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UNBSJ 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John parking permits are available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit this website. There are three options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/purchase UNB parking permit.” Here you can...

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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that the east and west entrances of Carleton Hall will have limited access due to construction. The construction is expected to be ongoing from Friday, Aug. 2 to Tuesday, August 27 inclusive.  Please note signage should be in place, however caution is advised. Parking will be affected on the east side of the building for portions of this...

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Free Hanging File Folders

Lindsay Taylor Doiron

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Saint John College has an abundance of legal-size hanging file folders for use in filing cabinets/drawers. If any faculty/department/staff member is in need of hanging file folders, please feel free to drop by the SJC office in WCL Room 26 and take as many folders as you need.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address:...

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New wireless certificate for eduroam (UNB Wi-Fi) on August 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in...

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2019 Patients' Den

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and two student...

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Human Resources & Organizational Development and the Union of Graduate Student Workers (representing graduate student employees working as graduate student research assistants (GSRAs) and teaching assistants (GSTAs)) are hosting a Joint Workshop to discuss the UGSW Collective Agreement and the various requirements and obligations of Faculty members, Directors of Graduate Studies and...

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Office of the Registrar will close on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., for all staff to participate in a staff meeting.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a six-week commitment; the first week will involve...

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Air Exchanger (HRV) Available

Robert Moss

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Engineering is currently in possession of a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) or air exchanger that is no longer in use or needed. It was recently used for the UNB Makerspace, to help vent out 3D printer particles. If someone within the University needs the unit for her/his work or research, please contact us.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Robert...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on August 2

Jody Gorham

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, Aug. 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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Mourning the passing of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta, who passed away on July 20, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 92. Born in Havlíčkuv Brod, Czechoslovakia, Denny completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the E.T.H. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, Switzerland in 1950. Upon...

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Two Postdoctoral Fellowships with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Saint John is accepting applications for two two-year term Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, effective September 3, 2019 at a salary of $60,000/year. CRIC is a living laboratory that develops and evaluates patient-centred integrated models of care for individuals with complex care needs...

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Walking Study- Participants Needed- UNB Fredericton

Nayeli Guadalupe Marcial Munoz

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Development of Kinetic and Kinematic Multisegment Foot Models for Gait Analysis - We are examining kinematics, kinetics, muscle activity and structure of the foot in order to better understand how the foot functions under both weight bearing and non-weight bearing conditions. Who - We are recruiting healthy adults aged 65+ to participate in our study. Where - The Andrew and Marjorie McCain...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program – Now Accepting Proposals

Anita Connolly

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.   This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate.  While working towards their educational goals, students who participate in...

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SUB closed for New Brunswick Day

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5 for New Brunswick Day. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Early closure at the SUB Saturday, Aug 3rd

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the SUB will be closing at 5 p.m on Saturday, Aug. 3. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology CELLab

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Students interested in developing leadership skills

Josie Seely

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students looking for fall or winter electives, who are interested in developing leadership skills, let them know that they can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College. RCLP 3051 – Essential Skills in Leadership This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace...

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UCard services unavailable on August 11

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. (six hours), some UCard services will be unavailable while our vendor performs upgrades.  This outage will affect the following UCard services: UCard Online UCard App UCard Gift Deposits UCard Photo Upload Student printing to UNB printers UCard PHIL stations (located in the HIL & HWK Commons) Purchases with UCard Cash on and off campus (see the...

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Public Research Presentation at the HCI Lab: Designing Social Interactions with Users

Scott Bateman

Posted: July 26, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCI Lab) is pleased to host a public research presentation by visiting colleagues from the University of Toronto. All interested faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.  Designing Social Interactions with Users: Contextual Inquiries in Practice Benett Axtell and Cosmin Munteanu Time and Place: Gillan Hall, GC127, 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July...

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Walking Patterns in Children with Autism- Participants Needed -UNB Kinesiology

Megan Kieley

Posted: July 26, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If your child is between six and 16 years old and has been diagnosed with autism, we invite you to take part in a highly specialized walking test involving 3D motion capture at the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory.  Persons with autism may demonstrate a variety of motor symptoms that can alter the ability to perform activities of daily living, such as walking....

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Sibylla Marina Dickson

Communications Office

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Sibylla Marina Dickson, who passed away on July 10, 2019. She was 75. Originally from Germany, Sibylla attended the University of Munich. In 1969, Sibylla came to Canada, where she began teaching in the German department at the University of New Brunswick Saint John and then at UNB Fredericton...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’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...

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Truck For Sale

Faith Slipp

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services is selling a 2009 F150 Regular Cab Truck.  Asking price is $4,000 (or best offer).  The truck has 93,800 km and is a 4.6L V8.  We have recently replaced the rack and pinion, steering hoses and pump as well as the tie rods.  The rocker panels were replaced by Wood Motors in November 2017.  It is inspected until September 2019 and licensed until October...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date August 9, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 9, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that UNBF's Counselling Services will be closed for staff training on the afternoons of Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26.  If you need to speak with someone, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at (506) 450-4357.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take your workout outside this summer - join URec's team of certified personal trainers for a fun and challenging four-week program! Registration is now open. From August 6-29, the URec team will host a four-week training session consisting of circuit style programming that incorporates body weight movements and accessories such as ladders, cones and free weights all on the front lawn...

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FOCUS CRM Recruit

Project FOCUS

Posted: July 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will be launching a new undergraduate application system, CRM Recruit, in September! FOCUS CRM Recruit is an initiative that will replace our current domestic and international undergraduate application process, with graduate and law applications scheduled for the future. For regular updates keep checking the Project FOCUS blog.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival

Len Falkenstein

Posted: July 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NotaBle Acts Theatre Company, in cooperation with Theatre UNB, will stage its 18th annual Summer Theatre Festival, showcasing 16 new plays by emerging and established New Brunswick playwrights, from July 23-August 3 at venues across Fredericton, including UNB's Memorial Hall. Festival highlights include two professional mainstage productions, Fruit Machine, a play about the gay purge in the...

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Contract to Provide Photocopy Paper

Julie Hynes

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Procurement Services has signed a contract with Staples Advantage for UNB Fredericton and Saint John campuses.  This contract was tendered and awarded through Interuniversity Services Inc. (‘ISI’) and offers office supplies as well as photocopy/printer paper to 18 member institutions in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland; thus reducing cost and...

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Feedback Requested - Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As Phase One of the strategic planning process concludes, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These...

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Human Resources & Organizational Development and the Union of Graduate Student Workers (representing graduate student employees working as graduate student research assistants (GSRAs) and teaching assistants (GSTAs)) are hosting a Joint Workshop to discuss the UGSW Collective Agreement and the various requirements and obligations of Faculty members, Directors of Graduate Studies and...

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Is your business idea investment ready?

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is recognized as a place where great ideas can be turned into successful businesses. We have the creative minds, business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to make this happen.  Now, thanks to the recently established Fraser Student Venture Fund (FSVF), members of the UNB community have access to real money to help take their early stage startups to the next the...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur L. Pottle

Communications Office

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur (Art) L. Pottle (DLitt ’16), who passed away on July 14, 2019, in Saint John. He was 98. Born in Saint John, NB, Art left school in eighth grade to enlist in the Canadian army, where he eventually became a member of the Canada US First Special Service Force in 1943, serving...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As Phase One of the strategic planning process concludes, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One. These...

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Help us Design Guided Breathing Tools for the Workplace

Aaron William Tabor

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in boosting your ability to think critically, make sound decisions, and be creative? Are you interested in combatting the effects of chronic stress? Help us design guided breathing tools for the office workplace and participate in exercises that have been shown to increase cognitive performance and physiological resilience to stress! If you play an office or administrative...

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2019-2020 UNBF Work-Study Program – Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNBF Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate.  While working towards their educational goals, students who participate...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources

Posted: July 18, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before August 31, 2019. The form is located on the UNB...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: July 18, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a six-week commitment; the first week will involve...

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Vesey Bulbs Fall Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: July 18, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in a Fall Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  In addition to the fabulous Vesey bulbs and seeds, the fall campaign includes: Swarovski jewellry, health and beauty, home décor and holiday wrap - all at affordable prices. To stay "green," a...

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Faculty of Education presents Ethical Dilemma Café

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education will present the Ethical Dilemma Café with Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow Department of Anthropology Durham University, UK, on Thursday, July 18, from 1 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. This is a free public event Dilemma: a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially when it is...

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2019-2020 UNBF Work-Study Program – Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNBF Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate.  While working towards their educational goals, students who participate...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’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...

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UNBSJ - Backflow Prevention Testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that from Monday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 24, we will be conducting required testing on our backflow devices on the Saint John campus.  This testing will require shutting down water supply intermittently throughout these days in various locations.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Efficient Grading and Feedback with Crowdmark

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Facilitator: Patrick Reynolds, Math & Stats. Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading platform that can greatly enhance grading, feedback, re-distribution, and record-keeping for tests, assignments, essays, multiple choice tests, group exams, etc. It's useful for large and small classes alike. It allows...

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Early Closure of SUB on July 19th and 20th

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building will be closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Faculty and Staff Shinerama Trivia!

UNB Shinerama

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


This summer, Student Union's Shinerama has partnered with The Grad House to host Faculty and Staff Trivia every second Friday! We will be testing your knowledge on UNB history, pop culture, geography, and so much more. Come to the Grad House on Friday, July 19 at 12 p.m. for a lunch of fun questions while having a relaxing drink with coworkers. There will be a BBQ with burgers, veggie burgers,...

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Free, large indoor planters

Annette Wetmore

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Wu Conference Centre has two large planter boxes that it wishes to give away. The boxes are 70.5 inches long, 17 inches  wide and 16.5 inches tall. They are a light wood color with a small black base. If you are interested in one or more of the planters, please contact Annette Wetmore of the Wu Centre at awetmore@unb.ca. Removal and transportation of the planter boxes is the...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Robert Stangroom

Communications Office

Posted: July 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Robert Stangroom, who passed away on June 27, 2019. He was 98. Bob was a member of the physical education faculty (now kinesiology) on the UNB Fredericton campus from 1965 until his retirement in 1986. As a well-liked professor, his students and colleagues will remember his compassion and...

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Second annual Industrial Problem Solving Workshop being held at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is hosting its second Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus from July 15 to 19. The goal of the IPSW is to connect researchers in industry, non-profit organizations and academia. During the workshop, six organizations from Atlantic Canada and...

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SSHRC Funding Announcement: Wednesday, July 17

UNB Communications

Posted: July 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport and Ted Hewitt, president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council are announcing a major investment in social sciences and humanities research.  All are welcome to attend.  Ground Floor Lobby, New Kinesiology Building 90 Mackay Drive     Category: News and...

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Reminder: IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: July 12, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentation by candidate Dr. Jon Sensinger, UNB, for the director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). The presentation will take place as follows:   Friday, July 19, from 1 – 2 p.m., Gillin Hall level C, Room 122, 540 Windsor St.   The session will consist of a 20-30 minute presentation by the candidate with a...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Patrick Fitzpatrick

Communications Office

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Patrick Fitzpatrick, who passed away on June 7, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 80. Known by all as Fitz, he was an associate professor in the political science department on UNB’s Fredericton campus. Fitz was a highly respected educator in Canadian and provincial politics, publishing...

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UNB Board of Governors reappoints chair and vice-chair

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Larry Hachey, a well-known community leader from Quispamsis, N.B., has been reappointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July 1. Robyn Tingley, founder and president of diversity group GlassSKY Inc., has also been reappointed vice-chair of UNB’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July...

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Zotero session - UNB Libraries

Susan Oliver

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty and researchers to a Zotero workshop on July 15 at 1 p.m. in the HIL Learning Lab (room 112). Zotero is a free research organization tool that facilitates citing, organizing papers and sharing articles. We encourage everyone to bring a laptop, however there will be...

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Important update to ZOOM app for Mac users only

ZOOM Support @ UNB

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This notice is only relevant to Mac users of ZOOM web conferencing (instructors and students). ZOOM support recently notified us that the Mac version of the desktop app (not the Windows version) has an identified security vulnerability related to video.  You can read about the issue at the link below, but an update to the app is available immediately that removes the vulnerability. To...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.   This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate. While working towards their educational goals, students who participate in the...

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Stay fit and active this summer with URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beat the heat this summer and take your workout indoors with URec! URec has lots of fun ways to stay active and fit over the summer: Drop in on a group fitness class (included in membership/no pre-registration is required). Classes ranging from Zumba, indoor cycling, yoga and more! Go for a dip in the SMA pool. Summer schedule is now underway! Take part in a free member...

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Angélique W. Simpson named Director of UNB Development and Donor Relations

Communications Office

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is pleased to announce that Angélique W. Simpson (LLB ’07) has been selected as UNB’s new Director of Development and Donor Relations.  A UNB alumna and lawyer, Angélique left private practice 10 years ago to become more involved with projects that strengthen Atlantic Canada. Her first bi-campus leadership role at UNB was as Director of International Recruitment,...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  As we conclude Phase One of the strategic planning process, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase...

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New Faculty/Instructor Orientation - August 28, 2019

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Every year the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) hosts an annual orientation session for new faculty and instructors. You will have an opportunity to hear Faculty Voices and to interact with some of our faculty members. Also, during the day you will be introduced to many of UNB’s administration and support services, ranging from Student Services to Security. All new faculty...

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Final Defence for Andrew Mergl

Sylvia Demerson

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mr. Andrew Mergl will present his Final Defence for his MScE Degree on Friday, August 9th at 9:00 a.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend. "Conversion of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Sludge to Biocrude Through a Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) Process".   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sylvia Demerson Email Address:...

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the lobby at the Student Union Building, on the Pacey Drive side, will be closed to allow for construction upgrades to the flooring.  The construction is scheduled to start with evening closures on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12.  Full day closures are scheduled for Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. Signage...

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UNBSJ Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:49:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on July 10, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m. This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969, paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar...

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Last chance to register for summer courses and finish your degree faster

Rachel Watters

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Complete a 3-credit hour course in three weeks and earn credit toward your degree!  Here’s a sampling of available courses: MUS 2114 - Introduction to Music Appreciation SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses. Register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel...

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’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...

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Call for Submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award- Monday, September 30, 2019 This award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. Eligibility: The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and...

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Student Recruitment Office being painted

Student Recruitment Office

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the week of July 8, the Student Recruitment Office on the Saint John campus will be undergoing some painting. As a result their office space will be closed for day-to-day operations.   Staff will be relocated to Irving Hall 106 for the week and are also reachable by calling 648-5900, or by contacting tellmemore@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article...

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Workshop: Informed Consent Using Visual Methods

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of education presents Informed Consent Using Visual Methods: A Workshop, hosted by Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK. Join us on Friday July 12, 2019, Marshall d’Avray Hall, room 249, 1 – 3 p.m. This is a free public event Informed consent is a foundational aspect of research ethics, for...

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Keep an eye out for Google Calendar scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Calendar? If so, be wary of invitations from unknown senders. Cyber-attackers are using Google Calendar invites with malicious links to try and infect devices and steal personal information. How to protect yourself from calendar scams: Don’t open messages from unknown senders Don’t accept invitations from people you don’t know Don’t click links in...

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Mental Health First Aid: Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We still have spots available in our Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth session scheduled on July 30 and 31. This will be held on our Fredericton campus. Cost is $125 (for UNB staff/faculty/students) for the two-day training, which includes lunch each day.  Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a...

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Learning the benefits of quantitative investment methods first-hand

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hats off to five faculty of management students for performing so well in the global Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Investment Challenge this year! Members of the first cohort of the Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program, Huang Xu, Jiaji (Justin) Feng, Justin Arsenault, Lowry Zhu and Joseph MacCallum, applied the knowledge and tools they learned in their courses to...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate. While working towards their educational goals, students who participate in the...

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IT service interruption on Wednesday, July 10 beginning at 6 a.m.

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, July 10, from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. (1.5 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus firewall. As a result, access to the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time. From on campus: CANARIE & ECN services Non-UNB websites and services (ex: Gmail, Facebook, etc.) D2L Brightspace UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). The position is being advertised internally within UNB and will begin January 1, 2020. The position is 2/3 time and carries a stipend in addition to salary. The position profile can be found here. Applications consisting of a letter identifying...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo!

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the The Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 Years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar...

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Summer programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in a fun and challenging progressive program at URec this summer? There are still spaces available in a number of programs starting soon.  Choose from popular programs like Yoga for Power & Grace (Mondays at 12 noon), Reformer (Mondays at 9 a.m. and 12 noon/Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and 12 noon), Total Barre Pilates (Mondays at 1:15 p.m.), Vinyasa Flow (Wednesdays 5:30...

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed on Tuesday, July 9 for a staff meeting.  If you have an emergency, please go directly to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital or call CHIMO at 506-450-HELP. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Students interested in developing leadership skills

Josie Seely

Posted: July 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students looking for fall or winter electives, who are interested in developing leadership skills, let them know that they can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College. RCLP 3051 – Essential Skills in Leadership This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings....

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar in Fredericton

Shawna Bergin

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on Thursday, July 4, from 8:15 - 9:45 a.m., to allow staff to participate in a staff meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Bergin Email Address: registrar@unb.ca

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Participants needed for exercise study (iMET Study) - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Undergraduate admissions office closing early on July 4

Shelley Perry

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Undergraduate Admissions Office will be closed for the afternoon on July 4 for training. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: Shelley.Perry@unb.ca

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2019-2020 Season Passes on sale now

Andy Campbell

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Reds Season Passes for the 2019-2020 season are now on sale. Passes can be purchased in person, at the Aitken Centre box office, or on line at goredsgo.ca. Season pass holders from previous years can renew, until September 30th, but this must be done in person, at the box office. UNB faculty and staff can purchase season passes at the discounted rate of $200 each. The Aitken...

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New Device Administration fee for all new UNB computer purchases

Krista Dixon

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective July 1, 2019, ITS will be charging a new $45 Device Admin Fee for the purchase of all new UNB owned computers (Windows and Apple).  This one-time charge will replace the previous Microsoft Agreement Fee ($25), and be charged at time of purchase via departmental chargeback. This fee will cover ongoing Windows and Office upgrades and allow ITS to manage software and deploy...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program – Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate.  While working towards their educational goals, students who participate...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’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....

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UNB student wins Startup Canada pitch competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A co-op student from the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, won a pitch competition at the Startup Canada awards ceremony on June 11. Ashley Vaughan, who will enter her fourth year in the faculty of business at UNB Saint John this September, is completing her final co-op term at Millennia TEA at the end of August. Millennia TEA is an early stage company based out of Saint John with...

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