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March Reading Week Food Service Hours on Saint John campus-SJ

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

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Please be advised that during the March Reading Week the Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Tim Hortons and the Common's Cafe will be closed.  All food service operations will return to normal on March 12.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Lady Bird -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Lady Bird' on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.? In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humour and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like...

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UNB Mobility Centre closed during Winter Term Break - March 5-9 -FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Mobility Centre located in Head Hall, room D8 will be closed during the Winter Term Break (March 5-9). Regular office hours will resume the week of March 12. 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 (Fredericton), 657-2222 (Saint John) or itservicedesk@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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Athletes needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are looking for athletes on university or college sports teams or clubs who have AND have not experienced concussion to fill out an online survey (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very valuable). If you are interested in participating, please click on the link below: https://survey.psyc.unb.ca/Concussion-Reporting-Survey.aspx You will be entered to win a $25 Visa gift...

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Career Connections-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Career Connections is a website with many resources for all UNB students intended to help connect your personal interests and academic aspirations to plan an exhilarating career. Career Connections will help you figure out who you are – your strengths and interests – as you find which field of study and careers are right for you. Career Connections also helps connect you to the...

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Dive deeper into your UNB Office 365 services-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to make the most of your UNB Office 365 (O365) services including email, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Groups and more? The ITS tidBiTS blog is currently featuring a series of posts about the many tools and services available to you through your UNB O365 account. Check them out: Getting Started with your O365? OneDrive Syncing your OneDrive Using Web Apps in O365 Using O365 Groups A Brief...

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Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, March 1 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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Panel Discussion - Past , Present , Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute will host James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.  He will hold a Panel Discussion: Past, Present, Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the...

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UNBF Registrar's Office Closure on March 1-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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

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UNBF Valedictorian Selection for Fredericton Ceremonies-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF valedictorian provides a formal address to all fellow graduating students and to faculty and guests at Encaenia. Any University of New Brunswick student, staff, or faculty member can nominate a graduating student to be valedictorian. Potential candidates should meet the criteria outlined below. Nominate a graduating student for valedictorian In Fredericton, four valedictorians will be...

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A Terrible Beauty - The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky and Introducing FLOW a New Music Series-FR

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

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The UNB Art Centre invites you to immerse yourself in the large format photographs of celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky in the exhibition A Terrible Beauty:  The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky on view from March 2- April 6, 2018. The exhibit features 25 of the photographer’s digital chromogenic prints as well as a portfolio of smaller prints entitled Pentimento....

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Crabtree Visiting Scholar at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy...

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Last week to let us know how you use your UCard UNB ID Card -FR and SJ

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

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Faculty and staff, do you use your UCard? Why or why not? Give us your feedback to help us understand how you use your UCard (or don’t use it) and how we can improve our UCard services for you. It takes less than five minutes to complete.  This is your last week to complete the survey. Take the survey today! Article Contact Information Contact: Kevin Lemieux Email Address:...

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Small Teaching Series - Connecting-FR

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

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Magdalen Normandeau, Physics/CETL, will present on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang's book "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning." Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (5-10 minutes), 2)...

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Vesey's Bulbs - Green Fundraiser-FR

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

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The College of Extended Learning’s Employee Wellness Committee is selling Vesey’s Bulbs to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year. Vesey Seeds provides a fantastic selection of product at tremendous prices, and guarantees the quality of the product. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality of product upon arrival, Vesey will...

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MusicUNB presents, Rediscovering Reicha-FR

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

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Join the Centre for Musical Arts in Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. as it presents Rediscovering Reicha. For the first time in North America, a rediscovered work by romantic composer Antoine Reicha (1770-1836) intended to by performed by two brothers on the recently invented 13 keyed clarinets in Bb and A in 1810. A feat for the time, and until now a unique work. A...

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Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium-FR and SJ

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

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We are pleased to announce Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium will be held in Saint John on March 23 and 24. This event has been organized by a multi-disciplinary planning committee from across southern New Brunswick in response to the crisis with use of opioid drugs currently present in many parts of Canada.  This symposium brings experts from across the country to speak...

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Annual Green Review Launch-FR and SJ

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

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UNB Sustainability is excited to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 annual Green Review, a look book featuring sustainable initiatives on both the UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John campuses. The Green Review includes facts and information surrounding sustainability efforts on both of the campuses, quotes, and suggestions on how you can live a more sustainable life. You can view the...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR

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

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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, 2018.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2018 Summer Term:  May 5 - 26, 2018. DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Alex VanIderstine-FR and SJ

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

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Alex VanIderstine, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Physiological adaptations experienced by astronauts during space flight” on Friday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. The recent launch of a test rocket by SpaceX has reignited discussion surrounding human exploration of Mars. The...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Emily Wood-FR and SJ

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

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Emily Wood, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Growing Popularity of Craft Breweries and an Ergonomic Assessment” on Friday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Workers at craft breweries work long hours and are subjected to repetitive movements, awkward postures and high strength...

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Fair Dealing Week-FR

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

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Join Jeannie Bail and Joshua Dickison in a discussion about the current state of Fair Dealing in the context of the Canadian Copyright Act Review. Sharing small portions of work for educational purposes has been added to the acceptable uses within the Canadian Copyright legislation. This right is now being debated by the publishing community and there is a potential that education could be...

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IBEC Speaker Series - Enactus UNB-FR

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

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Enactus UNB will host Speaker Series on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303.  Enactus UNB will be hosting this week's Speaker Series! Each team will be presenting their idea in front an audience to gain valuable feedback as they prepare for regionals in March. The team is looking for your feedback and advice, so join in on the discussion! This session will include pizza...

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Small Teaching Series Part 5 - Practicing -FR

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

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Nancy Doiron-Maillet, Nursing, will present on Monday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is 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...

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar-FR and SJ

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

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy...

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Advisor Contact Directory-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Advisor Contact Directory - go.unb.ca/advisors-fr The Advisor Contact Directory (ACD) is accessible online at any time to any UNB students or employees looking to contact any current: academic advisors in any faculty (including CEL) in-faculty student support professionals directors of undergraduate and graduate programs Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre and PAEP Registrar's and Admissions...

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Introduction to Esri Story Maps-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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An Introduction to Esri Story Maps workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 - 4 p.m. at HIL 310 (Data/GIS Lab). Esri Story Maps can help you visualize your research using modern or historical maps, augmented by images, sound, video, and other resources.  They can also be used to create interesting conference presentations and even online annual reports.  If you are...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wonderstruck -FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents 'Wonderstruck' on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102.  Director Todd Haynes (Carol) has created a movie that is a meticulously curated pastiche that spans generations, genres and styles. Based on the young-adult book by Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret), who adapted the screenplay, the two narratives belong to Rose (Millicent...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium takes place on Feb. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Oland Hall 206. Two presentations:   Session 1: Dr. Barry Watson UNB Saint John - Title: Can positive income shocks undo the mental health damage of negative income shocks? Session 2: Dr. Angela Daley (University of Maine) - Title: A Breath of Fresh Air: The Effect of Smoking Bans on...

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Faculty Staff Lounge closure on Feb 22-SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Faculty Staff Lounge will be unavailable on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. due to a function for the Board of Governors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.  Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda LeBlanc Email Address: leblancb@unb.ca

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Krista Ross to Host IBEC Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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There's still time to register for Speaker Series with Krista Ross on Feb. 21 at noon in Tilley 303. Krista Ross is a successful entrepreneur, business owner and mentor who has nearly 30 years of results-driven experience in industries from association management to printing and communications, to real estate. Skilled negotiator, community builder, fiscal manager and economic development...

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New venue for McCain presentation - From Candidate to Professional-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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How much do you know about the world of human resource management? How much do you about McCain Foods? Join us on Feb. 23 to learn about how HRM works at McCain Foods, at their home base in Florenceville, N.B., and at the 53 plants they operate in 160 countries around the world employing 20,000 people. UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class invites you to join them for a...

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Participants needed - UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 20, 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...

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Pints & Perspectives - Graduate Student Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On March 1 and March 29, the Grad House will be featuring short research talks from graduate students at UNB. Join us to hear about their work, share ideas, and enjoy a tasty beverage. Pints & Perspectives is presented by UNB Fredericton Faculty of Arts, Graduate Student Association - UNBF, and the Grad House. March 1 speakers: Charlene Bélu – doctoral candidate in Clinical...

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RBC Lunch 'n Learn Speaker Series, Dr. Dhirendra Shukla-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to host a special Fireside Chat with Department Chair Dr. Dhirendra Shukla as the next event in our weekly Lunch & Learn Speaker Series presented by RBC. Dhirendra has been the Dr. J. Herbert Smith ACOA Chair since September 2009. Since then TME has grown steadily, and has added a master's program and two...

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Self-directed professional development-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to build your knowledge, skills and expertise? Looking for innovative inspiration from your field? Have a bit of extra time this week, and want to learn something new for your job? 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...

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Standing Ovation - Rockin the Stage - Overcoming Academic Anxiety-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 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! Join us on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the second...

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Three acclaimed playwrights to read at UNBF-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Award-winning playwrights Anna Chatterton, Len Falkenstein and Colleen Murphy will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building on the UNB Fredericton campus. The readings launch the book publication of two plays—Lac/Athabasca by Len Falkenstein, and Gertrude and Alice by Anna Chatterton and Evalyn Parry—and introduce...

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Walking Wednesdays at URec -FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All UNB faculty and staff are invited to walk the indoor track at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. No membership or pre-registration is required. Simply present your UNB ID card at the membership services desk (located on the ground floor of the Currie Center). Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Mourning the passing of staff member Edgar Smith-FR and SJ

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

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It is with sadness I must share with you the passing of staff member Edgar Smith, who passed away on Feb. 16 at the age of 60. Please join me in offering condolences to Edgar’s family and friends. Edgar was a shift operator at the UNB Central Heating Plant on the Fredericton campus for 34 years. A member of the team since 1984, Edgar was a true leader. His mentorship was invaluable to his...

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - lecture by Mary Louise McCarthy-FR

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

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On Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., Mary Louise McCarthy will speak about her research into the history of the Black presence in New Brunswick in "A Black Woman’s Narrative of Death, Graveyards and Segregation in New Brunswick." Ms. McCarthy is President of the New Brunswick Black History Society and is a doctoral student in the Department of Social Justice at the University of Toronto's...

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - poetry reading - lecture by Dr Afua Cooper-FR

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

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Dr. Afua Cooper will give a poetry reading in the UNB Art Centre, Memorial Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 12 p.m. Later that day, at 7 p.m., Dr. Cooper will give a lecture entitled, "Slavery and the Construction of Black People as Property: The Legacy."  This is the Department of History’s 2nd Annual Black History Month Lecture. *Please note that this lecture will be held at the...

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Caution - falling ice and snow-FR

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

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Due to warming temperatures, please beware snow and ice accumulation on rooftops may fall. Use caution when walking or parking beside buildings on the UNB Fredericton campus. Article Contact Information Contact: Shana Normand Email Address: shana.normand@unb.ca

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CETL's Open-Access Media Lab offers Media Transfer Service-FR

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

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Preserving research, course materials, and even family videos is an important task with ever changing technology. You no longer need to postpone the job because the UNB Media Lab has the equipment to convert a wide array of media from several devices including VHS, DV, Mini DV, CD, DVD, and Cassette tapes.  In addition, we have high quality scanners for slides, negatives, prints, and...

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CETL Announces Two Visiting Scholars-FR

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

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce two Visiting Scholars who will be engaged with CETL this term.  We are late in arranging and announcing these (my apologies), but we are pleased to have two visiting scholars who wish to spend their term focusing on excellent teaching & learning related projects. Brenda O’Blenis is a Senior Instructor with the...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Michael Mills-FR and SJ

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Michael Mills, who passed away on Feb. 2 in Fredericton. He was 75. Michael was a member of the department of classics and ancient history at the University of New Brunswick from 1968 to 2008. An expert in Latin, Greek philosophy and Greek literature, Michael was highly respected by students and...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Mendelssohn String Quartet Op.12 on Thursday, Feb. 22, 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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Search for Associate Dean School of Graduate Studies Saint John-FR and SJ

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

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Applications are being accepted for the position of Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies (Saint John campus). Dr. Bruce MacDonald currently holds this position and will step-away from the role June 30, 2018. With many thanks to Bruce for his long and effective service in support of graduate programming, we now solicit applications to fill the role. The position is being advertised...

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Small Teaching Series - Part 4 - Interleaving -FR

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

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Jon Sensinger, Electrical & Computer Engineering, will present on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 1 – 2 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities...

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UNBF Counselling Services - office closure-FR

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

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in the afternoon for a staff meeting.  If you have an emergency, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 1-800-667-5005.  Thank you. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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UNB professor sheds light on the idea of the lone-wolf terrorist-FR

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

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UNBF's Dr. David Hofmann, assistant professor of sociology, was featured by CBC New Brunswick as he talks about his research into lone-wolf terrorists and the networks that back them. Click the link to read the story. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Chemistry Science Store Closed February 16 -FR

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

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Please be advised that the Chemistry Department Science Store will be closed on Friday, Feb. 16 and will re-open on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Jennifer Thompson-FR

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

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Jennifer Thompson, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, "The Influence Spectators and Fans have on Sports: the Game, the Players, and the Referees" on Friday, Feb. 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sporting events have always drawn spectators and crowds. Within a person’s lifetime, most individuals...

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Introduction to Esri Story Maps-FR

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

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An Introduction to Esri Story Maps will take place on Saturday, Feb, 24, from 1 - 4 p.m., Harriet Irving Library, 310 (Data/GIS Lab). Esri Story Maps can help you visualize your research using modern or historical maps, augmented by images, sound, video, and other resources.  They can also be used to create interesting conference presentations and even online annual reports.  If you...

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Last day to RSVP for Career Talks-FR

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

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Last chance to reserve your spot for Career Talks! Registration is required by emailing natasha_rene.rego@unb.ca by end of day Friday, Feb. 16.  Don't miss a great evening connecting with alumni in a group style speed-networking format. Plus, pose for free LinkedIn head shots and enjoy a delicious poutine bar! Career Talks Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6 - 8 p.m. SUB Ballroom   Article...

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RBC Lunch 'n Learn Speaker Series with Anna Schneider-FR

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

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Graphic Designer Anna Schneider as the next speaker in its weekly Lunch & Learn Speaker Series presented by RBC. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room (H224). Anna Schneider is a graphic designer and communications expert who has been...

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Reduced Hours at the SUB on Feb 18 and 19-FR

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

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Please be advised the SUB hours of operation on Sunday, Feb. 18, and Monday, Feb. 19, will be slightly reduced due to the Family Day holiday. SUB Hours: Sunday, Feb. 18 - 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 - 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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Student Support Directory-FR

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

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The Student Support Directory (2017-2018) is available for download and print for all Fredericton campus students and employees to find and access the various resources, services and supports available to students. This new Directory replaces the previous “Helping Tree", so please recycle any old copies of the Helping Tree in your office. The Student Support Directory complements the...

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UNB closed on Monday for Family Day-FR and SJ

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

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This Monday, Feb. 19, New Brunswick will mark its first Family Day. This is a paid public holiday, and the University will be closed. We wish you a wonderful and restful long weekend and hope you are able to enjoy your first Family Day with family and friends. Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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From Candidate to Professional - HR Careers with McCain Foods Ltd-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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How much do you know about the world of human resource management? How much do you know about McCain Foods? Join us on Friday, Feb. 23 to learn about how HRM works at McCain Foods, at its home base in Florenceville, NB, and at the 53 plants it operates in 160 countries around the world, employing 20,000 people. UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class is proud to host Alison...

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ISAO World of Talent-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) will host “A World of Talent” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 9:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143. “A World of Talent” will showcase the talented international students studying on the Fredericton campus, and feature performances from singing and dancing to playing instruments. There...

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Monday Night Film Series presents , Permanent -FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Permanent' on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. While most would probably want to forget the painful style trends of the 80s, director Colette Burson mines the decade of big hair and toupees for laughs in her delightful coming-of-age feature debut, Permanent. The idiosyncratic Dixons have just moved to a small-town neighbourhood where...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Avery McCordick-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Avery McCordick, who passed away on Jan. 27 in Fredericton. He was 80. Avery first joined the UNB community as a student, receiving his bachelor of arts in 1961 and his bachelor degree in education in 1962. He returned to the Fredericton campus in 1973 as a member of the faculty of education, spending 21...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the 12th annual RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 22 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time students the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes. Students are asked to submit an executive summary to the J. Herbert Smith Centre for validation, and to prepare a three minute pitch...

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Reminder - Early Alert for Student Success-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A friendly reminder for Saint John faculty - you are encouraged to submit the names of students who are potentially at-risk, with respect to their academic performance in your course, to AdvisingAlert@unb.ca.   Doing so in a timely fashion will better allow the Academic Advisors and Student Services team provide interventions that may help a student succeed and persist...

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T4 and T4A Slips are available online-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2017 T4 and T4A slips have now been posted online to view and print.  In order to access your T4 & T4A online, you must have access to e-services and you must have activated your T4/T4A Electronic Consent. Accessing your T4 and T4A online through the UNB portal is a secure and quick method of viewing and printing your documents.  We encourage you to choose this method to retrieve...

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UNB is leading the way on cybersecurity-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB's Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and the opportunity it provides to students was recently featured by Maclean's. Read the story online.  Article Contact Information Contact: Cody Peters Email Address: cody.peters@unb.ca

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Zotero Workshop-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty, and researchers to a Zotero workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. Zotero is a free research organization tool that includes citation management. The workshop will consist of two parts: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. -...

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2018 UNB Summer Employment Program-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF 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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Alumni representing Canadian interests internationally-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB students, alumni, faculty and researchers are making a difference around the world. Alumni Dr. Deborah Lyons and David MacNaughton are at the forefront of diplomacy — representing Canada on the international stage. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - Free Lecture by Robyn Maynard-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., the UNB Art Centre and the Departments of History and English will present a free lecture by Robyn Maynard who will be reading from her new book published by Fernwood Publishing entitled Policing Black Lives:  State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.  The lecture will be held in the Memorial Hall auditorium. Robyn Maynard is a Black...

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Earth Science Lecture Series-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. John Spray, planetary geologist with the Planetary and Space Science Centre at UNB, is providing the next talk for the Earth Science Lecture Series, taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building, 104.  For more information please click here. Everyone is welcome!!   Article Contact Information Contact: Ann C. Timmermans Email Address:...

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Eat Smart Lunch 'n Learn-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 1 - 2 p.m., in SUB, 103 for a local lunch and a collaborative discussion on eating and our food system. A free, one-hour opportunity to engage with fellow students on food and sustainability. Please RSVP through eventbrite to help us prepare. Article Contact Information Contact: Ashlyn Brownell Email Address: Ashlyn.Brownell@unb.ca

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Innovative UNB story mapping unearths new insights into Loyalists-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries was recently featured in the media for an innovative mapping project on Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick. Click on the links to read CBC’s online story, hear the radio interview and to read the news release in the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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New Location for Writing Centre on Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come join us on Friday, Feb. 16, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., for an open house at the Writing Centre's new location, Harriet Irving Library, 410. Article Contact Information Contact: Richard M. Spacek Email Address: rspacek@unb.ca

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

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Posted: February 13, 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...

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Session ll fee-based registration is now open-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Session ll Fee-Based program registration is now open! Register early to secure your spot in one of our popular programs.  General population (yoga + pilates) schedule Semi-private (reformer + mat/reformer) information + schedule  Registration can be processed in person, by phone (506.453.4579) or online at https://recreation.unbf.ca  Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Speaker Series with Krista Ross-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Krista Ross will host the next Speaker series where she will be speaking on the topic of networking and taking advantage of business opportunities in Fredericton.  Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. To register.  Event Details Krista Ross is a successful entrepreneur, business owner and mentor who has nearly 30 years of results-driven experience in...

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Writers reading from their work-SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Writers Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building (UNBF). Additional information found here. Also, Steven Heighton will read from The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre (UNBSJ). Additional information found here.

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CETL's Open-Access Media Lab offers large format printing -FR

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

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The Media Lab has a large format printer to facilitate conference posters, banners, charts, photos, maps, among other larger format printing needs. Our large format printer delivers rich, brilliant colours on your choice of matte, semi gloss, and glossy photo paper. Contact us for pricing at medialab@unb.ca, reach us at 453-5171, or drop in to Room 234, Marshall d’Avray Hall.  Poster...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the Summer Term with a deadline of Friday, April 6. Ideal for those planning 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...

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Clinical Graduate Student Colloquium Symposium-FR

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

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For our second colloquium of the semester, we will be having three of our clinical graduate students present some of their research in our first (to my knowledge) Clinical Graduate Student Colloquium Symposium. The symposium will take place on Friday, Feb. 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Harriet Irving Library's Milham Room, 100. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Lyndsay Crump presenting,...

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Expanding recruitment in China-FR and SJ

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

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UNB opened a recruitment office in Beijing in the fall of 2016, giving students the opportunity to gather information and ask questions about the university and providing them with certainty in their choice to study in New Brunswick. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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

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Posted: February 12, 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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MIDST Oral Examination Announcement for Todd Ross-SJ

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

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Todd Ross, MIDST in Interdisciplinary Studies, will present his thesis entitled, “We Need Literature in New Brunswick Classrooms” on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m. in Oland Hall, 202. Supervisor:  Dr. David Creelman, Professor, English Committee: Dr. Beth Keyes, Senior Teaching Associate, Education and Dr. Robert J. Moore, Professor, English Chairperson of Proposal...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Everette Grattan-FR

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Everette Grattan, who passed away on Jan. 8 in Penniac. He was 67. Everette began his career with the faculty of kinesiology at UNB Fredericton in 1972, assisting with the maintenance of the Sir Max Aitken and Lady Beaverbrook Residence pools. In 1974, he became head pool technician and later assumed the role...

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Reminder - WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for February 23rd Pay-FR and SJ

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

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Due to the Family Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of February 23, 2018. 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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Search for Vice-President, Saint John -FR and SJ

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

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The Search Committee for the next Vice-President (Saint John) will hold Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 12 – 1 p.m. and 4 – 5 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232 (Saint John campus), and Friday, Feb. 16, from 12:30 – 2 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 404 (Fredericton campus). UNB is conducting a search for the next Vice-President (Saint John). The executive search firm Knightsbridge...

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Small Teaching Series - Part 3 - Motivating -FR

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

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Howard Li, Electrical & Computer Engineering, will present on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is 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...

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UNBF Faculty of Education Colloquium-FR

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

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UNBF's Faculty of Education Colloquium Series Presents: "A Return to the Sacred: Storyworks of Reawakening and Justice in an Age of Reconciliation", with Dr. Margaret Kress, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, UNBF, on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. This is a free public event, and it is Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc In a...

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UNB Law's 125th Anniversary Gala Dinner-FR and SJ

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

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Join us at the Delta Fredericton on Saturday, April 21, 2018, as we celebrate 125 years of UNB Law (6 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. dinner)!  The evening will include a special address from graduate and former Dean of UNB Law, the Honourable Wade L. MacLauchlan (LLB 1981), Premier of Prince Edward Island, as well as the presentation of the Ilsa Greenblatt Shore Distinguished Graduate Award to...

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Upcoming Mental Health First Aid Training -SJ

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

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UNB Saint John will hold Mental Health First Aid Training on March 5 and 6, from, 8:30 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m. The cost is $150 per person and the deadline to register if February 23, 2018. 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...

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Faculty of Arts Solidarity Sidewalk-FR

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

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This Valentine's Day, help us share messages of love and solidarity in the Tilley Hall lobby at our Solidarity Sidewalk event. We are inviting students, staff, and faculty to join us in authoring creative messages of solidarity, compassion and inclusion. There will be treats on hand too! Make sure to stop by our partner events next week, too. Undergraduate Psychology Society's Solidarity...

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Feminist Lunch Series featuring Casey Burkholder-FR

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

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Casey Burkholder will present "Working with Cellphilms to Explore Filipina Girlhood in Hong Kong" on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 28. Hong Kong’s ethnic minorities—including its Filipina residents—are often described in media and policy discourses as a unified and essentialized group. Speaking back to these conceptions, this talk describes the...

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It's Not You...It's Me - UNB Counselling Services Blog Article-FR

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

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New for February is our Counselling Services blog entitled "It's Not You...It's Me." Visit to have a read! Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Remembering Vimy Ridge 100 years on-FR and SJ

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

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UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and Kent Building Supplies sent 500 Canadian flags to the town of Givenchy-en-Gohelle as a way to mark 100 years since Canada helped liberate the town from German occupation.  Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNB Woodlot Rezoning - Land Use Proposal Information Sessions-FR

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

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UNB is pursuing two land management activities to facilitate potential future developments within the UNB Woodlot.  We invite you to attend the following information session to learn more about these plans and to hear your views: Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 12 - 2 p.m., at the Alumni Memorial Building, President's Room Additional public information sessions will be held as follows: Monday,...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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CBT for LGBTQ -FR

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

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Are you a UNB or STU student?  Has your mental health been affected by experiences you’ve had as an LGBTQ+ person?   Join our eight-week therapeutic group on campus!  Starting Fridays, Feb. 23, from 1:30 – 3 p.m., at CC Jones, second floor. Learn Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) strategies Explore identity-based stressors that add to emotional distress. (Ex:...

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Community Health Centre a model for care-FR and SJ

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

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The Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre, a key teaching and community resource for UNB Fredericton’s faculty of nursing, has expanded to a permanent location. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Amanda Lee and Emily Wright-FR

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

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Amanda Lee and Emily Wright, graduate students in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Successful Aging” on Friday, Feb. 9, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Aging is inevitable. As of the 2016 Canadian Census, 15 per cent of our population is over the age of 65, and this number is expected to rise to 25 per cent by...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Phillip Lunga-FR and SJ

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

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Phillip Lunga, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “Sports as a Tool for Social Inclusion and Social Change” on Friday, Feb. 9, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Research suggests that, when applied correctly sport can be a tool for the emancipation of marginalized members of society....

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Reading with Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer-FR

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

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Writers Steven Heighton and Nancy Bauer will read from their work on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Steven Heighton is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. His most recent work, the 2017 novel entitled The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep, tells the story of a veteran recovering in...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising-FR

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

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The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising is an online tool for Fredericton undergrads. Found on D2L, it’s accessible anywhere, anytime. The Student Toolkit is a centralized portal to existing services, resources, and websites to help students find and access the information or services they need throughout the year. It’s meant to help facilitate quicker and self-directed access to...

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Vagina Monologues-FR

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

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Join the University Women's Centre for the 20th annual Vagina Monologues. All proceeds go towards helping women's initiatives in the Fredericton area and stopping gender-based violence. Performances will take place February 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall d'Avray Hall auditorium. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Madison Murray Email Address: mmurray8@unb.ca

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WSNB Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors training-FR and SJ

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

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EHS would like to have WSNB on campus May 29-30, 2018 for the WSNB Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors (two days) training.  Please let Kim Perry know by Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, no later than 1 p.m., if you are interested.  The  Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors course consists of seven modules, and will help supervisors and/or managers understand...

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Child participants and their parents needed for Graduate Student Training Activity-SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Children/youths (ages five 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 UNB. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information,...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Training-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are looking for eight children (aged seven 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 Psychology Department on the UNBF campus.  His/her participation is...

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Co-op Information Sessions-SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students interested in learning more about the co-op program at UNB Saint John are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions: Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 9 - 10 a.m., Ward Chipman Building, 31 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 12 - 1 p.m., Oland Hall, 106 Thursday, Feb. 15 from 3 - 4 p.m., Ward Chipman Building, 33 These informal sessions are for first and second-year students who are...

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Dr. David Creelman Presentation-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. David Creelman, Professor and Chair in the Department of English at UNB Saint John and winner of a 3M National Teaching Fellowship Award, will deliver a presentation for Graduate Students entitled, “'But I have a Point…': Communicating your Ideas to Others," on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 11:30 a.m. in Marshall d’Avray...

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Faculty Staff Lounge closed February 8 & 9-SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty Staff Lounge will be closed Thursday and Friday (February 8 & 9) for a function organized by the office of the Vice-President (Saint John).  Staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Filing cabinet and binders available-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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There is one lateral four-drawer file cabinet and several size binders available in the basement of Sir Howard Douglas Hall, if anyone is interested in giving these a home.  Simply go to room 11, if you are interested in any of these items. Article Contact Information Contact: Trina Calhoun Email Address: bleblanc@unb.ca

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Hire a UNBF Co-op student through SEED CO-OP Funding-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Any office, department or faculty interested in hiring a UNB Co-op student for a 16-week placement over the summer 2018 term should consider applying for SEED Co-op funding accessed here.   SEED funding is available each term for any employer on campus, but the hired student must be a UNB Co-op student. Co-op programs at UNB include Business, Computer Science, Engineering and...

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Improving lives through research-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB launched a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship program to honour the late Dr. Purdy Crawford, one of Canada’s most respected and influential business leaders.  Dr. Mikael Hellstrom was awarded the first Purdy Crawford/TD Bank Postdoctoral Fellowship in Accessibility, and Dr. Alison Luke (BA ’92) received the inaugural Purdy Crawford/Stephen Jarislowsky Postdoctoral...

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Monday Night Film Series presents The Florida Project -FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Florida Project' on Monday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World. Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker's The...

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

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Board of the University Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity would like to invite you to attend the opening ceremony for the center 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+ community.   There...

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SUB Cafeteria early closure and SUB atrium closed-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the SUB Cafeteria and Marketplace will be closing at 1 p.m. and the Atrium will be closed all day on Friday, Feb. 9, in preparation for the Faculty of Engineering Awards Banquet. Tim Hortons will remain open until 3 p.m., and can be accessed through the doors next to the vending machines. Signage will be present. Thank you for your cooperation. Article Contact...

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The first UNB Sports Business Conference coming to UNB Fredericton-FR

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Posted: February 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Sports Business Conference is the first student-led conference of its kind in Atlantic Canada! From March 23-25, UNB Fredericton will host over 150 delegates and 20+ speakers inspiring delegates to #BeAGameChanger. It will ignite a passion for delegates to innovative and change-making in their future profession.  The 2018 UNB SBC will host keynote...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: February 6, 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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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - free lecture by Mary McCarthy-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Mary Louise McCarthy will speak about her research into the history of the Black presence in New Brunswick in "A Black Woman’s Narrative of Death, Graveyards and Segregation in New Brunswick" on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the UNB Art Centre. Ms. McCarthy is President of the New Brunswick Black History Society and is a doctoral student in the Department of Social Justice at the...

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

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre Film Series includes: Thursday, Feb. 8 at 12 p.m. - two films will be screened. The first is an award-winning animated short film Black Soul/Âme noire, 2000 (nine mins.) directed by Martine Bertrand. Through the continuous morphing of image and sound, the history of the African diaspora unfolds through the story told by an elderly grandmother...

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Buddy Project UNBF wants You-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are proud and excited to announce a new club at UNBF this year! It is called the Buddy Project UNBF and we’re calling on you!  Have you or somebody you know experienced mental health issues that have inspired you to learn more? Or do you want to be more involved at UNBF, and are looking for an opportunity to discover more about your mental health and that of others? Then we are...

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Community garden plot rentals available -FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Fredericton campus community garden is now renting garden plots for the 2018 growing season. Plot rentals are $10 for students and $20 for staff, faculty, and community members. The community garden is a place to learn to grow your own food, with free workshops happening throughout the summer for plot renters, so no gardening experience is necessary. For more information, email...

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Current Cannabis Use Patterns and Perspectives on Legalization in Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you have opinions on the legalization of cannabis? If so, please help us learn more about cannabis use patterns and perspectives on cannabis legalization in Canada by participating in our study! We are looking for individuals from all ages (above 18-95+), backgrounds, and levels of experience with cannabis to participate! Who are we: Catherine McDonald (Master???s student, Psychology),...

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How to access administrative data through NB-IRDT-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Jennifer Moorcraft & Donna Curtis-Maillet will discuss 'How to access administrative data through NB-IRDT' on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 5. (Online: Adobe Connect) This event is free. NB-IRDT serves as a central location for approved researchers to access many provincial administrative data sets not otherwise accessible to facilitate research, answer questions that...

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Important information from the Fredericton campus Bookstore-FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Unsold used textbooks will be sent back February 15 and 16. Unsold new textbooks will be sent back to publishers the following week. The UNBF bookstore will be closed February 28 for inventory. Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Giberson Email Address: ktofflem@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Steven Heighton-SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Steven Heighton, novelist and poet, will read from The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Steven Heighton is the author of 14 books, including three short story collections, three novels and six poetry collections. His poetry collection The Waking Comes Late, received the 2016 Governor General’s Award for Poetry. He is...

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

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. This session will feature: Methodological Focus of the Month: Data Collection Using Audio and Video Diaries: A Systematic Review – Rosa Knight (third-year medical student at DMNB) Hot Topic: Essentials of Informed Consent – Dr. Lisa Best (Psychology –...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 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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SEED 2018 Program-FR

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Posted: February 6, 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. Please contact the Career Development and Employment Centre once you have submitted your...

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Studying the link between PTSD and exercise-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB kinesiology student Terry Fitzpatrick toured Afghanistan with the Canadian military a decade ago. Today, he is pioneering a study exploring the potential for exercise to ease post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Learn more.   Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNBF's International Student Advisor's Office presents, World of Talent -FR

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Posted: February 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is excited to be hosting “A World of Talent” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 7 - 10 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143 (auditorium). “A World of Talent” will showcase the talented international students we have studying on the UNB Fredericton campus. The show will feature performances from singers,...

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Faculty of Science Variety Show In Support Of The Fredericton Community Kitchen-FR

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

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The Faculty of Science Variety show, in support of the Fredericton Community Kitchen, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Admission is non-perishable food item(s) or a monetary donation. All proceeds will go towards the Fredericton Community Kitchen, which serves more than 14,000 meals monthly! Did you know students...

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GIS Workshop for Natural Resource Professionals -FR

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

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The Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management is offering a two-day introductory workshop that is intended for natural resource professionals seeking a basic working knowledge of the ArcGIS software suite. Participants will gain hands-on experience with ArcGIS (provided) in a computer lab setting. As a result of the workshop, participants will be able to acquire, manage and use...

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2018 Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture-FR

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

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The 2018 Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture will be given by Audrey Macklin, Director, Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, Professor of Law and Chair in Human Rights at the University of Toronto. The event will take place Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Mary Louise Lynch Room, Ludlow Hall.  From 1994-96, Professor Macklin was a Member of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board,...

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A.I. Pro - Free Professional Development-FR

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Posted: February 2, 2018 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 academic advisors, faculty/instructors, student services professionals, staff and administrators. This subscription year we’ve expanded to include all available content areas: Academic Affairs Advancement Business...

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Beyond the Duty to Consult - Free- Prior and Informed Consent-FR

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

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Peggy Smith, Lakehead University's Interim Vice-Provost Aboriginal Initiatives and Professor Emerita from the Faculty of Natural Resources Management, will be giving a talk entitled "Beyond the Duty to Consult: Prior and Informed Consent" on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in MacLaggan Hall, 53. The Supreme Court of Canada has clearly spelled out that governments have a duty to consult...

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Career Talks - networking and free head shots-FR

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Posted: February 2, 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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CETL's Media Lab offers free access to Media Transfer Stations -FR

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

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Have a box of old video? VHS, CDs, and DVDs of backups or videos? Magnetic, optical, digital or analog, all physical media deteriorates over time. Get your important media and information into a transferrable redundant format before you are met with the unpleasant surprise of a bleached disc or a brittle tape.  The Media Lab has three newly reconfigured stations to help you transfer VHS,...

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Speaker Series featuring Aaron Naccarato-FR

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

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As part of The International Business & Entrepreneurship Centre's speaker series, Aaron Naccarato of BMO will host a session on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Please register here. Aaron Naccarato is the Regional Vice-President of Western New Brunswick at BMO Bank of Montreal. Aaron is focused on ensuring an exceptional customer experience through BMO’s...

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You've Got The Power-FR

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

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The Facilities Management Energy Management Team invites you to participate in a ceramic heater (portable electric heater) inventory study on campus. We are seeking to document where the ceramic heaters are located on campus to better understand why they are needed so that we may assess more energy efficient and sustainable solutions. If you are using a ceramic heater, please email us at...

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Zotero Workshop-FR

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

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Richelle Witherspoon, from UNBF Libraries, is holding an open Zotero workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Harriet Irving Library, Learning Lab, 112.  The workshop will consist of two parts: 2 - 3 p.m.            Getting set up with Zotero and learning its basic features 3 – 3:30 p.m.       Setting...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendall McCann-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Kendall McCann, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “Trademark Disputes: A brief examination of the trademark law in the United States as it pertains to the Vegas Golden Knights” on Friday, Feb. 2, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. According to the United States Patent and Trademark...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Shitangshu Roy-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Shitangshu Roy, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MBA SRM program, will present on the topic, “The Loss of “Get Out and Play!” & the Case for Bringing it Back” on Friday, Feb 2, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. As many authors note, the nature of “play” has been fundamentally transformed in the last few...

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Graduating Student Leader Award Nominations-SJ

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Nominations are now open for the 2018 Graduating Student Leader Awards, sponsored by UNB Alumni, UNB-SRC, and UNB Saint John Student Services. For details and nomination form, please visit the student leadership award website. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: mary.duffley@unb.ca

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Kinesiology seeking participants for concussion study-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The effects of a cognitive task on static postural stability under a dual-task condition in individuals with a history of concussion. We are looking for two groups of adults who are aged 19-30 years old. To be included in group one you must have: •    Experienced a concussion more than six months ago, but less than two years ago. •    No history of...

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Probing effects of solar storms-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Humans have been fascinated with space for hundreds, if not thousands, of years, but there’s still so much to learn. To this day, researchers continue making groundbreaking discoveries about how life on Earth is affected by the final frontier. Learn more. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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UNBF English Language Program Employment Opportunities-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF English Language Program (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience,  please...

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UNB Fredericton campus conducting mid-term Food Service review-FR

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Posted: February 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus is conducting a mid-term Food Services review of its contract with Sodexo Canada LTD, food service provider on the UNB Fredericton campus. This review will cover the three services included in the contract: Dining halls Retail locations Catering services As a member of the UNB Fredericton community, your feedback is important to us! We have...

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