date listing of courses and start dates! Featured Courses: May 5 •...

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Register today to attend the Certificate in Adult Education Virtual Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 25, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On March 17, representatives from the UNB Faculty of Education are hosting a FREE information session about the Certificate in Adult Education.   Join us at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) to learn how this certificate program can augment your degree and position you for a career that involves teaching and training adults.   Sign up today!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Dr. Luke Potwarka

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Luke Potwarka, University of Waterloo, will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, "In Search of Inspiration: A Realist Synthesis Approach to Understanding Demonstration Effects”.  Friday Feb. 26 at 10:30 a.m. via Teams Interested in attending please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: Jonathon.edwards@unb.ca https://blogs.unb.ca/faculty-of-kinesiology/ Bio: My research focuses on consumer behaviour related to sport events. It addresses the overarching...

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Add Leadership Studies to your Degree

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning more about leadership studies? 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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNB Volunteer Fair

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program has a current need for volunteers. You don't need to be a tax expert, training and support are provided. 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. Organizations welcome students, faculty...

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Join the Virtual Cafe

Virtual Cafe

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 Teams. Click here for more information and to join the Cafe.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Amended T2202's

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An error was discovered on the months of study on some 2020 T2202's and this issue has been fixed.  Your T2202 is found on the MyUNB Portal under Colleague Self Service. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Reminder: Must add @unb.ca to your login ID starting Feb. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, Feb. 27 from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., ITS is performing necessary updates to UNB’s login services. During this time, you may be unable to access UNB services that require you to log in. Once these upgrades are complete you will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID – UNBloginID@unb.ca – when logging in to most UNB IT services. What other changes will I notice after the Feb. 27 upgrades?  Most UNB IT services will: have a new login screen require...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note, that the UNB Student Union Office will be closed during March Break and will re-open March 8, 2021. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Paid Summer Student Research Positions: Applications Open!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 24, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Become an Orientation Leader: applications now open

Student Union Orientation Program

Posted: February 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are open for Orientation Leader positions. If you're passionate about making the student experience better and you want gain valuable leadership experience then consider applying today! Visit unbsu.ca/jobs to view the job description and application details.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Student Union Orientation Program Email Address: orientation@unb.ca

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions - Register Today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:10:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to register for tomorrow’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, Q&A, and...

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How you register for your courses is changing

UNB Registrar Offices

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On March 1, 2021, you will begin to use Colleague Self-Service in the myUNB Portal to select and register for your courses.   Registration for Summer 2021 will be available starting on March 1 and Fall 2021/Winter 2022 course registration will be available on March 15. Colleague Self-Service is replacing WebAdvisor. Orientation for UNB community You are invited to attend the upcoming Colleaque Self-Service orientation session on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Details...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000.   2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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Strategic Vision - Research Impact website launch

UNB Communications

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of our strategic vision, UNB Toward 2030, please visit the newly launched Research Impact website, which showcases some of the amazing research happening at UNB. While impossible to sum up the work of our hundreds of researchers in just a handful of stories, this site provides a snapshot of the breadth and depth of the important work happening on our campuses, and an introduction to some of the pioneers who endeavor to pull these ideas into focus and...

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UNB Talks Online: Slaying Your Taxes

UNB Alumni

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At this free webinar for current UNB students and young alumni (U35), you will learn about your taxes and get answers to the top questions from an alumni tax expert. You will receive a better understanding of your taxes and filing out your income tax returns; how to claim any COVID-related payments received; know more about contribution limits and non-taxable income; and gather additional information on deductions and credits. Register now for this free event. The webinar will be led by UNB...

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Summer Institute Information Session

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: February 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


SUMMER INSTITUTE ONLINE INFO SESSION - February 24th, 12:00 PM Are you ready to make your passion your career? The Summer Institute is a 12-week long accelerator that will help you to take your passion project and turn it into a sustainable business. We offer our cohort members an intensive set of courses that will provide you with education and mentoring to make the best decisions for your business. In addition, we provide funding and design work during your time with us that will help you...

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Using Tor browsing and torrents safely for academic purposes

Erik Denis

Posted: February 19, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you need to use Tor browsing or torrent tools as part of your research or studies? While these tools can serve legitimate purposes in academia and research, they are also often used for illegal and nefarious activities and when not accessed or used securely, can put you at risk of identity theft, extortion, malware being installed on your device, and more.  If you need to access these tools for academic or research purposes, please contact Erik Denis (Senior Cybersecurity Officer,...

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Tax forms are now available on Colleague Self Service

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 19, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


2020 T2202's and T4A's are now available on Colleague Self Service (under the Tax Information section) found on your MyUNB portal.  Subsequent years can also be found there if required.  If you did not provide consent for UNB to post your T4A online, a paper copy was mailed on February 19, 2021.  If you provide consent on Colleague Self Service under the Tax Information section, you will be able to obtain your T4A immediately. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Paid Summer Student Research Positions: Applications Open!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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UNB Go CODE Girl

Grace Ashfield

Posted: February 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Go CODE Girl is a one day conference being held virtually on March 6th 2021. Open to girls in grades 7-10 across New Brunswick, Go CODE Girl programs are designed to introduce you to the wide range of career possibilities available in the rapidly-growing fields of technology, computing and software engineering. At Go CODE Girl, you’ll discover the digital skills that will drive tomorrow’s coolest communications, most imaginative innovations and most essential societal...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 17, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address:...

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Information Regarding 2020 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 17, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2020 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 access when logging in with your UNB user name and password.  PLEASE NOTE: As per...

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SAS Software Licences Available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 17, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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. The SAS software suite can retrieve, alter, manage, mine, and analyze data from a variety of sources and formats, from the humble CSV to “Big Data” and relational...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 17, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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How you register for your courses is changing

UNB Registrar Offices

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:10:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The way you register for your courses is changing. In the past, WebAdvisor was used to select and register for your courses.  As of March 1, 2021, you will now use Colleague Self-Service in the myUNB Portal to register.  This new system will improve the course registration process by providing a modern interface that will make it much easier to use. Starting March 1, you will be able to register for Summer 2021 courses using the new Colleague Self-Service registration system....

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Notice to Apply to Graduate

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:08:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


POTENTIAL MAY 2021 GRADUATING STUDENTS Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for May 2021 is March 1st, 2021. 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 →Graduation → Apply to graduate from UNB or go directly to...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000.   2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students should once again be on the lookout for emails from cyber criminals claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Don’t fall for a tax refund scam - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account directly from the CRA website and you’ll be able to see any legitimate statements or refund...

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Must add @unb.ca to your login ID starting Feb. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of the necessary updates to UNB’s login services on Feb. 27, you will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID - UNBloginID@unb.ca – when logging in. What else do I need to know about the updates on Feb. 27? Once the upgrades are complete you will see a new login screen on most UNB IT services Most IT services will require multi-factor authentication (MFA), working the same as your M365 services  Questions? To learn more about the changes on Feb. 27, visit...

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UNBers named McCall MacBain Scholarship finalists

UNB Communications

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick students Jillian Lamb (BSc’19) and Jackson Weir (BSc'21) have been named finalists for the inaugural McCall MacBain Scholarships, Canada’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies. The scholarship enables students to pursue a fully funded master’s or professional degree at McGill University while connecting with mentors and participating in an intensive leadership development program. Ms. Lamb...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can get recognition for the activities you do outside the classroom if you join the Co-Curricular Program? The Co-Curricular Program 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...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair Online

UNBF Volunteer Fair

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program has a current need for volunteers. You don't need to be a tax expert, training and support are provided. 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. Organizations welcome students, faculty and...

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Fergusson Foundation Calls for Award Nominations

Fergusson Foundation

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


February 2021 (Fredericton, NB) The Fergusson Foundation is calling for nominations for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award. Created in 1992, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions toward preventing and eliminating family violence in Canada. The Award, presented annually, will be presented at the Foundation’s 2021 Award Ceremony. In addition to the award, a donation is made, in the name of...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Feb. 19, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials.  Join us at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) to learn more about this competency-based training program. Sign up today! Can’t make it on Feb. 19?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • Mar. 19, 2021 • Apr. 23, 2021 • May 14, 2021 Category: News and Notices Article...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Eben Otuteye

UNB Communications

Posted: February 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of faculty member Eben Otuteye, who passed away on Feb. 10, 2021. He was 64. Originally from Ghana, Eben joined the faculty of management on UNB’s Fredericton campus as an assistant professor in 1987 and was promoted to professor in 2003.  A dedicated educator, Eben taught finance courses in the BBA, MBA and Interdisciplinary PhD programs and developed considerable expertise in offering various online courses. Over the...

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Boost your career with one of these graduate programs

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 12, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thinking of a new career, a promotion or of leading your business to new levels? Find out how these graduate programs in quantitative investing and business can help you.  Join us on MS Teams on February 20 to learn about our Master in Quantitative Investment Management or Master in Business Administration programs. Talk to our advisors to learn about the business knowledge and specialized skills these programs provide and find out what our graduates are doing.   Master in...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture - Tuesday, February 16th

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 12, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Faculty of Arts for the annual W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.  The lecture will be given by historian Dr. Shirley Tillotson, professor emeritus at Dalhousie University and University of King's College. A Region of Feeling: Bringing the History of Emotions to Political Economy in Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada’s historiography mixes the cool scientific voice of political economy with a mix of other rhetorical tones: righteous...

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SUB Closed Monday, Feb. 15th

Matthew Theriault

Posted: February 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advise the Student Union Building will be closed on Family Day - Feb. 15. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Darwin Day 2021 Lecture

Brian Hayden

Posted: February 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charles Darwin was born on the 12th of February 1809, a date which is now celebrated by biologists across the globe as ‘Darwin Day’. To mark this milestone, the Department of Biology at UNB Fredericton will be holding a special public lecture on Friday, Feb. 12, from 7 - 9 p.m. Dr. Andrew Hendry, a Professor of Evolutionary Biology at McGill University will deliver the lecture titled, “Darwin in The Machine: Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics In Nature.” Please join us for a...

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Virtual Lunch & Learn: Program Evaluation Primer

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you preparing to enter the workforce and looking for skills to increase your employability? Do you have a good working knowledge of program evaluation?  Get a leg up on your peers and join us on March 17th for a virtual Lunch and Learn for a primer in program evaluation. Program evaluation is becoming increasingly popular as public  and  private sectors look to understand the impact of the programs they implement. This introductory-level talk will provide information on...

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Certificate in Adult Education Virtual Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 10, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you seeking a career that involves teaching, training, or counselling adults? Consider adding UNB’s Certificate in Adult Education (CAE) on your resumé. Join us on Mar. 17 to learn how the CAE program can help you understand adult education principles and develop skills to be an effective teacher, trainer or counsellor. The one-hour session begins at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the CAE program, how to apply, and more. Sign up...

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Applications Open: Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 10, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Guest Lecture by Dr. Aaron Persad (MIT) On the Physical Mechanisms of Evaporation: A look at theories, experiments, and controversies

Siddharth Raval

Posted: February 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the Department of Mechanical Engineering class ME3433 (Heat Transfer) for a guest lecture with Dr. Aaron Persad from Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Thursday, February 11 between 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The lecture will take place virtually via MS Teams (link below). Link:  MS Teams  Speaker Bio: Dr. Aaron H. Persad is a Research Scientist in the Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Research Lab, in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guests speaker - Dr. Katherine Tamminen

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 10, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Katherine Tamminen will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, "Processes of Coping and Communication between Parents and Athletes in Youth Sport", on Friday, Feb. 12, from 1:30 - 2:50 p.m. https://blogs.unb.ca/faculty-of-kinesiology/ If you are interested in attending, please email Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: jonathon.edwards@unb.ca. Talk overview/description: In this presentation, Dr. Tamminen will provide an overview of her research in the area of youth sport....

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 10, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB College of Extended Learning has been offering Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) training since 2001 and is a leader in online OHS education? Join us on Feb. 24 for free information sessions about our fully online training programs and learn how OHS can be part of your career path. Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m....

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 9, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 8, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address:...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 8, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1. In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions? Email us at...

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Career Talks Online: Job Search and Networking Strategies

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want to be more effective in securing summer work or your first job after graduation? Find out how to uncover and create career opportunities by learning how our alumni panelists and employers fill job openings. Learn how to find hidden opportunities and build relationships that will maximize your job search efforts. Date: Tuesday, Feb 23, 12 pm - 1 pm (AST) via Zoom Register:  Career Talks Online Featured alumni panelists include: Jennifer Forbes (BBA): Human Resources Business...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions Wed Feb 10 at 12 noon

Catherine Foster

Posted: February 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions - are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. Join us online via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you’d like to attend please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA  for the Zoom link &...

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Reminder Early TimeEntry Cutoff - February 19, 2021

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 5, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the TimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of February 19, 2021. Employee TimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using TimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, February 11, 2021. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through TimeEntry by 11...

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The UNB Art Centre Celebrates Black History Month

Lori Quick

Posted: February 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre celebrates Black History Month with a special project that brings portraits of Black New Brunswickers to the streets of Fredericton. In partnership with the UNB’s Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights and the City of Fredericton, this project recognizes the achievements and experiences of remarkable individuals. These banners will be displayed on Regent and Westmorland Streets throughout the month of February. As well posters...

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Changes to how you log in to UNB services starting February 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s existing authentication services have reached their end of life and must be upgraded by March 2021 to ensure continued, secure login services for the university. On February 27, ITS is performing necessary updates to UNB’s login services. Once these upgrades are complete you will see a new login screen on most UNB IT services and: You will need to add @unb.ca to your login ID - UNBloginID@unb.ca  As part of this update, most IT services will now require multi-factor...

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Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It’s never too early to plan for your future.  If you aspire to move into a supervisory or management position, consider making UNB’s Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) part of your plan.   Join us on Feb. 19 to learn how the online CME can equip you for a career in management. The one-hour session begins at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article...

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Trailblazers: A Road to Resilience Group

Tanya Jones

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a first-generation student? UNB Counselling is offering a wellness and therapy group just for you.  As part of our Road to Resilience program, this group will delve into a variety of topics related to mental health, all while keeping a focus on the particular experiences of first-generation students.  This group will be held online and run Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 pm starting Feb. 24th.   To register for this 8 week group, email counsel@unb.ca and...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can get recognition for the activities you do outside the classroom if you join the Co-Curricular Program? 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...

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Applications Open: Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: February 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how university students perceive, recognize, and experience IPV. This will help to gain a better understanding of...

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UNB honours Black History Month

Communications Office

Posted: February 2, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, UNB celebrates and commemorates Black History Month by honouring and acknowledging the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and people of African descent – achievements that have far too often been erased or ignored. At UNB, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB and acknowledge the violent histories of Black dispossession in Canada. Black History Month also serves as a reminder for non-racialized people to stand in...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 2, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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SIN Required for Income Tax form T2202

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 2, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Getting ready to file your income tax for 2020?  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires a student’s Social Insurance Number (SIN) be included on the form that is required for the Tuition and Education Tax Credits (T2202).  Please login to your eServices and select Update My SIN on the Financial Tab before February 12th to confirm that your SIN is on file.  If it isn’t, please up-date this information so that there are no delays with CRA in processing your return...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: February 2, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000.   2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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SIN Required for Income Tax form T2202

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 1, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Getting ready to file your income tax for 2020?  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requires a student’s Social Insurance Number (SIN) be included on the form that is required for the Tuition and Education Tax Credits (T2202).  Please login to your eServices and select Update My SIN on the Financial Tab before February 12th to confirm that your SIN is on file.  If it isn’t, please up-date this information so that there are no delays with CRA in processing your return...

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Sawyer Hannay, CEO of Country Liberty at the RBC Lunch and Learn

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: February 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre is excited to be hosting an innovative business leader, Sawyer Hannay, CEO of Country Liberty ONLINE on February 2nd from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.  Sawyer has a wealth of knowledge about growing a nationally recognized brand from right here on the East Coast. With his recent appearance and deal from Dragon's Den, Sawyer is an energizing business leader whose expertise can help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Tune in on Facebook...

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Department of History’s 5th Annual Black History Month Lecture

Department of History

Posted: January 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Melanie J. Newton, “’This island’s mine, by Sycorax my mother:’ Afro-Indigeneity, Gender and Survival in the Lesser Antilles.” Thursday, Feb.11, 2021 at 7 p.m. (AST) Please join us for this live online event. All are welcome to attend. Link to lecture:             https://tinyurl.com/y3xc2ode Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Department of History Email Address: history@unb.ca

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UNB mental health strategist encourages the community to connect as part of Bell Let’s Talk Day

Communications Office

Posted: January 28, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past year, the world has changed. The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the globe and has drastically changed the way we live, study, work and socialize. On Jan. 28, UNB mental health strategist Matthew MacLean joined millions of Canadians in recognizing the importance of talking about mental health as part of this year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day. “The entire world has been impacted by the pandemic, with everyone experiencing challenges of some sort that...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: January 28, 2021 11:00:00 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. Volunteering at a local charity, attending a workshop or lecture, taking a yoga class, acting in a...

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UNB Fredericton Final Exam Schedule (Winter 2021) Posted

Registrar's Office - Systems Information Unit

Posted: January 27, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fredericton UNB Final Exam Schedule is now live online for the 2021 Winter term.   Final Exams will begin April 17th - 27th  Please visit the link to search for your courses final exam date/time. Fredericton Exam Schedule Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office - Systems Information Unit Email Address: academic.services@unb.ca

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Need to talk? Support services at UNB Fredericton

Student Services

Posted: January 27, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past year, the world has changed. The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the globe and has drastically changed the way we live, study, work and socialize. It’s more important than ever that we spend time working on our mental health and well-being, and for many, the first step toward this is to share how we are feeling. Today, as part of this year’s Bell Let’s Talk Day, we want to remind you of the student support services available at UNB Fredericton. If you...

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Applications Open: Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: January 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? If so, look no further because the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with...

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Manage and protect your passwords with LastPass

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 26, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a hard time remembering all your passwords or creating strong, unique passwords for all your different accounts? UNB’s password manager (LastPass) can help. LastPass provides a secure spot to create, store and manage unique passwords for all your online accounts and services. Use it to: Access your passwords while on the go with the LastPass app on your mobile device  Securely save and access passwords in your web browser using the LastPass browser plug-in Generate...

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Introduction to Stats Course

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: January 26, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Training in Basic Statistics: Describing Data Dates:  Part 1, February 12, 2021, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Part 2, February 19, 2021, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.    Course Summary:  Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to gain insight and answer practical questions using data, which always begins with describing data. This course (i) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic tools used to explore and describe data, and (ii) provides an overview of methods to...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: January 26, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join UNB Fredericton's Faculty of Arts for the annual W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture, which will be given by historian Dr. Shirley Tillotson,  Professor Emerita at Dalhousie University and University of King's College. Dr. Tillotson will discuss, "A Region of Feeling: Bringing the History of Emotions to Political Economy in Atlantic Canada." Atlantic Canada’s historiography mixes the cool scientific voice of political economy with a mix of other rhetorical tones:...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker - Dr. Cory Kulczycki

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 26, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Cory Kulczycki will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled, "A mixed methods approach to understanding the recreational climbing industry", on Friday, Jan. 29, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. If you are interested in attending please email Dr. Jonathon Edwards for the link: jonathon.edwards@unb.ca  Biography: Dr. Cory Kulczycki is an Assistant Professor within the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. He has an academic and...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1.   In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000.   2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus. Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions?...

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New Events! Campus Activity Coordinators Introduction

Meghan Beland

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Hi UNB! We have some exciting news to share-  As we continue to learn virtually, Student Services recognizes the challenging and isolating nature of online learning and wants to provide students with opportunities to engage outside the classroom.   This is where we come in! As Campus Activity Coordinators, we will be hosting virtual events throughout the term. Future event topics include art, cooking, games, and more! Our...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions Wed Jan 27 12noon

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WIPS are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. Join us online via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you’d like to attend please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA  for the Zoom link & passcode. Wednesdays, 12 noon to...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear students, This notice is being posted on behalf of Sociology Graduate student Jo-Anne Fullerton.  You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how...

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions - Register Today!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to register for the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions taking place Jan. 27.  Choose from: Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session  Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7 p.m. Atlantic / 6 p.m. Eastern Register for DOHS information session  Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, and...

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The Fiddlehead & FROSTival: Free Online Poetry and Prose Readings

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: January 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fiddlehead will be hosting a free online poetry and prose reading in partnership with Fredericton FROSTival and Odd Sundays. The event will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 2:00 pm AST and will feature readings by Elise Thorburn, the winner of our 2020 short-fiction contest and poet Phoebe Wang. Fiddlehead Editor, Sue Sinclair will also be reading from the selection of Don Domanski poetry that was published in a memorial section of the Winter issue.  The readings will...

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Apply today to become the next Student Union Leader

Student Union Orientation

Posted: January 21, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are open for the Orientation Chair and Vice-Chair positions. If you're passionate about making the student experience better and you want gain valuable leadership experience then consider applying today! Visit unbsu.ca/jobs to view the job description and application details.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Student Union Orientation Email Address: glm@unb.ca

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Summer Institute Application Now Open

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: January 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Companies interested in participating in The Summer Institute’s 2021 cohort are strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the February 15th deadline. The Summer Institute is a twelve-week accelerator based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, that accepts 5 - 7 companies each year to participate in its intensive, globally recognized program. The 2020 program will run from April 27th until July 16th. Successful applicants receive stipends for living expenses, prototyping grants,...

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UNB Backgrounds for Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a new background for your next Teams class or meeting? UNB backgrounds for Teams are now available so you can attend your next class or meeting from your favourite campus views. See the available backgrounds. How to change your background in Teams Before a meeting: After clicking ‘Join’ on your meeting, you will be prompted to choose your video and audio options Select ‘Background filters’ Click ‘+ Add new’ Browse and select the background you...

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Notice to Apply to Graduate

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for May 2021 is March 1st, 2021.  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 homepage; Academics → Graduation → Apply to Graduate or go directly to...

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Bookable study spaces during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

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 are available for registered students. Wi-fi is available on both campuses. At UNB Libraries, you can book your preferred type...

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Learning Strategy & Assistive Technology Services

Rebecca Ward

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Learning Strategy & Assistive Technology Services OPEN TO ALL UNBF STUDENTS The Student Accessibility Centre provides Learning Strategy and Assistive Technology services to all students on campus. Students interested in the services noted below may reach out directly to the staff member indicated for more information or to setup an appointment. Faculty and staff may refer any student to these services for more support. Learning Strategist (Janice Gange)  SERVICES: Organization and...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On January 22, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials. Join us at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) to learn how this competency-based program will help you develop the leadership attributes and skills organizations seek. Sign up today! Can’t make it on January 22?  Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • February 19, 2021 • March...

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Directional signage on campus

UNB Communications

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The health and safety of the UNB community is our top priority. 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 is posted on elevators denoting the maximum occupancy and temporary closures of spaces. To maintain the safety of students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, do not alter the...

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The Faculty of Education & NB Association for Community Living present: "The Case of Luke Elwood."

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 19, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education & NB Association for Community Living present: “The Case of Luke Elwood”, A Documentary screening & Discussion with panelist: Luke Elwood, Maureen Elwood, Gordon Porter & Wayne MacKay. Tuesday January 26th, 2021 7:00-8:30PM ADT, Facebook Live stream https://www.facebook.com/UNBFEduc This is a free public event. 2017 marked the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1987 Luke Elwood case that was prepared for hearing by the Nova Scotia Supreme court as a...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 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. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader in the environmental field? The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is March 1. In the past, UNB has awarded 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. 2021/22 recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline, from any UNB campus.  Recipients must show promise of becoming the leaders of tomorrow in the environmental field. Questions? Email...

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Academic Accommodations and other Support for Fredericton Students With Disabilities

Kelley Bird

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

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 test/examination accommodations Disability guidance, support and advocacy for students Referrals to ...

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UNB English Language Programme Academic English as a Second Language

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

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 1012, 2012), a graduate course (AESL 6022) and non-credit offerings (CELP 1002, CELP 1004) are available. Join us for our next class on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  These courses are...

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Invitation to Participate in Sociology Research Study

Jo-Anne Fullerton

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear students, This notice is being posted on behalf of Sociology Graduate student Jo-Anne Fullerton.  You are invited to participate in an online survey on university students' perceptions and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV). This study is a component of my master studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Brunswick under the supervision of Dr. Carmen Gill. The data collected from this study will develop an understanding of how...

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RBC Virtual Lunch and Learn: How can the Centre help you?

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: January 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to present a session to help people start something new this year.    Do you have an idea that you want to make a business? Do you have the ability to make that happen? Do you need help getting off the ground? Tune in to learn about the many options available to community members from a variety of sectors. Our two accelerator programs, Energia Ventures, and The Summer Institute provide entrepreneurs...

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COVID safety measures for classrooms and lecture halls

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keeping our UNB community safe is a shared responsibility. We 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 have room-specific operational health and safety requirements: Face masks must be worn in all indoor...

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Location tracking during COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff.  We will collect location information for the purposes of supporting New Brunswick Public Health. We will provide New Brunswick Public Health with the names and contact information of people in our buildings to support contact tracing in the event of an outbreak. The information collected will not be used for any other purpose.  Undergraduate students Undergraduate student location tracking...

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Mailing Address for 2020 Employee Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 15, 2021 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 2020 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 preferred mailing address, log into e-services, click the Personal tab, and choose Demographic Info. ...

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MacLaggan Hall Water Shutdown

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: January 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations would like to advise that the hot water will be shut off at MacLaggan Hall on Monday January 18th from 8 a.m. until noon to allow for repairs.   If you have any questions please contact our work control at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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Occupational Health & Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know the UNB College of Extended Learning (CEL) is home to the largest Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) program in Canada?   Join us on Jan. 27 for free information sessions about our fully online OHS training programs and learn how the discipline of OHS can enhance your future employment prospects. Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS information session Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety (DOHS) 7...

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UNB COVID-19 Student Safety Orientation

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


To understand the health and safety procedures implemented on campus, all students are required to complete a COVID-19 student safety orientation before entering campus. The COVID-19 student safety orientation explains why the safety measures are important and what to expect on campus.  UNB Fredericton COVID-19 student safety orientation UNB Saint John COVID-19 student safety orientation Although every effort has been taken to implement New Brunswick Public Health requirements on...

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COVID Alert

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick encourages all New Brunswickers to download the COVID Alert app.  COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to protect yourself. COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection and notifies people of possible exposure before any...

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Virtual Drop in Hours - The 203 Centre for gender and Sexual Diversity

Sofia Mehlitz

Posted: January 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Weekly drop in hours for the winter semester are starting NEXT Wednesday January 20, 2021 at 12:30PM AST.  Drop in hours will be over zoom and are facilitated by Cassidy Wilson, the tri-campus LGBTQIA2S+ Wellness Coordinator. These drop in hours are open to any self-identifying LGBTQIA2S+ UNBF student.  Message The 23 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity on Facebook or Instagram (@The203Centre) or email us at the203@unb.ca for the invite to join. See you there! Category:...

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Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions

Catherine Foster

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday January 12th our Winter WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions - Winter 2021 starts! Join us via Zoom for these sessions.  WIPS are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has one 15-minute presentation followed by a discussion. The goal of WIPS is to offer a safe, respectful and supportive environment for sharing ideas and research interests. LOCATION online via Zoom. These sessions will...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

UNB Co-Curricular Program

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:03:00 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. Volunteering at a local charity, attending a workshop or lecture, taking a yoga class, acting in a...

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Student Abroad 2021-22 Application Deadline Extension

Dave Andrews

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that while all Student Abroad programs remain suspended, the university is continuing to move forward and the Global Learning and Engagement office will be accepting applications for Student Abroad - Exchange programs for Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 semesters.   The deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended to February 1st 2021 and the deadline for Winter 2021 remains April 1st 2021. Please note, that you may apply now for Winter 2022 semester.   All students that...

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UNB Conservatory Announces Online Workshops

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the past few years, the UNB Conservatory has offered workshops for a wide array of musical tastes and ability levels.  This winter, the Conservatory is moving their workshops online so participants can enrich their musical lives from home.  The workshops are open to the public and are geared towards amateur, student, and professional musicians alike.   This year’s lineup includes a variety of workshops, aimed mostly at musician wellness and at giving...

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UNB Chorale Winter 2021 Registration Open

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Chorale Winter 2021 Registration, on the Fredericton campus, is now open. The Chorale will be starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan 18 at Memorial Hall auditorium. All health and safety requirements will be met following the guidelines of NB Public Health. Full UNB Chorale Operational Plan for fall 2020 can be requested by email (musicart@unb.ca), and is also posted on the website of UNB Centre for Musical Arts. Spots are limited so please register...

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Webinar: Working Together To Shatter the Holy Hush

Alan M. Sears

Posted: January 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Anglican Diocese of Fredericton and the Muriel McQueen Ferguson Centre for Family Violence Research at UNB are cosponsoring a webinar on Thursday, January 28 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. featuring UNB Professor Emerita Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark.  She will speak on the topic, "Working Together to Shatter the Holy Hush: Personal Reflections on 25 years of Research and Activism on Intimate Partner Violence in Families of Faith." To find out more or to register visit...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Undergraduate Awards Office

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2021/22 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ: https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/questions.html or email us at awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Undergraduate Awards Office Email Address:...

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Intro Stats Course

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Training in Basic Statistics: Describing Data Dates  Part 1 February 10, 2021 10-12 am  Part 2 February 17, 2021 10-12 am    Course Summary  Statistics provides a set of tools that can be used to gain insight and answer practical questions using data, which always begins with describing data. This course (i) focuses on developing an understanding of the basic tools used to explore and describe data, and (ii) provides an overview of methods to generate and present...

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UNB English Language Programme Academic English as a Second Language

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


AESL courses provide ongoing language support to full-time graduate and undergraduate students.  These credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English. AESL 6022 is offered for graduate students.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1012, 2012) and non-credit offerings (CELP 1002, CELP 1004) are also available, and are open to the general public.  Join us for the first class on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. For...

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UNB professors receive Teaching Innovation Award

UNB Communications

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Arash Lashkari and Renee Gordon have received UNB’s Teaching Innovation Award for their creative approaches to instruction. Dr. Lashkari, from the faculty of computer science at UNB Fredericton, and Ms. Gordon, with the faculty of nursing at UNB’s Moncton site, were selected as the recipients by the university’s Senates Teaching Awards Committee. The bi-campus body, chaired by Ken Reimer, director of the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, determines award...

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Applications Open for 12 Paid Summer Student Research Positions

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a UNB student looking for paid workplace experience doing research for and about New Brunswick? Look no further the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) is officially accepting applications for its 2021 Pathways to Professions program, and we would love to hear from YOU!  Pathways to Professions (P2P) is a 13-week virtual experiential learning program providing UNB students from the Fredericton, Moncton, and Saint John campuses with hands-on...

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Volunteering Opportunities with UNB International Swim Program

Shelby Cameron

Posted: January 11, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you consider yourself to be an experienced swimmer? Are you fluent in any languages other than English? If your answer to either question was yes, the UNB International Swim Program (ISP) has a spot for you!   UNB ISP is a student-run volunteer program that offers free survival swim lessons to refugee and immigrant families in the greater Fredericton area. We are looking for volunteers to serve as translators and/or swimming instructors. If you’re interested, please see the...

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Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 8, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


When it’s time to start your career, stand out from the competition with UNB’s Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) on your resumé.   Join us on January 22 to learn how the online CME can prepare you for entry level supervisory or management positions.  The one-hour session begins at 1 pm Atlantic (12 pm Eastern) and will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Call for Papers: Sport, Animals, & Ethics Conference

Gabriela l. Tymowski-Gionet

Posted: January 8, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


From May 25 to May 29, 2021, the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA will host a *virtual* conference on Sport, Animals, & Ethics. We are inviting papers focused on ethical issues related to the involvement of animals in the context of sport, recreation, or leisure. We welcome a wide spectrum of submissions; e.g., from direct use such as hunting animals to indirect involvement; e.g., the...

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Download the COVID Alert app

UNB Communications

Posted: January 7, 2021 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick encourages all New Brunswickers to download the COVID Alert app. COVID Alert is a secure, reliable and user-friendly app that is an additional tool to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Along with physical distancing, wearing a mask and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to protect yourself. COVID Alert helps us break the cycle of infection and notifies people of possible exposure before any symptoms...

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Student virtual drop-in session - COVID/Winter term

UNB Communications

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you curious about public health measures, seeking isolation tips and advice or wondering how to prepare for winter term classes? You are in luck. We are hosting a student virtual drop-in session on Jan. 8 at 12:30 p.m.   This drop-in support session provides you with an opportunity to ask your COVID-19 related questions and learn more about of the support and resources available to help you reach your academic and personal goals.  We invite to join the conversation with Dr....

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Multi-factor authentication (MFA) now required to access all UNB M365 services

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of January 5, multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now required to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like Teams, email, OneDrive and SharePoint.   Visit our website for MFA help at www.unb.ca/its/mfa (no login required) for:   Instructions on how to set up MFA if you haven’t already done so FAQ and helpful information like:   What to expect when logging in to services with MFA   Tips to help reduce how often you’re prompted...

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UNB announces new education awards in honour of late dean Ann Sherman

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students in the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education have the opportunity to carry on the legacy of the faculty’s late dean Dr. Ann Sherman, thanks to a generous commitment of $400,000 from the John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation in support of early childhood education. The gift supports the annual awarding of four undergraduate Dr. Ann Sherman Scholarships in Early Childhood Education, valued at $5,000 each; two Dr. Ann Sherman Graduate Fellowships valued at...

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Recruiting Men Living with Extra Weight for an Exercise Study

Mohammad Keshavarz

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

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-week exercise program with an exercise professional delivered online at home without need any equipment. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance training exercises. Contact us to...

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UNB computer science faculty member wins teaching innovation award

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari, assistant professor at the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of computer science and research coordinator for the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), recently won a 2019-2020 UNB teaching Innovation Award for his new teaching technique, Think-Qcussion. Dr. Lashkari believes that every classroom has its own unique community, especially when international students are exhibiting multicultural learning styles. To cater to diverse classroom...

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UNB economics professor included in the inaugural edition of Who is Who in Greece 2020

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Constantine Passaris, an economics professor at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton has been recognized in the inaugural edition of Who is Who in Greece 2020 for his service to his home country. Who is Who in Greece 2020 includes short biographical profiles of selected Greek prime ministers and prominent politicians, leading Greek academics and scientists, successful Greek industrialists, shipping magnates and entrepreneurs, as well as celebrated Greek poets, authors...

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UNB Holocaust survivor and UNB honorary degree recipient awarded Order of Canada

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick honorary degree recipient and Holocaust survivor Vera Schiff was recently named a member of the Order of Canada for her distinguished career as an author, well-known historian and public speaker. Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1926, Schiff, along with her father, mother, sister and grandmother, was deported to Theresienstadt, a Nazi concentration camp located in the town of Terezin in what is now the Czech Republic. During her three years of...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 4, 2021 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 people who wish to increase their English for university study.  Full-time language studies...

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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, 2021. Please note due to the start of Winter term and high request volumes, longer processing times...

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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 UNB Chorale at the 2019 Christmas concert. Let's sing along! Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 go.unb.ca/mfa (click the ‘What to expect with MFA’ button)  *Starting January...

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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 Information Contact: Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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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 five years in Kansas, before returning to New Brunswick in 1970 to co-found Fundy Cable, which grew...

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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. David MaGee, vice-president (research). “I know she will accomplish great things as its...

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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 new method of teaching. More details about the program are available here.  The course schedule...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy...

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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 us at 2 pm Atlantic (1 pm Eastern) for an overview of the program, how to apply, and...

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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 secure box located by the entrance to the Financial Services office in which non-cash payments can be...

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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 to access all UNB Microsoft 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and...

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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.   Thank you and stay safe. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Capital...

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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 considering the issue of smoking on campuses. In late 2017 our Smoking Policy Review Committee was...

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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 they’ll never forget! Let them choose their creative pursuit with a $50, $75 or $100 gift...

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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, this may mean leaving the province. This session is designed to answer your questions so you can...

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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 365 (M365) services like email, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint.  What happens if I don’t...

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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 intranet will the hub from which you start your day. We can't wait for you to see it! You are encouraged...

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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 comprised of: envoPap - envoPAP creates sustainable packaging and paper that’s kind to the...

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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 people who wish to increase their English for university study.  Full-time language studies...

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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 506-453-4889 or emailing fm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cynthia...

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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 Francavilla, with the help of long-time collaborator Carl Gionet and multidisciplinary artist Philippe...

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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 classes he teaches. Mike Bravener, University Chaplain, is a recording artist and New Brunswick’s...

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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 isn’t enough, your story may even be featured in an upcoming publication, on our website, or on social...

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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 idea for this competition emerged from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC’s)...

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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 illustrates some of the incredible work that is propelling UNB toward the future.   Together, we will...

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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 community, social, non-clinical health and government services.  It can be accessed 24 hours a day, in...

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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 normally would, we wanted to give you the opportunity to send a video message to...

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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 Atlantic (1 pm Eastern).   Sign up today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 Address: klandine@unb.ca

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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 ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in...

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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 a face mask at all times.  Face masks should not be removed when indoors on our campuses except...

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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 you will miss in-person class instruction and course materials that are not offered remotely. We do...

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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, individual, confidential virtual or telephone counselling.  Email counsel@unb.ca, call 506-453-4820,...

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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 society. Please check out this year’s recipients and join us on our social media channels to...

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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 you ready for MFA but MFA will not be turned on until Jan. 5.  What happens if I don’t...

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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 Landine Email Address: klandine@unb.ca

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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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 Startup St. Stephen in 2017 and town councillor from 2014-2016. She is a board member of the St Stephen...

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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 spaces, both indoors and outdoors. If you travel to an orange level zone or Halifax, you are required...

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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 Bravener, University Chaplain, is a recording artist and New Brunswick’s best known Elvis...

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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 instrument built from Martin Davis's 6-dimension model describing the path to Industry 4.0. Register now...

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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 self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. The new rules came into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 24 for...

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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 diagnosed with COVID-19, Public Health engages in rigorous contact tracing. This is taken very seriously....

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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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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 & Literature Not sure which class to choose from?  No problem -- let them decide for themselves!  We...

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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 Lightning. During this virtual event, Ryan will outline the lessons he learned about the psychology of...

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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 elevating their performances on the international sport stage, as well as achieving meaningful...

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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 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cynthia Jenkins Email...

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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 ‘sign in’ button in the main menu and enter your UNB login ID and...

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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 Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in Canada:  Working to Overcome the Legacy of...

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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 foundational skills of safety leadership • How you can best prepare yourself and position yourself to...

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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 received his B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A.Sc and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Tabriz,...

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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 p.m. - «Une culture de consentement dans nos écoles : Où en sommes-nous en 2020...

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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: “Introduction: The RCSW in Fredericton” • Dr. Gail Campbell, Professor Emerita of...

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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 Event 1-3PM November 22: Online Board Games 7-9PM Join the discord to participate, as well meet and...

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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 Teaching and Learning at one of three levels – Primary Years Program, Middle Years Program, and...

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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, Professor Emerita of History, UNB Fredericton, Interwave/ Inter-Generational Feminism and the...

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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 Associate Professor of Sociology at St. Thomas University. Her work examines the intersections of physical...

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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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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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 people who wish to increase their English for university study.  Full-time language studies...

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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 prepare yourself and position yourself to lead in these difficult times • How to recognize your...

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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 medical condition. Children/youth with complex care needs often require more medical, social and/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 that show "backordered"  just mean they are on the way to us and will ship out to your as soon...

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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 Planning & Operations 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 difference in your everyday life.  What’s in it for you? Submit your success story between...

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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 Learning ED 5157 - Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 - Truth & Reconciliation in...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Gillian McLean Email Address: glm@unb.ca

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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 agency of the department of defence, which provides scientific and technical expertise to the...

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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 that include: • Resumes and Interviewing in a digital space. • How to network during the...

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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, UNB Fredericton Talk title: “Introduction: The RCSW in Fredericton” • Dr. Gail...

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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: http://www2.enterprise.rogers.com/City_of_Fredericton_Webinar_en Moderated by Adam Bell, Chief Information Officer & Assistant Director of Corporate Services...

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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 lecture. Facebook Live stream https://www.facebook.com/UNBFEduc Moderator: Dave Wagner,...

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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 Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit" with Silke Brabander discussing domestic and intimate...

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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 understanding. We are committed to minimizing the needless waste associated with brand packaging...

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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 and caregivers of children with behavioural challenges and special needs.   Best of all,...

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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. 10 to 13. Over those days, UNB will feature stories through its institutional social media...

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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 HERE: https://unbfpsyc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5nyhPVlNwMkVHlX Principal Investigator Taylor MacKinley (tmackinl@unb.ca) Supervisor  Janine V. Olthuis...

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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 celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share their work and answer your...

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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 https://www.unb.ca/cel/enrichment/art-centre/index.html#booknow.  The presentation of works can also be viewed online by...

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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 tech fee funded projects, even if you aren’t aware of it. Past submissions have given...

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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 and you can help make a difference for students like Laura while also decking your vehicle out in UNB...

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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). Michael also graduated from Western University in 2010 with an EMBA and is currently a Ph.D....

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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 UNB Saint John Facebook page. Tune in 10 minutes early to each ceremony to join the Associated Alumni...

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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 Beaulieu - A Cancer Diagnosis Has Longterm Detrimental Effects on Health The general purpose...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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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. Volunteering at a local charity, attending a workshop or lecture, taking a yoga class, acting in a...

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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 Teams. Schedules will be updated every week. Click here for more information and...

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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 Address: glm@unb.ca

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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 first name and/or middle name that is different from their legal name. When implemented, it will...

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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 services in an effort to promote awareness, encourage engagement, and prompt dialogue. TODAY!...

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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: cbooker@unb.ca

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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 kind, friendly, thoughtful, curious and adventurous. A talented athlete and active outdoorsman, he...

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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 depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Nov. 4, 6 and 17, from 10 a.m. -  2 p.m. Each...

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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. Volunteering at a local charity, attending a workshop or lecture, taking a yoga class, acting in a...

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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 Teams. Schedules will be updated every week. Click here for more information and to...

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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 Address: glm@unb.ca

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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 first name and/or middle name that is different from their legal name. When implemented, it will...

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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: • Resumes and Interviewing in a digital space • How to network during the age of...

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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 Microsoft Teams, and is open to the public. We encourage you to share this link with personal and...

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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 aware of it. Past submissions have given you: Access to lab software from home through Virtual...

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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 university in Canada. Given our 235 years of history, people are bound to hear a ghost story or two...

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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 Teams. Schedules will be updated every week. Click here for more information and to...

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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 Address: glm@unb.ca

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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 (https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/registrar/index.html) for detailed contact information and how you can...

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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 in Atlantic Canada. With regimented and demanding sport and study obligations, 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 drugs. You will be interviewed once over the phone for an hour. Participation in this study in...

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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 application at the age of nineteen. He is passionate about first principle design thinking and its...

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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 drop-in appointments depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Oct. 29, as well as Nov. 4,...

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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 first name and/or middle name that is different from their legal name. When implemented, it will...

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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 study time! DATE: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 TIME: 6pm Atlantic Time PLATFORM: Microsoft Teams...

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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 (https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/registrar/index.html) for detailed contact information and how you can...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply? To be considered for the Sir...

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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 from students and faculty members at UNB.   The 2020 recipients are Drs. Moira A. Law and...

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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 email dandrews@unb.ca  Hope to see you next week!  Category: News and Notices Article...

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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 Academies of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, announced by the RSC in September. “I...

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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 thought-provoking breakout sessions and keynote addresses by experts in the field of assessment, treatment, 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 city’s art and literary scene. He was a regular arts columnist and critic for several newspapers and...

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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 diversity and complexity. All organizations and situations need people who know the fundamentals of...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 country, historian Greg Marquis offers a unique portrayal of Canadian society in the late sixties,...

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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 help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance training exercises. Contact us to...

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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 depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Oct. 21, 22, 27 and 29, as well as Nov. 4, 6 and...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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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 intensive 12-week programs take students to ecologically diverse sites throughout the Bay of Fundy,...

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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 tells a story of two remarkable companies and the legacies that continue to this day. But theirs was...

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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, please contact your faculty for more details.  More information on the academic year at UNB...

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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 and much more. This online group is open to UNB & STU students and will cover the basics of...

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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 significance to most individuals and couples. It also contributes to relationship satisfaction and...

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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 the use of mushroom fiber to provide consumers and brands with a clean-label solution to food...

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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. Its many services are guided by a philosophy of harm reduction and focused on vulnerable...

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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 of the not-for-profit research organization, iHub Learning Inc., Ross supports and researches...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply? To be considered for the Sir...

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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 and musings. We are developing a "contact list" for those who would like to Drop In via Zoom. You...

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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 systemic racism and to adopt anti-racist principles? The public is invited to UNB Fredericton on...

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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 reaching out to you today, as we are looking for volunteers. Volunteers will be asked to: 1) Regularly...

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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 • The shift in work culture • Expected changes in productivity • New travel rules for work...

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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 importance of collaboration in autism intervention.  Breakout session speakers (12 of them!)...

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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 soon as possible should they develop. Limit your contacts to your two-household bubble. Avoid...

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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 them into the UNB Alumni family.  Our ask of you  If you have advice, words of...

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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 full-time students are eligible to apply. How do I apply? To be considered for the Sir Howard...

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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 Brunswick Fredericton are bringing their skills and knowledge into the community to help create a more...

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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 accessible Sundays only from 12:00-5:00 pm. To view the exhibit, please visit our website at...

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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, Nino Rota, and more.. More info and tickets available...

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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 Beauceron credit sessions (more details below). 3. Attend an online cybersecurity information session...

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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 depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Oct. 15, 21, 22, 27 and 29, as well as Nov. 4, 6 and 17,...

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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 number of drop-in appointments depending on availability. The cost of immunizations is $10 per injection...

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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 fiber to provide consumers and brands with a clean-label solution to food spoilage. The technology...

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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 website. Two valedictorians will virtually address UNB’s graduating class of 2020 during the Nov. 7...

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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 articles and books, including Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and...

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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 people, if everyone was stationary and a 2-metre physical distancing between individuals was maintained....

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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 other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another way to...

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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 Address: glm@unb.ca

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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 Health and UNB when it comes to delivering low barrier health care services to newcomers, immigrants...

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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 on four key areas that align with the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating...

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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 are Monday to Thursday 2:30pm to 8:30pm and Friday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.  Category: News and...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 Teams. Schedules will be updated every week. Click here for more information and to join...

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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 not-for-profit research organization, iHub Learning Inc., Ross supports and researches innovative...

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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 company’s strategic management through her public relations and human resourced expertise. Watch 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 in celebrating 75 years of literary foraging as these authors share their work and answer your...

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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 depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Oct. 15, 21, 22, 27 and 29, as well as Nov. 4, 6...

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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 number of drop-in appointments depending on availability. The cost of immunizations is $10 per injection...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 Wilson, LGBTQIA2S+ wellness coordinator at Sexual Violence New Brunswick.  This event, which is free...

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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 in productivity • New travel rules for work • The pandemic’s impact on...

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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 to discuss trans-border travel and migration, and economies. Keynote speakers include Dr. Bayo...

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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; Education; and Kinesiology. 1 p.m. - Ceremony C - Faculties of Art; Law; Renaissance College; and...

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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 mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. With...

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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 -  https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Kelly E. Waugh Email Address:...

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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 depending on availability. Clinics will be held on Oct. 15, 21, 22, 27 and 29, as well as Nov. 4, 6 and 17,...

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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 number of drop-in appointments depending on availability. The cost of immunizations is $10 per injection...

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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 will discover not all treatment strategies are created equal.  Explore how parents and...

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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 14 days of self-isolation upon your return. If you choose to travel outside of the Atlantic bubble,...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 the success of the Tim Horton’s operation.   Last week, however, the university made the...

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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 of these drop boxes. The Bookstore would ask that all returned items be wrapped/packaged carefully...

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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: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address:...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 online Sustainable Food Discussion. Tune in, join the conversation, and learn more about how you can...

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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 for more details). Learn more about UNB’s cybersecurity training. Attend an online...

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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 telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your experiences with...

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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 attendees will have on-demand access to most sessions for 30 days following the conference, making it easy...

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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 Mi’kmaq nation and the Crown, and the continuing importance of these treaties for Canada. This annual...

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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 remember that if you travel outside of the Atlantic provinces, you must follow rules in place at your...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 the nursing program. What does living on the edge mean to you? As a participant you will be asked to...

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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 experiences of survivors, their families and communities. It also sets the stage for sincere dialogue about...

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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 meeting students’ needs. Your input is essential. Please take this opportunity to share your...

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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 she was in Mission Residential School. Orange Shirt Day compels everyone to be reflective and...

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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 Management through York University and studied Commerce at the Universite de Moncton. As a family...

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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 estate, automotive, aerospace and oil, Anne-Marie is also the past Director, Operations, Education...

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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 exercising program with an exercise professional. We are back up and operating following the COVID-19...

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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 belonging and resilience. To register or for more information, please email...

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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, chat and file sharing features. From anywhere in the world and from any computer or mobile device,...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 - stufees@unb.ca Sponsored Student Inquiries - studentsponsorship@unb.ca International Health Insurance...

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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 deal of consideration, we have decided to move from in-person Fall Convocation ceremonies to virtual...

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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 4849 6876 Passcode: 284723 Tom Beckley is a sociologist and professor in the Faculty of Forestry and...

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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 and other important steps, knowing what to do if you have been exposed to COVID-19 is another...

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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 businesses with a global outlook. This year the event will be virtually Live-streamed, so enjoy the...

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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 wit, Bridge & Wolak have been called the “Victor Borges of the 21st Century.” From Bach...

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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 McKelvey, Halifax, N.S.   For-Profit with 51-250 Employees Dr. Keith McIntosh...

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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 test/examination accommodations Disability guidance, support and advocacy for students Referrals to ...

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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: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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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 will participate VIRTUALLY! All concerts will be livstreamed online via YouTube. Please join us this...

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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 Development and Employment Centre and Financial Aid. Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week,...

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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 overwhelmed, please contact the UNB Student Services team for the most up-to-date information about the...

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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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 Disorder, we’re here to help. Program begins October 5. Register today, or contact us to learn...

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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 exercising program with an exercise professional. We are back up and operating following the COVID-19...

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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 collaborative research experiential training initiative to address a skills shortage in population analytics on...

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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 year’s competition. “It is always such a pleasure to see talented young lawyers at work and to...

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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 of that theological and cultural framework.  For more information or to register contact...

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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 assessment, treatment, and support • Two keynote addresses providing insight into evidence-based...

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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 completed in collaboration with career Development and Employment Centre and Financial Aid. Work-Study...

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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, development and donor relations, communications, marketing and strategic partnerships.   Bob has...

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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 available.  Classes begin on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.  These courses are also...

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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 in this area.  If you have any questions please contact Capital Planning & Operations at...

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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 staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, do not alter the directional signage in any way. Directional...

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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 safety of our community very seriously. Signage is in place to remind people to follow New...

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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 available on campus. Study space is available in the Harriet Irving Library and the SUB. The...

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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 Health. We will provide New Brunswick Public Health with the names and contact information of people...

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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 Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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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. Adapting and employing strategies for learning using alternative delivery methods can help you manage...

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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 Union President and the Student Union Indigenous Student Representative.   ...

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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 courses dropped up to and including this date not shown on academic transcript. After this date a...

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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 our   top priority as we prepare to welcome our community back to UNB campuses. Students returning to...

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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 have room-specific operational health and safety requirements: Mandatory self-screening posters 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! Part-time and full-time students are eligible to apply.   How do I apply? To be considered for the...

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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 07:30ADT  Add iCalendar event:...

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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 www.unb.ca/safety/handbook/emergency2.html). Please familiarize yourself with the evacuation plans (floor plans) in those classrooms that have...

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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 place by telephone in the comfort of your home. A research assistant will ask you about your...

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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 reduce the spread of COVID-19.   Wearing a face mask that covers your mouth and nose may...

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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 accessible Sundays from 12-5 pm by appointment only. In Attending the Apocalypse, Jennifer Lee Wiebe...

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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, and support of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. What else can you expect? • The benefits...

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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 with Cody Bradley (BScE’14, MScE’18) of Bradley Engineering and with recent UNB graduate Allison Boyd,...

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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 – Instrumentation Design • MUS 1001 – Music Through the Ages • ED 5164 – Learning with...

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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 submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at...

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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 spot. Taking part in this study will help you begin a permanent healthy lifestyle through resistance...

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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 with a comprehensive, in-depth exposure to the practical communication issues that both workers and...

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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 25 choir members will be allowed in the auditorium at one time, and all health and safety requirements will...

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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.  Full-time language studies incorporate class time, assignments, tutorials and advising delivered in a...

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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 Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick and a retired health...

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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 – 4:00pm Wednesday, September 16         9:00am – 12:30pm Wednesday, September 23         9:00am – 4:00pm Thursday,...

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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 understand and manage the rapidly evolving landscape of virtual transactions on cryptocurrencies....

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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 go, access IT resources and get help and advice before returning to your studies.  *Note:...

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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, Fredericton), Dr. Ted McDonald (NB-IRDT and Economics, Fredericton) and Dr. Sandra Magalhaes (NB-IRDT...

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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 in Adult Learning • ECE 4133 – Instrumentation Design • MUS 1001 – Music...

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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 Violence Research will be hosting a webinar series exploring the components of respectful, healthy and...

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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 access to the tools and knowledge they need to thrive in an online, remote learning...

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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 complementary extracurricular certificate in health, as well as Master in Business Administration in...

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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 gifts to the award up to $300,000 over three years. The renewed commitment of a further $200,000 extends...

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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 exercising program with an exercise professional. We are back up and operating following the COVID-19...

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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 of you who were unable to join us, we’ve posted the session held on Aug. 18. We received close...

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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 others, in common areas and shared spaces. Everyone must maintain a 2-metre physical distance and...

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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 exhalation valves are not recommended because they don't protect others from COVID-19 and do...

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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 living while attending UNB.  This option only allows you to vote for candidates...

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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: https://www.facebook.com/UNBPSC Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew...

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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 one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects taking place at UNB. Dr. Chibante is the director of the...

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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 on Wednesday, August 26 at 4:30 p.m. and will  be followed by a short Q&A...

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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 think you’ll love: • CCS 3668/SOCI 3668 – Women and Nonviolence • ED 3113...

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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 pandemic; theirs is one of 13 recently funded COVID-19 projects. Dr. Rogers and Dr. Burkholder are...

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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 two of those researchers, leading one of 13 recently-funded COVID-19 projects. They will explore...

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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 their work and answer your questions. Click here to learn more and register!  Category: News...

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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: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/security/index.html and click on the large red box at the bottom of the...

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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 - Graduation - Apply to Graduate or go directly to https://www.unb.ca/graduation/.  In...

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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 and Nonviolence • ED 3113 – Communication Practices for Adult Education • ECE 4133...

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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 H