MyUNB Student News Saint John

Second issue of the President's Newsletter

Office of the President

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB Community, As the term comes to an end, I invite you to read the second edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. I was very pleased with the response I received from our first issue, and I continue to be inspired by the successes of our faculty, staff and students.  I hope you take the time...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There's still time!  Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online 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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UNBSJ Bookstore rental due date and holiday hours

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the UNBSJ Bookstore's last day for rental check-in is Thursday, Dec. 19. The Bookstore will be closed for the holidays starting Dec. 24, reopening Jan. 2. Store hours will be Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please visit our website at unbsjshop.ca. Orders received over the holiday will be processed in January. Thank you and happy holidays from the...

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UNB Saint John’s food services director receives top award

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 16, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer Hurley, UNB Saint John’s food services director, has received a top award from Chartwells, UNB’s food service provider. Hurley was named National Associate of the Year in recognition of her hard work and dedication.  Hurley has worked at UNB Saint John for more than five years and oversees the food service provided in the Baird Dining Hall, the Commons Café, Tim...

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UNB introduces robotic cleaning on its Saint John campus

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Saint John now has a robot that cleans its floors—increasing efficiency of cleaning services across the campus. UNB’s cleaning contractor SBC Facility Services obtained the new automated machine, the Taski Intellibot 2000 auto scrubber, earlier this semester. This machine is the first of its kind to be used in an educational institution in Atlantic...

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have an incredible opportunity for students to take an adventure and explore Paris while earning credits at the same time! Click on the following link for more information: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/travelstudy/destinations/paris/index.html Deposits should be made as soon as possible as there are only 20 spots available! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there is a scheduled shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall for Monday, Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for the work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email...

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UNB’s Greg Marquis to launch third edition of Truth and Honour

Angie Deveau

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB professor of history and politics and author Dr. Greg Marquis will launch the third edition of his book, Truth and Honour on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square, Saint John. This updated and expanded edition details the high-profile 2011 murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland and the trial of his son Dennis Oland. The new...

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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Jennifer Mazerolle

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services (Fredericton) will be closed for extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Mazerolle Email Address: jenmaz@unb.ca

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times – December 27th Pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder to employees and supervisors:  WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times: Due to the holiday closure the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for the December 27th pay will be as follows: Employee Cut-off:  Sunday, Dec. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Supervisor Cut-off:  Monday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. Manual Cheques/Deposits Due to the short turnaround time and regulatory requirements, Payroll Services staff are...

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UNB Saint John Registrar's Office closure

Rebecca Gray

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Join UNB in honouring the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

UNB Communications

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Memorial events on both UNB campuses will be held today in honour of the 14 women whose lives were lost 30 years ago during the Montreal Massacre at the École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989. To mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, speakers will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss the gender...

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UNB Remembers December 6

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thirty years ago, on Dec. 6, 1989, a senseless act of violence took the lives of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montréal. Many of these young women were engineering students.   Each year, on this day of remembrance, we pay tribute to those whose lives were taken, and those whose lives were impacted.   On Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m. in Oland Hall,  104, the UNB...

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Winter Orientation -- Call for volunteers

Dave Decker

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Orientation team at UNB Saint John is looking for student volunteers on January 6, 7 and 8. As a volunteer, we are looking for individuals who can: On the Morning of January 6th Be introduced to the new students as being a ‘buddy’ for the morning; Attend the five things you need to know session.  Your ambassadors could potentially add their own thoughts and perspectives as...

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from UNB's President, Dr. Paul...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online 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 exam...

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Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Holiday Spectacular - UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, on the Fredericton campus. Come and join us for a cracker of a start to the Christmas season with the UNB Chorale and Concert Band! Don't miss the fantastic festive evening!  Chorale Director: David Steeves Band Director: Hugh Kennedy Tickets at the door: Adults...

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Physics Seminar: "Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework"

Penny Davenport

Posted: December 2, 2019 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mustafa Afzal, UNBF, will discuss Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework. “The study of cosmological perturbations at the quantum level is rich and interesting. It potentially explains galaxy creation and the temperature fluctuations in an...

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will...

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Call for Submissions: Cut/Paste/Resist

RM Vaughan

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a Call for Submissions for Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition. In times of protest and social upheaval (and social rejuvenation) artists and activists turn to collage to make their point. Why? Collage is an accessible, fun way to make art. All you need is glue, scissors, and paper. The rest is up to you. Presented in co-operation with the UNB Art Centre, the Student Union Building,...

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Christmas Choice Annual Craft Sale

Lori Quick

Posted: November 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It’s that time of year again! The UNB Art Centre is hosting the Christmas Choice Annual Craft Sale on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 12 – 4 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium on the Fredericton campus. Come enjoy an afternoon of festive music, treats, and best of all, beautiful handmade gifts! Live music by Steven Peacock. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition Winners!

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thank you for being a part of the UNBeatable Ideas 2019 Contest.   We at J. Herbert Smith Centre were thoroughly impressed with all the entries, and the students' work. Congratulations to all the winners and everyone who has entered the contest.    First Place: Pique Analytics  Runner up: i-Welcome App Viewers’ Choice: The...

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CRA Job Opportunities - Drop in Session

Erin Gillespie

Posted: November 27, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This session is for students who are interested in learning more about student and full-time opportunities with the Canada Revenue Agency.  They have opportunities in New Brunswick at their Saint John, Moncton and Bathurst offices. Drop in on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31 to learn more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Erin...

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Therapy dogs on campus

Campus Ministry

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Campus Ministry will host therapy dogs to provide some pre-exam stress relief and promote taking healthy studying breaks on Monday, Dec. 2, from 12:30 – 3 p.m., in the foyer of the Ward Chipman building above Tim Hortons. The animals are coming from Therapeutic Paws of Canada, which is a non-profit volunteer organization. They offer both dog and cat therapy sessions...

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Important dates for the month of December

Patty O'Brien

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in December: December 6 - Last day of Fall Term classes December 9 - Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled December 10 - Final Examinations begin December 19 - Final Examinations end December 20 - Residence closes for holiday break Category: News and Notices

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Community Development Poster Presentations - 3rd Year Nursing Students

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 3rd Year Nursing Students at UNB Saint John will host poster presentations to highlight the community development projects they have been working on throughout the Fall 2019 semester.  The projects reflect a range of experiential education opportunities students have had with agencies and community members in the greater Saint John area.     The poster presentation will...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from the President....

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy the music at Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and the Ceilidh Band Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Strange Work: Literary Testimony in Holocaust Narrative.

Julia Bachman

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ariela Freedman will present the lecture, 'A Strange Work: Literary Testimony in Holocaust Narrative' on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 4:30 – 6 p.m., in Ganong Hall, 115. As James E. Young writes, though violent events seem to stimulate – indeed, demand – “factually insistent’ documentation, being attentive to the poetics of literary testimony allows “a deeper...

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Varsity Volleyball hosts STU

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Come see some home court varsity volleyball for the last time before Christmas break! On Sunday, Dec. 1, our Seawolves are hosting STU with women's matches beginning at 2 p.m. and men's beginning at 4 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website.  Category:...

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Real Campus official launch

Athena Grillakis

Posted: November 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of Fall 2019, UNB Saint John Student Services, in collaboration with the SRC, has partnered with Real Campus. Real Campus is a student assistance program that provides therapy, counselling, courses, tools and events to improve students’ mental wellness. It allows students to have 24/7 support and professional care to be instantly accessible.  UNB Saint John students...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lesley Crewe

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Multi-talented Lesley Crewe will read from Are You Kidding Me? on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at the Whitebone Lounge. Special guest Port City 5 will join the reading. For the first time, bestselling novelist, columnist, and humorist Lesley Crewe’s finest newspaper columns are collected in one place. The book spans 20 years’ worth of columns for The Cape Bretoner...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Althea Macaulay

Communications Office

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of honorary degree recipient Dr. Althea Macaulay, who passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Fredericton. She was 101. Born in Moncton, NB, Althea was the recipient of the Governor-General’s gold medal, the Alumni Society’s gold medal and the Hebrew Society of Fredericton prize when she graduated from UNB...

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UNB named to Canada's Top 100 Employers

UNB Communications

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


For the seventh time in eight years, the University of New Brunswick has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2020). The Globe and Mail announced its top 100 list for 2020 on Nov. 22. UNB is one of four universities to receive the distinction and is the only university in Atlantic Canada to be recognized. For more about this achievement, visit the UNB Newsroom. Category: News and...

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UNBSJ Bookstore Textbook Price Match

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Bookstore has many ways to save you money - it will price match with Amazon.ca! See in store for details and/or ask one of our associates how you can save at the Bookstore.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have a great opportunity for students to take an adventure and explore Paris while earning credits all at the same time! With only 20 spots available in this program, this is the time to make your deposit. You can find information and the application form at our website. For more information on this incredible opportunity, please contact the Department of French...

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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 22, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Culture and Media Studies proudly presents an exhibition to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall and the Peaceful Revolution in Germany on November 9, 1989.  ‘The Wall. A Border Through Germany’ is an exhibition on the history of the GDR’s border regime along the Berlin Wall and the inner-German border. The exhibition was produced...

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CRA Job Opportunities - Drop in Session

Erin Gillespie

Posted: November 21, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This session is for students who are interested in learning more about student and full-time opportunities with the Canada Revenue Agency.  They have opportunities in New Brunswick at their Saint John, Moncton and Bathurst offices. Drop in on Thursday, Nov. 28, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31 to learn more. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Erin...

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy the music at Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and the Ceilidh Band Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:13:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You're invited to the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman will present. Khevyn Gormley Title; Spectator Sports’ Best Friend: An in-depth look at the sports fan and the importance of ‘fan engagement’ in the contemporary marketplace Abstract; The purpose...

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Reminder: Old UNB VPN (Pulse Secure) being shut down on Nov. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s old Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution - Pulse Secure - is being shut down on Nov. 27, 2019. After this date, the Pulse Secure desktop client, mobile app and web app (accessed via the myUNB Portal) will no longer be available.  For continued VPN access, please download UNB’s new VPN (FortiClient).  What is a VPN? UNB’s Virtual Private Network (or VPN for...

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Indspire - Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada.  Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.  In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire...

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Visual essay of real stories

Julia Bachman

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The  Human Development Council  Saint John  will present  'Subtext - real stories,’  a film about tiny homes, tent camps and  conventional housing for people experiencing homelessness on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Mary Oland Theatre, New Brunswick Museum.  Dr. Eric Weissman, a member of the Institute for Urban and Community Studies at UNB,...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Students who attend this social will receive an end of term study kit from the President....

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing...

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Travel Study Paris 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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.) - in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert guides, discover sites many tourists never see and receive university credits (or audit courses for special interest). All are invited to meet the professors...

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Physics Seminar with Eric Hessels

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Eric Hessels, York University, will discuss, Testing fundamental physics with table-top precision measurements: The proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment. The talk will describe measurements of the size of the proton, the...

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Physics Seminar with Stijn De Baerdemacker-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204, on the Fredericton campus. Stijn De Baerdemacker, UNBF Chemistry, will discuss, Geminals and seniority scheme in quantum chemistry: when 2  > 1. A large part of chemical intuition on molecular covalent bonding is based on the concept of Lewis electron pairs. The...

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Reminder Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:26:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder - the UNBF Payroll Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full day training session.  If you need to contact our office, please email at payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open our regular hours Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us to end the fall season with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  This event will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, from 7 - 8 p.m., in Queen Square Park. For more information, visit the...

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Bridging program to educate nurses expanded

Communications Office

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick has reached 10-year funding agreements with the University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton to implement bridging programs for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The programs help train LPNs to become registered nurses. “This commitment builds on our announcement in July, which reintroduced the program at the Saint John campus of...

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2019 UNB Libraries Space Survey

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 18-24 at the Harriet Irving Library, the Science & Forestry Library, the Engineering & Computer...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborate in Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to the 3rd annual QUEST-SJ Jingle Mingle on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Britt's Rockwood at 3 p.m. (networking) and 5 p.m. (dinner; at member's expense).   This is an afternoon to share qualitative health research experiences, research interests and ideas. Save the Date! Ballots will be entered for current members who bring a new attendee. Please RSVP by November 20, 2019...

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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium, C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John campus on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. The lecturer this year is Dr. David Novog, professor and Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Safety at McMaster University.  The title of Dr....

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UNB assistant professor to showcase video essay on creative housing solutions

Dr. Eric Weissman

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A video essay by University of New Brunswick assistant professor of sociology Dr. Eric Weissman will be screened at Saint John’s New Brunswick Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  “Subtext – Real Stories” will be shown as part of national housing day event “Creative Housing Solutions,” organized by the Saint John Human Development...

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Womens Varsity Volleyball Home Opener (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our Seawolve's women's volleyball team is spiking, serving and digging for the first time on home turf this weekend! On Saturday, Nov. 23, they host MTA with matches beginning at 2 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 24, they host CU with matches beginning at 2 p.m. Games will be held in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Admission is 5$ for adults and students enter for free! For full...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classics Plus

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Classics Plus will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall. in Fredericton. Hailed by International Record Review as “rapturous and glowing”, Polish-Canadian pianist Daniel Wnukowski makes his MusicUNB debut showcasing the work of great classical composers. His music features an ongoing dedication to the works of exiled Jewish...

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New IT Service Catalog now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s IT Service Catalog recently got a facelift.   Visit the new catalog for:  More up-to-date content  Enhanced search features and navigation  A more modern look and feel  Improved view on mobile devices  And more  What is an IT Service Catalog?  The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which...

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Lorenzo Music Series Presentation

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Dvorak String Quartet in F Major Op. 96 on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Admission is free and all are welcome to bring lunch and enjoy the performance. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Entrepreneurship Working Group will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from November 18-24, 2019 at UNB Fredericton.   Enjoy the opportunity to navigate the start-up process and network with Fredericton’s entrepreneurship community through interactive workshops, speaker series and competitions including the Data Visualization Competition and...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing...

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UNBF Payroll Office Closure for Training on November 21

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the UNBF Payroll Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full-day training session.  If you need to contact our office, please email payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open our regular hours on Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about...

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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall and the Peaceful Revolution in Germany on November 9, 1989 the Department of Culture and Media Studies proudly presents an exhibition to commemorate this historic event.  ‘The Wall. A Border Through Germany’ is an exhibition on the history of the GDR’s border regime along the Berlin Wall and the inner-German...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online 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 exam...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Dr. Krista Wilkins

Communications Office

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, It is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Dr. Krista Wilkins, associate dean and associate professor in the faculty of nursing on the Fredericton campus. Krista passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31 at the age of 44.  Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Krista’s family, friends, colleagues and students. Originally from...

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Inaugural issue of the President's Newsletter

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The inaugural issue of the President’s Newsletter is now available. This installment features our community’s recent successes in research and beyond, Homecoming, Oktoberfest, Orange Shirt Day, and much more. You can access the newsletter here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition ends in three days!

Olubukola Adejoke Abiola

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


APPLY NOW!   Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big venture! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) Program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre is holding a University Wide pitch competition. All full-time students, graduate or undergraduate, from both campuses, across all faculties are...

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Colleague back online

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All UNB systems have been restored following the Colleaque maintenance shutdown over the weekend.  All services impacted by the outage are now available.      Thank you for your co-operation.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Project FOCUS Email Address: project-focus@unb.ca

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New IT Service Catalog available Nov. 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Nov. 15, the UNB IT Service Catalog is getting a facelift featuring: More up-to-date content Enhanced search features and navigation A more modern look and feel Improved view on mobile devices And more What is an IT Service Catalog? The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which faculty or department delivers the service.  Visit...

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UNBSJ Research Colloquium in Economics and Human Research Management

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium in the areas of economics and human resource management on Friday, Nov. 15 at 10:45 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, room G16. Session 1:  10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Barry Watson, associate professor of economics, will present Mind the Gap: A Decomposition of Earnings & Vulnerability among Indigenous and Non-Indigenous...

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MusicUNB - Contemporary Music Festival

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


THe MusicUNB Contemporary Music Festival will be held November 14 - 18 in Memorial Hall. MusicUNB’s Musician-in-Residence, Nadia Francavilla, presents a new three-concert Contemporary Music Festival during November 14-18, 2019, spotlighting Canadian female composers and performers. Nadia Francavilla, violinist, is a specialist in contemporary musical idioms and women composers in...

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Varsity Home Games This Weekend (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We have a great weekend of varsity sports lined up here in Saint John! On Saturday, Nov. 16, our men's volleyball squad hosts HC with matches beginning at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre! Then on Sunday, Nov. 17, the men play HC once more at 12 p.m., followed by our varsity basketball teams hosting MTA to finish the day. Women's tip off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. Admission is...

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UNB Remembers 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The university's seventh annual UNB Remembers ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Hall auditorium (Fredericton) and Hazen Hall 225 (Saint John). UNB Remembers is a time for our community to come together and reflect on the toll of war on our students, alumni, faculty and staff. This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of UNB alumni...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about...

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Colleague maintenance: Some services unavailable Nov. 9-11

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work will be done on the General Ledger over the upcoming long weekend (Nov. 9 - 11, 2019) which requires Colleague to be shutdown.  During the shutdown, some services will be impacted:  Students will not be able to view marks, student account balances, etc. Students will not be able to make course changes   Employees will not be able to view, enter or...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Google Chrome Zero Day Exploit

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Chrome on your computer or mobile device? World-wide security vulnerabilities have recently been discovered in Chrome that could put your devices at risk. To protect your devices and data, please make sure your Chrome browser is up to date with the latest security patches. To do this: Mac/Windows: Within Chrome, click the three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of...

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New residence ground breaking event

Denise Ryder

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the ground breaking event for a new residence at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. The new 40,000-sq.ft building will have104 beds in adjoining rooms and is the first geothermal heated and cooled residence at UNB.  The event will take place next to the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence, UNB Saint John campus, 100 Tucker...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with Rebecca Fisseha

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Rebecca Fisseha will read from Daughters of Silence on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano fills the skies. Flights are grounded throughout Europe. Dessie, a cosmopolitan flight attendant from Canada, finds herself stranded in Addis Ababa — her birth place. Grieving her mother's recent death, Dessie heads to see...

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Student Technology Fee

Wayne Hansen

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are once again accepting funding proposal submissions for the Student Technology Fee (STF) at UNB Saint John. The mandate of the Student Technology Fee is to directly enhance the 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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UNBSJ Bookstore sale

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us at the UNBSJ Bookstore for the Stock Up and Bundle Up sale! This sale is three days only - Tuesday Nov. 12, to Thursday, Nov. 14. Get 25% off assorted clothing, frames, and drinkware. Store hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Monday to Friday. The Bookstore will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, due to Remembrance Day. It will re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 8:30...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Nov. 15, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 2, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Remembrance Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Nov. 15, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Public lecture on Cyber Warfare and the State of the Information Age

Communications Office

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a public lecture on Cyber Warfare & the State of the Information Age by Dr. David Fahrenkrug on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Philip W. Oland Hall, Room 104. This presentation will address the changes in conflict brought about by the growing use of computers, networks and communication technologies and is applicable to everyone. Specifically, Dr. Fahrenkrug will offer a...

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Concurrent Education Program applications for Fall 2020 intake now available

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now available for the Fall 2020 intake of BA/BEd students! Please see Dr. Keyes for an application (Hazen Hall Room 202). If you have any questions about the program, what is involved in the application process, please drop by or email bkeyes@unb.ca.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth Keyes Email Address: bkeyes@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with Rebecca Fisseha

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Rebecca Fisseha will read from Daughters of Silence on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano fills the skies. Flights are grounded throughout Europe. Dessie, a cosmopolitan flight attendant from Canada, finds herself stranded in Addis Ababa — her birth place. Grieving her mother's recent death, Dessie heads to see...

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Varsity Mens Volleyball First Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our men are prepared for battle as they step onto home court for the first time this season on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the Athletics Centre. They host STU with matches beginning at 7 p.m., will you be there? Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index Category: Athletics...

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eServices and other internal UNB sites to be updated

Heather Campbell

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the next 16 months eServices, WebAdvisor, InsideUNB, and the myUNB Portal will be updated or replaced to improve functionality, accessibility, and design.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled...

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MRI Centre at UNB celebrates 25 years

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The MRI Research Centre at UNB Fredericton recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Known as one of the largest material science MRI laboratories in the world, UNBF’s MRI Research Centre is the leading university-based laboratory of its type in North America. The centre is led by Dr. Bruce Balcom, professor and Canada Research Chair in UNB Fredericton’s faculty of...

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Students from the University of New Brunswick recently helped uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe. The students were participating in an archaeology field school in Biddeford, Maine. The field school is led by Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, a faculty member in the department of anthropology at the UNB Fredericton, and Dr. Arthur Anderson, a University of New England faculty member and UNB honorary...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 29, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s new Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution – FortiClient – is now available to faculty, staff and students to download on UNB-owned and personal devices. Download the new VPN now.    What is a VPN? UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even...

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Physics Seminar - Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 29, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204 on the Fredericton campus. Dan Xiao, University of Windsor, will discuss, "Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?" “Exponential analysis is required in numerous areas of physics, such as fluorescence decay analysis,...

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Important dates for the month of November

Patty O'Brien

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in November: November 11 - 15 - Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled November 11 - Remembrance Day 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) Category: News and Notices

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Student Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


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...

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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 29, US Consul Andrea JP Wiktowy will be on the Saint John campus to do outreach around the process of getting a US visa. These sessions are targeted at international students who may need to get a US visa to attend academic conferences, for tourism, etc.  There will be one session held on each of the Saint John and Fredericton campuses. Saint John Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Richard Kelly Kemick will read from I am Herod on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. On a whim, armchair-atheist Richard Kelly Kemick joins the 100-plus cast of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, North America's largest production of its kind and one of the main tourist attractions in Alberta. By the time closing night is over,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Varsity Basketball Home opener (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We want to see you at the first Basketball home games of the Season on Saturday, Nov. 2 as our Seawolve's host CU with women's tip off at 1 p.m. and men's at 3 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Admission is 5$ for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow - will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton. Beverley Johnston and Marc Djokic create an energetic experience you’ll never forget. Combining violin with FX pedals, marimba, vibraphone, hand drums and sometimes a musical saw, the duo display their virtuosity with a down-to-earth approach. This...

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Final week of cybersecurity information sessions

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The week of October 28th is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity information session and win UNB swag as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). We hope you’ll plan to join us: Topic: What to do when you’ve been breached Saint John campus: Thursday, Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. and noon in K.C. Irving Hall, 106 Unable to attend a session? Visit our website to view the...

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Future Ready Wabanaki Launch

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Get ahead start on your career or find, develop and keep young indigenous talent in your workplace. Future Ready NB is a partnership between NB employers, Universities, Indigenous students and the Government of New Brunswick. It works to ensure that Indigenous university students have equal access to meaningful and valuable work experience with local employers, while connecting employs with top...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that members of the UNB community are invited to participate in a university-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 – 5 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102 and Hazen Hall 239.  The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your...

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Concurrent Education Program Applications for Fall 2020 Intake now available

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Application packages are now available for the Fall 2020 Intake for the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) offered at UNB Saint John.  Please see Dr. Keyes in Hazen Hall, 202 to pick up a package.  Or, if you have questions about the Program and/or the Application process please email: bkeyes@unb.ca.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Beth...

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Dalhousie Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Information Session

Amy Witkowski

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in the Dalhousie Dentistry or Dental Hygiene programs?  A representative will present the programs and answer questions regarding the admissions process on Friday, Oct. 25, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Oland Hall, 203. Please register to attend:...

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Information session with John Thomas from the Atlantic School of Business

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of business is partnering with the Chartered Professional Accountants on an information session on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 3 - 4 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre with John Thomas from the Atlantic School of Business. Topics will include: Recent changes to the preparatory program leading up to the CPA; Addition of another program semester (moving from four to five...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online 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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Cybersecurity research project releases new dataset

Communications Office

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new dataset to support the development of real-time cyberattack detectors has been released by the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) at the University of New Brunswick. The cybersecurity dataset, named CICDDoS2019, will be used to benchmark Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detectors. The dataset has been created by a CIC team and led by Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari,...

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UNB Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Frédéric Thomas

Joshua Evans

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Frédéric Thomas (Research Director of CNRS, Infectious Diseases and Vectors: Ecology, Genetics, Evolution and Control; Montpellier, France) will be visiting the Fredericton campus on Friday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 to present a seminar titled "An evolutionary and ecological perspective on cancer." Seminar Abstract: Although medical and evolutionary sciences...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 3 – 4 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO room (G16). This session will feature - Student Presentation: The Social Organization of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses Working Together: An Institutional Ethnography. In New Brunswick, nursing care is provided by two categories of nursing professionals,...

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Reminder - Attend a cybersecurity info session and win UNB swag

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Have you attended a cybersecurity information session yet for Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October)? You’ll be entered to win UNB swag just for attending.  Don’t miss out:   Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Every Wednesday in October at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Every Thursday in October at 11 a.m. &...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Strategic Planning Steering Committee will host a Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239 and Tilley Hall, 102. The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the planning process. President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Paul Mazerolle will speak to us...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and...

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Security Alert - Recent scams targeting UNB students

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two scams (details below) have recently targeted UNB students, trying to collect personal information like your banking details and social insurance number (SIN). Never share personal information like your SIN, banking information or passwords online, via email or over the phone. Please see below for more tips to protect yourself and your information and steps to take if you’ve fallen for...

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Student Leadership Awards

Jay LeBlanc

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


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...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Richard Kelly Kemick will read from I am Herod on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. On a whim, armchair-atheist Richard Kelly Kemick joins the 100-plus cast of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, North America's largest production of its kind and one of the main tourist attractions in Alberta. By the time closing night is over,...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow - will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Beverley Johnston and Marc Djokic create an energetic experience you’ll never forget. Combining violin with FX pedals, marimba, vibraphone, hand drums and sometimes a musical saw, the duo display their virtuosity with a down-to-earth approach. This performance will embrace tonal...

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Learn German in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grant Information session

Anette Guse

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Learn German in Germany! International Summer University programs provide a unique intercultural and intensive learning opportunity! Learn about funding opportunities through the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Services) and come to the information session on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 05. Former Grant recipient Matthew Gracie speaks about his experience in Leipzig. Dr. Anette...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Become Inspired- Creative Connections Conference

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Become inspired at the second Creative Connections Conference taking place at UNB Fredericton from October 24 - 26.   The event will include fascinating and inspiring keynotes topics: community based social innovation, collaborative creativity and Stem vs Steam  and exceptional  presentations and workshops on creativity and  innovation. To see the conference program...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You’re invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on three professional development related topics: Ramping up your...

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Free Seminar 'Working Cyber at Canadian Security Intelligence Service' Presented by CSIS

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Employment News


Please join the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity for a free seminar presented by Government Agency CSIS entitled, "Working Cyber with Canadian Security Intelligence Service." The seminar will be held on Friday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at 46 Dineen Drive, 119. Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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NaviCare/SoinsNavis Family Advisory Council presents their inaugural 'Navigating your Journey' workshop

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


NaviCare/SoinsNavi's Family Advisory Council is holding the first ever Navigating your Journey workshop! This event would not be possible without the Royal Society of Canada (Atlantic chapter), who has provided funding for this exciting event. Caregivers with a child or youth with complex care needs are welcome to attend this free event whether their child has an official diagnosis or not....

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The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year!

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


With the mission of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) being to enhance educational opportunities for women attending post-secondary institutions, CFUW Fredericton is proud to announce that it has provided close to $1,000,000 in scholarships for women through endowed funds raised through its annual book fair. To celebrate, they invite you to share in a gala event on Saturday,...

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Red Shawl Campaign exhibition opens at Saint John Free Public Library

Communications Office

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick student-led educational exhibition “Red Shawl Campaign: Honouring Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” has opened at the Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square. The exhibition has been organized by a second-year undergraduate class of education and history students with the aim of creating awareness about missing and murdered...

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University-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, for a university-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 - 5 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102 and Hazen Hall, 239. The session will include: Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) and Chair of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Dr. George MacLean - update on Strategic...

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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Oct. 29, US Consul Andrea JP Wiktowy will be on campus to do outreach around the process of getting a US visa.  These sessions are targeted at international students who may need to get a US visa to attend academic conferences, for tourism, etc.  There will be one session held on each of the Saint John and Fredericton campuses. Saint John Date: October 29 Time: 11 a.m. -...

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Report phishing emails easily from your UNB email starting Oct. 16

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 15, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, as part of cybersecurity awareness month at UNB, there will be a new ‘Report a Phish’ button in your UNB email* to make it easier to report suspicious emails to the IT Service Desk. *if you use the Outlook web app (accessed via the email link in your myUNB Portal) or the Outlook desktop client. If you receive an email that seems “phishy,”...

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Concurrent Education Program Applications for Fall 2020 Intake

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications for Fall 2020 start in the BA/BEd (Concurrent Education Program) are available for pick up starting October 21, 2019. If you are presently in your First Year of a BA program and will have 10 courses completed with a CGPA of 2.7 by the end of Winter 2020 term, you are eligible to apply.  Please see Dr. B. Keyes in Hazen Hall, 202 for an Application starting the week of October...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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UNBSJ - Fire Hydrant Flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: October 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting in the morning on Thursday, Oct. 17.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is...

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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Information Session

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message is bilingual. (English text is below.) Une séance d’information sur le très populaire programme Voyage d’études à Paris de l’UNB (du 3 au 23 mai 2020) aura lieu le mercredi 16 octobre à 16h00 au Tilley 239. Venez découvrir ce programme exceptionnel qui offre aux étudiants l'occasion de vivre et d’étudier à Paris,...

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Conference announcement

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 43rd annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association (APLA43) will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Wu Centre. Contact person: Christine Horne, Department of French chorne@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natalie Fournier Email Address: french@unb.ca

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Public Lecture with Dr. Albert Katz

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Albert Katz (Western University) will give the A. Murray Kinloch Memorial Lecture on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:45 a.m. at the Wu Centre, 204 at UNB Fredericton. In this interdisciplinary talk, titled “Are Conceptual Metaphors Psychologically Real?" Dr. Katz will explore the intersection of linguistics and psychology as they pertain to non-literal language. This lecture is the keynote...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) available starting October 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Oct. 30, UNB’s current Virtual Private Network (VPN), Pulse Secure, is being replaced with a new VPN solution – FortiClient – that is more reliable, stable and secure.   What is a VPN?  UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even when...

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Learning Community Thanksgiving Week Schedule

Dave Decker

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are reminded that the schedule for the Learning Community program will be different during the week of October 13 - 16, 2019. In observation of the Thanksgiving day holiday, there will be NO session held on Monday.  An additional session has been added to Friday, Oct. 16 to accommodate the change in the schedule.  Session three will be hosted on the following days: Tuesday, 2...

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UNBF Physics Seminar - What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Shasha Zou, University of Michigan, will discuss the topic, 'What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?' “The ionosphere is not a still body of plasma Similar to the ocean conveyor belt, there is constant motion in the ionosphere forming the ionosphere...

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UNB Saint John students interviewed in an episode of Ridings to Watch by CPAC

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from UNB Saint John's POLS 1201 (Canadian Politics I) class were recently interviewed in an episode of CPAC's Ridings to Watch. POLS 1201, which is taught by J.P. Lewis, is a survey course focusing on Canadian government and politics at the national level. In this episode, CPAC’s Bill Kendrick visits the Saint-John-Rothesay and Fundy Royal ridings to...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: October 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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Meet Paul, Eat Pizza

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


All UNB Saint John students are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know UNB's new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the foyer of K.C. Irving Hall. See you then! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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Creative Connections 2019 - October 24-26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) will be hosting the second Creative Connections Conference at UNB Fredericotn from October 24 - 26, 2019. The ACC promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and forming connections and partnerships across the university of New Brunswick and the...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial...

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Meet Paul, Eat Pizza

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


On October 7th and 9th, all students on the UNB campus are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Monday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. in the Blue Lounge, Student Union Building, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the foyer of K.C. Irving Hall. For more...

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Student Leadership Awards

Dave Decker

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

Category: Financial Aid


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 or...

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Attend a cybersecurity info session this October for a chance to win

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). You could even win UNB swag!  Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions to be entered to win. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join us: Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Every Wednesday in October at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date October 18, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of October 18, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia - has been postponed

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB concert "Winds of Moravia" originally scheduled for the Fredericton campus on Wednesday, Oct. 9 has been postponed. New date is to be determined. Stay tuned! Check out all MusicUNB concerts.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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Deadline to reserve regalia for Fall Convocation

Communications Office

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are planning on graduating at UNB Saint John's 37th Fall Convocation Ceremony, you must reserve regalia by Friday, Oct. 4. Information on how students can reserve regalia can be found at the Convocation website. The ceremony will be held on October 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address:...

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Change of Parking Space Allocation

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that as of Thursday, Oct. 3, the parking area adjacent to the fence along the east side of the Colin B. Mackay residence will be re-designated for parking by residents of the two on-campus residence buildings. All vehicles parked in this area must display a valid residence parking permit. Signage indicating this change will be posted in the affected area. Questions and concerns can...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know someone who is deserving of a Proudly UNB Award, consider submitting a nomination at unb.ca/proudlyunb. Nominations close Nov. 11. Eligible categories are: Alumni Award of Distinction – Recognizes significant contributions made by UNB alumni in their local communities and beyond Young Alumni Achievement Award – Acknowledges achievements of University...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features historian for the US Cyber Command

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host Dr. Michael Warner, the historian for the US Cyber Command and an adjunct faculty member at John Hopkins University, for the second instalment of its cyber lecture series on Monday, Oct. 7, from 7 - 9 p.m., in Toole Hall, 3. This free public lecture series is organized by the North American Society for Intelligence History, UNB’s faculty of law, the Canadian Institute for...

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Patients' Den - Last chance to get free tickets!

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC

Ali Corrigan

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are excited to announce our next series of online webinars hosted during the Cybersecurity Awareness Month of October.  Topics range from Security in Smart Grid, International Enforcement of Cybercrime, and Security and Privacy Challenges of IoT to Big Data Security. We are showcasing the expertise of researchers, academics and industry professionals.  Click on the link to...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars. Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! Part-time...

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


TThe next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Engaging Patients in Qualitative Research: Engaging patients as partners rather than subjects is ever increasing in qualitative research. Lauren Cook, a Clinical Research Assistant with the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), will...

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Varsity Soccer Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Seawolves are wrapping up the home game regular season with a couple of great matches at the Canada Games Stadium! On Saturday, Oct. 5, they host DAC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 6, they host HC with the women kicking off at 12 p.m. and men at 2 p.m., and after the game we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is...

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day on Monday, Sept. 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To mark Orange Shirt Day, all are invited to attend a gathering on Monday, Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Harriet Irving Library, 109. The event will include prayer, smudging, and a ceremony to commemorate survivors of Indian residential schools, as well as those who didn't survive. All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear orange shirts or have a piece of orange cloth pinned...

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Mourning the passing of student Andrew Pickard

Communications Office

Posted: September 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, it is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Andrew Pickard, a student on our Fredericton campus. Andrew passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at the age of 22. Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Andrew’s family, friends, colleagues and peers. From Temperance Vale, NB, Andrew was a first-year transfer student in...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial...

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UNB Launching I-STEM Program

Dominic Blakely

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To maximize the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) potential in commercializing new technologies, UNB’s Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME) is excited to be launching its first I-STEM cohort this coming October. I-STEM uses a Lean Startup training program to enhance the ability of researchers and graduate students to bring their...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in...

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Wear orange for Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear their orange shirts on Monday, Sept. 30, to mark Orange Shirt Day.  Orange Shirt Day is a day of reflection that grew out of Phyllis' story. Phyllis, then aged six, had her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the St. Joseph Mission residential school in British Columbia. Since 2013, it has since...

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Register Now for Round-table conversations

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register now to engage in round-table conversations which will help us to shape a preferred future for UNB.  Members of the UNB community are invited to attend any of the four sessions we are hosting: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 9 -11:30 a.m., Student Union Building Ballroom, 203, Fredericton Friday, Oct. 4, 2 - 4:30 p.m. Thomas J. Condon Student Centre Whitebone Lounge, Saint John Saturday, Oct....

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The BIG Math Networking event

C. Hope Alderson

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you ever wonder what career opportunities await you in the mathematical sciences? If so, attend the BIG Math Event on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Learn about the connection of Mathematical Scientists in BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT, and academia. A diverse group of professionals will give brief talks about their careers in math-related...

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Win UNB swag for cybersecurity awareness month

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cybersecurity Awareness Month is just around the corner! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October. Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions for a chance to win UNB swag!  Open to all students, faculty and staff. Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Every Wednesday in October at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John...

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Celebration of Women Speaker Series featuring Cynthia Banks

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join fellow alumnae and friends for the second instalment of the Celebration of Women Speaker Series, featuring international award-winning documentary producer Cynthia Banks for a film and discussion of the challenges of caring for family members with dementia. Cynthia steps inside the lives of four families as they navigate caring for family members with heartache and humour. Attend...

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Important dates for the month of October

Patty O'Brien

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in October: October 14 - Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes October 18 - Fall Convocation October 18 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with pro-rated refund October 28 - Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses without academic penalty. A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After...

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8th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education and Social Justice

Catherine Foster

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education and the First Nations’ branch at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will present the 8th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Professor James A. Banks, from the University of Washington in Seattle, on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261.   At this free public lecture,...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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UNB signs MOU with Siemens

Communications Office

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Siemens Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enrich student experiences and ensure they’re job-ready when they graduate. Through the MOU, UNB becomes an official partner in Siemens Canada’s Dual Educational Program under the Siemens Canada Engineering & Technology Academy (SCETA).  UNB is the first university...

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UNBF Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Robert Turgeon (UNB alum, class of 1969)

UNB Biology Seminar Series

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Robert Turgeon, from Cornell University, will present a research seminar titled, "Plants have no heart. How do they transport food and developmental signals?" on Friday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Department of Biology (Loring Bailey Hall, 146) on the Fredericton campus. Dr. Turgeon is a UNB alum (class of 1969). All are welcome to attend. Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Please contact...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Randi Doyle

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Randi Doyle, from Minerva Schools at KGI, will deliver a colloquium entitled, "The effect of gender stereotypes on emotional intelligence test performance." The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Abstract: The studies presented investigate the effects of gender related...

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Register now for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference and save!

Rachel Watters

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) before September 30 to take advantage of current pricing. Only one week left before the registration fee increases! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best practices...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Organizers from the University of New Brunswick are holding a series of lectures to initiate a dialogue in the area of cyber operations that includes government agencies, the private sector and educational institutions within the province. UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law, the North American Society for Intelligence History, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, the Gregg Centre for...

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Reserve regalia for Fall Convocation Ceremony

Registrar's Office

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you’re planning on graduating at the 2019 Fall Convocation Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18, you must reserve your hood and gown (regalia) by Friday, Oct. 4.   The fee for renting regalia is $50. This is the only fee associated with graduation. Gowns, caps and hoods will be available for pick up at UNB Grand Hall, 40 Charlotte Street on Friday, Oct. 18 from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. prior...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award Application open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you live by the motto 'Not for Ourselves Alone,' you may be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars! 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 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!  Part-time and full-time students...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake...

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sisters Standing Together Campaign is an official collaborative between UNB – MWC’s Red Shawl Campaign (RSC) and the Wolastoqiyik Sisters in Spirit (WSIS), which is devoted to bringing awareness to the missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA in Canada. In previous years, these campaigns were organized as separate, but mutually supportive,...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


Bin Jian, NRC, will present "The NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock: primary frequency standard of Canada" on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “The definition of SI second is based on the transition frequency of the hyperfine ground states of 133Cs and is realized by primary frequency standards. The next generation of NRC’s primary...

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UNB research published in top marine ecology journal

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from University of New Brunswick’s Atlantic Laboratory for Avian Research (ALAR) find that seabirds have a lot to say about the state of oceans. Their research was recently published in Marine Ecology Progress Series, one of the world’s most important marine journals. The article, which was written in collaboration with researchers from the Seabird Restoration...

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Varsity Soccer hosts STU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Your Seawolves are training hard and will be firing on all cylinders on Saturday, Sept. 28 as they host STU at the Canada Games Stadium. We want to see you there! Women's kick off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index  Category:...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to...

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UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series

Sarah-Jane Corke

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the course of this semester, UNB will host the UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series featuring four speakers. The first three speakers and the times and dates of their appearance are: Dr. Nasim Memon, Vice Dean for Academics and Student Affairs and a Professor of Computer Science at New York University will be giving a talk titled, "Seeing is Believing: Media Integrity in a Post Truth World,"...

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ENGLISH - Majors / Double Majors / Minors / Honours Information Session​

Miriam Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


There will be an open information session for those already in one of our programs, or just thinking about it, on Friday, Sept. 27, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106. Come out, meet some of the faculty, and ask questions! (And did we mention the free coffee?)​ Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Miriam Jones Email Address: jones@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in...

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2019 Patients' Den - Register now

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den in Moncton, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Styled similarly to the popular television series, Dragons' Den, the panel will be...

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on September 25th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.   This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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Triplets receive UNB entrance scholarships

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As the dust settles after a busy and exciting University of New Brunswick orientation week, the Wiley triplets are adapting to their new lives on the Fredericton campus. While Isabel, Justin and Elizabeth Wiley are triplets, they each have very separate interests. Isabel is entering the bachelor of science program, with an interest in biology; Justin is a bachelor of business administration...

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Varsity Soccer hosts CU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


You're invite you to cheer on your Seawolves as they look to get the best of CU at home on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Women's Kick off is at 6 p.m. and men's is at 8 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index   Category: Athletics Recreation...

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In University Affairs, Dr. Emin Civi talks about a memorable moment in his teaching career

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


University Affairs recently covered Memorable Moments In One’s Teaching Career. Seven of this year’s 3M National Teaching Fellows recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do. One of these is our very own Emin Civi.  Read the story.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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Part-time fee tuition change

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is committed to offering a high-quality education to all of our students.  We recently completed our first comprehensive review of tuition in over a decade.  Part of the implementation involved recommendations on addressing UNB’s existing part-time academic and financial definitions.   What we discovered is that all New Brunswick universities, except for UNB, consider...

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Early Alert for Student Success - What to do if you get referred?

Dave Decker

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students may sometimes get contacted by the Student Success Advisor or their Academic Advisor based on a referral by a professor.  This program is not punitive, but only attempts to provide students with support and resources to ensure they are academically successful.   How it works As we move toward the end of September, professors will often meet with students who they believe...

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Learning Communities launches for the 2019 Fall term

Dave Decker

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Fall term Learning Communities program, launched on September 16, has hired two returning leaders from 2018 and has six new Learning Communities Leaders.  This fall, the program will connect students in 26 courses across all three faculties, as they learn together in workshops designed to help students integrate both academically and socially to the UNB Saint John...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host a public lecture, featuring Dr. Nasir Memon, vice dean for academics and student affairs at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, a professor in its department of computer science and engineering and the founder of its cybersecurity program—one of the first in the United States. This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place...

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Department of Sociology's Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wu Centre Auditorium. Her talk is titled, "Preventing Domestic Violence: It’s about more than changing individuals, it’s about changing our communities and society."  The lecture is free and all are welcome to attend. Category:...

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Dr. Kimberley Davies on Quirks and Quarks

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Assistant professor Dr. Kimberley Davies was on CBC's Quirks and Quarks this weekend discussing her research expedition tracking North Atlantic right whales.  Catch the full episode here [⏱42:30]: http://ow.ly/ptZt50wbqHs Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204 on the Fredericton campus. Shahla Ahmadi, UNBF Physics, will discuss "Measurement of the velocity of fast flows inside small structures with Tagged MRI." “Velocity is one of the most important parameters to study in complex fluid flow systems. Information...

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Strategic Planning Roundtable Conversations - Register Now!

Michelle McNeil

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Strategic Planning Steering Committee is seeking feedback from the UNB community to help it develop a series of position papers as we work toward a new strategic plan.  We have two documents posted on our website which may help community members to frame their feedback: Phase 1 Summary Report - previously released to the UNB community in June  Overviews of position paper topics...

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Ending Gender-Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change

Silke Brabander

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting a two-day conference at the Wu Centre in Fredericton on October 9th and 10th. Themes will include Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Homicide, Intercultural Approaches to Prevention, Child Protection, Masculinity & Trauma, Sexual Violence, and much more. For the full agenda and link to register, please visit this...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominate deserving alumni for a 2020 Proudly UNB Award! Proudly UNB is an annual awards ceremony that recognizes the success of our alumni. We’d like your help to find UNB alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to UNB, their local community, their country, and beyond. Recipients will be honoured at a gala dinner in Fredericton on April 3, 2020. Nominations close November 1....

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UNB researchers part of Canada’s largest dementia research network

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Four researchers from the University of New Brunswick are participating in Canada’s largest dementia research network. Drs. Chris McGibbon, Shelley Doucet, Alison Luke and Sandra Magalhaes will explore a wide range of topics related to dementia falling under three main themes: prevention, treatment and quality of life. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Making more affordable and accessible electronic devices

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Barry A. Blight, an associate professor from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, is interested in taking advantage of the fundamental assembly of molecules in nature to develop more efficient, affordable and accessible electronic devices. The interactions and assemblies that he’s focusing on are similar to those found in protein folding and DNA...

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Varsity Soccer Home Opener vs. UKC (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This weekend, your Seawolves have their first home field matches of the year! On Saturday, Sept. 21, they face UKC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and men at 4 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Then on Sunday, Sept. 22, they host MSVU with women's kick off ay 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m.  Everyone is invited to come out and cheer on your team! Admission is $5 for adults and...

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Welcoming new staff members to student services

Sheldon MacLeod

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There have been a number of new and exciting changes to Student Services here UNB Saint John. Staff and students should be made aware of all the new changes when seeking the support of the department. In March, 2019, we welcomed a new Mental Health Counsellor, Catherine Paulin to the department. Catherine has been a great addition to the team. Having two counsellors in student services has...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are invited to participate in JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17.  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 lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  Register online for the evening networking sessions. ...

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity

Scott Ronis

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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...

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Creative Connections Conference 2019

Communications Office

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity, in collaboration with the University of New Brunswick and the Pond-Deshpande Centre will be holding its second biennial Creative Connections Conference from Oct. 24 to 26, 2019 at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Students, staff, faculty, administrators, government officials and members of the public are strongly encouraged to attend. The central...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to...

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Temporary Parking Lot Closure

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Sept. 13, the gravel overflow parking lot located behind the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence will be closed for the night to accommodate the First Class Bash fireworks display. All vehicles will need to be moved out of this lot by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The lot will return to normal use following First Class Bash. Questions or concerns can be directed to Aaron Chisholm-Keith,...

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Public Talk on Mental Health in Developing Countries

Matthew Dickson

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over 270 million people in developing countries have no mental health care. Some countries have only one psychiatrist per million people. How can you help? Mental health advocate Matthew Dickson will be giving a public talk on this topic on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas Condon Student Center. Everyone is welcome! Also being discussed are some tips to help you...

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Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse

Athena Grillakis

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee Presents, in association with World Suicide Prevention Day, The Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse. The Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Whitebone Lounge. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event officially takes place from 7 - 9 p.m. This is a free public and UNB event featuring free food, bands, poetry, and stories...

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Classics & Ancient History Public Lecture - Dr. Ben Akrigg - Migrants and Migration in the Classical World

Angela Peters

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ben Akrigg (University of Toronto) will speak on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Provincial Archives on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His talk is titled, 'Migrants and Migration in the Classical World.' Abstract: Classicists often take for granted that there was a lot of personal mobility in Greek and Roman antiquity. Literary texts from Homeric epic onwards are full of people on...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are invited to participate in JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17.  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 lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  Register online for the evening networking sessions. ...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program - Upcoming Fall Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program provides insights to Indigenous culture,...

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UNBSJ CPA Information Session September 12th!

Athena Grillakis

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) information session will take place on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 9 - 11 a.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. It will be a trade-show style event that will provide CPA information to senior BBA accounting students. The employers attending include: Irving Oil, CPA Atlantic, PwC, OSCO Construction Group and JDI. We encourage all...

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Congratulations to Dr. Constantine Passaris for winning the NBMC Legacy Award

Communications Office

Posted: September 10, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to University of New Brunswick Fredericton economics professor Dr. Constantine Passaris, who recently won the New Brunswick Multicultural Council’s Legacy Award for his work on multiculturalism and immigration. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author and filmmaker Shandi Mitchell will read from The Waiting Hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. and later that evening at 7 p.m. The earlier event will take place at the Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex) Saint John, while the latter reading will be held at the Kennebecasis Valley Public Library. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo...

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Physics Seminar: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNB Fredericton Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept, 12, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker:  Tingyu Yan, UNB/Institute of Space Optics, Xi’an Jiaotong University Topic: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer - - Lab Experiment “Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer (MIMI) is an imaging Michelson...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us 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 spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  All are welcome on Friday, Sept. 13, from 9 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park in Fredericton. Category: News...

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Biological Science Seminar

Stacey Hines

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Thierry Chopin and the Department of Biological Sciences will be hosting three seminars from visiting scientists from Brazil: Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16   Speaker:   Dr. Walter Quadros Seiffert (Director of Agrarian Sciences Center) – Possibilities of cooperation with the Agrarian Sciences Center of the Federal...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: September 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Health Grant Proposal Writing (Samantha Frampton, UNB) QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint...

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2019 Men’s Basketball Open Training

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in playing men’s basketball?  The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions.  If you would like the opportunity to showcase your basketball skills, join us at the G. Forbes Athletic Centre as follows:   Sept. 5: 7:30-9 p.m. - Side Court Left Sept. 9: 7:30-9 p.m. – Main...

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2019 Women’s Basketball Open Training

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in playing women’s basketball?  The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions.  If you would like the opportunity to showcase your basketball skills, join us at the G. Forbes Athletics Centre as follows:   Sept. 5: 7-8:30 p.m. - Main Court  Sept. 9: 7-8:30 p.m. - Side Court...

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2019 Men’s Volleyball Open Training

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 4, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in playing men’s volleyball?  The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions.  If you would like the opportunity to showcase your volleyball skills, join us at the G. Forbes Athletics Centre as follows:   Sept. 5: 5:30-7 p.m. - Side Court Right Sept. 8: 3-5 p.m. – Main...

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2019 Women’s Volleyball Open Training

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in playing women’s volleyball?  The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions.  If you would like the opportunity to showcase your volleyball skills, join us at the G. Forbes Athletics Centre as follows:   Open Training Sessions Sept. 5: 7-8:30 p.m. - Side Court Right  Sept. 10:...

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Cybersecurity advisory: phishing email claiming to come from UNB president

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A phishing email scam has recently targeted UNB, claiming to come from UNB President Paul Mazerolle with the subject line “professionl development oppourtunity” and asking you to review an attached document. Don’t get caught up in a phishing scam. Always check for these common signs of a phish before clicking any links or opening attachments in unexpected...

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UNBSJ: Sprinkler and fire alarm testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: Aug. 29, 2019: Philip Oland Hall, Dalhousie Medicine NB, Canada Games Stadium, Ganong Hall tunnel, Hazen Hall Annex, Sir James Dunn and Colin B. MacKay Residence Aug. 30, 2019: Hans W. Klohn Commons, (delayed opening at 9:30 a.m.), KC Irving Hall and Canadian Rivers Institute You may...

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Notice of late opening: Hans W. Klohn Commons

Jenny Palk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Hans W. Klohn Commons on the Saint John campus will be opening at 12 noon on Friday, Aug. 30, due to sprinkler and fire alarm testing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenny Palk Email Address: jenny.palk@unb.ca

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UNB participating in equity, diversity and inclusion pilot program

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has been selected as one of 17 universities across the country to participate in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Dimensions: equity, diversity and inclusion Canada pilot program. The Dimensions: EDI pilot program aims to foster transformational change within the research community and the entire research landscape at Canadian post-secondary institutions...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Sept. 6 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Important dates for the month of September

Patty O'Brien

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following important dates in September: September 2 - Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes September 4 - Start of classes (not including Law and 11 month B.Ed.) September 9 - Last day for payment of University tuition and fees September 13 - Last day for adding Fall Term and full-year courses. Fall Term and full-year courses dropped up to and including...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date is Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 26, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date is Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:45:00 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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2019 Seawolves Women's Soccer tryouts

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in playing women’s soccer? The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training sessions. If you would like the opportunity to showcase your soccer skills, join us at the Canada Games Stadium as follows:   Women’s Soccer Open Training Sessions August 23: 5:30 - 7 p.m. August 24: 12 -...

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2019 Men's Soccer Tryouts announced

Natasha Kelly

Posted: August 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Interested in playing men’s soccer? The Seawolves welcome new and returning full-time UNB Saint John and DalMed students to attend open training. If you would like the opportunity to showcase your soccer skills, join us at the Canada Games Stadium as follows:   Men’s Soccer Open Training Sessions: August 23:  7 - 8:30 p.m. August 24: 10:30 a.m. -...

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Deadline to submit abstracts to 2019 Patients' Den extended to Aug. 23-FR and SJ

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. come out and enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new president, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, in the Baird Dining Hall of the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. All members of the UNB community are welcome. See you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - temporary water shutdown on Aug. 23

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Friday, Aug. 23, between 8 a.m. and noon, you may experience a temporary water shutdown in the following buildings: Philip Oland Hall, Hazen Hall, Sir James Dunn Residence and Athletic Centre. The water outage should not last longer than an hour in each building. This is required for routine maintenance and we apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and...

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College of Extended Learning closing afternoon of Aug. 23

Ann Smith

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning will be closing at noon on Friday, Aug. 23, to allow staff to attend a College function. The College will reopen on Monday, Aug. 26, at regular office hours. We apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Register today for Understanding the Adult Learner, an online term-based course-FR and SJ

Rachel Watters

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for Understanding the Adult Learner (ED 3024). This course explores the characteristics of adult learners in different education settings and teaches you how to identify learning processes and conditions and how they influence adult learning. Starts Sept. 4, 2019. Register now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel...

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True Colours is looking for Executive Members!

Elisabeth Nombro

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

Category: Student Organizations


True colours is a new club at UNB Saint John and we are currently looking for Executive Members! We are an LGBTQ+ club which will be hosting different social events for the LGBTQ+ community and anyone who wishes to support! If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to be an executive member of this club to truecolours.unbsj@gmail.com by August 26th! Do...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Brandon Richards

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 19, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Motor Unit Recruitment Patterns in Traditional Strength Loading and Peak Average Power Loading Protocols," will be defended by Brandon Richards on Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building,  214.  All are welcome. ABSTRACT Peak average power (PAP) loading demonstrates similar strength responses when compared to traditional strength (TS)...

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UNB Saint John 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: August 16, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John parking permits are available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit this website.  There are three options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/purchase UNB parking permit”. Here...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21,  from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon...

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Presentation and Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary...

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Reminder - deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from noon - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon Student...

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Deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Session

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding a full-day training session on Friday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the UNB Saint John campus. If you are interested in attending this session, or require further information, please contact us at allyprogram@unb.ca  Space is limited, but there will be additional sessions...

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Reminder - New wireless certificate for eduroam on August 14

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Saint John 2019-20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


Your 2019-20 UNB Saint John Parking Permit will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit the UNBSJ Security website. There are three different options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and Staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/Purchase UNB...

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization Sessions

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EPI) mounted throughout the Saint John campus.  Due to the generous support of the Risk Management Office, we have purchased two new AED and seven EPI cabinets. Locations: HWK Commons ground floor – one AED & one EPI GH Ground Floor – one AED by room 1 & one EPI by Quad entrance HH Ground Floor –...

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Studying women and LGBTQ politics at UNB Saint John

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


A professor from UNB Saint John is making a difference in the lives of women and members of the LGBTQ community who hope to take on leadership positions. Dr. Joanna Everitt, a political scientist and research methodologist from the faculty of arts at UNB in Saint John, is focusing her research on identity and the role it plays in terms of political engagement. As a methodologist, Dr. Everitt...

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Presentation/Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary...

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Participatory visual research at UNB to address social change

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Casey Burkholder, an assistant professor in the faculty of education at UNB Fredericton, is currently working on two unique research projects that seek to address the inclusion and exclusion of queer, trans and non-binary people within schools, social studies classrooms and curricula, in particular. Working with both youth and pre-service teachers, Dr. Burkholder’s research aims to...

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Provide your input on the UNB Identity and Access Management policy

Erik Denis

Posted: August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is seeking input from faculty, staff and students on UNB’s draft identity and access management (IdAM) policy.  IdAM refers to the set of business policies, processes and supporting infrastructure for managing how we create, maintain and use IT accounts at UNB. It enables us to: Secure access to resources; Efficiently manage this access; Respond faster to changing relationships;...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding two full-day training sessions: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at UNB Fredericton campus Friday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at UNB Saint John campus If you are interested in attending either of these sessions, or require further information, please contact us at Ally...

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UNBSJ 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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2019 Patients' Den

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Two Postdoctoral Fellowships with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care

Krystal Binns

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

Category: Employment News


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

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UCard services unavailable on August 11

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date August 9, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Learning Community Leaders

Adam Kelly

Posted: July 23, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


We are hiring full-time, continuing undergraduates as student leaders for Learning Communities. This is a paid, part-time position that will run for both the fall 2019 and winter 2020 academic terms. For more information, students can refer to the position description (PDF). A completed application form (PDF) can be submitted with a CV by email to a.kelly@unb.ca, or dropped off...

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

UNB Strategic Planning

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Is your business idea investment ready?

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - Backflow Prevention Testing

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Second annual Industrial Problem Solving Workshop being held at UNB

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Board of Governors reappoints chair and vice-chair

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Important update to ZOOM app for Mac users only

ZOOM Support @ UNB

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


Complete a 3-credit hour course in three weeks and earn credit toward your degree! Classes start July 22. Here’s a sampling of available courses: MUS 2114 - Introduction to Music Appreciation SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses. Register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Student Recruitment Office being painted

Student Recruitment Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Keep an eye out for Google Calendar scams

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Learning the benefits of quantitative investment methods first-hand

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo!

Ann C. Timmermans

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Seeking Indigenous Input for Orientation

Adam Kelly

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Student Services is looking for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who are interested in helping its staff shape 2019 Fall Orientation. For more information, please contact Adam Kelly at sjacadcoach@unb.ca or by phone at (506) 648-5580. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Adam Kelly Email Address: a.kelly@unb.ca

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Starts Soon - MUS2114 Introduction to Music Appreciation

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


Another summer session music course MUS 2114 Introduction to Music Appreciation starts on July 22 - still time to register! This course covers elements of music, performing media, and historical music periods from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. The students will be introduced to music terminology, important composers and will develop listening skill. Category:...

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UNB Saint John student wins Startup Canada pitch competition

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB alumna wins prestigious international literary award

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 28, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick graduate has received the International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s largest literary prize awarded to a single novel. Emily Ruskovich, a UNB master of arts (’09) graduate, won the award for her debut novel, Idaho. The prize is worth €100,000 and has previously been awarded to such notable writers as Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk. Ms....

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Farewell message from Dr. Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friends and colleagues, I write to you today for the last time as your President. This is a bittersweet moment for me. There is an element of sadness to leaving the place I’ve called home for the last decade and bidding farewell to people who have become far more than colleagues or friends. But I also feel pride in how much we’ve accomplished together, humbled by the talent and...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:35:00 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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Tribute to Dr. Eddy Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I’m writing today to thank UNB’s 18th President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Eddy Campbell for his tremendous contributions to our university, communities and beyond during his 10-year tenure at UNB. This week marks his final week as our president and although he will no longer be located here in New Brunswick, he has grown to be and always will be Proudly UNB.  As chair of...

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, June 28, Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will close for the remainder of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Hortons will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Hortons and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at the...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to...

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Summer term courses starts July 2. Register today!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time to make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin July 2 and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Here's a listing of courses starting July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM...

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Deadline approaching! UNB Dalhousie Medical Scholarship Application

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.  Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory...

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IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Share your thoughts: Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Treatment des Personnes de Poids Élevé dans le Nouveau-Brunswick

Julia Sheehan

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Avez-vous jamais été classé(e) dans la catégorie obèse (indice de masse corporelle > 30 kg/m2)? Considérez-vous le français comme votre langue natale? Les chercheurs de l’UNB voudraient parler avec vous de votre expérience des soins de santé dans l’ensemble du territoire du Nouveau-Brunswick. Nous cherchons des personnes...

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Meet 2019 APAC/CAPA Keynote Speaker Isabel Smith

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to announce that Isabel Smith will be joining the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) speaker list! Isabel is a clinical-developmental psychologist and is active in many research areas, including the Preschool Autism Treatment Impact (PATI) study, designed to generate data to guide the delivery of effective, acceptable services to preschoolers with...

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There's still time to register for courses starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You still have an opportunity to earn credit toward your degree this summer and complete a 3-credit hour course in just three or six weeks! You can find courses in Business, Computer Science, History, Media Arts & Culture, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and more! Here’s a sampling of upcoming courses beginning July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 - Managerial...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 17, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John this Fall 2019, submit an application for one of UNB's Dalhousie Medical scholarships! Scholarship descriptions and the application can be found here: https://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Online course: History of Music

Yunjia Dai

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register early! The History of Music online course starts on July 2. Begin with an examination of the stylistic background of music of the Baroque Period and follow the development of musical form and style through the late Baroque and Classical eras. Some attention will be given to the role of the musician in the context of the social history of the time. Category: News and...

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UNBSJ - fire hydrant flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 17, 2019. You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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IT service interruption on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6 30 p.m.

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (2 hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus firewall. As a result, access to the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time. From on campus: CANARIE & ECN services Non-UNB websites and services (ex: Gmail, Facebook, etc.) D2L Brightspace UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift Deposits UCard...

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Participants needed: Treatment at higher weights in New Brunswick for older adults

Allie Turner

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever been labelled obese (Body Mass Index > 30 kg/m2)? Are you 65 years of age or over? UNB researchers want to learn from you about your experiences in healthcare and throughout New Brunswick. We are looking for people who speak and understand English. You will be interviewed twice every two to three months. You will meet the researcher at a public place of your choice and at a public...

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


On June 10, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity announced a new partnership with the National Research Council of Canada. The newly formed CIC-NRC Cybersecurity Collaboration Consortium (CNCCC) will lead to discoveries and advances in cybersecurity including publications, patents, and the commercialization of technology, as well as provide training opportunities for graduate students...

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UNBSJ water shutdown

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised in order to install new meters we will require shutting down the water in the following buildings: Hazen Hall on Tuesday, June 11, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Athletics Centre, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre,  Annex A&B and the Student Health Centre on Wednesday, June 12, at 9 a.m - 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may...

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 28, Tim Horton’s on the Saint John campus will close for the rest of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Horton’s will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Horton’s and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this fall? Apply for scholarships

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enrol in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found at http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html  Deadline is June 30. If you have questions, please email...

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Office of the Registrar - counter services

Rebecca Gray

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, Saint John, will have a delayed opening of counter services on the following days: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7. Counter services on the above noted days will be available between 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email...

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Undergraduate Awards Office Closure

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Undergraduate Awards Office will be closed on Wednesday, June 12 for meetings. If you wish to reach us during this time, you can email awards@unb.ca or leave a voicemail at 506-453-4894 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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#APAC2019CAPA early bird deadline is almost here!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out for you to save with our early bird pricing for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA). Register by June 30 and save $50! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support. Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best practices and strategies. Breakout...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

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

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here.   Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Phantom Pain Study

Wendy Hill

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you or does someone you know suffer from phantom pain from amputation of an arm or leg? Phantom pain is a debilitating condition that is common after amputation surgery and can be difficult to treat. The institute of Biomedical Engineering is currently recruiting amputee subjects for a study aimed at treating phantom pain using virtual reality. For more information about the study,...

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New Classes Starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for something to do this summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes starting in July. Take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin July 2 and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks! Register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to six months to complete. Here is a sampling of courses starting in July: ADM 2223...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2218. This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Demystifying Literature Searching and Librarian Involvement in Research (Alex Goudreau, UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics,...

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Measles update

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: May 30, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's MMR clinic is postponed based on the advise of Public Health. The Department of Health, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Office is now advising that the current vaccine supply is earmarked for the most vulnerable populations. During this time, the MMR vaccination is for the individuals who have had direct contact of a confirmed case.  It does NOT currently include...

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Keep track of all your passwords with a password manager

ITS tidBiTS blog

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

Category: News and Notices


Having a hard time remembering all your passwords? All passwords should be unique and complex, but keeping track of dozens of them can be challenging to say the least.  That’s where a password manager can help.  A password manager is an application that safely stores and creates complex, unique passwords for your convenience. There are many available, but UNB recommends...

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MMR Vaccine Clinic

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John supports a healthy campus community. Given the increasing number of measles cases in the Saint John region, all faculty, staff and students are encouraged to review their vaccination history to ensure they have two documented MMR vaccinations as per Public Health's recommendations.  The Student Health Centre will be offering a free MMR clinic on Tuesday, June 4, from 1 -...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, then we have scholarship opportunities for you! Scholarships descriptions and the application can be found here. Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory...

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Physics Seminar with Kris Poduska

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, June 6, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the UC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Kris Poduska, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will discuss, 'Earthquakes, rocks, and water: physics in nonlinear acoustic waves.' During earthquakes, the travelling speeds of seismic waves can...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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Campus Store Website upgrade - May 29 to June 1

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are entering a very exciting time here at the Bookstore as we get ready to launch the first release of our eCommerce Transformation project. Our websites: unbshop.ca for our Fredericton campus and unbsjshop.ca for our Saint John campus will have new, easier to use searches and a simplified shopping experience to help you find everything you need. To make the final transition to your...

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Take time for digital spring cleaning

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the span of a year we can accumulate a lot of digital “clutter," from apps we don’t use anymore, to unorganized files we plan on sorting through later, to email trash bins overflowing with junk mail.   A bit of digital spring cleaning can go a long way in helping you not only feel more organized, but also keep your personal information and accounts secure.  This...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website.  Delegate registration will open soon. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and...

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Storytelling National Conference June 5-9 2019

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education is proud to co-host the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) National Conference, June 5-9, 2019. It is exciting that New Brunswick will have storytellers from across Canada here in Fredericton to share their stories, but equally or perhaps more exciting, to be able to share New Brunswick’s stories! As a city and province we have rich sources of...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you've graduated from UNB this year and plan to enroll in the Dalhousie Medical program hosted at UNB Saint John starting in the Fall 2019, 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 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:35:00 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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Physics Seminar: Dawn Meredith - Physics for the Life Sciences

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Dawn Meredith, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, University of New Hampshire, will speak on 'Physics for the Life Sciences.' Dawn Meredith's research in Physics Education focuses on topics such as problem solving, uncovering students' initial ideas about physics, the...

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Meet APAC Keynote speaker Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA), you’ll have a chance to hear from renowned experts in the area of Autism Intervention. We are thrilled to announce sexologist and psychologist, Dr. Isabelle Hénault will be speaking at this year’s conference. She is passionate about providing diagnosis, education and support to children, adolescents, adults, and...

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Take a course on-campus or online!

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? If so, take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin May 28. Complete a 3-credit hour course on-campus or sign up for an Open Entry course and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses! Register today! Looking for an elective? Earn four credits in seven days with BIOL 1846...

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Honorary Degree Recipients

Communications Office

Posted: May 16, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 190th Encaenia Cermonies and UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation Ceremony, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony include: UNB Fredericton Ceremony A: Susan Montague Ceremony B: Stephen G. Wetmore Ceremony C: Kathryn McCain Ceremony D: David Perley and Imelda Perley UNB Saint John Ralph Thomas Their profiles are posted at the...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort...

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Features of Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database-FR

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor at the University of New Brunswick wants to change the way people think about historical Maritime recipes – and teach them how to catch a rat. “In the Settler society of the 18th century Maritimes, recipes were used for all kinds of things, including food and drinks, but also medicines, household items like shoe polish, and construction and agricultural products like...

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NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network are pleased to hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg

Jennifer Moorcraft

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

Category: News and Notices


NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network will hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg, from May 21 - 23, at the Wu Centre. A Collaborative Evaluation Planning workshop will take place May 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people who need to plan an evaluation but don’t know where to start. No prior knowledge of evaluation is required. The...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on this link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Watch out for fake CRA tax refund emails

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This time of year, cyber criminals often send emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) letting you know your tax refund is available and to click a link to claim your refund.  Don’t fall for a tax refund scam - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account directly from the CRA...

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Professor Emerita/Emeritus Honourees

Communications Office

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The designations of professor emerita and professor emeritus will be bestowed upon the following professors for their accomplishments and commitment to teaching, research and administration. Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark will receive the ranking of professor emerita in sociology at UNB’s 190th Encaenia. Dr. John Johnson will receive the ranking of professor emeritus in biological sciences at UNB...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together...

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UNB students attend Daughters of the Vote event

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three students from the University of New Brunswick were selected to attend the second annual Daughters of the Vote summit in Ottawa in April. Ashley MacLean, Madison Kenny and Emma Green represented three of 338 young women, between the ages of 18 and 23, who were selected to represent their federal ridings at the event, which took place April 1-4 on Parliament Hill. To read more, click...

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Name change to the faculty of business administration in Fredericton

Communications Office

Posted: May 13, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Administration is changing its name to Faculty of Management, effective July 1, 2019. The name change was approved by UNB’s Board of Governors at this time last year. While the names of its degrees will remain the same (Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master of Quantitative Investment Management) this new name was chosen...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort...

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Physics Guest Lecturer: David Phillips, Climatologist, Env. & Climate Change Canada

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Physics Guest Lecture with David Phillips, Climatologist Env., Climate Change Canada will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wu Conference Centre. Speaker David Phillips will present the topic, Weather and Climate: Not What our Grandparents Knew. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: Physics@unb.ca

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Physics Guest Lecturer: Chitra Rangan, University of Windsor

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chitra Rangan, Professor, Dept of Physics, University of Windsor, will present the topic, A theoretical model of the `Transverse Optical Magnetism" phenomenon' on Tuesday, May 14 at 1:15 p.m. in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “In famous scattering experiments [1,2], high-intensity, short-duration, electromagnetic pulses were scattered off dielectric liquids such as water and...

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45th Spring Convocation Valedictorian

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Min Ji Kim, from Saint John, NB, will address students at UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation ceremony on May 31. Min Ji is an honours student graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biology-Psychology, with a minor in Chemistry and Statistics. While at UNB Saint John, Min Ji has been a dean’s list student, a Learning Community Leader, a Teaching Assistant and a...

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A quick and easy way to check if any of your online accounts are at risk

ITS tidBiTS blog

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

Category: News and Notices


We use our email addresses to sign up for countless online services, from loyalty reward programs for our favourite shopping sites, to social media accounts, to subscriptions to eNewsletters and more. Unfortunately, these sites are also popular targets for cyber criminals trying to steal user information. So how can you know if your email address or other personal information is at...

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New classes starting on campus May 28

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 9, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes in Fredericton. Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus May 28: HIST 3414 Imperial America FR 1015 French JPNS 1013 Japanese PHIL 2206 Environmental Ethics (offered using distance technology) PSYC 1023 Introduction to Psychology II Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus...

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Deadline to reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony approaching

Convocation Committee

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on this link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study (Kinesiology)

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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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Water shutdown in Oland Hall - May 9

Angie Robichaud

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBSJ's Facilities Management dept. will be shutting the water off to Philip. W. Oland Hall on Thursday, May 9, from 1 - 5 p.m., for the installation of a water meter. Due to this work, there will be no water to this building for the duration of the shutdown. All toilets and sinks will not have water.   If you are looking to use the restrooms, all others throughout the campus are available...

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Participate in a hands-on course that explores the floristic diversity NB

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have an interest being outside? When you take a walk in a park 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). - Includes daily...

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Qualitatives Conference 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 6, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 that will take place May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference  program and register online at https://www.qualitatives.ca/. You can also...

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


From April 28 to May 26, students who have completed their first year of studies at UNB have the opportunity to share their perceptions and experiences of academics and student support programming through the University of New Brunswick – Year End Survey (UNB-YES). By participating, your voice will help inform decision-making around program development and delivery in an effort...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, room 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition Launch

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please notify your Dean as soon as possible of your intention to apply, copied to Renee Audet-Martel in the Office of the Vice-President Research (rmartel@unb.ca). The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three...

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Last chance to take online survey - Does your partner or spouse have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

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

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouses' chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance to...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on this link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 from May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference program and register online. You can also register in person at the registration table at the...

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Volunteers for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the Canada-Wide Science Fair from May 11-18.  Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone and provide a unique opportunity to interact with some of the brightest young scientific minds in our country.  CWSF requires 200 volunteers to participate in the day-to-day tasks and events.  Volunteers will assist with a wide range...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Justine Henry

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled "What is the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Sexual Activity in Men" will be defended by Justine Henry on Friday May 3 at 9 a.m. in the Kinesology Building, 214. ABSTRACT Physical activity and sexual activity are both important aspects of quality of life. Anecdotal evidence suggests there is a relationship between these two variables, but research is limited. The...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:20:00 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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Tick identification platform expands to New Brunswick

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two faculty members at the University of New Brunswick have partnered with the New Brunswick government and researchers from universities in Quebec and Ontario to help expand a tick identification platform, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address: angiedeveau@gmail.com

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Reminder: You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental...

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Reminder: Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with...

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There is still time to register for summer term courses starting May 1

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing! Register today! Courses running May 1 to...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental...

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Last chance to register for the Diploma in University Teaching program

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next DUT session starts on Saturday, May 4; deadline to register is Wednesday, May 1. This course helps you develop confidence that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to consider a career in university teaching. If you have already begun your career, you will learn innovative and effective new approaches to reinvigorate your teaching. Visit the Diploma in University Teaching...

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Evaluation workshops

Jennifer Moorcraft

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

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the New Brunswick SPOR Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) are pleased to announce they will be hosting a series of Evaluation Workshops, facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg. Collaborative Evaluation Planning – May 21-22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people...

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Complete the 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey for a chance to win

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Once you...

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Nursing Research Day - May 24, 2019 - POSTPONED

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Nursing Research Day, which was to take place on May 24th, has been postponed.  It is hoped that this event can be rescheduled for the Fall. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian Email Address: efryrahm@unb.ca

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. Summer term courses give you an opportunity to pick up an extra course and lighten your course load during the fall and winter terms. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. 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...

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Big Data in New Brunswick: Exploring the Research, Policy Development and Community Planning Opportunities

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are hundreds of data sets available at the federal level related to health, vital statistics, physical activity, nutrition and food security, consumer finances, child health, health promotion, labour force, literacy skills, and more. At the provincial level, there are linkable data sets relating to hospitalizations, outpatient visits, healthy toddler assessments, vital stats, breast...

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UNBSJ offering cannabis courses this summer

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Instructors at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus have incorporated cannabis-related topics into their programs to reflect the impacts of cannabis legalization. A new course in the faculty of business will begin in intersession 2019. In this class, students will examine the effect that cannabis legalization has had on the Canadian business landscape. “Our course is...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:30:00 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...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental...

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Summer Courses at UNB Saint John

Tracey Chiasson

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

Category: News and Notices


Don’t lose momentum over the summer – take a Summer Course! Summer session at UNB Saint John begins in May and runs throughout the summer.  Visit our website for more details!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tracey Chiasson Email Address: tchiasso@unb.ca

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It Begins Here campaign report

Development and Donor Relations

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

Category: News and Notices


It Begins Here has been the largest fundraising campaign in UNB’s history, bringing together more than 16,500 donors and raising more than $125 million.  While the total amount raised is significant, the impact that it will have for each new generation of students and faculty on our campuses is even more profound.  An overview of the tremendous results can be found in...

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Volunteers needed for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is coming to UNB Fredericton in less than 25 days!  The fair provides the university the opportunity to display its rich history and culture, and introduce Canada’s brightest youth to the UNB Fredericton community.   Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone. CWSF requires 200 volunteers to assist in...

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Micas workshop for graduate students and professors

Danielle Connell

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Micas is an organization that connects scholarly research with private industry on a variety of issues. The UNB Mitacs representative will hold two workshops on Thursday, April 18 in Oland Hall, 203. A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A.  Following each workshop, participants are welcome to sigh up for 15 minute private sessions with the...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Art Centre is celebrating World Water Day with a number of events for the community. “Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right.” These are the words that describe this year’s World Water Day theme and Sustainable Development Goal 6: Water for all by 2030. World Water Day is an international day of action that...

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Register now for Summer Term courses starting May 1

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Take a course on campus or online! Courses will begin on May 1. Finish these on-campus courses by May 23: •    CCS 2024 - So You Think You Know Dance •    CHNS 1013 - Intro Chinese I •    HIST 1325 - Canada since 1945 •    HIST 3403 - The Loyalists •    KIN 2032...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Students engaging with community-based organizations

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


On April 8th, fourth-year sociology students from the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John presented findings from their research collaborations with community organizations to educate on issues of health, substance use, social inclusion poverty and homelessness. The event, held in collaboration with Saint John Free Public Library, Romero House, New Brunswick Association for Community Living,...

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Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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Last day to apply for undergraduate scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Monday, April 15 is that last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information?  Questions?  Email: awards@unb.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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UNB Sustainability launches Green Event Certification

Emily Blaney

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you hosting an event? Consider ‘going green’ and apply online for your Green Event Certification. The goal of the Green Event Program is to provide resources and support to campus groups on how they can incorporate sustainable choices into their event and reduce their impact on the planet. Whether you are a student, staff or faculty, all are welcome to pursue...

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Call for Papers - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research Conference

Silke Brabander

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a call for papers for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference from October 9-10 at the Wu Conference Centre.  The conference theme is “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change,” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Myrna Dawson, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy in Criminal Justice and...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days) in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED ,attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

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

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with...

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Locks need to be removed from lockers by April 30

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Dept.

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

Category: News and Notices


All locks must be removed from lockers on the Saint John campus by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off, and locker contents removed.  A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on May 1 and 2; lockers can be reoccupied May 3, 2019. Thank you for your assistance.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental...

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UNBers receive prestigious YMCA awards

UNB Communications

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two members of the University of New Brunswick community will be honoured for their community dedication at the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s 2019 Red Triangle Award Gala on April 11. Dr. Shelley Rinehart, faculty of business professor and MBA director on the Saint John campus, will receive the Red Triangle Award, which recognizes long and meritorious service, outstanding contributions and...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation deadline approaching

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to...

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Exam Preparation on the Saint John campus

Adam Kelly

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

Category: News and Notices


Student Services will hold a Test Taking Techniques Workshop on Friday, April 12, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106 to help students prepare for their upcoming final exams.  Assistance is available at other times for these and related areas such as studying techniques, test-related anxiety/stress, test-taking techniques, and managing your studying schedule. For personalized...

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Student Helpers Needed! UNB Saint John hosting Spring Orientation

Dave Decker

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will host its Spring Orientation, Advising and Registration event for new students on Saturday, May 25!  And we need your help to ensure it is a success.   We need student help for about six to eight hours between Thursday, May 24 and Saturday, May 26.   Assistance is required: Students are needed to help with our Registration table. Providing campus tours...

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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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Economics professor re-examining technological advancements

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF economics professor has made it his mission to re-examine the concept of globalization by considering the evolution of recent technological advancements and how they relate to modern day business practices. Gone are the times that individuals need to leave their homes to buy even the most basic of goods and services. With a click of a button, people can get groceries delivered,...

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High school students compete in annual neuroscience competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s department of psychology in Fredericton recently hosted the annual Regional Brain Bee competition. The competition, which tests participants’ understanding of neuroscience, is open to high school students from New Brunswick and surrounding areas. Similar to a spelling bee, the Regional Brain Bee competition tests students’ knowledge by way of...

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Lecture and Panel Discussion on Plastic in the Environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A lecture and panel discussion on Plastic in the Environment will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall -  UNB Art Centre Our rivers, oceans and streams are being polluted with the plastic that we use and discard. Every week a news story features seabirds, turtles and other creatures washed ashore tangled up in plastic, their bellies filled with plastic litter. This is...

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Mourning the passing of student Kourtney Creamer

Communications

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of student Kourtney Creamer. Kourtney was known, and loved, by many. As an advocate for mental health reforms, she was a founding member of Creating Conversations, a program intended to start discussions as well as generate awareness and acceptance. She was a kind and generous person who inspired others to stand up for what they...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

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

Category: News and Notices


Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 for just 20 minutes of your time, for completing an online survey (anonymous and confidential)? By clicking on the link below, you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and reactions to various Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Carolyn Bassett

Communications Office

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of faculty member Dr. Carolyn Bassett, an associate professor in the department of political science on our Fredericton campus. Carolyn died on April 2 following a battle with cancer. She was 54. Carolyn joined the UNB community in 2008, having taught previously at York University’s Atkinson College. In addition to her...

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar with Mark Moldwin (University of Michigan)

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely...

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Deadline approaching for undergraduates to apply for scholarships

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The last day to submit your Undergraduate Scholarship Application is Monday, April 15. The application is open in your eServices under the Academic tab. All students are encouraged to apply. For more information, go to the website.  Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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Register for Summer Term courses and make the most of your summer

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Now that the Winter term is almost over it is time to get serious about planning your summer. Summer is a great time to get ahead on your degree. Take a class on-campus or online from a distance. Summer courses run from May through August. New classes begin on May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Choose from over 200 credit courses including Arts, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry,...

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Reminder: New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date April 19, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Easter holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of April 19, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:35:00 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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Mourning the passing of retired UNB electrician Malcolm Cammack

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB electrician Malcolm (Mack) Cammack, who passed away on March 31 in Fredericton, NB. He was 76. Originally from Bath, NB, Mack was a graduate of the Maritime Forest Ranger School in Fredericton (’66). He worked as an electrician at UNB’s Fredericton campus until his retirement in 1998. Prior to his position...

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UNB Astronomy Night

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a tour of the night sky (weather permitting) on Friday, April 5, from 9 - 10 p.m. at Queen Square Park in Fredericton. Some of the things we'll be observing through our portable telescopes are the Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Pleiades open star cluster. We'll also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. We...

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Project Launch

Susan Oliver

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join UNB Libraries for the launch of the Early Modern Maritime Recipes project on Thursday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Milham Room (Room #100) of the Harriet Irving Library. Led by Dr. Edith Snook (UNB) and Dr. Lyn Bennett (Dalhousie), and developed in partnership with UNB Libraries, Early Modern Maritime Recipes is a database that collects recipes circulating before 1800 in...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website. Also, visit the online delegate registration site. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research,...

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New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email on April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation

Convocation Committee

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to...

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Get to know the new Student Opinion Survey and let your voice be heard

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Senates' Teaching Excellence and Policy Committee (TEP) is conducting a second round of Student Consultation on the revisions to the Senates' Student Opinion Survey (SOS) on Wednesday, April 3, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., at the Whitebone Lounge. A presentation on the new SOS framework will be given followed by a question and answer portion. These surveys provide crucial feedback on the...

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Nursing Research Day. May 24, 2019: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

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

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. An opportunity for Healthcare Providers, Educators, Policy Makers, and community members to learn about the innovative research  undertaken by students and faculty at the University of New Brunswick. Keynote Speaker - Lois Berry: "Nursing Research in a Fake News...

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 4, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204, on the Fredericton campus. Mustafa Saeed, UNBF Physics, will discuss 'Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a Matter-Time Gauge.' “In this talk we will examine cosmological perturbations in a Hamiltonian framework with a matter-time gauge. Einstein's...

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Exam Preparation on the Saint John campus

Adam Kelly

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services has workshops and assistance by appointment to help you prepare for your upcoming final exams. All students are invited to the following workshops: How to cram well Thursday, April 4, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225 Test taking techniques Friday, April 12, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106  Assistance is available at other times for these and...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host its annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on Thursday, April 4, from 1 - 7:15 p.m., in the Kinesiology building on the Fredericton campus. This year's theme, Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research, will feature Dr. David Scott, presenting "Making Collaborative Research a Positive Experience." This student-organized, conference style event...

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Reminder: Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with the current contact details: CURRENT:...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB Saint John

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is excited to announce it will host a community conversation with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela on Monday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. in Oland Hall, 104.   Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict...

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Alcohol Policy Review Survey - Have your say

UNB Communications

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, and a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is now seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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Buffy Sainte Marie celebration performance for Indigenous Language Gathering

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Buffy Sainte-Marie will be doing a celebration performance in honour of the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre's first Indigenous Language Gathering on Thursday, April 4, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  The doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. for an opening ceremony with UNB's Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:30:00 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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UNB team top winner at NBIF Breakthru competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Canum Nanomaterials won both the grand prize and the people’s choice award at the 2019 New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s Breakthru Competition on March 21. They received $436,000 in cash investments and professional services, which includes funds from both NBIFand Opportunities New Brunswick, and a golden ticket to a Dragon’s...

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Movie Night: Water Accessibility for Indigenous Communities

Emily Fox

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students, from the Latin American Politics course, will be hosting a movie night to raise awareness about access to clean water for Indigenous communities from Latin America all the way to New Brunswick. The films being shown are Even the Rain, a fictional film on water rights in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Water Warriors, a documentary on water activists in New Brunswick,...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB Saint John

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is excited to announce it will host a community conversation with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela on Monday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. in Oland Hall, 104.   Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation

Convocation Committee

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next QUEST-SJ session will be held on Tuesday, April 9, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217  (100 Tucker Park Road). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Focus Groups – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF Postdoctoral Fellow)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Sampling – Julia Woodhall-Melnik (UNB)  QUEST-SJ has brought together researchers,...

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UNBSJ Athletics Department Fundraiser with Copper Country Coffee Roasters

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Athletics Department, and a former Seawolves basketball player, are partnering together to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNBSJ athletics department.  Mr. Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball...

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Apply for the Alumni Scholarships by April 15

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Apply now for the Alumni Scholarships: Alumni Legacy Scholarship - $15,000+ (two years tuition and fees) Alumni Leadership Award - $3,500+ (half year tuition) Deadline: April 15 More info and application form: unb.ca/alumnischolarships   Category: Financial Aid Article Contact Information Contact: Jenna Kennedy Email Address: Jenna.Kennedy@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendra Cooling

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kendra Cooling, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MSESS program will present on the topic, "NBKA - New Brunswick Kinesiology Association" on Friday, Mar. 29, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. "Integrating the provincial and national non profit organizations in the realm of academia.  A further in depth look at who we are, what we do and what you can...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host its annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on April 4, from 1 - 7:15 p.m. Theme: Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research This student-organized, conference style event will showcase the research currently being done by honours students and graduate students in the faculty of Kinesiology.  Keynote speaker Dr. David Scott will...

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with...

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Minimum Wage Increase - April 1, 2019

Human Resources

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective April 1, 2019, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.50 per hour. This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current student/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.50.  Human Resources will review the pay of all such student/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Students, faculty and staff who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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UNB Cybersecurity Advisory: Elsevier privacy breach

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Elsevier, an online repository for scientific journals, research and education information used by some faculty, staff and students, recently suffered a privacy beach exposing user email addresses and passwords. NOTE: This is a non-UNB privacy breach. ITS does not have access to or the ability to determine the compromised information held by Elsevier.  What this means to you If you have an...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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Clothing Drive for NBACL

Ania Hache-Wilczak

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

Category: Student Organizations


As part of our senior seminar, students are doing a community health placement with the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) and, they are organizing a community clothing drive on campus in support of the it. The NBACL is a provincial, non-profit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability and their families. It...

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Exam Preparation on the Saint John campus

Adam Kelly

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services has workshops and assistance by appointment to help you prepare for your upcoming final exams. All students are invited to the following workshops: Effective Studying Methods Wednesday, March 27 - two sessions 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. HWK Commons, G16 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Hazen Hall, 225 How to cram well Thursday, April 4 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Hazen Hall, 225 Test-taking techniques Friday,...

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The Senates Teaching and Excellence Policy Committee Wants to Hear What Matters to Students

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

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

Category: News and Notices


The Senates' Teaching and Excellence Policy Committee (TEP) is conducting a Student Consultation on the Saint John campus on: Thursday, March 28       1:30 - 2:30 p.m.       Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre Wednesday, April 3        1:30 - 2:30 p.m.       Whitebone Lounge The consultation will be about the revisions to...

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UNBSJ Athletic Department Fundraiser with Copper Country Coffee Roasters

Paisley Sibbald

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

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John athletics department and a former Seawolves basketball player are partnering to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNB Saint John athletics department.  Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball player...

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Rent a plot in the UNB Community Garden

Nathalie Leblanc

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Saint John Community Garden is inviting everyone to adopt a plot for the 2019 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. Gardeners of all levels and experiences are welcome. The only requirement is that you keep your plot watered and weeded, return any tools you use when...

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Mourning the passing of librarian emerita Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn

Communications Office

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of librarian emerita Dr. Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn (PhD'59), who passed away on March 18 in Gagetown. She was 95. Dr. Gunn served as UNB’s head librarian for 23 years. She attended the university as an undergraduate and graduate student, graduating with a BA in 1955 and an MA the following year. In 1956, she received a Beaverbrook...

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Business faculty announces MBA student award recipients

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MBA candidates from UNB Saint John's faculty of business recently received awards for academic excellence, entrepreneurial pursuits and service to their community. Kristen Duplessis, Obiechina Azubike and Paul Logan each received the Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Award, worth $5,000. Daniel J. Mello received the Kerry McLellan scholarship, worth $1,000. To read more, click here. Category:...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Visiting scholar James Cai will present Rope Skipping Development Overview (China) on Friday, March 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Rope Skipping introduction, International organizations, China Rope Skipping Association overview of the development of Chinese rope skipping. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Leslie Harquail Email...

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Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2nd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30.  This event is a collaborative initiative planned by healthcare professionals from Horizon Health, Public Health and UNB Saint John, and community stakeholders in response to the ongoing opioid crisis.  The events associated with this symposium will...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret - will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Atlantic Sinfonia's wind ensemble will be performing works by Mozart for wind octet and soprano. Food and refreshment options will be available. Come eat, be merry, and listen to classical music in a relaxed atmosphere! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain? Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their...

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Student Abroad Profile - Meghan Thorne - University of Chichester, UK

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have any advice to future students, who may wish to study abroad? If you think, even for a second that you want to study abroad, do it. Take advantage of every opportunity you can while you are there. Read about Meghan's time at Chichester!  Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Students, faculty and staff who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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MIDAS research presentation

Chris Doran/nob doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Art Seminar], in collaboration with the Dean of Arts, the Dept. of Social Science and the Inter-Disciplinary Studies Program, are pleased to present, 'Practice and Theory of the Underdog: Some insights from Feminism and Foucault' on Friday, March 29, from 3 - 4:40 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (UNBSJ) and Marshall d'Avray Hall, 126A (UNBF). ABSTRACT:...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall on Tuesday, March 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.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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7th Annual UZO Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament-SJ

Chris Doran

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

Category: News and Notices


Seven years ago, UNBSJ lost one of its most vibrate international students - Uzochukwu Joshua Arinze Chinemelu, in a tragic drowning accident, and every year UNBSJ holds this soccer tournament in his memory. This invitational four team, eight a-side tournament will take place at the UNBSJ Gym on Thursday, March 21, from 9 - 11 p.m. and Thursday, March 28, from 9 - 11 p.m. In the group stage,...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, will be held on Thursday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Fredericton Convention Centre. Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation

Convocation Committee

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

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to...

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Student Town Hall

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Federal Minister of Finance will be hosting a town hall on our Saint John campus on Thursday, March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.   The event format will be an open forum for students to ask the Minister questions on the federal budget which will be tabled on Tuesday, March 19.  Event is open to the public. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Student Abroad Profile - Rivers Keirstead, Swansea University, Wales

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


What did you find different about studying in a Welsh University?  "The library was open 24 hours a day! People would bring their blankets or wear their pajamas and camp out there all night to finish last minute assignments or cram for tests. Also, the University was right by the beach! It’s the closest university to a beach in the whole world, and the view was always spectacular...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 206. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) My Resort Floats! Seniors on a Cruise Presenter: Dr. Keith Dewar, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism, Faculty of Business  Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) Antecedents of locus of causality...

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Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Conference

Danielle Bouchard

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton will be hosting the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) annual conference at UNB Fredericton from October 14 - 17, 2020. CSEP’s annual meeting will consist of presentations from exercise professionals, researchers, and students interested in exercise research. CSEP is “is a voluntary organization composed...

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Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring their old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with our current contact...

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Student Abroad Profile – Michael Simpson, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ase Kelly Berg

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

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count towards...

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Engineering Society Banquet

Caroline Stephen

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Undergraduate Engineering Society will hold its 2nd Annual Engineering Society Banquet on Friday, April 5, from 6 - 10 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall. There will be appetizers, dinner, dessert, a cash bar, awards, trivia, prizes and more! If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Caroline at cstephen@unb.ca immediately. Engineering students & faculty tickets are $15,...

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Engineering student a semi-finalist in national NSERC competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wesley Finck, a fourth-year electrical engineering student from UNB Fredericton, is a semi-finalist in a national competition called Science, Action! The competition, which features videos made by post-secondary students from across the country, is hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC). The 25 videos with the most views by March 27 will proceed to the...

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Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Ben Reid, UNBF Physics, will present, 'Near-real-time data assimilation of the high latitude ionosphere.' “The high latitude ionosphere provides a challenging environment for space weather forecasting. This region of the ionosphere is very dynamic andcan cause...

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UNBF Physics Department CAP Lecture Tour

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


 UNBF Physics Department CAP Lecture will take place on Tuesday,  March 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Pablo Bianucci, Physics Department, Concordia University, will present, 'Tightly squeezing light in small spaces.' “Can we make lasers faster and more efficient? Can we explore the interaction between quantum mechanical matter and light? Can we...

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HPV Awareness

Jacqueline Allen

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

Category: News and Notices


HPV Awareness Day will be held at UNB Saint John on Wednesday, March 20.  Come and visit the Information Table by Tim Hortons from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Talk to your Student Health Centre Nurse Practitioner about HPV vaccines.  Did you know that: it is estimated that 75 per cent of sexually active Canadians will have at least one HPV infection during their lifetime. HPV is a major cause...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will present Zemlinsky String Quartet No.1, Op. 4 on Thursday, March 21, 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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UNB releases fourth Green Review

UNB Communications

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has published the fourth edition of its Green Review, the only university publication of its kind in Atlantic Canada, showcasing our efforts to make campuses even more environmentally friendly. The report, published by UNB Sustainability, highlights sustainable initiatives and green champions on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, as well as makes suggestions...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Proudly UNB Awards recognize UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits and extraordinary contributions to our university, their local community, country and beyond. We hope you can join us in honouring the recipients at this year’s gala dinner on Friday, April 5 at the Delta Saint John. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by...

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Student abroad Profile - Kelsey at Maynooth University, Ireland

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count...

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Going to Dalhousie Medical at UNBSJ this Fall? Apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

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

Category: News and Notices


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, 2019.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Undergrad students - apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15, 2019. Questions? Check out our FAQ or send an email to awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Major strides in the area of experiential education

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the past year, major strides have been made in the area of experiential education both at UNB and across the province. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:40:00 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 Abroad Profile: Kaitlin Casey, University of Tasmania Australia

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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UNB partners with Terrestrial Energy

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB and Terrestrial Energy, a vendor of Advanced Reactor power plants, partnered for integral molten salt reactor (IMSR) validation and verification work this past year. Read the full story here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Co-op Information Sessions

Stacey Cool

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a BA, BBA or CS student interested in Co-op?  If so, plan on participating in one of our Co-op Information Sessions. Schedule: Information session with presentation - Monday, March 18, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 203   Drop in and Chat / Resume Pop-Up* - Tuesday, March 19, from 2 - 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge   Visit our Co-op Information Booth at Tim...

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Pi Day Festivities

Math & Stats Dept.

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mathematics and Statistics department on the Saint John campus will host Pi Day Festivities on Thursday, March 14, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the K.C. Irving Hall lower entrance. Watch the pie eating contest and win prizes! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Math & Stats Dept. Email Address: mathstats@unbsj.ca

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Student Abroad Profile - Kalen Mawer in Ecuador

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guest Speaker Adam Ridgewell

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker at the Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium, Adam Ridgewell, will present,  'Are "you" responsible for your brain's postural decisions?  Posturology defines solutions to optimize performance levels by resisting "the most unrelenting enemy of the athlete" - Gravity.'  This event will take place on Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. in Kinesiology, 214. WARNING: This...

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Students advance compost grinder to help with waste management

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three engineering students from UNB have applied their innovation and ingenuity to aid a local food bank, devising new technology to help address a pressing need.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reserve your regalia for Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Committee

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student who plans on attending the Convocation Ceremony on May 31, you must wear regalia (gown, hood and cap) to the event. Regalia rentals are available from March 1 - May 10, 2019. All graduates attending the ceremony are required to reserve their regalia during this time period. The fee for renting regalia is $50, which is the only fee associated with...

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Student Abroad Profile - Ashley At Burgundy Business School, France

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count...

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New Associate Director for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

UNB Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ms. Silke Brabander brings forth over 15 years of experience in community engagement, project management, and policy analysis as the new associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC). As a passionate advocate for the rights of women and children, Ms. Brabander is committed to gender equality.  She is joining UNB from the Women’s...

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Change can start small

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from the Urbanization, Poverty and Politics course presented their ideas on tactical urbanism in the City of Saint John.  Read more about the students work. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Student abroad program applications due April 1

Student Abroad

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travel abroad while you earn credits at home! Apply by Monday, April 1 for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 study abroad opportunities. UNB’s Student Abroad Program gives you an opportunity to spend two weeks – two terms abroad at one of our partners universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count...

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Valedictorian Selection for Spring Convocation

Convocation Committee

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are a graduating student, who is interested in being considered as the 2019 Valedictorian, please submit your application including your transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 12, 2019. A committee will access the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to...

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation: Family Violence Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In collaboration with The New Brunswick Silent Witness Project and the Government of New Brunswick, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation will be hosting a symposium featuring keynote speaker Dr. Neil Websdale, the director of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative and the director of Family Violence Institute housed at Northern Arizona University.  The symposium will...

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Registration Deadline for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that Registration closes on March 20, 2019 for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27 at UNB Fredericton.  Subtitled Embarkation, Setting Sail, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New Brunswick....

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Physics Seminar: WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 14, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Samuel Kristoffersen, UNBF Physics, will discuss 'WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer.' “The Waves Michelson Interferometer (WaMI) is designed to make wind measurements of the atomic oxygen green line (557.7 nm) emission, molecular oxygen lines...

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Forestry students create plan to tackle green beetle invasion

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A group of fourth-year students from UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management has created a contingency plan for the City of Fredericton should damaging emerald ash borer beetles make themselves at home in New Brunswick.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UCard Cash Now Accepted at all Dining Locations at UNBSJ

UNB Card Office

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Now, the same UCard Cash you use for printing on campus can also be used to pay for food items at all dining locations at UNBSJ.  UCard Cash accepted at:  Tim Hortons (new) Baird Dining Hall (new) Commons Café (new) Campus Bookstore Parking Passes (online form)  Printing & Photocopying  Three easy ways to add money to your UCard: Go to UCard Online (via myUNB...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ  will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 3 – 5 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. This session will feature: Hot Topic:  Practicalities and Practice in Content and Thematic Coding  (Dan Nagel – Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNBSJ & Co-Lead QUEST-SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings...

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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International Summer School: Application Deadlines Approaching

Veronica McGinn

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever wanted to study in the Netherlands, improve your French while exploring the streets of Paris, or simply live in the UK?  Then decided it wasn't possible.  Think again! An International Summer School is an excellent first experience abroad.  These programs are specifically designed to give students the tools and the confidence they need to...

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Notice of Thesis Oral Examination

Andrea Guevara Colindres

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis Oral Examination for Stephanie A. Cormier, Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, entitled, “It’s Hip to Be Scene: Authenticity, Esoteric Knowledge and Subcultural Style in Saint John and Portland” will be held on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. Supervisor: Dr. June Madeley, Professor, Dept. of Social Science, Communication Studies,...

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BAS to Celebrate Students' Accomplishments

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Business Administration Society wants to celebrate student accomplishments from the 2018-19 school year, and its members need your help.  They are asking you to nominate your classmates for one of many awards, which will be handed out at the BAS Formal Dinner & Dance on March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. Contact the society by emailing...

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Social innovation lab seeks solutions to economic and immigration issues

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  NouLAB is launching the next round of its Economic Immigration Lab aimed at devising new strategies for the province to attract and retain immigrants to the province.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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Registration open for webinar on Preparing Youth with Autism for Adulthood

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning (CEL) will host a one-hour webinar, Preparing My Child with Autism to Transition to Adulthood. The webinar will focus on helping parents prepare their transition-aged children for life beyond high school. The webinar will provide an overview of New Brunswick transition planning, transition skills such as self-determination and social competence and will...

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TD joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB-based institute collaborating with corporate and public sector on next-generation cybersecurity solutions.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle to visit UNB March 11-15

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle will be visiting UNB on March 11-15, 2019. The visit is designed to introduce Dr. Mazerolle to the UNB community through a series of town halls and drop-in meet and greets. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one of the four events listed below. Saint John campus: Town Hall: Tuesday, March 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ganong Hall Lecture...

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HPV Awareness

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


HPV Awareness Day will be held at UNB Saint John on Wednesday, March 20.  Come and visit the Information Table by Tim Hortons from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Talk to your Student Health Centre Nurse Practitioner about HPV vaccines.  Did you know that: it is estimated that 75 per cent of sexually active Canadians will have at least one HPV infection during their lifetime. HPV is a major cause...

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SEED Applications 2019

Matt Garnett

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2019. Faculty and staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research, and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging...

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Leaping into outer space with NB’s first cube satellite

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Three New Brunswick post-secondary institutions partnered to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the CSA’s Canadian CubeSat Project. Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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BAS to Celebrate Students' Accomplishments

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Business Administration Society wants to celebrate student accomplishments from the 2018-19 school year, and its members need your help.  They are asking you to nominate your classmates for one of many awards, which will be handed out at the BAS Formal Dinner & Dance on March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. Contact the society by emailing...

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Global research could revive puffin populations

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have uncovered the first glimpse of the wintering habits of puffins, which may help the effort to revive populations.  Read all about this research. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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2019 New Brunswick Regional Brain Bee

Jennifer McWilliams

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a high school student in your household or know of a student who is interested in neuroscience? If so, consider getting her/him to participate in the 2019 Regional Brain Bee! The Brain Bee is a yearly competition that tests high school student’s knowledge of brain-related (neuroscience) facts. As part of the Brain Bee, neuroscience knowledge will be quizzed in a variety of fun...

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Patient-centred research proposals pitched during Patients Den

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NB’s finest researchers and trainees pitched patient-centered research project proposals, similarly styled to the popular TV show Dragon’s Den.  Read the story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Psychology department is looking for eight children, between the ages of eight to 14 years, who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the Fredericton...

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Prescription monitoring app nabs top innovation award

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher, who is examining ways to monitor prescription safety for the elderly, came out on top at NBIF’s R3 Research Innovation Awards. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB researchers named among top researchers for Canada 150

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four UNB researchers have been hailed as among Canada’s top emerging innovators.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ  will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 3 – 5 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. This session will feature: Hot Topic:  Practicalities and Practice in Content and Thematic Coding  (Dan Nagel – Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNBSJ & Co-Lead QUEST-SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings...

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Nursing students engaged in community experiential opportunities

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nursing students from UNB Saint John are sharing their experiences working with community agencies committed to social justice. The third-year students presented educational posters to campus on Feb. 7, which were reflective of their work in Saint John and advocate for policies and programs to address the overall health and well-being of the community. This event counted as credit toward an...

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Sexual assault support advocate selected to serve on national advisory committee

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A sexual assault support advocate at the University of New Brunswick has been selected to serve on the newly established Advisory Committee on the Framework to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions. Hilary Swan has been the tri-campus advocate at UNB since September 2018. Within this position, which is a partnership with the Fredericton Sexual Assault...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 is March 1. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Undergraduates, apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email...

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Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. Our 24th annual Nursing Research Day is an opportunity for health care providers, educators, policy makers and community members to learn about the innovative research being done by students and faculty at University of New Brunswick.  We invite submissions from those in all health...

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UNB Saint John Chess Club Event

Mila Veljanovska

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Saint John Chess Club is hosting an event on Friday, March 1, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at Colonel Tucker's in the Student Centre. Everyone is welcome. For any questions, please email us at unbsjchessclub@gmail.com . We hope to see you there!  Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Mila Veljanovska Email Address: unbsjchessclub@gmail.com

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Online survey: Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes 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...

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change for the food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8...

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Engineering students modernize gas cars with electric conversion

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four students at UNB have developed a way to quickly and cheaply convert gasoline-guzzling vehicles into electric-powered ones.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Deadline to Apply to graduate is March 1-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: February 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 MUST apply to graduate before March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, https://my.unb.ca/Pages/default.aspx go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information.’ The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture at UNB: Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery Studies

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield, a professor from the University of Vermont, is this year’s guest for the W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture. In his lecture, he will speak on how “Slave Lives Matter.” Dr. Whitfield will bear witness to their existence, acknowledging the lives of Maritimes slaves and highlighting their connections to the wider Atlantic world and the African...

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UNB researcher seeking participants for flood study

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


According to the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people were displaced from their homes during the spring flooding in 2018. A researcher at the University of New Brunswick plans on examining the impacts of this displacement. Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, assistant professor in the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John, is seeking participants from Grand Lake,...

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Combine quant with finance and analytics for a career in investing

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in combining your background in quant with finance and analytics to launch a career in investing? UNB's one-year, one-of-a-kind Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program might be a good fit for you. Join us on Thursday, March 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. in MacLaggin Hall, 015 on the UNB Fredericton campus, to learn more about this program. Meet some of our...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research, and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging...

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UNBF Physics - Astronomy Nights

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Physics department will hold an 'Observation Night: Join us for a tour of the night sky ' on Friday, March 1 (weather permitted), from 7:30-8:30 p.m., in Queen Square Park. March astronomy night: Join us for a tour of the night sky (weather permitting). Some of the things we'll be observing through our portable telescopes are the Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Pleiades...

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Scientist recognized for outstanding cancer research

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Alli Murugesan received the 2018 Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award for her groundbreaking discoveries in cancer research.  Read the full story here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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March Break Music Camp

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy a week of music exploration. Sing, stop, compose, and try out different musical instruments. We’ll also be featuring our Pots and Pans Band. So, bring your pots, pans, or anything else from your kitchen, and make some music! We’ll be sure you get everything back at the end of the week! The camp will be held March 4-8, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off at 7:45 a.m. and pick-up by...

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Business administration formal

Jason Walsh

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for an evening of fine dining, celebration and dancing at the business administration formal. The event is open to students, faculty, and alumni. Doors open at 6 p.m. on March 14 at the Trade and Convention Centre. Tickets are $60, or $20 for current UNB students. Contact BASinfo@unb.ca for more information or tickets as they cannot be purchased at the door. Follow our...

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Physics seminar on CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB physics department seminar on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in IUC Physics/Admin Building, Room 204, UNB Fredericton. Please join us for Colloquium tea in P203 beforehand. Keith Vanderlinde, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto, will speak on the topic of CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment. Abstract: Among the...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 apply is March 1. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to support...

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Keeping Watch: Harm Reduction Symposium

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Keeping Watch: 2nd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29-30. This event is a collaborative initiative planned by healthcare professionals from Horizon Health, Public Health and UNB Saint John, and community stakeholders in response to the ongoing opioid crisis. The events associated with this symposium will feature a variety of guest...

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Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s commitment to the process of reconciliation, the university has developed its Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Strategic Action Plan.  Read more about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information.' The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have access when logging in with your UNB...

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Last chance to win an iPad with UNB’s cybersecurity training

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thursday, Feb. 28, is the last day you can complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) for your chance to win: iPad $100 iTunes gift card $50 iTunes gift card Sign up for Beauceron and start the training now - who knows, maybe you’ll be one of our lucky winners! Contest open to UNB students only. Learn more about UNB’s cybersecurity training for students....

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Wolastoqey language app launched

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB launched a new smartphone app last year designed to help people learn the Wolastoqey language.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Global health researcher working with Indigenous communities

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher is co-leading a team of mostly Indigenous researchers to learn about the challenges antimicrobial resistance presents in Indigenous communities and how to be involved in the global response.  Read all about the research being done. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Researcher receives federal funding for study on post-traumatic stress injuries faced by firefighters

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A psychology researcher at the University of New Brunswick has received funding from the federal government for her research project focused on firefighters accessing care for trauma. Dr. Janine Olthuis, an assistant professor in psychology at UNB Fredericton, is one of 20 researchers from across Canada who have received funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for projects...

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Researchers helping food banks to better respond to needs of communities

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the faculty of business at the UNB Saint John are working to create a comprehensive platform that will allow food banks to have a more integrated relationship with donors, volunteers, visitors and social services. Drs. Rob Moir and Greg Fleet are working with PhD candidate Milad Pirayegar to create a platform that will provide real-time data about low-income families to better...

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Live Q & A Session: UNB Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in working in the field of Applied Behaviour analysis? Want to learn about career opportunities in the growing field? Join us for a live question and answer session with Dr. Michael Palmer, BCBA-D, instructor in the department of psychology at UNB, and coordinator of the ABA Certificate program. Dr. Palmer will discuss ABA and its benefits, career options available for...

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CIBC, Indspire launch bursaries for Indigenous students

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Indigenous students enrolling at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John now have access to a special bursary program, thanks to a $500,000 gift from CIBC to UNB’s It Begins Here campaign.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path on Feb. 21

Communications Office

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement), on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:53:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time UNB 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...

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Undergrads: Apply for scholarships

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ:  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/FAQ.html or send us an email,...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to...

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Fair Dealing/Fair Use Week

Lisa Pollock

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Every year libraries and educational institutions across North America celebrate the rules that allow sharing of portions of published works for research and education. Learn more about this right and participate in UNB Libraries copyright activities: SAINT JOHN:Fair Dealing Presentation and Card GameTuesday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Hans W. Klohn Commons, Potash Conference Room...

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 MUST apply to graduate before March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Reminder: Accessing the Live Archive workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. Dr. Tia Dafnos will present, "Accessing the Live Archive: Using Access to Information Requests for Social Science Research." This workshop provides an overview of access to information (ATI) processes for obtaining public records and how this...

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Are you (or someone you know) in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes 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...

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Fourth annual powwow promotes unity

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In April, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) hosted the fourth annual UNB Powwow in celebration of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamaquoddy languages, teachings, traditions, ceremonies, worldview, knowledge systems and philosophies. UNB sits on unceded and unsurrendered traditional Wolastoqey land. Read all about the fourth annual Powwow. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 23, versus the Crandall University Chargers. The women's game 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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Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training by Feb. 28 for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out to complete UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) for your chance to win one of three great prizes: iPad $100 iTunes gift card $50 iTunes gift card You must complete the training by Feb. 28 to be entered to win – sign up and get started now. Contest open to UNB students only. Earn an activity credit in UNB’s Co-Curricular program Beauceron is part of...

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Did you receive a scholarship, award or tuition waiver in 2018?

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you received a scholarship, financial award/prize or tuition waiver in 2018, you will receive a T4A, which you will need when filing your income tax. This will be available shorty.  For electronic access, please go to e-Services and under the Employee tab, choose T4/T4A information and select the first option.  This will grant Financial Services consent to post your T4A so that you...

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Outstanding faculty and staff

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB faculty and staff are innovators and mentors whose knowledge and passion inspire and encourage students and others to achieve success, to solve problems, to create change and to follow their dreams. These are just some of the outstanding examples of the champions of the UNB community. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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MMFC Lunch & Learn: Contesting the Common Sense of Consent

Kim Wade

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Karla O’Regan, Associate Professor in Criminology & Criminal Justice, St. Thomas University, will present "Contesting the Common Sense of Consent" on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre. Consent is everywhere. It regulates our relationships with social and political institutions, with one another, and even with our own bodies. The wide variety of...

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Seeking participants for NB flood study

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, assistant professor in the faculty of social science at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John, is seeking participants from Saint John and the Kingston Peninsula regions for community consultations. The purpose of these consultations is to recognize and understand the challenges that people in these areas faced during and following the New Brunswick flood in...

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change for the food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8...

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Pursuing excellence in sport

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On the court or on the field, in the classroom or in the community, our athletes demonstrate a commitment to success. Read more about our athletes. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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International Summer Programs - upcoming application deadline

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students have the opportunity to study abroad over the summer for a few weeks through UNB’s partner institutions’ summer schools. This is a great opportunity if you are have not been travelling a lot, or want to explore living abroad. The programs are scheduled throughout the summer, so with a bit of planning you can be both working and travelling in 2019! A $1,500...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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Milestones to be celebrated

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Milestones are meant to not only be recognized, but celebrated. Read a sampling of the ones that took place this past year at UNB. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 MUST apply to graduate before March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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MMFC Lunch & Learn - Sexual Violence on Campus

Kim Wade

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charlene Belu, Psychology Doctoral Student at UNB, will present ;Sexual Violence on Campus: What Do We Know About It?' as part of the Lunch & Learnon on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 12 -  1 p.m., at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research on the Fredericton campus. Description: The occurrence of sexual violence on campus is not a new concern, but there are increasingly...

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Outstanding students recognized

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students at UNB have been recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic successes and innovation. Read the full story in the 2017-2018 Annual Report. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path

Communications Office

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:13:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym, The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic Action...

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Outstanding Employer Recognition

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:12:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At a ceremony at Government House held on February 5, the UNBF Department of Security and Traffic was presented with an award as an Outstanding Employer by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council. This award, the result of a nomination by UNB employee and Canadian Forces reservist, Brett Annis, recognizes the support that Private Annis has received from his department, allowing him to balance his...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date - February 22, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family 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 February 22, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Associate Professor Michael V. Smith, from the University of British Columbia, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture, which will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.  The title of his lecture is 'This Body is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art.' In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith...

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“Blackness at the Intersections”: Department of History’s Black History Month lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi

Department of History, UNB-FR

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of History’s third annual Black History Month lecture will be given by Professor Funké Aladejebi on Friday, Feb. 15, from 7 - 9 p.m., in MacLaggan Hall, 105. Dr. Aladejebi joined UNB in 2018 as the inaugural Wendy J. Robbins Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies with a research focus on African Canadian history and critical race studies. Her talk, Blackness at...

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Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Conference

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network (UAKN Atlantic) is holding its Knowledge Mobilization conference, Decolonizing the Academy Through Community-Driven Research, from February 19-21 at the Wu Conference Centre at UNB Fredericton. This conference is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada to feature community-driven research that highlights the needs and aspirations of Canada’s urban...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The first 2019 meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on  Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217 on the Saint John campus. This session will feature: Methodological Focus of the Month: Individual Interview Techniques and Training – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow) Hot Topic: Research Data Management and Privacy – Jacquelyn Legere...

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Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Laura Stiles-Clarke, Faculty of Education, St. Francis Xavier University, will present 'Are you with me? Soliciting student feedback with high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech approaches.' “It sometimes seems as though student expectations of what...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:14:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging...

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Cybersecurity Advisory: Apple FaceTime

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Apple FaceTime recently experienced a security bug allowing callers to view and listen to the recipient prior to them even accepting the call. Apple is currently working on a fix expected to be ready later this week. Until the fix is available, protect your privacy and disable FaceTime on your device. Disable FaceTime for: iPhone or iPad Open Settings Find and select FaceTime Toggle off the...

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Graduation Photographs

Convocation

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Photography Flewwelling will be on campus to take grad photos on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.  To book an appointment, call 633-0045, ext. 2, from Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Six poses - $25 and nine poses - $30 [tax included]).  

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 MUST apply to graduate before March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Volunteer as a Student Mentor

Promise Partnership

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Volunteer as a student mentor with the Promise Partnership, which is now recruiting for February - April 2019. You can make a difference by supporting literacy and numeracy skills.  The one-hour a week commitment, can be scheduled around your classes. Volunteer hours are recorded and references are provided. Apply online or drop by the office in Annex A. For more information, call 648-5611...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 is March 1. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change for the food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8...

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Elizabeth May - guest speaker at annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of law invites you to attend its annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and its first elected Member of Parliament. Ms. May’s talk, 'One point Five to stay alive – How we find hope and honesty in dangerous times,' will explore the potentially devastating effects of...

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International Summer Programs - upcoming application deadline

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students have the opportunity to study abroad over the summer for a few weeks through UNB’s partner institutions’ summer schools. This is a great opportunity if you are have not been travelling a lot, or want to explore living abroad. The programs are scheduled throughout the summer, so with a bit of planning you can be both working and travelling in 2019! A $1,500...

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Career Fair

Katherine McNeil

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


A Career Fair will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., in the Richard J.CURRIE CENTER Recreation Gym, 1st floor. Please see the attached link for the Career Fair Booklet. Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker Tara Werner, Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker Tara Werner, Manager of Community Health Promotion, Diabetes Canada will present, Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick on Friday, Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  Live Well | Bien Vivre is a collaborative initiative delivered by community health coaches in partnership with the Government of New Brunswick and Diabetes Canada.  Unique to...

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Save the Date: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path

Communications Office

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym, The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There are still spaces available for the 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café taking place on Thursday, Feb. 7 (doors open at 6 p.m. for fun activities, interactive talk begins at 7 p.m.) Our honoured guest speaker, Dr. Adrian Park, will present, "Mary Anning and the Sea Monsters.”  Mary Anning was...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: February 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 9, versus the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics! The women's game 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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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Associate Professor Michael V. Smith, from the University of British Columbia, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture, which will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.  The title of his lecture is 'This Body is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art.' In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith...

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Chance to win an iPad or iTunes gift card

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:59:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you signed up yet for UNB’s cybersecurity awareness training (Beauceron)? Sign up and complete the training by February 28 and you’ll be automatically entered to win one of three great prizes: iPad $100 iTunes gift card $50 iTunes gift card Get started now for your chance to win. Contest open to UNB students only. Earn an activity credit in UNB’s Co-Curricular...

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Pap Test Clinic Student Health Centre Saint John Campus

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:58:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Student Health Centre, located behind the Athletics Centre, will hold a Pap Test Clinic on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.  Call 648-5656, email behealthy@unb.ca or come by the Student Health Centre to make your appointment. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address: Jackie.Allen@unb.ca

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:57:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium takes place on Friday, Feb. 8, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., in the HWK Commons G16 (BMO room), with informal discussions continuing afterwards.   Two presentations:   Session 1:  Dr. Muhammad Kabir, Lecturer, Accounting, Faculty of Business, UNB Saint John Title: How External CEOs Stimulate Innovation Session 2: Dr. Jong-Kyou Kim,...

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Nursing Research Day - Call for Abstracts

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:56:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Our 24th annual Nursing Research Day, on May 24th, is an opportunity for healthcare providers, educators, policy makers and community members to learn about the innovative research being done by students and faculty at University of New Brunswick. Call for abstracts - we invite submissions from those in all health disciplines and sectors. Presentations may include: Original research completed...

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Reminder - Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.  Subtitled Embarkation, Setting Sail, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New...

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Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program

Dan Nagel

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples was officially launched on Monday on the UNB Saint John campus. The Ally & Safe Space Program is an innovative project intended to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB Year 3 Student Poster Presentations

Kimberly Anne Wilbur

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Nursing & Health Sciences's Health Policy Poster Presentation will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Primary health care is comprehensive and includes disease prevention, community development and health promotion. The Year 3 Nursing Students have worked collaboratively with multiple community and government agencies to identify, review and create...

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UNB signs accreditation with CPHR

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB reached an agreement with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources New Brunswick (CPHRNB) to provide accreditation for students enrolled in the bachelor of business administration program on our Saint John campus. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Patricia Chisholm Email Address: pchishol@unb.ca

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research, and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging...

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2019 Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:58:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Graduating Student Leader Award recognizes UNB Saint John graduating students who have demonstrated outstanding contribution to the university community. Students can self-nominate or be nominated by others.  All nominations need to be made through the online form, https://www.unb.ca/alumni/awards/students/leadership.html The closing date for submissions is March 1, 2019 at 4...

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Reminder – Register for the Community Conversations - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:57:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a series of active community conversations.  We are currently completing an environment scan to help inform our key themes. As such, we ask attendees to think about UNB’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as the questions we will ask during the conversations will be...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 is March 1. Conditions: Open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in any...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is welcome to the 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café on Thursday, Feb. 7 (doors open at 6 p.m. for fun activities, interactive talk begins at 7 p.m.) at the Quartermain Earth Science Centre, Forestry and Geology Building, UNBF. Our honoured guest speaker, Dr. Adrian Park, will present, "Mary Anning and the Sea Monsters.”  Mary Anning was the...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You're invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on career-related professional development topics. Receive advice on...

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Launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program-SJ

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The official launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. This program was developed in close collaboration between members of the UNB Saint John campus community and Elders and Indigenous community stakeholders.  Mawoluhkhotipon means “togetherness in space” and...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. The deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ. or send an email to awards@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory...

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Community Conversations - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a series of active community conversations.  We are currently completing an environment scan to help inform our key themes. As such, we ask attendees to think about UNB’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as the questions we will ask during the conversations will be...

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International Summer Programs - upcoming application deadline

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students have the opportunity to study abroad over the summer for a few weeks through UNB’s partner institutions’ summer schools. This is a great opportunity if you are have not been travelling a lot, or want to explore living abroad. The programs are scheduled throughout the summer, so with a bit of planning you can be both working and travelling in 2019! A $1,500...

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Research Assistants Needed in Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton

Leanne Davis

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Would you or someone you know like to be part of the research team for an exciting project studying transitions from hospital to home for frail older adults in New Brunswick? We are seeking motivated individuals within Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton for part-time employment at a competitive rate with Horizon Health Network over an approximate eight-month period. Employment is expected to...

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Beware of gift card email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An email scam has recently been targeting UNB, appearing to come from a trustworthy UNB source such as a fellow faculty or staff member asking you to “do them a favour” and purchase gift cards on the university’s behalf. The email claims you’ll be reimbursed by UNB for the purchase.  Don’t get caught up in a gift card scam. If you receive an email like...

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Complete UNB cybersecurity training for a chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want a chance to win an iPad or iTunes gift card? UNB’s cybersecurity awareness training tool, Beauceron, is now available to students on an opt-in basis.  Sign up and complete the training before February 28 and you’ll be automatically entered to win one of three great prizes: iPad  $100 iTunes gift card $50 iTunes gift card Get started now for your chance to...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The first 2019 meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on  Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 3 - 4 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217, on campus. This session will feature: Methodological Focus of the Month: Individual Interview Techniques and Training – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow) Hot Topic: Research Data Management and Privacy – Jacquelyn Legere (Regulatory...

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UNB Art Centre Awareness Campaign to Reduce our Use of Plastic

Lori Quick

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please take part in our awareness campaign to reduce the use of plastic! It’s easy, it’s fun, and anyone can take part! You don’t have to be a student. You don’t have to have a connection to UNB. You just have to be a human, who happens to live on this planet and wants to make a difference! There are only three steps: 1. Take a photo of plastic anywhere!  Get...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with Brandon Richards

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brandon Richards, a graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MSESS program, will present on the topic, "New England Patriots: How Three People Changed a Franchise," on Friday Feb. 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract:  As Super Bowl weekend fast approaches, it is time to look back on one of the teams competing for the Vince Lombardi Trophy once again, the New...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brittany Dillman, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program will present on the topic, “A Glimpse into Mindfulness” on Friday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Mindfulness has been around for thousands of years, yet the understanding of mindfulness has been unclear. The best way to understand what mindfulness is, is through...

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Important dates for the month of February

Registrar's Office

Posted: January 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware of the following important dates in February. February 18 - NB Family Day – University Holiday – no classes February 22 - Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with pro-rated refund. February 22 - 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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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: January 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 12:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately two to three hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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Engineering Awards Evening-FR

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Faculty of Engineering will hold its eighteenth annual Engineering Awards Evening on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus. The evening will commence with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. on the main floor of the building.  This special evening recognizes the achievements of our undergraduate and postgraduate students...

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Physics Seminar: Using Tagged MRI(TMRI) to reduce a characteristic measurement time in MRI of fast flow

Penny Davenport

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF physics department seminar will take place on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Shahla Ahmadi, UNBF Physics, will present, Using Tagged MRI(TMRI) to reduce a characteristic measurement time in MRI of fast flow. “MRI is a non-invasive tool for quantitative visualisation of fast and complex fluid flows. Studying fast flowing fluid...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! The women's game is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 3, the teams will take on the Mount Allison University Mounties. The first serve is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., followed by the men at 4:30 p.m. Come howl with the...

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Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium  to be held Wednesday, March 27 at UNB Fredericton.  Subtitled Embarkation, Setting Sail, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New Brunswick.  The symposium will...

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Universitie de Sainte-Anne Dragons! The first serve is scheduled for 7:30 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

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! The first serve is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 3, the team will take on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! The first serve is scheduled for 12 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and...

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'Safety is good Business' presentation by Tim Petersen

Jessica Mann

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Tim Petersen, Vice-President, Prevention at WorkSafeNB, will present 'Safety is good Business' on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 305. Petersen has been the Vice-President, Prevention at WorkSafeNB since August 2018. He oversees the delivery of investigative, inspection, education and advisory services, all with a view of partnering with stakeholders to ensure safe...

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International Summer Programs - upcoming application deadline

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: January 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students have the opportunity to study abroad over the summer for a few weeks through UNB’s partner institutions’ summer schools. This is a great opportunity if you are have not been travelling a lot, or want to explore living abroad. The programs are scheduled throughout the summer, so with a bit of planning you can be both working and travelling in 2019! A $1,500...

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Reminder - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan-FR and SJ

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a survey which will provide valuable insights that will help set the path for UNB’s next strategic plan.  Your feedback is important as it will help us identify the initial overarching themes for the strategic plan. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to shape the...

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Launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program-SJ

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The official launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. This program was developed in close collaboration between members of the UNB Saint John campus community and Elders and Indigenous community stakeholders.  Mawoluhkhotipon means “togetherness in space” and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship-FR and SJ

Mallory Dowling

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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.  Deadline is March 1. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research, and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging...

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Lisa Jodoin Retrospective , Filmmaker-in-Residence 2018-2019-FR

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the HIL Milham Room, please join the Department of Culture & Media Studies Filmmaker-in-Residence, Lisa Jodoin, for a retrospective of the short films and video projects she has directed and mentored. Jodoin will introduce each piece. The showcase will be followed by a Q&A. All are welcome, light refreshments will be served.   Category: News and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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.  Deadline is March 1, 2019. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Apply to graduate by the deadline of March 1, 2019-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 by March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 25, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will present Mendelssohn String Quartet, Op. 13 on Thursday, Jan. 31, 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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Opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan-FR and SJ

Patty O'Brien

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The last day to opt-out of Student Union Health & Dental Plan, for those students who entered in January, 2019, is Friday, Jan. 25.  It is also the last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January.

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This year’s RBC Student Pitch competition deadline is Monday, March 11. 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 entrepreneurial...

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UNB launches GNB FutureReadyNB initiative

UNB Communications

Posted: January 24, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen and grow UNB’s commitment to experiential education, and help strengthen New Brunswick’s economy and workforce.  FutureReadyNB helps students from the province’s four publicly-funded universities find valuable experiences in partnership with New Brunswick’s...

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Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a survey which will provide valuable insights that will help set the path for UNB’s next strategic plan.  Your feedback is important as it will help us identify the initial overarching themes for the strategic plan. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to shape the...

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New Collection #1 Data Breach - is your information at risk?-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this month, a large collection of credential stuffing lists (combinations of email addresses and passwords used to hijack accounts on other services) was discovered being distributed on a popular hacking forum. The data contained almost 2.7 billion records including 773 million unique email addresses alongside passwords those addresses had used on other breached services. This aggregate...

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New "job alert" email phishing scam targeting UNB-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new phishing email was recently discovered at UNB with the subject line "JOB ALERT" and appearing to come from a UNB email address. The email describes a new job opportunity and prompts you to send your personal information (email, phone number, etc.) to a gmail address to apply. If you received this email, please do not respond or provide your information and delete it immediately. Always be...

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Physics Seminar-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF physics department seminar will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely impact...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Sunday, Jan. 27, versus the Mount Allison University Mounties! The women's first serve is scheduled for 2 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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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 21, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Arts Matters conference provides undergraduate students from around Atlantic Canada with an opportunity to showcase their critical thinking, research, and creative work before an audience of their peers. Arts Matters is an excellent opportunity to hone your presentation skills, an important asset in any career.   The theme of the 2019 Arts Matters conference is "Leveraging knowledge to...

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Lorenzo Society presents author Marcello Di Cintio -SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 21, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Marcello Di Cintio will read from Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.  Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle - stories of oppression, exile and occupation told over and over...

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Apply for a $10 000 scholarship-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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.  Deadline is March 1, 2019. UNB will award two Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships, each valued at...

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 MUST apply to graduate before March 1, 2019.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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Smoking on campus survey - Reminder-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Smoking on campus is an issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community. To have your voice heard in this important conversion, please take the time to complete the Smoking Survey.  Students who complete the survey will have a chance to enter to win a pair of Beats by Dre headphones. A separate survey has been created for faculty and staff. You can also...

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Undergrads - apply for scholarships-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must apply to be considered for scholarship support.  Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab.  Deadline is April 15, 2019. Questions?  Check out our FAQ:  or send us an email at awards@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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January Clearance Event-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Bookstore is holding a clearance event.  Take an extra 25 per cent off all clearance items from Friday, Jan. 18 to Friday, Jan. 25. Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Elaine Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Important upcoming dates-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students should be aware of the following upcoming important dates. January 18 - 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 18 - Last day to withdraw from full-year courses...

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Reminder - last day to check your UNB ID Card UCard -SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have you had your faculty/staff/student ID card (UCard) verified yet to make sure it’s ready for UCard Cash? Remember that Thursday, Jan. 17 is the last day you can have your ID card verified before UCard Cash is accepted at Tim Hortons, Baird Dining Hall and the Commons Café on the Saint John campus.   It only takes a minute – just visit our table from 10 a.m. - 2...

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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.   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing and fun. If you would like to be...

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Registered Nurses needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in earning a little extra spending money while also helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for registered nurses to help complete research testing. The nurses will be required to draw blood from research participants via an IV at rest and during exercise. This part-time...

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Reminder: UNB Strategic Planning Conversations-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we will be set up in various locations to hear from community members. We invite all members of the UNB community to drop by and give us your thoughts about what you like most about UNB, what we can do to improve, and to share your ideas for UNB’s future. The information gathered will provide valuable insights that will help set the...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB students! You're invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. Following a speed-networking format, students will be seated in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on career-related professional development topics. Receive advice on...

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Physics Dept Seminar - Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Geospace: Addressing the Full Data Lifecycle -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204.  Ryan McGranaghan, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss, 'Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Geospace: Addressing the Full Data Lifecycle.' “The hallmarks of the geospace system, which extends from the near Earth space environment,...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for Submissions-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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Smoking on campus survey-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Smoking on campus is an issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community. To have your voice heard in this important conversion, please take the time to complete the Smoking Survey.  Students who complete the survey will have a chance to enter to win a pair of Beats by Dre headphones.  A separate survey has been created for faculty and staff. You can also...

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Check your UNB ID Card UCard -SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UCard Cash will soon be accepted on the Saint John campus at Tim Hortons, Baird Dining Hall and the Commons Café. In preparation for this, the UNB Card Office will have a table set up to verify your faculty/staff/student ID card (UCard) is ready for UCard Cash. It only takes a minute. Just tap your ID card at our table to make sure your UCard is working properly. Visit our table anytime...

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Dr. Michel Rod appointed dean of business on the Saint John campus-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Michel Rod has been appointed dean of business on our Saint John campus and will take up this position on July 1, 2019. Dr. Rob Moir, acting dean of business, will continue in this role until June 30, 2019. Dr. Rod is an associate dean research and international, PhD program director and professor of marketing at the Sprott School of Business. He has been at Carleton University for the past...

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UNB named one of Atlantic Canada's top employers-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has been named one of the top employers in Atlantic Canada for 2019. This is the seventh consecutive year UNB has been recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the region’s top employers. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, said it is all due to the people found at the university. “The people of UNB are what make us great – the students, faculty...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


"The Effects of Prolonged Simulated Driving on a Simulated Occupational Lifting Task in a Young and Healthy Population," will be defended by Brett MacLean on Friday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building,  214. Abstract: In today’s work force many occupations such as paramedics, long-haul truck drivers and individuals employed with moving companies face complications from...

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Birmingham International Summer School 2019 Now Receiving Applications-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 9, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Global Learning and Engagement is please to confirm that Birmingham International Summer School 2019 is now receiving applications.  This is an excellent opportunity for UNB students to study in the Heart of England at one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK.  There are six programs on offer in 2019: Biomedical Sciences:  From Laboratory Bench to Hospital Bed British...

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Call for Abstracts - 2019 Graduate Research Conference-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The final day to submit your abstracts for the 2019 Graduate Research Conference is approaching. To make your submission visit here.   Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Rivera Email Address: Andrea.Rivera@unb.ca

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Physics Department Public Lecture - Ryan McGranaghan-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ryan McGranaghan - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA, USA, will present "Living with a star in the era of data science (and how it will change what you thought you knew about weather)" on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the John Meagher Auditorium (Room 215) – Kinesiology Building. The connection between the Sun and the Earth is a complex...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Holland College Hurricanes. The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. On Sunday, Jan. 13, the teams will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics. The women play at 3 p.m., followed by the men at 5 p.m. Come howl with the...

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! First serve is scheduled for 8 p.m. On Sunday, Jan. 13, the team will take on the Holland College Hurricanes! The men's first serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Mount Allison University Mounties! First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. On Sunday, Jan. 13, the team will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics. The women's first serve is scheduled for 11 a.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and...

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The Faculty of Education colloquium-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education colloquium series presents "The Hidden Curriculum: Exploring Gender and Race in Canadian Schools" with Dr. Funké Aladejebi Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, UNB, on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 356. A reception will follow. This is a free public event. Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc Using the oral histories...

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UNB Strategic Planning Conversations-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we will be set up in various locations on both campuses to hear from community members.  We invite all members of the UNB community to drop by and give us your thoughts about what you like most about UNB, what we can do to improve, and to share your ideas for UNB’s future. The information gathered will provide valuable insights that...

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New cybersecurity training for students - Win an iPad-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has moved-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) has relocated to the National Research Council (NRC) building located at 46 Dineen Drive on the Fredericton campus. While CIC will operate mainly from the 3rd floor of the NRC building, its affiliated faculty members and some researchers, developers, and students will have a presence in the Gillin Hall and ITC building. Please use...

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Undergraduate Scholarship Application -FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of January 7, 2019 the Undergraduate scholarship application error has been corrected. If you receive a confirmation email after you have submitted your application, you know that we have successfully received your scholarship application for 2019/2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at awards@unb.ca or 506-453-4894.     Article Contact...

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Apply to graduate-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 at https://www.unb.ca/graduation/   Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's Office Email Address: sjreg@unb.ca

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UNB Special Bursary Deadline -SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to apply for the UNB Special Bursary is Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. This bursary is valued up to $1000. Preference is given to students receiving government financial aid.  Eligibility criteria:  Full-time undergraduate at UNB Saint John from Sept 2018- April 2019 inclusive. Part-time students with documented disabilities may be considered based on student aid...

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has moved-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) has relocated to the National Research Council (NRC) building located at 46 Dineen Drive. While CIC will operate mainly from the 3rd floor of the NRC building, its affiliated faculty members and some researchers, developers, and students will have a presence in the Gillin Hall and ITC building. Please use the online directory to...

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Time to Review Your Payroll TD1 Personal Tax Credit Eligibility-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's a good idea for employees to take time each year to review personal tax exemptions set up in the payroll system and used to calculate your bi-weekly take home pay. There may be opportunity to claim additional exemptions and save or you may have exemptions listed in the system that no longer apply to your situation and should be removed. It is the responsibility of the employee to ensure...

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Undergraduate Scholarship Application Error-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


ITS is currently in the process of fixing a bug with the undergraduate scholarship application. Some students are receiving an error message after submission. Please allow seven to 10 business days for repair. The deadline is still April 15, 2019. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at awards@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Tabi Cocuzzoli Email Address:...

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Reminder - Food Service December Break - UNB Saint John-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 2, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be reminded of food service hours and availability will during the holiday break: Commons Cafe - will reopen on January 7. Tim Hortons will reopen on January 7.  The Baird Dining Hall will reopen on January 6 at 11 a.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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