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COVID-19 boosters available for those 18 and older-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: January 7, 2022 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Effective Monday, Jan. 10, New Brunswickers 18 and older will be eligible to schedule an appointment for a booster dose of an mRNA vaccine as long as five months have passed since your second dose. Every New Brunswicker who can get vaccinated should get vaccinated. The more people who are immunized against COVID-19, the harder it is for the virus to spread. By saying 'yes' to vaccination, you are helping to protect yourself, your family and your community against COVID-19. Thank you for...

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 7, 2022 10:27:00 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.  Classes are offered Tuesday evenings throughout the academic term...

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Rapid test kits for the UNB community temporarily unavailable-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: January 6, 2022 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to limited stock, our current supply of rapid test kits is reserved for UNB students, faculty and staff enrolled in the testing program. New Brunswick Public Health has notified UNB that we will no longer receive shipments of rapid point-of-care-testing (POCT) kits, therefore, we are unable to provide rapid test kits to the general UNB community.  To protect the province's supply of rapid tests, New Brunswick Public Health is asking everyone to only use them if...

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SUB Operating Hours: January 7 - 23-FR

Becky Sullivan

Posted: January 6, 2022 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the increase in COVID-19 cases and with the health and safety of the community top of mind, the Student Union Building will be operating with reduced hours. Effective immediately, the SUB will be closing at 4 p.m., from Monday - Friday, and will remain closed on weekends. Please note: the Cafeteria, Atrium and Blue Lounge will remain closed during this period. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Transforming New Brunswick's digital future-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: January 5, 2022 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Frank McKenna (LLB'74, LLD'88) is working with UNB to advance a bold, actionable vision to seize a pivotal moment for a prosperous technology-enabled province. Announced on Sept. 7, 2021, McKenna has invested $5 million in The University of New Brunswick to establish the McKenna Institute, fulfilling a mission of fuelling economic growth and social progress in New Brunswick through digital means.   Read about the generosity and ambitions of Frank McKenna in the digital version of...

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Attend UNB's virtual Future of Innovation Disrupted Conference-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship

Posted: January 5, 2022 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us online on Monday, Jan. 10 for the Future of Innovation Disrupted Conference hosted by the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship! Hear from speakers Adrienne O-Pray, the Executive Director of the McKenna Institute for Digital Transformation at UNB; Riel Miller, Head of Foresight at UNESCO; Jessy Wang, SheEO's Director, Activator Growth at SheEO; Jonathan Calof, Professor of International Business and Strategy at the University of...

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Mourning the passing of retired professor Reida Woodside-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: January 5, 2022 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired professor Reida Elizabeth Woodside, who passed away on Dec. 17, 2021. Born in St. Stephen, NB, Reida has a BN from McGill University and an MScN from Western University. She began working as an associate professor in the faculty of nursing at UNB Fredericton in 1985 and retired in 2011. She was a dedicated faculty member who worked tirelessly to support students and contribute to the nursing profession. As a program...

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Canada Summer Jobs Now Accepting Applications-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: January 5, 2022 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.  The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public-sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young...

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Rapid Test Kits for faculty, staff and students are temporarily unavailable-SJ

Michelle St Laurent

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The rapid test kits that had been provided to UNB for distribution to our community are temporarily not available at the Saint John campus. A notice will be distributed should we receive another shipment.  Thank you for your continued support and understanding. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Michelle St Laurent Email Address: Michelle.StLaurent1@unb.ca

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Network Maintenance: Access to UNB IT services from campuses will be unavailable on Jan. 5 2022-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 6 - 10 p.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment.  As a result, during the outage, there will be no access to IT services when on UNB's campuses*, including: Internet/network access - no wired or wi-fi access (Fredericton campus only)  Printing and photocopying; including to UNB lab printers   All Microsoft 365 services (Teams, email, OneDrive,...

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Saint John Campus Store Online-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Campus Store will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6; regular hours are Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   The Campus Store Website is now open for business. To find your textbooks (including used, and digital e-resource versions): --Review your course syllabus and search by title --OR enter your course code in the search bar (eg. PSYC 1234) --OR enter the course subject in the search bar (eg. PSYC)   **If you do not see any texts for your...

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UNB Network Services (ex. Internet access for various buildings on the Fredericton campus will be unavailable)-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of January, ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment for various buildings on the Fredericton campus. The following outages will be from 6 – 7 a.m. (one hour): January 6 – R.N. Scott Hall  January 17 – Central Heating Plant  January 18 – ITC Building  January 19 – The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER  January 20 – Kinesiology Building As a result, there will be no internet...

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College of Extended Learning Office Hours-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the recommendation by our President, the College of Extended Learning Office will be closed until further notice. Staff will be working remotely from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please email extend@unb.ca or call 506-453-4646 for assistance. Thank you. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Start 2022 off with learning-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: January 4, 2022 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You can start the new year off on the right foot with a course from UNB!  Choose from academic subjects like Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Kinesiology, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, and more!  Need help balancing work, life, and classes? An Open Entry Online credit course may be the solution. An Open Entry course lets you: • Work on the course from anywhere. • Take up to six months from the registration date to complete the entire course. •...

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Learn about Teams and other M365 resources for alternative delivery methods-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 23, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With UNB's recent announcement of classes temporarily moving to alternative delivery methods starting Jan. 10, you may be looking for resources on Teams and other M365 services.  Visit the M365 Resources site and, in particular, the Working Remotely page for a quick refresher or to start learning how to use Teams and other M365 resources.  Other resource topics include: - How to connect to UNB's virtual private network - Teams features for teaching - How to use...

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Canada Summer Jobs accepting applications-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: December 22, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.  The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public-sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people...

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Fredericton Bookstore holiday and back-to-class schedule-FR

Shelley M Nowlan

Posted: December 22, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Bookstore will be closing at end of day on Thursday, Dec. 23, for the holidays, returning on Tuesday, Jan. 4. In an effort to reduce crowd sizes, we will be extending our in-person hours for the first two weeks of January to 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, Jan. 4 -14. Online orders will be processed upon our return and orders can either be shipped to your home or picked up in store, please visit www.unbshop.ca. Happy holidays!    Category: News and Notices Article...

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UNB students dedicated to improving mental health on campus-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: December 22, 2021 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four psychology students in the faculty of arts at the University of New Brunswick are using a unique experiential learning opportunity to help their peers improve their mental health. Michelle Addy, Yelena Birk, Holly McLaughlin and Mallory Murphy are serving as positive mental health coordinators with UNB Counselling Services through the Arts Internship Program on the Fredericton campus. Matt MacLean, the university's mental health strategist, is supervising their...

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Call for nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 22, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Senates' Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for this award.m The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is Monday, Feb. 1, 2022.  Objective: The purpose of this award is to encourage excellence in educational leadership at UNB by acknowledging individuals who exemplify such leadership and who contribute more generally to the improvement of the quality of university...

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Celebrating Teaching Excellence at UNB-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL has released the 2021 Celebrating Teaching Excellence booklet featuring this year's award recipients. Check out the online version here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 21, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

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 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. ...

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Fitness room and weight room-SJ

Stephanie Patricia Guimond

Posted: December 21, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that starting Thursday, Dec. 23, the UNB Saint John campus fitness room and weight room will be closed. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 4, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Have a great holiday! Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Patricia Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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New pilates-inspired program for 50+-FR

Lauren Diane Rogers

Posted: December 21, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


URec is pleased to offer Move Well, a once per week pilates-inspired program for those 50+ that incorporates mobility, balance, and strength-based exercises. This 14-week program will be held on Tuesdays from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Spaces are limited so we encourage you to register before the first class on Jan. 11.  Register online, over the phone (453-4579), or in person at the Membership...

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Student Union Building reduced hours and holiday closure-FR

Matthew Theriault

Posted: December 20, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be reducing its hours as we head in to the holiday closure.  Wednesday, Dec. 22 and Thursday, Dec.23 - closing at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 - Monday, Jan. 3 (inclusive) - closed Tuesday, Jan. 4 - Friday, Jan. 7 - closing at 4 p.m. The staff in the SUB office want to wish you all a very safe and happy holiday. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Renaissance College closed for holidays starting Dec. 21-FR

Jessica Bourque

Posted: December 20, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Renaissance College will be closing early for the holiday break starting Dec. 21. We will re-open again on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Thank you and we hope everyone has a relaxing holiday break! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Frank McKenna to honour Georgio Gaudet with donation to UNB-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The McKenna Institute has announced that The Hon. Frank McKenna will honour long-time New Brunswick public servant Georgio Gaudet with a $100,000 donation to support women studying in the faculty of computer science at UNB. Gaudet began his extraordinary career in 1964 as a social worker for the New Brunswick Department of Youth and Welfare. In 1968, he co-founded the school of social work at his alma mater, the Université de Moncton. In 1973, he made his way to the Privy Council Office...

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The Fall 2021 Alumni News magazine is here!-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Check your inboxes! The Fall 2021 issue of the Alumni News magazine is out now! Learn how UNB's spaces, programs and learning opportunities are giving students a well-rounded education. Read incredible stories of transformation in the latest issue of the Alumni News magazine. Check out the digital version, featuring exclusive online-only content, now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Funding opportunity: Teaching and Learning Priority Fund call for submissions-FR

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As you head out for the holiday break, keep in mind CETL (in partnership with the VP Academic Office, Fredericton campus) has funding available to assist you with any projects you would like to embark on that will improve the teaching and learning experience at UNB. The mandate of this funding is to enhance teaching effectiveness and efficiency and strengthen UNB's teaching and learning culture. This year's theme for projects is 'Assessment Strategies for Student Success.' As faculty members,...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Pat Davidson-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Patricia (Pat) Anne Davidson, who passed away on Dec. 4, 2021. Originally from the Sussex area, Pat moved to Fredericton in 1960 to study at the Victoria Public Hospital School of Nursing. She went on to complete a course in psychiatric nursing at Essondale in British Columbia, a BN from UNB ('86) and an MN from Dalhousie University. Utilizing her skills as mental health nurse, Pat worked at the Saint...

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Student Union Welcome Centre holiday hours-FR

Karen A. Miner

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Union Welcome Centre will be closing at noon on Dec. 21 and re-opening on Jan. 10 for regular business hours. Have a happy and safe holiday! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen A. Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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SJ Campus Store holiday hours-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Campus Store will be closed from Friday, Dec. 24, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 6, at 9 a.m. Come then and get your Winter 2022 textbooks!  Have a safe and happy holiday. See you in the new year.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Laurelle LeVert Email Address: laurelle.levert@unb.ca

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UNB prof featured in the Financial Post-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, director of the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, was recently featured in the Financial Post for his work fighting hackers for the City of Fredericton. A pilot project led by Dr. Shukla's Gray Wolf Analytics, a cybersecurity start-up specializing in crypto-related crimes, gathered intelligence that led them to an address in Turkey. Get the full story on the Financial Post website:...

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Introduction to Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: December 17, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Knowledge Transfer (KT) is a process that helps facilitate moving research (what we know) into action (what we do). It involves processes and strategies that ensure knowledge is understandable, accessible, and can benefit a range of audiences. This involves dissemination (sharing research evidence) and can sometimes involve implementation (application of research evidence). One important skill that can assist effective KT is plain language: a type of communication your audience can understand...

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Cybersecurity alert: Keep your devices updated to minimize your risk from the 'log4j' vulnerability-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 16, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 'log4j' vulnerability is worldwide and may affect online services you use every day. The vulnerability mainly impacts back-end servers and systems and, along with the rest of the world, ITS is working diligently to ensure UNB systems remain as secure as possible.   What can you do to stay secure? The best thing you can do to protect yourself and UNB is to keep your devices and apps...

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UNB Card Office closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 3 for holidays-FR and SJ

UCard Office

Posted: December 16, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Card Office will be closed from Monday, Dec. 20 – Monday, Jan. 3 (inclusive) for the holiday break. We will be re-opening on Monday, Jan. 4, at 8 a.m. If you require immediate assistance during this closure, email ucard@unb.ca with URGENT in the subject line. Response time may be delayed. Learn more about UCard Services: Add money to your UCard Deactivate a lost UCard New device? Transfer or set up your Mobile ID (Fredericton only) Upload your photo for your UCard Happy...

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UNB Wu Conference Centre - Holiday closure starting Dec. 23-FR

Annette Wetmore

Posted: December 16, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Wu Conference Centre on the UNB Fredericton campus will closed for the holiday break starting on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. The Conference Centre will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. (**This closure does not apply to the offices of the College of Extended Learning, the English Learning Program or UNB Marketing.) The staff of the Wu Conference Centre and UNB Conference Services wish you a happy holidays!! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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A holiday message from the UNB College of Extended Learning-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 16, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this year we invited our learners to share their CEL stories with us. We hope you enjoy this creative submission from Dr. Patricia Post, a retired member of the UNB family who has so eloquently put into words a snapshot from her lifelong learning journey. Happy holidays from everyone at the UNB College of Extended Learning. We wish you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year. An ODE to UNB's College of Extended Learning  By Dr. Patricia Post, retired,...

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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: December 16, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent 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...

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New mobile device? Hang on to your old device for easier MFA setup-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 16, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


When you get a new mobile device don't get rid of your old device until you setup your multi-factor authentication (MFA) details.   Having your old device on hand will make the MFA setup on your new device much easier.   Fredericton campus: don't forget to transfer your UCard Mobile ID to your new device. How do I setup MFA on my new device? Make sure you...

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Starting Dec. 20: Network Services for various Fredericton buildings will be unavailable 6 - 7 a.m.-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 15, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the months of December and January, ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment for various buildings on the Fredericton campus. The following outages will be from 6 – 7 a.m. (1 hour): Dec. 20 – C.C. Jones Student Services Centre  Dec. 21 – F.J. Toole Hall  Dec. 22 – Facilities Management Building  Jan....

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Use history to revisit where you’ve been in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 15, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Are you looking for a way to locate where you left off in Teams quickly and easily? Available through the Teams desktop app (Windows and Mac), Teams History shows you the last 12 items (activities, channels, conversations, tabs, files, and apps) you visited so you can easily pick up where you left off on a task. To access your history: From Teams, hover over the back arrow '<', located to the left of the search bar Locate and select the item you are looking...

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Cost Benefit Analysis Workshop-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: December 15, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cost benefit analysis, or CBA for short, refers to a consideration of the costs and benefits of taking one course of action relative to another – including taking no action at all. Increasingly, decision makers are taking interest in cost-effective, value-for-money solutions and other ideas related to economic efficiency. However, CBA is not always straightforward to apply. There are several different ways to value interventions and spending decisions that depend on context and who the...

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Network maintenance on Jan. 5, 2022: Access to IT services unavailable from 6 - 10 p.m.-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 14, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 6 to 10 p.m. (4 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment.  As a result, during the outage, there will be no access to IT services, including:  Internet/network access - no wired or wi-fi access (Fredericton campus only)  Printing and photocopying, including to UNB lab printers   All Microsoft 365 services (Teams, email, OneDrive,...

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Update MS Teams on your Android 10+ devices-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Microsoft has released an update to the MS Teams app for Android 10+ devices that fixes a serious bug that could prevent you from dialing 9-1-1 on your device.  If you own an Android device, running version 10 or above with MS Teams installed, it is strongly recommended that you download and install the latest MS Teams update (version 1416/1.0.0.2021194504) as soon as possible.  ACTION REQUIRED: Update your...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown-SJ

Angela Dawn Robichaud

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a shutdown of high pressure air on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 12:30 p.m. This scheduled shutdown will require approximately 3 hours for the work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angela Dawn Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Office of the Registrar - Fredericton-FR and SJ

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar will be closing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Please email any requests to registrar@unb.ca.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mindy Chiasson Email Address: Mindy.Chiasson@unb.ca

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Fitness and weight room hours during exam period-SJ

Stephanie Patricia Guimond

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the exam period, the fitness and weight rooms hours will be Monday - Friday, 12:10 - 1:30 p.m. Regular hours will resume in on Jan. 4, 2022. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Patricia Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca

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Volunteers needed for information kiosk program-FR

Information Kiosk Program

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mobile information kiosks will be located around campus on Jan. 10 and 11, 2022. We need volunteers to work shifts (1 hour in length) at the kiosks in order to assist our newest students with finding their way around campus and answering general questions. Volunteers will be provided access to an orientation site that houses everything they need to know.  If you're interested in helping out, please email Gillian McLean at glm@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB’s purchase agreements for Windows computers and monitors has been extended-FR and SJ

ITS Procurement

Posted: December 13, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the extension of UNB's purchase agreements for Windows computers and monitors. The following agreements have been extended until Dec. 7, 2022: IMP Solutions (Dell systems) BrunNet Inc. (HP systems) Due to current global supply chain shortages, you will see a slight increase in prices for some of the standard Windows computers and monitors. Visit UNB's Buyer's Guide for a quote and a complete listing of vendor and equipment...

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Renaissance College Job Talk presentations-FR

Jessica Bourque

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Renaissance College is welcoming a series of candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies. Campus visits take place from Dec. 7 - 17.   You are invited to attend the candidates' public presentations which will all be held from 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Atlantic) at Renaissance College on the dates below. Please email jessica.bourque@unb.ca, assistant to the dean, to indicate which presentations you would like to attend and to request...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions Deadline approaching-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Submit your Student Technology Fee requests by Dec. 13-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your ideas for the Student Technology Fee is Monday, Dec. 13. Please include: Your full name and email address (so we can follow up for more information) Your status (student, staff, faculty) Your idea or suggestion The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNB Saint John and used to improve information technology services for student use, including computer lab renewals (which are already scheduled). You have probably benefited from...

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UNB Tree Assessment and Plan-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the summer of 2021, a Tree Health Assessment was commissioned through UNB's Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management and Office of Forest Lands on Elm, Butternut and Ash trees on the UNB Fredericton campus and downtown Fredericton properties. The assessment was in reaction to the possible impacts of the Emerald Ash Borer beetle (EAB, Butternut canker and Dutch Elm Disease) on trees on UNB properties.    Fortunately, the EAB had not imposed a serious impact on UNB...

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Saint John Christmas Exchange Grand Total -SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CUPE 3339 would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the UNB Saint John community for its generous donations to the Saint John Christmas Exchange fundraiser. Together we have raised $1,105! This will provide Christmas meals to lots of families in the Saint John community this year.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Laura Devlin Email Address: galbral@unb.ca

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 10, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

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 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...

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Introduction to Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: December 9, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Knowledge Transfer (KT) is a process that helps facilitate moving research (what we know) into action (what we do). It involves processes and strategies that ensure knowledge is understandable, accessible, and can benefit a range of audiences. This involves dissemination (sharing research evidence) and can sometimes involve implementation (application of research evidence). One important skill that can assist effective KT is plain language: a type of communication your audience can understand...

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UNB Network Services (ex. Internet access) for various buildings on the Fredericton campus will be unavailable from 6 - 7 a.m. beginning Dec. 20-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the months of December and January, ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment for various buildings on the Fredericton campus. The following outages will be from 6 – 7 a.m. (one hour): December 20 – C.C. Jones Student Services Centre  December 21 – F.J. Toole Hall  December 22 – Facilities Management Building  January...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Celebrate this holiday season with Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 8, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to gather with family and friends virtually this holiday season?  Connect through MS Teams! Teams lets anyone meet and connect virtually using the app or a web browser. Even those without a Teams account can join in on the fun – just invite them to your gathering using their email address. Here are some tips for getting your virtual gathering started: Suggest to your friends and family to download the free Teams app prior to your...

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Wolastoqey Elder and linguist Dr. Peter Lewis Paul honoured with exhibit at HIL Research Commons-FR

UNB Research

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Wolastoqey Elder and his work are being honoured with a special display in the University of New Brunswick's Harriet Irving Library (HIL) Research Commons. The late Dr. Peter Lewis Paul (1902-1989), an Elder and linguist from Woodstock First Nation, worked with scholars throughout his life to record and preserve elements of the Wolastoqey language. April Saulis is the UNB student who conceptualized and carried out the project during her summer internship at the HIL's new Research Commons....

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Guest Speaker: Machine Learning Workflow Design-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., to hear Dr. Anastasia Kuzminykh, University of Toronto, discuss Machine Learning Workflow Design. This free session will be held online via Teams. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/SpeakerMLWorkflow Topic: The User-Centered Approach to System Development  The ever-increasing capabilities of computer systems in general and AI systems specifically contribute to the constantly evolving role of technologies in human user activities....

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Reminder Early TimeEntry Cutoff - December 24th Pay-FR and SJ

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Christmas holiday closure, 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 December 24, 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, Tuesday December 14, 2021. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through Time-Entry by 11...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Energia Ventures's Tech Accelerator Demo Day 2021-FR and SJ

Energia Ventures

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:33:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us online on Thursday, Dec. 9 to hear from the leaders in the fall cohort of Energia Ventures, a tech accelerator run by UNB's J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship.  Five global startups are tackling some of today's biggest challenges with solutions ranging from renewable natural gas production and air quality, to intelligent imaging for the supply chain and advanced agriculture surveillance. Online, Dec. 9, 12 - 1:15 p.m. Atlantic Time....

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Transitioning Zoom account holders to MS Teams-FR and SJ

ITS Admin

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has designated Microsoft Teams as its official, and preferred, videoconferencing platform.  Now that we have transitioned back to campus, those who have been using Zoom are expected to begin using the MS Teams platform, which has similar features and functionality. As of January 1, personal reimbursement requests submitted to Financial Services for Zoom accounts and renewals will no longer be processed for payment.  Those not under UNB's enterprise account will be personally...

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QUEST: Qualitative Health Research Group -FR and SJ

QUEST

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 3 - 4 p.m. The meeting link will be sent by request to quest-sj@unb.ca.  This session will feature:   Dr. Krystal Kehoe MacLeod, a postdoctoral fellow with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care out of the University of New Brunswick, will outline the process of collecting and analyzing data from a large number of semi-structured, in-person interviews, including ethics approval, logistical...

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What do you think about the Criminal Justice Minor on the UNB Saint John campus?-SJ

Mary Ann Campbell

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Faculty of Arts is seeking student and faculty input on the Criminal Justice Minor as it considers changes to this program. Complete this brief five-minute anonymous survey to let us know what you think.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Ann Campbell Email Address: mcampbel@unb.ca

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SAS software licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:25:00 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 databases. It also...

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Did someone say FREE?-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:24:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Explore new skills and interests with online professional development courses and certificates from UNB's College of Extended Learning. Until Dec. 31, 2021, enrol in these online courses for FREE and have access for 90 days:    Speak with Confidence  You are not alone if your palms get a little sweaty when you have to speak in front of others. Whether delivering a speech in front of a large audience of professionals or having a direct conversation with one or two friends or...

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Dorchester Penitentiary clinical educates nursing students on mental health, social justice-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: December 7, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Abby Winters wasn't sure what to expect when she first passed through the doors at Dorchester Penitentiary's Shepody Healing Centre, but the unique experience transformed her perspectives on mental health and social justice. As students in UNB's bachelor of nursing advanced standing program in Moncton, Winters and her classmates were able to participate in the clinical placement as part of their mental health education. Winters was already interested in mental health and found working...

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McConnell Hall limited to residence students only-FR

Natasha Ashfield

Posted: December 6, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our residences, faculty, staff and non-residence students will not be permitted to dine in McConnell Hall for the rest of the term.   Thank you for your understanding as we work to keep our community safe. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Ashfield Email Address: natasha.ashfield@unb.ca

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Submit your Student Technology Fee requests by Dec. 13-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: December 6, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your ideas for the Student Technology Fee is Monday, Dec. 13. Please include: Your full name and email address (so we can follow up for more information) Your status (student, staff, faculty) Your idea or suggestion The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNB Saint John and used to improve information technology services for student use, including computer lab renewals (which are already scheduled). You have probably benefited from...

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CUPE 3339 - Food Drive for North End Food Bank-SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: December 6, 2021 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CUPE 3339 is now accepting food donations for its annual food drive for the North End Food Bank. We would like to stick to non perishable baby food and child-related food and snacks. Food donations can be dropped off to Tammy in the mailroom. Examples of possible donation items: Baby formula Baby food pouches Apple sauce Mac & Cheese Granola bars Fruit snacks Goldfish crackers, etc Deadline for the food drive will be Tuesday, Dec. 21. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB Student Abroad - Exchange 2022-23-FR

Dave Andrews

Posted: December 6, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB Student Abroad information session will be held on Friday, Dec. 10, from 1 - 2 p.m. This Teams meeting is open to all UNB students, faculty and staff, and will include an update for 2022-23, program options, general advising and how to apply. If you are not able to attend and would like to schedule a meeting to learn more, please contact Dave Andrews - dandrews@unb.ca Virtual UNB Student Abroad Session Link Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dave...

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There is still time to register for winter term classes-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: December 6, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB's winter term classes start on Monday, Jan. 10. Will 2022 be the year you pursue your creative interests, advance your career, or work on your degree? Browse the UNB College of Extended Learning's winter schedule to explore all available learning options, including: Courses for academic credit Choose from a wide variety of UNB credit courses, like these: • BIOL 3559 – Ethnobotany **NEW** • ED 3115 - Methods & Strategies in Adult Education • ED 4115 - Issues in...

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Renaissance College Job Talk presentations: Dec 7 to 17-FR

Jessica Bourque

Posted: December 3, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Renaissance College is welcoming a series of candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies. Campus visits will be from Dec. 7 - 17.   You are invited to attend the candidates' public presentations which will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Renaissance College on the dates below. Please email jessica.bourque@unb.ca, assistant to the dean, to indicate which presentations you would like to attend and to request access to...

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Guest speaker: Machine Learning Methods for Early Cancer Detection-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship

Posted: December 3, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us online on Monday, Dec. 6, to hear from guest speaker Dr. Bahman Afsari from Johns Hopkins Medicine and Freenome Company, who will be discussing Machine Learning Methods for Liquid Biopsy and Early Cancer Detection via Teams from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Register at: https://bit.ly/SpeakerDrBahmanAfsari.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship Email Address:...

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Office of the Registrar Saint John -SJ

Rebecca Gray

Posted: December 3, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Volunteers needed for Information Kiosk Program in January-FR

Information Kiosk Program

Posted: December 3, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mobile information kiosks will be located around campus on Jan. 10 and 11, 2022. We need volunteers to work shifts (1 hour in length) at the kiosks in order to assist our newest students with finding their way around campus and answering general questions. Volunteers will be provided access to an orientation site that houses everything they need to know.  If you're interested in helping out, please email Gillian McLean at glm@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB tree ornament-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: December 3, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Deck the halls with UNB and add a touch of red and black to your holiday décor! The UNB Alumni Office is proud to offer UNB tree ornaments for sale, for our UNB community this holiday season. Buy one for yourself or give them as a gift to the UNBers in your life! Shop now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Remembering the women of École Polytechnique and all victims of gender-based violence-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: December 2, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, UNB will hold events on Monday, Dec. 6, acknowledging the 32nd anniversary of the murder of 14 women in a senseless act of gender-based violence at École Polytechnique in Montréal. We remember: Geneviève Bergeron; Hélène Colgan; Nathalie Croteau; Barbara Daigneault; Anne-Marie Edward; Maud Haviernick; Maryse Laganière; Maryse Leclair; Anne-Marie Lemay; Sonia Pelletier;...

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Seeking Input on Criminal Justice Minor - UNB Saint John - Brief Survey-SJ

Mary Ann Campbell

Posted: December 2, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Faculty of Arts is seeking student and faculty input on the Criminal Justice Minor as it considers changes to this program. Complete this brief five-minute anonymous survey to let us know what you think! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Ann Campbell Email Address: mcampbel@unb.ca

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Using Colleague Self Service to submit final grades - final information session for Fall term-FR

Shawna Bergin

Posted: December 1, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to all faculty that the process to submit course final grades has changed.  As of June 30, 2021, all final grades will now be submitted via Colleague Self Service.      • Final grades are entered for each enrolled student by course section. • Final grades will be visible to students when submitted by instructors.  • Verifiers will continue to view final grades posted by instructors.  • Importing final grades from a .csv...

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Important: Year-end changes for TimeEntry information and People and Culture paperwork-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: December 1, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With December being one of the busiest times of the year, we felt it would be of benefit again this year to send out a joint People & Culture/Payroll document outlining some important deadline dates. You will find communication here highlighting the upcoming pays in December and early January, with corresponding deadline dates that identify deadline dates for: 1. People & Culture paperwork 2. Employee and supervisor TimeEntry 3. Late timesheets Please pass this information along to...

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Lesley Crewe-FR and SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: December 1, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature author Lesley Crewe reading from her latest novel The Spoon Stealer on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. The Spoon Stealer - Born into a basket of clean sheets—ruining a perfectly good load of laundry—Emmeline never quite fit in on her family's rural Nova Scotian farm. After suffering multiple losses in the First World War, her family became so heavy with grief, toxicity, and mental illness that Emmeline felt their weight smothering...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: New search in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 1, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Have you noticed that your search results in MS Teams looks a little different? Finding messages, people and files has become quicker and easier with the updated search bar.  As you begin to type, it will automatically display the top hits or results, group chats, teams and files; based on your search term. When you view all results; you'll see the new default 'All' tab, which allows you to go directly to a message or preview a file.  You can also filter...

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UNB to host experiential education showcase-SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: November 30, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's Office of Experiential Education will host a showcase on Monday, Dec. 6, from 12 - 1 p.m., at the Whitebone Pizzeria, in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. The showcase, which is open to the UNB community, will feature experiential learning projects by students in all three faculties at UNB Saint John. Courses featured will include the following:   SOCS4501, Campus as a Living...

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Submit your Student Technology Fee requests by Dec. 13-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 30, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your ideas for the Student Technology Fee is Monday, Dec. 13. Please include: Your full name and email address (so we can follow up for more information) Your status (student, staff, faculty) Your idea The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNB Saint John and used to improve information technology services for student use, including computer lab renewals (which are already scheduled). You have probably benefited from tech fee...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 30, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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UNB Chorale and Concert Band Christmas Concerts-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 30, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR! will feature UNB Chorale and Concert Band Christmas Concerts. UNB ChoraleMonday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Director: Kathrin Welte UNB Concert BandTuesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Director: Andrew Daigle Memorail Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Pay what you can! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: y.dai@unb.ca

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Become a Holiday Host this December-FR

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: November 29, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All interested UNB faculty and staff - this December, be part of the UNB International Student Advisor's Office's (ISAO)  Holiday Host program!   This program, a commitment of only an hour or two (depending on your schedules and activity), provides international students, who are residing in UNB Residence and can't return to their home country during the  holidays (between December 24th...

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Giving Tuesday at UNB - FR and SJ

Tamara Parry

Posted: November 29, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The date of November 30 is Giving Tuesday, a day to celebrate the generosity of our donors. Thanks to UNB supporters, our students have opportunities to succeed with scholarships and bursaries, library resources and more. As part of this celebration, the first $10,000 raised will be matched dollar for dollar by fellow alumni Andy and Ann Devereaux! The funds donated by the Devereauxs will be directed toward the Alumni Legacy Award, so take advantage of this opportunity by doubling your...

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: November 29, 2021 10:28:00 AM AST

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 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...

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Virtual pre-retirement sessions-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


People & Culture is pleased to once again offer pre-retirement sessions. If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, we can help guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning for your retirement. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be holding the pre-retirement sessions in a virtual format. Please consider joining us in one of the sessions below.  REGISTRATION IS...

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Important information for UNB website editors-FR and SJ

Heidi Harding

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you responsible for keeping your faculty, department, institute, or other UNB website up to date? If so, read on for important information: UNB website audits and reviews are starting! All UNB websites and pages are subject to an annual audit or review process. Over the next 12 months, you can request to schedule your site's review or expect to hear from us to schedule one. Learn more about the process by attending one of our upcoming information sessions. No registration is...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learn-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the month of November, in partnership with researchers, collaborators, and stakeholders, the MMFC has been hosting a series of online Lunch & Learns around a variety of topics related to family violence prevention work and services. In the final week of Family Violence Prevention Month the MMFC will be hosting a webinar and infosession on the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program that can be obtained right here at UNB.   Registration is required.  Tuesday, Nov. 30,...

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Final call for nominations: President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nomination deadline: Dec. 1, 2021 President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination thereof. President's Medals are intended to recognize service over the...

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Energia Ventures Demo Day Fall 2021-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us online on Dec. 9 for Energia Ventures' Fall 2021 Demo Day! Hear from five innovative leaders from around the world across the clean energy, agriculture, transportation imaging, air quality and data privacy fields.  Companies pitching include: AllRead supply chain reading software; Gaia Refinery Inc. microbial CO2 conversion to high purity methane gas; Privacy Optimization data breach management; Prakshep Private Ltd. farm surveillance...

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Submit your Student Technology Fee requests by Dec. 13-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your ideas for the Student Technology Fee is Monday, Dec. 13. Email: Andrea.Hansen@unb.ca   Please include: Your full name & email address (so we can follow up for more information) Your status (student, staff, faculty) Your idea!  The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNB SJ and used to improve information technology services for student use, including computer lab renewals (which are already scheduled). You have...

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Intro to Cost Benefit Analysis-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: November 26, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cost benefit analysis, or CBA for short, refers to a consideration of the costs and benefits of taking one course of action relative to another – including taking no action at all. Increasingly, decision makers are taking interest in cost-effective, value-for-money solutions and other ideas related to economic efficiency. However, CBA is not always straightforward to apply. There are several different ways to value interventions and spending decisions that depend on context and who the...

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ISAO Lunch and Learn: Allyship-FR and SJ

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of the ISAO Lunch & Learn series, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 1 - 2 p.m. ADT, we'll be shifting our topic focus to Allyship (all of you folks are probably familiar with this term and the meaning behind it). In this session, we will deep dive into what it means to be an ally with the Indigenous, Black, and People of Color (BIPOC) students, staff and faculty; and distinguish the differences between performative and authentic allyship as well as the definition of white guilt and...

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Using Colleague Self Service to submit final grades - Information Sessions-FR

Shawna Bergin

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A reminder to all faculty that the process to submit course final grades has changed.  As of June 30, 2021, all final grades will now be submitted via Colleague Self Service.      • Final grades are entered for each enrolled student by course section. • Final grades will be visible to students when submitted by instructors.  • Verifiers will continue to view final grades posted by instructors.  • Importing final grades from a .csv file is...

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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: November 25, 2021 10:35:00 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. 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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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students Ryan Camp and Matthias Pizzera-FR and SJ

Leslie A Harquail

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium will be held on Friday Nov. 26, from 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., in the Kinesiology building, room 214 (or contact Dr. Jon Edwards jonathon.edwards@unb.ca for the teams link). Ryan Camp, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MBA SRM program will present on the topic:  The Importance of Support Systems in Athlete Brain Injury Management. Abstract: With the emergence of concussion visibility in recent years, today's athletes are...

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Don't miss this Black Friday deal-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:33:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a gift that is perfect for any occasion? Gift an experience from the UNB College of Extended Learning's lineup of Leisure Learning courses for that special someone in your life. Why gift an experience? • It's like giving someone a gift twice! Once when they receive it, and once when they experience it! • It will create lasting memories. • It's a unique chance to surprise someone with something they've always wanted to do. • It can spark a new passion....

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UNB Saint John - Fire Hydrant Flushing-SJ

Angela Dawn Robichaud

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water, which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angela Dawn Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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CUPE 3339 - SJ Christmas Exchange Fundraiser-SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: November 25, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In lieu of its annual CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas party for Faculty/Staff this year, its members have decided again to support the local community by way of the SJ Christmas Exchange.  This is a volunteer agency which works with local churches/agencies to assist families requesting help in the Saint John and surrounding areas.  This year, due to COVID-19, it is asking for a monetary donation to help purchase grocery gift cards. Anyone in our UNB Saint John campus community who is...

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Lesley Crewe-FR and SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature author Lesley Crewe reading from her latest novel The Spoon Stealer on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. The Spoon Stealer - Born into a basket of clean sheets—ruining a perfectly good load of laundry—Emmeline never quite fit in on her family's rural Nova Scotian farm. After suffering multiple losses in the First World War, her family became so heavy with grief, toxicity, and mental illness that Emmeline felt their weight smothering...

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New ONE UNB Offices at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

Brenda Ann LeBlanc

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In an effort to support the One UNB initiative, four new office spaces have been created on the Saint John campus, which are now available for use.  These offices are designed to accommodate one person who may need a temporary spot to work for a few hours or up to one day on the Saint John campus.   Oland Hall 252 and Oland Hall 253 are available on a first come, first served basis.  These spaces are for the exclusive use of UNB Fredericton faculty or staff who require a place...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a FREE information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials on Friday, Nov. 26. Join us at 1 p.m. Atlantic to learn more about this competency-based training program. Register today! Can't make it on Nov. 26? Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future sessions: • Jan. 28, 2022 • Feb. 25, 2022 • Mar. 25, 2022 • Apr. 29, 2022 Sign up and save! When you sign up for...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Using Webinars in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to easily hold an event that requires participants to register? Use MS Teams 'Webinars' to setup your event, workshop or webinar.  'Webinars' allows you to easily schedule your event, set up attendee registration for up to 1000 attendees, run an interactive presentation and review attendee information.   To setup a webinar:  From the 'Calendar' tab in MS Teams, select the drop-down arrow next to...

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Retired Business Professor Receives Book Award-FR and SJ

Liz Shirley Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Barry Boothman, a retired business professor with the faculty of management, just received the 2020-21 Ontario Historical Society's Fred Landon Award for his recent book, Corporate Cataclysm: Abitibi Power & Paper and the Collapse of the Newsprint Industry, 1912-1946, published by the University of Toronto Press. Boothman joined the faculty in 1986 and taught courses in business and society, international business, corporate governance and competitive strategy. He also served as Associate...

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Volunteers needed to work at Information Kiosks in January-FR

Information Kiosk Program

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Your help is needed to welcome new students to campus! Mobile information kiosks will be located around the Fredericton campus on January 10 and 11, 2022. We need volunteers to work shifts (one hour in length) at the kiosks in order to assist our newest students with finding their way around campus and answering general questions. Volunteers will be provided access to an orientation site that houses everything they need to know.  If you're interested in helping out, please email Gillian...

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UNB Student Abroad - Update and Programming for 2022-23-FR

Dave Andrews

Posted: November 24, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A virtual information session on the UNB Student Abroad Program - Updates for 2022-23, program options, general advising and how to apply - will be held on Friday, Dec. 10, from 1 - 2 p.m.    If you are unable to attend, please feel free to contact Dave Andrews - dandrews@unb.ca to schedule an appointment - able to accommodate in-person or virtual meetings. Looking forward to exploring your next International Experience!    Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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FA/CPR Training-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: November 23, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a 'Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR' two-day training course for UNB employees January 4-5, 2022, certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you attend the annual one-day refresher. FA refreshers are 100 per cent online, for approximately six hours. The training is scheduled each day is from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please email EHS (safety@unb.ca) to register.  You will need to provide your name, department,...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 23, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Safety is an exercise in leadership. Don't miss this free webinar-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 23, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Nov. 25, join UNB OHS instructor and Director of Health and Safety for JD Irving, Limited - Pulp and Paper Division, Darrel Nickerson, as he hosts Essential Leadership Skills to be Effective in Safety. In this one-hour webinar, Darrel will discuss the fundamental leadership styles and how to use emotional intelligence to gain acceptance for your change initiatives. He will also review some communication strategies to effectively communicate your safety message. Date: Thursday,...

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UNB Fredericton Physics Dept. Seminar-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 23, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton Physics Department seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 25, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., via Microsoft Teams (contact physics@unb.ca for link to join). Speaker:  Duncan Osmond, UNBF Physics Topic: "Magnetic Resonance methods for characterization of dispersed media." "Dispersed media such as sprays play a role in many modern systems from fuel injection in engines to fertilization in agriculture. Characterization of spray dynamics is almost entirely...

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Important: Year-end changes for TimeEntry information and People and Culture paperwork-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: November 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With December being one of the busiest times of the year, we felt it would be of benefit again this year to send out a joint People & Culture/Payroll document outlining some important deadline dates. You will find communication here highlighting the upcoming pays in December and early January, with corresponding deadline dates that identify deadline dates for: 1. People & Culture paperwork 2. Employee and supervisor TimeEntry 3. Late timesheets Please pass this information along to any...

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Start planning your winter term-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 22, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


January will be here before you know it. Have you completed your winter term course selections? Browse the winter schedule or search the UNB Timetable to see the wide selection of course offerings available. Choose from in-person, term based, or open entry courses! Term based online courses Term based online credit courses typically include weekly scheduled learning activities or assignments through web-based delivery and are completed within the term. Choose from these courses and more:...

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 19, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's final Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival presentation is the film Dawnland. DAWNLAND •    Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Thursday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to 'save them from being Indian.' In Maine, the first official Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the United...

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Alumni Holiday Gift Guide-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: November 19, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 2021 UNB alumni holiday gift guide is here! In the spirit of the upcoming holidays and supporting 'local,' we've created this gift guide to help you find unique gifts for the special people in your life. Along with UNB swag items, this list highlights exciting products and businesses by our very own #ProudlyUNB alumni. Around the world, UNB alumni are creating, innovating and contributing exciting things to their communities. Get your holiday shopping done from the comfort of your...

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UNB recognizes National Housing Day 2021-SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: November 19, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In recognition of National Housing Day 2021, members of the University of New Brunswick's Housing, Mobilization, Engagement and Resiliency Lab (HOME-RL) are partnering with the Human Development Council, the Greater Saint John Community Foundation and the faculty of arts and Lorenzo Society at UNB Saint John to host a series of events around the city.   These events are free and open to the public: Monday, Nov. 22, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Saint John City Market: Members of the...

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CUPE 3339 Christmas Exchange Fundraiser-SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: November 19, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In lieu of its annual CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas party for Faculty/Staff this year, its members have decided again to support the local community by way of the SJ Christmas Exchange.  This is a volunteer agency which works with local churches/agencies to assist families requesting help in the Saint John and surrounding areas.  This year, due to COVID-19, they are asking for a monetary donation to help purchase grocery gift cards. Anyone in our UNB Saint John campus community who...

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Virtual pre-retirement sessions-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: November 19, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


People & Culture is pleased to once again be offering pre-retirement sessions. If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, we can help guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning for your retirement. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be holding the pre-retirement sessions in a virtual format. Please consider joining us in one of the sessions below.  REGISTRATION IS...

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Rapid Test Kits available for faculty, staff and students-SJ

Sheri Lee Cassidy

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Rapid test kits have been provided to UNB for distribution to our community. The rapid test kits are available to any UNB faculty, staff or student who is exempt from our testing program, but would like to do rapid testing as an extra measure. The New Brunswick rapid testing program is for people who have no symptoms and have not been instructed to isolate. If you have symptoms, you need to book a PCR test at an assessment centre. You can pick up a Rapid test kit at the Covid Testing Centre,...

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Student Work Grant Program - Saint John campus-SJ

Heather Stafford

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Work Program is designed to create valuable part-time, on-campus employment for full-time, UNB Saint John undergraduate students. The Student Work Program provides a significant learning experience while also helping to create a sense of community and connection between UNB Saint John and our students. Student Work Program regulations: Grant amount is $750; minimum wage is $11.70/hour. Students hired must be full-time UNB Saint John undergraduate students. A student...

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People & Culture Year End Deadline Dates-FR and SJ

Kristal Reid

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


To continue to meet your recruitment needs, the cut-off date for posting positions this year will be Tuesday, Dec. 7, closing no later than Tuesday, Dec. 21. This gives time for the postings to run the minimum length and close before the university holiday closure. No support staff postings will be open during the closure (December 24 – January 4), as our People & Culture office will be closed, in the event of any questions from candidates or technical issues that may occur....

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Free RBC Lunch and Learn with UNB alumni Larry Fitzgerald-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Monday, Nov. 22 at 12:30 p.m. for our hybrid RBC Lunch & Learn with UNB alumni Larry Fitzgerald, CEO of RAMPF Composite Solutions and member of the Board of Directors for "The ReMAP Network," a manufacturing technology accelerator! Hear about his journey from engineer to CEO; his progression from large corporations to startups; and, how his LEAN journey opened his eyes to true vs. imagined productivity. Free lunch for those joining us in-person in Head Hall,...

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Registration closes soon for UNB's free online OHS Information Sessions-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss out on your chance to register for UNB's online Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions being held on Wednesday, Nov. 24. 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,...

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Final defence for MScE degree - Ms. Roshanak Miraftab-FR

Sylvia Demerson

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ms. Roshanak Miraftab will present her final defence for the MScE degree on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. via Teams.  Please email Sylvia Demerson for the link (sdemerso@unb.ca). 'Synthesis And Characterization Of Adsorbents Based On RGO For Removing Heavy Metal Ions Via Cooperation Mechanism.' Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sylvia Demerson Email Address: sdemerso@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium-FR and SJ

Leslie A Harquail

Posted: November 18, 2021 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Katie Misner, PhD, will present "The Expanding Civic Footprint of Community Sport" at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 19, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m.  All are welcome, please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards Jonathon.Edwards@unb.ca to request the Teams link. Abstract:  Community sport organizations are an important pillar of the nonprofit sector and are expanding their "civic footprint" beyond sport service delivery and contributing to their communities in new, socially...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Approvals in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 17, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to easily approve departmental or student files; such as meeting minutes or presentation topics? You can use 'Approvals' in MS Teams to easily setup an approval workflow.  Approvals allows you to streamline all your approval requests and processes within your team or partners.   From the left-hand side menu of Teams, click the 'Approvals' tab to find your 'Approvals Hub.'  You might need to click the 'more' button (ellipses) to...

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: November 17, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

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 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...

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Parking Advisory - UNB Fredericton-FR

Don Allen

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to an event, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, parking will be restricted at the Pickett Wing of the Biomedical Engineering building at 660 Windsor Street. We apologize for any inconvenience. Don Allen - Director of Security and Traffic Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Don Allen Email Address: Don.Allen@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's final Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival presentation is the film Dawnland. DAWNLAND •    Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Thursday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to 'save them from being Indian.' In Maine, the first official Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the United...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch & Learns 2021-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the month of November, in partnership with researchers, collaborators, and stakeholders, the MMFC will be hosting a series of Online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) around a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services. These events are free, but registration is required. For a complete list of events go here. Please note that all webinar presentations will be done in English only. We hope you will join us!   Intimate Partner Violence & Work - Exploring the...

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Gregg Centre and UNB History Society Book Sale-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Gregg Centre and UNB History Society will hold a Book Sale (books, coffee, snacks and gift basket draw) on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Gregg Centre - Library - Room 42 (basement), Tilley Hall. Cost:  Cash ONLY ($2 per book) Gift Basket - one entry for each book purchased Snacks and hot chocolate provided Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Day Email Address: Nancy.Day@unb.ca

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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UNB Member IT Discounts - Get ready for a new year with a new device-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that as a UNB employee you are eligible for discounts when purchasing a personal computer or mobile device?  It's true! Because of UNB's IT partnerships, it is able to pass along these discounts to you.  What discounts are available? Mobile Devices - Employee Purchase Plan (EPP):  The EPP allows you to get specials and discounts on mobile devices and plans through UNB's mobility provider.  Already have...

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Nominations for President's Medal and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination thereof. President's Medals are intended to recognize service over the span of a career. The awards will...

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Heartbeat and Ceol's 'Half a Christmas Concert' 
- CANCELLED-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Music Series has had to cancel the Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert" scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 24.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Imaginus Poster Sale-FR

Becky Sullivan

Posted: November 16, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The IMAGINUS Poster Sale is coming to the SUB Ballroom! Wednesday, Nov. 17: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 (last day): 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Genevieve Graham-FR and SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature bestselling author Genevieve Graham reading from Letters Across the Sea on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. From the desperate streets of Toronto to the embattled shores of Hong Kong, Letters Across the Sea is a poignant novel about the enduring power of love to cross dangerous divides even in the darkest of times. Genevieve Graham is the bestselling author of Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep, Come from Away, At the Mountain's Edge and...

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UNB Saint John flu shot clinics-SJ

Terry-Lynne King

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in collaboration with third-year UNB nursing students, is pleased to offer free flu shots to faculty/staff and students on the following dates:  November 18, 19, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. We are accepting walk ins, no appointments necessary.  Please bring your Medicare Card (if you have one), and please wear a short-sleeved shirt for ease of vaccination. If you have any questions or concerns, you may...

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QUEST - Qualitative Health Research Group-FR and SJ

QUEST

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 3 - 4 p.m.   The session will feature Dr. Erin Spinney (Assistant Professor, Department of History and Politics, UNB) presenting "Nursing in Eighteenth-Century British Naval Hospitals."  Using qualitative historical analysis, the presentation considers the work of women nurses in British naval hospitals circa 1760-1815. The importance of women nurses to eighteenth and early-nineteenth...

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Using Colleague Self Service to submit final grades - Information Sessions-FR

Shawna Bergin

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A reminder to all faculty that the process to submit course final grades has changed.  As of June 30, 2021, all final grades will now be submitted via Colleague Self Service.      • Final grades are entered for each enrolled student by course section. • Final grades will be visible to students when submitted by instructors.  • Verifiers will continue to view final grades posted by instructors.  • Importing final grades from a .csv file is...

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Research Colloquium-SJ

Patricia Faye Chisholm

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:33:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Research Colloquium will be held on Friday, Nov. 19, from 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., in Oland Hall, 208.  Two interesting presentations (one regarding behaviours of nonreligious people and the other about behaviours of stock market) are scheduled: Session 1 by Dr. David Speed, and Session 2 by Dr. Mohammad Zadeh. Please note that the presentations start at 10:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m., with informal discussions continuing until approximately 12:45 p.m.    Session 1 (10:45...

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Worldwide Symposium-FR and SJ

Catherine Foster

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Worldwide Symposium: 'The Pedagogy of Mangroves and Rhizomatic Learning for STEM4SDG' 4thWCCES/Cornell University/UNESCO. Thursday, Nov. 18,  from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST. Register (Students Free / Professionals Fee): https://www.theworldcouncil.net/4th-wcces-symposium-2021.html Dr. Juan Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of the faculty of Education and the Mi'kmaq Wolastoqey Centre, will chair a highlighted panel on "The Pedagogy of Mangroves and Rhizomatic Learning for STEM4SDG." This...

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's "Half a Christmas Concert"
-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Music Series will host Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert" on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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MusicUNB - Jazz Time-FR and SJ

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB will present Jazz Time on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, featuring Joel Miller, Mark Adam and Tom Easley. Three multiple award-winning musicians, Joel Miller, Tom Easley and Mark Adam will play a fun set of music to warm your cool November evening. When this trio gets together, good times ensue. They'll feature works by Duke Ellington, Billy Stayhorn, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbert, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and so on. Facebook...

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CUPE 3339 Fundraiser for the Saint John Christmas Exchange-SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:24:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In lieu of its annual CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas party for faculty/staff this year, its members have decided again to support the local community by way of the Saint John Christmas Exchange.  This is a volunteer agency which works with local churches/agencies to assist families requesting help in the Saint John and surrounding areas.  This year, due to COVID-19, it is asking for a monetary donation to help purchase grocery gift cards. Anyone in our UNB Saint John campus...

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2021 UNBeatable Ideas Competition-FR and SJ

Damilare Temitope Onawoga

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big venture! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) Program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre is holding a university-wide pitch competition. All full-time students, graduate or undergraduate, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a 60-second video pitching their idea via YouTube and submitting the link within the...

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Director of Health and Safety at JDI to host webinar-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 15, 2021 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Safety is an exercise in leadership. On Thursday, Nov. 25, Darrel Nickerson, UNB OHS instructor and Director of Health and Safety for JD Irving, Limited - Pulp and Paper Division, will host the free online webinar, Essential Leadership Skills to be Effective in Safety. In this one-hour webinar, Darrel will discuss the fundamental leadership styles and how to use emotional intelligence to gain acceptance for your change initiatives. He will also review some communication strategies to...

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Change in titles for instructor stream-FR and SJ

Whitney Brown

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) recently signed a one-year Collective Agreement which incorporates previously agreed to modifications including a change in title for teaching intensive faculty. People & Culture are in the process of implementing these new titles: Previous Rank and New Rank Instructor: Assistant Teaching Professor Senior Instructor: Associate Teaching Professor Senior Teaching Associate: Teaching Professor It is the intention that this...

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Share your sustainable stories-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability has developed the Green Review, an online blog to share stories, news and information from the community about sustainability. The Green Review has been created to address three key aspects: to celebrate the diverse efforts of sustainability leaders on our campus to highlight updates and programs that help to address societal and scientific challenges to share tips and stories from the UNB community about their personal sustainable journeys We're looking to hear from...

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Celebrate Reunion Weekend with the Alumni Office-FR

Alumni Office

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We're so excited to welcome alumni and friends back to the UNB Fredericton campus June 2-5, 2022, for Reunion Weekend! Alumni will reconnect and reminisce during a weekend filled with events and celebrations including our infamous lobster boil and senior classes' dinner.  The UNB Associated Alumni has a rich and proud tradition of keeping UNB alumni connected with each other and with the university through its reunion activities. Reunion Weekend is a great chance for our grads to...

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Faculty of Education presents Works in Progress Sessions-FR and SJ

Catherine Foster

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Works in Progress 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. Join us via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you would like to attend, please email Jen Rowett at jen.rowett@unb.ca for the Zoom link & passcode. Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1 p.m. ADT. Everyone is welcome! Fall 2021 lineup: Nov. 17 - Kim Stewart, Pam Malins, Sherry...

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Free RBC Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property 101 with Clark Holden from Osler-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Monday, Nov. 15, for our next RBC Lunch & Learn: An Introduction to Intellectual Property and Patents with Clark Holden from Osler. Join in-person in Head Hall Room 302 or online via Teams from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Free lunch for those attending in person! Register at: https://bit.ly/RBCLearnIP101. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: J Herbert Smith Centre Email Address: tme@unb.ca

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Project Launch: Summer Term in Europe Program (STEP)-FR and SJ

Veronica S McGinn

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us on Nov. 17 from 2 – 4 p.m. to launch our new bi-campus Study/Research/Learn abroad program titled "Summer Term in Europe Program."  The event will be held in person at UNB Fredericton in the Long Hall, Currie Center, and at UNB Saint John in Oland Hall Room 103. Agenda: 2 – 2:30:       General gathering and networking 2:30 – 2:45:       Dr. Mazerolle to officially launch the project 2:45 –...

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Saint John Campus Store sale-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Saint John Campus Store is holding a promotional sale from Nov. 8 - 19, 2021. Get 20% off all t-shirts and crewneck sweaters! G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Center, Room 112 Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visit soon!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Laurelle LeVert Email Address: laurelle.levert@unb.ca

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Purchase your Winter 2022 textbooks-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 12, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter textbooks and course materials will be available for purchase at the Saint John Campus Store. In addition to books and materials requested by your course instructors, we will carry supplies such as lab coats, lab kits, etc.   UNB Saint John Campus Store G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre, Room 112 Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 506-648-5540 CampusStoreSJ@unb.ca    Follow us on...

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Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase call for proposals-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 10, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Just a reminder that the deadline to submit a proposal to present at the Kaleidoscope 2021 Teaching Showcase is near!  Kaleidoscope is a yearly event that CETL puts on to showcase UNB teachers' accomplishments and foster communication and collegiality between faculty members. After weighing our options and consulting with our UNB community, UNB's Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase will be held virtually this year, in the morning of Dec. 10. Mark it in your calendars! Call for Proposals Every...

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Important information for UNB website editors-FR and SJ

Heidi Harding

Posted: November 10, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you responsible for keeping your faculty, department, institute, or other UNB website up to date? If so, read on for important information: UNB website audits and reviews are starting! All UNB websites and pages are subject to an annual audit or review process. Over the next 12 months, you can request to schedule your site's review or expect to hear from us to schedule one. Learn more about the process by attending one of our upcoming information sessions. No registration is...

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Network outage for various buildings on the Fredericton campus on Sunday, Nov. 14-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 10, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 9 a.m. (3 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment for the following buildings on the Fredericton campus: Aitken University Centre  Bailey Hall  BMO Centre  Carleton Hall  Central Heating Plant  Enterprise UNB Building #1 & #2  Facilities Management  Harriet Irving Library  I.U.C Forestry  C. C. Jones Student Services Centre  Kierstead...

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SAS software licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: November 10, 2021 10:44:00 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 databases. It also...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - ‘FindTime’ using MS Outlook -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 10, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Need to find the best meeting time for all attendees regardless of their institution? 'FindTime' for MS Outlook is a free Microsoft scheduling tool that installs directly into your Outlook. It uses the Outlook scheduling assistant to find times that appear open in everyone's calendar, then creates a poll that is sent to all attendees to allow them to vote on their preferred time. Note: FindTime will not be able to access...

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Transitioning Zoom account holders to MS Teams-FR and SJ

ITS Admin

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has designated Microsoft Teams as its official, and preferred, videoconferencing platform. Now that we have transitioned back to campus, those who have been using Zoom are expected to begin using the MS Teams platform, which has similar features and functionality. As of Jan. 1, personal reimbursement requests submitted to Financial Services for Zoom accounts and renewals will no longer be processed for payment. Those not under UNB's enterprise account will be personally responsible for...

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Family Violence Prevention Month Lunch and Learns-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Over the month of November, in partnership with researchers, collaborators, and stakeholders, the MMFC will be hosting a series of online Lunch & Learns (via Zoom) around a variety of topics related to Family Violence Prevention work and services. These events are free but registration will be required.  Please note that all webinar presentations will be done in English only. We hope you will join us! Love Shouldn't Hurt - Educating and Informing New Brunswickers about Intimate Partner...

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2021-2022 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals for winter-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2022 academic year.  The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.   This year the Work-Study Program will be managed fully at ExperienceUNB. This is excellent news! This change allows project holders to apply for funding and manage student applications themselves on a single platform – seamlessly.    If you do not...

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Free Lunch and Learn: Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

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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Alumni Office hosts Career Talks for students-FR and SJ

Mary Duffley

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Associated Alumni will present Career Talks online. Saint John | Tuesday, Nov. 16| 6:30 - 8 p.m. Fredericton | Wednesday, Nov. 17| 6:30 - 8 p.m. 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 If you're...

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Live, Literary and Local in-person Lorenzo Society reading-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Society will host an in-person reading entitled, Live, Literary and Local.  This event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library at 1 Market Square. Four authors reading from their novels include: Vanessa Hawkins (Ballroom Riot), Nicole Howard (Tracked), Amber McMillan (The Running Trees) and E. Whelly (My Beautiful Ghosts).  This event will feature readings from each novel plus a Q&A session with the authors...

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Genevieve Graham-FR and SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature bestselling author Genevieve Graham reading from Letters Across the Sea on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. From the desperate streets of Toronto to the embattled shores of Hong Kong, Letters Across the Sea is a poignant novel about the enduring power of love to cross dangerous divides even in the darkest of times. Genevieve Graham is the bestselling author of Tides of Honour, Promises to Keep, Come from Away, At the Mountain's Edge and...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 9, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Virtual pre-retirement sessions-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


People & Culture is pleased to once again be offering pre-retirement sessions. If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, we can help guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning for your retirement. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be holding the pre-retirement sessions in a virtual format. Please consider joining us in one of the sessions below.  REGISTRATION IS...

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Safety orientation for new employees-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Notice to new employees (student and otherwise) on campus, and for those yet to complete the safety orientation, you are required under legislation to do so by following the instructions found at the below link (~15 minutes): 1.         Got to my.unb.ca and sign in to D2L home screen (or go here) 2.         Scroll down and click on the Safety Orientation Link in the Free Course Registration...

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Math-Physics Speaker Series Instalment 3-FR

Zahra Rangipour

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, Nov. 15, Professor Ben Newling will be presenting a talk as part of our Math-Physics Speaker Series. We will have samosas, snacks and hot drinks available and the event starts at 6:30 p.m. in Tilley 102. We kindly ask that anyone attending who is not registered as a UNB Mathematics Society member pays a suggested donation of $5. If interested in attending, please respond to the Facebook Event (https://fb.me/e/11dLD8BQ0) so that we can better prepare...

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Living to Work, Not Working to Live - Canada Career Month Presentation-FR and SJ

Cathy J Clowater

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join 2021 Canadian Folk Music Award and 2021 Music New Brunswick Award nominee Mike Bravener for a Q & A on following your passion, making mistakes, and "paying the rent." Mike attended university for six years and was a full-time clergyman when he returned to his childhood dream of being an entertainer full-time. Presenter: Michael BravenerDate:  Nov. 10, 2021Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.Location:  MS Teams - Click here to join the session! Description: Join me as I share my story...

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Sharps disposal-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to changes in how UNB's service provider collects waste on campus, EHS is coordinating a centralized collection of sharps and biohazardous waste. This annual collection will take place Nov. 30, 2021, from the Campus Pharmacy. This is the only collection that will take place in 2021. No other collection is planned until late 2022. All faculties/departments/units/persons who needing to dispose of sharps or biohazardous waste must notify EHS by Nov. 18, 2021, no later than 1 p.m. ...

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Saint John Campus Store sale-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Saint John Campus Store is holding a promotional sale from Nov. 8 - 19, 2021. Get 20% off all t-shirts and crewneck sweaters! G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Center, Room 112 Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visit soon!  Category : News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact : Laurelle LeVert Email Address : laurelle.levert@unb.ca

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Call for nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Senates' Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for this award.  If you know of worthy candidates, please identify them to your dean or department chair by Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, to allow time to properly prepare the submission package for CETL. ​​​​​​​ The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is Monday, Feb. 1,...

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The 2022 winter schedule is available online-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Browse the winter schedule to see what the UNB College of Extended Learning has in store for you in 2022!  Working on your degree? Enrol in a term based online course, open entry online course, or in-person classes!  Here are just a few of the many course offerings available this winter: Term-based online courses: • ED 3115 - Methods & Strategies in Adult Education • ED 4115 - Issues in Adult Literacy • ED 6108 - Antiracist Research and Pedagogical Practices...

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UNB Saint John flu shot clinics-SJ

Terry-Lynne King

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in collaboration with third-year UNB nursing students, is pleased to offer free flu shots to faculty/staff and students on the following dates:  November 18, 19, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. We are accepting walk ins, no appointments necessary.  Please bring your Medicare Card (if you have one), and please wear a short-sleeved shirt for ease of vaccination. If you have any questions or concerns, you may...

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Purchase your Winter 2022 textbooks-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: November 8, 2021 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter textbooks and course materials will be available for purchase at the Saint John Campus Store. In addition to books and materials requested by your course instructors, we will carry supplies such as lab coats, lab kits, etc.   UNB Saint John Campus Store G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre, Room 112 Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 506-648-5540 CampusStoreSJ@unb.ca   Follow us on...

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Graduate Student Peer Support Community-FR and SJ

Matthew Stewart MacLean

Posted: November 5, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join a supportive, peer-led, and inclusive community designed for and by UNB graduate students. Open to UNB graduate students from all faculties and locations, these groups provide a safe and confidential space focused on mutual support with a wellness and resilience focus. Groups are led by trained UNB graduate student volunteers who introduce and guide discussion on topics relevant to the graduate student experience.  Together, you will learn how to manage the demands of grad school,...

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Free RBC Lunch & Learn: Intellectual Property 101-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre

Posted: November 5, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IP101: Learn about managing and protecting intellectual property and about the patent application process with Clark Holden, Patent Agent at Osler in Ottawa. Join us for this free hybrid RBC Lunch & Learn either online or in-person on Monday, Nov. 15, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in Head Hall Room 302. Lunch provided for those attending in-person! To register visit: https://bit.ly/RBCLearnIP101 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: J Herbert Smith...

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Gregg Centre and UNB History Society Book Sale-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: November 5, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Nov. 18, 2021, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., the Gregg Centre and the UNB History Society are having a book sale. Snacks and coffee will be offered.  Location: The Gregg Centre Library - Tilley Hall (Basement) Room 42 Cost is $2 per book (CASH ONLY) Gift Basket - 1 ticket entry per each book purchased.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Day Email Address: Nancy.Day@unb.ca

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Letter from the Future book focuses on climate change in New Brunswick-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: November 5, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the climate changing and a pandemic transforming life as we knew it, the future now seems very uncertain. But New Brunswickers are hungry for hopeful stories of the future to counter the short-sighted and outdated visions on offer. With the right stories to guide us, we can create a healthier, happier province, richer in the ways that matter. Letters from the Future: How New Brunswickers Confronted Climate Change and Redefined Progress is edited by Daniel Tubb, Abram Lutes and Susan...

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Bicycle thefts in Fredericton-FR

Don Allen

Posted: November 5, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Despite it being very late in the season we have seen several thefts of bicycles on campus lately.  Several incidents have occurred during daylight hours while cars and pedestrians were present. On more than one occasion the thief has taken two bicycles at the same time, riding one while holding another. We have been able to share some video with city police to assist in their investigation. The suspect in several incidents is a slim male, fair complexion, dark hair, wearing a dark hat,...

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Shaping the Debate: Innovation for sustainability in health care-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: November 4, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to join Dr. Mazerolle in Shaping the Debate, a virtual public dialogue examining how innovating for sustainability in health care will improve health outcomes, patient experiences and the economics of health care delivery in the region. The University of New Brunswick, Lark Group and Opportunities New Brunswick are pleased to host a virtual public dialogue that will explore how plans for an innovative Health and Technology District in Saint John will help to build a responsive...

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Using Colleague Self Service to submit final grades - Information Sessions-FR

Shawna Bergin

Posted: November 4, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A reminder to all faculty that the process to submit course final grades has changed.  As of June 30, 2021, all final grades will now be submitted via Colleague Self Service.      • Final grades are entered for each enrolled student by course section. • Final grades will be visible to students when submitted by instructors.  • Verifiers will continue to view final grades posted by instructors.  • Importing final grades from a .csv file is...

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Fredericton campus scheduled network outage Saturday, Nov. 6-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 4, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday,  Nov. 6, from 6:30 p.m. to Nov. 7 at 12:30 a.m. (six hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment on the Fredericton campus.  As a result, during the outage, there will be no internet or access to IT services when on the Fredericton campus, including:  UNB's wireless & wired networks (internet)   Printing and photocopying;...

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Why is Occupational Health & Safety training important?-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 4, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The effective management of workplace health and safety is important for the health and safety of workers, the longevity of organizations, the success of business, and the protection of the environment. Whether you're a student, starting a new position, or established in your career, UNB's Occupational Health & Safety training programs will equip you with the skills you need to meet your educational and professional goals. Join our information sessions on Wednesday, Nov. 24 to learn...

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Working group for anti-racism module-FR and SJ

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: November 4, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a community call to join a Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) professional network.  The International Student Advisor's Office and the Human Rights & Positive Environment Office at UNB are working together to develop a series of resources on anti-racism and allyship, and we're hoping to network with UNBF, UNBSJ, STU, and others on this project! In addition to resource making and knowledge-building, we also think this an opportunity for BIPOC staff, researchers,...

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Rapid Test Kits available for faculty, staff and students-FR and SJ

Natasha Ashfield

Posted: November 3, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A total of 500 rapid test kits have been provided to UNB for distribution to our community. The rapid test kits are available to any UNB faculty, staff or student who is exempt from our testing program, but would like to do rapid testing as an extra measure. The New Brunswick rapid testing program is for people who have no symptoms and have not been instructed to isolate. If you have symptoms, you need to book a PCR test at an assessment centre. If you would like to pick-up a rapid test kit...

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CUPE 3339 Fundraiser for the Saint John Christmas Exchange-SJ

Laura Devlin

Posted: November 3, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In lieu of our annual CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas party for faculty/staff this year, we have decided again to support the local community by way of the Saint John Christmas Exchange.  This is a volunteer agency which works with local churches/agencies to assist families requesting help in the Saint John and surrounding areas.  This year, due to COVID-19, it is asking for a monetary donation to help purchase grocery gift cards. Anyone in our UNB Saint John campus community who is...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Using the Attendance Report in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 3, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Wondering who attended your last Teams meeting? Meeting organizers can use the 'Attendance' tab in MS Teams to access a detailed attendance report of a meeting, event or webinar.  The report outlines the total number of attendees, the meeting start/end time, when an attendee joined and left the meeting, and more. To access the attendance report: From Teams, click the 'Calendar' tab. Double-click on the...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MASRS student Megan Fortune-FR and SJ

Leslie A Harquail

Posted: November 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Megan Fortune, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MASRS program will present on the topic: 'Experiences of Rural Low-Income Mothers and the Impact of Recreation Provisions during the COVID-19 Pandemic' on Friday, Nov. 5, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m. Location: Kinesiology building room 214 or contact Dr. Jon Edwards jonathon.edwards@unb.ca for the teams link. Abstract; Municipal parks and recreation departments across Canada were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as many were forced...

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Brown Bag Lunch Series-SJ

Patricia Faye Chisholm

Posted: November 3, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, Nov. 8, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., the Faculty of Business Brown Bag Series will host Sarah King and Laura Vadala discussing 'types of experiential learning activities' that would help our students 'learn by doing' and by reflecting on the experience. This session will also help us better understand what experiential learning activity is the best fit for us and our students and how we facilitate experiential learning in our classrooms and beyond. The zoom meeting's id and link and...

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Live, Literary and Local in-person Lorenzo Society reading-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Society will host an in-person reading entitled, Live, Literary and Local.  This event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library at 1 Market Square. Four authors reading from their novels include: Vanessa Hawkins (Ballroom Riot), Nicole Howard (Tracked), Amber McMillan (The Running Trees) and E. Whelly (My Beautiful Ghosts).  This event will feature readings from each novel plus a Q&A session with the authors...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Fredericton campus scheduled network outage on Nov. 6-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 p.m. to Nov. 7 at 12:30 a.m. (6 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment on the Fredericton campus.  As a result, during the outage, there will be no internet or access to IT services when on the Fredericton campus, including:  UNB's wireless and wired networks (internet)   Printing and photocopying;...

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Welcome Centre Hours-FR

Karen A. Miner

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


TThe UNB Student Union Welcome Centre, located in Room 102 of the Student Union Building, will be closed during Reading Week, November 8 - 12, 2021. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen A. Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Thesis defence - Mitchell Krafczek-FR

Lisa Valenta

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to announce that Mitchell Krafczek will be defending his M.Sc.E. thesis on Friday, Nov.  5 at 2:30 pm ADT.  Mitchell worked under the supervision of Prof. Shabnam Jabari (GGE, UNB). All faculty members and graduate students are invited to attend. Contact Lisa Valenta (l.valenta@unb.ca) to request a link to this virtual event.   The thesis is titled Level of Detail 2, 3D City Model Creation using a Semi-Automatic Hybrid-Driven Approach and a partial abstract...

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Stay competitive from anywhere-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: November 2, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials is completely online and self-paced.  You'll learn real-world skills, techniques, and processes that can be applied immediately. On Friday, Nov. 26, attend the free information session to find out more! Register now! Can't make it on Nov. 26? Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future information sessions will be held on these dates: • Jan. 28, 2022 • Feb. 25, 2022 • Mar. 25, 2022 •...

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MusicUNB presents third Contemporary Music Festival-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB is thrilled to present the third Contemporary Music Festival on the Nov. 5 - 7 weekend, curated by Musician-in-Residence, Nadia Francavilla. We are very excited to be returning to live, in-person performances this fall! Hope you can join us for a weekend of music! 2021 MusicUNB Contemporary Music Festival Negation of the Negations ​Facebook Event HERE For the past several centuries, classical music has been dominated by Eurocentric male voices. Although it is still arguably a...

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Upcoming Virtual Psychology Colloquium -FR and SJ

Morgan Elizabeth Richard

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Jennifer Steele, from York University, will deliver a colloquium entitled, "Children's intergroup attitudes: New insights from implicit measures" on Friday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. ADT via Zoom (link below).  Children's intergroup attitudes: New insights from implicit measures How and when do children develop racial bias? In her talk, Dr. Steele will discuss current advances in our understanding of children's racial attitudes, with a focus on new insights from implicit...

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Dr. Li-Hong Xu Memorial Concert-POSTPONED-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Society's concert in memory of Dr. Li-Hong Xu has been postponed. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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UNB Immigration Lunch and Learns-FR

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The International Student Advisor's Office is holding a series of Lunch and Learn short workshops for faculty, staff and students addressing frequently asked questions related to common immigration issues.  The sessions will be held every Wednesday at noon until December 1st.  No session will be scheduled during Reading Week (Nov 10th).  We will introduce the questions and provide brief answers (approximately 15 minutes) and then open the floor for discussion. If you...

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Physics Dept Seminar-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A Physics department seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. (Contact Physics department for link.) Speaker:  MIke Gill, UNBF Physics Topic: "Determination of Sucrose in Maple Sap Within Woody Structure by Time Domain Magnetic Resonance." "Maple syrup is the backbone of a large industry in Canada: accounting for over $500 million worth of production in 2019 alone. The key component of syrup is sugar, and, as such, the concentration of...

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The women of UNB: Recognizing UNB firsts for Women’s History Month -FR and SJ

UNB Alumni

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In honour of Women's History Month which took place in October, we dug into the UNB Archives, with help from Archives & Special Collections staff members and alumnae Patti Auld Johnson (BOM'91) and Leah Grandy (MA'04, PhD'10), to share the stories of some of the women from UNB's history.  These women are trailblazers and important figures in our long and storied history. From the first female graduate of UNB, to the university's first librarian,...

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NBMHP Book Series: Book Launch - Join Us - FN-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: November 1, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Gregg Centre and author, Dianne Kelly, for an in-person book launch featuring the new book, Asleep in the Deep - Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War.   The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick.  This event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Day Email Address: Nancy.Day@unb.ca

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UNB Board of Governors announces new members and leadership-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of nine new members and a newly appointed chair and vice-chair. Robyn Tingley, former vice-chair and past chair of the finance and advancement committees, has been appointed chair. She replaces Larry Hachey, who has served as chair since 2017. Tom Gribbons, chair of the finance and properties committee, has been appointed vice-chair. The Board's nine new members represent a wide range of interests and...

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Discount program offered by strategic partner-FR and SJ

Sandra Howland

Posted: October 29, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Irving Energy is offering UNB faculty, staff, students and alumni special pricing on home heating: discounts of 7 cents per litre on heating oil and 15 cents per litre on propane. Participants in this program can also earn AIR MILES Reward Miles. To take advantage of this offer, call 1-888-310-1924 and mention code 9005. This special offer is extended in recognition of UNB's strategic partnership with Irving Oil. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sandra...

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You're invited to Shaping the Debate - Building a sustainable, technology-based knowledge economy for Atlantic Canada-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 29, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to join a virtual public dialogue focusing on how Atlantic Canada can capitalize on its growing technology-based knowledge economy and define post-pandemic opportunities for the region.  The University of New Brunswick, Public Policy Forum and Action Canada will co-host an important conversation with leaders who are helping to enable growth and build a more prosperous and just future for the communities within New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada. Speakers will...

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UNB Saint John flu shot clinics-SJ

Terry-Lynne King

Posted: October 29, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in collaboration with third-year UNB nursing students, is pleased to offer free flu shots to faculty/staff and students on the following dates:  Nov. 4, 5, 12, 18, 19, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Appointments can be made online by booking at https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/UNBSJFluShotClinics@unbcloud.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/  Please bring your Medicare Card (if you have one), and please wear a...

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Proof of COVID vaccination now available through MyHealthNB-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 28, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new quick proof of COVID-19 vaccination status is now available through MyHealthNB, a secure web portal that allows eligible New Brunswickers to access their immunization record and COVID-19 test results. The new format displays a green checkmark with a verified status, showing that a person meets New Brunswick's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. It can be presented at businesses, services and events that require proof of vaccination. Individuals will still be required to present a valid...

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Free RBC Lunch and Learn with Matthew MacLean-FR and SJ

J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship

Posted: October 28, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hear from Matthew MacLean, Mental Health Strategist at UNB, on Monday, Nov. 1, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in Head Hall Room H302, or online via Teams! Learn how to manage stress, build resilience and stay focused. Free lunch for those attending in-person! Please register. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship Email Address: tme@unb.ca

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Free Desks-FR

John Stephen Landry

Posted: October 28, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three free desks are available.  Desk: large L-shaped, 36x66 inches with 18x38 inches section. Two available, one with small section on left side and other on right side. Vinyl-covered top surface is worn but could be recovered. Desk: large 34x60 inches. Sturdy but top surface has scratches. Contact John Landry, john.landry@unb.ca, 458-7275.      Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: John Stephen Landry Email Address: john.landry@unb.ca

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New link - Participants needed for study on mental health and substance use-FR and SJ

Emma Rebecca Giberson

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a young adult between the age of 19-25 years old? If so, we are currently seeking individuals to complete a short online survey on their mental health and substance use behaviours. The survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. There is no cost to participate. Be entered to win one of five $25 gift cards! Click here for more information or to sign up!  You can also reach us at (506)458-7924 or anxietylab@unb.ca. Primary investigator: Emma Giberson (UNB) Dr. Janine...

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Dr. Li-Hong Xu Memorial Concert-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Society will host a concert in memory of Dr. Li-Hong Xu on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre.  The concert will feature the Saint John String Quartet, Before the Mast and Heartbeat! Choir. Dr. Li-Hong Xu was the Lorenzo Music Series Coordinator from 1957-2019. All are welcome to attend.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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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: October 27, 2021 10:36:00 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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SAS Software Licenses available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:35:00 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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Orientation for New Employees-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice to new employees (student and otherwise) on campus, and for those yet to complete the safety orientation, you are required under legislation to do so by following the instructions found at the below link (~15 minutes): 1.         Got to my.unb.ca and Sign in to D2L home screen.  Or go here. 2.         Scroll down and Click on the Safety Orientation Link in the Free course Registration...

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Office Furniture and Equipment Stored in Hallways and Stairwells-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the return to campus, our community has had to rethink the way we work to accommodate COVID-19 mitigation measures such as physical distancing. One unexpected result has been the need to move and relocate office furniture and equipment on campus. Some of this furniture and equipment is being stored in hallways and stairwells. This poses a fire and safety risk. With an increase of people on our campuses, the time has come to clear the clutter. If your faculty/department/office has...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Pin your chats in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 27, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to quickly find a MS Teams chat that you use often? Pin your MS Teams chat to find people that you frequently message for quick access.  Pinned chats appear above recent chats under your 'Chat' tab in MS Teams. Pin chat in the MS Teams desktop app: In Teams, click on the 'Chat' tab in the left-hand menu Hover over chat you would like to 'pin' Click 'More options' (Ellipses) Click 'Pin' Pin chat in the MS Teams mobile app: In Teams for...

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You're invited to Shaping the Debate - Building a sustainable, technology-based knowledge economy for Atlantic Canada-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to join a virtual public dialogue focusing on how Atlantic Canada can capitalize on its growing technology-based knowledge economy and define post-pandemic opportunities for the region.  The University of New Brunswick, Public Policy Forum and Action Canada will co-host an important conversation with leaders who are helping to enable growth and build a more prosperous and just future for the communities within New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada. Speakers will...

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Live, Literary and Local in-person Lorenzo Society reading-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Lorenzo Society will host an in-person reading entitled, Live, Literary and Local.  This event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library at 1 Market Square. Four authors reading from their novels include: Vanessa Hawkins (Ballroom Riot), Nicole Howard (Tracked), Amber McMillan (The Running Trees) and E. Whelly (My Beautiful Ghosts).  This event will feature readings from each novel plus a Q&A session with the authors...

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UNB Saint John flu shot clinics-SJ

Terry-Lynne King

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in collaboration with third-year UNB nursing students, is pleased to offer free flu shots to faculty/staff and students on the following dates:  Oct. 29, Nov. 4, 5, 12, 18, 19, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Appointments can be made online by booking at https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/UNBSJFluShotClinics@unbcloud.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/  Please bring your Medicare Card (if you have one), and please wear a...

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Congratulations to the Macaulay-O’Sullivan Awards recipients-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards for Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation were developed by former Vice-President Dan Murray and are named in honour of Dr. Beverley F. Macaulay, UNB's first Vice-President Administration, and his successor, Dr. James F. O'Sullivan. Both these long-serving administrators exemplified the qualities and made the kinds of contributions we celebrate through these awards.  After a thorough review of the high calibre nominations submitted for...

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National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism-FR and SJ

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Building Solidarities will be held on November 9 and 10, 2021.  Join students, faculty, staff, academic leaders and community partners on November 9 and 10 for a free, timely and open dialogue about anti-Asian racism in Canada's post-secondary education sector. Hosted by the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University,* this virtual event will amplify the voices of people from across university communities nationally. The forum will drive meaningful...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Social Media Training: Strategy and Creative Standards-FR and SJ

Sarah Albert

Posted: October 26, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Marketing Office is holding a virtual social media training session for Social Media Strategy and Creative Standards on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. Open to all UNB faculty and staff, this session will cover creative best practices for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. You will leave with insights, tools and resources to better leverage content (e.g. images, links, video, etc.) that will help you achieve your social media goals. If...

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Participants needed for study on mental health and substance use-FR and SJ

Emma Rebecca Giberson

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a young adult between the age of 19-25 years old? If so, we are currently seeking individuals to complete a short online survey on their mental health and substance use behaviours. The survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. There is no cost to participate. Be entered to win one of five $25 gift cards! Click here for more information or to sign up!  You can also reach us at (506)458-7924 or anxietylab@unb.ca. Primary investigator: Emma Giberson (UNB) Dr. Janine...

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NBMHP Book Series: Book Launch – Join Us – FN-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Gregg Centre and author, Dianne Kelly, for an in-person book launch featuring the new book, Asleep in the Deep - Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War.   The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick .  This event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase and can also be pre-ordered at the Gregg Centre.  If you are interested, please contact...

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Alumni Office hosts Career Talks for students-FR and SJ

Mary Duffley

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Associated Alumni will present Career Talks online. Saint John | Tuesday, Nov. 16| 6:30 - 8 p.m. Fredericton | Wednesday, Nov. 17| 6:30 - 8 p.m. 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 If you're...

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2021 Sexual Violence Research Conference-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre, in collaboration with Sexual Violence New Brunswick, Mount Allison University, Université de Moncton and the Government of New Brunswick, is hosting the 2021 Sexual Violence Research Conference (a free bilingual virtual series of webinars). Happening over the course of three (3) days (November 1st, 2nd and 5th), this is an amazing opportunity to tap into the issue of sexual violence and hear from researchers directly connected to the...

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Faculty of Education Works in Progress WIPS-FR and SJ

Catherine Foster

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


WORKS IN PROGRESS 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. Join us via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you would like to attend, please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA for the Zoom link & passcode. Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1 p.m. ADT. Everyone is welcome! Fall 2021 October 27- Katie Hamill: Human rights education: A...

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Physics Seminar -FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Physics Department will host a seminar on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., via Teams.  (Contact the Physics Dept for the link to join.)   Speaker:  Peiyuan Yan, UNBF Physics Topic: "Direct pore size and surface relaxivity measurement from variable temperature one-dimensional magnetic resonance experiment." "Reservoir rocks which trap oil and gas have been extensively studied for decades, due to their importance in the petroleum industry....

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New Employee Orientation -FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 25, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a notice to new employees (student and otherwise) on campus, and for those yet to complete the safety orientation, you are required under legislation to do so by following the instructions found at the below link (~15 minutes): https://lms.unb.ca/d2l/le/content/107423/viewContent/2136398/View?ou=107423 If you require any assistance, please email afeicht1@unb.ca. For information on the Joint Health and Safety Committee, please see the below link (your representative should be...

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The final week of Sustainability Month-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Good health and wellness is a key part of sustainability. To effectively care for our external environment, we must care for ourselves. UNB Sustainability is focusing on this aspect for the final week of Sustainability Month. All events are free and open for staff, students and faculty. Get involved! Tuesday, Oct. 26 Tai Chi in the Quad - The Quad | Saint John campus Join us in the Quad to learn Yang Style Tai Chi. The form enables beginners, old and young, to concentrate on, and appreciate,...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week 4: On your path to becoming cyber-aware-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cybersecurity Awareness Month may be coming to an end but there are still ways to get involved and become more cyber-aware to protect your family, your colleagues/classmates and yourself. What virtual sessions can I join this week? General cybersecurity awareness – Final Beauceron Credit Session (Oct. 26 – 1 hour): New cyber-attacks and concerns are always coming our way. We need to be prepared to protect ourselves and our family. We'll focus on general cybersecurity awareness...

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UNB Saint John flu shot clinics-SJ

Terry-Lynne King

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in collaboration with third-year UNB nursing students, is pleased to offer free flu shots to faculty/staff and students on the following dates:  Oct. 29, Nov. 4, 5, 12, 18, 19 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the G. Forbes Athletic Centre. Appointments can be made online by booking at https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/UNBSJFluShotClinics@unbcloud.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/  Please bring your Medicare Card (if you have one), and please wear a...

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One week left to register for APAC 2021-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference begins Nov. 4 and there is still time to register. The deadline to register is Oct. 29. Don't miss out on featured keynotes and presentations that will explore topics like Adapting CBT for ASD, Pairing Before Instruction, ASD Specific Housing, and much more. Join us virtually on Nov. 4 & 5! Register now Contact Us aba-autism@unb.ca  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Kirkbride Email Address: skirkbri@unb.ca

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Faculty of Education presents Dr. Joshua Schwab-Cartas-FR and SJ

Catherine Michelle Foster

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of education presents Zapotec Youth Visualizing Their Language: Using Cellphilms and Visual Methods to Support Language Restoration, Dr. Joshua Schwab-Cartas, University of British Columbia, on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. ADT. Facebook live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/UNBFEduc   This is a free public event. This talk will examine how mobile technologies—specifically cellphilms (cellphone videos)—can facilitate intergenerational dialogue between...

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Fredericton campus scheduled network outage on Saturday, Nov. 6-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, Nov. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to Nov. 7 at 12:30 a.m. (6 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's network equipment on the Fredericton campus. As a result, during the outage, there will be no internet or access to IT services when on the Fredericton campus, including: UNB's wireless & wired networks (internet) Printing and photocopying; including to UNB lab printers All Microsoft 365 services (Teams, email, OneDrive, etc.) VoIP telephone services (Teams Calling) UCard...

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is hosting the Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival. The two remaining films include Blood Quantum and Dawnland.  BLOOD QUANTUM. (Note: both screenings will now be held in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre) •    Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  The dead are coming back to life and almost all of Earth's population is decimated due...

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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 5: Natalie Weigum on the World Bank and the challenges of working in climate change-FR and SJ

UNB Alumni

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Natalie Weigum (BSc'10) is currently living in Washington, DC working as a Climate Change Specialist at the World Bank, where she helps integrate climate change into the World Bank's development lending. She grew up in Fredericton, where she completed her bachelor of science with a double major in physics and chemistry at the University of New Brunswick. Prior to moving to DC, she completed her PhD in atmospheric physics at the University of Oxford and worked in London, U.K., as a policy...

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Indoor cycling certification-FR

Lauren Diane Rogers

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in getting paid to lead others through a fun and enjoyable workout? Fitness New Brunswick is offering an Indoor Cycling certification course in November (6th and 13th) with mentorship opportunities led by URec certified cycling instructors. For details please contact Fitness New Brunswick at 506-453-1094 or Lauren Rogers at 506-447-3104; email lrogers@unb.ca.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Diane...

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Employment opportunity: Swim instructors-FR

Lauren Diane Rogers

Posted: October 22, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Recreation Services is hiring! We are looking for qualified swim instructors to teach lessons on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. this fall and winter. Please see our employment posting for full details. Please direct any inquiries to Lauren Rogers by calling 447-3104 or email lrogers@unb.ca.    Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Diane Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Time is running out to register for UNB's free online OHS information sessions-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 21, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are just a few days remaining before registration closes for the Oct. 27th online UNB Occupational Health and 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...

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Flu Clinic-FR

Keirsti Drost

Posted: October 21, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A Flu Clinic will be held on the Fredericton campus on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in Head Hall, D33. Influenza virus or 'the flu' is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. The vaccine is now FREE. Now more than ever with...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Using Rules in MS Lists -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 21, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to add a reminder or notification to your MS List? The 'Rule' feature allows you to setup reminders and notifications based on what happens in the list.  Once a rule is setup, the notifications and reminders are sent via email.  Rules can be set for when an item in a list is created, edited or deleted. To create a rule for a list: From the waffle menu, select 'Lists' Open an existing list or create a new...

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Experiential Learning in and out of classrooms - Brown Bag Series-POSTPONED-SJ

Patti Chisholm

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Emin Civi, Faculty of Business, will host the latest Brown Bag session on Monday, Oct. 25, from 12 - 1 p.m.,  via Zoom. Sarah King and Laura Vadala will discuss 'types of experiential learning activities' that would help our students 'learn by doing' and by reflecting on the experience. This session will also help us better understand what experiential learning activity is the best fit for us and our students, and how we facilitate experiential learning in our classrooms and...

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2021 Sexual Violence Research Conference -FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre, in collaboration with Sexual Violence New Brunswick, Mount Allison University, Université de Moncton and the Government of New Brunswick, is hosting the 2021 Sexual Violence Research Conference (a bilingual virtual series of webinars) Happening over the course of three (3) days (November 1st, 2nd, and 5th), this is an amazing opportunity to tap into the issue of sexual violence and hear from researchers directly connected to the issues from a...

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UNB Go ENG Girl-FR

Grace Ashfield

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host Go ENG Girl on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Head Hall.  Go ENG Girl offers girls in grades 7-12 the chance to learn more about engineering through a series of fun hands-on activities and exhibits. Female undergraduate students, professional engineers and professors take part in the day to share their stories of passion, inspiration and success. If you have any friends or family that may be interested, please spread the word. For more information, visit our website, Instagram, and...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Guest speaker Ryan Francis-FR and SJ

Leslie A Harquail

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ryan Francis will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium entitled "An overview of Indigenous sport, recreation, and physical activity and its role towards healing and reconciliation," on Friday, Oct. 22, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m.  All are welcome, please contact Dr. Jonathon Edwards Jonathon.Edwards@unb.ca to request the Teams link. Participants in this session will gain a further understanding of:   The history of residential schools and other policies of assimilation,...

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Financial Literacy Challenge-FR

Shashirekha Bhattiprolu

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


"You have got to tell your money what to do or it will leave," - Dave Ramsey. Financial literacy is as necessary as other fundamentals in life. As such, the UNB Finance Club is proud to introduce the "Financial Literacy Challenge," facilitated by StockTrak. This new program will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to use their creativity to enhance their financial well-being. We invite everyone to join and encourage your peers, co-workers, and colleagues to do the same in order...

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UNBSU Food makes accessing healthy and affordable food easier-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: October 20, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's Student Union (UNBSU) is a student-run not-for-profit organization on the Fredericton campus that advocates for the needs of students. One of UNBSU's priorities is to offer solutions to all students experiencing food insecurity or looking for healthier and more sustainable options and they are doing so through its initiative, UNBSU Food. Through UNBSU Food, the Student Union strives to increase on-campus access to healthy and affordable food. Educational...

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Rapid tests available for pickup at locations throughout province-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Public Health is offering free rapid COVID-19 tests for people who are not COVID-19 positive, not isolating, not enrolled in a testing program or not showing any symptoms. You can pick up the free rapid-test kits to be administered at home at one of the designated pick-up centres.  All of the pick-up centres will be open during their scheduled hours or until the daily supply has been given out. New supplies of test kits will continue to be delivered to the pick-up locations...

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Mental wellness support-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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. If you are feeling overwhelmed, please access your Employee and Family Assistance Program at www.workhealthlife.com or by phone 1-844-880-9142. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. You may also contact People & Culture or Human Resources:  UNB Fredericton: people@unb.ca or by phone,...

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COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Racism Experiences: A Roundtable Discussion-FR and SJ

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Anti-Asian racism is intrinsically tied to the hate, systemic discrimination and racism experienced by many other racialized and marginalized communities. Since the onset of the pandemic, instances of anti-Asian prejudice and discrimination have become more prevalent. The impact of this violence has been felt in our communities and in our selves.  Join us virtually on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 2:30 p.m. (ADT) to engage in an open student-driven roundtable discussion with other...

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is hosting the Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival. The two remaining films include Blood Quantum and Dawnland.  BLOOD QUANTUM (Note: Both screenings will take place in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre) •    Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre The dead are coming back to life and almost all of Earth's population is decimated due to a...

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UNB Saint John Fire Drills-SJ

David Gillespie

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please announce the following instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students.  These must be followed for fire drills on the Saint John campus. All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit (do not follow COVID-19 directional arrows) 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...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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SilverFish Photography Collective - 20th Anniversary Exhibit-FR

Lori Patricia Quick

Posted: October 19, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre welcomes the public back to the galleries for the final exhibition of 2021 celebrating SilverFish Photography Collective's 20th anniversary.   AFTERIMAGE features photography, collage, mixed media and installation to explore perceptual reality and optical phenomenon. The SilverFish Photography Collective was formed in 2001 and founding members Karen Ruet and Burton Glendenning remain part of this group along with current members Peter Bjerkelund, Rob...

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Reminder-Update: UNB research under new mandatory regulations -FR and SJ

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President (Research) is updating its policy concerning in-person and field-based research.  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 approach is managed and phased appropriately. Research on UNB campuses For research being conducted on our campuses, many COVID restrictions have been removed; however, some remain and must be adhered to until further...

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Daniel Kalla-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature international bestselling author Daniel Kalla reading from his new thriller Lost Immunity on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Author Daniel Kalla produces engrossing novels with an intensity that matches the challenge of his other role as an Emergency Room physician at a hospital in Vancouver, BC. His medical thrillers focus on themes that lie at the heart of his professional life, delving into topics as diverse as pandemics, superbugs,...

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Campus Store Updates-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Campus Store continues to add exciting inventory as it prepares to carry winter textbooks and course materials.  New inventory arrives weekly.   Come, visit and check out the wide variety of UNB Saint John and UNB branded clothing (hoodies, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants and more).  Hats and jackets are on the way!  We also have branded mugs, water bottles, lanyards, and all of your school supplies as well as snacks and basic toiletries. Please come...

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Office furniture and equipment stored in hallways and stairwells-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the return to campus our community has had to rethink the way we work to accommodate COVID-19 mitigation measures such as physical distancing. One unexpected result has been the need to move and relocate office furniture and equipment on campus. Some of this furniture and equipment is being stored in hallways and stairwells. This poses a fire and safety risk. With an increase of people on our campuses, the time has come to clear the clutter. If your faculty/department/office has...

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Submit to The Fiddlehead Poetry Contest-FR and SJ

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fiddlehead's 2021 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Contest is now open for submissions and we're excited to announce that Selina Boan, Matthew Gwathmey and Susan Musgrave are the talented poets who will be judging this year's entries! Submit your work for a chance to win the $2000 prize for best poem! Check out the contest submission guidelines for more information! Good luck to all entrants. The contest deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Category: News and...

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Sustainability Month Continues-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has a commitment to become a leader in sustainability while also building an engaged 'Sustainability' community. To highlight this UNB celebrates Sustainability Month in October. This weeks theme: Waste Reduction! Fredericton UNB Clothing Swap Drop Off Fancy a new outfit and have lots of clothes you don't wear anymore? Don't Support Fast Fashion, Support your Community! On Tuesday, Oct.19t the UNB community is invited to donate its clean, unwanted clothes to our team stationed in...

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Lunch & Learn: Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: October 18, 2021 10:35:00 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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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 3 – on your path to becoming cyber-aware -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 15, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are halfway through Cybersecurity Awareness Month!  Join us for the last two weeks as we learn how to become more cyber-aware to protect our family, our colleagues/classmates and ourselves. What virtual sessions can I join this week? General cybersecurity awareness – Beauceron Credit Session (Oct. 19  – 1 hour):  New cyber-attacks and concerns are always coming our way.  We need to be prepared to protect...

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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: October 15, 2021 10:35:00 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 506-453-4645. Category: News and...

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IUC Central Core Roof Replacement-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: October 15, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations wishes to advise that roof replacement work will commence at IUC Central Core on Monday, October 18, 2021. On Monday, Oct. 18, a contractor will be setting up a material/equipment lay down area in the parking spaces along the north face of IUC Central Core (IUC Central Core side of Bailey Drive). This will require a closure of parking spaces at this location. The one existing accessible parking space will be temporarily relocated but still maintained in the area....

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Notice of Thesis Defence - Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering-FR

Lisa Valenta

Posted: October 15, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of University Oral for René Richard, Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. Virtual - email Lisa at l.valenta@unb.ca for a link Board of Examiners: Supervisors: Monica Wachowicz, Civil Eng., UNB / Geospatial Science at RMIT University, Melbourne Ian Church, Geodesy & Geomatics Eng. Examining Board: Bo Cao, Electrical and Computer Eng. Chair: Shabnam Jabari, Geodesy & Geomatics Eng. Analysis of EV Charging Station...

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MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert - Fall Flavours-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 15, 2021 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB - Fall Flavours will host a free noon-hour concert on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 12 p.m. in Memorial Hall, which will feature Natalia Lubimova (viola), Yunjia Dai (flute) and Thomas Gonder (piano). "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." - L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables From Schubert to Bloch, Natalia, Yunjia and Thomas will present a program of "Fall Flavours" showcasing the great work of the Romantic composers. Join them on a journey through...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium-FR and SJ

Leslie A Harquail

Posted: October 14, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Gwyneth De Vries, MD FRCSC will present at the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 15, from 10:30 - 11:50 a.m.  The presentation is entitled, Diversity in Canadian Medical Newsletters: A Content Analysis of Photographs: (A picture is definitely worth a thousand words). Dr. De Vries was born in Snow Lake Manitoba to Dutch immigrant parents and grew up in Nelson, British Columbia, and competed internationally in freestyle skiing and nationally in long-track speed skating. Dr....

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Nominate a distinguished UNB grad for a Proudly UNB Award-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Alumni of the University of New Brunswick are change-makers 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. It's not too late to submit a nomination for the 2022 Proudly UNB Awards program. Nominate a distinguished UNB grad for one of the following award categories: Alumni Award of Distinction Young...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

Patricia Faye Chisholm

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two interesting presentations (alliance and innovation, and social media analysis) are scheduled for the October 2021 Research Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 15 in Oland Hall, 208. Please note that the presentations start at 10:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. with informal discussions continuing until 12:45 p.m.   Session 1 featuring Dr. Hadi Eslami and Lauren Purdy (10:45 - 11:30 a.m.) Title: Partners Found and Partners Lost: Examining Alliance Portfolios and Innovation...

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Accident/Near Miss Reporting-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Accident/Near Miss Reporting – When, Why and How (Legislated requirement).  If you are injured or nearly injured while at UNB Fredericton, you must complete a UNB Accident Report Form within 24 hours and if treatment is required (first aid inclusive or more), notify Security immediately at 506- 453-4830. Also, please note that WorkSafeNB must be immediately notified of the following:  • Any accidental explosion or exposure to a biological, chemical, or physical agent,...

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UNB Fredericton Employees must complete Safety Orientation-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a notice to new employees (student and otherwise) on campus, and for those yet to complete the safety orientation, you are required under legislation to do so by following the instructions found at the below link (~15 minutes): https://www.unb.ca/advancement/_assets/documents/communications/d2linstructions_employees.pdf If you require any assistance, please email afeicht1@unb.ca. For information on the Joint Health and Safety Committee, please see the below link...

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Financial Literacy Challenge - Update-FR

Shashirekha Bhattiprolu

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


"You have got to tell your money what to do or it will leave," - Dave Ramsey. Financial literacy is as necessary as other fundamentals in life. As such, the UNB Finance Club is proud to introduce the "Financial Literacy Challenge," facilitated by StockTrak. This new program will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to use their creativity to enhance their financial well-being. We invite everyone to join and encourage your peers, co-workers, and colleagues to do the same in order...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Mark a message as saved or unread in Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know you can save or mark a message as unread in Teams? Saving or marking a message as unread allows you to easily find the message later. You may want to save or mark a message as unread if it's important, needs follow up, or to reference at a later date. To save or mark a message as unread: Locate the message you would like to save or mark as unread Hover over the message and select the ellipses (more options) Select 'Save this message' or 'Mark as...

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APAC 2021 - Breakout Session Speakers-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 13, 2021 10:25:00 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 in November.  Day One Breakout Sessions - November 4, 2021 • Coaching School Teams to Success - Shelley McLean • Aging and Autism – Caroline Jose • Mental Health on the Spectrum - Aaron Bouma • Implementing Meaningful and Respectful Interventions - Shanna Bahry • It Takes a Village to Reach Success - Dorothy Chitty Day Two...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Apple has released an update which includes an important security 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...

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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Daniel Kalla-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will feature international bestselling author Daniel Kalla reading from his new thriller Lost Immunity on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Author Daniel Kalla produces engrossing novels with an intensity that matches the challenge of his other role as an Emergency Room physician at a hospital in Vancouver, BC. His medical thrillers focus on themes that lie at the heart of his professional life, delving into topics as diverse as pandemics, superbugs,...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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Last Chance for Registration: The Art and Science of Program Evaluation-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:35:00 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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Free Filing Cabinets-FR

Pamela Ann Underhill

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free filing cabinets are available - two four-drawer metal filing cabinets - tan in colour. If interested, please email Pamela Underhill at underhil@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Pamela Ann Underhill Email Address: underhil@unb.ca

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MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert - Fall Flavours-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB - Fall Flavours will host a free noon-hour concert on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 12 p.m. in Memorial Hall, which will feature Natalia Lubimova (viola), Yunjia Dai (flute) and Thomas Gonder (piano). "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." - L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables From Schubert to Bloch, Natalia, Yunjia and Thomas will present a program of "Fall Flavours" showcasing the great work of the Romantic composers. Join them on a journey through...

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NBMHP Book Series: Book Launch-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: October 12, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Gregg Centre and author Dianne Kelly for an in-person book launch featuring the new book, Asleep in the Deep - Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War.   The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. This event is free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Day Email Address: Nancy.Day@unb.ca

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Update: UNB research under new mandatory regulations -FR and SJ

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: October 8, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President (Research) is updating its policy concerning in-person and field-based research.  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 approach is managed and phased appropriately. Research on UNB campuses For research being conducted on our campuses, many COVID restrictions have been removed; however, some remain and must be adhered to until further...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 2 – on your path to becoming cyber-aware-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The month of October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Join us each week as we learn how to become more cyber-aware to protect our family, our colleagues/classmates and ourselves. What virtual sessions can I join this week? General cybersecurity awareness – Beauceron Credit Course (Oct. 12 – 1 hour): New cyber-attacks and concerns are always coming our way.  We need to be prepared to protect ourselves and our family.  We'll focus on general cybersecurity awareness and...

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HSS tools of the Trade Research as Praxis - Tools for Facilitating Training of your research team-FR and SJ

Serguei Vassiliev

Posted: October 8, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Research teams are organizational structures and a site for networked praxis. In this session, Dr. Mah will share practical examples of tools and strategies used by the lab to implement a skill development curriculum based on an academic year in a digital work environment. This session uses theory from public administration and the practice turn in social research as a foundation. Registration Click the link below to register. Sessions are hosted online with Zoom. You will receive connection...

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Fall WIPS - Works in Progress Sessions -FR and SJ

Catherine Michelle Foster

Posted: October 7, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


WORKS IN PROGRESS 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 next session will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 12 - 1 p.m. ADT. LOCATION via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you would like to attend, please email JEN ROWETT, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA for the Zoom link & passcode. Sessions are held on Wednesdays, from 12 -...

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UNBeknownst Episode 3: Pam Palmater (LLB'97)-FR and SJ

UNB Alumni

Posted: October 7, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Pam Palmater (LLB'97) is an award-winning public speaker, author and social justice activist. She was one of the spokespeople and public educators for the Idle No More movement and continues to advocate alongside other social movements focusing on Indigenous rights, social justice and climate action. She is also a well-known media commentator and public speaker - considered one of Canada's Top 25 Influential Movers and Shakers by the Financial Post. Pam is a member of the Eel...

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Financial Literacy Challenge-FR

Shashirekha Bhattiprolu

Posted: October 7, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


"You have got to tell your money what to do or it will leave," - Dave Ramsey. Financial literacy is as necessary as other fundamentals in life. As such, the UNB Finance Club is proud to introduce the "Financial Literacy Challenge," facilitated by StockTrak. This new program will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to use their creativity to enhance their financial well-being. We invite everyone to join and encourage your peers, co-workers, and colleagues to do the same in order...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Gustavus Huige-SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 7, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Gustavus (Gus) Huige, who passed away on Sept. 26, 2021. Originally from Holland, Gus has a PhD from New York University (1966) and worked at the University of British Columbia before moving to New Brunswick in 1971 to work on UNB Saint John's campus, He retired as the chair of the math department in 1999.  Gus was a member of the American Math Society. The Dr. Gustavus Huige Prize was...

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New health measures at the SUB-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective immediately, only those who are in compliance with UNB's testing policy are permitted to sit at a table to eat and/or study in the Student Union Building. This includes the cafeteria, atrium or the Blue Lounge. You must be prepared to show proof of compliance at any time while in the SUB. Staff will be performing random spot checks of those sitting in the SUB and only those who are in compliance will be permitted to stay. Acceptable proof of vaccination includes: MyHealthNB...

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UNB has the largest Occupational Health & Safety program in Canada-FR and SJ

Shawna Lynn Kirkbride

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's College of Extended Learning has a full lineup of online Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) training programs to suit your professional needs. Join us live on Wednesday, Oct. 27 for free information sessions about our OHS training programs and learn how the discipline of OHS can apply to your role as a supervisor, manager, or leader in your department. Registration is free! Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register for COHS...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Chamel Khoury-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Chamel Khoury who passed away on June 30, 2021. Originally from Lebanon, Chamel left his birthplace in 1959 and quickly established a new home in Fredericton. He loved to go to work at Horsnell's Machine and Iron Works, which was then located on King Street in Fredericton. He ended his career in the physics department at UNB, designing and creating fine parts for machinery to advance science and...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: When to Use SharePoint, Teams and OneDrive-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Wondering whether you should store your files in MS Teams, SharePoint or OneDrive? Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive are tools that let you easily store, share and work on files in real-time with others. So which tool do you use to store your files? Use SharePoint if you want to: Store and manage documents or other files Share information or files with a specific group or everyone at UNB Store confidential information (confidential information must be...

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A thank you to UNB alumni-FR and SJ

UNB Alumni

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the last 18 months, UNB alumni have generously given back their time, treasure, knowledge, and experiences to support current students, fellow graduates, the UNB community and the mission of the Associated Alumni. As we head into the season of giving, THANK YOU for all that you've done and continue to do. Thank you for being #ProudlyUNB! Watch our message of appreciation. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Alumni Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar - "Investigating the characteristics of Precipitable Water Vapor (PWV) over Arctic region"-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 6, 2021 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A physics department seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., via Microsoft Teams (contact physics@unb.ca for link). Speaker:  Ebtesam Gabr, UNB Fredericton Physics Topic: "Investigating the characteristics of Precipitable Water Vapor (PWV) over Arctic region" "In recent decades the Arctic has been warming considerably faster than the global average in a phenomenon referred to as 'Arctic Amplification.' The federal government climate report which is released...

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Cancellation of in-person Convocation ceremonies-FR and SJ

Communications Office

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University has been monitoring the COVID-19 case count daily, and is disheartened by the numbers and shares the concerns of the wider New Brunswick community. We have been very much looking forward to celebrating graduates' academic achievements in person and have dedicated substantial efforts and resources in ensuring that the celebration was well planned, memorable and safe.  However, the current circumstances across the province are making it very challenging to hold an in-person...

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2022/23 Capital Budget Submissions-SJ

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2022/2023 capital budget submissions. To access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour Department (PETL). The eligibility and forms are found on my UNB intranet, faculty or staff, Financial Management, and Application for Priority Funding. (to be accessible later in October) Important Notes: Please add 11.65 per cent tax to the cost of the...

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COVID- 19 Vaccine Clinic-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre Saint John, will hold another vaccination clinic on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 1 - 2 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break Out Rooms (140, 141). Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca  with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it your first or second vaccine dose. If it is your second...

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Access to UNB Libraries-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New measures are now in place at UNB Libraries that align with the mandatory order regulations. To ensure the health and safety of UNB students, faculty and staff, you must show proof that you are a member of the UNB community to enter any library on campus and to access in-person library services. UNB Libraries are closed to members of the broader community until further notice. Be prepared to show the following identification when entering the library:  • UNB-issued...

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Office furniture and equipment stored in hallways and stairwells-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the return to campus, our community has had to rethink the way we work to accommodate COVID-19 mitigation measures such as physical distancing. One unexpected result has been the need to move and relocate office furniture and equipment on campus. Some of this furniture and equipment is being stored in hallways and stairwells. This poses fire and safety risks. With an increase of people on our campuses, the time has come to clear the clutter. If your faculty/department/office has...

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New Brunswick Military Heritage Project - Book Launch - Asleep in the Deep by Dianne Kelly-FR

Nancy Day

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


An in-person book launch of Asleep in the Deep - Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War by Dianne Kelly will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick on the UNB Fredericton campus. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Day Email Address: Nancy.Day@unb.ca

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UNB Fredericton 2021-2022 Steam Heat -FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: October 5, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Capital Planning & Operations CHP and HVAC staff are now in the process of restoring steam services on campus with the goal to have heat restored to all buildings by the end of this week, October 8th.   The seasons present great challenges balancing user comfort, operational requirements and fluctuating external temperatures. Thank you for your patience as we continue to restore heat to all of campus.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol...

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UNB Saint John Campus Sustainability Plan Survey-SJ

Aaron Brown

Posted: October 4, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, we need your help to create the Campus Sustainability Plan (CSP).   In March 2021, UNBSJ released its first-ever Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report. It received a sliver rating based on its current sustainability performance. To address this, an engagement process is needed to determine which areas are a priority of the campus community. It is important that the final CSP reflects the values of the UNBSJ community and UNB...

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There is still time to register for this free webinar-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 4, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Oct. 7, join instructor and consulting occupational health and safety professional, Glyn Jones, as he hosts Moving Towards Integrated Worker Health as We Return to the New Normal. In this one-hour webinar, Glyn will discuss: • the four pillars required for a healthy workplace • the idea of integrating employee health programming alongside existing OHS programming • the role of the safety practitioner  • and much more! Date: Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021...

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UNBeknownst Podcast Episode 2: Jason Goldlist-FR and SJ

UNB Alumni

Posted: October 4, 2021 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Renaissance College grad Jason Goldlist (BPHIL'06) shares his insights on Wealthsimple, Venue and his unusual path to tech entrepreneurship in episode two of UNBeknownst, the #ProudlyUNB alumni podcast. Listen now and read the shownotes. To listen to UNBeknownst and for more info on the podcast, the hosts and how to subscribe to be alerted to new episodes, visit our website. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Alumni Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Tick tock! Last chance to register for the Bachelor of Integrated Studies Information Session on Oct. 6-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: October 4, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in completing a degree?  UNB's Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) may be the academic degree program you've always wanted (but didn't know you could have). Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for a FREE information session and you'll learn: • WHO to talk to for advice • WHAT the BIS is all about • WHEN you can get started • WHERE this degree can take you in the future  • WHY this degree program may be perfect for you The one-hour session...

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Reminder Early TimeEntry Cutoff - October 16th-FR and SJ

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Thanksgiving 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 October 16, 2021. Employee TimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using TimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. Supervisor Cut-Off - Supervisors must have all hours approved through TimeEntry by 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 8,...

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Vacation Purchase Reminder-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to eligible employees (continuing and term APT, UNIFOR and PTSU employees only) interested in purchasing additional vacation per the Vacation Purchase Plan, that the deadline for submitting a request is October 31, 2021.  All completed requests must be received in People & Culture by that date on the appropriate form by email to people@unb.ca. The policy on the Vacation Purchase Plan can be found here.    Please keep in mind that not all requests can and will...

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COVID- 19 Vaccine Clinic-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre Saint John, will hold another vaccination clinic on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 1 - 2 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break Out Rooms (140, 141). Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca  with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it your first or second vaccine dose. If it is your second...

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Upcoming workshop - Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB-FR and SJ

Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., a two-hour online workshop entitled, Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB will be offered to the UNB community aimed at supporting the continuing implementation process of the new chosen name and gender identity policy as well as continuing education on equity, diversity and inclusion. The workshop will provide opportunities to ask questions related to the new policy and, specifically, will further educate UNB faculty...

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Welcome to UNB video-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At the beginning of the year, community members across our university took some time to welcome our new students and provide words of wisdom. If you haven't yet, check out their messages. You'll hear from Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, Dr. Petra Hauf and Dr. Kathy Wilson, as well as student leaders from both campuses. As we settle into the semester and our new routines on campus, remember that we're all in this together. There is no doubt the UNB community is resilient and will emerge from these...

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28th Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award presentation-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research on behalf of The Fergusson Foundation

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fergusson Foundation was proud to present its 28th Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award to Dr. Linda C. Neilson, Professor Emerita at UNB and Research Fellow of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, during a ceremony at Government House on Wednesday, Sept. 22.   Created in 1992 to recognize outstanding contributions toward the prevention and elimination of family violence in Canada, the MMFF Award is presented...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 1 - on your path to becoming cyber-aware-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The month of October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  Join us each week as we learn how to become more cyber-aware to protect our family, our colleagues/classmates and ourselves. What virtual sessions can I join this week? General Cybersecurity awareness – Beauceron credit session (Oct. 5 – one hour): New cyber-attacks and concerns are always coming our way.  We need to be prepared to protect ourselves and our family.  We'll focus on general cybersecurity...

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Call for Nominations - President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: October 1, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination thereof. President's Medals are intended to recognize service over the span of a career. The awards will...

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Staff & Faculty Appreciation Week at Saint John Campus Store-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: September 29, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Between October 4 - 8, come visit the Saint John Campus Store for Staff & Faculty Appreciation Week! Check out the great selection of clothing and UNB branded giftware.  The Campus Store is located in room 112, G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre, and is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 20 per cent off apparel 15 per cent off giftware Bring your UNB Staff/Faculty ID Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Laurelle LeVert Email Address: laurelle.levert@unb.ca

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Sustainability Month 2021-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: September 29, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Celebrate Sustainability this October! The University of New Brunswick has a commitment to lead sustainability across Canadian universities while building an engaged 'Sustainability' community. Therefore, every year UNB celebrates Sustainability by hosting an annual Sustainability Week in October. This year, as issues surrounding sustainability become larger, so does UNB's celebration! Join us in celebrating Sustainability Month! There will be several events, covering all aspects of...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Creating different types of MS Teams -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 29, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Ever wondered which type of Team is best to use?  MS Teams has four different options when creating a Team; Class, Professional Learning Community, Staff and other.  Each option has unique features and functionality that work best in certain situations. What are the different Team options? Class Team - designed for online learning.  You can add read-only files to the class materials folder and monitor student notes in...

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Reminder: Early People and Culture Cutoff - Oct. 15th pay-FR and SJ

Courtney Connors

Posted: September 28, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation holiday, it is necessary for People & Culture to change the cut-off dates for all employee/student payment forms and supporting payroll documents for the pay of Oct. 15, 2021.  The cut-off date will be Sep. 29, 2021.  If you have any questions, please contact us at people@unb.ca. Also, as a reminder, a listing of cut-off dates for the calendar year can be found at the following link: People & Culture - Pay Dates/Cut-off Dates -...

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COVID- 19 Vaccine Clinic-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 28, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre Saint John, will hold another vaccination clinic on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 1 - 2 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break Out Rooms (140, 141). Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca  with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it your first or second vaccine dose. If it is your second...

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Become cyber-aware during Cybersecurity Awareness Month-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 27, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cyber-attacks and phishing attempts are on the rise and hackers are increasing their efforts in attacking educational institutions and their community members.   Join us this October for Cybersecurity Awareness Month in becoming more cyber-aware to protect your family, your colleagues/classmates and yourself. What can I do to become cyber-aware? Complete UNB's Cybersecurity Awareness training program.  Go to...

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Issue with printing from Apple computers-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 27, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to a Microsoft security patch released Sept. 28, some Apple computers may no longer be able to print to departmental printers.  Note: if you can continue to print once the patch is released, no action is required. ACTION REQUIRED: If you are unable to print after the patch is released, you will need to re-add your printers. For more information, please contact the IT Service Desk:  506-457-2222...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Peter Stringer-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: September 27, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Peter Stringer, who passed away on April 7, 2021. Born in England, Peter received a BSc Honours Class I in Geology from the University of Liverpool in 1953 and a PhD from Liverpool University in 1958. He was also awarded a Saskatoon Research Council post-doctoral fellowship in 1957 at the University of Saskatchewan. Following his fellowship, Peter was employed in oil exploration in western Canada. He then...

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MusicUNB presents Looking Back-FR and SJ

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 27, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB - Looking Back will present Looking Back on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton. Featuring: Thomas Gonder and Atlantic Sinfonia String Orchestra Over the centuries, composers have looked to those before them for inspiration. This program explores the music of a Canadian and a British composer who were inspired by music of the past as well as that of the Italian, Respighi, who was a twentieth century composer that bucked the trends of his day to...

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UNB invites community to attend event honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation -FR

UNB Communications

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Last month, we announced that UNB will be closing on Sept. 30 to honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which coincides with Orange Shirt Day, honours survivors, their families and their communities. It will be a time to acknowledge and reflect upon the history and legacy of residential schools and highlight the need for our community to commit to actions in support...

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UNBeknownst: The UNB alumni podcast is here-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's here! The UNB Associated Alumni has launched UNBeknownst – a podcast for alumni, by alumni. The first three episodes are available now that dig deep into discussions with UNBeknownst-to-you alumni on hot topics and their secrets to success. Episodes featuring Jason Goldlist (BPHIL'06) and Pam Palmater (LLB'97) are now available to stream. Listen to them now wherever you get your podcasts! We hope you'll enjoy these episodes and new ones that will drop every two weeks. Please spread...

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Diploma in University Teaching-FR

Debbie Goguen

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced teaching and Learning is pleased to offer the Diploma in University Teaching (DUT) program this term. As in previous sessions, we will use virtual face-to-face classes using Zoom video conferencing.    We are confident you will learn everything you would learn in a traditional DUT, with the extra benefit of learning a new method of teaching.   More details about the program are available at:  Diploma in University Teaching | Centre for...

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COVID- 19 Vaccine Clinic-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre Saint John, will hold another vaccination clinic on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 1 - 2 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break Out Rooms (140, 141). Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca  with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it your first or second vaccine dose. If it is your second...

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UNB Career Development Centre-FR and SJ

Anita Connolly

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Career Development Centre will be hosting the 2021 Virtual Fall Career and Educational Options Fair on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Students can register for the fair using this link. If you work with students who may be interested in learning more about both work and educational opportunities, please share this information with them.  Thank you for your support!  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Anita Connolly Email Address:...

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Last chance to register for the Certificate in Management Essentials Information Session!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Friday, Oct. 1 for a free information session to learn more about UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials. The one-hour session starts at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. Eastern) and concludes with a Q&A period. Sign up today! Can't make it on October 1? Register for the event and we will send you a link to the recording.  Future information sessions will be held on these dates: • Nov. 26, 2021 • Jan. 28, 2022 • Feb. 25, 2022 • Mar. 25, 2022 • Apr....

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Fredericton campus Bookstore new operating hours-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: September 24, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective Monday, Sept. 27, the Fredericton campus Bookstore will be open weekdays, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., to serve you in person.  Online orders for ship out or store pick up is still 24/7 at www.unbshop.ca and delivery is still just $7.50 Purolator express per order within Canada. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address: snowlan@unb.ca

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Call to action: How to effectively support others while honouring their chosen name and gender identity-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick recently announced that its 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...

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Faculty of Education Works in Progress Sessions-FR and SJ

Catherine Foster

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Works in Progress 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. Location via Zoom. These sessions will not be recorded. If you would like to attend, please email Jen Rowett, JEN.ROWETT@UNB.CA for the Zoom link and passcode. Join us on Wednesdays, 12 - 1:00 p.m. ADT. Everyone is welcome! Fall 2021 Schedule:  September 29 - Casey...

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CCAA names 24 Saint John Seawolves as National Scholars-SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the National Scholar Award winners for 2020-21, with 24 student athletes from UNB's Saint John campus making the grade despite a challenging academic year. "This is the largest number of National Scholars we've had in the Seawolves program," says David Munro, athletics director at UNB Saint John. "Our student athletes are highly dedicated to academic and athletic pursuits. We are incredibly proud of them and congratulate them...

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Fire Extinguisher Training-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fire extinguisher training will take place the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 6.  If you wish to register, contact EHS at  safety@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Perry Email Address: kperry@unb.ca

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Lunch & Learn: Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:32:00 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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The Art and Science of Program Evaluation-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:27:00 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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Build your own degree at UNB! Bachelor of Integrated Studies Information Session-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 23, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A degree that's what you need it to be. UNB's Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) is an academic degree program you can customize to achieve your educational, professional, and personal goals! Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for a FREE information session to learn how this unique degree completion program can give you what you really need out of your education. The one-hour session starts at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern) and concludes with a Q&A period.   Sign up today!...

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Sign up for UNBSafe text alerts-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:40:00 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...

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Every Child Matters: Guiding Our Children Home - Call from MWC for Tributes from the UNB Community-FR

Felicia Mae Grant

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The day of Thursday, Sept. 30 is both Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The University of New Brunswick will be closed on this day to honour survivors of residential schools, their families and their communities. In the days and weeks leading up to this day, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) is calling on all UNB staff, students and faculty to offer heartfelt tributes to the Indigenous children whose remains have been found this year in...

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Build your own degree at UNB - Bachelor of Integrated Studies Information Session-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A degree that's what you need it to be. UNB's Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) is an academic degree program you can customize to achieve your educational, professional and personal goals! Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for a FREE information session to learn how this unique degree completion program can give you what you really need out of your education. The one-hour session starts at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern) and concludes with a Q&A period.   Sign up today!...

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MSc (Virtual) Oral Defense - Dustin Fraser, Physics-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MSc (Virtual) Oral Defense for Dustin Fraser, candidate in Physics, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. Thesis title: 'Gravity Wave Ray tracing in the Northern Polar Atmosphere' If you would like to attend virtually, please contact physics@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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Upcoming workshop - Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB-FR and SJ

Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., a two-hour online workshop entitled, Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB will be offered to the UNB community aimed at supporting the continuing implementation process of the new chosen name and gender identity policy as well as continuing education on equity, diversity and inclusion. The workshop will provide opportunities to ask questions related to the new policy and, specifically, will further educate UNB faculty and staff who...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: New presenter modes in MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Are you looking for new ways to engage your audience when presenting in Teams? You can now choose from four different presenter modes when using MS Teams.  Each presenter mode allows you to provide your attendees with a different meeting or classroom experience. What are the new presenter modes? Standout – this will put the spotlight on you.  Your background will be removed, and your video will be overlayed on top of your shared...

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New Hours for Fredericton campus Bookstore-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: September 22, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective Monday, Sept. 27, the Fredericton campus Bookstore will be open weekdays, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., to serve you in person.  Our website www.unbshop.ca is available for orders of free in-store pick up or ship out, delivery is still just $7.50 Purolator express per order within Canada. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address: snowlan@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 21, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will host the Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival featuring three films: Reel Injun, Blood Quantum and Dawnland.   REEL INJUN •    Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Friday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lily Lake Pavilion in Rockwood Park, Saint John Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes an entertaining and insightful look at the "Hollywood Indian," exploring the portrayal of North American Indigenous...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Saint John campus-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 21, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre, will hold a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break out rooms (138, 139, 140 and 141).  Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it is your first or second vaccine dose. If it...

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A Plastic Ocean - free screening of the award-winning film -SJ

Natalie Folster

Posted: September 21, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The award-winning film, A Plastic Ocean, will be shown on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 7:15 p.m. in Oland Hall, Room 104. All UNB students, faculty, staff and their guests are welcome. Admission is free. Part of the weekly Re-imagining the Post-pandemic World Film Series A Plastic Ocean is an award-winning film that documents the global effects of plastic pollution and highlights workable technologies and innovative solutions that everyone - from governments to individuals - can do to...

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2021 Fall Virtual Career Fair-FR and SJ

Anita Connolly

Posted: September 20, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Career Development Centre will be hosting the 2021 Virtual Fall Career and Educational Options Fair on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.   Students can register for the fair using this link. If you work with students who may be interested in learning more about both work and educational opportunities, please share this information with them!  Thank you for your support!    Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Anita...

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Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival-SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will host the Lorenzo Indigenous Film Festival featuring three films: Reel Injun, Blood Quantum and Dawnland.   REEL INJUN •    Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre •    Friday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lily Lake Pavilion in Rockwood Park, Saint John Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond takes an entertaining and insightful look at the "Hollywood Indian," exploring the portrayal of North American Indigenous...

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Celebrate UNB: Red & Black Day-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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, Sept. 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. - 1 p.m. to say Hi and get some UNB swag! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni...

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Do you know any students who would be strong tutors?-FR

Student Services

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Tutor Inventory is coordinated by Student Services and connects students with faculty-endorsed tutors. The department is currently recruiting tutors to add to the inventory and needs your help. Please encourage all students, that you believe would make excellent tutors, to apply. Having a robust inventory is an important tool in supporting student success. Tutor applications are accepted year-round. For more information please visit the Tutor Inventory...

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Lunch & Learn: Knowledge Transfer-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:35:00 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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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Saint John campus-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre, will hold a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break out rooms (138, 139, 140 and 141).  Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it is your first or second vaccine dose. If it...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: September 17, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to Dr. Thierry B.R. Chopin, professor of marine biology at UNB Saint John, for his promotion to the rank of 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 the oldest civil order of the French Republic and is defined by three ranks: Chevalier (Knight), Officier (Officer), and Commandeur (Commander). This esteemed...

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

Alumni Office

Posted: September 16, 2021 10:40:00 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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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Saint John campus-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 16, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre, will hold a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break out rooms (138, 139, 140 and 141). Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it is your first or second vaccine dose. If it is your...

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People & Culture on Twitter-FR and SJ

Kristal Reid

Posted: September 16, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are happy to announce that People & Culture have officially launched its Twitter page @UNB_People. Please follow the page for important announcements, engagement activities, as well as all support staff ad postings for the Fredericton campus. If you would like job posting notifications, please turn on notifications for its Twitter page. We welcome feedback from the community! Please feel free to reach out directly on Twitter or at people@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 10:35:00 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 10:34:00 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 p.m. in Memorial Hall, Room 23. Junior String Orchestra - meeting on Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. in Memorial Hall, Room 23. Intermediate...

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Sign up for UNBSafe text alerts-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 15, 2021 10:40:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: Search for what you need in SharePoint-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 15, 2021 10:30:00 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 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 results based on...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 15, 2021 10:25:00 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 p.m. (Atlantic) Platform: Online via Zoom conferencing Learn more or register now.  Can't make it on Oct. 7?...

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UNBF 2021 Volunteer Fair-FR

Cathy Clowater

Posted: September 15, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to get involved in the community? Seeking career-related experience? It's a one-stop shop! Representing many organizations in the Fredericton area, the UNB Volunteer Fair allows you to go from booth to booth to learn about local organizations and volunteer opportunities. Whether you would like to volunteer weekly, monthly, or one-time only, there will be a variety of options available. Sign-up on the spot or get contact information for later. Location: Student Union Building (SUB),...

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 15, 2021 10:20:00 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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Cybersecurity Alert - Update your Apple (iOS) devices-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 14, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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 check for updates to ensure your...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Saint John campus-SJ

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: September 14, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John, in partnership with the UNB Student Health Centre, will hold a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Ganong Hall Break out rooms (138, 139, 140 and 141).  Book an appointment! There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To book your vaccination appointment, please email: Behealthy@unb.ca with the following information: Your full name Date of birth  Medicare number Indicate if it is your first or second vaccine dose. If it...

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The Art and Science of Program Evaluation-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 14, 2021 10:38:00 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 10:30:00 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, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. 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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Financial Services - Electronic Paperwork Submissions-FR and SJ

Krista Dixon

Posted: September 13, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As the University community returns to campus, Financial Services is asking faculty and staff to continue to submit documents (invoices, travel claims, personal reimbursement, etc.) electronically.  The electronic receipt of information is improving our internal processes, creating efficiencies, and supports future improvements in our service delivery.    Prior to sending any document containing personal and private information (SIN, DOB, etc.), please email the Financial...

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Proudly UNB Awards 2022: Nominations open-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: September 13, 2021 10:35:00 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 10:29:00 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, Nov. 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 to...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 13, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Is going back to school on your mind, but the idea of balancing work, life, and education seems impossible? An Open Entry Online credit course from the UNB College of Extended Learning may be the answer you're looking for to achieve your educational goals. Open Entry courses: • Are open to almost anyone - UNB graduate and undergraduate students, mature students, program applicants, visiting students, and no-degree students are eligible to enrol. • Cross a wide range of faculties...

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Re-imagining the Post-pandemic World Film Series-SJ

Natalie Folster

Posted: September 13, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Post-Pandemic World Film Series will be held Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. in Oland Hall 104. All UNB students, faculty and staff and their guests are welcome. Free admission September 15 - How to Survive a Plague The inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS September 22 - A Plastic Ocean The fragile state of our oceans and how they might be saved September 29 - Selma One dream can change the world October 6 - Sorry We Missed You Ken Loach's family drama about the...

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Virtual town hall on political literacy -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 10, 2021 10:40:00 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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Lorenzo Society Virtual Book Club featuring Mark Blagrave-FR and SJ

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 10, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Virtual Book Club will kick off its series on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and will feature novelist and playwright Mark Blagrave discussing Lay Figures. In Lay Figures, Elizabeth MacKinnon moves to Saint John, NB in 1939 to find inspiration for her poetry in the bohemian life of the city's central peninsula. Swept up in the vibrant society of the city's poets, painters, potters, dancers, and playwrights, she finds herself joining their struggles to make sense of...

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Did you get an email saying you clicked a phishing link, but know you didn’t? -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 10, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Once a month, as part of UNB's cybersecurity awareness program, everyone at UNB receives a simulated phishing email. The best way to report these and any other suspicous emails is to use the Beauceron 'Report a Phish' or  'PhishForward' button in Outlook (found in the desktop, mobile, and web versions).   When an alternate method is used to report a phishing email (for example, by flagging...

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Research Colloquium - Faculty of Business-SJ

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: September 10, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business, on the Saint John campus, will host two Robotic Process Automation presentations on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Two very interesting presentations (one regarding RPA (Robotic Process Automation) Use and one about food insecurity) are scheduled:  Session 1 by Mr. David Gamble and Mr. Mark Bossenberry and, and Session 2 by Ms. Allyson Lamont and Dr. David Speed. Please note that the presentations start at 10:45 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. and informal discussions...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2021 10:48:00 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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Virtual town hall on political literacy-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 9, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us 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 issues. Keynote...

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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 10:39:00 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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Develop management skills with UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 8, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking to develop or sharpen your management skills? If so, we can help. On Friday, Oct. 1, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a free information session about the online Certificate in Management Essentials (CME). Join us at 1 p.m. (Atlantic) to learn how the CME program can be personalized to focus on your skills and knowledge gaps. The one-hour session will include an overview of the CME program, how to apply, and more. Sign up today! Can't make it on Oct. 1? Register...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 8, 2021 10:27:00 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 one of two institutions in Canada who has signed the Singapore Accord agreeing to map our programming against the INSHPO OHS Professional...

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Instructions for Fire Drills-FR

Kim Perry

Posted: September 8, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please announce the following instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of classes. All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit (do not follow COVID directional arrows) 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...

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

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 8, 2021 10:23:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights - Add shortcuts to shared files in OneDrive-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 8, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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 Intranet Click your 'Waffle' menu and select 'OneDrive' Click 'Shared' from the listing in the top-right...

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Using myCourses, Colleague and Informer5 Drop-in Sessions -FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: September 7, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have questions on how to use myCourses, Colleague UI or Informer5 for Academic Reporting?  Drop-in sessions are available as follows: Using myCourses (for Instructors) Wednesday, Sept 8, from 1 -1:30 p.m. Using Colleague for Academic Reporting Wednesday, Sept 8, from 2:30 - 3 p.m. Using Informer5 for Academic Reporting Thursday, Sept 9, from 1 -1:30 p.m. Sessions will be open Q&A.  Microsoft Teams Session Links are available in the Using Colleague Events...

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Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy - Back to School COVID-19 Immunization 'Blitz' 2021-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: September 7, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Health Centre, in partnership with the Campus Pharmacy, will be hosting a Back to School COVID-19 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. - 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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The CCNB/UNB online Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP) changes lives - Sign up for our info session to learn more-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: September 7, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


"I'm going to be forever grateful for the passion that UNB injected in me with this program, and the hope it gave me for my son and other people." – Salwa El Alaoui, AITP graduate Read the full story of how the AITP changed Salwa's life. The Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) and the UNB College of Extended Learning are hosting a free information session about the online Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP). You'll learn:  WHO should apply to this program...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: September 3, 2021 10:50:00 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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100 Debates on the Environment-FR

Matt Bishop

Posted: September 3, 2021 10:48:00 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 on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. 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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Respectful Workplace Week Webinars - Workplace Wellness and Psychological Health and Safety-FR and SJ

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: September 3, 2021 10:46:00 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:  Sept. 7 | 9 a.m. PLEIS NB Presenting 'Safer Places' with Trisha Perry Register Sept. 7 | 1 p.m. Mental Health Pop-Up Café with Shelley Parker Register Sept. 8 | 10 a.m. WorkSafeNB...

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UNB Saint John student textbooks for Fall 2021-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: September 3, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's new Campus Store will open Tuesday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Located on the first floor of the G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre, room 112, the store stocks a range of UNB branded clothing and gifts, small tech items, stationary, school supplies and bus passes. To ensure a smooth continuation of services, purchases and textbook rentals will continue to be online only through Follett. To place an order, please visit the online UNB Bookstore...

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Office of the Registrar - Counter service-SJ

Rebecca Gray

Posted: September 2, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Office of the Registrar, Saint John counter services will be closed daily between 1 - 2 p.m. until Sept. 17, 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Spotlight on transformative education-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 2, 2021 10:48:00 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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Free Reformer Pilates demo classes Sept. 8-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: September 2, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Recreation Services is pleased to offer free 20-minute Reformer Pilates classes on Wednesday, Sept. 8, between 5:15 - 8:15 p.m. The Reformer is a specialized Pilates machine that uses a unique system of adjustable springs to add resistance to workouts. Hundreds of exercises can be done on the Reformer; class participants will experience a varied repertoire in each class!  Join instructors Amanda Lee and Shasta Stairs for this introductory experience on the Reformer....

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Beginner ballroom dance classes at URec-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: September 2, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Recreation Services is excited to offer beginner ballroom dance classes starting the week of Sept. 13. Choose from Wednesdays or Fridays from 7-8 p.m. with professional dancers, Dmitri & Katya Naiman. Classes take place in the beautiful Hatheway Family Fitness Studio in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Register soon as spaces tend to fill quickly! The cost to join this 10-week program is $70 for URec Members or $85 for non-members plus HST. Register online at http://recreation.unbf.ca,...

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Reminder: myFiles was decommissioned on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, myFiles (used to access H and P drives from off campus) was shut down with eServices on Aug. 30 as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet (my.unb.ca).   To access your files:   Using a UNB-owned computer from off campus   First, connect to the VPN (Virtual Private Network) then go to your computer's 'File Explorer' (Windows) or 'Finder' (Mac).   UNB drives (including department, bulk, and H drives) will be available for you to access. Learn more about...

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Info Kiosk volunteers needed to welcome new students to UNB Fredericton-FR

River Nguyen

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We need your assistance to welcome new students. Fall term is almost here and 2021 looks a bit different. Starting in September, there are two cohorts of students who are new to campus, and they need our help to navigate and answer questions.  We are looking for faculty and staff who will share an hour or two (or more!) to help students find their way during those all-important first few days. Information kiosks will be placed at key locations around campus (Tilley Hall, Head Hall, IUC,...

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Call for submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award is Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. 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 and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The individual must have taught at...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:44:00 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 or in your...

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SAS software licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:42:00 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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UNB Chorale registration open for Fall 2021-FR

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 1, 2021 10:40:00 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, Sept. 13, 2021, 7-9 p.m.  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 requirement of full vaccination or mandatory testing for participation in UNB music ensembles as we must follow the guidelines set out by the university and by public health....

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Did you get an email saying you clicked a phishing link, but know you didn’t? -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 31, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Once a month, as part of UNB's cybersecurity awareness program, everyone at UNB receives a simulated phishing email. The best way to report these and any other suspicious emails is to use the Beauceron 'Report a Phish' or 'PhishForward' button in Outlook (found in the desktop, mobile, and web versions). When an alternate method is used to report a phishing email (for example, by flagging an email as junk or using Outlook's built-in 'Mark as phishing' option), Microsoft will review the...

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UNB Saint John student textbooks for Fall 2021-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: August 31, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's new Campus Store will open Tuesday, Sept. 7, 9-4 p.m. Located on the first floor of the G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre, room 112, the store stocks a range of UNB-branded clothing and gifts, small tech items, stationary, school supplies and bus passes. To ensure a smooth continuation of services, purchases and textbook rentals will continue to be online only through Follett. To place an order, please visit the online UNB Bookstore...

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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 10:50:00 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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Coming Back Sustainably-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: August 30, 2021 10:48:00 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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Respectful Workplace Week at UNB-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 30, 2021 10:46:00 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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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Michael McNeill-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 30, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Michael (Mike) David McNeill, who passed away on Aug. 21, 2021. Originally from Taymouth and Stanley, Mike worked at UNB, looking after refrigerating and air conditioning. He retired in 2002. Over the years, Mike was a good-natured person who made many friends. He loved playing sports, most notably ball and hockey. An avid outdoorsman, Mike spent a lot of his spare time fishing, hunting and picking...

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

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: August 30, 2021 10:42:00 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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Susan Curtis retirement announcement-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: August 30, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 40 years of service with UNB, Susan Curtis is retiring from the UNBF Registrar's Office at the end of September. Susan first started at UNB in the Post Office mail room and from there joined the Registrar's Office and has called Sir Howard Douglas Hall home ever since. Throughout her time at UNB Susan has held various positions within the Registrar's Office, most recently as a Client Support Officer within the Systems unit at the R.O. For many years Susan worked at the front counter of...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:50:00 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 Aug....

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ITS Procurement orders on hold Aug. 30 - Sept. 3-FR and SJ

ITS Procurement

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, a new process for IT orders will be launching in September. To prepare for this, IT orders will be on hold from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 as the new procurement system is introduced and staff are trained.  The final date to place an order through the current IT procurement process is Friday, Aug. 27.   A new IT ordering process will be...

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College of Extended Learning - New Service Counter Hours-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online Work System form moved to MyUNB Intranet-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the decommissioning of eServices, the FM Online Work Order request form has been moved to the Staff Toolbox on the MyUNB Intranet. The Capital Planning & Operations department is your resource for all construction, renovation, and maintenance of buildings, grounds and infrastructure on UNB's Fredericton campus. If you see something that needs repair in a university building or on our grounds, please let us know. We are here to help! If you have any questions or concerns, please...

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Personnel Register and Departmental Vacation and Leave Records decommissioned from eServices on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet, the Personnel Register and Departmental Vacation & Leave Records will be removed from eServices on Aug. 30, 2021.  A permanent solution is forthcoming and will be communicated at that time. However, if there is a gap between decommissioning eServices and the availability of the new solution, People & Culture will provide personnel information in the interim upon request. Departments are asked to submit their report request by email to...

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Salary Change Notice and Position and Wage Information decommissioned from eServices on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

People & Culture

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet, the Salary Change Notice and Position & Wage Info will be removed from eServices on Aug. 30. Faculty and staff should refer to their Earnings Statement for these details. The Earnings Statement can be found on Colleague Self-Serve on the new MyUNB Intranet found under Services & Information for Faculty/Staff and Employment & Financial Information. If you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to People & Culture...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental Plans-FR and SJ

Sherri Robichaud

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:38:00 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 People & Culture by completing a 'Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration' form before Aug. 31, 2021. The form is located on the People & Culture Intranet site.  Please email completed forms to Sherri Robichaud at sherrir@unb.ca.  Should you have any...

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UNB Mail Update-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:36:00 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, Aug. 27. 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 any unstamped...

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Temporary sidewalk closure and partial road closure on Dineen Drive-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:34:00 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 Aug. 31, 2021, continuing through to Sept. 30, 2021. During this time the sidewalk in this area will be fully closed and the Dineen Drive main entrance into the Law Building will be closed. The alternate entrance to access the building will be through the back entrance off of Kings...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshop: Sept. 2-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:32:00 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, Sept. 2  2:30 – 3:30...

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Updated paperwork processes-FR

People & Culture

Posted: August 27, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many organizations and departments operate all over Canada and the world. During the pandemic, People & Culture moved to a more electronic-based approach, where we have phased out paper and are now accepting electronic documentation only. This change to electronic documentation has greatly increased the efficiency and speed of processing times for paperwork, allowing us to provide a faster and more accurate service to the university community. Using...

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South Gym demolition traffic advisory-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:52:00 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, Aug. 25, continuing through to Friday, Sept. 3. 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 Notices Article...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:50:00 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 changes will...

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myFiles removed on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access H and P drives from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on Aug. 30.    You can start using the following ways now to access your files remotely:  Using a UNB-owned computer  First, connect to the VPN (Virtual Private Network) then go to your...

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

Lori Quick

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:46:00 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, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. This exhibit runs through Oct. 29.  Patterns & Portraits features several bodies of work produced over three 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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M365 Weekly Highlights - Backup your files with OneDrive-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:44:00 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 my...

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Bachelor of Integrated Studies information session on Oct. 6-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 25, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If completing a degree is on your mind, we can help. On Oct. 6, the UNB College of Extended Learning is hosting a free information session about the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS). Join us at 2 p.m. Atlantic (1 p.m. Eastern) to learn more about this unique degree completion program at UNB. The one-hour session will include an overview of the BIS program, how to apply, and will conclude with a Q&A period. Sign up today! Contact us Phone: 447-3449 | Toll-free: 1-866-599-4646 Email:...

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Changes to updating your UNB Phonebook information-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 24, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, the Update Your UNB Phonebook Info link found in eServices > Fac/Staff > Telephone tab will be removed on Aug. 30.   Until then, you can continue to update your phonebook information via eServices. After this date, you will need to have your departmental proxy update your UNB Phonebook information on your behalf.   Your UNB Phonebook information is what appears...

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Classes in Dineen Auditorium, Head Hall-FR

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: August 24, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the Dineen Auditorium has received a full suite of renewed technology last year. It is now in line with campus standards. If you are teaching in C13 you may want to visit the Auditorium earlier to familiarize yourself with the system. In support of an in person visit, CETL has prepared a number of videos to help understand the installed system: Dineen Auditorium C13 Bluray https://vimeo.com/578147805 ...

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

Print Services

Posted: August 24, 2021 10:46:00 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...

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Hiring students for Saint John Campus Store-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: August 24, 2021 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are hiring students! Are you passionate about customer service? If so, join the new UNB Saint John Campus Store team as it launches our new store this September.  Duties may include unpacking and organizing merchandise, greeting and assisting customers, cashier, handling web orders, social media, assisting at special events. All positions are part-time. Please share with interested students! Contact: Kevin Liu, Manager, Campus Store CampusStoreSJ@unb.ca  Category: Employment...

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Employment opportunity: Swim instructor-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: August 24, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Recreation Services is currently hiring part-time swim instructors to lead classes on Saturday mornings beginning September 2021. For more information please contact Lauren Rogers, Manager of Fitness & Wellness, at lrogers@unb.ca or call 506-447-3104.  Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Consultation sessions to discuss senior administrative structure at UNB-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: August 23, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to attend hybrid in-person/online engagement, consultation and feedback sessions pertaining to adjusting the senior administrative structure at UNB. Written feedback can be submitted to engage@unb.ca.  The dates and times of these hybrid sessions are as follows: UNB Fredericton Wednesday, Aug. 25, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Head Hall C13 – Dineen Lecture Theatre /Microsoft Teams UNB Saint John Thursday, Aug. 26, 10 – 11:30 a.m.  Hazen...

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Susan Curtis retirement announcement-FR

Mindy Chiasson

Posted: August 23, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 40 years of service with UNB, Susan Curtis is retiring from the UNBF Registrar's Office at the end of September. Susan first started at UNB in the Post Office mail room and from there joined the Registrar's Office and has called Sir Howard Douglas Hall home ever since. Throughout her time at UNB, Susan has held various positions within the Registrar's Office, most recently as a Client Support Officer within the Systems unit at the R.O. For many years Susan worked at the front counter of...

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Data Cubes removed from eServices on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 23, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the new MyUNB Intranet, the Data Cubes link located at eServices > Admin tab > Reporting will be removed on Aug. 30.    You can access your reports now from the MyUNB Intranet.  MyUNB Intranet > I am… > Faculty or Staff > Tool Box > Data Cubes  View other link and service changes as part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet.  Questions? ...

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Earn a credential that you can take with you throughout your career-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 23, 2021 10:44:00 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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Please complete anonymous vaccination status survey-FR and SJ

Communications Office

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:50:00 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 Contact...

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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 10:49:00 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: Campus...

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Campus Bookstore re-opening Aug. 23 for in-person shopping-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are so excited the Fredericton Campus Bookstore will be re-opening on Monday, Aug. 23, to resume in-person shopping! Our hours of operation will be weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturdays starting Sept. 11 for the month of September and after Christmas break for the month of January from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  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...

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eServices and the old myUNB Portal to be decommissioned on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:46:00 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 Aug....

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Help welcome new students to UNB Fredericton-FR

River Nguyen

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We need your assistance to welcome new students. Fall term is almost here and 2021 looks a bit different. Starting in September, there are two cohorts of students who are new to campus, and they need our help to navigate and answer questions.  We are looking for faculty and staff who will share an hour or two (or more!) to help students find their way during those all-important first few days. Information kiosks will be placed at key locations around campus (Tilley Hall, Head...

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Data Services at NB-IRDT: How can we help you?-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:42:00 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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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Daneka Headley-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:40:00 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. 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 organizations, are least likely...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Jenna Downey-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 20, 2021 10:38:00 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. 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 of elite sport this required...

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2021-2022 Parking Permits-FR

Don Allen

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking permits for the UNB Fredericton campus will be available for purchase on Monday, Aug. 23. The parking regulations can be found on our web page. 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. Staff and faculty can use their Ucard account or they...

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Annual Fire Alarm / Sprinkler testing ongoing-SJ

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there has been a couple of changes to our inspection schedule, see revised schedule below. Aug 19th -  Philip Oland Hall, Dalhousie Medicine NB Aug 20th - Ward Chipman building, Thomas J. Condon Student Center Aug 23rd – Hazen Hall, Hazen Hall Annex Aug 24th – Hans W. Klohn Commons - NOTE: delayed opening of the building until 9:30 a.m. You may experience intermittent alarms, please ignore them. In the case of an emergency during this time frame...

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Hiring Students for Saint John Campus Store-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you passionate about customer service?  If so, join the new UNB Saint John Campus Store team as it launches our new store this September.  Duties may include unpacking and organizing merchandise, greeting and assisting customers, cashier, handling web orders, social media, assisting at special events. All positions are part-time. Please apply! Contact: Kevin Liu, Manager, Campus Store CampusStoreSJ@unb.ca Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Laurelle...

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Office of the Registrar - Counter service-SJ

Rebecca Gray

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Counter service for the Office of the Registrar on the Saint John campus will be closed between 1 - 2 p.m. daily, until Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Media Lab opening-FR

Debbie Goguen

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:30:00 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 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m., Monday – Friday, beginning Monday, Aug. 23!  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 for 2021 AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to sign up for the 2021 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) UNB Sustainability supports UNB in its vision to become a leader in Sustainability, to inspire and educate our community to become problem solvers and leaders in the world. We want to build a sustainable community on campus, encourage personal and professional development, and help facilitate opportunities to learn more about all aspects of sustainability. Therefore, UNB Sustainability...

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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 10:25:00 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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UNB Student Union Welcome Center-FR

Karen Miner

Posted: August 19, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Call for Submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 18, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award is Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. 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 and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The individual must have taught at...

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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 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre and the GAIA Project invites NB teachers and BEd students to their 2021 EdGEO Workshop scheduled for August 24th and 25th at the Quartermain Museum, UNB Fredericton. Day one involves ideas for in-classroom laboratory activities, and Day two 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 current science...

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Consultation sessions to discuss senior administrative structure at UNB-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to attend hybrid in-person/online engagement, consultation and feedback sessions pertaining to adjusting the senior administrative structure at UNB. Written feedback can be submitted to engage@unb.ca.  The dates and times of these hybrid sessions are as follows: UNB Fredericton Thursday, Aug. 19,  2:30 – 4 p.m. Head Hall C13 – Dineen Lecture Theatre/Microsoft Teams UNB Saint John Friday, Aug. 20, 11 a.m. – 12:30...

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

Alumni Office

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:35:00 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 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access H and P drives from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on August 30.    You can start using the following ways now to access your files remotely:  Using a UNB-owned computer  First, connect to the VPN (Virtual Private Network) then go to your...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! Nominations can be submitted online only. More details about this award are available by contacting Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) at 506-453-4645. Category: News...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Kenneth Noftell-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Kenneth (Ken) Noftell, who passed away on Aug. 5, 2021. Born in Toronto, ON, Ken began working at UNB Fredericton in 1989. He worked in the department of civil engineering as a civil engineering technician. He retired in 2013 after 24 years of service.  He was the owner of Ken Noftell Drilling Services. Ken enjoyed hunting and fishing trips, spending time at his cottage and visits from his...

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

Print Services

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:30:00 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 both 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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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Oscar Ortiz-FR and SJ

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:26:00 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 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 investigated...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 17, 2021 10:25:00 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 10:30:00 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. - 5 p.m.   Wednesday, Aug. 18 Monday, Aug. 23 Monday, Aug. 30 BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION 'BLITZ' (PFIZER &...

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CETL Hours - Wednesday, Aug. 18-FR

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 16, 2021 10:27:00 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 - 4 p.m. Equipment Services - open for in-person service from 1 - 4 p.m. Regular university hours will resume on Thursday, Aug. 19.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Free - tables, chairs and monitor arms-FR

Angela Peters

Posted: August 16, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Office/classroom items to give away; moving costs will be absorbed by the receiving department or faculty. four - large oak tables (72" x 34") with one drawer 20 - oak chairs with arms two - adjustable monitor arms, attaches to desk or table with clamp Contact Angela (angela.peters@unb.ca) for more information.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angela Peters Email Address: Angela.Peters@unb.ca

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Large wood desk to give away-FR

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 16, 2021 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL - d'Avray Hall) has a large wooden desk to give away for use on campus.  If you are interested in more details (picture, measurements), please contact Nancy Fitzpatrick (nef@unb.ca) or Debbie Goguen (dgoguen@unb.ca) by Friday, Aug. 27. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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New UNB Saint John Campus Store opening-SJ

Laurelle LeVert

Posted: August 13, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is very excited to announce that a new, independent Campus Store is opening on the Saint John campus after Labour Day. The new UNB Saint John Campus Store is a culmination of months of hard work, guided by responses from a campus-wide questionnaire that identified the community's needs. Located on the first floor of the G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre, the store will stock a range of UNB branded clothing and gifts, small tech items, stationary, office supplies and bus passes. To...

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Scheduled power outages - Marshall d'Avray, Aitken Centre, BMO Centre-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 13, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations on the Fredericton campus wishes to advise that a power outage is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. 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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MyUNB Intranet Workshops: Aug. 18, Aug. 24, Sept. 2-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 13, 2021 10:46:00 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, Aug. 18, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join the workshop or add it to your calendar Tuesday, Aug. 24, from...

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English Language Programme's Prep for Fall-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 13, 2021 10:42:00 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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myFiles removed on Aug. 30-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 12, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the transition to the MyUNB Intranet, myFiles (used to access H and P drives from off campus) will be removed from the old myUNB portal and shut down on Aug. 30.    You can start using the following ways now to access your files remotely:  Using a UNB-owned computer  First, connect to the VPN (Virtual Private Network) then go to your...

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UNBSJ parking permits 2021-22-SJ

David Gillespie

Posted: August 12, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking permits for UNBSJ will be available for purchase on Aug. 24, 2021. For rates, regulations, and how to purchase please visit Safety & Security, Parking. Online Parking Permit Order Form The online form is the only option available for UNB faculty/staff/students; your UNB credentials are required for log in. Online you can select mail or pickup for your delivery option (pickup is the quickest of the two). For NBCC/DMNB faculty/staff/students you will need to purchase your permit in...

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UNB researchers supported by federal, provincial funding to better understand the natural environment and quantum physics-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 12, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two University of New Brunswick researchers have been awarded $450,000 in external funding in recognition of their innovation and research potential. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced the 2020-2021 recipients of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) on Aug. 11. The CFI JELF supports strategic investment in research infrastructure, enabling researchers and institutions to undertake leading-edge research, innovate new technological solutions and recruit and retain...

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Alumni Changemaker Krista Carr: Leading a movement for inclusion-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: August 12, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Early in her career, UNB alumna Krista Carr (BBA'95) changed her mindset from wanting to be someone important to wanting to do something important. Read about her time with the New Brunswick Association for Community Living and how her values of inclusion were demonstrated in the real change she's made in people's lives in communities around New Brunswick.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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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 10:50:00 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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UNBSJ - Annual fire alarm and sprinkler testing-SJ

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections starting Aug. 16, 2021, per the below schedule: Aug. 16 - Sir James Dunn and Dr. Colin B. MacKay (residence), Ganong Hall  Aug. 17 - Hazen Hall, Hazen Hall Annex, Student Health Center, Annex A/B Aug. 18 - K.C. Irving Hall, Canadian Rivers Institute Aug. 19 - Dalhousie Medicine NB, Thomas J Student Center Aug. 20 - Ward Chipman Library, Philip Oland Hall You may experience intermittent alarms; please...

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

Print Services

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:46:00 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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SAS software licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:44:00 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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2021 EdGeo Teacher Workshop - Earth and Environmental Science-FR and SJ

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:42:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: New Stream on SharePoint Interface-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know the Stream interface will be changing on Aug. 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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Fitness and Weight Room access-SJ

Sharon Stewart

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Athletics Center is excited to announce that the Fitness and Weight Room hours of operation will be 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. for the remainder of August. We kindly ask that you keep your workouts to a maximum of 45 minutes/session and wipe your equipment down after each use. For those of you who previously used these rooms, you have access again with using your card. For those of you who wish to gain access, please stop by the Safety and Security office Room 119. ...

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Language and Personality Study seeking participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 11, 2021 10:36:00 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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Course Options, Course Summary, Class List and Advising tools are now available on the myUNB Intranet-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: August 10, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Important links used for course management and advising are now available from the myUNB Intranet. Class List tools: Click the 'I am…' menu > 'Faculty' Under 'Course Management', click 'My Courses' Colleague Self-Service will open with a list of your courses. Click on a course to access: Grading Email all Email a student Export and print options Waitlists Class Cancellations: The 'Email all' tool within Colleague Self-Service is the recommended replacement for submitting class...

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 10, 2021 10:46:00 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, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. via Teams.  https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OTFkNWJjYTctYmJjNS00NWQ3LTgxODMtNWI2ZTgwMWFlMDMx%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22244e6ed2-339a-47f3-b95c-e45351c198b7%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22cd8b9a6e-9161-43ea-a1fc-45338385a672%22%7d  ABSTRACT The purpose...

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2021 AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: August 10, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability supports UNB in its vision to become a leader in sustainability, to inspire and educate our community to become problem solvers and leaders in the world. We want to build a sustainable community on campus, encourage personal and professional development, and help facilitate opportunities to learn more about all aspects of sustainability. UNB Sustainability would like to highlight UNB's partnership with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...

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Plan your fall today-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 10, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Working on your degree this fall?  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, Economics,...

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Saint John food service-SJ

Cory Brown

Posted: August 9, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Baird Dining Hall will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 11, to Friday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. serving only free coffee and tea. It will reopen Monday, Aug. 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. serving a very limited menu.   A message about food service this fall will be sent later this month. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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UNB Health Research Conference registration-FR and SJ

Jon Sensinger

Posted: August 6, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We welcome you to register for UNB's Health Research Conference (HRC), which will take place on Aug. 19, 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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Changes are coming to where your Teams meeting recordings are stored-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 6, 2021 10:46:00 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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Employment opportunity: Swim instructor-FR

Lauren Rogers

Posted: August 6, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Recreation Services is hiring swim instructors for our fall and winter children and adult swim lesson program. The part time, term position would begin September 2021 for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please view the employment posting and reach out to Lauren Rogers, Manager of Fitness & Wellness at lrogers@unb.ca to submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you! Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 5, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The transition to the MyUNB Intranet continues. On Aug. 9, more 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 Aug. 31. You can get to this page via the 'Old Portal' button on the MyUNB Intranet homepage or visiting oldportal.unb.ca.  You can...

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Course management items transitioning to myUNB Intranet on Aug. 11-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: August 5, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Aug. 11, links related to course management will transition to Colleague Self Service as part of the decommissioning of eServices. These services include: Course Summary Course Options Class Lists These services are already available in tools accessible through the new myUNB Intranet and can be used now. As of Aug. 11, they will only be accessible through the myUNB Intranet. Visit Using Colleague to learn more about using these tools through the new Intranet...

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Research Changemaker: Dr. Daniel Dutton-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: August 5, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Daniel Dutton, adjunct professor in the sociology department and assistant professor of community health and epidemiology at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, sees his research into deep poverty in New Brunswick as a building block towards a future where there is more understanding and better solutions for the poorest of the poor in our society. Read more about his research in the latest issue of Alumni News.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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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 10:42:00 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 10:50:00 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 10:48:00 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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People and Culture launch new sites-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: August 4, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of People & Culture is excited to announce the launch of our new internal site within the SharePoint environment with easy to navigate resources and our new re-branded external site! The SharePoint site can be accessed from the MyUNB Intranet via the Departments & Resources site list or by visiting https://unbcloud.sharepoint.com/sites/PeopleCulture. Our re-branded external site will remain as unb.ca/hr. We hope that you'll take some time to review each of our new sites and should...

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

Print Services

Posted: August 4, 2021 10:44:00 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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CEL's fall schedule is ready for viewing!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: August 4, 2021 10:42:00 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! Working on your degree? Here are just a few of the credit 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...

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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 10:40:00 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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Language and Personality Study seeking participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: August 4, 2021 10:38:00 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/Campus Pharmacy COVID-19 Scheduled Vaccination Clinics-FR

UNB Student Health Centre/Campus Pharmacy

Posted: August 3, 2021 10:50:00 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 Hall 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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UNB-led research project receives $366,000 in funding from Health Canada-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: August 3, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A multi-institution, multi-disciplinary research project housed at the University of New Brunswick has received $366,000 in support from the Government of Canada. The funds will be used for research to help identify the barriers and restrictions to access to surgical abortions in the province between 2015 - 2020, from the perspective of medical professionals and the lived experience of New Brunswick patients. "Every day, our researchers and their colleagues from institutions across Canada...

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my.unb.ca link is changing as of Aug. 3-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 3, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As of Aug. 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 Aug. 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 your new MyUNB...

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English Language Programme's Prep for Fall-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: August 3, 2021 10:44:00 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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2021-2022 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: August 3, 2021 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 2021-2022 academic year.  The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. Last year Work-Study was partially managed through the experiential learning portal at ExperienceUNB after the initial proposals were accepted. This year the Work-Study Program will be managed fully at ExperienceUNB. This is excellent news! This change allows project...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning Aug. 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 Aug. 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 your new...

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Fredericton campus - Water main flushing notice 2021-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:46:00 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, Aug. 3, to Wednesday, Aug. 4. 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 & Operations at...

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Water shutdown in K.C. Irving Hall, Saint John campus-SJ

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a domestic water shutdown in K.C. Irving Hall on the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Aug. 3, and Wednesday, Aug. 4, due to emergency repairs that are required. This work will take place on Tuesday and should be completed by Wednesday at noon. 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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The Campus Bookstore will be re-opening to the public on Aug. 23-FR

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After working online for many months, the Bookstore is excited to announce our doors will be open on Monday, Aug. 23, 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 Aug. 23, please put your delivery address as the Bookstore, 29 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, E3B 6C2, and in the comment at check out please state-"waive shipping, I will pick this up." We will be reopening to...

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Alumni Changemaker: Bob Skillen-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:40:00 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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UNBF Student Union Shinerama Cookbook Fundraiser-FR

Evan Di Cesare

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


My name is Evan Di Cesare and I am the UNBF Student Union Orientation Vice-Chair and Shinerama Chair this year. I have been collecting recipes from UNB students, faculty and staff, and Fredericton residents to compile into a cookbook to be sold to raise money for our Shinerama campaign. This Monday, Aug. 2, is the last day to submit recipes, so if you would like to submit a recipe to be featured in the book you can access the recipe submission Typeform using this link as soon as...

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Participants needed for cancer research-FR and SJ

Danie Alyssa Beaulieu

Posted: July 30, 2021 10:36:00 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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Creating space: A collective journey toward a culture of inclusion-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:37:00 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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Changes are coming to where your Teams meeting recordings are stored-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:36:00 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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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Michael Bradley-SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Michael (Mike) Timothy Bradley, who passed away on July 15, 2021.  Born in Victoria, BC, Mike completed his bachelor of science at the University of Victoria and his master's and PhD at the University of Manitoba. He began teaching on our Saint John campus in 1980. Throughout the course of his tenure, Mike served as chair of social sciences and was an active member of the UNB Board of Governors, Senate...

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

Print Services

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:35:00 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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UNB Ensembles open for registration-FR

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:33:00 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 five to seven who are new to the violin.  Junior String Orchestra is for violinists aged eight to 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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Fall Music Workshops open for Registration-FR

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's music conservatory has opened its 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 and register, go HERE. Category: News and...

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SUB Closed Monday, Aug. 2-FR

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Course Options, Course Summary, Class List and Advising tools are moving from eServices to the MyUNB Intranet-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: July 28, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In mid-August, several important links relating to course management and advising will be removed from eServices (Faculty/Staff), including: Academic>Course Options: Class List - Save as File - Email Entire Class - Email Selected Students Pre/Co-req List Email Class Grading Cancellation Academic Offense Form Grade Change Form Academic>Advising: Enhanced Transcript Course Sorted Transcript High School Marks Class Schedule Exam Schedule Admin>Academic>Course Summary Additional...

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Randy Mahoney - Retirement Announcement-FR

Don Allen

Posted: July 28, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 36+ years with UNB, Randy Mahoney is retiring at the end of August.  He will be taking some well-earned vacation during August making his last official workday Tuesday, Aug. 17. Randy joined UNB in 1985 and has worked in almost every role with Security & Traffic.  He started on regular patrol duties, was promoted to Supervisor, then Traffic Supervisor before taking on his current role as the Operations Supervisor.  Randy has also served as interim Director on...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 28, 2021 10:29:00 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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Lessons learned from NaviCare/SoinsNavi as project concludes-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 28, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After four-and-a-half years of exploring the impact of patient navigation for children and youth with healthcare needs and their families, the University of New Brunswick and Mount Allison University-led NaviCare/SoinsNavi project has come to an end. The UNB research team is looking back on the experience and moving toward its next opportunity to build on that knowledge in new directions. In doing so, its members hope to create a more accessible and integrated healthcare system for...

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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 10:30:00 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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Attention MATLAB Users – Update your MATLAB installation now-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 26, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has renewed its 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 Notices Article Contact...

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D2L: Changes to External Learning Tools, August 18-FR and SJ

Brock Parks

Posted: July 26, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Instructors, do you use External Learning Tool integrations (ELTs) in your courses, such as McGraw-Hill Connect, WebWorK, Crowdmark, Pearson, WileyPlus, MatLab, Perusall, Macmillan, Elsevier, or Follett? Effective Wednesday, Aug. 18, UNB is changing the email address it passes to D2L to enhance security, and this may impact your third party ELT.  Why the change? The current practice of displaying a student's username-based email in D2L (i.e., XR72K@unb.ca) reveals key login information,...

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

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 26, 2021 10:25:00 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 30-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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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 26, 2021 10:20:00 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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UNB graduates will celebrate in-person Fall Convocation ceremonies-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:48:00 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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Reminder Early Time Entry Cutoff – Aug. 7, 2021 pay-FR and SJ

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:46:00 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 Aug. 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 by...

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New location to access Self-Serve Payroll functions-FR and SJ

Jeff Comeau

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice to employees of UNB: This is a reminder that as of July 26, 2021, access to Colleague Self-Serve has moved from MyUNB Portal to MyUNB Intranet. This means that any payroll functions you use (Time Entry, Time Approval, Earnings Statements, T4 Information) will now need to be accessed through MyUNB Intranet under the Employment & Financial Information Section. If you have any issues finding the new location please reach out to your supervisor or payroll at...

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IUC Central Core, Science Library – Construction advisory-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:42:00 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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Extended closure alert: UNB Card Office closed July 26 - Aug. 6-FR and SJ

UNB Card Office

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Card Office is closed for two weeks starting Monday, July 26, through to Friday, Aug. 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, Aug. 9. To submit your photo, view details about your UCard services, or to make a...

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True Crime presentation: Saint John's Boy Burglar of 1914-FR and SJ

Emily R Lefloch

Posted: July 23, 2021 10:40:00 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 p.m. and runs for 90 minutes. Zoom...

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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 10:48:00 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 10:46:00 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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Student Changemakers: Sir Howard Douglas Scholars-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 22, 2021 10:44:00 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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my.unb.ca link is changing on Aug. 3-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 21, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning Aug. 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 Aug. 31 by visiting oldportal.unb.ca.  Please review and update any webpages, instructions, or other...

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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 21, 2021 10:46:00 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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Advise First Year is now available from myUNB Intranet-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: July 21, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Services available through the "Advise First Year" eServices are now available through Self-Service Advising and Informer5 reporting. The First Year Advising Working Group, representing Saint John and Fredericton faculties, have been working very hard over the last several months to test and deliver these new tools. Starting Wednesday, July 21, advisors will use Self-Service Advising to set the "advisement complete" date for new students and use Informer5 Reporting for Savelist...

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Dear First Year Me Campaign-FR

Niko Coady

Posted: July 21, 2021 10:42:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: Forward your calls to voicemail while in a meeting-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 21, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Wondering how to stop calls from coming through while you're in a meeting? You may find that calls to your office number are coming through even when you're in a Teams meeting. To have these calls forwarded to your voicemail, set your Teams presence to 'Do not disturb'. To set your presence to 'Do not disturb': Click on the 'profile' bubble/circle in the top-right hand corner in Teams Hover over the presence (available, busy, etc.) setting Select 'Do not...

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

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: July 20, 2021 10:50:00 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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Student Union Welcome Center-FR

Karen Miner

Posted: July 20, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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2021-2022 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: July 20, 2021 10:46:00 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 2021-2022 academic year. The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Aug. 6, 2021.   Last year, Work-Study was partially managed through the experiential learning portal at ExperienceUNB after the initial proposals were accepted. This year the Work-Study Program will be managed fully at ExperienceUNB. This is excellent news! This change allows project...

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UNB introduces online Certificate in Contemporary Management in Arts and Culture-FR and SJ

Mark Kleyn

Posted: July 20, 2021 10:45:00 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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Language and Personality Study seeking participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 20, 2021 10:44:00 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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M365 Monthly Workshop July 21: Hosting Teams Webinars and more-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 19, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 Monthly Workshop: Hosting Teams Webinars In this workshop, we'll explore: New Teams Meeting webinar functionality Registration for webinars New features for Teams and more... Wednesday, July 21  2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Online: via Teams Meeting  Full details are available on the UNB M365 resource site: http://go.unb.ca/m365     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address:...

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

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 19, 2021 10:46:00 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 30-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 on Fredericton campus-FR

Don Allen

Posted: July 16, 2021 10:48:00 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 16, 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 to watch for...

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Waitlist services moved to myUNB Intranet-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: July 16, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Waitlist services are now available through Colleague and Informer5 Reporting. Course instructors can view waitlists through their class lists by accessing My Courses from the myUNB Intranet I am . . . Faculty>Course Management. Learn more and visit Using Colleague for quick 'how to' reference guides: Working with Class Lists (for Instructors) Using Waitlist Management (for administrators) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Ongo Email Address:...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 15, 2021 10:50:00 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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UNB email and Microsoft 365 links removed from old myUNB portal on July 19-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 15, 2021 10:46:00 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 are 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...

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Advise First Year moving to myUNB Intranet on July 21-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: July 15, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Services available through the "Advise First Year" eServices menu will be transitioned to Self-Service Advising and Informer5 reporting effective Wednesday, July 21.  The First Year Advising Working Group, representing Saint John and Fredericton faculties, have been working very hard over the last several months to test and deliver these new tools. Starting Wednesday, July 21, advisors will use Self-Service Advising to set the "advisement complete" date for new students and use...

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

Alumni Office

Posted: July 15, 2021 10:42:00 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 10:50:00 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 July 19-FR and SJ

Joanne Smyth

Posted: July 14, 2021 10:48:00 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 carried over into the new...

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Home care health platform developed by UNB professor-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 14, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new initiative that digitally assesses the mental and physical health of clients has been launched, based on a platform developed by Dr. Erik Scheme of the UNB Fredericton campus. Dr. Scheme's PITCH digital health platform, developed in collaboration with VeroSource Solutions, is the basis for the Wellness Check Initiative, announced on July 14 by Kindred Home Care. The WCI is jointly funded by the Province of New Brunswick and the Public Health Agency of Canada's Healthy Seniors' Pilot...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - Teams Calling and Delegates-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 14, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week:  Wondering how to set up and manage multiple lines using Teams Calling? Through 'Settings' in Teams you can set up your 'Delegates'. Delegates are individuals who can act on your behalf in some way, such as placing or receiving calls or managing your call and delegate settings.  To manage your delegates in Teams: Go to your profile photo > 'Manage account' > 'General' > 'Delegation' Select...

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Shaping the debate: Town hall on immigration and international education-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: July 13, 2021 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to join a virtual public dialogue focusing on the importance of immigration and international education in New Brunswick.  The University of New Brunswick is pleased to host the Hon. Marco Mendicino, Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Jenica Atwin (BA'09, MEd'15), Member of Parliament for Fredericton, to explore an exchange of views relating to immigration and the role international education plays to advance social progress that benefit communities,...

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2021-2022 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

Hilary Marks

Posted: July 13, 2021 10:50:00 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 2021-2022 academic year. The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Aug. 6, 2021.    Last year Work-Study was partially managed through the experiential learning portal at ExperienceUNB after the initial proposals were accepted. This year the Work-Study Program will be managed fully at ExperienceUNB. This is excellent news! This change allows...

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Language and Personality Study seeking participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 13, 2021 10:48:00 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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UNB Associated Alumnae Semi-Annual General Meeting-FR and SJ

UNB Associated Alumnae

Posted: July 12, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us for our virtual Semi-Annual General Meetingon July 14 from 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...

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Design Works Camps - Spaces still available-FR

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 12, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you haven't signed up your child for a camp yet, there is still time. Spaces are available in the camps below. Register today and give your child a memorable camp experience this summer. Summer 2021 Camps: • Ages 6 – 10 • Ages 8 – 12 Arts & Crafts • Awesome Painting & Drawing (Different project every week!) • Hooked on Crochet • Crafts Galore • Crafty Crochet Creations • Cute Crochet Critters Gardening • Let's Go Green (Different...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 12, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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: $149+HST One-day...

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Take an online course from CEL this summer!-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: July 12, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This isn't an ordinary summer. Why not do something extraordinary? Take your summer reading list to the next level by signing up for an online course through the College of Extended Learning! Not only can you learn something interesting, you can upskill or discover a new passion. Just like your favourite book, you can take your course with you wherever you go. Browse our summer schedule and see what we have to offer! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna...

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Display an orange heart to honour the lives of Indigenous children-FR and SJ

Kristen Cook

Posted: July 9, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we continue to reflect upon past events of intergenerational harms that have had lasting effects on First Nations communities, UNB is committed to demonstrating our deepest condolences and acknowledgement of these events as an aspect of our history. Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, a Wolastoqey word gifted to us by Elder Opolahsomuwehs Imelda Perley means: 'Allowing our thinking to change so that action will follow in a good way toward truth.' This word urges us to go beyond reconciliation,...

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Waitlist Management now available from myUNB Intranet-FR and SJ

Heather Ongo

Posted: July 9, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Course section waitlist management is now available from the myUNB Intranet through Colleague UI.  Starting on Monday, July 19, Waitlist Management services will only be available through Colleague UI.   Learn about Using Waitlist Management by visiting MyUNB Intranet> I am...Faculty or Staff > Information on > Using Colleague > Academics or attend the next scheduled training session over Microsoft Teams.  Available sessions are listed on the Using Colleague...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 9, 2021 10:36:00 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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Expect significant delays when ordering IT equipment-FR and SJ

ITS Procurement

Posted: July 8, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


When ordering IT equipment (like desktops, laptops, webcams, and monitors) please expect delivery delays of up to four to six months; please plan for these delays when possible and order early. This is due to a worldwide increase in demand for computing equipment along with supply chain issues and shortages that can be expected for the foreseeable future. To help reduce the impact on your department/faculty, it is important to place any orders for computing equipment as far in advance and as...

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SAS Software Licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty-FR and SJ

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: July 8, 2021 10:39:00 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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Items being removed from eServices on July 12-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, 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...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: July 7, 2021 10:40:00 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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UNB Research Changemakers: Improving quality of life for seniors-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 7, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have received nearly $6 million in provincial and federal funding for research to support healthy aging for seniors in their homes, communities and care facilities. Read how the three-year Healthy Seniors Pilot Project will support a range of applied research initiatives to examine how governments, in partnership with the community and private sectors, can better support seniors.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address:...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Tips for customizing your call answering rules-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 7, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Wondering how to forward your calls or set how long your line will ring before it goes to voicemail?   Through 'Settings' in Teams you can access your call answering rules.  Call answering rules let you set up: How long your calls will ring. If/when calls should go to voicemail. Call forwarding. Whether calls should ring multiple people at once. You may want to keep the following in mind when setting your call answering rules: Give yourself time to...

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

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: July 7, 2021 10:25:00 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-minute 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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Free large desks-FR

Pamela Underhill

Posted: July 7, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We have two free large desks available. If interested, please email unbsac@unb.ca for details or call 453-3515. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Pamela Underhill Email Address: underhil@unb.ca

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

Mike Carroll

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:37:00 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 long-term care simulation lab officially opens, ready to help NB residents and workers stay safe-FR and SJ

UNB Communications Office

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and its partners held an event at Loch Lomond Villa on July 5, 2021 to officially open the UNB Long-Term Care Simulation Lab, a newly renovated and constructed research space. The UNB project, led by Dr. Rose McCloskey of the university's Saint John campus, will give researchers a better understanding of how to prevent the spread of illnesses like COVID-19 among long-term care residents. "The COVID-19 response highlights the fact that evidence on best practices...

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Looking for Sustainability Champions-FR and SJ

Matt Bishop

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:35:00 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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Get IT ready for your return to campus-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With returning to campus on everyone's mind, it is important to take a few minutes to make sure your computers and devices are ready for the transition back. Follow the guide below to learn which steps to take (A, B, or C), plus a few tips and reminders. Reminders for everyone: Watch out for increases in email phishing attacks as we near the fall semester and learn about UNB's free, secure password manager and cybersecurity training. If you are expecting a new Teams desk phone,...

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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 10:32:00 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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UNB Research Changemaker: Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez Camacho-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the guidance and support of elders from Indigenous Nations in Canada and abroad, Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez Camacho is working to improve collaboration and transdisciplinary research between Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers and communities. Read how in the spring/summer issue of Alumni News. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Alumni Office Email Address: alumni@unb.ca

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: July 6, 2021 10:30:00 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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UNB Alumni Changemaker: Victoria LaBillois-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: July 5, 2021 10:34:00 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 10:30:00 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 10:35:00 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 UNB's Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, connects postsecondary educators, grade school teachers, and the general public...

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Returning to Campus Parking Permit Requirements-FR

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: June 30, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking permits are required when parking on campus from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. Daily or monthly parking passes are available now for purchase as we transition to returning to campus. Options if you do not have a current permit: •    $42 monthly permit – payment options are UCard, Credit Card, Debit or Cash and are available at the *Security Office between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., from Monday to Friday. •    $5 day pass – payment...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Calling tips for managing your contacts-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 30, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for some tips on managing your phone contacts through the 'Calls' tab in MS Teams? Through the 'Contacts' tab you can: Use the 'Find a contact' to quickly search through your contacts for the person you want to call. Add external contacts and UNB contacts to your contact list. Through the 'Speed dial' tab you can: Add external and UNB contacts that you call often for easy access. Create groups to easily manage your speed dial contacts. Looking to add...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: June 30, 2021 10:34:00 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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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Patricia Fradsham -FR

UNB Communications

Posted: June 30, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Patricia (Pat) Fradsham, who passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.  After growing up in Marysville on Duke Street, Pat worked for the department of agriculture and then the faculty of law at UNB as a secretary until she retired in 2000. Pat was the past president of both the local chapters of Professional Secretaries International and the Kinettes, as well as a member of the Red Hat Society. She ran a...

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UNB English Language Programme Summer Term Course offerings-FR

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 30, 2021 10:27:00 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 9, 2021, as will CELP 1001 (non-credit).  These courses are also available to...

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Get IT ready for your return to campus-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 29, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With returning to campus on everyone's mind, it is important to take a few minutes to make sure your computers and devices are ready for the transition back. Follow the guide below to learn which steps to take (A, B or C), plus a few tips and reminders. Reminders for everyone: Watch out for increases in email phishing attacks as we near the fall semester and learn about UNB's free, secure password manager and cybersecurity training. If you are expecting a new Teams desk phone, please keep an...

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Microsoft 365 training workshop recordings available -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 29, 2021 10:35:00 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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Just released: Alumni News magazine online-FR and SJ

Alumni Office

Posted: June 29, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB changemakers are everywhere. In this spring/summer 2021 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 down barriers and creating...

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Summer Space Booking Requests for UNB Fredericton-FR

Kaitlyn Cats

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In an effort to keep everyone safe, current Public Health physical distancing requirements are in place and space is limited for booking requests throughout the summer.  Staff and faculty are encouraged to continue to meet via Microsoft Teams whenever possible throughout the summer months. If you require space for an in-person meeting, please continue to reach out to the Central Booking Office at meet@unb.ca or 506-453-3597.  Due to reduced availability, please allow for extra time...

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Reminder: Submit your lab software requests for the fall semester-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you teaching a course in fall 2021 that requires your students to use software not currently available at UNB? New software requests for UNB computer labs must be submitted by Thursday, July 15 via UNB's lab software request form to be fully tested and in place for the fall semester. See ITS's lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing the software request form, please contact your departmental Level 1 or the IT Service Desk at itservicedesk@unb.ca. To request...

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Your Demographic Information-FR and SJ

Jeff Jardine

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Demographic Information will be decommissioned from eServices on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 and transitioned to Colleague Self Service. To update your home or local address, your personal email address and your home or personal cell phone number, go to: MyUNB intranet (https://unbcloud.sharepoint.com/sites/MyUNB)   Navigate to 'I am … faculty' OR 'I am … staff'   Under 'Personal Information' Choose 'Update Contact Information' If you have any questions, please email...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:36:00 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 meeting on Teams or...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:35:00 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 UNB's Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, connects postsecondary educators, grade school teachers, and the general public with a variety of resources that support...

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

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:34:00 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-minute 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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SUB Closed Thursday, July 1-FR

Matthew Theriault

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:27:00 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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Two available four-year-old spaces at College Hill Early Learning-FR

Sarah McConnell

Posted: June 28, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


College Hill Early Learning, located on the UNB Fredericton campus, currently has two available spaces in its four-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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ITS performing Fredericton campus network maintenance July 5 – August 4-FR

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 25, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS will be performing regular campus network maintenance from 7 – 7:30 a.m. (30 minutes) at various locations on the Fredericton campus between July 5 and Aug. 4, including: Monday, July 5 – The 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 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, 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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Peyton Juhnke, UNB Fredericton Valedictorian-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 25, 2021 10:37:00 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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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment-FR and SJ

Pascale Michaud

Posted: June 25, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in challenging your memory and attention in a series of cognitive tests? If so, 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: •    two 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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While school's out for summer, UNB Design Works camps are in session-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 25, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New year, new camps! We're excited to add Let's Go Green to our camp lineup this year!   The garden can be an endless source of creativity, inspiration, and wellness for kids. Each week features a different gardening project!   Find a camp date that fits your family's schedule: Ages 6 - 10 June 28 - July 2* (four days) July 12 - 16 July 26 - 30 Aug. 9 - 13 Aug. 23 - 27 * no camp on July 1 Ages 8 – 12 July 5 - 9 July 19 - 23 Aug. 3 - 6 (four days) Aug. 16 - 20...

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UNB Fredericton launches UCard Mobile ID-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: June 24, 2021 10:40:00 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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Final Call for Nominations for Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards-FR and SJ

Erin Fyfe

Posted: June 24, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominations are invited for the Macaulay-O'Sullivan Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation Awards, recognizing and encouraging innovation in the administration and provision of university services to students, other departments and members of the public. The awards recognize both exceptional administrative service (efforts above and beyond the call of duty) and administrative innovation (development of a new system or service). Complete details of the awards program are...

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13 Moon Healing Drums -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 24, 2021 10:38:00 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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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 24, 2021 10:35:00 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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Health Research Conference - Save the date and Call for submissions-FR and SJ

Jon Sensinger and Shelley Doucet

Posted: June 23, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Save the date for a virtual UNB Health Research Conference (HRC), which will take place on Thursday, Aug. 19, 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. Contingent on how many people want to participate, we plan to have each team provide a brief oral presentation of one of its projects or an overview of its work, along with a poster session where other members...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: June 23, 2021 10:36:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: You can now set your out-of-office status from MS Teams-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 23, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know you can now set your out-of-office status from MS Teams? Setting your out-of-office message just became faster, you can now set your message without leaving MS Teams. Note: Your out-of-office status will also sync with your Outlook calendar. Set your out-of-office status: Select your profile picture,   Select 'Set status message'   Select 'Schedule out of office'  Toggle on 'Turn on automatic replies' Click 'Save' Learn more about...

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

Mike Carroll

Posted: June 23, 2021 10:25:00 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 30-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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Wabanaki History, Rights and Culture -FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:39:00 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 by...

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Fire Hazard-FR

Don Allen

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 21, 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, Fredericton...

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M365 Workshop June 23: New Features in Teams-FR and SJ

Heidi Harding

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This month's workshop will explore new features in Teams, including: Interface updates across Teams Updates to Teams Meeting breakout rooms PowerPoint presentations in Teams New Teams Meeting options and more...   New Features in Teams Wednesday, June 23 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Online: via Teams Meeting Full details are available on the UNB M365 resource site: http://go.unb.ca/m365 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heidi Harding Email Address:...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants-FR and SJ

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:30:00 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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Memorial Hall Parking-FR

Oliver Flecknell

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre would like to advise the UNB Fredericton Community that several parking spaces in the parking lot around Memorial Hall will be blocked off for the Summer of 2021.  This closure is necessary to accommodate Design Works Camps drop-offs and pick-ups due to COVID-19 restrictions. The partial closure will take place from June 28 – Sept. 3 and is being done in consultation with and approval of Security & Traffic.  We appreciate your understanding and...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 22, 2021 10:20:00 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 six weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to six months to complete! Don't forget about Design Works summer camps for kids! Camps are offered weekly beginning June 28 and run all summer long. Reserve your child's spot today!   Browse our complete list of credit courses, non-credit offerings and summer...

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Changes to NEW UNB login IDs-FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 21, 2021 10:40:00 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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Self-Service Purchase Order Requisition- LAST TRAINING SESSION-FR and SJ

Nadia Gouws

Posted: June 21, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system, which went live on May 13. The old Web Advisor is being decommissioned on June 18, 2021.   Training sessions are held weekly via Microsoft Teams, WE HAVE ONE LAST TRAINING SESSION LEFT. Contact PROCURE@UNB.ca to register for our last session on June 23, 2021. Session 1 – May 19, 2021, 9 -11 a.m.  Session 2 –...

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Design Works Camps - Let us teach your kids a new skill this summer-FR and SJ

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 21, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Sign up your child to learn a new skill this summer...crocheting! Not only is crocheting a fun hobby for kids that is easy and quick to learn, it teaches valuable skills they can apply in other areas of life.  Learning to crochet helps kids: • Improve hand control and hand-eye coordination. • Express themselves. • Develop their creativity. • Learn self-discipline through patience, practice, endurance and focus. With three awesome camps to choose from, kids will...

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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 10:30:00 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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Path to Green-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 18, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Roll up 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 our part and book an appointment today.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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

UNB Communications

Posted: June 18, 2021 10:40:00 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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UNB wins national prize for implementation of MS Teams Telephony-FR and SJ

UNB Communications

Posted: June 17, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB recently won a national prize for the implementation of MS Teams Telephony in the 2021 Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Quality and Productivity (Q&P) awards program. CAUBO recognized the project as a strong enabler of excellence in technology optimization. The university was awarded a cash prize of $2,000 and a commemorative plaque in recognition of this success. The MS Teams Telephony project was implemented by UNB' s Information Technology Services...

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M365 Weekly Highlights - New features for Breakout Rooms in MS Teams -FR and SJ

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 17, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Do you use Breakout Rooms in your Teams meetings?  Wondering what a Breakout Room is?  New features for Breakout Rooms are here!  Breakout Rooms allow a meeting organizer to create separate rooms for meeting attendees for use during class discussions, workshops and more.   You can now:  Create breakout rooms in advance – join your meeting early and create your breakout rooms before anyone else...

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Retirement celebration for Michelle Scott-SJ

Hana Qiu

Posted: June 17, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Michelle is welcoming a new chapter in her life as of June 30th, and has decided to retire from UNB after 25 years.  Please join us in a zoom call to reminisce/tell a story, say good-bye or congratulations! If anyone would like to contribute to a gift, please contact Jackie.doiron5@gmail.com. You're Invited to Celebrate with the MBA Program on Thursday, June 24 from 1:30 - 4 p.m. ZOOM CALL: https://unbvirtualclasses.zoom.us/j/94124954707 Category: News and Notices Article...

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

Communications Office

Posted: June 16, 2021 10:30:00 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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UNB Saint John nursing students deliver Teddy Bear Health Clinics-FR and SJ

Communications Office

Posted: June 16, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John student nurses recently hosted Teddy Bear Health Clinics at two priority neighbourhood elementary schools. Over two days, nursing students facilitated health education sessions at Seaside Park Elementary School and Centennial School for 300 kindergarten and Grade 1 children and their stuffed animals. The initiative was part of the nursing program's pediatric clinical rotation, which provides students with experiential learning opportunities focused on acute and...

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Ordering COVID PPE supplies-FR

UNB Communications

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At the beginning of the pandemic, UNB generated a centralized supply of COVID-19 personal protection equipment (PPE). Once the centralized stock is depleted, it will be the responsibility of each unit to buy and pay for their PPE supplies from an approved list.  This approved list is intended to reduce waste, minimize costs and to ensure adequate supplies of in-demand products.    UNB will not reimburse individual expense claims for COVID-19 related PPE while supplies are...

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Call for Submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award-FR and SJ

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award is Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. 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 and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The individual must have taught at...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:30:00 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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UNB English Language Programme Summer Term Course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:22:00 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 Design Works Camps - Book your child's summer experience now

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss out on the great summer camp experiences we've planned for your kids!  Our camps are designed to be fun and help kids to: • build friendships and social skills • develop resiliency and confidence • carve time for 'active play' From Arts & Crafts to Gardening to Theatre & Fashion, we've got something of interest for everyone!  Take a peek at our featured camp: Behind the Scenes June 28 – July 2 (ages 8 – 12) – four days July 5 – 9...

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

Lori Quick

Posted: June 15, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to join it 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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Upcoming changes to NEW UNB login IDs

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 14, 2021 10:40:00 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 receives $1 million from ACOA for professional sales initiatives

Communications Office

Posted: June 14, 2021 10:39:00 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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Walk-in vaccination clinics available

UNB Communications

Posted: June 14, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Public Health reported that 74.6 per cent of New Brunswickers aged 12 and older have now received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Another 2,775 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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Exciting changes are coming to APAC 2021

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 14, 2021 10:35:00 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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Class Lists and Class Mail for Faculty now available from the MyUNB Intranet

Heather A. Ongo

Posted: June 11, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Course instructors can now view their course assignments, class lists, and email their full class or individual students with My Courses, newly added to Self Service and accessible via the MyUNB Intranet.  Go to > MyUNB Intranet > I am ... Faculty > Course Management > My Courses. Learn about My Courses by visiting MyUNB Intranet> I am...Faculty or Staff > Information on > Using Colleague Questions? If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at: 506-457-2222...

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Reminder - Nominations Invited for Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards

Erin Fyfe

Posted: June 11, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominations are invited for the Macaulay-O'Sullivan Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation Awards, recognizing and encouraging innovation in the administration and provision of university services to students, other departments and members of the public. The awards recognize both exceptional administrative service (efforts above and beyond the call of duty) and administrative innovation (development of a new system or service).  Complete details of the awards program are...

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FA/CPR Blended Training

Kim Perry

Posted: June 11, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a 'Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR' blended learning training for UNB employees on July 12 and July 13, which will certify you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you complete the annual online refresher. The training is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 – 5 p.m.  Blended learning for FA/CPR means first complete the online, then attend one of the four-hour in-person sessions. Please email EHS...

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Self Service Purchase Order Requisition Training Sessions UPDATE

Nadia Gouws

Posted: June 11, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system, which went live on May 13. The old Web Advisor will be decommissioned by June 18, 2021.   Training sessions are held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times.  Contact PROCURE@UNB.ca to register for your preferred date        Session 1 – May 19, 2021, 9 -11 a.m.  Session 2 –...

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Ordering COVID PPE supplies

UNB Communications

Posted: June 10, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At the beginning of the pandemic, UNB generated a centralized supply of COVID-19 personal protection equipment (PPE). Once the centralized stock is depleted, it will be the responsibility of each unit to buy and pay for their PPE supplies from an approved list.  This approved list is intended to reduce waste, minimize costs and to ensure adequate supplies of in-demand products.    UNB will not reimburse individual expense claims for COVID-19 related PPE while supplies are...

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Support for Electronic Theses and Dissertations at UNB Libraries

Rob Glencross

Posted: June 10, 2021 10:38:00 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, a FAQ which addresses the most common issues students...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshop: June 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 10, 2021 10:37:00 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 – 2:30 p.m....

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Upcoming hybrid in-person/online consultation sessions to discuss senior administrative structure at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To help us explore the possibility of adjusting our senior administrative structure at UNB, faculty and staff are invited to attend the first of many hybrid (in-person/online)engagement, consultation and feedback sessions.  After receiving much feedback, we've been able to modify the two engagement sessions this week to a hybrid model. Up to 40 people are able to participate in the in-person portion of the forum, following COVID-19 requirements. There will also be a...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:40:00 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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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:36:00 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-minute 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: Hard Mute in MS Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:35:00 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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Healthy Seniors Pilot Project: Read about all five funded UNB projects and their teams

Jeremy Elder-Jubelin

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:30:00 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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NB-IRDT reports examine post-secondary graduate retention in province

UNB Communications

Posted: June 9, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two new reports from the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) at the University of New Brunswick have revealed that a majority of post-secondary graduates from New Brunswick remain in the province after they complete their programs. The reports found that almost 70 per cent of New Brunswick university graduates and more than 90 per cent of community college graduates are still in New Brunswick a year after graduation. About 35 per cent of students from...

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UNB Virtual Health Research Conference (HRC)

Shelley Doucet

Posted: June 8, 2021 10:38:00 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 a brief...

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Office of the Registrar - Counter Service

Rebecca Gray

Posted: June 8, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Saint John campus, will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Self Service Instant Enrollment - Update

Kim Bishop Kendrick

Posted: June 8, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, UNB's College of Extended Learning has implemented the new version of Instant Enrollment, which allows individuals to register for their non-credit courses and pay using their credit card. The link will appear on staff and student portals under the name 'Non-Credit Course Registration' and under the Self Service Academic hat icon. The new registration module is scheduled to go live on June 9, 2021. Please contact extend@unb.ca, if you have any...

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Stay safe during a heat alert

UNB Communications

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are steps we can take to help reduce the impact of heat throughout the day. If you are suffering any symptoms of heat-related illnesses, please discuss the next steps to take with your supervisor.  If you cannot reach your supervisor, or if you require assistance, please contact UNB Security or use the UNBSafe app. Call 911 if you need immediate medical attention.  UNB Fredericton Security: 506-453-4830 UNB Saint John Security: 506-648-5675 New Brunswick Public Health...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality applicants from within Canada and around the world. The program is highly competitive with only the best and brightest – 'an elite group of research trainees who...

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Self-Service Purchase Order Requisition Training Sessions UPDATE

Nadia Gouws

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system, which went live on May 13.  Training sessions are held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times.  Contact PROCURE@UNB.ca to register for your preferred date    Session 1 – May 19, 9 - 11 a.m.  Session 2 – May 25, 9 -11 a.m.  Session 3 – June 4, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Session 4...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants

Narissa Byers

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:32:00 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 summer today with Design Works Camps for Kids!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Give your children a memorable experience this summer! Sign them up for a Design Works Camp! With 50 camps to choose from, there is something for every child, no matter what interest. Best of all, our commitment to you is Peace of Mind. We are doing everything in our power to keep our campers safe and happy. See our website to learn more about the steps we are taking. Summer 2021 Camps: • Ages 6 – 10 • Ages 8 – 12 Arts & Crafts • Awesome Painting & Drawing...

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Large wooden table for departmental purchase

Lauren Caravan

Posted: June 7, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University Secretariat has a solid pine table, which it is offering for internal departmental purchase; its measurements are 8' x 29' 1/2 ". Please contact Lauren Caravan, Executive Assistant for purchase details - laurenm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Caravan Email Address: laurenm@unb.ca

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: June 4, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 8, from 3 - 4 p.m. This session will feature Methodological Focus: 'Makin' it Work: Exploring Research Innovations at NB Social Pediatrics.'               Dr. Sarah Gander, Pediatrician, Co-lead for the NB Social Pediatrics Research Program, will explore the ever-changing landscape of clinical research during unforeseen and anticipated changes (i.e., qualitative interview...

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Hey, are you OK? It’s OK not to be OK

Student Services

Posted: June 4, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has collaborated with the Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee and the Maddy Murphy Foundation to install a sign on campus to raise awareness of the 24-hour Saint John Mental Health Crisis Line. The sign is one of a number of signs that have been installed around the city which have been produced by the Maddy Murphy Memorial Foundation. If you are struggling with your mental health or are feeling overwhelmed, please reach out for support. UNB's Employee and Family Assistance Plan...

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Fire Drills

Kim Perry

Posted: June 4, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty are asked to share the following Fire Drill instructions with undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of class. 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).  Please familiarize...

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FA/CPR Training

Kim Perry

Posted: June 4, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a 'Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR' blended learning training for UNB employees on July 12 and July 13 - certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period, providing you complete the annual online refresher. The training is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 – 5 p.m.  Blended learning FA/CPR means first complete the online, then attend one of the four hour in-person sessions. Please email EHS (safety@unb.ca)...

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

Communications Office

Posted: June 3, 2021 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us in celebrating the Class of 2021. Don't miss the UNB Associated Alumni's virtual toast to the graduates on Friday, June 4. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters are encouraged to tune in and post messages of congratulations to all graduates! June 4 at 3 p.m. - UNB Fredericton graduates June 4 at 5 p.m. - UNB Saint John graduates And tune in Saturday, June 5 to watch UNB's graduation ceremonies.  Details for the events are located on the graduation website, and you can...

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COVID-19 vaccination appointments available in Fredericton

UNB Communications

Posted: June 3, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick will begin to loosen health and safety restrictions based on 75 per cent 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 Dr., has many openings available.  Friday, June...

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Nominations Invited for Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards

Erin Fyfe

Posted: June 3, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominations are invited for the Macaulay-O'Sullivan Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation Awards, recognizing and encouraging innovation in the administration and provision of university services to students, other departments and members of the public. The awards recognize both exceptional administrative service (efforts above and beyond the call of duty) and administrative innovation (development of a new system or service).  Complete details of the awards program are...

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

Communications Office

Posted: June 2, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At a typical in-person graduation ceremony, each person attending the event receives a 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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UNB Tender Extension of Computers, Monitors and Peripherals

ITS Procurement

Posted: June 2, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the recent extension of UNB's tender agreement for the supply and delivery of computers and monitors: Computers and Monitors: BrunNet Inc. (HP systems) - extended until Dec 7, 2021. For a complete list of vendors, and to obtain quotes, visit the UNB Buyer's Guide. If you have any questions, please contact ITS Procurement at itsorder@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: ITS Procurement Email...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Make scheduling easier

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 2, 2021 10:35:00 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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Linda Moore is retiring from the Faculty of Law

Law Dean

Posted: June 2, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 15 years at UNB, and eight years with the Faculty of Law, Linda Moore has decided to retire!  Her last day 'in the office' will be Wednesday, June 16. Linda always has a smile and a kind word for students, faculty and staff and her dedication to our students has been tremendous. The Faculty will not be the same without her and she will be missed immensely! Although we cannot physically be together, I'm sure that Linda (linda.moore@unb.ca) would welcome best wishes as she...

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You’re invited to the Associated Alumni graduation toast

Communications Office

Posted: June 1, 2021 10:40:00 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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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: June 1, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality applicants from within Canada and around the world. The program is highly competitive with only the best and brightest – 'an elite group of research trainees who...

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Participants needed for UNB Band-Frail Study

Sarah Kennedy

Posted: June 1, 2021 10:39:00 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-minute 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 Workshops: June 2 and 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 1, 2021 10:38:00 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 10:26:00 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 its 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 10:25:00 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 moment 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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Wondering how to view the Encaenia and Spring Convocation ceremonies?

Communications Office

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:40:00 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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United Nations Education for Sustainable Development Talk

Catherine Foster

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 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, UNB.   Thursday, June 17, 2021 LOCATION: Online Event via Zoom TIME: 7 - 7:30 a.m. (Atlantic Time) REGISTRATION: https://tinyurl.com/UN-SustainableDev QUESTIONS? Contact Dr. Juan Rodriguez,...

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UNB senior teaching associate’s case study placed tenth on best sellers list

UNB Communications

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick teaching associate's case study, What Business is Zara in? was a best-seller this year through its Canadian distributor Ivey Publishing. Daniel Doiron teaches at UNB Saint John in the faculty of business and has a passion for writing case studies. In his undergraduate and graduate courses, he uses case studies as an experiential education tool to give students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios. This is the fifth case...

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Self Service Purchase Order Requisition Training Sessions UPDATE

Nadia Gouws

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system, which went live on May 13, 2021. The old Web Advisor will be decommissioned by June 18, 2021.      Training sessions are held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times.  Session 1 – May 19, 2021, 9 -11 a.m. Session 2 – May 25, 2021, 9 -11 a.m.  Session 3 – June 4, 2021, 9 -11...

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Eleanor Curtis Retirement Announcement

Susan Smith

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 20+ years with UNB, Eleanor Curtis is retiring at the end of June. She will be taking some well-earned vacation during June making her last official workday Friday, June 4. Eleanor joined UNB in October 2000 and spent her first seven years working in Financial Services. In August 2007, she joined the Resource Planning & Budgeting team as a Budget Analyst. As one of the original team members at Resource Planning and Budgeting, Eleanor has been a huge influence on both the team and our...

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2021 Central Heating Plant Steam Shutdown Reminder - Next Week

Tom Gilmore

Posted: May 31, 2021 10:24:00 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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Fire Drill Instructions

Kim Perry

Posted: May 28, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please announce the following instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of class: All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the Emergency Procedures Booklet posted on bulletin boards (also available from the Safety Office and on the web at...

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MyUNB Intranet Workshops: June 2 and 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 28, 2021 10:35:00 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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Jennifer Splane (BSc'11, BN'15) creates her path as a nurse practitioner and healthcare researcher

Alumni Office

Posted: May 28, 2021 10:27:00 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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Students reflect on 2020-21: Logan Cook shares his experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2021 10:26:00 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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Procurement Service managing Shredding Contract

Julie Hynes

Posted: May 28, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Through the Interuniversity Services Inc. buying group UNB has an existing contract for shredding services with Shred-It. The Records Management & Privacy Office within the University Secretariat has been managing many of the services related to shredding on campus. Effective immediately the Procurement Branch will be managing this contract. Please reach out to procure@unb.ca or Jeff Parkinson at 506-458-7198 for all shredding related inquiries such as changes to existing services or...

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Summer Work on Fredericton campus

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: May 27, 2021 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Capital Planning & Operations (CP&O) would like to advise that its 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 CP&O work control at...

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From Colonel Tucker’s to the Whitebone Pizzeria, space is home to many fond memories for UNBSJ alumni

Alumni Office

Posted: May 27, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's Friday evening and live music bounces off the walls of the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, as students unwind after a day of classes and take the stage for open mic night. Friends gather over games of bubble hockey, while decks of cards lay across tables from the afternoon's many rounds of 45s. That's what a day in the life of the infamous Colonel Tucker's Bar looked like for many UNB Saint John alumni in the late 90s and 2000s, and throughout the years the space was home to many other...

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UNB Merit Awards for 2020-21 announced

Trina Quinlan

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers. The awards are given annually on the basis of recommendations from faculty, deans, Executive Director of the College of Extended Learning, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) and Vice-President Saint John. Congratulations to the 2020-21 Merit Award recipients who continue to propel UNB's progress as an academic community...

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MyUNB Intranet – Recommended for You

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:41:00 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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A toast to the UNB Spring Class of 2021

Alumni Office

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:40:00 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 on Friday, June 4 at 3 p.m. (Fredericton) and 5 p.m. (Saint John). 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 more...

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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment

Pascale Michaud

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:36:00 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: •    two online sessions (30-minutes each) taken one week apart •    You will be asked to complete a fluency test once and the Cogniciti Brain Health Assessment...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 8, from 3 - 4 p.m. This session will feature Methodological Focus: 'Makin' it Work: Exploring Research Innovations at NB Social Pediatrics.'               Dr. Sarah Gander, Pediatrician, Co-lead for the NB Social Pediatrics Research Program, will explore the ever-changing landscape of clinical research during unforeseen and anticipated changes (i.e., qualitative interview...

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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 10:30:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: Tips for OneDrive

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:25:00 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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Students reflect on 2020-21: A computer science student shares experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 26, 2021 10:20:00 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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Reminder: Submit your lab software requests for the fall semester

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you teaching a course in fall 2021 that requires your students to use software not currently available at UNB? New software requests for UNB computer labs must be submitted by July 15 via UNB's lab software request form to be fully tested and in place for the fall semester. See ITS's lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing the software request form, please contact your departmental Level 1 or the IT Service Desk at itservicedesk@unb.ca. To request changes to...

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

Communications Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:35:00 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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UNB Counselling Services: Scope of Service

Communications Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Supporting the mental health and well-being of students is a priority at UNB.  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 published. The aim is to provide a clear understanding of what UNB can provide with regard to supporting students' mental health and well-being.  UNB Counselling...

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Language and Personality Study - Seeking Participants

Narissa Byers

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:33:00 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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Upcoming workshop - Creating Space: Building Positive Spaces at UNB

Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:32:00 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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Self Service Purchase Order Requisition Training Sessions UPDATE

Nadia Gouws

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system and the old Web Advisor will be decommissioned by June 18, 2021.  This is a reminder of the training sessions that are being held in the upcoming weeks. PLEASE EMAIL PROCURE@UNB.CA TO BOOK YOUR TRAINING SESSION WITH US    Training sessions will be held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times.    Session...

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

Alumni Office

Posted: May 25, 2021 10:25:00 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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M365 Workshop May 26: Spotlight on Search

M365 Outreach

Posted: May 21, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This month's workshop will explore the power of searching in M365, including:  Getting the most from your Outlook Web App (OWA) search  SharePoint Search  Teams Search  Searching in the UNB Intranet    M365 Spotlight on Search  Wednesday, May 26  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Online: via Teams Meeting  Full details are available on the UNB M365 resource...

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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 10:30:00 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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UNB students explore the impact of the pandemic on active and public transportation among vulnerable populations

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 21, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ten students from the University of New Brunswick in Saint John have completed a report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted access to both active and public transportation for the city's most vulnerable populations. "Moving through the city: Grassroots experiences with active and public transportation in Saint John during the COVID-19 pandemic" was completed as an experiential learning requirement for a fourth-year political science course taught by Dr. Hepzibah Muñoz...

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UNB Fredericton COVID update

UNB Communications

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:50:00 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 a.m. - 4 p.m. on both days, you may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should self-monitor for 14 days from that date...

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UNB’s Saint John campus achieves silver sustainability rating

UNB Communications

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick's Saint John campus has been awarded a silver rating for its sustainability programs and practices. This is the first year UNB Saint John submitted data to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) program run by the Philadelphia-based Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. STARS is a self-reporting tool that assesses the sustainability of an institution's practices within academics, engagement,...

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

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:32:00 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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OHS Information Sessions - Register today

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) information sessions on Wednesday, 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...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Arvid Landva

UNB Communications

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Arvid Landva, who passed away on May 4, 2021.  Born in Drammen, Norway, Arvid moved to Canada in 1964 and relocated to Fredericton in 1965 to become the resident engineer for the construction of the Mactaquac Dam. He then began teaching in the department of civil engineering at UNB in 1968, retiring in 1995. Following retirement, he held various consulting positions with several local firms until his...

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UNB launches new supports for industry innovation, research partnerships

UNB Communications

Posted: May 20, 2021 10:28:00 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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Protect your privacy by sharing your OneDrive files safely

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 19, 2021 10:40:00 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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Fiscal Year End

Krista Dixon

Posted: May 19, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Accounts Payable is in the final stretch for processing of the following documents: 1. Petty cash reimbursement requests covering all petty cash disbursements made up to the end of April 2021. 2. Original invoices covering the delivery of goods and/or services dated April 30, 2021, or earlier. 3. Travel Expense forms covering travel completed up to the end of April 2021. 4. Receipts for personal reimbursements incurred up to the end of April 2021. 5. Any other requests for transfers and...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Merging Teams Calls

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 19, 2021 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Looking for a way to merge multiple calls? In Teams, you can now combine an existing call with a new call or an incoming call. Merge an existing call with a new call: While on a call, place new call (the first call will automatically be put on hold). After the new call connects, Select '…' (more actions button). Select 'Call merge.' Select 'Merge.' Merge an existing call with an incoming call: Accept incoming call. The first call will automatically be put...

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SUB Closed Monday, May 24

Matthew Theriault

Posted: May 19, 2021 10:30:00 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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Review of Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) – request for feedback – REMINDER

Trina Calhoun

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff of the Fredericton campus: Dr. John Kershaw's term as Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) [AVPA(P)] ends on June 30, 2021.  A review/search advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from July 1, 2021.  The Review/Search Advisory Committee is comprised as follows: Kathy Wilson             Chair, Acting Vice-President...

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MyUNB Intranet – Search Bar

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:38:00 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 18, 2021 10:37:00 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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Reminder-Call for Nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President (Research) is currently accepting nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation. This fellowship is open to researchers who are committed to commercializing/implementing new products and/or finding solutions to innovation problems. They will receive highly specialized training opportunities to ensure a successful career within the combined areas of academia and industry. McCain Fellows will be expected to undertake an industry-relevant...

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Reminder-Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality applicants from within Canada and around the world. The program is highly competitive with only the best and brightest – 'an elite group of research trainees who...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 8, from 3 - 4 p.m. This session will feature Methodological Focus: 'Makin' it Work: Exploring Research Innovations at NB Social Pediatrics.'               Dr. Sarah Gander, Pediatrician, Co-lead for the NB Social Pediatrics Research Program, will explore the ever-changing landscape of clinical research during unforeseen and anticipated changes (i.e., qualitative interview...

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

Communications Office

Posted: May 18, 2021 10:25:00 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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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Dennis Bock

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: May 17, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Novelist and writer Dennis Bock will read from The Good German on Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT). SPOILER ALERT:  The discussion assumes that every participant has read the book.  If you have not read it, or have not finished it, please be prepared to hear plot twists and perhaps the ending.   The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of Canada Council for the Arts, the League of Canadian Poets, UNB Saint John, and its private reading sponsors.   Category:...

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Virtual Pre-Retirement Sessions

People & Culture

Posted: May 17, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


People & Culture is pleased to offer additional Pre-Retirement sessions. Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  People & Culture want to help you plan for your future.  If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, we can guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning for your retirement. We will again be holding the Pre-Retirement sessions in a virtual format.  Please consider...

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Reminder-The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy will support the first of UNB's 'new breed' of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation.  The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will conduct evidence-based research in order to...

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Reminder-The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility will support the first of UNB's 'new breed' of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation.  The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will help ensure that the people of New Brunswick –...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Pakkirisamy Sivasubramanian

UNB Communications

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Pakkirisamy Sivasubramanian (Siva), who passed away on April 21, 2021.  Born in Andimadam, Tamil Nadu, India, Siva received his bachelor of science degree in zoology and chemistry in 1961 and a master of science degree in zoology in 1963 from Annamalai University in Tamil Nadu, India. Following graduation, he worked until 1969 as a scientific officer at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Bombay,...

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In Case You Missed It: M365 Feature Review

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With Microsoft 365 (M365) adding new features all the time it can be easy to miss something useful. To help keep you informed, we've curated a list of recent feature updates. Check out our M365 Feature Review to find tools to help you stay organized, simplify your scheduling, and save time with automation and M365 search. While you're there, learn about new features in Teams Calling and our tips for getting the most out of Teams. You can also visit the M365 resource site for more information...

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Self Service Purchase Order Requisition Training Sessions UPDATE

Nadia Gouws

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system going Live on June 4, 2021.   Training sessions will be held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times.     Session 1 – May 19, from 9 -11 a.m.  Session 2 – May 25, from 9 -11 a.m   Session 3 – June 4, from 9 -11 a.m.  Session 4 – June 9, from 9 -11...

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SR Bootcamp 2021: Writing Systematic Reviews from Beginning to End

Susan Oliver

Posted: May 14, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Back by popular demand! This fast-paced FREE five-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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New Self Service Purchase Order Requisition going live on May 14th

Nadia Gouws

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Expand Self Service project, Financial Services has implemented a new, more user-friendly version of the online procurement system and the old Web Advisor will be decommissioned by June 18, 2021.   Many of the previous issues have been corrected with this new version.   Training sessions will be held weekly via Microsoft Teams, see below for dates and times:     Session 1 – May 19, from 9 - 11 a.m.  Session 2 – May 25, from...

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An untraditional path for Joan Kingston (BN’78) where nothing is unattainable

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:36:00 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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Nicki MacPherson (BN’14) chooses to use her skills to provide care and education for students at UNB

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:35:00 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 moment 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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Recording of the President’s Awards now available

UNB Communications

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:35:00 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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Mark your calendar for APAC 2021 this November

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:30:00 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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Spring Fundraiser - Scott's Nursery E-Gift Cards

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in a spring fundraising program with Scott's Nursery to raise money for various wellness activities and events that are held throughout the year.   How can you participate? It's easy! When you purchase a Scott's Nursery CEL Wellness electronic gift card, 20 per cent of the e-gift card value will be donated to the CEL Wellness fund. Gift cards are available in denominations of $15 and $30. These special e-gift cards:   • are...

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Submit to The Fiddlehead's Creative Nonfiction Contest

Kelsey Hovey

Posted: May 13, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fiddlehead's 2021 Creative Nonfiction contest is now open and we're excited to announce that Chelene Knight will be judging this year's submissions! Get your submissions in by the June 1st deadline. There is one prize of $2,000 dollars for best essay! Click here for more information: https://thefiddlehead.ca/contest   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kelsey Hovey Email Address: Kelsey.Hovey@unb.ca

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 12, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, 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...

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UNB study recruiting participants for online brain health assessment

Pascale Michaud

Posted: May 12, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in challenging your memory and attention in a series of cognitive tests? If so, 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: •    two 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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Clinical placements set nursing student up for success

UNB Communications

Posted: May 12, 2021 10:36:00 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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M365 Weekly Highlights: Special considerations for Teams meetings

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 12, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Have you ever wondered what happens when a meeting invitee declines or doesn't attend a Teams meeting?  They may miss the lively discussion, but they won't miss any of the meeting content. Anyone invited to a meeting automatically gains access to all the meeting content including chat, notes, files, recordings, whiteboards and polls. Even if they decline your invite.    What if they shouldn't have access to the meeting...

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Keeping our UNB community safe during COVID-19

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:42:00 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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Virtual Pre-Retirement Sessions

People & Culture

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


People & Culture is pleased to offer additional Pre-Retirement sessions. Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  People & Culture want to help you plan for your future.  If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, we can guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning for your retirement. We will again be holding the Pre-Retirement sessions in a virtual format.  Please consider...

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

Communications Office

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:36:00 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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Get tested for COVID-19

UNB Communications

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:35:00 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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UNB Print Services is ready for your return to campus

Print Services

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As UNB prepares to return to campus, you may find you need new or updated printed materials. If you or others in your department need business cards, letterhead, course materials, retractable banners, or other printed items, please submit your requests as early as possible. This will help us to effectively plan for and schedule all incoming requests to ensure your printed materials are completed on time. Visit the Print Services website to learn more or submit your order now. Category: News...

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

Tom Gilmore

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:25:00 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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Summer at UNB is just a click away!

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This summer, check into UNB's online credit course options! Classes start June 1 or sign up for an Open Entry course and start anytime.  You can complete a course in just four weeks! 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 Non-credit professional...

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Ice Machine disposal

Stacey Hines

Posted: May 11, 2021 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The department of Biological Sciences is disposing of its old ice machine.  The old ice machine is a Hoshizaki make (top kit model no. F450MAH, bin model no. B300PF), and would require a plumbing hookup, water filter, and a service visit to render it functional. It has had several service visits within the past few years, and currently the gear motor is broken (cost to repair $1700+). If your lab has the space and is interested in acquiring the old ice machine, let us know by emailing...

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President's Medal, Distinguished Service and Research Scholar Awards ceremony invitation

President's Office

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to attend the President's Medal, Distinguished Service & Research Scholar Awards virtual ceremony on Tuesday, May 11, at 7 p.m.; a recording will be available at a later date for those unable to attend.  The President's Medal, Distinguished Service Awards and the University Research Scholar Awards honour current employees, or those who have retired within one calendar year, for their outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research,...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:45:00 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 – undoubtedly 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 you have a congratulatory message for our graduating...

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MyUNB Intranet - SharePoint Navigation Bar

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:43:00 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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Download the COVID Alert app

Paisley Sibbald

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:42:00 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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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 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, May 12, 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 the...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Dennis Bock

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Novelist and writer Dennis Bock will read from The Good German on Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT). SPOILER ALERT:  The discussion assumes that every participant has read the book.  If you have not read it, or have not finished it, please be prepared to hear plot twists and perhaps the ending.   The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of Canada Council for the Arts, the League of Canadian Poets, UNB Saint John, and its private reading sponsors.   Category:...

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SAS Software Licenses Available to UNB Students, Staff and Faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:35:00 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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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Ron MacDonald

UNB Communications

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Ron MacDonald, who passed away on May 5, 2021.  Born in Moncton, NB, Ron completed a BA at Mount Allison University and an MA at Dalhousie University. He was also chosen to be one of ten Canadians to participate in Crossroads Africa where the group constructed a school in a small village on the Ivory Coast. Ron also attended Pine Hill Divinity Hall Atlantic School of Theology, and he furthered his...

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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 10:25:00 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 Friday, May 14 at 1 p.m. Atlantic for a FREE information session to learn more about...

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This summer, let your child's imagination and creativity flow

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 10, 2021 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for something to keep the kids active and engaged this summer? Why not sign them up for a Design Works Camp at UNB? We have camps for the budding gardener, amateur photographer, theatre enthusiast, and so much more! Most importantly, our commitment to you is Peace of Mind. At UNB, you can trust that we are doing everything we can to keep our campers safe and happy. Register now and give your child an experience they'll never forget! Summer 2021 Camp Schedule: • Ages 6 – 10...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: May 7, 2021 10:52:00 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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Election of faculty member at-large to Fredericton Senate

Julie Redstone-Lewis

Posted: May 7, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear faculty members, The deadline for voting in the election of one (1) Fredericton faculty member to fill the one (1) vacant faculty member-at-large position on Fredericton Senate was 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The ballots have now been tabulated and I am pleased to announce that Patricia Evans, faculty of computer science, has been elected to Fredericton Senate. The term of office will be July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024. I invite all members of the campus community to join in...

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Students reflect on Fall 2020: Shauryaa Bhardwaj shares his experience

Communications Office

Posted: May 7, 2021 10:48:00 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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The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 7, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility will support the first of UNB's 'new breed' of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation. The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will help ensure that the people of New Brunswick – especially...

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The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 7, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy will support the first of UNB's 'new breed' of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation. The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will conduct evidence-based research in order to affect...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:52:00 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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Information Sessions: Teladoc (formerly named BestDoctors)

People & Culture

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to know more about your Teladoc benefits? People & Culture has organized information sessions with a representative from the Teladoc program.  These sessions will provide an overview of these valuable, free services that are available to all employees who are currently enrolled in the UNB benefit plans. Please join us in one of the following MS Teams Virtual information sessions (each session will be the same): May 12, 2021:  1 – 2 p.m. May 13,...

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First aid training at UNBSJ

David Gillespie

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First aid training dates have been set for the Saint John campus in order to meet academic, research and employment requirements. Training will take place in OH105 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on June 10 and 11. Cost for training will be directed to the responsible department via journal entry. Training is conducted in accordance with approved public health protocols. Workplace/Marine First Aid have an online portion which must be completed prior to attendance, and attendance can be on...

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Upcoming RedShirt application deadline for UNB Fredericton

UNB Student Union Orientation Vice Chair

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Important announcement for UNB faculty and staff: The application deadline for UNB Fredericton students to apply for a RedShirt position for the upcoming Orientation Week is May 31, 2021. It would be greatly appreciated if you could relay this information to your students to ensure that they are aware of this deadline and complete the online application before the end of this month. If you or one of your students would like some more information on what it means to be a RedShirt, please...

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

Communications Office

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:42:00 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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Do you know a student who would benefit from learning more about leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: May 6, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who would benefit from learning more about leadership studies? UNB's leadership minor (24 chs) and certificate (15 chs) programs are designed for any student enrolled at UNB and will prepare them to meet future challenges and opportunities in any sector, profession, or location they choose. The leadership minor and certificate will help build leadership knowledge and skills, increase innovation capacity, and deepen understanding of society's diversity and complexity. All...

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Review of Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) - request for feedback

Trina Calhoun

Posted: May 5, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff of the Fredericton campus: Dr. John Kershaw's term as Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) [AVPA(P)] ends on June 30, 2021. A review/search advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from July 1, 2021.   The Review/Search Advisory Committee is comprised as follows: Kathy Wilson        Chair, Acting Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Wayne Albert ...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Mark a message as saved or unread in Teams

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 5, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Did you know you can save or mark a message as unread in Teams? You may want to save or mark a message as unread if it's important, needs follow up, or to reference later.  To save or mark a message as unread: Locate the message you would like to save or mark as unread Hover over the message and select the ellipses (more options) Select 'Save this message' or 'Mark as unread' To view saved messages: Select your profile in the upper right corner Select...

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Free virtual workshop: When Linking to Administrative Data, is Consent Necessary?

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: May 5, 2021 10:46:00 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 12 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 and Safety Information Sessions - May 26

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: May 5, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a professional development opportunity that can advance your career? The UNB College of Extended Learning can help. Join us on May 26 for free information sessions about our fully online Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) training programs and learn how health and safety credentials can boost your professional portfolio and help you become an OHS champion in your department. Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (COHS) 5:30 p.m. Atlantic / 4:30 p.m. Eastern Register...

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UNB Board approves Chosen Name and Gender Identity Policy

UNB Communications

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:52:00 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 10:50:00 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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Virtual UNB Homecoming

UNB Alumni

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mark July 9 to 11 in your calendars for Virtual UNB Homecoming. Homecoming will look different this year, but we're excited to once again bring together the UNB family, no matter where they are. We are planning a weekend of virtual events, connecting our UNB community with their classmates, faculty, and current students. We are extremely excited to make this a very special and celebratory Homecoming for all, and are looking forward to connecting once again with our alumni.  We encourage...

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Graduate Student Association hosts their 27th Graduate Research Conference virtually

Kaushalya Rathnayake

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7, the UNB Graduate Student Association presents the 27th Annual Graduate Research Conference (GRC). GRC is the largest and long-running graduate event of the graduate community at UNB held each year to allow students to present their research in a supportive environment, gain presentation skills, and develop links with the greater graduate community. This year, the GRC will be held virtually to showcase some of the exciting and diverse research done by...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:45:00 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 – undoubtedly 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 you have a congratulatory message for our graduating...

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Watch: Saint John municipal election candidate forums

UNB Communications

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB hosted a series of forums for students and the wider Saint John community to meet and ask questions of candidates in the upcoming municipal election. If you weren't able to attend, the sessions were recorded.  Ward 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6QE-zL1COMWard 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHXiZkI-8wsWard 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjQtZ-XlUlMWard 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfEKP91gCRgAt-Large:...

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Students reflect on their academic year: Rehnuma Tabassum

Communications Office

Posted: May 4, 2021 10:42:00 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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Community support for residents of Magee House and Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Residence

Michelle McNeil

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the past few days, we have heard from community members who want to support the students and families living in Magee House and in the Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Residence, currently self-isolating due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Fredericton. Many are in need of food and other essential items, including items and activities for the children living in these residence units. Because access to the residences is restricted, one of the best ways members of the UNB community can help...

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Call for Nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President (Research) is currently accepting nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation. This fellowship is open to researchers who are committed to commercializing/implementing new products and/or finding solutions to innovation problems. They will receive highly specialized training opportunities to ensure a successful career within the combined areas of academia and industry. McCain Fellows will be expected to undertake an industry-relevant...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality applicants from within Canada and around the world. The program is highly competitive with only the best and brightest – 'an elite group of research trainees who...

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New Student Statement Launched May 1st

Richelle Corey

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Self Service Student Statement launched on Saturday, May1.  The eServices version will no longer be available.  If you had access to the statement in eServices, you will have access to the Self Service version.  From the Self Service tab on the MyUNB portal, select Daily Work and then Student Finance Admin.  You can use either the student's name or Colleague ID number to access.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email...

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Last chance to complete the IT Satisfaction Survey

IT Service Desk

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for faculty and staff to take our short survey to provide input on the technology services offered at UNB is Friday, May 7. Your feedback is important to us. Complete the survey now (it takes less than 10 minutes) and let us know what we can do to make your UNB IT Services even better.  go.unb.ca/techsurvey All responses are anonymous. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall Water Shutdown on May 4

Angie Robichaud

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a temporary water shutdown in Ganong Hall on Tuesday, May 4 for a duration of approximately five hours to preform required maintenance. 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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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Wendy Betts

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 3, 2021 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Wendy Betts, who passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021.  Born in Montreal, QC, Wendy originally attended Mount Allison University, studying home economics and nutrition. She then decided to enroll at the University of New Brunswick instead, graduating with her BSc in 1963. During her time at UNB, Wendy was involved with the Brunswickan, was a member of the class executive and served as...

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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 10:20:00 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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Changes to the myUNB Portal, eServices and InsideUNB starting May 17

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:41:00 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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Information Sessions: Teladoc (formerly named BestDoctors)

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to know more about your Teladoc benefits? Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD) has organized information sessions with a representative from the Teladoc program.  These sessions will provide an overview of these valuable, free services that are available to all employees who are currently enrolled in the UNB benefit plans. Please join us in one of the following MS Teams Virtual information sessions (each session will be the same): May 12,...

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Faculty of Business Teaching Colloquium - Teaching after COVID-19

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Teaching Colloquium invites you to a panel discussion on 'Teaching after COVID-19' on Thursday, May 6, from 12:30 - 2 p.m. The last year presented many unprecedented challenges to universities due to the impact of COVID-19. Our courses have had dramatic shifts to different forms of delivery in order to teach our students without interruptions.  Despite all of the frustrations and struggles involved in adapting to alternative teaching models, faculty members have...

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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 10:40:00 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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Submit your lab software requests for the fall semester

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you teaching a course in fall 2021 that requires your students to use software not currently available at UNB? New software requests for UNB computer labs must be submitted by Thursday, July 15 via UNB's lab software request form to be fully tested and in place for the fall semester. See ITS's lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing the software request form, please contact your departmental Level 1 or the IT Service Desk at itservicedesk@unb.ca. To request...

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Human Resources announces name change to People & Culture

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Human Resources & Organizational Development is pleased to announce the department will now be called People & Culture. This rebrand is an inclusive response to align with UNB's 2030 Strategic Vision of a people-centric, values informed university community and represents our devotion to providing a positive and empowering working environment that allows everyone who is part of our community to feel respected and cared for. We are excited to enter this new chapter and continue to provide a...

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

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 30, 2021 10:37:00 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 Friday, May 14 for a FREE information session to learn how the CME is customizable to focus on your professional goals and needs.  The one-hour session starts at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. 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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Year End Deposit Processing

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 29, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Fredericton campus being closed and only available to essential services, Financial Services is unable to accept and process deposits before April 30th (year end).  Once the campus is re-opened and we can accept deposits, please clearly indicate on the deposit, if it is to be processed in April or May so we can credit the proper fiscal year. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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UNB Alumni Book Club

Alumni Office

Posted: April 29, 2021 10:40:00 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 - July 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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Announcing Krista Dixon as the new Director of Financial Services

Amanda Brewer

Posted: April 29, 2021 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Financial Services team is pleased to formally announce Krista Dixon as the new Director of Financial Services. Krista is an accounting professional who brings with her 20+ years of diverse employment experience, 17 of which have been with UNB, and 10 of those years previously with Financial Services.  Her financial skillset, project management experience, years of dedication to UNB, along with her natural leadership skills, will prove invaluable as she transitions to this new...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Spring Session

Debbie Goguen

Posted: April 29, 2021 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is pleased to be offering the Diploma of University Teaching (DUT) program starting in May 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 is as...

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Wondering if online learning is right for you?

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 29, 2021 10:28:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you're wondering if online learning is right for you, ask yourself these simple questions. Do you want to: • Expand your career horizons? • Study at your own pace? • Build self-discipline and accountability? • Boost your brain and keep it healthy? • Pursue a hobby or interest? • Learn new technical skills? • Foster critical thinking skills? • Choose your own learning environment? • Apply new knowledge and skills to your job immediately?...

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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 10:26:00 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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Fiscal Year End is here!

Krista Dixon

Posted: April 28, 2021 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University's fiscal year end is April 30, 2021 and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next few working days involving deposits to the bank.  It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, and much more. It is very important for all faculty and staff to read the memo and be aware of the important...

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Saint John Food Service

Cory Brown

Posted: April 28, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note, due to the ongoing pandemic and the challenges it presents, there will be no food service at UNB Saint John for most of the summer.  Effective at noon on April 28 all food service locations on campus will close.   We will still be able to accommodate major catering events, for more information on caterings please contact Danielle Fairweather at danielle.fairweather@unb.ca. Food Service will do a phased reopening on or around August 9, 2021.   Thank you...

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

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 28, 2021 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to Stephanie Mallet of Moncton, NB, 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 on their...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Catch up on M365 monthly workshops you missed

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 28, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Missed this week's M365 monthly workshop giving a spotlight on SharePoint?  All M365 monthly workshops are recorded and posted on the M365 resources site here, 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.  More M365 tips, resources...

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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 10:30:00 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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Concepts in... Epidemiology!

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 28, 2021 10:20:00 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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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:45:00 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 – undoubtedly 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 you have a congratulatory message for our graduating...

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How to support students in distress - Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This past year has been difficult for everyone within our campus community.  Stress and anxiety levels are at an all time high and many of our students don't always have a safe place or know where to turn to for comfort and support.  To help support our students, mental health training for faculty and staff will be available in the fall. Dates, times and locations for this training will be communicated when the details are finalized. If students reach out and you believe they are in...

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MyUNB Intranet - Get to know the Waffle Menu

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:40:00 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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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 11, from 3 – 4 p.m. (please send a request for the link to quest-sj@unb.ca). This session will feature: Methodological Focus: 'Using Interpretive Description (ID) and Mixed Methods in the Caring Ahead: Preparing for End-of-Life With Dementia Study' Pamela Durepos RN, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing at UNB Fredericton, will provide an overview of interpretive description (ID) and...

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:38:00 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 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 at...

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 27, 2021 10:37:00 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 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 27, 2021 10:35:00 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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Reminder: IT Satisfaction Survey for faculty and staff

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 26, 2021 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A short survey (less than 10 minutes) is now available to faculty and staff about the technology services we offer you at UNB, from email and online apps, to technical support and everything in between.  Give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your UNB IT services even better - take the survey now at go.unb.ca/techsurvey Survey closes May 7. All responses are anonymous.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service Desk Email Address:...

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

UNB Communications

Posted: April 23, 2021 10:52:00 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...

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Parking permit requirements for summer term

Fredericton campus - Security and Traffic

Posted: April 23, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we plan and prepare for the summer term that commences May 3, 2021, we wanted to share the parking permit options in Fredericton if you do not have a current permit. •    $130 - one-term permit (Faculty/Staff) – available online or our new MyUNB Intranet dropdown menu "I want to" -> "Purchase a Parking Permit." the one-term permit is valid from May 1 to August 31 and is not prorated. The payment options are U-Card or payroll deduction.  if using...

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Updated deadline: The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: April 23, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy will support the first of UNB's "new breed" of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation. The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will conduct evidence-based research in order to affect...

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Updated deadline: The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: April 23, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility will support the first of UNB's "new breed" of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation.The candidate to receive this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will help ensure that the people of New Brunswick – especially...

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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 10:44:00 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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OHS Information Sessions on April 28 - Register today

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 23, 2021 10:42:00 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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Saint John municipal election: Candidate forums

UNB Communications

Posted: April 22, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know what ward you live in and who your candidates are for the upcoming Saint John municipal election? The Urban and Community Studies Institute is hosting a series of forums for students and the wider Saint John community to ask candidates questions and get to know their priorities. Ward 4: Monday, April 26, 4 – 5:30 p.m. (Moderated by Dr. Sarah Gander) At-Large: Tuesday, April 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m. (Moderated by Kurt Peacock) Ward 3: Wednesday, April 28, 6 – 7:30 p.m....

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Experiential learning opportunity in population analytics for doctoral students

Neeru Gupta

Posted: April 22, 2021 10:48:00 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 September 2021-June 2022, and students receive a financial award for participation. Those interested should send a...

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Concepts In Epidemiology

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 22, 2021 10:46:00 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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UNB English Language Programme Summer Learning Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 22, 2021 10:44:00 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 incorporate class...

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M365 Workshop April 28: Spotlight on SharePoint

Heidi Harding

Posted: April 21, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This month we're turning the spotlight onto SharePoint, with topics including:  Building SharePoint sites and pages  SharePoint web parts for files and content  SharePoint web parts for specific purposes  Enabling multilingual features in SharePoint  Tips and tricks for SharePoint pages Bonus: Customizing your Outlook Web App (OWA) experience Spotlight on SharePoint  Wednesday, April 28  2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: Dark Mode is now available in Outlook Web App

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 21, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week: Do you find the light background and dark text in the Outlook Web App hard to read? Dark Mode for the Outlook Web App (OWA) is here! Dark Mode will change your Outlook Web App to a dark background with light text.   To change your OWA to Dark Mode: Go to OWA by: Clicking the waffle menu in the top right corner of the new MyUNB Intranet and selecting Outlook; or Clicking the email link in the old myUNB Portal Click the gear icon in the...

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Cindy Flann retirement announcement

Amanda Brewer

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After dedicating nearly 20 years (19 years and 8 months...but who's counting?) to Financial Services, Cindy Flann is retiring on April 30, 2021. Cindy came to UNB in 2001 from Service New Brunswick, and has fulfilled the role of Director of Financial Services and Assistant Comptroller. During her time at UNB, her hard work, knowledge, and love of a challenge has made her a true leader within our community. She has been a key contributor in implementing process improvements, creating more...

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Information sessions with Teladoc (formerly named BestDoctors)

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to know more about your Teladoc benefits? Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD) has organized information sessions with a representative from the Teladoc program. These sessions will provide an overview of these valuable, free services that are available to all employees who are currently enrolled in the UNB benefit plans. Please join us in one of the following MS Teams Virtual information sessions (each session will be the same): May 12, 2021:  1...

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UNB researcher recruiting participants for online mindfulness program

Victoria Lecker

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in learning how to better manage your stress and improve your well-being? A mindfulness intervention study at UNB is seeking participants, starting April 26 at 8 p.m. 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  What is involved? -The intervention consists of four mindfulness sessions of 20 minutes each-Sessions will be carried out...

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MMFC Research Development Funding

Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:46:00 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 is 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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New deadline: Purdy Crawford Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy will support the first of UNB's 'new breed' of postdoctoral fellows – researchers who have completed a PhD and are committed to finding solutions to societal problems that will have immediate impact and rapid implementation. The candidate who receives this two-year fellowship, which is awarded competitively on a biannual basis (valued at $40,000/year), will conduct evidence-based research in order to affect...

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Call for Nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President is currently accepting nominations for the McCain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation. This fellowship is open to researchers who are committed to commercializing/implementing new products and/or finding solutions to innovation problems. They will receive highly specialized training opportunities to ensure a successful career within the combined areas of academia and industry. McCain Fellows will be expected to undertake an industry-relevant research project...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

Elizabeth Harrison

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three federal granting agencies (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC). The goal is to recruit the highest-quality applicants from within Canada and around the world. The program is highly competitive with only the best and brightest – "an elite group of research trainees who...

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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 10:48:00 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 April 23 for a free information session to learn more about the benefits of the CME. The one-hour session starts at 1 p.m. Atlantic (12 p.m. 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 April 23?  Register for the event and...

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Seeking participants: Priorities for older adults or youth with complex care needs and their caregivers

Monique Cassidy

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:46:00 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...

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Breakthru NBIF International Student Start-Up Competition

Darcy Crowe

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:44:00 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 New Brunswick 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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Registration now open for Design Works Camps

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking forward to seeing your kids on campus this summer! A reminder that our commitment to you is peace of mind. Your child's safety is paramount, and we strictly adhere to all public health and UNB safety guidelines (see our website to learn more about the steps we are taking). If changes occur that prevent us from holding in-person camps, camp fees will be fully refunded.  Camp sizes are limited. Register early to avoid disappointment! Summer 2021 Camp Schedule  Arts &...

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Lorenzo Virtual Book Club featuring Carla Gunn

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB professor Carla Gunn will read from her novel, Amphibian on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT). SPOILER ALERT:  The discussion assumes that every participant has read the book.  If you have not read it, or have not finished it, please be prepared to hear plot twists and perhaps the ending.   The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of Canada Council for the Arts, the League of Canadian Poets, UNB Saint John, and its private reading sponsors.   Category:...

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UNB student investment portfolio managers win global competition

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:40:00 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 20. Read more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell Email Address:...

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Do you know a student who would benefit from learning more about Leadership studies?

Jessica Bourque

Posted: April 19, 2021 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Leadership Minor (24 chs) and Certificate (15 chs) programs are designed for any student enrolled at UNB and will prepare them to meet future challenges and opportunities in any sector, profession, or location they choose. The Leadership Minor and Certificate will help build leadership knowledge and skills, increase innovation capacity, and deepen understanding of society's diversity and complexity. All organizations and situations need people who know the fundamentals of leadership, so...

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Introducing the New MyUNB Intranet

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 16, 2021 10:50:00 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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Let us know what you think of your UNB IT services

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 16, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A short survey (less than 10 minutes) is now available for faculty and staff about the technology services we offer you at UNB, from Microsoft 365 services like email and Teams, to Mobility Centre services, to technical support and everything in between.  Give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your UNB IT services even better - take the survey now at go.unb.ca/techsurvey. Survey closes May 7. All responses are anonymous.    Category: News and Notices Article...

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National Volunteer Week: Celebrating alumni volunteers

Alumni Office

Posted: April 16, 2021 10:46:00 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 10:50:00 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. Morris Mendelson's class: "Dr. Mendelson mentioned that...

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MIDAS (Maritime Inter-disciplinary Arts Seminar) Webinar

Rose Torres

Posted: April 15, 2021 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on April 30 at 2:30 p.m. for a webinar featuring Dr. Fritz Pino and Prof. Shane Young. Queer Diasporic Resistance: Emotional Contradictions of the Religious and Spiritual Practices of Racialized Immigrant Queers - Dr. Fritz Pino, Assistant Professor, University of Regina This presentation will engage in the politics of resistance of racialized queer diasporic subjects in Canada. I specifically look at the experiences of diasporic queer Filipinos in the context of their religion and...

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PhD candidate profiled in IOSH Magazine

Mehboob Reza

Posted: April 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


PhD research candidate Mehboob Reza has reached the 'pinnacle' of the profession in less than six years. Read more in IOSH Magazine, an outlet focused on health and safety.  https://www.ioshmagazine.com/2021/04/14/reza-mehboob-cfiosh Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mehboob Reza Email Address: Mehboob.Reza@unb.ca

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Communications

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:52:00 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 – undoubtedly 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 you have a congratulatory message for our graduating...

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SAS software licenses available to UNB students, staff and faculty

Abbey Fletcher

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:50:00 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 10:48:00 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 26, to Friday, April 30, 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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Exam season and end-of-term survival guide for students

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join your guides, Matt MacLean, Mental Health Strategist, and Janice Gange, Learning Strategist, for a full hour of effective and practical tips to guide you through exams, final papers, projects and more. If you have a student who may benefit from our exam season and end-of-term survival guide, please share. With twin expertise in mental health and academic support, Matt and Janice will take you on a tour of the most important and vital strategies to help you maintain motivation and manage...

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M365 Weekly Highlights: MS Teams Meeting Recap

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


M365 highlight of the week:  Looking for a quick overview of a Teams meeting?  In the Teams meeting 'Details' tab you can find 'Meeting Recap' which includes the recording, notes, attendance, and transcript for your meeting. To take full advantage of this feature, you must select which items you want captured in your meeting recap at the beginning of the meeting. To do this:  Within your Teams meeting, click '…' (ellipses) Select the options you would like to...

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Occupational Health and Safety Information Sessions

Shawna Kirkbride

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have questions about UNB's comprehensive suite of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) programs? We can help. On April 28, join us for free information sessions about our fully online OHS training programs. Each one-hour session will include an overview of the program, how to apply, and more.   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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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 14, 2021 10:40:00 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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This Earth Day take part in the Great Global Cleanup

Matt Bishop

Posted: April 13, 2021 10:50:00 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 22. Earth Day started in 1970 and has since become on the world's largest mobilizers for environmental action, working with more than...

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NB-IRDT report shows how COVID-19 affects mental health in province

UNB Communications

Posted: April 13, 2021 10:48:00 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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Design Works Camps are back at the UNB Art Centre

Shawna Kirkbride