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You are invited to the Bi-Campus 2019-20 Virtual Town Hall on June 3

UNB Communications

Posted: May 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual town hall with UNB’s President Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle on Wednesday, June 3.   Our community has faced some unprecedented challenges, and the important opportunities we normally have to come together haven’t been possible this spring. We hope you will join Dr. Mazerolle, and other members of UNB’s executive...

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UNB celebrates the Class of 2020

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This week, the University of New Brunswick will celebrate the accomplishments of its more than 1,600 graduates from across Canada and around the world. Although unable to hold its annual graduation ceremonies as a result of COVID-19, the university wants to congratulate its students on achieving this significant milestone. UNB is proud of the 1,278 students receiving their bachelor’s...

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Highlighting some of our graduates

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we often say at UNB, graduation is a time when communities join to celebrate the work and accomplishments of students and faculty. While this year’s graduates are experiencing a different form of send-off due to COVID-19, they remain as accomplished, determined and driven as ever. We’ve chosen four students whose stories are a snapshot of some of the incredible work happening...

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you're a graduating student, this week the university is celebrating your accomplishment. We are pleased to let you know that the names of UNB’s Class of 2020 will be printed in the May 30th editions of both the Telegraph Journal and Daily Gleaner. We hope this will be a keepsake for reflection, and allow you to review the names of all those who completed their degrees alongside of...

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Learn Spanish this Summer @ UNB

Dawn Dignam

Posted: May 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Summer, UNB is offering two Spanish courses: June 1-22, 2020: SPAN 1203 - Introductory Spanish I July 2-20, 2020: SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Courses also provide a background in Hispanic culture. Learn more or register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Dawn Dignam Email Address: dawnd@unb.ca

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Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places - Phase One recommendations

UNB Communications

Posted: May 26, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since its establishment in 1785, UNB has had a rich, long-standing history in New Brunswick. With many of UNB’s buildings and other spaces named after historical and contemporary leaders, conversations surrounding named places are happening within our university community, just as they are at many universities across North America.   Shortly after I began my term as president of UNB,...

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English Language Programme Summer Term course offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: May 26, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a full-time undergraduate or graduate student whose first language is not English?  Would you like to enhance your English skills?  Academic English as a Second Language courses may be the right fit for you.  AESL 1011 (for Undergraduate students) and AESL 6021 (for Graduate students) will be offered July 7 – August 13 using alternative delivery methods. ...

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Lets Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Human Rights and Postive Environment Office

Posted: May 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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Associated Alumni Champagne Toasts

Natasha Rego

Posted: May 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Although we could not be together this spring, the Associated Alumni is happy to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of UNB’s Spring 2020 graduates through virtual champagne toasts. The Associated Alumni Champagne Toast has been a 30-year tradition on the Saint John campus. Tune into the UNB Young Alumni Facebook page for special live toasts, delivered by members of the...

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Job opportunities for students in New Brunswick

Office of Experiential Education

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:05:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


These past few months have been unpredictable for all of us and, in addition to the disruption in our personal and academic lives, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant negative impacts on employment, food security and certain sectors of the economy Employers around the province are looking for people to help in recovery efforts and contribute to a stronger New Brunswick. Due to the...

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Career Talks Online: Free Webinars for Students

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer the following complimentary webinars for UNB students & recent graduates. June 3: Networking on LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • How to not be awkward when networking • 3 types of people you should network with • Creating scripts and templates to get you in touch with target contacts June 10: Career Conversation...

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Impact of giving

Communications Office

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of COVID-19, many UNB students lost their part-time and summer employment that is vital for covering the cost of student fundamentals such as tuition, textbooks, rent, food and childcare. In response to this pressing student need, UNB created the COVID-19 Student Relief Fund and sought financial support from the university’s extended community.  Thanks to...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series May 27, 10:00 - 11:00 (AST)

Lori Quick

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 27, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT) 3D Pet/Family Portraits Join Jody and her kids as they take an hour to pay homage to the things that give us comfort - our pets!  Don't have a pet - neither do we, but we love animals.  So, we will draw inspiration from the pets of friends and family.  Grab some inspiration and have a...

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Michael Marin named acting dean of law

Communications Office

Posted: May 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce that Michael Marin has been named acting dean of law at UNB.    Mike joined UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law as an assistant professor in 2016. He was promoted to associate professor and appointed associate dean in 2018. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa, an MA in public policy from Carleton University and an LLM from the University of...

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Revelations: Selections From the UNB Permanent Collection - Episodes Online

Lori Quick

Posted: May 21, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


REVELATIONS: SELECTIONS FROM THE UNB PERMANENT COLLECTION Episodes Online There are many hidden gems among the 2300 works of art in the UNB Permanent Collection.  Known as a “working” collection, it can be seen throughout the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. It brings the work of New Brunswick artists into daily life, both outdoors in the green spaces and indoors in the...

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Lets Get Real: Keeping mental health in mind at UNB

Cat Squires

Posted: May 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Human Rights and Positive Environment Office of UNB,  in collaboration with UNB Counselling Services and with members of the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights will be hosting a two-hour online dialogue session to discuss issues related to mental health and wellness and how we as individuals and as teams, can work together in the creation...

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A clarification to student parking refunds

UNB Communcations

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:06:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic limiting access to our campuses, President Mazerolle has approved a prorated parking refund for students who purchased a 10-month or 12-month parking pass. The refund is based on the unused portion of the pass, minus an administrative processing fee.  The refund amount per pass will be credited to student accounts: $29.21 for the 10-month pass and...

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Aquatic Facility in Bailey Hall- Essential work during COVID-19

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:02:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding campus closure, the aquatic facility in Bailey Hall on UNB’s Fredericton campus has remained open to care for various species of fish.  The facility, which mainly functions to raise salmonids and specific strains of zebrafish for teaching and research purposes, is managed and operated by aquatic facility manager Heather Burke and...

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Reminder: submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 20, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, members of the UNB Class of 2020 have continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of...

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Two UNB researchers honoured by NBIF

Communications Office

Posted: May 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kenneth Kent, professor of computer science at UNB Fredericton, has been named by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) as UNB’s 2020 Star Mentor, recognizing him as the province’s top research mentor at a New Brunswick university. Rémy Rochette, a professor of biological sciences at UNB’s Saint John campus, was recognized by the NBIF with a Mitacs Honourable...

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UNB spotlight on health and wellbeing

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: May 15, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Health is a priority for the entire UNB community, and for those charged with providing health and wellbeing support, their expertise has never been more important. On the Saint John campus, nurse practitioner Terry-Lynne King is usually found in the Student Health Centre providing care and advice on a whole host of health problems. “Our focus has shifted and is now very much on dealing...

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Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series May 20, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT)

Lori Quick

Posted: May 15, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 20, 10:00 - 11:00 (ADT) CREATIVE EGG CARTON GARDENS Join us for a salute to the sunshine as we learn about planting from seed, making planters from your household supplies - and the most important - accessorizing!  We will be marking our indoor plants to prepare for the day they can live outside and then moving ahead, we...

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The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation

Lori Quick

Posted: May 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre receives a 2020 Signature Grant from the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation The UNB Art Centre is pleased to acknowledge the support and recognition received by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation for a 2020 Signature Grant given to organizations showing leadership in technological responses to closed galleries and cancelled programming. Executive Director Kathryn McCarroll...

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Recognizing our heroes during National Nursing Week

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The following commentary is from Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB President and Vice-Chancellor. It’s unlikely that any of us could have predicted the current global situation when, in December, the World Health Assembly designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in honour of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. This unintentionally timely designation...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Emery Myles Fanjoy, who passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He was 85.   Born and raised in Saint John, Emery graduated from UNB’s B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) program in 1957. He attended Imperial College in London, England, and was awarded an Athlone Fellowship. Over the years, Emery worked...

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Career Talks Online: Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Associated Alumni is proud to offer complimentary webinars to the Class of 2020. Brought to you by our affinity partners TD Insurance, Manulife and MBNA. Registration is required, events.eply.com/unbcareertalksonline May 20: The Fundamentals of LinkedIn – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • Understand the purpose of this platform • Easy tricks to create a professional...

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UNB spotlight on residences

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 13, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


While most of our students travelled home at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, it was not possible for some. To assist the students who are still living on both campuses, a number of staff members have stayed on-site to offer advice, support and to ensure our residences are running safely. Residence life coordinator Cassidy Collins and residence and conference services manager Cory Brown are...

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Free Webinar: Creating An Ergonomically Healthy Workspace At Home

Diane McAdam

Posted: May 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you suddenly find yourself working from a makeshift desk at home? Learn how to create a healthy workspace using what you already have around you and discover free tools and resources that can help.  Following an approximately 20-minute presentation, Annie Barnwell will be available for a Q&A session to answer your questions about working from home healthily and effectively. Join us...

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UNB and JDI announce 2020 scholarship recipients

Communications Office

Posted: May 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and J.D. Irving, Limited are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the JDI NB Scholarship at UNB. New Brunswick students Tamara McDougall of Odell and Keegan Pickard of Piercemont will both attend UNB Fredericton to pursue degrees in engineering. The entrance scholarship is valued at $8,000 and is renewable each year up to a total of $32,000, based on...

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UNB Spotlight on Food Services

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Since UNB switched over to essential services to align with provincial guidelines as a result of COVID-19, UNB’s campus food services had to quickly adapt to the necessary changes to prioritize the health and safety of students and employees.  Sodexo continues to serve students left in residence on our Fredericton campus. Leanne...

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UNBF Campus Pharmacy open

Campus Pharmacy

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Campus Pharmacy is open regular hours and customers can access the Pharmacy. If you have any questions, please 506-455-2325. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Campus Pharmacy Email Address: campuspharmacyunb@gmail.com

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Project Reveal Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home Series

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


PROJECT REVEAL: DESIGN WORKS WEDNESDAYS - Create at Home Series May 13, 10:00 - 11:00 (AST) PRINTMAKING BOOKMARKS: This week, join Jody as she gives you a tiny glimpse into the life of a print maker while creating your own unique bookmarks.  Once you have mastered this, we will move on to another art form - origami and make bookmarks.  It is almost time for Summer Reading Club with...

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UNB Art Centre is looking for Design Works Summer Instructors

Lori Quick

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for Creative Educators to teach this Summer! Are you creative and have some mad skills you want to share? Are you looking for a fun Summer job? Do you love working with kids & teens? Do you pride yourself in providing the highest quality instruction? Then UNB Design Works is looking for you! We are looking for instructors to deliver fun, creative, and educational courses for...

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UNB’s manufacturing research initiative goes online in response to COVID-19

Communications Office

Posted: May 8, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The JDI Roundtable on Manufacturing Competitiveness in New Brunswick, an economic policy research initiative at the University of New Brunswick, has announced changes to the 2020 program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our 2020 program was very much centered around our flagship event, the JDI Roundtable Forum,” says research director Dr. Herb Emery, the Vaughan Chair in...

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UNB essential service staff keep university running during COVID-19

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:04:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It’s been far from business as usual at the University of New Brunswick since a state of emergency was declared by the Province of New Brunswick on March 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19. UNB’s campuses quickly closed to most of the university community and, with the exception of a few students who were unable to travel home, the only staff who have remained are those carrying out...

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Submit a video message for graduating students

UNB Marketing Office

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During this time of uncertainty and change, the UNB Class of 2020 has continually impressed us with their resilience, drive and dedication. Although graduation day will look different this year, we wanted to find a way to collectively come together as a community to celebrate our graduates and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Our ask of you If you have advice, words of encouragement, or...

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Grade 12 students can get early start on post-secondary studies at UNB

Kelsey Pye

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with the provincial government, is providing Grade 12 students an opportunity to get an early start on their post-secondary education by enrolling in remote learning offered through spring and summer intersession courses. “We are committed to exploring all avenues to help our students succeed,” said Paul Mazerolle, UNB president and...

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UNB Libraries - STEM Virtual Office Hours

Susan Oliver

Posted: May 7, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Summer term, librarians Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian, UNBF), Saran Croos (Engineering & Computer Science Librarian, UNBF) and Barry Cull (Teaching & Learning Librarian, UNBF) will be offering Virtual Office Hours using MS Teams, in addition to being available for research help via email, and by appointment via MS Bookings. Alex Goudreau (Science & Health Sciences Librarian, UNBSJ)...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin

Communications Office

Posted: May 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Dr. Joy Durfee Calkin, who passed away on April 21, 2020 in Chester, NS. She was 82. Originally from Wolfville, NS, Joy received her BSc from University of Toronto (’60), and her MScN (’68) and PhD (’80) from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). She also received an honorary DSc from...

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Mourning the passing of staff member Kevin Mott

Communications Office

Posted: May 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of UNB staff member Kevin Mott, who passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Fredericton. He was 59. Originally from Fredericton Junction, Kevin worked in the carpentry shop at facilities management on the UNB Fredericton campus for over 19 years. Kevin will be remembered as a highly skilled carpenter and cabinetmaker. In fact, he made a...

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Class of 2020 Webinar Series

Mary Duffley

Posted: May 4, 2020 11:03:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


THE UNB ASSOCIATED ALUMNI IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING COMPLIMENTARY WEBINARS TO THE CLASS OF 2020. Register for one or all of the sessions here, events.eply.com/unbcareertalksonline May 13: Get Career Clarity – Led by UNB alumna Shauna Cole • The five steps to achieve career clarity • Success in the current job market • The video interview May 20: The...

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Tax Forms now on Colleague Self Service Only

Richelle Corey

Posted: May 4, 2020 11:01:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 4, 2020, all T2202's and T4A's will be found in Colleague Self Service found on the My UNB Portal.  The option of accessing these via eServices is longer available.  Moving these to Colleague Self Service will mean one easy and convenient location for all of your tax forms. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address:...

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Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series, May 6, Project Reveal

Lori Quick

Posted: May 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre presents Design Works Wednesdays – Create at Home Series Join the UNB Art Centre on Facebook for a series of FB LIVE workshops, Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am (AST) with our new ‘Design Works Wednesdays - Create at Home’ series. The Next Project Reveal for Wednesday, May 6 is... TP Super Heroes! Join us on a super hero adventure! We are using something...

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Call for Online Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching (Deadline May 8)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There is still time!  Do you know excellent teachers? If so, nominate them for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching! Nomination forms are available online. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 8th. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details...

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