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Annual Report: International Year of Indigenous Languages

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:07:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNESCO declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB Fredericton marked the occasion with a number of events. The first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana’tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune ‘Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born) was hosted by the...

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Annual Report: Welcoming Piluwitahasuwin

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In 2018, Amanda Reid was named Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) at UNB. Piluwitahasuwin [pronounced BILL-WEE-DUH-HUZZ-WIN] is a Wolastoqey word meaning “one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.” Piluwitahasuwin shares roots with piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, a Wolastoqey word that means “allowing your thinking to change so that action will...

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Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair 2020

Maggie Green

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair 2020 Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020 Time: 11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. Location: Richard J. Currie Center Whether you are seeking a full-time opportunity post-graduation, searching for summer employment or just looking to connect with people working in your field, the Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair is a MUST ATTEND event....

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ:  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/FAQ.html or send us an email,...

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Celebrating Black History Month What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. We stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on these shared...

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Climate Change Adaptation Open House

Mike Hardy

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability, in collaboration with Dillion Consulting, have be working on the development of a Climate Change Adaptation Plan for UNB’s Fredericton Campus. This plan will help to identify campus vulnerabilities and outline specific preventative and adaptive measures to help make the UNB Fredericton campus more resilient in the face of climate change impacts. An Open House will be...

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New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NB-IRDT Workshop Series       Feb. 13 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations     Mar. 12 - Workshop 2: Selecting a Regression Model     Apr. 16 - Workshop 3: Building a Regression Model Tickets: http://bit.ly/NBIRDTRegressionModels   Series Description: In this workshop series, learners will gain an understanding of how...

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Subject: GEAR – Academic Research Workshops For Graduate Students

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 31, 2020 11:01:00 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. Upcoming sessions are scheduled at the Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab #112: February 11th, 10am - 11:30am, Submitting and Formatting Your Thesis/Dissertation February 27th,2pm - 3:30 pm, Copyright and Scholarly Publishing For more information,...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: January 31, 2020 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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Annual Report: Achievements to be celebrated

UNB Communications

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year, UNB reached some key milestones which have been recognized and celebrated in the recently released Annual Report.   The appointment of Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle as the university’s 19th president and vice-chancellor was announced in January 2019.  He assumed the position in July 2019, when UNB’s 18th president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Eddy Campbell, stepped down at...

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2020 SEED Program Changes

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the government has made changes to the 2020 SEED Program.  In short, universities are being excluded from the program with the exception of Co-op Programs, which are still eligible. *Students who wish to participate in the program will no longer enter a voucher system but will apply to positions directly.  News Release Further Information For more information, and any...

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Annual Report: Cheering on the hometeam

UNB Communications

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether on the court or field, in the classroom or community, 2018-19 was a successful year for UNB’s athletes.  UNB Reds enjoyed a number of successes including the return of women’s hockey to the university. The young Reds team finished fourth in the eight-team Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference, with a 13-11-4 record. UNB beat UPEI two-games-to-none in the first...

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Graduating International Students Looking For Job Searching Strategies In Fredericton

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


GRADUATING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS LOOKING FOR JOB SEARCHING STRATEGIES IN FREDERICTON  JANUARY 30, 2020 6 PM-8 PM ALUMNI MEMORIAL BUILDING PRESIDENT'S ROOM FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO RSVP HEAD TO EVENTBRITE:  Click Here FREE PIZZA AND DRINKS! Contact UNB CAREER SERVICES (506) 453-4712 EMPLOYMENT@UNB.CA Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Join the UNB Co-Curricular Program today

Co-Curricular Program

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


WHAT IS THE CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAM?  The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) will help you enhance your degree and gain personal and professional experience across six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility, Proudly UNB.  WHAT IS A CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY?  A co-curricular activity...

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Winter Career Fair 2020

Kyra Arthur

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton Campus ​is ​hosting ​a ​professional, ​high-energy ​Summer ​Jobs ​and ​Graduating ​Student ​Career ​Fair. ​ This ​career ​fair ​provides ​an ​opportunity ​for ​employers ​to ​recruit ​for ​summer ​and ​full-time...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:03:00 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...

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ISAO World Of Talent

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is excited to be hosting the third Annual “World of Talent” on Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Union Building.  ISAO World of Talent will showcase the talented international students we have studying on the UNB Fredericton campus, and feature performances from singing, dancing...

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New swim lesson programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


URec is pleased to announce three new swim programs beginning Sunday, Feb 2. The new programs include: Bronze Star: Sundays, 7 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m. (Feb. 2 – March 29) This program is a prep course for the Bronze Medallion. Participants of this program will learn how to problem solve and make lifesaving decisions. Participants will also develop CPR skills. This program...

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Early closure of SUB Cafeteria/Atrium on January 31, 2020

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Cafeteria/Atrium will be closing at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 31st, due to the Faculty of Engineering Awards Banquet.  Tim Hortons will remain open until 3:00 pm and will be take-out only. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Free Restorative Yoga at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


All are welcome to participate in a new Restorative Yoga class at URec. This free class will have a slow flow style and incorporate a variety of different postures that facilitate relaxation. Participants will leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the rest of the semester. The class will be suitable for beginner to advanced participants.   Class details: Date: Tuesday,...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium with MScKIN Students Alex Dodgshon and Courtni Soucy

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN students Alex Dodgshon and Courtni Soucy will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  All are welcome. MScKIN student Alex Dodgshon will present on the topic: “The Dynamics of Interpersonal Coordination and its’s Application to Individual and Team Sports.” Abstract; "Interpersonal coordination...

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Marshall d’Avray Room 116 Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: January 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that construction at Marshall d’Avray Hall in room 116 is scheduled to begin the first week of February and will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks to complete. Minimal disruption is expected, however, if you have any concerns or questions, please contact Nathan Ward at Facilities Management 506-453-4889 or...

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Annual Report: Celebrating UNB students

UNB Communications

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 2018-19 Annual Report is now available online. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing with you a selection of stories about members of the UNB community and their accomplishments. These stories were featured in the 2018-19 Annual Report.  Outstanding students recognized Nine students were recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic...

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Take a short survey for your chance to win

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Want a chance to win 1 of 3 – $50 UCard Cash prizes? A short survey has been created for students about the technology services we offer you at UNB. Take the survey now and you’ll not only have a chance to win $50 UCard Cash, but also have the opportunity to give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your IT services even better. The survey is open until Feb. 14 and takes...

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Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Pp Exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition Opening Reception: Monday February 10, 7pm , Room 103 Student Union Building, University of New Brunswick Fredericton Cut/Paste/Resist: A Pop-Up Exhibition The University of New Brunswick’s Creative Writing Program, in co-operation with the UNB Art Centre, Student Union Building, Arts NB and the Jack Layton Chair at Ryerson University are pleased to...

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MusicUNB Concert - Strings in the Woods

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Strings in the Woods (Sunday, February 2, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Atlantic Sinfonia (strings) Over the centuries, composers have looked to nature for musical inspiration. Rivers, mountains, valleys, and more have been popular themes composers use in their music. Through the music of Antonin Dvorak and Edward McDowell, trees and...

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Public Research Presentation by Philip Leonard

Jodi O'Neill

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics is hosting a public research presentation by Philip Leonard, candidate for CIHR TIER 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Healthy Aging position. DATE: Friday, January 31st LOCATION: Tilley Hall, Room 205 TIME: 1:30pm RESEARCH PRESENTATION: Does my Surgeon’s Experience Level Matter for my Procedure? All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Category: News and...

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PhD Candidate Jennifer M. Straub Oral Examination

Carol Ann Hatheway

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer M. Straub PhD Oral Examination on January 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 235. (Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Citizenship) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Ann Hatheway Email Address: hatheway@unb.ca

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Undergrads... apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2019/20 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ:  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/FAQ.html or send us an email,...

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Changes to SEED Program, 2020

Anita Connolly

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the government has made changes to the 2020 SEED Program.  In short, universities are being excluded from the program. *Students who wish to participate in the program will no longer enter a voucher system but will apply to positions directly.  News Release Further Information For more information, and any inquiries, please call 1-833-971-7333 or email...

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Work at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


HEY UNB! Conference Services is looking to hire students who are passionate about UNB to work in our Summer Accommodations unit. Gain valuable work experience right here on campus this summer. To see our summer opportunities and testimonials from past and current staff visit our website at go.unb.ca/conferences-jobs Applications are due February 18th, 2020 at 12pm. Category: Employment...

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Panel Discussion at the UNB Art Centre: TRACE - Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis

Lori Quick

Posted: January 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Panel Discussion:  TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis, Wednesday, February 5, 7:00 pm At the UNB Art Centre Join us on February 5 at 7:00 pm for a panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibit TRACE:  Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis which runs until February 14, 2020 at the UNB Art Centre. This panel discussion is free and will be held in the Memorial Hall...

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Preferred Mailing Address for 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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UNB Engineering Awards Dinner, Friday, January 31st, 2020

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Engineering Awards Dinner, Friday January 31st, 2020 at the Student Union Building Reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The Engineering Awards dinner is to recognize student in our Faculty who have won prizes, scholarships, bursaries and other awards, as well as achieved Dean’s list status in the past year.  This year we will also be celebrating Bill Cooper, BScCE...

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Cellphilm Workshop for Students of African Descent TODAY

UNB Communications

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In honour of and leading up to Black History Month, UNB’s Black History Month Committee is hosting a Cellphilm Workshop for students of African descent. The workshop is taking place today, Friday, Jan. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Marshall D’Avray Hall, room 123.    During the workshop, students will be asked to share their experiences by creating their own films on their...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium - Charlene Shannon-McCallum, faculty member will present on the topic: "Developing a Writing Habit: Promising Practices for Moving Writing Projects Forward."

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charlene Shannon-McCallum, faculty member in the Faculty of Kinesiology will present on the topic: “Developing a Writing Habit: Promising Practices for Moving Writing Projects Forward.” DATE Friday Jan. 24, 2020 BUILDING Kinesiology Building, 208 TIME 10:30am-12 pm ALL ARE WELCOME Abstract: While academic writing can be a pleasurable and satisfying task, it can also be very...

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Marshall d’Avray Room 116 Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that construction at Marshall d’Avray Hall in room 116 is scheduled to begin late January, early February and will take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete. Minimal disruption is expected, however, if you have any concerns or questions please contact Nathan Ward at Facilities Management 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News...

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Research Study on Opioid Use

Lillian MacNeill

Posted: January 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Research Study HAVE YOU USED OPIOIDS IN THE PAST YEAR? Are you 19-25 years old? Do you currently live in New Brunswick? If you answered yes to these questions, you are eligible to participate in this voluntary survey. What would you need to do? Complete and anonymous 20-minute online survey about opioid use, beliefs, and resources so we can explore the experiences and needs of young adults...

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Youre invited to the Bi Campus 2019 20 Budget Conversation January 27

UNB Communications

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:06:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB's 2019-20 budget on Monday, Jan. 27 with President and Vice Chancellor, Paul J. Mazerolle and Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham.     The event will feature an update on UNB's 2019-20 budget and a brief outlook on UNB's 2020-21 budget.  The conversation will be video...

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Indigenous student wellness | Hand drumming & Powwow drumming

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you always wanted to try drumming but never knew where to begin?   Drop in and try hand drumming and powwow drumming as part of our holistic approach to Indigenous student wellness. All skill levels are welcome and there is no experience necessary. MWC is thrilled to announce that  beginning January 12, 2020 to February 20, 2020 every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00pm –...

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Unsold Textbooks will be sent back to the publishers from the Bookstore starting the week of 01/27

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Bookstore is preparing to return the unsold textbooks from the Winter term back to the publishers starting the week of January 27th  Books can be purchased in store at 29 Dineen Drive weekdays 830-430 and Saturdays from 10-2 or on our website at www.unbshop.ca Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Nowlan Email Address:...

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Education Career Fair

Anita Connolly

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's that time again to network with educators across the globe!  Bring your resumés, your "elevator pitch," and introduce yourselves to a potential employer! 2020 Education Career Fair Date: Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Location: UNB Student Union Building, 21 Pacey Drive, Fredericton, NB Category: Employment News Article Contact...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: January 22, 2020 11:00:00 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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Final Call for Strategic Planning Feedback

UNB Communications

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community.   The UNB community is encouraged to email feedback, comments and concerns to strategic.planning@unb.ca.  Feedback will be collected until the end of day...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


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...

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Mental health peer support training

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Do you want to learn the skills to become a mental health peer supporter? Join our 6-week training session beginning January 29th. It will run Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 on the 2nd level of CC Jones. The training is free and open to all students. Topics will include: Core supportive skills, depression and anxiety, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. To register email...

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Be careful using the auto-complete feature in your email

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Email programs like Outlook and Apple Mail have many convenient features, including “auto-complete” – a feature that pre-populates email addresses as you start typing in a recipient’s email address. While this feature is efficient and saves time, there is a risk of mistakenly selecting the wrong recipient, which can lead to a privacy breach. In fact, sending email...

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Theatre UNB Presents The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow Jan. 29 to Feb. 1

John C. Ball

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB presents the highly energetic and wonderfully silly spy-parody The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow. After a chance encounter at the theatre, Richard Hannay suddenly finds his boring life filled with espionage and intrigue. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt. Chock full of hilarious spy antics and...

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Third woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in physics to deliver Priestman Lecture at UNB

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will host Canadian Nobel laureate Dr. Donna Strickland on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the annual Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture. In her talk, titled “Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses,” Dr. Strickland will discuss her award-winning research involving the development of chirped pulsed amplification (CPA). This...

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Quality Assurance Review of Student Services - UNBF

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of Student Services, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s operations.  Input from faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s operations. External consultants will visit campus on January 20 & 21 when they will meet with members of the...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of tax refund email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With another tax season upon us, faculty, staff and students across Canada are once again being targeted by scam emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and asking you to click a link to claim your tax refund. Be on the lookout for tax refund scams - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account...

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Bring your conference home!

Beth Wallace

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Let's invite others to MEET, STAY & CELEBRATE at UNB! Is there a conference, workshop or event that you would like to come to Fredericton?  We want to help you bring it here!   Reach out to us and tell us the group and we will relay how easy it will be for you to showcase research and academic successes, provide networking and educational opportunities for students and staff, and...

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Election interference is focus of UNB’s next cyber lecture

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host a public lecture focused on election interference presented by Dr. David Thaw, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Dr. Thaw is also founding director of the CyREN Laboratory and an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity, blockchain and related law and technology issues. This lecture,...

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Reminder: UNB simulated phishing campaign begins this week

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting this week, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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MusicUNB FREE Noon-Hour Concert - Meeting Points

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Free Noon-Hour Concert – Meeting Points (Wednesday, January 22, 12 pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artist(s): Emily Kennedy (cello) & Mark Kleyn (viola) In the space between morning and afternoon, this noon-hour concert will blur the boundaries between the familiar and unique. Pallmer is a New Brunswick based duo, consisting of Mark Kleyn (viola) and Emily...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


RBC Student Pitch Competition      The RBC Student Pitch Competition is a takeoff of the elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is designed to give a concise overview of a product, service, or idea taking no longer than the duration of an elevator ride.  The next RBC Student Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00...

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Reduced hours at Card Office on Jan. 21

UNB Card Office

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be open for reduced hours to allow our staff to attend training. Jan. 21 hours: OPEN: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. CLOSED: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. OPEN: 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. If you need immediate assistance while the office is closed, please email ucard@unb.ca; this email will continue to be monitored. For information on...

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UNB’s Summer Institute seeking applications for 12-week paid accelerator program

Angie Deveau

Posted: January 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) is seeking early stage companies with innovative ideas that are interested in participating in the Summer Institute’s 2020 cohort. The Summer Institute, a 12-week interdisciplinary accelerator program that was developed in 2014, accepts five to seven companies each year....

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Quality Assurance Review of Student Services - UNBF

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: January 16, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of Student Services, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s operations.  Input from faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s operations. External consultants will visit campus on January 20 & 21 when they will meet with members of the...

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Exploring Jesus

Michael Bravener

Posted: January 16, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Beginning Wednesday January 29th from 12:30 -1:15 p.m. Campus Ministry invites you to Exploring Jesus - A Weekly Worship Experience. These 45 minute gatherings are a safe place to ask questions and use your creative talents and gifts to explore who Jesus is. These gatherings will happen every Wednesday with the exception of the study break in March.  For more information email...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Toward 2030, was made available to the UNB community. All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Hall on January 16 from 2:30–4:30 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, room 105. The Town...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


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...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students Benjamin Colpitts and Oscar Ortiz

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday Jan. 17, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building room 208.  All are welcome. MScKin student Benjamin Colpitts will present, “Plasma Irisin Secretion in Youth: is Exercise Intensity Important? The PACE Study.” Abstract; Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in youth has substantially increased in Canada over the...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Amanda Lee

Posted: January 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


  Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered across the province. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program at any location they choose in New Brunswick. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25 participants. The classes involve a mixture of aerobic training, resistance exercises, balance...

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Seminar: New experiments in the laser lab: laser-induced fluorescence combined with Fourier transform spectroscopy

Penny Davenport

Posted: January 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Physics Department Seminar When: Thurs, Jan 16, 2020  @ 1:15-2:15pm Location: IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204 Speaker:  Dr. Dennis Tokaryk, UNB Topic: New experiments in the laser lab: laser-induced fluorescence combined with Fourier transform spectroscopy “The UNB laser spectroscopy laboratory specializes in studying gas-phase...

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Caroline Purdy appointed as Director of Teaching and Learning Services, CETL

Kathy Wilson

Posted: January 14, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the Search Committee, and pending approval of the UNB Board of Governors, I am pleased to announce that Caroline Purdy has been appointed as the Director of Teaching and Learning Services, within the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL).  The three-year term commenced Jan. 1, 2020.  The role is central to CETL’s mission to promote effective and engaging...

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE

Lori Quick

Posted: January 14, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE TRACE: Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis opens at the UNB Art Centre on January 17 at 5 pm and runs through February 14. This exhibition features 14 large format digital prints and a documentary film that examine the 2015 European refugee crisis of 2015. The Documentary film was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Santorini...

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URec Orientations

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you new or returning to the gym? Want to learn how to use certain equipment? Sign up today for a FREE Strength Centre Orientation at URec! An orientation provides: Guidance while you begin or continue your fitness journey. Direction for correct use of strength training equipment. Information on pre-set machine programs. Instruction for proper use of cardio equipment. Demonstration of...

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Undergrads...apply for scholarships!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:04:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


All undergraduate students must submit an Undergraduate Scholarship Application to be considered for scholarship support. Apply for 2020/21 scholarships by submitting the application found in your eServices under the Academic tab. Deadline is April 15.   Questions? Check out our FAQ:  http://www.unb.ca/scholarships/continuing/FAQ.html or send us an email,...

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safeTalk

Tanya Jones

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


safeTALK At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.  Participating in the workshop is an important layer in building capacity for suicide prevention in any community.  This is a free workshop available to UNB students held in the Kinesiology...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Ian Fraser

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ian Fraser, from St. Thomas University, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony?" The colloquium will take place on Friday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Does Eyewitness’ Fallibility Require Expert Testimony? In the seminal case of...

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

UNB Communications

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In light of concern from the UNB Law Students’ Society with respect to the naming of Ludlow Hall, and as a post-secondary institution committed to Truth and Reconciliation and equity, diversity and inclusion, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Paul Mazerolle has established the Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places.   In an effort to keep the...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla (violin),...

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Potential May 2020 Graduating Students

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be aware that the firm deadline to apply to graduate for May 2020 is March 1st, 2020.   All potential graduating students MUST apply to graduate by this date in order to be considered for spring graduation.  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...

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Kelley Bird named Director of the Student Accessibility Centre (Fredericton)

Sara Rothman

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services, Fredericton Campus, is pleased to announce the new Director of the Student Accessibility Centre, Kelley Bird. Kelley has been a dedicated staff member with the centre for more than two decades.  Most recently, Kelley was the centre’s  Accessibility Resource Coordinator and prior to that was the Assistant to the Director.  Kelley completed her Master...

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Crisis Support Line Available due to Recent Traumatic Event in Iran

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are saddened and devastated by the news of those who lost their lives in the plane crash in Iran. This unfortunate event led to the loss of many Canadians, and our hearts are with the victims, their loved ones and all those affected by this tragic event. A crisis or traumatic event can trigger overwhelming emotional responses.  People are affected in their hearts and minds which can...

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UNB English Language Programme Tuesday night course

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB English Language Programme Tuesday night course Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to provide continued language enhancement for students whose first language is not English.  Undergraduate courses (AESL 1012, 2012), a graduate course (AESL 6022)...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning

Communications Office

Posted: January 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Walter Learning, who passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5 in Fredericton, NB. He was 81. Originally from Quidi Vidi, Nfld., Walter began studying at the University of New Brunswick in 1957. After receiving his BA in philosophy, he completed a master of arts at UNB in 1963 and then a PhD at the Australian National...

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Work at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


HEY UNB! UNB Conference Services is looking to hire students who are passionate about UNB to work in our Summer Accommodations unit. Gain valuable work experience right here on campus this summer. To see our summer opportunities and testimonials from past and current staff visit our website! Applications are due February 18th, 2020 at 12 pm. Category: Employment News Article Contact...

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Stay at UNB this summer!

Hamza Hussein

Posted: January 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


HEY UNB! Applications for Summer Residence are open 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 come first serve basis and applications are open until March 30th at 12pm! Category: News...

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Mailing Address for 2019 Employee Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services is seeking the assistance of our employees to verify we have your preferred mailing address information on file.  This will ensure your 2019 tax slips have your preferred residential mailing address listed and that they will reach their intended destination should we be required to send them via Canada Post.  Regular UNB Employees – to view or update your...

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Has your TD1 personal tax credit eligibility changed?

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you’ve had a change in eligible personal tax credits, such as you’ve had a change in eligible dependent benefits, you have another employer or you have additional changes or exemptions; you must complete new TD1 and TD1NB forms for 2020.  Please note that on the 2020 TD1NB form Line 4 (Tuition Amounts) has been added. If this credit applies to you and you wish to claim an...

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UNB-wide simulated phishing campaign starting Jan. 20

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Starting Jan. 20, faculty, staff and students will be part of an ongoing simulated phishing campaign through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness program (Beauceron). What this means to you You’ll periodically receive simulated phishing emails designed to look like real phishing attempts (i.e., malicious emails that look legitimate and try and trick you into clicking a link and/or...

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Get into the History of Jazz in new Short-Course at UNB

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Well-known Fredericton musician and educator Don Bossé explores the story of jazz from its formation to its current state as an art form. Discover key players in the game, like Canada's Oscar Peterson, and enjoy curated listening experiences. Dates: Mondays, Jan. 20 to Feb. 10, 2020 Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Fee: $99 (+HST) Instructor: Don Bossé Location: Memorial Hall R27 Learn...

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Learn Guitar in Group Classes at UNB

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Pick up that dusty guitar and learn the basics of guitar playing with the guidance of an instructor. By the time you’re done the 10-week series, you’ll know proper technique, picking and strumming patterns, and all the chords you’ll need to start playing your favorite songs! Dates: Thursdays, Jan. 23 to April 2, 2020 Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Fee: $150 (+HST) Instructor:...

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Learn the History of Canadian Fiddle Music in New Short-Course

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come explore fiddling from across Canada!  Over this 4-week workshop we will look at fiddle styles from different regions, where these styles came from, and what makes each one unique. Let’s explore how we as Canadians have taken fiddle music and made it our own! Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 29 to Feb. 19, 2020 Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Fee: $99 (+HST) Instructor: Katherine Moller Location:...

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Recruiting participants with elevated blood sugar levels

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: January 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:05:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is currently engaged in Phase Three of the development of our next Strategic Plan.  In mid-December, a draft of the Strategic Vision, UNB Towards 2030, was made available to the UNB community.  All members of the UNB community are invited to attend the Strategic Planning Town Halls that will be held on each campus next week. Saint John: Jan. 15 from...

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Apply for a $10,000 scholarship!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:03:00 AM AST

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader in the environmental field? Will you also be traveling outside UNB next year for an internship, to take a course, or be on an exchange as a UNB student?  The Leslie E. Bruce Environmental Scholarship application is now open in your eServices under the Academic tab.  The deadline to apply is March 1.   UNB will award 2 Leslie E. Bruce Scholarships each valued...

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Help is Here. Student Toolkit and Support Directory

Neil Cole

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Need help but don't know where to find it or who to ask? Are you wondering if a particular service is even available? We have resources to help you find and access academic, career, and personal support on campus. These three platforms are here to help to learn about and access the tools that help maximize your student experiences at UNB. Student Toolkit for Academic Advising (STK) The Student...

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UNB Paris Travel Study Info Session - Last Chance to Apply!

Natalie Fournier

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is your last chance to register for our Travel Study 2020! A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 3 to 23, 2020) will take place Friday, January 10, at 2:00 p.m. in Tilley 239.         Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses - in...

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Kick off the new year with new skills - Behaviour 101 - Disponible en français !

Rachel Watters

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for ways to navigate the Autism Spectrum with your child? We can help. Applied Behaviour Analysis Training for Families and Caregivers courses offer possible solutions to everyday challenges faced by individuals on the Autism Spectrum. This program is also available in French. The online courses cover various topics and teach skills based on the principles of Applied Behaviour...

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE

Lori Quick

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre rings in the new year with TRACE TRACE: Tracing the Space of the Refugee Crisis opens at the UNB Art Centre on January 17 at 5 pm and runs through February 14. The exhibition features 14 large format digital prints and a documentary film that examine the 2015 European refugee crisis of 2015. The Documentary film was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Santorini...

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*UPDATED* MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla (violin),...

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Winter pool schedule

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The winter schedule at the SMA Pool is now underway and continues until April 26, 2020. Patrons are also invited to take advantage of our free drop-in week, which runs until this Sunday, Jan. 12. During drop-in week try a lap swim, open rec swim and/or join in on our popular Deep Water Aqua Express program for free! Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Work-Study Job Opportunity - MusicUNB Concert Assistant

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Work-Study Open Application Jan 2-10, 2020 The UNB Centre for Musical Arts (CMA) is looking for a Marketing Assistant to help us promote MusicUNB concert series. Working closely with the CMA administrator and director, the student will assist in designing and implementing marketing strategies to get the word out about our MusicUNB events and help with concerts at the door. All MusicUNB...

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Work-Study Winter 2020

Kelly E. Waugh

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:02:00 AM AST

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. Deadline for a "Financial Assessment"...

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Greece 2020 Travel Study Program - Information Session

Angela Peters

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Greece 2020 travel study trip provides a three-week field-trip to Greece, which combines the study of central aspects of Greek antiquity with an experience of modern Hellenic society. We visit both well known sites—such as, the Acropolis of Athens, the Stadium of Olympia, and the Oracle of Delphi—and a selection of important, but less-frequented sites (including some not yet...

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Public presentation by Nadège Compaoré, tenure-track candidate

Zabrina Hamilton

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Political Science is hosting a public presentation by Nadège Compaoré, candidate for a tenure-track position in comparative politics with a focus on environmental politics.  The presentation will take place on Thursday, Jan 9 from 9am – 10am in Tilley Hall, room 303. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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safeTALK Workshop

Tanya Jones

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.  Participating in the workshop is an important layer in building capacity for suicide prevention in any community.   This will be a free workshop available to UNB Students and is being held in the...

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

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: Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to...

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UNB Student Abroad - Application Deadline and Information Session

Dave Andrews

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:01:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Student Abroad will host an information session for any students interested in an International Experience for 2020-21. Come learn about your options, program details and how to apply. When: Thursday January 9th from 4pm-6pm Where: Tilley Hall 124 *Please note* Student Exchange application deadline is January 15th 2020...

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CubeSat NB Seminar VIOLET: Space-Weather Exploration Mission

Danielle Jewett

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Want to learn how to get involved in space exploration? CubeSat NB is a student-led team that is building New Brunswick's first-ever cube satellite at UNB Fredericton. CubeSat NB is one of the 15 projects in the Canadian CubeSat Project, sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). We are looking for UNB student members in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this winter, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week has you covered! Try any general population program for free during the week of Jan. 6 - 12. General population programs available for drop-in include: Beginner Ballroom Dance CORE-Operate Hip Hop Jazz Dance Pilates Barre Pilates with Props Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


KINKIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 11 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. When and...

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MusicUNB Concert - Quartet for the End of Time

Yunjia Dai

Posted: January 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


MusicUNB Concert – Quartet for the End of Time (Wednesday, January 15, 7:30pm) Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, UNB Fredericton Artists: Richard Hornsby (clarinet), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Paul Pulford (cello), Carl Gionet (piano), & Stephen Hutchings (artist) Eight paintings for eight movements. Surrounded by Stephen Hutchings’ paintings, musicians Nadia Francavilla...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - January 2020

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: January 6, 2020 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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