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Attention MATLAB Users: Steps to update your MATLAB installation

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 31, 2020 10:58:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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COVID-19 research: Remote Breathing Therapy

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 31, 2020 10:56:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. PhD student Aaron Tabor is researching the use of mobile devices in facilitating breathing exercises for recovery and rehabilitation. He is working with Dr....

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New Saint John residence honours trailblazing couple

UNB Communications

Posted: July 30, 2020 10:58:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s newest student residence in Saint John will honour two key figures in the campus’s history, Dr. Barry Beckett and the late Flora Beckett. The Becketts joined UNB Saint John in 1966. Barry became a chemistry professor and campus registrar. Flora became a mathematics professor and director of the Math Help Centre. They helped build an identity for the campus based upon research excellence...

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2020-2021 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Hilary Marks

Posted: July 30, 2020 10:51:00 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 2020-2021 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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You're invited to UNB's Bi-Campus Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 18

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:58:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB 2020-21 Academic Calendar - Grab it before August starts

Print Services

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to stay organized while working remotely or on campus? Print Services’ UNB-branded oversized calendar may be just the tool you need to plan the 2020-21 academic year. Available in three standard or custom sizes, this yearly planner offers a simple and convenient way to quickly see all your events and activities in a brilliant yearly view. Special colouring has been added to easily...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: When to use Teams vs SharePoint

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Microsoft Teams and SharePoint are both collaboration tools that let you easily store, share and work on files in real time with others. So when should you use one versus the other? Use SharePoint if you want to: Store confidential information (you must request a secure SharePoint site through ITS – learn more)  Store and manage documents or other files,...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: July 29, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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2020-2021 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Hilary Marks

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:54:00 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 2020-2021 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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Reminder: New UNB Phone Services Virtual Town Hall on July 29

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is hosting a virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 29, for faculty and staff to learn about upcoming changes that will provide you with basic UNB phone services from on and off campus through Microsoft Teams.  We hope you can join us: When: Wednesday, July 29, from 2 - 3 p.m. Where: Microsoft Teams (meeting link) Learn more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB researchers providing science expertise to new Ocean Supercluster project

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Tommi Linnansaari, UNB’s Atlantic Salmon Research Chair and an associate professor in the department of biology and in the faculty of forestry and environmental management in Fredericton, is contributing his knowledge of Atlantic salmon to Ocean Aware, a new $29-million project announced on July 28, in hopes of better understanding ongoing population decline. Ocean Aware is a...

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Booking a workout or swim time at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 28, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Hadi Eslami and Dr. Mercy Oyet (Business, Saint John) are leading one of 13 recently announced COVID-19 research projects. They will be investigating the...

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Reminder Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff – August 7, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2020 10:41:00 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 7, 2020. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed, and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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COVID-19 research: Antigen production

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Equipment Pool Opening

Debbie Goguen

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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URec set to reopen August 4

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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UNB MTME students showcase their startups

Communications Office

Posted: July 23, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Call for Submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award is Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. This award was established in 2015 and each year recognizes up to two UNB educators 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...

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CETL Media Lab Re-Opens (Appointments Only)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Thesis Proposal Discussion

Tricia Canning

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to attend MN student Hanin Omar's thesis proposal discussion which will take place on Friday, July 24 at 9:30 a.m. The title of Hanin’s work is, Health Resilience of Arabic-Speaking Refugees with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus during COVID-19 Pandemic Mitigation Measures. Her supervisor is Dr. David Busolo and committee members are Dr. Jason Hickey and Dr. Neeru...

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Bookstore Operating Remotely

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Bookstore is operating remotely for the upcoming term. All textbook and course materials are available on its website at www.unbshop.ca. (Students will be able to shop by course or by using their studentID#; free shipping by Purolator over $100.) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address: snowlan@unb.ca

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UNB COVID-19 research profile: Dr. Anna Ignaszak

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Around the world, researchers across all fields and disciplines are working to address the challenges, issues and implications of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Here at UNB, our own research community is part of that global movement. Dr. Anna Ignaszak (Chemistry, Fredericton) is leading one of 13 recently-announced COVID-19 research projects; her lab is working on a portable and...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Computer running hot during online meetings?

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If your computer is running hot or using a lot of resources while using Teams, web browsers and online meeting apps let you use additional hardware resources to improve performance. On some older computers this can increase resource use (causing it to work slowly) and temperature.  Microsoft Teams has this option turned on by default. Want to turn this option off in Teams?  Click on...

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Orientation Week CoffeeHouse

Niko Coady

Posted: July 22, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This year, UNBSU Orientation is hosting a Coffee House as one of its virtual orientation week events. It is putting out a call for talent submissions, as there are many talented folks in the UNB community! If you would like to submit a talent (singing, dancing, poetry, juggling...and more!), please send a video under five minutes to viceorientation@unbsu.ca before Friday, August 7, and include...

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New UNB Phone Services Virtual Town Hall

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is hosting a virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 29 for faculty and staff to learn about upcoming changes that will provide you with basic UNB phone services while working remotely or on campus (more details below).  We hope you can join us: When: Wednesday, July 29, from 2 - 3 p.m. Where: Microsoft Teams (meeting link) About the changes The week of August 24 (tentative), faculty...

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Graduate Student Support Group

Matthew MacLean

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Order your UNB 2020-21 Academic Calendar

Print Services

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to stay organized while working remotely or on campus? Print Services’ UNB-branded oversized calendar may be just the tool you need to plan the 2020-21 academic year. Available in three standard or custom sizes, this yearly planner offers a simple and convenient way to quickly see all your events and activities in a brilliant yearly view. Special colouring has been added to easily...

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Supply Orders from the Bookstore

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


While the doors remain closed, we are still working and can process your orders via email.  For office supplies and special orders please email Shelley at snowlan@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address: snowlan@unb.ca

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Campus Mail Drop - Fredericton campus

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fredericton campus Mail Room is pleased to announce that it will be re-instating outgoing lettermail service effective July 20th.  A mailbox has been installed inside the BMO bank building lobby, departments may drop off all intercampus or outgoing lettermail here Monday to Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  For processing of outgoing parcels with Canada Post only,...

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UNB’s Summer Institute welcomes nine Canadian companies

UNB Communications

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 21, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Update email signature

UNB Communications

Posted: July 20, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we reopen our campuses, please consider adopting the revised text for your current email signature:  UNB campuses are open with limited access as we continue to work toward ensuring the health and safety of our community.  More information is available here. Place the text between your contact information and the UNB logo.  Please ensure the hyperlink to the COVID-19 website...

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SAS software licences available to UNB students, staff and faculty

Olivia Hanson

Posted: July 20, 2020 10:40:00 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...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that there will be a shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (approximately). This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for the work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email...

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13 UNB projects receive funding to support COVID-19 research

UNB Communications

Posted: July 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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BOGO ABA Training for Families and Caregivers courses

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 17, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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M365 Workshop July 22: New Features in the Office Web Apps

Heidi Harding

Posted: July 16, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to learn more about the features Microsoft 365 offers? Follow our showcase feature series in SharePoint Online or attend this month’s workshop: New Features in the Office Web Apps Wednesday, July 22 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Online via Teams Meeting This workshop will focus on several new features available in the Office Web Apps, including: New stock image access Word Web...

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UNB 2020-21 Academic Calendar - Order today

Print Services

Posted: July 16, 2020 10:51:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to stay organized while working remotely or on campus? Print Services’ UNB-branded oversized calendar may be just the tool you need to plan the 2020-21 academic year. Available in three standard or custom sizes, this yearly planner offers a simple and convenient way to quickly see all your events and activities in a brilliant yearly view. Special colouring has been added to easily...

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Equipment Pool Re-Opening

Debbie Goguen

Posted: July 15, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Recording Videos for Classes and Training

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 15, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need to create a quick lecture or demonstration but don’t have recording software? Microsoft Stream lets you create quick (up to 15 minutes) screen recordings using your computer’s screen and microphone. You can also use your camera to record yourself speaking. Screen recordings are then saved to Stream where you can manage, download, and share them as needed. Learn more about...

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Connection is Critical: How to Build Community in Your Courses and Programs

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 14, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This session is hosted by Student Services, Counselling Services and Teaching & Learning Services on Monday, July 27, from 1 - 2:30 p.m.  Moderators will be from both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. Students are more likely to be successful learners when they feel connected to each other and the university, but building a sense of connection will be much more difficult this fall....

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Sarah Birch: Working from home and staying motivated

Communications Office

Posted: July 10, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Sarah Birch (BBA'01, LLB'04) is a proud UNB alumna and a member of UNB’s Associated Alumni council. A former lawyer, and current content creator and blogger, she recently moved ‘back home’ to the East Coast with her family. Find Sarah's tips here.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Alumni-led startup offers health research tech that “eliminates the bottleneck”

Communications Office

Posted: July 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton-based Populus Global Solutions, led by Tristan Rutter (BA '90) and Nick Rutter (BScE’87), have spun off health-tech startup Nonte to develop a new medical research platform – and they’ve just signed Texas Medical Centre – the largest medical complex in the world. Read more here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Recording Meetings in Microsoft Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2020 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week - sometimes you may want to record a meeting if some individuals are unable to attend, or if you or others need to reference the meeting for minute-taking or other purposes.   Recording your meeting captures its audio, video and screen sharing activities and recordings are automatically saved to Microsoft Stream, where the owner (the person who started the...

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Seeking Participants for Study on Improving Transitions from Paediatric to Adult Healthcare

Kaelin Barry

Posted: July 8, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Updated app aids women experiencing violent relationships

Communications Office

Posted: July 8, 2020 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Canadian women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) can now access a new and improved interactive health and safety app to help them assess their situation and plan next steps. The myPlan Canada app is the latest version of iCAN Plan 4 Safety (iCAN), the first interactive online health and safety resource of its kind for Canadians experiencing IPV. The app was co-developed by UNB, the...

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Seemingly scary fish important for marine life in Atlantic Canada

Communications Office

Posted: July 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Despite recent fears over a fish that has a powerful suction cup mouth with rows of circular teeth, the eel-like creature has been in New Brunswick waters for a very long time. In fact, any body of water that connects to the ocean could see the presence of the frightening-looking fish – known as the sea lamprey. Research out of the University of New Brunswick gives us a more in-depth look...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Centralized ordering of COVID-19 supplies at UNB Fredericton

UNB Communications

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton is centrally ordering all PPE and COVID-19-related supplies that are required for our return to campus. An order form has been created to help unit managers order what will be needed for their employees and spaces. If you have completed an operational plan, please fill out the following form: https://es.unb.ca/forms/supply-request/.  If you have already returned to campus...

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Adapting to COVID-19 webinars

UNB Communications

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we move through the COVID-19 recovery phases, we are experiencing many new challenges.  UNB is offering “Ask the expert” webinar series through the Workplace Learning Solutions division of our insurance provider, Morneau Shepell.  The webinars are designed to support those in leadership roles to navigate the pandemic, provide advice on how to lead teams and help...

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Recruiting male participants for an exercise study

Courtni Ruth-Anne Soucy

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 7, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Natasha Simon named MWC Director

UNB Communications

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Speaker Series Online with Muthu Singaram

Nandi Kaul

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Nine UNBers make finals for Atlantic AquaHacking Challenge

Communications Office

Posted: July 6, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Canadian division of the de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation’s AquaHacking Challenge has announced its five finalist teams, with nine UNB students and alumni making the cut. AquaHacking Challenges are nine-month programs held across Canada in which competitors work to solve water-related problems, including issues with potability and industrial pollution. The Atlantic version...

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Reminder: Have you completed your UNB cybersecurity training?

Erik Denis

Posted: July 3, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB, so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. All UNB faculty and staff are required to complete this training. Get started now: Log in to the myUNB Portal and click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in the launch...

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Best Practices for Moving Language Training Online

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 2, 2020 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join Richard Duijnstee, CETL's Instructional Designer, on Thursday, July 9, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. for the session "Best Practices for Moving Language Training Online." Transitioning from a face-to-face environment to a remote class for teaching languages can be a challenge. Don't worry, many things you are doing right now can be transferred over to an online practice. This session will...

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How to Adapt Your Course for the Fall: Everything You Need to Know

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 2, 2020 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


CETL is offering a two-week course that will walk you through everything that you need to successfully deliver a course using alternate delivery methods. In this course, you will be the student and will have approximately 2-3 hours of work to do per day. If you do not have the time required to complete the course, you should still register for the course and then work through at...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Pop Out a Chat in Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 2, 2020 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week:  Tired of switching between windows when chatting in Teams? Now you can pop out chats into separate windows letting you easily reference files and other information within Teams.  There are a few ways to pop out chat windows; below is one example.  Select ‘Chat’ from the left-hand column,  Hover over the individual or group chat with...

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