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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - Lecture & Film Series-FR

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre invites you to observe Black History Month with a special exhibition and program that highlight the creative and historical presence of Black Canadians in the Maritimes. The exhibition, Excavation: Memory Work by Sylvia D. Hamilton is on view until February 23. Ms. Hamilton, a well-respected member of the Black community in Atlantic Canada, is an award-winning poet and...

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Latest email phishing scam targeting UNB disguised as voicemail message -FR and SJ

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A new phishing email has been discovered at UNB, appearing to come from ‘Apartment Investment and Management Company.’ The email claims you have a ‘new Voicemail message’ and says to follow a link to ‘download and listen to your voicemail.’ If you receive this email, please do not reply or click any links – delete it and report it to the IT Service Desk...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Call Me By Your Name -FR

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Posted: January 31, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Call Me By Your Name' Monday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Adapted from Andre Aciman's 2007 novel of the same name, director Luca Guadagnino (A Bigger Splash, I Am Love) drenches us with the golden heat of a Northern Italian summer in his new sensual masterpiece, Call Me by Your Name. It's 1983, and 17-year-old music prodigy Elio (Timoth?(C)e...

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Bell Let's Talk Sounds & Stories-SJ

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Bell Let's Talk Sounds & Stories will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Student Centre. Special guests include Jeff Liberty, Ladd & Lasses, VOX and other members of the community. This is an evening of performances to build awareness of mental health and illness, and the supports available in our community. Article Contact Information Contact: April...

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Career Talks - Networking opportunity for students-FR

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students are invited to join UNB alumni on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 6 - 8 p.m., in the SUB Ballroom for 'Career Talks,' an evening of advice and knowledge! Following a speed-networking format, students will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on the four following professional development topics:  Resume and Interviewing Skills  Making a Good First...

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Summer Jobs and Graduating Students Career Fair 2018-FR

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Summer Jobs & Graduating Students Career Fair will take place on Friday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/employment/services-students/career_fairs/summer_fair.html   Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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UNBF - Registrar's Office Closure on February 1-FR

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Posted: January 30, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 1, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a work-related meeting.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Bell Let's Talk Week at UNB Saint John -SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Bell Let's Talk is growing the campus conversation about mental health at universities and colleges across the country by encouraging 128 Canadian Universities and colleges in every province to join in the Bell Let's Talk Day activities. Please join our #Here4U Peer Support Program at the different events that they will be holding across campus this week to spark conversations about Mental...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next instalment of BioTalks on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 12 p.m. in the RN Scott Hall (IBME) Conference Room. BioTalks is a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter. This  plenary session is open to all, and is designed to encourage education and discussion,...

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CETL's Media Lab - Extended Hours-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The media lab in Marshall d’Avray Hall (Room 234) is open for the semester with extended hours four days per week!    Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Friday it is open regular hours, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   The Media Lab offers free access and support to media technology for students, faculty and staff. Regardless of your skill level with media technology, we have a...

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Child participants and their parents needed for graduate student training activity-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Children/youths (ages 5 to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require one to two hours, and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNBF. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information, parents...

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Exploring seaweeds as a medical cure-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB researchers know that discovery can come from unexpected places for those willing to look. For Thierry Chopin, professor of marine biology and scientific director of the Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network at UNB’s Saint John campus, that discovery might be found in seaweeds. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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IBM will be hosting an Information Session-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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IBM is coming to campus and will be hosting an information session on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Gillian Hall, C122. Computer Science and Engineering students are encouraged to join them for information on working at IBM, and enjoy some pizza. Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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Janice Harvey presentation-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Janice Harvey, a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of New Brunswick and a professor in the Environment & Society program at St. Thomas University, will present on “The Changing Face of Hegemony: 55 Years of Eco-political Discourse in Globe and Mail Editorials" on Friday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at James Dunn Hall, Room G1, St. Thomas University. Environmental...

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Kiewit Information Session-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Kiewit is hosting an information session for Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineers on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m. in Gillian Hall, C127. Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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TME Lunch & Learn - Ryan Reid of Bio NB-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Ryan Reid, Business Intelligence and Support Services Manager of BioNB, as the next speaker in its weekly Lunch & Learn Speaker Series presented by RBC. This event will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar, H224. Ryan coaches BioNB clients on business...

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UNBF Counselling Services Closure on January 30-FR

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Posted: January 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., for training.  If you have an emergency, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 1-800-667-5005. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Theatre UNB Presents Bone Cage by Catherine Banks-FR

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Posted: January 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Theatre UNB’s first production of 2018, Bone Cage by Nova Scotia playwright Catherine Banks, is set to take the stage as part of Fredericton’s winter festival, FROSTival, Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 3. Winner of the 2008 Governor General’s Award for Drama, Bone Cage is a stark, poetic, and emotionally searing play about a group of young adults growing up in a...

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Changing the face of disaster relief-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Shabnam Jabari is developing technology that promises to be a game changer for government aid organizations and first responders around the world. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Driving insights into human health-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB is proud to have established three new health research chairs in diabetes, chiropractic and cannabis. The University’s commitment to innovation in health science research is not only making a difference in this province but, in many cases, leading the country. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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FA/CPR Training FA Refresher Training-FR

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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There will be FA/CPR Training on the Fredericton campus from March 6 - 7, 2018, as well as FA Refresher Training March 8, 2018.  Please contact EHS to register safety@unb.ca  Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Perry Email Address: kperry@unb.ca

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IBEC Speaker Series - Julie LeBlanc Steeves-FR

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Julie LeBlanc Steeves will discuss how to cultivate a culture of innovation in a corporate world on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Julie is the Innovation Specialist with the Atlantic Lottery Corporation. In 2016, Atlantic Lottery embarked on a transformation journey through innovation. Julie was seconded from her HR Advisor role to work with Customer Innovation...

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New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium-FR

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries will host a New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium on Thursday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., in the Wu Centre.  The symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, who are either active in the field already or interested in undertaking research that can contribute to building the New Brunswick...

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Save the Date - Effective Teaching Institute Teaching Cases - What's the Story There -FR and SJ

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Posted: January 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Mark your calendar! Guest speaker Annie Prud’homme-Généreux will present a workshop on Wednesday, Apr. 25, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. Case studies are stories with a pedagogical objective. Business schools have been using them since the 1970s, but it is only recently that instructors in other disciplines have incorporated them in their classrooms....

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Career Development and Employment Centre closed January 25-FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 12  - 4:30 p.m., for the Education Career Fair. It will re-open again at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 26.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Andrea Mayo-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Andrea Mayo, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Golden Games, Master Athletes, and Breaking Aging Stereotypes” on Friday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Many people associate old age with frailty and illness. This common belief may be partly due to the natural loss of muscle...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Brittany Rioux-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Brittany Rioux, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Metabolically Healthy Obesity Phenotype in Children 6-14 Years of Age: Does Outdoor Time Matter” on Friday, Jan. 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. BACKGROUND: A large proportion of children living with obesity have favorable...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Lucky -FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Lucky' on Monday, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Having outdrank, outsmoked, and outlived all of his contemporaries in his off-the-map desert town, fiercely independent 90-year-old atheist Lucky (the late Harry Dean Stanton in his final role) finds himself unexpectedly thrust into a late-in-life journey of self exploration. The directorial...

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On the cybersecurity frontier-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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For more than 15 years, UNB has been on the frontlines of building cybersecurity innovation in the province — helping New Brunswick become a national hub for research and training in the field. The university took a historic step in cementing that leadership position with the opening of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at its Fredericton campus last January. Learn...

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Opening Ceremony for The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity-FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On behalf of the Board of the University Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity, we would like to invite you to attend the Center's opening ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 3 - 5 p.m., in the Ballroom on the second floor of the Student Union Building (SUB).  The center is being established to provide a welcoming, safe, and inspirational space to UNB’s LGBTQI2S+...

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UNB Climate Change Action Plan Engagement Session-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John engagement session will be held on Monday, Jan. 29 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. The Fredericton engagement session will be held on Monday, Feb. 5, from 12 - 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom. UNB Sustainability is holding engagement sessions for the third phase of UNB’s Climate Change Action Plan...

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Upcoming Events through Career Development and Employment Centre-FR

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Posted: January 24, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A number of events will be taking place in the next two weeks. January 25: Education Career Fair This career fair provides an opportunity for School Districts and Canadian companies to connect with Education students approaching graduation as well as recent graduates looking for employment in the field of Education. Student Union Building, Ballroom, 3 - 6 p.m. Click here for a list of...

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CETL Hosts Small Teaching Series-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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CETL will host a series of sessions in February, March and April that are bound by the thread of James Lang's book "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning." Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to 10 minutes), 2) one-time interventions in a course (might take up a whole class period, but only happens once), 3) small modifications in...

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Digging up the past to preserve history-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The department of anthropology has formed a unique partnership with Parks Canada to ensure students can learn outside the classroom, faculty can research, and one of Canada’s national historic sites isn’t lost to the sea.   Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Faculty of Engineering Awards Evening-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty of Engineering will host its 17th Annual Engineering Awards Evening on Friday, Feb. 9 (reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.) at the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus.  Dress will be business attire.  This special evening recognizes the achievements of our undergraduate and postgraduate students who have won prizes, scholarships, bursaries...

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Immigration session with Citizenship & Immigration Canada agent NB Provincial Nominee Program representative -SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, there will be an information session on federal and provincial immigration programs (Express Entry, Atlantic Pilot Program, etc). The session is open to international students/staff/faculty interested in learning about these opportunities directly from a CIC or PNP representative. For international...

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IPE Mini-Course Supporting Families with Grief Loss-SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A three-hour mini course is being offered by UNB Saint John nursing instructors Pam Pastirik, Loretta Waycott and Diana Dupont on Monday, Jan. 29, from 4:45 - 8 p.m., at the Saint John Regional Hospital, 5D classroom. The purpose of this problem-based course is to assist students to better understand how grief and loss affect families, and explore ways to help support families who experience...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Janie Chang-SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Janie Chang will read from Dragon Springs Road on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Janie Chang’s first novel, Three Souls, was a finalist for the 2014 BC Book Prizes’ Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, which is awarded to the author of the best work of literary fiction, and one of nine Canadian books long-listed for the 2015 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award....

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Hedwig Koncz-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Hedwig Koncz, who passed away on Jan. 12 in Fredericton. She was 85. Hedwig joined the university community in 1967 and spent more than 25 years as at the Harriet Irving Library on the UNB Fredericton campus. She was manager of acquisitions at the time of her retirement in 1993. Although quiet and unassuming,...

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Reminder - Accident Report Forms Available-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This notice is a reminder to all members of the University community of the importance for completing the UNB Employee and Student Accident Report form for any accident involving personal injury. Accident report forms are available in each departmental office, the Environmental Health and Safety Office located in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 250, and now online. The form must be signed by the...

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Student Health Center Closure on January 25-FR

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Posted: January 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Health Centre, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 25 for professional development. We apologize for any inconvenience! Article Contact Information Contact: Christine Davenport Email Address: shc@unb.ca

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2018 UNB Summer Employment Program - Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Summer Employment Program is a project funded by the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. The intention of this program is to provide students with employment related to their skills and education. Approved jobs aim to enhance the students` employment prospects upon completion of their studies, while enabling them to finance the continuation of...

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AIA Lecture - Skeletal Story Telling-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Archaeological Institute of America New Brunswick Society invites the University community to a breathtaking presentation by Dr. Amy Scott, from UNBF's Department of Antrhopology, who explores the burials associated with the expansive 18th century Fortress of Louisbourg in Atlantic Canada. As a National Historic Site of Canada, threatened by on-going coastal erosion, excavations began in...

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Canada Summer Jobs 2018 Internal Deadline-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is a Government of Canada initiative that provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students.  It is designed to focus on local priorities for both students (between the ages of 15 and 30) who are returning to full-time studies in the fall and their communities.  Last year the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton was...

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Education Career Fair 2018-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018 Education Career Fair will take place on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 3 - 6 p.m., in the Student Union building. This year, due to it being the largest Education Career Fair held at UNBF, it will be on two different floor levels. The fair will be in room 103 at the SUB Building and in the SUB Ballroom so please be sure to visit employers in both areas. Please see the attached link to...

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Fitness Class Schedule-SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The following fitness classes are free for faculty, staff and students: Monday, from 4:15 - 5 p.m. - Tabata, Step and Kickboxing (Inst. Lori Lofstrom) Tuesday, from 12 - 12:50 p.m. - Toning (Inst. Kim Banks) Thursday, from 12 - 12:50 p.m. - Toning (Inst Donna McCullum)  **with the exception of Thursday, Jan. 25, class starts at 11:30 a.m. All levels of fitness are welcome!  Don't miss...

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Fostering supportive and healthy environments-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Transitioning to university is a time of change for many students and it's important to have proper support systems in place to ensure academic and personal success. UNB’s peer support services are strengthening the university community with non-judgmental and confidential one-on-one peer support. Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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KIN Kids - Physical Literacy for children of UNB Faculty, Staff and Students-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking for an affordable activity for children ages 6-12?  KIN Kids is a physical activity program designed to engage children in the simple pleasures and benefits of regular physical activity, with a variety of fun, interactive and non-competitive physical activities intended to foster self-esteem, confidence, a positive self-image and the joy of being physically active.  Led by...

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Participants needed for Health Research in New Brunswick - UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 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 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by two...

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Public Talk with Dr. Sabine LeBel-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a public presentation, in UNBF's Dept. of Culture & Media Studies, by candidate Dr. Sabine LeBel on Friday, Jan. 26, from 9 - 10:20 a.m., in Carleton Hall 256. Dr. LeBel’s talk is entitled: “E-waste Aesthetics and Environmental Politics.” A synopsis follows. In the information age, mobiles, computers, and the internet, accelerate...

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Ryan Hamilton - Podium Performance Series Presentation-FR

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join Ryan Hamilton, PhD, MSES, as he partners with Coach NB and Canadian Sport Centre-Atlantic to present on "Managing the Psychological Environment in Short Term Events - Lessons from Hockey Canada's World Junior Program" on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. in the Currie Center, Room 3-22. Coaches certified through the National Coaching Certification Program...

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UCard Office Closed January 23-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UCard Office, located in the SUB (room 106), will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 23 for staff training.  Note: We will still be responding to email during this time. To add money to your UCard, 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. Regular office hours will...

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Canadian History of Education Association Call for Papers-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Call for papers for the Canadian History of Education Association/Association canadienne d’histoire de l’éducation (CHEA/ACHÉ) 20th Biennial Conference taking place from October 18-21, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The theme is "Cultures, Communities, Challenges: Perspectives on the History of Education" and the deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 1, 2018....

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Prosthetics Research: Age 19-85-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2018 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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Reimagining the power grid using smart technologies-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Smart grid technology is expected to revolutionize how the world consumes, produces and distributes electricity — and we're at the forefront.   Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Sewing Machine Drawings - Leisure Learning one-day workshop-FR

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Posted: January 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Sewing Machine Drawings: Try something unique! Have fun exploring the unusual pairing of paper and the sewing machine. Experiment drawing with thread on single and double sheets of paper, adding collage materials, and working with found images. At the end of the workshop, you’ll leave with a series of unique drawings.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lori Quick Email Address:...

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Equipment pool survey for faculty instructors and staff-FR

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Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please help CETL’s Equipment Pool improve its service by completing a short online survey about the equipment borrowing services it provides to faculty, instructors and staff. It takes five to eight minutes to complete, and is open all term. Paste go.unb.ca/equip into your browser address bar or click here: https://surveys.unb.ca/index.php/351294/lang-en Article Contact...

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Peter Goggin - Speaker Series at Planet Hatch -FR

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Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Peter Goggin will host Speaker Series at Planet Hatch on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 12 - 1 p.m., at Planet Hatch (50 Crowther Lane). We hope to see you there. Click to register Event Details Peter Goggin is the VP of Operations and co-founder of Resson Aerospace, a company that delivers customized agricultural solutions to large corporate clients. Resson allows farmers to make better decisions...

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Tackling world hunger through technology-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Can data help solve the problem of world hunger? See what a UNB researcher is doing to find out. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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2018 Vacation Accrual for Support Staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018 Vacation Accrual for Support Staff (only) has been completed and you should be able to see this on your e-services under “Personal” and then the “Vacation and Leave” tab. Follow this link to sign into your e-services account: Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (506) 453-4648 or email us at hrandod@unb.ca . Be sure to enjoy all of...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kathryn Lawrence-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Kathryn Lawrence, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MASRS program, will present on the topic, “Outdoor Adventure Education: An Intervention Strategy for At-Risk Youth” on Friday, Jan. 19, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Outdoor Adventure Education (OAE) focuses on the development of interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships...

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Learn about Canada's only Master in Quantitative Investment Management program-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you or anyone you know interested in big data, computer programing, economics and investing? Are you looking for interesting and profitable career opportunities? UNB Fredericton’s new Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program might be just the thing for which you’re looking. This program is a perfect fit for you if you are interested in a career in investment...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Goodbye Christopher Robin -FR

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' on Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin...

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MScF Oral Examination of Sean Lamb -FR

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A MScF Oral Examination of Sean Lamb will be held on Friday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. in Forestry & Geology building, 202 (Dean's Conference Room). Thesis Title: "Forecasting Forest Inventory for Spruce Plantations using Airborne Laser Scanning Data." Oral Examination chaired by Dr. C. Bourque, FOREM Examining Committee: Dr. F-R Meng, FOREM Dr. Y. Zhang, GGE Dr. D. MacLean, Supervisor, FOREM Advisory...

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Talent, commitment and achievement-SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Our faculty and staff are innovators and mentors — inspiring and encouraging students to achieve success, solve problems, create change and follow their dreams. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Apex Business Plan Competition-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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It’s that time of year again!  The BMO Financial Group’s Apex Business Plan Competition will take place from January 24-26.  Teams from UNB, STU, Nova Scotia and Ontario will participate this year. Below is the schedule of events, open to the public, as well as a link to register for the Apex Gala Awards.  Complete schedule of competition events: Wednesday, Jan....

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ESLS - Evolution of the Global Water Cycle -FR and SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Science Atlantic Lecture with Dr. Shannon Sterling will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology building, 104.  Dr. Sterling’s talk should be of interest to a broad audience comprising of many disciplines.  This is our first Earth Science Lecture of 2018 and everyone is welcome!  Please go to the Quartermain Earth Science Centre website or...

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Public Talk with Dr. Aleksandra Bida-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A public presentation by candidate Dr. Aleksandra Bida will take place on Friday, Jan. 19, from 9 - 10:20 a.m. in the Dept. of Culture & Media Studies, Carleton Hall, 256. Dr. Bida’s talk is entitled, “Constructing "Home": Mapping Places, Networks, and Ideologies.”  All are invited to attend. Synopsis Dr. Bida's scholarly work borrows from philosophy, critical...

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Pursuing excellence in sport-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On the court or field, in the classroom, or in the community, our athletes are committed to success. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Retirement Celebration for Leonard Dickinson-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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After more than two decades at the Wu Conference Centre, Leonard Dickinson is retiring.  Please join UNBF Conference Services on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., at the Wu Conference Centre as we thank him for his service to UNB and its conference clients.  Light refreshments will be served, and all are welcome to join the celebration! If you would like...

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UNBF Facilities Manangement - Stores Moving-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that Stores will be closed on Friday, Jan. 19 to facilitate its move to the basement level of the Facilities Management building.  Stores will reopen on Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in its new location. Any question regarding this notice should be directed to Jennifer Lloy at 458-7587 or jlloy@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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Writing Centre Moving to HIL-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton Writing Centre will be moving to room 409, Harriet Irving Library, on Monday, Jan. 22. Both daytime bookings and Monday to Thursday evening drop-in sessions will be held in room 409; we will continue to offer evening sessions in the Computer Science and Engineering Library as well. Article Contact Information Contact: Richard M. Spacek Email Address: rspacek@unb.ca

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Ballroom Blitz - Winter Blow Out Edition-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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It's, It's The Ballroom Blitz.  Winter Blowout Edition! Blitz Hours: Monday, Jan. 15 - Thursday, Jan. 18: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 (last day): 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Come to the SUB Ballroom to check out the great deals! Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Faculty request for Online Student Opinion Surveys-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Course instructors, who wish to have their Senate Student Opinion Surveys administered online, must choose this format in eServices between January 15 and February 2, 2018.  To choose the online format, select the Academic tab in eServices, choose Student Opinion Survey and select Choose Survey Method.  If instructors do not select the online format, the default paper-based survey...

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Gwen Bear Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at UNBF is hosting its Annual Gwen Bear Memorial Lecture, entitled “Kisutmi’: How do we move forward in a co-learning journey?” on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143. UNB’s first Elder-in-Residence, Gwen Bear was an avid speaker, language and culture teacher; one of her great ambitions was to see more...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member William Prouty-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in mourning the passing of retired faculty member Dr. William Prouty. Flags on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses will be lowered on Tuesday in his honour. The following obituary was prepared by William before his death, and provided to the university by his friend and colleague, Cathie Hurley. William will be deeply missed.   Sincerely, Eddy CampbellPresident and...

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Studying the Saint John Harbour-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Did you know that researchers with UNB and CRI have spent three years examining the health of waters in the Saint John Harbour? Learn more.  Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Laser Printer and Toner Tender for 2018-2020-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the recent tender award for the supply and delivery of laser printers and toners. The following vendors have been awarded to sell to UNB for the next two years, effective January 12, 2018: Laser Printers Brunnet – HP UNB Bookstore – HP & Lexmark ABM – Lexmark Laser Toner PrintersPlus UNB Bookstore Toner options from...

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown-SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that a high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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6th Annual Uzo Memorial Soccer Tournament-SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Six years ago, UNB Saint John lost one of its most vibrant international students, Uzoshukwu Joshua Arinze Chinemelu, in a tragic drowning accident. For everyone who knew Uzo, his passion for soccer was always evident, and this annual soccer tournament is held to honour and celebrate his memory. The event will take place on Sunday, Jan. 14, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Athletics Centre...

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Enrich Your Life-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Our days are often spent rushing from one task to another. Take the time to explore your sense of self and ways to reduce your stress with the one-day UNB Leisure Learning workshop Enriching Your Life, on Saturday, Jan. 20.   Presented in a comfortable, relaxed environment, this workshop is a day for you to identify and remind you of your strengths and inner vision. By enriching your...

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Free Concert - MusicUNB presents Homage to José Evangelista-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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MusicUNB presents, Homage to José Evangelisa on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 12 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Jean-Guy Boisvert and Philippe Prud'homme pay homage to Canadian Composer José Evangelista  featuring his 18 Monodìas Españolas in an exciting new version for clarinet and piano.  This event is free. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Hawn Email Address:...

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Mac OS High Sierra 10.13 now fully supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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ITS is pleased to announce that Mac OS High Sierra (10.13) is now fully supported at UNB.  This operating system has been fully tested and compatibility issues with ITS supported enterprise applications have been resolved.  If you would like assistance upgrading your Mac or if you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 (Fredericton), 657-2222 (Saint John)...

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Paying an individual or small supplier for services rendered-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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What you need to know in order to avoid delay in payment and policy breaches. Before committing to paying an individual/consultant from Accounts Payable instead of through payroll, please ensure you take the appropriate steps to avoid delays caused by lack of required information. If you plan to hire an existing UNB employee to do work which is similar to that of the duties of his/her regular...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Mozart String Quartet K387 on Thursday, Jan. 18, 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: pobrien@unb.ca

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TME RBC Speaker Series - Accelerator Programs-FR

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Posted: January 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to host Melissa O'Rourke and Joe Allen as the next speakers in our RBC Lunch & Learn series, which will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room, H224. Joe Allen and Melissa O’Rourke oversee accelerator programs at the J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management &...

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Caution - falling ice and snow-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Due to warming temperatures, please beware of snow and ice accumlation on rooftops, and use caution when walking or parking beside buildings on the UNB Fredericton campus. Article Contact Information Contact: Randy Mahoney Email Address: rmahoney@unb.ca

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CETL Offering D2L Brightspace Sessions-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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CETL is hosting a variety of D2L (Brightspace) workshops in January ranging from a general overview of D2L to more in-depth looks at specific tools.  The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: Creating Groups & Discussions in D2L Brightspace - Friday, Jan. 12 (10:30 a.m.– 12 p.m.) Creating Assignments in D2L Brightspace – Tuesday, Jan. 16 (10 – 11:30...

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From Fredericton to Bhutan-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Last summer, four UNB Renaissance College students travelled from Fredericton to Bhutan. Learn more. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Funding Opportunity - Teaching and Learning Priority Fund Call for Submissions-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The CETL annual call for submissions for the Teaching and Learning Priority Fund (Fredericton campus) is now underway. Submissions are accepted online via e-services, and submission deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Would you like to try something new in your class that results in more effective and efficient student learning?  Is there a project you’ve considered but don’t...

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Speaker Change for BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that tomorrow's speaker will be Dr. Dan Blustein. (Dr. Scott Bateman's talk will be rescheduled.) This event will take place Thursday, Jan. 11 at 12 p.m. in  RN Scott Hall (IBME) Conference Room. 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...

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Speaker Series with David Adams Richards-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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David Adams Richards will speak at IBEC's Speaker Series on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. The Honourable David Adams Richards is one of Canada’s most prolific and successful writers. When he was appointed to Canada’s Senate in 2017, he had written over 30 works including novels, short stories, poems, scripts and several non-fiction works. His work has...

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Law students learn on the frontlines-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB law students gain vital hands-on experience while helping members of the community. Learn more:  http://www.unb.ca/annualreport/onlyhere/law.html Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Makerspace open to UNB community-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have an idea or design you want to bring to life? Welcome to your resource for innovation, design and collaboration. What is a Makerspace? A Makerspace is a workshop and design studio all together in the same spot. It provides an inclusive and supportive space for Makers to share ideas and techniques and to create prototypes or projects. Our Makerspace has high quality 3D printers, a laser...

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Mourning the death of D. Murray Young-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in mourning the death of professor emeritus Dr. D. Murray Young (BA ’49). The flags on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses will be lowered on Saturday to coincide with Murray’s funeral. The following obituary was prepared by Dr. Gail Campbell with the support of Dr. David Frank, Murray’s friends and colleagues. Murray will be deeply missed....

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will be closed from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 to permit all staff to participate in a professional development activity.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Work-Study Winter 2018-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with post-secondary study.  The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.  Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $13.12 per hour. To review the application, deadlines,...

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Disabled Students Experiences of the Hidden Realities of Student Self Advocacy-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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“It’s All About Control”: Disabled Students’ Experiences of the Hidden Realities of Student Self-Advocacy will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray, 356, with a reception to follow. This is a free public event, join us Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc Disabled students in Canadian universities obtain academic accommodations...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Susan White-SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Writer Susan White will read from Maple Sugar Pie on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Susan White was born in New Brunswick, eventually moving to the Kingston Peninsula. After retiring from teaching, she began writing full-time. Her first book, The Year Mrs. Montague Cried (2011) won the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature. Her second book, Ten...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Breathe -FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Breathe' on Monday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. After years of critical success as an actor, Andy Serkis (Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings) makes his directorial debut with Breathe, the inspiring biopic portrait of Robin Cavendish. After being diagnosed with polio at age 28, Cavendish served as a global advocate for people living with...

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Psychology Department Colloquium-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Paul Howe, UNBF, will deliver a colloquium entitled "The evolution of social norms: Democratic deconsolidation and other ramifications" on Friday, Jan. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The Evolution of Social Norms: Democratic Deconsolidation and Other Ramifications Recent research has highlighted a disturbing...

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Real-world learning takes centre stage-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We believe in the power of hands-on learning. Thanks to a partnership with the Saint John Theatre Company, students in UNB Saint John's Department of English can make the stage their classroom. Learn more http://www.unb.ca/annualreport/onlyhere/theatre.html Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNBF English Language Program Winter Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: January 9, 2018 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: Academic English as a Second Language evening courses provide ongoing language support to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.  These credit courses are designed to...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next instalment 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 month’s...

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Credit card payment now accepted for tuition fees-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University of New Brunswick is now offering students with an online credit card tuition payment option through the service provider, Moneris. The online fee payment service is available by logging into your e-Services and clicking on the Financial tab.  Please note, that if you choose to pay by credit card, a non-refundable convenience fee of 1.75 per cent will be charged to your...

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Fencing Open House-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking for something new to do in the new year? Why not try fencing? The UNBF Fencing Club will host a free Open House on Monday, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor near the stairs). We'll be taking participants through the basics, putting on some demonstrations, and letting participants take a stab at some of our well-padded volunteers. All necessary equipment is...

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iMovie Beginner Basics Video Editing Class-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A free Movie Beginner Basics Video Editing Class will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., at the UNB Media Lab, 234. Class size is limited; therefore, register early. “A beginner-friendly, small class, showing many of the features needed to get started in editing and sharing video” No prior knowledge of iMovie is required. Class will be held at UNB’s Media Lab...

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Mindfulness & Health Workshop-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mindfulness & Health Workshop will be held Friday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. This full-day workshop will share research and practice related to Mindfulness & Health. It will be of interest to health professionals, researchers, practitioners, and others interested in the connection between mindfulness and...

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Taking 3D metal printing to new heights-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB's Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is leading the way — the first in Canada to use 3D metal printing to manufacture certified, custom parts for the marine sector. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Try a class for free at URec-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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It's Drop-In Week! Try any General Population class for free from January 8 - 14. Choose from a variety of class types, including yoga, pilates, boxing, dance and more. URec's General Population classes are appropriate for all skill levels. Classes 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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UNB Travel Study in Paris 2018 information session-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Paris Travel Study Program Information Session will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 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 expert guides, discover sites many...

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Guest Lecture and Research Talk - Candidate for Tenure-track Assistant Professor Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari-FR

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join the Faculty of Computer Science as it presents the following Guest Lecture and Research Talk - Candidate for Tenure-track Assistant Professor:  "Graphical User Authentication and the Related Attacks" by Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari, Research Associate, Faculty of Computer Science, UNBF. This talk will take place on Monday, Jan. 8 at 4:15 p.m. in Gillin Hall, C127. All are...

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IDST PhD Oral Examination-SJ

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Posted: January 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Milad Pirayegar will defend his PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies Dissertation Proposal, “The identification of a model to solve urban challenges based on concepts and indicators of smart cities” on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 127.  All are welcome to attend! Article Contact Information Contact: Sarah E. Maier Email Address: smaier@unb.ca

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Avid Video Gamers needed for one hour experiment-FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Avid video gamers are needed for an experiment at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. The purpose of this study is to determine how uncertainty affects human movement. Data collected from this experiment will be used to help design future devices. The experiment is approximately 45 minutes long. If you are an avid gamer (at least play video games once per week), and are interested in...

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

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Posted: January 4, 2018 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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Capital budget submissions now being accepted-SJ

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Posted: January 4, 2018 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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Coaching for your students' success-SJ

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Academic Development Coaching is a new, free service for students offered through Student Services which connects students to techniques and resources for improving their academic skills in a personalized and positive way. This service is available to students in all years and all programs.  Usage is based on student awareness. Please contact Adam Kelly if you would like the...

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Presentation of Fall 2017 First-Year Student Survey Results-FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton community is invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of UNB’s Office of Institutional Analysis, on the results of the Fall 2017 First-Year Student Survey on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 139. This survey provides information from our first-year students about recruitment, onboarding and orientation activities – by faculty – and...

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UNB Art Centre January Exhibition - Excavation - Memory Work - Sylvia D. Hamilton -FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In the new year, the UNB Art Centre welcomes back Sylvia D. Hamilton with her exhibition Excavation: Memory Work, which opens Friday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. The artist will be present for a walking tour of the exhibit. This exhibition will be open until February 23 in recognition of Black History Month. Sylvia D. Hamilton is an award-winning Nova Scotian filmmaker, writer and artist raised in...

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UNBF Safety Newsletter - It snowed, now what - WHMIS Calls and First Aid Refreshers-FR

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Posted: January 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This newsletter focuses on the winter weather, and some of the added considerations that must be given both on foot and in a vehicle. We also discuss the topic of malicious WHMIS training calls that have been going out, 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...

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2018 Rome Travel Study Program Information Session-FR

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A Rome 2018 Travel Study Program Information Session to be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Are you interested in traveling to Rome this spring with the Travel Study program? Come to this information session to learn more about the program including courses taught, costs, and available funding. All welcome! If you are unable to attend the...

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Digital Literacy Online Modules-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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

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Posted: January 3, 2018 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 its representatives for Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement being held on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 1 - 4:30 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, UNB Saint John. This session is intended for those who were unable to attend the...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Collaborative-SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 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, Jan. 9, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building (100 Tucker Park Road), 2217. This qualitative research group meets monthly (except July and August) to discuss topics in qualitative research (e.g. ethics, funding, opportunities to collaborate), methodological...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With the inclement weather heading our way, 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:...

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Skip the lines by using UCard Cash at the Campus Bookstore -FR

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Skip the long lines at the register when purchasing at the Campus Bookstore! Use your UCard Cash to pay and you can use the VIP line on Jan 4, 5, 8 & 9. UCard is making your visit quick and easy! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Article Contact Information Contact: Kevin Lemieux Email Address: Kevin.Lemieux@unb.ca

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Yoga Class-SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Don't miss out on UNB Saint John's eight-week yoga program starting on Friday, Jan. 12 with Judy Murphy.  The cost to join is only $30, and all levels of fitness are welcome.  Please register in the Athletics Office #102 (G.Forbes Elliot Athletics Ctr).  For more information please contact Donna McCullum at dmccullu@unb.ca. Hurry in to register as spots are limited! Classes...

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2017 First-Year Survey Results Presentation-SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in Oland Hall 104 for a presentation of the 2017 First-Year Survey Results.  The survey asks students about their experience during the application process, time leading up to their arrival on campus, and their first three weeks at UNB Saint John.  David Kilfoil, Analyst at CETL, will join us to discuss the 2017 results and how...

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Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2018-SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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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Food Service Hours for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Holiday season food service hours on the Saint John campus: 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 p.m. Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Commons Café - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5 Tim Hortons - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Commons Café - 8 a.m. - 3...

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Free Fencing Open House-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking for something new to do in the new year? If so, why not try fencing? The UNB Fredericton Fencing Club will host a free Open House on Monday, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor near the stairs). We'll be taking participants through the basics, putting on some demonstrations, and letting participants take a stab at some of our well-padded volunteers. All...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Viceroy's House -FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series returns Monday, Jan. 8 with 'Viceroy's House' screening at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) arrives at Viceroy's House in Delhi in 1947 with his strong-willed wife Edwina (Gillian Anderson) and daughter Pamela. As the final Viceroy of India, he is in charge of overseeing the dissolution of the British Raj and the establishment of an...

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Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon and Your Course - UNBF-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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CETL, in consultation with the Mi’kmaq Wolastoqey Centre and the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Atlantic, has developed a resource document for faculty and instructors seeking to make indigenous students feel more welcome and at home in their courses. It is entitled Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon and Your Course. “Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon”...

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SEED 2018 Program-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2018. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/. Please contact the Career Development and Employment Centre once...

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Student Abroad (Exchange) 2018 19 - Information Sessions-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come learn about UNB Student Abroad (Exchange) opportunities and how to get involved!  There are currently exchange placements in 36 countries!  Come find out which is the right location for you.  Drop in information sessions on Student Exchange next week January 9 - 11, from 12 - 1 p.m., in CC Jones Student Services, 106.   Article Contact Information Contact: Dave...

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