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CETL Hosts Workshop - Tech-driven Active Learning Classroom-FR

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

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Join us on Wednesday, July 18, from 9 - 11 a.m., in 334 of Marshall d'Avray Hall - facilitated by Mary Astorino, CETL Instructional Designer. During this workshop, you will be introduced to the teaching & learning possibilities offered by UNB-F's first Tech-Driven Active Learning classroom: room 334 in Marshall d'Avray Hall. The room features several flat screen displays that can be controlled...

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Guest Speaker Martin Mathieu-SJ

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

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to a guest talk by a visitor to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, July 10 at 1 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Martin Mathieu, from the Queen's University of Belfast in Northern Ireland, will present 'Elementary operators---still not elementary?' Abstract: Many properties of elementary operators on Banach algebras have been...

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Kinesiology is moving-FR and SJ

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

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We are excited to share that the Faculty of Kinesiology, on the Fredericton campus, is moving to the new KIN building in July. Its phone numbers will be the same, but the new civic address is 90 Mackay Drive, room 356. Stay tuned for more information on when the building will be officially open for visitors! Article Contact Information Contact: Linda O'Brien Email Address: lobrien@unb.ca

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Nicole O'Byrne elected president of the Canadian Law and Society Association-FR

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

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Dr. Nicole O'Byrne, an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, was elected president of the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA) at its Annual General Meeting held on June 7, 2018 in Toronto.   The CLSA is an interdisciplinary group of scholars from many disciplines who are interested in the place of law in social, political, economic and cultural life. CLSA members bring...

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Still time to register for UNB's summer courses-FR and SJ

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

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Want to lighten your course load this Fall/Winter? Our summer term offerings give you the chance to pick up an extra course now and lighten your course load later. On-campus courses begin July 3 and July 23. You can complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three to six weeks! Here's a sampling of on-campus courses: PHIL*1101 - Critical Thinking (July 3 - July 19) SPAN*1203 -...

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Bruce MacDonald Retirement-SJ

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

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Please join me in extending best wishes to Dr. Bruce MacDonald, who is retiring from the University on July 1.  Bruce has been a member of the biology faculty for 26 years, and will be greatly missed by students and colleagues alike. We invite you to attend and share your memories with Bruce, and to wish him a wonderful retirement on Thursday, June 28, between 2 and 4 p.m., in the...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: June 28, 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 Fall Term, with a deadline of Friday, August 3. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been teaching for at least...

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Presentation of Award to Andrew Daley-FR

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

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The presentation of a 2018 President's Medal to Andrew Daley of the Harriet Irving Library will take place on Thursday, June 28 at 1 p.m. on the third floor of the Harriet Irving Library in the lounge area outside the Library Accessibility Services Centre.  The university community is invited to attend and extend its congratulations to Andrew.  For more information on the UNB...

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Professor Brigitte Leblon elected president of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society-FR

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

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Professor Brigitte Leblon, from the UNB Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, has been elected president of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society at its Annual General Meeting held on June 21, 2018 in Saskatoon. The Canadian Remote Sensing Society was created in 1974 as a bilingual, fully independent not-for-profit professional society to provide a focal point for leadership and...

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SUB Closed on July 2nd-FR

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

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Please be advised that the SUB will be closed on Monday, July 2 for Canada Day.  Regular business hours to resume on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Career Development and Employment Centre closed for meetings-FR

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

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The Career Development and Employment Centre, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed Friday, June 29, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., for meetings. Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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UNB's CAS - Atlantic receives millions to collaborate on software for global companies-FR

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

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UNB's IBM Centre for Advanced Studies - Atlantic has received a multi-million-dollar funding package to help deliver a new project that will improve and develop runtime software. The Government of Canada is providing a non-repayable contribution of $2.99 million to the initiative under ACOA’s Atlantic Innovation Fund. The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation contributed a further $75,000,...

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Office closure -SJ

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

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The Office of the Registrar on the Saint John campus will close between 12 - 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Resolved - Outgoing off-campus mail disruption in Fredericton-FR

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

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Please be advised that the equipment problem in the mail room in Campus Operations has been resolved as of Monday afternoon, and all outgoing off-campus mail has been processed and delivered to Canada Post.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jennifer Lloy, Manager of Administrative Services at 458-7587. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrew Corey Email Address:...

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UNB seeking a Piluwitahasuwin-FR and SJ

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

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We wanted to share with faculty, staff and students that UNB is seeking a Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement). Piluwitahasuwin is a Wolastoqey term meaning ‘one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.’ This individual will help us propel UNB’s TRC Action Plan forward and promote change toward truth. June is National...

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The spring issue of Alumni News is available online-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The spring issue of Alumni News is available online. We’re saluting five of our award-winning professors who share what motivates them and drives their commitment to teaching excellence. Also in this issue: Engineering student Nathan McNally is working to provide better access to clean drinking water to Indigenous communities across New Brunswick, with the goal of expanding this...

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You're invited - IBM Centre for Advanced Studies - Atlantic Announcement-FR

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Posted: June 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join representatives from the Government of Canada, the University of New Brunswick, IBM and the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation as they make a special announcement regarding UNB's IBM Centre for Advanced Studies - Atlantic. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 26 at 9 a.m. in the Long Hall of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER (4th floor). We hope you can join us. Article Contact...

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

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Posted: June 22, 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 Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after...

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Dr. Bruce MacDonald Retirement Reception-SJ

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

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Dr. Bruce MacDonald is retiring from the University of New Brunswick Saint John on July 1, 2018. He has been a member of the biology faculty for 26 years, and will be greatly missed by students and colleagues alike.  We invite everyone to attend on Thursday, June 28, between 2 – 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Share your memories with Bruce, and wish him a wonderful...

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Financial Aid Office closed on June 28-FR

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

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The Financial Aid Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Thursday, June 28 for a planning meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Clayton Email Address: clayton@unb.ca

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New Student Services Director at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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

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Sheldon MacLeod has been appointed as the new Director, Student Services at UNB Saint John effective July 4.    Sheldon joins us from Crandall University in Moncton where he has served as Assistant Vice-President for Student Success and Transformation, and previously Assistant Vice-President and Registrar.  He has extensive experience in student affairs, registrar services,...

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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

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The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Wednesday, June 27, to allow staff to attend an all-day professional training session.  The office will reopen on Thursday, June 28, for regular hours.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Outgoing off-campus mail disrupted in Fredericton-FR

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

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Due to equipment problems in the mail room in Campus Operations, all outgoing off-campus mail received by our department since Tuesday, June 19, has not been delivered to Canada Post.  The expected wait time for repair has not yet been determined.  This issue is a priority to us and we will continue to work on resolving this as quickly as possible. If you have any questions or...

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Student Accessibility Centre Hosts Webinar-FR

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

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The Student Accessibility Centre will host a webinar entitled, An Innovative Approach to Universal Design Learning: Engaging All Learners on Thursday, July 12, from 2 - 3 p.m. (with optional 30-minute post webinar discussion), in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Traditionally, Universal Design Learning (UDL) has been viewed solely as an accessibility approach, but it also represents an innovative...

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Thank you reception for Dan Coleman-FR

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

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Members of the UNB community are invited to attend a reception for Dr. Daniel Coleman.  Dan has been the Assistant Vice-President Academic since January 2012, a role he will move on from at the end of this month.  Please join Dr. George MacLean in thanking Dan for his service to the Vice-President Academic’s office over the past 6.5 years. The reception will take place in the...

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There is still time to register for courses starting July 3-FR

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

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Students still have an opportunity to earn credit toward their degree this summer and complete a 3-credit hour course in six weeks! They'll find courses in Business, Computer Science, History, Media Arts & Culture, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and more! Here's a sampling of courses offered on the Fredericton campus: PHYS*3752 - Atomic and Molecular Physics (July 3 - Aug. 9) PSYC*3043 -...

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Celebrating Wabanaki resilience-FR

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

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In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day today, June 21, at noon in the UNB's Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre will host an event today beside Marshall d'Avray Hall at UNB Fredericton called Celebrating Wabanaki Resilience. The celebration will include a Sacred pipe ceremony and Ancestral songs. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.  National...

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Three leadership appointments at UNB Fredericton-FR

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

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Dr. George MacLean, vice-president academic (Fredericton), is pleased to announce that the University of New Brunswick has appointed three exceptional individuals to leadership positions on the Fredericton campus. Mr. Ian Allen, executive director, College of Extended Learning, was reappointed to this position for a five-year term beginning May 12, 2018. For 20 years, Mr. Allen has served CEL...

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UNB student receives national award to participate in senior citizen research-SJ

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

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UNB nursing student Shyane McKay will spend the summer assisting researchers improve the lives of elderly people after receiving the 2018 Summer Studentship Award by the Canadian Frailty Network and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation. The national competition provides students with interdisciplinary summer experiences that allow participants to gain an understanding of the...

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Water shutdown at Tilley and Singer Hall on June 22-FR

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

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Facilities Management on the Fredericton campus wishes to advise that the water will be shut off at Tilley Hall and Singer Hall on Friday, June 22, from 8 a.m. to noon.  The shutdown is required to make repairs to the water system. If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca.    Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Anne...

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CETL hosts workshop on Instructional Design Takeaways for University Teaching-FR

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

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Join us for a pair of two-hour workshops facilitated by Bev Bramble, CETL Instructional Designer, to be held on July 10 and 12, from  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall room 249. The workshops will focus on the following aspects of instructional design that have impact on university teaching: Audience analysis (Data on undergraduate and graduate students that UNB...

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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​CETL is hosting a session on Poll Everywhere in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. Everyone is invited to attend on Thursday, June 21, from 2 - 3 p.m.  The sessions will be facilitated by Mary Astorino, Instructional Designer (Educational Technology), CETL. Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB’s Classroom Response System. Instructors...

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Mindfulness drop-in for June-FR

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

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Mindfulness practice helps reduce stress & anxiety, improve focus & productivity, build patience, increase compassion & heighten body awareness.  Open to all UNB & STU students, faculty & staff.  Feel free to bring your lunch! These 40 minute drop-in session are happening every Wednesday in June from 12:10-12:50 p.m. in the Group Room on the 2nd Floor of the CC Jones Student Services...

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Bard in the Barracks presents The Comedy of Errors and Cymbeline-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Bard in the Barracks, in cooperation with Theatre UNB, is set to stage its thirteenth season of outdoor Shakespeare in downtown Fredericton. This year’s performances will kick off with a remount of the company’s hit 2017 production of The Comedy of Errors in Barracks Square. A high-spirited, farcical comedy, the play depicts the chaos that results when two pairs of long-lost...

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CETL Hosts Basic Presentation Skills for Instructors with Special Guest Kate Bligh, Concordia University-FR

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Posted: June 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for this session, hosted by special guest Kate Bligh, Concordia University, on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 9 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 3 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.  Both sessions are identical. Is it possible that your performance in the classroom may get in the way of your teaching? Professors can often transform the effectiveness of their teaching through the adoption of a few basic...

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Reminder - UNB IT services requiring log in unavailable on June 24-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, June 24, from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s login services. During this time, faculty, staff and students will be unable to receive email from non-UNB (external) email addresses (ex: gmail). Additionally, you will be unable to access any UNB services that require you to log in, including: UNB email accessed through a web...

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Road Closure - FHS Prom-FR

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

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Access on Pacey Dr. from the intersection of Macaulay Lane to Mackay Dr. will be closed to through traffic on Monday evening June 18, from 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., to facilitate the Fredericton High School Prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along this section of roadway will also be unavailable during the day of June 18th. Access to the lower campus on Macaulay Lane can...

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UNB Sustainability launches the season's Free Food Planters -FR

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

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Looking for a healthy, local, free bite to eat around campus? You’re in luck! UNB Sustainability is continuing its Free Food Planter project this summer on the Fredericton campus. The Free Food Planters contain your favorite vegetables and herbs like kale, basil, sweet peppers, and mint, to name a few. The purpose of the planters is to instill an atmosphere of sustainability on campus and...

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Reminder - Submit your fall 2018 software requests for UNB computer labs-FR and SJ

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

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Are you instructing a course in Fall 2018 that requires new software to be installed on UNB lab computers? All new lab software requests must be submitted by July 15 via UNB’s new Lab Software Request Form to ensure staff have enough time to evaluate, test and deploy your software before September. Please see ITS’s lab software policy for more details. If you need help...

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School of Graduate Studies Offices closed on June 13-FR and SJ

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

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The School of Graduate Studies Offices at UNBF and UNBSJ will close on Wednesday, June 13 at 1 p.m. for the afternoon.  The staff and deans are attending a seminar/workshop off campus.  We apologize for any inconvenience and please feel free to e-mail gradschl@unb.ca, if you have any questions. Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Professor receives funding for drone research and development-FR

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB professor Dr. Brigitte Leblon and her team of researchers, along with partners from Western University, A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, have received approximately $540,000 from NSERC to help develop drone technology that will be used for four precision agriculture applications.  Read the full story in the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact...

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School of Graduate Studies Announcements UNBF-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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July 1, 2018 will see both Dr. John Kershaw and Dr. Bruce MacDonald moving on from their roles as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies on the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, respectively: John to begin his new role in the office of the Vice President Academic, and Bruce to enjoy the pleasures of retirement! Please join me in thanking John and Bruce for their extended service to graduate...

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UNB Saint John Convocation Video-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Associated Alumni captured special celebratory moments before and during UNB Saint John's Spring Convocation in this special feel good video.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: duffleym@unb.ca

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Faculty of computer science retired equipment disposal-FR

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The faculty of computer science has retired equipment for disposal. The equipment is offered to the university community (for personal use) until June 22 via a silent ebay-style auction. To place a bid on an item please send an email to fcsssd@unb.ca. The equipment list can be viewed here. https://www.cs.unb.ca/equipment-disposal-list Please note:  This equipment is old and/or in...

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First aid CPR training-FR

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Environmental Health and Safety Office will be holding a Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR two-day training course for UNB employees on July 24-25, certifying you in first aid/CPR for a three-year period. The training is scheduled each day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please email EHS safety@unb.ca  to register.  You will need to provide name, department, position title and phone number...

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Gail Campbell wins 2018 CCWH Book Prize-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to Dr. Gail Campbell, who won the 2018 Canadian Committee on Women's History Book Prize in Women's and Gender History for her latest book, 'I Wish to Keep a Record': Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and The World (Toronto: UTP, 2017). Awarded every two years, the CCWH Book Prize recognizes the best book published in the field over the previous two years, in either...

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Homestay families needed for Japanese students-SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Saint John College is looking for families who are interested in hosting a Japanese student for the fall 2018 semester.   Host families provide a safe environment in which international students can practice their English while also learning about Canadian and Maritime culture.  Host families are paid a monthly fee of $800 to cover the costs associated with adding a member to...

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New O365 tools available to faculty staff starting June 25-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Starting Monday, June 25, faculty and staff will have access to the full Office 365 (O365) toolkit including several new tools for enhanced collaboration and productivity at UNB.  Background When O365 was first launched to faculty and staff in June 2017, only some tools – email, calendaring, OneDrive and the Office Web Apps – were offered to help ease the transition to this new...

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UNB scientist wins 2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Award-SJ

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University of New Brunswick's Dr. Alli Murugesan has been awarded the 2018 Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award for her outstanding research and innovation in cancer research. The award recognizes Dr. Murugesan for her breakthrough discoveries in cancer research and entrepreneurship. She has been developing a treatment that targets and kills cancer cells that have become resistant to...

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URec summer program registration-FR

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Posted: June 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Summer fee-based program registration at URec is now open!    Choose from a variety of programs, including: Reformer Pilates: Specialized Pilates programs with small group numbers.  Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to develop or maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. General Population: Pilates (mat and barre!) and yoga classes that are...

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A UNB-FPInnovations team wins 2018 L J Markwardt Wood Engineering Award -FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to a UNB-FPinnovations team made of Dr. Clevan Lamason (FOREM), Dr. Bryce McMillan (Physics), Dr. Bruce Balcom (Physics), Dr. Brigitte Leblon (FOREM) and Zarin Pirouz (FPInnovations) who recently won the 2018 L.J. Markwardt Wood Engineering Award of the Forest Products Society for best basic research paper during 2016-2017 in Forest Products Journal. The article, "Magnetic...

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Fire hydrant flushing on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 11, 2018.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Mobility study in older Canadians-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you 65 years or older and interested in knowing more about your mobility level? Join us at Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory, University of New Brunswick, as we use wearable technology to examine the changes in movement of older adults during daily living for better prediction of health care transitions. Mobility is considered an important indicator of quality of life,...

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UNB Education - TNB and FHS present Free to be You and Me-FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Education, Theatre New Brunswick and Fredericton High School present “Free to Be…You and Me.” Philip Sexsmith and his UNBF Faculty of Education pre-service teachers Dramatization of Literature class will take you on a journey through song and dance, taking you back to your childhood. It’s time to feel like a kid again! Tickets are only $10 each. Showtimes: Friday,...

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You're invited to the 7th Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference -FR

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Posted: June 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Faculty of Education is proud to host the 7th Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference with the keynote address by Dr. Sherri Pictou. Join us for Learning and Sharing in this Place: The Wabanaki Confederacy on Saturday, June 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Marshall d'Avray Hall, Main Lobby. Free registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Please register online...

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Dr. Philip Leonard wins 2017 Vanderkamp Prize -FR

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Posted: June 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Congratulations to Dr. Philip Leonard who recently won the 2017 Vanderkamp Prize for the Best Article in 2017 in the Canadian Public Policy Journal. “Do School Junk Food Bans Improve Student Health? Evidence from Canada” is the name of his winning article. He was awarded the $2,000 prize on June 1 at the Canadian Economics Association Conference in Montreal. Dr. Leonard is...

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Join us at CCCC 2018 June 19 to 21-FR

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Posted: June 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB is proud to be hosting NACCU’s 2018 Canadian Campus Card Conference (CCCC), taking place June 19-21 on the Fredericton campus. CCCC offers a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge of campus card programs and transact systems, including UNB’s own UCard services. Join us and discover how you can leverage card technologies and services to support and advance your own faculty...

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New classes starting July 3 on-campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for something to do this summer? There's still time to register for on-campus classes starting in July! New classes begin July 3 and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks! Register any time for open entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete. Featured Summer Course Database Management (ADM*4715 / MBA*6113) Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 3 -...

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2018-19 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018/19 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting them in meeting their...

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CETL Sessions - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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CETL is hosting two session on Poll Everywhere in Room 249 of Marshall d'Avray Hall. Everyone is invited to attend on Tuesday, June 19, from 10 to 11 a.m. or Thursday, June 21, from 2 to 3 p.m. The sessions will be facilitated by Mary Astorino, Instructional Designer (Educational Technology), CETL. Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Classroom...

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College of Extended Learning main office closed June 11-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The College of Extended Learning's main office will be closed on Monday, June 11, to allow staff to attend an all-day professional training session. The main office will reopen on Tuesday, June 12, for regular hours. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Next QUEST-SJ Session-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next session of QUEST-SJ (Qualitative Health Research Collaborative) will be on Tuesday, June 12, from 3 to 4:30 in NBCC Building Room 2217 (100 Tucker Park Rd.) The agenda for this session will include: Hot Topic: Knowledge Translation Strategies for Qualitative Research    Planning for dissemination of study findings is an important aspect of developing a research proposal; it...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 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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UNBF Student Services closure on June 6-FR

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the offices of Student Services on the Fredericton campus will be closed from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, to permit all staff to attend a workshop.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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UNBSJ Community Garden last call-SJ

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Posted: June 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The UNBSJ Community Garden is inviting everyone to adopt a plot for the 2018 growing season. The garden has plots of all sizes, raised and in-ground, available for students, staff, and faculty to grow their own slice of green happiness. Whether you want to enjoy some fresh, organic veggies or some fragrant flowers that will delight your home (and the bees), this is the last...

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Tell Us How We Are Doing - Campus Operations Survey closes June-FR

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Posted: June 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We have heard from over 200 staff, faculty and students. Our survey closes on Friday, June 8 so if you have not had a chance to complete the survey, please do so - your opinions matter to us. As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service.  Below is a link to the annual Campus...

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UNB IT services requiring log in unavailable on June 24-FR and SJ

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Posted: June 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, June 24, from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB’s login services. During this time, faculty, staff and students will be unable to receive email from non-UNB (external) email addresses (ex: gmail). Additionally, you will be unable to access any UNB services that require you to log in, including: UNB email accessed through a web...

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