MyUNB Student News Saint John

College of Extended Learning closing early Dec 20-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Thursday, Dec. 20, the College of Extended Learning will be closing at 12 noon for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Saint John College office closed for the afternoon-SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John College office will be closed on the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning at 1 p.m. and will reopen on Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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UNB business prof provides undergraduate marketing students with invaluable experiential learning opportunities-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Emin Civi is using real-life opportunities in the workforce through a variety of experiential techniques to prepare his students for the future. Dr. Civi’s retailing class is highly interactive and familiarizes students with the steps involved in running a real-life retail firm. “One of the main components of the class is our retail clinic. Using dedicated class time, students offer...

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

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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

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Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With winter weather approaching, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB's cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours: UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email...

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UNB Saint John to host new NB-IRDT satellite location-SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A new satellite location of the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) has been launched on the UNB Saint John campus in what will soon be a shared facility with Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC), expected to open next spring. This is one of two similar locations - the other is located at Universite de Moncton - to become the first data facilities of their...

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Food Service December Break - UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that food service hours and availability will change due to the holiday break: Commons Cafe - will close on December 14 at 6 p.m. and will reopen on January 7. Tim Hortons will close at 4 p.m. on December 17 and will reopen on January 7.  Self service coffee will be complimentary from December 18 to December 21 in the Faculty Staff Lounge and at the Baird Dining Hall. The...

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Last Minute Christmas Shopping-SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBSJ Bookstore will hold a two-day sale - Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 (in-store only) There will be 25 per cent off most UNB Clothing and Giftware. The bookstore is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Elaine Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-off Dates for December 28 2018 Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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As a reminder, Payroll Services will begin processing the final pay of December at 11 a.m., Monday, December 17, 2018.  The start date for the pay run is one week earlier than usual as the university will be closed for the holidays when the normal pay run would occur. For employee's using WebTimeEntry - it is imperative that all hours worked for the pay period are entered, electronically signed...

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BA/BEd application deadline is Jan. 31-SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that applications for the Fall 2019 intake for the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) offered at UNB Saint John are due by Jan. 31, 2019. If you have any questions or want to pick up an application package, please contact Dr. B. Keyes (bkeyes@unb.ca) or call 648-5994 Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address: bkeyes@unb.ca

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or staff member at UNB or STU? Do you affiliate or have family members who affiliate with a cultural, ethnic, or religious Jewish identity? Are you interested in linking up with other Jewish-affiliated individuals? We are looking into establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing, and fun. If you would like...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the Winter 2019 term.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. Winter 2019 (January 12 - February 23, 2019):  DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring your own...

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - December 6-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Two memorial events will be held in Fredericton and Saint John to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and to remember the 14 women whose lives were lost during the Montreal Massacre on December 6, 1989. Speakers at both events will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss what can be done to address...

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Physics Seminar - Visible Light Emission from Silicon-Based Nanostructures-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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At the next UNB Physics Department Seminar on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204, Zahra Khatami, UNB , will present 'Visible Light Emission from Silicon-Based Nanostructures.' “Computer chips are everywhere, cell phones, tablets have revolutionized our world. Silicon has long been established as the material of choice for these chips known as integrated...

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Romantic Partners of Individuals with Chronic Pain Wanted for an Online Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Researchers from the Department of Psychology are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete an anonymous online survey that is expected to take approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouse’s chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance...

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Therapeutic paws on campus-SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John campus ministry team and the SRC are pleased to announce that the Therapy Paws (dogs and a cat) will be coming to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the upstairs lobby of the Ward Chipman building. Article Contact Information Contact: Kayla McAllister Email Address: Kayla.McAllister@unb.ca

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UNBF Team Launches Video to support Safe Learning Environments in Nursing-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This week, a team of nursing faculty, staff, and experts in student accessibility and human rights from UNBF is launching a video focused on supporting nursing students with a disability during their clinical placements. This video is based on research done with nursing students with a disability from across Canada. It reflects their stories, how having a disability affects clinical learning,...

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Hiring graduate students as invigilators-SJ

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Posted: November 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Office of the Registrar is hiring graduate students as invigilators for December undergraduate exams in the gym. Interested applicants are invited to apply by email to unbsjreg@unb.ca by Dec. 2. Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Library survey reminder - we want to hear from all students-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Thank you to all of you who participated in the UNB Libraries Space Survey last week. We appreciate your comments, and it is valuable to have your feedback so that we can plan for the future, and build on our improvements to library space. As a follow up to last week's survey, we want to connect with those of you we didn’t catch last week - including those of you who don’t use the libraries...

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec. 6-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Two memorial events will be held in Fredericton and Saint John to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and to remember the 14 women whose lives were lost during the Montreal Massacre on Dec. 6, 1989.  Speakers at both events will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss what can be done to address...

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Business Admin. Society holiday market-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Business Admin. Society presents its annual holiday market on Thursday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m, outside the Ganong Lecture Theatre. Get your holiday shopping done early and support your fellow students.   Accepting vendors until Friday, Nov. 30. Contact basinfo@unb.ca with questions or applications. Article Contact Information Contact: Jason Richard Walsh Email Address:...

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Fund4NewSkills can help newcomers overcome barriers through experiential learning-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join UNB marketing students on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. as they showcase Fund4NewSkills projects and present all money raised to The Saint John Newcomers Centre at the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, Whitebone Lounge, UNB Saint John. Fund4NewSkills is a program funded by the Province of New Brunswick through FutureReadyNB to help students gain practical skills and knowledge of...

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UNB researcher contributes to BBC Earth short-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A marine researcher from UNB's Saint John campus has contributed to a BBC Earth short documentary focused on aquaculture. "Our Blue Planet: Aquaculture could be the future of food" was shared by BBC Earth's Facebook page last week. It delves into how marine aquaculture may solve future food crises as the world's population increases, and calls for the development of sustainable aquaculture...

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29th Annual December 6th Memorial Service-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 29th Annual December 6th Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6 - 7 p.m., in the Mary Oland Theatre, NB Museum in Market Square. Every year since the tragedy of December 6th 1989, UNB Saint John has held a memorial to honour the memories of those 14 young women who were senselessly killed because they wanted to become engineers. But, unfortunately, gender-based...

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African Caribbean Society - Christmas Social-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The African Caribbean Society invites everyone at UNB Saint John to enjoy an early Christmas social on Friday, Nov. 30, from 6 - 9 p.m.,  in the Whitebone Lounge. Christmas is a day for family and friends! Come and join our family for an early celebration featuring good music, free food and of course prizes. It's not quite christmas without giving out some gifts! As we do our part, kindly bring...

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Important dates for the month of December-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of December. December 6 - Last day of Fall Term classes. December 7 - Reading Day December 8 - Final examinations begin December 18 - Final examinations end December 19 - Residence closes for holiday break

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Therapeutic paws on campus-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John campus ministry team and the SRC are pleased to announce that the Therapy Paws (dogs and a cat) will be coming to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the upstairs lobby of the Ward Chipman building. Article Contact Information Contact: Kayla McAllister Email Address: Kayla.McAllister@unb.ca

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Candidate for MMFC Associate Director Public Presentation-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Silke Brabander, candidate for the position of Associate Director at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC), will give a presentation on Friday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room (downstairs) of the MMFC at UNB Fredericton. The presentation, Assessing Danger in Abusive Relationships: An Overview of Intimate Partner Violence and Risk Factors for...

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Exam Prep - Fall 2018-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Workshops There will be three exam prep workshops leading into final exams: Friday, Nov. 30, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3:30 - 4:30p.m. These identical workshops will be held in K.C. Irving Hall, 106. Each workshop will cover planning, effective timing, studying techniques, and reducing test-related anxiety. Supportive study space Study in a shared...

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Library Survey - we want to hear from all students -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Thank you to all of you who participated in the UNB Libraries Space Survey last week. We appreciate your comments, and it is valuable to have your feedback so that we can plan for the future, and build on our improvements to library space. As a follow up to last week's survey, we want to connect with those of you we didn’t catch last week - including those of you who don’t use the libraries...

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Physics Seminar - Path Integrals in Quantum Gravity-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next UNBF Physics department seminar will feature Masooma Ali, UNBF Physics/Math, who will present Path Integrals in Quantum Gravity on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “The idea of a path integral for quantum gravity has been around for almost three decades. However, the computation of this path integral is fraught with several technical...

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Re-thinking Reconciliation-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mi'kmaq - Wolastoqey Centre is delighted to have Hannah Wyile, PhD candidate in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa, join us on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 2 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall auditorium, 143. Hannah Wyile studies theories and practices of political reconciliation in Canada. She has an MA in Political Science from the University of Victoria and a BA...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Dec. 2, versus the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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UNB welcomes the first cannabis health research chair in the country-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Yang Qu will pioneer a new field of cannabis research and grow the industry from its infancy stage as the Cannabis Health Research Chair at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Qu is currently at Brock University where he is a post-doctoral fellow in the department of biological sciences. Since 2013, he has been leading a research team in elucidating the biosynthesis of plant-derived...

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Win an iPad through UNB's new cybersecurity training for students -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB’s cybersecurity awareness training tool, Beauceron, is now available to students on an opt-in basis for you to learn how to better recognize and protect yourself from cybersecurity threats at UNB.  Complete the training for a chance to win Sign up for Beauceron and complete the cybersecurity training before Feb. 28, 2019 and you’ll be entered to WIN one of three great...

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

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Enjoy the music of Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and Ceol's (the Ceilidh Band) "Half a Christmas Concert" on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Rome Travel Study 2019 Information Sessions-SJ

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Information sessions will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. and from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 231. Professors Tom Goud and Peter Kent, directors of the Rome Travel Study program, will make a presentation and be available to answer questions about the upcoming program in Rome.  Come and learn about the opportunity to "Live and Study in the Eternal City" for...

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Fire hydrant flushing rescheduled-SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Due to the cold weather we will be rescheduling the fire hydrant flushing to Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on Nov. 26, 2018. You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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Reminder - Bi-Campus Conversation: Financial Update and Budget Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB's financial update on Friday, Nov. 23, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Robert MacKinnon and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB's financial results and budget planning for the upcoming...

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

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Enjoy the music of Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and Ceol's (the Ceilidh Band) "Half a Christmas Concert" on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 - 9 p.m., at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar - Coupling Through Dynamics in the Terrestrial Atmosphere-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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William Ward, UNBF Physics, will present "Coupling Through Dynamics in the Terrestrial Atmosphere"at the next UNB Physics Department Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 22, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “Of all the complex macroscopic physical systems that we know, the terrestrial atmosphere is probably the one studied in most detail. It is a physical system which...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 25, versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! The women's tip off is scheduled for 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results. and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email...

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ-SJ

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held at UNB Saint John on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Light refreshments will be served.  “Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient future” will be presented by Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice President,...

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2018 UNB Libraries Space Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We want to hear what you think about library space! In order to help UNB Libraries better understand how its physical space is used, we want to collect feedback to help inform our planning, and to create the best possible library experience for our users. The survey will be taking place from November 19 - 25 at the Harriet Irving Library (UNBF), the Science & Forestry Library (UNBF), the...

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UNBSJ Classroom Survey-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The semi-annual Classroom Survey is underway again. Please take a very quick moment to provide us valuable feedback into how you are using the classrooms and how we can improve them to serve you better. The survey can be accessed here.   Article Contact Information Contact: Kris Doucet Email Address: kdoucet@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - Fire Hydrant Flushing-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that routine fire hydrant flushing/painting will take place on the Saint John campus on November 22, 2018.  As a result, you may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.      Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Wabanaki Collection-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Did you know that with Wabanaki Collection it's easy to find information on the topics you are researching or those in which you are interested? Check out the video to find out how easy our collection is to navigate! https://bit.ly/2FyHrB6 Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Brewer Email Address: njbrewer@unb.ca

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38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. This year, Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships for Engineers Canada, presenting “Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient...

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

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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

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Faculty of Kinesiology Masters Thesis Proposal: Karlie Sun, MASRS -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Master of Arts in Sport and Recreation Studies (MASRS) Thesis Proposal Oral Examination entitled, "A Phenomenological Exploration on Chinese Sports Fans' Experience of Using Social Media to Maintain Fanship", by Karlie Sun will take place Wednesday Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Kinesiology building, 204.  Abstract; The use of social media within sport context is attracting increased attention...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature author Jan Wong-SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Jan Wong will read from Apron Strings on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. Apron Strings has been shortlisted for the 2018 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for non-fiction and longlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize. Jan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write a book about home cooking in France, Italy and China, she asked...

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Pilot Sessions for Ally and Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples -SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is a project intended to develop a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  This innovative program has been designed and developed in collaboration and consultation of Indigenous communities in New Brunswick. Pilot sessions of the...

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Career Talks-SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join UNB alumni on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Lily Lake Pavilion for 'Career Talks' – an evening of advice and knowledge! Students will get invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on the four following professional development topics:  Resume and Interviewing Skills  Making a Good First Impression Practical Tips on Growing Your Network Career Advice for Arts, Science and...

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Student Abroad Program application deadline and information sessions-SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Abroad Programs gives you an opportunity to spend between two weeks and two months abroad at one of our university partners abroad. You take courses (taught in English) that will count towards your UNB degree, and can choose from a broad range of destinations. Financial assistance towards the cost of living abroad ranging from $1,000 - $5,000 depending on destination and length of...

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Student Technology Fee submissions -SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are once again collecting funding proposal submissions for the Student Technology Fee (STF) at UNB Saint John. The mandate of the Student Technology Fee is to directly enhance innovative use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based teaching, learning, research and administrative services for all students on the Saint John campus.  This...

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Apply to graduate-SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 45th Spring Convocation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Those students who plan on graduating at this ceremony can apply to graduate here.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Cybersecurity tour in New Brunswick-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada Business, CyberNB, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), and Bulletproof are pleased to offer a series of cybersecurity workshops around the province to New Brunswick companies. These workshops are intended to provide information that will support industries by raising awareness and ensuring that all organizations are cyber secure. Sessions...

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Mourning the passing of staff member Barbie Doucette-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dear members of the UNB community, It is with great sadness that I share news of the passing of staff member Barbie Doucette, on Nov. 11 at the age of 36. Please join me in offering condolences to Barbie's family, friends and colleagues. Barbie was an accommodations facilitator in the Student Accessibility Centre at UNB Fredericton. Barbie was on leave from UNB, having recently given birth to...

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Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With winter weather approaching, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB's cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours: UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email...

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held at UNB Saint John on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Light refreshments will be served.  “Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient future” will be presented by Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice President,...

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You're invited to the Bi-Campus Conversation: Financial Update and Budget Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB's financial update on Friday, Nov. 23, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Robert MacKinnon and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB's financial results and budget planning for the upcoming...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 18, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results. and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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Bank of Montreal Campus Branch Closure-FR

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Fredericton has been informed that the Bank of Montreal will be closing its branch on campus in March 2019.  We recognize the important role the branch serves on campus and are investigating various options to replace the services currently offered by the campus branch. We will provide further information as it becomes available.       Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the...

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Cannabis use survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Substance Use and Misuse laboratory on the Saint John campus is looking for students to participate in its study about cannabis use. You do not need to be a cannabis user to participate in this study. The online survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and will be anonymous. (REB#037-2018) Article Contact Information Contact: Brittany Skelding Email Address:...

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College of Extended Learning closed morning of November 15-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., to allow staff to attend a staff event. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Double Your Deposit Contest is happening now-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students, looking for a chance to win some money on your UCard? If so, you’re in luck. Double Your Deposit is back! From November 5 - 26, any student UCard holder who deposits money on their UCard will be automatically entered for the chance to double their deposit. During the contest, two random winners will be drawn each week (Monday to Sunday) to win double their deposit amount, up to...

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron will read from her new book There’s Something in the Water on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. In There’s Something In The Water, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by...

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Phil Hall Available for Consultations as UNB Writer-in-Residence-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Governor General’s Award winner and Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019.  His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick, and he is...

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The RBC UNBeatable Pitch Competition 2018 Open for Submissions-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big thing! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The J Herbert Smith Center for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship is holding its 5th annual online pitch competition. All full-time UNB graduate and undergraduate students, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a...

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UNBF Physics and Astronomy Club - Public Lecture-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Physics and Astronomy Club presents 'Quantum Gravity & Quantum Cosmology,' with Dr. Edward Wilson – Ewing, UNB, on Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 - 8 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146. Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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UNBF student nabs national entrepreneurship award-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Less than two years after launching a business that pairs students with odd jobs in the community, Cameron Ritchie is now Startup Canada’s young entrepreneur of the year. HomeWurk, founded by Ritchie when he was in Grade 11, allows students looking for work to take on odd jobs for local residents who may not have the time or ability to complete them. Students choose the jobs they’d like to do,...

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UNBSJ Bookstore Sale-SJ

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All are invited to the UNB Saint John Bookstore's three day sale, from Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Thursday, Nov. 15.  Store hours are Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sale includes 25 per cent off select cold weather gear, accessories and more. Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Seawolves volleyball-SJ

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Posted: November 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Wednesday, Nov. 14, versus the St. Thomas University Tommies! The women's first serve is scheduled for 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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Career Talks-SJ

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Posted: November 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join UNB alumni on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Lily Lake Pavilion for 'Career Talks' – an evening of advice and knowledge! Students will get invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on the four following professional development topics:  Resume and Interviewing Skills  Making a Good First Impression Practical Tips on Growing Your Network Career Advice for Arts, Science and...

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Douglas Gibson to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: November 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author and raconteur Douglas Gibson will present GREAT SCOTS: Canadian Fiction writers with Links to Scotland, from 1867 to Today on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square. After performing over 200 shows around the world about Canadian authors, Gibson has created this presentation in a Powerpoint format. The lively show involves dozens of excellent...

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Seawolves Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: November 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Saturday, Nov. 10, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! Women's first serve is scheduled for 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 11, the teams will take on the Universitie de Sainte-AnneDragons. The women's first serve is scheduled for 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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Posted: November 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The final free flu shot for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre). Bring your immunization card and Medicare/Provincial Card. Contact Jackie Allen at the Student Health Centre if you have any questions.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen /...

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: November 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron will read from her new book There’s Something in the Water on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. In There’s Something In The Water, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by...

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Phil Hall Available for Consultations as UNB Writer-in-Residence-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Governor General’s Award winner and Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019.  His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Fredericton's Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick, and he...

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The RBC UNBeatable Pitch Competition 2018 Open for Submissions FR and SJ

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Posted: November 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big thing! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The J Herbert Smith Center for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship is holding its 5th annual online pitch competition. All full-time UNB graduate and undergraduate students, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: November 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised a shutdown of the Ganong Hall high pressure air has been scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Renowned publisher Douglas Gibson to speak at UNB Fredericton-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Douglas Gibson, former senior editor and publisher at McClelland & Stewart and Douglas Gibson Books, will deliver a public lecture entitled “Across Canada by Story: A Coast-to-Coast Literary Adventure” on Monday, Nov. 19, at Memorial Hall on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus at 7:30 p.m.  Following a 45-year career as what the Globe & Mail has called a...

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UCard Double Your Deposit contest is back -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students - looking for a chance to win some money on your UCard? Double Your Deposit is back! From Nov. 5-26, any student UCard holder who deposits money on their UCard will be automatically entered for the chance to double their deposit. During the contest, two random winners will be drawn each week (Monday to Sunday) to win double their deposit amount, up to a maximum of $50. The more often...

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Concurrent (BA/BEd) Education Program Applications Available-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are considering becoming a teacher, please note that Applications for the Concurrent Education Degree Program on UNB's Saint John campus are now available.  The next cohort of BA/BEd students will begin in September 2019, and  applications will be accepted until January 31, 2019.  Please drop by Hazen Hall 202 to pick up the Application Package, or visit the UNB Saint...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Defence Ashirbad Pradan (MSESS)-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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"Frequency Division Technique on Linear Regression for Robust Simultaneous and Proportional Myoelectric Control during Medium and High Contraction-Level Variation," will be defended by Ashirbad Pradhan (MSESS) on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Myoelectric prosthesis are able to provide assistance to individuals with transradial amputations. Even though...

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NaviCare/SoinsNavi: A navigation centre for children and youth with complex care needs in NB -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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NaviCare/SoinsNavi is a free bilingual navigation centre for children/youth 25 years of age or younger with complex care needs in New Brunswick. This population often requires significant additional medical/health, social and/or educational support beyond what is required by children/youth in general. “Like On-Star service, NaviCare/SoinsNavi can help UNB students with complex care needs...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 4, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! Women's tip off is scheduled for 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results. and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Cannabis use Survey -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Substance Use and Misuse laboratory on the Saint John campus is looking for students from the Saint John and Fredericton campuses to participate in its study about cannabis use. This online survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and will be anonymous. You do NOT need to be a cannabis user to participate in this study. (REB #037-2018) Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Faculty of Business undergraduate case competition - Pizza party kick-Off-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you a 3rd or 4th year business student? If so, come learn about the upcoming UNB Saint John undergraduate case competition and how you can participate.  We are meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Oland Hall, second floor atrium. Free pizza!  Door prizes! Get a free (and stylish) vintage t-shirt when you register. For more information...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization card and Medicare/Provincial Card. Contact Jackie Allen at the Student Health...

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Important dates for the month of November-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students should be aware of the following important academic dates for the month of November. November 5-9 - Fall Term Reading Week – no classes or tests/assignments scheduled. November 22- Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term).

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Recreational Soccer-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Recreational soccer takes place every Wednesday night until the end of October. All students are welcome to attend. Sessions will take place from 9:30 - 11 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Doran Email Address: doran@unb.ca

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UNB Alumni Office hosts Career Talks for Students-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join UNB alumni on Nov. 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., at Lily Lake for 'Career Talks' – an evening of advice and knowledge! Students will get invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on professional development topics such as: - how to pursue your career interests. - diverse career professions. - making valuable career connections and building your professional network. - understanding how to...

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Mi'kmaq Wolastoqey Centre Launches Wabanaki Collection-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Mi'kmaq Wolastoqey Centre is excited to announce the launch of Wabanaki Collection, an educational portal that connects post-secondary educators, school teachers, and the public with a variety of resources that support enhanced relationships between all the peoples of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States. It includes documents, video, music and other primary sources about the...

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Physics Seminar - Global Ionospheric Maps-FR

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Posted: October 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next UNB Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204 and will feature Anton Kashcheyev, UNBF Physics, speaking on "Global Ionospheric Maps." “The ionosphere is the ionized layer of the Earth’s upper atmosphere that extends from 60 km to few thousands kilometers in altitude. This layer is affecting...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Deadline approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars... Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2019 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Dr. Chris Baker's research team awarded first prize in the 2019 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance-SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to our very own Dr. Chris Baker, chair, department of computer science, and his research team who were awarded first prize in the 2019 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance by International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS), the premier organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Dr. Baker and his UNB PhD...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Saint John String Quartet will present Shostakovich String Quartet No. 6, Op. 101 on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Thursday, Nov. 1, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the Winter 2019 term.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. Winter 2019 (January 12 - February 23, 2019):  DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1. Please bring your own lunch. The...

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Tutor List-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students interested in private tutoring can apply to be added to the Student Tutor List. To apply, fill out an application form (PDF) and deliver it to Adam Kelly in Oland Hall, G20 or email it to a.kelly@unb.ca. Student tutors must have already taken the course they wish to tutor and obtained a grade of B+ or higher. In exceptional cases this may be waived (e.g., a...

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UNB Libraries - Document Delivery-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to recent changes to the UNB email system, UNB Libraries Document Delivery messages and article links may have been directed to patrons’  junk mail or trash.  If you were expecting an article, please check your Junk mail.  If you cannot locate the item, please contact the Document Delivery Unit at docdel@unb.ca (Fredericton) or Acquisitions and Document Delivery...

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

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Posted: October 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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macOS Mojave (10.14) now fully supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ITS is pleased to announce that macOS Mojave (10.14) is now fully supported at UNB.  This operating system has been fully tested and compatibility issues with ITS supported enterprise applications have been resolved.  If you would like assistance upgrading your Mac, or if you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at (506) 457-2222 (Fredericton), (506) 657-2222 (Saint...

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Physics Seminar - Strongly Interacting Photons-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204 featuring Wenchao Xu, from MIT, speaking on "Strongly Interacting Photons." “Manipulating individual photons is fascinating for building up all-optical quantum devices. In addition, it opens the possibility to realize novel quantum many-body states...

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Volunteers' planning meeting for December 6th Memorial-SJ

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Posted: October 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend a 'planning meeting' for this year's December 6th Memorial. As always, UNB Saint John commemorates the tragedy which occurred at Ecole Polytechnique on December 6th 1989, and this year's preparations begin this week. Our first meeting will take place on Friday, Oct. 26, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Hazen Hall 231. Everyone is...

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BA/BEd Concurrent Education Program Applications Now Available-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications are now available for Fall 2019 start in the BA/BEd Education program at UNB Saint John. Please see Dr. B. Keyes in Hazen Hall 202 for an application package; or if you have any questions about the program or the application process! Deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 31, 2019.  Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address:...

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Recreational Soccer-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Recreational soccer takes place every Wednesday night until the end of October. All students are welcome to attend. Sessions will take place from 9:30 - 11 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Doran Email Address: doran@unb.ca

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Sunday, Oct. 28, versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! First serve is scheduled for 12 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Saturday, Oct. 27, versus the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics! First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Soraya Peerbaye and Izza Hassan Reading-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Soraya Peerbaye and recent University of New Brunswick MA graduate Izza Hassan will be reading on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building Lounge on the Fredericton campus.  This event is sponsored by The University of New Brunswick Fredericton's Department of English, the University of New Brunswick Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, Icehouse...

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The RBC UNBeatable Pitch Competition 2018 Open for Submissions-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big thing! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The J Herbert Smith Center for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship is holding its 5th annual online pitch competition. All full-time UNB graduate and undergraduate students, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a...

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Ally & Safe Space Program for Indigenous and First Nations Peoples-SJ

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Posted: October 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Ally & Safe Space Program for Indigenous and First Nations Peoples is an innovative project at UNB Saint John, intended to develop a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples.   The goal of this voluntary program is to provide students, staff and faculty members of the UNB Saint John community with an understanding of the impact of colonialization on...

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Last chance to win $50 UCard Cash-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This week is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity info session for a chance to win $50 UCard Cash as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). We hope you’ll plan to join us: Topic: Travel Cyber-Securely Fredericton campus: Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. Saint John campus: Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the TJ Condon Student...

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

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Posted: October 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2019 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and...

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Report on the April Equity Conversations-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Presidential Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights would like to thank everyone who participated in its Equity Conversation Events on April 23 and 24, 2018. The committee, whose mandate is to support and facilitate collaboration and capacity building at UNB with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion, has since drafted a Report on the April Equity...

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Reading Week Food Service Hours-SJ

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Posted: October 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that food service availability on the Saint John campus will change for the fall reading week, November 5 - 9, 2018. Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tim Hortons - closed Commons Cafe - closed   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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E4E | Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want a maximum return on your investment in Education? Want to advance your career and improve your wealth even before you graduate? Uncover the value of your knowledge and skills by helping us stream it in the most beneficial way! Do you have a good idea with a possible business/commercial potential, which needs human capital, investments, and advice on how to be implemented? Or, do you think...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Proposal Alana Gullison (MSESS)-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Masters of Science in Exercise Sport Science (MSESS) Thesis Proposal Oral Examination entitled, ”The Interaction Between Over-ground Exoskeleton Gait Training and Muscle Spasticity” by Alana Gullison, Faculty of Kinesiology, will take place Friday, Oct. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in The Kinesiology Building, 214. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Over-ground exoskeleton suits are...

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Free tickets to the Future of Innovation Conference-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Future of Innovation, an RBC Leadership Conference is quickly approaching. The Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre is proud to be hosting this event and to help aid students join the conversation, on October 19th and 20th it will be issuing 40 free tickets to the first 40 Students to contact the Centre. If you are interested in attending the Future of Innovation at the Delta Fredericton,...

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Physics Math Seminar -"Progress in Helium and Li+ Spectroscopy"-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Peipei Zhang, Wuhan Institute of Physics & Math, Chinese Academy of Sciences, will discuss  "Progress in helium and Li+ spectroscopy." “Helium and helium-like ions have long been attractive subjects for theoretical and experimental investigations....

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African Caribbean Society Meet & Greet-SJ

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Posted: October 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The African Caribbean Society invites everyone in UNBSJ to enjoy an afternoon with vibrant music, delicious food and exciting characters on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 - 9 p.m., in Howler's Bar. Step out of your comfort zone and explore the diverse community in Saint John. This is a great opportunity to indulge in cultures beyond Canada. Come meet new faces, make more friends and fill your stomach....

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Concurrent (BA/BEd) Education Program Applications -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are a student who is in the first or second year of a BA degree, and wish to consider a future career as a Licensed Teacher, please note that application packages for Fall 2019 intake in the BA/BEd Concurrent Education Program at UNB Saint John will be available beginning the week of October 22nd.  Please see Dr. B. Keyes in Hazen Hall, 202 for a package, or email for further...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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Posted: October 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Registrar for Saint John selected-SJ

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Posted: October 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I’m pleased to announce that Wahkuna Lisik has accepted the position as Registrar at UNB Saint John. She will officially commence this position on Oct. 22, 2018. Those of us who have had the pleasure of working with Wahkuna know her dedication to the Registrar’s Office, the campus community and to our students.  She is a valuable member of our team, and I’m happy she will...

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Director of Saint John College appointed-SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Lindsay Taylor Doiron has been in the role of Acting Director of Saint John College since the departure of the former Registrar over a year ago.    Lindsay has been involved in language instruction since 2001 and has held the positions of Assistant Director and Associate Director of Saint John College, and is now fulfilling the role of Director effective immediately. ...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature author Christine Higdon-SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Author Christine Higdon will read from The Very Marrow of our Bones on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Marco Polo Room of the Parkland Shannex at 40 Vitality Way in Millidgeville. On a November day in 1967, two women disappear from a working-class town on the Fraser River. The community is thrown into panic, with talk of drifters and murderous husbands. But no one can find a trace of Bette...

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More chances to win $50 UCard Cash this October-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you attended a cybersecurity information session yet this October for Cybersecurity Awareness Month? You’ll be entered to win one of four $50 UCard Cash prizes just for attending.  Don’t miss out: Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Every Wednesday in October at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the TJ...

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Physics Math Seminar - "What Can Physics in 5 Dimensions Teach Us About Strong Interactions?" -FR

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A UNB Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Pervez Hoodbhoy, Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan, will present, "What Can Physics in 5 Dimensions Teach Us About Strong Interactions?" “Twenty years ago, Juan Maldacena demonstrated the equivalence of string theory in 10-dimensions with a certain...

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Recreational Soccer-SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Recreational soccer takes place every Wednesday night until the end of October. All students are welcome to attend. Sessions will take place from 9:30 - 11 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Doran Email Address: doran@unb.ca

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

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars... Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2019 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Student Technology Fee Submissions-SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are once again collecting funding proposal submissions for the Student Technology Fee (STF) at UNB Saint John.  The mandate of the Student Technology Fee is to directly enhance innovative use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based teaching, learning, research and administrative services for all students on the Saint John campus. This past year, we helped complete a...

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UNBF Travel Study Program - Paris 2019 information session-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 5 to 25, 2019) will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 239 on the Fredericton campus. Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses in Comparative Cultural Studies (Cinema) (3 ch.) and in French (3 ch). Visit Paris...

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

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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E4E | Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want a maximum return on your investment in Education? Want to advance your career and improve your wealth even before you graduate? Uncover the value of your knowledge and skills by helping us stream it in the most beneficial way! Read on to find out about our E4E | Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative and the ways you may benefit. Do you have a have a good idea with a possible...

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Leadership Awards for Undergraduates - Deadline to apply-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for award applications is Monday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. Undergraduate students who are leaders on- or off-campus are welcome to apply for the following awards: Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award: one at $1,500 Carl Fraser Student Awards: 10 at $1,000 each Craig S. Haynes Award for Distinguished Community Leaders: one at $1,000 SRC Student Leadership Award: one at...

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Researcher discovers microplastics in Bay of Fundy clams-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB grad student Krista Beardy hopes proof of microplastics in our clams will lead to changes in our behaviour.  Beardy's microplastics study focuses on clam and mussel species found on the beaches on the New Brunswick side of the Bay of Fundy, and she plans to expand her research to the Nova Scotia side in 2019. Read the full story. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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Student Work Grant Positions-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Full-time undegraduate students looking for work on-campus can now apply for Student Work Grant positions. These are listed on the UNB Student Job Bank under the company "Student Work Grant-UNBSJ." Students should follow the directions within each posting to apply directly. If specific instructions are not provided, send your resume and cover letter to the email address listed on the job...

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Tutor List-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students interested in private tutoring can apply to be added to the Student Tutor List. To apply, fill out an application form and deliver it to Adam Kelly in Oland Hall G20 or email it to a.kelly@unb.ca. You must have already taken the course you wish to tutor and obtained a B+ or higher grade. In exceptional cases this may be waived (e.g., a native speaker could tutor an introductory...

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7th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice -FR

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 7th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice, co-sponsored with the Canadian History of Education Association, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the Jr. Ballroom, (659 Queen Street). "Education as Cultural Imperialism: Taking it Personal" will be presented by Dr. Marie Battiste, Professor of Educational Foundations,...

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Celebration of German Baroque composers-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Highlights of the German Baroque will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. With a strong Canadian flavour, Les Songes Ensemble presents the works of the three most celebrated German composers of the baroque era: Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Georg Friedric Händel. They will also be performing a new piece influenced by German history and...

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Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching Recipients-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Two members of the University of New Brunswick’s faculty will be recognized at the Fall Convocation Ceremonies with Dr. Allan P. Stuart Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Jessica Webster, in UNB Fredericton's faculty of nursing, is a senior nursing instructor. Her passion for nursing inspired her to become a teacher, and in 2008, she joined UNB as a nurse clinician – primarily...

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Dr. Gary Waite to receive inaugural UNB Award for Excellence in Research-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Gary Waite of the faculty of arts will receive the inaugural University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research at the 64th Convocation on UNB's Fredericton campus. This award is intended to honour faculty who are representative of outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at UNB. The University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research promotes and celebrates...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Amanda Lee and Emily Wright-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Amanda Lee and Emily Wright, graduate students in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Positive Impact of Therapeutic Animals on Those Living with Dementia” on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the KIN Building, 208. Dementia is an umbrella term that encompasses a vast amount of diseases and symptoms affecting...

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Leadership Awards for Undergraduates-SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for award applications is Monday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. Undergraduate students who are leaders on- or off-campus are welcome to apply for the following awards: Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award: one at $1,500 Carl Fraser Student Awards: 10 at $1,000 each Craig S. Haynes Award for Distinguished Community Leaders: one at $1,000 SRC Student Leadership Award: one at...

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UNB Travel Study Paris Information Session-SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A UNB Travel Study Program - Paris 2019 Information session will be held. A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 5 to 25, 2019) will take place Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in Oland Hall, 106. Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses - in Comparative Cultural Studies...

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African Caribbean Society Meet & Greet-SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The African Caribbean Society invites everyone in UNBSJ to enjoy an afternoon with vibrant music, delicious food and exciting characters on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 - 9 p.m., in Howler's Bar. Step out of your comfort zone and explore the diverse community in Saint John. This is a great opportunity to indulge in cultures beyond Canada. Come meet new faces, make more friends and fill your stomach....

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Cannabis on campus -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students and colleagues, I would like to remind you that beginning October 17, adult-use cannabis will be legally available for consumers age 19 and older across Canada. When considering the legalization of cannabis and how it will affect our campuses, UNB’s Cannabis Working Group has taken a responsible approach that respects and adheres to the legislation while focusing on harm...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Lorenzo Reading to feature author Sarah Faber-SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Sarah Faber will read from her first novel, All Is Beauty Now on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Set against the seductive world of 1960???s Rio de Janeiro, All Is Beauty Now is an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. Brazil, 1962, a young woman walks into the waters off a...

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The Red Shawl Campaign -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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During the week of October 16-19, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick hosts The Red Shawl Campaign, to bring awareness to the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada. This is the 4th year for the Red Shawl Campaign, this campaign was a vision of UNB’s Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. The Red shawl is a symbol of protection; this is what...

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UNB researchers receive $3.1 million in NSERC funding-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to 25 UNB researchers who have received funding from NSERC, totalling $3.1 million. Alexa Alexander-Trusiak - Biology Gary Saunders - Biology Adrian Reyes Prieto - Biology Amy Parachnowitsch - Biology Shawn MacLellan - Biology Deepa Pureswaran - Biology Bryan Crawford - Biology Barry Blight - Chemistry Luigi Benedicenti - Computer Science Eric Aubanel - Computer...

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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Posted: October 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Saturday, Oct. 13, versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! Women's kick off is at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 14, the teams will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics. Women's kick off is at 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with the...

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

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Posted: October 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars... Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2019 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) is going to be hosting free online webinars during October - the "Cybersecurity Awareness Month.” CIC is excited to announce next series of online webinars. We will be showcasing the expertise of researchers, academics and industry professionals. These webinars are meant to pique the interest and to discover how our team could potentially...

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Recreational Soccer-SJ

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Posted: October 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Recreational soccer takes place every Wednesday night until the end of October. All students are welcome to attend. Sessions will take place from 9:30 - 11 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Article Contact Information Contact: Christopher Doran Email Address: doran@unb.ca

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African Caribbean Society Meet & Greet-SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The African Caribbean Society invites everyone in UNBSJ to enjoy an afternoon with vibrant music, delicious food and exciting characters on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 - 9 p.m., in Howler's Bar. Step out of your comfort zone and explore the diverse community in Saint John. This is a great opportunity to indulge in cultures beyond Canada. Come meet new faces, make more friends and fill your stomach....

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Honorary Degree Recipients-SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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At UNB Fredericton’s 64th and UNB Saint John’s 36th Fall Convocation Ceremonies, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the Fredericton and Saint John websites. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Update on clipboards appearing in UNB classrooms-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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After consulting with Brock University in Ontario, we were able to determine the source of the clipboards that appeared on UNB’s campuses in September that asked students for their personal information.  The clipboard design, style and wording found at Brock University were identical to the ones found at UNB.  They determined that these clipboards are associated with a...

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Win $50 UCard Cash this October-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want a chance to win $50 UCard Cash? If so, attend a cybersecurity information session this October. ITS is hosting weekly cybersecurity information sessions all October long for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  Join us at any or all of the sessions and tap your UCard to be entered for a chance to win one of four $50 UCard Cash prizes. Note: only valid UNB students are eligible to...

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

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Posted: October 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Celebrate the Great Reveal of the Stained Glass Windows of Memorial Hall-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre invites members of the Fredericton community to a special reception on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall to celebrate the completion of the stained glass window restoration project. Special guests, classical guitarist Steven Peacock and cellist Emily Kennedy, will provide a musical prelude in the auditorium beginning at 10:30 a.m. Light Refreshments will be...

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EMO exercise on campus-SJ

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Posted: October 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Environmental Health, Safety & Security Department would like to advise the Saint John campus that on Thursday, Oct. 4 the Red Cross EMO, with Point Lepreau, will be conducting an emergency exercise in the Athletic Centre as the campus is a designated evacuation site.   You will notice an increase in vehicles, including ones from Ambulance New Brunswick and Red Cross. The exercise is...

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Faculty of Education Colloquium Series features Dr. Alan Sears-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Faculty of Education Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Alan Sears speaking on "Having Faith in Citizenship:  The Place of Religion in the Canadian Public Square" on Wednesday Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. This talk will explore contemporary tensions between secularism and religion in the civic life of Western democracies in general, and Canada in particular. I will...

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Preparing Youth with Autism for Beyond High School: Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CEL will hold a workshop, entitled, "Beyond High School: Preparing Youth with Autism for Higher Education and Employment" on November 29 and 30 in the Chancellor’s Room, Wu Conference Center. Cost is $395 (+HST). Transition planning involves promoting student self-advocacy, parent and student involvement, and an understanding of student needs. This workshop will show you how to apply...

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Athletes- win $25 gift cards for online survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB researchers are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to complete an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. Athletes do not need to have experienced a concussion to participate! The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on concussion history (i.e., if you haven't had a concussion, it will be shorter), and all information...

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Leadership Awards for Undergraduates-SJ

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Posted: October 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a leader on campus or locally? If so, you might be eligible for a leadership award.  Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award: one at $1,500 Carl Fraser Student Awards: 10 at $1,000 each Craig S. Haynes Award for Distinguished Community Leaders: one at $1,000 SRC Student Leadership Award: one at $2,000 Requirements full-time undergraduate (four or more courses per term) year 2...

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

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Posted: October 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholarship. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2019 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Important dates for the month of October-SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of October: Oct. 8 - Thanksgiving Day – University Holiday – no classes Oct. 18 - Fall Convocation for UNB Fredericton Oct. 19 - Fall Convocation for UNB Saint John Oct. 19 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with pro-rated refund. Oct. 29 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses without academic...

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Poets Jim Johnstone and Jeffery Donaldson to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Jim Johnstone will read from The Chemical Life and The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry, and Jeffery Donaldson will read from Fluke Print on Monday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. The Chemical Life - An exploration of mental illness and addiction  Praised for his darkly psychological accounts of extreme experiences, Jim Johnstone’s...

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Win $50 UCard Cash during Cybersecurity Awareness Month-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October - you might even win $50 UCard Cash. Attend any of our weekly cybersecurity information sessions for a chance to win one-of-four $50 UCard Cash prizes. Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Every Wednesday in October at 12...

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Wear your Orange Shirts on October 1-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013.  It grew out of Phyllis's story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all...

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Funding for Northern research-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Are you (or do you have students) interested in northern studies and undertaking field research in the Canadian North? If you are: a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enroled in a Canadian University; AND a graduate student; or a senior undergraduate student whose northern field work research is tied to their thesis. You are eligible for funding from the Northern Scientific Training...

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Future of Innovation Conference-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre is proud to present The Future of Innovation, an RBC Leadership Conference, from October 19 - 20 at the Delta Fredericton. The Future of Innovation Conference is an opportunity for thought leaders from around the world to come and share their ideas and solutions. It is a conference meant to spark Bold Ideas, and inspire others to tackle difficult challenges they may...

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Renowned author to kick off 2018-19 Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Canadian literary legend David Adams Richards will read from his new novel, Mary Cyr on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Mary Cyr opens in Mexico just as a disaster strikes a small town: a coal mine has collapsed with 13 men trapped inside. Less than 48 hours later, the authorities abandon all hope of finding survivors and seal up the entrance - willfully...

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Thank UNB Donors-SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You're invited to give thanks to the donors who have supported UNB students like you this Friday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. UNB's It Begins Here campaign had a goal of raising $110 million of which 50 per cent is designated to student support. This event will celebrate the campaign's success and many of our donors will be attending. Students can wear their red...

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Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program session for students-SJ

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Posted: September 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program (PARDP) is Natural Resources Canada’s signature accelerated development program for master’s degree and Ph.D. graduates. Program participants develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become leaders in natural resource policy.  Kayleigh Chaston-Vickers, NRCan policy analyst and UNB alumna will be on campus on Friday,...

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UNBF Physics department seminar-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Physics department seminar on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the Physics Admin room 204, will feature Ming-Guang Hu, Harvard University's Physics Department, presenting "Ultracold Molecular Physics and Chemistry." “Creations of ultracold polar molecules offer many exciting opportunities. On the one hand, we aim to gain exact quantum understanding of chemical...

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Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain?-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete an anonymous online survey that is expected to take no longer than 30 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouse’s chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be...

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Career Talks-SJ

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Posted: September 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join UNB alumni on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Lily Lake Pavilion for 'Career Talks' – an evening of advice and knowledge! Students will get invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on the four following professional development topics:  Resume and Interviewing Skills  Making a Good First Impression Practical Tips on Growing Your Network Career Advice for...

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Poets Jim Johnstone and Jeffery Donaldson to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: September 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Jim Johnstone will read from The Chemical Life and The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry, and Jeffery Donaldson will read from Fluke Print on Monday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. The Chemical Life - An exploration of mental illness and addiction  Praised for his darkly psychological accounts of extreme experiences, Jim Johnstone’s...

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

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Posted: September 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2018 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and...

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UNB professor heralded with educational leadership award-SJ

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Posted: September 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Emin Civi, faculty of business at UNB Saint John, has received the 2018 AAU Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award. This award, given to one outstanding educational leader in Atlantic Canada each year, recognizes a sustained commitment over an extended period to the improvement of university teaching and learning, within the nominee's own institution and beyond. For more...

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JDI Week at UNB: Sept. 24-27-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students are invited to participate in JDI Week at UNB, Sept. 24-27.  J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the Let’s Talk Jobs drop-in zones each day and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals, per the schedule below.  JDI currently...

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New email spam filtering at UNB -FR and SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Wednesday, Sept. 26, ITS will be changing UNB’s bulk/spam email filtering system to a Microsoft solution.  What this means to you  Over the next few weeks, you may notice an increase in spam email delivered to your inbox while we transition between systems. Don’t worry, this is only temporary - our new spam filtering system will become smarter with time and is expected...

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Reception for Dr. William Prouty-SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A posthumous celebration reception will be held for one of the founding members of the Lorenzo Society, Dr. William Prouty, on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 - 7 p.m., in the the foyer of the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.   It will be an evening of speeches, a reading by Timothy Taylor and music by The Saint John String Quartet.   For those who would like to stay, renowned author...

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Wednesday, Sept. 26, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! Women's kick off is at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. Also, the teams will take on the Crandall University Chargers on Sunday, Sept. 30! Women's kick off is at 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit...

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Student Homelessness Research at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Eric Weissman extends an invitation to participate in a confidential survey about student homelessness. Student Homelessness is a growing problem for post-secondary students all over Canada and the US. In fact, in the US, the Department of Education thinks there are as many as 1.5 million homeless students (of whom they are aware). In Canada, we do not have this data yet, but basic research...

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Dental and Health Insurance-SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For information on obtaining or opting out of dental and health insurance, go here. The deadline to opt out is Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  This is also the deadline to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan.

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Holiday Schedule-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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In order that the maximum number of employees might enjoy a longer and uninterrupted holiday, the University will be closed between Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, January 1 (inclusive). Both Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28 will be considered special leave with pay. Where operational requirements are such that employees must work on December 27 and/or December 28, they will be...

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Security Alert-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses have had clipboards placed in classrooms for signature.  The narrative at the top of the page offers a sum of money as well as the possibility of future employment.  It is in the form of a sign-up sheet where people are asked for personal information and a signature.  There is no company name listed on the form.  After consulting...

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Bec & Call Fall Book Launch-SJ

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Nightwood Editions presents the book launch for UNB Saint John alumna Jenna Lyn Albert's debut collection of poetry, Bec & Call, at the Union Club (125 Germain Street) on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Please join us for readings by Jenna Lyn Albert and guest poets Robert Moore and Emily Skov-Nielsen. This event is free and open to the public, books will be...

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Closure Notice for Saint John Registrar's Office-SJ

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the Registrar, on the Saint John campus, will be closed on the following days: Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar - Developing a Diffusion Tensor Imaging Technique for Turbulent Flow -FR

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the Physics Admin Room, 204. Amy-Rae Gauthier, UNBF Physics, will discuss "Developing a Diffusion Tensor Imaging Technique for Turbulent Flow." Details: “We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they…” – Bernard de Chartres....

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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Posted: September 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Saturday, Sept. 22, for their home opener versus the Holland College Hurricanes! Women's kick off is 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 23, the teams will take on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! Women's kick off is 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit...

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Dr. Connie Stewart awarded 2017 Journal of Applied Statistics best paper prize-SJ

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Posted: September 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to our very own Dr. Connie Stewart, associate professor, department of mathematics and statistics, who was awarded the 2017 Journal of Applied Statistics Best Paper Prize.   Connie’s paper, “An approach to measure distance between compositional diet estimates containing essential zeros,” compared three measures of distance for compositional data that are...

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JDI Week at UNB: Sept. 24-27-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students are invited to participate in JDI Week at UNB, Sept. 24-27.  J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the Let’s Talk Jobs drop-in zones each day and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals, per the schedule below.  JDI currently...

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Renowned author to kick off 2018-19 Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: September 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Canadian literary legend David Adams Richards will read from his new novel, Mary Cyr on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Mary Cyr opens in Mexico just as a disaster strikes a small town: a coal mine has collapsed with 13 men trapped inside. Less than 48 hours later, the authorities abandon all hope of finding survivors and seal up the entrance - willfully...

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

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Posted: September 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2018 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time and...

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Don't forget the @unb.ca when connecting to WiFi-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Trying to connect to eduroam, UNB’s new Wi-Fi?  You need to include ‘@unb.ca’ after your login ID to connect. Full connection instructions: Note: These instructions are general. Depending on your device, additional steps may be required and can be found on the ITS website.  Forget myUNB WiFi from your device’s list of available networks. Connect to eduroam...

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It Begins Here Campaign Celebration-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The It Begins Here? Campaign is making history. Join us on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the brand new Kinesiology Building in Fredericton and Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre in Saint John to celebrate the record-breaking support alumni and friends have contributed to scholarships, faculties, new programs, experiential education, entrepreneurship and more. How high will it go? Article...

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Public Astronomy Viewing (note time correction)-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 8:30 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park (Fredericton) to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky.   We’ll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to post some of the season’s best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing.   Feel free to drop by anytime, weather permitting. For more...

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Learn to Run and CBT Study-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you a first-year student who experiences anxiety or low mood and wants help learning to better manage the challenges of university? We invite you to join an eight-week research program which could benefit you! Some students will be connected with existing UNBF Counselling Services programs (e.g., group and individual therapy) while others will be selected for a new program combining group...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Dana Wasson-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. W. Dana Wasson, who passed away on Sept. 6. He was 84. It is hard to overstate the impact Dana has had on our university and students. It began in 1951, when Dana first joined UNB as a student. He received his bachelor of electrical engineering, and then obtained his master’s in electrical...

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Public Astronomy viewing-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 8:30 - 10 a.m., in Queen Square Park (in Fredericton) to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky.   We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to post some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing.   Feel free to drop by anytime, weather permitting. For more...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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Posted: September 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Michel Rod, Carleton University. The presentation will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 12 – 1 p.m., in Hazen Hall 232.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are welcome to attend. Article...

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No more validation stickers on UCards-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Returning students – did you know? You no longer need to update your UCard with a yearly validation sticker. Issue dates are now printed on all UCards, making your card valid for the duration of your time at UNB. Need proof you’re a current student? You can now download your Confirmation of Enrolment letter right from the Academic tab in your eServices (accessed via your myUNB...

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

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Posted: September 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program, and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2018 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Art Exhibit: Erasing Frankenstein-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Erasing Frankenstein: A Collaborative Prison Arts Project will be on exhibit on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library from mid-September to mid-November. The project received Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding, and is led by Sue Sinclair & Elizabeth Effinger (Department of English). On the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, this...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Kelly MacKay, Ryerson University. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10 – 11 a.m., in Hazen Hall, 239.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are welcome to attend. Article...

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Dental and Health Insurance-SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For information on obtaining or opting out of dental and health insurance, go here. The deadline to opt out is Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  This is also the deadline to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan.

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Athletes needed for online survey (win gift cards)-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB researchers are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to fill out an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. Athletes DO NOT need to have experienced a concussion to participate! The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on concussion history (i.e., if you haven't had a concussion, it will be shorter), and all information...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Murtaza Haider, Ryerson University. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 3 – 4 p.m., in Ganong Hall, 215.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are...

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Employer Sessions for Business Students-SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There will be employers on campus to recruit students during the events below: TD Bank Finance Operations Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hazen Hall, 228 Irving Oil Accounting  Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106 Grant Thorton Accounting  Monday, Sept. 17, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 103 PwC Accounting  Monday, Sept. 17,...

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It Begins Here Campaign Celebration-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The It Begins Here Campaign is making history.  Join us on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the brand new Kinesiology Building in Fredericton and Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre in Saint John to celebrate the record-breaking support alumni and friends have contributed to scholarships, faculties, new programs, experiential education, entrepreneurship and more.  How high will it...

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Seawolves Basketball Open Scrimmages and Tryout Sessions-SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you want to play for the Seawolves and represent UNB Saint John at the collegiate level? If so, Seawolves basketball scrimmages and tryouts start now! Required level of experience Coaches look for individuals with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Past experience within a high calibre program is preferred, such as: being a starter on your high school team playing on another...

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Seawolves Volleyball Scrimmage and Tryout Sessions-SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you want to play for the Seawolves and represent UNB Saint John at the collegiate level? If so, Seawolves Volleyball scrimmages and tryouts start now! Required level of experience Coaches look for individuals with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Past experience within a high calibre program is preferred, such as: being a starter on your high school team playing on another...

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Seeking Research Participants for Research on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and Online Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I am a graduate student who is trying to find out ways to reduce distraction for online learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  If you have ADHD and have taken online courses, would you consider helping out with this study?  Results could help professors, teachers, instructors, instructional designers, and educational companies address the needs of those with...

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Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain?-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Researchers are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete an anonymous online survey that is expected to take no longer than 30 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners' adjustment to their spouse's chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance to enter a draw for a $25...

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Students' Representative Council at UNB Saint John

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Posted: September 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Your Students' Representative Council (SRC) provides a variety of services for students at UNBSJ - check out its website for more information. ​Two areas of interest you may want to explore are Clubs & Societies! Joining a club or society is one of the best ways to get involved on campus, open yourself to new opportunities and people, and to make your experience at UNBSJ more rewarding...

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year are currently available for purchase. For the Saint John campus, all relevant information is located on the Environmental Health, Safety & Security department's website.   Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety & Security Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Dental and Health Insurance-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For information on obtaining or opting out of dental and health insurance, go here. The deadline to opt out is Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.  This is also the deadline to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan.

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First-Gen Orientation-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Did your parents graduate from university? If not, you're a first-gen student, and we've got a special orientation for you! Come out to the Whitebone Lounge in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre for drop-in conversations and a light lunch on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Being the first generation in your family to attend university can be exciting, stressful and...

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Get involved with the Promise Partnership -SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Mentoring Program pairs UNB Saint John student volunteers with youth from kindergarten to grade 8 at Hazen White-St. Francis School. From September to April, volunteers spend an hour a week at Hazen White-St. Francis. Mentors provide educational support through engaging in structured activities designed to assist in literacy and numeracy learning. Sessions run Monday to Thursday...

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Group-Based Trajectory Modeling for the Medical and Social Sciences-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Upcoming statistics course in Group-Based Trajectory Modeling with Professor Daniel Nagin, Carnegie Mellon University. He is the Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor Of Public Policy And Statistics.  Course Dates: October 22 - 24, 2018 Location: UNB Fredericton campus For additional information go to...

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Faculty of Education presents Works in Progress- WIPS for Fall 2018 -FR

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Faculty of Education presents WIPS: WORKS IN PROGRESS SESSIONS (WIPS), which are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has two 15-minute presentations followed by a discussion. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 308. Everyone is welcome! Fall...

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Seawolves Basketball Open Scrimmages and Tryout Sessions-SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you want to play for the Seawolves and represent UNB Saint John at the collegiate level? If so, Seawolves basketball scrimmages and tryouts start now! Required level of experience Coaches look for individuals with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Past experience within a high calibre program is preferred, such as: being a starter on your high school team playing on another...

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Seawolves Soccer Training Camp-SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you want to play for the Seawolves and represent UNB Saint John at the collegiate level? If so, Seawolves Soccer training starts now! Required level of experience Coaches look for individuals with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Past experience within a high calibre program is preferred, such as: being a starter on your high school team playing on another college or...

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Seawolves Volleyball Scrimmage and Tryout Sessions-SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you want to play for the Seawolves and represent UNB Saint John at the collegiate level? If so, Seawolves Volleyball scrimmages and tryouts start now! Required level of experience Coaches look for individuals with a high skill set and a strong team mindset. Past experience within a high calibre program is preferred, such as: being a starter on your high school team playing on another...

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Candidates for the Dean of Business-SJ

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentations by the candidates for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John:   Dr. Murtaza Haider, Ryerson University Dr. Kelly MacKay, Ryerson University Dr. Michel Rod, Carleton University    The presentations will take place as follows:   ·         Murtaza Haider:  Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 3...

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Welcome to UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Welcome new and returning UNB Saint John students! September is always a great month at UNBSJ as we kick off a new academic year. You are here to receive an education, but you will leave with so much more. With classes beginning, the campus is buzzing with activity as we prepare for the coming year.  Over the next few days, explore the campus and sign up for clubs and societies. Stay...

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You're invited: Announcement of research support from OSCO Construction Group-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to a major announcement to create an engineering-based off-site Construction Research and Innovation Hub with the sponsorship and support of the OSCO Construction Group. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the Long Hall, in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Reception to follow. RSVP  to Tina Madore at 506-453-4995...

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Volunteers needed for international student orientation for Fall 2018 -SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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International Student Services staff are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2018. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived international students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on our...

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year are currently available for purchase. For the Saint John campus, all relevant information is located on the Environmental Health, Safety & Security department's website.   Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety & Security Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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You're invited: Announcement of research support from OSCO Construction Group-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB community is invited to a major announcement to create an engineering-based off-site Construction Research and Innovation Hub with the sponsorship and support of the OSCO Construction Group. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Long Hall, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, UNB Fredericton. Reception to follow. RSVP by Sept. 4 to Tina Madore at 506-453-4995 or...

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Apply to graduate at Fall Convocation-SJ

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2018 Fall Convocation ceremony, you MUST apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Sept. 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. Check out http://www.unb.ca//saintjohn/convocation/fall/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​There’s still time!  Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and...

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Food service in Saint John on Aug 31-SJ

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Commons Cafe, on the Saint John campus, will be closing at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, for campus-wide food service staff training. There will be complimentary coffee available (while supplies last) in the Faculty Staff Club until 3 p.m.  Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Important dates for the month of September-SJ

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Posted: August 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of September. Sept. 1 - Residence move-in day. - Deadline for students to apply to graduate at the 2018 Fall Convocation Ceremony. Sept. 3 - Labour Day – University Holiday – no classes Sept. 4 - Fall Orientation begins – check out Orientation 2018 for the tentative schedule Sept. 5 - Start of classes for...

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Campus Orientation 2018-SJ

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Posted: August 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Below is a tentative schedule for UNB Saint John's Campus Orientation 2018. Please check the website for updates. Tuesday, Sept 4 - Friday, Sept 7.  Saturday, Sept. 1     •    Residence move-in day Tuesday, Sept. 4     •    9 a.m. -  Kick-Off Event filled with fun and games in the Athletics Centre gym   ...

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Student dependent registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before Sept. 1. The form is located on the UNB HR...

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Volunteers needed for international student orientation -SJ

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Posted: August 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International Student Services staff are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2018. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived international students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on our...

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

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Posted: August 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Changes to Guest Wi-Fi at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) replacement project, GuestUNB WiFi is being replaced with a new guest Wi-Fi – public@unb – which will make it easier for visitors to connect to Wi-Fi while on campus. UNB’s new guest wireless (public@unb): Does not require a UNB sponsor or special login ID - visitors can connect automatically themselves. Provides access to the internet...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for September 7th Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of September 7, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Aug....

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Aug. 23. For the Saint John campus, all relevant information is located on the Environmental Health, Safety & Security department's website.   Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety & Security Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Apply to graduate at the Fall Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2018 Fall Convocation ceremony, you MUST apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by September 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. Check out http://www.unb.ca//saintjohn/convocation/fall/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Volunteers needed for international student orientation for Fall 2018 -SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International Student Services staff are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2018. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived international students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on our...

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Engineering Students Casting Call-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Engineering Undergraduate Society understands that mental wellness can be difficult to maintain during the school year, and that many engineering students struggle with their mental health. In an effort to show students that they are not alone and to support the wellbeing of UNB engineering students, we would like to create two videos featuring current or recently graduated engineering...

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New email spam filtering at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This August, ITS will be changing UNB’s bulk/spam email filtering system from Sophos Email Security to Microsoft Exchange Online Protection. What this means to you You may notice an increase in spam email delivered to your inbox while we transition between systems. Don’t worry, this is only temporary - our new spam filtering system will become smarter with time and is expected to...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a "Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration" form each year before September 1st. The form is located on the UNB HR website at...

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Food Service on August 31-SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Commons Cafe, on the Saint John campus, will be closing at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 for campus wide food service staff training. There will be complimentary coffee available (while supplies last) in the Faculty Staff Club until 3 p.m.  Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before September 1st. The form is located on the UNB HR...

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Therapy group for teens with depression/anxiety -FR

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Posted: August 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning in September 2018, the UNB Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a FREE therapy group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression. The group will use strategies derived from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to teach teens and their parents skills for managing emotions and behaviour, and to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. We are looking for...

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Aug. 23. For the Saint John campus, all relevant information is located on the Environmental Health, Safety & Security department's website.   Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety & Security Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Volunteers needed for international student orientation for Fall 2018 -SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International Student Services are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2018. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived international students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on our...

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Athletes - win $25 for completing online questionnaire-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to complete an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. Athletes do not need to have experienced a concussion to participate. The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on concussion history, and all information will be kept confidential. Athletes will be entered to win a $25 Amazon...

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Recruiting parents of competitive athletes -FR and SJ

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Posted: August 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parents of young athletes between 12 and 17 years old, who compete at the regional or national level in swimming, track and field (athletics), football, hockey, soccer, and equestrian sports are invited to participate in a research project investigating the role of parents in promoting clean, doping-free sport. Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB in Fredericton are interested in...

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Seeking Research Participants for Research on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and Online Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am a graduate student who is trying to find out ways to reduce distraction for online learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  If you have ADHD and have taken online courses, would you consider helping out with this study?  Results could help professors, teachers, instructors, instructional designers, and educational companies address the needs of those with...

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Supporting our Saudi Arabian students-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the recent announcement by the government of Saudi Arabia to recall students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary educational institutions, our immediate focus is on those affected.   Staff and faculty are working actively to understand the impact to our students, develop the necessary steps and processes to provide them with the care and support they need at this time.  ...

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Respect at Work: Understanding and Acting on Rights and Responsibilities Public Conference and Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Respectful Workplace Week will be held from September 3 - 9. To highlight this important event, the Workplace Violence and Abuse Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting its 6th annual public presentation series on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at the Delta Fredericton.  This one-day conference and workshop is offered as a...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before September 1. The form is located on the UNB HR...

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Student Services welcomes new Student Accessibility Support Coordinator-SJ

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services is pleased to welcome Rebecca Caissie as the new Student Accessibility Support Coordinator. Rebecca holds a Master of Arts in Literature from Acadia.  She is enrolled in the IDST PhD program at UNB Saint John, researching the new form of literature, video games, and how that evolution in literature furthers our story telling capabilities.  She has recently...

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UNB campus-wide MATLAB license renewed for one year-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS and the Faculty of Engineering are pleased to announce the one-year renewal of the campus-wide license for MATLAB, Simulink, and 80 add-on toolboxes at UNB, which started July 1, 2018. With this license, all UNB students, faculty, staff and researchers have access to: easily download MATLAB on personal and UNB-owned computers MATLAB training and help resources through a new UNB MATLAB...

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Volunteers needed for international student orientation for Fall 2018 -SJ

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Posted: August 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International Student Services are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2018. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived international students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on our...

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Parents of young athletes invited to participate-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parents of young athletes between 12 to 17 years who compete at the regional or national level in track and field (athletics), football, hockey, soccer, and equestrian sports are invited to participate in a research project investigating the role of parents in promoting clean, doping-free sport. Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB are interested in the role that parents of young...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a "Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration" form each year before September 1st. The form is located on the UNB HR website at...

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

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Posted: August 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time!  Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The...

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Reminder - UNB WorldCat is changing-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries’ catalogue, UNB WorldCat, will transition to a new interface on August 1, 2018! Since mid-2016, UNB Libraries has made the latest version of WorldCat available to library patrons in a “beta” option on the library home page. Following a number of changes and upgrades, we will transition fully to the new interface this summer! The new UNB WorldCat introduces a host...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Defence Andrea Mayo, MSESS -FR and SJ

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Posted: July 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


“Potential Functional Benefits of a Comprehensive Evaluation of Physical Activities for Canadian Older Adults” will be defended by Andrea Mayo (MSESS) on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, 3-22. ABSTRACT Background: Most physical activity (PA) recommendations exclude light and sedentary activities that have the potential to influence physical function for...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for August 10th Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 10, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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Saint John Food Service Hours and Options-SJ

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Posted: July 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will be closing for the remainder of the summer starting Friday, July 27 at 3 p.m.  It will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8 a.m.  The Commons Cafe will open on Monday, July 30 at 8 a.m. and will remain open for the remainder of the summer.  It will be open from Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Food Service...

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Women with Fibromyalgia needed for a Study on the Benefits of Journaling-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you have experienced chronic pain for at least one year and have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for at least six months, please consider participating in a research study that explores whether anonymously writing about pain experiences in online six-week journaling exercises (20 minutes per week) can help people come to terms with their pain experiences and improve their physical and...

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

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Posted: July 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Services welcomes new Counselling Therapist and Campus Sexual Assault Advocate-SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Student Services is pleased to welcome Patricia (Trish) Pendleton as the new Counselling Therapist and Campus Sexual Assault Advocate. Trish has completed a Master of Education in Counselling at UNB Fredericton, and was an intern with the Counselling Services on that campus.  She has served as a Program Coordinator at KV Oasis Youth Centre, and worked in private practice counselling...

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UNB wireless (Wi-Fi) upgrades starting July 25 -FR and SJ

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Posted: July 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, July 25, ITS and ISS will begin replacing UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) equipment on all our campuses (Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton) with new and improved technology making wireless at UNB faster and more reliable.  At the same time, we’ll be disabling the myUNB WiFi network name and moving to eduroam, giving you Wi-Fi access at UNB as well as other...

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Acting Dean, Faculty of Business-SJ

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Posted: July 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to share with you the news that Dr. Rob Moir has agreed to serve as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Business on the Saint John campus for a three-month term beginning October 1, 2018, subject to approval by the Board of Governors.   Having served as a member of Saint John Senate, and on several campus and university wide committees, Rob brings extensive leadership and...

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Call for Abstracts: Abuse of Older Women - A Community-based Approach-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults Research Team in the Maritimes is now accepting abstracts for poster submissions for an upcoming conference on The Abuse of Older Women: A Community-based Approach. The conference will take place at the Wu Conference Centre on UNB's Fredericton campus from October 23 - 24, 2018. Abstracts are welcomed from students of all disciplines, and all levels of...

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Meet some of the ventures from this year's Summer Institute-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's business and innovation accelerator, the Summer Institute, launched its latest cohort of entrepreneurs at a gala celebration last Thursday. Seven ventures presented their final pitches to a packed crowd at the Picaroons Roundhouse in Fredericton. Learn more about four of those ventures: Eggcitables - a vegan egg replacement, Educated Beards - an all-natural facial hair grooming line,...

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Office closure-SJ

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Posted: July 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27, and reopen on Monday, July 30 at 9 a.m.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - High Pressure Air Shutdown for Ganong Hall-SJ

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Posted: July 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Funding announcement for MAMCE-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a funding announcement for the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE) on Wednesday, July 25 at 1 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. MAMCE - a UNB, CFM, NBCC and NSCC partnership - is supported by the Government of Canada, through ACOA; the Province of New Brunswick and industry.   RSVP to Tina Madore at (506) 453-4995 or...

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UNB wireless (Wi-Fi) upgrades starting July 25 -FR and SJ

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Posted: July 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, July 25, ITS and ISS will begin replacing UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) equipment on all our campuses (Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton) with new and improved technology making wireless at UNB faster and more reliable.  At the same time, we’ll be disabling the myUNB WiFi network name and moving to eduroam, giving you Wi-Fi access at UNB as well as other...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing...

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Saint John Food Service Hours and Options-SJ

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Posted: July 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will be closing for the remainder of the summer starting Friday, July 27 at 3 p.m.  It will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8 a.m.  The Commons Cafe will open on Monday, July 30 at 8 a.m. and will remain open for the remainder of the summer.  It will be open from Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Food Service...

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UNBSJ - High Pressure Air Shutdown for Ganong Hall-SJ

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Posted: July 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Conference Notice - Abuse of Older Women: Strategies for a Community-based Approach-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research will host a conference from Oct. 23-24 to discuss the issue of abuse of older women. The conference will feature guest speakers of various backgrounds with unique perspectives on the issue. It will also include small and large group discussions to actively engage participants around the issue. The abuse and neglect of...

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The Mitacs Globalink Research Award Deadline-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12 - 24 week research projects at universities in more than 15 countries around the world. Students are able to apply at anytime, but it is suggested applications are submitted at least 16 weeks prior to their planned departure dates.  Therefore,...

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Annual sprinkler inspections at UNBSJ-SJ

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Posted: July 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual sprinkler inspections on the Saint John campus per the below schedule: July 16 - Hazen Hall Annex, KC Irving Hall, Philip Oland HallJuly 18 - Hans W. Klohn Commons (delayed open of the Commons till 10 a.m.), Canada Games StadiumJuly 19 - 40 Charlotte St., Ganong Hall, Canadian Rivers InstituteJuly 20 - Dalhousie Medicine NB You may experience...

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Athletes needed for online study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Calling all athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to fill out an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. You don't need to have experienced a concussion to participate. The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on your concussion history. All information will be kept confidential. Access more information and the survey...

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Faculty of Education Presents Enacting Sex Education A Teacher's Perspective-FR

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Posted: July 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB faculty of education presents Enacting Sex Education: A Teacher's Perspective, by Dr. Katie MacEntee, faculty of environmental studies at York University. Join us on Tuesday, July 17, in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 356 at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. This is a free public event. In 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Education (re-)launched an updated sexual health curriculum....

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Guest Speaker Martin Mathieu-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The department of mathematics and statistics would like to invite you to a guest talk by a visitor to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, July 10, at 1 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Martin Mathieu, from the Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland, will present "Elementary operators—still not elementary?" Many properties of elementary operators on Banach algebras have been...

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UNB WorldCat is changing Aug. 1 -FR and SJ

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Posted: July 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries' catalogue, UNB WorldCat, will transition to a new interface on Aug. 1. Since mid-2016, UNB Libraries has made the latest version of WorldCat available to library patrons in a "beta" option on the library home page. Following a number of changes and upgrades, we will transition fully to the new interface this summer! The new UNB WorldCat introduces a host of improvements,...

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Multicultural 5K Fun Run & 1K Kids Run scholarship fundraiser-SJ

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Posted: July 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us for the first ever Multicultural 5K Fun Run/1K Family Run. This exciting event will take place on Sunday, July 15, in the beautiful Rockwood Park. Following the run, participants will enjoy refreshments and Pangea Spa will be on-site offering complimentary mini massages for runners. This is a family-friendly event featuring a kids-series run, and all kids will receive medals and...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing...

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Guest Speaker Martin Mathieu-SJ

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Posted: June 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to a guest talk by a visitor to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, July 10 at 1 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Martin Mathieu, from the Queen's University of Belfast in Northern Ireland, will present 'Elementary operators---still not elementary?' Abstract: Many properties of elementary operators on Banach algebras have been...

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Kinesiology is Moving-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are excited to share that the Faculty of Kinesiology, on the Fredericton campus, is moving to the new KIN building in July. Its phone numbers will be the same, but the new civic address is 90 Mackay Drive, room 356. Stay tuned for more information on when the building will be officially open for visitors! Article Contact Information Contact: Linda O'Brien Email Address: lobrien@unb.ca

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You still have time to register for UNB's summer courses-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want to lighten your course load this Fall/Winter? Our summer term offerings give you the chance to pick up an extra course now and lighten your course load later. On-campus courses begin July 3 and July 23. You can complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three to six weeks! Here's a sampling of on-campus courses: PHIL*1101 - Critical Thinking (July 3 - July 19) SPAN*1203 -...

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Bruce MacDonald Retirement-SJ

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Posted: June 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in extending best wishes to Dr. Bruce MacDonald, who is retiring from the University on July 1.  Bruce has been a member of the biology faculty for 26 years, and will be greatly missed by students and colleagues alike. We invite you to attend and share your memories with Bruce, and to wish him a wonderful retirement on Thursday, June 28, between 2 and 4 p.m., in the...

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

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Posted: June 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There's still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this Fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2018, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.  The deadline is June 30, 2018.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca   Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi...

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Office closure -SJ

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Posted: June 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the Registrar on the Saint John campus will close between 12 - 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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UNB seeking a Piluwitahasuwin-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We wanted to share with faculty, staff and students that UNB is seeking a Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement). Piluwitahasuwin is a Wolastoqey term meaning ‘one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.’ This individual will help us propel UNB’s TRC Action Plan forward and promote change toward truth. June is National...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNBF's Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven't been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their...

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The spring issue of Alumni News is available online-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The spring issue of Alumni News is available online. We're saluting five of our award-winning professors who share what motivates them and drives their commitment to teaching excellence. Also in this issue: Engineering student Nathan McNally is working to provide better access to clean drinking water to Indigenous communities across New Brunswick, with the goal of expanding this initiative...

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

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Posted: June 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Dr. Bruce MacDonald Retirement Reception-SJ

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Posted: June 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Bruce MacDonald is retiring from the University of New Brunswick Saint John on July 1, 2018. He has been a member of the biology faculty for 26 years, and will be greatly missed by students and colleagues alike.  We invite everyone to attend on Thursday, June 28, between 2 – 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Share your memories with Bruce, and wish him a wonderful...

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New Student Services Director at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Sheldon MacLeod has been appointed as the new Director, Student Services at UNB Saint John effective July 4.    Sheldon joins us from Crandall University in Moncton where he has served as Assistant Vice-President for Student Success and Transformation, and previously Assistant Vice-President and Registrar.  He has extensive experience in student affairs, registrar services,...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this Fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2018, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.   The deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email...

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There is still time to register for courses starting July 3-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You still have an opportunity to earn credit toward your degree this summer and complete a 3-credit hour course in six weeks! You’ll find courses in Business, Computer Science, History, Media Arts & Culture, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and more! Here's a sampling of courses offered on the Fredericton campus: PHYS*3752 - Atomic and Molecular Physics (July 3 - Aug. 9) PSYC*3043 -...

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UNB student receives national award to participate in senior citizen research-SJ

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Posted: June 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB nursing student Shyane McKay will spend the summer assisting researchers improve the lives of elderly people after receiving the 2018 Summer Studentship Award by the Canadian Frailty Network and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. The national competition provides students with interdisciplinary summer experiences that allow participants to gain an understanding of the...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enrol in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in this fall, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Article...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing...

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New classes starting July 3 on Fredericton campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for something to do this summer? There's still time to register for on-campus classes starting in July! New classes begin July 3 and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks! Register any time for open entry online courses and take up to six months to complete. Featured Summer Course Database Management (ADM*4715 / MBA*6113)Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 3 -...

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UNB professor receives funding for drone research and development-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A University of New Brunswick professor and her team are looking to detect early stages of disease in crops from the sky. UNB professor Dr. Brigitte Leblon and her team of researchers, along with partners from Western University, A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, have received approximately $540,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council...

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UNB Saint John Convocation Video-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Associated Alumni captured special celebratory moments before and during UNB Saint John's Spring Convocation in this special feel good video.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: duffleym@unb.ca

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Gail Campbell wins 2018 CCWH Book Prize -FR and SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to Dr. Gail Campbell, who has won the 2018 Canadian Committee on Women's History Book Prize in Women's and Gender History for her latest book, 'I Wish to Keep a Record': Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and The World (Toronto: UTP, 2017). Awarded every two years, the CCWH Book Prize recognizes the best book published in the field over the previous two years, in...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enrol in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in this fall, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Article...

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UNB scientist wins 2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Award-SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick’s Dr. Alli Murugesan has been awarded the 2018 Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award for her outstanding research and innovation in cancer research. The award recognizes Dr. Murugesan for her breakthrough discoveries in cancer research and entrepreneurship. She has been developing a treatment that targets and kills cancer cells that have become resistant...

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A UNB-FPInnovations team wins 2018 L.J, Markwardt Wood Engineering Award -FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to a UNB-FPinnovations team made of Dr. Clevan Lamason (FOREM), Dr. Bryce McMillan (Physics), Dr. Bruce Balcom (Physics), Dr. Brigitte Leblon (FOREM) and Zarin Pirouz (FPInnovations) who recently won the 2018 L.J. Markwardt Wood Engineering Award of the Forest Products Society for best basic research paper during 2016-2017 in Forest Products Journal. The article,...

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Fire hydrant flushing on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 11, 2018.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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UNB Education: TNB and FHS presents Free to be You and Me-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Education, Theatre New Brunswick and Fredericton High School present “Free to Be…You and Me”Philip Sexsmith and his UNBF Faculty of Education pre-service teachers Dramatization of Literature class will take you on a journey through song and dance, taking you back to your childhood. It’s time to feel like a kid again! Tickets are only $10 eachShow times: Friday, June...

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You're invited to the 7th Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Faculty of Education is proud to host the 7th Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference with the keynote address by Dr. Sherri Pictou. Join us for Learning and Sharing in this Place: The Wabanaki Confederacy on Saturday, June 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Marshall d'Avray Hall, Main Lobby. Free registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Please register online...

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College of Extended Learning main office closed June 11-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The College of Extended Learning's main office will be closed on Monday, June 11, to allow staff to attend an all-day professional training session. The main office will reopen on Tuesday, June 12, for regular hours. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Learning community leaders wanted-SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John is hiring learning community leaders for the fall 2018 term. Like last year, leaders will work in pairs to facilitate several sessions throughout the term to help first-year students adjust to our campus and university life. If you’re a strong student entering your third or fourth year who wants to see others succeed, we’d love to add you to our...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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UNBSJ Community Garden Last Call-SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBSJ Community Garden is inviting everyone to adopt a plot for the 2018 growing season! The garden has plots of all sizes, raised and in-ground, available for students, staff, and faculty to grow their own slice of green happiness. Whether you want to enjoy some fresh, organic veggies or some fragrant flowers that will delight your home (and the bees), this is the last...

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UNB IT services requiring log in unavailable on June 24-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, June 24 from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s login services. During this time, faculty, staff and students will be unable to receive email from non-UNB (external) email addresses (ex: gmail). Additionally, you will be unable to access any UNB services that require you to log in, including: UNB email accessed through a web...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this Fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2018, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarship descriptions and the application can be found here.   Deadline is June 30, 2018.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email...

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

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Posted: May 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There's still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations...

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Participants needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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UNB hosts a public presentation for the Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team-FR

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Posted: May 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team, of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, is hosting a public presentation on violence against people with disabilities and those in the anti-violence field. This presentation will discuss research findings, encourage better coordination of services and communication between service providers and...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this Fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year, and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2018, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30, 2018.  Questions?  Email...

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UNB Merit Awards for 2017-18 Announced - FR and SJ

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Posted: May 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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, school directors and the director of libraries. The 2017-18 Merit Award recipients are: Janet Austin, Faculty of Law (F) Marc Bragdon,...

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9th Annual What's up Doc? Film Festival & Award Ceremony-FR

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Posted: May 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All are invited to the 9th Annual What’s up Doc? Film Festival & Award Ceremony on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. An award ceremony will follow. This year, students from Fredericton High and Nackawic Senior High produced the five short documentary films screening at the festival. Teachers involved in the program this year were Amy Bourgaize, Sara Bamford, Greg...

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

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Posted: May 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Learning Community Leaders-SJ

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Posted: May 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John is hiring Learning Community Leaders for the fall 2018 term. Like last year, leaders will work in pairs to facilitate several sessions throughout the term to help first-year students adjust to our campus and university life. If you're a strong student entering your third or fourth year who wants to see others succeed, we'd love to add you to our team. Essential...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical this Fall at UNBSJ? Apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you have graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2018, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.   The deadline is June 30, 2018.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email...

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UNB, partners working with Canadian Space Agency on CubeSat project-FR

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Posted: May 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Three New Brunswick post-secondary education institutions are partnering to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s Canadian CubeSat Project. The University of New Brunswick (UNB), Université de Moncton and New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), in a collaborative project referred to as CubeSat NB, aim to launch...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday, May 10, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., UNB will host a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2018-19 budget, the budgeting process and UNB's financial situation. All are welcome to join, ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event will be video-conferenced between Hazen Hall Rm. 125 in Saint John and the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre in...

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New on-campus classes starting May 28 on the Fredericton campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for something to do this summer? There is still time to register for on-campus classes starting May 28 in Fredericton. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Here is a sampling of what’s available on-campus: Intermediate Accounting II Basic French II Intro Japanese I Intro. to Psychology II Environmental Ethics Register now! View the 2018 Summer...

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Patients' Den -SJ

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Posted: May 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us Thursday, May 10, from 6 - 9 p.m., in UNB Saint John's Grand Hall for Patients' Den: Patients Setting Research Priorities in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations. The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join us for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Three...

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Two Exciting Exhibitions by New Brunswick Women at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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Posted: May 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre invites the public to view two exciting new exhibitions by New Brunswick women from May 25- June 21. L’es Bold Hags present their self-titled exhibition while Jennifer Lee Weibe presents Abstracts 1-12.  Meet the artists at the opening on May 25, from 5 - 7 p.m., and enjoy the sounds of the UNB Art Centre’s new music series FLOW featuring Calum...

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UNB graduate students to benefit from $11.4 million provincial investment-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick are now eligible for a slice of an $11.4-million provincial research investment through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement on UNB's Fredericton campus on Tuesday, May 1. The investment will support research and development at post-secondary institutions and research institutes and help retain...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday, May 10, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., UNB will host a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2018-19 budget, the budgeting process and UNB's financial situation. All are welcome to join, ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event will be video-conferenced between Hazen Hall Rm. 125 in Saint John and the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre in...

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Honorary Degree Recipients-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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At UNB Fredericton's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies and UNB Saint John's 44th Spring Convocation Ceremony, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Dr. Joanna Everitt recognized for outstanding contributions to higher education-SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Joanna Everitt, dean of arts on the UNB Saint John campus, has been awarded the Angela Hildyard Recognition Award at the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) conference. Read the full story here. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Earn four credits in seven days in August-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you enjoy being outside? When you're walking around, are you curious about the plants you see? If so, consider enrolling in NB Plants and Their Habitats. Intensive seven-day course offered at UNB’s Fredericton campus. Open to anyone looking to explore the topic as a special interest. Students in any faculty can earn elective credit (4 credit hours). Course runs August 25 to 31,...

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Graduates List-SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The unofficial list of graduates will be posted online and within the glassed-in bulletin board on the way to the University Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Ward Chipman Building on Friday, May 4, 2018. Please note it is finalized only upon approval by the UNB Saint John Senate and the Board of Governors. Any student whose name does not appear on the list at posting, or who has any...

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Students tackle 36th Annual Mathematics Competition at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 36th Annual Mathematics Competition for Grades 7, 8 and 9 will take place at UNB on Thursday, May 3, 2018. About 1,200 New Brunswick students will travel to the Fredericton and Saint John campuses of the University of New Brunswick, as well as the Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan campuses of l’Université de Moncton, to write a multiple-choice competition. The competition can be...

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HotSpot Parking on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: April 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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No money in your pocket/purse for parking? No problem. On Monday, April 30, HotSpot Parking will be available on our Saint John campus. This quick and easy app is super convenient and lets you know when you need to top up your parking so you can avoid getting a ticket. Article Contact Information Contact: David Gillespie Email Address: dgill@unb.ca

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Spring Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you plan on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18, you must reserve regalia.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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Kinesiology Summer Elective Courses -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you considering a summer term course as an elective? The following KIN courses are being offered on the Fredericton campus in the month of May, are just three weeks long (May 1 - 23, 2018), and do not require any prerequisite courses! KIN*2032 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Psychology with Dr. David Scott  This course will introduce the student to the influence of...

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There is still time to register for Summer Term classes on the Fredericton Campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s all about choice during Summer Term! Choose on-campus or online classes. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 3, and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Online courses are open. Register anytime and take up to six months to complete. Here's a sampling of the on-campus classes starting in May: ADM*2623 Business Statistics May 1...

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Valedictorian at UNB Saint John

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to UNB Saint John’s 2018 Valedictorian – Arfan Hajizadeh. Arfan Hajizadeh will address the Class of 2018 as valedictorian at UNB Saint John’s 44th spring convocation ceremony. He is graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, with a Biology-Psychology major and a Chemistry minor. While at UNB Saint John, Arfan has been a dean’s list student each year,...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday, May 10, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., UNB will host a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2018-19 budget, the budgeting process and UNB's financial situation. All are welcome to join, ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event will be video-conferenced between Hazen Hall Rm. 125 in Saint John and the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre in...

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O Canada singers wanted -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The graduation organizing committee is currently seeking individuals interested in performing  “O Canada” at this year's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies. We are looking for one singer per ceremony. All are welcome, however preference will go to a graduating student.  Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. — Science and...

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O Canada singers wanted -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The graduation organizing committee is currently seeking individuals interested in performing  “O Canada” at this year's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies. We are looking for one singer per ceremony. All are welcome, however preference will go to a graduating student.  Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. — Science and...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Wayne Johnston-SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Novelist Wayne Johnston will read from First Snow, Last Light on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. Ned Vatcher, only 14, ambles home from school in the chill hush that precedes the first storm of the winter of 1936 to find the house locked, the family car missing, and...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised a high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for April 30 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately 4 hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Reminder - Equity Conversations Workshop-SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights is hosting an Equity Conversations Workshop on Monday April 23, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the BMO Room at the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  Using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavour to gather wide-ranging information on UNB’s current equity gaps, omissions, and...

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Spring Locker Clean-Out-SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All locks must be removed from the lockers by Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off. A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on April 25 and 26. Lockers can be reoccupied on Friday, April 27, 2018. Thank you for your assistance - UNBSJ Environmental Health, Safety and Security Department, 648-5675. Article Contact Information Contact: Aaron...

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John Furlong's Retirement Farewell-SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us in celebrating the retirement of John Furlong, of Facilities Management in Saint John, on Wednesday, April 25, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in the Faculty/Staff Club. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Register now for summer term courses - online and on campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Summer Term courses give you an opportunity to pick up an extra course and lighten your course load during the Fall and Winter Terms. It’s all about choice. Choose from courses on campus or online. On campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 3, and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Register anytime for Online Open Entry courses and take up to six...

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

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There’s still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for...

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New nursing scholarships announced as part of UNB's It Begins Here campaign-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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New scholarships for nursing students and UNB's It Begins Here campaign took centre stage at a news conference announcing a $100,000 donation by Shannex to aid UNB students showing promise in gerontological nursing. The news was featured by the Telegraph-Journal as well as radio stations in Moncton and Saint John. For more on the announcement, see the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact...

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UNB Saint John Summer Camps-SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation & Wellness runs camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community.  Register now to join in the fun and develop your skill!  Email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728.  Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address:...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Wayne Johnston-SJ

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Posted: April 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Novelist Wayne Johnston will read from First Snow, Last Light on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. Ned Vatcher, only 14, ambles home from school in the chill hush that precedes the first storm of the winter of 1936 to find the house locked, the family car missing, and...

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Will you be graduating at the Spring Convocation Ceremony?

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Posted: April 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Graduating students MUST reserve regalia if they are planning on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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2018 Graduating Student Leaders-SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Twenty-eight students from the UNB Saint John campus have earned Graduating Student Leadership Awards for the remarkable initiative they've taken during their time at UNB. Find out more about the award and its recipients here. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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HotSpot Parking coming soon to Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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No money in your pocket/purse for parking? No problem. Starting on Monday, April 30, HotSpot Parking will be available on our Saint John campus. This quick and easy app is super convenient and lets you know when you need to top up your parking so you can avoid getting a ticket. Article Contact Information Contact: David Gillespie Email Address: dgill@unb.ca

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Equity Conversations Workshops - April 23 SJ and April 24 FR -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As an early and formative step of the new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights, the UNB campus community is invited to two Equity Conversation events. By using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavor to gather wide-ranging information on UNB’s current equity gaps, omissions, and...

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Tenure-Track Candidate for Psychology - Job Talk-SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Psychology will hold a public lecture with Shanna Kousaie, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology, entitled,  “The influence of bilingual language experience on cognition and language processing” on Tuesday, April 17 at 9 a.m. in  Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract:  It is estimated that more than 50 per cent of the world’s population is...

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Forestry and Environmental Management professor featured on CBC's Quirks & Quarks-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Om Rajora, a professor in the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, was recently invited to be on CBC Radio's national science program Quirks & Quarks to answer the question, "Do trees radiate heat?" The segment can be found on the show's website. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is fast approaching. You can find the application in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   Go here for more information. Want more information?   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article...

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

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for...

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Register now for Summer term classes on Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s all about choice this summer at UNB Fredericton. Choose from over 100 courses offered on UNBF's campus! On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 3, and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Pick up an extra course and get ahead in your program. Register now for courses starting in May: ADM*1165  Business Communications I - May 01 -...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Conversation Cafe-SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Promise Partnership is looking for volunteers for the Conversation Café for newcomer parents.   Program details: The goal of the Conversation Café is to help newcomer parents develop language skills necessary to be successful members of society. Volunteers will sit with parents and engage in conversation. Conversation materials i.e. topic cards,...

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Land development update-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Starting this week a small area will be cleared along Knowledge Park Drive (in Fredericton) as we prepare for further development.    This is happening earlier than originally anticipated to avoid negative impact to the nesting activities of any birds living there as per the Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA).   This clearing is part of the designated land earmarked for...

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UNB's Engineering Design Symposium featured by CBC and CTV-FR

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Fourth Annual UNB Engineering Symposium, and the ingenuity of UNB Engineering students, feature? prominently in recent TV news coverage. CTV Atlantic covered the symposium at the top of its 5 p.m. newscast on April 5. The coverage can be found at this link, starting at about the 1:45 minute mark. CBC TV also profiled students and their innovations, starting at about 25:25,? during the...

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Will you be graduating at the Spring Convocation Ceremony?

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Graduating students MUST reserve regalia if they are planning on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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Forestry and Environmental Management students garner attention for deer management plan-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A group of five fourth-year students from UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management was featured in news stories across Canada for developing a nuisance deer management plan to help the Town of St. Andrews combat its deer overpopulation issue. Courtney la Roux, Angela Dick, Nicole Hornsby, Maddie Hall and Dominique Williams developed their Nuisance Deer Management...

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New phishing scam targeting UNB disguised as message from Office of the President-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new email phishing scam has been targeting UNB faculty, staff and students, claiming you have a message from the "Office of the President | UNB University of New Brunswick" and asking you to click a link to read the message. If you received this email, please do not respond or click any links; instead, delete it from your mailbox. If you did click or respond to the email, please contact the...

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Psychology Public Lecture-SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Psychology's public lecture by Jonathan Wilbilks, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology, on 'Investigating the Dynamic Capacity of Audiovisual Integration" will take place on Thursday, April 12 at 9 a.m. in  Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: The capacities of unimodal processes such as visual and auditory working memory, multiple object tracking, and attention have...

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Spring Locker Clean-Out-SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All locks must be removed from the lockers by Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off. A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on April 25 and 26. Lockers can be reoccupied on Friday, April 27, 2018. Thank you for your assistance - UNBSJ Environmental Health, Safety and Security Department, 648-5675. Article Contact Information Contact: Aaron...

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Equity Conversations Workshops: Date Correction - April 23 (SJ) and April 24 (FR)

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Posted: April 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As an early and formative step of the new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights, the UNB campus community is invited to two Equity Conversation events. By using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavor to gather wide-ranging information on UNB's current equity gaps, omissions, and successes....

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String Master Class-SJ

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Posted: April 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will present String Master Class on Monday, April 9, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall. This is a warmup for string students participating in the NB Competitive Music Festival. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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2018 Faculty of Computer Science Annual Research Exposition-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's 2018 Faculty of Computer Science’s Annual Research Exposition will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 11, from 8:50 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Wu Centre. The Exposition showcases the excellent research, new developments, and experience related to the area of information and communication technology. The coverage of the contributions is very wide, which is one of the features that...

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Last day to apply for scholarships is approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application is April 15, 2018.  The application is open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. We encourage all students to apply.   For more information, check out the website.   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Enactus presentation-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ENACTUS is a student-led entrepreneurial group that develops projects focused upon the triple bottom line of social, environmental, and business sustainability. Our ENACTUS group did a great job presenting at regionals (Halifax) and is soon off to nationals (Toronto). Its members are looking to practise their pitch one more time and to answer questions people might have about ENACTUS as they...

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Exam Preparation Help-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you're feeling overwhelmed by an upcoming exam or want to refine your cramming methods, your academic coach on the Saint John campus can help. Drop by his office in Oland Hall G13 or set up an appointment by email or phone (648-5580).  The academic coach can share effective strategies for understanding concepts and memorizing information. He can also help you identify what to study and...

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Looking for Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey Nursing Students-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey nursing students willing to share their experience for a video project to help support future Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey students. Hearing from others who have traveled the same path you are on, and have experienced the same challenges, can be an incredible source of inspiration and strength. These videos will give you a chance to talk about what it felt like for...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Michael Corman (Candidate for tenure track position in Social Science)-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Social Science invites you to attend a public lecture on "The Hospital’s Going to Complain" – Emergency Medical Services in the Age of Technological Governance on Thursday, Apr. 5 at 2 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: Paramedics are an increasingly important health and emergency services professional central to contemporary health care settings. This presentation...

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Two New Exhibitions at the UNB Art Centre - Bruce Gray & Barbara Safran de Niverville-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre will feature two new exhibits entitled, Primordial Encounter and Origins The UNB Art Centre welcomes the spring with two new exhibits by Barbara Safran de Niverville and Bruce Gray on Friday, Apr. 13 at 5 p.m.  The Fredericton Jazz Collective will perform at the opening as part of the UNB Art Centre’s new Flow series. In the West Gallery Barbara Safran de...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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4th Year BN students from UNBSJ are needed for a study-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Participants have a chance to win a $50 grocery store gift card. The research Question: What is it like for BN students in a four year program to learn caring in a curriculum that has caring as a for value? The Opportunity: To talk about and influence nursing education and research. Your Commitment: Two interviews (approximately one hour each) Contact Us:  Amy M....

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All my Relations Unity in Diversity theme of UNB Powwow-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday April 5, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Cente (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will host the fourth annual UNB Powwow: “All my Relations: Unity in Diversity” at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This is a free public event and everyone is invited. "The powwow is a gathering of people to celebrate life, songs, dances, languages and traditions....

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Arts Matters 2018 Undergraduate Conference-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Faculty of Arts at UNB Fredericton and the UNB Student Union are hosting the 2018 Arts Matters Undergraduate Conference from April 6 - 8. The Friday night opening address and student panels are all free to attend. Attendance at the Saturday night banquet and keynote costs $30. Registration information can be found on our website.  Join for the opening keynote address featuring UNB...

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

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Candidates for the Dean of Arts-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentations for the Dean of Arts at UNB Saint John candidates:   Dr. Antony Puddephatt, Associate Professor, Lakehead University Dr. Heidi MacDonald, Associate Professor, University of Lethbridge Dr. Christian Riegel, Professor, University of Regina   The presentations will take place as follows: Antony Puddephatt: ...

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Public Lecture by Rodney Parker (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy)-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Humanities & Languages invites you to a public lecture by Rodney Parker (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) on “Phenomenology in Canada. A Question of Philosophical Tradition,” to be held on Thursday, April 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: The handful of articles that attempt to survey the history and status of phenomenology in...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18, you must reserve regalia.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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String Master Class-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Members of the Saint John String Quartet will present String Master Class on Monday, April 9, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225 and 227. This is a warmup for string students participating in the NB Competitive Music Festival. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Students showcasing innovations at UNB Design Symposium-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the UNB community are encouraged to attend the fourth annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium as final-year engineering students showcase their capstone design projects on Thursday, April 5. The event, free and open to the public, will take place at the Fredericton Convention Centre from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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UNB College of Extended Learning closing early April 6-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB College of Extended Learning will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 6 to allow staff to attend a staff function. The College will reopen on Monday, April 9 for normal work hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Valedictorian Nominations for May 2018 Convocation-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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Important dates for the month of April-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of April: April 10 - Last day of Winter Term classes. April 11 - Reading Day April 12 - Final examinations begin April 21 - Final examinations end April 22 - Residence closes

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New Infographic: Results from UNB Technology Survey for Students-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this year, ITS ran a survey for students on the quality of your IT Services at UNB. We’ve since compiled the results into an infographic to show you what your fellow students think – check it out.  The infographic not only shows this year’s survey results, but also how they compare with those of our 2016 student survey.  Take a look at the infographic...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   Want more info?  See here.   Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Important dates for the month of April-SJ

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of April. April 10 - Last day of Winter Term classes. April 11 - Reading Day April 12 - Final examinations begin April 21 - Final examinations end April 22 - Residence closes

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Minimum Wage Increase effective April 1, 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Effective April 1, 2018, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.25 per hour.  This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current students/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.25.  Human Resources will review the pay of all such students/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Writer-in-Residence-SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will read from her body of work including, I Hope My Heart Burns First, The Breathing Hole, Pig Girl, Beating Heart Cadaver and The December Man on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Pig Girl (2013) For 85 minutes, a Killer holds a Dying Woman captive in a secluded barn. Their names say it; there is no escaping the...

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Public Lecture by Patrick Eldridge (candidate for Tenure-Track position in Philosophy)-SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Patrick Eldridge (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, "The Act of Forgetting:  Husserl on the Absence of the Past" on Thursday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. In this talk I extrapolate a phenomenological theory of forgetting from Husserl’s lectures on...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you plan on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18, you must reserve regalia.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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Valedictorian Nominations for May 2018 Convocation-SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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SEED Program - Summer Employment-SJ

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to apply for the SEED Program is March 31st.  If you haven't already applied, you can do so here: https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/   Article Contact Information Contact: Renea Leskie Email Address: renea.leskie@unb.ca

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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Academic Success Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The last academic success workshop will be held on March 28 and 29, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Ward Chipman Building, room 36. Its title is 'Exam preparation: Cramming tips & test-taking strategies based on test format.' If you are interested but unable to attend, please contact the academic coach to arrange a private workshop for a small group or an appointment for individual...

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History & Politics Book Launch Celebration-SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join UNB Saint John's Department of History and Politics for a celebration of the launch of five books since April, 2017. Five members and one recently-retired member have written or edited and contributed to five books in the areas of Canadian politics and Canadian, American and British history. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 27, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the New Brunswick Museum in...

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Public Lecture by: Dr. Lindsey McKay (Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Sciences)-SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science welcomes everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Lindsey McKay (candidate for a tenure-track position in Social Science) entitled, 'Becoming Medicine': Organ Donation and the Other Site of Politics on Tuesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. How have body parts become objects of exchange? Why do the sick and dying in Canada face a persistent...

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The UNB Art Centre open the evening of March 27 for the Edward Burtynsky exhibition: A Terrible Beauty-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre will have the galleries open on Tuesday, March 27, from 7 - 9 p.m. If you work during the day this is a perfect chance to see A Terrible Beauty, an amazing exhibition of large scale photographs by the world renowned Canadian photographer, Edward Burtynsky. At the same time, there will be a Music UNB Concert, Golden Bach, by Peter Allen. There is a charge to attend the...

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Valedictorian Nominations for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   Want more information?  See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address:...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Karli Sun-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Karli Sun, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MASRS program, will present on the topic, “How Much Fandom Is Too Much: the role of social media in fueling fans’ aggressive behaviors” on Friday, March 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sport is one of the major players in both national and international market, inevitably...

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Register Now - 2018 Proudly UNB Awards Dinner-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Alumni continue to distinguish themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province or country – and beyond. The Proudly UNB Awards, led by the Associated Alumni, were created to honour these deserving alumni for their achievements. The 2018 Proudly UNB Awards dinner is being held on Friday, April 6 at UNB Fredericton. Register now. 2018 Proudly...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for April 6th Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approvals for the pay of April 6, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by...

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

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Public Lecture by Dr. Don Beith, Candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Don Beith (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, “Merleau-Ponty’s Embodied, Expressive Phenomenology:  The New Ontology and Ethics of Institution” on Friday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. Abstract Phenomenology is not only an investigation...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Science -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science’s Sociology welcomes eveyone to a public lecture by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik (candidate for a Tenure Track position in Social Sciences) entitled,  "More than Bricks: The Home as a Contributor to Mental Health and Wellbeing," on Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Housing instability and homelessness undermine the health and...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling will...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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An Evening of Art and Cheer-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom, our MBA Professional Development students will be hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting in support of the MBA Community Leadership Scholarship Fund. Join us in the SUB ballroom and enjoy. A Live paint off -  In an amazing spectacle to behold, local artists are challenged to create paintings in...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Writer-in-Residence-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will read from her body of work including, I Hope My Heart Burns First, The Breathing Hole, Pig Girl, Beating Heart Cadaver and The December Man on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Pig Girl (2013) For 85 minutes, a Killer holds a Dying Woman captive in a secluded barn. Their names say it; there is no escaping the horrific...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Paws for a Study Break-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take part in Paws for a Study Break on Tuesday, April 10, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the Ward Chipman building foyer, above Tim Hortons. Everyone is welcome.   Article Contact Information Contact: Counselling Services Email Address: sjcounsellor@unbsj.ca

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Spring Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you plan on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18, you must reserve regalia.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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Minimum Wage Increase effective April 1, 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Effective April 1, 2018, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.25 per hour.  This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current students/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.25.  Human Resources will review the pay of all such students/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future...

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Sessions with UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy-SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will visit the Saint John campus from March 26 - 29, 2018. Beginning on Monday, March 26, Colleen will have 45-minute one-to-one sessions with writers on campus (including students, faculty and staff) in Hazen Hall, 203.. Her focus will be on plays, poetry and prose. The appointment times are as follows:   Monday, March 26, from 1 - 3 p.m. Tuesday,...

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Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn workshop will be held Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest-SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the Promise Partnership are hosting the 2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest, where math and fun intersect, on Sunday, March 18. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics organizes this annual event and is working with the Gagetown School to host a satellite writing centre. Article Contact Information Contact: M.H....

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eServices and other services unavailable on March 25-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, March 25, from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. (six hours), some IT services will be unavailable while ITS performs maintenance. This outage will affect the following UNB services: eServices Some myUNB Portal services UNB Mobile App WebAdvisor online course registration Web Time Entry Colleague Entrinisik Informer Reports If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Emily Taylor-FR

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Emily Taylor, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Treatment of Occupational Injuries: My Role as a Kinesiologist” on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210, on the Fredericton campus. Kinesiology has increased in popularity over the past 15 years, and kinesiologists have become...

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UNB's Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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At UNB, the work we do transforms the potential of New Brunswick and its people. The unresolved relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people limits us from reaching our full potential as a society. The national Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has called for a bridging of the educational attainment gap within one generation, and such a call resonates with us as leaders in...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   Want more info?  See here. Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 120. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) Is Corporate Governance Relevant to the Quality of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure? Experience with Large European Companies?   Presenter: Dr. Mostaq M. Hussain, Professor, Accounting, Faculty of...

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Free Bus to Poley Mountain for ski/snowboarding-SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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International Student Services is pleased to provide free transportation to UNB Saint John students wishing to go to Poley Mountain for an afternoon/early evening of skiing on Friday, March 16.  The bus will leave campus at 1:45 p.m. and will return to campus between 9 – 10 p.m. The cost of a one hour lesson, rental of helmet, boots, skis or snowboard and lift ticket is $49.99. If...

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History & Politics Book Launch Celebration-SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join UNB Saint John's Department of History and Politics for a celebration of the launch of five books since April, 2017. Five members and one recently-retired member have written or edited and contributed to five books in the areas of Canadian politics and Canadian, American and British history. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 27, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the New Brunswick Museum in...

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Student Pitch Competition Deadline Extended -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for entries for this year's Student Pitch Competition has been extended to Sunday, March 18. This is a great opportunity for any full-time UNBF student to enter his/her idea for a chance to win Cash! The Competition focuses on two major categories, Growth and Ideas. Ideas are new concepts that may be untested, but have room to grow. Growth is for established concepts, and will be...

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Glow Music Concert-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This concert will be held on Friday, March 16, from 8 - 10 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Free food and refreshments! Free for all UNB students. Come and rock out to a live band here at UNB Saint John! Also, there will be dance music afterwards! Article Contact Information Contact: Marco Moeini Email Address: mmoeini@unb.ca

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Intersession 2018: Travel Study in Cuba: Introduction to Cuban History and Culture-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Intersession 2018: Travel Study in Cuba: Introduction to Cuban History and Culture - (3 credits) There will be an information session on Monday, March 19, from 2 - 4 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 336 on the Fredericton campus. If you cannot attend, but want more information, please contact hsainz@stu.ca, e-mail subject: Travel Study-Intersession 2018.   Explore the Northern part of the Eastern...

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New date - Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the impending weather, we have decided to reschedule the March 14th LinkedIn session to  Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Valedictorian Nominations for May 2018 Convocation-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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2017 T2220As-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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2017 T2202As (Tuition and Enrolment Certificate) are now available online under e-Services under the Financial Tab. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Invitation: Signing of the MOU between UNB and the Province-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us to mark the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University of New Brunswick and the Province. The signing will take place on Tuesday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Great Hall of Sir Howard Douglas Hall on our Fredericton campus. Roger Melanson, minister of post-secondary education, and Dr. Eddy Campbell, president of UNB, will participate. The MOU is...

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LinkedIn Workshop - Don't be a Faceless Resume-SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB alumni office's second workshop, which will help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn, will take place on Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: mary.duffley@unb.ca

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2018 will be presented to Andrew Daley of UNBF and Shelley Rinehart of UNBSJ.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in...

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Reserve Regalia for Spring Convocation Ceremony-SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you plan on graduating at the Spring Convocation ceremony on May 18, you must reserve regalia.  The online regalia website will be available until Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  All graduates graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia prior to the deadline.  

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Rina Arseneault selected to attend UN Commission on Status of Women-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s Rina Arseneault, associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC), has been invited to join the Canadian delegation at the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The session will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from March 12 – 23. She is one of 12 leaving from Canada this week to join...

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Student Health Centre -SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students can make an appointment with the nurse practitioner and/or doctor at UNB Saint John's Student Health Centre weekdays from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30 - 4 p.m.   Please call (648-5656), email (behealthy@unb.ca) or drop by (behind the Athletics Centre) to book an appointment.  

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Academic Success Workshops-SJ

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Academic success workshops will be held from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Ward Chipman Building, room 36 on the following dates: March 14 & 15 - Memory & studying: Use existing research about memory to study better. March 28 & 29 - Exam preparation: Cramming tips & test-taking strategies based on test format. If you are interested but unable to attend, please contact the academic...

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Valedictorian Nominations for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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Study Smart: Memory & studying workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Make the most of time spent studying and on March 14 and 15, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. attend a workshop in Ward Chipman Library, 36 (across from Tim Hortons). This free event is open to all. The two identical sessions on "Memory & Studying" will be in plain English, so no prior knowledge in Psychology is required. Bring your lunch and eat while you learn. We will use...

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2018 Proudly UNB Award recipients announced-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Alumni continue to distinguish themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province or country – and beyond. The Proudly UNB Awards, led by the Associated Alumni, were created to honour these deserving alumni for their achievements. Join us in congratulating the 2018 Proudly UNB Award recipients: Heather Neilson (BPE’72), Island View, NB...

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SRC Election Results-SJ

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations are extended to the recently elected members of UNBSJ's Students' Representative Council: President - Samuel Palmer Vice-President External - Caitlin Grogan Member-at-Large - Alexander Allison Nursing and Health Representative - Ashley Cook Accessibility and Disability Representative - Allison Woodman SASE Representative - Catherine Hall International Representative - Adanna...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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2017 T2220As-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


2017 T2202As (Tuition and Enrolment Certificate) are now available online under e-Services under the Financial Tab. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   If you're looking for more information see here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Sarah Faber-SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Sarah Faber will read from All is Beauty Now on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Set against the seductive world of 1960s Rio de Janeiro, an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. With settings ranging from the opulence of the legendary Copacabana Club to the poverty of...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2018 will be presented to Andrew Daley of UNBF and Shelley Rinehart of UNBSJ.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With the inclement weather heading our way, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB’s cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours: UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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History & Politics Book Launch Celebration-SJ

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join UNB Saint John's Department of History and Politics for a celebration of the launch of five books since April, 2017. Five members and one recently-retired member have written or edited and contributed to five books in the areas of Canadian politics and Canadian, American and British history. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 27, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the New Brunswick Museum in...

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Innovative Professional Development opportunity on job crafting-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class invites you to participate in a unique professional development workshop, Job Crafting Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles that Facilitate Work Process Improvement. Join us at Planet Hatch on March 16, from 1 - 4 p.m., for this workshop facilitated by UNBF Business professor, Dr. Patrick Bruning. For more information or to register,...

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New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries is hosting a New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium on Thursday, March 22.    Subtitled Revealing and Preserving our Published Heritage, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, who are either active in the field already or interested in undertaking research that can contribute  to...

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Saint John College Office Closed on March 9-SJ

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John College office will be closed on Friday, March 9.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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Information on Experiential Education-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In 2016, UNB took the lead on a province-wide task force to explore a new approach to experiential education in New Brunswick. The Government of New Brunswick has recently accepted the task force’s recommendations and is committing to work with UNB and the province’s three other universities on expanding experiential education opportunities for students across the...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB. President's Medals for 2018 will be presented to Andrew Daley of UNBF and Shelley Rinehart of UNBSJ. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career. UNB Distinguished Service Awards honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition Deadline Approaching -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This year's RBC Student Pitch competition deadline is Tuesday, March 13. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time students the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes. Students are asked to submit an executive summary to the J Herbert Smith Centre for validation, and to prepare a three minute pitch to be presented to our panel of judges from both the...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   For more information, see http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi...

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Important dates for the month of March-SJ

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of March: March 5 – 9 - Winter Term break – no classes March 23 - Last day in Winter Term to hold class tests. March 30 – April 2 - Easter – University Holiday – no classes  

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March Reading Week Food Service Hours-SJ

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that during the March Reading Week the Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.   Tim Hortons and the Common's Cafe will be closed.  All food service operations will return to normal on March 12.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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2017 T2220As-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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2017 T2202As (Tuition and Enrolment Certificate) are now available online under e-Services under the Financial Tab. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to submit your application is Thursday, March 1.  Two scholarships valued at...

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Athletes needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are looking for athletes on university or college sports teams or clubs who have AND have not experienced concussion to fill out an online survey (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very valuable). If you are interested in participating, please click on the link below: https://survey.psyc.unb.ca/Concussion-Reporting-Survey.aspx You will be entered to win a $25 Visa gift...

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Career Connections-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Career Connections is a website with many resources for all UNB students intended to help connect your personal interests and academic aspirations to plan an exhilarating career. Career Connections will help you figure out who you are – your strengths and interests – as you find which field of study and careers are right for you. Career Connections also helps connect you to the...

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Dive deeper into your UNB Office 365 services-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to make the most of your UNB Office 365 (O365) services including email, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Groups and more? The ITS tidBiTS blog is currently featuring a series of posts about the many tools and services available to you through your UNB O365 account. Check them out: Getting Started with your O365 OneDrive Syncing your OneDrive Using Web Apps in O365 Using O365 Groups A...

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Finding Time Workshops-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Finding Time Workshops will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and Thursday, March 1, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Building, 36. Learn techniques for planning and scheduling tasks. Particular focus will be given to managing workloads in terms of assignments, readings, and studying.  If you are interested but unable to attend, please contact the academic coach to arrange a...

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Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, March 1  at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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Panel Discussion: Past, Present, Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute will host James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.  He will hold a Panel Discussion: Past, Present, Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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A Terrible Beauty: The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky and Introducing FLOW a New Music Series-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre invites you to immerse yourself in the large format photographs of celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky in the exhibition A Terrible Beauty:  The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky on view from March 2- April 6, 2018. The exhibit features 25 of the photographer’s digital chromogenic prints as well as a portfolio of smaller prints entitled Pentimento....

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Graduating Student Leadership Award Nominations-SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Nominations are now open for the 2018 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Associated Alumni, UNB-SRC, and UNB Saint John Student Services. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 2 before 4 p.m.  Final selection of award recipients will be made by Monday, March 12. A dinner will be held to recognize recipients on Wednesday, March 28 at the Lily Lake Pavilion. Students...

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LinkedIn Workshop - Don't be a Faceless Resume-SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Alumni Office will hold two workshops to help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn. These will take place: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 125, and Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: mary.duffley@unb.ca

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UNB Instagram Sweepstakes-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We want you to tell us what makes UNB such an incredible place by showcasing your #OnlyHere stories on Instagram. The UNB Instagram sweepstakes will take place from January 22 to March 2. The second-place winner will be drawn on March 12, with the first-place winner drawn on March 13. Only eligible photos will be entered into the draw. Every eligible photo will be entered into the draw for two...

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Academic Success Workshops-SJ

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Academic success workshops will be held from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Ward Chipman Building, room 36 on the following dates: Finding time: Plan tasks and get your workload done. Feb. 28 & March 1 Memory & studying: Use existing research about memory to study better. March 14 & 15 Exam preparation: Cramming tips & test-taking strategies based on test format. March 28 & 29 If...

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Important dates for the month of March-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of March: March 5 – 9 - Winter Term break – no classes March 23 - Last day in Winter Term to hold class tests. March 30 – April 2 - Easter – University Holiday – no classes

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LinkedIn Workshop - Don't be a Faceless Resume-SJ

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Alumni Office will hold two workshops to help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn. These will take place: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 125, and Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: mary.duffley@unb.ca

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Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are pleased to announce Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium will be held in Saint John on March 23 and 24. This event has been organized by a multi-disciplinary planning committee from across southern New Brunswick in response to the crisis with use of opioid drugs currently present in many parts of Canada.  This symposium brings experts from across the country to...

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Annual Green Review Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Sustainability is excited to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 annual Green Review, a look book featuring sustainable initiatives on both the UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John campuses. The Green Review includes facts and information surrounding sustainability efforts on both of the campuses, quotes, and suggestions on how you can live a more sustainable life. You can view the...

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply.   For more information visit  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  March 1 is the deadline to submit your application. Two scholarships valued at $10,000 each are...

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18, at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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A Terrible Beauty: The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky and Introducing FLOW-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre invites you to immerse yourself in the large format photographs of celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky in the exhibition A Terrible Beauty: The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky on view from March 2- April 6. The exhibit features 25 of the photographer’s digital chromogenic prints as well as a portfolio of smaller prints entitled Pentimento. These works...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium takes place on Feb. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Oland Hall 206.   Two presentations:   Session 1: Dr. Barry Watson UNB Saint John - Title: Can positive income shocks undo the mental health damage of negative income shocks? Session 2: Dr. Angela Daley (University of Maine) - Title: A Breath of Fresh Air: The Effect of Smoking Bans on...

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Participants needed: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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2018-19 SRC Campaign Week-SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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During the week of February 19 - 23, candidates for SRC positions will be campaigning on campus.  From February 26 – March 2, voting will take place.  Make your vote count! ​For information on what will take place go to the election website.

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - poetry reading & lecture by Dr. Afua Cooper-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Afua Cooper will give a poetry reading in the UNB Art Centre on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 12 p.m. Later that day, at 7 p.m., Dr. Cooper will give a lecture entitled, "Slavery and the Construction of Black People as Property: The Legacy."  This is the Department of History’s 2nd Annual Black History Month Lecture. *Please note that this lecture will be held at...

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Grad Photo Sessions-SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Photography Flewwelling will be on campus to take grad photos in the Whitebone Lounge on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. You MUST book an appointment by calling 633-0045, Ext. 2 anytime from Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Alexis Harquail Email Address: alexis.harquail@gmail.com

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Graduating Student Leadership Award Nominations-SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Nominations are now open for the 2018 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Associated Alumni, UNB-SRC, and UNB Saint John Student Services. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 2 before 4 p.m.  Final selection of award recipients will be made by Monday, March 12. A dinner will be held to recognize recipients on Wednesday, March 28 at the Lily Lake Pavilion. Students...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Mendelssohn String Quartet Op.12 on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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2017 T2202A Tax Slips are available-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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2017 T2202A tuition tax slips are now available in e-Services under the Financial Tab. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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CIBC International Pay for Students-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB is pleased to announce that international students can now pay their tuition and fees via CIBC International Student Pay.  More information can be found within the following link:  http://www.unb.ca/financialservices/students/paymentoptions/internationalpayments.html.  Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Congratulations to the three lucky winners of the UNB Tech Survey contest-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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ITS would like to congratulate Heidi (UNBSJ), Kayla (UNBF) and Ji Won (UNBF), the lucky winners of $50 UCard Cash each through UNB’s Technology Survey contest. These students were randomly selected from the over 900 survey entries we received.  To all those students who completed the survey – thank you! Your feedback and ideas on how we can improve our services will help...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Jennifer Thompson-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Jennifer Thompson, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, "The Influence Spectators and Fans have on Sports: the Game, the Players, and the Referees" on Friday, Feb. 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sporting events have always drawn spectators and crowds. Within a person’s life time, most individuals...

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UNB closed on Monday for Family Day-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This Monday, Feb. 19, New Brunswick will mark its first Family Day. This is a paid public holiday, and the University will be closed. We wish you a wonderful and restful long weekend and hope you are able to enjoy your first Family Day with family and friends. Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Project seeks Nursing students and recent Nursing graduates with a disability-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program or have you graduated from an undergraduate nursing program within the past three years? Do you have a disability? Nursing students and recent nursing graduates are being asked to share how having a disability affects learning experiences in clinical practice settings. We would like to talk to individuals who are currently enrolled...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the 12th annual RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 22 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time students the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes. Students are asked to submit an executive summary to the J. Herbert Smith Centre for validation, and to prepare a three minute pitch...

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T4 & T4A Slips are Available Online-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 2017 T4 and T4A slips have now been posted online to view and print.  In order to access your T4 & T4A online you must have access to e-services and you must have activated your T4/T4A Electronic Consent. Accessing your T4 and T4A online through the UNB portal is a secure and quick method of viewing and printing your documents.  We encourage you to choose this method to retrieve...

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UNB Instagram Sweepstakes-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We want you to tell us what makes UNB such an incredible place by showcasing your #OnlyHere stories on Instagram. The UNB Instagram sweepstakes will take place from January 22 to March 2. The second-place winner will be drawn on March 12, with the first-place winner drawn on March 13. Only eligible photos will be entered into the draw. Every eligible photo will be entered into the draw for two...

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Zotero Workshop-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty, and researchers to a Zotero workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. Zotero is a free research organization tool that includes citation management. The workshop will consist of two parts: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. -...

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Academic Success Workshops-SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four academic success workshops will be held from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Ward Chipman Building, room 36 on the following dates: Stress-busting: Find ways to avoid, manage, and cope with stress. February 14 & 15 Finding time: Plan tasks and get your workload done. February 28 & March 1 Memory & studying: Use existing research about memory to study better. March 14 & 15 Exam...

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Alumni representing Canadian interests internationally-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB students, alumni, faculty and researchers are making a difference around the world. Alumni Dr. Deborah Lyons and David MacNaughton are at the forefront of diplomacy — representing Canada on the international stage. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - Free Lecture by Robyn Maynard-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., the UNB Art Centre and the Departments of History and English present a free lecture by Robyn Maynard who will be reading from her new book published by Fernwood Publishing entitled Policing Black Lives:  State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.  The lecture will be held in the Memorial Hall auditorium. Robyn Maynard is a Black...

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Innovative UNB story mapping unearths new insights into Loyalists-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries was recently featured in the media for an innovative mapping project on Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick. Click on the links to read CBC's online story, hear the radio interview and to read the news release in the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Writers reading from their work-SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Writers Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building (UNBF). Additional information found here. Also, Steven Heighton will read from The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre (UNBSJ). Additional information found here.

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2018 International Summer Program - February 15 application deadline -SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John's Student Abroad Program organizes short and long-term international study abroad opportunities. There are numerous exciting opportunities and destinations available for students who are looking at gaining a few credit hours over the summer. Financial awards are available for qualifying students to help with the travel and living cost abroad. The application deadline for summer...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to submit your application is March 1, 2018. Two scholarships valued at $10,000...

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Co-op Information Sessions-SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students interested in learning more about the co-op program at UNB Saint John are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions: Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 9 - 10 a.m., Ward Chipman Building, 31 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 12 - 1 p.m., Oland Hall, 106 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 3 - 4 p.m., Ward Chipman Building, 33 These informal sessions are for first and second-year students who are...

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Expanding recruitment in China-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB opened a recruitment office in Beijing in the fall of 2016, giving students the opportunity to gather information and ask questions about the university and providing them with certainty in their choice to study in New Brunswick. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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MIDST Oral Examination Announcement for Todd Ross-SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Todd Ross, MIDST in Interdisciplinary Studies, will present his thesis entitled, “We Need Literature in New Brunswick Classrooms” on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m. in Oland Hall, 202. Supervisor:  Dr. David Creelman, Professor, English Committee: Dr. Beth Keyes, Senior Teaching Associate, Education and Dr. Robert J. Moore, Professor, English Chairperson of Proposal...

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Search for Vice-President (Saint John)-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Search Committee for the next Vice-President (Saint John) will hold Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 12 – 1 p.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232 (Saint John campus), and Friday, Feb. 16, from 12:30 – 2 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 404 (Fredericton campus). UNB is conducting a search for the next Vice-President (Saint John). The executive search firm Knightsbridge...

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UNBF Faculty of Education Colloquium -FR

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Faculty of Education Colloquium Series Presents: "A Return to the Sacred: Storyworks of Reawakening and Justice in an Age of Reconciliation", Dr. Margaret Kress, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. This is a free public event, and it is Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc In a...

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Upcoming Mental Health First Aid Training -SJ

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Posted: February 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John will hold Mental Health First Aid Training on March 5 and 6, from, 8:30 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m. The cost is $150 per person and the deadline to register if February 23, 2018. What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)? MHFA is help for a person experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid, the goal is to offer a person immediate...

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2018-19 SRC General Election-SJ

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in being able to make a difference on campus? If so, then a position on the UNBSRC may be for you. UNB Saint John's Students' Representative Council has a variety of positions, which are open to anyone, regardless of level of experience, academic or personal background, or any other factors. Please note that all candidates must be 19+ to run for any...

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Graduating Student Leadership Award Nominations-SJ

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Nominations are now open for the 2018 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Associated Alumni, UNB-SRC, and UNB Saint John Student Services. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 2 before 4 p.m.  Final selection of award recipients will be made by Monday, March 12. A dinner will be held to recognize recipients on Wednesday, March 28 at the Lily Lake Pavilion. Students...

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Remembering Vimy Ridge 100 years on-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and Kent Building Supplies sent 500 Canadian flags to the town of Givenchy-en-Gohelle as a way to mark 100 years since Canada helped liberate the town from German occupation.  Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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W Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: February 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Community Health Centre a model for care-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre, a key teaching and community resource for UNB Fredericton’s faculty of nursing, has expanded to a permanent location. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Amanda Lee and Emily Wright-FR

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Amanda Lee and Emily Wright, graduate students in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Successful Aging” on Friday, Feb. 9, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Aging is inevitable. As of the 2016 Canadian Census, 15 per cent of our population is over the age of 65, and this number is expected to rise to 25 per cent by...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Phillip Lunga-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Phillip Lunga, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “Sports as a Tool for Social Inclusion and Social Change” on Friday, Feb. 9, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Research suggests that, when applied correctly sport can be a tool for the emancipation of marginalized members of society....

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Last chance to enter to win $50 UCard Cash prizes-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Thursday, Feb. 9 is the last day you can take the student technology survey for your chance to win one of three - $50 UCard Cash prizes. Your feedback is important to us. Complete the survey now (it only takes five minutes) and let us know what we can do to make the IT services we offer you at UNB even better.  Who knows, maybe you’ll be one of our lucky winners! Article Contact...

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UNB Instagram Sweepstakes-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We want you to tell us what makes UNB such an incredible place by showcasing your #OnlyHere stories on Instagram. The UNB Instagram sweepstakes will take place from January 22 to March 2. The second-place winner will be drawn on March 12, with the first-place winner drawn on March 13. Only eligible photos will be entered into the draw. Every eligible photo will be entered into the draw for two...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. Want more info? See here. Questions? Email: awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Improving lives through research-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB launched a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship program to honour the late Dr. Purdy Crawford, one of Canada’s most respected and influential business leaders.  Dr. Mikael Hellstrom was awarded the first Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility, and Dr. Alison Luke (BA ’92) received the inaugural Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral...

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The first UNB Sports Business Conference coming to UNB Fredericton-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Sports Business Conference is the first student-led conference of its kind in Atlantic Canada! From March 23-25, UNB Fredericton will host over 150 delegates and 20+ speakers inspiring delegates to #BeAGameChanger. It will ignite a passion for delegates to innovative and change-making in their future profession.  The 2018 UNB SBC will host keynote...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to submit your application is March 1, 2018. Two scholarships valued at $10,000...

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Co-op Information Sessions-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students interested in learning more about the co-op program at UNB Saint John are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions: Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 9 - 10 a.m., Ward Chipman Building, 31 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 12 - 1 p.m., Oland Hall, 106 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 3 - 4 p.m., Ward Chipman Building, 33 These informal sessions are for first and second-year students who are...

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Current Cannabis Use Patterns and Perspectives on Legalization in Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you have opinions on the legalization of cannabis? If so, please help us learn more about cannabis use patterns and perspectives on cannabis legalization in Canada by participating in our study! We are looking for individuals from all ages (above 18-95+), backgrounds, and levels of experience with cannabis to participate! Who are we: Catherine McDonald (Master's student, Psychology),...

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Engineering Rock Climbing-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John's Undergraduate Engineering Society is hosting a rock climbing event and all engineering students on the Saint John campus are invited to attend on Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 - 10 p.m., at the NBCC gymnasium, 950 Grandview Ave. Transportation to and from the event may be arranged, if you do not have transportation of your own.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lucas...

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Grad Photo Sessions-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Photography Flewwelling will be on campus to take grad photos in the Whitebone Lounge on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. You MUST book an appointment by calling 633-0045, Ext. 2 anytime from Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Alexis Harquail Email Address: alexis.harquail@gmail.com

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Steven Heighton-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Steven Heighton, novelist and poet, will read from The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the novel, Elias Trifannis is desperate to belong somewhere. To make his dying ex-cop father happy, he joins the military—but in Afghanistan, by the time he realizes his last-minute bid for connection was a terrible mistake,...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. This session will feature: Methodological Focus of the Month: Data Collection Using Audio and Video Diaries: A Systematic Review – Rosa Knight (third-year medical student at DMNB) Hot Topic: Essentials of Informed Consent – Dr. Lisa Best (Psychology –...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With the inclement weather heading our way, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB’s cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours. UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Studying the link between PTSD and exercise-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB kinesiology student Terry Fitzpatrick toured Afghanistan with the Canadian military a decade ago. Today, he is pioneering a study exploring the potential for exercise to ease post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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LinkedIn Workshop - Don't be a Faceless Resume-SJ

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Posted: February 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB alumni office will hold two workshops to help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn. These will take place: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 125, and Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: mary.duffley@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Valedictorian Nominations for May 2018 Convocation-SJ

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Posted: February 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you are interested in being considered as this year's Valedictorian, please submit your application including transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The successful...

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Final week to take the Student Tech Survey for your chance to win $50 UCard Cash-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students, time is running out to take the UNB technology survey for your chance to win one of three $50 UCard Cash prizes! Take a few minutes to complete the survey before the deadline on Friday, Feb. 9. You’ll not only be entered for a chance to win, but also be providing us with valuable feedback on how we can make your UNB IT services even better.  Start the survey now. Article...

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2018-19 SRC General Election-SJ

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in being able to make a difference on campus? If so, then a position on the UNBSRC may be for you. UNB Saint John's Students' Representative Council has a variety of positions, which are open to anyone, regardless of level of experience, academic or personal background, or any other factors. Please note that all candidates must be 19+ to run for any...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendall McCann-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Kendall McCann, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “Trademark Disputes: A brief examination of the trademark law in the United States as it pertains to the Vegas Golden Knights” on Friday, Feb. 2, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210 on the Fredericton campus. According to the United...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Shitangshu Roy-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Shitangshu Roy, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “The Loss of “Get Out and Play!” & the Case for Bringing it Back” on Friday, Feb 2, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210 on the Fredericton campus. As many authors note, the nature of “play” has been fundamentally...

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Probing effects of solar storms-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Humans have been fascinated with space for hundreds, if not thousands, of years, but there’s still so much to learn. To this day, researchers continue making groundbreaking discoveries about how life on Earth is affected by the final frontier. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Free bus to Poley for ski/snowboarding -SJ

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John’s International Student Services has rented a bus to take students to Poley Mountain and back for an afternoon/early evening of skiing or snowboarding on Friday, Feb. 2. The bus will leave campus at 2 p.m. to go to Poley Mountain in Sussex, NB. Expected return date to campus will be around 9 p.m. The bus is free for UNB Saint John students, but lift tickets, rental...

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Important dates for the month of February-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of February: February 16 - Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with pro-rated refund. February 19 - University Holiday – no classes February 23 - Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses without academic penalty. A grade of “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this...

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Summer Employment with Irving Oil-SJ

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Irving Oil has over 40 summer job opportunities within New Brunswick (with the majority in Saint John).  For a complete list, visit here.  Search for summer student roles using the keyword “Summer."   Roles are posted in a variety of disciplines including Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Engineering and IT.  Applicants must have completed one year of post-secondary...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Janie Chang-SJ

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Janie Chang will read from Dragon Springs Road on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Following the tumultuous, and often unsettling life of a young girl growing up in early 20th century China, Dragon Springs Road is a novel of perseverance, resilience and survival. After being abandoned in the courtyard of a once opulent, but now decaying, estate by her...

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UNB Instagram Sweepstakes-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We want you to tell us what makes UNB such an incredible place by showcasing your #OnlyHere stories on Instagram. The UNB Instagram sweepstakes will take place from January 22 to March 2. The second-place winner will be drawn on March 12, with the first-place winner drawn on March 13. Only eligible photos will be entered into the draw. Every eligible photo will be entered into the draw for two...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 1. There are two scholarships, valued at $10,000...

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BA/BEd Application Packages now available-SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you are interested in pursuing a Degree in Education, while you complete your Arts Degree, then the BA/BEd (Concurrent Degree Program) is the perfect fit! Application packages are now available for Fall 2018 start in the BA/BEd program at UNB Saint John. If you have questions about the program, or want to pick up a package and get your application completed, please contact Dr. B. Keyes...

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Bell Let's Talk Week at UNB Saint John -SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Bell Let's Talk is growing the campus conversation about mental health at universities and colleges across the country by encouraging 128 Canadian Universities and colleges in every province to join in the Bell Let's Talk Day activities. Please join our #Here4U Peer Support Program at the different events that they will be holding across campus this week to spark conversations about Mental...

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Exploring seaweeds as a medical cure-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB researchers know that discovery can come from unexpected places for those willing to look. For Thierry Chopin, professor of marine biology and scientific director of the Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network at UNB’s Saint John campus, that discovery might be found in seaweeds. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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Summer Job Opportunity - Tree Planting with JDI-SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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J.D. Irving Woodlands Division is looking to hire Tree Planters for the upcoming summer. If you love the great outdoors and are up for a physical challenge, they are looking for high energy, self-motivated individuals to join their team. This opportunity offers a unique experience unlike any other summer job. To learn more about tree planting opportunities, join us at an upcoming Information...

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Bell Let's Talk Sounds and Stories-SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Student Centre. Special guests include Jeff Liberty, Ladd & Lasses, VOX and other members of the community. This is an evening of performances to build awareness of mental health and illness, and the supports available in our community. Article Contact Information Contact: April Jendrosch Email Address:...

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BHS Competitive Major applications now open for 2018 entry-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The application for BHS competitive majors - Radiography, Respiratory Therapy and Radiation Therapy - is now available online at the UNB Saint John Nursing and Health Sciences Student Advising webpage.  The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018. Instructions for completion are found within the document.  Questions regarding the application process may be forwarded to Nursing...

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Changing the face of disaster relief-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Shabnam Jabari is developing technology that promises to be a game changer for government aid organizations and first responders around the world. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Driving insights into human health-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB is proud to have established three new health research chairs in diabetes, chiropractic and cannabis. The University’s commitment to innovation in health science research is not only making a difference in this province but, in many cases, leading the country. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Engineering Rock Climbing-SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John's Undergraduate Engineering Society is hosting a rock climbing event and all engineering students on the Saint John campus are invited to attend on Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 - 10 p.m., at the NBCC gymnasium, 950 Grandview Ave. Transportation to and from the event may be arranged, if you do not have transportation of your own.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lucas...

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New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium-FR

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries will host a New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium on Thursday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., in the Wu Centre.  The symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, who are either active in the field already or interested in undertaking research that can contribute to building the New Brunswick...

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Andrea Mayo-FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Andrea Mayo, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Golden Games, Master Athletes, and Breaking Aging Stereotypes” on Friday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210 on the Fredericton campus. Many people associate old age with frailty and illness. This common belief may be partly due to...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Brittany Rioux-FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Brittany Rioux, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Metabolically Healthy Obesity Phenotype in Children 6-14 Years of Age: Does Outdoor Time Matter” on Friday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210 on the Fredericton campus. BACKGROUND: A large proportion of children living with obesity...

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February Council Meeting-SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The first SRC General Council Meeting of 2018 will be held on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the HUME Conference Room located in the SRC offices The meeting is open to all students! Article Contact Information Contact: Lorna McLellan Email Address: generalmanager@unbsrc.ca

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Grad Photo Sessions-SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Photography Flewwelling will be on campus to take grad photos in the Whitebone Lounge on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. You MUST book an appointment by calling 633-0045, Ext. 2 anytime from Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Alexis Harquail Email Address: alexis.harquail@gmail.com

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On the cybersecurity frontier-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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For more than 15 years, UNB has been on the frontlines of building cybersecurity innovation in the province — helping New Brunswick become a national hub for research and training in the field. The university took a historic step in cementing that leadership position with the opening of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at its Fredericton campus last January. Learn...

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Summer Job Opportunity - Tree Planting with JDI-SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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J.D. Irving Woodlands Division is looking to hire Tree Planters for the upcoming summer. If you love the great outdoors and are up for a physical challenge, they are looking for high energy, self-motivated individuals to join their team. This opportunity offers a unique experience unlike any other summer job. To learn more about tree planting opportunities, join us at an upcoming Information...

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UNB Climate Change Action Plan Engagement Session-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John engagement session will be held on Monday, Jan. 29 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. The Fredericton engagement session will be held on Monday, Feb. 5, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom. UNB Sustainability is holding engagement sessions for the third phase of UNB’s Climate Change Action Plan...

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2018-19 Undergraduate Scholarship Application-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018-19 scholarship application for undergraduate students is now open in your eServices, under the Academic tab. The deadline to submit this application is April 15, 2018.  All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, see here. See here.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to submit your application is March 1, 2018.   Two scholarships valued at...

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BA/BEd Application Packages now available-SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you are interested in pursuing a Degree in Education, while you complete your Arts Degree, then the BA/BEd (Concurrent Degree Program) is the perfect fit! Application packages are now available for Fall 2018 start in the BA/BEd program at UNB Saint John. If you have questions about the program, or want to pick up a package and get your application completed, please contact Dr. B. Keyes...

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Digging up the past to preserve history-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The department of anthropology has formed a unique partnership with Parks Canada to ensure students can learn outside the classroom, faculty can research, and one of Canada’s national historic sites isn’t lost to the sea.   Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Immigration session with Citizenship & Immigration Canada agent NB Provincial Nominee Program representative -SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, there will be an information session on federal and provincial immigration programs (Express Entry, Atlantic Pilot Program, etc). The session is open to international students/staff/faculty interested in learning about these opportunities directly from a CIC or PNP representative. For international...

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IPE Mini-Course Supporting Families with Grief Loss-SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A three-hour mini course is being offered by UNB Saint John nursing instructors Pam Pastirik, Loretta Waycott and Diana Dupont on Monday, Jan. 29, from 4:45 - 8 p.m., at the Saint John Regional Hospital, 5D classroom. The purpose of this problem-based course is to assist students to better understand how grief and loss affect families, and explore ways to help support families who experience...

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Learn about Canada's only Master in Quantitative Investment Management program-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you or anyone you know interested in big data, computer programing, economics and investing? Are you looking for interesting and profitable career opportunities? UNB Fredericton’s new Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program might be just the thing for which you’re looking. This program is a perfect fit for you if you are interested in a career in investment...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Janie Chang-SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Janie Chang will read from Dragon Springs Road on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Following the tumultuous, and often unsettling life of a young girl growing up in early 20th century China, Dragon Springs Road is a novel of perseverance, resilience and survival. After being abandoned in the courtyard of a once opulent, but now decaying, estate by her...

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UNB Instagram Sweepstakes-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We want you to tell us what makes UNB such an incredible place by showcasing your #OnlyHere stories on Instagram. The UNB Instagram sweepstakes will take place from January 22 to March 2. The second-place winner will be drawn on March 12, with the first-place winner drawn on March 13. Only eligible photos will be entered into the draw. Every eligible photo will be entered into the draw for two...

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Education Career Fair 2018-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018 Education Career Fair will take place on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 3 - 6 p.m., in the Student Union building on the Fredericton campus. This year, it will be on two different floor levels. The Fair will be in room 103 at the SUB Building and in the SUB Ballroom so please be sure to visit employers in both areas. Please see the attached link to learn more about the employers coming to...

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Fitness Class Schedule-SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The following fitness classes are free for faculty, staff and students: Monday, from 4:15 - 5 p.m. - Tabata, Step and Kickboxing (Inst. Lori Lofstrom) Tuesday, from 12 - 12:50 p.m. - Toning (Inst. Kim Banks) Thursday, from 12 - 12:50 p.m. - Toning (Inst Donna McCullum)  **with the exception of Thursday, Jan. 25, class starts at 11:30 a.m. All levels of fitness are welcome!  Don't miss...

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Fostering supportive and healthy environments-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Transitioning to university is a time of change for many students and it's important to have proper support systems in place to ensure academic and personal success. UNB’s peer support services are strengthening the university community with non-judgmental and confidential one-on-one peer support. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick: UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by two...

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UCard Office Closed January 23-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UCard Office located in the SUB (room 106) on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 23 for staff training.  Note: We will still be responding to email during this time. To add money to your UCard, please visit the UCard PHIL station in the Harriet Irving Library or Hans W. Klohn Commons (bills only), go to UCard Online (via the myUNB Portal), or use the UCard...

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Learn about Canada's only Master in Quantitative Investment Management program-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you or anyone you know interested in big data, computer programing, economics and investing? Are you looking for interesting and profitable career opportunities? UNB Fredericton’s new Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program might be just the thing for which you’re looking. This program is a perfect fit for you if you are interested in a career in investment...

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Reimagining the power grid using smart technologies-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Smart grid technology is expected to revolutionize how the world consumes, produces and distributes electricity — and we're at the forefront.   Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Take a short survey for your chance to WIN $50 UCard Cash-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students – do you use UNB’s wireless, the myUNB Portal, email, computer labs or other IT services? Want a chance to WIN one of three $50 UCard Cash prizes?  Fill out our short UNB Technology Survey and let staff know how they can improve your IT services for your chance to win.  The survey is open until February 9 and takes five to ten minutes to complete.  Take...

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Grad Photo Sessions-SJ

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Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Photography Flewwelling will be on campus to take grad photos in the Whitebone Lounge on the following dates: Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. You MUST book an appointment by calling 633-0045, Ext. 2 anytime from Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Alexis Harquail Email Address: alexis.harquail@gmail.com

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Tackling world hunger through technology-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Can data help solve the problem of world hunger? See what a UNB researcher is doing to find out. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be travelling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to submit your application is Thursday, March 1.  There are two scholarships...

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Concurrent Education Program - Application deadline approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder that the application deadline for Fall 2018 Admission to the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Degree Program), is Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.  Application packages are available in person on the Saint John campus in Hazen Hall, 202 or at the Registrar's Office.  Online access to the application is also available via the UNB Website.  If you have questions, please...

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Engineering Rock Climbing-SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John's Undergraduate Engineering Society is hosting a rock climbing event and all engineering students on the Saint John campus are invited to attend on Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 - 10 p.m., at the NBCC gymnasium, 950 Grandview Ave. Transportation to and from the event may be arranged, if you do not have transportation of your own.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lucas...

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Learn about Canada's only Master in Quantitative Investment Management program-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you or anyone you know interested in big data, computer programing, economics and investing? Are you looking for interesting and profitable career opportunities? UNB Fredericton’s new Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program might be just the thing for which you’re looking. This program is a perfect fit for you if you are interested in a career in investment...

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Right To Play UNBSJ Indoor Soccer League-SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and join the Right To Play UNB Saint John Indoor Soccer League for the Winter 2018 Semester. This co-ed soccer league occurs every Thursday, from 8:30 - 11:30 p.m., in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre, and all UNB Saint John students, staff, and alumni, NBCC students, and Saint John College students are welcome. It is $5 for the semester and all proceeds go to Right To Play...

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Talent, commitment and achievement-SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Our faculty and staff are innovators and mentors — inspiring and encouraging students to achieve success, solve problems, create change and follow their dreams. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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ESLS: "Evolution of the Global Water Cycle"-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Science Atlantic Lecture with Dr. Shannon Sterling will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology building, 104.  Dr. Sterling’s talk should be of interest to a broad audience comprising of many disciplines.  This is our first Earth Science Lecture of 2018 and everyone is welcome!  Please go to the Quartermain Earth Science Centre website or...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Susan White-SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Writer Susan White will read from Maple Sugar Pie on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In her latest novel, Maple Sugar Pie, Susan White tells the history of the Whitford family; the events that led to the family’s estrangement, and those that brought them back together again. Full of references to people, places, and events well known to the residents of the...

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Pursuing excellence in sport-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On the court or field, in the classroom, or in the community, our athletes are committed to success. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Seawolves Volleyball ball retrievers-SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams are looking for volunteers to help during home games with ball retrieval. Retrievers will be responsible for collecting shagged balls and delivering them to the servers to reduce delays in game play. Sign-up for three games to receive a pair of Seawolves 'shades.' Sign up for six games and receive a Seawolves t-shirt. Article Contact...

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Academic Development Coaching-SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Free consultations for students to learn about and improve the skills needed to succeed in university. Set up an appointment or visit during open office hours: Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. - noon or Thursday to Friday, 2 - 4 p.m., in Hazen Hall Room 212.  Common academic skills include: Scheduling & task planning Note-making Studying & test preparation Reading academic texts Pre-writing &...

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Studying the Saint John Harbour-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Did you know that researchers with UNB and CRI have spent three years examining the health of waters in the Saint John Harbour? Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown -SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that a high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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6th Annual Uzo Memorial Soccer Tournament-SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Six years ago, UNB Saint John lost one of its most vibrant international students, Uzoshukwu Joshua Arinze Chinemelu, in a tragic drowning accident. For everyone who knew Uzo, his passion for soccer was always evident, and this annual soccer tournament is held to honour and celebrate his memory. The event will take place on Sunday, Jan. 14, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Athletics Centre...

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BHS Competitive Major applications now open for 2018 entry-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The application for BHS competitive majors - Radiography, Respiratory Therapy and Radiation Therapy - is now available online at the UNB Saint John Nursing and Health Sciences Student Advising webpage.  The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018. Instructions for completion are found within the document.  Questions regarding the application process may be forwarded to Nursing...

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Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) now fully supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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ITS is pleased to announce that Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) is now fully supported at UNB. This operating system has been fully tested and compatibility issues with ITS supported enterprise applications have been resolved. If you would like assistance upgrading your Mac or if you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 (Fredericton), 657-2222 (Saint John) or...

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Mindfulness & Health Workshop-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mindfulness & Health Workshop will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room on the Fredericton campus. This full-day workshop will share research and practice related to Mindfulness & Health. It will be of interest to health professionals, researchers, practitioners, and others interested in the connection between...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Mozart String Quartet K387 on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: pobrien@unb.ca

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TME RBC Speaker Series: Accelerator Programs-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to host Melissa O'Rourke and Joe Allen as the next speakers in our RBC Lunch & Learn series, which will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room, H224 on the Fredericton campus. Joe Allen and Melissa O’Rourke oversee accelerator programs at the J Herbert Smith Centre...

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From Fredericton to Bhutan-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Last summer, four UNB Renaissance College students travelled from Fredericton to Bhutan. Learn more. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Important deadline - January 12-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Reminder, Friday, Jan. 12 is an important deadline for students. January 12 - Last day for adding Winter Term courses. Winter Term courses dropped up to and including this date not shown on the academic transcript. After this date, a notation of “W” (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript. January 12 - Last day to withdraw from full-year courses...

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2018 SEED Program Now Open-SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program provides funding to create summer job opportunities for post-secondary students. The program provides selected students with a summer job of up to ten (10) weeks in duration with a New Brunswick employer between May 1 and September 7, 2018. Program objectives: Provide a valuable work experience for students, experiential learning,...

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Law students learn on the frontlines-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB law students gain vital hands-on experience while helping members of the community. Learn more:  http://www.unb.ca/annualreport/onlyhere/law.html Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Special Bursary - $1000-SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Full-time undergraduate students, who are struggling financially, are encouraged to apply for the UNB Special Bursary valued up to $1,000.  To qualify, you must: be a full-time undergraduate student during the 2017/2018 academic year; be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident; be in good academic standing, and; have a demonstrated financial need. For more information and an...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a leader in the environmental field?  Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange, as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab - March 1st is the deadline to submit your application. Two scholarships valued at $10,000 each and is...

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Apply for Resident Assistant 2018-2019 position at UNBSJ-SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you an enthusiastic, responsible leader who is eager to help students? If so, we are looking for Residence Assistants for the Fall 2018-Winter 2019 terms. Must be willing to live in either Sir James Dunn or Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence buildings, have lived in residence before (at UNBSJ or another university), and have a CGPA of 2.5.  We will be having an information session on...

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BA/BEd Application Packages now available-SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you are interested in pursuing a Degree in Education, while you complete your Arts Degree, then the BA/BEd (Concurrent Degree Program) is the perfect fit! Application packages are now available for Fall 2018 start in the BA/BEd program at UNB Saint John. If you have questions about the program, or want to pick up a package and get your application completed, please contact Dr. B. Keyes...

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Disabled Students Experiences of the Hidden Realities of Student Self Advocacy-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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It’s All About Control”: Disabled Students’ Experiences of the Hidden Realities of Student Self-Advocacy will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray, 356, on the Fredericton campus. A reception will follow. This is a free public event, join us Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc Disabled students in Canadian universities obtain academic...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Susan White-SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Writer Susan White will read from Maple Sugar Pie on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In her latest novel, Maple Sugar Pie, Susan White tells the history of the Whitford family; the events that led to the family’s estrangement, and those that brought them back together again. Full of references to people, places, and events well known to the residents of the...

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Real-world learning takes centre stage-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We believe in the power of hands-on learning. Thanks to a partnership with the Saint John Theatre Company, students in UNB Saint John's Department of English can make the stage their classroom. Learn more http://www.unb.ca/annualreport/onlyhere/theatre.html Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Art Centre January Exhibition - Excavation: Memory Work, Sylvia D. Hamilton -FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre welcomes back Sylvia D. Hamilton with her exhibition Excavation: Memory Work  which opens Friday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. The artist will be present for a walking tour of the exhibit. This exhibition will be open until February 23 in recognition of Black History Month. Sylvia D. Hamilton is an award-winning Nova Scotian filmmaker, writer and artist raised in Beechville, Nova...

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2018 Rome Travel Study Program information session-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Rome Travel Study Program Information Session will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building Lounge on the Fredericton campus. Are you interested in traveling to Rome this spring with the Travel Study program? Come to this information session to learn more about the program including courses taught, costs, and available funding. All are welcome! Can't make the...

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Apply to Graduate-SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you plan on graduating at the 2018 May Spring Convocation ceremony, you will need to apply to graduate at http://www.unb.ca/graduation/ by Thursday, March 1, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Check out http://www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html for all convocation-related information.

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Credit card payment now accepted for tuition fees-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University of New Brunswick is now offering students with an online credit card tuition payment option through the service provider, Moneris. The online fee payment service is available by logging into your e-Services and clicking on the Financial tab.  Please note, that if you choose to pay by credit card, a non-refundable convenience fee of 1.75 per cent will be charged to your...

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Mindfulness & Health Workshop-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mindfulness & Health Workshop will be held Friday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room on the Fredericton campus. This full-day workshop will share research and practice related to Mindfulness & Health. It will be of interest to health professionals, researchers, practitioners, and others interested in the connection between...

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Taking 3D metal printing to new heights-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB's Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is leading the way — the first in Canada to use 3D metal printing to manufacture certified, custom parts for the marine sector. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Travel Study in Paris 2018 information session-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Paris Travel Study Program Information Session will be held on the Fredericton campus on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 239. Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses in Comparative Cultural Studies (cinema of France) (3 ch.) and in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert...

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Application deadlines to study abroad Summer 2018 and 2018-2019 academic year-SJ

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John students who are interested in exploring credit-granting short/long term international experiences should make note of the following application deadlines in the Winter term. There are many exciting destinations available, and students return to Canada with new friends, an international outlook and in-demand skills. The upcoming deadlines are: Fall 2018 - apply by January 15 (or...

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Health Insurance Information Sessions for international students-SJ

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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New and current international students are strongly encourage to attend one of the upcoming information sessions that will explain the health insurance policies. The sessions will take place: Monday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. in Oland Hall, 103 Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 1 p.m. in Oland Hall, 103 Topics to be addressed include the Guard.me emergency policy, the Student Union Health Plan, and the eligibility...

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IDST PhD Oral Examination-SJ

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Milad Pirayegar will defend his PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies Dissertation Proposal, “The identification of a model to solve urban challenges based on concepts and indicators of smart cities” on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 127.  All are welcome to attend! Article Contact Information Contact: Sarah E. Maier Email Address: smaier@unb.ca

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Important dates in January-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder to students of the following important dates for the month of January: January 9 - Last day for payment of Winter term for new students. January 9 - Last day for payment of University fees for full-time students paying by installments. January 12 - Last day for adding Winter Term courses. Winter Term courses dropped up to and including this date not shown on the academic...

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UNB Art Centre January Exhibition - Excavation: Memory Work, Sylvia D. Hamilton -FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In the new year, the UNB Art Centre welcomes back Sylvia D. Hamilton with her exhibition Excavation: Memory Work, which opens Friday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. The artist will be present for a walking tour of the exhibit. This exhibition will be open until February 23 in recognition of Black History Month. Sylvia D. Hamilton is an award-winning Nova Scotian filmmaker, writer and artist raised in...

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Want to succeed in university?-SJ

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Discover how to study smart, not hard. Find out the best ways to plan your time and organize tasks. You will spend a lifetime learning. Take some time to learn how to learn. Visit the Academic Development Coach to develop personalized strategies for learning based on research in Psychology and Education. Learn lifestyle management and goal-setting techniques to help you stay on track. Get tips...

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2018 Rome Travel Study Program Information Session-FR

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A Rome 2018 Travel Study Program Information Session to be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Are you interested in traveling to Rome this spring with the Travel Study program? Come to this information session to learn more about the program including courses taught, costs, and available funding. All welcome! If you are unable to attend the...

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Concurrent BA/BEd Program - Applications Available-SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder that Application Packages are now available for the Concurrent BA/BEd program offered at UNB Saint John.  The submission date for the Fall 2018 start of the Concurrent BA/BEd program is Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. If you have questions regarding the program or the application process, please contact Dr. B. Keyes  (email:  bkeyes@unb.ca; or phone:...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative-SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in NBCC Building (100 Tucker Park Road), 2217. This qualitative research group meets monthly (except July and August) to discuss topics in qualitative research (e.g. ethics, funding, opportunities to collaborate), methodological approaches to...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With the inclement weather heading our way, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB’s cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours. UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Yoga Class-SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Don't miss out on UNB Saint John's eight-week yoga program starting on Friday, Jan. 12 with Judy Murphy.  The cost to join is only $30, and all levels of fitness are welcome.  Please register in the Athletics Office #102 (G.Forbes Elliot Athletics Ctr).  For more information please contact Donna McCullum at dmccullu@unb.ca. Hurry in to register as spots are limited! Classes...

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2017 First Year Survey Results Presentation-SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Oland Hall 104 for a presentation of the 2017 First Year Survey Results.  The survey asks students about their experience during the application process, time leading up to their arrival on campus, and their first three weeks at UNB Saint John.  David Kilfoil, Analyst at CETL, will join us to discuss the 2017 results and how...

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Important dates for the month of January-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students should be aware of the following important dates for the month of January: January 4 - Start of classes for both campuses January 9 - Last day for payment of Winter term for new students. January 9 - Last day for payment of University fees for full-time students paying by installments. January 12 - Last day for adding Winter Term courses. Winter Term courses dropped up to and including...

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