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Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2018-SJ

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Posted: December 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is an initiative of the Summer Work Experience program. It provides wage subsidies to employers to create employment for secondary and post-secondary students. Applications are coordinated through UNB Saint John's Student Employment Services.  If you have not previously received an email outlining the process for applying, please email Renea Leskie for more...

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2018 SEED Program Now Open-SJ

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Posted: December 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program provides funding to create summer job opportunities for post-secondary students. The program provides selected students with a summer job of up to ten (10) weeks in duration with a New Brunswick employer between May 1 and September 7, 2018. Program objectives: Provide a valuable work experience for students, experiential learning,...

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A Bug in the System: Imagining Surveillance Networks in The Anderson Tapes by Dr. Dimitri Pavlounis -FR

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Posted: December 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a public presentation in the Dept. of Culture & Media Studies by candidate Dr. Dimitri Pavlounis on Friday, Jan. 12, from 9 - 10:20 a.m., in Carleton Hall, 256. Dr. Pavlounis’ talk is entitled: “A Bug in the System: Imagining Surveillance Networks in The Anderson Tapes.” A synopsis follows. Synopsis: By the 1960s, the...

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Campus Pharmacy holiday hours-FR

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Posted: December 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please see below for the Campus Pharmacy's holiday hours: Saturday, Dec. 23: 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24: Closed Monday, Dec. 25: Closed Tuesday, Dec. 26: 12 - 3 p.m. Dec. 27 to Dec. 31: Regular hours Monday, Jan. 1: Closed Regular hours apply outside of these dates. Please ask to see if we can fill your refills early.                     ...

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2016-2017 annual report-SJ & FR

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB’s 2016-2017 annual report is now available online. A snapshot of the year, it captures some of the incredible talent, commitment and achievement among our people. For it is the people – our faculty, staff, students and alumni – who power UNB.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Glassblower Shop Glassware Sale-FR

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Glassblower shop will be having a glassware sale on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in F.J. Toole Hall, 3. All glassware will be priced 50%-80% off. First come, first served.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Personal Media, Podcasting, and Public Radios Possible Futures by Dr. Christopher Cwynar-FR

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a public presentation in the Dept. of Culture & Media Studies by candidate Dr. Christopher Cwynar on Friday, Jan. 5, from 9 - 10:20 a.m., in Carleton Hall, 256. Dr. Cwynar’s talk is entitled: “Personal Media, Podcasting, and Public Radio’s Possible Futures.” A synopsis follows. Abstract: A term originally from the...

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UNBF Student Services Closure on December 21-FR

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Posted: December 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The offices of Student Services will be closed on the Fredericton campus on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 11:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., to allow all staff to attend a holiday function.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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ACOA smart grid funding announcement -FR

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Posted: December 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an ACOA funding announcement for the Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies. The announcement will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall. Matt DeCourcey, Member of Parliament for Fredericton; Karen Ludwig, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest; and representatives...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Timothy Dilworth-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Timothy Dilworth, who passed away on Dec. 15 in Fredericton. He was 78. Tim, a popular professor of wildlife ecology, served at UNB for 34 years. Over his career here, he was not only a committed teacher, but a dedicated administrator – serving for a decade as director of graduate studies in biology,...

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: December 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Myo means muscle, and electric means electric. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on...

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Notice of Research Seminar with Dr. Joshua Hollett-FR

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Posted: December 19, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Chemistry Department is proud to host Dr. Joshua Hollett, of the University of Winnipeg, as he presents his research seminar  “Measuring and Modelling the Correlated Motion of Electrons” on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 11:30 a.m. in F.J. Toole Hall, 303. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Acting Registrar for Saint John campus appointed-SJ

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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I'm delighted to share with you the news that Wahkuna Lisik, Acting Registrar at UNB Saint John, will continue in this position for an up to one-year period starting on January 1, 2018. I am thrilled that Wahkuna has agreed to remain in this role, and look forward to continuing to work with her in the new year. Robert MacKinnon Vice-President Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Grades and courses unavailable during holiday system outage-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that during the holiday break, UNB will be performing required maintenance to its systems.  This will affect access to some UNB ITS services during the break, including grades, grade submissions, course registration changes, course timetables, and financial accounts. The outage is scheduled to take place beginning midnight on...

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SUB Holiday Hours-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised UNBF's SUB Holiday Hours will be in effect on Wednesday, Dec. 20. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBF's Student Services Closure on December 21-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The offices of Student Services will be closed on the Fredericton campus from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21 to allow all staff to attend a holiday function.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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UNBF Facilities Management Changes in Parking-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the parking behind the FM building off Windsor Street will be reconfigured on Friday, Dec. 22.  The Staff/Faculty designated spots will be then be Services parking and the Services parking will then be Staff/Faculty.  Signage will be moved to reflect the changes. If you have any questions, please contact FM work...

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UNB Mobility Centre closed for the holidays-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Mobility Centre located in Head Hall, room D8 is now closed for the holidays. Regular office hours will resume on January 2, 2018. If you have any questions, or need assistance regarding lost or damaged devices during this time, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 or itservicedesk@unb.ca. Happy Holidays! The Mobility Team   Article Contact Information Contact: IT Service...

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ACOA smart grid funding announcement -FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an ACOA funding announcement for the Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies. The announcement will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall. Matt DeCourcey, Member of Parliament for Fredericton; Karen Ludwig, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest; and representatives...

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Card Office closed on December 20-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Card Office located in the SUB, room 106 will be closed to walk-in traffic on Wednesday, Dec. 20 to allow time for equipment maintenance.  Note: We will still be responding to email and phone calls during this time. To add money to your UCard Cash account please visit the UCard PHIL Station in the HIL or HWK (bills only) or go to UCard Online (via your myUNB Portal) or use the UCard...

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D2L Available over Holidays-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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D2L will be available throughout the planned maintenance of UNB systems happening during the holiday break. Due to this maintenance outage, students will not be able to add or drop courses during the break, but any courses you already have access to as of 5 p.m. on Dec. 22 will still be available throughout the holidays. Students will be able to access D2L via http://my.unb.ca, enter...

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Food Service Hours for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Holiday season food service hours on the Saint John campus: December 18 - 22 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 Baird Dining Hall - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., then closed for the holidays Thursday, Dec. 21 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. then closed for the holidays Wednesday, Jan. 3 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Baird Dining Hall - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3...

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Holiday Hours for the Student Union Welcome Center-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center will close on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 12 p.m. for the Holidays, and will re-open for its regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 4. Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Myo means muscle, and electric means electric. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on...

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New UCard Cash Gift Cards now Available-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking for a gift for a student, faculty, staff or guest of the university? Head to the Card Office in the SUB and purchase a UCard Cash Gift Card. UCard Cash Gift Cards can be used anywhere UCard Cash is accepted, like for parking passes or tickets, residence laundry, snack vending and at Tim Hortons, Booster Juice, Smoke’s Poutinerie, Campus Pharmacy, Campus Bookstore, SubTowne,...

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Story Time in UNBF's Faculty of Business Administration-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The faculty of business administration, on the Fredericton campus, is excited to share new stories on its newsletter blog, Ideas with Impact.  Read our latest posts to learn about the interesting and meaningful contributions its faculty members are making to business and education around the world through their research and publications.   For more information, contact Liz...

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UNBF Libraries closing early on December 20-FR

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Posted: December 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, & South Gym) will be closing at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20 for a holiday staff party. The Law Library is not affected. Regular hours will resume on December 21. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email Address: suoliver@unb.ca

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Career Development and Employment Centre Closed at Noon, December 15-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that the Career Development and Employment Centre (CDEC) will be closed at 12 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.  The office will reopen at the usual time on Monday (8:15 a.m.). Article Contact Information Contact: Anita Connolly Email Address: Anita.Connolly@unb.ca

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First-year Survey Presentation-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John communities are invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of the UNBF’s Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL), on the results of the Fall 2017 First-Year Student Survey: UNB Saint John: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 231 UNB Fredericton: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 3:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 139 This survey provides...

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Free workshop: Breathing, Bracing and Positioning for Core Training-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Learn about the most productive ways to train the midsection! Details make the difference between getting results and getting injured. No experience is required.  Join us on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., at the first floor strength centre. Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Reminder: Grades and course changes unavailable during holiday outage -FR and SJ

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder that during the holiday break, UNB will be performing required maintenance to our systems.  This will affect access to some UNB ITS services during the break, including grades, grade submissions, course registration changes, and financial accounts. The outage is scheduled to take place beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22, to Jan. 1,...

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Reminder: last chance to fill out parking survey-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB is developing a long-term parking strategy for the UNB Fredericton campus, and we are looking for your help by responding to this brief 16 question multiple choice survey. Don’t worry – this survey should take less than five minutes, and all responses will remain confidential. The survey is being administered by UNB’s Office of Capital Planning and Property...

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Student Holiday Pay Change-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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As a result of the new NB statutory holiday, Family Day,  the rate of holiday pay for students who are paid on the timesheet payroll will be adjusted from 3 per cent to 4 per cent, effective January 1, 2018.  All those who are currently active on payroll will be adjusted automatically, and new hires will be placed at the new rate.  Should you have any questions, please contact...

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

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Posted: December 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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

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Call for presentations: Mindfulness & Health Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Health professionals, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in presenting their Mindfulness and Health-related research and/or practice at this workshop (scheduled for Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at UNB Fredericton) should submit a short description (approx. 250 words) of the proposed presentation to Dr. Gabriela Tymowski-Gionet, Faculty of Kinesiology at UNBF, Tymowski@unb.ca  by...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: December 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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UNBF English Language Program Winter Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: December 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF English Language Program 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 is academic in nature and is an excellent choice for students who wish to upgrade their English for university study.  Full-time language...

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WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times - December 29 Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder to employees and supervisors about WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times. Due to the holiday closure, the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for the December 29th pay will be as follows: Employee Cut-off:  Sunday, Dec. 17 at 11:59 p.m. Supervisor Cut-off:  Monday, Dec. 18 at 11 a.m. Manual Cheques/Deposits: Due to the short turnaround time and regulatory requirements, Payroll...

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College of Extended Learning closed afternoon of December 15-FR

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning will close on Friday, Dec. 15 at 12 p.m. for a staff event. CEL will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, Dec. 18.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Fredericton Campus 2018-2019 capital budget submissions due December 15-FR

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017.   Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the...

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Has your TD1 personal tax credit eligibility changed-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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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 2018.  The completed forms may be dropped off or mailed to Payroll Services. Not having properly completed TD1 forms may mean paying additional taxes when...

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Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services closure afternoon of December 15-FR

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services will be closing on Friday, Dec. 15 at 12:30 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: ors@unb.ca, 506-453-4674

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UNB Saint John Holiday Drop-In - RSVP by December 13-SJ

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Posted: December 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Robert MacKinnon wishes to invite members of UNB Saint John’s faculty and staff to a Holiday Drop-In Reception on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Faculty Staff Lounge.   Mingle with colleagues while enjoying a seasonal treat.   In the spirit of the holiday season, the Vice-President’s Office will be accepting cash donations for a local food bank....

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Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Closure-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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CETL will be closed for the entire day on Thursday, Dec. 14 for staff professional development.  The office will also close early (1:45 p.m.)  on Friday, Dec. 15 for a team building exercise.  Normal hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 18. Anyone wishing to pickup equipment from the Equipment Pool, please make arrangements prior to Thursday.   Article Contact...

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Domestic Recruitment Units closed for year-end review-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that the Domestic Recruitment Units on both the Saint John and Fredericton campuses will be closed for their year-end review on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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Fee-based registration - now open-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Winter registration is now open at URec!  Our fee-based programs are separated into three categories:    General Population:  A variety of programs that cover a wide range of disciplines. Suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Semi-Private: Reformer and mat/reformer Pilates classes. Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to improve and...

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Grades and courses unavailable during holiday system outage-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that during the holiday break, UNB will be performing required maintenance to its systems.  This will affect access to some UNB ITS services during the break, including grades, grade submissions, course registration changes, course timetables, and financial accounts. The outage is scheduled to take place beginning midnight on...

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ISAO Holiday Host program - reach out to UNBF Faculty and Staff -FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) Holiday Host program provides international students who cannot return to their home country during the holidays (December 23, 2017 to January 2, 2018) an opportunity to connect with a local host or host family during that time period. This program helps to integrate international students into...

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New - UCard Cash Gift Cards now Available-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for a gift for a student, faculty, staff or guest of the university? Head to the Card Office in the SUB and purchase a UCard Cash Gift Card. UCard Cash Gift Cards can be used anywhere UCard Cash is accepted, like for parking passes or tickets, residence laundry, snack vending and at Tim Hortons, Booster Juice, Smoke’s Poutinerie, Campus Pharmacy, Campus Bookstore, SubTowne,...

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UNB Computer Tender for 2017-2019-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the recent award of the PC computers and monitors tender. IMP Solutions (Dell) and Brunnet Inc. (HP) have been awarded the UNB Computer Tender to sell Windows based computers and monitors to UNB for the next two years, effective December 7, 2017. ITS's computer tendering strategy provides standard configurations on Microsoft Windows...

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UNBF's Registrar's Office closing early on December 14-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be closing on Thursday Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. to allow all staff to attend a Christmas function.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Details for QUEST-SJ Jingle Mingle-SJ

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Here are some additional details for QUEST-SJ’s upcoming Jingle Mingle at Britt’s Rockwood (1255 Sandy Point Road) on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The Networking Event will begin at 3 p.m., and everyone will have a chance to connect with each other to share experiences, research interests and ideas. Light refreshments will be served during the Networking Event (other beverages will be at your...

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Faculty collecting skates for refugee families-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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A group of UNBF faculty members is collecting used child and adult skates, figure and hockey, to donate to refugee families in Fredericton. If you have used skates to donate, please contact Hilary Young in the Faculty of Law (hyoung@unb.ca) by December 17.  Article Contact Information Contact: Hilary Young Email Address: Hilary.Young@unb.ca

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Food Service Hours Temporary Changes-SJ

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Holiday season food service hours on the Saint John campus: Friday, Dec. 15 Commons Café - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., then closed for the holidays December 18 - 22 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 Baird Dining Hall - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., then closed for the holidays Thursday, Dec. 21 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. then closed for the holidays Wednesday, Jan. 3 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3...

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HP Designjet 5000-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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We were wondering if anyone on either of UNB's campuses is running an HP Designjet 5000 printer? We are doing some off-season Spring cleaning, and came across some supplies from our now-retired printer and would prefer to redistribute them rather than throw them away. Please contact us at medialab@unb.ca if you are interested.   Article Contact Information Contact: Media Lab, Marshall...

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on wrist motion and will help develop a new...

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Notice of Research Seminar - Dr. Stijn Fias, McMaster University -FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Chemistry Department is proud to host Dr. Stijn Fias, of McMaster University, as he presents his research seminar "How to navigate Chemical Compound Space" on Monday, Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in F.J. Toole Hall, 303. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Presentation of Fall 2017 first-year Student Survey results-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John communities are invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of the UNBF's Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL), on the results of the Fall 2017 First-Year Student Survey: UNB Fredericton: Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 139 UNB Saint John: Date and time to be determined This survey provides information from our...

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Saint John Senate Election Results-SJ

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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All Saint John faculty members please note, the deadline for voting in the election to the Saint John Senate for faculty members-at-large was Monday, December 4, 2017. I am pleased to announce that Lisa Best, Department of Psychology, has been elected and will begin her three-year term on Senate on January 1. Thank you to the candidates, nominators, and voters who participated in this important...

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Sodexo Annual Christmas Luncheon-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The holidays will soon be upon us! The Annual Sodexo Holiday Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the SUB Cafeteria. Check out the delicious menu! To reserve a table or if you have any questions, please contact catering@unb.ca or 474-8035. Article Contact Information Contact: Debbie Goguen Email Address: dgoguen@unb.ca

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Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF VP Holiday Reception-FR

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Posted: December 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


George MacLean and the Office of the Vice-President Academic are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 2 - 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season and the end of the Fall Term. Article Contact Information Contact: Beatrice LeBlanc Email Address: bleblanc@unb.ca

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Correction - Financial Services closing early on December 13-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Financial Services on the Fredericton campus will be closing on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. so that staff can attend a retirement function.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Domestic Recruitment Units closed for year-end review-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Domestic Recruitment Units on both the Saint John and Fredericton campuses will be closed for their year-end review on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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Do You Have a Great Teacher? Nominate him/her for a Golden Apple Award-SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The purpose of the Golden Apple Award is to support, honour, encourage and reward positive action toward the betterment of teaching and learning on the UNB Saint John campus. It publicly recognises individuals or groups who have made a significant and successful effort in improving teaching and learning on the Saint John campus, either on a one-time project basis or on a recurring basis. Any...

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Financial Services closed for Christmas function-FR

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Financial Services Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Monday, Dec. 11, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., to allow all staff to attend a Christmas function.  Staff apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  Article Contact Information Contact: Linda Maher Email Address: Linda.Maher@unb.ca

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Graduate Studies Office UNBF - closure for Christmas Function-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The School of Graduate Studies Office at UNBF will be closed on Friday,  Dec. 15 at 12 p.m., in order for the staff to attend a Christmas function. If you have any questions, please e-mail gradschl@unb.ca. Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Holidays! Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Last direct deposit and cheque run for 2017-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 is the deadline to have payment requests received in the Financial Services Accounts Payable department in order to get the payment processed for the last payment run of the calendar year. If you have something that is time sensitive, please have it into the office prior to that date; anything received after December 13 will be...

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Student Services welcomes Academic Development Coach-SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services is pleased to announce that Adam Kelly has joined the department as the Academic Development Coach.  Adam will offer academic skills information and support to the students of the Saint John campus. Adam can be reached at 648-5580, email a.kelly@unb.ca or in Hazen Hall, 212. Please join us in welcoming Adam to campus. Article Contact Information Contact: Kevin...

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Tips to help you shop online safely this holiday season-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Opting to shop online this December to avoid all the hustle and bustle at the mall? While online shopping is convenient, it can also put your personal information such as credit card numbers and contact details at risk if not done carefully. Before you buy any more gifts online this holiday season, check out the ITS tidBiTS blog for tips to help keep you safe while shopping online. ITS???s...

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UNB Saint John Holiday Drop-In-SJ

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Posted: December 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Robert MacKinnon wishes to invite members of UNB Saint John’s faculty and staff to a Holiday Drop-In Reception on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Faculty Staff Lounge.   Mingle with colleagues while enjoying a seasonal treat.   In the spirit of the holiday season, the Vice-President’s Office will be accepting cash donations for a local food bank....

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Admissions Office closed Thursday afternoon-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Admissions Office (Domestic), on the Fredericton campus, will be closed for a staff meeting the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 7.  Any inquiries can be emailed to admissions@unb.ca and will be answered promptly the following day. Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: admissions@unb.ca

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Assessing balance of older adults-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in participating in a study that examines balance? We are seeking participants aged 65 years and older who have experienced a fall in the previous year. Our assessment is expected to last for an hour and is comprised of two parts: first we will conduct two balance tests and afterwards we will ask you to walk and stand on a custom-made walkway with embedded...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Financial Services closing early on December 13-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Financial Services on the Fredericton campus will be closing on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. so that staff can attend a retirement function.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Healthy Aging presentation-SJ

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Rachel Merrithew, Research Director of the New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NB-SPRN), will give a public presentation about the issues of Health Aging on Friday, Dec. 8, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Building, 33.  She will be joined by a representative from NBIF.  Hosted by the Faculty of Business on the Saint John campus.   Article Contact...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Other Side of Hope"-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, The Other Side of Hope on Monday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Returning with his first feature in six years since his Film Circuit arthouse favourite Le Havre, Finnish master Aki Kaurismäki (The Man Without a Past) delivers what can be considered the second chapter of his Port Cities Trilogy. In his distinctive anachronistic,...

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UNBF's Bioarchaeology Field School 2018-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Anthropology, in partnership with Parks Canada, will be hosting the Bioarchaeology Field School Program at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada in July 2018. This field program offers an introduction to mortuary archaeology and bioarchaeological field methods through skeletal excavation. This section of the course will emphasize the ethics of working...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be closing on Friday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. for a staff event.  In case of an emergency, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 1-800-667-5005 or UNB Security at 453-4830. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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UNBF Facilities Management closed for staff Christmas function-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, will be closed on Friday, Dec. 8, from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., to allow all staff to attend a Christmas function.  Phones will be forwarded to Security for emergency calls. If you have any questions, please contact fm@unb.ca or 453-1889. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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URec closing early December 10-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER will close on Sunday, December 10 at 6 p.m. for the URec holiday party. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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VP Holiday Reception on Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: December 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


George MacLean and the Office of the Vice-President Academic are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season, and the end of the Fall Term.  Article Contact Information Contact: Beatrice LeBlanc Email Address: bleblanc@unb.ca

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Call for Participation-FR

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fredericton Senate Internationalization Committee is starting to develop an internationalization strategic plan for the Fredericton campus. Working groups are being formed to develop strategies around four areas of international activities. These are: research; teaching and learning; community engagement/service; and administration and governance. These are large tasks that require...

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Kaleidoscope - There is still time to register-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


​​Join us for our 12th annual teaching showcase on Thursday, Dec. 7 (Reading Day), from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. CETL will bring together faculty members, instructors and others interested in enhancing the learning experience of UNB students at this teaching showcase.  Registration and refreshments from 8:30 – 8:45 a.m., followed...

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Prenatal home visiting with UNB Nursing Students-FR

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Faculty of Nursing offers free prenatal home visits with nursing students for pregnant mothers in the Fredericton area.             Two students will visit four times with an expectant mother/family, at a time and place chosen by the mother. The mother decides what information she would like to learn, and the students provide the teaching. Students also...

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Rural Issues Workshop featuring Dr Tia Dafnos-FR

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to the next Rural Issues workshop on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 4 - 5:30 p.m., in Forestry & Geology, 202. Dr. Tia Dafnos will present her paper, “The pacification logics of critical infrastructure resilience.” Tia joined UNBF’s Sociology Department in 2015. Her doctoral work at York University examined changes in the policing of protests and activism in Canada...

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB course syllabus template is available for the convenience of all faculty and instructors, if they find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): //www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and various services available to assist students. Use what fits your situation and delete the rest. The Teaching Tips...

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Water Shutdown at Toole Hall-FR

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Posted: December 5, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that water will be shutdown at Toole Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., to allow for maintenance. If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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;...

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Finals UNB-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students are encouraged to take a break from studying to enjoy some free activities and/or free food.  All students welcome at all events. Sponsored by your team at UNB Fredericton Student Services. Follow us on Facebook! ​Finals@UNB Event Schedule​ Thursday, Dec. 7, 12 - 2 p.m. Dog Therapy Room SUB Ballroom Friday, Dec. 8, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Life-size Jenga Game Head Hall...

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Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for 2018-2019 capital budget items-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017.   Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the...

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Grant Writing Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Research Services invites you to attend its upcoming grant writing workshop on Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 - 11 a.m., held on the Fredericton campus. This workshop is free, but requires registration (see below). We encourage you to register early, as space is limited. This workshop is open to researchers from all disciplines, and will be of particular interest to early-career...

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Presentation of Research Posters on Tactical Urbanism-SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, UNB Saint John students from the Politics course Urbanization, Poverty and Politics will present their research posters on tactical urbanism in the City of Saint John, NB. Tactical urbanism is a way of making low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment of cities to improve local neighborhoods and gathering places....

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Torrents and external Peer-2-Peer networks blocked at UNB effective December 20, 2017-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, faculty, staff and students will no longer be able to access torrents and external Peer-2-Peer (P2P) networks while connected to the UNB network (wired and wireless).  Note: P2P connections confined within the UNB network will still be available.  These sites and applications are being blocked at UNB to help prevent illegal downloading on campus and...

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2018 Bell Aliant Phone Books-FR

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management on the Fredericton campus has received the 2018 Bell Aliant phone books.  If your department would like a copy/copies, please let us know how many, your building and room number for delivery.  To order, please contact Steve Hampsey at shampsey@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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Annual Montreal memorial service-SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's annual service to commemorate the shooting of 14 women at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique on December 6, 1989 will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in UNB Saint John's Grand Hall, and will feature music by Brent Mason and Jillian Wong. A candlelight vigil will take place immediately following at the King Square Bandstand.   All are welcome....

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Christmas Music Shout-Outs-SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will appear at various locations around the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Dec. 5 to deliver special Christmas Music Shout-Outs, and cheerful holiday greetings. Times and locations 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Hans W. Klohn Commons 12 – 12:20 p.m. - Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick 12:20 – 12:40 p.m. - Ganong Hall Little Gallery 12:40 – 1:10...

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Financial Services Closed For Staff Christmas Function-FR

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Financial Services Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on on Monday, Dec. 11, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., to allow all staff to attend a Christmas function.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Linda Maher Email Address: Linda.Maher@unb.ca

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Food Service Hours Temporary Changes-SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the following temporary changes to the food service hours on the Saint John campus: Wednesday, Dec. 6 Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Commons Café - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.   Thursday, Dec. 7 Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Commons Café - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.   Changes over the Holiday season...

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ITS Office, Head Hall, closed for an extended lunch on December 8 -FR

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The ITS Department in Head Hall (D Level) will be closed on Friday, Dec. 8, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., to allow its 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 itservicedesk@unb.ca.   Article Contact...

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Myo means muscle and electric means electric. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on...

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Print Services Closed for Extended Lunch on December 8-FR

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Print Services, located in Marshall d’Avray Hall (room 106), will be closed on Friday, Dec. 8, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.,  to allow its staff to attend a holiday luncheon. If you have any questions, please contact Print Services at printservices@unb.ca or (506) 453-4843.  Learn more about Print Services at www.unb.ca/printservices.   Article Contact...

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Retirement Open House for Lorna Clyde-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In honour of her more than 35 years with UNB Fredericton, the Financial Services Office will be hosting a retirement reception for Lorna Clyde, Assistant Manager of Student Accounts & Receivable Services on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall, 3 Bailey Drive. Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address:...

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UNB Card Office Closed for Extended Lunch on December 8-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Card Office located in the SUB (room 106) will be closed on Friday, Dec. 8, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., to allow its staff to attend a holiday luncheon. To deposit money on your UCard during this time, please visit the UCard PHIL station in the Harriet Irving Library or Hans W. Klohn Commons (bills only), go to UCard Online (via the myUNB Portal), or use the UCard App. If you have...

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UNBSJ Fire Hydrant Flushing-SJ

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Posted: December 1, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water, which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Car Rental - Aeroplan and Air Miles points fee-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 30, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We have discovered that UNB is being charged a new FTP TAX/SURCH fee on car rental invoices. This fee is being added when Aeroplan or Air Miles (or other) Rewards membership card numbers are added to the rental agreement by an individual renter, when picking up a vehicle. If purchased through PO, then do not provide your rewards card to the car rental agency.  This will incur a charge to...

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Free Therapy Group for teens-FR

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Posted: November 30, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a teen who is struggling with anxiety or depression and needs some help? If so, we may be able to help.  Starting January 2018, the UNBF Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a free therapy group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression.  The group will use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies to teach teens (and their parents) skills for...

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UNBF English Language Program Winter Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: November 30, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF English Language Program offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following are available to students of all proficiency levels, from beginner to advanced: Intensive English Term Format - English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours per week January 4 – April 6, 2018 Intensive English Term Segment - English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours...

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UNBF Winter Parking Regulations-FR

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Posted: November 30, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the changing seasons, staff of the Security & Traffic department want to remind the campus community that from December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 winter parking regulation will be in effect. As per designated signage, winter parking regulations for certain streets, drives and laneways prohibit parking between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m. Upon the notification or forecast of a snowstorm, we would...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Deadline - December 1-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Work-Study Program is currently online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.  The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m.   This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time,...

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28th Annual December 6th Memorial Service-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were shot dead at the Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, because they were women. Ever since, communities all across Canada have come together to remember and celebrate the lives of those women, whose futures were taken away from them so tragically. But as Suzanne Laplante-Edward (the mother of one of those young women) told us many years ago; we must...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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CETL Equipment Pool: Change in Hours-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


​Please be advised the CETL Equipment Pool will be adjusting the hours to reflect end of classes.  The hours will be 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., with no evening support.  These hours will be in effect starting on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and will remain in effect until Thursday, Jan. 4 at the start of classes in 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address:...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Divine Order" -FR

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, The Divine Order on Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Switzerland, 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother who lives with her husband and their two sons in a peaceful little village. Here, in the Swiss countryside, little or nothing is felt of the huge social upheavals that the movement of May 1968 has caused. Nora's life, too, has been...

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Torrents and external Peer-2-Peer networks blocked at UNB effective December 20 2017-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, faculty, staff and students will no longer be able to access torrents and external Peer-2-Peer (P2P) networks while connected to the UNB network (wired and wireless).  Note: P2P connections confined within the UNB network will still be available.  These sites and applications are being blocked at UNB to help prevent illegal downloading on campus and...

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UNBF VP Holiday Reception-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


George MacLean and the Office of the Vice-President Academic are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 2 - 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season and the end of the Fall Term. Article Contact Information Contact: Beatrice LeBlanc Email Address: bleblanc@unb.ca

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Conference on Creativity-A Great Success-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The first Creative Connections conference in Atlantic Canada, hosted by the Atlantic Centre for Creativity and the University of New Brunswick took place in Fredericton, from November 16 - 18, at the WU Conference Centre, as well as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design for special events. It was interdisciplinary and so many fields of study took part...

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Free Screening of "Call of the Forest"-FR

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There will be a free screening of "Call of the Forest - The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees" by Jeff McKay on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in Tilly Hall, 102. This event is being hosted by the Creighton Conservation Forest Advisory Committee. Article Contact Information Contact: Aaron McDevitt Email Address: Aaron.McDevitt@unb.ca

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Give the Gift of Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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This Holiday, Give the Gift of Learning! Gift Certificates are available for Leisure Learning Courses and Design Works March Break and Summer Camps for Kids and Teens. Choose from over 150 special interest courses for all ages. There is something for everyone. Courses are offered evenings and weekends in Saint John and Fredericton. Go to //www.unb.ca/cel/programs/creative/fredericton/ or call...

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Grant Writing Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Office of Research Services invites you to attend its upcoming grant writing workshop on Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 - 11 a.m., held on the Fredericton campus. This workshop is free, but requires registration (see below). We encourage you to register early, as space is limited. This workshop is open to researchers from all disciplines, and will be of particular interest to early-career...

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Information Session - Field Course in Jamaica-FR

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculty members will be holding an information session on Friday, Dec. 1 at 12 p.m. in Forestry/Geology 203 for undergraduate and graduate students interested in a field course in Jamaica next April. During this session, faculty will explain what is involved in the field course, the nature of the course to be taught and funds that are available to assist with the cost of the travel. If...

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Presentation of Research Posters on Tactical Urbanism-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, UNB Saint John students from the Politics course Urbanization, Poverty and Politics will present their research posters on tactical urbanism in the City of Saint John, NB. Tactical urbanism is a way of making low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment of cities to improve local neighborhoods and gathering places....

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Ballroom Blitz Christmas Edition-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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It's, it's, the Ballroom Blitz. SUBTOWNE's Big Sale in the SUB Ballroom will feature UNB and STU Clothing, Columbia Coats, Sorel Boots and much more. Ballroom Blitz Hours: Monday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec. 1:    10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 (Last Day):    10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Come check out all the great deals! Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email...

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Big Ideas in Earth Science: Poster Presentation-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Everyone is welcome to Monday’s (Nov. 27) poster presentation entitled: "Big Ideas in Earth Science” at 12:30 p.m. in the Science Concourse (outside the science library).  There will be 35 posters on a variety of topics for you to browse and enjoy! For more information please see the Quartermain Website or contact Ann C. Timmermans at ann.timmermans@unb.ca. Article...

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Christmas Shout-Out-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will present Christmas Shout-Out on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., as they move to various locations around the Saint John campus. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for Health Research in Children and Youth - UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 12 to 18, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The PACE Study. Over three visits, participants will take part in a one-hour initial exercise session followed by 35 minutes of exercise and tests to measure their...

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Premiere of Dr. Martin Kutnowski's "Bosquejos"-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Premiere of Dr. Martin Kutnowski’s “Bosquejos,” for Two Pianos performed by Drs. Janet Hammock and Martin Kutnowski, will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 4:15 p.m. in Music Recital Room 101 in McCain Hall, St. Thomas University. Structured in several movements, “Bosquejos,” for Two Pianos follows an imaginary narrative weaving a tapestry of characters at...

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  Human Resources wants to help you plan for your future.  Please join us for Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement on Thursday, Jan.  25, from 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. Registration is required. This session is intended for those unable to attend the presentation at UNB...

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Theatre UNB presents two plays by Eugene Ionesco-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Theatre UNB is set to stage Cats, Cockatoos, and Caca, a double-bill of one-act comedies by the renowned pioneer and master of the Theatre of the Absurd, Eugene Ionesco. In Jack, or the Submission a family is thrown into turmoil over its son’s disdain for hashed brown potatoes and his obstinate rejection of the bride chosen for him, on the grounds that she is too pretty and does not have...

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for 2018-2019 capital budget items-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017.   Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the...

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UNB's Eaton Lecture-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Has the study of history lost ground in today's schools? In the 2017 Eaton Lecture, Alan Sears, professor of education at UNB, will explore the role of history in school curricula and its implications for social and civic engagement. The lecture will take place on Monday, Dec. 4 in Toronto. In his lecture, Dr. Sears will draw on recent scholarship and practice in history education around the...

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UNB Fredericton Parking Strategy Survey-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB is developing a long-term parking strategy for the UNB Fredericton campus, and we are looking for your help by responding to this brief 16 question multiple choice survey. Don’t worry – this survey should take less than five minutes, and all responses will remain confidential. The survey is being administered by UNB's Office of Capital Planning and Property Development and the...

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2017/18 Wallace Fellowship Lecture-FR

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Helene Staveley, this year's Eileen Wallace Research Fellow, will present a talk entitled, "At Play in the Atlantic Playground: Children and Communities in the Maritime Books of the Eileen Wallace Children's Literature Collection" on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 12 p.m. in the Harriet Irving Library, 413. Dr. Staveley is a lecturer at Memorial University with research interests in Canadian, Atlantic...

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2018 Rome Travel Study Program - Information Sessions-FR

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculty members will be holding two Information Sessions on Wednesday, Nov. 29 for students interested in the 2018 Rome Travel Study Program. One session will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Carleton 204 and the other will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Tilley 125. Students should attend the time that is most convenient for them. During these sessions, faculty will explain what is involved in the Rome...

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CETL Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase is Back for the 12th Year-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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​Join us for our 12th annual teaching showcase on Thursday, Dec. 7 (Reading Day), from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 261. CETL will bring together faculty members, instructors and others interested in enhancing the learning experience of UNB students at this teaching showcase.  Registration and refreshments from 8:30 – 8:45 a.m., followed by...

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De-Stress and Paint Rocks with UCard-FR

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are your students looking to de-stress from studying and paper writing? If so, they can participate in painting rocks on Monday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m - 1 p.m., in the SUB. No need to be an artist, come out for a fun time. All supplies provided! This free activity is open to anyone on campus and will help UCard staff with a future project. Keep your eyes open for more information. Follow us on...

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Feminist Work within and Beyond the University: A Discussion-FR

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Department of English is hosting a discussion about Feminist Work Within and Beyond the University, led by Edie Snook, Danielle Hogan, and Oriana Visser. This event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 125. Everyone is welcome to attend! Refreshments will be served. Article Contact Information Contact: Triny Finlay Email Address: tfinlay@unb.ca

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Learn more about Office 365 and other data services at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have questions about Office 365 (O365)? Not sure where to find your files? Wondering who you’re really sharing your files with? Over the next few weeks, ITS will be hosting a two-part series of presentations on O365 and other data storage and sharing services available to you at UNB. All faculty and staff are invited to join us: Session 1: Where is my data? Join us as we explore where...

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: November 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Myo means muscle and electric means electric. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on...

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Asset Disposal: Boat-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Asset Disposal: 2005 Jet Boat on trailer - 21 foot drop bow, 250 HP inboard 2 stroke engine. Suitable for aquatic research. Needs an unknown amount of work as it hasn't run for several years. Asking $20,000. Article Contact Information Contact: Stephan Peake Email Address: speake@unb.ca

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Building a Brighter Future: A Conversation on the State of the University-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join President Eddy Campbell on Friday, Nov. 24 for a discussion of what’s happening right now at UNB, and where we can go in the future. Fredericton: 10 – 11:30 a.m.; Wu Conference Centre – J. Harper Kent Auditorium Saint John: 2:30 – 4 p.m.; Thomas J. Condon Student Centre – Whitebone Lounge Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email...

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Call for nominations for Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Senates’ Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award. If you know of a worthy candidate, please identify him/her to your dean or department chair by Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The purpose of this...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Jacob Weinstein-FR

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Jacob Weinstein, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “Overview of Sport Industry Reports by “The Big 4” Accounting Firms” on Friday, Nov. 24, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of sport industry reports by the big four...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Mark Gifford-FR

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Mark Gifford, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “High Performance Athlete Monitoring” on Friday, Nov. 24, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Athletes, coaches, and integrated support teams are using more sport science approaches for daily training and monitoring in professional sport as well...

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Holiday Safety Reminder-FR

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder to everyone regarding Christmas decorations; note the requirement for a fire extinguisher adjacent to any live tree. Under no circumstances would occupants of a building be permitted to remove a fire extinguisher from the hallway and place near the tree for this purpose.  An additional fire extinguisher would be required through a work order from Facilities Management...

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New Science and Health Sciences Librarian-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are  very pleased to announce the arrival of Alexandra Goudreau,  our new Librarian on the Saint John campus. Alex joins the excellent library team at UNB Saint John on Monday, Nov. 27, and will be be focused on working with students and faculty in the Sciences and Health Sciences as their Liaison Librarian.   Alex was most recently the...

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Observations on the evolution of the New Brunswick economy to 2030-FR

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Posted: November 23, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics, will be the featured speaker at an Institute of Public Administration of Canada event in Fredericton on Monday, Dec. 4, from 12 - 1:15 p.m. at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Dr. Emery will talk about the larger forces or trends that are influencing New Brunswick’s economy and policy implications. A light lunch will be provided. There is a...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Work-Study Program, on the Fredericton campus, is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment...

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A.I. Pro - New Website-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development tools for advisors, faculty/instructors, student services professionals, staff and administrators. This year we’ve expanded to include all available content areas: Academic Affairs Advancement Business Office Enrolment/Recruitment Student...

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After hours SOS drop-off Saint John campus -SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that faculty, on the Saint John campus, who have courses that fall outside of the regular work hours can have their completed Student Opinion Surveys dropped off in one of two locations at UNB Saint John:  1) The Commons front desk; or, 2) The secure mailbox just outside of the Registrar's Office in Oland Hall.   While either option will allow for a secure drop-off, the...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Cognitive Agents in Virtual Reality and Gaming Environments-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join UNBF's Faculty of Computer Science as it presents the following installment of its seminar series with Rainer Herpers, Full Professor in Computer Science at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. The presentation is entitled, "Cognitive Agents in Virtual Reality and Gaming Environments" and will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the Information...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Tulip Fever" -FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Tulip Fever on Monday, Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Based on the novel by celebrated author Deborah Moggach (These Foolish Things), Tulip Fever tells the tale of a torrid romance between a painter and a beautiful, young married woman at the height of tulip mania in 17th-century Amsterdam. Drawing from an adapted screenplay by...

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Nancy Nason-Clark to be inducted as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark, a professor of sociology at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, is to be inducted on Saturday, Nov. 25 as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada – the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences. An internationally recognized researcher, Dr. Nason-Clark’s innovative research on religion and domestic...

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Paint Rocks and De-Stress with Card Office-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking to de-stress from all the studying and paper writing? Join on Monday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m - 1 p.m., in the SUB for rock painting. This free activity is open to anyone on campus, and will help us with a future project. Keep your eyes open for more information! Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on all our activities Article Contact Information Contact: Kevin Lemieux Email Address:...

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Talent Untapped: Film Screening-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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​Marking the United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 3 - 5 p.m., in the Wu Centre Auditorium. Join Sodexo for a special screening of Talent Untapped, a film about breaking barriers and building inclusion. Director Anna-Karina Tabunar shares her journey with disability. This will be followed by a panel discussion to help unlock the potential of...

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

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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​​​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart 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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CETL Equipment Pool - Change in Hours-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised the CETL Equipment Pool will be adjusting the hours to reflect end of classes.  The hours will be 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., with no evening support.  These hours will be in effect starting on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and will remain in effect until Thursday, Jan. 4 at the start of classes in 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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Department of History Book Launch-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join UNBF History and the Network for the Study of Civilians, Soldiers and Society, for a reception to celebrate the publication of new books by Dr. Lisa Todd “Sexual Treason in Germany in the First World War” and Dr. David Charters “Whose Mission, Whose Orders? British Civil-Military Command and Control in Northern Ireland, 1968-1974.” The launch will take place...

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J. Herbert Smith Centre Announces Winners of UNBeatable Ideas Competition-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 4th annual UNBeatable Ideas Competition, hosted by the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship and RBC, has wrapped up for this year. Many students submitted their ideas, hoping that theirs would be the best. After a week of scoring from judges, and time for members of the public to choose their selection, the winners of this year’s competition have been identified.  This...

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Spa Holiday Gift Ideas - Leisure Learning one-day workshop-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Saturday, Nov. 25, from 1 - 5 p.m., join us for our Spa Holiday Gift Idea workshop! Treat your friends, family, and even yourself to some handcrafted, soothing bath and body products this holiday season! Bath bombs, lip balms, and skin lotions all featuring essential oils will be a sure hit for everyone on your list. We will also make our own gift packaging so everything is ready to...

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SUB Cafeteria Closing Early - November 23-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised the entire SUB Cafeteria will be closing early on Thursday, Nov. 23 in preparation for the Faculty of Business Awards Dinner. Quizno's and the Marketplace will be closing at 2 p.m. Tim Hortons will remain open, Take Out Only, until 3 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.   Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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1/2 A Christmas Concert-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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1/2 A Christmas Concert, presenting Heartbeat! The Tucker Park Choir and Ceol, the Ceilidh Band, will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Li-Hong Xu Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Christmas Choice Craft Sale at Memorial Hall-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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It’s that time of year again! The UNB Art Centre is hosting the Christmas Choice Craft Sale on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 12 – 4 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium.  Come enjoy an afternoon of festive music, treats, and best of all, beautiful handmade gifts!   The East and West Galleries will also be open to the public. Our current exhibition is Canada 150: A Celebration of...

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MusicUNB presents Violin Sonatas-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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MusicUNB presents Violin Sonatas on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Our Musician in Residence, Nadia Francavilla, joined by long-time collaborator Carl Gionet on piano, present a program of early 20th century works featuring music of Respighi, Poulenc and Britten. Treat yourself to a night of intensity; stirring and evocative. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at...

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Prenatal Home Visiting with UNBF Nursing Students-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF Faculty of Nursing offers a free information service to pregnant mothers/families. Two second year nursing students will visit four times, each visit lasting approximately one hour, at a time and location convenient for the family. The visits generally take place in the family home or at the university and will focus on providing information that the...

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Student Holiday Market-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Holiday Market will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. Plan on dropping by to purchase gifts for the holidays. Check out the handmade items made by students, or just grab a bite to eat from the vendors! Article Contact Information Contact: Jason Richard Walsh Email Address: jwalsh4@unb.ca

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The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Public Talk-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Atlantic and Science Atlantic together with UNB Saint John, as part of the Women in Science Speaker Tour 2017-2018, will present a public talk by Dr. Danielle Cox from the Department of Mathematics, Mount Saint Vincent University, on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in HWKC G16 (BMO Classroom). The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Math is all around us, and...

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UNBF's Registrar's Office Morning Closure for Planning Session-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note UNBF's Registrar's Office will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 9 - 11 a.m., for a staff planning session.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Bergin Email Address: sbergin@unb.ca

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Volunteers Needed: Research regarding the potential for saffron to manage delayed onset muscle soreness-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are looking for volunteers to evaluate the potential of saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). Join us at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, recovery and performance. Background - The study will involve two separate 10-day data collection/supplementation periods. During...

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1/2 A Christmas Concert-SJ

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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1/2 A Christmas Concert, presenting Heartbeat! The Tucker Park Choir and Ceol, the Ceilidh Band, will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Building a Brighter Future: A state of the university conversation with President Eddy Campbell-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join President Eddy Campbell on Friday, Nov. 24, for a discussion of what’s happening right now at UNB, and where we can go in the future. Fredericton: 10 – 11:30 a.m.; Wu Conference Centre – J. Harper Kent Auditorium Saint John: 2:30 – 4 p.m.; Thomas J. Condon Student Centre – Whitebone Lounge Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email...

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CETL's Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase is Back for the 12th Year-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us for our 12th annual teaching showcase on Thursday, Dec. 7 (Reading Day), from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 261. CETL will bring together faculty members, instructors and others interested in enhancing the learning experience of UNB students at this teaching showcase.  Registration and refreshments from 8:30 - 8:45 a.m., followed by opening...

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Dr. Arash Lashkari recognized at International Cyber Security & Intelligence Conference-FR

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Congratulations to Dr. Arash Lashkari, research associate with the faculty of computer science and the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, for receiving international recognition for his work. At the 2017 International Cyber Security & Intelligence Conference in Ontario earlier this month, Dr. Lashkari was a finalist for the Cybersecurity Academic Award of the Year, and was named...

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Learn more about Office 365 and other data services at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have questions about Office 365 (O365)? Not sure where to find your files? Wondering who you’re really sharing your files with? Over the next few weeks, ITS will be hosting a two-part series of presentations on O365 and other data storage and sharing services available to you at UNB. All faculty and staff are invited to join us: Session 1: Where is my data? Join us as we explore where...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Michael Kaan-SJ

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Novelist Michael Kaan will read from The Water Beetles on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Michael Kaan was born in Winnipeg, the second child of a father from Hong Kong and a Canadian mother. The Water Beetles is his first novel, and is a finalist for a 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award. Written in restrained, yet beautiful and affecting prose,...

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Myoelectric Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: November 18, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Myo means muscle and electric means electric. The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is recruiting individuals who have experience using myoelectric technologies. This can range from using muscle signals to control electronics, to gaming applications, or even having participated in previous research where a muscle signal was employed for control purposes. This research study focuses on...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment opportunities. The program provides...

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Big Ideas in Earth Science: Poster Presentation-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Everyone is invited to a poster presentation on "Big Ideas in Earth Science" as presented by the ESCI1012 Environmental Geology class. Join us on Monday, Nov. 27, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Science Concourse, UNBF. A wonderful journey into your world on current issues that affect us all! For more information please visit the Quartermain ESC website or contact Ann C. Timmermans at 458-7205,...

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Changes to Mail Room Service-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the UNB Fredericon mailroom will be closed on Nov. 16 and 17 to facilitate its move to the Facilities Management building. Beginning on Monday, Nov. 20, any parcels or mail requiring pick up can be done so in Room 111 of the Facilities Management building located at 767 Kings College Road. If you have an urgent mail item or any concerns or questions, please contact...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Ashirbad Pradhan -FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Ashirbad Pradhan, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Effect of Joint Angle on Fatigue Development of the Elbow Flexors Measured Through Surface Electromyography and Near Infra-red Spectroscopy” on Friday, Nov. 17, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Understanding the impact of joint angle and...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Troy Wilson-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Troy Wilson, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “An Introduction to Dynamic Systems Theory: Applications in Kinesiology” on Friday, Nov. 17, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. In the realm of interdisciplinary research, it is not uncommon to encounter situations that may fall out of scope of...

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International Student Holiday Host Program-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The International Student Holiday Host program is open now to UNBF faculty, staff and students. The International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) provides international students, who cannot return to their home country during the holidays (December 23 to January 1), with an opportunity to connect to and experience a traditional holiday...

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Thank you to UNBF Faculty and Staff Community-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF International Student Advisor's Office wishes to take a moment and sincerely thank everyone in the UNBF faculty and staff community who generously donated to its annual Winter Clothing Drive!  Since collection, staff have been visited by a constant stream of international students, and although it's been relatively mild, many are experiencing weather and temperatures unlike any...

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United Way Campaign: Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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It's not too late to consider making a donation to the annual United Way Campaign.  All monies raised stays in the community where we live and work, ensuring local services are available for those in need.  If you are able to contribute by a one-time donation, or, by payroll deduction starting in January, please see Tara Smith in 122 Oland Hall, 648-5582, tls@unb.ca by November...

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Visa Payables Automation -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are pleased to announce that the University of New Brunswick has successfully partnered with Scotiabank to launch an important initiative that will expand our Visa Commercial Card program by utilizing its Payables Automation solution. This service allows for the secure delivery of automated Visa card payments to our suppliers. Please click the link below to access an...

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Adults needed for Student Experiential Learning Activity-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Individuals, ages 65 or older, are needed to participate in interviews with senior undergraduate students in psychology who are taking a seminar course on individual and interpersonal growth. We are hoping you will be interested in sharing a bit of your life story to help students explore topics related to individual identity, occupational satisfaction, interpersonal relationships, and...

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

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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​​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart 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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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Change One Thing Challenge - Submission Deadline Approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Change One Thing Challenge challenges you to think about the changes you have made recently to increase learning in your courses or to improve students’ attitudes toward learning in your courses. We invite you to let us know about one thing that you changed in 2017. If your Change is selected, you will win $700 to pay for part of the cost of attending a Teaching & Learning conference...

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Learn more about Office 365 and other data services at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have questions about Office 365 (O365)? Not sure where to find your files? Wondering who you’re really sharing your files with? Over the next few weeks, ITS will be hosting a two-part series of presentations on O365 and other data storage and sharing services available to you at UNB. All faculty and staff are invited to join us: Session 1: Where is my data? Join us as we explore where...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Loving Vincent" -FR

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Loving Vincent on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Loving Vincent is the first fully painted biographical animated film. Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters.  For more information on the film and series, check out NB Film...

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MusicUNB presents montagne flèche arbre oiseau-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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MusicUNB presents montagne flèche arbre oiseau on Friday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in Marshall D'Avray Hall, 134. As part of the UNB Creative Connections Conference, a world-premiere by New Brunswick composer André Cormier commissioned with funding from artsnb, for our Musician-in-Residence Nadia Francavilla and music technician Andrew Miller. This piece plays with the idea of music as a...

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Building a Brighter Future: A state of the university conversation with President Eddy Campbell-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join President Eddy Campbell on Friday, Nov. 24, for a discussion of what's happening right now at UNB, and where we can go in the future. The discussion will be followed by a social. Fredericton: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Wu Conference Centre - Kent Auditorium Saint John: 2:30 - 4 p.m.; Thomas J. Condon Student Centre - Whitebone Lounge Article Contact Information Contact: UNB...

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Climate Change, energy security and militarism-FR

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Thursday Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 5, Tamara Lorincz will be speaking on Climate change, energy security and militarism - a critical look at western militaries' impact on climate and the environment.  A reception will follow. Tamara Lorincz LLB/JSD, MBA, MA  (International. politics and Security studies) is a former Executive Director of the Nova...

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Dr. Anne Compton's latest book launch-SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Anne Compton will launch her latest book, Afterwork: Essays on Literature and Beauty, on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Educated at Prince of Wales College (Charlottetown), York University (Toronto), and UNB, Anne Compton is a teacher, poet, critic, anthologist, editor and reviewer.  Her areas of publication, and her additional teaching areas, include...

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New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Public Talk -SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Rachel Merrithew, Research Director of the New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NB-SPRN), will give a public talk on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Building, 33. Ms. Merrithew will give a public talk regarding the role of NB-SPRN in policy research, highlight some of the current research needs in our province and take some questions....

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Quiet Reflection Hour in the Chapel each Thursday-FR

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Drop in to the Chapel on Thursday any time from noon until 1 p.m.  (The Chapel is located on the main floor of Sir Douglas Hall, tucked away in the back right corner.)   Quiet Reflection Hour is a time where you can come, sit and simply be...an opportunity to pray, think, journal, or simply enjoy silence...a peaceful moment amidst the constant hum of life. ...

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Sounding the Alarm: Harm Reduction Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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There is a current crisis with the use of opioid drugs in many parts of Canada that is having an impact on consumers of these drugs and the general population.  In 2016, there was an estimated 2,458 overdose deaths related to opioids in Canada, and there has been an increased demand for emergency responders and healthcare professionals to react to this significant health issue.  A...

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The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Public Talk-SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Atlantic and Science Atlantic together with UNB Saint John, as part of the Women in Science Speaker Tour 2017-2018, will present a public talk by Dr. Danielle Cox from the Department of Mathematics, Mount Saint Vincent University, on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in HWKC G16 (BMO Classroom). The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Math is all around us, and...

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Assessing stability in older adults -FR

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Would you like to participate in a study that examines stability? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Lab located at the second floor of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, University of New Brunswick.  The goal of this study is to compare the effectiveness of different types of data in distinguishing older adult fallers from non-fallers. We analyze the pressure and...

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Call for presentations: Mindfulness & Health Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Research on the practice of mindfulness and meditation-based programs has demonstrated great promise in improvements in physical and psychological symptoms as well as positive changes in health behaviours and attitudes. Mindfulness may be cultivated through mindfulness meditation, a systematic method of focusing one’s attention on the present moment in a non-judgmental manner. Attention...

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CUPE3339 children's Christmas party in Saint John-SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Once again, CUPE3339 UNB Saint John Support Staff are holding a children's Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 23, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, in the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  The party is open to all children/grandchildren, 12 years of age and under, of all UNB Saint John employees. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Nov. 15.  Please contact Margaret Gray at mgray@unb.ca to register, or...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John-SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, 245. Our next session will feature: Dr. Bryn Robinson (Maritime SPOR Support Unit) and Dr. Shelley Doucet (UNBSJ) – Finding Funding for Qualitative Research Projects Courtney Boudreau (Liaison Librarian...

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Saluting three changemakers at UNB-FR

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Congratulations to three University of New Brunswick educators who have been saluted by students and colleagues for transforming the classroom experience: assistant dean of science Katherine Barclay, physics professor Ben Newling and chemistry instructor Valerie Reeves. For more on them and the awards they received, see the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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UNBSU launches #BreakingStereotypes Campaign Nov. 15-FR

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Posted: November 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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In celebration of Movember, the UNB Student Union presents the Breaking Stereotypes 2017 campaign launch on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Room 139 of Carleton Hall. This year's project centers around redefining the way we view masculinity and mental health. The poster and film campaign features male students from UNB who share their thoughts and ideas on what it means to be a man, and how...

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1/2 A Christmas Concert-SJ

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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1/2 A Christmas Concert, presenting Heartbeat! The Tucker Park Choir and Ceol, the Ceilidh Band, will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Li-Hong Xu Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment opportunities. The program provides...

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Call for nominations for Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Senates’ Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award. If you know of a worthy candidate, please identify him/her to your dean or department chair by Friday, January 5, 2018. The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is Monday, February 5, 2018. The purpose...

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Filing cabinets free to UNBF departments-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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We have two, five-drawer filing cabinets with locks available to UNBF departments.  They are in like new condition.  The cabinets are designed so that the drawers do not pull out.  Pictures available. Email mahboob@unb.ca or call 4797. Article Contact Information Contact: Cathy Mahboob Email Address: mahboob@unb.ca

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Market your events and programs to student leaders in the UNB Community-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is designed to help students make the most of their university experience and build personal, professional and people skills. Based around six learning themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Civic/Social Responsibility and Proudly UNB, the Program is self-paced and can be completed...

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Mark Your Calendar: CETL Hosts Annual Celebrating Excellence Event-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Mark your calendar for Friday, Nov. 24, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., and join the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning as it hosts the annual celebration of excellent teaching at UNB. This social gathering will take place in the President's Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you.   Snacks are provided...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Loving Vincent" -FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents "Loving Vincent" on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. This screening is in addition to the Monday night presentation of the film. Loving Vincent is the first fully painted biographical animated film. Each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters. In...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Allen Selby-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Allen Selby, who passed away on Oct. 30 in Fredericton. He was 79. Allen attended UNB Fredericton, receiving his bachelor of arts degree in 1963 and BEd in 1968. He was awarded a Beaverbrook Teachers Overseas Scholarship, given to outstanding New Brunswick students for academic achievement, and attended...

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musicUNB presents After a Reading -FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's 'After a Reading' will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. 'After a Reading' is an evocative and thoughtful program weaving together words and music. Using poetry, letters and journal entries of the time, pianist Wayne Weng exposes the music of greats including Debussy, Schumann and Liszt in a whole new way. Wayne Weng's playing has been described as 'bold,...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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Register for 30th Annual Business Awards Dinner-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Faculty of Business Administration invites you to join in celebrating the success of its faculty, students and alumni at the 30th Annual Business Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23, from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., in the Student Union Building (cafeteria and atrium). In addition to recognizing top student scholars, this year it will be celebrating two alumni with Certificates of...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will present Beethoven String Quartet Op.95 & Part Summa on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music.  All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Standing Ovation: Rockin' the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety-FR

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Posted: November 10, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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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 workshop will help! It will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 2:30 p.m. at CC Jones Student...

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CETL Hosts Session: Marking Faster & Fairer with Grading Rubrics-FR

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 10 (Reading Day), from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249 for a panel presentation and discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of using grading rubrics to evaluate student assignments and assessments.   Panelists: Guida Bendrich, Chemical Engineering Jula Hughes, Law Fred Mason, Kinesiology Gabriela Tymowski-Gionet,...

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Dr. Anne Compton's latest book launch-SJ

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Anne Compton will launch her latest book, Afterwork: Essays on Literature and Beauty, on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Educated at Prince of Wales College (Charlottetown), York University (Toronto), and UNB, Anne Compton is a teacher, poet, critic, anthologist, editor and reviewer.  Her areas of publication, and her additional teaching areas, include...

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Election of Faculty Member-at-Large to Fredericton Senate-FR

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The deadline for voting in the election of one (1) Fredericton Faculty member to fill the one vacant faculty member-at-large position on Fredericton Senate was 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017.  The ballots have now been tabulated and I am pleased to announce that Debbi Amirault, Faculty of Nursing, has been elected to Fredericton Senate effective October 13, 2017 for a three-year...

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Exam Preparation Workshops-SJ

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Student Services is pleased to offer students a 50-minute workshop on preparing for exams. The workshop will be offered twice. Students can attend on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 225 or Thursday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. in Hazen Hall 232. For more information contact Ken Craft, kcraft@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Ken Craft Email Address: kcraft@unb.ca

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Faculty of Education Colloquium with Casey Burkholder-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Faculty of Education Colloquium will feature Casey Burkholder discussing Mobile Makers: Exploring Community Issues with Youth through Cellphilms - Cellphones plus Filmmaking on Thursday, Nov. 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. Young people are already using their cellphones and mobile technologies to document their lives. Fears about cellphone-enabled youth deviancy,...

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Part-Time Student Awards-FR

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Posted: November 9, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning administers several awards each term. These awards are open to part-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies. If you were a full-time university student in the previous academic year, you are not eligible for a part-time award for Winter 2018. Please visit the following website for the various award descriptions and the online application...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Enhance Your Wine Appreciation Skills-FR

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Back by popular demand, join well-known J.C. Bezile and Sommelier Chris MacDonald at their Wine Appreciation Leisure Learning Workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 7 - 9:30 p.m., in the President's Room, Alumni Memorial Building. Offered through the College of Extended Learning (//www.unb.ca/cel/leisurelearning/), this class is a fabulous opportunity to enhance and improve your wine appreciation...

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Five Changes Coming to Print Services at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Over the next year, UNB will see five major changes for purchasing print and promotional material. 1. Print Services: online submissions, request tracking, consultations and product samples Print Services is reviewing all current processes and making improvements to provide a great customer experience. Some of the changes in development are moving print and quote requests to an easy and...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" -FR

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. It’s been a decade since the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change to light and championed it as a global concern. Ten years later, Al Gore presents new research demonstrating that 14 of Earth’s 15 hottest years in recorded...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in Children and Youth - UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 12 to 18, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The PACE Study. Over three visits, participants will take part in a one-hour initial exercise session followed by 35 minutes of exercise and tests to measure their...

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Rural Issues Workshop-FR

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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This Rural Issues workshop, featuring Mallory Moran, will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 4 - 5:30 p.m., in the Forestry and Geology building, 202. (After the workshop, we will reconvene at the Grad House for dinner at 5:30 p.m.) Mallory Moran is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the College of William & Mary with a specialization in Ethnohistory. She is currently a...

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Tai Chi for Health-FR

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Discover the benefits and beauty of Tai Chi with Master Yue Ming Chen, Thursday evenings from November 9 - December 7. Tai Chi is graceful, easy to learn, and beneficial to your health. Through this five-week Leisure Learning course, you’ll learn effective ways to meditate, breath, relax and move. Instructor Yue Ming Chen is a master of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Kung Fu, who has taught about...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center-FR

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Posted: November 8, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, and will re-open Monday, Nov. 13 at 8:30 a.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Applications for funding: Capital Budget 2018-2019-Fredericton-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the upgrade...

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Eaton Fellowship Presentation on Making sense of health inequalities and behaviours using administrative data-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join us for a presentation from Dr. David Wright, Administrative Data Research Centre – Northern Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast, UK, on Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 304. “Those forms you filled in…” Making sense of health inequalities and behaviours using administrative data. Abstract - Dr. Wright will outline a series of studies using...

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Hockey FIT in Training 2017-2018 - Kinesiology seeking volunteers-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a male fan of the UNB Varsity Reds Men's Hockey Team?   Kinesiology is seeking volunteers to be part of a team to improve health!  Eligibility requirements: A male fan of the UNB Varsity Men's Hockey Team Aged 35-65 Struggling to maintain a healthy body weight Able to commit to one session a week for 12 weeks starting in January 2018 This initiative is part of Hockey...

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New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Public Talk -SJ

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Rachel Merrithew, Research Director of the New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NB-SPRN), will give a public talk on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 12:30 - 1:45 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Building, 33. Ms. Merrithew will give a public talk regarding the role of NB-SPRN in policy research, highlight some of the current research needs in our province and take some questions....

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Quiet Reflection Hour in the Chapel every Thursday- FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Drop in to the Chapel in Sir Howard Douglas Hall, on the Fredericton campus, on Thursday any time from noon until 1 p.m.  Quiet Reflection Hour is a time where you can come, sit and simply be...an opportunity to pray, think, or simply enjoy silence...a peaceful moment amidst the constant hum of life.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome. A Quiet Reflection Hour will take...

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The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Public Talk-SJ

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Atlantic and Science Atlantic together with UNB Saint John, as part of the Women in Science Speaker Tour 2017-2018, will present a public talk by Dr. Danielle Cox from the Department of Mathematics, Mount Saint Vincent University, on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in HWKC G16 (BMO Classroom). The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Math is all around us, and...

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William Henry Harrison Moot Competition-FR

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Posted: November 7, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Law will be hosting the final of the William Henry Harrison Moot on Wednesday, Nov. 8 beginning at 6 p.m.  The top four oral advocates from the first year Legal Research and Advocacy class will present oral arguments to a bench of three judges.  The students competing are Chad Thain, Tanisha Connelly, Christopher Goodridge and Michael Gooding. The William Henry...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals, on the Fredericton campus, from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNBF and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment...

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6th Annual CUPE3339 Children's Christmas Party in Saint John-SJ

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Once again, CUPE3339 UNB Saint John Support Staff are holding a Children's Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 23, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, in the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  The party is open to all children/grandchildren, 12 years of age and under, of all UNB Saint John employees. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Nov. 15.  Please contact Margaret Gray at mgray@unb.ca to register, or...

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Book Launch of "Religion & Intimate Partner Violence" at MMFC-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join us in celebrating the book launch of Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions written by Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann and Stephen McMullin, on Monday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (678 Windsor Street). Books will be available to...

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CETL Hosts Session: Simulations & Student Learning: Building an Interdisciplinary Community of Practice in Atlantic Canada-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us for this special event on Monday, Nov. 20, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Facilitators: Dr. Alex Brodsky, Senior Instructor, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University Jacob Fletcher, Graduate Teaching Associate, Centre for Learning & Teaching, Dalhousie University Are you interested in learning about: How classroom simulations can enhance student...

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CETL Hosts Session: Teaching Dossier Workshop-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us for this workshop on Friday, Nov. 17, from 3 – 5 p.m.), in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. Facilitated by: Margaret Anne Smith, Humanities & Languages (UNBSJ) and Magdalen Normandeau, CETL. This workshop on Teaching Dossiers clarifies what a dossier is and how to develop one.  After introducing these general considerations, we will focus on helping you with the...

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Change One Thing Challenge is back for a fourth year-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Change One Thing Challenge challenges you to think about the changes you have made recently to increase learning in your courses or to improve students’ attitudes toward learning in your courses. We invite you to let us know about one thing that you changed in 2017. If your Change is selected, you will win $700 to pay for part of the cost of attending a Teaching & Learning conference...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John-SJ

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, 245. Our next session will feature: Dr. Bryn Robinson (Maritime SPOR Support Unit) and Dr. Shelley Doucet (UNBSJ) – Finding Funding for Qualitative Research Projects Courtney Boudreau (Liaison Librarian...

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Speaker series featuring Maggie Broad of BMO-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Maggie Broad is a Relationship Manager with the Bank of Montreal. With four years of experience with BMO Bank of Montreal, Maggie began on the personal banking side as a Financial Services manager and went on to Assistant Branch Manager before her move to Business Banking side in early 2017. Born and raised in Fredericton, Maggie obtained her BBA at UNB Fredericton in 2013, and had an active...

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SUB Cafeteria Early Closure-FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised the SUB Cafeteria, on the Fredericton campus, will be closing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 (Tim Hortons closing at 3 p.m.) for the Faculty of Computer Science Awards Banquet. We at the SUB thank you for your cooperation.  Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, Nov. 9.  Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBF Learning Bar--What's new in ED Tech -FR

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Posted: November 6, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

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Stop by the "UNBF Learning Bar:  What's New in EdTech?"  on Wednesday, Nov. 8, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., in the H.I.L. Commons Café.  The event will showcase four different, very cool assistive tech tools:  Texthelp: Read & Write Gold reading software; Dragon Naturally Speaking dictation software; Inspiration concept-mapping software; and the Livescribe Echo...

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2017 Flu Immunization Clinics on UNBF and STU campuses-FR

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur. The flu can lead to missed time from work or school. It is very contagious, but also very preventable! Getting a...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next installment of BioTalks, a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter.   BioTalks is a plenary session open to all, designed to encourage education and discussion, learn about current activities, and to foster new collaborations.   This...

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

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Employees are parents too-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It is never too early to start planning ahead for a university education. UNB offers its employees and their children excellent financial and academic benefits. Learn more about these special benefits by being our guest at the next session planned especially for UNB employees and their high school-aged children. Saint John - Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 4:45 p.m. in Oland Hall, G31. Student...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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UNBF hosts fifth annual UNB Remembers ceremony-FR

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Posted: November 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s fifth annual UNB Remembers ceremony will take place Monday, Nov. 6 beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Hall auditorium. This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of George Fenwick (’02) and Walter Donahue (’38) – UNB alumni killed in action during the First and Second World Wars – and Milton Gregg, VC – First World War veteran, former...

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Instructor awarded the prix François-Paré -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Corina Crainic, a CAE instructor in French in the Department of Humanities and Languages on the Saint John campus, was awarded the prix François-Paré for her paper, “Les degrés du vertige. La figure de l'étranger chez Ken Bugul, Émile Olivier et Toni Morrison,” presented at the APLAQA colloquium in October, 2017. She would like to express her gratitude to...

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Interruption to VoIP Telephone Services on November 4-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 until 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, (six hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s VoIP telephone system. Your VoIP phone will reboot twice during the outage period. Each reboot will take up to 30 minutes to complete.  During the reboots, all calls will go directly to voicemail and voicemail messages will still be accessible...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Pauline Dakin-SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CBC journalist Pauline Dakin will read from her book RUN, HIDE, REPEAT: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Saint John Free Public Library at 1 Market Square. Pauline Dakin is an assistant professor at the University of King’s College School of Journalism in Halifax. A journalist who has worked in radio, television and print, she was also a senior producer...

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Student Technology Fee Proposal -SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Public Talk-SJ

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Posted: November 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Atlantic and Science Atlantic together with UNB Saint John, as part of the Women in Science Speaker Tour 2017-2018, will present a public talk by Dr. Danielle Cox from the Department of Mathematics, Mount Saint Vincent University, on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. in HWKC G16 (BMO Classroom). The Mathematics of Puzzles and Games Math is all around us, and...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Work-Study Program, on the Fredericton campus, is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNBF and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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CETL's Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase - Call for Submissions-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This year, Kaleidoscope, CETL's annual Teaching Showcase, will be held on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 7 (second of two Reading Days in December). There is no specific theme into which you need to shoehorn your presentation so you'll be able to share all your brilliant teaching-related projects and ideas! You can choose between 1) a 30-minute session (including questions) or 2) a...

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CETL Hosts Webinar: Planning a Teaching & Learning Space for Virtual & Augmented Reality-FR

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 1 - 2 p.m.,  in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249 for this webinar with guest speaker Dr. James Frazee, Senior Academic Technology Officer, San Diego State University There is plenty of information online regarding virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) within education, yet we rarely get insight into the learning spaces that make teaching with the technology...

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Five Changes Coming to Print Services at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Over the next year, UNB will see five major changes for purchasing print and promotional material. 1. Print Services: online submissions, request tracking, consultations and product samples Print Services is reviewing all current processes and making improvements to provide a great customer experience. Some of the changes in development are moving print and quote requests to an easy and...

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Journalism is Not a Crime: Justin Brake on Muskrat Falls-FR

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Justin Brake is the editor and a reporter with The Independent. He lives in Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, on unceded Beothuk and Mi’kmaq territory. He is facing civil and criminal charges for reporting from the indigenous-led occupation of Muskrat Falls in Labrador in 2016. On Friday, Nov. 3 at 2:30 p.m., he will be giving a public talk on being criminalized for covering the...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Journey" -FR

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Posted: November 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, The Journey on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness (Colm Meaney) and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley (Timothy Spall) are forced to travel by car together. For more information on the film and series, check out NB Film Co-op.   Article Contact...

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Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocate-SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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What is that, you might ask? The Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocate (CSASA) is a confidential resource that can meet with you to answer any of your questions regarding sexual assaults or possible sexual assaults, advocate on your behalf, help to create safety, connect you with additional resources, and offer therapeutic support. Nearly one in five women will be sexually assaulted as a...

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Creative Connections Conference-FR

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Creative Connections Conference (November 16 - 18), hosted by the Atlantic Centre for Creativity (based in the Faculty of Education) at UNBF, is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada. It is unique because it is an interdisciplinary conference that explores creativity and innovation in and through a wide range of fields including: education, business, the arts, engineering, science and...

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Earth Science Lecture Series-FR

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Earth Science and CSPG will present the Earth Science Lecture Series with Dr. Lindsay Dunn, CSPG Distinguished Lecturer, speaking on "Fifty Shades of Grey: From Pore to Seismic an Integrated Workflow Identifying Sweet Spots in the Liquids Rich Duvernay Formation Kaybob, Alberta, Canada" on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building,...

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Law 125 Roundtable: The Significance of Legal History to Law and Education-FR

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of the ongoing celebrations marking the 125th anniversary of the Faculty of Law, join us on Friday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the McAllister Room at the Faculty of Law for a conversation about the significance of legal history to contemporary challenges in law and education with W. Wesley Pue of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Wes has published...

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New Contract for Brokerage Services-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the University of New Brunswick (both campuses) will have a new company providing brokerage services. Thompson, Ahern & Co. Limited (TACO) will be replacing Livingston International. This contract was the result of a tender issued by ISI (Interuniversity Services Inc.). The contract will be managed by Procurement Services. TACO’s recognized account number for...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in Children and Youth - UNBF PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 12 to 18, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The PACE Study. Over three visits, participants will take part in a one-hour initial exercise session followed by 35 minutes of exercise and tests to measure their...

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UNBF's fifth annual UNB Remembers ceremony-FR

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Posted: October 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s fifth annual UNB Remembers ceremony will take place on Monday, Nov. 6, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Hall auditorium. This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of George Fenwick (’02) and Walter Donahue (’38) – UNB alumni killed in action during the First and Second World Wars – and Milton Gregg, VC – First World War veteran, former...

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2017 Flu Immunization Clinics on UNBF and STU campuses-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur. The flu can lead to missed time from work or school. It is very contagious, but also very preventable! Getting a...

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Change One Thing Challenge is back for a fourth year-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Change One Thing Challenge challenges you to think about the changes you have made recently to increase learning in your courses or to improve students’ attitudes toward learning in your courses. We invite you to let us know about one thing that you changed in 2017. If your Change is selected, you will win $700 to pay for part of the cost of attending a Teaching & Learning conference...

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Keirstead Hall Stairwell Closure-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that the east stairwell at Keirstead Hall, between the ground and first floor, will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 2.  The closure is to replace the vinyl stair treads. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Facilities Management Work Control at fm@unb.ca or 453-4889. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email...

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Law 125: Public Symposium on "Legal Education in Canada: Past, Present, and Future" -FR

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of the ongoing celebrations marking the 125th anniversary of the Faculty of Law, there will be a public symposium on "Legal Education in Canada: Past, Present, and Future" on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 4 - 6 p.m., in the Mary Louise Lynch Room at Ludlow Hall. Speakers include Wes Pue (UBC), Gemma Smyth (Windsor) and Peter Sankoff (Alberta).  Everyone is welcome to attend! Article...

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Novelist Ann Eriksson to read on both campuses-SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Ann Eriksson, novelist and biologist, will read from The Performance on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge (UNBF) and as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre (UNBSJ). Ann Eriksson is the author of five novels, including High Clear Bell of Morning, Falling from Grace, and In the Hands of Anubis. Eriksson's fiction...

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Tips to protect your accounts from data breaches-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Tuesday, Oct. 31 is the last day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Before October draws to a close, take some extra steps to protect your accounts and personal information from falling into the wrong hands - check out the ITS tidBiTS blog for tips on how to minimize your risk of having your accounts and information compromised in a data breach. To learn about cybersecurity and what...

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TME Lunch & Learn Series featuring David Hudson-FR

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome David Hudson as the next speaker in its RBC Lunch-n-Learn series on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room, H224. David is a technology management professional who has 30 years experience in industry and academia. Most recently he lead new business incubation within the Chief...

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UNBF's Faculty of Business Administration Research Seminar Series-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Janet Austin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UNB, will present, "How do I sell my Crowdfunded shares? Developing exchanges and markets to trade securities issued by start-ups and small companies" on Friday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Singer Hall, 151. Abstract:  Governments worldwide are increasingly recognizing that assisting the development of start-ups and...

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Drawing for Beginners - UNB Leisure Learning -FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Always wanted to draw? Learn the fundamentals of drawing with artist Celine Gotham, Monday evenings starting November 6th. Shake off your reservations in this four-week class, and learn how to capture complex three-dimensional forms with light and shadow. Using minimal materials, you’ll learn about line, contour, negative space, perspective, and shading through regular...

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Enrich Your Life-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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When was the last time you took time to nurture yourself and contribute to your own well-being? Join instructor Barb Buckley in a comfortable, relaxed one-day Leisure Learning workshop called Enriching Your Life on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., in the President's Room, Alumni Memorial Building. Explore the many parts of your self-concept, while gaining insight,...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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Reminder - Financial Services Halloween Bake Sale-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Financial Services, on the Fredericton campus, will hold its annual Halloween Bake Sale on Tuesday, Oct. 31 starting at 9:30 a.m. and taking place until everything is sold - drop by early for the best selection! ​All proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the United Way.  Pop by for some tasty treats and help support a great cause! Article Contact Information Contact: Bonnie...

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Speaker Series features Ng Pock Too-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Ng Pock Too will be speaking on “Ethical behavior in the corporate world” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 12:30 p.m. in Singer, 161. After graduating from UNB in 1968, Ng Pock Too returned to Singapore and worked for the government as a civil servant dealing with economic development. Pock Too was a Member of Parliament, served as Political Secretary to Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and...

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Student Technology Fee Proposal -SJ

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Take Our Kids to Work Day on November 1 -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This year's Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 1. If you plan on bringing your kid to work with you on either campus, the Student Recruitment offices will be offering a campus tour and lunch for students taking part in the program. The tour will start at 10:30 a.m. with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to come along on the tour and enjoy lunch as well. Please RSVP by...

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UNB Global Brigades Annual Leaf Raking Fundraiser-FR

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Posted: October 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, Nov. 5, UNB Global Brigades will be holding its second annual Leaf Raking Fundraiser. In exchange for donations, students involved in the Water Brigade will be raking leaves in the Fredericton area. All funds raised will go towards paying brigade fees for the upcoming trip to Honduras. These brigade fees are used to purchase supplies that will be used to build a clean water system...

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

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Interruption to VoIP Telephone Services on November 4-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 until 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, (six hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s VoIP telephone system. Your VoIP phone will reboot twice during the outage period. Each reboot will take up to 30 minutes to complete.  During the reboots, all calls will go directly to voicemail and voicemail messages will still be accessible...

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Left side court in gymnasium on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities have informed the Athletics Dept. that effective from Monday, Oct. 30 up until the end of the day on Wednesday, Nov. 1, the left side court will be closed and all activities cancelled to allow for new basketball nets to be installed.  Staff thank you for your patience while this upgrade takes place.   Article Contact Information Contact: Donna McCullum Email...

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New cybersecurity threat "KRACK" impacts all devices that use Wi-Fi-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students, a new cybersecurity threat known as KRACK was recently discovered that impacts all your devices that use wireless networks (Wi-Fi) including phones, computers, tablets, cars, routers and more.  How does KRACK work? This security flaw allows hackers to break into the secure connection between devices and Wi-Fi. Once they gain access, hackers may then monitor...

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SUB Cafeteria weekend hours of operation-FR

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised UNBF's Student Union Building Cafeteria will be closing at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 in preparation for the Faculty of Kinesiology Awards Luncheon, and both the Atrium and Cafeteria will be closed from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28.  Tim Hortons will remain operational on Saturday, but will be take out only. The SUB Atrium and Cafeteria will operate as normal...

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Transgender and Genderqueer Life and Rights Discussion-FR

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Posted: October 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s Department of English is hosting a discussion about Transgender and Genderqueer Life and Rights, led by Lucas Crawford, Reid Lodge and Alexa Fae McDaniel. This event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 125. Please join us - everyone is welcome to attend! Refreshments will be served. Article Contact Information Contact: Triny Finlay Email Address:...

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2017-18 Town Hall - Financial Update-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26, with Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham; Vice-President (Saint John), Robert MacKinnon; and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), George MacLean.  Learn more about UNB’s financial results for the year that just ended and strategy for the upcoming budget year. There will be...

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Applications for funding: Capital Budget 2018-2019-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2018-2019 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2017.  Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the...

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Boost your Social Media Safety this Cyber Security Awareness Month-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Social media is a great way to connect with family and friends, but your contacts may not be the only ones keeping a close watch on your profiles - hackers often browse social media sites to collect personal information about you to pursue their nefarious work. Take some extra steps this National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October) to protect yourself online with these tips for keeping...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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CETL Hosts Session - Marking Faster & Fairer with Grading Rubrics-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 10 (Reading Day), from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., for a panel presentation and discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of using grading rubrics to evaluate student assignments and assessments.  The session will be held in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Panelists: Guida Bendrich, Chemical Engineering Jula Hughes, Law Fred Mason, Kinesiology Gabriela Tymowski-Gionet,...

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Do Your Class Assignments Projects Require Equipment from the CETL Equipment Pool?-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Any faculty or instructors planning class assignments or projects that involve borrowing equipment from the CETL Equipment Pool might want to consider the following guidelines in order to ensure the Equipment Pool can better allocate resources for each class. Provide a class list to the Equipment Pool Provide 24 hour booking notice to the Equipment Pool If you plan to use Skye for Business in...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Ann Eriksson-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Ann Eriksson, novelist and biologist, will read from The Performance on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Eye-opening and compelling, Ann’s Eriksson’s The Performance is rooted in the narrator’s feelings of compassion, and her wish to explore a way of life which she has never had to face to help a friend. Hana Knight’s life appears to be on a...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Wedding Plan"-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, The Wedding Plan on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. At 32, Michal (Noa Kooler), an Orthodox Jewish woman, is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiancé's decision to call off the wedding with only a month's notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal...

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Seawolves call for volunteers-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Seawolves are looking for reliable volunteers for special events and regular season home games. We’re using SignUp.com to organize shifts.  Here’s how it works in three easy steps: 1) Choose the area where you would like to volunteer and click the link to see the shift(s) available:      ACAA Soccer Championships-...

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Take Our Kids to Work Day on November 1 -FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This year's Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 1. If you plan on bringing your kid to work with you on either campus, the Student Recruitment offices will be offering a campus tour and lunch for students taking part in the program. The tour will start at 10:30 a.m. with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to come along on the tour and enjoy lunch as well. Please RSVP by...

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Track your requests with the UNB IT Service Desk-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you heard? You can now track the progress on your IT Service Desk requests through the ‘Request Tracking’ link in your myUNB Portal (my.unb.ca).  Use request tracking to: see the latest updates on your request add or review details add or download a file attachment add a new email contact To access request tracking: Click the ‘Request Tracking’ link in your...

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UNBF Earth Science Presents: Earth Science Lecture Series-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of UNBF's Earth Science Lecture Series, Doug Schmitt, 2017-18 CSEG Distinguished Lecturer, will present "Scientific Drilling of Large Impact Structures: Geophysics and Rock Physics" on Monday, Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m., in the Forestry and Geology Building, 104. The national tour is sponsored by the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Foundation and...

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UNB researchers part of $3 million project addressing domestic violence-FR

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Backed by more than $3 million in federal funding, researchers with the faculty of nursing at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton have joined colleagues at universities in Canada and the U.S. in studying a new approach to helping women who experience domestic violence. Co-led by UNBF’s Dr. Kelly Scott-Storey, the researchers are tasked with examining the effectiveness of iHEAL, an...

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UNB Saint John to host the 2017 ACAA Soccer Championships-SJ

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Posted: October 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will host the best University and College soccer teams in Atlantic Canada this weekend during the 2017 Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association (ACAA) Soccer Championships.  The event will take place at the Canada Games Stadium: Saturday, Oct. 28 Women’s semifinals 10 a.m.- 1st Dalhousie Agricultural Campus (Rams) vs. 4th University of Kings College (Blue...

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2017-18 Town Hall - Financial Update-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26, with Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham; Vice-President (Saint John), Robert MacKinnon; and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), George MacLean.  Learn more about UNB’s financial results for the year that just ended and strategy for the upcoming budget year. There will be...

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Augmenting Touch Expressivity to Improve the Touch Modality-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join UNBF's Faculty of Computer Science as it presents the next installment of its seminar series entitled, "Augmenting Touch Expressivity to Improve the Touch Modality" with Alix Goguey, Postdoctoral Fellow (http://www.alixgoguey.fr/) Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan. This talk will take place on Monday, Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in the Information Technology...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Video Assignments-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for an online tool where students can practice, develop and demonstrate their communication skills, presentation style, critical thinking, and other soft skills? If so, the “Video Assignments” tool in D2L is perfect for you! The Video Assignments Tool in D2L Brightspace allows students to upload or record video assignments directly into your D2L course. Instructors...

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Film screening of Hypernormalisation-SJ

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A film screening of Hypernormalisation, a BBC documentary that discusses the background to our various ongoing political crises, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Oland Hall, G31.   This event is hosted by the History and Politics department at UNB Saint John and all are welcome to attend. The trailer is available online. Article Contact Information Contact: Patricia...

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Hynes Lecture Series features renowned fish ecologist-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Kirk Winemiller will deliver the Canadian River Institute’s Hynes Lectures on Oct. 26 and 27. His public lecture, The Weird, Wonderful World of Tropical Fishes and Current Threats to Their Survival, will explore the ecological diversity of tropical freshwater fishes and the idea that convergent evolution in form and function is widespread. It will also illustrate some of the major...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality.  Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising-FR

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Posted: October 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising is here! The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising is a new, online tool for Fredericton undergrads. Found on D2L, it’s accessible anywhere, anytime. It’s a centralized portal to existing services, resources and websites to help our students find and access the information or services they need throughout the year. It’s quickly...

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2017-2018 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Work-Study Program, on the Fredericton campus, is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNBF and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment...

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B.Sc. Forestry student elected as a delegate for the coming UN Climate Change Conference COP 23 meeting in Bonn, Germany!-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spencer Reagon, third-year B.Sc. Forestry student in exchange at Bangor U (Wales), was chosen as a delegate to represent the Bangor University Forestry Students' Association as well as the International Forestry Students' Association to participate in the COP23 United Nations Framework Convention in Bonn, Germany discussing Climate Change and the Paris...

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Bruce Meyer to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Poet and educator, Bruce Meyer, will read from Portraits of Canadian Writers and 1967: Centennial Year on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In Portraits of Canadian Writers, Bruce Meyer shares the portraits of some of Canada’s most beloved writers alongside anecdotes that reveal their personalities. Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Ray Robertson, Bronwen...

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Celebration of Women speaker series-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Associated Alumnae will hold its inaugural 'Celebration of Women' speaker series, featuring Sally Armstrong, on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wu Conference Centre. Sally Armstrong, journalist, award-winning author and human rights activist, will present "Yes You Can! The good news about women that the world cannot ignore." Author of the national best seller, The Nine Lives...

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Flu Shot Clinic on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students, faculty and staff are welcome to get their free flu shots on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 1 - 3 p.m., in the Student Health Centre on the Saint John campus. No appointment is necessary, but please bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card. Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address: Jackie.Allen@unb.ca

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Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to its Mexican Day of the Dead Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 12 - 1 pm., in Carleton Hall, 332. Learn about this traditional ritual from Mexican students.  All are welcome.  Light traditional snacks provided. Altar viewing:  from 1 p.m. on Oct. 30 - 12 p.m. on Nov. 3. The altar is dedicated to the victims of...

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Policy Studies Seminar Series presents: Health data reporting systems for this century-SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Drs. Daniel Dutton and Dean Yergens, University of Calgary, will present "Health data reporting systems for this century" on Friday, Oct. 27, from 12 – 1:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31.​ Access to timely, relevant and up to date information for clinicians and health system decision makers has long been held out as critical for improving health care system productivity, improving the...

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Save the Date: 12th Annual Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mark your calendar!  This year’s Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase will take place Thursday, Dec. 7 (Reading Day), from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. Kaleidoscope is UNB's annual teaching showcase. It features half-hour sessions on a variety of topics, by a variety of instructors and professors, as well as some five-minute presentations known as...

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Talk with global health leader Dr. Ties Boerma, Sustainable Development Goals-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for a virtual lecture with global health expert Dr. Ties Boerma, on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. He will discuss, “From the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Implications for global health.” Dr. Boerma is a professor and physician with over 30 years of experience in global public health and research...

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Unsold textbooks being returned to publishers-FR

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Posted: October 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Campus Bookstore will be returning unsold textbooks to the publishers in the next week.  Please pick up your textbooks before they are sent back. Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Giberson Email Address: ktofflem@unb.ca

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CANARIE Site Visit Lunch and Learn-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CANARIE, which works to deliver digital infrastructure that supports research that directly benefits all Canadians, has been funding the development of custom software to support academic research for more than a decade. In this lunch and learn session (lunch provided by CANARIE), Scott Henwood, the director of CANARIE’s Research Software Program, will introduce the program and discuss...

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Dineen Memorial Lecture - UNBF and UNBSJ

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The annual Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium of Head Hall.  The Dineen Lecture in Saint John will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  The speaker this year is Dr. Oyvind Stavdahl, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Cybernetics at the Norwegian University of...

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Information Session - UNB Travel Study in Paris 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A presentation on the ever-popular UNBF's Travel Study Program in Paris (May 6 to 26, 2018) will take place Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 4 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 Comparative Cultural Studies (cinema of France) (3 ch.) and in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with...

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J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship's UNBeatable Ideas Contest-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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 its 4th Annual Pitch Contest. All full-time students (graduate or undergraduate), from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing...

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POLICY STUDIES SEMINAR SERIES Health data reporting systems for this century-FR

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Daniel Dutton & Dr. Dean Yergens, University of Calgary, will present "Health data reporting systems for this century" on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 307. Access to timely, relevant and up to date information for clinicians and health system decision makers has long been held out as critical for improving health care system productivity, improving the value for money of...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet to present Schumann String Quartet on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Sally Armstrong to present at Celebration of Women Series -FR

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Sally Armstrong, internationally renowned speaker, journalist, award-winning author and human rights activist, will be the featured speaker at the University of New Brunswick’s Associated Alumnae’s inaugural Celebration of Women Speaker series. Her lecture, “Yes You Can: The Good News About Women that the World Cannot Ignore,” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30...

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URec Member Appreciation Week -FR

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Posted: October 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Highlights of the week include: Grand prize packages for members and student members URec will be offering not one, but two grand prizes during its member appreciation week! The member prize package includes: four Varsity Red’s season passes and a one-year base membership. The student member prize package includes: a FitBit, a personal training...

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2017-18 Town Hall - Financial Update-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a Town Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26, with Vice-President Administration and Finance, Karen Cunningham; Vice-President (Saint John), Robert MacKinnon; and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), George MacLean.  Learn more about UNB’s financial results for the year that just ended and strategy for the upcoming budget year. There will be...

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A.I. Pro - Free Professional Development-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development tools for advisors, faculty/instructors, student services professionals, staff and administrators. This year we’ve expanded to include all available content areas: Academic Affairs Advancement Business Office Enrolment/Recruitment Student...

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Bruce Meyer to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Poet and educator Bruce Meyer will read from Portraits of Canadian Writers and 1967: Centennial Year on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In Portraits of Canadian Writers, Bruce Meyer shares the portraits of some of Canada’s most beloved writers alongside anecdotes that reveal their personalities. Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Ray Robertson, Bronwen...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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CETL Hosts Special Guest Pat Maher, Cape Breton University 3M National Teaching Fellow-FR

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL invites you to join its staff for two sessions presented by special guest, Pat Maher. The first session, Building Community in the Classroom, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Students flourish when they become part of a collaborative and creative community. However, all too often courses are focused on squeezing in a maximum...

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Coaster Derby: Traffic & Parking Advisory UNBF Campus for October 21-FR

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Society for Mechanical Engineering will host the 43rd Annual Coaster Derby on Saturday, Oct. 21 along MacKay Drive from the South Gym all the way down to the Currie Center. Come check out the action!   For the safety of the competitors and your vehicles, we would like to ask you to remove your vehicles from the parking lot next to MacKenzie residence by...

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Free Therapy Group for struggling teens-FR

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you know a teen who is struggling with anxiety or depression and needs some help? If so, we may be able to help.  Starting in Fall 2017, the UNB Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a free Therapy Group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression.  The group will use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies to teach teens (and their parents) skills for...

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High pressure air shutdown for Ganong Hall-SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 19, from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Maclean's University Rankings: UNB remains top comprehensive university in Atlantic Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The results of the 2018 Maclean's University Rankings were released on Oct. 18 and according to the results, UNB remains the top comprehensive university in Atlantic Canada. Among the 15 comprehensive universities in Canada, UNB has maintained an overall ranking of 6th position. We’ve also moved up three spots to 7th in the Student Satisfaction category. In the Reputational...

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Student Support Directory- Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: October 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Support Directory (2017-2018) is now available for download and print. You can also access the online Services for Students Guide on the Student Services website. The Directory can be used by any UNB Fredericton student, faculty/instructor or staff to find and access the various services and supports available to students across campus. This new Directory replaces the previous...

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37th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 37th Dineen Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. “Diving deeper, from diabetes treatments to subsea interventions” will be presented by Dr. Øyvind Stavdahl, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and Co-founder of Subsea Robotics...

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Call for Nominations-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination...

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Hynes Lecture Series features renowned fish ecologist-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Kirk Winemiller will deliver the Canadian River Institute’s Hynes Lectures on Oct. 26 and 27. His public lecture, The Weird, Wonderful World of Tropical Fishes and Current Threats to Their Survival, will explore the ecological diversity of tropical freshwater fishes and the idea that convergent evolution in form and function is widespread. It will also illustrate some of the major...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Churchill"-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Churchill on Monday Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. A gripping portrait of the man often referred to as “the greatest Briton of all time,” Churchill chronicles the tense days before the D-Day landing in June 1944. For more information on the film or series, check out NB Film Co-op.   Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  Human Resources wants to help you plan for your future.  Please join its staff for Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the J. Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre.  HR staff will guide you through general information regarding retirement benefits and pension...

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Reigniting the "Desire to Inquire": The Role of Curiosity in Transformational Learning-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Stacey MacKinnon, from the University of Prince Edward Island, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Reigniting the "Desire to Inquire": The Role of Curiosity in Transformational Learning" on Friday, Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend this Psychology Department Colloquium. "The Curiosity Project" encourages students to...

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Seawolves call for volunteers-SJ

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Seawolves are looking for reliable volunteers for their special events for regular season home games. We're using SignUp.com (the sign up and reminder tool) to organize shifts.  Here's how it works in three easy steps: 1) Choose the area where you would like to volunteer and click the link to see the shift available:      ACAA...

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Switch off the lights campaign-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Energy Management Group at UNBF Facilities Management requests your support in reducing the amount of electricity used unnecessarily to light unoccupied spaces. It is estimated that UNB Fredericton uses 7,000,000 kWh annually at a cost of nearly $1,000,000 on lighting; contributing to nearly 1,960 tonnes CO2 emissions. If every light on campus was turned off just one additional hour a day,...

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UNBF to host third annual Peace and Friendship Treaty Days-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 3rd Annual Peace and Friendship Treaty Days will take place October 23 – 24, 2017  on the UNBF campus.  Registration now open, visit the conference website for registration information.  The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton is proud to announce that registration is now open for UNBF’s third annual Peace...

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Woodwind quintet Ventus Machina Performance-FR

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Posted: October 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Ventus Machina offers up a musical 'fricot' celebrating New Brunswick's cultural diversity in "At Home Chez Nous." Celebrating six years in existence, woodwind quintet Ventus Machina will be performing together with guest artists Ray Legere and Christian 'Kit' Goguen (performing the music of Denis Richard) and featuring new music from composers Jean-Francois Mallet and Andrew Creeggan. The...

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2017 Viscount Bennett Lecture-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2017 Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture will be given by Dennis Edney QC, the lawyer for former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr, on  Thursday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Ludlow Hall, in the Mary Louise Lynch Room. The recipient of a number of awards and distinctions, Mr. Edney holds the National Pro Bono Award (2008) for his commitment to the Omar Khadr case, and the fight for access...

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Celebration of Women speaker series-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Associated Alumnae will hold its inaugural 'Celebration of Women' speaker series, featuring Sally Armstrong, on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wu Conference Centre. Sally Armstrong, journalist, award-winning author and human rights activist, will present "Yes You Can! The good news about women that the world cannot ignore." Author of the national best seller, The Nine Lives...

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Coaster Derby: Traffic & Parking Advisory UNBF Campus for October 21-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Society for Mechanical Engineering will host the 43rd Annual Coaster Derby on Saturday, Oct. 21 along MacKay Drive from the South Gym all the way down to the Currie Center. Come check out the action!   For the safety of the competitors and your vehicles, we would like to ask you to remove your vehicles from the parking lot next to MacKenzie residence by...

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Congratulations to the UNBF Rowing Club for bringing home two golds-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to UNBF's Men's and Women's Rowing teams who won the Atlantic University Championships at Lochaber Lake this past weekend. The club sport is coached by Chantelle Hanley, who is a UNB alumna and the high performance rowing coach for New Brunswick.  This was quite an accomplishment for the club as the Dalhousie team has held these titles for...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Video Assignments-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for an online tool where students can practice, develop and demonstrate their communication skills, presentation style, critical thinking, and other soft skills? If so, the “Video Assignments” tool in D2L is perfect for you! The Video Assignments Tool in D2L Brightspace allows students to upload or record video assignments directly into your D2L course. Instructors...

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Music UNB presents: Bouey-Doucet Duo-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Music UNB presents: The Bouey-Doucet an evening concert presented on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Two extraordinary Atlantic Canadians join forces to bring their musical gifts back home! Debut Atlantic has teamed up PEI violinist Christina Bouey and New Brunswick pianist Pierre-André Doucet for a special program brimming with both beauty and spirit. Featuring works by...

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Participate in an ergonomics research study-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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WorkSafe New Brunswick has identified automobile technician or mechanic as a high injury risk occupation. Students at the Occupational Performance Laboratory are investigating the effects of car hoist height on posture, and forces acting on the shoulders and back while changing automobile tires. We are seeking male participants who have had no shoulder or back injuries requiring time off from...

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Protect your personal computer with free antivirus software-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Take some extra steps this October to protect your devices and information from security threats. Why not start with antivirus software you can download for free. Sophos Home is ITS’s recommended antivirus software for personal (non-UNB) computers. This award-winning software is available for free for Mac and Windows and can help protect...

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Women's History Month and Book Launch-FR

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Posted: October 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of History and the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick will host 'In Their Own Words: Readings from the Diaries and Letters of Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women,' by students and faculty, on Friday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. at the Provincial Archives, 23 Dineen Drive. This event will event celebrate Women's History Month and the publication of the book by Professor Emerita Gail G....

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FA/CPR Training-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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FA/CPR training will be held November 1 – 2, with FA/CPR Refresher taking place on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.  There is no cost to you or your department, however, a cancellation fee will be charged to your department if you are unable to attend after registering (within 48 hours of the training).  Substitutions may be made to avoid a cancellation fee.  Please ensure your...

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Fire Extinguisher Training-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There will be fire extinguisher training, on the Fredericton campus, the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.  To register please contact safety@unb.ca  Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Perry Email Address: kperry@unb.ca

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Flu Shot Clinic Dates in Saint John

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students, faculty and staff, on the Saint John campus, are welcome to get their free flu shots at the following clinics in the Student Health Centre: Thursday, Oct. 19, 1 - 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 1 - 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary, but please bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Prevention of Muscle soreness with Saffron-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym? We are evaluating the potential of saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness. Join us at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, speeded recovery and higher performance. Dear potential participants, we ask for your permission to enroll you...

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Prevention of muscle soreness with saffron-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym? We are evaluating the potential of saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness. Join us at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, speeded recovery and higher performance. Dear potential participants, we ask for your permission to enroll you...

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Women's History Month and Book Launch-FR

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Posted: October 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students and faculty of UNBF’s Department of History will present “In their own Words: Readings from the Diaries and Letters of Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women” on Friday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. in the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (23 Dineen Drive). This event is in celebration of Women’s History Month and the book written by Professor Emerita Gail G. Campbell...

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Browse UNB's new IT Service Catalog-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ITS has launched a new IT Service Catalog for faculty, staff and students to browse the many IT Services available to you at UNB. Although only some of our services are listed in the catalog for now, more will be added soon - stay tuned. Visit the IT Service Catalog to: Browse IT services by category or keywords Search for details on a specific service Review your current IT Service Desk...

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ISAO Hats, Mittens and Scarf Drive-FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you have a clean and gently used winter hat, pairs of mittens/gloves or a scarf you'd like to see reach someone in need? UNBF's International Student Advisor's Office (ISAO) is asking all faculty and staff to collect from your homes/family/friends any of the above-mentioned winter clothing between October 16 - 23, to donate to a student who may be experiencing his/her first frigid...

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New Interactive Historical Story Map: New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys-FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys recreates the stories of loyalists of the American Revolution utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and the resources found within The Loyalist Collection and UNB Libraries. The initial phase of this project features the lives and Atlantic migrations of a variety loyalists settling in York County, New Brunswick, illustrated through maps,...

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  Human Resources wants to help you plan for your future.  Please join us for Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement on Thursday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the J. Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre.  HR will guide you through general information regarding retirement benefits and pension plans and give...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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Session ll fee-based registration is now open-FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Don't miss your chance to sign up for a general population yoga or pilates program! This session, we will also be offering a new five-week Dance Basics: Ballet class on Sundays at 3:30 p.m.  Fall Session II classes begin Monday, Oct. 30.     Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Steven Peacock and Gerry Van Wart Launch Newest CD -FR

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Posted: October 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The St. Thomas University Fine Arts Department and the STU Office of Research Services are pleased to host the CD launch of Pavane, recently released by classical guitarists Steven Peacock (STU Fine Arts Instructor) and Gerry Van Wart.  This CD features music for two guitars, composed mainly by French composers and performed in a variety of styles.   The launch will take place on...

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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Saint John Campus is now accepting 2018/19 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes:...

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Five Ways to Protect your Personal Computer-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for ways to be more cyber-safe this National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October)? Give your personal computer a safety check. Check out the latest post on the ITS tidBiTS blog for five ways you can help protect your computer, and more, from security threats.  Stay tuned for more cybersecurity tips and tricks to come. To learn more about how you can help protect yourself and...

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Part-time Student Awards-FR

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The College of Extended Learning administers several awards each term. These awards are open to part-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies. Full-time students in the previous academic year, are not eligible for a part-time award for Winter 2018. Students can visit the following website for the various award descriptions and the online application...

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Reminder: Early Alert for Student Success-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I would like to send a reminder to faculty teaching first-year courses on the Saint John campus (or courses with first-year students enrolled) to forward the names of potentially ‘at risk’ students to AdvisingAlert@unb.ca.  The Early Alert for Student Success program relies on faculty participation in order to reach out to students who may be having...

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Student Concert-SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Lorenzo Society, Golden Key and UNB Saint John SRC will present a student led concert on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. The concert will be filled with a fascinating variety of music by our talented students, ranging from vocal to instrumental and from solo to group. Admission is free, reception to follow. Should any students or faculty be interested in...

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Thinking about law school?-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you know students who are considering Law School?  UNB’s Faculty of Law, known as “Canada’s Great Small Law School,” provides students with an array of opportunities to put legal theory into practice.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018, and we accept the February LSAT score.   An online application is available here.  To contact our Law...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sexuality, and the Law with Dr. Isabelle Hénault-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join Dr. Isabelle Hénault for a two-day workshop on October 17 and 18 in the Kent Auditorium, Wu Conference Centre, to learn about the complex world of sex, appropriate sexual behaviour, and the challenges people on the spectrum face. Dr. Hénault is a sexologist, psychologist, and director of the Clinique Autisme et Asperger with locations in Montréal and Paris, France—she...

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Basic Watercolour Techniques - Leisure Learning One Day Workshop -FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1 - 5 p.m., in Marshall D'Avary Hall, 123, join instructor Janel Guthrie and learn the fundamental techniques essential to enter into the world of watercolor painting. Use your creativity with primary colors to walk away with your very own 5” x 7” composition. Explore the uses of various materials and mediums available to the watercolor painter and get out...

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Call for Nominations-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The nomination deadline for President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards is December 1, 2017. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the...

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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What better way to 'Celebrate UNB' this fall than in Oktoberfest style! Join alumni and friends at the Market Square Atrium in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 13, from 6 - 8 p.m., for an after-work social to enjoy the many flavours of Oktoberfest. Taste from a selection of beer and cider from local breweries such as Big tide, Hammond River, Loyalist City, Moosehead, Red Rover and Yip Cider. You can...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Video Assignments-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for an online tool where students can practice, develop and demonstrate their communication skills, presentation style, critical thinking, and other soft skills? If so, the “Video Assignments” tool in D2L is perfect for you! The Video Assignments Tool in D2L Brightspace allows students to upload or record video assignments directly into your D2L course. Instructors...

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Employees are parents too-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It is never too early to start planning ahead for a university education. UNB offers its employees and their children excellent financial and academic benefits. Learn more about these special benefits by being our guest at a session planned especially for UNB employees and their high school-aged children. Fredericton - Monday, Oct. 16, at 4:45 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, 53. Saint John -...

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Flu Shot Clinic Dates-SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students, faculty and staff are welcome to get their free flu shots at the following clinics in the Student Health Centre: Friday, Oct. 13, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 1 - 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 1 - 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary but please bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Hone Your Carpentry Skills with Beginners Woodworking-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6 - 9 p.m., in Memorial Hall, 26, join Leisure Learning's DIY Bob Scott in his four-week Beginner's Carpentry evening class. Here's a chance to learn basic carpentry skills to complete a simple project (a beverage carrier/tote box) with every-day hand tools. You'll explore first-hand how to make joints using a handsaw and a chisel, and...

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Honour Guard-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty and staff interested in participating in this year's 63rd Convocation Ceremony Honour Guard are asked to email Judith.currie@unb.ca  Please Note: Faculty and staff will form the honour guard at 4 p.m. in the Long Hall (4th floor) of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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Lather Up with Soap Making Workshop-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Let the suds fly with Leisure Learning's Soap Making workshop, on Sunday, Oct. 15 (Note: Saturday, Oct. 14 workshop is sold out). Making your own natural soap is a great hobby and makes for wonderful custom gifts! Natural soap can also be helpful in treating some skin conditions. Learn all about the history and the science behind soap, while making your own custom cold process, castile...

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Monday Night Film presents "Beatriz at Dinner"-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Beatriz at Dinner on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Director Miguel Arteta and writer Mike White — the team behind the acclaimed indie films Chuck & Buck and The Good Girl — reunite for an uncomfortable and suspenseful satire at one of the unlikeliest of events: an upscale dinner party. For more information on...

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NAFTA Town Hall Meeting hosted by MP Matt DeCourcey-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Further to the Canadian Government’s ongoing consultation process on the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), you are invited to attend a town hall meeting hosted by the Honourable Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., in the Kent Auditorium, Wu Conference Centre. As...

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Silk-Screen Printing - Leisure Learning ArtZone One Day Workshop-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, Oct. 21, from 1 - 5 p.m., in Memorial Hall, 26, Kent Jensen will take you through techniques that will help you put your own spin on silkscreen printing from making your screen to print your surface. Bring a simple silhouette of an image that you enjoy and a t-shirt in your favourite style and colour. By the end of the workshop, you can either have your very own...

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SUB Cafeteria Early Closure-FR

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised the SUB Atrium & Cafeteria will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 in preparation for the Science Atlantic Conference.  Seating will be available in the Blue Lounge. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNB Saint John Faculty of Business Colloquium Series-SJ

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Posted: October 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will host a research colloquium on Friday, Oct. 13, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. Presenters from the Faculty of Business include: Amin, Gholamreza, Operations Research Dewar, Keith, Hospitality & Tourism Management El-Temtamy, Osama, Accounting Eslaminosratabadi, Hadi, Marketing Hussain, Mostaq,...

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Atlantic Medieval & Early Modern Group: AMEMG Keynote Lecture-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Randall Martin, Department of English, UNBF, will present "Environmental History, Shakespeare, Ecological Modernity" on Friday, Oct. 13, from 7 - 8 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.), in the Provincial Archives, 23 Dineen Drive. Article Contact Information Contact: Misty Chisholm Email Address: mistyc@unb.ca

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iPod Touch Devices Now Available in the CETL Equipment Pool for Poll Everywhere Use-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you an instructor using Poll Everywhere in the classroom? Do you have students who don’t own a mobile device? UNB Fredericton now has 10 iPod Touch Devices now available for students to borrow for Poll Everywhere use. The devices can be borrowed from CETL’s Equipment Pool (room 133 of Marshall d’Avray Hall) for an entire term. Instructors should first contact Rebecca Ham...

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Lady Beaverbrook Rink Parking Lot-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning the week of October 16th, the City of Fredericton will have a company on site doing work on the city water system.  The workers will need to fence off a work area within the Lady Beaverbrook Rink Parking Lot off of University Avenue.  This work may take several weeks to complete and will cause a reduction in available parking space at that location.  The exact number of...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality.  Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults...

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Reminder: BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next installment of BioTalks, a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter.   BioTalks is a plenary session open to all, designed to encourage education and discussion, learn about current activities, and to foster new collaborations.   This...

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Rural Issues Workshop Three with Matthew Hayes-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us for the next Rural Issues workshop on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology building, 202, as we will welcome Matthew Hayes (Sociology, STU) with his paper “Into the universe of the Hacienda: Lifestyle migration, individualism and social dislocation in Vilcabamba, Ecuador.” Matthew Hayes is the Canada Research Chair in Global and...

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Save The Date - Financial Services Halloween Bake Sale-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Financial Services, on the Fredericton campus, will hold its annual Halloween Bake Sale on Tuesday, Oct. 31, starting at 9:30 a.m. and taking place until everything is sold - drop by early for the best selection!  All proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the United Way.  Pop by for some tasty treats and help support a great cause! Article Contact Information Contact: Bonnie...

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Virtual lecture: The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel-FR

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Posted: October 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students and faculty are welcome to join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Pascal Zurn, Coordinator of Health Labour Market Analyses with the World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland), on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall 106. Dr. Zurn is a health economist and global health expert working on issues of imbalance and migration of health workforce. He will be speaking on,...

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Annual W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: October 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Tony Tremblay, Professor of English and Canada Research Chair in New Brunswick Studies at St. Thomas University, will deliver a talk titled “Desmond Pacey at 100: Looking Back at the Legacy” on Wednesday, Oct. 11 (Receptionat 5 p.m., with the lecture beginning at 5:30 p.m.) in The Alfred G. Bailey Auditorium, Tilley Hall 102. In this lecture on the 100th anniversary of the birth of...

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CANARIE Site Visit Lunch and Learn-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CANARIE, which works to deliver digital infrastructure that supports research that directly benefits all Canadians, has been funding the development of custom software to support academic research for more than a decade. In this lunch and learn session (lunch provided by CANARIE), Scott Henwood, the director of CANARIE’s Research Software Program, will introduce the program and discuss...

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Celebrating 50 years: Harriet Irving Library -FR

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Posted: October 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the HIL (1967-2017) with birthday cake, and an exhibit of photos from Archives & Special Collections on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Commons Cafe at the Harriet Irving Library. All are welcome! #HIL50.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jeannie Bail Email Address: j.bail@unb.ca

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CETL Hosts Session - Digital Literacy Online Modules for Students-FR

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Posted: October 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249, Emily Clark, Kevin Cormier, Bev Bramble of CETL and Marc Bragdon of HIL will present and discuss digital literacy multimedia presentations they have produced. These presentations, designed with undergraduates in mind, are on such topics as:  Email and online posting etiquette. Appropriate online...

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Reminder - Red Shawl Campaign honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women begins Tuesday-FR-FR

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Posted: October 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The third annual Red Shawl Campaign begins Tuesday, Oct. 10, and will take place until Friday, Oct. 13. The campaign serves to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, while also providing comfort and support to victims’ families.  A number of special events will take place throughout the week, including the opening of the Red Shawl Exhibit with UNB...

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FA CPR and Refresher Training-FR

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There will be FA/CPR training held November 1 - 2, with FA/CPR Refresher taking place on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.  There is no cost to you or your department, however, a cancellation fee will be charged to your department if you are unable to attend after registering (within 48 hours of the training).  Substitutions may be made to avoid a cancellation fee.  Please ensure your...

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Honorary Degree Recipients-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Oct. 19, UNB Fredericton will hold its 63rd Convocation, while on Oct. 20, UNB Saint John will hold its 35th Fall Convocation Ceremony.  At each ceremony, honorary degrees will be granted to deserving individuals. Francis McGuire At the Fredericton ceremony, an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree will be granted to Francis McGuire, businessman and community leader. Francis McGuire...

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Mindful Painting Event-FR

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Plan on trying mindful painting in the SUB quad on Friday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. You'll get to create your very own masterpiece, and relax while learning about mindfulness! It only takes a couple of minutes to create your own artistic creation! Note: No artistic skills actually required. For more information, check out the UNB Peer Support Centre Facebook Page.   Article Contact...

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Presentations to take place at UNBF's Fall Convocation-FR

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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During the celebration of Convocation on the Fredericton campus on Oct. 19, a professor emerita ranking and two Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching awards will be presented.  Diana Austin will be awarded the rank of professor emerita in English. Dr. Austin retired in 2016 after 33 years in the English department at UNB. During this time, she became one of...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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Reminder - Salmon research announcement-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. David MaGee, Acting Vice-President (Research) at UNB, and Brian Moore, President of the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST), invite you to an important announcement regarding salmon research in New Brunswick. The event will be held on Friday, Oct. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, 15 Peter Kelly Dr. We hope you will join us. Article Contact...

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Searching for surplus conference table-FR

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Posted: October 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ForEM is looking for a surplus round conference table.  If you have one available (free or to purchase), please contact Laurie Nason 453-4885 or lnason@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Laurie D. Nason Email Address: lnason@unb.ca

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Chemistry Department Visiting Speaker - Scott Kroeker-FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Scott Kroeker, Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba, will speak on, "Taming unpaired electrons: theoretical and experimental NMR studies of paramagnetic coordination compounds" on Friday, Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in Toole, 303. Abstract: The prominent influence of unpaired electrons in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy places paramagnetic solids in a class of their own. To...

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Deadline to reserve convocation regalia - October 6-SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 35th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 20 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. All information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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Do you know a teen struggling with anxiety or depression, who needs help?-FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If so, we may be able to help. Starting in Fall 2017, the UNB Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a free therapy group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression. The group will use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies to teach teens (and their parents) skills for managing emotions and behaviour, and reducing anxious and depressive symptoms. Groups will be offered...

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Gaspard seeking staff to distribute regalia-FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Gaspard is seeking individuals to help with gown distribution for the 63rd Convocation ceremony, on Thursday Oct. 19, from 1:45 - 7 p.m.   Anyone interested, please send resume to lwaldner@gaspard.ca  Staff thanks everyone who applies, only successful candidates will be contacted.    Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address:...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Franz"-FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Frantz on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In the aftermath of World War I, a young German woman mourning the death of her fiancé forms a bond with a mysterious Frenchman visiting her beloved’s grave. Telling a familiar tale of love, remembrance, grief, and mourning in new and surprising ways, Frantz is a brilliant...

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New: Track your requests with the UNB IT Service Desk-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You can now track the progress on your IT Service Desk requests through the ‘Request Tracking’ link in your myUNB Portal (my.unb.ca).   Use request tracking to: see the latest updates on your request add or review details add or download a file attachment add a new email contact To access request tracking: Click the ‘Request Tracking’ link in your myUNB...

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Red Shawl Campaign - honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women-FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The third annual Red Shawl Campaign will take place from Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Friday, Oct. 13. The campaign serves to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, while also providing comfort and support to victims’ families.  A number of special events will take place throughout the week, including the opening of the Red Shawl Exhibit with UNB Elder-in-Residence, Imelda...

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Research Connector: Forestry and Environment-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you a researcher working in a Forestry or Environment related field that is interested in meeting companies looking for new collaborations? This networking event, held Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 1 - 4 p.m., in the Aitken Room, Wu Conference Centre, is designed to introduce companies to the appropriate research expertise and funding systems. Registration: Eventbrite Topics of interest:...

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Special Guest: Pat Maher, Cape Breton University - 3M National Teaching Fellow -FR

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL invites you to join us for two sessions presented by special guest, Pat Maher. The first session, Building Community in the Classroom, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Students flourish when they become part of a collaborative and creative community. However, all too often courses are focused on squeezing in a maximum amount of...

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UNB Saint John Faculty of Business Colloquium Series-SJ

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Posted: October 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will host a research colloquium on Friday, Oct. 13, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. Presenters from the Faculty of Business include: Amin, Gholamreza, Operations Research Dewar, Keith, Hospitality & Tourism Management El-Temtamy, Osama, Accounting Eslaminosratabadi, Hadi, Marketing Hussain, Mostaq,...

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2017 Holiday Closure Period-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I am pleased to advise that the President and his Executive Team have approved the 2017/2018 holiday closure period as follows: Monday, Dec 25 – closed Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec 26 – closed Boxing Day Wednesday, Dec 27 – closed (in lieu Christmas Eve) Thursday, Dec 28 – closed (special leave) Friday, Dec 29 – closed (in lieu New Year’s Eve) Saturday, Dec 30...

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Annual W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Tony Tremblay, Professor of English and Canada Research Chair in New Brunswick Studies at St. Thomas University, will deliver a talk titled, “Desmond Pacey at 100: Looking Back at the Legacy” on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m in the Alfred G. Bailey Auditorium, Tilley Hall, 102. In this lecture on the 100th anniversary of the birth of pioneering Canadian literary critic Desmond...

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Call for Nominations-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards - Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2017. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the...

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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What better way to 'Celebrate UNB' this fall than in Oktoberfest style! Join alumni and friends at the Market Square Atrium in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 13, from 6 - 8 p.m., for an after-work social to enjoy the many flavours of Oktoberfest. Taste from a selection of beer and cider from local breweries such as Big tide, Hammond River, Loyalist City, Moosehead, Red Rover and Yip Cider. You can...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Video Assignments-FR

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for an online tool where students can practice, develop and demonstrate their communication skills, presentation style, critical thinking, and other soft skills? If so, the "Video Assignments" tool in D2L is perfect for you! The Video Assignments Tool in D2L Brightspace allows students to upload or record video assignments directly into your D2L course. Instructors can easily...

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Employees are parents too-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It is never too early to start planning ahead for a university education. UNB offers its employees and their children excellent financial and academic benefits. Learn more about these special benefits by being our guest at a session planned especially for UNB employees and their high school-aged children. Fredericton - Monday, Oct. 16, at 4:45 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, 53. Saint John -...

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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series featuring David Ganong-FR

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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David Ganong is the current Executive Vice Chair of Ganong Bros. Limited, where he also held the roles of President and CEO for 33 years. Mr. Ganong graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to his roles at Ganong Bros., he has served on the...

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Kick start National Cyber Security Awareness Month by securing your mobile device-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month!  Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October - keep an eye out for weekly tips and more on how you can help protect your devices and information, as well as those of the university, from cybersecurity threats.  Start by giving your mobile device a security tune-up. Check out the latest post on the ITS tidBiTS blog...

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Skills Workshops for your Classroom-FR

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Skills in Context Workshops develop key academic skills and address professional and wellness-related topics that influence students’ academic and personal success. Embed these dynamic workshops into your course curriculum or student programming.  Workshops include: Improving Your Reading Skill and Recall Dealing with Procrastination Career Exploration Managing Your...

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UNB Saint John Got Talent-SJ

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Lorenzo Society, Golden Key and UNB Saint John SRC will present a student led concert on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. The concert will be filled with a fascinating variety of music by our talented students, ranging from vocal to instrumental and from solo to group. Admission is free, reception to follow. Should any students or faculty be interested in...

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Volunteers needed for 63rd Convocation ceremony-FR

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Posted: October 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The graduation committee is seeking individuals interested in volunteering for the 63rd Convocation ceremony taking place on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Positions include: program distributers, ticket takers and greeters.  If you are interested in helping, please contact Brianna Donovan brianna.donovan@unb.ca or Judith Currie judith.currie@unb.ca   Article Contact...

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Important salmon research announcement-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. David MaGee, Acting Vice-President (Research) at UNB, and Brian Moore, President of the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST), invite you to an important announcement regarding salmon research in New Brunswick. The event will be held on Friday, Oct. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, 15 Peter Kelly Dr. We hope you will join us.  Article Contact...

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National Forestry Week Event-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 10:30 a.m., the Maritime Forestry Complex will host an official opening of the Canada Plaza (where provincial and territorial trees from across Canada are planted). In addition, to mark the occasion of Canada 150, a tree will be formally planted and plaques will be unveiled to mark the anniversary. The ceremony is expected to last about an hour. Members of the...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults (age...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative-FR and SJ

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, room 245 (100 Tucker Park Road). Our next session will feature: Dr. Natasha Hanson (Horizon Health Network) – Understanding “Bias” in Qualitative Research Dr. David Speed (Psychology –...

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UNBF Coaster Derby-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s the 43rd Anniversary of the UNBF SSME Coaster Derby!  The Student Society for Mechanical Engineering is hosting the Derby once again this year on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  We will be taking over MacKay Drive, and transforming it into our course, running from the South Gym all the way down to the Currie Center.  We will be having a free BBQ for everyone...

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Women's History Month and Book Launch-FR

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Posted: October 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students and faculty of UNBF's Department of History will present "In their own Words: Readings from the Diaries and Letters of Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women" on Friday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. in the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (23 Dineen Drive). This event is in celebration of Women’s History Month and the book written by Professor Emerita Gail G. Campbell entitled "I wish...

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Colloquium celebrating Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark's scientific and educational contributions to UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A colloquium to celebrate Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark’s scientific and educational contributions to the University of New Brunswick will take place on Friday, Oct. 20, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building, Tartan Room. Please join us for several presentations by Nancy's former graduate students and colleagues: Dr. Cathy Holtmann Dr. Barb Fisher-Townsend Ms. Lenora Sleep Ms....

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Learn about the ABCs of Investing -FR

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Posted: September 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Seeking information and advice about investing can be stressful. Gain a clear understanding of investment terms and products in the four-week Leisure Learning course, the ABCs of Investing.  Starting Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 309, you'll explore ideas and strategies to build your personal net worth and security. Presented in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere,...

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Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: September 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mark Farrell, Vice-President of Procurement at McCain Foods, will host our Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in Tilley, 303.  He will present “Procurement and McCain Foods.” Mark attended both the Rochester Institute of Technology (BS) and John Hopkins University (MS). He has a strong background in procurement, having many procurement leadership roles...

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Statistics Canada's Mathematical-Statistician University Recruitment Campaign-SJ

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Posted: September 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of Statistics Canada’s annual University Recruitment Campaign, representatives from Statistics Canada will be holding an Information Session on the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Oct. 3.  The session will take place at 12:30 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107, and will provide details about the employment and career opportunities offered by Statistics Canada to...

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"O Canada" singer wanted for UNBF convocation ceremony-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's graduation organizing committee is looking for the next "O Canada"  singer for the 63rd Convocation ceremony, taking place Thursday, Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m.  (Preference will go to current graduate.)   If you are interested, please contact Judith Currie.  For more graduate information please visit the graduation website.  Article Contact...

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2017 Fall Convocation - reserve regalia-SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 35th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 20 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. All information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with two...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next installment of BioTalks, a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter, on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 12 p.m. in the RN Scott Hall (IBME) Conference Room.   BioTalks is a plenary session open to all, designed to encourage education and discussion, learn about...

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Early closure of SUB cafeteria-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the entire SUB cafeteria and Atrium will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 to prepare for Homecoming events. Seating can be found in the Blue Lounge. We thank you for your cooperation. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Homecoming 2017 - What's Happening on Sept. 30-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Today is Red and Black Day! It's also Research Showcase Day. Come to Memorial Hall at 10:30 a.m. and get a glimpse of some of the innovative research taking place at UNB. Hear 12 flash presentations from an array of researchers on topics from health and exercise to history and law. Dr. Herb Emery will offer a "come from awayer’s” thoughts on the Maritime economy and the...

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Important Graduate Information for Fredericton ceremony-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m., the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will hold its 63rd Convocation ceremony at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  For all graduation information, please check out the 63rd Convocation  website.  Important dates: Hood & Gown rental open from Sept. 1, 2017 until Oct. 8, 2017 Guest ticketing reservation available Sept. 11, 2017 until Oct....

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Kinesiology Seeking Volunteers for Research Study -FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Brett MacLean, http://UNB Faculty of Kinesiology, an MScESS student is currently seeking volunteers to participate in his study on “The Effects of Prolonged Driving on Occupational Lifting in the Emergency Medical Services.” He is looking to identify changes in movement patterns and muscle activation levels in an occupational lifting task before and after a prolonged bout of...

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News from the Writing Centre-SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services, in Saint John, is pleased to announce that Jan Waldschutz has joined the Writing Centre as a full-time writing consultant. Jan has a strong background in writing and teaching on the Saint John campus and we are pleased that Jan will join Grant Heckman in providing weekday service to students in the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  Students can book appointments...

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Northern Scientific Training Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Polar Knowledge Canada's Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP) has released its 2017-18 call for applications. If you are pursuing scientific thesis-related field research (undergraduate or graduate) in the North in the summer of 2018, you may be eligible to apply for funds to help cover the costs of your research related travel. Note: UNB's internal deadline for submissions is...

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SUB Tim Hortons - take out only-FR

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Posted: September 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised the entire SUB cafeteria and atrium will be reserved for Homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 30. Tim Hortons will be operational until 3 p.m., and will be serving strictly take out. Seating can be found in the Blue Lounge. Thank you for your cooperation. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Annual W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture -FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tony Tremblay, Professor of English and Canada Research Chair in New Brunswick Studies at St. Thomas University, will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m., entitled, “Desmond Pacey at 100: Looking Back at the Legacy.” The lecture will take place in the Alfred G. Bailey Auditorium, Tilley Hall, 102. In this lecture on the 100th anniversary of the birth of pioneering...

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Call for Convocation Marshals-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty are invited to serve as Graduation Marshals at the 63rd Fall Convocation on Thursday, Oct. 19 at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m. which is preceded by an orientation session to prepare the graduates in the SUB Ballroom at 3:30 p.m.  Marshals assist with lining up the graduates for the academic procession to The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, and ensuring...

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Call for volunteers - The Red Shawl Campaign-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre invites all students, faculty and staff to volunteer for the third annual Red Shawl Campaign. The campaign, together with UNB and the greater community, will honour missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada, while bringing hope and healing to victim’s families. Volunteers are needed from Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Friday, Oct. 13. A volunteer information...

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Creative Connections Sessions Announced-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Creative Connections Conference keynotes and breakout sessions have now been released on the conference website. The conference is taking place November 16-18, 2017 at the University of New Brunswick, at the Wu Conference Centre and Marshall d'Avray Hall. The conference includes three keynote speakers, diverse breakout sessions, lunches and coffee breaks, welcome reception, and an evening...

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Homecoming 2017 - What's Happening on Sept. 29 -FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Homecoming 2017 starts today! Join us at 12:30 p.m. as a time capsule is placed in the cornerstone of the new kinesiology building and at 7:30 p.m., be a student at Classes without Quizzes in Room 146, Bailey Hall. Here's what's happening on Friday, Sept. 29. Red and Black Day Wear your UNB colours.   UNB Research Showcase: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Memorial Hall Get a glimpse of some of...

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Issues accessing UNB email via the iOS 11 Mail App resolved with latest Apple update-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Apple has released an update, iOS 11.0.1, that resolves the compatibility issues between the iOS 11 Mail App and UNB email (o365). If you have an iPhone or iPad, we encourage you to download the latest update (iOS 11.0.1) to ensure any issues are resolved. Original notice: It was recently discovered the new iOS 11 Mail App for iPhones may have some compatibility issues with UNB email (Office...

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Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) not yet supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Until further testing is completed, ITS strongly recommends faculty, staff and students do not upgrade to the latest version of Mac OS, High Sierra (10.13). Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) has not yet been tested with all UNB supported services. Upgrading your device may result in issues accessing some UNB IT Services.  We will continue testing all UNB IT Services with Mac OS High Sierra...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Trip to Spain"-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, The Trip to Spain on Monday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Following their culinary outings to England’s Lake District in The Trip and down the Italian coast in The Trip to Italy, Steve Coogan (Philomena, Alan Partridge) and Rob Brydon (Tristram Shandy) team up once more to indulge in Iberian epicurean delights, trade barbs,...

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Travelling to or from Toronto? Hop on the Union Pearson Express and Save -FR and SJ

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's financial services would like to inform faculty and staff that CAUBO has signed an agreement with Union Pearson Express – the new dedicated air-rail link between Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, and Union Station, located downtown. UP Express is cost effective – average cost of a return trip by limo – $140, UP Express return trip for CAUBO members...

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UNB Fall Career & Educational Options Fair-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2017 Fall Career and Educational Options Fair will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.   Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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You're invited to the UNB Time Capsule Placement Event-FR

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Posted: September 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 12:30 p.m. outside of the new kinesiology building site for the placement of the UNB Time Capsule. More than 40 items have been selected to be included in the time capsule, which will be sealed in a cornerstone of the new building until 2067. After the placement, a reception will be held in the Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium where a video will be shown to...

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6th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Bekah Sears-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Monday, Oct. 16, the UNBF Faculty of Education will present the 6th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Bekah Sears at 7 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261.   Rebekah Sears, MA will present “From the grassroots to the negotiating tables: The case for Women as Peacebuilders.” The public is invited to this free public...

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Alumni Honour Guard at Fall Convocation-SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB alumni are invited to participate in UNB Saint John's Fall Convocation as a member of the Alumni Honour Guard. Alumni process with other special guests, and sit in a reserved area on stage at the Imperial Theatre. Their regalia (gown and hood) is reserved at no cost. If you are interested in joining us, please email, mary.duffley@unb.ca by Friday, Oct. 6. Article Contact...

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CETL Hosts Session on Using Cognitive Psychology to Prepare for Student Learning-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All are invited to join facilitator Biljana Stevanovski, Psychology, on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Toole Hall, 303.  In this session, Biljana Stevanovski will present current cognitive psychology theory on how students learn and will use various demonstrations to highlight the principles covered. We will focus on aspects such as attention, memory, the impact...

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CETL Hosts Webinar: Student Entitlement: Truth, Fiction or Some of Both-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for this webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 3 - 4 p.m.,  for this webinar in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.  A discussion period will follow from 4 - 4:30 p.m. From the Magna website: "In recent years, many college instructors would agree that there has been a dramatic increase in students with entitled attitudes. More than likely, you’ve struggled with students who...

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D2L Brightspace: Tool of the Month: Assignments-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you tired of having to manage all those assignments your students are sending you via email? Tired of having to keep track of who submitted and didn’t submit their paper on time? Are you looking for a digital space where you can store all of your students’ submissions, grades and feedback? The Assignment tool in D2L Brightspace enables students to submit items to a personal or...

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Deborah Joy Corey - Reading, Signing and Reception for Settling Twice-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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University of New Brunswick (UNBF) Archives & Special Collections is honoured to be the repository for Deborah Joy Corey’s archival collection, which currently consists of material from her award-winning first novel, Losing Eddie, and will expand, as Corey has agreed to contribute all of her archival papers to UNBF! To celebrate this fantastic acquisition, UNBF Libraries will host a...

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Homecoming 2017 - What's Happening on September 28-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You are invited to join us at Homecoming 2017 on the UNB Fredericton campus from September 28 to October 1. Homecoming is a great opportunity to connect with current and former students, and to showcase our exceptional campus community. Come join students, fellow faculty and staff, and alumni in celebrating all things UNB!   Here's what's happening on Thursday, Sept. 28.   Time...

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Human Resource Designation Information session-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of New Brunswick (CPHR NB) invite students to attend an information session on Monday, Oct. 2, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in Tilley, 303, to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of CPHR NB, such as: - Mentorship program - Professional Development sessions - Networking opportunities - The CPHR Professional Designation and how it can help...

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MScF Oral Examination of Jae Ogilvie -FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MScF Oral Examination of Jae Ogilvie will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. in F & G 202 Dean's Conference Room. Oral Examination Chaired By Dr. M. Gray, FOREM   Examining Committee  Dr. F R Meng, FOREM Dr. E. Stefanakis, GGE Dr. P. Arp, Supervisor, FOREM   Advisory Committee Dr. P. Arp, Supervisor, FOREM Dr. B. White, Adjunct FOREM/Gov. of Alberta Dr. D. Jaeger,...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality.  Project: Assessment of the Prosthesis-User Interface Criteria: Adults...

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Statistics Canada's Mathematical-Statistician University Recruitment Campaign-SJ

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Posted: September 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of Statistics Canada’s annual University Recruitment Campaign, representatives from Statistics Canada will be holding an Information Session on the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Oct. 3.  The session will take place at 12:30 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107, and will provide details about the employment and career opportunities offered by Statistics Canada to...

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Adults Needed for Student Experiential Learning Activity-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Individuals, ages 25 to 50, are needed to participate in interviews with senior undergraduate students in psychology who are taking a seminar course on individual and interpersonal growth. We are hoping you will be interested in sharing a bit of your life story to help students explore topics related to individual identity, occupational satisfaction, interpersonal relationships, and development...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature graphic novel about aboriginal gang violence-SJ

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Author Patti LaBoucane-Benson and illustrator Kelly Mellings will read from their award-winning graphic novel, The Outside Circle: A Graphic Novel on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In this important graphic novel, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to...

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Philosophy in Psychiatry: Phenomenology of the Posttraumatic Flashback-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Catharina Bonnemann, M.D. (psychiatry), M.A. (philosophy), will present "Philosophy in Psychiatry: Phenomenology of the Posttraumatic Flashback" on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. in Toole Hall, 3. Dr. Bonnemann (Berlin, Germany) has published extensively at the intersection of issues of psychiatry and philosophy, and advocates (and, in her own medical practice, utilizes) philosophical studies of...

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Public Lecture - Is Donald Trump good for climate change-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The George Marshall Lecture entitled, "Is Donald Trump good for climate change?" will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Tilley Hall auditorium. The Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management along with the Environment & Sustainable Development Research Centre and the Environmental Trust Fund are proud to present a public lecture by renowned climate change expert George...

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Quality Assurance Review of Department of Physics UNBF-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A program review for the Department of Physics, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the department’s programs and operations.  Input from the faculty members, staff and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s administration, scholarly and educational programs.   External consultants will visit campus...

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Rural Issues Workshop: 2 featuring Ramona Nicholas-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty, students, and interested members of the Fredericton and wider New Brunswick communities are invited to the Rural Issues Workshop series, which runs Fall 2017 and Winter 2018. This workshop series addresses the topic of rural issues, broadly conceived. Our second workshop on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 4 - 5:30 p.m., will feature Ramona Nicholas, who will not be presenting a...

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UNB Saint John SASE Career Fair-SJ

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students are encouraged to attend the SASE Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Are you interested in the Science, Applied Science or Engineering (SASE) fields but aren’t sure what career opportunities are out there? Come learn about the possibilities!  Local professionals will be ready to tell you about their...

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WIPS - Works In Progress Sessions - Faculty of Education-FR

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Posted: September 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Faculty of Education will present Works in Progress Sessions (WIPS), informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has two 15-minute presentations followed by a discussion, and take place on Wednesdays, from 12 - 1 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 308. Everyone is welcome! On September 27, the following...

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A.I. Pro - Free Professional Development-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development tools for advisors, faculty/instructors, student services professionals, staff and administrators. This year we’ve expanded to include all available content areas: Academic Affairs Advancement Business Office Enrolment/Recruitment Student...

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Crafting the Short Story - UNB Leisure Learning-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Love writing? Short stories in particular? Then join instructor Joe Powers and other writing enthusiasts in his six-week “Crafting the Short Story,” starting Monday, Sept. 25. This course is part of UNB’s Leisure Learning program and is a great opportunity to focus on writing effective short stories, covering many of the basics of short story writing. You’ll also learn...

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Facilites Management staff meeting-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management Fredericton staff wish to advise that the office will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., to allow for staff training.  This includes the Mailroom located at 8 Garland Court.  Phones will be forwarded to Security, who will ensure emergencies receive a response. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information please...

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Lockers in the Ladies Changing room - Athletics Centre-SJ

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Staff of UNB Saint John's Athletics Department are asking those individuals who have placed locks on lockers in the area of the ladies changing room, and have not notified the department, to remove their locks immediately. There are 68 lockers and currently only 38 people have notified the department.  At least 10-12 lockers need to be available during the day for people using the...

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Minister Atheist converses with Professor Theist-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This discussion will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Head Hall, Dineen Auditorium. A challenge to "move beyond problems created by the word and the concept of god ..."  The Rev. Gretta Vosper, United Church Minister (Toronto) and Atheist, will be in conversation with Dr. John Valk, Professor of Worldview Studies (UNB) and Theist.  Vosper, self-identifying as...

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New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network moves to new office-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that the New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network has moved to a new location on campus. It will now be in the NRC building in rooms 140 and 141. Article Contact Information Contact: Shawni Beaulieu Email Address: shawni.beaulieu@unb.ca

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 18 - 85-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and prosthesis users. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the...

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Saint John String Quartet Performance-SJ

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Hetu Spring Quartet no. 2 & Willan Introduction & Allegro on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music.  All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Student Support Directory - New Version Available-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Support Directory (2017-2018) is now available for download and print. You can also access the online Services for Students Guide on the Student Services website. The Directory can be used by any UNB Fredericton student, faculty/instructor or staff to find and access the various services and supports available to students across campus. This new Directory replaces the previous...

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Therapy Dogs on UNBF campus on Mondays-FR

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Posted: September 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mondays got you down?  If so, head over to the Peer Support Centre, from 12 - 2 p.m., in the Student Union Building, 103 to play with a therapy dog! Games, tea and listening ears available at 12 p.m. with the therapy dog arriving at 1 p.m. Click here for more information.   Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew MacLean Email Address: macleanm@unb.ca

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with two...

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Call for Convocation Marshals for UNBF-FR

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty are invited to serve as Graduation Marshals at the 63rd Fall Convocation on Thursday, Oct. 19 at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The ceremony begins at 4:30 p.m., which is preceded by an orientation session to prepare the graduates in the SUB Ballroom at 3:30 p.m.  Marshals assist in lining up the graduates for the academic procession to The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, and help...

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Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark's retirement celebration-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us on Friday, Oct. 20, from 5 - 7 p.m., in the President’s Room, Alumni Memorial Building, as we celebrate Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark’s retirement. Nancy began her career at UNB in 1984. She is an accomplished and appreciated professor and mentor with a stunning research record.  She’s also performed numerous and important administrative roles over the years and...

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Drawing for Beginners - UNB Leisure Learning -FR

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Learn the fundamentals of drawing - from shaking off your reservations to capturing complex three-dimensional forms with light and shadow. Join instructor Celine Gotham for four weeks on Monday evenings in this Drawing for Beginners Leisure Learning class. You'll be introduced to line, contour, negative space, perspective, and shading through regular practice, in-depth...

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Last chance to sign up for Teaching Triangles-FR

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for signing up for a fall-term Teaching Triangle is the end of the day on Sunday, Sept. 24. The sign-up sheet can be found at www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/faculty/triangles/ (linked as Teaching Triangle Schedule Grid Doc at the bottom of the page). The events at the heart of a Teaching Triangle are non-evaluative classroom observations and shared reflections. A...

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Movies, pictures and readings in your classroom: Copyright basics sessions at UNBF-FR

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Two copyright basics sessions will be held at UNBF; on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. or on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m.  Both will take place in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room, 100. Each session includes a brief overview of the UNB Copyright Guidelines and provides an opportunity for staff and faculty to ask specific or general questions about distributing content to...

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Prevention of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: DOMS with Saffron-FR

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Posted: September 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym? We are evaluating the potential of saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness. Join us at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, speeded recovery and higher performance. Background - The study would involve two separate 10-day data...

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2017 Fall Convocation - reserve regalia-SJ

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 35th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 20 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. All information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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CETL Media Lab Now Open through Lunch Hour-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The CETL Media Lab is now open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  The Media Lab in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 234 is a self-serve, supervised, specialty computer space which features equipment, software, and staff to assist you in any media project you plan to take on.  Video, photography, recording, including student assignments, presentations, online media, editing,...

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CFUW Fredericton Open House-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW Fredericton) invites all those interested in learning about CFUW and its Scholarships to attend its Open House on Sunday, Sept. 24  at 2 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building. Refreshments will be served. Article Contact Information Contact: Gwendolyn Davies Email Address: daviesg@unb.ca

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Informative Evening with the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Monday, Sept. 25, from 7 - 9 p.m., UNBF's Faculty of Nursing will host an interactive and educational session with The Fredericton Sexual Assault Center, in MacLaggan Hall, 53. This engaging evening will provide information on consent, as well as how to support someone who has experienced sexual assault. The skilled facilitator creates a comfortable and enjoyable environment in which to...

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Issues accessing UNB email via the iOS 11 Mail App-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It was recently discovered the new iOS 11 Mail App for iPhones may have some compatibility issues with UNB email (Office 365).  If you are experiencing issues accessing your UNB email from your iPhone, please download and use the Outlook App for iOS until the issues are resolved. Microsoft and Apple are working to correct the problem as quickly as possible. ITS will post more information...

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Kinesiology time capsule placement-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 12:30 p.m. outside of the new kinesiology building site for the placement of the UNB kinesiology time capsule. More than 40 items have been selected to be included in the time capsule, which will be sealed in a cornerstone of the new building until 2067. After the placement, a reception will be held in the Lady Beaverbrook gymnasium where a video will be shown...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Pop Aye"-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Pop Aye on Monday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. On a chance encounter, a disenchanted architect bumps into his long-lost elephant on the streets of Bangkok. Excited, he takes his elephant on a journey across Thailand, in search of the farm where they grew up together. For more information on the film and series, check out NB Film...

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Prosthetics Research Study: Age 18-85-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) is a leader in the development of upper limb prosthetic technologies. We are currently recruiting individuals to take part in a research study involving wrist motion for able-bodied individuals and prosthesis users. This study will help develop a new measurement tool to objectively assess prosthesis-user functionality. Project: Assessment of the...

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Psychology Graduate Student Research Showcase-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Psychology Graduate Student Research Showcase will take place on Friday, Sept. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge, K105. For the first colloquium this semester, we will be doing something a bit different: instead of inviting one researcher to talk about his or her research, we will be having four short presentations (seven minutes each with five minutes for question and...

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Sign up for UNB's emergency notification systems-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s campuses use mass notification systems to notify students, faculty and staff of an emergency on campus or campus closure. Please visit the links below to learn more about your campus’s system. UNB Fredericton In the event of an emergency or campus closure affecting the Fredericton campus, UNB Security & Traffic will notify you through a mass emergency notification system...

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Take a Leisure Learning Course - For the Joy of it-FR

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Posted: September 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This Fall, take a UNB Leisure Learning course for the Joy of it! These fun, creative and educational courses offer something for everyone. Choose from a series of short one-day workshops or longer classes in everything from creative writing and art workshops to Tai Chi and DIY courses. Develop your photography skills with our basics and beyond basics courses, along with specialty classes in...

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Community safety concern-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, Sept. 16, just after 1 a.m., UNB Security noted a black pickup truck on campus approaching women who were walking alone.  When speaking to one of the women, we learned that the man driving the truck had offered them a ride home.  He asked for directions to a local bar, but did not head that way when exiting campus.  The woman felt very uncomfortable during the...

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Craft NB Exhibit featured at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre is pleased to kick off the school year with the exhibit Beneath the Surface, opening Friday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m., featuring members of Craft NB. The exhibit curated by Maegen Black, Director of the Canadian Craft Federation, features work by artists from Craft NB who participated in a residency at Fundy National Park this past summer.  In partnership with Parks Canada,...

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D2L Brightspace: Tool of the Month: Assignments-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you tired of having to manage all those assignments your students are sending you via email? Tired of having to keep track of who submitted and didn’t submit their paper on time? Are you looking for a digital space where you can store all of your students’ submissions, grades and feedback? The Assignment tool in D2L Brightspace enables students to submit items to a personal or...

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Early Alert for Student Success - UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to faculty that the Early Alert for Student Success program is taking place this semester.  It is now in week three of the semester, if you have information on students who may be academically potentially 'at-rsk' (D or F), to please meet with the students AND forward their name to AdvisingAlert@unb.ca. Reminder to Saint John faculty teaching first-year courses:  If you have...

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Last call: Want to be included in the UNB Time Capsule?-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We need your ideas! Next week, UNB will be placing a time capsule in the cornerstone of the new kinesiology building, and we want to include thoughts from current UNB faculty, staff and students about what you think UNB will look like in 50 years.  There are two questions we’re asking our campus community to answer:  1. What will be the biggest change to UNB in 50...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature graphic novel about aboriginal gang violence-SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Patti LaBoucane-Benson and illustrator Kelly Mellings will read from their award-winning book, The Outside Circle: A Graphic Novel on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In this important graphic novel, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to bring...

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Participants needed for Health Research in Children - UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick? UNB’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 12 to 18, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The PACE Study. Over three visits, participants will take part in a 1-hour initial exercise session followed by 35 minutes of exercise and tests to measure their...

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UNB Computer Tender for 2017-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB’s current Computing Devices Tender expires September 30, 2017. We have negotiated an extension of terms with our currently awarded Resellers/Suppliers (Dell and OnX (Lenovo systems)) until the new 2017 Computing Devices tender is awarded. The new RFP will be issued soon; once awarded we will notify you of the awarded vendor(s). For a complete list of standard...

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Volunteer Fair-FR

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Posted: September 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Thinking about volunteering? Looking to boost your resume?  Want to add service hours before applying for educational programs or jobs. If so, plan on attending the Volunteer Fair on Monday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., in the Student Union Building cafeteria. The UNB Volunteer Fair, hosted by Student Services and the UNB Student Union, is your chance to connect with local non-profit...

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Ballroom Blitz-FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Ballroom Blitz is on! Come to the SUB Ballroom to check out Subtowne's big clothing sale. Ballroom Blitz Hours: Monday, Sept. 18 - Thursday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 22 (last day) from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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LGBTQ Sensitivity Training-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Plan on attending LGBTQ Sensitivity Training on Friday, Sept. 29, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at the Wu Conference Centre. Please join our expert instructor, Gail Costello, as she shares her vast knowledge on the importance of respecting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Gail is Fredericton’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year for the work she has done for the LGBTQ community. It's...

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New Parking Configuration at Sir Howard Douglas Hall-FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new parking configuration has been implemented which affects parking surrounding Sir Howard Douglas Hall.   Please note that all parking on the west side of the building is now “visitor” parking and that parking for “faculty/staff” has been moved to the front of the building.  The parking area for motorcycles remains unchanged; however, a few other changes in regards to service parking,...

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Parkinson SuperWalk-FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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URec and the Fredericton Parkinson Support Group will host Fredericton's Parkinson SuperWalk on  Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2 - 4 p.m., at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Last year's event raised $5,000 for Parkinson Canada - we hope to raise even more at this year's event!    Participants can choose to walk one km, three kms or five kms.    "The Parkinson...

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Recruiting sessions week of September 18-22-FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The following businesses and accounting firms will be on the Fredericton campus to recruit students interested in working with them. The schedule is as follows: JDI week    Sept. 18-20 - all faculties; recruiting campus-wide PWC    Sept. 18 from, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., in Carleton 104    KPMG    Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. in Tilley 307    Deloitte Consulting   Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in C122 (looking for...

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Rescheduled: Drama and More Drama: A multi Media Musical Adventure -FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This event has been rescheduled to Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in McCain Hall (STU), room 101 and on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Saint John Arts Centre (Saint John). Symphony New Brunswick Season 2017/18 makes an innovative start in the Virtuoso Series. SNB’s newest ensemble, Résonance, led by Principal Bassist, Andrew Miller will be preparing  a series of  multi...

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Toronto Consort Performance-SJ

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Society & Saint John Early Music Festival present The Toronto Consort performing The Shakespeare Songbook on Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Tickets to be purchased at the door. Free admission for UNB students, faculty and staff (UNB ID required). Admission for all others: $5 student, $15 senior and $20 adult. Article Contact...

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Volunteers needed for Homecoming-FR

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Posted: September 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Homecoming is less than three weeks away and we need your help.   From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, hundreds of alumni will be returning to their alma mater for a weekend of reminiscing and reconnecting, and volunteers are needed to make their Homecoming experience memorable.   From set up and take down to greeting and mingling, we need it all. You can volunteer for a couple of hours or...

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Climate Change Action Plan Task Force Invitation-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Climate Change Action Plan Committee (CCAPC) is seeking volunteers to join one of its task forces to aid in the development of targets and strategies for UNB’s Institutional Climate Change Action Plan. This plan will incorporate both the Fredericton and Saint John campus; volunteers from both campuses are welcome. It is important to the committee that this process involves as many...

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JDI Week at UNB Fredericton: September 18-20-FR

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Posted: September 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Through a series of events and activities, J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting opportunities for student employment and careers with JDI’s 40+ companies, from September 18-20. Students in all years are invited to visit the JDI Zones on campus and participate in networking events with JDI professionals, per the schedule below. JDI currently employs 650 UNB alumni — 30 per cent in...

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Staff Update - Student Accessibilty Centre -SJ

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Posted: September 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Student Accessibility Centre is pleased to announce that Marie-Josee Abgrall is now the Student Accessibility Support Coordinator for the Centre. Marie-Josee will offer service to students and faculty seeking support and assistance from the Centre. Join us is welcoming Marie-Josee to her new role on campus.    Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Yoga Program-SJ

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Posted: September 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Don't miss out on our upcoming eight-week yoga program with Judy Murphy starting on Friday, Sept. 22, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Table Tennis Room (across from the upstairs fitness room) G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. The cost to register is only $30 and there are only a limited number of spots left. If you have any questions or if you want to register, please stop by the Athletics...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with two...

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Drama and More Drama: A multi Media Musical Adventure -FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Symphony New Brunswick Season 2017/18 makes an innovative start in the Virtuoso Series. SNB’s newest ensemble, Résonance, led by Principal Bassist, Andrew Miller will be preparing  a series of  multi media shows this season to demonstrate some of the more innovative configurations and relationships between the musicians and the various art forms. Andrew is joined for this...

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First-Year Student Survey - Saint John Campus-SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John invites first-year students to provide important feedback on their early experiences on campus.  During the week of September 18-22, first-year students on the Saint John campus will have the opportunity to complete the First-Year Student Survey.  This survey asks questions about their experience applying to UNB, the experience prior to arrival on campus, and their initial...

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IBEC Speaker Series Presentation-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Tavis Marr is the co-founder and President of Marr’s Sweet Syrup, a company that specializes in raw honey, lip balms and body balms. What’s all the buzz? He started beekeeping on a dare with one hive five years ago, and has since incorporated the business, which now operates 52 hives, with 50,000 bees per hive. That works out to 2.6 million honeybees under his care. Tavis has...

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Mindfulness Groups-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want to find out what mindfulness is all about?  Get to know yourself better, learn to handle stress differently, and improve the quality of your everyday life.  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an eight-week group that will help students learn meditation and mindfulness practice.  This group is open to any students from UNB/STU. Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., starting...

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MMFC AGM: Guest speaker Dr. Diane Crocker-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre's Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. at MMFC on 678 Windsor Street. The AGM will be followed by a presentation titled, "Understanding ' Rape Culture' through narrative and complexity" by Diane Crocker, Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary's University. Her research areas include restorative justice,...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB men's soccer coach Gary Brown-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB men???s soccer coach Gary Brown, who passed away on Sept. 6 in Fredericton. He was 74. Gary earned a bachelor of physical education from UNB Fredericton in 1971. He was the beloved coach of the men's soccer team and coach of the men's and women's swim teams. He was also a dedicated associate professor of kinesiology...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB men's soccer coach Gary Brown-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB men’s soccer coach Gary Brown, who passed away on Sept. 6 in Fredericton. He was 74. Gary earned a bachelor of physical education from UNB Fredericton in 1971. He was the beloved coach of the men’s soccer team from 1971-1999, and coach of the men’s and women’s swim teams. He was also a dedicated...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB men's soccer coach Gary Brown-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB men’s soccer coach Gary Brown, who passed away on Sept. 6 in Fredericton. He was 74. Gary earned a bachelor of physical education from UNB Fredericton in 1971. He was the beloved coach of the men’s soccer team and coach of the men’s and women’s swim teams. He was also a dedicated associate...

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Print Services closed to walk-in traffic Friday-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Print Services in Marshall d’Avray Hall (Room 106) will be closed to walk-in traffic on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 15 to allow Facilities Management to complete the remaining ceiling repairs due to a water main break from earlier this year. For safety reasons, if you need to drop off or pick up printed material, please call us first so we can meet you outside of our office...

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Want to be included in the UNB Time Capsule?-FR

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Posted: September 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We need your ideas! UNB will soon be placing a time capsule in the cornerstone of the new kinesiology building, and we want to include thoughts from current UNB faculty, staff and students about what you think UNB will look like in 50 years.  There are two questions we're asking our campus community to answer:  1. What will be the biggest change to UNB in 50 years?  2. What...

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2017 Fall Convocation - reserve regalia-SJ

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 35th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 20 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. All information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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BioTalks: Research Topics on Cellular Digital Image Processing and Pattern Recognition-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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BioTalks: Research Topics on Cellular Digital Image Processing and Pattern Recognition will take place on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 12 p.m. in RN Scott Hall. Juan V. Lorenzo-Ginori, PhD Consultant and Full Professor,  Signal and Image Processing Laboratory (LPDSI) in the Informatics Research Center (CII),  Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computing Universidad Central “Marta...

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Fake News on the Rise: Tips for Savvy Media Engagement-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Friday, Sept. 15, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Ludlow Hall, 2A&B of “Fake News on the Rise: Tips for Savvy Media Engagement.” This special event is hosted by UNB Libraries, St. Thomas University and the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning and will feature Erin Steuter and Jeff Lilburn of Mount Allison University. Fake news is not new but it has, in the last year or...

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LB Residence Parking Blocked -FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Engineering Undergraduate Society will be hosting an event in the parking lot between Head Hall and Lady Beaverbrook Residence on Friday, Sept. 15, from 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. As such, cars parked at the bottom of the lot will be blocked from entering or leaving between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Please move your vehicle in advance or contact laura.r.wishart@unb.ca with any concerns.  Article Contact...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Their Finest"-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Their Finest on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Film Circuit favourite Lone Scherfig (An Education) returns with this rousing romantic comedy set in Britain’s wartime film industry. Featuring a cast teeming with some of the UK’s most charismatic comedic actors, including Bill Nighy (Pride, Notes on a Scandal)...

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Safety reminder when walking near construction sites-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We want to remind students, faculty and staff to be cautious and pay attention to construction signage when walking and driving near the New Kinesiology Building construction site.  Particularly when walking between the Currie Center and the L.B. Gym, we ask that people use extra caution and follow the designated pathways. There have been several instances of people walking through the...

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Science & Health Science Librarian Candidates: Presentations-SJ

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Hans W. Klohn Commons is interviewing candidates for the position of Science and Health Science Librarian. Tatiana Zaraiskaia will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 14. You are invited to her presentation from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in WCL 33, followed by a meet and greet (coffee will be provided) from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., outside of WCL 33.   Article Contact Information Contact: Kris...

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Sidewalk Closure at Bailey Drive and Residence Administration-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the sidewalk on the corner of Bailey Drive leading into Residence Administration will be closed September 14th for approximately one week. The closure is to allow for repairs to the broken sidewalk.  Signage will be in place. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities Management Work Control at 453-4889 or by...

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UNB and CUPE sign agreement-SJ

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Local 3339 signed a four-year renewal Collective Agreement on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.  CUPE Local 3339 represents approximately 55 support staff employees on the Saint John campus performing work in the following categories: clerical, secretarial, library assistant, tradespeople, labourers and...

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Volunteer Fair-FR

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Posted: September 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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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Book Launch: Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection and UNBF Libraries are celebrating the launch of Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things: Atlantic Canadian Poetry and Verse for Children, edited by Sheree Fitch and Anne Hunt (Nimbus, 2017), on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. in the Harriet Irving Library lobby. Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things reflects years of research and...

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Classes without Quizzes Discussion: The Making of a Terrorist: From Radicalization towards Political Violence-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Homecoming 2017 - Classes without Quizzes will present Dr. David C. Hofmann, assistant professor in the department of Sociology, leading a discussion on "The Making of a Terrorist: From Radicalization towards Political Violence" on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Bailey 146. In the last 15 years, social-scientific research into the causes and consequences of terrorism and terrorist...

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D2L Brightspace: Tool of the Month: Assignments-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you tired of having to manage all those assignments your students are sending you via email? Tired of having to keep track of who submitted and didn’t submit their paper on time? Are you looking for a digital space where you can store all of your students’ submissions, grades and feedback? The Assignment tool in D2L Brightspace enables students to submit items to a personal or...

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JDI Week at UNB Fredericton: Sept. 18-20-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Through a series of events and activities, J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting opportunities for student employment and careers with JDI’s 40-plus companies from Sept. 18-20. Students in all years are invited to visit the JDI Zones on campus and participate in networking events with JDI professionals, per the schedule below. JDI currently employs 650 UNB alumni — 30 per cent of...

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Mobility Study in Older Canadians-FR

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you 65 years or older and interested in knowing more about your mobility level? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory, UNBF, as we use wearable technology to examine the changes in movement of older adults during daily living for better prediction of health care transitions. Mobility is considered an important indicator of quality of life and yet we know...

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Science & Health Science Librarian Candidates: Presentations-SJ

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Hans W. Klohn Commons is interviewing candidates for the position of Science and Health Science Librarian. Cheryl Bain will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 13. You are invited to a meet and greet (coffee will be provided) from 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. in WCL 33, followed by her presentation from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., also in WCL 33. Tatiana Zaraiskaia will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 14. You are...

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Science & Health Science Librarian Candidates: Presentations-SJ

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Posted: September 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Hans W. Klohn Commons is interviewing candidates for the position of Science and Health Science Librarian. Cheryl Bain will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 13. You are invited to a meet and greet (coffee will be provided) from 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. in WCL 33, followed by her presentation from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., also in WCL 33. Tatiana Zaraiskaia will be on campus Thursday, Sept. 14. You are...

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Board Games-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Libraries and Student Services are happy to offer board games every Wednesday, from 5 - 9 p.m, in the Milham Room located on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library. Our game collection features everything from light, five minute appetizers to complex four hour behemoths and everything in between. Check out fb.me/UNBBoardgames for the full list of available games. If you’re new...

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CPA recruiting sessions-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The following accounting firms and businesses are coming to campus to recruit students interested in a career with them, willing to pursue a CPA designation. The schedule is as follows: Ernst & Young  -  September 13 at 1 p.m. in Tilley 303. Deloitte  -  September 13 at 4 p.m. in Singer 151 Grant Thornton - September 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Tilley 125 PWC - September 18 at 11:30 a.m. in...

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Do you know any students that would make good tutors?-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Tutor Inventory is coordinated by Student Services and connects students with faculty-endorsed tutors. We are currently recruiting tutors to add to the inventory and we need your help. Please announce this tutor inventory recruitment in your classes or – better yet – encourage students that you believe would make an excellent tutor to apply. Having a robust inventory is an...

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Last Chance to Register for the Diploma in University Teaching (DUT) Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next DUT session starts on Saturday, Sept. 16; deadline to register is Wednesday, Sept. 13.   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...

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Participants wanted for an experiment on duration discrimination-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Individuals with normal vision are invited to participate in an experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of UNB Fredericton. The experiment will take place in Keirstead Hall, K019. The study will take approximately 1.5 hours to...

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Protect Your Valuables-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Over the past couple of weeks there have been incidents on the lower end of the Fredericton campus, where thefts from vehicles have occurred.  Usually thieves look for an unlocked door, but, in these instances windows were broken out of cars left parked overnight.  In the most recent example, video surveillance shows someone on bicycle come off of the city paths just after 1 a.m.  The man looks...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative-SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. This initiative has brought together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area.  Membership currently...

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Rural Issues Workshop: 1 (Tom Beckley) "Energy and the rural sociological imagination"-FR

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty, students and interested members of the Fredericton and wider New Brunswick communities are invited to the Rural Issues Workshop series, which will run Fall 2017 and Winter 2018. The first session will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, from 4 - 5:30 p.m. This workshop series addresses the topic of rural issues, broadly conceived. We will begin by discussing a paper by Tom...

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Student Work Program-SJ

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Posted: September 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Student Employment Services is pleased to invite faculty and staff to apply for Student Work Grants for the 2017/2018 academic year. The purpose of the Student Work Program is to provide a significant learning experience while also helping to create a sense of community and connection between UNB Saint John and students.  It is designed to create valuable part-time,...

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2017 Terry Fox Run-SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Terry Fox Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 17 on the UNB Saint John campus. Registration will take place at 12 p.m., opening ceremonies at 12:30 p.m., with the Run/Walk taking place from 1 - 4 p.m.   Plan on joining UNB Saint John organizers at this event. Everyone is welcome to participate in a Terry Fox Run/Walk, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic...

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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What better way to 'Celebrate UNB' this fall than in Oktoberfest style! Join alumni and friends at the Market Square Atrium in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 13, from 6 - 8 p.m., for an after-work social to enjoy the many flavours of Oktoberfest. Taste from a selection of beer and cider from local breweries such as Big tide, Hammond River, Loyalist City, Moosehead, Red Rover and Yip Cider. You can...

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CETL Hosts Session on Using Cognitive Psychology to Prepare for Student Learning-FR

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join facilitator Biljana Stevanovski, Psychology, on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Toole Hall, 303.  In this session, Biljana Stevanovski will present current cognitive psychology theory on how students learn and will use various demonstrations to highlight the principles covered. We will focus on aspects such as attention, memory, the impact of technology on learning,...

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Creative Connections Conference Registration now open-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Registration is now open for the interactive and interdisciplinary Creative Connections Conference, taking place November 16 - 18 at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton campus. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. The conference features three keynotes including Nora Young, who will be covering topics such as innovation, design thinking, and interdisciplinary...

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award- September 30-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. Eligibility: The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The...

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Lorenzo Reading Series will kick off its 2017-18 -SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Lorenzo Reading Series will kick off its 2017-18 season with Wayne Clifford reading from his 14th book of poetry, Flying the Truck on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Flying the Truck is the result of Wayne Clifford’s two-years as poet-in-residence with the New Brunswick Museum during its Grand Lake Protected Area Bioblitz in 2013 and...

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New website offers insight into Atlantic salmon stocks as scientists embark on revival effort -FR and SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new website launched by scientists determined to revive Atlantic salmon stocks is detailing fish counts in the Miramichi River thanks to their network of underwater sonar cameras. Researchers with the Canadian Rivers Institute at the University of New Brunswick are leading the research project for the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST), a partnership of scientists,...

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Science & Health Science Librarian Candidates: Presentations-SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Hans W. Klohn Commons is interviewing candidates for the position of Science and Health Science Librarian. Alexandra Goudreau will be on campus Monday, Sept. 11. You are invited to a meet and greet (coffee will be provided) from 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. in WCL 33, followed by her presentation from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., also in WCL 33. Cheryl Bain will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 13. You are...

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University of New Brunswick innovators nab Startup Canada awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick dominated the regional Startup Canada awards for entrepreneurship last Thursday night, with three of its innovators being recognized by the national organization for their commitment and achievement. At a gala event at the Fredericton Convention Centre, UNB cybersecurity pioneer Dr. Ali Ghorbani was honoured by Startup Canada with its Senior Entrepreneur Award...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with...

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Drop-In Week at URec: September 11 - 17 -FR

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Posted: September 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Next week, you can try any general population class for free at URec! Choose from classes such as yoga, pilates, boxing, dance and more!  Spaces are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Tappan Adney And the Heritage of the St. John River Valley-FR

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Posted: September 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Libraries invites you to attend an introduction to a long–awaited biography of Tappan Adney being held on Friday, Sept. 15, from 3 - 5 p.m., in the Milham Room (#100) at the Harriet Irving Library. When Tappan Adney came to Woodstock, New Brunswick for a summer holiday in 1887, a seed was planted that grew into one of the most significant projects of cultural preservation in the...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the Fall 2017 term.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. Fall 2017 (September 16 - November 4, 2017):  DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 331.  Please bring your own...

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Community electronic-waste program-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For the past few years UNB Saint John has offered an annual community electronic-waste program to resounding success. The Province of New Brunswick is now offering a program aimed at keeping end-of-life electronics out of New Brunswick landfills.  For this reason our annual e-waste program will no longer be held. A complete list of Drop-off Centres and what electronic products are accepted is...

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Feminist Lunch Series featuring Dr. Megan Woodworth-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please mark your calendars for the opening talk of UNBF's Feminist Lunch Series in the Faculty of Arts to be given on Monday, Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 28.  Dr. Megan Woodworth, English, UNBF Arts Advising, will present a paper entitled, "The dominion of the parent country”: Liberty, Tyranny, & Marriage in The History of Emily Montague. Frances Brooke’s 1769...

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Fire Alarms-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of faculty are asked to please announce the following instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of classes: All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the Emergency Procedures...

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Leadership in an era of deep change-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Start the fall term with the International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. Join us for lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., for the first event of the year featuring Dr. John McLaughlin. His presentation, “Leadership in an era deep change,” takes place in Singer Hall, 161. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.   Perhaps best known for his...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "Tommy's Honour"-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents the film, Tommy's Honour on Monday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honour - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf. For more information on the film and series, check out NB Film...

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Science & Health Science Librarian Candidates: Presentations-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Hans W. Klohn Commons is interviewing candidates for the position of Science and Health Science Librarian. Alexandra Goudreau will be on campus Monday, Sept. 11. You are invited to a meet and greet (coffee will be provided) from 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. in WCL 33, followed by her presentation from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., also in WCL 33. Cheryl Bain will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 13. You are...

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The McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Innovation-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of It Begins Here, the Campaign for the University of New Brunswick, The McCain Foundation is contributing $1.25 million to new fellowships aimed to equip PhD graduates with the resources they need to transform their research into a product ready for market. The McCain Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Innovation are two- to three-year fellowships valued at $50,000 per year and...

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Toronto Consort Performance-SJ

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Society & Saint John Early Music Festival present The Toronto Consort performing The Shakespeare Songbook on Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Tickets to be purchased at the door. Free admission for UNB students, faculty and staff (UNB ID required). Admission for all others: $5 student, $15 senior and $20 adult. Article Contact...

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UNBF English Language Program Fall Course Offerings - Correction-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF English Language Program offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels: Intensive English Term Format - English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours per week September 7 – December 8, 2017 Intensive English Term Segment - English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours per week...

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Updated Counselling Services Website & Blog-FR

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Posted: September 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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September is here, bringing with it a new academic year… as well as the launch of the newly updated UNBF Counselling Services website!  If you’ve been thinking about counselling, but have some questions, you’ll find the answers here - what kind of support is available; how to book an appointment; when and why you might want to  talk to a therapist; how to support a...

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Applications open for the Pond-Deshpande Centre Student Ambassador Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications are now open for the Fall 2017 cohort of the Pond-Deshpande Centre's Student Ambassador Program. The Student Ambassador Program (SAP) brings together a cohort of students from across New Brunswick and gears them up to make a difference in their community. Offered by the Pond-Deshpande Centre & the New Brunswick Social Policy and Research Network, this program provides students with...

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Athletes needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are looking for athletes on university sports teams or clubs who have AND have not experienced concussion (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very valuable).  Your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting.   If you choose to participate, you will be entered into a draw to win a $25 Visa gift card (one in 13.75...

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D2L Brightspace: Tool of the Month: Assignments-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you tired of having to manage all those assignments your students are sending you via email? Tired of having to keep track of who submitted and didn’t submit their paper on time? Are you looking for a digital space where you can store all of your students’ submissions, grades and feedback? The Assignment tool in D2L Brightspace enables students to submit items to a personal or...

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Digital Literacy Online Modules-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL has produced online modules on topics related to Digital Literacy for faculty and instructors to add to their courses as they see a need for instruction on this subject, either as presentations that students can view on their own or that instructors can use as the basis for course discussions. The modules have multimedia presentations on such topics as: Email and online posting...

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Fall Leisure Learning Courses - For the Joy of it-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This Fall try a Leisure Learning course - for the joy of being creative, learning a new skill and meeting new friends. Offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning, these fun and educational courses offer something for everyone. Choose from a series of short one-day workshops or longer classes in everything from creative writing and speciality art workshops to pottery and DIY...

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Fencing Open House-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Fencing Club will host a free Open House on Monday, Sept. 11 starting at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Recreation Gym. No experience required. All equipment will be provided.  Can't make it to the Open House? No problem, we invite you to drop by our beginner practices any time on Mondays or Wednesdays between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (second...

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Funeral for Dr. Sean McGrady-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The university community is advised that a funeral will be held for Dr. Sean McGrady on Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 4 p.m. at Bishop's Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sean joined UNB Fredericton in 2003 as an associate professor in the department of chemistry. He was promoted to full professor in 2006 and was cross-appointed to the department of chemical...

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Peace and Friendship Treaty Days 2017 - Registration Open-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 3rd Annual Peace and Friendship Treaty Days will take place October 23 - 24, 2017  on the UNBF campus. Registration now open, visit the conference website for registration information. Register before October 2nd to receive early-bird registration price! The Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick is proud to announce that registration is now open for UNB's third...

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Prenatal visiting with UNBF Nursing students-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are still a few more spots available for September 2017 in the Prenatal Family Visiting Program. UNBF Faculty of Nursing offers free prenatal home visits with nursing students for pregnant mothers in the Fredericton area. Two students will visit four times with an expectant mother/family, at a time and place chosen by the mother. The mother decides what information she would like to...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative-SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ, the Qualitative Health Research Collaborative, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. This initiative has brought together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area.  Membership currently...

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Seawolves Soccer Home Games-SJ

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams for another exciting season of ACAA action.  Home games take place at the Canada Games Stadium as follows: Saturday, Sept. 9 - vs. University of Kings College, Blue Devils (Halifax, NS)  Women's Game: 2 p.m. Men's Game 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10 - vs. Mount Saint Vincent University, Mystics (Halifax, NS) Women's Game: 11 a.m. Men's Game: 1 p.m....

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UNBF English Language Program Fall Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: September 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF English Language Program offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels: Intensive English Term Format – English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours per week September 7 – December 8, 2017 Intensive English Term Segment – English for Academic Purposes 35+ hours...

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The McCain Foundation funding announcement-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m. for a major gift announcement from The McCain Foundation in support of postdoctoral fellowships. The event will take place at Long Hall in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Everyone is welcome and a reception will follow.   Article Contact Information Contact: Craig Poole Email Address: cpoole@unb.ca

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Classroom technology reminders-FR

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Posted: September 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL Classroom Technology & Services would like to remind all faculty and instructors of the support and assistance for their classroom technology needs: ​If you need to reserve specialized classroom equipment for your class, please email avbooking@unb.ca. If you would like one-on-one training, or have any questions regarding your classroom and the technology, please contact our Classroom...

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New faculty meet and greet - Saint John-SJ

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Posted: September 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Teaching and Learning Centre and the Vice-President’s Excellence in Teaching Committee in Saint John will host a new faculty meet and greet on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 1 – 2:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall 339. Meet colleagues, ask questions about teaching, and learn about some of the teaching and learning initiatives for this coming academic year. Everyone is welcome! Article Contact...

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New online order form for UNB parking permits-FR and SJ

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Posted: September 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new online form has been developed to make it easier and faster to get your UNB parking permit.  Available to all faculty, staff and students, the new form allows you to: Pay with UCard Cash online (NEW) Pay through payroll deduction (faculty/staff only) Pay at pickup at the Security Office (UNBF) or the Office of the Registrar (UNBSJ) Fill out your vehicle information online  Purchase a...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to Sept. 30. An email was sent out on July 5 detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with two...

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Celebrating Respectful Workplace Week -SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Quad for an ice cream social to celebrate Respectful Workplace Week.  At this collegial gathering, we will kick-off the start of the term in style.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to come out to the Quad and enjoy the company of colleagues and ice cream sundaes – complete with all the fixings - and some fun games....

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Minimal seating in the SUB Cafeteria-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised seating will only be available in the upper portion of the SUB Atrium and Blue Lounge on Friday, Sept. 1. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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New faculty meet and greet -SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Teaching and Learning Centre and the Vice-President's Excellence in Teaching Committee in Saint John will host a new faculty meet and greet on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall 339. Meet colleagues, ask questions about teaching, and learn about some of the teaching and learning initiatives for this coming academic year. Everyone is welcome! Article Contact...

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New UNB Fredericton employees must complete safety orientation-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As a notice to new employees (student and otherwise) on campus, and for those yet to complete the safety orientation, you are required under legislation to do so by following the instructions found at the below link (~15 minutes): https://www.unb.ca/advancement/_assets/documents/communications/d2linstructions_employees.pdf If you require any assistance, please email...

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Travel Restrictions Directive rescinded effective Sept 1-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Notice from the Vice-President (Administration and Finance) Please be advised that the Travel Restrictions Directive will be rescinded effective Sept. 1, 2017.  The directive stated that all travel funded from the operating account must be justified as essential and approved by a vice-president prior to the travel being booked.  Shortly thereafter, the directive was revised to include...

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Tuition waiver benefit-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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To facilitate timely and accurate processing of the employee/spouse/dependent tuition benefit, completed tuition forms must be received in the Human Resources office by a specified date each semester. All tuition waivers are due by the first day of classes for each term: Fall 2017 term: Sept. 7, 2017 Winter 2018 Term: Jan. 4, 2018 Forms are available here. It is each employee's responsibility...

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Classroom technology reminders-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL Classroom Technology & Services would like to remind all faculty and instructors of the support and assistance for their classroom technology needs: ​If you need to reserve specialized classroom equipment for your class, please email avbooking@unb.ca. If you would like one-on-one training, or have any questions regarding your classroom and the technology, please contact our...

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Fredericton orientation schedule-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Fall Orientation Week on the Fredericton Campus is right around the corner!  Visit this website for full program information and schedules or download an overview of the week. Two full days of Faculty Orientation programming for new students will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and Wednesday, Sept. 6.   Everyone - students, faculty, staff, and all Fredericton residents - is...

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Health insurance information sessions for international students-SJ

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Starting Sept. 1, there are changes to the way international students are covered for illnesses and emergencies while studying at UNB. Please read the official UNB statement on these changes. To help you understand the New Brunswick health care system and your individual coverage, there are a number of information sessions scheduled on the Saint John campus in the beginning of September. You...

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Monday Night Film Series presents "The Big Sick"-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series will present the film "The Big Sick" on Monday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gordon fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents (Ray Romano, Holly Hunter), his family's expectations, and...

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Register for the Creative Connections Conference-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Creative Connections Conference is taking place at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, from Nov. 16-18, 2017. Registration is now open; students, staff, faculty, administrators, government officials and the public are encouraged to participate in and attend this conference. The central goal of the Atlantic Centre for Creativity and the Creative Connections Conference is...

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Saint John orientation schedule-SJ

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Orientation is the official welcome to UNB Saint John students!  It eases the transition to university and promotes relationship-building. All new UNBSJ students (first-year, international, transfer and mature) are invited to participate in this informational and fun introductory week! Saturday, Sept. 2 - Residence move-in day Tuesday, Sept. 5 - Campus Orientation Day 9:30 a.m. - Kick-off...

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Welcome our newest students at Commencement-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 10:15 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to our campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. Commencement also introduces and highlights our history and traditions.  This ceremony, along with Encaenia and...

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D2L Brightspace Tool of the Month: Class Progress-FR

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Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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​How valuable would it be to have predictive practices in place so that you can access early warning about students who may be getting off track? The Class Progress tool in D2L Brightspace provides instructors with a high-level view of student performance across the entire class and through four indicators of performance, all at the instructor’s fingertips, making predictive...

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Faculty & staff fall/winter hours-SJ

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Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be reminded that the university will revert to fall/winter hours on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. This means that the majority of departments will have office hours from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break).  Any department whose hours are different from those specified above must ensure that a 7¼-hour or 8-hour day is scheduled in their own department to provide...

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Fake News on the Rise: Tips for Savvy Media Engagement-FR

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Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Friday, Sept, 15, from 2:30 - 4 p.m. in Room 2A&B of Ludlow Hall for "Fake News on the Rise: Tips for Savvy Media Engagement". This special event is hosted by UNB Libraries, St. Thomas University and the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning and will feature Erin Steuter and Jeff Lilburn of Mount Allison University. Fake news is not new but it has, in the last year or so,...

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Looking for alumni volunteers for 2017 Commencement-FR

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Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are looking for faculty and staff members of our UNB community who are alumni to assist with a part of this year's Commencement ceremony on Sept. 5 as we welcome our new students to UNB. We need 10 people. During Commencement, students are asked to sign a card that signifies their joining the UNB family. We have been asked to provide a procession of alumni volunteers who will pick these...

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UNB Saint John Golf Classic hosted by the Seawolves cancelled-SJ

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Posted: August 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Golf Classic scheduled for Friday, Sept. 8, at Westfield Golf and Country Club has been cancelled. Anyone, or any team, that has registered contact Natasha Kelly at nkelly@unb.ca Make sure to join us next year!   Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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

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Posted: August 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You still have time to nominate an excellent teacher 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’s Office, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty offices. The deadline for...

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Free presentation series - Abuse at Work: Perspectives on Recognizing & Responding-FR

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Posted: August 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Sept. 4 to 10, 2017, has been declared Respectful Workplace Week by the City of Fredericton. To highlight this, the Workplace Violence and Abuse Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting a series of free public talks at the Fredericton Public Library in Chickadee Hall on Friday, Sept. 8. All are welcome. Light snacks will be available for morning break....

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New Faculty Meet and Greet -SJ

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Teaching and Learning Centre and the Vice President's Excellence in Teaching Committee in Saint John will host a New Faculty Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 339. Meet colleagues, ask questions about teaching, and learn about some teaching and learning initiatives for this coming academic year. Everyone is welcome! Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Toronto Consort Performance-SJ

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Society & Saint John Early Music Festival present The Toronto Consort performing The Shakespeare Songbook on Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Tickets to be purchased at the door. Free admission for UNB students, faculty and staff (UNB ID required). Admission for all others: $5 student, $15 senior and $20 adult. Article Contact...

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UNBF Libraries Delayed Opening - September 5-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that on Tuesday, Sept. 5, UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, and South Gym) will open at 10 a.m. 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. Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email...

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UNB Libraries Showcase for faculty-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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University of New Brunswick Libraries Fredericton will host a half-day event designed to introduce and update faculty members to our resources and services in support of their teaching, research and scholarly output.  This year, topics include bad faith publishing, research data management, data/GIS services, Scopus, multimedia services, and more. For a complete listing of presentations,...

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UNB Saint John Golf Classic hosted by the Seawolves-SJ

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Sept. 8. Whether or not you call yourself a golfer, come join us for a day on the links at the picturesque Westfield Golf and Country Club. This is a fun event with a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill levels are welcome. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as hole prizes. Get your groups lined up and register...

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Welcome our Newest Students at Commencement-FR

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Posted: August 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 10:15 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to our campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. Commencement also introduces and highlights our history and traditions.  This ceremony, along with Encaenia and...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with...

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Effective Teaching Institute: Making Student Work Matter Beyond the Classroom-FR and SJ-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Making Student Work Matter Beyond the Classroom workshop will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) in McCain Hall 201 at St. Thomas University.  It is increasingly important that students learn that their work contributes to the world beyond their classrooms, even beyond the university.  Even the most abstract...

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KIN Kids-FR

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


KIN Kids is back!  This guided active play program is offered in partnership with the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNBF, and is for kids between the ages of five and 12. Lead by Kinesiology student volunteers, it is the perfect opportunity for children to participate in physical activity, learn new skills and make new friends in a non-competitive, fun environment! The program is hosted in the...

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Math Placement Test - Fall 2017 - Please Note New Location-FR

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2017 Fall sitting of the Math Placement Test will take place Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 8:45 a.m. (locations have change from last year). The Math Placement Test is for all students who are registered to take MATH 1003 for the first time.  Student that have already taken MATH 1003 or have passed MATH 0863 do not have to take the test. Locations:  Engineering...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for September 8th Pay - FR and SJ-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of September 8, 2017. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Aug....

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

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Accessibility Centre Closure -FR

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Wednesday morning, Aug. 24, and will reopen at 1 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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UNBF Safety Newsletter: Important Contacts, Cell Phones and Cars, and First Aid Refreshers-FR

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This newsletter focuses on important tips and reminders with respect to who employees and students should contact under various scenarios. We also discuss the topic of safety involving cell phones and vehicles, First Aid Refreshers on the Fredericton campus, and some general updates on training and waste collection. Please take a minute to review the newsletter, and do not hesitate to contact...

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and Instructors: A UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience, if you find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): //www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.   It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and services available to students to help with academic success. Use what fits your situation and delete the rest. The...

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UNBF Prenatal Family Visiting Program with Nursing Students-FR

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Posted: August 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Faculty of Nursing offers free prenatal home visiting with nursing students for pregnant mothers in the Fredericton area. Two students will visit four times with an expectant mother/ family, at a time and place chosen by the mother. The mother decides what information she would like to learn, and the student provide the teaching. Students also complete a Family Health Assessment. Each...

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D2L Brightspace Tool of the Month: Class Progress-FR

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


How valuable would it be to have predictive practices in place so that you can access early warning about students who may be getting off track? The Class Progress tool in D2L Brightspace provides instructors with a high level view of student performance across the entire class and through four indicators of performance all at the instructor’s fingertips, making predictive practices and...

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Early Alert for Student Success - UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Early Alert for Student Success initiative is designed to help students achieve academic success by addressing academic issues early in the term.  Through early assessment, intervention and reporting, potentially at-risk students will be counselled in a manner that provides them with the best opportunity to persist in their educational pursuits.   There are three easy steps...

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Effective Teaching Institute: Making Student Work Matter Beyond the Classroom-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Making Student Work Matter Beyond the Classroom workshop will be held Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) in McCain Hall 201 at St. Thomas University.  It is increasingly important that students learn that their work contributes to the world beyond their classrooms, even beyond the university.  Even the most abstract student work...

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Office of the Registrar in Saint John delayed opening-SJ

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Office of the Registrar will delay opening by 30 minutes, to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24 for training purposes. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Wahkuna Lisik Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Pilates Reformer Registration opens August 28-FR

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Posted: August 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join URec for a semi-private Pilates class! All semi-private classes have a maximum of five participants; we keep our classes small to give you individualized attention!  Pilates reformer workouts tone the body from the inside out - each class incorporates core control and upper and lower body exercises for a true full-body workout. Registration for the fall session...

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Athletes needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are looking for athletes on university sports teams or clubs who have AND have not experienced concussion (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very valuable). Your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting.   You will be entered into a draw to win a $25 Visa gift card (one in 13.75 odds of winning). Athletes...

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Student Recruitment Offices will be closed for training-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that the Student Recruitment office on the UNB Saint John campus will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., for training.  On Thursday, Aug. 24, both the UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John Student Recruitment offices will be closed for training. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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2017-18 parking permits available starting Aug 21-FR

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB parking permits for 2017-18 will be available for purchase in person at the Security & Traffic Office (Wu Centre lower entrance) beginning Monday, Aug. 21, and through payroll deduction beginning Wednesday, Aug. 23.  Coming soon… Faculty, staff and students will soon be able to order and purchase parking permits online using UCard Cash for faster pickup at the Security & Traffic...

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Community safety concern-SJ

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are reports of a suspicious male driver approaching female pedestrians in the University Avenue area of Saint John. The driver asks for directions and invites the person to join him in the vehicle. Individuals should be cautious if approached in this area and report any suspicious activity to the Saint John City Police, Campus Security, or call 911 immediately if you feel unsafe or...

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Introducing the UNB IT Service Desk-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the past few months, ITS and ISS have been transforming how we provide technical support at UNB. Our goal? To improve your experience when you need IT help whether via email, phone or in person. As part of this, we’ve made a few (more) changes. Our Help Desks (UNBF & UNBSJ) are all now known as the UNB IT Service Desk. Any communications you receive from us moving forward will...

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New Source Code for imported journal entries-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning May 1, 2017, Colleague's source code table was updated to include source code IJ (Import Journal).  This change differentiates entries posted to the general ledger through the journal entry process versus the import process.  Journal entries will continue to be noted as JE (General Journal) and imported entries will be noted as IJ (Import Journal).  If you have any...

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

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Libraries Showcase for faculty-FR

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Posted: August 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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University of New Brunswick Libraries Fredericton will host a half-day event designed to introduce and update faculty members to our resources and services in support of their teaching, research, and scholarly output.  This year, topics include bad faith publishing, research data management, data/GIS services, Scopus, multimedia services, and more. For a complete listing of presentations,...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to Sept. 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with two...

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Bike rack replacement-FR

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Posted: August 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Beginning Monday, Aug. 21, bike racks located at 'B' Level Head Hall and the lower side of the LB Residence along Dineen Drive will be replaced with new ones. Please find an alternate location as any bikes remaining will be removed at their owner's risk and expense. If it is necessary to remove any bikes, they can be retrieved at the Security Office located in the lower entrance to the Wu...

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Early closure on Aug. 18: Office of the Vice President (Research) and the Office of Research Services-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Friday, Aug. 18, the Office of the Vice President (Research) and the Office of Research Services will be closing at 12:30 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Ashley Doucet Email Address: ors@unb.ca

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Educational Technology Services: helping you get ready for the fall term-SJ

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Posted: August 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On the Saint John campus, Educational Technology Services (ETS) can help instructors prepare for the fall term in the following ways: Group and one-on-one training sessions for Brightspace by D2L, UNB's learning management system.   Support and training for Poll Everywhere, UNB's classroom response system (sometimes referred to as clicker technology). Training on the use of the...

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2017/18 UNB Parking Permits-SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty/Staff/Student 2017/18 UNB Parking Permits will be available for purchase starting August 23, 2017. Please refer to the EHS&S website for current permit prices and parking regulations. Additional notice will be forthcoming for Student Permits as an e-purchase option will also be available this year.   Article Contact Information Contact: David Gillespie Email Address: dgill@unb.ca

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Expression of Interest for Flash Presenters - UNB Research Showcase-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of Research Services (ORS) will be hosting the annual UNB Research Showcase during Homecoming 2017 on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium. The purpose of the UNB Research Showcase is to allow the UNB community, and public, to learn about some of the outstanding research work being accomplished by UNB researchers, and show how this research...

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Mourning the passing of professor emeritus Beverley Smith-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member and professor emeritus Beverley Smith (LLB ’53), who passed away on Aug. 4 in Comox, B.C. He was 87. Beverley, or Bev, was a professor in UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law. He attended the university as a law student, graduating in 1953, and returned to UNB as a professor in 1980 following a...

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Post-Graduation Work Permit and Immigrating to Canada Information Session-SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Student Services is hosting an immigration session for all international students on Monday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. At this session, students will learn about how to apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit, when they can apply and what they need to submit an application. Regulated Canada Immigration Consultant Ji Li will discuss the various ways...

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UNB College of Extended Learning Closing Early August 18-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's College of Extended Learning will be closing at noon on Friday, Aug. 18 for a staff function.  The office will reopen on Monday at 7:45 a.m. Sorry for any inconvenience.   Article Contact Information Contact: Pam Goodfellow Email Address: pgoodfel@unb.ca

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty and Instructors: A UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience, if you would find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): //www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and services available to students to help with academic success. Use what fits your situation and delete the rest. The...

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D2L Brightspace Tool of the Month: Class Progress-FR

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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How valuable would it be to have predictive practices in place so that you can access early warning about students who may be getting off track? The Class Progress! Tool in D2L Brightspace provides instructors with a high level view of student performance across the entire class and through four indicators of performance all at the instructor’s fingertips, making predictive practices and...

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Deadline for the New UNB Teaching Innovation Award- September 30-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. Eligibility: The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The...

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Feedback Sought on UNBF Guide for Academic Accessibility and Accommodation for Students with Disabilities-FR

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Input from UNB Fredericton faculty and instructors is invited on the draft UNBF Guide for Academic Accessibility and Accommodation for Students with Disabilities at a meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. The duration is one hour. Email Bev Bramble at bbramble@unb.ca to obtain a copy of the document. Emailed feedback is welcome as well—just send it...

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Introducing the UNB IT Service Desk-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Over the past few months, ITS and ISS have been transforming how we provide technical support at UNB. Our goal? To improve your experience when you need IT help whether via email, phone or in person. As part of this, we’ve made a few (more) changes. Our name – UNB IT Service Desk Our Help Desks (UNBF & UNBSJ) are all now known as the UNB IT Service Desk. Any communications you...

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NB Summer Music Festival - Main Series-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The New Brunswick Summer Music Festival's 23rd annual Main Series runs from Wednesday, Aug. 16 - Saturday, August 19.  This year's theme is the music of Spain and the Latin Countries of the New World. Join us in Memorial Hall for a selection of pieces by 19th & 20th century Spanish composers such as Arriaga, Granados, and Turino as well as current composers Evangelista, Estacio. and...

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Office of the Registrar in Saint John delayed opening-SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Office of the Registrar will delay opening by 30 minutes, to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17 and 24 for training purposes. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Wahkuna Lisik Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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Participants wanted for experiment on duration discrimination-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Individuals with normal vision are invited to participate in an experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of UNB Fredericton. The experiment will take place in Keirstead Hall, K019. The study will take approximately 1.5 hours to...

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UNB Saint John Golf Classic hosted by the Seawolves-SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Sept. 8. Whether or not you call yourself a golfer, come join us for a day on the links at the picturesque Westfield Golf and Country Club. This is a fun event with a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill levels are welcome. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as hole prizes. Get your groups lined up and register...

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UNB welcomes Michael van Zyll de Jong as Dean of Science, Applied Science and Engineering -SJ

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Posted: August 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick has a new dean of science, applied science and engineering (SASE).    Dr. Michael van Zyll de Jong comes to us from Memorial University where he served as associate professor of applied ecology in the School of Science and Environment at Grenfell Campus. Dr. van Zyll de Jong served a three-year term as Director of the Environmental Policy Institute...

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Register for a fall fee-based program-FR

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Posted: August 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Boxing, pilates, Latin dance, yoga and more! Join URec for a fall fee-based program, designed to develop personal fitness and skills in a progressive group instruction format. All programs are instructed by certified fitness professionals. Our instructors are truly experts in their craft!  Space is limited - register ASAP to secure your spot!    Article...

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Saint John College now an official CELPIP test centre-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Saint John College, at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus, is now offering the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP), Canada’s leading English language test for those applying for Canadian permanent residency and citizenship. Saint John College is excited to offer the CELPIP, and hopes to address the needs of the immigrant community by...

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Staff Faculty lunch Shinerama trivia-FR

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Posted: August 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Special edition Staff/ Faculty Shinerama Trivia! Assemble your teams of four to five people and come test your trivia skills at the Cellar Pub Patio on Friday, Aug. 18, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Admission by a donation. Hotdogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, soft drinks and fries will be sold! Donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada can be made at the entrance! Help us reach our goal of...

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Harrison McCain Foundation provides new opportunities for UNB faculty members-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Twenty-three faculty members at UNB have increased research, publishing and teaching support, thanks to funding from the Harrison McCain Faculty Awards at the University of New Brunswick. The awards, initially established in 2006 with a grant of $1 million from the Harrison McCain Foundation, and renewed with an additional $1.25 million in 2016, are focused in four areas ranging from support...

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UNB Libraries Showcase 2017-FR

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Posted: August 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick Libraries Fredericton will host a half-day event designed to introduce and update faculty members to its resources and services in support of their teaching, research and scholarly output.  This year, topics include bad faith publishing, research data management, data/GIS services, Scopus, multimedia services and more. For a complete listing of...

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2017-2018 UNB Work-Study Program Deadline is AUGUST 11-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.  This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of...

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Administrative Services Review feedback deadline extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit your feedback and advice for the recommendations regarding the Administrative Services Review has been extended to September 30. An email was sent out on July 5th detailing the five recommendations and related options.  These recommendations are all focused on how we can work more effectively as an organization and enhance our efforts toward being one university with...

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Celebrate UNB at Homecoming 2017-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us from September 28 - October 1 for UNB Homecoming 2017! Whether you prefer traditional Homecoming events like the Lobster Boil or Research Showcase, or are interested in new events like Escape Logic Games or a re-vamped Tasting and Family FunFest, there's something for everyone. For those who graduated in years ending in two or seven, this is a reunion year for you! Our homecoming theme,...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 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 Fall 2017 term.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. Fall 2017 (Sept. 16 - Nov. 4, 2017):  DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 331.  Pleases bring your own lunch. The...

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Chancellor emeritus Dr. Richard Currie among 2017 Order of New Brunswick inductees -FR and SJ

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Richard J. Currie, UNB's chancellor emeritus, has been named to the Order of New Brunswick for his accomplishments as a business executive and for his contributions to public education in the province. "This is fitting recognition for all that Dr. Currie has done for New Brunswick. He has had a phenomenally successful business career and has invested tremendous energy, time and resources...

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D2L Brightspace Tool of the Month: Class Progress-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


How valuable would it be to have predictive practices in place so that you can access early warning about students who may be getting off track? The Class Progress Tool in D2L Brightspace provides instructors with a high level view of student performance across the entire class and through four indicators of performance all at the instructor’s fingertips, making predictive practices and...

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NB Summer Music Festival presents FUZE-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Centre for Musical Arts and the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival present FUZE, a weekend mini-series of contemporary music with an electronic and classical edge.  Join us Friday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Fredericton campus to hear musicians from across Canada and across genres.  Presenting original peices and compositions inspired by our Main Series...

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New Look to D2L Coming August 15-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 9 a.m., UNB will be upgrading D2L Brightspace to the new "Daylight" experience. This upgrade requires no system downtime and offers a redesign of D2L Brightspace to provide a cleaner interface, updated fonts, icons, and a responsive navigation bar that will make D2L easy to use from any device. For more information on the upgrade to "Daylight" at UNB and some frequently...

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Surplus furniture available-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Libraries has a plain large table (4' x 8.5') with wooden top and metal legs available to any department in need. Picture available upon request, please contact Siobhan Hanratty at hanratty@unb.ca or 451-6803 for additional information, and to make arrangements to view/collect. Article Contact Information Contact: Siobhan Hanratty Email Address: hanratty@unb.ca

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Expression of Interest for Flash Presenters - UNB Research Showcase-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Research Services (ORS) will be hosting the annual UNB Research Showcase during Homecoming 2017 on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium. The purpose of the UNB Research Showcase is to allow the UNB community, and public, to learn about some of the outstanding research work being accomplished by UNB researchers, and show how this research...

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Office of the Registrar in Saint John delayed opening-SJ

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Posted: August 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Office of the Registrar will delay opening by 30 minutes, to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, 17, and 24, for training purposes. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Wahkuna Lisik Email Address: unbsjreg@unb.ca

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UNBF Staff/Faculty lunch time Shinerama Trivia-FR

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Posted: August 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


Join in the special edition Staff/ Faculty Shinerama Trivia on Friday, Aug. 18! Assemble your teams of four to five people, and come test your trivia skills at the Cellar Pub Patio from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.! Hotdogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, soft drinks, and fries will be sold! Donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada can be made at the entrance! Help us reach our goal of $25,000! All...

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UNBF SUB Tim Hortons Early Closure-FR

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Posted: August 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Tim Hortons in the UNBF SUB will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10. Service will be limited to takeout only on the aforementioned date. Seating can be found in the SUB Blue Lounge on the first floor. We thank you for your cooperation. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Volunteer Opportunity - International Student Welcome Week Fall 2017-SJ

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Posted: August 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


International Student Services on the Saint John campus are inviting all current students to help welcome new international students to campus in September 2017. As a volunteer, you will be a friendly and helpful resource to newly arrived students. By helping with various practical tasks, you will play an important role to ensuring that our new students will have a good start to their time on...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Orientation Information Kiosk Program-FR

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Posted: August 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a fun way to get involved on campus and meet new people? Then look no further! Help make the fall arrival of our new and returning students welcoming and stress free! We are looking for UNBF faculty, staff and students who can spare an hour or two to help students find their way during what is a very busy few weeks on campus.  Information kiosks will be placed...

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Water Main Flushing Program-FR

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Posted: August 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF 2017 water main flushing program will take place Thursday, Aug. 10 and Friday, Aug. 11. This work is necessary to ensure a high quality of drinking water on campus. UNBF users may notice discolored water from their taps during these times.  The effect is temporary and should clear up quickly. If problems persist with discolored water or water pressure, please contact Facilities...

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Expression of Interest for Flash Presenters - UNB Research Showcase-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Research Services (ORS) will be hosting the annual UNB Research Showcase during Homecoming 2017 on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium. The purpose of the UNB Research Showcase is to allow the UNB community, and public, to learn about some of the outstanding research work being accomplished by UNB researchers, and show how this research...

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Fire Safety Notice-FR

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to very dry conditions, the risk of an accidental fire is much higher than normal.  UNBF Security and Traffic would like to remind all students, staff and faculty to properly dispose of any incendiary materials.  There are several receptacles located around the campus for the safe disposal of cigarette butts.  A cigarette butt thrown on the ground is not only unsightly, it...

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Reminder: Cannabis Chair Announcement - August 9-FR

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We would like to invite you to attend an announcement on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, where we will announce funding to establish a Cannabis Health Research Chair at UNB. The Honourable Victor Boudreau, Minister of Health, Government of New Brunswick, along with representatives from New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. and...

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SUB Closed on New Brunswick Day-FR

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Monday, Aug. 7 for New Brunswick Day. Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UCard Office closed August 8-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Card Office located in the SUB, Room 106 will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 8. To add money to your UCard Cash account please visit the UCard PHIL Station in the HIL or HWK (bills only) or go to UCard Online (via your myUNB Portal) or use the UCard App (www.unb.ca/ucard/app). Regular office hours will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Did you know you can freeze your UCard if you lose it to keep...

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UNBSJ - Annual Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Testing-SJ

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Posted: August 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: Aug 8 - Bank of Nova Scotia Building (Grand Hall), Beaverbrook House,  G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre Aug 9 - Hans W. Klohn Commons, Ganong Hall Aug 10 - Sir James Dunn Residence, Colin B. Mackay Aug 11 - to complete Colin B. Mackay You may experience intermittent alarms, please...

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Tim Hortons on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: August 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For operational reasons, the Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will be closing on August 8th and will reopen on September 5th. Coffee, soup, sandwiches and various baked goods will be available at the Commons Café from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. during these dates, except on August 9th when the HWK Commons will open at 10 a.m. to accommodate the scheduled morning fire alarm testing. We...

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Volunteers needed for UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you a parent with a child that would like to help advance diabetes research?  The UNB PACE Study is being conducted to look at a novel hormone called irisin. This hormone is believed to be one of the mechanisms that could lead to improved health with exercise in youth at risk of Type 2 diabetes. We will be exploring the change in irisin levels of youth during endurance...

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2017-2018 UNB Work-Study Program Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-2018 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick  Fredericton campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting...

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Cannabis Health Research Chair Announcement-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You're invited to attend an announcement on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, where we will announce funding to establish a Cannabis Health Research Chair at UNB. The Honourable Victor Boudreau, Minister of Health, Government of New Brunswick, along with representatives from New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. and the...

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Introduction to R: A Language for Statistical Computing-SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. This one-day workshop will provide a brief introduction for new users, with a focus on practical applications. By the end of the workshop, participants should have a good understanding of R syntax and objects (e.g.: matrices, data frames, etc.). They should also be familiar with importing, exporting, and manipulating data;...

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New Look to D2L Coming-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 9 a.m. UNB will be upgrading D2L Brightspace to the new "Daylight" experience. This upgrade requires no system downtime and offers a redesign of D2L Brightspace to provide a cleaner interface, updated fonts, icons, and a responsive navigation bar that will make D2L easy to use from any device. For more information on the upgrade to "Daylight" at UNB, and some frequently...

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Register for Free Prenatal Home Visits with UNBF Nursing Students-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Faculty of Nursing offers free prenatal home visits, with nursing students, for pregnant mothers in the Fredericton area.  Two students will visit four times with an expectant mother/family, at a time and place chosen by the mother. The mother decides what information she would like to learn, and the students provide the teaching. Students also complete a Family Health Assessment....

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UNB Mobility Centre-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Mobility Centre located in Head Hall will be closed from Tuesday, Aug. 8 until Friday, Aug. 11. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, Aug. 14. If you have any mobile device inquiries or need assistance regarding lost or damaged devices or travel passes during this time, please contact the IT Service Desk (formerly the Help Desk) at 453-5199 or itservicedesk@unb.ca...

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D2L Brightspace Tool of the Month: Class Progress-FR

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


How valuable would it be to have predictive practices in place so that you can access early warning about students who may be getting off track? The Class Progress Tool in D2L Brightspace provides instructors with a high level view of student performance across the entire class and through four indicators of performance all at the instructor’s fingertips, making predictive practices and...

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Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join CETL's Emily Clark on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 2 - 3 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249 for this session. Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Classroom Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones, tablets, laptops). Results are displayed providing immediate feedback...

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HWK Commons maintenance-SJ

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work on the Hans W. Klohn Commons is scheduled to begin on August 5th and continue until August 18th.  While the building will still be operational, some areas, upon entry, will be blocked off.  All computer stations and student study rooms will be inaccessible during this time, however, there will be clear pathways to the various service points and all library materials...

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UCard Office closed August 8-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Card Office located in the SUB, Room 106 will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 8. To add money to your UCard Cash account please visit the UCard PHIL Station in the HIL or HWK (bills only) or go to UCard Online (via your myUNB Portal) or use the UCard App (www.unb.ca/ucard/app). Regular office hours will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Enjoy your long weekend. Did you know you can freeze your UCard...

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UNB engineering researcher and alumnus recognized nationally-FR

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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One of the University of New Brunswick’s leading researchers and one of its most successful alumni have been honoured nationally for their contributions to engineering. Dr. Yun Zhang, a Canada Research Chair and professor of geodesy and geomatics at UNB, and Dr. Marcel LeBrun, a UNB engineering graduate and honorary degree recipient, have been inducted as Fellows of the Canadian Academy...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Orientation Information Kiosk Program-FR

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Posted: August 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a fun way to get involved on campus and meet new people? Then look no further! Help make the fall arrival of our new and returning students welcoming and stress free! We are looking for faculty, staff and students who can spare an hour or two to help students find their way during what is a very busy few weeks on campus.  Information kiosks will be placed at...

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

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Posted: July 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her or 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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Science Store Closed from Aug 4 - 8-FR

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Posted: July 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Science Store on the Fredericton campus will be closed for the day on Friday, Aug. 4 and will re-open at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Toronto Consort perfomance -SJ

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Posted: July 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mark the date!  UNB’s Lorenzo Society and the Saint John Early Music Festival present The Toronto Consort performing The Shakespeare Songbook on Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Tickets to be purchased at the door.  Free admission for UNB students, faculty and staff (UNB ID required). Otherwise, $5 student, $15 senior and $20 adult. Article Contact...

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UNB to plant 150th memorial tree in celebration of Canada-FR

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Posted: July 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 2, the 150th memorial tree will be planted on the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. The tree planting ceremony will also launch UNB’s Memorial Forest initiative. Led by UNB’s faculty of forestry & environmental management and in partnership with the Associated Alumni, the Memorial...

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Participants wanted for experiment on duration discrimination-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Individuals with normal vision are invited to participate in an experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of UNB Fredericton. The experiment will take place in Keirstead Hall, K019. The study will take approximately 1.5 hours to...

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

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Posted: July 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - Annual Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Testing-SJ

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Posted: July 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: July 31 -  Hazen Hall, Hazen Hall Annex, Student Health Center Aug 1 - K.C. Irving Hall Aug 2 -  Dalhousie Medicine NB, Thomas J Student Center Aug 3 - Ward Chipman Building, Philip Oland Hall Aug 4 - Facilities Management, Maintenance Building, Canada Games Stadium Aug 8 - Bank...

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HWK Commons delayed opening on August 9th-SJ

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Posted: July 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The HWK Commons will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9 to accommodate the scheduled morning fire alarm testing.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for August 11th Pay - FR and SJ

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Posted: July 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 11, 2017. 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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SUB Cafeteria Closure-FR

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Posted: July 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advise the Student Union Building Cafeteria will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 28 to allow the flooring renovations to progress. Normal hours will resume on Monday, July 31. Seating will remain available in the Blue Lounge.  We appreciate your patience at this time. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Bailey Drive Temporary Road Closure-FR

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Posted: July 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Facilities Management wishes to advise that Bailey Drive, between Memorial Hall and Alumni Memorial, will be closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Thursday morning, July 27, to remove two hazardous trees. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact FM Work Control at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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CETL Annual New Faculty Instructor Orientation-FR

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Posted: July 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is gearing up for its annual workshop to welcome all new faculty and instructors to UNBF.  This orientation session is a great opportunity for new faculty and instructors to get to know one another and to connect with other faculty members.  If you know of someone new to the Fredericton campus, please encourage them to attend this event on...

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UNBSJ - Annual Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Testing-SJ

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Posted: July 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: July 31 -  Hazen Hall, Hazen Hall Annex, Student Health Center Aug 1 - K.C. Irving Hall Aug 2 -  Dalhousie Medicine NB, Thomas J Student Center Aug 3 - Ward Chipman Building, Philip Oland Hall Aug 4 - Facilities Management, Maintenance Building, Canada Games Stadium Aug 8 - Bank...

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2017-2018 UNB Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-2018 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick  Fredericton campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting...

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Bailey Drive Temporary Road Closure-FR

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Facilities Management wishes to advise that Bailey Drive will be closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Thursday morning, July 27, to remove two hazardous trees. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact FM Work Control at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address: cbooker@unb.ca

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D2L Tool of the Month: Intelligent Agents-FR

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you finding there aren’t enough hours in the day to monitor what your students are and aren’t doing on D2L? Looking for a convenient and automated way to delegate this work so you can focus on things such as curriculum development? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L can help! The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace allows instructors to set up automatic notifications...

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Fire Extinguisher Training-FR

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fire extinguisher training is open to all members of the UNBF community on August 15, 2017.  The class size is a maximum of 30 people and registration is first-come, first-served. Training is coordinated by UNBF's Environmental Health and Safety Office. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. The Safety Office will support the costs but participants are required to register no...

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HWK Commons maintenance-SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work on the Hans W. Klohn Commons is scheduled to begin on August 5th and continue until August 18th.    While the building will still be operational, some areas, upon entry, will be blocked off.  All computer stations and student study rooms will be inaccessible during this time, however, there will be clear pathways to the various service points and all library...

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Introduction to R: A Language for Statistical Computing-SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. This one-day workshop will provide a brief introduction for new users, with a focus on practical applications. By the end of the workshop, participants should have a good understanding of R syntax and objects (e.g.: matrices, data frames, etc.). They should also be familiar with importing, exporting, and manipulating data;...

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Mourning the passing of former faculty member Stanley Pringle-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Stanley Leroy Pringle, 94, passed away on Dec. 15, 2014 in Penticton, B.C. He was born on March 9, 1920 in St. Stephen to Peter and Mary (Boulter) Pringle. Stanley was the beloved husband of Elizabeth; cherished father of Penny (Chris) Philpotts of Victoria, BC and Deborah (Al) LaFontaine of Mission, BC and much-loved Babbo of Katrina and Natasha. Stanley grew up in St. Stephen where he...

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UNB Saint John Golf Classic hosted by the Seawolves-SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Sept. 8. Whether or not you call yourself a golfer, come join us for a day on the links at the picturesque Westfield Golf and Country Club. This is a fun event with a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill levels are welcome. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as hole prizes. Get your groups lined up and register...

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UNB Saint John Registrar's Office delay in opening-SJ

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Posted: July 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, Saint John campus, will be delayed in opening on Wednesday, July 26; it will open at 9:15 a.m. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Athlete opinions needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for athletes on university level sports teams or clubs who have and have not experienced concussion (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very important). Your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting. You will be entered into a draw to win one of two $25 Visa gift cards (one in 13.75...

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

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her or 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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Classroom Technology & Services winner of CNIE Award of Merit-FR

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Classroom Technology & Services staff are the recipients of an award of Merit from CNIE (Canadian Network for Innovation in Education) in the area of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology for their Enterprise Classroom Control System Architecture. This award recognizes technology integration in the learning environment in a new or novel way. Lead by our Classroom...

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John Hayden's Retirement Reception-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After 40 years of service, John Hayden will retire from UNB on July 31.  The Institute of Biomedical Engineering will be hosting a celebration in John’s honour on Thursday, July 27, from 2 - 4 p.m., in the President’s Room in the Alumni Memorial Building.  Please, join us as John celebrates his retirement.  "Retirement: (noun): where everyday is Saturday." Article...

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Part-Time Awards for Fall - Deadline August 15-FR

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Financial Aid


The College of Extended Learning administers several awards each term. These awards are open to part-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies. If you were a full-time student in the previous academic year, you are not eligible for a part-time award for Fall 2017. Please visit the following website for the various award descriptions and the online application...

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Register for the Belonging Conference-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with Saint Thomas University and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, is pleased to invite you to attend the Belonging Conference, August 14-16, 2017. The Belonging Conference will feature sessions focused on diversity, EAL pedagogies, First Nations education strategies, inclusion and working with refugee students. The...

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UNB to plant 150th memorial tree in celebration of Canada-FR

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Posted: July 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 2, the 150th memorial tree will be planted on the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. The tree planting ceremony will also launch UNB’s Memorial Forest initiative. Led by UNB’s faculty of forestry & environmental management and in partnership with the Associated Alumni, the Memorial...

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Manager of Payroll Services-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


I am pleased to announce Bonnie Carson has joined the University of New Brunswick as Manager of Payroll Services.  Bonnie will officially assume her new role at the end of July, following the retirement of Mary Ellen Wilmot. Bonnie Carson has been employed with the Province of New Brunswick for the past 25 years. She has a broad background in both financial and human resource...

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Seeking Volunteers for UNB Kinesiology Validity Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in getting an accurate measure of your body composition from the BodPod? Want to know your VO2 max score? The Validity Study will provide you with this information about your health. The Validity Study involves just two short visits of approximately one hour each at the Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Lab (LB Gym) at UNB-Fredericton. The first...

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Volunteers needed for UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a parent with a child that would like to help advance diabetes research?  The UNB PACE Study is being conducted to look at a novel hormone called irisin. This hormone is believed to be one of the mechanisms that could lead to improved health with exercise in youth at risk of Type 2 diabetes. We will be exploring the change in irisin levels of youth during endurance...

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Keirstead Hall Stairwell-FR

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Posted: July 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise the east end stairwell at Keirstead Hall (by the tunnel going to the HIL) ground floor to first floor will be closed for stair tread replacement until July 25, 2017. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities Management Work Control at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email Address:...

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St. John River Wolastoq Brigade descends on UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: July 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, July 21, the St. John River Wolastoq Brigade’s participants and volunteers will descend on the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus. Members participating in the brigade will pitch tents on campus for the night. The Canada Games Stadium on the UNBSJ campus will be open for the use of restrooms and shower facilities. The crews will eat on campus as well. UNBSJ food...

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SUB Blue Lounge Closed -FR

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Posted: July 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Blue Lounge in the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 21 and the entire day on Saturday, July 22. The Blue Lounge will re-open Monday, July 24. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBF Financial Services Reception changes-FR

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Posted: July 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services ground floor reception area has a new and improved look! With that we have made a few changes for anyone visiting the Financial Services units which include Student Accounts & Receivable Services, Procurement Services, Accounts payable & disbursement Services and Trust & Treasury Services. For all faculty, staff and students visiting our office, you will notice a new sign...

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

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Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her or 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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Dr. Lisa Keeping-Burke appointed Associate Dean of Health Research -SJ

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Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Lisa Keeping-Burke has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Health Research for a five-year term that commenced July 1, 2017.  Dr. Keeping-Burke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences. She obtained her Bachelor and Master of Nursing degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland and her PhD in Nursing from McGill University. Lisa has a passion for...

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Participants wanted for experiment on duration discrimination-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Individuals with normal vision are invited to participate in an experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of UNB Fredericton. The experiment will take place in Keirstead Hall, K019. The study will take approximately 1.5 hours to...

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Surplus used furniture-FR

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Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Resource Planning & Budgeting in Fredericton has surplus used furniture available to be reused on campus.  Items available are: One desk – includes L shaped desk (two pieces), three drawer pedestal and matching hutch with doors One hutch with doors Pictures available upon request, please contact Sue Smith at susan.smith@unb.ca or 458-7647 for additional information and to make...

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Take a Break from the heat - Wu Conference Centre-FR

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Posted: July 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Take a break from the heat, and meet at the air-conditioned Wu Conference Centre. UNBF Conference Services is offering 20 per cent off all new meeting room rentals at the Wu Conference Centre this July and August.  When you meet at the Wu Conference Centre you get comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, on-site audiovisual support, delicious Sodexo catering and free parking for all...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Intelligent Agents-FR

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Posted: July 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you finding there aren’t enough hours in the day to monitor what your students are and aren’t doing on D2L? Looking for a convenient and automated way to delegate this work so you can focus on things such as curriculum development? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L can help! The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace allows instructors to set up automatic notifications...

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HWK Commons maintenance-SJ

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Posted: July 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work on the Hans W. Klohn Commons is scheduled to begin on August 5th and continue until August 18th.    While the building will still be operational, some areas, upon entry, will be blocked off.  All computer stations and student study rooms will be inaccessible during this time, however, there will be clear pathways to the various service points and all library...

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Reminder: Chiropractic Health Research Chair Announcement on July 19 -FR

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Posted: July 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You’re invited to the announcement of the new Chiropractic Health Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Health at the University of New Brunswick. Join us on Wednesday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus as we welcome the new chair, Dr. Jeff Hebert, to Fredericton, N.B.  Dr. Hebert will be...

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Students can earn four credit hours of Elective credit in one week this summer-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Enrol today in BIOL1846: Introduction to the Vascular Plants of New Brunswick Field Course. Over the span of seven days, students will explore the floristic diversity of New Brunswick with an emphasis on plant identification and an introduction to botanical classification. Students in any faculty can register. No prerequisites. The course takes place August 19-25 at the University of New...

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Athletes needed for concussion research study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Athletes on UNB or STU sports teams or clubs, your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting.   You will be entered into a draw to win one of two $25 Visa gift cards (one in 13.75 odds). Athletes who have never experienced concussion are still eligible to participate.   Participation takes about 30 minutes and all information...

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UNBSJ Golf Classic-SJ

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Posted: July 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Seawolves are excited to host the second annual UNB Saint John Golf Classic at the Westfield Golf and Country Club on Friday, Sept. 8, from 12 - 6:30 p.m.  Sign up before July 18 to have a chance to win a $200 bar/restaurant tab! This is a fun event with a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill levels are welcome. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as hole...

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New and improved UNB File Drop available July 17-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, July 17, UNB File Drop is receiving a face lift, making it even easier to send large files to UNB faculty, staff and students.  What is changing? Simplified look and feel More mobile friendly Ability to easily drag and drop files from your device to File Drop Improved UNB address book look-up  What is UNB File Drop? UNB File Drop is an easy and secure way to send large...

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Surplus asset disposal - cold water cooler-FR

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Posted: July 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of arts is offering a cold water cooler for sale to a university department. The cooler is 36 months old and the price will be adjusted in accordance with the formula for disposal of surplus assets.  The number to contact is 458-7485. Article Contact Information Contact: Renata Krasowski Email Address: renata@unb.ca

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Surplus furniture at Facilities Management-FR

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Posted: July 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management in Fredericton has surplus used furniture available to be reused on campus.  Delivery is available. Items available are: Two (2) two-drawer vertical file cabinets;One (1) four-drawer lateral file cabinet;One (1) four-drawer vertical file cabinet; andOne (1) wooden credenza, 96"L, 20"W, 30"H. If you would like any pictures or to see the items, please contact Carol...

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Tunnel rehabilitation on Macaulay Lane-FR

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Posted: July 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management wishes to advise that beginning the week of July 17 and continuing over the next eight weeks, tunnel rehabilitation work is planned to start at the lower end of Macaulay Lane next to the IUC Physics Building on the Fredericton campus.  During construction the single-lane parking spaces will be reduced in this section and pedestrian traffic will be detoured to...

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UNB chefs win at University Culinary Competition-FR

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Posted: July 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A team of UNB and St. Francis Xavier University chefs came away victorious at the Canadian College and University Food Service Association (CCUFSA) Culinary Competition in Toronto. The team consisted of UNB's executive chef Leanne English, chef John Stewart, and catering director Cindy McCoy, as well as StFX executive chef Mike Pollock. The Sodexo team was awarded the Judge's Choice Award (best...

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IT Service interruption on Sunday, July 23-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, July 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. (three hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s firewall on the Fredericton campus. As a result, access to the following services will be unavailable during this time:  From on campus (Fredericton) UNB wireless All UNB email VoIP telephone services Access to network printing and drives myUNB Portal UCard Services, including: UCard...

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New dean of law-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The faculty of law is pleased to welcome John Kleefeld to UNB as professor and dean of law, effective July 1. Please update any email distribution lists or similar documents you may have that include the dean of law. Professor Kleefeld comes to UNB from the University of Saskatchewan where he served as associate law professor with experience in teaching tort law, civil procedure, dispute...

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Sidewalk upgrades-FR

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Posted: July 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management on the Fredericton campus wishes to advise that sections of sidewalk will be replaced on the west side of Carleton Hall and Tilley Hall (facing the courtyard). This will affect the west entrance to Carleton Hall and the lower west entrance to Tilley Hall, during which time the exits will remain open as emergency exits only.  During this time sections of sidewalk will...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Intelligent Agents-FR

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Posted: July 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you finding there aren’t enough hours in the day to monitor what your students are and aren’t doing on D2L? Looking for a convenient and automated way to delegate this work so you can focus on things such as curriculum development? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L can help! The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace allows instructors to set up automatic notifications...

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UNB Saint John Golf Classic hosted by the Seawolves-SJ

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Posted: July 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Sept. 8. Whether or not you call yourself a golfer, come join us for a day on the links at the picturesque Westfield Golf and Country Club. This is a fun event with a best ball (Texas scramble) format and all skill levels are welcome. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as hole prizes. Get your groups lined up...

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Volunteer opportunity: orientation information kiosk program-FR

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Posted: July 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a fun way to get involved on campus and meet new people? Then look no further! Help make the fall arrival of our new and returning students welcoming and stress free! We are looking for faculty, staff and students who can spare an hour or two to help students find their way during what is a very busy few weeks on campus.  Information kiosks will be placed at...

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Chiropractic Health Research Chair Announcement -FR

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Posted: July 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB community is invited to the announcement of the new Chiropractic Health Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Health at the University of New Brunswick. Join us on Wednesday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, as we welcome the new chair, Dr. Jeff Hebert, to Fredericton, N.B.  Dr. Hebert will be accompanied by representatives from the Government of New...

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Counselling Services - Office Closure-FR

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Posted: July 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Counselling Services will be closed on Tuesday, July 11, from 7:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.  If you require immediate assistance, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 450-HELP. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Volunteers needed for a Research Study-FR

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Posted: July 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering are exploring how people incorporate feedback. The aim of this study is to provide researchers with information on how the brain responds to feedback. The study requires your participation in a one-hour session each day on July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 18. This study is on file with the UNB Ethics Board as file REB 2015-033. Please contact...

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Volunteers needed for UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a parent with a child that would like to help advance diabetes research?  The UNB PACE Study is being conducted to look at a novel hormone called irisin. This hormone is believed to be one of the mechanisms that could lead to improved health with exercise in youth at risk of Type 2 diabetes. We will be exploring the change in irisin levels of youth during endurance...

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Mental Health First Aid Training-SJ

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Posted: July 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is help for a person experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid, the goal is to offer a person immediate assistance until they can receive appropriate professional treatment or until the crisis is over. MHFA for adults who interact with youth is an interactive course for anyone and no previous mental health...

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Participants wanted for experiment on duration discrimination-FR

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Posted: July 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Individuals with normal vision are invited to participate in an experiment investigating duration discrimination for novel and repeated visual stimuli for Corinna McFeaters, a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Voyer, from the Psychology Department of UNB Fredericton. The experiment will take place in Keirstead Hall, K019. The study will take approximately 1.5 hours to...

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2017-2018 UNB Work-Study Program: Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-2018 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting them in meeting their...

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CETL Hosts Blog Club Reading and Discussion: Beyond Spoonfeeding-FR

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Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join Bev Bramble, CETL Instructional Designer, on Wednesday, July 12, from 2 - 3 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 249.  Are we doing too much for our students? Isn't our job as instructors to help them develop their academic skills so they can be independent learners? Join us for a discussion on this topic based on the Faculty Focus blog article, Going Beyond the...

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Creative Connections Conference: Submission Extension-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Creativity is leading the wave of innovation and change, globally. The central goal of the Creative Connections Conference is to increase awareness and enhance creative practices across disciplines including sciences, the arts, business, entrepreneurship and education. It will be an interdisciplinary, interactive and collaborative conference designed...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Intelligent Agents -FR

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Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you finding there aren’t enough hours in the day to monitor what your students are and aren’t doing on D2L? Looking for a convenient and automated way to delegate this work so you can focus on things such as curriculum development? The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L can help! The Intelligent Agents tool in D2L Brightspace allows instructors to set up automatic notifications...

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Invitation to honour Dr. Wouter van de Poll-FR

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Posted: July 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, July 8, the Quartermain Earth Science Centre will host a reception to honour the lives of retired professor Dr. Wouter van de Poll and his wife Charlotte van de Poll.  To see the invitation, please click here. Wouter graduated with a Bachelor degree in Tropical Agriculture from the College of Tropical Agriculture in Deventer, The Netherlands in 1956. Just four months...

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SHAD students arriving on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: July 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is proud to be hosting SHAD Valley and some of Canada’s brightest minds, in grades 10, 11 and 12. They will be on our campus on July 6 and 7 to learn, explore and experience all that UNB and the city of Saint John have to offer.  They’ll then return to the UNB Fredericton campus via the Huntsman Marine Science Centre. SHAD is a four-week enrichment program for...

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Dr. Greg Kealey named to the Order of Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Kealey on being named to the Order of Canada.  Dr. Kealey, professor emeritus in history, held a number of senior administrative positions at UNB including vice-president of research from 2001 to 2012 and provost from 2008 to 2012. As a prodigious researcher, author and editor, Dr. Kealey has written or co-authored five monographs and more than 50...

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Fire extinguisher training-FR

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Posted: June 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fire extinguisher training is open to all members of the UNBF community in mid-August. The class size is a maximum of 30 people and registration is first-come, first-served. Training is coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. The Safety Office will support the costs but participants are required to register. The training...

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Mackay Drive intermittently closed to one lane beginning July 4-FR

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Posted: June 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting on Tuesday, July 4, and continuing for approximately three weeks, traffic on Mackay Drive will be intermittently reduced to one lane to allow for work to be done along the edge of the road.  Traffic control signage and flag persons will direct traffic through the construction area, and two-way traffic will be restored for evenings and weekends. If anyone has questions about the...

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Volunteers needed for UNB PACE Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a parent with a child that would like to help advance diabetes research?  The UNB PACE Study is being conducted to look at a novel hormone called irisin. This hormone is believed to be one of the mechanisms that could lead to improved health with exercise in youth at risk of Type 2 diabetes.  We will be exploring the change in irisin levels of youth during endurance...

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UNBF's SUB closed on Canada Day-FR

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Posted: June 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the SUB on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Saturday, July 1, for Canada Day. We will reopen on Monday, July 3, at 9 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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URec Drop-in Week: July 4 to 10-FR

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Posted: June 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try any URec General Population class for free! Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Tuesday, July 4: Pilates Express, 12:10 p.m. EXCEL, 5 p.m. Total Barre Pilates, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 5: Power Yoga (Advanced), 5:15 p.m. Thursday, July 6: EXCEL, 5 p.m. Pilates Power & Flow, 5:15 p.m. Monday, July 10: Yoga for Power & Grace,...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: June 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program with a deadline of Friday, June 30. Ideal for those planning a sabbatical or a summer project, the program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members...

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UNBF's SUB closed on Canada Day-FR

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Posted: June 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the SUB on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Saturday, July 1, 2017 for Canada Day. It will reopen on Monday, July 3 at 9 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBF Student Union Building Cafeteria -FR

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Posted: June 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that construction has begun in the Student Union Building – Cafeteria area.  The work includes flooring replacement and upgrades to the North East Stairwell.  Work is scheduled be completed in late August.   During this time, Tim Hortons will remain open and access routes will be posted. Seating will be available...

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UNB Saint John only: Retention feedback at UNBSJ-SJ

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Posted: June 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we near the three-year mark since enrolment management became a primary focus on the campus, and several more since retention and student success efforts were rolled out, I believe it is prudent to examine where we can continue to make advancement and improvements for our students.  The work of enrolment management and retention are always evolving and we must continue to look...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Groups-FR

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Posted: June 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Are you looking for a quick and easy way to set up group discussions within your online course? Or are you searching for a convenient way to create sign-up sheets for assignments, projects or labs? The Groups tool in D2L brightspace allows instructors to create group discussions, journals, assignments and lockers (for students to share documents). Students can be enrolled in groups...

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Recruiting athletes for concussion research - a $25 Visa gift card to be won-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Athletes on UNB or STU sports teams or clubs, your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting.  You will be entered into a draw to win one of two $25 Visa gift cards (one in 13.75 odds). Athletes who have never experienced concussion are still eligible to participate.   Participation takes less than 25 minutes, and all...

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Theatre UNB and Bard in the Barracks Present The Comedy of Errors and Richard III-FR

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Posted: June 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB and Bard in the Barracks are celebrating Canada 150 with a specially expanded season featuring productions of two of the Bard’s best-loved plays, running in two different locations in downtown Fredericton until July 9th. This year’s performances will kick off with The Comedy of Errors in Barracks Square, Shakespeare’s comedy about the chaos that ensues when two...

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UNBSJ - Fire Hydrant Flushing/Painting-SJ

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Posted: June 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that UNB's Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on Thursday, June 29.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth-FR

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Posted: June 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In collaboration with UNB Counselling Services, the UNB Faculty of Nursing (Gisele Gallibois) will be offering the two-day course on Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with Youth for UNB employees and students.  In the same way that traditional First Aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, Mental Health First Aid involves...

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Recruiting Participants for a Study on a New Device for Enhancing Mobility-FR

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Posted: June 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are looking for individuals to participate in a study investigating a new device for enhancing mobility.   WHO: We are looking for volunteers between the ages of 21-45 years who are in good general health without diagnosed muscle/joint conditions (e.g. arthritis, injury). WHERE: In Room 002 of the Enterprise Building #1 on the University of...

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Reminder: Launch of NB's newest cybersecurity company- June 26-FR

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Posted: June 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You’re invited to the public launch of New Brunswick’s newest cybersecurity company. Join us on Monday, June 26, at 1 p.m. at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, for the launch of Beauceron Security. David Shipley, CEO of Beauceron Security, will be accompanied by representatives from UNB, Energia, the Mariner Partners/East Valley Ventures and Bulletproof Solutions...

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Scheduled power outages-SJ

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Posted: June 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As many can appreciate the electrical power on campus is very reliable but does require regular maintenance. As a result, Facilities Management in Saint John needs to shut down power for each building in order to perform maintenance to the high voltage electrical panels that service these buildings. This work has not been completed for a few years and is necessary to ensure reliable...

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UNB student wins prize at the Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to UNB student David Forsey, who won third place in the best oral presentation competition at the 38th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium in Montreal.  David also won a Canadian Space Agency travel award to fund his travel to the conference.  David is a master's student studying eelgrass mapping using optical imagery in Atlantic Canada. His supervisory committee...

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Saint John College office closed on June 23 & 30-SJ

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Posted: June 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John College office will be closed on Friday, June 23, and Friday, June 30.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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UNB civil engineering professors recognized nationally -FR

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Posted: June 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Members of the University of New Brunswick department of civil engineering have been saluted nationally for their dedication and work. Dr. Eric Hildebrand, Dr. Jeff Rankin and Dr. Peter Bischoff, all professors in UNB’s department of civil engineering, were recognized at the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers Annual Conference in Vancouver. “I couldn’t be more pleased for...

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Faculty & Staff Migration to O365 June 26-30-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff UNB email and calendars are being migrated to Office 365 (O365) next week (sometime between June 26-30).  You will be able to use your email and calendar like normal until the moment your mailbox is migrated. While you’re being migrated there may be a brief outage (less than 15 minutes) of your email and calendar. No emails will be lost during your migration and any...

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Try fencing this summer at UNB Fredericton-FR

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Posted: June 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


On campus this summer? Want to try something new?  The UNB Fencing Club will be hosting a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, June 28, at 8 p.m. in the UNB Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd Floor). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. No previous experience is necessary.  Article Contact Information Contact: David Themens Email Address:...

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UNB Libraries Citation Management Workshops-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be reminded that UNB Libraries has made the decision to cancel our subscription to RefWorks in favour of supporting freely available citation management alternatives like Zotero and Mendeley.  Our license with RefWorks will come to an end on Aug. 31, 2017.  Any RefWorks content that has not been transferred from RefWorks into a new software will be irretrievably lost on that...

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2017-18 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-18 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, is vital in the retention and engagement of students at the university, and helps them achieve their educational...

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Beauceron Security Launch- June 26-FR

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB community is invited to attend the public launch of New Brunswick’s newest cybersecurity company. Join us on Monday, June 26, at 1 p.m. at Long Hall in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for the launch of Beauceron Security. David Shipley, CEO of Beauceron Security, will be accompanied by representatives from UNB, Energia, the Mariner Partners/East Valley Ventures, and...

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

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her or 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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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program with a deadline of June 30. Ideal for those planning a sabbatical or a summer project, the program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Groups-FR

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


​Are you looking for a quick and easy way to set up group discussions within your online course? Or are you searching for a convenient way to create sign-up sheets for assignments, projects or labs? The Groups tool in D2L brightspace allows instructors to create group discussions, journals, assignments and lockers (for students to share documents). Students can be enrolled in groups...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Kwan Chow Lin-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Kwan Chow Lin, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2016, in Scarborough. He was 74. Kwan Chow obtained a master’s degree in civil engineering from UNB in 1969 and, after receiving his PhD at the University of Toronto, he returned to the university as a member of the department of civil engineering in...

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Scheduled power outages-SJ

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As many can appreciate the electrical power on campus is very reliable but does require regular maintenance. As a result, Facilities Management in Saint John needs to shut down power for each building in order to perform maintenance to the high voltage electrical panels that service these buildings. This work has not been completed for a few years and is necessary to ensure reliable...

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UNBF Registrar's Office closing early on June 21-FR

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Posted: June 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that the Registrar's Office in Fredericton will be closing at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, due to an afternoon workshop.  All inquiries received during this time will be given priority the following day. Please send inquiries to: Registrar’s Office - registrar@unb.caAdmissions - admissions@unb.caTranscripts - transcripts@unb.caClassroom bookings -...

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2017 UNB Saint John Convocation Video-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Associated Alumni captured the Class of 2017's big day on video. Take a look at UNB's Saint John's Spring Convocation here: //www.unb.ca/saintjohn/convocation/spring/index.html.    Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: duffleym@unb.ca

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Fierce Conversations Workshop: June 28 & 29-SJ

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Make every conversation count! Fierce workshop attendees learn to ignite productive dialog that provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships. It’s the place to begin, the cornerstone of great leadership and a healthy culture. This isn’t a lecture series. Each workshop is highly interactive, invoking ‘real-play’ where participants use...

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Join us this summer at the Design Works Camps-FR

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Discover the fun and creativity of UNB’s Design Works Summer Camps for kids and teens. There are more than 50 camps to choose from. Back by popular demand are perennial camp favorites, such as Steal the Stage Theatre, Junior Iron Chef, Stop Motion Photography and themed art camps. New this summer will be an Actor’s Workshop, Movie Madness, Abracadabra Art, Sculpture 2, Crafty...

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Mental Health First Aid Training-SJ

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)? MHFA is help for a person experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid, the goal is to offer a person immediate assistance until they can receive appropriate professional treatment or until the crisis is over. MHFA for adults who interact with youth is an interactive course for anyone and no previous mental...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Reavley Gair-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Reavley Gair, who passed away on May 9 in Northumberland, England. He was 78. Reavley joined the English department at UNB Fredericton in 1968, teaching thousands of students and eventually serving as co-ordinator of the Teaching and Learning Centre (which became the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning)...

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Surplus office items for free-FR

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The faculty of forestry and environmental management has some surplus office items to give away.  If interested, items must be picked up by Friday, June 23. Please contact Ed Czerwinski at ed.czerwin@unb.ca or 453-4905.   Items include:   File cabinets: (4) four-drawer vertical and (1) three-drawer horizontal Wooden bookshelves: (2) six-shelf, (2) five-shelf, and (1)...

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The 6th Annual Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference-FR

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Posted: June 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 6th Annual Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference will be held on June 24, 2017. The theme for this year is "Creative Approaches to Knowledge Building and Dissemination through Graduate Research in Education".  The aim of this conference is to showcase current graduate student research in education. The conference aims to build research communities and connections among...

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Free desk-FR

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Posted: June 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The faculty of business administration has an oak-coloured, wood, custom 25" desk available at no charge (offered "as is").  Anyone taking the desk will be responsible for any moving charges. Please contact Cathy MacDonald at 458-7333 to view the desk. Article Contact Information Contact: Cathy MacDonald Email Address: Cathy.MacDonald@unb.ca

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Important change in employee & supervisor cut-offs for June 30 pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that Payroll Services staff are required to start the June 30 payroll run earlier than normal.  This means that employee and supervisor cut-off dates and times have changed for this pay only.  Employees are required to have all hours for that pay period entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight Thursday, June...

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Traffic Advisory for Monday, June 19-FR

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Posted: June 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Access on Pacey Drive from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to Mackay Drive will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of Monday, June 19 between 5:30 and 9 p.m. to facilitate the Fredericton High School prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along this section of roadway will also be unavailable during the day of June 19. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane...

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Alumni Office staff member receives CCAE Rising Star Award-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Young Alumni Coordinator Tash Rego (BA'13) received the 2017 Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) Rising Star Award at their national conference last week in Hamilton, Ontario. A valuable member of the alumni office team, Tash is taking the lead on building and engaging the Under 35 Young Alumni Network. Rising Star Awards are designated for professionals with three to...

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Fierce Conversations Workshop: June 28 & 29-SJ

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Make every conversation count! Fierce workshop attendees learn to ignite productive dialog that provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships. It’s the place to begin, the cornerstone of great leadership and a healthy culture. This isn’t a lecture series. Each workshop is highly interactive, invoking ‘real-play’ where participants use...

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Free office furniture-FR

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The faculty of business administration has the following items available (free and offered "as is"): Three beige file cabinets, four-drawer, upright Two metal desks with wood tops, good condition Moving the furniture will be the responsibility of those taking it. Please contact Cathy MacDonald at 458-7311 to view the items. Article Contact Information Contact: Cathy MacDonald Email...

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Public Presentation: Candidate for the Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering-SJ

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Michael Van Zyll De Jong, candidate for the Dean of the Faculty of SASE, will give a public presentation to all faculty, staff and students on Friday, June 16, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon, in Oland Hall 104.  Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda LeBlanc Email Address: leblancb@unb.ca

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Scheduled power outages-SJ

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As many can appreciate the electrical power on campus is very reliable but does require regular maintenance. As a result, Facilities Management in Saint John needs to shut down power for each building in order to perform maintenance to the high voltage electrical panels that service these buildings. This work has not been completed for a few years and is necessary to ensure reliable power. This...

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Traffic advisory for Monday, June 19-FR

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Posted: June 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Access on Pacey Drive from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to Mackay Drive will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of Monday, June 19 between 5:30 and 9 p.m. to facilitate the Fredericton High School prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along this section of roadway will also be unavailable during the day of June 19. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane...

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Canada 150 is in full bloom at UNB-FR

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Posted: June 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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White petal tulips with fire red streaks can be found blooming across the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus. From west to east, maple leaf tulips are springing up in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. UNB Fredericton is one of only three universities across the nation to showcase these celebratory tulips. The tulips are a visual reminder of...

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Conference Services Sr. Director Named Planner of the Year-FR

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Posted: June 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Julia McDevitt, Acting Sr. Director, Conference Services, wins Planner of the Year award at the Meeting Planner's International (MPI), Atlantic Chapter awards gala, Tuesday, June 13 in Halifax, NS. Julia was selected as Planner of the Year by her peers and colleagues from the Atlantic meetings and events industry. She was one of three finalists considered for the honour handed out at...

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Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Candidate Presentations-SJ

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Posted: June 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Search Committee for the Dean of Science, Applied Science, & Engineering (SASE) at UNB Saint John has a short list for the position of Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering.  The final candidate,  Dr. Michael Van Zyll De Jong, Associate Professor, School of Science & Environment, Memorial University, will give a public presentation on Friday, June 16, from 10:30 a.m....

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New Environmental Handling Fee now included on all electronics purchases at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As of June 1, 2017, the Government of New Brunswick has mandated an Environmental Handling Fee (EHF) be charged on the sale and distribution of all new electronic products regulated in New Brunswick.  What this means to you Quotes for new electronic purchases at UNB will now include a charge for 'Environmental Fees,' 'Recycle Fees,' or a similar title depending on the product...

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Paving on UNBF campus-FR

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Posted: June 14, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that paving will begin at the top of Dineen Drive and at the traffic circle on Thursday, June 15, it is expected to be completed on Monday, June 19.  Traffic flaggers will be in place.   If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact:...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Groups-FR

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Posted: June 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a quick and easy way to setup group discussions within your online course? Or, are you searching for a convenient way to create signup sheets for assignments, projects or labs?   The Groups tool in D2L brightspace allows instructors to create group discussions, journals, assignments and lockers (for students to share documents). Students can be enrolled in groups...

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Reminder: O365 Migration Information Sessions for Faculty and Staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty and staff, your UNB email migration to Office 365 (O365) is just around the corner, from June 26 – 30.  To help you prepare for your migration, ITS is hosting ‘O365 - What to Expect’ information sessions to discuss O365 and its benefits, as well as what to expect during and after your O365 migration.  All faculty and staff are invited to join...

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There is still time to earn course credits this summer-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Complete a 3-credit hour course in three or six weeks! Below are courses starting July 4: MBA 6313 Marketing Research July 4 – Aug 10  Fredericton campus Identifies and explores marketing problems and the implementation of research designed to aid marketing managers. Includes problem formation, study design, data collection, advanced analytic techniques, and the presentation of...

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UNBF Student Union Welcome Center-FR

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Posted: June 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center, located in Room 102 of the SUB, will be closed on the following days: June 16, 19, 23 and 26.  Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Athletes needed for concussion research study-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Athletes on UNB or STU sports teams or clubs, your expertise is needed to better understand attitudes and beliefs toward concussion symptom reporting.   You will be entered into a draw to win one of two $25 Visa gift cards (one in 13.75 odds). Athletes who have never experienced concussion are still eligible to participate, which takes  less than 25 minutes, and all information will...

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GIS NewsRoom at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new page to serve as a Newsroom of GIS-related activities at UNB has been hosted at //www.unb.ca/gis/ Through this page, we aspire to facilitate the communication among faculty, staff, and students with interest in Geospatial Information Systems and Science. Browse the links of the page for GIS News, Events, Openings, People, Labs, and Courses at UNB. Currently, the page has limited...

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Health Research Announcement-FR

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Posted: June 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the UNB community are invited to attend a funding announcement? tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 10 a.m.? on the Fredericton campus. The event will reveal details of an important health research initiative and will be held at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall, UNB Fredericton. We hope you can join us. Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address:...

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Alumni Memorial parking lot closure-FR

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Posted: June 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Alumni Memorial Building lower parking lot, off Mackay Drive, will be closed to all vehicles on Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14. This closure will allow for the installation of a new fire hydrant related to the construction of the new kinesiology building. No vehicles will be able to park in the lot while this work is underway, which is expected to take two days to...

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Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Candidate Presentations-SJ

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Posted: June 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Search Committee for the Dean of Science, Applied Science, & Engineering (SASE) at UNB Saint John wishes to advise that a short list has been developed for the position of Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering.  The three candidates are:   •    Dr. Athar Ata, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Winnipeg ...

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Lorenzo Reading Series presents Mary Corkery-SJ

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Posted: June 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join the Lorenzo Reading Series as Mary Corkery reads from her debut poetry collection "Simultaneous Windows" on Thursday, June 15, in the Faculty Staff Lounge at UNB Saint John from 5 to 6:30 p.m. We will be sampling wine and cheese provided by the Department of Social Sciences with other refreshments such as coffee, tea and sweets also being served. Mary Corkery's...

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Alumni Memorial parking lot closure-FR

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Posted: June 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Alumni Memorial Building lower parking lot, off Mackay Dr., will be closed to all vehicles on Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14. This closure will allow for the installation of a new fire hydrant related to the construction of the new kinesiology building. No vehicles will be able to park in the lot while this work is underway, which is expected to take two days to...

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MScF Oral Examination: Christian Akpanya, FOREM -FR

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Posted: June 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MScF Oral Examination of Christian Akpanya will be held on Wednesday, June 14, at 3 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building, Dean's Conference Room 202. The examination will be chaired by Dr. T. Beckley, FOREM.  Examining Committee: Mr. J. Golding, FOREM Dr. E. Stefanakis, GGE Dr. C. Bourque, Supervisor, FOREM Advisory Committee: Dr. C. Bourque Supervisor, FOREM Dr. F-R. Meng, FOREM...

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Aquatic Updates-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The morning lap swim on Friday, June 9 will take place from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.,  instead of 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. The LB Pool will undergo its annual steam shut down from June 11-15. As a result, there will be no hot water available during that time. Please feel welcome to access the showers at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER during this period. Our...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Groups-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a quick and easy way to setup group discussions within your online course? Or, are you searching for a convenient way to create signup sheets for assignments, projects or labs?   The Groups tool in D2L brightspace allows instructors to create group discussions, journals, assignments and lockers (for students to share documents). Students can be enrolled in groups...

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Physics department chair to speak about Arctic research at prestigious Birkeland symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to Dr. P.T. Jayachandran, chair of the physics department at UNB’s Fredericton campus, who has been invited to speak at the prestigious Birkeland Space Weather Symposium in Oslo, Norway. The 2017 Birkeland Space Weather Symposium marks 150 years since the birth of Kristian Birkeland, a Norwegian scientist known primarily for his research on the northern lights. The two-day...

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School of Graduate Studies Office closed afternoon of June 9-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The School of Graduate Studies located in Sir Howard Douglas Hall will be closed on Friday, June 9 for the afternoon, in order for the staff to attend a session. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact jseely@unb.ca or 453-4672. Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Admissions Unit closing for staff meeting-FR

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that the Admissions Unit in the Registrar's Office will be closed for the afternoon on Wednesday, June 7 due to an afternoon workshop and working meeting. All inquiries received during this time will receive a response the following day during regular business hours. We appreciate your patience. Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: Shelley.Perry@unb.ca

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CETL Hosts - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere Session-FR

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Emily Clark, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist, will facilitate this session on Friday, June 16, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.  Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Classroom Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones, tablets,...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Helmut Krause-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of Dr. Helmut Krause, who passed away on Sunday, May 21 in Guelph.  He was 88. Helmut started his work as a forest soil professor at UNB Fredericton in 1966, after working with the Canada Department for Forestry and Rural Development. He taught many undergraduate and graduate courses pertaining to forest soils and soil...

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New Videoconference Support Website-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new videoconference support website has been developed for the UNB community.  This site provides information on what technologies are supported and what support services are available.  It has been developed in collaboration with CETL, ITS, ISS, CEL, and Level-1 Technical Support.  If you ever wanted to conduct a bi-campus course or give a distance thesis...

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Preparing for O365: Pre-Migration Sessions for Faculty and Staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty and staff, your UNB email migration to Office 365 (O365) will take place from June 26 – 30.  Here are a few things you can do to prepare for O365: Attend an ‘O365 – What to Expect’ information session.  During these sessions, ITS will discuss O365 and its benefits, as well as what to expect during and after your O365 migration. All faculty and staff are...

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UNBF's Central Heating Plant annual shutdown-FR

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Posted: June 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This email shall serve as a reminder that the 2017 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 11, 2017, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 15, 2017.  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 15, 2017. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine...

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2017-2018 UNBF Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2017-2018 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus; a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting them in...

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New Videoconference Support Website-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new videoconference support website has been developed for the UNB community.  This site provides information on what technologies are supported and what support services are available.  It has been developed in collaboration with CETL, ITS, ISS, CEL, and Level-1 Technical Support.  If you ever wanted to conduct a bi-campus course or give a distance thesis...

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UNBF and STU present Symbols of Canada Conference Public Lectures: How Symbols Affect National Identity-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF and STU are co-hosting a series of public lectures on national symbols in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. All are welcome! “Patriotism, Love and America’s War on Terror.”  John Bodnar, Distinguished and Chancellor’s Professor, Department of History, University of Indiana at Bloomington, on Thursday, June 8 at 7 p.m. in Brian Mulroney Hall,...

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Board of Governors Election Results-SJ

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for voting in the election to the Board of Governors for a faculty member from the Saint John campus was noon on June 1, 2017. I am pleased to announce that Dr. James Kieffer, Department of Biological Sciences, has been elected. Thank you to the candidates, nominators, and voters who participated in this important process. Sarah DeVarenne Secretary to the Board  Article...

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

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, there's still time to 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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Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Candidate Presentations-SJ

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Search Committee for the Dean of Science, Applied Science, & Engineering (SASE) at UNB Saint John wishes to advise that a short list has been developed for the position of Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering.  The three candidates are:   •    Dr. Athar Ata, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Winnipeg ...

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Fredericton campus heat shutdown-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management (Fredericton) wishes to advise that in preparation for the Central Heating Plant annual maintenance shutdown on June 11, Facilities Management will be shutting down building heating systems starting on Wednesday, June 7.  Steam for the purposes of building heat will remain turned off until September.   If you have any questions or concerns please contact Tom...

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Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of the Qualitative Health Research Group will be held on Tuesday, June 13, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in Hans W. Klohn Commons G16. This initiative has brought together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area.  Membership currently represents a broad range...

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Retirement Reception-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the Dean of Engineering (Fredericton) will be hosting a retirement reception to honour Dr. Brian Cooke, Assistant Dean of Engineering, and Mr. John Hasson, Engineering Co-Op Officer, on Thursday, June 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Grad House on Windsor St.  Everyone is welcome to attend!   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Jones Email Address: drhez@unb.ca

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Roadwork on Dineen Drive-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management (Fredericton) wishes to advise that there will be work done to the asphalt surface of Dineen Drive between the Lady Beaverbrook Residence and MacKay Drive on Monday, June 5.  The roadway will be reduced to one lane for the day and will have flag persons directing traffic. Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Lloy Email Address: jlloy@unb.ca

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Summer Fee-Based registration now open-FR

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Posted: June 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The summer fee-based program schedule has just been released! Register early to secure your spot in one of URec's General Population, Semi-Private Reformer or Silver Series programs.  This session will run from July 4 - August 24.  Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Notice of Early Closure - Registrar's Office UNBF-FR

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Posted: June 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 2.   If assistance is required, please send inquiries to the following email addresses; Registrar’s Office registrar@unb.ca, Admission admissions@unb.ca, Transcripts TRANSCRIPTS@unb.ca, Classroom bookings  acadcourses@unb.ca.  Inquiries will be given priority the morning of...

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Reminder: Colleague UI5 Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 4, Colleague (known to most at UNB as Datatel) is being updated to the latest version, Colleague UI5. At the same time, the name ‘Datatel’ is officially being retired at UNB.  What does this mean to you? Effective June 4: The URL (link) for Colleague is changing. To access Colleague after June 4, you will need to log in to your myUNB Portal and click...

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Residence Fellow position - Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: June 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Residential Life at UNBF is now accepting applications for the position of Residence Fellow. Applicants must be a current faculty member, or a staff member with relevant experience. Compensation for this live-in position is an unfurnished apartment and full dining plan (both taxable benefits). The complete job posting and application instructions may be found here.  Residential Life, a...

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Restoration of the stained glass windows at Memorial Hall has begun-FR

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Posted: June 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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…And it Begins! This week the first of the stained glass windows of Memorial Hall are being removed and the restoration has begun.  Over the next few months, decades of dirt and grime will be removed, the glass will be repaired and the lead will be replaced by "Maitre d' Vitraux" Ned Bowes.   This delicate work requires the rare skills of a specialist and fortunately...

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UNB kinesiology student awarded $17,500 towards master's research-FR

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Posted: June 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Terry Fitzpatrick, a student in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNBF, has been selected to receive $17,500 funding for his master’s studies. This funding was awarded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Mr. Fitzpatrick’s proposed research focuses on the factors that enable and hinder soldiers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder from...

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Dean of SASE Candidates' Presentations-SJ

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Posted: May 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Three candidates for Dean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering (SASE) at UNB Saint John, will make presentations in Oland Hall, room 104 as follows: Dr. Athar Ata, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Winnipeg - Monday, June 5, from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Dr. Chris Sears, Professor and Associate Head, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary - Monday, June 12, from 2 -...

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Notice of Early Closure - Student Services UNBF-FR

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Posted: May 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The offices and services of Student Services on the Fredericton campus listed below will be closing at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, to permit staff to participate in an afternoon of professional development and team building. We will be open and ready to serve you again first thing Friday morning. The following offices and services will be closed: C.C. Jones Student Services Building main...

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Student Services Senior Directors Win Prestigious Industry Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to Rice Fuller and Sara Rothman who received awards at the Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services (AACUSS) Conference at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Truro, Nova Scotia, on May 25. The two UNB Fredericton Student Services Senior Directors were honoured for their dedication and long-standing commitment to the field of Student Services. Sara...

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Study Title - The effect of 10-day supplementation of 300 mg of saffron on delayed onset muscle soreness-FR

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Posted: May 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Prevention of muscle soreness with saffron -  have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym?  We are evaluating the potential of saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness. Join us at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER as we explore the effects of saffron on muscle soreness, speeded recovery and higher performance. Dear...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown-SJ

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Posted: May 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised there will be a high pressure air shutdown in Ganong Hall on Tuesday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 1:30 p.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for the work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: May 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program with a deadline of June 30. Ideal for those planning a sabbatical or a summer project, the visiting scholar program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. Eligibility Criteria: The CETL visiting...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Virtual Classroom-FR

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Posted: May 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for a tool that allows you to schedule, deliver and record online lectures and/or videoconferences? If so, then D2L’s new Virtual Classroom tool may be perfect for you! D2L’s Virtual Classroom is an integrated web conferencing tool that helps instructors engage learners in synchronous, two-way video conversations. You can use Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures,...

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Introducing the UNB Service Desk-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This summer, ITS and ISS are transforming how we provide technical support at UNB - as part of this, we have a new name. As of May 31, our Help Desks (UNBF & UNBSJ) are all now known as the UNB Service Desk. Any communications you receive from us moving forward will display this new name. We will also be updating our website and other materials in the coming months to reflect this change. What...

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Notice of Early Closure - Registrar's Office UNBF-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 2.   If assistance is required, please send inquiries to the following email addresses; Registrar’s Office registrar@unb.ca , Student Record requests records@unb.ca, Admission admissions@unb.ca,  Transcripts TRANSCRIPTS@unb.ca, Classroom bookings  acadcourses@unb.ca.  ...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Wednesday, May 31, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., UNB will be hosting a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2017-18 budget, the budgeting process, and UNB’s financial situation. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. All are welcome to join President Eddy Campbell, Vice-President (Administration and Finance) Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Academic)...

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CETL Hosts Webinar - Wake Them Up! Engaging Students in the 21st Century Classroom-FR

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Posted: May 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for this online session on Wednesday, June 14, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Online Facilitator: Julie Smith - Instructor, Webster University. Students in Higher Education are suffering from “Death by PowerPoint” and are losing their desire to learn. That students must be engaged to understand their course material fully is widely recognized. And...

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Joint Campus Sexual Assault Strategy Announcement-FR

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Posted: May 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the UNB community are invited to attend a joint campus sexual assault strategy announcement on Thursday, June 1 at 9:30 a.m. in the Student Union Building's Upper Atrium, UNBF campus. The announcement is being made in partnership with the University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University, the New Brunswick Community College and the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre. We hope you...

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Learn to Run for Anxiety-FR

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Posted: May 29, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you looking for a way to improve your physical and mental health? When you feel nervous you might experience sensations like shaking, dizziness, or a racing heart. If you worry that others might notice these sensations, or that they could be harmful to your health, you may have anxiety sensitivity. If this sounds like you, you may be eligible to participate in a research...

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A.I. Pro Subscription Renewal Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a professional development service offered by Academic Impressions. A.I. Pro provides us access to webinars in four key areas: Academic Affairs, Advancement, Enrolment Management and Student Affairs. All UNB employees have unlimited access to our subscribed modules, which include both live and archived webinars. Each year, the team that...

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Central Heating Plant Annual Shutdown-FR

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Posted: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This email shall serve as reminder that the 2017 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 11, 2017, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 15, 2017.  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 15,  2017. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out...

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Reminder: Purdy Crawford Postdoctoral Fellowships in Public Policy Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to the launch of Purdy Crawford Postdoctoral Fellowships in Public Policy on Monday, May 29 at 3:30 p.m. in K. C. Irving Hall, Room 107 on the Saint John campus. This prestigious postdoctoral fellowship program honours one of Canada’s leading businesspeople and policy developers, the late Dr. Purdy Crawford, CC. Please join us to meet the inaugural...

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Reminder: UNBF Faculty & Staff Softball Registration -FR

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Posted: May 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to register for this year's faculty and staff softball league is Thursday, June 1. This league is strictly for fun - all skill levels are welcome!  Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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

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Posted: May 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Purdy Crawford Postdoctoral Fellowships in Public Policy Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to the launch of Purdy Crawford Postdoctoral Fellowships in Public Policy on Monday, May 29 at 3:30 p.m. in K. C. Irving Hall, Room 107 on the Saint John campus. This prestigious postdoctoral fellowship program honours one of Canada’s leading businesspeople and policy developers, the late Dr. Purdy Crawford, CC. Please join us to meet the inaugural...

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DocTalks Workshop 3-FR

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Scott Preston, Assistant Professor, UNB, will present "The History and Evolution of Documentary Film," on Thursday, May 25, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. This workshop will introduce researchers to the history and evolution of the documentary as a form, from its beginnings up to today. We will consider what distinguishes a documentary from other kinds of film...

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Four New Workplace Safety Policies-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of our continued conversion of work practice to written policy, UNB has formalized four further policies with regard to Workplace Safety. In essence, each of these documents is written to capture our commitment to four distinct items in legislation. Please take time to review the below documents carefully. If you have any questions, please reach out to Andrew Feicht or Dave Gillespie at...

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Reminder: Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence Launch-FR

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to the launch of UNB’s Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence on Thursday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the Long Hall of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Housed within UNB’s faculty of engineering, this new centre is the result of a partnership forged with industry and training partners. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Research project seeking elderly individuals-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you 90 years of age or older? Do you know someone who is 90 years of age or older?  If so, we would love for them to share their life experiences with us. As part of a research project on the life histories of people with extraordinary longevity, researchers on the Fredericton campus of UNB are gathering testimonials from "exceptionally elderly" people aged 90 and over who live...

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Road Closure on Fredericton campus on May 29-FR

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Monday, May 29, Peter Kelly Dr. will be closed in order to install new underground infrastructure services for the new Kinesiology building. The one-day closure will begin at 7 a.m. and is expected to last the entire day. There will be no access to The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER lower parking lot during this time. Traffic control will have a barricade in place at the bottom of the access road...

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Student Health Centre Summer Hours-FR

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Student Health Centre is open all summer to full-time UNB and STU students; 2017 graduating students also have full access to the Health Centre until the end of August. The Student Health Centre's summer hours are as follows: Monday-Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Friday: 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closed daily from 12 - 1 p.m. for lunch. Contact the Student Health Centre to book an...

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UNB and CUPE ratify collective agreement-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Local 3339 are pleased to announce they have ratified a four-year renewal Collective Agreement. Considering the current fiscal environment both parties were pleased to be able to reach a mutually beneficial settlement. CUPE Local 3339 represents approximately 55 support staff employees on the Saint John...

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CETL Hosts Session - Guided Reading for First-Year Students-FR

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Posted: May 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for this session on Tuesday, June 6, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Many of our first-year students arrive at UNB not knowing how to engage in their learning. They haven’t developed or honed strategies that maximize their time and effort, nor have they learned strategies that deepen their understanding of new concepts. Neil Cole realized this in his...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Virtual Classroom-FR

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Posted: May 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a tool that allows you to schedule, deliver and record online lectures and/or videoconferences? If so, then D2L’s new Virtual Classroom tool may be perfect for you! D2L’s Virtual Classroom is an integrated web conferencing tool that helps instructors engage learners in synchronous, two-way video conversations. You can use Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures,...

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Faculty Staff Lounge closure on May 29-SJ

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Posted: May 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the Faculty Staff Lounge will be unavailable on Monday, May 29, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., due to a function. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your understanding. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Predatory Journals & Social Media for Early Career Researchers-FR

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Posted: May 23, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us for the two-part session Predatory Journals & Social Media for Early Career Researchers: Part 1: Street Pred: Sharpening your ‘Predatory Publishing’ Street Smarts presented by Mike Nason Are you getting emails from journals you’ve never heard of asking you to publish with them? Are you worried about having to pay fees to publish in open access journals? Do you...

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Thank you for making the Spring Convocation Ceremony a success-SJ

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Posted: May 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I want to thank everyone involved in the planning and execution of UNB Saint John’s Spring Convocation ceremony.  It was a tremendous success because of your efforts and participation. From the meticulous campus landscape, to handing out regalia and placing the programs on each person’s chair in advance of the doors opening, every detail was covered.   This year, we had an...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program with a deadline of June 30. Ideal for those planning a sabbatical or a summer project, the visiting scholar program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. Eligibility Criteria: The CETL visiting...

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Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence Launch-FR

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to the launch of UNB's Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence on Thursday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the Long Hall of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Housed within UNB's faculty of engineering, this new centre is the result of a partnership forged with industry and training partners. To RSVP, please contact Heather Jones at (506)...

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MMFC Lunch and Learn-FR

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Lily Fletcher will present "Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults Research Team (ANOART): A Qualitative and Gendered Analysis of Elder Abuse in the Maritimes" on Wednesday, May 24 at 12 noon in the Centre. The MMFC welcomes all to join in on this presentation by student intern Lily Fletcher. Lily has been working with the ANAORT and MMFC staff this semester as part of the ARTS 3000 class to...

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Register now for professional development seminars offered through the College of Extended Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Fact finding and investigative interviewing - whether dealing with potential new employees, suppliers or current members of staff, interviewing is a skill that can be acquired and improved. This two-day seminar will help you become a confident and competent interviewer, where you will discover the secrets behind how to obtain the truth when conducting an interview - from June 1-2, 2017 in...

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Research project seeking elderly individuals-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you 90 years of age or older? Do you know someone who is 90 years of age or older?  If so, we would love for them to share their life experiences with us. As part of a research project on the life histories of people with extraordinary longevity, researchers on the Fredericton campus of UNB are gathering testimonials from "exceptionally elderly" people aged 90 and over who live...

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Windows 10 now fully supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ITS is pleased to announce Windows 10 is now fully tested and supported at UNB.  What this means to you  New computer purchases Effective immediately, all new Windows computers purchased through ITS procurement will have Windows 10 and Office 2016 installed by default.  If you use specialized software, please let us know when submitting your order so we can help you choose the...

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Regalia pick up and drop off for UNB Saint John's Convocation ceremony-SJ

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Posted: May 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Friday, May 19, faculty, staff and members of the Associated Alumni Honour Guard may pick up their reglia from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Everyone is asked to meet in the quad by no later than 1:30 p.m. to line up for the procession to the Athletics Centre. If inclement weather, meet in the Ganong Hall Little Gallery. If you're borrowing from UNB Saint John inventory, regalia can be picked up...

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SUB closed on Victoria Day-FR

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Posted: May 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the SUB will be closed on Victoria Day (May 22) for the entire day. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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Summer Hours-SJ

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Posted: May 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be reminded that the period of summer hours begins on Tuesday, May 23 (day following the Victoria Day holiday) and ends on Tuesday, September 5 (Labour Day weekend). This means that on May 23rd the majority of departments with current office service hours of 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with a one hour lunch break) will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with a 45-minute lunch break). Any department...

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UNBF Retirement Dinner-FR

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Posted: May 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This year, UNB Fredericton will hold its Retirement Dinner on Wednesday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom.   Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to attend.  For non-retirees and guests, please contact Kim Macklin at kmacklin@unb.ca for registration information.  The deadline to return your forms with payment is no later than May 29,...

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A.I. Pro Subscription Renewal Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a professional development service offered by Academic Impressions. A.I. Pro provides us access to webinars in four key areas: Academic Affairs, Advancement, Enrolment Management, and Student Affairs. All UNB employees have unlimited access to our subscribed modules, which include both live and archived webinars. Each year, the team that...

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Announcing the end of Datatel on June 4-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 4, Colleague (known to most at UNB as Datatel) is being updated to the latest version, Colleague UI5. At the same time, the name ‘Datatel’ is officially being retired at UNB.  What does this mean to you? Effective June 4: The URL (link) for Colleague is changing. To access Colleague after June 4, you will need to log in to your myUNB Portal and click...

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Are you a Bell customer? If so, you may be at risk-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bell, the Canadian telecom company, was recently the victim of a data breach in which hackers got access to the email addresses of approximately 1.9 million Bell customers. What does this mean to you? If you have an account with Bell, we highly recommend you reset your password immediately to help protect your account from malicious activity. Additionally, if you use the same password for your...

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

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Posted: May 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Merit Awards for 2016-17 Announced-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 17, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers.  The awards are given annually on the basis of recommendations from faculty deans, school directors and the director of libraries. The 2016-17 Merit Award recipients are: Daniel Doiron, Faculty of Business (SJ) Rob...

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2017 Annual Central Heating Plant Shutdown-FR

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Posted: May 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This email shall serve as reminder that the 2017 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 11th, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 15th.  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 15th. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual...

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CETL Hosts Session: Improving Teaching Assistant Marking Quality and Consistency-FR

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Posted: May 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us for this session on Tuesday, May 23, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the Forestry/Geology Building, 203. It can be challenging in large classes with multiple Teaching Assistants to ensure that all students receive the same level of marking and quality of feedback that you as the instructor would give, if you were able to mark everything yourself. In this 50-minute session, Judy Roy from...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Virtual Classroom-FR

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Posted: May 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a tool that allows you to schedule, deliver and record online lectures and/or videoconferences? If so, then D2L’s new Virtual Classroom tool may be perfect for you! D2L’s Virtual Classroom is an integrated web conferencing tool that helps instructors engage learners in synchronous, two-way video conversations. You can use Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures,...

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New Infographic - Faculty Staff satisfaction with UNB IT Services-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This winter, ITS ran a survey for faculty and staff on the quality of your IT services at UNB. We’ve since compiled the results into a fun infographic to show you what your colleagues across campus think, as well as what ITS is doing to improve any areas you think need it. Check out the infographic now (PDF).   Article Contact Information Contact: ITS Help Desk Email Address:...

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Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: May 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of the Qualitative Health Research Group will be held on Tuesday, June 13, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. This initiative has brought together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint John area.  Membership currently represents a broad...

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Faculty of Kinesiology - Thesis Defence - Alex Brown-Theriault MSESS -FR and SJ

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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"Examining the Effects of a brief mindfulness intervention on high intensity interval training performance" will be defended by Alex Brown-Theriault (MSESS) on Friday, May 19 at 8:30 a.m. in the Lady Beaverbrook Gym, room C210. Abstract: Mindfulness interventions in sport have grown significantly in the last decade (Gardner & Moore, 2012). However, there are currently no studies that examine...

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Nominations Invited for Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominations are invited for the Macaulay-O'Sullivan Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation Awards, recognizing and encouraging innovation in the administration and provision of university services to students, other departments and members of the public. The awards recognize both exceptional administrative service (efforts above and beyond the call of duty) and administrative...

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Reminder - Come to the UNB time capsule showing-FR

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to see what we’re tucking away in the cornerstone of the new kinesiology building for 50 years? Join us on Tuesday, May 16, anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the main gym of the Lady Beaverbrook Gym to see what contents will be included in the time capsule. Examples of the dozens of items going into the time capsule include a hand-carved pencil from a former...

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Tell us how we're doing - UNBF Facilities Management Survey-FR

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a valued partner of the UNBF community, Facilities Management strives to deliver exceptional customer service. We need your help to tell us how we’re doing. Below is a link to the first-ever Facilities Management Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey is completely anonymous and takes only 6-10 minutes to complete. Please make sure your voice is heard by completing the survey before...

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Tim Hortons Hours of Operation - May 17 and 18-FR

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tim Hortons at the SUB location will be operational only from 7:30 - 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 due to graduation events.  Service will be take out onl, and seating is available in the Blue Lounge. Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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UNB Art Centre opens Susana Reisman: Standardizing Nature-FR

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre is pleased to announce the opening of Standardizing Nature by Toronto-based artist Susana Reisman on Friday, May 19.  Ms. Reisman will be present at the opening to give a walking tour.  Through photography and sculpture, Standardizing Nature examines the lumber industry and the process by which forests are transformed into commodities. The...

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Workshop - New Longitudinal Evidence On Migration, Immigration and Training in NB-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This workshop will take place on Thursday, May 18, from 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 404. This knowledge translation event will present results from a series of projects commissioned by PETL on various aspects of labour market development in New Brunswick. There will be a discussion period after each presentation as well as a concluding roundtable discussion. A light lunch will be...

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Attention: UNBF campus 188th Encaenia-FR

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Posted: May 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dear Colleagues, It is an exciting week on campus as we prepare to celebrate the 188th Fredericton Encaenia. Students (1,330) will be graduating on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 at the Aitken University Centre.  Please see below for detailed ceremony schedule: Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 17 10:00 am - Science, Kinesiology and Nursing Ceremony B - Thursday, May 18 10:00 am -...

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Join a teaching-resources network-FR

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Posted: May 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to participate in a project that aims to build a teaching-resources network at UNB. Those involved will receive a one-year subscription to Faculty Focus Premium. They will then serve as disseminators of information related to teaching & learning in their departments or Faculties. They will be become part of a network committed to teaching &...

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SUB Closed on Victoria Day-FR

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Posted: May 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the SUB will be closed for the entire day on Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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Tim Hortons Hours of Operation on May 17 & 18-FR

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Posted: May 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tim Hortons at the SUB location will be operational only from 7:30 - 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 for Graduation. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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Faculty and Staff Softball League-FR

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Posted: May 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty and Staff Softball League will be back in action this summer at the Heating Plant field!    When: June 5 - August 18. Games will take place weekly! (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at 12 p.m.) Cost: $100 per team Contact Brandon MacKay at brandon.mackay@unb.ca or 447-3405 to register!  Details: A minimum of nine players (with at least two...

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UNB Saint John Community Garden is now open-SJ

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Posted: May 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in growing your own vegetables this summer, and snacking on freshly picked fruit during your lunch breaks? Contact the UNBSJ Community Garden today to claim your plot; $10 for students and $20 for faculty and staff. All you need are seeds! Email us at unbsjgarden@gmail.com. Article Contact Information Contact: Greg Puncher Email Address: Gregory.Puncher@unb.ca

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Explore the Art of Embroidery-FR

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Explore the ancient art of embroidery in a unique Leisure Learning workshop on Saturday, May 13. Learn the fundamentals of embroidery, from selecting the right fabric to French knots, all while working on a sampler you’ll be proud to display! Topics include: Selecting fabric, needles, and floss; preparing your design and hoop for embroidery; tying knots and getting started; and...

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Professional Game Design Workshop-FR

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take your Game Design skills to the next level with a Professional Game Design workshop on Saturday, May 27. Spend the day with professional game designer Jeff Mundee and other gaming enthusiasts, for an intensive one-day crash course, offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning. Experience the life of a junior game designer at a game studio, like EA, Activision and Blizzard. Learn...

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Reminder: IT Service Interruption on May 14 -FR and SJ

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, May 14 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. (three hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's commercial internet. 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.) Desire2Learn UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift Deposits UCard...

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Sociology MA Defense-FR

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Sociology Department is pleased to announce the upcoming MA Defense of Brandi-Lee Riddoch to be held Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. in Tilley Hall, Room 8. Titled:  "It's not easy to ask for food"  Stigmatizing Attitudes and the Community Food Centre:  A New Brunswick Case Study." Please RSVP to Wanda Brich (wanda.birch@unb.ca), if you plan to attend as space is...

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Summer Hours-SJ

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be reminded that the period of summer hours begins on Tuesday, May 23 (day following the Victoria Day holiday) and ends on Tuesday, September 5 (Labour Day weekend). This means that on May 23rd the majority of departments with current office service hours of 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with a one hour lunch break) will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with a 45-minute lunch break). Any department...

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Symposium: Breaking Barriers & Moving Foward-FR

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We would like to invite you to attend the Symposium – Breaking Barriers and Moving Forward: Narratives of Challenges Faced by Asian Women Diaspora in New Brunswick and Strategies for their Successful Integration on May 18 and 19 at the Wu Conference Centre. Registration closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 12. The symposium is a collaboration between the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for...

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UNB Alumni win international young scientist awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


University of New Brunswick alumnus Dr. Chris Watson and UNB PhD candidate David Themens have each won a prestigious international award for their research of the upper atmosphere in the Canadian Arctic. Both recently found out they will be receiving the Union of Radio Science Young Scientist Award. The Young Scientist Awards will be presented at the General Assembly of International Union of...

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CETL Announces Recipients of the 2017 Teaching & Learning Priority Fund-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) is pleased to announce the following successful applicants for the annual Teaching & Learning Priority Fund*. We look forward to hearing about the outcomes of their projects at future CETL teaching & learning events. Blending Learning: Exercise Prescription - Danielle Bouchard, Kinesiology Subscription to Faculty Focus – Magdalen...

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CETL Hosts Session: Improving Teaching Assistant Marking Quality and Consistency-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us for this session on Tuesday, May 23, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Room 203 of the Forestry/Geology Building. It can be challenging in large classes with multiple Teaching Assistants to ensure that all students receive the same level of marking and quality of feedback that you as the instructor would give, if you were able to mark everything yourself. In this 50-minute session, Judy Roy...

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D2L Tool of the Month: Virtual Classroom-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a tool that allows you to schedule, deliver and record online lectures and/or videoconferences? If so, then D2L’s new Virtual Classroom tool may be perfect for you! D2L’s Virtual Classroom is an integrated web conferencing tool that helps instructors engage learners in synchronous, two-way video conversations. You can use Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures,...

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Fiscal Year End-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Accounts Payable is in the final stretch for processing of the following documents: 1. Petty cash reimbursement requests covering all petty cash disbursements made up to the end of April 2017. 2. Original invoices covering the delivery of goods and/or services dated April 30, 2017, or earlier. 3. Travel Expense Forms covering travel completed up to the end of April 2017. 4. Receipts for...

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Institute of Biomedical Engineering saluted with Innovation Champion award-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering was named Innovation Champion in New Brunswick by the Knowledge and Innovation Recognition Awards at a gala event on May 4, 2017 at the Fredericton Convention Centre. “I’m so very pleased for Kevin and his world-class team at the institute,” said UNB President Eddy Campbell. “This is fitting recognition for the team, which...

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Self-Publishing and Marketing Workshop-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you written a novel (or are thinking about it), and wondered, "now what?" To help answer that question, try the "Self-Publishing & Marketing" Leisure Learning workshop on Saturday, May 13. With millions of eBooks available online, getting your book noticed can seem like a monumental task. The good news is, standing out from the crowd isn't as daunting a task as you...

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Spring Wine Appreciation Workshop-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you enjoy wine, then join well-known J.C. Bezile and Sommelier Chris MacDonald for their Spring Wine Appreciation Workshop on Tuesday, May 16, from 7 - 9:30 p.m. This Leisure Learning course is a student favourite. Offered through the UNB College of Extended Learning, it is a fabulous opportunity to enhance and improve your wine appreciation skills in a relaxed and enjoyable...

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To Bee or not to Bee - Beekeeping Workshop-FR

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Posted: May 9, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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To bee or not to bee – if that’s your burning question, get the answer in a one-day introductory beekeeping course on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., in Memorial Hall, 26. With experienced educator and beekeeper Dr. Andrew Byers as your guide, you'll learn about these important, hard-working pollinating insects, which are responsible for the equivalent of one of our daily...

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2017 New Brunswick high school programming competition-SJ

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Posted: May 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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High school teams from across New Brunswick will arrive on our Saint John campus on Friday, May 12 for the 11th annual UNB Saint John High School Programming Competition. Designed to provide a computer programming challenge for students in grades 9 – 12, contestants test their computer programming skills and problem solving abilities for an opportunity to win tuition bursaries and amazing...

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How to succeed by doing it wrong-FR

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Posted: May 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre's (IBEC) Speaker Series is featuring Kumaran Thillainadarajah on Wednesday, May 10 at noon at Planet Hatch (140, 50 Crowther Lane, Fredericton). All our welcome! Kumaran Thillainadarajah is the founder and CTO of Smart Skin Technologies Inc., an innovative design technology that translates pressure from touch into data. Smart Skin...

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Tell us how we're doing - UNBF Facilities Management Survey-FR

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Posted: May 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a valued partner of the UNBF community, Facilities Management strives to deliver exceptional customer service. We need your help to tell us how we're doing. Below is a link to the first-ever Facilities Management Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey is completely anonymous and takes only 6-10 minutes to complete. Please make sure your voice is heard by completing the survey before...

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UNB College of Extended Learning presents Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 8, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled workers to fill the growing demand for diagnosis, intervention, and support services for those living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). UNB CEL recently launched the FASD Intervention Support Certificate program, a 16-week online course that will conclude with a three-day...

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188th Encaenia Volunteers Needed-FR

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Posted: May 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will celebrate its 188th Encaenia on the Fredericton campus on May 17 and 18 at The Aitken University Centre. Volunteers are required on May 17, from 8:30 – 11 a.m., and on May 18, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. or 1 – 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to check tickets, hand out programs and greet family and friends of graduates as they arrive for the ceremonies. Anyone...

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Marketing & Promotions Assistant-SJ

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Posted: May 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thanks to funding from Service Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program, Local 107.3FM is seeking a student to work as its Marketing & Promotions Assistant.  If you know a student looking for summer employment, direct him/her to Local 107.3FM. Application closing date is Friday, May 19, 2017. Article Contact Information Contact: Brian Cleveland Email Address: brian@cfmh.ca

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NB Mathematics Competition - Volunteers Needed-SJ

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Posted: May 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, May 12, University of New Brunswick Saint John is excited to be hosting 300 Grades 7, 8 and 9 students as part of the province-wide NB Mathematics Competition. These students will write a math competition, and then spend the afternoon enjoying various campus activities.   If you would like to volunteer with the NB Math Competition on May 12, please contact Amy Witkowski at...

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Date change for middle school students: annual NB Scratch coding finals-SJ

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Posted: May 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The fourth annual NB Middle School Scratch coding finals, hosted by the department of computer science, will now be held on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall. Scratch is a visual coding language that allows young students to create and develop their own interactive animations, stories, games and art. Students in middle school are invited to submit, collaboratively...

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Postponed: Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Bi-Campus Budget Conversation scheduled for Monday, May 8, has been postponed. The university is currently engaged in discussions with the Province of New Brunswick regarding a multi-year funding MOU and it is very important to have this completed prior to the Bi-Campus Budget Conversation so we can provide the most up-to-date information to the community. We apologize for the delay and...

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Date change for middle school students: annual NB Scratch coding finals-SJ

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Posted: May 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The fourth annual NB Middle School Scratch coding finals, hosted by the department of computer science, will now be held on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall. Scratch is a visual coding language that allows young students to create and develop their own interactive animations, stories, games and art. Students in middle school are invited to submit, collaboratively...

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Graduates - cap and gown rental site-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention Graduates: from Tuesday, May 2 at 1 p.m. until Sunday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m., Gaspard will be re-opening the graduation cap & gown rental site. If you missed the deadline, you now have until Sunday at 6:30 p.m. to rent your graduation gown.  https://www.buildagrad.ca/unbfredericton   Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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Honorary Degree Recipients for Encaenia and Convocation Ceremonies-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On May 17 and 18, UNB Fredericton will hold its 188th Encaenia Ceremonies in The Aitken Centre, while on May 19, UNB Saint John will hold its 43rd Spring Convocation Ceremony in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Public Memorial and Fund in Honour of Wendy Robbins-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host a public memorial for Wendy Robbins on Saturday, May 20, time and location will be announced in a future edition of myUNB News. All are most welcome to attend. Wendy's children are honored to announce the creation of the Wendy J. Robbins Women's Empowerment Fund, to support women's public participation and personal autonomy. Donations may be made to honor and...

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Saint John Senate Election Results-SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 13, 2017, a call for nominations to fill the one (1) Contract Academic Employee seat on the Saint John Senate was circulated to all eligible Contract Academic Employees on the Saint John campus. The following one (1) nominee has agreed to allow his name to stand for election to the Saint John Senate: Jeff McNally, Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering. As there is one...

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Simulations and Student Learning - A Symposium at Dalhousie University-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chance to have your expenses paid for the Symposium!  Dalhousie University, with funding from SSHRC and the Government of Canada, is holding a one-day Symposium on Simulations and Student Learning on Monday, June 26. It is bringing in three international keynote speakers. Registration is free and Dal funding has been budgeted to pay the expenses for three faculty/instructors from UNB, both...

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Virtual Classroom: D2L Tool of the Month-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a tool that allows you to schedule, deliver and record online lectures and/or videoconferences? If so, then D2L’s new Virtual Classroom tool may be perfect for you! D2L’s Virtual Classroom is an integrated web conferencing tool that helps instructors engage learners in synchronous, two-way video conversations. You can use Virtual Classroom to deliver lectures,...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, May 8, from 2 to 4 p.m., UNB will be hosting a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2017-18 budget, the budgeting process, and UNB’s financial situation. There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. All are welcome to join President Eddy Campbell, Vice-President (Administration and Finance) Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Academic) George...

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Emeriti Honourees for Encaenia and Convocation-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


During the celebrations of Enacaenia and Convocation, Professors Emeriti will be recognized on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses.   Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Middle school students compete in annual NB Scratch coding finals-SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The fourth annual NB Middle School Scratch coding finals, hosted by the department of computer science, will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall. Scratch is a visual coding language that allows young students to create and develop their own interactive animations, stories, games and art. Students in middle school are invited to submit, collaboratively or...

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UNBF Safety Newsletter: Policy Updates, Mulch and Cigarettes-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This newsletter focuses on three new policies nearing adoption at UNBF; we are looking for your input. There are also reminders with respect to proper disposal of cigarette butts during warmer months, Sharps, First Aid Refreshers, and some general updates on training and waste collection. Please take a minute to review the newsletter (link below), and do not hesitate to...

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IT Service Interruption on May 14-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This outage was rescheduled from March 26 - on Sunday, May 14 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. (three hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's commercial internet. 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.) Desire2Learn UCard Services,...

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Last Chance to Register for the Diploma in University Teaching-FR

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Posted: April 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Another Diploma in University Teaching class starts on Saturday, May 6.  This is an accelerated session that ends on May 27. Deadline for registering is Wednesday, May 3. For timetable and information on registration visit //www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/facutly/dut/registration.html.  It is a wonderful way to kickstart your university teaching career.  You will learn: recent...

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White Ribbon Fredericton March-FR

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Posted: April 28, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research in Engaging Men to End Men's Violence Against Women at the White Ribbon Fredericton March on May 4, 2017 at Officer's Square: Queen Street at Regent Street. White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equality, healthy relationships and a...

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Campus Conversations about Academic Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Monday, May 1, the University of New Brunswick will hold campus conversations on the progress to date of the second stage of the Academic Planning process: Saint John campus:   9 a.m. in Oland Hall, 103 Fredericton campus:  2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102   The intent of the sessions will be to provide the University community with an update on academic planning and to receive...

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Congratulations to Bev McAllister for receiving CEFP credential-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management would like to congratulate Bev McAllister for receiving the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential.  Bev is the third person in Atlantic Canada to receive this certification since the program began in 2009. The CEFP is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities...

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Encaenaia Volunteers Needed - May 17 and 18-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will celebrate its 188th Encaenia on the Fredericton campus on May 17 and 18 at The Aitken University Centre. Volunteers are required May 17, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. and May 18, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to check tickets, hand out programs and greet family and friends of graduates as they arrive for the ceremonies. Anyone interested in...

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Encaenia Singers for May 17 and 18-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The graduation organizing committee is looking for graduates who may be interested in singing “O Canada” during the 2017 May Encaenia ceremonies. We are looking for a singer for each ceremony, preferably a graduate who is willing to sing at his/her respective ceremony: Ceremony A 10 a.m. - Science, Kinesiology and Nursing Ceremony B 10 a.m. - Arts, Law, Business...

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E-ticket Deadline April 29-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Attention UNB Grad's, Saturday, April 29, 2017 is the deadline to request your guest tickets for graduation.  If you have not already done so, log onto www.unbgradtickets.com to requested your tickets.   Please note after Saturday all unclaimed tickets will go into the extra ticket pool, to be distributed to those graduates who have requested additional...

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Faculty of Education Colloquium with Dr. Frances Helyar "Toujours des ravages:" Language and Acadian Education in New Brunswick, 1900-1940-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Education will present Dr. Frances Helyar as part of its Faculty of Education Colloquium Series on Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. At this free public lecture, Dr. Frances will present, "Toujours des ravages:" Language and Acadian Education in New Brunswick, 1900-1940. This presentation, which will be conducted in English, explores the role of...

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Valedictorians for Encaenia and Convocation Ceremonies-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 27, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On May 17 and 18, UNB Fredericton will hold its 188th Encaenia Ceremonies in The Aitken Centre, while on May 19, UNB Saint John will hold its 43rd Spring Convocation Ceremony in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Valedictorians for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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Feedback requested for renewed University Club-FR

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A dedicated team of volunteers, with support from the senior administration, has worked hard over the past few years to bring a social space back to the UNB community. Building on the previous UNB Faculty Club (yes, it still existed) we have developed a more inclusive association – “The University Club of Fredericton” (UCF).  The name change is more than symbolic. The...

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First Aid CPR course and refresher-SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Environmental Health, Safety & Security, on the Saint John campus, will offer a First Aid CPR course and refresher on May 23 and 26, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Seating is limited so you must preregister with David Gillespie at dgill@unb.ca. The cost of training is $120 for two day CPR and $95 for Refresher, payable through journal entry on completion of training....

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Janice Kitchen-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Janice Kitchen, who passed away on April 10 in Fredericton. She was 76. Janice joined UNB Fredericton as an administrative assistant at the Awards Office in 1975, also eventually taking on the role of Acting Assistant Registrar of Undergraduate Awards before retiring from the university in 1999. Many knew...

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Next Meeting of the Qualitative Health Research Group at UNBSJ-SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of the Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John will take place on Tuesday, May 9, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Library, G16. The meeting format we will trial is as follows: Announcements and Updates Hot Topic – Bryn Robinson will share with the group the purpose and role of the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU), and the potential...

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Reminder: Option to defer your migration to Office 365 (O365) available until April 28-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The majority of UNB faculty and staff will be migrated to Office 365 during the week of June 26-30, 2017. No action is required to be migrated to O365. However, to postpone your migration until March 2018, you must complete the online deferral form. What are the benefits of migrating to O365? 100 GB email mailbox 5 TB of file storage space Easy co-authoring documents Version control of...

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URec Drop in Week: May 1 - May 4 -FR

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Posted: April 26, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try any General Population class for free during URec's Drop-In Week! Choose from boxing, capoeira, yoga, pilates, and more! Classes are offered in the morning, daytime and evening. Members and non-members are welcome to participate!    Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Department of Computer Science Quality Assurance Review-SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A quality assurance review of the Department of Computer Science, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the Faculty’s programs and operations. Input from faculty members, staff and students is an important part of the assessment of the Faculty’s administration, scholarly and educational programs.  External consultants will visit...

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Election of Faculty Members-at-Large to the Board of Governors and Fredericton Senate-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for voting in the election of two (2) Fredericton Faculty members to fill the two vacant faculty members-at-large positions on the Fredericton campus was 4 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017. The Ballots have now been tabulated and I am pleased to announce that Norman Betts, Faculty of Business Administration, and Nicole O’Byrne, Faculty of Law, have been elected to the Board of...

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Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Water Shut Off-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that all water at Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Residence will be off on Thursday, April 27, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  The shutoff is to allow for repairs to the water lines. If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne Booker Email...

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Graduation Seat and Regalia Reservation Deadlines-SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are attending the convocation, and have not already done so, the deadline to reserve your seat and regalia for the May 19th ceremony is Friday April 28, 2017.  Due to the limited number of seats/regalia required, requests after this date cannot be met.  Our limited supply of regalia can be borrowed on a first requested, first served basis.  If you wish to rent UNB...

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Rubrics: D2L Tool of the Month-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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​Are you tired of writing the same comments on several different students’ assignments? Or, are students repeatedly questioning you about assignment requirements, even after you’ve handed back the marked assignments? If so, then the D2L Rubrics tool can help you ensure your students are evaluated in an clear, efficient and fair manner. The Rubrics tool in D2L Brightspace can...

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Steam Shutdown-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus, wishes to advise that the heat (steam) will be shut off at Toole Hall, IUC Forestry, Forestry & Geology and Sir Howard Douglas Hall on Thursday, April 27 for the day.  The shutoff is to allow for repairs to the steam lines.   If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.   Article Contact...

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Tim Hortons in the SUB - takeout only on April 28-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that Tim Hortons in the SUB Cafeteria on the Fredericton campus will be takeout only on Friday, April 28.  Seating is available in the SUB Blue Lounge. Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching-FR

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Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2017.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2017 Summer Term:  May 6 - 27, 2017:  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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Colleague UI not working in Firefox-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you're using Firefox to access Colleague UI, you will notice you are unable to log in. This is due to Firefox’s latest update which has removed support for Silverlight (required for Colleague pop-ups to work).  Colleague UI can still be accessed using other web browsers that support Silverlight, such as Internet Explorer (IE), Safari and an extended support release (ESR) version...

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Fiscal Year End here-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2017 and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next four days involving deposits to the bank. It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more.  It is...

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MSc Mathematics Report Defense -SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Master's student Zhenduo Huang will be defending his report, entitled "Performance Analysis of Optical Orthogonal Code" on Thursday, April 27, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31. Article Contact Information Contact: Heidi Stewart Email Address: Heida.Stewart@unb.ca

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UCard Office closing early for year end on April 28-FR

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Posted: April 24, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Card Office in Fredericton will be closed Friday, April 28, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., for year end activities. For assistance during our closure, check out the following: - Add money to your UCard  - Make a gift deposit - Upload your photo for your UCard - Deactivate your lost UCard - Get the UCard App - Print on campus - Find where you can...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals-FR

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Posted: April 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty are invited to participate in the 188th Encaenia as graduation marshals at the ceremonies to be held on May 17 and 18, in the Aitken University Centre.  There will be three ceremonies and at least four marshals are needed to assist with each ceremony (usually volunteers from the respective faculties). Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 17 10 a.m. - Science, Kinesiology and...

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Campus Conversations about Academic Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Monday, May 1, the University of New Brunswick will hold campus conversations on the progress to date of the second stage of the Academic Planning process: Saint John campus:   9 a.m. in Oland Hall, 103 Fredericton campus:  2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102   The intent of the sessions will be to provide the University community with an update on academic planning and to receive...

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking to take a course during summer term? Courses are available on campus or online! On campus classes in Fredericton begin May 1, May 29, July 4, and July 24. Complete a 3-credit hour course in three or six weeks! Choose from a variety of topics and levels: Arts, Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science,...

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UNB English Language Programme Summer Employment Opportunities-FR

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Posted: April 21, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 22 - June 21) and Summer (July 10 - August 9) 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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Call for nominations: Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There's still time!  You still have time to nominate an excellent teacher 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's Office, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty offices. The...

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D2L Brightspace New Brunswick Connection-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL invites you to join us on Friday, May 5, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (lunch included) for the D2L Brightspace NB Connection Conference in Marshall d'Avray Hall.  (The opening session will be held in Room 143).  This free conference is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other users. Some of the...

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Psychological Wellness Centre-FR

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Posted: April 20, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Would you or your child like to work with a trained individual in therapy to address problems like anxiety, stress or depression? The Psychological Wellness Centre on the UNBF Campus is offering counselling sessions for adults and children with graduate students in Clinical Psychology.  These graduate students are supervised by licensed Psychologists.  UNBF or STU students are seen at...

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11th Annual N.B. High School Programming Competition-SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 11th annual UNB Saint John High School Programming Competition will take place on Friday, May 12, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall.  High school teams will participate from across New Brunswick. Designed to provide a computer programming challenge for students in grades 9 – 12, contestants test their computer programming skills and problem solving abilities for an opportunity...

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Encaenia employment opportunity-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Gaspard is looking for individuals who are interested in helping with gown distribution and setup at Encaenia 2017. The rate is $11/hour, and workers will receive a cheque by mail from Gaspard following the ceremonies. May 16 - Set up from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. May 17 - Ceremony, from 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. May 18 - Ceremonies, from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, please contact Judith...

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Encaenia Volunteers Needed-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB will celebrate its 188th Encaenia on the Fredericton campus on May 17 and 18 at The Aitken University Centre. Volunteers are required on May 17, from 8:30 - 11 a.m., and on May 18, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to check tickets, hand out programs and greet family and friends of graduates as they arrive for the ceremonies. Anyone interested in...

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Enjoy Spring with Leisure Learning Courses at UNB-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spring into Spring with a fun, educational, and creative Leisure Learning course, offered by the UNB College of Extended Learning. Spring classes start the week of April 24th. Choose from courses in everything from painting and Wine Appreciation to Pottery and Creative Basket-making. New this term are introductory classes in Beekeeping, Embroidery and Natural...

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Fire Drills-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Instruction for Fire Drills on the Fredericton campus - Please announce the following instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of classes: All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the...

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Grad students to pitch their research in three minutes-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The School of Graduate Studies is hosting the Eastern Regionals for the 3 Minute Thesis competition on Thursday, April 20 at 11 a.m. Join us in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143 to learn more about graduate research happening at 10 institutions in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Ten graduate students, including the winner of the UNB competition Brenda Lee, have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide...

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Middle school students compete in annual NB Scratch coding finals-SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The fourth annual NB Middle School Scratch coding finals, hosted by the department of computer science, will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall. Scratch is a visual coding language that allows young students to create and develop their own interactive animations, stories, games and art. Students in middle school are invited to submit, collaboratively or...

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Reserving academic regalia for Spring Convocation-SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 43rd Spring Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 19 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession.  To do so requires academic regalia, and to find out how you can reserve yours, please go to regalia - options are available with deadlines of Friday, April 28 (to...

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MEM Report Presentation of Morgan Brophy -FR

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MEM Report Presentation of Morgan Brophy will be held on Wednesday, April 19 at 1 p.m. in F & G 202 Dean's Conference Room. Report Presentation Chaired By: Dr. B. Leblon, FOREM Supervisor:  Ms. D. Smith, UNB, HRA/FOREM Report Title: Sustainable Food Systems: A Sustainable Food Plan for The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. Abstract: Universities across Canada are moving toward...

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NB Policy Research Forum-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network is proud to host the third annual NB Policy Research Forum that will be held at the Cocoa Room in Riverview, NB on April 25, 2017. A reception will be held on the evening of the 24th and will feature an address by Dr. Matthew McKean from the Conference Board of Canada. Hosted in partnership by NBSPRN, and the Government of New...

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Option to defer your migration to Office 365 (O365) available until April 28-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The majority of UNB faculty and staff will be migrated to Office 365 during the week of June 26-30, 2017. No action is required to be migrated to O365. However, to postpone your migration until March 2018, you must complete the online deferral form.  What are the benefits of migrating to O365? 100 GB email mailbox 5 TB of file storage space Easy co-authoring documents Version control of...

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Professional Development Session: 10 Essentials of Success-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students are invited to attend a complimentary Professional Development session in Saint John hosted by the U35 Young Alumni Network! Join us on Wednesday, May 10, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Connexion Works (1 Germain Street, #300) to hear engaging and inspiring guest speaker, Robyn Tingley, present her signature talk The Ten Essentials of Success, where she will share her top strategies...

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Rubrics: D2L Tool of the Month-FR

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you tired of writing the same comments on several different students’ assignments? Or, are students repeatedly questioning you about assignment requirements, even after you’ve handed back the marked assignments? If so, then the D2L Rubrics tool can help you ensure your students are evaluated in an clear, efficient and fair manner.   The Rubrics tool in D2L Brightspace can...

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Seminar: Cantilever Sensor Research at Memorial University-FR

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Luc Y. Beaulieu, Dept of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University, will discuss "Cantilever Sensor Research at Memorial University" on Wednesday, April 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the Physics Dept, P204 (Colluquium Tea in P203 beforehand). Cantilever-based sensors are a promising technology for performing molecular recognition and molecular detection at concentrations in the...

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Webinar: EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative: New Directions in Instructional Design - Keeping Pace in a Time of Rapid Change-FR

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Posted: April 18, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on April 19 and 20, from 1 – 4:30 p.m. (both days), for this dialogue while exchanging ideas with ELI’s national online teaching and learning community on the subject of instruction design.  We will be holding the event in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. Instructional design has emerged as the key resource for fueling change and innovation in teaching and learning....

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#OnlyHere People Series -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB means so much to all of us in unique and different ways. The #OnlyHere People Series uncovers and shares these personal experiences, showing how special UNB is to our students, faculty and staff. We asked familiar faces around our campuses to tell us what #OnlyHere means to them, and what makes UNB a life-shaping place. Read their stories. What does UNB mean to you? Pitch your #OnlyHere...

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Asset Disposal: 16 foot boat and motor-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Asset Disposal: UNB-owned 2012 16 foot Lund Rebel XL boat with 60 hp Mercury Outboard motor (tiller) and trailer. Trolling motor included. $10K. Article Contact Information Contact: Stephan Peake Email Address: speake@unb.ca

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Business Faculty - Take our Survey -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MBA department is looking for members of the UNB Faculty of Business to complete a short survey. The survey is part of an ongoing research project studying the attitudes surrounding online education. The research is being conducted by undergraduate co-op student Lauren Lavric, under the supervision of Dr. Shelley Rinehart. It would be greatly appreciated if all teaching members could...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty are invited to participate in the 188th Encaenia as graduation marshals at the ceremonies to be held on May 17 and 18, in the Aitken University Centre.  There will be three ceremonies and at least four marshals are needed to assist with each ceremony (usually volunteers from the respective faculties). Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 17 10 a.m. - Science, Kinesiology and...

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Eastern Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition at UNB-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The School of Graduate Studies is hosting the Eastern Regional 3MT Competition on Thursday, April 20 at 11 a.m. in Marshall D'Avray Hall, 143. Graduate students representing 10 institutions in Atlantic Canada and Quebec have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to engage, enlighten, and excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges from the community will identify the...

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Kinesiology Seeking Volunteers for Research Study using Saffron-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Prevention of muscle soreness with Saffron.  Have you experienced muscle soreness after an extreme workout session in the gym?  We are evaluating the potential of Saffron (a cooking spice) as a prevention treatment for muscle soreness.  Join us at the CURRIE CENTER as we explore the affects of Saffron on muscle soreness, speedy recovery and higher performance.  We are...

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MILK Film Screening and Panel Discussion-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Faculty of Nursing and Fredericton Breastfeeding Promotion Committee are pleased to present a screening of Noemi Weis’ documentary film “MILK,” followed by a panel discussion, on Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m., in MacLaggan Hall, 53. This beautiful film is a compilation of women’s narratives of birth and infant feeding experiences around the world. In an effort...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 17th annual President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB. A special ceremony is being held on April 18, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building for the UNBF recipients. President's Medals for 2017 will be presented to Shirley Cleave and Nancy Nason-Clark of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or...

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Professional Development Session - 10 Essentials of Success-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students are invited to attend a complimentary Professional Development session in Saint John hosted by the U35 Young Alumni Network! Join us on Wednesday, May 10, from 6 - 8 p.m., at Connexion Works (1 Germain Street, #300) to hear engaging and inspiring guest speaker, Robyn Tingley, present her signature talk The Ten Essentials of Success, where she will share her top strategies for...

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Alumni Honour Guard at Spring Convocation at UNBSJ-SJ

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Posted: April 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Alumni volunteers are invited to participate in Spring Convocation on May 19th as a member of the Alumni Honour Guard. Interested alumni are invited to join the academic procession and assist with the distribution of the alumni pins. Please contact mary.duffley@unb.ca before May 1st to reserve your regalia.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: duffleym@unb.ca

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MEM Report Presentation- Bianca Langille-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MEM Report Presentation of Bianca Langille will be held on Tuesday, April 18 at 3 p.m. in the F & G 202 Dean's Conference Room/ Report Presentation Chaired By: Dr. B. Leblon,  FOREM and Supervisor: Dr. M. Gray, FOREM Report Title: Promoting Disaster Resiliency through Improved Environmental and Emergency Management Interoperability.  Abstract: Research and consultation with...

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Retirement Dinner - Change in Date-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton has now been re-scheduled to Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. to be held in the Student Union Building Ballroom.   If you have recently retired or are planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Further details will be made...

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Boxes Needed - Request on behalf of CFUW-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Fredericton is in need of cardboard boxes to transport books for its book fair. The proceeds from the sale of books are used for scholarships as well as other CFUW Fredericton initiatives such as rural school libraries, music programs and international  students. If your department has spare boxes, please get in contact with Mrs. Edye...

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Call for Marshals-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty are invited to participate in the 188th Encaenia as graduation marshals at the ceremonies to be held on May 17 and 18, in the Aitken University Centre.  There will be three ceremonies and at least four marshals are needed to assist with each ceremony (usually volunteers from the respective faculties). Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 17 10:00 am - Science, Kinesiology and...

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

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There's still time!  You still have time to nominate an excellent teacher 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’s Office, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty...

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Children Needed to Help Train Graduate Students-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Children are needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training.  We are looking for children (aged 7 to 15 years), who are making average or above average progress in school, to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests.  This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the...

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Faculty of Education Colloquium Series with Dr. Paula Lee Kristmanson-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Faculty of Education is proud to present Dr. Paula Lee Kristmanson as part of its Faculty of Education Colloquium Series on on Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. Dr. Paula Lee Kristmanson will present “Why should students in applied programs do international internships? Insights from UNB teacher candidate experiences.” Part of the learning...

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First Ever UNBTeachOff Competition Showcases Effective Teaching Methods-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s first-ever TeachOff was held on March 21st with a large, boisterous crowd and lots of cheering. Attendees had Bristol-board signs and waved and cheered to support their favourite instructor. Mark Roberts, well-known Fox FM radio personality, injected extra life into the proceedings with his off-the-cuff gentle humour. There were five “competitors” (it was a very...

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Nominations Invited for Macaulay-O'Sullivan Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Nominations are invited for the Macaulay-O'Sullivan Administrative Service and Administrative Innovation Awards, recognizing and encouraging innovation in the administration and provision of university services to students, other departments and members of the public. The awards recognize both exceptional administrative service (efforts above and beyond the call of duty) and administrative...

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Reserving academic regalia for Spring Convocation-SJ

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will celebrate its 43rd Spring Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 19 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession.  To do so requires academic regalia, and to find out how you can reserve yours, please go to regalia - options are available with deadlines of Friday, April 28 (to...

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Rubrics: D2L Tool of the Month-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you tired of writing the same comments on several different students’ assignments? Or, are students repeatedly questioning you about assignment requirements, even after you’ve handed back the marked assignments? If so, then the D2L Rubrics tool can help you ensure your students are evaluated in an clear, efficient and fair manner.   The Rubrics tool in D2L Brightspace can...

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR

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Posted: April 11, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty and Instructors - a UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience if you find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): //www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and services available to students to help with academic success. Use what fits your situation and delete the rest. The Teaching...

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Important Public Health Notice to the UNB Community-FR

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Posted: April 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB has been advised by New Brunswick’s Public Health Office (Public Health) that a student on its Fredericton campus has recently been diagnosed with measles. The University and the affected student are cooperating with Public Health in their investigation and management of this case. The student in question was not a member of the residence community, is currently receiving...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 17th annual President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB. A special ceremony is being held on April 18, 2017 at 4:30pm in the Alumni Memorial Building for the UNBF recipients. President's Medals for 2017 will be presented to Shirley Cleave and Nancy Nason-Clark of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or...

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Save the Date: D2L (Brightspace) NB Connection Conference-FR

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Posted: April 10, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The D2L (Brightspace) NB Connection Conference will take place on Friday, May 5, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143.   Brightspace New Brunswick Connection is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other users.  Brightspace Connection will showcase teaching and learning...

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Canada Savings Bond Program Discontinued-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We have been advised by the Federal Government that the Canada Savings Bond (CSB) program will be discontinued as of October 31, 2017.  All CSB payroll deduction amounts requested by employees will continue to be deducted up to and including the pay of October 21, 2017.    If you are currently on CSB payroll deductions and would like to...

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Consultation on Proposed School of the Environment-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A committee has been working since the fall of 2016 to develop a plan for a School of the Environment at UNB.  To that end a draft proposal has been developed.  Earlier versions of this draft have been shared with Deans, the AUNBT, and other interested parties at UNB.  It was discussed at Senate on both campuses at their respective March meetings.  The plan is to present a...

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Middle school students compete in annual NB Scratch coding finals-SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The fourth annual NB Middle School Scratch coding finals, hosted by the department of computer science, will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall. Scratch is a visual coding language that allows young students to create and develop their own interactive animations, stories, games and art. Students in middle school are invited to submit, collaboratively or...

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MMFC Lunch and Learn-FR

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Lily Fletcher will be presenting "Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults Research Team (ANOART): A Qualitative and Gendered Analysis of Elder Abuse in the Maritimes" on Wednesday, April 12 at 12 p.m. The MMFC welcomes all to join in the presentation by student intern Lily Fletcher, who has been working with the ANAORT and MMFC staff this semester as part of the ARTS 3000 class to transcribe and code...

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Reserving academic regalia for Spring Convocation-SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 43rd Spring Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 19 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession.  To do so requires academic regalia, and to find out how you can reserve yours, please go to regalia - options are available with deadlines of Friday, April 28 (to...

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Take a break during exams: control a prosthetic hand-FR

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering are exploring how people incorporate feedback in a prosthetic limb. Users control a prosthetic limb by contracting their muscles, which are sensed using myoelectric sensors placed on the skin over muscles in the forearm. The aim of this three-hour study is to provide researchers with information on how the brain responds to feedback in...

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UNBSJ Business Faculty - Take our Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBSJ MBA department is looking for business faculty members to complete a short survey. The survey is part of an ongoing research project studying the attitudes surrounding online education. The research is being conducted by undergraduate co-op student Lauren Lavric, under the supervision of Dr. Shelley Rinehart. It would be greatly appreciated if business faculty members could take a...

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University Awards Ceremony - SJ

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell and Robert MacKinnon on Wednesday, April 12, from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2017 University Awards, Saint John campus.  Dr. Li-Hong Xu will be presented with a Distinguished Service Award and Dr. Christopher Gray will be presented with the University Research Scholar Award. All are welcome to attend this special...

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Webinar EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative New Directions in Instructional Design Keeping Pace in a Time of Rapid Change-FR

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Posted: April 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on April 19 and 20, from 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), for this dialogue while exchanging ideas with ELI's national online teaching and learning community on the subject of instruction design.  We will be holding the event in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Instructional design has emerged as the key resource for fueling change and innovation in teaching and learning.  This new importance...

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Limited access to the fitness strength training rooms during exams-SJ

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Posted: April 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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From April 8 - 23 (exam period), there will be limited access on the Saint John campus to both the upstairs fitness room and downstairs strength training rooms. The upstairs fitness room will be open as follows: Monday to Saturday:  6:30 - 8:30 a.m., 12:10 - 1:30 p.m. and 5 - 6:30 p.m. Sunday:  Open 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Exceptions for the upstairs fitness room are as follows: Open...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Rosi Jory-SJ

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Posted: April 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Rosemarie “Rosi” Jory, who passed away on March 31. She was 83. Rosi joined the university in 1965 as one of the first full-time faculty members at UNB Saint John, where she taught German for 32 years. Even past her 1997 retirement she remained active at the university, bringing joy wherever she...

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Spring Yoga Offering-SJ

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Posted: April 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new six-week yoga program will begin Thursday, April 13, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Table Tennis Room on the Saint John campus.  The cost to register is $25 (space is limited). This yoga class is for all fitness levels so don't miss out!  Stop by the Athletics office (top floor of the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre) for more information and to register!    Article...

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String Master Class-SJ

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Posted: April 6, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Lorenzo Music Series will feature a String Master Class on Monday, April 10, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall for local students participating in the competitive Festival of Music Article Contact Information Contact: Dr. Li-Hong Xu Email Address: lxu@unb.ca

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11th Annual N.B. High School Programming Competition-SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 11th annual UNB Saint John High School Programming Competition will take place on Friday, May 12, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Hazen Hall.  High school teams will participate from across New Brunswick. Designed to provide a computer programming challenge for students in grades 9 – 12, contestants test their computer programming skills and problem solving abilities for an opportunity...

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Change in WebTimeEntry Dates-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of April 21st only. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-off – Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for...

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CMOS Speaker - Recent Pacific Anomalies: Oscillations, El Nino, and The Blob-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Société canadienne de météorologie et d’océanographie, will present its 2017 Tour Speaker, Richard Dewey; Associate Director, Science Services, Oceans Network Canada, who will discuss,"Recent Pacific Anomalies:  Oscillations, El Nino, and The Blob" on Thursday, April 6 at 1:15 p.m. in IUC...

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Congratulations to the UNB Red Blazers - ECWHL champions-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I would like to extend my congratulations to the UNB Red Blazers women’s competitive club hockey team, who won the Eastern Canadian Women’s Hockey League championship title this past weekend – their fourth in eight years. These dedicated athletes and the coaching staff worked tirelessly all season long, training and competing at a high level, to earn this title. We are truly...

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Consultation on Proposed School of the Environment-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A committee has been working since the fall of 2016 to develop a plan for a School of the Environment at UNB.  To that end a draft proposal has been developed.  Earlier versions of this draft have been shared with Deans, the AUNBT, and other interested parties at UNB.  It was discussed at Senate on both campuses at their respective March meetings.  The plan is to present a...

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Geomatics Lecture Series: Laser Scanning NYC Presentation -FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mr. Scott Warren will present a Laser Scanning NYC Presentation entitled, "High Definition Laser Scanning Projects in and around NYC" on Friday, April 7 at 1 p.m. in Head Hall, Room C-11. Description: Scott Warren is a Project Manager and Survey Engineer with WSP in one of NY offices. He specializes in High Definition Scanning (HDS), focusing on projects in NYC and surrounding...

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Grad students to pitch their research in three minutes-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The School of Graduate Studies is hosting its first 3 Minute Thesis competition for UNB students on Friday, April 7 (Heat 1 – 10 a.m., Heat 2 – 11 a.m., Final – 2:30 p.m.) in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 143. Come support our graduate students and learn more about their research in a fun, fast, and accessible way. 3MT is an international competition designed to promote...

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Registration is open for Summer Term Courses on the Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking to take a course during summer term on the Fredericton campus? Courses are available on-campus or online! On-campus - Classes begin May 1, May 29, July 4 and July 24. Complete a 3-credit hour course in three or six weeks! Choose from a variety of topics and levels: Arts, Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, German, History, Media Arts and Culture,...

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Rubrics: D2L Tool of the Month-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you tired of writing the same comments on several different students’ assignments? Or, are students repeatedly questioning you about assignment requirements, even after you’ve handed back the marked assignments? If so, then the D2L Rubrics tool can help you ensure your students are evaluated in an clear, efficient and fair manner.   The Rubrics tool in D2L Brightspace can...

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School of Graduate Studies Office closed on April 7-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The School of Graduate Studies office in Sir Howard Douglas Hall will be closed on Friday, April 7 in order to assist with the Three Minute Thesis Competition, which is being held at Marshall d'Avray Hall in Room 143.  Heat 1 will begin at 10:00 a.m., Heat 2 at 11:00 a.m. and the Final competition at 2:30 p.m.  We will be awarding prizes and a reception will follow. If you have any...

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Summer Food Service on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that food service on the Saint John campus will be reduced during the summer hours.  Starting on Monday, April 24, 2017, the Baird Dining Hall and the Commons Cafe will be closed for the summer.  Tim Hortons will continue to operate Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Cory Brown at...

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UNB time capsule items: Have your say-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A time capsule, which will be opened in 50 years, will be placed in the new kinesiology building. We have received dozens of ideas for items to be included in the time capsule and are now holding an open vote for the UNB community to decide on a number of the items to be included. Please vote here. We will be holding an event in May to commemorate the L.B. Gym and showcase the time capsule...

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14th Annual Faculty of Computer Science Research Exposition-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 14th Annual Research Expo will be held Friday, April 7, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the Wu Centre. Please join us to celebrate leading edge research in Information Technology at the University of New Brunswick. Come meet students, hear researchers present their projects, discuss collaboration opportunities with industry practitioners, and discover how UNB is charting the future of...

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Boxes Needed - CFUW-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Fredericton is in need of cardboard boxes to transport books for its book fair. The proceeds from the sale of books are used for scholarships, as well as other CFUW Fredericton initiatives such as rural school libraries, music programs and international  students. If your department has spare boxes, please get in contact with Mrs. Edye...

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E-tickets now available for Graduates -FR

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This year the University of New Brunswick is implementing a new way for graduates to receive and share their graduation ceremony ticket.  To access tickets, graduates will go to www.unbgradtickets.com and will login to the site by using their UNB student ID and password.  While on the site, graduates will be able to request their...

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Register for the Women for 50% Conference-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All UNB students, faculty and staff are invited to the Women for 50% conference at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Thursday, April 6. Come together with women and men from across the province to support the goal of gender balance in elected office. Participants will have the opportunity to discover resources and network with subject matter experts. The conference will feature a number of...

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UNBF's Third Annual Powwow-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host the third annual UNB Powwow “Askomiw (Beyond) 150: Celebration of Resilience” at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, on Wednesday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The powwow is a free public event and everyone is invited to participate, learn and celebrate Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey...

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UNB Saint John professor Greg Marquis to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Professor Greg Marquis will read from Truth & Honour on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Truth and Honour explores the 2011 murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland, of the prominent family that owns Moosehead Breweries, the ensuing police investigation and the arrest, trial, and conviction of the victim's son Dennis Oland for second-degree murder. Today,...

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Ballroom Blitz-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Ballroom Blitz is open for business! Monday, April 3           10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4          10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5      10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at the Student Union Building Ballroom (room 201) Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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CETL's Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-In-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You are invited to drop by CETL’s Faculty Appreciation Day event on Thursday, April 6, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program—just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy that faculty and...

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Gallery of Fluid Motion-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Senior Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students and graduate students will be showing their photographs of fluid motion obtained as part of the course requirements for ME5534 Experimental Fluid Dynamics. Students have been asked to produce an image that is aesthetically pleasing and illustrates the beauty of fluid flow. Posters of these images will presented in the lobby of Head Hall on...

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It's Party Thyme-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Aloe-ha! We know you may be thinking "I wish I could turn back thyme and attend the Peer Support Centre's grand opening." Well try and herb your enthusiasm for just one moment, join us on Thursday, April 6, from 12 - 2 p.m., at the Peer Support Centre (SUB Room 103) for a planting party. We will provide the plants, soil, pots and peers so come one come all, thistle surely be the event of the...

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar UNBF-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the Registrar will be closed on the Fredericton campus on Wednesday, April 5, from 1 - 4:30 p.m. for a staff planning session.  If assistance is required, please send inquiries to the following email addresses; Registrar’s Office registrar@unb.ca, Student Record requests records@unb.ca, Admission admissions@unb.ca, Transcripts TRANSCRIPTS@unb.ca, Classroom bookings...

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Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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In conjunction with the Jarislowsky Chair in Interprofessional Patient-Centred Care, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John.  The overall goal of this initiative is to bring researchers, faculty, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors together to build qualitative research capacity in the Saint John...

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Sandra Irving Scholarship-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications for the 2017-18 Sandra Irving Scholarship are being accepted. It is awarded annually to a student at UNB Saint John who has completed a minimum of 15 term courses (45 ch), majoring or intending to major in political science.  Selection for this $5,000 award is on the basis of academic achievement, career aspirations and the candidate’s statement of the...

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String Master Class-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Lorenzo Music Series will feature a String Master Class on Monday, April 10, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall for local students participating in the competitive Festival of Music Article Contact Information Contact: Dr. Li-Hong Xu Email Address: lxu@unb.ca

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URec Love My Low Back Workshop-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Knowledge is power! This fun and practical workshop will help you identify and address physical habits, common thought patterns and beliefs systems that have prevented you from moving well. Anyone who has experienced pain or restricted movement in any area of his/her body will benefit from the material presented in this informative session.  Workshop topics...

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"The Stairs" Public Screening-FR

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Posted: March 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Media Arts and Cultures program and the New Brunswick Filmmakers' Co-Op are hosting a special screening of the award-winning documentary, The Stairs on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall d'Avray Hall auditorium. The Stairs tells the story of Marty, Greg, and Roxanne, each of whom survived decades of street-involvement. Using their experiences to ease the paths of others, each...

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Reminder: Change in Location for some winter term exams on Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: March 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to construction of the new kinesiology building, The CURRIE CENTER will not be used for winter term exams. Most exams will be written at the Aitken Centre. Please refer to the exam schedule for all exam locations. If you have questions, contact the Registrar’s Office. Exams will be held from April 8 to 22, 2017. Article Contact Information Contact: Registrar's...

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Time change for Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: March 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The start time of the Faculty of Business research colloquium on Friday, March 31 has been changed to 7 p.m. in Oland Hall, 206 on the Saint John campus. Dr. Onur Kesten, Associate Professor of Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, will present "Parallel versus Sequential School Admissions: A Tale of Two Countries." Dr. Onur Kesten, award...

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UNBSJ's 2017 Faculty of Business Winter Teaching Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: March 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Speaker Dr. Diana Austin, 3M Fellow and professor of English at UNB, will present "Is Student Engagement a Circle or a Square?" on Friday, April 7, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m, in HWK Commons, G16. All are welcome to attend.   Article Contact Information Contact: Patricia Chisholm Email Address: pchishol@unb.ca

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University Awards Ceremony- SJ

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Posted: March 31, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell and Robert MacKinnon on Wednesday, April 12, from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2017 University Awards, Saint John campus.  Dr. Li-Hong Xu will be presented with a Distinguished Service Award and Dr. Christopher Gray will be presented with the University Research Scholar Award. All are welcome to attend this special...

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2017-18 SRC Election Results-SJ

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Posted: March 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The following are the UNB Saint John 2017-18 Election Results: Executive Members Kenya Plut - President Pape Seck - VP Student Affairs Nicholas McCullum - VP Finance Kyle Rogers - VP External Juliet Anumenechi - VP Social Councillors Konnor Long - Business Rep. Catherine Hall - SASE Rep. MinJi Kim - SASE Rep. Jayme Dixon - Member at Large Rep. A fall election will take place to fill all...

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2017-2018 Undergraduate Calendar Live -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 30, 2017 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2017-2018 Undergraduate Calendar is now live.   Article Contact Information Contact: Meaghan Pike Email Address: Meagh