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Hazardous Waste Disposal-FR

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There will be a scheduled hazardous waste pick up May 7-8, 2018.  Please have all hazardous waste work orders completed and returned to safety@unb.ca no later than April 26, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Perry Email Address: kperry@unb.ca

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities-FR

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB English Language Programme (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, ...

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Floral Design 101-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Love a beautiful floral arrangement? Make your own in the one-day Leisure Learning workshop Floral Design 101. Learn the tricks of the trade from professional floral designer Cindy St. Onge. She'll show you the basic tools and materials required and guide you each step of the way... you’ll end the workshop with a unique floral arrangement to impress family and friends. Just in time...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri' on Monday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh. After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a...

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SUB Easter Weekend Hours-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the hours of operation at the SUB will be reduced during the Easter Weekend: Friday, March 30                 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 31              9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, April...

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Public Lecture by Patrick Eldridge, candidate for Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Patrick Eldridge (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, "The Act of Forgetting:  Husserl on the Absence of the Past" on Thursday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. In this talk I extrapolate a phenomenological theory of forgetting from Husserl’s lectures on...

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Small Teaching Series - Growing-FR

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dion Durnford, Biology, will present on Thursday, March 29, 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 (five to 10 minutes), 2)...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 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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Garden Plot Reminder-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This is a reminder that the deadline for renting a community garden plot in Fredericton is approaching. We ask that, if possible, plot applications be submitted by Sunday, April 15 to unb.stu@mealexchange.com and plots will be assigned on April 30. The garden is located on UNBF campus behind Neville Homestead and is home to 50 plots (4ft x 8ft). If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send...

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New cybersecurity training for faculty and staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This spring, a new cybersecurity training tool, Beauceron, is being launched to UNB faculty and staff as part of UNB’s Cybersecurity Program. Available to the university at no cost, this cybersecurity awareness training is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats UNB faces so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these...

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Patients' Den deadline approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join them on Thursday, May 10, from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the Grand Hall, for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Researcher applications must be submitted online through the NB PIHCI website no later than 4 p.m. AST on March 29, 2018. Three...

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Still Seats available for session on using LinkedIn to improve your job search-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are still seats available for our session on using LinkedIn to improve your job search.  With the end of the term just around the corner, finding a job is probably on your mind. Whether you’re a full-time job or a summer job, LinkedIn is an effective tool. Join us for a lunch and learn on Tuesday, March 27, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 125 about how to improve your...

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Surplus furniture-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Security & Traffic has surplus furniture that it would like to donate to an office on the Fredericton campus.  Delivery is available. One (1) credenza with locking file drawers (approx 28"high x 6'long and 20"deep) Four (4) bookcases (approx 48"high x 12"deep) Three (3) love seats with four matching chairs One round coffee table (approx 36" in diameter and 16"high) Please contact...

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Books wanted-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton (CFUW) requests donations of gently used books, audiotapes and DVDs for the annual spring book fair which benefits post-secondary scholarships for women, library and creative arts grants, music festival awards and other educational projects. Donations will be accepted throughout March, April and May ending on May 18, the week before...

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CETL's Media Lab update - Adobe Creative Cloud 2018-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Adobe Creative Cloud has the best apps and tools to help you bring your designs and creations to life. The Media Lab is excited to share that it has updated to the 2018 version, which comes with new and exciting features to help you make great work!  Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 has all the essentials like Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier updated with the latest features, and is...

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CETL Hosts Effective Teaching Institute: Teaching Cases - What Is the Story There -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You are invited to drop by CETL’s Faculty Appreciation Day event on Wednesday, Apr. 11, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program—just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Lindsey McKay, Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Sciences -SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science welcomes everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Lindsey McKay (candidate for a tenure-track position in Social Science) entitled, 'Becoming Medicine': Organ Donation and the Other Site of Politics on Tuesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. How have body parts become objects of exchange? Why do the sick and dying in Canada face a persistent...

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The UNB Art Centre open the evening of March 27 for the Edward Burtynsky exhibition - A Terrible Beauty-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre will have the galleries open on Tuesday, March 27, from 7 - 9 p.m. If you work during the day, this is a perfect chance to see A Terrible Beauty, an amazing exhibition of large scale photographs by the world renowned Canadian photographer, Edward Burtynsky. At the same time, there will be a Music UNB Concert, Golden Bach, by Peter Allen. There is a charge to attend the...

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UNBF's Security & Traffic - Service Disruptions-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Between March 27 and 29, UNBF's Security and Traffic will be in the process of moving from its current location to the Facilities Management Building at 767 Kings College Road.  The challenge will be ensuring that our unit remains fully operational as the move progresses.  Although we will be operational, some service disruptions are to be expected. -    There will...

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UNBF Retirement Dinner 2018-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. at the SUB Ballroom.   If you have recently retired, or planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Further details will be made available closer to the event.  If you have...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Karli Sun-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Karli Sun, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MASRS program, will present on the topic, “How Much Fandom Is Too Much: the role of social media in fueling fans’ aggressive behaviors” on Friday, March 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sport is one of the major players in both national and international market, inevitably...

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Graduate Studies hosting three minute thesis event-FR

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNBF’s 3MT event on Thursday, April 5 at 3 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. Graduate students have three minutes and one powerpoint slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges will identify the top three presenters, and audience members will select the People’s Choice Award winner....

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Register Now - 2018 Proudly UNB Awards Dinner-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Alumni continue to distinguish themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province or country – and beyond. The Proudly UNB Awards, led by the Associated Alumni, were created to honour these deserving alumni for their achievements. The 2018 Proudly UNB Awards dinner is being held on Friday, April 6 at UNB Fredericton. Register now. 2018 Proudly...

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Reminder - WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for April 6th pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approvals for the pay of April 6, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by...

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World Café - Campus Conversation-FR

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students, your presence has been requested to attend a World Café / Campus Conversation event hosted by the Office of Capital Planning and Property Development on Wednesday, March 28 in the SUB Ballroom. The University of New Brunswick has identified an opportunity to enhance the on-campus experience of its students, faculty and staff.  The goal is to develop a...

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Appointment of Comptroller-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandra Ferris, CPA, CA, as Comptroller effective March 19, 2018. Ali was selected as the successful applicant following a national search led by Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. Ali possesses a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UNB and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.  She has a diverse 16+ year career in...

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ForEM 4020 Capstone Project Presentations-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students participating in the faculty of forestry and environmental management's 4020 Capstone Practicum - in which multidisciplinary teams develop and integrate solutions to real world environmental or natural resource management problems - will be presenting their projects on Friday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geography Building, second- and third-floor...

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Improving your job search strategy-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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How is your job search strategy working for you? With the end of the term just around the corner, finding a job is probably on your mind. Whether you’re graduating and looking for a full-time job or looking for a summer job to help pay your tuition next year, LinkedIn is an effective tool. Join us for a lunch and learn about how to improve your LinkedIn profile and how to use LinkedIn for...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Leisure Seeker -FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Leisure Seeker' on Monday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland and Academy Award winner Helen Mirren star in this wise and witty road movie set in today's divided United States. The English-language debut of Italian director Paolo Virz (Like Crazy), The Leisure Seeker makes an entire country its canvas...

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Public Lecture by Dr, Julia Woodhall-Melnik, Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Science -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science’s Sociology welcomes eveyone to a public lecture by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik (candidate for a Tenure Track position in Social Sciences) entitled,  "More than Bricks: The Home as a Contributor to Mental Health and Wellbeing," on Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Housing instability and homelessness undermine the health and...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Don Beith, Candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Don Beith (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, “Merleau-Ponty’s Embodied, Expressive Phenomenology:  The New Ontology and Ethics of Institution” on Friday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. Abstract Phenomenology is not only an investigation...

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Raising the Teaching Bar Session-SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next Raising the Teaching Bar session will take place on Friday, March 23 at 4 p.m. at the Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club (49 Dufferin Ave). Dr. David Creelman will present, 'Improving Writing: Three Models of Peer-Assessment in Introductory and Upper Level Undergraduate Courses.' Using a peer-assessment process in class can help students move toward the goal of becoming effective...

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Review of Executive Director, College of Extended Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mr. Ian Allen’s term as Executive Director, College of Extended Learning (CEL) ends on May 11, 2018.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment as soon as possible.  The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as follows:   George...

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UNB Student Abroad Application Deadline reminder-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For any students interested in participating in an academic exchange for Winter Term 2019, the application deadline is April 1, 2018.  Apply for a Winter 2019 Exchange For all students participating in an academic exchange during Fall 2018 or Winter 2019, the application deadline for the Student Abroad Bursary is also April 1st 2018. Please don't forget to apply!   Feel free...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom, our MBA Professional Development students will be hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting in support of the MBA Community Leadership Scholarship Fund. Join us in the SUB ballroom and enjoy A Live paint off -  In an amazing spectacle to behold, local artists are challenged to create paintings in three...

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Cyclethon on March 23-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Cycle. Sweat. Support!  Join URec for its 6th annual Cyclethon in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB. Class details: The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.) and will each run for 30 minutes. Where: The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym...

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Drew Macartney - Speaker Series Season Finale-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Season finale of Speaker Series will be hosted by Drew Macartney on Wednesday, March 21, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. To register Graduating from the Fred C. Manning School of Business at Acadia University in 2009, Drew Macartney started his career with Freedom 55 Financial in Halifax. There, he grew a successful practice for four years at which time he moved into a management...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Writer-in-Residence-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will read from her body of work including, I Hope My Heart Burns First, The Breathing Hole, Pig Girl, Beating Heart Cadaver and The December Man on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Pig Girl (2013) For 85 minutes, a Killer holds a Dying Woman captive in a secluded barn. Their names say it; there is no escaping the...

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Paws for a Study Break-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take part in the Paws for a Study Break on Tuesday, April 10, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the Ward Chipman building foyer, above Tim Hortons. Everyone is welcome.   Article Contact Information Contact: Counselling Services Email Address: sjcounsellor@unbsj.ca

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Proposed Research Overhead Policy Feedback Requested-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the VPR is requesting feedback on the proposed Research Overhead Policy. Any feedback can be directed to ors@unb.ca by Friday, April 13, 2018 with the words "Overhead Policy Comments" in the title. For any questions or for more information, please do not hesitate to call or email Drew Rendall, Dean, School of Graduate Studies, or Kelly Ashfield, Executive Director, Office of...

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UNBF Residential Life Hiring Part-Time Faculty Staff Residence Fellow-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Residential Life will hire a Residence Fellow. Closing Date:  Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 4 p.m. Compensation: Apartment* and dining plan** (both taxable benefits) Employment Date: July 2018 – April 30, 2019 (10 month contract***) Appointment Type: Approximately 10 hours per week (office space not provided) Function: Residential Life, a division within Student Services,...

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Atlantic Summit: Immigration & Revitalization Conference-FR

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics at UNB, and Amanda Hachey, UNB alumna and director at NouLAB, will be speaking at the Atlantic Summit: Immigration & Revitalization Conference at the Fredericton Convention Centre on Wednesday, March 21. The all-day summit, organized by the Public Policy Forum, is the start of a three-year research project that focuses on Atlantic...

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Diploma in University Teaching 2018-SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Diploma in University Teaching (DUT) provides opportunities for participants to develop and/or enhance knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning practices. The program is specifically developed for new faculty members, contract academic instructors, and graduate students. Other members of the UNB Saint John teaching community, as well as educators from the Tucker Park...

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Minimum Wage Increase effective April 1, 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Effective April 1, 2018, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.25 per hour. This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current students/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.25. Human Resources will review the pay of all such students/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future payrolls. Please...

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Security & Traffic moving to new location-FR

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that UNBF Security & Traffic will be moving from its current office at the Wu Conference Centre to the Facilities Management Building (767 Kings College) by April 1.  Parking passes are available for purchase online, but anyone looking to purchase parking passes in person or pay for parking violations after April 1, will need to do so at the new location. UNBF...

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Sessions with UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy-SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will visit the Saint John campus from March 26 - 29, 2018. Beginning on Monday, March 26, Colleen will have 45-minute one-to-one sessions with writers on campus (including students, faculty and staff) in Hazen Hall, 203. Her focus will be on plays, poetry and prose. The appointment times are as follows:   Monday, March 26, from 1 - 3 p.m. Tuesday,...

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

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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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Advisor Contact Directory-FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spring course selection and registration for Fall Term 2018 opens March 19, 2018. If you have students looking for information about a particular program, then consider using the Advisor Contact Directory to refer them to the appropriate academic advisor(s). This may be for students considering transfers, majors/minors, honours/concentrations, students preparing for graduation, etc. The Advisor...

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New date - Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next LinkedIn session will take place on Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Library Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Small Teaching Series - Expanding-FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Barry Cull, Harriet Irving Library, will present on Wednesday, March 21, 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 (five to...

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Statistical Education and the Nature of Science - date change -FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join Jeff Picka from Math & Stats for this session on Tuesday, March 27, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 104. Many programs include a statistics course or a research methods course that includes statistics. Anyone who teaches such a course is invited to this presentation and to join in the ensuing discussion.   Students will have difficulty in introductory statistics courses if...

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2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest-SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the Promise Partnership are hosting the 2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest, where math and fun intersect, on Sunday, March 18. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics organizes this annual event and is working with the Gagetown School to host a satellite writing centre. Article Contact Information Contact: M.H....

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Colleague eServices and other services unavailable on March 25-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, March 25, from 6 a.m. - 12 p.m. (six hours), some IT services will be unavailable while ITS performs maintenance. This outage will affect the following UNB services: eServices Colleague Some myUNB Portal services Entrinisik Informer Reports UNB Mobile App Web Time Entry WebAdvisor online course registration Note: The Colleague upgrade to UI 5.4 is not included in this maintenance;...

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Dr. Mark Tremblay to speak on the Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Mark Tremblay, former UNB Professor, has a MSc and PhD from the Department of Community Health with a specialty in Exercise Science.  Dr. Tremblay is the Director of Health Active Living and Obesity Research (HALO) at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and Profess of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa .  He is a Fellow of...

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

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Emily Taylor, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Treatment of Occupational Injuries: My Role as a Kinesiologist” on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Kinesiology has increased in popularity over the past 15 years, and kinesiologists have become important members of physical...

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Fiscal Year End is fast approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2018 and the planning has started with the release of the Year End Processing memo which is now available on the Financial Services web site.  It contains many important deadlines concerning the processing of payroll payments, travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. It is very important for all...

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Psychology department Colloquium with Dr. Karen Blair

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Karen Blair, from St. Francis Xavier University, will be with us to deliver a talk titled, "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Dynamics of Giving and Receiving Disapproval for Same-Sex v. Mixed-Sex Relationships" on Friday, March 16, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge, 105. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Dynamics...

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UNB's Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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At UNB, the work we do transforms the potential of New Brunswick and its people. The unresolved relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people limits us from reaching our full potential as a society. The national Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has called for a bridging of the educational attainment gap within one generation, and such a call resonates with us as leaders in...

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Accident Near Miss Reporting - When, Why (legislated, please read) and How-FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are injured or nearly injured while at UNB, you must complete a UNB Accident Report Form within 24 hours (https://es.unb.ca/apps/accident-report/); and, if treatment is required (first aid inclusive or more) notify Security immediately at 506-453-4830. Also, please note that WorkSafeNB must be immediately notified of the following: • Any accidental explosion or exposure to a...

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CIHR antimicrobial resistance research funding announcement-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a CIHR funding announcement for antimicrobial resistance research. The announcement will take place on Friday, Mar. 16, at 10 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall. The Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, Alaina Lockhart, will visit the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton...

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Cintiq Tablets now at the CETL Media Lab-FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Media Lab now has Cintiq Tablets!  These slates allow you to draw like a pro on our systems. The new Cintiq Pro has a Pen that feels natural and precise and works well with Adobe CC options and our open source alternatives like Krita. Sensitivity and responsiveness of the Cintiq gives you the ability to create your best work. If you have never used one before, come and try it...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 120. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) Is Corporate Governance Relevant to the Quality of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure? Experience with Large European Companies?   Presenter: Dr. Mostaq M. Hussain, Professor, Accounting, Faculty of...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wonder Wheel -FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Wonder Wheel' on Monday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Four peoples' lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny (Kate Winslet), an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty (Jim Belushi), Ginny's rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey...

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Restricted parking during U Cup National Men's Hockey Tournament -FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This is a reminder that parking will be restricted around the Aitken Centre and Marshall d’Avray Hall at UNB Fredericton during the U Cup men’s hockey tournament, March 15-18, 2018. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience as UNBF plays host to the U Cup for the sixth time in 16 years. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address:...

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Student Pitch Competition Deadline Extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for entries for this year's Student Pitch Competition has been extended to Sunday, March 18. This is a great opportunity for any full-time UNBF student to enter his/her idea for a chance to win Cash! The Competition focuses on two major categories, Growth and Ideas. Ideas are new concepts that may be untested, but have room to grow. Growth is for established concepts, and will be...

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is one of the most prestigious funders of scholarly research in Europe.  It offers competitive fellowships and prizes to academics at all career stages who want to further their research in Germany.  Applicants do not need to speak German, and they can pursue research at a university or institute of their choice as guests of a local faculty...

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UNB PhD student developing digital literacy standards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A PhD student at the University of New Brunswick is partnering with the province to develop digital literacy standards for students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in an effort to increase effective interaction with technology. Digital literacy is the set of skills needed for safe, healthy, and successful participation in today’s connected world. The creation of standards for digital...

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Art inventory updates on the Saint John campus -SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Vice-President's Office at UNB Saint is currently updating the Art inventory database for the campus. How can you help? A student has been hired to walk around campus and verify the location of our Art. It would be very helpful to show him any pieces you might have in your offices. Alternatively, a photo could be taken and sent to the vice-president's office (tchiasso@unb.ca) noting its...

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Der Gute Mensch von Sezuan-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall (Dugald Blue Auditorium) for a German Language play about Three Gods visiting Earth, looking for one good person..... Organized by Contract Academic Instructor, Jens Neumann, from the Department of Culture and Media Studies. Author:  Bertolt Brecht Free Admission!   Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer...

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Master of Education Oral Examination-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A Master of Education Oral Examination for Caitlin Napodi will be held on Monday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 235. Thesis title: Career Development Projects and Actions of Emerging Adults with Cystic Fibrosis and their Parents: A Qualitative Exploration. If you would like to receive a copy of the Abstract, or if you wish additional information, please contact Carol Ann...

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NB-IRDT signs MOU with province-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB President Eddy Campbell signed a memorandum of understanding on Feb. 27 that enhances the partnership between government and the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB. The institute conducts research to support evidence-based policy development and evaluation, and provides researchers in New Brunswick with access to administrative and program data from the...

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New date - Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the impending weather, we have decided to reschedule the March 14th LinkedIn session to Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Library Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Pi Anyone -SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join in the celebration of Pi Day on Wednesday, March 14, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in K.C. Irving Hall (lower entrance, across from Commons).  Activities include lots of free pie, a pie eating contest, and prizes.  This event is hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNB Saint John.   Article Contact Information Contact: C. Hope Alderson Email Address:...

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Raising the Teaching Bar-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for a special Raising the Teaching Bar, in conjunction with a Meet and Greet reception with the Dean of Libraries, Librarians, and Library staff on Friday, March 16, between 3  - 5 p.m.,  in the Hans W Klohn Commons, G16.  Refreshments will be provided.  We will start Raising the Teaching Bar at 4 p.m.   Engaging students as a guest lecturer.  We all know...

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Small Teaching Series - Predicting-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Yves Losier, Mechanical Engineering, will present on Thursday, March 15, 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 (five to...

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Spanish Coffee Corner-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spanish Contract Academic Instructor, Maria Teresa Grant, would like to invite you to join her on Monday, March 19 for a Spanish Coffee Corner.  Maria Teresa will prepare Mexican coffee and tamales for everyone between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332, Culture and Media Studies Lounge. iTodos están invitados ! Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Bishop Email...

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Statistical Education and the Nature of Science-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join Jeff Picka from Math & Stats for this session on Tuesday, March 20, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 104. Many programs include a statistics course or a research methods course that includes statistics. Anyone who teaches such a course is invited to this presentation and to join in the ensuing discussion.   Students will have difficulty in introductory statistics courses if they...

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UNBF Counselling Services Blog Post - Be a Better Wingman or Wingwoman -FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Visit our UNBF Counselling Services March Blog post - Be a Better Wingman (or Wingwoman). Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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189th Encaenia graduate information -FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Reserve your guest tickets, rent your gowns and nominate a Valedictorian! Congratulations to all graduates.  Please make note of these dates and deadlines for the189th Encaenia graduation ceremony. Reserve your guest tickets starting: March 12, 2018 until May 12, 2018 Rent your hood and gown starting: January 15, 2018 until May 7, 2018 Nominate a valedictorian by: March...

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

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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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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Cycle, Sweat, Support-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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URec's sixth annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, March 23 in The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the CURRIE CENTER). Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB.  Class details: The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes...

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Invitation - Signing of the MOU between UNB and the Province-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us to mark the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University of New Brunswick and the Province. The signing will take place Tuesday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Great Hall of Sir Howard Douglas Hall. Roger Melanson, minister of post-secondary education, and Dr. Eddy Campbell, president of UNB, will participate. The MOU is meant to provide predictability...

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Peter Graves - Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of East Coast Startup Week, Peter Graves will host Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 14 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303.  We hope to see you there.  To register. Event Description Peter Graves is a born and raised New Brunswicker who has been in the financial service industry for over 15 years. Peter came to Fredericton seven years ago as a Business Banking Account Manager...

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Rebooting our industries to take on the world lecture hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Adriaan Davidse, a director and disruptor at Deloitte Inc., will deliver a public lecture on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m., in the Kent Auditorium of the Wu Conference Centre. Rebooting our industries to take on the world, will focus on how innovation in the mineral industry can drive social change by being early adopters of new technologies that will accelerate the transformation...

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Rina Arseneault selected to attend UN Commission on Status of Women-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s Rina Arseneault, associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC), has been invited to join the Canadian delegation at the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The session will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from March 12 – 23. She is one of 12 leaving from Canada this week to join...

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Still time to register for Job Crafting Workshop-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are still seats available for our workshop on job crafting this Friday afternoon. Hosted by UNB's MBA Professional Development class, this workshop - Job Crafting Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles that Facilitate Work Process Improvement - will be facilitated by Dr. Patrick Bruning at Planet Hatch on Friday, March 16, from 1 - 4 p.m. For more information or to register, contact...

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Summer Residence Applications Now Open-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you planning on staying in Fredericton this summer? Applications for summer residence 2018 are open! Students can enjoy the independence, convenience and flexibility of staying on campus from May 1 to August 20 with no monthly internet or electric bills, and without the hassle of a long-term lease commitment. The deadline for summer residence is Friday, April 6 at 12 p.m. To apply, complete...

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UNBF Counselling Services office closure on March 13-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closed Tuesday, March 13, from 12 - 4:30 p.m., for staff training.  We will re-open on Wednesday, March 14 at 8:15 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Valedictorian Nomination for May 2018 Encaenia - Deadline, March 19-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to nominate valedictorians for 2018 May Encaenia is Monday, March 19. 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. In...

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Digital literacy standards launch-FR

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

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An event to launch a project to identify digital literacy standards to guide learning and teaching in the public education system will take place on Monday, March 12 at 2 p.m. at the Wu Conference Centre, 100 A. UNB President Dr. Eddy Campbell, Deputy Premier Stephen Horsman, Minister of Education Brian Kenny and CEO of Opportunities NB Stephen Lund will attend. The project is a partnership...

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Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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

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The UNB alumni office's second workshop, which will help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn, will take place on Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society Public Lecture-FR

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

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The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick will present a public lecture entitled, “The Orange and the Other Green the 1974 Ulster Workers Strike and the British Army” on Wednesday, March 14, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Public Archives of New Brunswick. Dr. David Charters explores one of the enduring mysteries of "The Troubles": the charge...

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Valedictorian Nominations for Saint John campus-SJ

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

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If you know a student who should be considered for Valedictorian, please encourage her/him to submit an application, which includes transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The...

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Patients' Den patients setting research priorities in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations-FR and SJ

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

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The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join them on Thursday, May 10, from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the Grand Hall, for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. They will be granting three awards, up to $5,000 each, to research teams who are proposing to work on a project that responds to...

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Study Smart - Memory & Studying workshop-SJ

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

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Students are encouraged to make the most of time spent studying and on March 14 and 15, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., to attend a workshop in Ward Chipman Library, 36 (across from Tim Hortons). This free event is open to all. The two identical sessions on "Memory & Studying" will be in plain English, so no prior knowledge in Psychology is required. Bring your lunch and...

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Wolastoqey Language App Launch-FR and SJ

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

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On Thursday March 16, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will be hosting the Wolastoqey Language App Launch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Marshall d’Avray Hall, 102.  The Wolastoqey Language App is designed by UNB’s Elder-in-Residence Imelda Perley and The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) Director, David Perley. The goal of the...

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MMFC celebrates 25 years-FR and SJ

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

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Please join us on Thursday, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre, as we mark International Women’s Day and the beginning of the 25th anniversary celebrations for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) on UNB's Fredericton campus. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the political, cultural, social and economic...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool,' on Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. The sultry Gloria Grahame won a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in 1952's The Bad and the Beautiful. She appeared in films alongside Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, and a bevy of other icons. Her star blazed brightly then...

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Research opportunity for men who have experienced violence or abuse from a partner-FR

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

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We know that men can be victims of violence and/or abuse in partner relationships. This abuse can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial. If this is your experience, and you are over 19 living in New Brunswick, you are invited to take part in a focus group to evaluate a short set of questions about partner abuse. • Taking part will involve participating in a discussion...

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SRC Election Results-SJ

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

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Congratulations are extended to the recently elected members of UNBSJ's Students' Representative Council: President - Samuel Palmer Vice-President External - Caitlin Grogan Member-at-Large - Alexander Allison Nursing and Health Representative - Ashley Cook Accessibility and Disability Representative - Allison Woodman SASE Representative - Catherine Hall International Representative - Adanna Ogunka

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 7, 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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Institute of Biomedical Engineering study profiled by media across Canada-FR and SJ

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

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Researchers at UNB's Institute of Biomedical Engineering were featured in media stories across Canada recently for their study into whether virtual reality helps patients quiet the signals that cause phantom pain. After the institute's Wendy Hill and Jon Sensinger were featured in a UNB news release and photo sessions, Canadian Press interviewed them for a story that was picked up by radio...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Sarah Faber-SJ

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

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Author Sarah Faber will read from All is Beauty Now on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Set against the seductive world of 1960s Rio de Janeiro, an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. With settings ranging from the opulence of the legendary Copacabana Club to the poverty of...

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

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Posted: March 6, 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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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 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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Thank you for completing the UNB ID Card survey-FR and SJ

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

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To all faculty and staff who completed the UCard (UNB ID Card) survey – thank you! Your feedback and ideas on how we can improve our services will help us in serving you better. Your input is so important to us! Over 200 surveys were filled out and the results will be posted on the UCard website in the coming weeks - stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next installment of BioTalks, a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter, on Thursday, March 15 at 12 p.m. in  RN Scott Hall (IBME) Conference Room.   BioTalks is a plenary session open to all, designed to encourage education and discussion, learn...

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Equipment pool survey for faculty instructors and staff-FR

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

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Please help CETL’s Equipment Pool improve its service by completing a short online survey about the equipment borrowing services it provides to faculty, instructors and staff. It takes five to eight minutes to complete. It’s open all term. Many thanks to all who have already completed it.   Paste go.unb.ca/equip into your browser address bar or click here:...

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History & Politics Book Launch Celebration-SJ

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

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Join UNB Saint John's Department of History and Politics for a celebration of the launch of five books since April, 2017. Five members and one recently-retired member have written or edited and contributed to five books in the areas of Canadian politics and Canadian, American and British history. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 27, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the New Brunswick Museum in...

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Innovative Professional Development opportunity on job crafting-FR

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

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UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class invites you to participate in a unique professional development workshop, Job Crafting Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles that Facilitate Work Process Improvement. Join us at Planet Hatch on March 16, from 1 - 4 p.m., for this workshop facilitated by UNBF Business professor, Dr. Patrick Bruning. For more information or to register,...

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Chemistry Science Store Closed March 5-FR

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

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Please be advised that the Chemistry Department Science Store, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed on Monday, March 5 all day. The Store will reopen on Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium-FR and SJ

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

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UNB Libraries is hosting a New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium on Thursday, March 22.    Subtitled Revealing and Preserving our Published Heritage, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, who are either active in the field already or interested in undertaking research that can contribute  to...

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Saint John College Office Closed on March 9-SJ

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

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The Saint John College office will be closed on Friday, March 9.  Staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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University Awards Ceremony - Saint John Campus-SJ

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

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Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell, David MaGee and Robert MacKinnon on Wednesday, March 14 at 1:30 pm in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2018 University Awards, Saint John campus.  Shelley Rinehart will receive the President's Medal, Margaret Gray and Henryk Sterniczuk will receive UNB Distinguished Service Awards, Greg Marquis will receive a University Research Scholar...

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Welcome Center Hours-FR

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

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The Welcome Center, located in Room 102 of the Student Union Building, will be closed over the March Break, and will resume regular business hours on March 12, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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2018 Proudly UNB Awards - registration open-FR and SJ

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

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The 2018 Proudly UNB Awards dinner is being held on Friday, April 6 at UNB Fredericton. Visit to register. 2018 Proudly UNB award recipients Heather Neilson (BPE'72), Island View, NB - Alumni Award of Honour Paul Antle (MScChE'87), St. John's, NL - Alumni Award of Distinction  Elaine Carty (BN'66), Vancouver, BC - Alumni Award of Distinction Jane Fritz (MScCS'82), Fredericton, NB...

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Equipment Set-up Tape Charge-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Effective immediately there will be "tape charge" assigned to some equipment set-ups on campus.  The issue is that all cables (power, VGA, audio) must be taped down to prevent tripping hazards.  The tape, with a few exceptions, has been used without passing on the cost to our clients.  However, the volume of events that require this type of set-up has increased to a point that...

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Information on Experiential Education-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


In 2016, UNB took the lead on a province-wide task force to explore a new approach to experiential education in New Brunswick. The Government of New Brunswick has recently accepted the task force???s recommendations and is committing to work with UNB and the province's three other universities on expanding experiential education opportunities for students across the province. This is an...

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Media Lab - Free Coffee Friday-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The Media Lab located in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 234 will be hosting another Free Coffee Day on Friday, March 2. Stop by on your way to class, or come with friends and grab yourself a cup of fresh coffee at the Media Lab from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Did you know: this Media Lab has 2018 Adobe Creative Cloud software? Or that students and staff like to use this Apple lab to take some time for...

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre celebrates 25 years-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) will mark the beginning of its 25th anniversary celebrations on March 8 – International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the political, cultural, social and economic achievements of women and the work that has been done to empower women everywhere. For 25 years, the MMFC...

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Planned Power Outage Scheduled at IUC Forestry and IUC Physics-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that there will be a planned power outage at IUC Forestry on Tuesday, March 6 at 8 p.m. and at IUC Physics on Wednesday, March 7 at 8 p.m.  The power will be restored by 6 a.m the next morning. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities Management Work Control at 453-4889 or by e-mail at fm@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2018 will be presented to Andrew Daley of UNBF and Shelley Rinehart of UNBSJ.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition Deadline Approaching-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


This year's RBC Student Pitch competition deadline is Tuesday, March 13. 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 to be presented to our panel of judges from both the...

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SEED 2018 Program-FR

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

Category: Employment News


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

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SUB Hours - Winter Reading Week-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Student Union Building will be closing at 9 p.m. everyday from Saturday, March 3 to Saturday, March 10. Regular hours resume on Sunday, March 11. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNB Law featured on CBC -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Michael Marin, assistant professor of law at UNB, was recently featured in a CBC Radio interview about the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The national finals, hosted in Fredericton by UNB Law from February 22 - 24, saw teams from across Canada -- including our very own from UNB Law -- argue complex international law in front of top judges. Read the news...

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