My UNB Students News (Fredericton)

Second issue of the President's Newsletter

Office of the President

Posted: December 19, 2019 11:03:00 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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UNB Counselling Services - Holiday Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: December 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Counselling Services will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December 23rd.  We will re-open on Thursday, January 2nd.  If you are in urgent need of service, please contact the CHIMO Hotline at 1-800-667-5005 or (506) 450-4357 or go directly to the ER at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address:...

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Holiday Hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec will have the following hours over the holiday break:  Dec. 24-26: CLOSED Dec. 27-30: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Dec. 31: CLOSED Jan. 1, 2020: CLOSED The SMA Pool is also operating with a holiday schedule, which continues until Jan. 5, 2020.  Please visit URec.ca for a complete list of upcoming programs in 2020. New in 2020: Beginner Ballroom Dance, Boxing, Hip Hop Jazz...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 18, 2019 11:02:00 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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University Oral Exam for Willa L. Greythorn

Sylvia Whitaker

Posted: December 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Master of Arts university oral exam for Willa L. Greythorn (Sociology) will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 9:30 am in Tilley Hall, room 28, entitled “Balancing Individual Goals and Social Power: A Micro-Sociological Exploration of the Social Processes of Women and Genderfluid Terrorist”.  All are welcome to attend. You may contact Sylvia Whitaker...

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Bookstore Holiday Hours and Textbook Rental Check in Deadline

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: December 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Bookstore will be open regular hours the week of December 16th-21st weekdays 8:30am-4:30 pm and Saturday 10am-2pm, for next week we will only be open on Monday Dec 23rd 8:30am-4:30pm and then closed until Thursday January 2nd.  Reminder the last day for textbook rental check in in Friday December 20th.   Orders received over the holiday will be processed in...

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Work-Study Winter 2020

Sandra Campbell

Posted: December 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Work-Study Winter 2020 Part-time Employment Opportunities for UNBF Students Applications are being accepted from students until January 10,2020. Please go to link below for information including eligibility, deadlines and mandatory Step-by-Step  Application Process. https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/_resources/pdfs/finaid/workstudyapplicationwinter.pdf COMPLETE Financial...

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College of Extended Learning Closing Early December 19th

Ann Smith

Posted: December 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning will be closing at 12 p.m. on Thursday December 19th for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Office of the Registrar UNBF Notice of Early Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: December 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar (Fredericton) will be closing on Wednesday December 18th, 2019 at 1:00 pm to allow  staff to participate in a Christmas function.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Opportunity to work in French on Campus

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Vous parlez bien français et vous aimeriez aider d’autres étudiants à l’apprendre? Vous voulez travailler en français sur le campus et gagner de l’argent? Nous recherchons un assistant.e d’enseignement pour le département d'études françaises.  L’offre s’adresse à des étudiants de premier cycle qui sont...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center, Holiday Hours

Karen Miner

Posted: December 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be closed December 19th at noon and will re-open January 6th.  We would like to wish everyone a Happy and Safe Holiday! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Winter 2020 Programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for Winter 2020 fee-based programs at URec. Choose from a variety of programs, including: General Population, Reformer Pilates, Silver Series & Specialized Programs. New in 2020 we are excited to offer Beginner Ballroom Dance (Fridays at 6:30 p.m.), Boxing (Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.), Hip Hop & Jazz Dance (Wednesdays at 7 p.m.) and Pilates with Props (Thursdays...

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Campus Operations Closure

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: December 13, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Campus Operations (Facilities Management and the Security & Traffic Front Desk) , will be closed on Tuesday, December 17th from 11:30 - 1:30 to allow staff to participate in a Christmas Luncheon.  If you need immediate assistance during this time please contact Security at 453-4830. If you have any questions, please contact Work Control at 453-4889 or...

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Opportunity to work in French on Campus

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


  Vous parlez bien français et vous aimeriez aider d’autres étudiants à l’apprendre? Vous voulez travailler en français sur le campus et gagner de l’argent? Nous recherchons un assistant.e.s d’enseignement pour le département d'études française.  L’offre s’adresse à des étudiants de premier cycle qui sont...

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UNBF Office of the Registrar Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: December 12, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on  Monday, December 16th, 2019 from 2 - 3:00 p.m. to allow staff  to participate in the VP Holiday Reception event.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Jennifer Mazerolle

Posted: December 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 11, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have a 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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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Tracie Cameron

Posted: December 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services (Fredericton) will be closed for an 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: Tracie Cameron Email Address: tracie.cameron@unb.ca

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 16 and will run until Jan. 5, 2020. During these times the facility may either be closed or operating on reduced hours and programming. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holidays.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address:...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 10, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the winter term, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program.   2020 Winter Term: Jan. 11 – Feb. 22. DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring...

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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Jennifer Mazerolle

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

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services (Fredericton) will be closed for an 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 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times – December 27th Pay   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, December 15 at 11:59 PM Supervisor Cut-off:  Monday, December 16 at 11:00 AM Manual Cheques/Deposits Due to the short...

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ITS Office (Head Hall) closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The ITS department in Head Hall (D Level) will be closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  The IT Service Desk located in the Harriet Irving Library (HIL) will remain open during this time. If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 or...

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Reminder - Snow and Ice are Here

Andrew Feicht

Posted: December 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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Guidelines for Holiday Decorations

Kim Perry

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the Holiday Season upon us, we have already begun to see decorations being installed across the city. Please see below some reminders for campus. Live trees or decorations made from harvested natural products (e.g. wreaths/garlands) are not recommended for use in UNB buildings for several reasons (e.g. fire hazard, allergies). Artificial trees/wreaths/garlands are permitted. All...

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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 11:05:00 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 thirty 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...

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Pomodor Study Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: December 5, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  Study Support:  Pomodoro Study Sessions. Join our Learning Strategist, Janice Gange, for a group study session on Monday, Dec. 9 at 1:00-4:00 or 5:30- 8:30, in the SUB, room 103. The Pomodoro Technique is a timed study strategy. It boosts your productivity during a given study period.  Please bring items to study/work on.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format (January 6 – April 3, 2020) is academic in nature and is a great choice for students who wish to upgrade their English for university...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: December 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: December 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for our 2020 Spring (May 19 - June 18) and Summer (July 7 - August 6) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, please...

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UNB/United Way Charity Auction 2019

Anessa Gordon

Posted: December 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB / United Way Auction for 2019 is ending! Get your bids in before Friday, December 6th at 1:00pm local, AST. https://www.32auctions.com/UnitedWayUNB2019 Thank you to everyone who has participated in the auction. We have already surpassed last year’s auction which raised $1,545 for United Way! Please remember - if you win an item in the auction, you will owe CASH when you pickup...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: December 3, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial...

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UNBF Office of the Registrar Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: December 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday December 5th from 8:45 am - 10:15 am, to permit all staff to participate in a staff meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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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 11:02:00 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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Guidelines for Holiday Decorations

Kim Perry

Posted: December 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the Holiday Season upon us, we have already begun to see decorations being installed across the city. Please see below some reminders for campus. Live trees or decorations made from harvested natural products (e.g. wreaths/garlands) are not recommended for use in UNB buildings for several reasons (e.g. fire hazard, allergies). Artificial trees/wreaths/garlands are permitted. All...

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#youpeople: Don Cherry and Canadian Social Divides-FR

Gabriela I. Tymowski-Gionet

Posted: December 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A discussion on '#youpeople: Don Cherry and Canadian Social Divides' will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m., in Kinesiology, 201. Dr. Kristi Allain provides analysis of hockey commentator Don Cherry’s comments made on November 9th and the public’s response, arguing that there is value in taking Don Cherry seriously. She examines Cherry as a marker (and...

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Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Holiday Spectacular - UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert December 3, 2019 @7:30 pm .  Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton 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" (Dec 5)

Penny Davenport

Posted: December 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Dec 5, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Mustafa Afzal, UNB Topic: 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...

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Stories of MAW: The One Time Maw was Born from Tall Tree Woman

Lori Quick

Posted: December 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to the final public viewing of Stories of MAW: The One Time Maw was Born from Tall Tree Woman, a work-in-progress by Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier) in Memorial Hall’s auditorium on Dec. 5, 2019 at 6 pm. This performance is in collaboration with Possesom Paul and Dawson Sacobie. This presentation of Stories of MAW at...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and enjoy some cookies on Dec. 3 and 4.   Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.    Fredericton Tuesday, December 3 12:30-1:30 Alumni Lounge, Alumni Building   Saint John Wednesday, December 4 12:30-1:30 Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre   Attention students: all who attend this social will...

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Extra exam study space is available. December 9-19, 2019. 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study Areas                                                                       Head Hall, c10 Head Hall,...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre closure 1:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. Dec. 2nd

Jody Gorham

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Monday, December 2nd.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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Christmas Choice Annual Craft Sale

Lori Quick

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:00:00 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 Sunday, December 8, 12:00 – 4:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Auditorium, 9 Bailey Drive. 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: Lori...

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Environmental Earth Science Showcase

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please stop by our 2019 ESCI1012 Earth Science Student Showcase titled: “Solutions for a Sustainable Future”.   The showcase will take place: Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 12:30 to 1:20 pm Quartermain Earth Science Centre and Room 104 Forestry and Geology Building, UNBF Light refreshments will be served.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz Alert - Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: November 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz - Christmas Edition - SUB Ballroom!  Dates and Times:  Sat., Nov. 30 10 am to 5 pm, Sun., Dec. 1 Noon to 5 pm, Mon., Dec. 2 to Wed., Dec. 4 10 am to 8 pm, and Thurs., Dec. 5 10 am to 5 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Black Friday Event at the Computer Centre (60% OFF)

Rick Gaigneur

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As you may be aware, the Computer Center located inside the University Bookstore will be winding up its operations by the end of the year.   The Computer Centre carries a variety of: • board games and card games • role playing games, including books and accessories • computer equipment (printers, laptops, peripherals, cables, etc.) • backpacks, messenger bags,...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial...

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URec closing early Sunday, Dec. 1

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note that URec will be closing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 to enable all staff to attend our annual Holiday party. Regular hours resume on Monday, Dec. 2 (6 a.m. - 11p.m.).  Thank you for your understanding. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Unplugged Friday with UNB Nursing

Jensen Nora-Grace Urquhart

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Join UNB Nursing students on Friday, November 29 in the SUB room 103 for a day of de-stress activities! Drop in anytime from 10-4pm! Hope to see you there!  Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Jensen Nora-Grace Urquhart Email Address: unbinaf2019@gmail.com

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Call for Submissions: Cut/Paste/Resist

RM Vaughan

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Call for Submissions 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, and the Creative...

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Musically Trained Participants need for UNB music and language study.

Elaine Perunovic

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have musical training and are currently practicing music? If so, we need your help with a research study. We are looking for individuals with at least 7 years of playing, practicing, or performing music in a research study. The purpose of the study is to examine the role of music training in the ability to learn a language. Participation involves completing a questionnaire and a speaking...

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition Winners!

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 28, 2019 11:00:00 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 work students have put in. Without further ado, here are the winners:  First Place: Pique Analytics  Runner up: i-Welcome App Viewers’ Choice: The Outlast  Congratulations to all the...

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Winter Parking Regulations

Randy Mahoney

Posted: November 28, 2019 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the seasons changing, the Security & Traffic Department wants to remind the Fredericton campus community that from Dec 1/19 to March 31/20 the winter parking regulations will be in effect. As per designated signage, winter parking regulations for certain streets, drives, laneways prohibit parking between 12 am and 7 am. Upon the notification or forecast of a snowstorm, the vehicles...

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: November 27, 2019 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services will be closed on Friday, November 29th, for staff training.  Our office will open at 10:00 am. Thank you Category: News and NoticesArticle Contact InformationContact: Tanya JonesEmail Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 26, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial...

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Only a few days left to submit your Student Tech Fee ideas for a chance to win

Student Technology Fee Committee

Posted: November 26, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students – This Sunday (Dec. 1) is the last day you can submit your ideas for how your Student Technology Fee is spent and be entered to win 1-of-3 $50 UCard Cash prizes*. Submit your ideas now: email stf@unb.ca; or visit the Student Tech Fee website and click ‘Suggest a Project – Students’. The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student attending UNBF that...

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Reminder - Snow and Ice are HERE

Andrew Feicht

Posted: November 26, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert Tuesday, December 3, 7:30 pm Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Holiday Spectacular! 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...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - January 2020

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: November 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Winter Parking Regulations

Randy Mahoney

Posted: November 26, 2019 10:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter Parking Regulations With the seasons changing the Security & Traffic Department wants to remind the campus community that from Dec 1/19 to March 31/20 the winter parking regulation will be in effect. As per designated signage, winter parking regulations for certain streets, drives, laneways prohibit parking between 12:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Upon the notification or forecast of a snow...

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: November 22, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Extra exam study space is available. December 9-19, 2019. 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study Areas                                                                       Head Hall, c10 Head Hall,...

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Travel Study Paris May 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 22, 2019 11:02:00 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: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/travelstudy/index.html For more information on this incredible opportunity, please...

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Theatre UNB Presents Three One-Act Plays, Nov. 28 to 30

John C. Ball

Posted: November 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB presents Moments in Time, an evening of three one-act plays by two celebrated American playwrights, to be performed Nov. 28 to 30 in Memorial Hall. The 90-minute production includes Thornton Wilder’s two most famous one-acts, The Long Christmas Dinner and The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden, along with David Ives’s fanciful short The Green Hill. These innovative...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Althea Macaulay

Communications Office

Posted: November 22, 2019 11:00:00 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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Looking for help and support? Try the Student Support Directory

Neil Cole

Posted: November 21, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a student trying to learn about and/or find services available to you on campus? Are you a faculty or staff member looking for services for students? The downloadable and printable Student Support Directory (SSD) can be used by anyone at UNB Fredericton to find and access the various services and supports available to students across campus. The SSD is a relatively comprehensive guide...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time student on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial...

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Stories of MAW: work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier

Lori Quick

Posted: November 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Stories of MAW work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier The UNB Art Centre invites you to the final public viewing of Stories of MAW:  The One Time Maw was Born from Tall Tree Woman, a work-in-progress by Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier) in Memorial Hall’s auditorium on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm.  This performance is in...

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 20, 2019 11:01:00 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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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Katherine Péloquin

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: November 20, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Friday, Dr. Katherine Péloquin from Université de Montréal will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Is couple therapy in routine practice effective in reducing relationship distress? True stories (and challenges) from an ongoing effectiveness study in Québec". The colloquium will take place on Friday,...

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IUC Physics - Entrance Closure at E-9 Vestibule

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: November 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the IUC Physics entrance doors serving vestibule E-9 (opening onto IUC Central Core exterior stairs) is scheduled for replacement on Thursday, November 21, 2019.  Please use other exits and care for the remainder of the week.  If you have any questions please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or...

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Notice of University Oral Examination

Sylvia Whitaker

Posted: November 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Master of Arts university oral exam for Jim Willar will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 9:00 am in Tilley Hall, room T-28, entitled "No Business in the Closet: Investigating the Strategies and Experiences of Gender and Sexual Minority Entrepreneurs".  For additional information, you may email Sylvia Whitaker in the Department of Sociology, sylvia.whitaker@unb.ca Category: News...

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UNB to unveil a sculpture by Peter Powning

UNB Communications

Posted: November 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art for New Spaces will unveil a sculpture by renowned New Brunswick artist Mr. Peter Powning.  The sculpture titled Trace stands 24 feet tall and spans the first two levels of the Kinesiology Building with various aspects of the sculpture being visible from all three levels.  The unveiling will take place on the lower level of the Kinesiology Building at UNB Fredericton on...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement of 2.0 or higher.  Eligible candidates must be NB residents according to the definition established by NB Student Financial Services ...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the winter term, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program.   2020 Winter Term: Jan. 11 – Feb. 22. DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring...

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Campus Clothing Swap Reminder

UNB Sustainability

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Thursday and Friday come take part in the first ever Fredericton Campus Clothing Swap, where you can exchange your gently used clothing for something new to you! This event is for students, staff and faculty from the University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University and New Brunswick Community College. Experience the joys of shopping without the economic and environmental burdens of fast...

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Physics Seminar: Testing fundamental physics with table-top precision measurements: The proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment.

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar – Tues Nov 26th: When: Tues, Nov 26, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Eric Hessels, York University Topic: Testing fundamental physics with table-top precision measurements: The proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment. The talk will...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:01:00 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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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

Posted: November 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on Dec. 3 and 4.  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.  Fredericton Tuesday, December 3 12:30-1:30 pm Alumni Lounge, Alumni Building Saint John Wednesday, December 4 12:30-1:30 pm Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J....

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STI/STBBI Screening Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Are you sexually active? If the answer is yes, even if you have only had one sexual partner, come get tested! Sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI) can be spread through many forms of sexual contact including blood. Many STBBIs do not show any obvious signs or symptoms, at least at first, so it is important to protect yourself and get tested regularly.  On Nov. 21, 2019...

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2019 UNB Libraries Space Survey

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:03:00 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 18-24th at the Harriet Irving Library, the Science & Forestry Library, the Engineering &...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


PUBLIC ASTRONOMY VIEWING NIGHT!  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!)  DATE Friday, November 29, 2019  TIME 7 - 8 pm  LOCATION Queen...

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Travel Study Paris 2020

Natalie Fournier

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:02:00 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...

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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30 pm in the Dineen Auditorium, C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John campus on Wednesday, November 20 at 6:00 pm 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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Public Panel on The Art of Leading - from theory to practice

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  Whether you are a student, a manager or someone who appreciates the art of leading, join us for our panel on Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. in the Long Hall at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.   Based on their experiences Michael Tsamaz (BBA ’84), Chairman and CEO of OTE Group, and Patrick Bruning, Associate Professor of Management at UNB, will share their perspectives on how the qualities...

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UNB’s fourth annual Data Visualization Competition to focus on sustainable development

Jessica Mann

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) will host the fourth annual Data Visualization Competition on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton. This year’s competition will see participants from across Atlantic Canada use their analytical skills and imagination to create visual presentations and infographics...

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UNB Physics Department Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  UNB Physics Department Seminar – Thurs Nov 21st: When: Thurs, Nov 21, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Stijn De Baerdemacker, UNB Chemistry Topic: Geminals and seniority scheme in quantum chemistry: when 2  > 1 A large part of chemical intuition on molecular covalent bonding is based on the...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classics Plus

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Classics Plus (Wednesday, November 20, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB 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 composers and...

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Reminder Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder - UNB Fredericton Payroll Office Closed for Training November 21, 2019 Please note the UNB Payroll Office will be closed Thursday November 21, 2019 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...

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SUB Cafeteria Early Closure Nov. 20 and 21, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: November 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, November 20th the Computer Science Awards Banquet will be taking place in the SUB Cafeteria.  Therefore, the entire Cafeteria will be closing at 1:00 PM.  Tim Horton's will remain open until 3:00 PM (take out only). On Thursday, November 21st the Business Awards Banquet will be taking place in the SUB Cafeteria.  Therefore, the entire Cafeteria will be closing at...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program Today

Jacob White

Posted: November 15, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) will enhance your degree and help you gain valuable personal and professional experience across six themes. Co-curricular activities are an extension of your formal learning and contribute to your overall life experience. Volunteering at a local charity, attending a workshop or lecture, taking a yoga class, acting in a play, or tutoring a classmate are all...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 15, 2019 11:02:00 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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Extended hours at the Harriet Irving Library

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 15, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We're excited to announce our extended hours: November 17 - December 18, 2019. During this period the Harriet Irving Library will be open until 2am from Sunday - Thursday. Library Services will be available until 10pm. You will need your UCard to be allowed in the building from 10pm - 2am. HOURS: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 2:00am (Library Services available until 10pm) Friday...

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New IT Service Catalog now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 15, 2019 11:00:00 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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Reduced Hours at Card Office

UNB Card Office

Posted: November 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the fall term, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be operating on reduced hours to accommodate staff requirements. The Card Office will be closed on the following days: November 18 (Monday) November 22 (Friday) November 27 (Wednesday) November 29 (Friday) December 4 (Wednesday) December 6 (Friday) December 20 (Friday) December 23 (Monday) If you need immediate...

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Part-time Student Awards: Application Deadline - December 1

Lorna Campbell

Posted: November 14, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


The College of Extended Learning administers several scholarships and bursaries each term. Undergraduate students registered in less than 4 courses or 12 credit hours per term may be eligible. Please visit the College of Extended Learning website for the various award descriptions and the online application...

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UNB’s Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: November 14, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Co-Curricular Program will keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB and build you a portfolio that can be used towards a resume, grad schools, and more! WHAT IS THE CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM? The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is based around six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership &...

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UNB Fredericton Payroll Office Closure for Training November 21, 2019

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 14, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note, the UNB Payroll Office will be closed Thursday November 21, 2019 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 for our regular hours on Friday, November 22,...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 18-24 at UNB Fredericton-FR

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Entrepreneurship Working Group is excited to bring the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebration to campus. GEW is an annual event with more than 165 countries participating each year. Join us November 18-24, 2019 on the Fredericton campus by participating in a wide variety of events, sessions, and competitions related to entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity, social...

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Leadership Panel: Friday, November 22, 2019

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are a student, a manager or someone who appreciates the art of leading, join us for our leadership panel on November 22.   Based on their experience and research Michael Tsamaz (BBA ’84), Chairman and CEO of OTE Group, the largest technology organization in Greece, and Patrick Bruning, Associate Professor of Management at UNB, will share their perspectives on how the...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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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 11:03:00 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 exam...

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Office Closed

Cathy Clowater

Posted: November 13, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closed on Thursday, November 14 from 11 am - 1 pm for a staff event.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cathy Clowater Email Address: cclowate@unb.ca

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Recruiting participants for free fitness assessments

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: November 13, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in learning more about your fitness, and how to achieve your exercise goals? We are looking for relatively healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 – 69 to receive a FREE fitness assessment from a 4th year Kinesiology student, as part of their practical exam. Testing times are available on November 27th, 29th, December 4th, and December 6th at 9:30 and 10:30am. SPACE...

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UNB to unveil a sculpture by Peter Powning

Lori Quick

Posted: November 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Friday, November 22, 2019, 4:30 p.m. The University of New Brunswick invites you to the unveiling of Trace, a sculpture by renowned New Brunswick artist Peter Powning.  The sculpture titled Trace is housed in the Kinesiology Building on the UNB Fredericton campus.  Commissioned by the UNB Art for New Spaces Committee, Trace stands 24 feet tall and spans the first two levels of the...

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Inaugural issue of the Presidents Newsletter

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:06:00 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

Olubukola Adejoke Abiola

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition 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...

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New IT Service Catalog available Nov. 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:04:00 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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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:03:00 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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MusicUNB - Contemporary Music Festival

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Contemporary Music Festival (November 14-18) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton MusicUNB’s Musician-in-Residence, Nadia Francavilla, presents a new 3-concert Contemporary Music Festival during November 14-18, 2019, spotlighting Canadian female composers & performers. Nadia Francavilla, violinist, is a specialist in contemporary musical idioms and women composers in...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Dr. Krista Wilkins

Communications Office

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:01:00 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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UNBSJ Research Colloquium in Economics and Human Research Management

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 11:00:00 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. to 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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Colleague back online

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 11, 2019 11:00:00 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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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 7, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 7, 2019 11:02:00 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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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

Posted: November 7, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton Campus on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:30 pm in the Dineen Auditorium C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John Campus on Wednesday, November 20th at 6:00 pm 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...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 7, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial...

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: November 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition   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,...

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UNB Remembers 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:06:00 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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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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Student Technology Fee - How do you want it spent?

Student Technology Fee Committee

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students, did you know you can have a say in how your Student Technology Fee is spent? Make a suggestion by Dec. 1 and you’ll be entered to WIN 1-of-3 $50 UCard Cash prizes!* Submitting your ideas is easy – just email stf@unb.ca or visit the Student Tech Fee website and click ‘Suggest a Project – Students’. The Student Technology Fee is a fee paid by every student...

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Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew Scholarship and Bursaries

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you of Scottish descent? Have you completed at least one year at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton? Are you currently enrolled as a full-time student in your first undergraduate degree at UNBF? If you have answered “Yes” to these questions, you are eligible to apply for the Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew Scholarship and Bursaries!  Awards are based on...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be closed November 11th - 15th, and will re-open for regular hours on Monday, November 18th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students, Dylan Beck, Gregory Brown and Thomas Bobyn

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium, Friday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. MBA SRM students Dylan Beck, Gregory Brown and Thomas Bobyn will present, The Rise of Sports Gambling and Its Future in Sport. Betting on sports has existed for centuries – however the 21st century has presented new opportunities, challenges, and legislation for the industry which has grown...

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Silver Wave Film Festival at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Many UNB students and alumni will be featured in Silver Wave Film Festival as writers, directors, producers and film crew.   Silver Wave Film Festival screenings will take place at various venues throughout Fredericton including UNB.  For more information on the film festival and screenings at UNB, please visit UNB Newsroom.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Google Chrome Zero Day Exploit

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:04:00 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 (further details below). 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...

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Colleague maintenance: Some services unavailable Nov. 9-11

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:03:00 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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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:02:00 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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Fredericton Campus Clothing Swap

UNB Sustainability

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come take part in the first ever Fredericton Campus Clothing Swap, where you can exchange your gently used clothing for something new to you! This event is for students, staff and faculty from the University of New Brunswick, Saint Thomas University and New Brunswick Community College. Experience the joys of shopping without the economic and environmental burdens of fast...

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Great news for UNBF business students specializing in Human Resources Management

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of management has formalized an agreement with CPHR New Brunswick to provide accreditation of the bachelor of business administration with a major in human resources management and the certificate in applied human resources management programs. As a result of this agreement, graduates of the UNB Fredericton BBA with a major in Human Resources and graduates of the Certificate in...

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Philosophy McGill Lecture: Philosophical Anthropology, Ethics and Human Enhancement

Angela Peters

Posted: November 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NEIL MCGILL LECTURE: PHILOSOPHICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, ETHICS AND HUMAN ENHANCEMENT Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 5:45pm, Toole Hall, Room 3 Speaker: Dr. Jason Eberl, Professor of Health Care Ethics, Director, Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University Abstract: I approach the subject of human enhancement from the perspective of Thomistic/Aristotelian philosophical...

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Flu Shot Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: November 4, 2019 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. Come join third year nursing students in partnership...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 4, 2019 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 18-24 at UNB Fredericton-FR

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Entrepreneurship Working Group is excited to bring the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebration to campus. GEW is an annual event with more than 165 countries participating each year. Join us November 18-24, 2019 on the Fredericton campus by participating in a wide variety of events, sessions, and competitions related to entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity, social...

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Speaker Series - Betty Blanchard

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: November 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series is Wednesday, November 6th at 12:00 pm. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Betty discusses how her business plan developed over time. Betty Blanchard is the owner of My Closet Consignment Inc. At the age of 53 Betty decided after her long career in Hospitality Sales and Marketing to leave that industry and open her own...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: November 1, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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New work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier, UNB Art Centre Artist-in-Residence

Lori Quick

Posted: November 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First public sharing of new work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq/Natalie Sappier The UNB Art Centre invites you to witness the first public sharing of Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier) new work-in-progress entitled MAW in Memorial Hall’s auditorium on November 7, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This will be presented in collaboration with movement...

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Physics Seminar (Nov 7) - STEVE: A new type of upper atmospheric emission and unusual magnetosphere-ionosphere processes

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Nov 7, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Toshi Nishimura, Boston University Topic: STEVE: A new type of upper atmospheric emission and unusual magnetosphere-ionosphere processes “STEVE (strong thermal emission velocity enhancement) was recently discovered as a...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date November 15, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: October 31, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


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 November 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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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 31, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering The Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the winter term, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program.   2020 Winter Term: January 11 – February 22:  DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room...

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Engineering Workshop - Grand Opening Nov 1st

Robert Moss

Posted: October 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Engineering is proud to announce that our new workshop is open! We are inviting all engineering students to join us for our grand opening this Friday, Novembert 1st at 2:30pm in room B9 of Head Hall (new).  We will have refreshments and small dessert, tours and offering help to everyone get up and running!  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week - November 18-24

Susan Oliver

Posted: October 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Entrepreneurship Working Group is excited to bring the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebration to campus. GEW is an annual event with more than 165 countries participating each year. Join us November 18-24, 2019 on the Fredericton campus by participating in a wide variety of events, sessions, and competitions related to entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity, social...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 30, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS  is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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eServices and other internal UNB sites to be updated

Heather Campbell

Posted: October 30, 2019 11:02:00 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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Release Your Inner Artist with Pottery Basics!

Alison Howells

Posted: October 30, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Experience the joy of creating with Leisure Learning's "Pottery Basics", Thursday evenings starting November 7th. With professional potter Emily Vesey as your guide, get hands-on experience in this 5-week beginner’s pottery class. You’ll focus on the initial stages of making pottery: making, decorating, glazing and firing. You’ll also experience hand-building...

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Financial Services Annual Halloween Bake Sale in Support of United Way

Linda Maher

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, October 31st, Financial Services (Fredericton Campus), will once again be hosting its annual Halloween Bake sale in support of the United Way.  Come and support a great cause while getting lots of yummy goodies for you!  There will be fudge, cookies, nuts n bolts and homemade bread just to name a few items! The sale begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:00 pm. Hope to see you...

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MRI Centre at UNB celebrates 25 years

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The MRI Research Centre at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Known as one of the largest material science MRI laboratories in the world, UNB’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...

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 30, 2019 11:00:00 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 11:01:00 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 (Oct 31) - Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?

Penny Davenport

Posted: October 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Oct 31st, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dan Xiao, University of Windsor Topic: 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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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Info Session.

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message is bilingual UNB TRAVEL STUDY PROGRAM IN PARIS 2020 INFO SESSION           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 mardi 5 novembre à 16h00 au Tilley 239.         Venez...

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Flu Shot Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. Come join third year nursing students in partnership...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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Scholarship Available

Gabe Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew Scholarship and Bursaries 2019 Are you of Scottish descent? Have you completed at least one year at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton? Are you currently enrolled as a full-time student in your first undergraduate degree at UNBF?   If you have answered “Yes” to these questions, you are eligible to apply for the Fredericton Society...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:03:00 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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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On October 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: Oct. 29 Time: 11 a.m. - noon...

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS / MEXICAN DAY OF THE DEAD

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


DIA DE LOS MUERTOS / MEXICAN DAY OF THE DEAD  The Department of Culture & Media Studies invites you to learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition. There will be presentations and traditional snacks provided between 12:30pm – 1:30pm on Thursday, October 31st and the altar will be available for viewing from Oct. 31 to Nov....

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Its Not About Food Group

Its Not About Food Support Group

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Third year UNB Nursing Students are conducting a peer facilitated support group called It’s Not about Food for people experiencing eating issues. Discussion topics will include self-esteem, assertiveness, body image, coping, mindfulness, self-appreciation, self-forgiveness, and resilience. The group will meet twice weekly at UNB on Mondays and Thursdays, and at STU on Wednesdays and...

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Reduced Hours at Card Office

UNB Card Office

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the fall term, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be operating on reduced hours to accommodate staff requirements. The Card Office will be closed on the following days: October 30 (Wednesday) November 1 (Friday) November 6 (Wednesday) November 8 (Friday) November 13 (Wednesday) November 15 (Friday) November 18 (Monday) November 22 (Friday) November 27...

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Test Your Sustainability Knowledge and Enter to Win a UNB Swag Prize Pack!

Shaelyn Ramos

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Last year UNB Sustainability conducted a survey to determine the top priorities of the UNB community in regards to making the campus more sustainable. One of those priorities was to further incorporate sustainability into academics here at UNB Fredericton. As such, a sustainability literacy assessment was developed to provide a baseline of the current sustainability knowledge on campus. All UNB...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wednesday, Oct 30 7:30 pm, Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow 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 and...

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New work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier, UNB Art Centre Artist-in-Residence

Lori Quick

Posted: October 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First public sharing of new work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier The UNB Art Centre invites you to witness the first public sharing of Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier) new work-in-progress entitled MAW in Memorial Hall’s auditorium on November 7, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This will be presented in collaboration with movement...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:03:00 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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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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Final week of cybersecurity info sessions

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This week is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity info 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 Fredericton campus: Tuesday, Oct. 29 @ 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall room 307 Wednesday, Oct. 30 @ noon in Carleton Hall room 106 Saint John campus: Thursday, Oct. 31 @ 11...

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Future Ready Wabanaki

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Future Ready Wabanaki Launch Get ahead start on your career or find, develop and keep young indigenous talent in your workplace. Future Ready NB is in 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,...

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Member Appreciation Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Member Appreciation Week is back at URec! From Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, drop in to the CURRIE CENTER and enter for your chance to win some awesome prize packages. The URec team will also be on hand throughout the week with nutritious snack items and lots of URec swag to giveaway! Grand prize packages Member prize package Two UNB Reds Season Passes A one-year Combined Membership...

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Reduced Hours for Card Office

UNB Card Office

Posted: October 24, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the fall term the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be operating on reduced hours to accommodate staff requirements. The Card Office will be closed on the following days: October 25 (Friday) October 30 (Wednesday) November 1 (Friday) November 6 (Wednesday) November 8 (Friday) November 13 (Wednesday) November 15 (Friday) November 18 (Monday) November 22...

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Floral Design 101

Alison Howells

Posted: October 24, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Love a beautiful floral arrangement? Make your own in the one-day Leisure Learning workshop "Floral Design 101", this Saturday from 1- 4 pm. Learn the tricks of the trade from professional floral designer Cindy St.Onge. Cindy will show you the basic tools and materials required and guide you each step of the way. You’ll end the workshop with two floral arrangements to impress family and...

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Make Your Own Sushi

Alison Howells

Posted: October 24, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ah, sushi. That popular Japanese culinary art form of modest origins. Learn to make your own this Sunday afternoon with Leisure Learning's "Sushi for Beginners", from 1 - 4 pm. Making sushi is fun — and you can eat your mistakes! This one-day workshop offers basic advice to sushi novices and emphasizes that practice definitely makes perfect and the more you make...

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Road Closures: Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive

UNB Communications

Posted: October 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Campus Parking: Entry and exit points along Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive will be closed.   Kindly move your vehicle to the Student Union Building parking lot for overnight parking if you require access to your vehicle on Oct. 27. The parking lots next to MacKenzie House and opposite the BMO...

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UNBs Coastal Derby Races on Sunday

UNB Communications

Posted: October 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 45th Annual UNB Coaster Derby is being held on Sunday, 27th October. Hosted by the Student Society of Mechanical Engineers, teams from UNB, University of Maine and New Brunswick Community College will build their cars on-site and compete for the fastest design!   We encourage everyone to come out to cheer on the teams as they race down Mackay Drive.  The designated spectator...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 23, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are value up to $1000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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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 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 23, 2019 11:02:00 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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Come Walk With Us

Gabriela I. Tymowski-Gionet

Posted: October 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Sonya Richmond, Ornithologist, and Sean Morton, Writer and Photographer, will present 'Come Walk With Us For Conservation on Canada’s Great Trail:  Connecting to nature through birding' on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the Kinesiology Building, 201.   Sonya and Sean are walking 24,000 km across Canada to connect families, youth, and individuals to nature...

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Cybersecurity research project releases new dataset

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: October 23, 2019 11:00:00 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: "An evolutionary and ecological perspective on cancer."

Joshua Evans

Posted: October 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Thomas (Research Director of CNRS, Infectious Diseases and Vectors: Ecology, Genetics, Evolution and Control; Montpellier, France) will be visiting campus on Friday, Oct 25th to present a seminar titled "An evolutionary and ecological perspective on cancer." Please see the abstract below for more information.  Please join us in Bailey Hall 146 (auditorium) at 3pm on Oct. 25th. Snacks...

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Looking for a Winter elective? – Interested in enhancing your leadership knowledge?

Josie Seely

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with Renaissance College’s RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations - Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they explore their own, as well as others’, potential to contribute to leadership processes. The course will...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Strategic Planning Steering Committee will host a Town Hall  on Friday, October 25 from 2:30-5:00pm 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...

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Bursary Assistance Available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.  Deadline:  November 15th annually THE DR. FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton/Moncton campus of UNB with demonstrated...

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Flu Shot Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. Come join third year nursing students in partnership...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:03:00 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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Learn German in Germany: DAAD University Summer Course Grant Info session

Anette Guse

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:02:00 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 info session on October 24, 4 pm in Tilley Hall 05. Former Grant recipient Matthew Gracie speaks about his experience in Leipzig. Dr. Anette Guse talks about the...

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Security Alert - Recent scams targeting UNB students

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:02:00 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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Bruce Ziff talks environmental protection and the law at the 2019 Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture

Ed Bowes

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB faculty of law will host Prof. Bruce Ziff, law professor at the University of Alberta, for the 25th installment of the Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Prof. Ziff will present his lecture, “Environmental Protection and the Abject Failures of the Common Law.” The protection of the natural environment is a principal concern of contemporary Canadian law,...

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Career Development and Employment Centre Closing Early, Wednesday, October 23rd

Jessica Bourque

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closing at 2:00PM on Wednesday, October 23rd, for the remainder of the day. The office will open again at its regular time on Thursday, October 24th, 8:15AM. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Its Not About Food Group

Its Not About Food Group

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Third year UNB Nursing Students are conducting a peer facilitated support group called It’s Not about Food for people experiencing eating issues. Discussion topics will include self-esteem, assertiveness, body image, coping, mindfulness, self-appreciation, self-forgiveness, and resilience. The group will meet twice weekly at UNB on Mondays and Thursdays, and at STU on Wednesdays and...

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Reminder - Attend a cybersecurity info session and win UNB swag

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:01:00 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 @ 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall room 307 Every Wednesday in October @ noon in Carleton Hall room 106 Saint John campus: Every Thursday in October @ 11...

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Speaker Series with Kent Murphy

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series is this Wednesday, October 23rd at 12:00 pm. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Kent Murphy discusses positioning in the market place.  Please register at eventbright.  Kent graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1989 and has spent his entire career in Sales and has been helping start-ups, SMBs, and...

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Become Inspired!- Creative Connections Conference Oct.24-26, 2019

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Become inspired! - Second Creative Connections conference taking place at UNB From October 24th to 26th - fascinating and inspiring keynotes topics: community based social innovation, collaborative creativity and Stem vs Steam -exceptional  presentations and workshops on creativity and  innovation. Deadline to register is October 21st. Go to atlanticcentreforcreativity.com  The...

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Financial Services Annual Halloween Bake Sale in Support of United Way

Linda Maher

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On October 31st, Financial Services will once again be hosting its annual Halloween Bake sale in support of the Unite Way. Come and support a great cause while getting lots of yummy goodies for you!  There will be fudge, cookies, nut n bolts and homemade bread just to name a few items!   The sale begins at 8:30 and ends at 3:00..hope to see you there!!    Category:...

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Mackay Drive Closure - 27th October

Rebecca Prangley

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mackay Drive will be closed Sunday October 27th, from 4:00AM to 5:30PM for the UNB Coaster Derby. If you will need access to your vehicle on this day, please move it to the Student Union Building parking lot. The parking lots next to Mackenzie House and opposite the BMO field which are on Mackay Drive must be vacant from 7:00PM Saturday to 5:30PM Sunday.  Any vehicles in these lots will be...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow (Wednesday, Oct 30, 7:30 pm, Memorial Hall)

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow (Wednesday, October 30, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, 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 performance will...

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Nightmare on Charlotte Street - Renaissance College Haunted House

Brennan Marks

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


On Friday, Oct, 25th the Renaissance College Society will be hosting their annual haunted house! The event will take place from 8 pm - 10 pm at Renaissance College (811 Charlotte Street), admission is $5 with half the proceeds being donated to Partners for Youth Fredericton. Come down to Charlotte Street for a good scare to get you in the Halloween spirit!! Category: Student...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. We are almost done recruitment, so we would greatly appreciate your help in finishing the...

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Pilates for Life Workshop at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for a new Pilates for Life! workshop at URec.  In this 75 minute class we will work all of the essential muscles you need to move with freedom and ease. We will focus on functional movement patterns to help you gain strength and flexibility using Pilates based exercises. Whether you have a desk job, are an athlete or are somewhere in between, you will gain...

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UNB Coaster Derby - 27th October

Rebecca Prangley

Posted: October 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The annual UNB Coaster Derby will be taking place Sunday, October 27th. Teams have built Coaster Cars which will be tested on Mackay Drive in a series of races. Races will take place from 8:00AM and the awards ceremony will take place at 3:30PM. There will be a free BBQ in the spectator area by the Neville Homestead from 12:00PM - 1:00PM. Everyone is welcome to attend! If you would like more...

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Coming Together, Learning Together workshop

UNB Communications

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of forestry and environmental management on the Fredericton campus is hosting Coming Together, Learning Together, a workshop focused on sharing Indigenous knowledge, practices and ways of knowing. Sessions will take place throughout the day on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24 and 25. The two-day workshop is presented by ForEM’s Truth and Reconciliation Working and with the help of...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:03:00 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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Consul General of France in Moncton visiting UNBF

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Consul General of France in Moncton, Mr. Johan Schitterer, will give a public presentation Monday, October 21, in Tilley 200 from 3:30 to 4:30. He will talk about relations between France and Atlantic Canada, and will take questions in French or English. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.   M. Johan Schitterer, le consul général de France à Moncton,...

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

Ali Corrigan

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:01:00 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".  Being held this Friday, Oct 18 at 2pm, Room 119, 46 Dineen Drive, UNB Campus, Fredericton. Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Become a Beer Connoisseur

Alison Howells

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Anyone can drink a beer, but wouldn’t it be nice to stop and truly savour the experience, taking the time to really taste, appreciate and learn about the qualities, flavours and styles of your favourite beverage. Join certified Cicerone (beer sommelier) Ian Covey for his "Beer Appreciation" Leisure Learning workshop,Thursday, October 24th from 7-9:30 pm. You'll...

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Free Tickets Available for the Future of Innovation!

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are free tickets available through the faculties on campus for The Future of Innovation, an RBC Leadership Conference! The Future of Innovation is an opportunity to connect with thought leaders, businesses, and community members about innovation in the Atlantic Provinces, and how we can make changes in our ecosystem. We have brought speakers from around the country to talk about the...

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Mindful Yoga for UNB students

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB students are invited to participate in a new weekly yoga class at URec this fall. Offered every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m., each class features traditional yoga techniques and incorporates mindful qualities into various postures. The class also focuses on better breathing & body movement skills to help deal with stressful situations. Each class is free to attend and no pre-registration is...

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Relax with Meditation Basics

Alison Howells

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Let your worries slip away with a beginner's Meditation Basics workshop, Saturday, October 19th from 1-4 pm. No previous meditation experience is required for this Leisure Learning course and people of all physical abilities are welcome. Under the guidance of instructor Linda Morehouse, you'll experience four methods of meditation from simply following your breathing to listening to guided...

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Self Publishing and Marketing Workshop

Alison Howells

Posted: October 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Get your book (or future publication) noticed with valuable tips and sage advice from author Terry Armstrong, this Saturday from 1- 5 pm. This one-day "Self Publishing and Marketing" Leisure Learning workshop is perfect for anyone who's written a novel (or thinking about it), and wondered, "now what?" With millions of eBooks available online, getting your book noticed can...

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GEAR – Free Library Workshops For Graduate Students

Susan Oliver

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Upcoming sessions include: Zotero  - Oct. 17th, 2pm -3:30pm, Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab (#112) Library Research Tools for STEM - October 29th, 10am - 11:30am, Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab (#112) Mendeley - Nov. 5th, 10:00am -...

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Bursary assistance available to Undergraduate UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


UNB SPECIAL BURSARIES may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students.  These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.00. DEADLINE:  November 15th annually THE FLORENCE T. SNODGRASS BURSARY FOR NB STUDENTS is a needs-based undergraduate bursary valued up to $2,000.00.  Available to full-time students on the Fredericton campus of UNB with demonstrated financial need and...

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization on the Fredericton Campus

Andrew Feicht

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EpiPens) mounted throughout the Fredericton campus.  We have purchased five new AEDs and ten EpiPens with cabinets (with an eleventh EpiPen with Security) for distribution. These are for anyone to use in an emergency. First-aid training is not a pre-requisite. A map of campus with locations noted may be found...

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How to get a US visa - session for international students

Hannah Classen

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On October 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: Oct. 29 Time: 11 a.m. - noon...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria on Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire SUB Cafeteria will be closing early on Thursday, October 17th, due to Convocation.  Marketplace will close at 2 pm and Tim Horton's will close at 3 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with Dr. Wayne Albert

Leslie Harquail

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium Oct.18, 2019 10:30am, Kinesiology building, room 208, All are welcome Ships, Helicopters and Automobiles: Transportation Vehicles as the Working Environment Wayne J. Albert, PhD Automobiles, trucks, buses, ships and helicopters are not only modes of transportation, but also serve as a working environment for a substantial number of people.  Different...

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Register for fall session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: October 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for fall session II programs at URec. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including Pilates Reformer, Pilates Barre and Yoga. Classes are held Monday to Thursday (morning, noon & evenings). Session II programs begin the week of Oct. 28 and run until Dec. 12. See the complete schedule of upcoming session II programs on our website....

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University-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:05:00 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.  Friday, October 25, 2019 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Tilley Hall Room 102 and Hazen Hall Room 239 The session will include: Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) and Chair of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Dr. George MacLean...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Elder-Gomes

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:07:00 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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Are you registered for the Student Toolkit yet?

Neil Cole

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you registered for the Student Toolkit yet?   The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising is a categorized directory of services and resources on campus, designed to help you learn about and access the supports available to you.   Register for the Student Toolkit for Academic Advising using these instructions Login with your UNB credentials at lms.unb.ca Find and click Student...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting 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”, simply click...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:04:00 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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Concurrent Education Program Applications for Fall 2020 Intake

Beth Keyes

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:03:00 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 21st.  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 HH 202 for an Application starting the week of October...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Chris Oriet

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Chris Oriet, from the University of Regina, will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Get set(s) to learn about learning and memory!". The colloquium will take place on Friday, October 18th, at 3:00 pm in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Title: Get set(s) to learn about learning and memory! Abstract: After...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria on Thurs., October 17th, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: October 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building Cafeteria will be closing early due to Convocation.  Marketplace will close at 2 pm and Tim Horton's will close at 3 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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STI/STBBI Screening Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: October 11, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Are you sexually active? If the answer is yes, even if you have only had one sexual partner, come get tested!. Sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI) can be spread through many forms of sexual contact including blood. Many STBBIs do not show any obvious signs or symptoms, at least at first, so it is important to protect yourself and get tested regularly.  On Oct. 16, 2019...

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

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 11, 2019 11:01:00 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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Conference announcement

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


The 43rd annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association (APLA43) will take place on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 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

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Albert Katz (Western University) will give the A. Murray Kinloch Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 3:45 at the Wu Centre, room 204. 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 11:04:00 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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Calling all Volunteers -65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

Posted: October 10, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 65th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help at the 65th Convocation and Installation ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Thursday Oct. 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER fourth floor, Performance gym. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Judith Currie...

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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Info Session.

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 10, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message is bilingual. 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, tout en suivant deux...

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Physics Seminar (Tues, Oct 15th) - What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Tues, Oct 15th , 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Shasha Zou, University of Michigan 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...

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Bursary (non-repayable) assistance available to UNDERGRADUATE UNB Fredericton/Moncton Campus Students.

Shelley Clayton

Posted: October 9, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/financial-aid/apply-for-bursaries.html UNB Special Bursary Program UNB Special Bursaries may be available to full-time undergraduate Canadian/PR students. These bursaries are valued up to $1,000.00.  DEADLINE: Nov 15th Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students The Dr. Florence T. Snodgrass Bursary for New Brunswick Students...

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Questioning Education A Faculty of Education Panel Series What should be the objective of a public school education?

Catherine Foster

Posted: October 9, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, October 15th, the UNB Faculty of Education is launching a new faculty panel series called "Questioning Education." Each panel is organized around big questions in/about education. Our first guiding question is What should be the objective of a public school education? Here is a link to a short trailer video about the event:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrgrSPWTBBs Tuesday...

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Admissions Office Closing Early October 10th

Shelley Perry

Posted: October 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the UNB Admissions Office will be closing at 3:00 PM on Thursday, October 10th for a staff event. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: Shelley.Perry@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: October 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: October 8, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Co-Curricular Program will keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB and build you a portfolio that can be used towards resumes, grad schools, and more! WHAT IS THE CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM? The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is based around six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership &...

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Ehpit: Stories by Samaqani Cocahq / Natalie Sappier

Lori Quick

Posted: October 8, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Red Shawl Campaign, please join us on Thursday, October 10, 6 p.m.-8 p.m at the UNB Art Centre in the East Gallery for Ehpit: Stories by Samaqani Cocahq. Food & Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lori Quick Email Address: lquick@unb.ca

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Red Shawl Campaign - Traditional Skirt , Sharing Circle

Lori Quick

Posted: October 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


October 11th: Friday 1 pm-3pm        Wikowoss: Performance by Samaqani Cocahq & Amanda Reid                                                            A sharing circle of what the traditional skirt mean's to...

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Calling all Volunteers -65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

Posted: October 7, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 65th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers for the 65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony. The ceremony will be held on Thursday Oct. 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER fourth floor, Performance gym. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters. If you are interested in helping, please contact  Judith Currie...

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Enjoy the Tranquility of a Tea Ceremony

Alison Howells

Posted: October 7, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Immerse yourself in the serenity and peacefulness of a tea ceremony ritual, while learning about its history, the philosophy involved in rituals, the various properties and benefits of tea, as well as how to enhance and maximize the taste of tea in the half-day Leisure Learning workshop "Tea Rituals and Appreciation", Saturday, October 19th from 2 - 4 p.m. Instructor Tina...

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Creative Connections 2019 October 24-26, 2019 at UNB!

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 7, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Article:   The Atlantic Centre for Creativity will be hosting the second Creative Connections Conference at UNB from October 24th to 26th 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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Speaker Series with Chris Wilson

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: October 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series is this Wednesday, October 9th at 12:00 pm. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Chris Wilson shares tips on professional development.  Please register at eventbright.  Christopher Wilson graduated from UNB in 2001 with his BBA and continued with his education at UMEA University in Sweden by participating...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:05:00 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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Sustainability Week

UNB Sustainability

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability will be hosting their second annual Sustainability Week from October 7th to the 11th on the Fredericton campus. There will be a full slate of events being held in collaboration with partners from across campus and in the community that promise to have something for everyone. Partners for the week include the City of Fredericton, ArtZone and UNB Libraries among many...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:05:00 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 @ 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall room 307 Every Wednesday in October @ noon in Carleton Hall room...

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Call for Nominations: The 203 Board of Directors

Natasha Dumaresq Williamson

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is seeking student and faculty/staff nominations for its Board of Directors. The 203 is a student-run, student-led space that serves to provide a welcoming, safe, supportive and inspirational space for LGBTQIA2S+ students and the community. The 203 Board oversees all events, initiatives, and other undertakings of The 203 Centre, including staff and...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date October 18, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:04:00 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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Enjoy the Tranquility of a Tea Ceremony

Alison Howells

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Immerse yourself in the serenity and peacefulness of a tea ceremony ritual, while learning about its history, the philosophy involved in rituals, the various properties and benefits of tea, as well as how to enhance and maximize the taste of tea in the half-day Leisure Learning workshop "Tea Rituals and Appreciation", Saturday, October 19th from 2 - 4 p.m. Instructor Tina...

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Calling All Foodies - Discover the Technique of FermentIng Food

Alison Howells

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Sauerkraut, yogurt and beer may not seem to have much in common, but they are all made possible through the work of cooperating microorganisms through a process known as fermentation. If you love food and trying new things, treat yourself to this two-day hands-on course on the principles of fermentation and get started on your own fermented food projects. It's a great way to stock your...

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Let Your Worries Slip Away with Meditation Basics

Alison Howells

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Relax and check your troubles at the door with the Leisure Learning "Mediation Basics" one-day workshop, Saturday, October 19th from 1- 4 p.m. No previous experience is required and people of all physical abilities are welcome for this beginner's level class. Under the guidance of instructor Linda Morehouse, you'll experience four methods of meditation from simply following your...

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POSTPONED! DATE TBD! MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB concert "Winds of Moravia" originally scheduled on Wednesday Oct 9 has been postponed. New date is to be determined. Stay tuned! Check out all MusicUNB concerts here https://www.unb.ca/cel/enrichment/music/music-unb/index.html    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In support of your classmates, students, colleagues and UNB’s new President and Vice-Chancellor, the Senates of the University of New Brunswick invite you to attend the Installation Ceremony for Paul J. Mazerolle, BA, MS, PhD, UNB’s 19th President and Vice-Chancellor and the 65th Convocation.    Degrees will be awarded in the faculties of Arts, Law, Science, Engineering,...

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STI/STBBI Screening Clinic

Monica Longphee

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

Category: Student Organizations


Are you sexually active? If the answer is yes, even if you have only had one sexual partner, come get tested!. Sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI) can be spread through many forms of sexual contact including blood. Many STBBIs do not show any obvious signs or symptoms, at least at first, so it is important to protect yourself and get tested regularly.  On Oct. 9, 2019...

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

Angie Deveau

Posted: October 3, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, Oct. 7, the University of New Brunswick 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. 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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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: October 3, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominations are open for the 2020 Proudly UNB Awards 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...

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Sustainability Week - Monday Schedule

UNB Sustainability

Posted: October 3, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Monday is the first day of Sustainability Week and it is kicking off with a pair of great events! Stop by the Science Library Corridor to join UNB Sustainability, ArtZone and the UNB Biology Society for a Paint & Plant from 11:00am-2:00pm. Drop by and get creative while painting you own flower pot and learn how to plant and care for herbs.With Thanksgiving approaching, the groups will also be...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: October 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve...

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UNB Final Exam Schedule (Fall 2019) Posted

Bryan Price

Posted: October 2, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Just advising everyone that the Final Exam for the Fall 2019 term has been posted online.  Students and Faculty can view this at Final Exam Schedule  Fredericton Registrar's Office Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Bryan Price Email Address: price.b@unb.ca

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Improve Your Confidence, by Improving Your Writing Skills

Alison Howells

Posted: October 2, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you worry that writing mistakes could undermine your credibility or your brand? Or maybe you’re just curious about how words can fit together. Improve your confidence when writing emails, reports, or business letters with the one-day Leisure Learning workshop "Fixing Common Writing Errors", this Saturday, from 1-4 pm.  In this three-hour workshop, you’ll learn...

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Discover the Joy and Creativity of Spill Painting

Alison Howells

Posted: October 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Pour, puddle and drip your acrylic paint…those are the key techniques that you’ll use in this relaxed and fun Leisure Learning "Spill Painting" workshop, this Saturday from 1 - 4 pm. Gone are paint brushes and palette knives! Learn how to use gravity to move paint across a canvas. The results are unlike anything you get with a brush: fluid flows of paint without any brush marks...

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Notice of Delayed Opening - Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton Campus will be opening at 10:15 on Thursday October 3rd to allow staff to participate in a full Office Staff meeting.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Meet Paul, Eat Pizza

Judith Currie

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Meet Paul, Eat Pizza. On Oct. 7 and 9, 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 to 1:15 p.m. in the Blue Lounge, Student Union Building, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. in the foyer of Irving Hall. For...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:04:00 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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Gardasil-9 HPV Vaccine Clinic

Monica Longphee

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Human Papilloma Virus is the most common sexually transmitted disease, affecting 75% of Canadians. As a strategy to prevent cancer and warts, the Gardasil ®9 is recommended by the Canadian Cancer Society, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, and more. Gardasil ® 9 protects against more cancer-causing strains than previous versions students may have received prior...

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC!

Ali Corrigan

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:02:00 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...

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Sustainability Week

UNB Sustainability

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join UNB Sustainability and their partners in celebrating Sustainability Week. All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to take part in the campus’ second annual Sustainability Week from October 7th to the 11th.  The week will include a wide variety of events across the Fredericton campus and in the Fredericton community. UNB Sustainability has partnered with a...

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Reminder Notice - Priestman Lecture Series - Thursday and Friday- October 3 & 4

Karen Palmer

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Reminder Notice: Priestman Lecture Series – Thursday and Friday – October 3 & 4 Dr. Arthur McDonald, Nobel Laureate in Physics Queen’s University, will speak on “Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground” on Thursday, October 3 “From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe” on Friday, October 4 The schedule of events for...

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24th to 26th at UNB!

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24th to 26th at UNB.            Please note - Registration closes October 18th 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...

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UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

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

Category: News and Notices


WHAT IS THE CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM? The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is a series of events, experiences, and activities that you complete outside the classroom. Based around six themes, the program is self-paced and can be completed throughout your time at UNB. WHAT IS A CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY? A co-curricular activity can be anything that is an extension of your formal learning and contributes...

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Information for Fredericton Fall Graduates

Judith Currie

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:08:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Graduates: here is some important information for you to know about your graduation ceremony.   Dates and Deadlines: Hood and gown reservation: deadline Oct. 4, 2019  Guest ticket reservation: deadline Oct. 14, 2019  Locations and Times for Graduation Day, Oct. 17, 2019 1 - 2:50 p.m. First-floor, Richard J.CURRIE CENTER - Graduates hood and gown pick up 3 p.m. ...

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Convocation 2019 Faculty Award Winners

UNB Communications

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


R. Allen Curry of the faculties of science and forestry and environmental management will receive the University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research at UNB’s 65th Convocation. This award is intended to honour faculty who are representative of outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at the University of New Brunswick. The University of New Brunswick Award...

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How is climate change impacting development?

Jana Giles

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Join us on Monday, October 7 to celebrate UNB Sustainability Week! Engineers Without Borders will be hosting a community discussion on the impacts of climate change on local and internatinoal development. All people from all backgrounds are welcome to attend. Whether you are an expert or a curious community member, this will be an engaging event for all! What innovative advancements in...

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A reminder that Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference at 7:00 pm on Wednesday 9 October 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. This event is free and is open to the public. Category: News and...

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Farewell Party for Rice Fuller, Director of Counselling Services

Tanya Jones

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a Farewell Party honoring Rice Fuller (past Director of Counselling Services) on Thursday, October 3rd.  Drop-in from 2:30-4:30 pm at the Alumni Memorial Lounge, 13 Bailey Drive. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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INDIA & M. GANDHI ON HIS 150 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Anna Hamling

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On  2 October 2019 we celebrate 150 birth anniversary of M Gandhi, one of the greatest icons of nonviolence. Please join us to listen to a talk on Gandhi's activism and to experience authentic Indian culture in Carleton 332 from 2:30-5:30 on Wednesday 2 October. All are welcome.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Anna Hamling Email Address:...

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Final Defence for Mr. Aaron Turner

Sylvia Demerson

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

Category: News and Notices


Mr. Aaron Turner will present his final defence for the MScE degree on October 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall. “THE DISSOLUTION RATE CONSTANT OF MAGNETITE IN WATER AT 140 °C AND A pH25°C of 9.2” Abstract Corrosion of carbon steel components is a major problem in the power generation industry and has been proved to be reliant on the protective...

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Looking for a Winter elective? Interested in enhancing your leadership knowledge?

Josie Seely

Posted: September 27, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations.  Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they explore their own, as well as others’, potential to contribute to leadership processes. The...

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day on Monday, Sept. 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 27, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To mark Orange Shirt Day, all are invited to attend a gathering at the Harriet Irving Library Room 109 at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30. 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...

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Japanese Film Festival

Michiko Nishijima

Posted: September 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Department of Culture and Media Studies is hosting to screen 2 Japanese films collaborating with the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal. The screening will be held on October 9 (Wednesday) at Tilley Hall 102. The first film is "Thermae Romae" at 6:30 pm, and the second film is "Japanese Girls Never Die" at 8:30 pm. Both films are the original Japanese version with English...

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Mourning the passing of student Andrew Pickard

Communications Office

Posted: September 26, 2019 11:00:00 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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Launch of Ten Thousand Coffees

Anita Connolly

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Launch of Ten Thousand Coffees: We went live this week! We know we’ve entered a new era in the world of work, where companies are focused on soft skills as well as new hires’ interest in continuous learning. The best way to improve those skills and continually gain new knowledge is to meet others with diverse perspectives. UNB has recently partnered with a technology platform...

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UNB Launching I-STEM Program

Dominic Blakely

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:04:00 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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UNB Its Not About Food Support Group

Its Not About Food

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Third year UNB Nursing Students are conducting a peer facilitated support group called It’s Not about Food for people experiencing eating issues. Discussion topics will include self-esteem, assertiveness, body image, coping, mindfulness, self-appreciation, self-forgiveness, and resilience. The group will meet twice weekly at UNB on Mondays and Thursdays, and at STU on Wednesdays and...

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Wear orange for Orange Shirt Day on Monday, Sept. 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:03:00 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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Dr. Arthur McDonald Nobel Laureate, Queens University will present the 2019 Priestman Lecture

Karen Palmer

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. McDonald will be presenting at UNBF's science colloquium in the Bailey Hall Auditorium on 3 October beginning at 3 pm. Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground. In addition, we are pleased to announce a public lecture in MacLaggan Hall Auditorium on 4 October beginning at 7 pm where he will be presenting on From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe All are...

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Register now for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference and save!

Rachel Watters

Posted: September 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Only one week left before the registration fee increases! Register for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) before September 30 to take advantage of current pricing. 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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Register Now for Round-table conversations

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:05:00 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, October 2 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Student Union Building Ballroom (room 203), Fredericton Friday, October 4 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thomas J. Condon Student Centre Whitebone Lounge,...

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Win UNB swag for cybersecurity awareness month

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:04:00 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 @ 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall room 307 Every Wednesday in October @ noon in Carleton Hall room 106 Saint...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:03:00 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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UNB signs MOU with Siemens

UNB Communications

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:03:00 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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Celebration of Women Speaker Series

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Celebration of Women - Cynthia Banks 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...

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8th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education and Social Justice with James A. Banks, University of Washington, Seattle

Catherine Foster

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday October 3rd,  the UNB Faculty of Education and the First Nations’ branch at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development presents the 8th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Professor James A. Banks     Professor James A. Banks presents “A Transformative Civic Education Curriculum for Non-Citizen...

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

UNB Biology Seminar Series

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Robert Turgeon, from Cornell University, will be in the Department of Biology (Loring Bailey Hall, room 146) at 3:00pm on September 27th to present a research seminar titled "Plants have no heart. How do they transport food and developmental signals?" Dr. Turgeon is a UNB alum (class of 1969). All are welcome to attend. Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Please contact for more...

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UNB Launches first of 4 Art Hives!

Lori Quick

Posted: September 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will launch its first Art Hive this Thursday September 26th, 2019 in the Art Zone Studio, room #26, Memorial Hall. An Art Hive is a free community pop-up art studio that welcomes everyone as an artist! The idea on starting Art Hives at UNB emerged out of a collaboration between UNB Counselling Services, the Art Zone and the Ntulsonawt Wellness Centre. “The idea was to offer a...

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Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you may be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars…

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application open! 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 are eligible to apply. Apply by completing the application form...

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Physics Seminar (Sept 26th): The NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock: primary frequency standard of Canada

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Sept 26th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Bin Jian, NRC Topic: The NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock: primary frequency standard of Canada “The definition of SI second is based on the transition frequency of the hyperfine ground states of 133Cs and is realized by...

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:01:00 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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MusicUNB Concert - Impressionism: Then and Now

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert - Impressionism: Then and Now Sept 25 at 7:30 pm, Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton Our resident musician, Nadia Francavilla, does double duty in this concert by playing the violin and viola. She is joined by Sibylle Marquardt (flute) and Paul Pulford (cello) to form the Argento Collective. From Debussy and Ravel all the way to Canadian composers Harry Somers and Alice...

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Psychology Colloquium, Dr. Randi Doyle

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Next Friday, Dr. Randi Doyle from Minerva Schools at KGI will be with us to deliver a colloquium talk entitled "The effect of gender stereotypes on emotional intelligence test performance". The colloquium will take place on Friday, Oct. 4, at 3:00 pm in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Title: The effect of gender...

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Sept 24: Students for fossil fuel divestment

Susan O'Donnell

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


During our Voices for the Environment Week, the UNB RAVEN project and our research partner the NB Media Co-op invite you to the Tuesday, Sept 24 event: discussion with the UNB and STU students leading the Orange Square campaigns for fossil fuel divestment at each of the universities. University divestment campaigns are happening globally. The RAVEN project is supporting the student-led...

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UNB research published in top marine ecology journal

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 23, 2019 11:00:00 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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Former President Eddy Campbell to be Honoured on Friday

Susan Montague

Posted: September 20, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Former UNB president Eddy Campbell will be honoured at the unveiling of his official portrait on Friday, September 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall Auditorium, UNB Fredericton.  The University community is invited to join Chancellor Allison McCain, Board of Governors Chair Larry Hachey and other special guests in celebrating Dr. Campbell's contributions at this special tribute...

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UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series

Sarah-Jane Corke

Posted: September 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the course of this semester UNB is proud to announce the UNB Cyber Security Lecture Speakers. In all there will be 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...

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Apply Now to Be a Tutor

Sara Rothman

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Are you a good student? Do you like to help others to learn? If yes...then we need you! Student Services is adding new tutors to the Inventory of Tutors. Graduate and senior undergraduate students who enjoy teaching others are invited to apply to be included in the Inventory. Tutors are paid $12 - $20 per hour based on experience and qualifications. Application forms are available...

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Therapeutic Role-Playing Games

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Would you like to play a table-top RPG (such as Dungeons & Dragons) while gaining confidence and learning new skills? Then try the Therapeutic Role-Playing Games group offered by UNB counselling services! What is a role-playing game (RPG)? In a RPG, you are playing a narrative-based game that exists almost entirely in a shared imaginative space.   Each player assumes the role of a unique...

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Friday Night Lit at Mem. Hall on September 20

Ian Letourneau

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


WORD FEAST: FREDERICTON's LITERARY FESTIVAL presents FRIDAY NIGHT LIT in the auditorium of Memorial Hall on Friday, September 20 at 7pm! The evening will feature a reading by Shannon Webb-Campbell (current PhD student) and the 3rd annual Word Feast Lecture — "Writing in a Dangerous Time" delivered by our festival headliner Carrianne Leung! After the lecture, both authors will sit...

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK - Volunteers Needed

Caitlin Doyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec, in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton, will be hosting the 4th annual SuperWalk to raise funds for Parkinson Canada. This year the walk will take place on Sunday, September 22nd from 2 pm-4 pm at the Lady Beaverbrook Gym. The event will be held in the gym with the walk taking place on the beautiful Fredericton trails. We are looking for a few more volunteers to...

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Triplets receive UNB entrance scholarships

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 19, 2019 11:00:00 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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Are you registered for the Student Toolkit yet?

Neil Cole

Posted: September 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising is a categorized directory of services and resources on campus, designed to help you learn about and access the supports available to you. Register for the Student Toolkit for Academic Advising using these instructions Login with your UNB credentials at lms.unb.ca Find and click Student Toolkit for Academic Advising under “Free Courses” at...

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: September 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Department of Sociology's Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference at 7:00 pm on Wednesday 9 October 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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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: September 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Part-time fee tuition change

Communications

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:05:00 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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UNBF Volunteer Fair Monday, September 23

Gillian McLean

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thinking about volunteering? Looking to boost your resume?  Want to add service hours before applying for educational programs or jobs? The UNB Volunteer Fair, hosted Student Services and the UNB Student Union, is your chance to connect with local non-profit organizations to learn more about part-time opportunities for service and career related experience. Look for a variety of volunteer...

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services will be closed on Thursday, September 19th for the afternoon for staff training.  If you need to talk to someone, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 506-450-4357. Thank you Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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ArtZone Meet, Greet & Eat!

Lori Quick

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Come and see what ArtZone is all about! Always wanted to learn a creative skill, but have been nervous to jump in? Good news! You don't have to be nervous anymore! ArtZone is for anyone who is curious about exploring the liberating world of creating. No pressure. No judgement. No criticism. We are open to everyone and offer a safe place of exploring your creative side. Join us on Monday,...

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Dr. Kimberley Davies on Quirks and Quarks

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:00:00 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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Physics Seminar: Measurement of the velocity of fast flows inside small structures with Tagged MRI

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Sept 19th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Shahla Ahmadi, UNB Physics Topic: 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....

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thurs. September 26, 2019, the University of New Brunswick 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...

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Shining a Light on New Brunswick Writers: Collecting and Preserving our Literary Heritage

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries will host an event on Friday, September 20, 2019, as part of Word Feast, Fredericton's Literary Festival.  Entitled "Shining a Light on New Brunswick Writers: Collecting and Preserving our Literary Heritage", the event will take place 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Harriet Irving Library.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:01:00 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 Nov. 1. Visit...

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity

Scott Ronis

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 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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Ending Gender-Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change

Silke Brabander

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 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 Oct. 9-10, 2019. 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...

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Free Public Lecture "Dictionary Attacks on Biometrics"

Ali Corrigan

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


CIC is hosting a free public lecture "Dictionary Attacks on Biometrics" being delivered by Professor Nasir Memon from New York University on September 27th, 2019 at 2pm. Location: National Research Council Building, 46 Dineen Drive, Room 119. Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Making more affordable and accessible electronic devices

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 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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Speaker Series Hosted by Bill MacMackin

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s Speaker Series continues this Wednesday, September 18th at 12:00 pm. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Bill MacMackin discusses the hidden opportunities for entrepreneurship within traditional sectors.  Please register at eventbright.  Bill MacMackin is from Saint John and lives there with his wife (Patti Boyles) and has...

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UNB researchers part of Canada’s largest dementia research network

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 16, 2019 11:00:00 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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Strategic Planning Roundtable Conversations - Register Now!

Michelle McNeil

Posted: September 13, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Strategic Planning Steering Committee is seeking feedback from the UNB community to help us 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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UNB Work-Study Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 13, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and complete...

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Ballroom Blitz Sept. 17 - 21

Becky Sullivan

Posted: September 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ballroom Blitz Hours: Tuesday Sept. 17 - Friday, Sept. 20: 10:00am - 8:00pm Saturday, Sept. 21 (Last Day): 10:00am - 5:00pm Come check out the great deals in the SUB Ballroom! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Creative Connections Conference 2019

Communications Office

Posted: September 13, 2019 11:00:00 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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BIPOC Welcome Back and Networking BBQ

UNB Communications

Posted: September 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Presidential Bi-campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and our planning committee for Black History Month is organizing a “Welcome Back and Networking BBQ” for Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (students/faculty and staff) on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Grad House, 676 Windsor Street. Come on out for...

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

Angela Peters

Posted: September 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Date: Friday, Sept. 27, 7:30 pm Location:  Provincial Archives Building – UNB campus  Speaker: Dr. Ben Akrigg (University of Toronto) Talk: 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 the move....

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UNB Work-Study Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and complete...

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Last Call for Engineering and Science Co-op Orientation!

Catherine Wilson

Posted: September 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Want to get a job in your field next summer (2020)? Give yourself an edge in the work world when you graduate.  Gain valuable work experience through co-op. Get informed.  Learn more about how you can shape your career path through co-op.  Attending an orientation session is a mandatory first step if you want to join the co-op program.  The final undergraduate and...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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

Communications Office

Posted: September 10, 2019 11:01:00 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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UNB Work-Study Program

Kelly E. Waugh

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

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and complete...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous...

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UNB Work-Study Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and complete...

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Deloitte Canada, Information Session, Wednesday, September 11th

Jessica Bourque

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Deloitte Canada, Information Session We are passionate about helping new grads launch their careers and find their place within our firm. So be among the best, learn from the best and get your career off to a great start at Deloitte. https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/careers/topics/students.html Please Join us on Wednesday, September 11th, for an information session on opportunities...

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Feminist Lunch Series: Pamela Malins

Alice Armstrong

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Please mark your calendars for the first talk of our Fall 2019 Feminist Lunch Series in the Faculty of Arts to be given on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 12:30pm in Tilley 28 (UNB Campus) by Pamela Malins (Education, UNB). The talk is titled: “‘Gender & Sexuality in Canadian Kindergarten Curricula”. Intended curriculum provides many educators with a pedagogical foundation, so whose...

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Physics Seminar: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Sept 12th , 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 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...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


KINKIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 10 week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided play and physical activity. Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of fun and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. Mondays &/or...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Public Astronomy Viewing Night!  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!)  DATE Friday, September 13, 2019  TIME 9:00-10:00...

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Take Back the Night Poster Making!

Alice Armstrong

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The University Women’s Centre will be hosting a poster making event on September 18, 2019 from 6pm-8pm for the Take Back the Night march happening on September 20, 2019. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own as well! There will be light snacks and some refreshments. The event will be held in the University Women's Centre, Student Union Building, Room 129. The Take Back...

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The Internet of Underwater Things - Guest Lecture

Alicia E Farnham

Posted: September 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the Department of Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering for a guest lecture by Jean-Francois Bousquet of Dalhousie University on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 3:00pm. The lecture will be held in Head Hall, Room E4 and is titled "The Internet of Underwater Things." This talk will focus on the development of an adaptive underwater communication stack for different applications leading to the...

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Harriet Irving Library Research Commons to open at UNB Fall 2020

UNB Communications

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Construction of the Harriet Irving Library Research Commons has begun on the third floor of the Harriet Irving Library on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus.  The development of the Research Commons, supported by the Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation, will transform the entire third floor of the Harriet Irving Library into a modern, interdisciplinary,...

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Campus Operations offices closed afternoon of Sept. 10, 2019

Andrew Corey

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Campus Operations, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 1 - 4 p.m., so staff can attend a departmental meeting. This includes all Facilities Management and Security & Traffic offices. If your matter is of an urgent nature, please contact Security & Traffic at 453-4830 as this number will be staffed.   Category: News and...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this fall, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week at URec has you covered. From Sept. 9 - 14, try any general population or aquatics program for free! General population programs available for drop-in include: CORE-Operate Intermediate Dance Pilates Barre Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa Yoga Drop-in Week is also offered at...

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Anti-Racist Feminist, Queer, and Left-wing Book Table - One Day Only

Karen Pearlston

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Union Building Lobby, Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 10am-6pm For one day only, come check out the leftwingbooks.net book tables, along with our selection of hundreds of anti-racist feminist, queer, and left-wing books and zines from a variety of radical publishing houses, including PM Press, AK Press, Haymarket, Arsenal Pulp Press, and of course Kersplebedeb. For more...

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Tropos: A Celebration of Art and Music

Lori Quick

Posted: September 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre celebrates the University of New Brunswick’s acquisition of Tropos by Saint John artist Deanna Musgrave with a special afternoon reception on September 22 at 2:00 pm.  This event will take place in the 3rd floor link between the Currie Center and the new Kinesiogy building on the UNB Fredericton campus.  The event will feature an artist talk by Deanna Musgrave...

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Official Portrait of Eddy Campbell to be Unveiled

Susan Montague

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Former UNB president Eddy Campbell will be honoured at the unveiling of his official portrait on Friday, September 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall Auditorium, UNB Fredericton.  The University community is invited to join Chancellor Allison McCain and other special guests at this tribute ceremony celebrating Dr. Campbell's contributions.  The official portrait by New...

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Get work experience in your field! Student panel on Mon. Sept. 9, 2019

Catherine Wilson

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The world has changed.  A degree doesn't guarantee your dream job.  Consider an employer's position.  Two candidates.  Same qualifications.  One has related work experience.  Who do you hire? Pop-in to hear students' perspectives and experiences with work placements through a panel discussion.   30 minute panel discussions on Monday Sept. 9, 2019.  11:30...

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Priestman Lectures - Save the dates

Karen Palmer

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce this year's Priestman Lecture.Canadian Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald (https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2015/summary/)will present a science colloquium on Oct. 3 at 3 pm (Bailey Auditorium),  and apublic lecture on Oct. 4 at 7 pm (McLaggan Auditorium). Please save the dates.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format (September 4 – December 6, 2019) is academic in nature and is an excellent choice for people who wish to upgrade their English for university...

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The UNB Art Centre Welcomes Wolastoqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier

Lori Quick

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Welcoming Wolastoqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier “Sacred Place of Stories and Songs” The UNB Art Centre with the assistance of artsnb’s artist-in-residence program welcomes Wolastoqiyik indigenous artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier to the UNB Art Centre for a four-month residency in 2019.  Her first public presentation will be held on September...

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Try Fencing this Fall!!

David Themens

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a Free Open House on Sep. 9th from 8:00pm until 9:30pm in the Currie Center Alberta Alumni Recreational Gym. No prior experience is required. Everyone is welcome: whether you would like to try out the sport or just watch our demonstrations, feel free to come by. All necessary equipment is provided. We will be putting on some demos, giving introductory...

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Work-Study Fall 2019

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour.   For the application and...

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Work-Study Fall 2019

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and detailed...

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Bank of Canada Info Session

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: September 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bank of Canada will be on campus September 17th at 11:30am in Tilley 303 for an information session. 3rd and 4th year Economics, Finance, Computer Science, and Math/Stats students are strongly encouraged to attend!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Holly Burke-Wood Email Address: hollyb@unb.ca

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Opportunity to work in French on Campus

Natalie Fournier

Posted: September 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Vous parlez bien français et vous aimeriez aider d’autres étudiants à l’apprendre? Vous voulez travailler en français sur le campus et gagner de l’argent? Nous recherchons des assistant.e.s d’enseignement pour le département de français.  L’offre s’adresse à des étudiants de premier cycle qui sont disponibles 6...

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Work-Study Fall 2019

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: September 3, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and more detailed...

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Counselling Services - Events & Workshops

Tanya Jones

Posted: September 3, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services has an exciting new line-up of workshops & groups running this year.  Events include: Pop-up Plant Shop Improv for Confidence Standing Ovation:  Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety Creative Coping Get Sh*t Done (GSD) Road to Resilience Beyond Breathing:  An Experiential Mindfulness Group For more information, please visit our...

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Deloitte Canada, Information Session, Thursday, September 12th, 6-8PM

Jessica Bourque

Posted: September 3, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Deloitte Canada, Information Session, Thursday, September 12th, 6-8PM We are passionate about helping new grads launch their careers and find their place within our firm. So be among the best, learn from the best and get your career off to a great start at Deloitte. https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/careers/topics/students.html Day: Thursday, September 12th, 2019 Time: 6:00PM -...

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MusicUNB Concert - Intermezzo

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert - Intermezzo Take a relaxing mid-day break as pianist Heather Fyffe presents a tranquil concert of interludes, intermezzos, and meditations. She will be performing works by Brahms, Debussy, Mascagni, Satie, and Massenet. Free noon-hour concert. No ticket required! Details: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00-1:00 pm Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton Category: News and...

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SUB Cafeteria Closing Early Sept. 4

Becky Sullivan

Posted: September 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the SUB Cafeteria is closing early on Wednesday, Sept. 4 for an Orientation event. Marketplace will be closing at 2:00pm Tim Hortons will be closing at 3:00pm   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Traffic Advisory – Saturday, August 31 – Mackay Drive

UNB Communications

Posted: August 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Mackay Drive in front of Joy Kidd Residence will be restricted the afternoon of Saturday, August 31 from 3 to 3:30 p.m. to facilitate the student procession as it moves from the Mackay Promenade (grassy area downhill from the Student Union Building) to the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for Commencement.   The procession will also be crossing Montgomery Street in front of McLeod...

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Fall group fitness

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


A new session of group fitness kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 3. New this fall URec will be offering Mat Blast Express (Mondays at 12:10 p.m.), TRX Bootcamp (Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.) and TRX HIIT (Fridays at 12:10 p.m.). All group fitness classes are free for students and base & combined members! No pre-registration is required. URec offers early morning, lunch time, and evening classes to fit...

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Hiring Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in the French Department

Natalie Fournier

Posted: August 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The French Department is hiring 3 auxiliary teaching positions for Fall 2019. These are contracts of approximately 84 hours per semester, 6.5 hours per week. Salary rate is $11.50 per hour. Position requirements: To have a good grasp of the French language (oral and written) To be available Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm to 2:20pm (FR1014) To be available 24 hours after the final exam for...

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Cybersecurity advisory: phishing email claiming to come from UNB president

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:07:00 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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Work-Study Fall 2019

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.77 per hour. For the application and more detailed...

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Transfer Student Social

Gillian McLean

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices, Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you transferring to the UNB Fredericton Campus for the first time? If so, then mark your calendar for the Transfer Student Social. Come out for refreshments and to meet your fellow students before fall classes get underway.  Wednesday, September 4, 6:30-8 p.m., Alumni Memorial Building Lounge.  We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB participating in equity, diversity and inclusion pilot program

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:04:00 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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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


   PUBLIC ASTRONOMY VIEWING NIGHT!  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!)  DATE Friday, September 13, 2019  TIME 9:00-10:00...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Science Stores Closed

Ed Goodfellow

Posted: August 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the the Chemistry Department Science Stores will be Closed at 11:45 am on Friday August 30th and will reopen on Tuesday September 3th. There will be no service available for Friday afternoon.   . Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ed Goodfellow Email Address: egoodfel@unb.ca

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Nisuhsane Program Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: August 27, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous...

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Campus Operations - Facilities Management, Security & Traffic closed Tuesday afternoon September 10th, 2019

Andrew Corey

Posted: August 27, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Campus Operations, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed Tuesday, September 10th, from 1 - 4 p.m., so staff can attend a departmental meeting, this includes all Facilities Management and Security & Traffic offices. If your matter is of an urgent nature, please contact Security & Traffic at 453-4830 as this number will be staffed. Category: News and Notices Article...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy Active Play Program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: August 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


KINKIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 10 week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided play and physical activity. Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of fun and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. Mondays &/or...

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Paving on Campus

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 26, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised, there will be patch paving and catch basin repairs happening in various locations on campus August 27th - 30th.  This may cause some short delays in travel around campus.  Flaggers will be directing traffic around the affected areas. For more information please contact FM Work Control at fm@unb.ca or 453-4889.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date September 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 26, 2019 11:00:00 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 September 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 September 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:04:00 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 September 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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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:03:00 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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UNB Libraries - Delayed Opening Sept. 3rd

Susan Oliver

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019, UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, and South Gym) will open at 10:00 am in order for all staff to attend a session to prepare for the start of the new academic year.  The Law Library will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Creative Connections 2019- Early Bird Rate until August 31/19

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


https://www.unb.ca/conferences/creativeconnections/ Creative Connections | UNB 2nd Creative Connections Annual Conference October 24-26, 2019 University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. The central goal of the Atlantic Centre for Creativity and the Creative Connections Conference is to increase awareness, and enhance creative practices across disciplines including: sciences, the arts, business,...

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Acadians of the St. John River Speaker Series Keynote Lecture by Christopher Hodson Life On The Edge: A Human History of the Grand Dérangement

Chantal Richard

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The expulsion of Acadians to international destinations from the Falkland Islands to the Caribbean will be the focus of historian Christopher Hodson's keynote presentation in the Acadians of the St. John River speaker series.  This FREE event takes place at 6:30 pm Wednesday, August 28 at Government House, 51 Woodstock Road. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend. The...

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Partial Road Closure on MacKay Drive by Currie Center

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that there will be a partial road closure on MacKay Drive starting on Friday, August 23, 2019 until approximately Wednesday, August 28, 2019, weather permitting.  The partial road closure is necessary to allow for sidewalk upgrades near the MacKay Drive entrance of the Currie Center.  If you have any questions please contact...

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Try a progressive program this fall

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 22, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for URec's fall fee-based programs. Our fee-based programs are designed to develop personal fitness and skills in a progressive group instruction format. We offer a variety of programs that cover a wide range of disciplines and populations. Programs are filling up fast for fall! Here's a small sample of upcoming programs with spaces still...

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics Closed on Friday, August 23, 2019 - FR

Cindy Thomas

Posted: August 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics on the Fredericton Campus will be closed on August 23, 2019.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cindy Thomas Email Address: cthomas@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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Looking for a fall elective? Interested in developing your leadership skills?

Josie Seely

Posted: August 21, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 3051 - Essential Skills in Leadership. This course explores the roles, responsibilities and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning activities designed to develop leadership skills, including effective communication,...

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Demo Days at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in trying the Pilates Reformer machine? Now is your chance!  On Sept. 5 & 7, we will be offering free 25 minute classes on board the Pilates Reformer machine as part of Demo Days. These smooth and comfortable Pilates Reformer machines allow you to strengthen your body, challenge your core and improve your flexiblity through added resistence (springs). Class...

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Register today for Understanding the Adult Learner, an online term-based course starting this fall!

Rachel Watters

Posted: August 21, 2019 11:00:00 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 September 4, 2019. Register now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel...

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Are you a student interested in adult education? Training and development?

Kendra Ann Haines

Posted: August 20, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Considering following a career in training and development? Interested in facilitating instructional opportunities for adults? Curious about how you learn?  The Faculty of Education is offering ED 3024 - Understanding the Adult Learner during the Fall 2019 semester, online through D2L. The course will take you through the theoretical and practical elements of understanding adult learners,...

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College of Extended Learning Closing Afternoon of August 23rd

Ann Smith

Posted: August 20, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre closed Wednesday, August 23rd

Jody Gorham

Posted: August 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Wednesday, August 21st for staff professional development.  The office will reopen on Thursday, August 22nd at 8:00 a.m. If you require immediate assistance , please call Student Services at 506-453-4527.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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POTENTIAL OCTOBER 2019 GRADUATING STUDENTS

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: August 19, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for October 2019 is September 1, 2019.  All potential graduating students MUST apply to graduate by this date to be considered for Fall Graduation.  All Undergraduate students who have not already done so are urged to fill out the application to graduate form.  This form is available from the UNB homepage; Academics -...

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Volunteers Needed for Information Kiosk Program

Gillian McLean

Posted: August 19, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in volunteering on campus? Do you enjoy meeting new people? If you answered yes to these questions, then apply to be an information kiosk volunteer today! Student, faculty and staff volunteers are needed in early September 2019 (Sept. 4, 5, 6, 9) to welcome our newest students and help them find their way around campus. Volunteers are given all of the instructions and...

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Help us Design Guided Breathing Tools for the Office-of-the-Future!

Aaron William Tabor

Posted: August 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: August 19, 2019 11:00:00 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, room 214.  All are Welcome. ABSTRACTPeak average power (PAP) loading demonstrates similar strength responses when compared totraditional strength (TS) loading...

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CETL Media Lab - Closing Early August 16

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the CETL Media Lab (Room 234, Marshall d'Avray Hall) will be closing at 1:30 pm on Friday, August 16 for a departmental event.  The lab will resume normal hours on Monday, August 19. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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2019-2020 Parking Permits

Desmond Dupuis

Posted: August 14, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes will be available for purchase starting on August 21st. Staff/Faculty passes can be purchased online using your U-card or through payroll deduction. They may also be purchased in person at the Security Office located at 767 Kings College Road.UNB Student parking passes (including residence student passes) are to be ordered online and must be picked up at Financial Services which...

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Transfer Student Social

Gillian McLean

Posted: August 14, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you transferring to the UNB Fredericton Campus for the first time? If so, then mark your calendar for the Transfer Student Social. Come out for refreshments and to meet your fellow students before fall classes get underway.  Wednesday, September 4, 6:30-8 p.m., Alumni Memorial Building Lounge.  We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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New Brunswick Summer Music Festival Main Concert Series Returns

Indigo Rain Poirier

Posted: August 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New Brunswick Summer Music Festival presents its Main Concert Series, Wednesday August 14th through Saturday August 17th. Concerts begin at 7:30pm. The Thursday concert will be preceded by the book launch of a new biography about New Brunswick-based composer Eldon Rathburn at 6:45PM, and Friday's concert will be preceded by an artist talk at 6:45pm. For more information...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 13, 2019 11:04:00 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, August 20th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, August 21st  from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J....

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Undergraduate Admissions Office Closed for Training

Shelley Perry

Posted: August 13, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Fredericton Undergraduate Admissions Office (both domestic and international) will be closed for training on the following dates during the month of August:  August 15th, 21st and 27th.   Should you require assistance, please email admissions@unb.ca and someone will respond to your request as soon as possible. Thank you. Category: News and Notices Article...

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REMINDER: The deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 11:01:00 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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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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2019 Water Main Flushing

Hugh Schneider

Posted: August 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the 2019 water main flushing program will take place from Monday – August 12th to Wednesday –August 14th.  This work is necessary to ensure a high quality of drinking water on campus. UNBF users may notice discoloured water from their taps during these times.  The effect is temporary and should clear up...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 11, 2019 11:04:00 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, August 20th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, August 21st  from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J....

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Reminder - New wireless certificate for eduroam on Aug. 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 11, 2019 11:03:00 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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Tibbits Hall Grand Re-Opening

Judith Currie

Posted: August 11, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


August 16 | Tibbits Hall | 40 Mackay Drive | UNB Fredericton In 1889 Mary K. Tibbits became the first woman to graduate from the University of New Brunswick. Now, 130 years later, we invite you to join UNB’s Student Services for the exciting grand re-opening of the residence building named after this incredible individual. The ceremony will start at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Join us for...

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Studying women and LGBTQ politics at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor from the University of New Brunswick 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...

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The deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients Den is August 16th!

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 11, 2019 11:00:00 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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Participatory visual research at UNB to address social change

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Casey Burkholder, an assistant professor in the faculty of education at the University of New Brunswick in 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....

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Give your input on the UNB Identity and Access Management policy

Erik Denis

Posted: August 7, 2019 11:00:00 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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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Sessions on August 21 & 23

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: August 6, 2019 11:00:00 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, August 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at UNB Fredericton campus Friday, August 23, 9:00 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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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Still time to register for the URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 1, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, August 2nd

Jody Gorham

Posted: August 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Off-site Construction Research Centre to welcome new OSCO Research Chair

UNB Communications

Posted: August 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Great things are happening in off-site construction research! The Off-site Construction Research Centre is holding a celebration to welcome Dr. Zhen Lei as the OSCO Research Chair in Off-site Construction on Tuesday, August 6 at 10 a.m.  The event will take place in the Kinesiology Building, room 201.  All are welcome to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UCard services unavailable on Sunday, Aug. 11

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 31, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Aug. 11 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (6 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 full...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 31, 2019 11:03:00 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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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 31, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 31, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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2019 Patients Den

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 31, 2019 11:00:00 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 us October 3rd, 2019 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 prizes...

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar FR

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: July 30, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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SUB closed for New Brunswick Day

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 30, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, August 2nd

Jody Gorham

Posted: July 30, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, August 2nd, 2019 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 6th at 8:00 a.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology CELLab

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Early closure at the SUB Saturday, Aug 3rd

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

Posted: July 29, 2019 11:02:00 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 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Position The Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Saint John is accepting applications for two 2-year term Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, effective September 3rd, 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...

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

Megan Kieley

Posted: July 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If your child is between 6-16 years old and has been diagnosed with autism, we invite you to take part in a highly specialized walking test involving 3D motion capture at the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory at UNB Fredericton.  Persons with autism may demonstrate a variety of motor symptoms that can alter the ability to perform activities of daily living, such...

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Are you a student looking for an elective and interested in developing your leadership skills

Josie Seely

Posted: July 26, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College. The following courses will be offered on-campus and open to all students.   RCLP 3051 – Essential Skills in Leadership This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning...

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

Scott Bateman

Posted: July 26, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 24, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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URec 4-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 24, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take your workout outside this summer - join URec's team of certified personal trainers for a fun and challenging 4-week program! Registration is now open. From Aug. 6-29, the URec team will host a 4-week training session consisting of circuit style programming that incorporates body weight movements and accessories such as ladders, cones and free weights all on the front lawn of...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date August 9, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: July 24, 2019 11:01:00 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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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. Taking...

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

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 22, 2019 11:02:00 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...

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NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival, July 23-August 3

Len Falkenstein

Posted: July 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 19, 2019 11:05:00 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 19, 2019 11:03:00 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

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 19, 2019 11:01:00 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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Help us Design Guided Breathing Tools for the Workplace!

Aaron William Tabor

Posted: July 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: July 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Faculty of Education presents Ethical Dilemma Café

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty of Education presents: Ethical Dilemma Café Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow Department of Anthropology Durham University, UK Thursday July 18th, 2019, Marshall d’Avray Hall, room 249, 1pm – 4pm This is a free public event Dilemma: a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially when it is not clear...

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SSHRC Funding Announcement: Wednesday, July 17

UNB Communications

Posted: July 16, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport and Ted Hewitt, president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council are announcing a major investment in social sciences and humanities research.  All are welcome to attend.  Ground Floor Lobby, New Kinesiology Building 90 MacKay Drive     Category: News and...

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Early Closure of SUB on July 19th and July 20th, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: July 16, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building will be closing at 6:00 pm on Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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Second annual Industrial Problem Solving Workshop being held at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is hosting their 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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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 11, 2019 11:05:00 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 One....

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UNB Board of Governors reappoints chair and vice-chair

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 11, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Zotero session - UNB Libraries

Susan Oliver

Posted: July 11, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty, and researchers to a Zotero workshop on July 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the HIL Learning Lab (room 112).  Zotero is a free research organization tool that facilitates citing, organizing papers and sharing articles. We encourage everyone to bring a laptop, however there will...

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Important update to ZOOM app for Mac users only: Video

ZOOM Support @ UNB

Posted: July 11, 2019 11:01:00 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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Stay fit & active this summer with URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Final Defence for Mr. Andrew Mergl

Sylvia Demerson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Rachel Watters

Posted: July 9, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Earn credit toward your degree! Complete a 3-credit hour course in 3 weeks! 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 Information Contact: Rachel...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 9, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Still space left! The QESC presents our next Quartermain 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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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 8, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We still have spots available in our Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth scheduled on July 30th & 31st.  This will be held on our Fredericton campus.  Cost is $125 (for UNB staff/faculty/students) for the 2 day training, which includes lunch each day.  Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is...

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UNB Sustainability Focus Groups

UNB Sustainability

Posted: July 8, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is looking for students to participate in focus groups on environmental issues. The sessions will be held on July 16 and 17 from 12:00-1:30pm in the Forestry & Geology Building, Room 209. Lunch will be provided. To register, please email sustain@unb.ca with the date you are interested in attending. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB...

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Informed Consent Using Visual Methods A Workshop

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty of Education Presents: Informed Consent Using Visual Methods: A Workshop Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK Friday July 12th, 2019, Marshall d’Avray Hall, room 249, 1pm – 3pm, This is a free public event Informed consent is a foundational aspect of research ethics, for communicating the aims and...

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Learning the benefits of quantitative investment methods first hand

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 8, 2019 11:00:00 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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Keep an eye out for Google Calendar scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:02:00 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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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Looking for a fall elective? – Interested in developing your leadership skills?

Josie Seely

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 3051 - Essential Skills in Leadership. This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning activities designed to develop leadership skills, including effective communication,...

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Looking for a Winter elective? – Interested in enhancing your leadership knowledge?

Josie Seely

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations - Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they explore their own, as well as others’, potential to contribute to leadership processes. The...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo!

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Quartermain Earth Science Café DAYTIME!: Celebrating 50 Years of Apollo The QESC launches celebrations of the Apollo missions on July 13th, 2019! 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 landing and celebrate the 50th...

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Summer programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: July 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registar (FR)

Shawna Bergin

Posted: July 3, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Starts Soon - MUS2114 Introduction to Music Appreciation

Yunjia Dai

Posted: July 2, 2019 11:01:00 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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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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UNB alumna wins prestigious international literary award

UNB Communications

Posted: June 28, 2019 11:02:00 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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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: June 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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Canada Day hours & summer hours of operation at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note that URec will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Canada Day (July 1), however there will be no group fitness or fee-based programs scheduled. Classes and programs will resume on Tuesday, July 2. URec members are also reminded that our summer hours take effect July 2-Aug. 31: ​ Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6...

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Tribute to Dr. Eddy Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:04:00 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 term courses starts July 2. Register today!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:02:00 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 3 or 6 weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to 6 months to complete. Here's a listing of courses starting July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 -...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:01:00 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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Participants needed for exercise study (iMET Study) - UNB Kinesiology (FR)

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria - Friday, June 28, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: June 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire SUB Cafeteria will close at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 28th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Closure of Student Union Building for Canada Day - July 1, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: June 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building will be closed on the Canada Day holiday, Monday, July 1st. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey Reminder

Andrew Corey

Posted: June 24, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey Reminder As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service and it needs your help to tell staff how they’re doing.   Below is a link to the annual Campus Operations Satisfaction Survey. The survey is completely...

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IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: June 24, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentation by candidate Dr. Jon Sensinger, UNB, for the director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). The presentation will take place as follows:   Friday, July 19th, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., new location: Gillin Hall level C, Room 122, 540 Windsor Street.   The session will consist of a 20-30 minute...

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Deadline approaching! UNB Dalhousie Medical Scholarship Application

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 24, 2019 11:00:00 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:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category:...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: June 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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Strategic Planning - Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics – Share your Thoughts

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: June 21, 2019 11:03:00 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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Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence Announcement

UNB Communications

Posted: June 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Great things are happening in marine additive research! The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is holding a celebration of support for marine additive research on Tuesday, June 25 at 10 a.m.  The event will take place in the Kinesiology Building, Room 201.  All are welcome to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB...

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Bard in the Barracks to Stage Measure for Measure in Barracks Square and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Odell Park, June 21-July 7

Len Falkenstein

Posted: June 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bard in the Barracks, in cooperation with Theatre UNB, is set to begin its fourteenth year of staging the works of William Shakespeare outdoors in downtown Fredericton. For A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Odell Park, directed by Len Falkenstein, audiences will be transported to Hollywood of the 1950s as Shakespeare’s ever-popular tale of magic, mischievous fairies, and love lost and...

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There is still time to register for courses starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 11:04:00 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 3 or 6 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 2nd: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 - Managerial...

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Meet 2019 APAC/CAPA Keynote Speaker: Isabel Smith

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 11:01:00 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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Participants Needed for UNB iFLEX Study-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: June 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are or are not carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will...

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Shinerama Trivia!

Madison Dru Beairsto

Posted: June 19, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Every Wednesday this summer, Student Union's Shinerama has partnered with The Cellar to host trivia every Wednesday night! We will be testing your knowledge on UNB history, pop culture, geography, and so much more. Come to the SUB's rooftop patio above the atrium at 7:00pm for a night of fun questions while looking over our beautiful city. There will be a BBQ with burgers, veggie burgers, hot...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: June 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. ...

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

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 18, 2019 11:00:00 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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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study - FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online Course - History of Music

Yunjia Dai

Posted: June 14, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register Early! The History of Music online course starts on July 2. Begins with an examination of the stylistic background of music of the Baroque Period and follows 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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Traffic Advisory, FHS Prom, Monday June 17, 2019

Randy Mahoney

Posted: June 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Pacey Dr. from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to MacKay Dr. will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of June 17/19 from 6 pm to 9 pm to facilitate the Fredericton High School Prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along sections of Pacey Drive will also be unavailable during the day of June 17/19. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane can still be...

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Traffic Advisory, FHS Prom, Monday June 17, 2019

Randy Mahoney

Posted: June 13, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Pacey Dr. from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to MacKay Dr. will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of June 17/19 from 6 pm to 9 pm to facilitate the Fredericton High School Prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along sections of Pacey Drive will also be unavailable during the day of June 17/19. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane can still be...

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: June 13, 2019 11:01:00 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...

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Participants Needed for Exercise Study (iMET Study) - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey

Andrew Corey

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service and it needs your help to tell staff how they’re doing.   Below is a link to the annual Campus Operations Satisfaction Survey.  The survey is completely anonymous and takes only six to 10 minutes to complete.  SURVEY...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 22 from 6:30 p.m. 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...

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:01:00 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...

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FREE boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec has partnered with Second Nature Outdoors this summer to provide members with FREE boat rentals from the Small Craft Aquatic Centre. Rentals are be available Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m on a first come, first served basis. Members must present their URec ID card at the time of rental. Visit our website or e-mail for more information. Category: Athletics Recreation...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. Taking...

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Treatment at Higher Weights In New Brunswick For Older Adults

Allie Turner

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:00:00 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 2-3 months. You will meet the researcher at a public place of your choice and at a public site...

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UNBF English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNBF English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for classroom-focus employment for our Summer Session (July 9 - August 8). We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, please contact us by...

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UNBF Student Services closure on June 10

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: June 7, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the offices of Student Services on the Fredericton campus will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, June 10, to permit all staff to attend a workshop.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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Undergraduate Awards Office Closure

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 7, 2019 11:00:00 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. Thank you.     Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

Posted: June 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 9, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 13.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours, June 13. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual repairs.  Steam will not be...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Notice of Late Opening Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar will be opening at 9:45 am on Thursday, June 6, 2019.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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UNBF Student Services closure on June 10

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the offices of Student Services on the Fredericton campus will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, June 10, to permit all staff to attend a workshop.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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New Classes Starting July 2 On Campus

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:03:00 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 3 weeks! Register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete. Here is a sampling of courses starting in July: ADM 2223 -...

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Looking for a fall elective? – Interested in developing your leadership skills?

Josie Seely

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 3051 - Essential Skills in Leadership. This course explores the roles, responsibilities and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning activities designed to develop leadership skills, including effective communication,...

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Looking for a Winter elective? – Interested in enhancing your leadership knowledge?

Josie Seely

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations - Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they explore their own, as well as others’, potential to contribute to leadership processes. The...

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

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:00:00 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:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category:...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are either healthy weight or carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first...

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Phantom Pain Study

Wendy Hill

Posted: June 4, 2019 11:00:00 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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APAC2019CAPA early bird deadline is almost here!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 4, 2019 8:00:00 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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Fire Extinguisher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: June 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training - coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is open to all members of the UNBF community the morning of June 25, 2019. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will Cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a...

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Tim Hortons Take Out Only - June 4, 5 and 6, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: June 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Tim Hortons in the Student Union Building will be take-out only on June 4, 5 and 6.  Seating is available in the Blue Lounge. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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UNB to host the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantic 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: May 31, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantics 2019 from June 3 - 7, bringing experts from across the field to Fredericton. Academics, practitioners, vendors and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community will share knowledge under the theme of common perspectives and NewSpace, a movement surrounding the emerging...

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Participants needed for exercise study (iMET Study) at UNB -FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Disability Awareness Week--UNBF Accessibility Centre Stats

Jody Gorham

Posted: May 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is NB Disability Awareness Week (DAW).  The main goal of DAW is to raise public awareness of existing barriers that prevent citizens with disabilities from full and equal participation in all aspects of their community and what must be done to correct these problems. It is also an opportunity to celebrate examples of best practices and advancements made toward full inclusion of...

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Keep track of all your passwords with a password manager

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 29, 2019 11:00:00 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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Physics Seminar: Kris Poduska - Earthquakes, rocks, and water: physics in nonlinear acoustic waves

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, June 6th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Kris Poduska, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland Topic: Earthquakes, rocks, and water: physics in nonlinear acoustic waves During earthquakes, the travelling speeds of seismic...

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UNB lab receives federal funding for clean transportation research

UNB Communications

Posted: May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Nanocomposites and Mechanics Lab at the University of New Brunswick has received federal funding up to $87,380 for their research under Transport Canada’s Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program. The funding was announced on May 24 at UNB by Minister of Justice and Attorney General the Honorable David Lametti, on behalf of the Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of...

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Campus Store Website Upgrade: May 29th-June 1st

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: May 27, 2019 11:00:00 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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Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: May 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services will be closed on Wednesday, May 29th, for a staff meeting.  We will open at 1:00 pm. Thank you Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Early closure of Tim Hortons on Wed., May 29th, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: May 24, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised Tim Horton's will be closing at 10:30 am on Wed., May 29th, due to Graduation events. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: May 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes Study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise professional. Taking...

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Storytelling National Conference June 5-9 2019

Catherine Foster

Posted: May 23, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB 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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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: May 23, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB   UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website.  https://unb.ca/conferences/creativeconnections/call-for-submissions.html.Delegate registration will open soon. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary...

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Take time for digital spring cleaning

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 23, 2019 11:01:00 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...

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Enhance Your Wine Appreciation Skills!

Alison Howells

Posted: May 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you enjoy wine, then join well-known Sommelier Chris MacDonald at his Wine Appreciation Workshop, next Tuesday evening, May 28th, from 7 - 9:30 p.m. This UNB Leisure Learning course, offered through the College of Extended Learning, is a fabulous opportunity to enhance and improve your wine appreciation skills in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. You’ll learn about wine types,...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: May 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a 6-week commitment; the first week will involve baseline...

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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 11:02:00 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 to host the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantic 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: May 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantics 2019 from June 3 to 7, bringing experts from across the field to Fredericton. Academics, practitioners, vendors and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community will share knowledge under the theme of common perspectives and NewSpace, a movement surrounding the emerging...

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Meet APAC Keynote speaker Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 22, 2019 11:00:00 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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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


May 22, 2019 by UNB Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four...

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Physics Seminar: Dawn Meredith - Physics for the Life Sciences

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, May 23, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dawn Meredith, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, University of New Hampshire Topic: Physics for the Life Sciences Dawn Meredith's research in Physics Education focuses on topics such as problem solving, uncovering students initial...

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Shout out to Volunteers

Judith Currie

Posted: May 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 190th Encaenia Ceremonies Planning committing is looking for volunteers to help at this years 190th Encaenia Ceremonies.  The volunteers positions are: program distributors, greeters, Encaenia photo booth helper, and floaters.  The four ceremonies take place over two day’s and are as followed.  Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. Forestry & Environmental...

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Become a Whiskey Connoisseur!

Alison Howells

Posted: May 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Explore the world of whiskey in a special evening event with whiskey connoisseur, Johanne McInnis, this Friday, May 24th. Learn about every aspect of whiskey, such as its production process, maturation, flavour profiles, varieties (i.e. bourbon vs scotch), and regulations, all while tasting (nosing) Canadian, American, Irish, Scotch, Japanese and "world" whiskies. You’ll end the...

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Bike to Campus Week - Fredericton

UNB Sustainability

Posted: May 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Take part in the first annual Bike to Campus Week at UNB Fredericton! Hosted by UNB Sustainability from May 25, 2019 to June 2, 2019. Peddle to campus to participate!  UNB Sustainability is hosting Bike to Campus Week in partnership with the first annual Fredericton Bike Week. With various bike-related events happening around the city, from block parties to guided bike rides. There are...

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CIC-CS6999 Student Course Presentations

Ali Corrigan

Posted: May 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join CIC Friday, May 24 for CS6999 Student Presentations.  Being held at NRC Building, Room 119, 46 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, UNB Campus. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database features instructions for making wine, catching rats and curing cancer

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 17, 2019 11:00:00 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 eighteenth-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...

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Looking for a Fall elective? - Interested in developing your leadership skills?

Josie Seely

Posted: May 16, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 3051 - Essential Skills in Leadership. This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning activities designed to develop leadership skills, including effective communication,...

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Please browse through these pages and let me know what you think.

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? 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 6 months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses! Register today! Looking for an elective? Earn 4 credits in 7 days with BIOL 1846 – New...

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NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network are pleased to announce an Evaluation Workshop, facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: May 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Taking place next week at the Wu Centre in Fredericton: Collaborative Evaluation Planning – May 21-22 from 09:00-05:00 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 two-day workshop will lead learners through a step-wise process for collaboratively developing evaluations with stakeholders....

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2019 11:04:00 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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Canada-Wide Science Fair Open to the Public

UNB Communications

Posted: May 14, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Come meet the next generation of Canadian innovators and researchers at the 58th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair.  The fair will be open to the public from May 15 to May 17 in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.    Wed. May 15:  9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thurs. May 16:  9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Fri. May 17:  9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. UNB Spaces: ...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 14, 2019 11:00:00 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 (https://surveys.unb.ca/secure/index.php/441299/lang-en), you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and...

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Student Union Building Closed on Victoria Day, May 20th, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: May 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 20th, 2019. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Name change to the faculty of business administration in Fredericton

Communications Office

Posted: May 13, 2019 11:05:00 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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10, 000 Visitors to Canada-Wide Science Fair and UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: May 13, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair is in full swing.  Public viewing and regional school tours will begin on Wednesday.  We are anticipating 10, 000 visitors to CWSF and UNB over the next three days with more than 7100 local students registered to visit CWSF from Wednesday, May 15 through to Friday, May 17.   Please drive slowly and watch for future UNBers on campus! The Aitken...

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Watch out for fake CRA tax refund emails

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 13, 2019 11:01:00 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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UNB students attend Daughters of the Vote event

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2019 11:00:00 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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Home Steps Program

Marcus Lees

Posted: May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Participants needed for UNB Home Steps Program May 10, 2019 by UNB Are you finding it difficult to exercise? Are you interested in free help to improve your health? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 65-80, who are currently not very active to participant in the Home Steps Program. The Home Steps Program is designed to address common barriers to being...

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Physics Guest Lecturer: Chitra Rangan, University of Windsor

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


When: Tues, May 14 , 2019  @ 1:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Chitra Rangan, Professor, Dept of Physics, University of Windsor Topic: A theoretical model of the `Transverse Optical Magnetism' phenomenon “In famous scattering experiments [1,2], high-intensity, short-duration, electromagnetic pulses were scattered off dielectric...

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

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


When: Tues, May 14 , 2019  @ 6:30pm Location: Wu Conference Centre, 6 Duffie Drive Speaker:  David Phillips, Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada 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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190th Encaenia Valedictorians

Communications Office

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Four students will represent their graduating classes as this year’s valedictorians at UNB’s 190th Encaenia ceremonies on May 29 and 30. Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 29, at 10 a.m. Seshu Iyengar, from Fredericton, NB, will address students in the faculties of forestry and environmental management, science and nursing. Seshu will graduate with a concurrent bachelor of arts and...

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New classes starting on campus May 28

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:03:00 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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A quick and easy way to check if any of your online accounts are at risk

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:02:00 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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UNB Spaces During the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) finalists and delegates will begin to arrive on campus Saturday, May 11.   Registration for CWSF will take place in McConnell Hall.  The main cafeteria will be open to CSWF finalists and volunteers only.  Only those with a CWSF pass are permitted to use the cafeteria during designated hours. Areas in the SUB will be available to the UNB...

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Join the Fun at UNB Design Works Camps!

Alison Howells

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  Discover the fun and creativity of UNB’s Design Works Camps for kids and teens. With 50 camps to choose from, there’s everything from Game Design, Jr Iron Chef and art camps to Steal the Stage Theatre and Stop Motion camps, and more. New this year are a series of Game Design camps specializing in Minecraft and Arduino. Budding photographers can select from Stop Motion...

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Spring into Spring with a Leisure Learning Courses

Alison Howells

Posted: May 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Spring consider a creative, educational and fun Leisure Learning course offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning. Choose from courses in everything from Weaving and Watercolor Painting to Wine, Whiskey and Beer Appreciation. Enjoy the warmer weather while developing your photography skills with an Outdoor Photography course. On the home front, cook-up a storm with courses such...

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Accessibility at All Times: Supporting Neurodiverse Learning Outside of the Classroom - Webinar Reminder

Jody Gorham

Posted: May 8, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the UNBF Student Accessibility Centre is hosting the webinar "Accessibility at All Times: Supporting Neurodiverse Learning Outside the Classroom" on Thursday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m. in Room 210, Marshall d'Avray Hall. No registration required, but seating is limited. Hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 8, 2019 11:00:00 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 (https://surveys.unb.ca/secure/index.php/441299/lang-en), you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and...

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Unavailable UNB Spaces

UNB Communications

Posted: May 7, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The countdown is on.  The Canada-Wide Science Fair will begin in three days!  Over 500 regional science fair finalists from across Canada will visit our beautiful campus from May 11 -17.  Please be advised the following UNB spaces will be unavailable beginning on May 9 as we prepare for hosting the CWSF.  The Performance Gym, Long Hall and the Recreation Gym in the Richard...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study (Kinesiology)-FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


May 6, 2019 by UNB 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...

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

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: May 7, 2019 11:00:00 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 7-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 field...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Drop-in Week at URec from May 6-12! During the week, drop-in and try any General Population or Aquatics class for FREE! Choose from a variety of exciting programming options such as CORE-Operate, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Power & Grace, Trim & Tone Pilates, Barre Pilates and more.  Don't forget: The Spring Group...

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Qualitatives Conference 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 6, 2019 11:00:00 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, 2019 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...

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Wabanaki Youth Panel - Experiences at the 18th permanent forum on Indigenous issues

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: May 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wabanaki Youth Panel: Experiences at the 18th permanent forum on Indigenous issues.  Theme: "Traditional Knowledge: Generation, transmission and protection" Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019  Building: Marshall d'Avray Hall - auditorium 143  Time: 1PM-4PM  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Chelsea Cullins Email Address: Chelsea.Cullins@unb.ca

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UNB - Year End Survey – Tell us your experience

Office of Institutional Analysis

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:02:00 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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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition Launch

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2020 Competition Launch **************************************************************************** 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...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Drop-in Week at URec from May 6-12! During the week, drop-in and try any General Population or Aquatics class for FREE! Choose from a variety of exciting programming options such as CORE-Operate, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Power & Grace, Trim & Tone Pilates, Barre Pilates and more.  Don't forget: The Spring Group Fitness...

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Want to play Tabletop RPGs this summer?

Matthew MacLean

Posted: May 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you on campus and want to play tabletop RPGs during the week? Games will happen weekly based on a time that works for all participants sometime during the week (Monday to Friday) between the hours of 9AM-4PM. No experience needed at all! Everyone is welcome. Contact Matt MacLean @ macleanm@unb.ca or 506-230-0350 (voice or text)   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article...

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Upcoming Disability Presentations

Jody Gorham

Posted: May 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton Student Accessibility Centre is hosting the following professional development sessions for students, faculty and staff. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to see you at one or both events! 1. Hearing Loss: Impact on Student Learning--1:30 p.m. Room 223, Marshall d'Avray Hall, Friday, May 3rd. Presenter--Lynn LeBlanc, Exec. Director, NB...

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: May 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training - coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is open to all members of the UNBF community the morning of June 25, 2019. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will Cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a...

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LAST CHANCE: Does your partner or spouse have chronic pain? Short online survey

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: May 2, 2019 11:00:00 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 spouse’s chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the...

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Notice of Late Closure Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: May 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar will be closed on the Fredericton campus on Thursday, May 2nd from 9:00 am until 10:15 am for a Staff meeting.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: May 1, 2019 11:00:00 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 (https://surveys.unb.ca/secure/index.php/441299/lang-en), you will be invited to participate in a study to better understand people's attitudes and...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Justine Henry

Leslie Harquail

Posted: May 1, 2019 11:00:00 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, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, room 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...

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Qualitatives Conference 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 1, 2019 11:00:00 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, 2019 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...

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Volunteers for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2019 11:00:00 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 provides 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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Hearing Loss Presentation

Jody Gorham

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hearing Loss Presentation, 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 3rd, Room 210, Marshall d'Avray Hall Please join the UNBF Student Accessibility Centre at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3rd in Room 210, Marshall d'Avray Hall for a presentation on the educational impacts of hearing loss on students.   Guest speaker, Lynn Le Blanc, Executive Director, of NB Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society, will share...

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UNB Fredericton signage survey closes soon

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton signage survey closes Friday, May 3. Students, faculty and staff are invited to provide feedback via the brief survey. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus stakeholders over the coming months. For more information on the project and the working group, visit unb.ca/frederictonsignage.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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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 11:01:00 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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Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the Context of Arctic Engineering Systems; Laxmi Sushama

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


CMOS-SCMO (Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society / Société canadienne de météorologie et d’océanographie) Presents the 2018/19 Tour Speaker  Laxmi Sushama  Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Trottier Chair in Sustainability in Engineering and Design at McGill University  Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the Context...

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Tick identification platform expands to New Brunswick

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:00:00 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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Try Fencing over the Summer!

David Themens

Posted: April 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Fencing Club will be offering a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, May 1st, at 8:00pm in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor, near the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is only 30$ per semester (summer membership also includes Fall 2019 for free) and includes free use of all club...

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You are invited to the 2019-20 Bi Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:04:00 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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Finals@UNB Winter 2019 Schedule

Finals@UNB

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for study space?  Extra exam study space is available. April 15-24, 2019. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study...

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There is still time to register for summer term courses starting May 1

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:02:00 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 3 or 6 weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to 6 months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing! Register today! Courses running May 1 to May...

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Reminder: Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:01:00 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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Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the Context of Arctic Engineering Systems; Laxmi Sushama

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


  CMOS-SCMO (Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society / Société canadienne de météorologie et d’océanographie) Presents the 2018/19 Tour Speaker  Laxmi Sushama  Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Trottier Chair in Sustainability in Engineering and Design at McGill University  Climate-Engineering Dialogue in the...

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Evaluation Workshops

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 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 09:00-05:00 This workshop is for people who...

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French speaking actors wanted

Natalie Fournier

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Le département d'études françaises de UNB Fredericton recherche TOIS ACTEURS OU ACTRICES FRANCOPHONES dans la vingtaine pour son projet de vidéos éducatives. Le tournage a lieu à Fredericton en juin 2019 (deux fins de semaine). rémunéré. Intéréssé(e)? Merci d'envoyer, au plus tard le 9 mai, un courriel avec votre photo à Luiza :...

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Last Chance to Register for the Diploma in University Teaching (DUT) Program - FR and SJ

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 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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Shower access at the CURRIE CENTER

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


URec is offering free shower access at the CURRIE CENTER to anyone in the community who has been impacted by the recent flooding. The community is also welcome to use the facility to charge any portable/handheld devices (IE: phones, tablets, etc.). Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Vote For Chris Clapperton

Andy Campbell

Posted: April 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Chris Clapperton, of the UNB Reds men's hockey team, has been named as Atlantic University Sport's male nominee for the 2019 Lieutenant Governors Athletic Awards. These awards were previously known as the BLG Awards, and recognize the top male and female student-athletes in Canada. One male and one female nominee are named from the country's four conferences. A new on-line voting component is...

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 18, 2019 11:03:00 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 3 or 6 weeks! Register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to 6...

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 14 hour course takes place over 2 full days (8:30-4:30 pm each day).  The cost per participant is...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 18, 2019 11:01:00 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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Easter Weekend Hours for Student Union Building

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: April 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the hours that the Student Union Building will be open during the Easter weekend are as follows: Friday, April 19th:  8:30 am to midnight Sat., April 20th and Sun., April 21st:  9:00 am to midnight Mon., April 22nd:  8:30 am to midnight Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Nursing Research Day - May 24, 2019 - POSTPONED

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 18, 2019 11:00:00 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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Finals@UNB Winter 2019 Schedule

Finals@UNB

Posted: April 17, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services staff have some unique events and activities for you this exam period. All events and activities are FREE and open to all students on the UNB Fredericton campus.  Like our Facebook page for more details.  Therapy Dog Room: Friday, April 12, Noon-2 p.m., SUB Ballroom How to Stretch Posters: Saturday, April 13- Wednesday, April 24, Extra Exam Study...

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: April 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for study space?  Extra exam study space is available. April 15-24, 2019. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study...

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It Begins Here campaign report

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: April 17, 2019 11:01:00 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 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CWSF is coming to UNB in less than 25 days!  The fair provides UNB the opportunity to display its rich history and culture, and introduce Canada’s brightest youth to the UNB community.  Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone. CWSF requires 200 volunteers to assist in the day-to-day tasks and events from May 11 through to May...

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Register now for Summer Term courses starting May 1

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Take a course on-campus or online! COURSES STARTING 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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UNB BBA co-op students achieving success in the workplace

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two students from the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of business administration co-op program are putting their skills to work. The UNB business administration co-op program in Fredericton, which provides co-op education placements to its students in a variety of organizations, allows students to work and make money while earning their degree. The benefits of the program can...

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Participants needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or are living with Type 2 diabetes and are interested in becoming more physically active? The UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the Intensity Study! Participation in the study will include the following: a FREE fitness assessment as well...

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Participants needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you currently living with extra body weight and are interested in learning more information about your overall health?   UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the iMET Study. Participation will require you to come in for a total of 4 visits where you will be participating in different test and exercise...

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Participants needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in changing up your exercise routine or increasing your physical activity levels? UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants to take part in a FREE, supervised 4-week exercise intervention which will allow participants to also learn more about their overall health! Your participation will help...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 11:00:00 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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Fredericton signage survey

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 16, 2019 8:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Capital Planning & Property Development and the Marketing Office are working together to update Fredericton campus signage. We have developed a brief survey for students, faculty and staff to better understand how and where signage is used. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 15, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for our Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, please...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 15, 2019 11:00:00 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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Public lecture: Photographing a Black Hole

Magdalen Normandeau

Posted: April 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Last week, the first image of a black hole made a big splash in the news. Are you curious to know more about this image, how it was obtained and what it means? If so, please join Suprit Singh, Sanjeev Seahra and Magdalen Normandeau on Wednesday, April 17th at 7:30pm in Bailey 146 for a public presentation on the topic. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Last day to apply for undergraduate schoalrships is approaching!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 12, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


April 15th 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. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email...

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Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 12, 2019 11:01:00 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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UNB Sustainability launches Green Event Certification

Emily Blaney

Posted: April 12, 2019 11:00:00 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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Pomodoro Study Session offered

Janice Gange

Posted: April 11, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Pomodoro Study Technique is a timed study session in a quiet environment.  Evidence points to its success in assisting with inputting and retaining studied information.  Join a small group in the Milham Room at the Harriet Irving Library, Friday April 12, 1:00-4:00 pm.   BRING STUDY MATERIAL.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Janice...

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Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 11, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that UNB Counselling Services will be closed on Friday, April 12th for the morning for staff training.  We will open at 1:00 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference

Silke Brabander

Posted: April 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


CALL FOR PAPERS: Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference on Oct. 9-10, 2019 at the Wu Conference Centre, UNB Fredericton.  Conference Theme: “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change.”Keynote speaker: Dr. Myrna Dawson, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy in Criminal Justice and Director of the...

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ForEM to recieve funding for climate change adaption research

UNB Communications

Posted: April 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the government’s plan to cut pollution, grow the economy and build healthier communities for all Canadians, Natural Resources Canada will announce support for climate change adaptation in the forest sector on Monday, April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Chancellor’s Room at the Wu Conference Centre. Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Carolyn Bassett

Communications Office

Posted: April 10, 2019 11:02:00 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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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 10, 2019 11:01:00 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 seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey

Morris Mendelson

Posted: April 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


REB File Number: 035-2018 Psst! Hey! All UNB undergraduate students!!! How would you like to be entered into a draw, providing you a chance to win $250 dollars for just 20 minutes of your time to complete 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...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program DescriptionThe Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous...

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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:05:00 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 seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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Finals@UNB Winter 2019 Schedule

Finals@UNB

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services staff have some unique events and activities for you this exam period. All events and activities are FREE and open to all students on the UNB Fredericton campus.  Like our Facebook page for more details.  Therapy Dog Room: Friday, April 12, Noon-2 p.m., SUB Ballroom How to Stretch Posters: Saturday, April 13- Wednesday, April 24, Extra Exam Study Spaces Popcorn Snack...

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for study space?  Extra exam study space is available. April 15-24, 2019. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study...

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DUT Registration Deadline Approaching

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2019. Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2019 Summer Term:  May 4 - 25, 2019 DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 334-1....

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Notice of Late Opening UNBF Office of the Registrar

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will open at 10:00  on April 11, 2019 to permit all staff to attend a full staff meeting. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Economics professor re-examining technological advancements

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNB 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 11:00:00 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 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Lecture and Panel Discussion on Plastic in the Environment at the 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 not just happening out there but here as well. Please join us for...

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Register for Summer Term courses and make the most of your summer

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:05:00 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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Deadline approaching... undergrads, apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


April 15th 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. Want more info? http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/index.html Questions?  Email:  awards@unb.ca   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email...

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Exam Study Space at Neville Homestead

Jessica Bourque

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Event Date(s): April 12, 2019 - April 26, 2019 Repeat: Daily until Apr, 26 2019, 8:15AM - 4:30PM Category: Events Location: Fredericton Event Details Study space is at a premium, but Career Development and Employment Centre (CDEC) located in Neville Homestead has you covered! From April 12th to April 26th CDEC will provide study space for students looking to get away and focus. Students do not...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) program connects new to UNB Indigenous...

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Call for Participants - Study on High School Career Counselling for KIN students

Brandi Cameron

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


University students often claim they received insufficient or incorrect career or post-secondary education advice in high school, and that their path would have taken a different direction if they had been provided with the tools and resources necessary to explore all their options and independently determine their ideal field of study. We are looking for first year Kinesiology students in...

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Market Research Workshop @ HIL

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Entrepreneurship Librarian, Sally Armstrong, is hosting another GEAR workshop on market research on Wednesday, April 10th, Harriet Irving Library, Room 112. Come learn about the resources we have at the library to help you start a small business or startup! For more information, and to register: https://bit.ly/2TSH5a9   This workshop is part of the Graduate Essentials for Academic Research...

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Physics Seminar - Mark Moldwin (University of Michigan)

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, April 11th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan Topic: 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...

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SUBTOWNE BALLROOM BLITZ - April 8 to 10 inclusive, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: April 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The SUBTOWNE BALLROOM BLITZ will be taking place in the SUB Ballroom for three days only!  On April 8th and 9th: 10 am to 8 pm, and on April 10th: 10 am to 5 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Finals@UNB Winter 2019 Schedule

Finals@UNB

Posted: April 5, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services staff have some unique events and activities for you this exam period. All events and activities are FREE and open to all students on the UNB Fredericton campus.  Like our Facebook page for more details.  Therapy Dog Room: Friday, April 12, Noon-2 p.m., SUB Ballroom How to Stretch Posters: Saturday, April 13- Wednesday, April 24, Extra Exam Study Spaces Popcorn Snack...

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: April 5, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for study space?  Extra exam study space is available. April 15-24, 2019. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study...

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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 11:02:00 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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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date April 19, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 5, 2019 11:01:00 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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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: April 5, 2019 11:00:00 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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Announcing Encaenia Valedictorians 2019

Sara Rothman

Posted: April 4, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as the valedictorians for the 109th Encaenia, to take place on the Fredericton Campus on May 29 and 30, 2019: Ceremony A – Seshu Iyengar Ceremony B – Kristian D’Amore Ceremony C – Alison Balcom Ceremony D – Emily Weston The selection committee wishes to acknowledge that there was a particularly...

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Reminder: New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 4, 2019 11:01:00 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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Biology Seminar Series - Rossella Calvaruso

Jenn Meade

Posted: April 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Biology Seminar Series for our last seminar of the year this Friday April 5th presented by PhD candidate Rossella Calvaruso. Her talk, titled “Cytometric and molecular methods to identify the rare glaucophyte algae” will be held at 3 pm in Bailey 146. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address:...

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Project Launch - April 11

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 4, 2019 11:00:00 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 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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UNB Astronomy Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Astronomy Night:   Date: April 5, 9:00 - 10:00 pm Location: Queen Square Park 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 open star cluster. We'll also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some...

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Get to Know the New Student Opinion Survey (SOS) and Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: April 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Senates Teaching and Excellence Policy Committee (TEP) is conducting a second round of Student Consultation on the revisions to the Senates Student Opinion Survey on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Head Hall Room C10 from 12:30 - 1:30PM. A presentation on the new SOS framework will be given followed by a question and answer portion. These surveys provide crucial...

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Looking for Volunteers - 2019 Canada Wide Science Fair

Annette Wetmore

Posted: April 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB  will once again host the Canada-Wide Science Fair on Fredericton campus from May 11 to May 18. This event is the premier youth STEM competition in Canada and will see over 1000 people on our campus for a week. Some of the projects that are displayed by the youth finalists are of a level that would match some of the Masters and PhD work on the campus - it is truly an...

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New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:01:00 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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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium – Tomorrow

UNB Communications

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, is taking place tomorrow.  Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine lifejackets that could save more lives, a bridge design in...

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De-stress with Yoga!

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As part of De-stress Week, all UNB students are invited to stop by the SUB Ballroom today (April 3) for a FREE lunch time yoga class! The class will start at 12 noon and run for 45 minutes. Note: a limited supply of extra mats will be made available for class participants. URec would like to wish all students best of luck with upcoming exams! Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Nursing Research Day. May 24, 2019: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Making Nursing Research Accessible 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 World" http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/nursing/research/researchday.html Category: News and...

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Physics Seminar (April 4th): Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a Matter-Time Gauge

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, April 4th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Mustafa Saeed, UNB Physics Topic: 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....

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Vote for Ali Ghorbani to receive one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants Awards

Tina Madore

Posted: April 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ghorbani has been short-listed to receive one of RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2019! Canadian Immigrant Magazine officially opened the online voting stage, so please vote now! Deadline is May 16, 2019. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tina Madore Email Address: Tina.Madore@unb.ca

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Extra Exam Study Space is Available

Exam Study Space

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for study space?  Extra exam study space is available. April 15-24, 2019. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) Group Study...

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Math Learning Centre Hiring

Caroline Purdy

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Math Learning Centre is looking for qualified students to tutor in Math and/or Stats starting in September 2019.  Tutors must be able to tutor in at least 5 of the following courses: Math 0863, 1003, 1013, 1503, 1823, 1833, 2003, 2013, 2213, 2513, or Stat 2263, 2264, 2593.  Tutors are paid $16/hour and work between 3-9 hours per week.  To apply send your resume and a cover...

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Buffy Sainte Marie celebration performance for Indigenous Language Gathering

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thursday April 4, 2019 at the Richard J. Currie Center from 7-8:30pm, Buffy Sainte-Marie will be doing a celebration performance in honour of the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre's first Indigenous Language Gathering.  The doors will open to the public at 6:00PM for an opening ceremony with UNB's Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej (carrying...

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IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" Hosted by: Mathu Singaram

Jessica Mann

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


BEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" Hosted by: Mathu Singaram  On April 3rdAt 12:00 PM (Noon)In Tilley 303  Mathu Singaram has been involved in several start-ups over last 15 years. Mathu is the Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Mathu Singaram Consulting, Malaysia and PQMDC, India and the Managing Trustee of Belief a foundation to promote rural...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host their annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on April 4, 2019. 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.  From 1:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.  Keynote speaker - David...

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Reminder: Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring our old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both our 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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Theatre UNB Presents The Country Wife, April 3-6

Len Falkenstein

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB’s final production of the season will be William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy The Country Wife. A comic romp that satirized the hypocritical sexual mores of the upper class, the play delighted audiences on its premiere in 1675 with its cutting wit and farcical bawdy humour, but was denounced by more puritanical critics for its  indecency. The Country Wife centres...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for our Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, ...

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Exam Prep Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: April 1, 2019 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Come by the Harriet Irving Library (Milham Room) for exam study prep and support from a learning strategist.  30 minute sessions will be offered on a sign up basis.  Dates and times as follows: Tuesday, April 2 (5:30-8:30 pm) Sunday, April 7  (5:30-8:30 pm) Monday, April 15 (5:30-8:30 pm)         Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Alcohol Policy Review Survey - Have your say

UNB Communications

Posted: March 31, 2019 10:00:00 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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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium – April 4, 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, is just around the corner.  Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine lifejackets that could save more lives, a bridge design in...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB Fredericton

Communications Office

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton is thrilled to announce we will be hosting a community conversation with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the Wu Centre auditorium.   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...

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UNB team top winner at NBIF Breakthru competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:00:00 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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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Apply for the Alumni Scholarships - Deadline April 15

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:04:00 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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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host their annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on April 4, 2019. 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.  From 1:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.  Keynote speaker -...

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UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop Quantile Regression: A Primer Background and Applied Examples with Dr. Daniel Dutton Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University and Sociology Adjunct Friday, April 5, 2019 | 2:30 - 5:30 PM | Milham Room Free workshop. Space for 25 participants. Register at socio@unb.ca In applied social science research we sometimes come across skewed...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendra Cooling

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:01:00 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 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, room 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...

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Thursday March 28th: Two opportunities to hear talks about the history of homosexuality with Dr Tom Hooper (History York University)

Karen Pearlston

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At 12:30 PM in Tilley 28 as part of the Feminist Lunch Series, Dr Hooper will give a talk titled “‘Celebrating’ the Recriminalization of Homosexuality in 1969”.  The federal government has launched several initiatives to celebrate the so-called decriminalization of homosexuality in 1969. This is based on a myth. The decriminalization of buggery and gross indecency...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

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 at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home. Students will also need to apply online at...

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Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety

Tanya Jones

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


What do athletes, class presenters, performing artists and thesis defenders have in common?  They are required to perform even when they are nervous or worried about the outcome.  If you are not doing as well as you could during exams, class presentations, recitals & thesis defenses etc., this practical workshop will help!  This workshop is open to any UNB/STU students...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Minimum Wage Increase - April 1, 2019

Human Resources

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:04:00 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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IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" Hosted by: Mathu Singaram

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


BEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" Hosted by: Mathu Singaram  On April 3rd At 12:00 PM (Noon) In Tilley 303  Muthu Singaram has been involved in several start-ups over last 15 years. Muthu is the Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Muthu Singaram Consulting, Malaysia and PQMDC, India and the Managing Trustee of Belief a foundation to promote rural...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to present Biology PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft. Lesleigh will be presenting a seminar on her research titled “Biodiversity of the Red Algal Order Halymeniales in Australia” on Wednesday, March 27th at 3 pm in B146 Everyone is welcome, please come and support one of our students!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' on Thursday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332. Schedule 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45 p.m.: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Fun activity 1 - 1:20 p.m.:...

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Exam Study Space at Neville Homestead

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 25, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Exam Study Space at Neville Homestead Event Date(s): April 12, 2019 - April 26, 2019 Repeat: Daily until Apr, 26 2019, 8:15AM - 4:30PM Location: Fredericton Event Details Study space is at a premium, but Career Development and Employment Centre (CDEC) located in Neville Homestead has you covered! From April 12th to April 26th CDEC will provide study space for students looking to get away and...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 25, 2019 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 25, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  Its time to start planning for exam study!  Why not sign up for a 30 minutes session with a Learning Strategist!   Sessions will be offered on the following dates: Wednesday, March 27;  Tuesday, April 2; Sunday April 7; Monday April 15.   Location: Milham Room in the Harriet Irving Library ( 5:30-8:30 pm)  Come by on one of those...

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UNB Cybersecurity Advisory: Elsevier privacy breach

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 25, 2019 11:00:00 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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The Senates Teaching and Excellence Policy Committee Wants to Hear What Matters to Students

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: March 22, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Senates Teaching and Excellence Policy Committee (TEP) is conducting a Student Consultation on our Fredericton Campus on: Wednesday, March 27       12:30 - 1:30PM       McLaggan Hall Room 18 Tuesday, April 2                 12:30 - 1:30PM       Head Hall Room C10 The consultation will be...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising

Neil Cole

Posted: March 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find resources and supports on campus, but you don't know what's available and where it is? We know that the "student service landscape" is vast and wide, so the Student Toolkit is designed around categories of student support. The Student Toolkit describes these services and then directs you to them to help students, faculty, and staff find student-centered offices, resources, and...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 21, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Conference (CSEP) 2020 Conference

Danielle Bouchard

Posted: March 21, 2019 11:00:00 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 in the year of 2020 at UNB Fredericton. 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 of...

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Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: March 21, 2019 11:00:00 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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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium, Visiting Scholar James Cai, presents "Rope Skipping Development Overview (China)"

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Visiting scholar James Cai will present Rope Skipping Development Overview (China) on Friday, Mar. 22, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, room 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...

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Mourning the passing of librarian emerita Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn

Communications Office

Posted: March 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of librarian emerita Dr. Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn (PhD ’53), 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...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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English Language Programme Summer Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Are you an energetic, positive and flexible individual interested in working with learners who come to UNB from around the world to study English as a second/other language?  The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) will have a representative in the lobby of the Student Union Building on Wednesday, March 27 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm to talk about employment opportunities for our Spring...

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UNB Student Abroad - Exchange Applications and Bursary deadline of April 1st 2019

Dave Andrews

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Just a friendly reminder that the deadline to apply for Winter 2020 exchange opportunities is April 1st 2019.  Please apply through our new website - www.unb.ca/global/outgoing/programs/academic.html For anyone participating in an exchange during the 2019-2020 academic year, please remember to apply for the Student Abroad Bursary, the deadline to apply is also April 1st...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium – April 4, 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, is just around the corner. Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine lifejackets that could save more lives, a bridge design in...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to join us for a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' March 28, 2019 Carleton Hall Room 332 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Schedule 11:30 - 12:15: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1:00: Fun activity 1:00 - 1:20: Protest music 1:20 - 1:30: Question...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22nd and 25th

Martyn Iannece

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations, the Equipment Pool in Marshall d’Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday March 22nd and Monday March 25th. There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday March 22nd and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a laptop...

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MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Arts Seminar] research presentation

Chris Doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:00:00 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' by Chris Doran/Nob Doran on Friday, March 29, from 3 - 4:40 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (UNBSJ) and Marshall d'Avray Hall,...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret 7:30 pm Wednesday April 10, 2019. Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton 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: Yunjia...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:04:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider

Jenn Meade

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

Category: News and Notices


Biology Seminar Series will be hosting PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider (Canadian Rivers Institute). His talk is titled “Quantitative modelling of existing and future fish habitat in the Saint John river, NB, Canada.” Wednesday March 20 at 3:00pm in Bailey 146 Please come out and support one of our students! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn...

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Early Closure of Student Union Building Cafeteria - Friday, March 22, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Marketplace in the SUB Cafeteria will be closing at 1 pm on Friday, March 22nd, due to preparation for the Red 'n Black Revue that evening. Tim Horton's will be open until 3 pm take out only. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Films en français (with english subtitles)

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


Come join us in Harriet Irving Library (HIL Room 100) Milham Room on the following dates to watch movies in French with English Subtitles. Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre, Wednesday March 20th @ 5:00pm Les Intouchables, Wednesday March 25th @ 5:30pm La passion d'Augustine, Monday April 1st @ 4:30pm Les revenants (la série), Wednesday April 10th @ 5:00pm Organized for the FR1015 Basic French II...

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Sharing Our Canadian Stories: Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony

UNB Communcations

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

Category: News and Notices


Matt DeCourcey, Member of Parliament for Fredericton and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship will be hosting Fredericton’s first Sharing Our Canadian Stories: Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25 at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Inspired by the Citizenship Ceremony as a newcomer’s formal entry into becoming...

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Finding Academic Advisors

Neil Cole

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find or look up an academic advisor on the Fredericton campus? Use the Advisor Contact Directory! Whether you are a student, faculty/instructor, staff, or another advisor, you can use the Advisor Contact Directory to look up and contact academic advisors and faculty student support professionals. Relevant Registrar's Office contacts are included, too. You can find the Advisor Contact...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

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 at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home. Students will also need to apply online at...

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UNB Cybersecurity Advisory: gift card email scam

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


An email scam has recently been targeting UNB, appearing to come from a trustworthy UNB source such as a Dean or Director asking you to “help them with an urgent errand” or 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...

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CAP Lecture Tour UNB Physics: Pablo Bianucci - "Tightly squeezing light in small spaces"

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department – CAP Lecture Tour When: Tues, March 19th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Pablo Bianucci, Physics Department, Concordia University Topic: Tightly squeezing light in small spaces “Can we make lasers faster and more efficient? Can we explore the interaction between quantum...

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Engineering student a semi-finalist in national NSERC competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wesley Finck, a fourth-year electrical engineering student from the University of New Brunswick 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...

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Free Masterclass - East Meets West

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friday March 22, Room 27, Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton Travel around the world, and 4,000 years through time, without leaving Fredericton.  The performers of East Meets West MusicUNB Concert are graciously offering a free masterclass to explore the rich history and unique aspects of erhu playing.  Dynamic Duo, Nicole Ge Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) combine Eastern and Western...

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MusicUNB Concert - East Meets West

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wednesday March 20 Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton Mesmerizing and beautiful! Take a trip around the world without the hassle of flight cancellations and baggage fees!  Dynamic Duo, Nicole Ge Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) explore an exciting combination of Eastern and Western Music through their expressive playing and virtuosic performances.        Category:...

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Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring our old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both our 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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Physics Seminar: "Near-real-time data assimilation of the high latitude ionosphere"

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, March 21st, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Ben Reid, UNB Physics Topic: 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...

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Reminder 3MT Competition on March 21st & March 22nd

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Reminder Three Minute Thesis Event March 21st and 22nd Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place this year on March 21st at 10:30 am (Heats) and March 22 at 2:00 pm (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one power point slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:10:00 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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Day and Ross is recruiting

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Day and Ross Event Date(s): March 18, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details: Come and meet with representatives from Day & Ross about a Career with them. They will be hosting an information session on March 18th starting at 4 pm in room 215, the New Kinesiology...

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Funding for University Collaboration Abroad

Veronica McGinn

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Now is the time for senior undergraduate, graduate students and post doctoral fellows to think about international research and travel in the fall of 2019 Through Mitacs's Globalink Research Award (GRA), recipients can get $6,000 for research collaborations with universities abroad.  Applications are accepted anytime, but we encourage those interested to apply at least 16 weeks prior to...

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Undergrad students... apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:02:00 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. Deadline is April 15. Questions? Check out our FAQ:  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/FAQ.html or send us an email, awards@unb.ca. Category: News and...

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

Mallory Dowling

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:00:00 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:  http://www.unb.ca/moneymatters/scholarships/continuing.html Deadline is June 30.  Questions?  Email awards@unb.ca Category:...

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Major strides in the area of experiential education

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:00:00 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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UNB releases fourth Green Review

UNB Communications

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:00:00 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 campus 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 on...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:05:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Last Week to Win U Card Cash with the Co-Curricular Program!

Jacob White

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you've done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be completed...

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Day and Ross is recruiting

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Day and Ross Event Date(s): March 18, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details Come and meet with representatives from Day & Ross about a Career with them. They will be hosting an information session on March 18th starting at 4 pm in room 215, the New Kinesiology building. https://www.dayrossgroup.com/Forms/Careers.aspx?langid=en Contact:...

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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 10:02:00 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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Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born).  On Frday April 5, to Sunday April, 7 the Mi'kmaq-WOlastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus, will host the first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration, at the Richard J. Currie...

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Art exhibition honours victims and survivors of gendered violence in Guatemala and Canada

Tracy Glynn

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

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton university students have joined the local Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence chapter to showcase beautiful portraits of 41 girls and young women who were murdered while in the Hogar Seguro state care facility outside of Guatemala City two years ago, on International Women's Day, March 8, 2017. Join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 15 at 5:30pm at Renaissance...

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CELEBRATING WORLD WATER DAY AT THE UNB ART CENTRE with Cascade: Our Plastic, Our Planet, Our Choice

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


It is estimated that by 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish.  On March 22 the UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day with a look at the lifecycle of plastic and how plastic pollution affects our water systems. World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management.  Since...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22nd and 25th

Martyn Iannece

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations, the Equipment Pool in Marshall d'Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday March 22nd and Monday March 25th.  There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday March 22nd and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a...

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UNB partners with Terrestrial Energy

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:00:00 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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MWC 5th Annual Powwow

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday April 4, 2019, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the UNB Fredericton campus will host the 5th Annual UNB Powwow: "Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born)", at the Richard J. Currie Centre, UNB Fredericton from 10:30 to 3PM. This event is a free pubic event and everyone is...

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Biology Seminar Series - Dr Anne-Marie Dion-Côté

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Anne-Marie Dion-Côté (Université de Moncton) will be joining us to give a seminar this Friday, March 15th. Her talk, titled “Taming the invader: genomic approaches towards understanding the interplay between domesticated genomic parasites and their host” will be held at 3 pm in B 146. All are welcome.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - FR

Susan Pugh

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


  The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2019.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2019 Summer Term:  May 4 - 25, 2019 DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall,...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker, Adam Ridgewell, Mar. 15-FR

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:00:00 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.  Friday March 15, at 10:30 a.m. in Kinesiology, room 214. WARNING: This is not just another lecture on...

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Leadership Development for Women

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on March 28, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall Room 303, for a session on Leadership Development for Women presented by McCain Foods executives, Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Poonam Kohli, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Talent. In this one-hour session, Alison and Poonam will discuss factors that can accelerate or hinder the success of women in the...

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Students advance compost grinder to help with waste management

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:00:00 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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Live-streaming available for town hall with UNB’s president-designate March 13

Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will be hosting a town hall with president-designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle tomorrow, March 13, at 3:30 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, Room 105. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one of the two events listed below. Please note: For those wishing to tune in off-campus, the Town Hall at UNB Fredericton will be live-streamed on the University of New Brunswick Facebook...

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Call for valedictorian candidates

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Graduating?  Interested in being considered for Valedictorian?  Know a classmate who would be an excellent representative for your class? A valedictorian will be selected for each of the four graduation ceremonies at Encaenia to write and deliver an address to fellow graduates, faculty, honoured guests, friends and family. This is a special role where one graduate speaks on behalf of...

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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Location:  Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library Dates:  (5:30-8:30 each day) Tuesday, March 19 Wednesday, March 27 Monday, April 1 Sunday, April 7 Monday, April 15 Come by and sign up for a 30 minute session with UNBs Learning Strategist. If two people want to come in the same time slot together, that's ok too. You are also welcome to make an appointment  during the day with...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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UNB Summer Work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP)

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:02:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The UNB Summer work Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) will provide returning UNBF undergraduate students with employment opportunities related to acquired skills and education.  Approved jobs aim to enhance employment readiness skills, while enabling students to finance the continuation of education.  This provincially subsidized employment program is designed to assist students...

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Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be...

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JDI Woodlands Division is recruiting for Tree planters

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


JDI Woodlands division is recruiting for Tree Planters Event Date(s): March 13, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details Be a part of something bigger. Grow Trees, grow a career,grow your bank account. Join the team that has already planted more than 1 billion trees in our local communities. Come speak with us to learn more about what...

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New Associate Director for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

UNB Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:00:00 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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Summer Positions - UNB Design Works Camps

Alison Howells

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you enjoy being with children, working in a creative environment and pride yourself in providing the highest quality of service, consider positions open at the 2019 UNB Design Works summer camps. The Design Works Camps are seeking staff for a variety of summer camp positions: Assistant Camp Director, Instructors and Camp Assistants.  For complete job details, please...

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Worlds UNBound Now Hiring

Katie Skead

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Worlds UNBound is seeking enthusiastic university students to join our team for the 2019 Spring/Summer program. Your job will be to educate and inspire young minds, to share with them a positive outlook on the world of science & engineering, and to serve as a resource to other educators through hands-on delivery of workshops and summer day camp programs.  Please visit our website for the...

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Day and Ross is recruiting

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:03:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Day and Ross is recruiting for Business and IT students Event Date(s): March 18, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details Come and meet with representatives from Day & Ross about a Career with them. They will be hosting an information session on March 18th starting at 4 pm in room 215, the New Kinesiology...

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Student Abroad program applications due April 1

Student Abroad

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:02:00 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 2 weeks – 2 terms abroad at one of our partner universities outside Canada. You will have the opportunity to take courses (taught in English) that will count towards...

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French Dept. Information Session

Natalie Fournier

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Meet members of the Department of French and receive information about French courses for 2019-2020, Minor, Major and Honours programs and the Travel Study in Paris program. Wednesday, March 13 2:00pm-4:00pm Tilley Hall 230 Refreshments will be served. Hope to see you here! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Natalie Fournier Email Address: Natalie.Fournier@unb.ca

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Forestry students create plan to tackle green beetle invasion

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 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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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation: Family Violence Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 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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Physics Seminar: WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, March 14th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Samuel Kristoffersen, UNB Physics Topic: 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...

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Registration Deadline for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 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, 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...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we...

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Three Minute Thesis Event March 21st & 22nd

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three Minute Thesis Event March 21st and 22nd Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place this year on March 21st at 10:30 am (Heats) and March 22 at 2:00 pm (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one power point slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a...

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Call for Nominations Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?  Do you think you have made such a contribution?  Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, or to apply yourself, you should write a letter outlining in detail contributions made to student life...

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Folks Songs - MusicUNB Concert Series

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Folks Songs  Date: March 13th, 2019 Time: 7:30 PM  Location: Memorial Hall UNB Ticket Prices: Senior: $25 Adult: $30 Student: $10    For their first collaboration, singer Sally Dibble and our Musician in Residence, Nadia Francavilla, join pianist Stephen Runge. They come together to perform works for voice, violin and piano of the early twentieth century by the influential...

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JDI Woodlands needs more Tree Planters

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


JDI Woodlands division is recruiting for Tree Planters Event Date(s): March 13, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details Be a part of something bigger. Grow Trees, grow a career, grow your bank account. Join the team that has already planted more than 1 billion trees in our local communities. Come speak with us to learn more about what...

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Planet Hatch is doing an information session on their Start up Visa Program

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program information session Event Date(s): March 26, 2019 Category: Events Location: Fredericton Event Details Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? Come and join us for lunch while you learn more, March 26th in Carleton Hall room 106 starting at 11:30 Planet Hatch's start up visa program is for talented...

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Social innovation lab seeks solutions to economic and immigration issues

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:00:00 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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Trinity Medical Science University information session

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Trinity Medical Science University Event Date(s): March 26, 2019  Category: Employer Information Sessions  Location: Fredericton Event Details Trinity Medical Science University will be on Campus to talk to students interested in a Medical Degree. A representative will be in the common area of the ICU building starting at 9 am on March 26 and will be happy to answer any questions. At 4:30...

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honours 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 honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community...

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International Summer School: Application Deadlines Approaching

Veronica McGinn

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:00:00 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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Registration open for webinar on Preparing Youth with Autism for Adulthood

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning (UNB 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 10:00:00 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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UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts is a travelling exhibition produced by the Metal Collective.  The exhibit showcases 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths and is on view from March 8 through May 3 at the UNB Art Centre. Curated by art historian Laura Brandon, and inspired by...

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Reminder: President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle to visit UNB- March 11-15

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:04:00 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...

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Planet Hatch information session for their start up visa program

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:02:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program Lunch and Learn information session Event Date(s): March 26, 2019 11:30-1:30Category: Events Location: Fredericton Event Details Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? Come and join us for lunch while you learn more, March 26th in Carleton Hall room 106 starting at 11:30 Planet Hatch's start up visa...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of International Women’s Day, The UNB Art Centre will be opening its exhibit, Illuminations: Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts.  The exhibit will highlight 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths featuring contemporary silver candleholders that honour Canadian women’s past, present and future.   The exhibit...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:00:00 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...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for 8 children between (aged 8 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 2-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB campus.  His/her participation is completely voluntary...

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Leaping into outer space with NB’s first cube satellite

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:00:00 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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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All UNB students are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If not, we...

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Global research could revive puffin populations

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:00:00 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 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Attention Faculty, Staff, and Students! Do you have a high school student in your household or know of a student who is interested in neuroscience? If so, consider getting them 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...

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Patient-centred research proposals pitched during Patients Den

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:00:00 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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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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UNB researchers named among top researchers for Canada 150

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 11:00:00 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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Early Closure of Student Union Building during March Break - March 2 to 9, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will close at 8:00 pm from Saturday, March 2nd to Saturday, March 9th, 2019, inclusive.  Regular hours will resume on Sunday, March 10th. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green", a full colour brochure and order form can be access through the following links. Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard copy is available upon...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:05:00 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, awards@unb.ca.   Category: News...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:03:00 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 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. Conditions:...

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Sexual assault support advocate selected to serve on national advisory committee

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:02:00 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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Register Now for UNB Summer term

Rachel Watters

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration opens March 1st! Choose from over 100 courses offered on the UNB Fredericton 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! Pick up an extra course and get ahead in your program. Not sure what to take? Explore UNB CEL's summer schedule. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Nursing Research Day. May 24, 2019: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nursing Research Day - Friday, May 24th, 2019: Making Nursing Research Accessible 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 disciplines and sectors....

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Online survey: Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:00:00 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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Prescription monitoring app nabs top innovation award

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher who is examining ways to monitor prescription safety for 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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A graduate program to unleash your leadership and management potential

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Is the leader inside you looking for a career in management? Our Master in Business Administration (MBA) program will help you develop the knowledge and management skills to create opportunities for yourself, your community, and whatever organization you decide to work with.  Learn more at our information session on March 20, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Planet Hatch.  For more information,...

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Engineering students modernize gas cars with electric conversion

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:00:00 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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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be open on March 4th from 10:00 until 4:00 pm.  We will be closed from March 5th - 8th, and will re-open for regular business hours on March 11th.  We hope everyone enjoys their March Break! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:03:00 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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UNB Summer Term Course Registration opens March 1st

Rachel Watters

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer! Choose from over 100 courses offered on the UNB Fredericton campus. 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! Pick up an extra course and get ahead in your program. Registration opens March 1, 2019. Not sure what to take this summer? Explore UNB CEL's summer schedule. Category:...

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UNB Conference Services: Hiring

UNB Conferece Services

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Students: Want to work on campus this summer? UNB Conference Services is hiring Summer Cleaning Assistants - applications are due at noon on March 4, 2019. For more information, please click the following link: https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/conference-services/job-opportunities.html  Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Conferece Services Email...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 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...

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Combine quant with finance and analytics for a career in investing

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 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 March 14, 5:30-7:00 in MacLaggin Hall room 015 on the UNB Fredericton campus, to learn more about this program. Meet some of our students and talk...

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Department of History Book Launch

Jeffrey Brown

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Department of History for the celebration of two new books: Gary Waite's "Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse: From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends" and Brent Wilson's "A Family of Brothers: Soldiers of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion in the Great War".  We will gather at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (23 Dineen Dr.) at 7:00 pm on...

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Scientist recognized for outstanding cancer research

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 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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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If...

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Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety

Tanya Jones

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


What do athletes, class presenters, performing artists and thesis defenders have in common?  They are required to perform even when they are nervous or worried about the outcome.  If you are not doing as well as you could during exams, class presentations, recitals & thesis defenses etc., this practical workshop will help!  Workshop to be held Friday, March 29th, from 1:30-3:00...

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Stay at UNB this summer!

UNB Conference Services

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


HEY UNB! Summer Residence is open from May 1st to August 20th, 2019 for any students looking to stay in Fredericton over the summer. Enjoy the convenience of being on our beautiful campus without the hassle of monthly bills. For more information and to apply visit our website! Room assignments are made on a first serve basis and applications are open until April 6th at...

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UNB Physics - Astronomy Nights

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Observation Night: Join us for a tour of the night sky  Date: Friday March 1st, 2019 (weather permitted) Time: 7:30-8:30pm Location: 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 open star cluster. We'll also...

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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 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


FREDERICTON – 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...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Truth and Reconciliation

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:01:00 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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Join us at the Design Works March Break Camps!

Alison Howells

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for exciting March Break children's camps? Look no further than the UNB College of Extended Learning's Design Works camps! For children ages 6 – 12, there are four camps to choose from  – Jr Iron Chef's Desserts, Art Extraordinaire, Stop Motion and Steal the Stage Theatre Camps. Camps are held at the UNB Art Centre in Memorial Hall and in Marshall d'Array...

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Physics Seminar (Feb 28): CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 28, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Keith Vanderlinde, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto Topic: CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment  “Among the great surprises of modern cosmology was the discovery of Dark Energy,...

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QES Scholarship for Internship in Malawi, Summer 2019

Veronica McGinn

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


QES Scholarship for Internship in Malawi, Summer 2019 The objective of the UNB/QES Program is to develop global citizens through enriched academic, professional and cross-cultural experience.  and provides $6,000 for UNB students from any discipline to spend 90 days in Malawi and Jamaica.    There is one position left for the summer of 2019, collaborating on research...

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Reminder: UNB Sustainability Plan Survey

UNB Sustainability

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is in the process of developing an Institutional Sustainability Plan for UNB.  We invite all members of the UNB community to participate in the survey, to share opinions on future sustainability efforts at UNB.  The insights provided will help determine the direction of the upcoming 5-year plan for UNB. This short (five-10 minute) survey is available to all...

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UNB to host 2020 CSEP conference

UNB Communications

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus will co-host the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology national conference from Oct. 14 to 17, 2020. The professional development event will bring approximately 600 people to Fredericton to discuss research on exercise, health and fitness. This meeting is not only for academics, but also physicians and trainers prescribing...

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:03:00 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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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:02:00 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 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. Conditions:...

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Last chance to win an iPad with UNB’s cybersecurity training

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:01:00 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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March Break Music Camp

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:00:00 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! Date: March 4-8, 2019 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off at 7:45 a.m. & pick-up by 5...

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Wolastoqey language app launched

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:00:00 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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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:02:00 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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Biology Seminar Series - Dr. Marc Trudel

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series visiting speaker this week (February 22nd at 3pm, B146) will be Dr. Marc Trudel from the St. Andrew’s Biological Station. The title of Dr. Trudel’s talk is “Salmon migration and their interactions with marine ecosystems.” Abstract: Pacific and Atlantic salmon have a complex life cycle that involves both freshwater and marine phases, though it...

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Concerning Violence

Tracy Glynn

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cinema Politica Fredericton, STU History & UNB International Development Studies present: Concerning Violence Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:00pm Conserver House, 180 Saint John St., Fredericton A powerful retrospective exploration of African liberation struggles via Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. Trailer/more info: https://www.cinemapolitica.org/screening/fredericton/concerning-violence All...

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Global health researcher working with Indigenous communities

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 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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IBEC Speaker Series - Enactus

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


IBEC Speaker Series - Enactus  Date: Wednesday, February 27th  Location: Tilley 303 Time: 12:00 PM (Noon)  Enactus UNB will be hosting this week's Speaker Series! Each team will be presenting their idea in front of an audience to gain valuable feedback as they prepare for Regionals in March. The team is looking for your feedback and advice, so join in on the discussion! The...

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Loves Sorrow: Music of Heartbreak & Longing

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Love’s Sorrows: Music of Heartbreak & Longer  Re-Scheduled date: Monday, February 25th  Time: 12:00 PM (noon) – 1:00 PM  Location: Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton  Ticket Price:  Free Noon Hour Concert  In this performance, Heather Fyffe will perform romantic and melancholy piano works by famous composers including Liszt, Brahms, and...

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Researcher receives federal funding for study on post-traumatic stress injuries faced by firefighters

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 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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UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts and Unveiling the Historic Plaque Commemorating Pegi Nicol MacLeod Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts is a travelling exhibition produced by the Metal Collective.  The exhibit...

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It’s Contest Time! Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be...

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CIBC, Indspire launch bursaries for Indigenous students

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:00:00 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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Cycle, sweat, support at the 7th annual URec Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's 7th annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  CYCLETHON NEED TO KNOW DETAILS: Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker, Mathieu Winand, "Innovate to perform, a key determinant for non-profit sport organizations success"

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker Mathieu Winand, Head of Department - International Sport Management at LUNEX University, Luxembourg, will present on the Topic: "Innovate to perform, a key determinant for non-profit sport organizations' success", on Friday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract:  Organizations within the non-profit sport sector face competitive challenges to...

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Live Q & A Session: UNB Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:00:00 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 & 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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MScFE Oral Examination Olayemi Ogunrinde

Faith Sharpe

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

Category: News and Notices


The MScFE Oral Examination of Olayemi Ogunrinde will be held:   Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 1:30 PM F & G 202 Dean's Conference Room     Oral Examination Chaired By  Dr. B. Leblon, FOREM   Examining Committee  Dr. F-R Meng, FOREM Dr. A. Lloyd, GGE Dr. M. Gong, Supervisor, FOREM   Advisory Committee Dr. M. Gong, Supervisor, FOREM Dr. Y-H Chui, HRA-FOREM/ U of...

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Physics Seminar - Parallel-Plate Resonator as an integrated device for MRI studies of lithium ion batteries

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 21, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Andres Augilera, UNB Physics Topic: Parallel-Plate Resonator as an integrated device for MRI studies of lithium ion batteries “Rechargeable batteries with high energy density are in great demand as energy sources for various purposes....

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for our Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, ...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:06:00 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, awards@unb.ca.   Category: News...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:02:00 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 1st is the deadline to submit your application. This scholarship, UNB will award 2 Leslie E....

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Fourth annual powwow promotes unity

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:01:00 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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Department of History Information Session

Misty Sullivan

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Find out about the Department of History 2019-2020 courses, and check out their Majors, Minors, and Honours programs. Date:  February 20, 2019 Location:  Tilley 107 & 123 Time:  12:30-2:00pm Everyone Welcome  FREE PIZZA! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Misty Sullivan Email Address: misty.sullivan@unb.ca

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 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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Reminder: Accessing the Live Archive: Using Access to Information Requests for Social Science Research workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 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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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path, Feb. 21

Communications Office

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 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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Second World of Talent showcase to highlight students’ skills

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is hosting its second annual World of Talent showcase, which will feature performances by international students from the university’s Fredericton campus. The showcase will be held on Thursday, February 21, from 7 to 10 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 143. To read more, click here.   Category: News and...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Did you receive a scholarship, award or tuition waiver in 2018?

Richelle Corey

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:06:00 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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Fair Dealing/Fair Use Week!

Lisa Pollock

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:05:00 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 Game Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 1:30pm – 2:30pm Hans W. Klohn Commons, Potash Conference Room...

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Complete UNB’s cybersecurity training by Feb. 28 for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:02:00 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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Are you (or someone you know) in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:00:00 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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Evolution - MusicUNB

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Evolution Date: Wednesday, February 27th  Time: 7:30 PM  Location: Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton  Ticket Price:  Adult: $30 Senior: $25 Students: $10 Can you hear a composer's writing develop? What if a contemporary composer took excerpts from Mozart and wrote an entirely new piece? Musician in Residence Nadia Francavilla, cellist Marc Labranche and pianist Carl Gionet...

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Loves Sorrow: Music of Heartbreak & Longing - MusicUNB

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Love’s Sorrows: Music of Heartbreak & Longer  Re-Scheduled date: Wednesday, February 20th  Time: 12:00 PM (noon) – 1:00 PM  Location: Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton  Ticket Price:  Free Noon Hour Concert  In this performance, Heather Fyffe will perform romantic and melancholy piano works by famous composers including Liszt, Brahms, and...

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MMFC Lunch & Learn: Contesting the Common Sense of Consent - February 20 th

Kim Wade

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us! Wednesday, February 20, 12-1 pm @MMFC (678 Windsor Street, Fredericton) Contesting the Common Sense of Consent Presenter: Karla O’Regan, Associate Professor in Criminology & Criminal Justice, St. Thomas University 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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Outstanding faculty and staff

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:00:00 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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Biology Seminar Series - Dr David Shiffman

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. David Shiffman (Simon Fraser University) will be joining us to discuss “why so many people believe sustainable shark fisheries can’t exist” this Friday, February 15th at 3 pm in B146. We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Dr. David Shiffman - CRI / Biology joint workshop

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CRI and UNB Biology will be hosting a workshop with Dr. Shiffman (Simon Fraser Univeristy)   “How to use social media to communicate your science to non-experts, and why you should!”   Saturday, February 16th 10am – 2pm in Bailey 146.   Space is limited, register...

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Pursuing excellence in sport

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:00:00 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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Queering Art Education for the Environment with Sabine LeBel

Tracy Glynn

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Queering Art Education for the Environment with Sabine LeBel When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 4:00pm Where: George Martin Hall, Room 207, St. Thomas University Dr. Sabine LeBel is a professor in the Department of Culture and Media Studies at the University of New Brunswick. She does research in the area of environmental media studies. She investigates the representation of trash in visual...

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UNB Student Abroad Information Sessions

Veronica McGinn

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Global Team will be hosting 2 information sessions on "How to be a Student Abroad"  Join us on February 19th and 20th in Tilley Hall, Room 125 between 4:00pm and 6:00 pm Learn more about the UNB Travel Study, Summer Schools, Student Exchange and Working Abroad. For more information email global@unb.ca       Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Blackness at the Intersections: Black History Month lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi

Department of History, UNB-FR

Posted: February 13, 2019 11:00:00 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 Fri. Feb. 15, 2019 at 7:00pm in MacLaggan Hall, Room 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,...

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Lakutuwakon - Wabanaki Protocol for Ratification of Treaties

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: February 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lakututwakon - Wabanaki Protocol for Ratification of Treaties  Wednesday, February 27, at the Student Union Building Ballroom.  Opening Ceremony with UNB's Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley, will take place at 6:30PM  Re-enactment of Wolastoqiyik meeting in the longhouse to approve the Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1760, will be at 7:00PM ( in Wolastoqiyik with an English...

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Need help with your studies?

Janice Gange

Posted: February 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


  Students... wouldn't you like to learn ways to manage your time and utilize that time to its peak efficiency? With midterms here and exams yet to come, why not visit with our campus Learning Strategist? She can help with time management, study strategies, test taking strategies, reducing  procrastination, as well as other academic skills.  It's easy to make...

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Milestones to be celebrated

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:00:00 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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Notice of Late Opening - Registrars Office UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Registrar's Office on the Fredericton Campus will be opening at 10:15 am on Thursday, February 14th to allow staff to participate in an office event.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Department of History Annual Information Session

Misty Sullivan

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Department of History Annual Information Session Find out about our 2019-2020 courses and check out our Majors, Minors and Honours Programs. Wednesday, February 20th, 12:30-2:00pm in Tilley 107 & 123 Free Pizza - Everyone Welcome! https://www.facebook.com/UNBHistory/   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Misty Sullivan Email Address: misty.sullivan@unb.ca

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Discover Encaustic - Painting with Wax!

Alison Howells

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ancient, modern and currently popular, encaustic (coloured melted beeswax) can be your new way of painting! Discover Leisure Learning's "Encaustic - painting with wax", a one-day workshop taking place this Saturday, February 16th. When it’s hot, it’s ‘wet’, and when cool, it’s ‘dry’ – and in between you can carve, cut, fill, scrape,...

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MMFC Lunch & Learn, February 14- Sexual Violence on Campus

Kim Wade

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Sexual Violence on Campus: What Do We Know About It? Lunch & Learn Presentation with Charlene Belu, Psychology Doctoral Student at UNB Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 from 12:00-1:00 pm at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (UNB Fredericton, 678 Windsor Street) Description: The occurrence of sexual violence on campus is not a new concern, but there are increasingly...

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Outstanding Employer Recognition

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At a ceremony at Government House held on February 5, 2019, 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...

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Outstanding students recognized

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 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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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 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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Reminder - Elizabeth May guest speaker at annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

UNB Communications

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Thursday, Feb. 14, 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...

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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path, Feb. 21

Communications Office

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:00:00 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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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date February 22, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:10:00 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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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:05:00 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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"Adventures in Investing" with Tim Power Speaker Series from IBEC

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Adventures in Investing with Tim Power Presented by IBEC Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 12:00 PM (Noon) Tilley Hall 303   Claim your free ticket using this following Eventbrite link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/adventures-in-investing-tickets-56109918276   “Adventures in Investing – as an entrepreneur himself and an investor in a variety of different...

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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 10:00:00 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 Fri. Feb. 15, 2019 at 7:00pm in MacLaggan Hall, Room 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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Physics Seminar - Thursday Feb 14th

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 14, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Laura Stiles-Clarke, Faculty of Education, St. Francis Xavier University Topic: 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 a...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 28 and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own them. If...

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Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Conference from Feb. 19-21

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:00:00 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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UNB Sustainability Plan Survey

UNB Sustainability

Posted: February 8, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is in the process of developing an Institutional Sustainability Plan for UNB.  We invite all members of the UNB community to participate in the survey, to share opinions on future sustainability efforts at UNB.  The insights provided will help determine the direction of the upcoming 5-year plan for UNB. This short (5-10 minute) survey is now available to all...

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Change to CETL Equipment Pool Rental Policy (Camera Related Equipment)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 8, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to demand, all camera related equipment will be signed out for a two day period starting Monday, February 11 to the end of term.  Rental periods will be as follows: Monday to Wednesday (return no later than 12:00 pm on Wednesday) Wednesday to Friday (return no later than 12:00 pm on Friday) Friday 2:00 pm to Monday (return no later than 9:00 am on Monday) Late return policies...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed-home no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:06:00 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 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. Conditions:...

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Cybersecurity Advisory: Apple FaceTime

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:04:00 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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ISAO hosts second annual World of Talent

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is excited to be hosting the second annual ‘World of Talent’ event on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019! Date: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Location: Marshall D’Avray Hall, Rm 143 (Auditorium) ‘A World of Talent’ will showcase the talented international students we have studying...

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Biology Seminar Series - Dr Joshua Kurek

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. Joshua Kurek (Mount Allison University) who will be giving a seminar titled "Legacy of persistent pollutants from historic forest management in New Brunswick" Abstract: Forest stakeholders in New Brunswick (NB), Canada, operated arguably the world’s largest aerial insecticide spray program during the latter half of the 20th century. Over 12...

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Elizabeth May guest speaker at annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:00:00 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 climate...

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UNB Media Lab

Nancy Wood

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can bind together a report/assignment at UNB Media Lab with our "Fellowes Quasar Plastic Coil Binding Machine" at UNB Media Lab for only $2.  Bring in your report or print it here for only .10 a sheet single sided and put it together. Up to 500 sheets up to 2" in...

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Career Fair February 8, 2019

Katherine McNeil

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Career Fair   Date: February 8th Time: 11am-3 pm Location: Richard J.CURRIE CENTER Recreation Gym 1st floor Please see the attached link for the Career Fair Booklet. https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/employment/services-students/career_fairs/UNB-WinterDigitalBooklet-2019-FinalWeb.pdf Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine...

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It’s Contest Time! Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be...

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Save the Date: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path, Feb. 21

Communications Office

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:02:00 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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Exciting Student Project Seeks Community Input

Chedi Mbaga

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Student Consulting Group - an undergraduate student association focused on case study evaluation, project development, and project consulting – is undertaking an exciting community project. This project, dubbed the Fredericton Housing Report: Addressing the Challenges of Today for a Better Tomorrow aims to better understand the housing needs of young professionals in the city of...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker, Tara Werner, "Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, room 208.  Guest Speaker Tara Werner, Manager of Community Health Promotion, Diabetes Canada will present, Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick.  Live Well | Bien Vivre is a collaborative initiative delivered by community health coaches in partnership with the Government of New Brunswick and Diabetes Canada. ...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Still spaces available for the 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café Date: Thursday, Feb. 7 Time: 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 the first paleontologist and fossil...

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Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Department of National Defense

Ali Corrigan

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brigadier General Andrew Jayne will be at the Fredericton Campus this coming Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at 1pm to deliver a free talk entitled "Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Department of National Defense".  The talk is being hosted by The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and will be held at the National Research Council building located at 46 Dineen Drive, Rooms 117/118.  BGen...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria Marketplace - Friday, February 8, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Friday, February 8th, the SUB Cafeteria Marketplace will be closing at 1:00 pm to facilitate preparation for the Faculty of Engineering Awards Dinner that evening.  Tim Horton's will be open until 3:00 pm. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Enjoy Everyday Acadian & Culture

Alison Howells

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Explore the province's Acadian language and culture with the UNB Leisure Learning course "Everyday Acadian & Culture", starting on Wednesday evenings, February 6th. Here’s a great opporunity to practise your French, while learning about Acadian French and the regional differences in the North, South, East and West of the province. You’ll be introduced to unique slang,...

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Nursing Research Day - May 24th, 2019 - CALL For ABSTRACTS

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nursing Research Day 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. Call for abstracts We invite submissions from those in all health disciplines and sectors. Presentations may include: Original...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 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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Reminder - Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:00:00 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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Chance to win an iPad or iTunes gift card

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 5, 2019 9:05:00 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 Feb. 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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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 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...

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children/youths (ages 5 to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require 1-2 hours and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNB. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information, parents should...

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Physics Seminar: Imaging Airglow with the PEARL All-Sky imager

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Feb 7th, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dustin Gamblin, UNB Physics Topic: Imaging Airglow with the PEARL All-Sky imager “Gravity (not gravitational!) waves are, as the name suggests, periodic motions that occur in the Earth’s atmosphere. These waves are often generated by...

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SAVE THE DATE - 7th annual Cyclethon is Friday, February 22

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Urec's seventh annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, February 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B.  The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. (sign up opens at 6:15 a.m.) and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m.,7:30...

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UNB Art Centre now open on Thursdays until 9pm

Lori Quick

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre is happy to announce that the East and West Galleries will be open to the public on Thursday evenings until 9pm! Stop in to see our current exhibition, Beasts and Gardens, featuring textile artist, Anna Torma and digital artist, David Zsako. The UNB Art Centre is located in Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive on the UNB Fredericton Campus. On Thursday evenings, parking is...

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UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop Accessing the Live Archive: Using Access to Information Requests for Social Science Research Facilitator: Dr. Tia Dafnos Friday February 22, 2019, 2:30-5:30 PM This workshop provides an overview of access to information (ATI) processes for obtaining public records and how this can be used in social science research. Drawing on Walby and Larsen...

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Skating Trips for Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: February 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Looking for a fun social activity on campus this term? Join Faculty of Arts peer mentors for ice-skating! All are welcome. We will be going to Open Skate at the Aitken Centre from 12 pm to 1:15 pm on Feb. 7, Feb. 28, and Mar. 21. For students who want to walk up together, we will meet each day at 11:45 am in the lobby of the Student Union Building. Please bring your skates if you own...

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Reminder – Register for the Community Conversations - Help shape UNBs Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:05:00 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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1917: Music for Violin and Piano - UNB Music - FR

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


1917: Music for Violin and Piano  Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 7:30 Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Dr. Violinist Kerry DuWors and pianist Stephen Runge perform a recital of works written in 1917. This recital offers a glimpse into the year 1917 when composers responded with passion and intensity to a Europe crumbling around them.  Ticket Prices: Adult: $30 Senior: $25 Students: $10 I...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy Active Play Program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


KIN KIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 8 week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided play and physical activity. Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of FUN and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. Mondays -...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is welcome to our 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café! Our honoured guest speaker, Dr. Adrian Park, will present:  "Mary Anning and the Sea Monsters” Mary Anning was the FIRST paleontologist and fossil hunter that made several of the most significant geological finds of all time! Born in 1799, her discoveries changed the...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art Michael V. Smith, queer writer, performer and associate professor of creative writing at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, BC, will deliver the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at the University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, Room 102, on UNB’s...

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Community Conversations - Help shape UNBs Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:07:00 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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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:05:00 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, awards@unb.ca. Category: News and...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:00:00 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. Conditions: Open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students in any...

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Graduate Essentials for Academic Research (GEAR), schedule for Winter 2019

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Sessions will take place in the Learning Lab (Room #112), in the Harriet Irving Library. For more information, and to register, see: https://lib.unb.ca/news/2019/01/7970.html Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Susan...

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Tertulia - Roslyn Rosenfeld on Lucy Jarvis

Tracy Glynn

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Tertulia - Roslyn Rosenfeld on Lucy Jarvishttps://www.facebook.com/events/247695249462525/Tertulias this winter in Fredericton will feature the lives and works of philosophers, painters, poets, historians, a playwright and a mathematician! Our next tertulia features Roslyn Rosenfeld on Lucy Jarvis -- a Canadian painter and educator who was committed to "an art of the people" -- on Wednesday,...

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Beware of gift card email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:10:00 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 10:05:00 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 Feb. 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...

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Biology Seminar Series - Dr Jesse Popp

Jenn Meade

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. Jesse Popp (Mount Allison University) this Friday, February 1st at 3pm in Bailey 146. Dr. Popp will be presenting her talk titled 'Indigenous Knowledge, Moose Ecology, and Population Monitoring' Abstract: As a cultural keystone species to many Indigenous peoples across Canada, moose play important roles in maintaining ecological and cultural...

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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. 1st, at 10:30am, in the Kinesiology Building, room 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,...

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UNB Art Centre Awareness Campaign to Reduce our Use of Plastic!

Lori Quick

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:00:00 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 3 steps: 1. Take a photo of plastic anywhere!  Get creative...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:10:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/ no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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JDI Woodlands Division is Recruiting for Tree Planters

Katherine McNeil

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:05:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


JDI Woodlands Division will be on campus to recruit and hire students for summer 2019 tree planters. Their next hiring booth will be in the Lobby of Head Hall on Wednesday, January 30th from 9:30 to 3:30. They will also be hosting an information session on January 30th starting at 5:00 in the Dineen Auditorium. Please bring a copy of your resume to all sessions and speak to a member of the JDI...

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It’s Contest Time! Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:00:00 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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Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:00:00 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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Physics Seminar (Jan 31): Using Tagged MRI(TMRI) to reduce a characteristic measurement time in MRI of fast flow

Penny Davenport

Posted: January 29, 2019 4:10:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Jan 31, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Shahla Ahmadi, UNB Physics Topic: 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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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Mallory Dowling

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 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. UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued at $10,000. Conditions:...

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Arts Matters Conference 2019 - Call for Submissions

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 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...

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COLONISING IDENTITY THE SOCIAL CULTURAL LEGAL POLITICAL INTRICACIES OF BEING BECOMING MÉTIS

Matt Rogers

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


COLONISING IDENTITY: THE SOCIAL, CULTURAL, LEGAL, POLITICAL INTRICACIES OF BEING/BECOMING MÉTIS Lynne Gouliquer, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, Laurentian University Friday February 1st, 2019, 3:30 PM Harriet Irving Library, Milhan Room (HIL Room 100) THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC EVENT Métis peoples make up 35% of Canada’s one and a half million Aboriginal people. Until recently, the...

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Engineering Awards Evening, Feb. 8th, 2019

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Engineering will be holding its eighteenth annual Engineering Awards Evening on Friday, February 8th at the Student Union Building on the UNB Campus Fredericton at 21 Pacey Drive. 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...

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Lisa Jodoin Retrospective, Filmmaker in Residence 2018-2019

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On February 7th at 7pm 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 Notices Article...

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Reminder - Help shape UNBs Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 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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Theatre UNB Presents Black Dog: 4 Vs the Wrld

Len Falkenstein

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB’s latest production is a powerful and innovative drama about the mental health challenges faced by a growing number of young adults. Black Dog: 4 vs the Wrld, by Sudbury playwright and UNB Creative Writing graduate Matthew Heiti, is a play about four teens haunted by a vicious black dog: the spectre of mental illness. In sync with the topics it explores, Black Dog melds live...

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Volunteers - U SPORT National Curling Championship

James Cress

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Volunteers- U SPORT National Curling Championship   Fredericton has three great curling championships being hosted at the Willie O’Ree in March.   The hosting committee is looking for volunteers to assist with these amazing events.  Volunteer positions are available in a variety of areas including: ice maintenance, access control, communications, stats,...

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Dungeons & Dragons & Diversity

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you enjoy storytelling? Adventure? Intrigue? If you do, now is your chance to learn to play Dungeons & Dragons in a diverse and welcoming atmosphere! An experienced gamer will will introduce you to adventure by teaching you how to play D&D in a fun and interactive session! Time: Wednesday January 30th 2:30-4:30PM Location: SUB Room 203 To register or for more information contact...

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Journalist Marcello Di Cintio to Read at UNB Fredericton on January 30th

Triny Finlay

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:30pm acclaimed journalist Marcello Di Cintio will be speaking in the Alumni Lounge in the Alumni Memorial Building (130 Bailey Drive) at UNB Fredericton as part of the UNB English Department’s Reading Series. The author of the acclaimed Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense and the...

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New UNB Workshop Explores Connections between Music and Poetry at Tipsy Muse Café

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lines of poetry are linked to splashes of sound through poetry readings, musical examples, and pieces of history.  Led by PhD candidate, poet, and cellist, Rebecca Salazar, participants will be treated to music and poetry, and be able to create their own poetry in response to music.  Led by Rebecca Salazar, this course will allow you to find new hidden gems and cast new light on old...

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JDI Woodlands Division is recruiting for Tree planters

Katherine McNeil

Posted: January 25, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


JDI Woodlands Division will be on campus to recruit and hire students for summer 2019 tree planters. The first hiring booth will be in the Tilley Hall Lobby on Monday January 28th from 9:30 to 3:30 The second hiring booth will be in the Lobby of head Hall on Wednesday January 30th from 9:30 to 3:30  They will also be hosting an information session on January 30th starting at 5:00 in the...

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults who Interact with Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: January 24, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mental Health First Aid - Adults Who Interact With Youth Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 14 hour course takes place over 2 full days. ...

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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 diverse public and private...

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Zotero Workshop - January 28th

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Notices


Richelle Witherspoon, from UNB Libraries, is holding a FREE hands-on Zotero workshop for graduate students in the Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab (Room #112) on January 28th from 10-11:30am. This workshop is part of the Graduate Essentials for Academic Research (GEAR) series. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. For...

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JDI Woodlands Division is recruiting for Tree planters-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Notices


JDI Woodlands Division will be on campus to recruit and hire students for summer 2019 tree planters. The first hiring booth will be in the Tilley Hall Lobby on Monday January 28th from 9:30 to 3:30 The second hiring booth will be in the Lobby of head Hall on Wednesday January 30th from 9:30 to 3:30 They will also be hosting an information session on January 30th starting at 5:00 in the Dineen...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium Friday, Jan. 25, 2019-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM 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, room 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...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM 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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Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence, Phil Hall

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence, Phil Hall Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 12:00pm – 1:00pm Beaverbrook Room, Harriet Irving Library Phil Hall is an award-winning poet with many books to his credit, most recently: Guthrie Clothing: the Poetry of Phil Hall – a Selected Collage (2015), and Conjugation (2016). He is also a visual artist, working in collage. His art exhibit...

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Reds Host Think Pink Weekend-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Reds are busy this weekend, with their annual 'Think Pink' events, on both the Currie Center court and the Aitken Centre ice. The women's and men's basketball teams will host St FX in a weekend double-header on Friday and Saturday. Both nights, the women play at 6:00pm and the men at 8:00pm. Being 'Think Pink Weekend,' all games will feature 'Shoot For The Cure' events that will benefit...

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Seminar Series - Dr. Cameron Wagg-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Notices


This week’s Biology seminar speaker is Dr. Cameron Wagg, research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Dr. Wagg’s talk titled 'Securing future ecosystem services with above and belowground biodiversity' will be held Friday, January 25th at 3:00 pm in Bailey Hall, room 146. We hope to see you there! Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address:...

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UNB strategic planning survey - tell us what you think - FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM 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 future...

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Counselling Services - Groups & Workshops-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services is offering various Groups & Workshops during the Winter 2019 term. We still have openings in Living Life To The Full, B.R.I.D.G.E., R.I.O & Seeking Serenity and our drop-in sessions on Procrastination & Standing Ovation. For more information, please visit our website at...

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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 future of our...

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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: Jan 24, What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Jan 24, 2019  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker: Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan Topic: 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 modern technological society?...

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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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Dr. Amy Parachnowitsch Seminar, Chemistry-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 21, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Amy Paranachnowitsch, from the UNBF Biology Department, will present her seminar on "Floral chemistry from an evolutionary ecology perspective". Faculty, staff, and graduate students are welcome to attend on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in Room 303 of FJ Toole Hall. As part of the Graduate Seminar Program, all Chemistry graduate students are expected to attend these department...

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Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre rings in the New Year with Anna Torma and David Zsako: Beasts and Gardens which opens at 5 pm January 18 and runs through March 1. This exhibit features two artists working with diverse media to explore themes of nature, creating a modern bestiary. Anna Torma, is an artist/embroiderer based in Baie Verte, N.B. whose work reflects her interest in the life cycle of...

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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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Public Lecture: The Recent Death of Reason: Are We Now in a Post-Truth Age? -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Free public presentation Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at UNB Fredericton (room 143, Marshall D'Avray Hall) entitled The Recent Death of Reason: Are We Now in a Post-Truth Age? - by Dr. John Stackhouse of Crandall University; hosted by the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton, reception to follow. Article Contact Information Contact: Alan M. Sears Email Address: asears@unb.ca

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Registered Nurses needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


January 2019 by UNB 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...

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SEED 2019 Program-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/ no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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UNB Student Abroad Exchange Application -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Important - Please note the initial application deadline for the UNB Student Abroad Exchange program for 2019/2020 of January 15th will be extended to this Friday January 18th 2019. Please click here to APPLY This initial application deadline is for all exchange terms (single term or full academic year) beginning in Fall 2019 and students applying for a Winter 2020 exchange are able to apply...

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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 how to pursue your career...

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Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Reds men's hockey team hosts the 27th Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game on Wednesday, Jan. 16th, at 7:00pm. Moncton provides the opposition. Ahead of the opening face-off, the Mark Jeffrey Memorial Award, UNB Hockey's most prestigious scholarship/award, will be presented. Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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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


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Jan 17th, 2019 @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker: Ryan McGranaghan, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Topic: 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, through the magnetosphere and...

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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 this year 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...

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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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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at UNB: The Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man's Art-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Michael V. Smith, queer writer, performer and associate professor of creative writing at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus in Kelowna, BC, will deliver the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at the University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, Room 102, on UNB's Fredericton campus. In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith presents a...

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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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MusicUNB Concert: Northern Lights, Sunday, January 20, 2pm, Memorial Hall-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Musical Arts' MusicUNB concert series presents Northern Lights.  The concert will be held on January 20 at 2pm in Memorial Hall.  In this performance, Atlantic Sinfonia will feature the music of composers from northern countries including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Latvia, and Canada.  Tickets can be found at this...

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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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Dr. Michel Rod appointed dean of business on the Saint John campus

myUNB News

Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce that Dr. Michel Rod has been appointed dean of business at the University of New Brunswick’s 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...

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Fencing Beginner Program Delayed to Jan 23rd-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Due to inclement weather on our original date, the UNB Fencing Club's first beginner practice has been moved to Wednesday, January 23rd. We apologize for the change in schedule. Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active, but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will offer a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, Jan....

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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 Cultural Heritage Film...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Brett MacLean Brett MacLean-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 9, 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, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building, room 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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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 9, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Apply Now To Be A UNB Tutor-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Are you a good student? Do you like to help others to learn? If yes...then we need you! Student Services is adding new tutors to the Inventory of Tutors. Graduate and senior undergraduate students who enjoy teaching others are invited to apply to be included in the Inventory. Tutors are paid $12 - $20 per hour based on experience and qualifications. Application forms are available online; For...

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Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre - Flow features DenMother The UNB Art Centre rings in the New Year with Anna Torma and David Zsako: Beasts and Gardens which opens at 5 pm January 18 and runs through March 1. This exhibit features two artists working with diverse media to explore themes of nature, creating a modern bestiary. Anna Torma, is an...

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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


Final day to submit your abstracts for the 2019 Graduate Research Conference is approaching. To make your submission visit www.grc.unbgsa.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Rivera Email Address: Andrea.Rivera@unb.ca

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Career Talks - Fredericton-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its annual Career Talks events. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in groups and will receive invaluable tips from UNB alumni on career and professional development related topics. Tuesday, January 29, 6-8 p.m., Wu Centre, Chancellor's Room RSVP by emailing natasha_rene.rego@unb.ca Article...

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Faculty of Education Colloquium Series The Hidden Curriculum Exploring Gender and Race In Canadian Schools-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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, University of New Brunswick Tuesday January 15th, 2019, Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 356, 7:00PM, with a reception to follow This is a free public event Live Streamed at...

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Improv 4 Confidence -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


IMPROV FOR CONFIDENCE Do any of the following apply to you? Your work or schoolwork is affected by your fear of public speaking You feel anxious in social situations or overthink social interactions You are often nervous participating in class discussions or activities You feel your communication skills are holding you back from personal or academic success HOT GARBAGE COMEDY is hosting an...

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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


When: Tuesday, Jan 15th, 2019 @ 6:30PM Location: John Meagher Auditorium (Room 215) - Kinesiology Building Speaker:  Ryan McGranaghan - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA, USA ; Topic: Living with a star in the era of data science (and how it will change what you thought you knew about weather) The connection between the Sun and the Earth is a...

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has moved-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 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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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 will help set the...

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Undergraduate Scholarship Application -FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 8, 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 Information Contact: Tabi...

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Learn to Run and Mood Worry Study-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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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 prizes: iPad $100...

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Potential May 2019 Graduating Students-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for May 2019 is March 1st, 2019.  All potential graduating students MUST apply to graduate by this date to be considered for spring graduation.  All Undergraduate students who have not already done so are urged to fill out the application to graduate form.  This form is available from the UNB homepage; Academics...

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Purchasing Parking Permits for the Winter term-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are purchasing a new parking permit for for the Winter 2019 term, please remember to order the permit online via e-Services under the 'Personal' tab. These can be paid for upon ordering using your Ucard otherwise, select pay upon pick up at Financial Services.? All UNB student parking permits can be picked up at Financial Services starting January 2, 2019 Article Contact...

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Registrar s Office - Debit Services for Payment-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NEW - To better serve our current students and University Community members, the Fredericton Registrar's Office is pleased to offer Debit Services for payment. Please note credit card payments will continue to be a payment option while cash transactions are no longer offered. The Registrar's Office accepts payment for Transcripts, Academic Letters, Final Course Grade Reviews, Undergraduate...

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SEED 2019 Program-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications students interested in applying for summer positions under the program. Students must apply online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/ no later than Monday, March 31, 2019. For more information or if you need assistance with you online SEED application, please contact the Career...

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Start the New Year off with a Leisure Learning Course -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Engage, enrich, enjoy! Begin the New Year with fun, educational and creative Leisure Learning courses offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning (CEL). Staring in January and running throughout the winter, try evening and weekend courses in everything from creative writing, pottery, digital photography, and cooking. Learn a new language with the popular Italian for Travellers, French,...

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Time to Review Your Payroll TD1 Personal Tax Credit Eligibility-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 7, 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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TME RBC Lunch & Learn Speaker Series: Curtis Kennedy January 8th-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


January 8th, 2019 at 12:30PM: The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Curtis Kennedy as the first speaker in this term's Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Curtis Kennedy is an entrepreneur and UNB Engineering student whose company, Vertiball, is about to enter the market with a product that aims to help back pain sufferers...

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UNB's Beginner Fencing Program begins January 9th -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing?! The UNB Fencing Club will be offering a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, January 9th, at 8:00pm in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor by the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club...

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UNB English Language Programme Tuesday Evening Courses-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday evenings, the UNBF English Language Programme offers English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes and Exploration of Literary English for Non-Anglophones to students whose first language is not English.  These classes are offered January through April in a three-hour block per week. Undergraduate and graduate and credit and non-credit classes are available. AESL 1012...

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UNB Libraries Research Toolkit-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Improve your research skills - master the library basics! Available in D2L, the toolkit introduces students to the basics of library use and academic research. The toolkit features introductions to: library services and spaces (including course reserves), academic research (including evaluating sources), and databases (including effective search strategies). Work through the toolkit at your...

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UNB Student Abroad Exchange Application -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


To all students that would like to add an international academic exchange experience to their UNB degree, the time to apply is now! The new online exchange application is live and please click the link to complete the form. https://es.unb.ca/apps/exchange-application/ Please note that if you want to apply for a Summer 2019 program or a Fall 2019 exchange, you must apply by January 15th. If you...

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URec's Drop-in Week-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Stop by the CURRIE CENTER this week for Drop-in Week! Starting Monday, Jan. 7 until Friday, Jan. 11, try any of our General Population programs absolutely free! Choose between a variety of popular programs like yoga, pilates (mat and barre!), hip hop dance, general conditioning and more. Programs are suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Spaces are available on a first-come,...

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Women's Hockey Road Game-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNB Reds women's hockey team visits the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, Jan. 9th, at 7:00pm. The game will be played at the Grant-Harvey Centre, STU's home rink. The Reds would appreciate your support at this 'road' game. We have a limited number of tickets that can be made available, free of charge, to students, faculty and staff. Contact Andy Campbell to get yours. E-mail:...

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